71214 LEGO Movie Classic Space Man

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LEGO Dimensions is a “toys-to-life” video game wherein you build some LEGO and play in-game with those characters. Although, by most accounts, it was a solid game, with some of the trademark LEGO sense of fun, it was discontinued in 2017.

Although sad, this means that a lot of the existing add on packs are available at clearance prices. Many of them contain desirable mini-figs from licensed IP. In this case it’s LEGO’s own – the LEGO Movie Classic Space Man.

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The Value of Constraints

I’ve just been building the B models from 6742 Mini Off-Roader. I’m increasingly interested in the Creator Theme and micro building in general. The idea of capturing the essence of an object in a model constrained by Lego engineering fascinates me. The opposite: those huge LegoLand type models hardly interest me at all – they seem like pixelated versions of the real things with little creativity required.

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