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Feb
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comment What are the tiny, single-peg, statuette figures from the SHIELD Helicarrier called?
I wouldn't consider the "microfig" from the LEGO board games to be "microscale" as you've noted; it's really only approximately 75% the size of a regular minifig, which would still be considered a "giant" per the LEGO definition of microscale that you've posted.
Jan
31
comment What are the tiny, single-peg, statuette figures from the SHIELD Helicarrier called?
+1 Nice, backed up with evidence, and I like it. However, the ultimate answer will end up being what either LEGO or the overall community determine.
Jan
30
comment What are the tiny, single-peg, statuette figures from the SHIELD Helicarrier called?
@TheBrickBlogger - so if LEGO calls them micro-figs, what do they call the armless ones used for their board games?
Jan
29
comment What are the tiny, single-peg, statuette figures from the SHIELD Helicarrier called?
I think they would still want to distinguish between the trophy-based "Micro-Figures" and these "Micro-Scale" figures. I agree that "Nano" is off the table.
Jan
29
comment What are the tiny, single-peg, statuette figures from the SHIELD Helicarrier called?
That's slang for the full "Micro Figures", I believe. I'm referring to the tiny figures that are featured in the video.
Dec
31
comment Has Lego discontinued presenting alternate configurations on the backs of modern boxes?
This is the sort of info I'm looking for. Needs more research to back it up, but I'll accept any answer with a sourced variant on this comment info.
Nov
27
comment Has Lego discontinued presenting alternate configurations on the backs of modern boxes?
Have they given a reason why?
Nov
27
comment Has Lego discontinued presenting alternate configurations on the backs of modern boxes?
I'm referring to the instruction-less alternate builds, which were commonly displayed on the back and sides of the box.
Jul
16
comment Design of record-breaking builds
Are you limited to generic pieces or can you use custom parts; for example pieces used to create walls and wall corners in Castle?
Jul
27
comment What are the armless minifigures from the LEGO boardgames called?
+1 Good answer on usability. Was going to ask about utility in a separate question.
Jul
27
comment What are the armless minifigures from the LEGO boardgames called?
@Joubarc - I wouldn't know; I don't own one. I've only seen them on the covers, like on Minotaurus.
Jul
23
comment Where are the cloth / fabric minifigure capes / cloaks in my set?
That was what I was initially trying to do prior to this response; I completed the rephrasing earlier today.
Jul
22
comment Where are the cloth / fabric minifigure capes / cloaks in my set?
I did place the order through their website, but I'll make a call out tomorrow too.
Mar
2
comment How does LEGO handle the breakage of Hero Factory sockets?
Yeah, tell that advice to my 6-year-old. Thanks for your input. In my opinion, your piece-specific answer trumped the prior answer as it really does address the true underlying question about this particular piece.
Jan
23
comment How does LEGO handle the breakage of Hero Factory sockets?
Of note, I added an image of the broken parts.
Jan
4
comment How does LEGO handle the breakage of Hero Factory sockets?
Thank you for the response, though not the complete answer I was looking for (upvoted!). I did contact them a while ago via Twitter, as it seems the "go-to" avenue for many who have quality issues with items or prefer a direct customer service response. I'll try the link and update this question when I receive a response; I am very responsive with StackExchange communique, so I won't keep this question hanging for too long.