Before we start building one of the second wave of LEGO Movie sets. I want to thank Nathan to give me the opportunity to do my first review here. For some reason still unknown to me I'm allowed to step out...
The April competition required the creation of a MOC from a single set. There were 21 approved entries. The three judges scored every entry with their own criteria and weightings which included creativity, originiality, playability, instructions, and a host of other aspects.
I have been pretty poor in the past at letting people know about improvements I've made to Rebrickable. I'd much rather build something than talk about it ;) I will start trying to post regular updates for all the small stuff I usually don't mention anywhere.
Over the last 6 months I have focused on rebuilding the majority of the backend code that deals with calculating parts reuse between sets (i.e. the main reason behind Rebrickable!). I am happy, and quite a bit relieved, to finally announce that this new functionality is now live and I am going to go ahead and call it v2 :)
Inside the classy LEGO internal set style box we have:
The competition held last December was a great success with lots of awesome MOCs. We are running another one for April, with a similar theme. Create and submit a MOC using only the parts from any single set of your choice (that meets the criteria below). If your submission gets the most votes at the end of the month, you win $100!
The last of the 2-in-1 sets to review, The Flying Flusher is an interesting one. In what I think is a first...