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Modular Western Town

created by mb_bricks on 2011.10.14

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Thanks, domo arigato gozaimasu, merci beaucoup!

We did it!!! I am so glad and honored by your supportive company during this process. Thanks to everyone who voted, shared and promoted my project!

Special thanks to Bonaparte, CopMike and the whole eurobricks team for their constantly support. Furthermore, I want to thank def and Yatkuu for translating my description and Kris Kelvin for his inspiring work. Thanks to Brickset, the Brothers Brick and the whole AFOL community. You guys are amazing!!!

Vote for more amazing western themed buildings here!

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Check out the teaser with a 360 degree spin on youtube!

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A new line of modular houses based on a classic western theme. Each house represents a single set and can be combined with other sets of the series. The buildings are featuring an accurate interior with a lot space for a fun play experience. Possible sets: sheriff's place with jail, the gun store, the saloon, the rail station, the post office with stage coach, the bank, the central store...

Thanks for your support so far! I think this would turn out in a fun set collection with a lot possibilities and combinations.

For more information and details, please visit my flickr account

I will update my presentation with your favorite building and more details for LEGO. Stay tuned!

The community has chosen the saloon as their favorite model!

Please take a minute and share this project with your friends on Facebook and Twitter, thanks for your support. Have fun!

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ウェスタンのテーマを基にした、新しいモジュラーシステムの建物です。それぞれの建物は一つのセットを表して、このシリーズの他の建物と組み合わせする事が出来ます。リアルな内部でスペースも十分ゆとりがあるので楽しく遊び経験することが出来ます。

今まで支えてくれてありがとうございます。このセットは組み合わせが多く、多くの可能性が有り楽しいセットになると思います。

もし、もっと詳しい詳細を見たければ、自分の flickrをクリックしてください。

楽しんで!

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Une nouvelle ligne de bâtiments modulaires basée sur un thème Western classique. Chaque maison représente un set à part entière pouvant être combiné avec les autres sets de la série. Les bâtiments comportent un intérieur détaillé avec plein de possibilités de jeux. Sets potentiels : le bureau du Sheriff et sa prison, l’armurerie, le saloon, la poste et la diligence, la banque, l’épicerie…

Merci à tous pour votre soutien ! Je pense que ce projet pourrait devenir une formidable collection pleine de possibilités et de combinaisons.

Pour plus d’info et de détails, vous pouvez visiter mon profil flickr

Je mettrai ensuite la présentation à jour sur base du bâtiment choisi avec plus de détails pour LEGO. Stay tuned !

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Results of the LEGO Review for Modular Western Town

2012.12.20

First and foremost, congratulations again to mb_bricks for reaching 10,000 supporters on LEGO CUUSOO, and toward everyone for all of the support of the Modular Western Town project! The Summer LEGO Review has concluded and the LEGO Review Board has arrived at its decision about the four projects in review. 

The Modular Western Town project conflicts with an ongoing project at the LEGO Group. As a result, the project does not meet the business case requirements and it has not passed the LEGO Review.

mb_bricks has been a pleasure to work with throughout this process and has shown a lot of passion and enthusiasm for his idea and LEGO bricks. We also recognize the intense interest of all of you who supported this project, and we are sorry to deliver this disappointing news.

For further details on the results of the LEGO Review visit the LEGO CUUSOO blog at http://legocuusoo.posterous.com

The LEGO CUUSOO Team


Congrats on 10,000 Supporters, mb_bricks!

2012.05.11

Wow! We tip our hats to you for the beautiful and incredibly detailed Western Town model, and also to the persistence and teamwork of the various online LEGO fan communities that have come together to support this project.

Congratulations on achieving 10,000 supporters. We now officially advance this project to the Review phase.

What happens now?
This project moves from the Idea stage to the Review stage. A "LEGO Jury" composed of designers, product managers, and other key team members will examine the idea. We'll build concept models and determine if the concept meets our high standards for what it takes to be a LEGO product, including playability, safety, and fit with the LEGO brand. Every LEGO product goes through a process like this and must meet the same standards.

Timing of the LEGO Review
From here forward, the LEGO Review will take place quarterly. The next review will be held starting in June and will include all projects that reach 10,000 between now and then. We'll update the LEGO CUUSOO blog with additional details next week.

The review is a thorough process and from its start, and can take several months. When finished, we make a "go/no go" decision to develop and sell a product based on the Modular Western Town concept. As we are consolidating the review of all pending projects into a quarterly process, the concept model that began development will be refined and revealed should the project pass review.

We will inform you of our decision, and if green-lighted, this project goes into the longest phase of the project; the Development phase. During this time, LEGO model designers refine the product and develop it for release, we create the product materials (box, instructions, marketing), and get everything ready for a production run. This also takes several months.

We will post follow-up information and our decision here.

The LEGO CUUSOO Team


Congratulatory Message from LEGO for 5,000 votes!

2012.03.15

Dear mb_bricks,
Congratulations on passing this milestone of 5,000 supporters on LEGO CUUSOO for the Modular Western Town. You're halfway there!

Over the coming weeks, veteran designer Steen Sig Andersen, the same designer who built the final Shinkai 6500 and LEGO Minecraft Micro World models, will investigate your Modular Western Town model and build our own concept. We will post the results here with our comments once that is complete.

Best wishes as you continue on your journey to achieving 10,000 supporters on LEGO CUUSOO.

The LEGO CUUSOO Team


Congratulatory message from LEGO for +500 votes

2012.02.08

Congratulations on all of the support! This is an incredibly detailed and fun project. A Western approach to the modular town series could very well become a hit. Since you are proposing a series of products, keep in mind that we will only produce one for starters. Can you show more detail of the one you think would be the best model to kick off a potential series?

Keep going for the supporters. Good luck on your journey to 10,000!

The LEGO CUUSOO Team


Note: If your idea is selected, the LEGO Group will make the final decision on how your proposed product should be produced, the final design, applicable licenses, production run size, sales channels, etc. Please understand that our comments here do not have an effect on the LEGO Review that will take place if the project reaches 10,000 supporters.