From May 15, 2023, Bricklink Designer Program Series 2 submission phase begins.
What is Bricklink Designer Program?
A project to sell LEGO fans works under the Bricklink brand.
The LEGO Group’s database and parts trading site “Bricklink” brand was a project to package and sell works that failed the LEGO IDEAS review by crowdfunding, but from February 2023, users will design directly. Changed to a plan to recruit.
Currently, after a user vote and a review by the management team, carefully selected works will be sold when they exceed 3,000 orders. The number of criteria may change in the future.
Bricklink Designer Program Series2
How to Join BDPSeries2
The general flow of BDPSeries2 is in the order of design submission, user voting, review by the management team, and crowdfunding.
Submission of works
Submission Phase: May 15 to June 2, 2023
The submission period is from May 15, 2023 at 12:00 noon Pacific Time to June 2, 2023 at 12:00 noon Pacific Time. The work is submitted with Studio data.
- Design submitted as Studio data
- LEGO Group line-up, no copyright elements allowed
- The number of parts is more than 400 and less than 4000
- Family fun content. Works that are inappropriate for children, even if they are aimed at adults, cannot be entered.
- *There are many other rules, so check them yourself
Fan Vote: June 12th to June 30th, 2023
Voted by Bricklink members. All members can vote.
Although this vote does not determine which works will be crowdfunded, the results of the vote will be heavily weighted in the final review.
Final review by management team
Review period: July-August 2023
The management team reviews each work.
Select works that can be crowdfunded by considering factors such as whether they can be assembled, whether there are copyright issues, and the results of user voting.
5 works announced
Finalists announced: August 23, 2023
The management team announced the 5 final candidates for crowdfunding.
After that, the designers of each selected work and the management team will contact each other and make final adjustments to the design for packaging.
BDP Series2 Crowdfunding
Date: June 2024
Implemented crowdfunding of 5 works. All works that have reached 3,000 pre-orders will be sold.
The production limit for each work is 20,000 sets. Users can order up to 2 sets per address.
Production and Shipping
Period: Scheduled to ship by November 2024
After the crowdfunding ends, the production of the works decided to be sold will start. It will take about 6 months to ship. It may be delayed depending on the situation.
Many attractive works
Of the three Bricklink Designer Programs that have been held so far, the 2nd and 3rd that corresponded to shipping to Japan, Studs also purchased one work each.
It took about 10 months for both the second moving tank and the third 1950s diner to arrive, but the Bricklink Designer Program is like a festival. If it reaches you, that’s OK! Wait patiently.
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