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LEGO Fairground Mixer 10244 brings the magic of the carnival home

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Design, Toys

LEGO Fairground mixer

LEGO has announced one of its most impressive Creator sets yet in the Fairground Mixer 10244. Focused on recapturing the magic of the traveling carnival, where kids would ride on rickety, precarious contraptions while other would walk around carrying stuffed prized, popcorn, and cotton candy, the set succeeds in its goal.

LEGO unveiled the set this past weekend at the Sydney Brickshow in Sydney, Australia, bringing with it the nostalgia of days gone past. If you were around during the traveling carnival heyday, you know that it all begins with the trucks. That's how all those rides get moved from town to town, and that's how the LEGO Fairground Mixer 10244 operates as well. The entire set of attractions (and characters!) neatly tucks away into the LEGO trucks. Here's a look at what's in the set:

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Bleeding Edge TV 172: Carnival Games for Wii Previewed

We take you to the floor of the Nintendo Media Summit to give you a sneak peek at Carnival Games for . In the same vein as Wii Sports, Rayman Raving Rabbids, Wii Play, and others, Carnival Games aims to pack a lot of minigames into their title, but they differentiate themselves by taking you on a trip to the carnival. Expect a total of 35 games to be found at your disposal, including the Dunk Tank, Alley Ball (Skee Ball), Shoot the Ducks, Milk Can Toss, Test of Strength, etc. Check out the video for the full scoop on the game, including gameplay footage.


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