The latest project to reach 10,000 supporter and the first project to reach the 2013 Fall Review stage is The Road to Oz by JeremiahKC. The project posted on July 15th and has quickly climbed up the ranks of supported projects, especially with the help of 1.8 million fans of The Wizard of Oz Facebook page. The project is the seventh project to hit 10,000 supporters in the quarter and now joins the Female Minifigure Set, the ATLAS Mini Model, FTL: Faster Than Light, the Ghostbusters 30th Anniversary project, and Poptropica: Dr. Hare’s Lair, TeeKay’s Ghostbusters for the Fall Review. The LEGO Jury will have a pretty hard time choosing the winner for this review stage with so many great projects hitting the goal. Maybe LEGO will set new a precedent of choosing multiple winners during the review stage? We shall see about that in a few months.
The Road to Oz features three vignettes from the 1939 movie. The first shows Dorothy meeting Scarecrow and Tinman for the first time. The second features Dorothy, Scarecrow, and Tinman running into the Wicked Witch of the West as well as meeting the Cowardly Lion. The last vignette shows everyone arriving at the Emerald City at the poppy fields. All three sections are able to attach to each other to create one long yellow brick road or side by side to create a wider road. This project also commemorates the 75th anniversary of the original The Wizard of Oz movie. JeremiahKC’s project … Continue