rec.toys.lego LEGO® Set Review Archive - What’s New
August 4, 1998
August 12, 1998
- New Review: 4552 (Trains/9v) -- 2nd Review
- Fixed typo on this page (noone->no one)
- Fixed link on index page from preview graphic to preview format doc.
- New Review: 2556 (Model Team)
- Fixed error with size of bitmaps in no-frames versions of reviews.
- Fixed link to www,LEGO.com for Fair-Play documentation.
- Began work on HTML format of review form.
- Worked with Todd Lehman to improve the look of the site, get feedback, use his background imagery.
- Drew the first set of theme banners.
July 26, 1996
July 29, 1996
- Back links have been added in many places (click on the theme name or graphic at the top of a review to move back to menu from a review, for instance) making navigation much more pleasant.
- White brick background (created by Todd Lehman, used with permission) was fixed.
- Review generation software was wiped out (boo!); this caused me to rewrite it much cleaner (yay!), and that means the Product Programme menu is no longer generated by hand (hip hip hurray!).
- Cross-referencing of same-review-by-multiple reviewers was cleaned up and made much nicer.
- Minor edits were performed on the History and Editor's Comments pages.
July 30, 1996
- New Reviews edited into HTML: 345 ("Town System"), 4558 (9v Trains)
July 31, 1996
- New reviews: 4563 (9v Trains), 1737/6938 (Space).
- Removed blank sections and extra horizontal rules in some reviews.
August 8, 1996
- New Reviews: 493 (Space System), 395 (Master Model), 5541 (Model Team)
- New Graphics for Master Model, Model Team lines
August 23, 1996
- New Reviews: 5571 (Model Team), 5591 (Model Team), 6125 (Aquazone/Aquanauts), 6155 (Aquazone/Aquasharks), 6195 (Aquazone/Aquanauts)
- Theme banner for Aquasharks
August 28, 1996
- New Reviews: 6815 (Space) [Nathan R. Duffy], 6815 (Space) Calum Tsang
October 11, 1996
October 16, 1996
- New Review: 6314 City People
- Revamped the look of the up-front pages
- Added sizes of graphics where they're static, to speed up loading of pages.
October 18, 1996
- Added sizes of ALL graphics
- New reviews: 6338, 6339
- Theme banner for Rescue
- Theme banner for Launch Command
October 19, 1996
- New Review: 6340
- New Theme banner for Rescue
- New Review: 6336
- Swapped the set photo in non-framed reviews from right to left
October 21, 1996
November 18, 1996
- New Review: 8480 (Technic) [Jim Hughes], 8480 [Ben Constable]
- New Review: 6939 (Space) [Joseph Gonzalez]
- New Theme Banner for Spyrius
November 19, 1996
December 12, 1996
- Adjustments to Spyrius and Unitron Theme Banners
December 17, 1996
- New Review: 4559 (9v Trains)
December 23, 1996
February 7, 1997
- Fixed links in framed version of 4559; obtained permission to publish.
- Cleaned up some pre-existing reviews slightly with regards to links.
- New Review: 6350 (Town/Recreation) [Brian Kendig], 6350 [Calum Tsang]
- Modified menues so that in the case of duplicate reviews, only the first in the list gets the theme banner displayed.
February 18, 1997
- Uploaded recent changes to web.
- Web counter is now gone. It had gone over 2,000; but seemed pointless anyway.
- The Preview form lives again.
March 5, 1997
- New Reviews: 6991 (Space System/Unitron), 8855 (Technic).
- Changed set 395 from Master Model to Model Team, even though this is not strictly correct.
- New Review: 6769 (Wild West)
- Drew Wild West Theme Banner.
April 18, 1997
May 2, 1997
- Added thumbnail views for all framed reviews, for faster download times.
- Added ALT text to bitmaps
- Added link to Fibblesnork LEGO Guide on links page
July 15, 1997
August 25, 1997
- New Review: 6484 (Town/Race)
- New Review: 6554 (Town/Rescue)
- New Review: 6985 (Space/LEGOLAND Space)
- New Review: 6972 (Space/LEGOLAND Space)
August 26, 1997
November 12, 1997
November 24, 1997
- New Review: 2160 (Aquazone)
- New Banner: Aquaraiders
- Fixed up old Banner: Aquasharks
- New Review: 6397 (Town/Race)
- New Review: 6399 (Town/Flight)
- Added new banner: Flight
- Fixed spelling of Michael Dorneich's name (no one caught this?)
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