Eric Harshbarger

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Eric Harshbarger (born 1970)[1] is an Alabama-based builder of large-scale LEGO mosaics and sculptures.[2] From around 2000 to 2006 he was commissioned to build for television shows, and magazines for promotional purposes.

Harshbarger is also well-known for his work in puzzle and game design. His Digits in a Box[3] toy has been produced by Popular Playthings since 2007. Wired magazine[4] featured an optical illusion puzzle of his design in 2009. Collaborating with Mike Selinker, Harshbarger co-authored an optimization puzzle for the Maze of Games in 2015[5]. He also has hosted one or more "puzzle parties" in and around his hometown of Auburn, AL every year since 2004[6].


  1. ^ Chloe Veltman (January 31, 2001). "Lego's Online Dream". The Guardian. Retrieved August 2, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Bits to Bricks". Los Angeles Times. December 14, 2000. Retrieved August 2, 2016. 
  3. ^ Mcdonald, Thomas L. (10 February 2011). "Digits in a Box". State of Play--The Gaming Blog. 
  4. ^ Harshbarger, Eric. "Test Your Lying Eyes With Shades of Gray". WIRED. Retrieved 17 February 2017. 
  5. ^ Selinker, Mike. "The Path Found: Solutions to the Maze of Games Campaign Puzzles". WIRED. Retrieved 17 February 2017. 
  6. ^ "Eric's Puzzle Parties". 

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