Virtual Legos

Now, instead of cluttering up the room with the real thing, you can play with virtual legos. The link goes to an application – apparently from Lego itself – that allows you to build virtual things with virtual legos in a virtual environment. Call it “Lego: The Video Game.”

My first response was “cool!” – since that’s pretty much my first response to any item of technology I stumble on. But that was quickly followed by the feeling that virtual legos are sort of at odds with the purpose somehow. The fun of legos is building more than designing, right? Which is to say, having something physical there when you’re done.

But what the heck, it’s a free download…

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