LEGO outdoors

Have you ever taken your LEGO bricks outside???

If so, WHY? Please answer with truth and honesty.

Do you think you could build mocs specifically designed for outdoor play? Would you leave them out there overnight to see what might happen?

With how LEGO has tried to encorporate smartphones with Hidden Side, I’d be very curious to see them take a serious crack at encouraging kids to play outdoors with their sets- especially if their toys become bio-degradable in the far-future.


We had a big backyard when I was little, and I have fond memories of taking my MOCs outside and staging epic battles with my good guys and comparatively badly built bad guys.

The only ones I’ve taken outside for more than a few minutes was a large RC Technic 4X4.

I occasionally take them outside to make photographies.

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I’ve done a few outdoor photos but really I haven’t had any outdoors since I moved out of my parents years ago. First a group home, then an apartment, now a condo.
I mean for gunpla I built a stage but i haven’t had a real yard in years.

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Well, i did take a minifig out for nature shots a few months back.

I’ve become a bit more lax on taking lego outside if it’s for a specific purpose. Really depends on how willing I am to lose or damage the product.

Taking LEGO outside? Sounds like a terrible idea.

I’ve done a handful of MOC photoshoots outside; for my second camera I think it took better pictures outside than inside. Plus, it’s fun, and allows for some creative interaction between MOCs and the environment. Since my style isn’t super detailed, the MOCs handle it very well, which I can’t say for Ek (he lost a few pieces of Entropy during our photoshoot).

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I used to play with my Bionicles outside sometimes with my sister. It was pretty fun.

Every time I took my LEGO creations outside something terrible happened to them

Chewed to death by the dog, lost in the sea of grass, stolen

Generally a bad idea to go out playing with your LEGO toys. No promise you’re getting them back.

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Nature shots usually give me Nam flashbacks from the absolute fear of losing a piece where I know I’ll never find it.

I never really did it, mainly because of this.

now that I look at it, that may actually be saying “don’t build them on the carpet”


I have been doing it wrong my entire life

I always thought it was “Don’t build on the carpet”. Of course, I’ve built every Lego set I’ve got on carpet. how rebellious

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