Christmas Dinner is now just a fleeting memory, the presents are all unwrapped, and it’s cold outside. What you need is a classic video game. Fortunately we have one, thanks to the brilliance of Flickr’s Johan Alexanderson (aka Jalex), who has created a marvellous pixelated Classic Space adventure game that uses many of LEGO’s Classic Space sets and is free to play!
Take a look at the trailer for Jalex’s ‘Classic Space Adventure’ via the link above, and then click the link below!
This is, apparently, the Nomad ND1 rover from the 2017 video game Mass Effect Andromeda. Unfortunately it is therefore something about which we know absolutely nothing, but to prevent an Elf riot here it is. Somewhat sadly you could ask us about the SD1 Rover though and we’d be fine…
Anyway, whilst we’re out of our depth with sci-fi as usual, we can tell you that this is a quality build, with a complete interior and fully independent suspension too. Check it out courtesy of Corvin Stichert on Flickr.
It’s everyone’s favourite Italian plumber! Unfortunately he looks like he’s about to spin off the edge of rainbow road courtesy of that cunningly dropped banana skin. You can join builder Cecilie Fritzvold by frantically pressing the L and R buttons, or alternatively you can click the link above.
After today’s earlier sci-fi aircraft* we have another to post – although this one is slightly more modest. This inventive recreation of Far Cry 4’s gyrocopter was found on Flickr. It’s the work of Wookieewarrior and there’s more to see here.
Here at The Lego Car Blog we like, well… Lego and cars. The Elves add violence to this list (and Smarties of course), so when a few discovered gaming site gamesfreak.net and their free-to-play Lego games most of our workforce rushed over to find a game that could tick off all the things on their list.
Our favourite game – and one that manages a great combination of the three of the Elves’ desired attributes above was LEGO Racers Crosstown Craze.
Launched as an official LEGO online game back in 2008, Crosstown Craze is a simple 2D driving simulator in which you can race an assortment of LEGO Racers vehicles down an obstacle-strewn raceway. Smashing your competitors out of the way whilst collecting the power-boosts, health packs and other goodies strategically placed in the road helps your cause, and if you cross the finish line first you progress to meet another – tougher – opponent.
Crosstown Craze is quite similar to the CD-ROM game that came with this set way back in 1998, so don’t expect Grand Theft Auto V rivalling graphics. However, in an era of quick and easy mobile gaming, games like this one from times past have seen a second-coming, easily matching many of the games for sale via Android or Apple’s App Store.
The gamesfreak.net guys have over 30 other free Lego games to choose from, including strategy, character (such as Harry Potter), and building games. All their games are user-rated, and whilst some do take a little while to load, the site is generally quick and easy to use, and it requires no user account – you can simply click and play.
Kill some time and play for free – Click on the image below…
[Thank you to gamesfreak.net for donating to our charity fund]