The very best Lego Nintendo Sport Boy doesn’t exist…

Nick Lever, video editor and Lego Masters Australia finalist, has recreated the unique Nintendo Sport Boy in bricks — and with such droolworthy intensity that I hereby petition Lego to make it into an professional set.

It’s simply 364 items, handiest 115 other portions, maximum of them commonplace sufficient you’ll be able to to find ‘em dust reasonable. Virtually each and every recognizable aspect of the Sport Boy is represented, from the angled rice-grain Get started / Choose buttons to the unique tint of the display — accomplished right here by way of striking lime inexperienced tiles beneath a trans-blue window.

Whilst there’s no detachable battery tray or entrance speaker, you’ll be able to certainly press down at the D-pad and click on in a “cartridge.” Chances are you’ll need to take a detailed have a look at the ones A and B buttons, too…

The only exception to the “let’s stay the construct reasonable” rule is that 6×6 lime inexperienced tile. “It was once $0.40 however now they’re bought out international due to my silly construct,” Lever tells The Verge. However he says you’ll be able to merely use 3 2×6 lime inexperienced tiles as a substitute.

“The perspective at the Get started / Choose killed me, and the best way they come out no longer rather part a stud,” says Lever. His directions are detailed!
Symbol: Nick Lever

With that one tweak to my BrickLink buying groceries cart, it sort of feels I may just spend as low as $42 earlier than tax and delivery to buy the entire portions I would like. He’s promoting the directions for $5.65 at Rebrickable (which is able to additionally robotically populate your BrickLink buying groceries cart), should you’d care to do the similar.

This isn’t Lever’s first stab on the Sport Boy; subsequent time, he says he would possibly take a look at construction the one who survived getting bombed within the Gulf Struggle.

Right here’s an image I took of that Sport Boy once I visited the Nintendo Retailer in New York.
Picture by way of Sean Hollister / The Verge

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