Despite heroic contributions from Xbox friends like Tyler, I never quite managed to get all the way through co-op mode in Portal 2. Still, it was really really fun, and I always enjoy seeing LEGO renditions of the paired test subjects Atlas and P-Body. This version by Ryan H. (eldeeem) is at a larger scale Continue reading →
LEGO Portal models on The Brothers Brick
Alex Kobbs of Kooberz Studios posted his LEGO Portal video back in December, but it looks like we only featured the behind-the scenes video. I recently finished Portal 2 again, and Alex posted about the video on Flickr, so now seems as good a time as any to highlight the main video. Since this is Continue reading →
Alex Kobbs (Kooberz) is no stranger to LEGO stop motion films. His works have been featured here in the past. His latest film based on the Portal 2 video game has just become public. If you like it, be sure to cast your vote in the Machinima Interactive Film Festival. Be sure to check out Continue reading →
I have seen a lot of discussion with respect to CUUSOO, in particular in terms of licenced themes, but generally about feasability of the entire program. Everyone obvioulsy has their own opinions, but personally I think the program is brilliant. We have to keep in mind that this is all in Beta right now and Continue reading →
These two recent Portal 2 test chambers by Haypro (above) and [LJ] (below) shows off the dilapidated testing environment that many players of the game found memorable.
We’ve taken a look at the top LEGO news stories of 2011, but The Brothers Brick is really about the great LEGO creations built by LEGO fans all over the world. Let’s take a look back at the ones that proved most popular over the course of the year. Plum B’s LEGO Gears of War Continue reading →
Tyler (Legohaulic) built Chell and a companion cube from Portal 2 to go along with his Lego Atlas and P-Body.
Obvious Portal references aside, I was drawn to this ship by Jack McKeen (madLEGOman), because of the interesting shapes I saw in a thumbnail. The cockpit shape is really quite beautiful, even if it can’t actually fit a fig inside. It reminds me of a compound eye, as it’s covered in various facets. The angular Continue reading →
Chris McVeigh (powerpig) joins the Portal 2 fun with his take on Wheatley, everyone’s favorite talking ball on a track, wonderfully voiced by Stephen Merchant. (For the record, it’s hard picking a good Wheatley quote that isn’t a spoiler.) UPDATE: Chris has posted an instructions file compatible with LEGO Digital Designer, along with a helpful Continue reading →
Following his amazing GLaDOS from Portal 2, Brandon Bannerman (Catsy) miniaturizes a turret to minifig-scale (or near enough), alongside an adorable custom Chell fig, complete with ASHPD. For all of you out there who’d like your own turret to keep you company during the long twilight of civilization, Brandon has kindly posted instructions. Another interesting Continue reading →
Brandon Bannerman (Catsy [CSF]) built the humorously homocidal GLaDOS from Portal 2, who’s probably going to test and kill some minifigs in the name of science.
My lovely wife pre-ordered Valve’s Portal 2 for me, and I’m looking forward to playing it tomorrow. In the meantime, I’m enjoying the Portal-themed LEGO models emerging from talented builders like Tyler Clites and Ryan (LDM). EDIT: Of course, these are so timely and cool that we blogged them twice. Well, at least you can Continue reading →
Portal 2 is here! And along with that comes the first brick-built versions by Tyler (Legohaulic) of the adorable protagonists from this video game. Here’s ATLAS and P-Body: As a bonus, check out the multi-colored turrets by Ryan (L D M) inspired by this trailer.
While we’ve featured several Portal turrets in the past, this version by Will Page (Haystack Hair) is one of the most accurate Lego renditions and even features opening side panels for the guns. Now I really can’t wait for Portal 2 to come out.
I might have passed up this turret gun from Valve’s Portal as, well, just another Portal turret if I hadn’t read L.D.M.‘s description: “This image is completely unedited.” Wait, what? That’s a real laser beam, made visible by a humidifier: Well played.