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Legotron: Light Cycles Speeding Down the Block

by Lambert Varias
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TRON is one of the most famous geek movies of all time, and what better way to pay homage to the film than with another geek favorite? Flickr user/blocksmith/80s baby (I suppose) 2×4 created these neat LEGO light cycles and even posted step-by-step instructions on his Flick page.

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They’re not as fancy or as detailed as the other LEGO creations we’ve featured, but the movie light cycles were really simple to begin with so I guess 2×4’s approach is appropriate.

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I’m curious though as to why 2×4 used blue tiles for the grid/path/road whatever instead of white like in the movie. Then again 2×4 didn’t make any blue, red or orange light cycles either. Here’s the famous light cycle race, for those of you who have never seen TRON (like me. Actually I might have seen it but I just don’t remember). Or if you’ve seen it a thousand times and just want to see it again. No one’s stopping you.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cD5jR_309Ik

Check out the rest of the pics here. 2×4 should also make LEGO versions of the new chunky but sexy light cycles in the upcoming sequel and see which one looks cooler when LEGOfied.

[via Neatorama]



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