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Flat or Studded tiles?

Flat, looks much cleaner.
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Studded, it is a LEGO game after all.
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Either way looks good to be honest.
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Stop wasting your time and money Frosty! =P
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Lego Clue game

Post by Frostbyte » Wed Jan 30, 2008 3:11 am

So, I've finally decided to make a full, playable clue game replica out of Legos. It's going to cost a lost of money, but I really want to do it.

I am half way through the design phase, but I wanted to get some advice about something before I continue and start ordering pieces....

I can't decide if I should go for a clean, polished look, or the traditional studded look.

For example, the kitchen floor tiles would looks like one of these 2 options:

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The figures will stand up just fine on the flat tiles, so that's not a concern. Any input would be much appreciated!
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Post by CluedoKid » Wed Jan 30, 2008 4:05 am

Go with the studded. Then you can put the pieces onto the spaces.
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Post by cacums » Wed Jan 30, 2008 9:37 am

studded, the flat ones are soooooooooooo small
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Post by WarnerPlum » Wed Jan 30, 2008 11:22 am

Ooh, I don't mind either way. By the way, have I mentioned it was the 50th birthday of the Lego Brick 2 days ago?
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Post by cacums » Wed Jan 30, 2008 1:33 pm

No. but i knew that by the google home page :wink:
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Post by Niteshade007 » Wed Jan 30, 2008 1:50 pm

If I were to spend the money on it, I'd make it flat, just because I would want it to look as professional as possible.

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Post by CluedoKid » Wed Jan 30, 2008 2:53 pm

IF that's the case, he shouldn't make it out of Lego.
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Post by kova » Wed Jan 30, 2008 3:15 pm

What about flat for the rooms and the studded for the spaces or vice versa. You could have the pices stand on the flat, but thr studded gives it character.

What verision will be your inspiration?
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Two minds

Post by Lord Caspen » Wed Jan 30, 2008 6:00 pm

I must say I'm a little of two minds about this myself. But some points:

1) I'd prefer the replica were made of the Master Detective game ... just more interesting setup to me.

2) I also would really like a Lego version of the Clue: The Movie house, complete with all the characters.

lastly ...

3) I chose flat, because it's a cleaner look, but it does make sticking the furniture in the other rooms harder, unless you use glue or something.



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Post by Niteshade007 » Wed Jan 30, 2008 6:34 pm

I agree with Lord Caspen on the idea of using Master Detective. I find more rooms and locations more interesting than the regular version of Clue.

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Post by Green » Wed Jan 30, 2008 7:24 pm

I voted the studded version, makes it more Lego-oriented and makes furniture a hundred times easier.

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Also

Post by Lord Caspen » Wed Jan 30, 2008 7:53 pm

Also, Frosty --

What program did you use to create that pic?
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Post by TheWhitePawn » Wed Jan 30, 2008 8:17 pm

I also vote studded. What a great idea! I still play with Legos (how sad) LoL.
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Post by cacums » Wed Jan 30, 2008 8:28 pm

LOL so do I. I mostly do it on the computer though :wink:
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Post by Kristev » Wed Jan 30, 2008 8:37 pm

Studded, with MD, including the four new suspects.

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Post by Niteshade007 » Wed Jan 30, 2008 9:48 pm

I made a Clue mansion out of LEGO's once, but since it was based off of Depboy's mansion, I decided not to post it, since I hadn't really come up with the concept, just put it in LEGO form. I do remembering trying to make an MD version though, and I had a difficult time with it.

I too am getting back into LEGO's, though. They recently released Indiana Jones LEGO's, and on a whim I decided to buy one. It was only $20, and it was my favorite scene from the movie. Well, within a few weeks, I needed more, and I now have all of them (which I get to build this weekend since I'm going home!)

I'm looking forward to the new Indy LEGO's that are coming out for the new film, but I have to wait until May for those :-(

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Post by TheWhitePawn » Wed Jan 30, 2008 9:59 pm

There is a LEGO store by my house, and I'm always buying Star Wars LEGOs. I love the Star Wars LEGO computer games too.

Speaking of Star Wars... I've actually been working on a Star Wars Clue game to go along with the new line of SW games that have recently been released (2 Risk games, Trivial Pursuit, 2 Monopolies, etc). I'll post some pictures once I get the cards done... if I end up going through with it.
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Post by cluegirl104 » Thu Jan 31, 2008 8:28 am

legos rock! i have frequantly thought about getting the harry potter lego sets-little lego harry si too cute!
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Post by cacums » Thu Jan 31, 2008 10:30 am

I got some legos here and there, it really wasn't a lot until my dad found this box in the garage filled with zillions and zillions of legos... okay not that many, but still, they are mostly those thin candy bar segment shaped pieces that get lost almost everytime you open the box. :wink: I made and interesting shaped mansion, (on a different thread) with I'll post the layout (since my digital camera doesn't work) It's really fun to play with (even though i'm going on 17 LOL)
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Re: Also

Post by WarnerPlum » Thu Jan 31, 2008 11:47 am

Lord Caspen wrote:Also, Frosty --

What program did you use to create that pic?
He used Lego Digital Designer. I know because I used it.
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