If you think about it, LEGO bricks and Minecraft are actually very similar. While Minecraft is the ultimate digital sandbox for building whatever your imagination allows, LEGO serves a similar function in the real, fleshy part of existence. LEGOs are basically Minecraft IRL, and now, the two entities have partnered to bring us just that: A LEGO set based on the creeper-filled world of Minecraft. Take a look at this:
This isn't the first LEGO/Minecraft crossover that's been released, but it sure is the biggest. The 2,863-piece Mountain Cave set is 12 inches tall, 20 inches wide, and 11 inches deep, so it's a substantial setup. It also comes with two minifigs (Steve and Alex), as well as a cave spider, a wolf and baby wolf, a slime and two small slimes, two bats, a zombie, an enderman, a skeleton, a sheep, and a charged Creeper.
There's a ton going on in the environment itself as well: there's a functional minecart track with two minecarts and a redstone-powered minecart elevator, a revolving cave-spider spawner, and easy access to this thing's interior so you can look at all the details up close.
The only bad thing about this is that you're going to have to do a bit of waiting before you can get your hands on it... and perhaps a bit of saving: It will be available in LEGO stores and the LEGO online store starting July 1 for $250.
Are you going to be adding this one to your collection, or are you tentative to spend the cost of a brand new Playstation 4 on a LEGO set? Let us know what you think in the comments!
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