Recreating Middle-Earth With LEGO Bricks and Minifigures


In the first episode of a pre-launch video developer diary series for LEGO The Lord of the Rings, TT Games talks about undertaking the arduous task of recreating the huge world of Middle-earth and telling its intricate stories within the iconic toy-brick universe while balancing drama with lighthearted humor. Middle-earth’s virtual LEGO replica is modeled after Tolkien’s original world map so all locations are exactly where they should be, and TT’s use of the movie dialogue and score should make this the most epic and cinematic LEGO adventure yet.

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