I’m starting a new job, and my brother, sister-in-law, and niece got me a back to work gift for my new desk. Classic Star Trek building set from Vonado? Hell yeah! But… does it work with Lego?Continue reading “Works With Lego: Vonado”
Years ago when I built my little Lego engine, I had no idea that building Lego engines was a thing. I was just messing around. And since I decided to turn this into a full sized article, I wonder if I will go overboard and build something unnecessarily complicated to go with my engine? It’s a real mystery. Click the pic and find out!Continue reading “Chris’s MOC Engine”
I must have been a busy boy back in 2009. I have so many folders of unpublished material from that year that it makes me wonder what the hell I was doing instead of writing. Come on in and check out these design sheets and prototype photos for Diamond Select Toys/Art Asylum’s then upcoming line of Ghostbusters Minimates!Continue reading “From The Archives: Ghostbusters Minimates Design Sheets And Prototypes”
There’s no easy way to draw attention to one’s own creations without sounding at least a little like a pompous ass, so instead of trying to avoid it I’m just gonna dive in headlong. HEY, EVERYBODY, LOOKY WHAT I MADE!!
Yep, it’s Lego Orthanc. Well, really I should call it Mega Orthanc, since easily 99% of this is made from the far-superior-for-castle-building Mega Bloks Dragon Wars bricks. To give you a sense of scale, I’ve got 10 foot ceilings, but it’s standing on an 18 inch tall table. I’d ballpark it to be in the seven to seven and a half foot range.
Sci-Fi Girl and I built this a couple of years ago and it’s been smashed up in a big Rubbermaid bin for a long time. I finally got it back together in something very much like its original form. The pics aren’t that great, so just look at them and then sprinkle on about 30% more awesomeness in your head. That’s what it looks like in real life. Sprinkles of awesomeness.
Click the pic for a closeup of the top. If you look really closely, you can see the tiny Gandalf trapped up there. Only don’t look too hard because I’m 100% lying. The only thing up there is dust.