I’ve spent a superb chunk of my life piecing collectively varied LEGO tasks… however even the craziest stuff I’ve constructed pales compared to this. It’s a completely functioning pinball machine constructed fully out of official LEGO components, from the obstacles on the playfield, to the digital brains behind the scenes, to the metal ball itself.
Creator Bre Burns calls her masterpiece “Benny’s Space Adventure,” theming the machine round LEGO’s traditional ‘lil blue space man. It’s made up of greater than 15,000 LEGO bricks, a number of Mindstorms NXT brains working in unison, metal castor balls borrowed from a Mindstorms package, plus lights and motors repurposed from a bunch of different units. Bre initially got down to construct the mission for exhibition on the LEGO fan convention BrickCon in October of final 12 months, and it’s simply grown and grown ever since.
Bre advised the LEGO-enthusiast web site Brothers Brick that she’s spent someplace between 200 and 300 hours thus far on this mission. Want to know extra? They’ve bought a fantastic breakdown of all the mission right over here.