The Guiness Book of World Records has certified another achievement; this one for the largest Lego mini brick build ever, and the construction itself is a Lord of the Rings-themed diorama.
The epic design that you can see in the video below was built by a team of 50 designers who used an astonishing 150 million pieces to construct the set. It took the builders three years. The manual necessary to make something like this would probably be longer than the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit books put together.
The diorama is inspired by battles from various battles depicted in The Lord of the Rings, and it is truly a sight to behold. It boggles the mind to think about the time, effort, and planning that was required to pull off such a feat of creativity and engineering.
According to the fly-over video, it appears the diorama includes a number of iconic Middle-earth locations like the Pelennor Fields and the Black Gate, among others.
The diorama is on display in Shenzhen, Guangdong, China, and it was first reported on by Lego fansite Brickfanatics.
Years after the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit film trilogies ended, the fantasy franchise remains popular. Amazon is currently filming a billion-dollar TV show in New Zealand, while there are multiple new Lord of the Rings games in the works, including an MMO and a title focused on Gollum. The Gollum game was recently delayed to 2022.