BrickLink has revealed the pricing and piece counts for projects that are in the LEGO Ideas Round 2 of crowdfunding for the BrickLink Designer Program. If you’re not familiar with the program, it is for LEGO Ideas projects that did not pass previous LEGO Review Stages. Here fans are able to support their favorite ones from the particular rounds and the first five projects to reach 3,000 pre-orders will be produced. Of the five projects, there will be a maximum of 10,000 sets that will be made. Pre-orders will go live on November 9th at 12:00pm Pacific and will close on December 14 at 12:00pm Pacific.
Second round of crowdfunding for the BrickLink Designer Program opens November 9th featuring these nine LEGO® IDEAS 10k Club Projects!
We’re pleased to announce the second round of crowdfunding for the BrickLink Designer Program will open November 9th at 12:00pm Pacific / 9:00pm CET / 8:00pm UTC. We invite LEGO fans to pre-order their favorites among nine fan projects on the BrickLink Designer Program page.
The first five projects to reach the goal of 3,000 pre-orders will be produced as a limited edition set. Up to 10,000 of each will be produced based on pre-orders received from registered BrickLink members. Round 2 crowdfunding will close at 12:00pm Pacific on December 14th.
Here are the candidates for the second round of crowdfunding, along with their prices:
Mountain Windmill by Hanwas for $179.99
Modular LEGO Store by Krisnow for $179.99
Seasons in Time Calendar by BrentWaller for $249.99
Retro Bowling Alley by avila for $229.99
Brickwest Studios by BrickyBricks82 for $279.99
Ruined House by Kirteem for $299.99
Clockwork Aquarium by Farquar for $64.99
Quest Builder by legobouwer for $259.99
Science Adventures by Alatariel for $35.99
Round 1 of crowdfunding was held during the summer of 2021, and a third and final round of crowdfunding will follow in 2022. Up to 15 out of 26 projects will ultimately be realized as a part of the program.
Designer Program sets will feature digital building instructions provided by the LEGO Building Instructions mobile app. Digital instructions help us fulfil our Planet Promise by using less paper and saving on shipping weight, which in turn reduces emissions while delivering your set to you. The app lets you zoom, rotate, and view your model in 3D and ghost view mode to see how far you’ve come and what part you’re in the process of building. The LEGO Building Instructions app is great at keeping track of complex builds and makes it easy to save your building steps online so you can recycle instruction books.
PDF building instructions will also be made publicly available when sets begin shipping.
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