Archive for January, 2009
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I have no idea what this is all about, but it freaked me out. Especially since it was at 3am when I found it. Its called the Frog Rider and OrionPax is to blame…
Shannon Sproule (Ocean) has posted the first set of pictures from Brickvention 2009 in Melbourne. They’re big pics but you can see we had fun. My camera is awful outside of macro mode and my skills are similar so I’m considering Shannon the official TBB photographer. I’ll try to add some more links from other people here as I see them but I’m still on holidays for a while so… time will tell.
On a personal note I’d like to thanks everyone for making it so much fun and say a big hi to all the people I finally met in real life. Top notch bunch of blokes and sheilas.
Alex “Profound Whatever“ Eylar invites us for a ride on his wonderful miniland-scale railcar. Seeing excellent miniland creations like this makes me want to break out from minifig-scale creations and try my hand at something bigger.
It’s been a while since we’ve featured a floating rock, so SlyOwl‘s ship — the FRS Shakespeare — came as a very pleasant surprise. The fact that it flies around catching lightning makes it that much cooler.
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Fedde combines scorpions, crabs, dragon wings, and other disparate elements into one amazing whole he calls a “Dracopede”:
And here’s another one we missed over the holidays. Fedde showcases his alter ego, the Necrosorcerer Karf Oolhu, “Making himself a +10 Crown of Magic Protection”:
So that’s what the Old Ones did before traversing the depths of space, only to fall asleep beneath the waves here on Earth…