Have LEGO Products Become More Violent?
In 2016 Christoph Bartneck, an academic and author of the minifig catalogues and his colleague James Smithies published an article on the question: Have LEGO Products Become More Violent?. Bartneck demonstrates that indeed they have.
- Full article on the authors website.
- Alternate version (without illustrations).
- Have LEGO products become more violent? article on Brickset.
- Discussion of the paper on Eurobricks.
- Has LEGO become too violent? article on The Brothers Brick that adds a discussion of the custom elements (weapons and accessories) produced by third parties.