The five successful projects in the first round of crowdfunding were capped at 5,000 pre-orders each, with four of them selling out within the first 24 hours. Only Hayden Pye’savailable to order, and only in South Korea, as every other region’s allocation has already sold out.
However, the BrickLink team has now shared that thanks to an ‘ordering glitch’, fans were able to purchase an additional 5,000 copies of Daniel Van Zonneveld’s
Rather than cancelling half of those orders, though, the
To even things out – and give more fans a shot at picking up the rest of the successful first-round projects, which are all based on rejected LEGO
Limits for the second and third crowdfunding rounds will then increase accordingly to 10,000 copies per successful set. Increasing production does mean delaying those rounds, however, while the additional first-round sets will only ship in June 2022 (five months after the initial batch).
BrickLink has also addressed concerns around scalpers snapping up sets to sell on secondary platforms such as eBay, and says it will take appropriate action in future crowdfunding rounds.