LEGO Superfan Pays Homage to GameStop in a New Set Design

A heartfelt entry into the LEGO Ideas contest.

Design
4,885 Hypes 0 Comments

Inspired by both GameStop fans and the online community of LEGO ideas, one prospective fan designer has unified the two by building a classic GameStop shop out of LEGO. The proposed set was user MCHLN’s submission into the Product Ideas vertical on the LEGO Ideas site, where users can build and submit ideas to potentially be given the green light for production by the brand’s review board.

The set includes a detailed interior, clear windows displaying  action figures and an ape hanging out to a pole outside the shop. “GameStop is a very much alive childhood memory to me, just as is LEGO,” user MCHLN writes in the set’s description. “I’m playing both LEGO bricks and LEGO PlayStation games with my kids, so this is also dedicated to my two sons. Both of them have enjoyed watching the shop come into life.”

The set, which was posted July 6, has garnered 38 supporters so far. To advance to the next round of review, they’ll have to reach 100 supporters within the next 58 days.

For aspiring fan designers, the road to becoming an official fan designer for LEGO is a long one. It takes 10,000 supporters to even warrant an appearance before the expert review board, but the payoff yields a collaboration with professional LEGO designers and the set on shelves in-store.

For more from LEGO, the brand unveiled its buildable replica of the Seinfeld set.

Read Full Article

What to Read Next

LEGO Unveils Buildable Replica of the Iconic 'Seinfeld' Set
Design

LEGO Unveils Buildable Replica of the Iconic 'Seinfeld' Set

Featuring minifigures of the ’90s sitcom’s main characters.

LEGO IDEAS Retro-Inspired Typewriter Features Real Working Keys
Design

LEGO IDEAS Retro-Inspired Typewriter Features Real Working Keys

Referencing LEGO founder Ole Kirk Kristiansen’s personal typewriter.

LEGO Pays Homage to the Iconic Porsche 911 Turbo and Targa With Latest Two-in-One Set
Design

LEGO Pays Homage to the Iconic Porsche 911 Turbo and Targa With Latest Two-in-One Set

Featuring all the exterior and interior hallmarks of its namesake original models.


UPDATE: LEGO Is Going Through With the SEGA 'Sonic Mania' Set
Design

UPDATE: LEGO Is Going Through With the SEGA 'Sonic Mania' Set

Featuring the “Green Hill Zone” level.

LPL and Nike Sweeten 2021's 'League of Legends' Prize Pot with Special Dunk Low
Footwear

LPL and Nike Sweeten 2021's 'League of Legends' Prize Pot with Special Dunk Low

The unique style will likely be handed out to LPL’s 2021 champions.

Post-CEO, Jeff Bezos Hits a New All-Time Wealth High at $211 Billion USD
Tech

Post-CEO, Jeff Bezos Hits a New All-Time Wealth High at $211 Billion USD

After jumping $8.5 billion USD in a single day.

Fear of God Officially Unveils "The California" Slip-On
Footwear

Fear of God Officially Unveils "The California" Slip-On

Dropping in “Oat”, “Almond”, “Concrete” and “Cement” colorways in men’s, women’s and kid’s sizes.

Iván Argote's Artwork Recontexualizes Historic Monuments
Art

Iván Argote's Artwork Recontexualizes Historic Monuments

Especially statues with a colonial history.

Detailed Look of the Nike SB Dunk High "Maize/Black"
Footwear

Detailed Look of the Nike SB Dunk High "Maize/Black"

A flipped take on the classic Dunk High “Goldenrod”.


Bentley Introduces Its Second Luxury Plug-In: The Flying Spur Hybrid
Automotive

Bentley Introduces Its Second Luxury Plug-In: The Flying Spur Hybrid

Part of its plan to shift to hybrid and fully electric cars by 2026.

Official Images of the Air Jordan 1 Low "Quai 54"
Footwear

Official Images of the Air Jordan 1 Low "Quai 54"

Featuring colors that “embody the strength of Quai 54 and Parisian streetball”

Roger Dubuis Drops Excalibur Spider Pirelli With Swappable Crown and Bezel
Watches

Roger Dubuis Drops Excalibur Spider Pirelli With Swappable Crown and Bezel

Brand takes quick change strap concept two steps further to offer multiple looks.

GOLF WANG and Converse Fire Up a New Flame-Printed Chuck 70 Hi
Footwear

GOLF WANG and Converse Fire Up a New Flame-Printed Chuck 70 Hi

Tyler Baudelaire’s signature print returns to the high-cut classic.

Embrace Individuality with New Versace Eyewear at Sunglass Hut
Fashion 

Embrace Individuality with New Versace Eyewear at Sunglass Hut

Presented by Sunglass Hut
Introducing modern styles to help you celebrate Sunglass Hut’s 50th Anniversary.


More ▾
 
Subscribe to our Newsletter

Gain access to exclusive interviews with industry creatives, think pieces, trend forecasts, guides and more.

By subscribing, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Adblock Detected.

We charge advertisers instead of our readers. If you enjoy our content, please add us to your adblocker's whitelist. We'd really appreciated it.