Fan Cooks up a Video Combining Lego and Breaking Bad

Fan Cooks up a Video Combining Lego and Breaking Bad

A YouTube poster has created a video showing what a LEGO Breaking Bad game might look like. Spoiler Warning.

Despite having a healthy love of LEGOs, I've never quite gotten around to playing any of the LEGO games. It's not that I think they're poor or even that I wouldn't enjoy them, it's just that with a hefty backlog of unbeaten titles and a constant deluge of new content hitting the market, they've never quite risen to the "must-have" level I require before I'm willing to open my wallet. That being said, I can think of a few tie-ins that would be enough to earn my dollars, and standing on the top of the heap would be Breaking Bad.

I've had a love affair with Breaking Bad from the moment I started watching it and now, thanks to YouTube poster Brian Anderson, I want nothing more in the world than to experience the epic of Walter White LEGO style. Anderson recently took it upon himself to create a video showing what Breaking Bad would be like as a LEGO game. The video transforms several scenes from the show, including the climax of the episode "Half Measure," into gameplay sequences, mixing in the visuals and mechanics of other LEGO titles.

The odds of Breaking Bad ever getting the LEGO treatment are about as low as Walter White's morals. Even so, Anderson's vision of what could be is a fun look at one of the grittier shows currently on television and a great reminder that with some patience and a few LEGOs there really isn't much you can't make.

Source: YouTube

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I know on the internet you are NEVER the only one but too often it feels like I am the only one who found Breaking Bad really mediocre, dull and everything past the halfway point of Season two unbearably tedious to watch.

For me personally It fits in right between Arrested Development and Firefly on my personal "I cannot fathom the hype" scale.

But hey.. When are legos NOT cool?

That made my day. That was too fucking funny!

viranimus:
I know on the internet you are NEVER the only one but too often it feels like I am the only one who found Breaking Bad really mediocre, dull and everything past the halfway point of Season two unbearably tedious to watch.

For me personally It fits in right between Arrested Development and Firefly on my personal "I cannot fathom the hype" scale.

But hey.. When are legos NOT cool?

You have to at least admit that the show has top-tier acting :P

Fappy:
That made my day. That was too fucking funny!

viranimus:
I know on the internet you are NEVER the only one but too often it feels like I am the only one who found Breaking Bad really mediocre, dull and everything past the halfway point of Season two unbearably tedious to watch.

For me personally It fits in right between Arrested Development and Firefly on my personal "I cannot fathom the hype" scale.

But hey.. When are legos NOT cool?

You have to at least admit that the show has top-tier acting :P

Maybe? /shrug

Really hard to say, and I do not know if it really had that great of acting, or it was more of a surprise performance out of the primary actor that caught people off guard.

I can respect that it's not your cup of tea, just as long as you also respect that it is other people's glass of single malt scotch.

On the subject of the video, holy shit. Right from the loading screen I was sitting here going, "C'mon, roof pizza!".

viranimus:
I know on the internet you are NEVER the only one but too often it feels like I am the only one who found Breaking Bad really mediocre, dull and everything past the halfway point of Season two unbearably tedious to watch.

For me personally It fits in right between Arrested Development and Firefly on my personal "I cannot fathom the hype" scale.

But hey.. When are legos NOT cool?

Arrested Development is one of those shows that asks a lot of you, but if you actually watch the show chronologically and pay attention, it pays off in droves. No matter how many times I've seen an episode, I will catch new jokes every single time. It really has it all.

If you got that far into Breaking Bad and didn't like it, then it's probably not for you. Even though it does pick up quite a bit after that point, and each Season changes the dilemma in pretty dynamic ways, if the earlier stuff didn't interest you then the rest probably won't. Personally, the highlight for me was the third episode of Season 1. Only moment of television that ever made me cry. I always ask people to watch up to that moment and if they still aren't obsessed, then they show most likely isn't for them.

I will agree that Firefly is HELLA overrated :-)
I think the fandom wouldn't be so ridiculous if the show wasn't treated so poorly by FOX. You might say the same thing about Arrested Development, but WE treated that show poorly during its original run, only later did we discover that it's a worthy contender to golden-era Simpsons or Seinfeld.

McGuinty1:
I can respect that it's not your cup of tea, just as long as you also respect that it is other people's glass of single malt scotch.

On the subject of the video, holy shit. Right from the loading screen I was sitting here going, "C'mon, roof pizza!".

Wasn't that a nice touch?! I didn't notice it until my second viewing and it had me cracking up.

That was insane!

...Bitch.

I would really like to see how this game would play out. There is enough action scenes throughout the series to warrant some levels in a Lego game, and it would be cool to play as Mr. White constructing some laboratories, or trying to build and create his way out of a situation like he does in actual show. Plus, I have to agree with some of the comments that this is really as high polished if not better looking than most of the actual games.

I actually think that some of the violence being combined with the lightheartedness of Lego characters would be a funny, but interesting fit. The only thing that would not translate well would be any of the combat with Walt and his enemies, since most of them more involved being sneaky, or creative and usually only took on one guy at a time. Although, Mike did have to fight off some Cartel guys, so that might be something to have a level based around.

 

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