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We understand if you miss LEGO Universe. It's gone, and unfortunately nothing's going to bring it back. But that doesn't mean you have to give up on the idea of a brick-based MMORPG altogether, especially since another one has just launched into open testing. LEGO Legend of Chima Online, a cooperat...

August 9th 2013 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Lego: nothing is quite as appealing to grown-up nerds. This love affair is magnified when the brick-based creation is a piece of Apple history. This awesome mix of bricks and computer memorabilia is showcased in this replica of an Apple II by Chiu-Kueng Tsang. When assembled, this Lego creati...

March 20th 2013 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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While it's nothing more than a placebo, believe it or not, some people actually argue over which color M&Ms taste better. If the latter speaks to your spirit and you're tired of manually filtering unwanted sweets from your holiday spread, then you might be in luck. A crafty tinkerer who goes b...

December 10th 2012 at 9:03pm 0 Comments
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We're usually more concerned with what's inside your iPod rather than what covers it, but we're willing to make an exception because dang look at this thing. TinkerBrick Lego Compatible Case fits the bill, a molded shell for your iPod Touch that works with all Lego pieces.The video above shows solu...

December 5th 2012 at 3:00am 0 Comments
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Don't call them "LEGOs" or "Blocks," although we would forgive you if you did make one of these common mistakes when dealing with Mega Bloks. The definitely-not-LEGO toymaker is releasing a series of World of Warcraft sets and now has the commercial to prove it. The 30-second spot shows the crea...

October 19th 2012 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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It's been a while since we've come across a Lego project that's on par with a certain Pixar hero or the Rubiks solving robots, but Simon Burfield's brick-based motorized wheelchair definitely ranks close. He's cobbled together seven Mindstorm NXT micro-computers (programmed in RobotC), 14 motors,...

August 2nd 2012 at 12:22am 0 Comments
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In last week's MMO Family, we had the chance to talk to Roblox CEO David Baszucki and hear how he took a physics-based simulation program and turned it into a successful game design tool that's enabled players of all ages to build and explore an endless variety of game worlds. But what exactly i...

June 13th 2012 at 9:00pm 0 Comments