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LEGO Minecraft minifig-scale sets coming!

by admin on November 8, 2013

in LEGO Exclusives

A very interesting development of the LEGO Minecraft product-line is LEGO’s recent announcement that they are planning to release standard minifigure-scale LEGO Minecraft sets. 🙂

LEGO Minecraft Co-Build Project

I find this news particularly noteworthy because the original idea for LEGO Minecraft that came out of LEGO CUUSOO was actually for minifigure-scale sets. Although LEGO gave green-light to production, they changed the sets to micro-scale. Initially LEGO and Minecraft fans expressed some disappointment, but nonetheless the LEGO Minecraft sets have been hugely popular. I myself have all three sets and I like them quite a bit – if for nothing else, the excellent selection and unique colors of small LEGO elements.

LEGO Shopping - LEGO Minecraft

I guess after realizing that LEGO Minecraft is indeed a winner, LEGO decided to upscale the sets to minifigure size. Right now the LEGO design team is still in the middle of development, and here comes the second interesting piece of news; LEGO is reaching out to the LEGO and Minecraft community for input. They call this the LEGO Minecraft Co-Build Project. Take a look at the video-announcement below:

So if you are interested to share your thoughts with the LEGO Minecraft design team, head over to the LEGO Minecraft Facebook Page. Right now they are taking suggestions for developing the Creeper. They share some early explorations of the character, and they would like to know which one of their Creeper interpretation you like the best. 😀

LEGO Minecraft Creeper Concepts

If you would like to learn more about the currently available LEGO Minecraft sets, check out the links at the end of this article. And you can also visit the Online LEGO Shop to purchase them.

Shop for LEGO Minecraft Sets

So what do you think? How do you like the idea of making LEGO minifigure-scale Minecraft sets? Which one of the Creeper concepts you like the most? And how do you like the currently available LEGO Minecraft Micro World sets? Feel free to share your thoughts and discuss in the comment section below. 😉

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benny November 8, 2013 at 10:15 AM

best thing to hear when u have had a day of pain! 😀 cant wait i love minecraft, i have pc and pe versions , if i had a xbox i will have it on that and i may get it on ps3 when its out

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LegoUniverse Bob November 8, 2013 at 10:58 AM

you cant get minecraft on ps3. also my fave is the 1st on on row 2 and least fave is the middle one on row 1 (the one with minifig legs).
THE BEST IDEA EVAH FOR A MINECRAFT AND LEGO FAN!!! o have minecraft on PC and might get it on PE soon. I LOOOOVE THIS ARCITCLE IM NOT TELLING MY FRIEND HAHAHAHA

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Echax November 8, 2013 at 1:39 PM

Actually, Minecraft is going to be released on PS3 and PS4 very shortly.

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Legoman640 November 13, 2013 at 8:17 PM

I love Minecraft and by the way the first one looks good.

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Chris of Yoda Archives November 8, 2013 at 11:08 AM

That’s pleasant surprise. I happier about them asking for direct input, than the figs themselves. It shows that LEGO is a customer focused company. I like the second on on top and first one on the bottom.

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ninja of stealth November 8, 2013 at 12:13 PM

I like that second one on there with the LEGO minifigure legs for the creeper, that one in my opinion looked the best!

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Chi-bacca November 8, 2013 at 12:30 PM

Heard this the other day and wondered if you were gonna cover it.
I have xbox and pe versions 😀
Can’t wait to see what they will look like!

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JAY THE ULTIMATE NINJA November 8, 2013 at 12:51 PM

how many of you have minecraft. and if you do did you download it or buy it. if you downloaded it tell me were.

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Echax November 8, 2013 at 1:38 PM

Hi Jay,
I have Minecraft, and am addicted to it. Heard about these sets on the Minecraft Reddit. Anyway, Minecraft can be purchased on minecraft.net for £17.95, $26.95 or 19.99 Euros.
Have fun!

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David FNJ November 8, 2013 at 1:19 PM

Even though I don’t play minecraft, this certainly looks cool! I’m looking forward to seeing what these sets will look like! It’s great that TLG is looking to get input from minecraft fans. I still hope to get the dark red minecraft set.

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admin November 8, 2013 at 7:41 PM

David, The Nether Minecraft set is really sweet. All those dark red and orange parts make it very unique. 🙂

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Droffig November 8, 2013 at 11:36 PM

i like the bottom left and the top left ones

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pythor953 November 8, 2013 at 1:25 PM

I prefer the bottom left one the best.

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Chi-bacca November 8, 2013 at 1:55 PM

Agreed 😀

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The Green Ninja Master November 8, 2013 at 5:14 PM

MAN THAT LOOKS COOL BUT A DONE HAVE A FACEBOOK!

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tgb.legoguy November 8, 2013 at 9:54 PM

I rather like the first one if they would change the grey to green. I haven’t commented in a while, Dark ages Im afraid

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admin November 9, 2013 at 10:20 AM

Nice to have ya! Having a season of Dark Ages is quite normal. Just pop in once in a while and maybe something will perk your interest again. 😉

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Butter Ninja FTW November 10, 2013 at 5:31 AM

Seeing Steve made out of minifigure pieces doesn’t look right. It would be cool if they made special “square” minifigures just for the minicraft line.

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admin November 10, 2013 at 10:07 AM

I actually thought of the same thing; I would like the Minecraft figs to have their own special mould. 🙂

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ShadowPixl November 10, 2013 at 2:02 PM

These are my opinions on the creepers shown…
Pic 1: meh. Could use some more green.
Pic 2: likely to be the most pose able of the choices, but also the chunkiest
Pic 3: the sloped, small legs make it look too stubby.
Pic 4: would be my favorite if they added more light green.
Pic 5: colors are too clumped together, they seem more like stripes.
Pic 6: the most detailed, my favorite, but could use a better face.

Hope you liked my opinions!

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