LEGO Ideas has revealed that three fan-submitted projects will become official sets including a mechanical typewriter and two sets based on TV and film properties Seinfeld and Home Alone. The three projects were chosen from a selection of 12 submissions to the LEGO Ideas platform between September 2019 and January 2020 which achieved 10,000 supporters. Notable brands not chosen as future LEGO sets include Zelda, Futurama and Ratatouille.
Nostalgia is on the menu with 90’s sitcom Seinfeld becoming a LEGO set. This will be the third LEGO Ideas set based on a live-action sitcom following the living room from The Big Bang Theory and Friends ‘ Central Perk. The creator Brent Waller joins Jason Alleman as fan-designers with multiple successful LEGO Ideas projects, with his Ecto-1 from Ghostbusters launching six years ago.
Home Alone McCallister’s House by Alex Storozhuk (aka adwind)
The classic Christmas film Home Alone is another shot of nostalgia that will become a LEGO set. Designer Alex Storozhuk’s submission will likely become an unofficial addition to most LEGO fan’s brick-built winter villages around the holidays. LEGO Ideas Design Manager Samuel Johnson revealed that the final set will have many play features of Kevin McCallister’s sneaky traps, though if you just can’t wait, check out Citizen Brick’s “Negligent Parents” minifigures to tide you over.
The last LEGO Ideas project is a mechanical typewriter from Steve Guinness. Steve was one of the winners of LEGO Masters UK, and his eye for complex mechanics will now become available to LEGO fans worldwide. The typewriter is reminiscent of the upcoming Playable Piano LEGO Ideas set targeted at adults, though the typing machine is powered by a hand-crank and not by pressing the keys themselves. Hopefully the final version will include a space bar!
Here is the full list of reviewed projects, including nine projects that were unfortunately not selected to become LEGO sets this time around.
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