Welcome…to Jurassic Park! [Announcement 75936 T. rex Rampage]

When the original Jurassic park film was released, a little over 25 years ago, it was one of the most impressive films I had ever seen, for the sheer scale of spectacle. Dinosaurs have always been impressive creatures, whatever your age, but the LEGO dinosaurs seen in the sets of recent years, while fun, have lacked a certain spectacle of scale. More a case of click in the legs, head and tail:”Rrrrrooooooaaarrrr, curse your inevitable betrayal.”

Today, the LEGO Group announces a LEGO Set to match the scale of that spectacle. With over 3100 parts, and costing AU$399.99 US $249.99 – CA $299.99 – DE €249.99 – UK £219.99 – FR €249.99 – DK 1899DKK, Jurassic Park: T. rex rampage promises a dinosaur adventure on a scale previously unseen in a LEGO set. It is designed for builders of 16 years and older.

This new set features 6 minifigures: John Hammond, Ian Malcolm, Alan Gran, Ellie Sattler, Ray Arnold and Dennis Nedry, drawing on the original film, while the new return to Isla Nublar sets flesh out some new adventures.

This epic build features a huge brick built T. Rex, as well as massive gates for the park itself. Turning the gates around, we see vignettes fitting each of the minifigures included.

I had the privilege to see this model in real life at the recent fan media days, and I can say that the included pictures do not do it justice.

Build and display the classic Jurassic Park gate and T. rex dinosaur toy!

Enjoy an advanced building experience and relive classic movie moments with LEGO® Jurassic World 75936 Jurassic Park: T. rex Rampage. This collectible construction toy includes 3,120 building bricks and features the original Jurassic Park’s iconic gate and a large, fully posable, brick-built T. rex dinosaur toy which is ideal for display. The trigger-activated gate is framed by a wall incorporating 7 detailed, brick-built scenes inspired by the movie, such as John Hammond’s dining room, Ray Arnold’s control room and a bunker for Ian Malcolm. A must-have for Jurassic World fans, this toy construction set includes 6 minifigures and baby dinosaur figure, plus a minifigure display stand with T. rex facts plate.

This dinosaur toy set includes 6 minifigures: John Hammond, Ian Malcolm, Ellie Sattler, Alan Grant, Ray Arnold and Dennis Nedry, plus a baby dinosaur figure.

Brick-built LEGO® T. rex dinosaur toy features snapping jaws, posable head, arms, legs and tail.

The brick-built LEGO® version of the original Jurassic Park’s iconic gate has an opening function, jungle leaves and flame elements.

The wall framing the gate features a buildable dinosaur nest with 2 cracked egg elements at the top and other brick-built scenes inspired by the movie, including: a bunker with a buildable bed for Ian Malcolm, flashlight and fire extinguisher, plus ladder and display case elements; power shed for scene with Ellie Sattler; John Hammond’s dining room with table and minifigure chair, plus ice cream, spoon and 3 cookie elements; Ray Arnold’s control room with a buildable desk, 3 computers and a minifigure chair; scene with a buildable bathroom; scene for Dennis Nedry with a buildable mud slide and shaving cream can.

This display toy model also includes a buildable minifigure display stand with T. rex facts plate.

Accessory elements include John Hammond’s hat and cane, and Alan Grant’s hat and dinosaur claw.

John Hammond, Ray Arnold and Dennis Nedry minifigures are new for June 2019.

This collectible toy building set includes 3,120 pieces and makes a great dinosaur gift for adults.

Jurassic Park gate measures over 16” (42cm) high, 18” (48cm) wide and 5” (14cm) deep.

T. rex dinosaur measures over 8” (22cm) high, 27” (69cm) long and 6” (17cm) wide.

Available directly from LEGO Stores & shop.LEGO.com from 19 June, 2019

Look at the size of that thing! it is huge. This is certainly a set that I am looking forward to getting. While it is expensive, the cost in Australia is comparable with that in Europe and the UK. The set goes on sale later this week through LEGO retail outlets.

What do you think? Too big? Not big enough? why not leave your thoughts below, and until next time,

Play Well!

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