Imagine Rigney Turns Bioshock into Lego Reality

We have two artifacts that take absolute precedence whenever we move. The first is a frozen hollow chocolate bunny rabbit that was the last gift we received from our daughter's namesake before she died. The second is a Lego pirate ship that was the first set we built with our dad. It stands at more than a foot tall, comes with a bigger cast of characters than the movie Alien and even features a working crane.

Until recently, we thought it was the bar-none coolest bit of Lego around, and boy we were nowhere near right. The coolest bit of Lego around is actually a custom build by a 15-year-old Denver boy named Imagine Rigney, who used the colored blocks to build the amazing underwater city of Rapture from the video game Bioshock.

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Jef Rouner is a contributing writer who covers politics, pop culture, social justice, video games, and online behavior. He is often a professional annoyance to the ignorant and hurtful.
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