VO-Eighty reconnaissance fighter by Dasnewten

The latest odd and awesome spaceship from Rob (dasnewten) is this unconventional “light fighter/reconnaissance type” vehicle. As different and equally cool as they both are, this could almost be from the same space force as Joel Larsson’s Sleipnir.

Dasnewten’s Taiidan Gunship lets us imagine a LEGO Homeworld game

Rob (Dasnewten) has built a gorgeous gunship inspired by ships in Homeworld: With brick-built numbers, tank treads on the cannon, and truly complex SNOT on the cockpit, Rob’s gunship is an amazing LEGO creation. The fact that it’s inspired by Homeworld is just a minor bonus. Best tip of the week, Carter!

Rob Dasnewten on Concept Ships

We’ve blogged Rob Dasnewten here many times. One of my favourite non-LEGO blogs, the accurately named Concept Ships, has gone one step further and published an excellent roundup of his work. Nice work, Rob. The ship pictured above is Rob’s latest: the GP-21 Shrike.

AG-89 Ghost fighter by dasnewten

Rob presents a small, brilliantly designed fighter: The custom stickers add great detail to an already excellent model reminiscent of World War II fighters.

TGV-66 Wildsau by DasNewten

DasNewten tries his hand at a style reminiscent of nnenn‘s microscale ships. And I say he succeeded rather nicely. Just one picture doesn’t do this little beauty justice, so click the photo above to check out more on Flickr.

Dasnewten’s Tusker space fighter – family sized package

A while ago Rob M, or Dasnewten, revealed a good-looking fighter, fantastic in its dark grey glory: It’s a beauty to be sure, and he even made a few variations on it. I like them all – Rob really shows that a good design can be pulled off in several colour schemes: And then, just Continue reading →

Microscale AT-TE just needs a miniature Ahsoka to be perfect [Instructions]

This miniature Clone Wars era walker by Jason Allemenn actually walks.

LEGO Ideas’ newest set 123 Sesame Street (21324) takes you back to your childhood [News]

Sesame Street is coming your way with the latest LEGO Ideas set. Just revealed today, 123 Sesame Street (21324) has 1,367 pieces and includes Bert, Ernie, Big Bird, Elmo, Grouch, and Cookie Monster minifigures!

Come and Play! LEGO Ideas 123 Sesame Street (21324) [Review]

Who are the people in YOUR neighborhood? The Brothers Brick takes you on a walk along Sesame Street – the latest LEGO Ideas set. Click to read our full review – it’s a learning experience!

Mr. Mercedes makes many merry motorcars

Jonathan Elliott (@jon3lliott) brings out his inner super-spy villain/diplomat with this classy and understated Mercedes.

We’ve trained for this.

Flickr builder Librarian-Bot takes the concept of “Train Switches” in a new direction with Switchback – a fully transformable Decepticon who rides the rails in style.

An entirely different kind of X-Wing

Chris Perron (@ctperron) shows off his chops with this x-shaped fighter with some hot detailing.