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MOC THREAD Legoman 10/21/2019 (Mon) 03:40:50 No.55
My first attempt at a mountain.
It looks cute, very mountainous.
I like it. It looks like goats belong on it.
Yeah, too bad goats are crazy expensive.
Very nice, do you have any plans to expand it?
Thank. This was just a test build. I already broke it down. I'll try a slight larger one later.
Not going to lie, I'm jealous of all the pieces you have to build a mountain. I barely have enough to build an 8x8 vignette
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I buy sets, but the bulk of my collection comes from yard sales and flea markets. I've picked up whole collections for peanuts that way. Sorry to be "this guy", but I think you mean envious.
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Some alien MOCs to get this thread on track.
No cheeks to clap, though.
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MOCs on MOCs on MOCs.
>I've picked up whole collections for peanuts
Lucky bastard
>I think you mean envious
You are right, I should've used envious. Thanks for pointing it out
Also, nice castle. You plan it out or just make it up as you went along?

I really like the abstract designs, they definitely make them feel unique and 'alien'. No 7 and the right one in No 5 have to be my favourites.

Love the teal bot, it has so much character to it
Thanks. I had a rough idea for the castle, but it was mostly free building.
Something about those unsettles me deeply.
Not the anon that made these but I think its because of how 'alien' they are. Most aliens in fiction follow similar conventions but these are truly unique. In each one there is only a small recognisable feature (an eye, a mouth, etc), and the lack of animals they can be compared is really off-putting, giving an uncanny valley effect. It really helps that you can't even work out what some of them are. The one on the right in the 2nd picture has to be my favourite with it's bio-mechanical look and how threatening it appears - my mind instantly thinks of a dog when I see it, but its twisted form is what gives it that uncomfortable feel to it as I realise that it certainly isn't a dog. When I look at them I see them at minifigure scale as well, making them even more imposing and unnerving. Imagine being a minifigure and coming across these fuckers.

Maybe I'm reading too much into it, I don't know.
Not too much Anon, I think you're spot on.
Thanks, its nice to know I'm not the only one that thinks like that.

Getting back on topic, I found some pictures I took of a Ninjago hovercar alt build I built a while back. Anyone else like making alt builds?
As well as the lack of recognizable features is the fact that some of them don't strongly follow bilateral symmetry like the overwhelming majority of earth animals. Yes, they do have two arms/tentacles, but both the yellow and blue ones are at least as much radially symmetric as they are bilaterally.
The blue ones in particular made me think a little of the Elder Things from At the Mountains of Madness at first, with the tentacled barrel-shape.
That's an in-depth analysis anon, I never even thought about it in terms of symmetry. The human brain is programmed to see symmetry as beautiful so something more asymmetrical like those aliens would have an alarming presence.
This reminds me of the hovercraft that the lizard dude with the three human slave girls is riding on the cover of that RIFTS book
I now have a sudden urge to make a MOC of it
I am that anon. I don't think you're reading too much into it. In fact, I think you pretty hit the nail on the head.
Like this anon said, radial balance was the goal in some models.
Very nice.
*pretty much
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Made a comfy little cavern room for my Spinlyn minifig, stole Spider-Man's webbings for her weaponry and decoration.
Neat use of the webbing for a spear and shield. Are you the anon who's building little homes for his waifigs?
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Haha, it's that obvious huh? Yeah, I'm just trying to create display pieces for my collection (including waifigs) now. Next up are the coin/money vault and potentially Harley Quinn's room.
Another nice room anon, but I think it could do with something along the walls like neon orange accents to break it up a bit.
Yeah, I was thinking of adding some banners or flags on the side walls actually.
>>301 Please post any updates and the coin/money vault and Harley Quinn's room if you get round to them. I'm really interested in what this money vault is
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>>304 So a lot happened and I ended up building a lot, except the things I had in mind. I posted the drill tower on other places before, but I might as well post it here too. The crank works, that's the fun part.
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Still sort of proud of this one. Took all the cool bits from the Hidden Side lab set, combined it with whatever I could find and made J.B. her own lab that uses captured ghosts and recycles them into 3D-printed objects.
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Had fun with this one: Making it look like a minifig was actually smoking.
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>>385 Beautiful
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>>386 Thanks, we're not done yet though. I think I should go for the Justice League next.
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>Before and after shaving your beard off
>>390 Are you going to kill them off one by one or en masse? >>392 Very accurate
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>>394 >Are you going to kill them off one by one or en masse? I'll be honest, Harry and Ron were randomly picked and now it's too much fun to use them as 'crash test dummies'. Planning to use them for a BrikWars story fight soon enough. As for the Justice League, I'm thinking the main three (Supes, Bats and WW)) in an epic battle against whatever I can find that can realistically challenge them (Got a Lobo to fight Superman).
>>396 Anon this pic is fantastic
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>>397 Thanks. Those ball-joint parts have quickly become my favorite, and the Spider-Man mech has fingers too which is just the best. After building El Fuego's monster truck I knew EXACTLY what I had to do.
>>398 Cursed truck
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>>399 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BWCHagZFPW0 THIS IS THE SONG LALA LALA ELMO'S SOOOONG
I apologize for nothing.
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>>400 >Lucy_Fursuiting_3 >3 >There's at least 3 of these images Should I be worried, anon? >>402 NON-CANON Also the tensegrity fad is actualy pretty fun to make. Threw this quickly together just for a test and it works.
>>410 Just different angles, don't be such a worry wart. >NON-CANON Canon's dead to me, I will make my own canon. With hookers! AND BLACKJACK!
>>410 Actually, I take it back. You SHOULD worry. Not for the things you've seen, but for the things I have yet to build.
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>>410 Here's the other two. Oh, and some gratuitous violence involving L-MO the monster truck and a happiness gun.
More of a modified build than a real MOC but parts like the ice cream salon were my own idea. Dolphin Point (6414) turned into a Hidden Side level. Both the lighthouse lamp and the ice cream salon are power color switches.
>>445 >Dolphin Point (6414) turned into a Hidden Side level. Amazing >Both the lighthouse lamp and the ice cream salon are power color switches. Ridiculously amazing
>>446 Thanks, I feel like I should just mass buy spooky green eyes and teeth, for some reason there's a lot of fun in modifying old sets. >TFW The Lego Group will never expand the Hidden Side mechanic to other themes in an "Around The World" kind of way >Could make a big ghostly pirate ship like The Flying Dutchman and have ghost pirates >Or a proper haunted Castle set with a Dullahan reference >Explorers theme with a ghostly jungle voodoo vibe
>>447 Now that would be cool
A little something for the Infinity Cup 2020. Was a fun way to spend the morning. And yes, I censored the streaker according to the rules.
>>539 Forgot the billboard details, my bad
>>539 >>540 Extremely nice job Love the sign!
>>541 Thanks, I'm just glad it's semi-readable. Was really lacking in the right flat plates. That tiny 'o' in /lego/ will haunt me forever.
>>539 This looks way too good, man, you're literally flexing on all the other boards! Seriously though, good luck with the cup, lads.
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>>543 Everyone here has been pretty agreeable with me, so I figured it's the least I could do. Also reposting my Ecotron-influenced Tower here, with thanks and credit to Ecotron Anon for inspiring me.
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Here's a cute gynoid I made back in January out of a couple of Hulkbuster sets, plus some miscellaneous parts. I improved the arm design later and ordered the dinosaur fossil set for more parts, but I haven't actually done anything with them yet. I think I need more base pieces to work with.
>>545 Nice poses, the second picture shows off their features pretty well. If I may be so bold to suggest possible changes, something for their face like round eyes would work well.
>>545 nice work. look forward to the updates, anon.
>>539 >>540 If I wasn't hyped for the cup, I am now! Those billboards are great lol. I'm not that much of a rulecuck I'd delete those pictures if they were uncensored, the rule's just there to stop the tards that post their crude sex dungeon MOCs >>544 >Blacktron are so low on funds they're resorting to grow-ops just to get by >>545 Cute
>>550 If anything the censor bar was funny to add, leaves things to the imagination. One of my many regrets is never picking up a LEGO Soccer set.
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>If you have a waifu >I will ruin your laifu
>>562 Those shower doors are amazing, loving the sleek design to them.
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>>565 This was the original I stole the idea from, just had to try it for myself and it works surprisingly well although you shouldn't shake the vignette too much.
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Just as well I only picked up one pack of Extra Dots or else I'd have an army of these little fuckers on my hands. Fun way to spend an afternoon, I guess. Also I bought a big bag of mixed pieces a while ago and the Nixel head was included. Finally got around to making him a body, so now he can annoy the 1 Mixel I own.
>>607 Really love numbers 2 through 5
>>607 Oh, that's a brilliant use for the emoji DOTS. I'm going to steal your idea for my BW army.
>>610 >>611 Thanks anons. >I'm going to steal your idea for my BW army. Can't wait to your suited and booted versions of these guys!
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>>615 Here's a test result, sorry for the wack lighting.
>>617 Build him some waiter underlings
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Current project. Refreshment Outpost for a general world building idea of more expanded Ice-Planet 2002 aesthetics.
>>674 NPU with those chairs to the right anon.
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Put together a small 8x8 vignette
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Made an alt build for 79015. Its a spooky crypt
>>838 Izzat a lego gondola?
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>>934 nta but it's a Wojtus
>>934 Adding onto what this anon said >>935 , Wojtus is similar. A Polish anon made him some years ago now and he's usually seen hidden in MOCs or causing some mischief.
>>935 I really miss seeing those eye and face blocks. Do they even still make them for non Duplo sets?
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>>960 >I really miss seeing those eye and face blocks. Do they even still make them for non Duplo sets? Yeah, there are still a few types of 1x1 eye bricks available, plus some other related printed elements like these reindeer head bricks from a North Pole set. I think at least one recent Creator box/bucket came with some.
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I've been making my own Space Police range with a land vehicle, jail pods and a space bike. Though I am stuck on what to do to the ship, I like the front cockpit, but wonder what else could be added? Like something that works with how the wings fold, or detatches into two sections. Also how to fix the mismatch of the roof wedges? And there are some other ships it's competing against.
>>1009 What do you envision the purpose of the ship is? Surveillance? Prisoner transport? >Also how to fix the mismatch of the roof wedges? What are you on about, anon? I can't see what you mean. What's the rundown on the tan ship 2nd from the right? It's definitely my favoruite.
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>1011 Well, It's meant to be bigger than a spacefighter or single-person shuttle, but not as big as a mothership as to provide quick response in whatever planet or star system it's functioning in. Built for transporting officers from planet to planet or space stations. For the build would like to put two or at least jails. The mismatch thing is that under the small piece reading "Police" there's an empty 1x2 plate space, and it's one plate taler than the blue piece behind it The tan one? It's a moderately armed gunship in which bounty hunters travel and serves as a temporary base, kinda like a motorhome. It started out as Samus's ship from SuperMetroid, but gave it a "Lego Space" overhaul with small rovers, a roof that separates as a smallflying craft and a numerous crew. The orange one was also inspired in the Prime 3 ship, works more like the galactic version of a white van. They need a bit of interior detail before they are fully finished
Here's them mostly done. Only thing missing is interior detail, control panels on both cockpits, some some transparent antennas (2 short, 2 long), and see it I keep the round thrusters where they are. Any suggestions?
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>>1028 Another ship, for some bad guys, didn't get any more pics cause it fell down.
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I made a figure then made a the speeder to go with it using the same color scheme, it even has storage for his weapon and helmet. Been back into lego for ages now but rarely build anything. This was mostly made from a small space ship from the last city space line and a creator 3-in-1 plane.
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>>1012 I like your lore anon Modified 9471 so that the arrowslit looked better and the wall was deeper. Turns out I also have fewer dark tan plates than I thought so I'll have to add the ground in later.
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I made a church for my castle town, should I add a bell tower?
>>1218 Yes, I think it's a nice touch to have a traditional little bell tower on top Anon. Nice interior on it too!
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>>1218 Very nice and I agree that a bell tower would look good. Lovely stained-glass window; much better than my aborted attempt. I should really give it another try now that I have more transparent cheese slopes and bricks in colors other than trans-clear. "Make a stained-glass window" might be a fun challenge.
>>1222 >"Make a stained-glass window" might be a fun challenge. Digits confirm. And you've gotten a good baseline in the previous work going. Just expand on it. Good luck Anon!
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>>1224 I do love wedding pictures.
>>1222 I love how the wedding gown has the same piece as the CMF Queen minifigure, really cute scene in all.
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>>1230 Thanks; it's not exactly the same piece but it takes up the same footprint. I've been using it to represent a ballgown for a while. I've seen some very ornate brickbuilt ballgowns but sometimes I just want a simple solution.
>>1231 LEGO taught me that sometimes simple is best, those pieces don't look out of place as gowns. >Paradisa raised baseplate >Islanders guy in the background Right in the nostalgia.
>>1232 He was in a band
>>1231 It's really interesting how you can get slightly different heights for them with different "leg" parts.
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>>1236 There's also the old-style one-piece minifig legs. They're one plate shorter than standard legs, which makes them the same height as the articulated "teenfig" legs.
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I've been kinda getting into Lego again after a few years, and I built this technical gun-truck, inspired by the ones in District 9. What do you guys think? >>544 That's actually really cool, mate! Simple yet really beautiful. >>562 That's beautiful! I hope you don't mind, but I'll be stealing that for future MOC apartments. And even if you did mind, I'd steal it anyways - it's fucking rad, and the way you implemented those sliding doors is awesome.
>>1231 Post more cute Lego girls

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