When I head to the mall (it’s right next to the movie theater, so I have an excuse. I am a little bit too old to use it as a hang-out spot), one of my stops is always the LEGO Store (I understand the irony of saying I go to the LEGO Store right after I said I was too old to hang-out at the mall). Whether I buy anything or not, just looking at the different sets makes me think how cool they would look displayed in my house, right before my cats destroy them. Now, thanks to Alicia Gibb & Lunchbox Electronics, you can enhance your LEGO experience with Build Upons, the illuminating LEGO brick.

Whether you want the Quinjet to light up the night sky, or merely want Batman to see where he’s walking in the Batcave, Build Upons use of LED technology can help you do that and much more.

Build Upons are made from three different types of bricks: power, bridge, and LED. The power source is plugged into the power brick, and then an LED brick that is connected to the power brick will instantly light up. Does your creation call for the LED brick to be placed in a hard to reach spot? That where the bridge brick comes in handy to help you with those more creative projects. Take a look at the gallery at some of the creations Build Upons can enhance.

Lunchbox Electronics is currently running a Kickstarter to help raise money for production costs for Build Upons, and if you would like to donate, you can do so here.

So how about it?  Are you excited you no longer have to sit and hold a flashlight to make your Legos look cooler? Are you now afraid you’ll hurt your toe AND get electrocuted if you step on one? Let me know on Twitter or in the comments below

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Source: Pickstarter: Light Up the Fun with BUILD UPONS Illuminating LEGO Bricks

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