LEGO Minecraft The Mountain Cave 21137 – Official Press Release and Photos!

After partially revealing in social media its largest LEGO Minecraft set to date, LEGO has now officially announced (with tons of pictures!) its next direct-to-consumer Minecraft set, The Mountain Cave (21137). According to LEGO’s press release, which you can find below, the set contains 2,863 pieces (almost twice as many bricks compared to 2016’s The Village 21128) and weighs in at 3.36 kilos. The Mountain Cave (21137) will be available on July 1, with an early VIP access beginning June 15 as mentioned in the LEGO Store’s June Calendar.

21137 The Mountain Cave

Ages 12+.  2,863 pieces.

US $249.99 – CA $299.99 – DE 249.99€ – UK £259.99 – DK 2099.00 DKK

*Euro pricing varies by country.  Please visit shop.LEGO.com for regional pricing.

 

Experience the Mountain Cave!

Build and experience the Mountain Cave, featuring an amazing minecart track with an integrated redstone‑powered minecart elevator, and an array of other features and functions, including TNT blasting, rotating spider‑spawner, charged Creeper™ explosion and a lava burst. Position the light brick to illuminate the rotating spider-spawner, wall of redstone, jack o’lantern, first-night shelter, furnace, lava or the torch above the cave entrance. Enjoy hands‑on Minecraft™ adventures featuring your favorite characters and objects with this easy-to-reconfigure, modular LEGO® Minecraft set designed for young fans of the highly successful sandbox video game. Includes Steve and Alex minifigures, plus 13 mobs including a charged Creeper™.

  • Includes 2 minifigures: Steve and Alex, plus a cave spider, wolf, baby wolf, slime, 2 small slimes, 2 bats, zombie, enderman, skeleton, sheep and a charged Creeper™.
  • Features a minecart track with an integrated redstone-powered minecart elevator; 2 minecarts; first-night shelter with bed, crafting table and torch; a mountaintop shelter with bed, torch and furnace; plus a light brick, trees, waterfall, lava and extra torches.
  • Open up the model to access the detailed interior and remodel with easy-to-connect modular sections.
  • Remove the diamond ore elements and activate the lava burst function.
  • Activate the revolving cave-spider spawner.
  • Trigger the charged Creeper™ explosion function.
  • Jump aboard the minecart and race around the track, and travel to the mountaintop aboard the redstone powered minecart elevator.
  • Blast through the mountain with the TNT to extend the rail track.
  • Position the light brick to illuminate the rotating spider-spawner, wall of redstone, jack o’lantern, first-night-shelter, furnace, lava or the torch above the cave entrance.
  • Enjoy easy access to the detailed interior.
  • Put on your golden armor, grab your diamond sword and shield, and prepare for battle!
  • Weapons include a sword and a bow.
  • Accessory elements include a Minecraft™ clock, spider eyes, signs, map, golden armor, shield, TNT and 8 ore style elements, including diamond, lapis lazuli, emerald, redstone, golden, iron and 2 coal ores.
  • Easy-to-reconfigure, modular design—choose from 3 different model configurations.
  • Set your imagination free—rebuild the set for more LEGO® Minecraft™ creations!
  • Measures over 12” (31cm) high, 20” (53cm) wide and 11” (29cm) deep.

Available for sale directly through LEGO® beginning July 1, 2017.

 

 

 

 

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LEGO Minecraft’s Social Media Sites Finally Revealed How The Mountain Cave (21137) Will Look Like.

For the past few days LEGO Minecraft’s various social media sites have been sharing some teasers on what is dubbed to be THE largest LEGO Minecraft set ever. The announcement was made in April and since then, many have speculated that it will be the biggest LEGO Minecraft set to date, besting the title from The Village (21128) set which sports a 1,600+ piece count. Based on the trail of bread crumbs released by LEGO about its LEGO Minecraft The Mountain Cave (21137) set, we know that its overall weight is at 3.36 kg (more than a quarter of a kilogram as compared to 21128), it has a mine track play feature, and a couple of new mobs such as a bat, a pair of angry wolves, a charged Creeper, and a giant Slime.

Here’s how the trail of clues look like as scattered across LEGO Minecraft’s social media sites.

 

Thanks to Eurobricks member Chewk, we have this composite of the various images released by LEGO during the past days. Put together, this is how the Mountain Cave looks like.

It seems that the LEGO Minecraft The Mountain Cave (21137) is set to be the next D2C exclusive scheduled for an early VIP access from June 15-30 as hinted in LEGO’s June Store Calendar. We don’t have the actual piece count nor the retail price for this but we can guess that it may be around the $300 price point.

 

So what do you think of The Mountain Cave brick fans? Will it offer tons of play features that will make other LEGO Minecraft sets shy in comparison? Let us know in the comments below.

 

 

 

LEGO Minecraft, Marvel Superheroes and Star Wars 2017 Winter Sets Now Available for Order!

Yesterday, we gave a good, long look at this year’s first wave of LEGO Minecraft sets. We’ve already uploaded Stephen’s review of some of these sets starting with the LEGO Minecraft Mushroom Island (21129) and The Ice Spikes (21131). For those of you who are asking when will these sets be released, its good to hear that some of our Facebook friends are already reporting that they saw these  in certain stores. Though shop.LEGO.com still hasn’t listed these sets as of this writing, they are now all available for order via Amazon, with a release date of February 17th. Check them out by clicking on the images and links below.

 

The Mushroom Island (21129)

 

The Nether Railway (21130)

 

The Ice Spikes (21131)

 

Jungle Temple (21132)

 

Witch House (21133)

 

Secret Waterfall Escape (21134)

 

Those who are waiting to have their hands on all of the Winter 2017 LEGO Marvel sets will be happy to know that they are also available as well, just in time before the New York Toy Fair kicks in this weekend. Click on the links and images below to know more.

 

Captain America Jet Pursuit (76076)

 

 

Iron Man: Detroit Steel Strikes (76077)

 

 

Hulk vs. Red Hulk (76078)

 

Ravager Attack (76079)

 

Ayesha’s Revenge (76080)

 

The Milano vs. The Abilisk (76081)

 

Lastly, we also have two of the more recent Star Wars sets that will make their debut on shelves and online: the LEGO Star Wars Yoda’s Jedi Starfighter (75168) and Battle on Scarif (75171).

 

Yoda’s Jedi Starfighter (75168)

 

Battle on Scarif (75171)

 

Speaking of NYTF, be sure to stick around with us this weekend as we deliver you the latest scoop on what’s happening at the LEGO booth at the 2017 New York Toy Fair. Jason and the rest of the team are all packed up and ready to go, and will deliver you the freshest images and video straight from the grandest Toy Fair in the face of the planet. Tom and I will also be around to update our blog page to share with you all the latest sets that LEGO will reveal at NYTF, so be sure to stay tuned here at the Brick Show!

More Images of LEGO Minecraft 2017 Sets!

Just before the release date of the latest wave of 2017 LEGO Minecraft sets, comes a slew of official images from this highly popular theme that are recently released online. Take a closer look at these latest LEGO Minecraft offerings, some of which were already reviewed by Stephen. Keep tabs with us here at Brick Show for more upcoming LEGO Minecraft reviews of which we will share any time soon.

 

The Mushroom Island (21129)

 

 

The Nether Railway (21130)

 

The Ice Spikes (21131)

 

 

Jungle Temple (21132)

 

 

Witch House (21133)

 

Secret Waterfall Escape (21134)

Official Box Art Images of LEGO Minecraft Sets Slated for The First Half of 2017 Surfaces!

Following the release of the official images of LEGO Speed Champions 2017, comes another wave of reveals courtesy of our friends from Hoth Bricks. Minecraft fans rejoice, for we now have these cool official box art images of the next LEGO Minecraft sets scheduled to be released during the first half of 2017. Once again, prices mentioned below are based on our rough estimates and are not to be considered as final.

 

Mushroom Island  (21129) for $19.99

 

Nether Railway (21130) for $39.99

 

Ice Towers (21131) for 49.99

 

 

Jungle Temple  (21132) for $59.99

 

Witch House (21133) for 69.99

 

Secret Waterfall Escape (21134) for $89.99

 

Bricket has listed two additional sets – 21135 and 21136 – that are still waiting to be revealed. So be sure to check back with us since we will be updating this page when new images arrive.

WATCH: LEGO Minecraft – The Fortress (21127) Designer Video

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Ahead of its release next month, LEGO Minecraft has recently uploaded a designer video of its latest modular set, The Fortress (21127). Max from the LEGO Minecraft team took time to show the various features of the set which includes minifigures of Steve wearing golden pants (which compliments his golden armor), 3 skeletons, a horse with its new head element and a sheep. Out of the box, you’ll also get to build its separate modules which you can build and connect in any way that you want. Watch this.

Similar to the LEGO Minecraft – The Village (21128), The Fortress is noticeably modular which allows you to come up with so many ways on how to recreate the set. Using the modules and its unique connectors, you can either build a wall or come up with a watch tower depending on how far you’ll allow your imagination to fly. Take a look at these images to have a better idea.

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The LEGO Minecraft – The Fortress (21127) will come in at 984 pieces and will retail at $109.99. Though it was mentioned already in LEGO’s September Store Calendar, it’s still yet to appear at shop.LEGO.com. We’ll keep you posted once new info comes in about this awesome set, so stay tuned here at the Brick Show!

 

New LEGO Minecraft Collectible Minifigures Announced.

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Hot off the trail of LEGO’s Collectible Minifigures Series 16 (71013) comes another minifig collection that will surely be a hit among LEGO and Minecraft fans. The LEGO Minecraft Team has recently announced via their Facebook page that they will be releasing for the first time ever, two Skin Packs that are basically new exclusive minifigures that can complement any LEGO Minecraft sets, as The Brick Fan reports. The Skin Packs will have set numbers 853609 and 853610 assigned to them.

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The Skin Packs include eight minifigures which includes a Camouflage wearing character, your usual Normal Guy in an everyday shirt, the Captain of the ship, a Cyborg looking minifigure, Knight (which looks like Boba Fett actually), a Crafter, Adventurer (which seems to take hint from Han Solo) and what the LEGO Minecraft Team refers to as the Full Moon guy.

We don’t have any info yet with regards to pricing, and where to get them but its September release date is not that far away so expect LEGO to be revealing more in the next few weeks. Given their serial numbers, it may suggest that they maybe exclusively available at all LEGO Brand Stores and at shop.LEGO.com.

Watch this video for a closer look of the LEGO Minecraft Collectible Skin Packs.

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Thanks to The Brick Fan for the heads up.

WATCH: Behind The Scenes With The LEGO Minecraft Challenge – Classic Tales.

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Last April, LEGO launched its first Minecraft Competition dubbed as Classic Tales. The idea behind the contest is for LEGO Minecraft fans to stretch their building creativity and problem solving skills to help Alex and Steve to escape a tight spot or a challenge that they find themselves in. Participants are encouraged to build their own solutions or models, snap a photo, and upload their entries via the contest’s Facebook page. Running for four weeks in a row, the team of designers behind the LEGO Minecraft series will determine the most creative contribution and will co-create exciting stop motion stories out of these.

LEGO Minecraft Classic Tales

The winning contributions were rendered in four LEGO Minecraft stop-motion animations which were featured on LEGO’s YouTube channel on April 18 and 29 respectively. We’ve compiled the LEGO Minecraft – Classic Tales videos right here in case you missed them last April.

After a long overdue promise to fans, the LEGO Minecraft design team finally came up with a behind-the-scenes video highlighting the creative process that went through in making the Classic Tales episodes. From painstakingly combing through all the entries, choosing the best and most creative solution, and then brainstorming for the most entertaining storyboard, the LEGO Minecraft design team came up with the most creative solutions for Alex and Steve that uniquely carries LEGO’s brand of fun and humor. Watch their mini-documentation here.

The winners for the contest each received the shop@home exclusive LEGO Minecraft The Village (21128) coming in at 1,600 pieces and features 11 minifigures, the set retails at $199.99.

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The LEGO Minecraft Challenge – Classic Tales may long be over, but the endless opportunities for creative problem solving fun will always be around. After all, this is what LEGO is all about as this latest LEGO promotional video exemplifies.

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Minecraft Series 2 Overworld Steve & Horse Image Released

For you Minecraft fans, an image of the new Series 2 Minecraft Overworld Steve & Horse has been released today. The new box set will include a fully articulated Steve figure and a white horse. The set will also include an apple and a hay bale. The set will retail around $16.99 and will be available sometime this August.