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There will be no Lego Rifter :(

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Pak Narhoo
Splinter Foundation
#41 - 2012-12-20 19:11:25 UTC
Meh, their loss. Without MJF BTTF is dead in the water while we still strive.
Short time focus wins over long term (they think).
Industrial Mining and Mayhem HS
Mayhem Unlimited
#42 - 2012-12-20 19:27:09 UTC
Our internet warships must leave the EVE universe and start orbital bombardment of planet Lego!


You only realise you life has been a waste of time, when you wake up dead.

DeMichael Crimson
Republic University
Minmatar Republic
#43 - 2012-12-20 19:54:50 UTC


This is indeed very sad news. More than likely part of the prelude for the 12/21/12 doomsday.


Dheeradj Nurgle
Deep Core Mining Inc.
Caldari State
#44 - 2012-12-20 20:01:23 UTC
Damn it,we can't do this alone. We shall call upon our Enemy-Bro's of -A-. Let us make war that we may play with Lego tomorrow!
Center for Advanced Studies
Gallente Federation
#45 - 2012-12-20 20:47:58 UTC
The number of "use mega blocks instead" replies in this thread really disappoints me. If you've ever had Legos then you know mega blocks are not the same.

Also, the beauty of Lego is that if there is no set, you can just make it yourself.
Psychotic Tendencies.
#46 - 2012-12-20 20:54:30 UTC
Mega blocks are the suck. It's like settling for shoe leather because you couldn't get a steak.

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Just Lilly
#47 - 2012-12-20 22:12:11 UTC
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State War Academy
Caldari State
#48 - 2012-12-20 22:16:55 UTC  |  Edited by: Malphilos
Everybody log in and shoot Denmark!

Ok, that's a bit of a large target. Maybe just the Little Mermaid
Vertisce Soritenshi
The Scope
Gallente Federation
#49 - 2012-12-20 23:07:14 UTC
Frankly I think Lego is missing out. They fail to realize that the base customers that made them what they are today are the people like us in our 20s-40s, not the little kids they are trying to pander to right now. I am sure there is a huge market for Lego's with adults. They just need to broaden their horizons a bit. As someone else so aptly stated in this thread...their loss.

Bounties for all!

Nexus Day
Lustrevik Trade and Travel Bureau
#50 - 2012-12-20 23:28:50 UTC
Plan B- EvE based Battleshipl. 4 sets with the faction symbol emblazoned on the top.

Johnny: B4

Sam: Awww. You podded my Rokh!
Mr Pragmatic
#51 - 2012-12-20 23:45:14 UTC
Megablocks FTW.

You only know about mega blocks for two reasons

1)You're Cheap

2)You have kids.

Super cali hella yolo swaga dopeness.  -Yoloswaggins, in the fellowship of the bling.

Pyre leFay
#52 - 2012-12-20 23:48:25 UTC
Well, so much for that. Who has a paper craft rifter pattern?

I think CCP is missing a great nitch with papercraft kits.
Mr Pragmatic
#53 - 2012-12-20 23:55:47 UTC
Pyre leFay wrote:
Well, so much for that. Who has a paper craft rifter pattern?

I think CCP is missing a great nitch with papercraft kits.

Megablocks builds anything....

Super cali hella yolo swaga dopeness.  -Yoloswaggins, in the fellowship of the bling.

Gallente Federation
#54 - 2012-12-20 23:57:35 UTC
Jarnis McPieksu wrote:
I'm quite sure it went bit like this;

"Back to the Future, everyone knows the brand, will sell more boxes. Oh, and it's a small model so it can be sold at a cheap price point"

"EVE Online? What's that? Some niche game... and this is a large model with tons of bricks used, making it expensive, ensuring that less copies of the product would be sold (so per-design overhead would have to be sunk into the price of less units)... naaah"

Fairly simple case, really...

While your argument is logical and completely correct..... i don't care i want my dam lego rifter Attention

Neotech Industries
Tau Ceti Alliance
#55 - 2012-12-21 00:01:33 UTC
So, they got the 10,000 votes but decided against it anyway? So, in other words, our votes meant absolutely nothing, as they threw them out the window anyway. Great.
Christine Peeveepeeski
Low Sec Concepts
#56 - 2012-12-21 00:04:21 UTC

I can live without it, I have my own ^^
DeMichael Crimson
Republic University
Minmatar Republic
#57 - 2012-12-21 04:25:40 UTC
Christine Peeveepeeski wrote:

I can live without it, I have my own ^^



That's how LEGO's should be built - freestyle. Not by pre fab kits like they sell nowadays.

Reminds me how years and years ago I'd have my nephews separate the different pieces into various piles by shape and color, then I'd show them how to build all sorts of things to play with, such as Airplanes, 3 Stage Rocket ships, Tanks / Armored Personnel Carriers, Castles and Pagoda Towers, etc.

Ahhhh, memories.

#58 - 2012-12-21 04:30:21 UTC
Bummer. Guess it's time for Plan B. If inkjet printers can be used to "print" human tissue, then there's no reason why we can't print a Rifter out of Bacon.

Pon Farr Memorial: once every 7 years, all the carebears in high-sec must PvP or they will be temp-banned.

Ganja Clade
#59 - 2012-12-21 04:36:55 UTC
It was a LEGO business decision and a simple one...

Who the hell other then us cares about a lego rifter? All the other selections were far more well known.
Anne-Louise Chasse
Center for Advanced Studies
Gallente Federation
#60 - 2012-12-21 07:43:03 UTC
Benny Ohu wrote:
Anne-Louise Chasse wrote:
So CUUSOO choose a product developed by a collaborator of CUUSOO. Surely that will increase confidence in the fairness of CUUSOO. Lol

It's a site to present ideas, not a competiton Straight

And one of the ideas will be made​​, and it is the idea that presented a collaborator of the site and a team full of people (how many people are needed to invent a LEGO?)

It's as if CCP makes a story contest and win a ISD. It can happen, but is wrong. Lol