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by Robbo-92 » Tue Mar 10, 2020 7:00 pm

Can’t wait to hear/see more about Mario Lego, hope it’s some proper sets mind.

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by False » Tue Mar 10, 2020 7:16 pm

the 500 is cool

someone needs to mod it and publish plans to turn it into an abarth with the engine hanging out

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by Rex Kramer » Thu Mar 12, 2020 1:06 pm



This is odd. NFC tech?

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by Green Gecko » Thu Mar 12, 2020 1:56 pm

The angle of that teaser clip was strawberry floating terrifying but that looks brilliant. It's basically the quintessential ingredients of a Mario bros level in a Lego playset with larger than life (as in mini fig scale).

And yeah it'll be a lot of micro controllers and NFC chips interacting, those OLEDs will make it expensive...

The problem with Mario toys as I see it has been, because the video game experience is so much more better and more interactive than a toy they have always seemed a bit pants because these things aren't talking and interacting together like they do in a game, and they're addressing that to make a better more innovative product. Lego and Nintendo are a perfect partnership for this, plus it ads the building element which games like Super Mario Maker have only very recently incorporated.

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by Rax » Thu Mar 12, 2020 2:04 pm

Squarely aimed at kids and in keeping with the Nintendo and Lego "play first" ideals, I dont think its for me but I might pick it up just cos its Mario and Lego. Hopefully this follows a similar path to the Minecraft stuff where the intial releases were testers and the bigger better sets followed after.

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by Lagamorph » Thu Mar 12, 2020 2:26 pm

Yeah I think I'd agree that this isn't for me either, I doubt I'll pick it up unless they release a more traditional set like a Bowser's/Peach's Castle or something along those lines.

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by RichardUK » Fri Mar 13, 2020 12:03 am

I don’t like the look of it at all, it doesn’t look like Lego, I was hoping for Mario minifigures and a Mario world to that standard Lego scale

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by Rax » Fri Mar 13, 2020 9:39 am

RichardUK wrote:I don’t like the look of it at all, it doesn’t look like Lego, I was hoping for Mario minifigures and a Mario world to that standard Lego scale

Im hoping well get that down the line, a Mario minifig would be great.

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by Wedgie » Sat Mar 14, 2020 3:59 pm

Finally completed the DC Minifigures series. All of 16 mini figures get!

I wouldn't mind if they do the same for Mario. Doubt it'll happen but you never know!

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by DarkRula » Sat Mar 14, 2020 7:38 pm

I wish the LEGO Mario stuff would have been something more. It'd have been amazing to have a Peach's Castle. If it had proved successful, they could have even gone onto do LEGO Mario Kart sets. Can't complain, though. It's being set up more like a toy than regular licenced LEGO series.

Also, looking at these 2020 Star Wars sets, I wish I could get back to collecting.

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by RichardUK » Sat Mar 14, 2020 10:52 pm

Wedgie wrote:I wouldn't mind if they do the same for Mario. Doubt it'll happen but you never know!


I think they will do, they made Knex ones which is a much smaller market than Lego, they would be really popular

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by BOR » Tue Mar 31, 2020 5:42 pm


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