LEGO Ideas second 2022 review closes with 51 projects in the running

The qualifying window for the second LEGO Ideas 2022 review has closed, with a total 51 projects making the cut – or just shy of a new record for the crowdsourcing platform.

While momentum earlier in the summer suggested this window could smash the record set by the first 2021 review – which saw an incredible 57 projects going toe-to-toe – it ultimately wasn’t meant to be, as the second 2022 review has fallen just short of the record. Fifty-one projects is still a huge number for the LEGO Ideas review board to sift through, though.

Among those are multiple builds that we’ve already seen at least once before on LEGO Ideas, including The Nightmare Before Christmas (which just squeezed through as the window closed last night), Clockwork Solar System and Greek Temple. Elsewhere, this is the third time Thomas Carlier’s Ratatouille: Let’s Open The Doors has racked up 10,000 votes, suggesting sustained demand for a LEGO model based on the Pixar movie.

Whether that will translate into a green light for any of those sets to move into production remains to be seen, but fingers crossed this review at least sees more than one project moving forward: from the 57 builds in the first 2021 review, only one was approved by the LEGO Ideas review board. Check out a full gallery of all 51 builds below, followed by links to find out more about each project.

The Nightmare Before Christmas
Thomas the Tank Engine
The Goonies 360
LEGO Cats
Night at the Museum – Re-Open the Doors
Ancient Greek Temple
Bluey!
Clockwork Solar System
Ratatouille: Let’s Open The Doors
Sea Turtle
Mata Nui Rises [BIONICLE Tribute Set]
Working Log Flume – Fairground Water Coaster
Ed and Edna’s Scrap Junkyard
Armada Port
Garfield – 2-in-1
Medieval Watchtower
Heartstopper Charlie’s Room
The Treasury – Petra
The A-Team: I Love it When a Plan Comes Together
Golden Trumpet Tree With Park Bench
Sony Walkman
Chinese Gardens
Gravity Falls – The Mystery Shack
The Great Wave off Kanagawa 
The Old Train Engine Shed
Terraria
Witch House
Red London Telephone Box
Ski Chalet
Taskmaster
Medieval Guarded Inn
Sikorsky S-70i Firehawk Cal Fire Edition
Viking Village
The Krusty Krab – Spongebob Squarepants
Traditional Japanese Village
Tuscan Villa
University of Brickester
The Art Center
The World of Civil Engineering: Types of Bridges
LEGO Mushroom House
Working Polaroid Sun 600 LMS
Jim Henson’s Labyrinth: Escher Room
Working Orrery
Medieval Alchemist
Lisbon Tram (Elétrico De Lisboa)
Fishing in the Muddy Waters
Escape Game: Carter’s Secret
Auto Repair Garage 1930s
Motorized Steampunk Ship
Indiana Jones, Raiders Of The Lost Ark – 40th Anniversary
Lilo & Stitch: Beach House

The results of this LEGO Ideas review will be announced in early 2023. We’re still waiting on the outcome of the first 2022 review in the meantime, which will likely be revealed in October. Click here for a complete picture of the current LEGO Ideas production slate, which extends to six more sets beyond those already announced/released.

If you’re after a more immediate LEGO Ideas fix, 21335 Motorised Lighthouse has just landed in stores, while 21336 The Office arrives on October 1.

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Chris Wharfe

I like to think of myself as a journalist first, LEGO fan second, but we all know that’s not really the case. Journalism does run through my veins, though, like some kind of weird literary blood – the sort that will no doubt one day lead to a stress-induced heart malfunction. It’s like smoking, only worse. Thankfully, I get to write about LEGO until then. You can follow me on Twitter at @brfa_chris.

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