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Check out these awesome custom Minifigures good enough to be real!

I recently was looking through Flickr, and I came across these awesome custom Minifigures, made by cm4sci on Flickr.

As cm4sci says on his Instagram, there is a Toy Robot, Battle Warrior, Cow Costume Girl, Video Game Soldier, Gamer Girl, Frog Friend, Barista, Neon Party Girl, 50s Housewife, Firefighter, Groom, Architect, Party Clown Girl, Dentist, Super Hero, and a Cupid.

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The Minifigures are amazing themselves, but the design of everything, from the question marks to the different languages on the bottom of the single package design.

My personal favorite is the Cow figure, because of the amount of detail put in the black splotches, and the gold bell with it.

All of these images are credited to cm4sci on Instagram and Flickr. None of these images are my property.

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Ranking Digital Building Platforms

We all know, that you can’t have EVERY Lego piece ever created, which means, you can’t build everything in real life.. So what do you turn to? Digital building. The community is so big for digital building, that there are plenty of different platforms for you to use when you are creating your dream build. And I’m going to rank them for you!

#4 LDRAW

In my opinion, LDraw is a bit outdated, like our #3 choice. A plus about LDraw is, that there are TONS of pieces, including fan-created ones. So if you are looking to build something exotic or solely for fun, LDraw is a great choice.

Note: Requires Download

#3 Lego Digital Designer

This is Lego’s official digital builder, and it is used by Master Builders around the world. I personally think it is the easiest to navigate, but the colors are a little off, and it doesn’t get updated often. There is no on-app rending too, and before Stud.io by Bricklink (see next), it was extremely difficult to render a project.

#2 studio

Now, it was realllllyyyy close between our #1 and our #2. Stud.io is Bricklink’s (now owned by Lego itsef) official digital builder. Stud.io has an amazing rendering, animation, and instruction building platform. If you were to download an app, Stud.io is a for sure go-to.

#1 Mecabricks.com

Every time I visit Mecabricks, I am always wowed at how much there is to offer on the site. There is a sharing platform that takes your work straight from the workshop to where other people can see and comment on it, an AWESOME high-tech rendering feature, and a relatively new animations program. You can also download your file with the Blender Add-On, and render your work in Blender, if the site wasn’t enough. And, it works from a website, so you can work on an iPad, and a computer.

Note: You need an account to use the workshop.

I just want to say at the end of this, I do not mean to offend anybody with these ranking; I am simply ranking my choices.