LEGO Rock Raiders
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Rock Raiders was the only theme in the Lego Underground series before Power Miners. The Theme, while short-lived, featured over twelve Lego Sets, six main Characters, and was backed-up by numerous story-related media, including several comic Books and Video Games. It was quite popular and spawned a large cult following and a community dedicated to everything rock raiders and other LEGO franchises, known as Rock Raiders United.
Between 1999 and 2000, a total of 17 Lego Sets were released. The first editions of which also included promotional Comics. There was also a limited offer that included a free Rock Raiders T-shirt with the order of any Rock Raiders set from the LEGO Mania Magazine.
These all made up the original group of Rock Raider Sets that were released in 1999.
- 4910 Hover Scout
- 4920 Rapid Rider
- 4930 Rock Raiders Crew
- 4940 Granite Grinder
- 4950 Loader-Dozer
- 4959 Loader-Dozer (Alternate Release)
- 4970 Chrome Crusher
- 4980 Tunnel Transport
- 4990 Rock Raiders HQ
These were released as a special promotion in conjunction with the Japanese confectionery company Kabaya in 2000.
These were released in 2000. Excluding the Key Chain, these were all a part of the Mini Heroes Collection, which included a rare Chief Minifigure.
Two Video Games were released in 1999 (for PC) and in 2000 (for PS1). Three Books were also released in 1999 and 2000.
- 5708 LEGO Rock Raiders (PC)
- 5709 LEGO Rock Raiders (PS1)
- 927789 LEGO Rock Raiders (PC) (Germany)
- 927792 LEGO Rock Raiders (PS1) (Germany)
- 928228 Rock Raiders Mine Lamp (Germany)
- 927160 Rock Raiders Mug (Germany)
- 927155 Rock Raiders Patch (Germany)
- 928264 Rock Raiders CD Bag (Germany)
- 928447 Rock Raiders T-Shirt (Germany)
- 928448 Rock Raiders Sweatshirt (Germany)
- 927151 Rock Raiders Desk Pad (Germany)
Books and comics
There were also nine Comics released with the sets. The September-October issue of the LEGO Mania Magazine was dedicated to the Rock Raiders franchise and included a tenth comic as well.
Also See: Gallery:Catalogs, Theme Development
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