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Building at a much smaller than standard minifigure scale. Official sets at micro-scale are often labelled "mini".

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What piece is this? It's a hard one, and a very small one. It's 2x1 I believe, and it could possibly be an accessory

This is the piece I'm looking for, because I'd like to build this microscale train myself. It may very well be the handles of two levers glued to the rest of the train, but I really don't want to ...
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Looking for the name of this really tiny 1x2 lego part. In microbuilds it is used as wheels, but I think it may officially be an axle

It's the black piece that I'm looking for the name or number of. Thank you in advance to anyone with information on this
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How tall is the Saturn V set in LEGO units (studs, bricks etc.)?

I'm building a MOC to scale with the Saturn V set and am having trouble figuring out how tall the 1st stage engines are but the entire thing would be really helpful! Thanks!
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What is "micro-scale" building?

I have seen references to "micro-scale" building in LEGO documentation. How is this different than the "normal" LEGO building scale?
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Does anybody have pictures of a minicon?

I first heard of a minicon in this question on LEGO Answers. I have searched in a variety of ways but I can't find any pictures or more than a side-mention of this on the vast Interwebs. There is a ...
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What year did the minicon "micro BrickCon" first appear at "BrickCon"?

It seems like minicons (a minicon is a LEGO display consisting of minilander figures looking at miniland scale tables populated by microscale MOCs) are popping up everywhere lately. The last known ...
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How should I create a Heroica scale graveyard or crypt room?

I've recently started playing Heroica with my sons, and we want to take this further, so I'm looking for some suggestions on modelling a graveyard or crypt room. As an example, here's a model of the ...
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What are the tiny, single-peg, statuette figures from the SHIELD Helicarrier called?

As this video and this report show, the Marvel S.H.I.E.L.D Helicarrier comes with a number of decorative, single-peg statuettes / figures, representing in tiny scale: 8 agents, Nick Fury, Iron Man, ...
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Which official LEGO sets are micro-scale versions of existing sets?

The 10230 Mini Modulars set is based on the existing modular series: As well as the 4695 Mini Harry Potter Knight Bus. Have there been other micro-scale sets released by LEGO based on existing sets?
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How can I make micro-scale water?

This is totally boring: How can I add some variance to it that helps to distinguish a rippling lake from a raging ocean from a fast-moving river, while keeping a look that's appropriate for micro-...
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How should I model a Heroica scale castle bedroom?

My son has requested that we add a bedroom to our Heroica castle. I'm looking for some advice on the creation of the bed area. The Microfig characters are 1x1x2, and the rooms are generally designed ...