Underrated CUUSOO: May 2015

Welcome to the May edition of Underrated CUUSOO for LEGO Ideas, exclusive to the home of eccentric ideas involving LEGO. I’m your host, and this month I’m going to keep this post as short as possible.

Speaking of keeping the post short: one fear I’ve had since beginning this column was running out of projects to promote. We came very close this time around, having gone back an entire month on the Discovery tab. However, I shouldn’t talk smack about the many projects that didn’t make the cut, unless I’m planning on show people how it’s done.

Here is this month’s selection, and these projects could use your support.

City Delivery Van by E-Not

This project makes this month’s list because it identifies yet another hole in the City line-up: a lack of vehicles and facilities related to delivering packages. I don’t recall anything since the old Town sets, excluding the yellow cargo train.

Particularly appealing about the van in this project, as well as everything else, is that it’s all been kept very simple. There’s plenty of room for whatever decoration and branding LEGO would apply, and I like the use of existing printed tiles, of which I hope we’d get loads. No fancy rendering or suggestion of rare/new parts; that’s what’s up.

Apparently renders and rare/new parts are what it’s all about, however, as we only have 17 supporters behind this project.

Lego Fairy Queen (Titania) by BenCossy

The premise behind this project is that the titular character is from A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and that this model making the cut would hopefully inspire children to [re]discover Shakespeare. However, it’s specifically being targeted at young girls.

Though I don’t really see this model being connected to Shakespeare, it is a very well designed and seemingly sturdy model, and would provide an interesting building challenge – perhaps inspiring builders to make their own derived characters.
But as we all know, LEGO Ideas is solely about showing off beautiful models, which is why it’s surprising that only 58 people have supported it.

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No you aren’t seeing things: that’s literally all we have for this month’s Underrated CUUSOO for LEGO Ideas. Make sure you show your support for these and our past recommendations by clicking on the big support button .