Lego Minecraft – The Farm (21114) Review


Lego Minecraft – The Farm (21114): Part 2 of my Minecraft Christmas gifts, this time moving out of the caves and onto the Farm. If I’m honest though I fail to see why this is a whole 10 dollars more expensive than the Cave, and it has some quirks I’m just not huge on.


Time to Knoll: 16.5 Minutes


Time to Build: 23 Minutes


Time to Build: 2.5 Minutes (Redesign)





  • Pieces: 262 and 25/15 Steps – Manual (54 Pages)
  • Price: $29.99 on Lego and $25.99 on Amazon
  • Weight 276 grams
  • Combo Points: (12X35X1X3) = 1,260 points
  • Volume (Based on Blob length/width/height): 128mm x 128mm x 27.0mm or 442.4 cm³




  • Uniqueness: 3 out of 5 Stars
  • Aesthetics: 3 out of 5 Stars
  • Fun to Build: 3 out of 5 Stars
  • Hoarding: 3 out of 5 Stars




What Else? So now that I have 3 sets it’s time to combine them into a single set. Inspired by the mindset of a first outpost we have a water-located hillside with farm on top and a home built out of the side.


Here you can see the interior with somewhat the typical wall of chests, and an open surprise lava pit that’s now used for light and obsidian farming.



Remix: So I knew I would have to contend with those 2 large green plates in a way that wasn’t ‘Minecrafty’. I therefore decided to make a movie-style set with a green-screen background that fades in, and even uses some elements within the scene.



Final Thoughts: I have to say I am fairly pleased with these, and I really want to get the Nether, and a set that has a creeper to help round out my baddies. My overall feeling though is that while this is a fine set, it feels very un-Minecraft like (aside from the 1by1 tower redesign section) just based on how plants and animals are kept in the game – ahh well.

Final Score: 2 out of 5 Stars

Lego Bricks & More Farm Brick Box (4626) Review


Lego Bricks & More Farm Brick Box (4626): Another inclusion from my lot find, and this time another Bricks & More set. This one though lacks the parts of it’s big brother that I recently reviewed, and is also a bit older. I will say that I do like the tractor design from them, and it’s a little more diverse for part uniqueness as well.


Time to Knoll: 10 Minutes


Time to Build: 12 Minutes




  • Pieces: 232 and 48 Steps – Manual (26 Pages)
  • Price: Retired on Lego (was 14.99) and $79.95 on Amazon
  • Combo Points: (2X4X1X1) = 8 points
  • Volume (Based on Blob length/width/height): 32mm x 80mm x 201.6mm or 516.1 cm³




  • Uniqueness: 1 out of 5 Stars
  • Aesthetics: 2 out of 5 Stars
  • Fun to Build: 2 out of 5 Stars
  • Hoarding: 3 out of 5 Stars




What Else?

So then accordingly while there are 232 pieces, 90 of them are unique. Now since some of these are a bit more esoteric looking for rarity seemed pointless – so I decided instead to see how many pieces this set could be spread across. The mindset there is hey maybe you’re missing some pieces for your set, hmm I wonder how many sets I could potentially get that last piece with this one single box for (what was) a low price.

Mhmm data

The answer is surprisingly 3,232 sets (as of the date this was published of course). Now most of that is actually because there’s a bit of crossover. Thankfully from Brickset I was able to get CSV data and there were actually a total of 17,162 sets. However removing duplicates and we get back to 3,232. I would also like to congratulate myself for going at least 5 reviews before breaking out Excel. (which if you want drop me a note in the comments.)


Remix: So in light of me last time doing a similar pieceset, I still had to contend with the doors and house pieces. So for this I decided to make an accident. If I’m honest this isn’t the most spiritual in terms of a remix (even for a set like this where it’s more open), but I wanted to build a little race car.



Final Thoughts: I think my biggest dislike of this is that there’s really not enough pieces here to make a good farmhouse. I know it’s meant to be a mix box, but even using the blues I had from the car in the house it’d still be too diversely colored and sized to be pleasant. I have done some math though, and based on original pricing this is better value for your money than the Large Brick Box, which you’d think a large set would beat out.

Final Score: 2 out of 5 Stars