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LEGO The Hobbit Life-Size Bag End Documentary

Back in December, LEGO post some pictures on Facebook of a life-size Bag End made completely out of LEGO. LEGO has released a short documentary on how they came up with the design and all the work the employees put in to complete the Bag End. The life-size build was based off the An Unexpected Gathering (79003) set and was blown up 20 times the size of the original set. The minifigures, however, were blown up 24 times. The dimensions are 17 feet wide by 10 feet deep 7 1/2 feet tall. It stated that it took 12 model shop employees to complete but sometimes went up to 15 or 16 people and took about 3000 hours to build it. Pete Donner states that the design on the computer said there were at least 2.5 million 1×1 bricks. Check out the video below to see this amazing build.

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LEGO The Hobbit Sets Information

Brickset has found out prices and minifigures of the new Hobbit sets expected to be released in December from a German toy shop. This is just preliminary information and not the final details of the sets. Official details will be released in the upcoming months leading up to the movie premiere.

79000 Mystery of the Ring (€13)
Minifigures: Bilbo Baggins, Gollum

79001 Fleeing from the Mirkwood Spiders (€30)
Minifigure: Bilbo Baggins

79002 Attack of the Wargs (€60)
Minifigures: Gandalf, Wargs (unknown amount)

79003 Bag End (€80) – I was told by LEGO officials at Comic-Con that the set would be called “An Unexpected Gathering”.
Minifigures: Bilbo Baggins, Gandalf, Balin, Boufer, Dwalin

79004 Escape in Barrels (€70). This may be a ‘reduced availability set. The site says ‘whether we can offer this product is still uncertain’

79010 The Orc King (€100)
Minifigures: Bilbo Baggins, Gandalf, Orc King

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