Huge LEGO Helm's Deep made with 150,000 bricks and 2,000 minifigs

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Goel Kim and Big J's massive recreation of the Battle of Hornburg from The Lord of the Rings looks like more than just a playset; it's an all-out LEGO war.

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The pair spent roughly a year and a half constructing the 150,000-brick diorama and six months actually building it. With its 2,000 minifigs of various Tolkien races, the entire piece weighs 400 pounds.

Illustration for article titled Huge LEGO Helm's Deep made with 150,000 bricks and 2,000 minifigs

Head over to Kim's Flickr gallery to see all the incredible detail work they did on this piece, including the varied minifigs and those tiny weapons of war.

LEGO Helm's Deep [Goel Kim] and LEGO Helm's Deep MOC [MOCpages via The Brothers Brick]

DISCUSSION

iain-delaney
iain.delaney

So, if you go to lego.com, click on 'shop' and find the 'Pick-a-brick', you can find roughly 1580 different components, and you can order by quantity. For reference, a standard 2x4 brick is 30 cents. Minifigs are $3.49 a piece.

Using the 2x4 as an average, this model cost something like $45,000 worth of bricks and $6980 worth of figures, not including taxes and shipping. :P