LEGO, Cuusoo Split Up, LEGO Ideas Launching

The firm has decided to end its six year partnership with Cuusoo Systems, to bring the popular fan creation process to a new platform, LEGO Ideas.

Since autumn of 2008, LEGO Cuusoo has been the home to many LEGO play sets suggestions from fans across the globe, and has launched popular ideas such as the LEGO Delorean from Back to the Future and LEGO Ghostbusters to the consumer market.

From April 30th, all current projects, supports, comments, profiles and other data will be shifted from LEGO Cuusoo to the new in-house platform, LEGO Ideas.

via LEGO ends partnership with Cuusoo to launch LEGO Ideas | Latest news from the toy industry | ToyNews.

The LEGO® Experience Tour Hits the Road

LEGO GroupImage via Wikipedia

The LEGO® Experience Tour Hits the Road With Building Fun for the Entire Family:

“CHICAGO, Aug. 14 /PRNewswire/ — LEGO Systems, Inc., the world’s leading manufacturer of construction toys and experiences for families, starts a nationwide tour, called The LEGO® Experience, this weekend, August 15 and 16, at Chicago‘s Lincoln Park Zoo.

Scheduled to visit 23 cities throughout the United States, The LEGO Experience lets children and adults alike immerse themselves in the best that the LEGO brand has to offer, from hands-on, minds-on building fun to family building games and challenges to video games and inspiration models.”

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Lego Matrix

I found this fascinating quote today:

Here’s a Lego diorama of one of the best scenes of Matrix Revolutions: Zion’s last stand against the Matrix, humans in their mechas against merciless Sentinels. The close-up of the human resistance mecha begs for an official Lego version.Take the Walkman 30th Birthday Quiz, Jun 2009

You should read the whole article.

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[Flickr] Ron Bailey wants you to see something

Day 30 LEGO 365
http://www.flickr.com/photos/rattleandhum/sets/72157605378152096/

About the set
270 items | 2063 views

a LEGO a day for a year.

I also made a pretty photo-blog for this project. Flickr is more of a storage crate for it. So please check out the photos here:
legomyphoto.wordpress.com

Thanks!

A selection of things from the set

Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5

(By the way, if the set link doesn’t work, try copying and pasting it from this email into your browser’s address bar.)

Flickr is almost certainly the best photo management and sharing application in the world. If you’d like to see what I use it for you can check out my profile page or browse my photostream.

Note: The “I” referred to in this post is not me, but the photographer.

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Inauguration Done – in Legoland

I found this fascinating quote today:

The massive project features more than a thousand mini-figures, including President-elect Barack Obama and his family, vice president-elect Joe Biden, his wife Jill, George and Laura Bush, Dick and Lynn Cheney, and George Bush Sr and Barbara Bush.”

forsythe, Inauguration Done – in Legoland, Jan 2009

You should read the whole article.

More proof that everything’s better in LEGO. ^_^

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