We’ve seen lots of cool parents making cool stuff for their kids, and here’s another Dad who made something truly special for his daughter to geek out on. While most parents just settle for ordinary sized LEGO minifigs, Instructables contributor ChampX made a ginormous minifig for his household.
Despite numerous unofficial builds, fans have been waiting for an honest to god authentic Back to the Future LEGO set for years. And now it looks like we will get our wish thanks to LEGO crowdsourcing site Cuusoo.
Winter. There’s really not much to do in winter except freeze your butt off and build things out of snow. Or both. So you might as well build yourself something good. Like this giant albino LEGO minifig snowman.
Flickr member Julian Fong aka levork makes custom minifigures that look like they were released by LEGO itself. Over the last one and a half years, Fong has been working on a set of Street Fighter II minifigs.
Fans of LEGO and The Avengers will be thrilled to see this brilliant mash-up of the Marvel superheroes with their minifig avatars. The poster features minifig versions of Iron Man, Thor, The Hulk, Captain America, Hawkeye, Black Widow and Nick Fury.
When you’re a stormtrooper, you’re pretty busy, either obeying Darth Vader or the Emperor, or most probably constructing the Death Star to make it less expensive to make than previously forecast by the Dark Side accountants.
Last spring we talked about a giant LEGO recreation of the Garrison of Moria from The Lord of the Rings. The only thing missing from the setting was official LOTR minifigs. Now it looks like these missing characters are coming soon according to a pic that has surfaced.
George R.R. Martin’s fantasy series A Song of Fire and Ice has long been popular, but it got a massive boost of stardom with the new HBO TV series Game of Thrones. If that’s not validation enough of the series’ fame, check out these custom minifigs by Sam Beattie.
Designer Jonathan Robson liked little comics that he received as a kid that were based on LEGO blocks. He says that the comics helped him to learn to read so he set about creating something for kids today that would make them want to learn to read.
After all of the different hacked LEGO USB minifig flash drives out there, LEGO has released official USB minifigs, and they look pretty good. They can only store up to 2GB, but the flash drive is hidden inside the minifig.
One of the geeky things I’d like to see before I die is a LEGO electronics set that can easily be assembled and taken apart to become different devices. One minute it’s an mp3 player, the next it’s a projector.
These minifig flashlights add to the LEGO lamps released a few months ago. Each of them have a white LED light at the bottom of each foot, and their legs are poseable so that you can point the lights in different directions, e.g.