Spark your creativity and step into the world of augmented reality with this LEGO Haunted High School Building Kit. The leading toy company introduced its Hidden Side theme in the summer of 2019 as an attempt to link digital and real game worlds through augmented reality. This tech-influenced theme comes with a storyline and an app game where players can play the role of the characters. The storyline takes places in a fictional town called Newbury which is being haunted by sinister ghosts. A team of ghost hunters, led by the main protagonists Jack and Parker, decide to defend the haunted town by catching and defeating ghosts.
The Haunted High School Building Kit consists of 1,474 pieces that you’ll need to put together to build the 11 inches high, 16 inches wide and 10 inches deep school building. In addition to the pieces, the set also comes with 8 toy mini figures including Jack, Parker, Wade, Paola and other main characters. The buildable model features loads of fun-starters including a hidden chamber, library, bathroom, computer lab, chemistry room, bell tower and a bus station out front. It is packed with amazing details that also let you change the entire school from normal to spooky.
LEGO Newbury Haunted High School Building Kit With Interactive Augmented Reality Play
But the fun doesn’t stop after you’ve built the haunted school. In fact, it has just begun. You can interact with the model by downloading the LEGO Hidden Side app on your smartphone or tablet. Download the app from the App Store or Google Play and install it on your device. Open the app and scan the model with your phone to make the haunted school come alive.
Then use your phone to find and capture ghosts roaming around the school. You can explore the entire building to search for clues and solve mysteries. With the combination of the physical LEGO model and fully-interactive augmented reality, you get hours of extra playtime with limitless creative role-play fun.
“I bought this for myself and I’m 67 years old. This is really a cool set! Fun to put together, and looks great when finished!”, one customer wrote. “My 12 year old put it together alone in 2 days. Caught ghosts on first try.”, another buyer wrote.
The Haunted High School Kit is available in Standard and Frustration-Free Packaging options. The downloadable app is compatible with selected iOS and Android devices. Ideal for kids 9 years and up. Of course, its interactive ability makes this a fun set for adults too. And you’ll be excited to know that LEGO also released web episodes of the Hidden Side on YouTube. If you want to discover the ghost-hunting adventures of Jack and Parker in Newbury, you can watch the mini movies on the company’s official YouTube channel.
Get yours here.