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03-26-2017, 01:23 AM
Check out this new article from the Daily Illuminator that Steve Jackson Games posted:

March 26, 2017: Dungeon Diving With LEGO (http://www.sjgames.com/ill/a/2017-03-26)

http://www.sjgames.com/img/newsq/illq/2017/2890343-o_1ba4st8fs15pnju0k5147rghoe-full1.png (https://ideas.lego.com/projects/165437)We've demonstrated our love for brick-built gaming in the past, most notably with Munchkin Bricks (http://crazybricks.bigcartel.com/products) and Guy Himber's brick-built Munchkin board (http://www.sjgames.com/ill/archive/May_22_2016/The_Munchkin_LEGO_Game_Board_). LEGO themselves are no stranger to gaming, with their own line of games (http://brickset.com/sets/theme-Games) released a few years ago. But the thing that recently caught my eye wasn't a regular set; it's a submission from their LEGO Ideas program. (We're no strangers to the program; Steve even wrote about the Ogre LEGO Ideas (http://www.sjgames.com/ill/archive/September_03_2014/The_LEGO_Ogre_Could_Still_Happen) set a couple of years back!) So I wanted to share the Dungeon Builder project (https://ideas.lego.com/projects/165437).

Fans of roleplaying games (like GURPS (http://www.sjgames.com/gurps/)) know the dream of having fully realized locations and maps. Many an evening has been spent on detailed paper maps, miniatures, and dice .*.*. and we wouldn't have it any other way. But for those of us who want more of a 3-D feel, Quest Builder scratches that itch. The creator shows a variety of rooms with different themes, plus assorted monsters, that could represent a campaign in many fantasy RPG environments (Dungeon Fantasy (http://www.sjgames.com/dungeonfantasy/), perhaps?). The rooms are modular and can create limitless combinations. It's actually reminiscent in style to our own Guy's Munchkin board, with its customized and ever-changing rooms.*

The project has already reached the necessary support to move to the review stage, but even if it doesn't end up on store shelves, it's a cool idea that may inspire some builders out there to make their own brick-dungeons!*

Hunter Shelburne (hunters@sjgames.com)

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