Remember way back in December when I posted pictures of the seedier side of Lego’s “Modular Building Sets” (I dubbed it Bricktown just now as it’s easier to type)? The main attraction for SMB was the fact it had a Private Detective’s Agency on the second floor!
As it turns out there was a bit more intrigue to be found next door to the PI’s Office…
(Which of course is a separate build….)
The Brick Bank located next door to the PI’s office is getting robbed!
(Which incidentally is why my brother bought the set for me, he thought it was hilarious and the perfect compliment to my first set!)
Here’s our Bank Robber preparing to enter the air duct which is conveniently is bereft of security features.
No one in the building suspects that a heist is happing right now! Not the staffer sitting next to the air shaft; nor the lady in the laundromat on the other side of the vault; even the bank teller is unaware of what’s happening a few short paces away!
Our thief is positively giddy at the sight of his new found loot! All he needs to do now is make a clean get away – thru the secret passage way of the barbershop next door…
Unfortunately our sleuth missed his opportunity to catch the thief in the act, as he was solving another puzzle (The Case of the Missing Tuna Sandwich).
But he’ll be hot on the thief’s trail soon…
This build was perhaps a bit easier than the PI’s Office. Due to the fact you weren’t required to build so many secret nooks, exits and hidden holes. And while those made the PI’s office more difficult to build – it also made it more entertaining.
The Bank build was more straight forward. It contained a complicated aspects, such as the chandelier and the working vault door, it did grab me the same way the previous or my next build has.
(Though, to clarify it is still an Expert build – kids who are either veteran Lego build masters or kids able to follow step by step instructions without frustration or a combo of kids/older kids/adults working together to complete – should tackle this build.)
However, it does complete a great story and for that I found The Brick Bank build worth my time!
Don’t forget to check out my other blog: Finder Of Lost Things!
I promise it has nothing to do with Legos! And everything to do with murder.
Though in tomorrow’s episode Phoebe will enter Wood’s doghouse after a disturbing idea strikes her!