10228 Haunted House unveiled today

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Haunted House

The Haunted House, that was inadvertantly revealed in the Town Hall designer video a few months ago, has been officially unveiled today, at the 20th Anniversary of The Mall of America LEGO store celebrations.

When I first saw the pictures yesterday, I was taken aback by how stunning this is. It looks fantastic from the outside, like the archetypal haunted house featured in countless movies, with boarded up windows, peeling plasterwork to expose the bricks underneath and broken shutters and railings. But it doesn't end there: it's a proper 4-walled building that's hinged on one side to reveal a highly-detailed interior complete with kitchen, bedroom and attic.

If that's not enough to get you excited, it features 6 great minifigs: male and female vampires, a zombie chef, a Frankenstein's monster-like butler and two of the new glow-in-the-dark ghosts. The rest of the Monster Fighters range doesn't do much for me, but I will definitely be getting this. Unfortunately we have to wait until September before we can buy it :-(

You can see all 23 images that LEGO provided on the set details page.

Here's the description from LEGO:

10228 Haunted House
Ages 14+. 2,064 pieces. US$179.99, CA$199.99, DE €149.99, UK £119.99, DK 1499 DKK

Enter the Haunted House at your peril!

The crooked Haunted House is home to the scariest ghosts and monsters. Tremble in fear as you open the gate, go weak at the knees as you step onto the porch and gasp in horror at the fireplace, kitchen, office, folding staircase, bedroom, potion room, music room and collection of other creepy objects. Dare you enter the Haunted House?!

  • Add to your LEGO® Monster Fights Collection with the first officlal LEGO® Haunted House!
  • Includes 6 minifigures: 2 glow-in-the-dark ghosts, Vampyre, Vampyre's Bride, Zombie chef and butler
  • Features unique ‘crooked’ design featuring boarded up windows and working front gate.
  • Haunted House opens to reveal detailed interior with 3 floors.
  • First floor features fireplace that swings open and displays a ship in a bottle on the mantle.
  • Cook up a ghoulish meal with the Zombie chef in the kitchen complete with old-style stove, jars and table.
  • Write letters from the Vampyre’s haunted office.
  • Pull the lever hidden in the chimney to release the drop down staircase and access the top floor.
  • Top floor features gramophone, records and newspaper LEGO® elements.
  • Customize the Haunted House with new stickers for wall hangings, spider webs and curtains.
  • Measures 15.4” (39cm) high, 9.4” (24cm) wide and 7.5” (19cm) deep

135 comments on this article

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By in United Kingdom,

This looks amazing! lets hope to get an inside view before the release date

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By in United Kingdom,

^ Look in the set details page (the link is in the article)

This is fantastic! I love the zombie heads used as decorations at the front. But wait a minute, its a Monster Fighters set with no monster fighters?

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By in United States,

^ look at the set page, lots of interior pictures.

This is awesome. and sand green too. fully interior detailing, tons of exterior detail. can't say enough good about this one.

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By in United States,

Immediate buy...PERIOD...

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By in Switzerland,

Totally sold on this one :) Now no need to get the big castle anymore!

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By in United Kingdom,

This is awesome! I thought it was a modular at first, but I guess it could be adapted quite nicely to fit the end of the street!

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By in United States,

This look amazing! I only wish it was compatible with the previous Modular Buildings line...that would make it even better!

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By in United States,

Awesome.. My wife has been looking forward to this for a few months...

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By in United States,

180? Ouch BUT theoretically you can make one of two houses.. a haunted house, or spend some time and make it look like a regular house, or make it look like a home being 'flipped'/restored (anyone make the guys for 'This Old House' for their display yet? :-) ).
Now if LEGO did that then that would be cool.. a 2N1 if you will.. either way looks nice, but I do not see spending retail for this.. will wait for sales/BOGO's

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By in United States,

^ disagree with the desire to have it attach to existing modulars. doesn't fit the lineup at all, and that limits what the designers can do - couldn't hinge open, no side details, etc. Those who want to add it to modular street can easily MOC it that way, but their choice to make it a standalone was 100% the correct one.

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By in United States,

AAAAARRRGGGHHH so many amazing buildings .... so little MONEY!!!!!!

You can still put this at the edge of the modular town.... across the (brick) swamp... :)

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By in United Kingdom,

Interesting that they branded it Monster Fighters in the end.

Was expecting one of these themed sets every year for Halloween (ala Winter sets for Xmas), but can't see Monster Fighters being a brand that they use each year.

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By in United States,

ZOMBIE CHEF! hired by the zombie newly weds in set 9465 I am sure ....

{Yes, there is a monster fighter ... he's been turned in the zombie chef!}

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By in United States,

^ definitely a one-off, which I expected. As a direct/exclusive though, I didn't think it would be branded Monster Fighters either. Still not sure how I feel about that aspect of it.

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By in United States,

Wow... and there's another reason my wallet is usually empty... Thank Lego!

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By in Greece,

Fantastic set!!! ls it going to be realesed worldwide??Because l live in greece.

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By in United Kingdom,

This is brilliant. I was really disappointed in the Town Hall, seeing it in the flesh I thought it just didn't have any wow factor, but this has blown me away. Well done Lego.

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By in United States,

Frankenbutler! Holy hell is this an amazing set.

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By in United States,

I'm not the least bit interested in the Monster Fighters theme, but this set looks absolutely fantastic. I agree that it would work well in a LEGO city featuring the modular buildings... wether it's an abandoned house, a remodel being worked on, or a fully restored house.

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By in Canada,

I'm throwing money at the screen and nothing is happening D:

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By in United Kingdom,

when I first saw the picture I thought it was about £250! so cheap, and the walls look real!!!

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By in United States,

This looks similar to the "Psycho House" in the Alfred Hitchock film.

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By in United Kingdom,

Agree with @goldfish. Was really disappointed with town hall when I saw it at a brand store, but this!! Can't wait to have it!

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By in United States,

Yes the Psycho House is what makes me want this. (Reason #1)

Zombie Chef (reason #2) and Frankenbutler (reason #3).

Thanks for giving all the reasons, haunted house forum!

I'd wish I could throw $$$ to the screen and then reach in and get it! (Save on shipping! :D)

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By in United Kingdom,

Want, want, want....
And I agree, pretty reasonable price!

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By in United Kingdom,

September? I can't wait that long! Damn!

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By in United States,

They should have given the Zombie Chef the cook book: 'How to Serve Man'

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By in Germany,

September?
It´ll come at the right time for the Halloween decoration! :-))

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By in United States,

I have no interest in the Monster Fighters theme, but this is going on my must buy list. It will fit in great in a modular city in a neighborhood with many of he Creator houses. Great job TLG!

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By in United States,

Wasn't completely sold based on the exterior shot ('tis a lot of money for a single, non-series set (i.e. modulars)), but the hinged design and interior shots are definitely selling it for me.

We aren't expecting another modular until 2013, right? *counts money*

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By in United States,

This is seriously cool. LEGO Addams Family anyone?

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By in Germany,

Oh my... NPU galore here. Wizard hat as gramophone "speaker", skeleton arms as... er, I don't know what over the bedroom, shotgun as a mixing paddle, fences for the foldable stairs... we have a potential legend here.

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By in United Kingdom,

What a fantastic set and a UK realistic price too, well done Lego. I can't wait.

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By in Germany,

One of the best Lego sets ever! Have to convince my wife so she lets me buy it!!

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By in United Kingdom,

This is incredible - i probably wont get this due to modulars that I'd rather get which go more with my others however this is awesome! :D I really love the cobweb sticker on the clear window panel - there are just so many details

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By in United Kingdom,

Gramophone! Sounds good to me (pun not intended) and the set itself looks superb. The price is not too bad (for the UK at least) so I will probably pick this set up.

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By in United States,

Totally, well, killer! I'm surprised it took so long for them to cash in on Halloween! If all the stars align, TRU will offer this and R2-D2 at MSRP and we can score a BOGO 50% off. One can only hope...

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By in United States,

I've always thought the modular build houses were way to expensive, and this one doesn't fail my expectations. $180? Sheesh. You can see how Lego is gearing towards AFOLs and not the average buyer.

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By in United Kingdom,

Holy bricks this is simply amazing! :O Brilliant set, I love it!
Much better buy than the already awesome Vampyre Castle, which says a lot.

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By in United States,

I would rather buy expensive sets that are incredibly detailed like this than buy cheaper ones that are poorly designed.

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By in United States,

It's a fabulous looking set, but what pleases me the most is the accurate pricing. Definitely going to snag this baby!

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By in United Kingdom,

Still want the whole MF theme, i'm just adding this to the list! looks really nice. Loving the little details, heart in a jar, zombie heads on the porch columns, etc. Sand green, and the Frankenbutler and zombie chef are brill.

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By in United States,

need.

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By in Germany,

Deffo want this set.
I certainly know how I shall be spending my VIP points - if I can hold on to them until September :-S

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By in United Kingdom,

This is the set of the year for me.

Although if that turns out to be untrue then I'll be even more over the moon.

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By in United States,

I am so excited for this set! To me, this set will be worth every single penny. :) Yay!

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By in Switzerland,

I will glady skip any new Star Wars or LOTR sets for this one (or two or three).

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By in Canada,

Is that pricing for real? It'll only cost $20 more in Canada...? I certainly won't complain about that!

I'm already clearing a space for it. If the world ends in 2012 I'll die a happy AFOL! *LOL*

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By in Finland,

What does the -1 on 10228-1 signify? 1st Edition? I have noticed it on a few sets? This does look great though :)

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By in Canada,

Wow that looks awesome, guess I'll be adding another on to my want list.

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By in United Kingdom,

It's just occurred to me that as Imperial Flagship is (was) to Pirates, Haunted House is to Monster Fighters.

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By in Belgium,

Insane set. Well, guess I'll be sending some money to S@H soon. The gramophone player! The ladder!

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By in Philippines,

I wouldn't want to fit this in a modular town. It will only unflatter the nice angles on the side. Besides, things like these are up for demolition, LOL.

Now, if only they places some grey hands and arms in that big cauldron of theirs.... ;-)

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By in United States,

Did anyone else start humming some Bobby "Boris" Pickett when they saw the picture of the zombie butler and gramophone? "The zombies were having fun; the party had just begun... They played the mash. They played the monster mash."

Best.Set.Ever.

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By in United States,

I think I just had a Legogasm.

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By in United States,

Huw, you got a little typo: not a lot of people know this, but Frankenstein was actually the mad scientist who created "the monster"

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By in United Kingdom,

@billybobjoe - I think quite a lot of people know that. The monster itself should be called Frankenstein's Monster as it is in Mary Shelley's book.

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By in United Kingdom,

Yeah CapnRex101 that fact seems to be a commonplace in the UK.

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By in United States,

OMG..... Love it ! ! ! !

September can't get here fast enough!

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By in United States,

This set is so SWEEEEEEEEEEEEEET. This is going to be a hot set this year and could be a candidate for set of the year!

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By in United States,

@billybobjoe yea but I think a lot of people know that lol, as a matter of fact I don't know anyone who DOESN'T know that.

CapnRex101 is right though, the correct way to say it would be Frankenstein's Monster or the Frankenstein monster

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By in United States,

I love the use of the pith helmet on the gramophone. This easily beats all the other MF sets.

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By in United States,

My first thoughts were just WOW! I was so disappointed when the zombies and ghosts were in the big sets, but both in one and that amazing house, EPIC!

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By in United States,

This looks great. Higher priced than what I go for but maybe this will ne the exception. It looks amazing and will be valuable in the future. I can't imagine when its discontinued... Have to get it.

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By in United States,

My son and I had a good time looking through the pictures posted on FB today. We are certainly picking this one up!! Have a few of the Monsters sets so far.. This is a great theme.

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By in United Kingdom,

Has anybody else noticed the numerous zombie heads which adorn the top of each pillar at the front of the building? Fantastic!

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By in United Kingdom,

looks amazing!!! can't wait to add this to my collection!! It's so going to be the haunted house in my town!!

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By in United States,

LE AWESOME IS OVERWHELMING I NEED TWO OF THEM FOR MY COLLECTION. Q_Q OR MORE.

*Cough*

Assuming that two European countries are listed first in the component list, that is (moral and economic reasons).

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By in New Zealand,

I've finally seen this years 'must have' set.
That is by far the most exciting release of the year for me, and I'd even go as far as to say this is the most exciting release in the last two years.
I can't wait to get it!

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By in New Zealand,

Oh, and can I just add:
Wooden floorboard tiles! Female vampire! Tan bushes! LP record tiles! - That's my dream parts list right there. Awesome!

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By in Canada,

I have no room left in my house for more LEGO but I'm buying this anyways!

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By in United Kingdom,

They're creepy and they're kooky,
Mysterious and spooky,
They're all together ooky,
The Addams Family.
Their house is a museum
Where people come to see 'em
They really are a scream
The Addams Family.
(Neat)
(Sweet)
(Petite)
So get a witches shawl on
A broomstick you can crawl on
We're gonna pay a call on
The Addams Family

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By in United Kingdom,

I want this so much and cant wait for this and will build a small hill for this at the end of my modular street with a few lego gravestones on the hill side :)

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By in Germany,

Great news! Awesome Set. Good to hear it's release is in September.
Need some "fresh air" first! All the pricey sets the last months ....the Town Hall, last months new release UCS R2-D2,
the today finished Sopwith Camel....thought I could relax now somehow. LOL. And my six year old daughter wants some more Friends sets.
Lego you gonna kill me. LOL

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By in Canada,

What an amazing set!! I've been waffling on the Monster Fighters stuff (mainly due to the $$$, not the awesomeness, which this series has in spades), but this set takes the (zombie-made) cake!

That being said, $200CAD, that's a bit pricey! This set seems to be similar in size (and piece count) to 10217-1 Diagon Alley, which is a licensed set with almost 2X the minifigs. Shouldn't a non-licensed set be considerably cheaper? Come on Lego, cut a guy a break! =P

That being said, I still want it...

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By in United States,

Oh my glob! This looks like such a great set. Definitely a must buy for me. I only wish it had more advanced building techniques. But it looks AWESOME! Puts the rest of the Monster Fighters line to shame. My list of must-have LEGO sets just got bigger!

List of Lego Sets I want (need):
-The entire Lord of the Rings line. $373
-UCS R2-D2 $180
-Sopwith Camel $100
-Fury Class Interceptor $90
-Haunted House $180

That adds up to $923! Oh dear!

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By in United States,

^ Haha I recently was bored and added all the sets I want on S@H, my cart was up to $2000+ and like I think around 100 bucks or more for shipping. Yet I still only qualified for 1 Hulk Promo fig Haha!

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By in United States,

Please correct the article title! "Unvealed" has never been a word, and won't be unless you can resurrect a calf. The word you were likely after is "unveiled".

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By in Singapore,

this looks fantastic. if it's a haunted house, it has to be a standalone showpiece. i totally dig this one!!! well done! i'm gonna get 2 sets. one for build and one for keep. this is the only monster fighter set i will get apparently.

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By in United States,

Great, I just get caught up with the modulars and now they throw this at me! Then it's going to cost me a bit more to call in the Ghostbusters to de-haunt this thing, not to mention new floors, windows, cabinets, paint (I'm thinking dark red would look really, really cool)... man, it's expensive to rehab a Victorian.

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By in United States,

September? Just in time for my b-day... and double stamp month!!

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By in United States,

Going to buy this to go with the modular buildings. Would make a great beat up house for zomebie brikwars!!

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By in Australia,

I think it's brilliant. Every town needs a spooky, Victorian haunted house. And now our Lego cities will have one! I'm onboard. Plus I love that the ghost-figure is back.

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By in Switzerland,

@ Revenant - great comment about the calf!

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By in United Kingdom,

Hmmm this or Jabba's palace? - easiest decision I've had to make in a long time :)

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By in Germany,

Must have!!!!!!

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By in Hong Kong,

I'm pleased it's a stand-alone; my modular street has become unmanagably long, and I'm looking to break it up into more of a town-block, with parks and stand-alone houses like this one. Will probably buy two sets to cover the open sides. Glad to see more sand-green, and I love the little gramophone.

Finally, a home for all my CMF monsters - I think they deserve one! : )

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By in Canada,

^ That's an awesome idea. It's the CMF monster house.

The price is in line with the modular buildings. Considering that this house is on a similar scale, the price isn't higher than what LEGO usually charges for these type of sets.

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By in United Kingdom,

The interior is a little disappointing for me. I was hoping there'd be lots of trap-doors, moving bookcases and paintings, that sort of thing. Plus a tiled wooden floor would have been nice.

However, the exterior is stunning! So much detail, I love it. The windows and the side entrance are my favourite parts. I'm not overly keen on the zombie heads (why are they there? And some variety would be good) but they'd be easy to mod and an lot of zombie heads could only be a good thing.

Plus that zombie chef torso is just fab!

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By in United States,

Easy one of the best sets ever made, period!

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By in United Kingdom,

@ Gregorovich - yeah your right, I think a wooden planked floor is what's missing

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By in Canada,

Monster fighters is the best theme this year, and this by far is the best set. I'll be getting this not only since it's amazing, but with the inclusion of a zombie chef how could I not? Being a chef, that's how I look most days, covered in blood and a blank vacant stare. Perfect.

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By in United States,

I just read all 99 previous comments.

How frequently does a new set receive such unanimous popularity? Even where some reservations are expressed, something else still makes the set a 'must have.' Just...wow. Might never go on sale if we keep up this level of enthusiasm!

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By in Netherlands,

Flabbergasting jaw-dropper!!!
Wow! This is a total must-have!
What a beautiful set. Plus, I think this set is also extremely MOC'able.

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By in United States,

Why is everyone stoked about the price? The price is what immediately made me say ok it looks cool but too expensive. At least the Town Hall has 700 more pieces to justify it's price increase over the Pet Shop. I know this isn't a modular with basic figs and a lot of people cheese out over zombies and vampires. I know crude oil keeps climbing in price but it's too doll house like and boring on the inside to justify the price imo. But I do agree it looks fantastic on the outside.

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By in United States,

I think chef-guy is struggling to afford rent on the graveyard because he's a chauffeur in the coffin car, graveyard and the hearse (he has the same head as Reinfield)! XD

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By in United States,

I'm thinking this is the perfect way to retire my expensive hobby.

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By in United Kingdom,

This set is more than wonderful. I try to limit myself to one LEGO set ever year (as the person above said, it's an expensive hobby otherwise) and I can't wait to get my hands on this!

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By in United Kingdom,

I should reword that - 1 'big' set ever year! Mainly due to money/space. It makes getting a set like this even more special!

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By in United States,

^^ yep I can't afford much big ones either. right now, my biggest is Diagon Alley (2025 pieces) and second biggest is the Republic Dropship and AT-OT at 1758 pieces(got that for Christmas).

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By in United States,

^^^^^^^ I think that's the groom's face. It's got to be the groom's because you can kinda see the uni-brow :D

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By in United Kingdom,

I just cant get over how amazing this set is and can't stop thinking about it!! I have decided that I must have this and will probably get it along with the town hall for my 16th!! :) unless of course the next modular is much better which I find hard to imagine!....

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By in United States,

All I can say is wow! I've been in love with the Monster Fighters theme and have been looking forward to the unveiling of this set for quite some time! This has completely exceeded my expectations in every way and has now become a must buy for me. However my only disappointment was the apparent lack of any of the Monster Fighter "heroes" Oh well!

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By in Germany,

This looks like it could be one of the best Lego sets ever released.

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By in United States,

GRAMOPHONE! My wish list has a new #1 set.

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By in United States,

This looks amazing! This is a definite purchase.

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By in United States,

I have some VIP points I was going to use towards the Zombie set. I'm going to just pay full price for that and save my points towards this. Also looks like the Star Wars blu-ray set I got on sale yesterday and had not opened yet will be getting returned to put towards this. Awesome looking set for the price and look forward to building this when it hits in the US. Hopefully they will have another free shipping deal around then. I have and put together all of the other Monster Fighters sets released in the US so far. Was kind of disappointed the last set looked to be the Zombies so this is a great surprise for me as I was sort of thinking this was going to be a Halloween addition to the modular buildings. Also get two new versions of the Monsters and more Ghost.

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By in United States,

Holy cats, and I haven't even managed to get my Kingdoms Joust yet, or the LotR sets! Lego just keeps piling it on. This is jaw-dropping.

I agree that the interior looks a little... bare. But then I like my haunted mansions looking a little bit more like opulent Victorian decay in stasis rather than Spooky Squatters. Needs more furniture and brik-a-brak and stuffed birds in jars. I'll just have to dress it up a bit: some more candelabras, skeleton in the corner, some proper tattered drapes on that bed, a set of haunted armor here and there. That'll make it feel as homey as a velvet-lined mahogany coffin.

Oh boy oh boy!

I would say I can't wait, but I have to have some time to save my pennies. O_O

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By in United States,

I have ZERO interest in modular sets, But I will definitely buy this.

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By in United States,

This is pretty impressive

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By in United Kingdom,

There is the official press release video of this set which is on eurobricks.com or on you tube, (the designer seems very nervous).

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By in United Kingdom,

^when I did it before I posted my comment it worked fine, there is also another website that it worked fine on, it is called fbtb.net I hope that helps.

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By in United Kingdom,

^^^Wow he really does sound nervous! Odd because he frequently makes these videos. But he can be forgiven for creating such a wonderful set.

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By in United Kingdom,

Nice video :) I think part of the hesitation was trying to speak english correctly as well as nerves

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By in Netherlands,

Just needs a scary dead tree in the yard...otherwise perfect!

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By in United States,

Looks like it could be one of the great Lego sets. I like stand-alone bigger sets that aren't modular. Hopefully they make more like this.

Still have to complain about the price though. Why does Lego have to be an expensive hobby? I bought the Vampire Hearse the other day for $38 (with tax). 11 cents per piece is lame. Guess they don't mind gouging us while the times are good for them. And with the licensed themes, the shops, and its popularity, I don't see this changing any time soon.

I've cut back on purchases, one day I might have to stop altogether, sad. It's like, would I like to buy a new games console or by a Lego set?

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By in United States,

A game console won't be worth the $200 a few years later, this set could be worth hundreds more if you keep it in good shape. Lego's to me are a great hobby, that doesn't loose its value if you take care of them :)

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By in United States,

@alorian - You have a very good point about the interior. It does seem a little bit of a missed opportunity. Even if they couldn't do trap doors, secret passages and other things like that, I do think a little more furniture and decor would've been nice.

On the bright side, all that unused floorspace in the interior does allow people to customize and create their own furnishings, assuming you have that skill (which I sure don't).

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By in Canada,

It's awesome. I just wish it had a new color palette instead of being an obvious dump for leftover Harry Potter bricks.

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By in Switzerland,

After seeing the video I have to say - this is simply one of the best sets I have seen in a very long time. This beats all the other sets I have on my wish list easily. It is one of those rare sets where price per piece simply does not matter, where I am gladly willing to pay a premium for the fantastic design. Wow, I am sooo impressed. I will buy at least three. Oh, the details are so great! The ideas! A broken bed, the gramophone with the helmet piece, just wow.

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By in United Kingdom,

Thats weird, I found that same moc when i searched lego haunted house the other day and I thought exactly the same! I can't believe that this is a coincidence - maybe the designer based his design on the moc??

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By in United Kingdom,

^^ wow, that's pretty much exactly the same. Down to the layout, colour and window frames. All it's missing is the shutters and boards. Too close for a coincidence surely?

This is a great set, would have loved to see maybe a Bride of Frankenstein fig, but perhaps that would have been too close to the Munsters, and some more stuff going on inside (maybe a grand piano or pipe organ and a revolving mirror/bookcase etc) but seriously tempting purchase.

Would look great with the Monster Fighters hearse parked outside. And the new Frankenstein's monster fig is pure win, he even refers to it as Lurch! Just need to put some short legs on chewbacca for a cousin It.

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By in United Kingdom,

^ very good idea for cousin it! Just need a chewbacca figure now.
At last a home for the CM monsters in my city! I was planing to buy the castle and three of the smaller sets, but now I need this. As a massive fan of the Munsters and the Adams Family, this is a must buy. The stickers to add detail to the windows, the details inside and out, the minifigures, this has to be one of the best sets of all time. Just need a big box to live in after all these good sets come out!
Now I need the hearse...

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By in United States,

How can I not get this? What with my last name and all...

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By in Canada,

@Duq: Thanks for posting that link.

The two sets have too many similarities. That is a very big coincidence.

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By in United States,

There is a post at eurobricks with comments from the 10228 designer that he never used anyone's design and never looks at brickshelf or Flickr for any ideas and is only a Munster's fan, but as said above, way many too detailed similarities. The designer also said that he never did a building prior to this. Has a designer ever come out like this to defend him(her)self?

Here is the post #188

http://www.eurobricks.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=70696&st=180

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By in Ireland,

While the designer as an AFOL is _best known_ for his vehicles he has done buildings before. I guess he meant he hasn't done a building before as a Lego set designer.
I don't think a designer has defended himself like this before but I also can't remember a designer coming under fire like this before.
Anyway, I think it's unfortunate, nothing more. I agree with the designer that it's great for Lego to be producing a set like this.

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By in United Kingdom,

I still don't believe that he didn't copy it - look at the black tops of the windows - almost exactly the same. And the pillars at the front - very very similar. Don't get me wrong, I think the set's amazing, I just don't understand how there can be one so similar

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By in {Unknown country},

Ha, I agree that comparing the two it does look too much of a resemblance especially the façade, roofing, and arch. However, not making any judgement here.

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By in Bulgaria,

What a great Haunted house!
As for the resemblance with that MOC - yes, it's true that the two looks very similar... I don't know. Using a MOC as an ispiration isn't a bad thing in my opinion.

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By in United States,

Besides, whether he took inspiration from it or not, he improved upon it, IMHO.

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By in United States,

Has anyone noticed that the ghosts have white minifigure legs in some pictures and in others just a white brick???

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By in Germany,

"10228 Haunted House
Ages 14+. 2,064 pieces. US$179.99, CA$199.99, DE €149.99, UK £119.99, DK 1499 DKK"

It is already listed at shop.lego.de in Germany for 179,99€! I really hope that is a mistake otherwise
I have to wait until the set will be discounted.

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