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Originally Posted by ibfreeekout View Post
I'll be honest, I would rather ACTUALLY build Lego's than play this. I watched my brother play this for awhile when he was still subscribed but it was just meh.
true. Its just the brand image of actual physical blocks is what makes Lego popular.
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Originally Posted by lordikon View Post
To those saying it should have been like minecraft, you have to understand that it's a kids game that required moderation of all user generated content. LEGO didn't want people building giant penises in the world and a bunch of kids finding it and showing their parents. Also minecraft's building style doesn't work for LEGO bricks, which have actual connection points, and are not perfect cubes, and blocks in minecraft cannot rotate. Because all bricks are not cubes and can be rotated you lose the ability to get great performance by having all objects in the game be axis-aligned and having perfect cube bounding-boxes. I wouldn't expect most people to understand this, but let's just say that without these optimizations minecraft could not exist in a form anywhere near what it is now.
For all those that didnt understand:
Lego + Minecraft = Huge performance loss, likely to have a lot more RAM usage, etc

But you can make a LEGO texture pack for minecraft
    
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