For those unfamiliar, the LEGO Ideas Project is a website where LEGO builders can submit their ideas in the hopes of becoming official LEGO product. First a project must gain 10,000 supporters, after which it and several of its peers goes to the LEGO Ideas board for approval. Projects are judged in several categoriesâ€”including the ability to secure a license for named propertiesâ€”and should they past muster, they can become real plastic things.
Hereâ€™s Alatariel and GlenBrickerâ€™s original submission:
And hereâ€™s a high-resolution version of the finished product that LEGO will begin selling later this year (click the top left corner to expand):
Weâ€™ve had a few hair changes, the licensed figures on the bookshelves have been exchanged with generic alternativesâ€”not much has changed, all things considered.
Iâ€™m digging Sheldon wearing the Flash t-shirt and holding the Green Lanternâ€™s camping light. Amy and Bernadette round out the seven minifig set.
Due out later this year, the Big Bang Theory LEGO set will make the perfect holiday gift for fans of the series. My 70 year-old stepfather is going to love it.