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Over all the years, with so much being added and taken down, are there any particular memories you have of LEGO.com that you wonder if anyone else remembers? There are a lot I have that I think were pretty popular: that real-time tic-tac-toe game you could play against other online members, the Knights' Kingdom games and webcomics, and Supersonic RC.

If anyone else hasn't played the Knights' Kingdom games, then you should know the Bionicle games spoiled us. The KK games were fun, but they had no music, just sound effects, so playing them was kind of surreal.

I'll be surprised if anyone else remembers this: the armor-finding game on the Knights' Kingdom website. It was sort of like the 2009 My LEGO Network BIONICLE Campaign. There were little pieces of armor hidden on random game and product pages, and if you clicked on them, it'd show them on your knight. There were a dozen or so individual pieces of armor, and when you found them all in one color you'd graduate to the next. I think the final color was gold, and I spent a whole day when I was 9 tracking them all down. It was glorious.

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I remember a very old version of the Lego club site... the one where member pages didn't have all the fancy add-ons of later years, but you could still customise them to an extent by picking one out of a choice of characters and a choice of backgrounds. And the two didn't have to match, so you could have Johnny Thunder or whoever on Planet Slizer, for example, as your member page. I don't remember what all the options were, and I can't find any evidence of that version of the site existing online - I searched for it once, the only Lego club pages I could find pictures of were the far more customisable early-00s ones - but I'm sure that was a thing.

I also remember the part of the site for the Adventurers theme was cool. The Jungle page had it set up like a map, and you could click on the sets in it for more information about them, and there were some things you could click for little bios of the Adventurers, too. And the Desert page had a little game on it where you had to help Johnny Thunder pick the right direction on the map, and every time you made the wrong choice, part of the graphic of him would be replaced by the respective part of a Lego skeleton. If he got completely turned into a skeleton, you lost and had to start over.

Again, I've found no evidence of those things, but I for sure remember that they existed!

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The Lego Star Wars Christmas games were fun. I also remember discovering the wayback machine and witnessing all the games and webpages for all the themes I loved as a kid but didnt have a computer at the time to witness their websites. And I did this all WITHOUT my parents permission lol.

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As far as games go, I think Junkbot has to be right up there with MNOG (blasphemy, I know) and I found the Alpha Team ice world game to be very fun and underrated. I definitely put a lot of hours into the adventurers game, and I have fond memories of the Knights Kingdom II games as well. 

Other than games, I always loved when a theme home page had a characters section that you could surf around, learning things about all the different characters present in those themes. It's a shame Lego has so few story-driven themes these days so there's less character exploring to be had. 

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Junkbot, baybee!

Honestly, there were a *ton* of good Flash and Shockwave games on the Lego website:

  • MNOG (which sadly never worked very well on my dial-up connection; I had to wait until the 2006 re-release to make any real progress in it)
  • Spybotics: The Nightfall Incident
  • Mindstorms Robohunter 2: Spy City (don't think I ever made it past the first level cuz I was bad at stealth, and again my internet speed was garbage)
  • Those isometric-ish Drome Duel racing games
  • Supersonic RC (the looping music is baked into my skull)
  • Lego Studios Backlot

I also really liked the instructions pages that were exclusive to Lego.com. Nowadays I can see them for the cheap-and-easy content that they were, but back then it really did feel like being part of this little secret club.

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My Lego Network was my absolute favorite thing on the Lego website. It had so many crossovers and tied into so many of the Lego flash games, it was so good and so fun. That and Lego Junkbot were just a great time, along with all of those other flash games they had.

I remember close to the end of My Lego Network there were a bunch of links that led to pages where you could get badges in the game that were exclusive and no longer possible to obtain, I always wondered how that was made possible but was always thankful, because it opened up new parts of the game for me to explore!

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On 6/1/2022 at 7:41 AM, Master Inika said:

I'll be surprised if anyone else remembers this: the armor-finding game on the Knights' Kingdom website. It was sort of like the 2009 My LEGO Network BIONICLE Campaign. There were little pieces of armor hidden on random game and product pages, and if you clicked on them, it'd show them on your knight. There were a dozen or so individual pieces of armor, and when you found them all in one color you'd graduate to the next. I think the final color was gold, and I spent a whole day when I was 9 tracking them all down. It was glorious.

Dude I loved that little game. Don't think I ever managed to find them all, though. But it was on a shared computer so I didn't have enough time to search for them all when my time was up on it.

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23 hours ago, Tohunga Premium said:

My Lego Network was my absolute favorite thing on the Lego website. It had so many crossovers and tied into so many of the Lego flash games, it was so good and so fun. That and Lego Junkbot were just a great time, along with all of those other flash games they had.

I remember close to the end of My Lego Network there were a bunch of links that led to pages where you could get badges in the game that were exclusive and no longer possible to obtain, I always wondered how that was made possible but was always thankful, because it opened up new parts of the game for me to explore!

Man, how could I forget MLN, the game masquerading as a social network. I had some fun with it back in 2008-9. I think I made it up to the rank where the next masterpiece was the house, which I think was where a lot of people got stuck.

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