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February 2011
Weekly Set Review: Troll Battle Wheel
Ben E. 27 II 11

Join the weekly Classic Castle set review discussion. Please post your opinions on the set play ability, piece selection, design, etc. Which sets stand up to our catapult of critique and which ones crumble in shame!

This week’s set is 7041 Troll Battle Wheel.

This wheel driven siege machine was released for the Trolls in 2008.

Three crown soldiers defend their spike covered battlement with a catapult. Two trolls propel the giant siege wheels. A third troll controls the siege tower and its' firing projectile.

Various accessories such as a banner, pikes, troll sword, crossbow, shields, sword, and flags are included.


Prhean
Bruce 25 II 11

A few months ago we took note of the collaborative Lowlug layout on display at Fanwelt 2010, featuring several CC members. That tall structure in the middle is by DNL. Since that time he's modified it and uploaded many photos of the medieval city Prhean. All of DNL's impressive MOCs can be found on Flickr and Brickshelf.


Medieval Castle Today
Bruce 19 II 11

Matija Grguric is an architecture student from Zagreb, Croatia. He's created a number of impressive castle MOCs, including former CCC entries, and his most recent MOC was originally going to be along these lines. He changed his mind, though, and brought it forward several centuries to become a modern day tourist destination as a Medieval Castle Today. Visitors to LEGO World this weekend will be able to see Matija's creation as part of the Croatian contingent's city layout.

Matija is one of the founders and the current president of the Croatian LUG Kockice and is a former LEGO Ambassador. His MOCs can be found on Flickr and MOCpages.


Colossal Castle Contest VIII:
Master Builder

CC Contest Team 15 II 11

The Master Builder prize will be awarded to the builder who entered 6 or more categories and had the highest score when their top six creation scores are averaged.

We are proud to announce the 2011 Classic-Castle.com Master Builder: Luke Hutchinson (Derfel Cadarn). Check out his submissions here.

Please also congratulate the runner up: Peter de Yeule.

You may be wondering what prize will be awarded. Our Master Builder receives a used copy of the famed 1592 Town Square donated by The Brothers Brick!

Luke is also granted the title of Classic-Castle Master Builder until the conclusion of CCC IX. Discuss the Winner's here.


Weekly Set Review: Dwarves' Mine Defender
Ben E. 12 I 11

Join the weekly Classic Castle set review discussion. Please post your opinions on the set play ability, piece selection, design, etc. Which sets stand up to our catapult of critique and which ones crumble in shame!

This week’s set is 7040 Dwarves' Mine Defender.

Dwarves' Mine Defender was released in 2008 for the Dwarves. This rolling catapult with sawblades ensures a strong mine defense against two invading trolls.

Various accessories such as a banner, pike, and troll sword are included.


Colossal Castle Contest VIII - Winning Entries!
CC Contest Team 8 II 11

Congratulations to all of the winners in the Colossal Castle Contest VIII! Your creations continue amaze us each year. Thank you to everyone who entered the contest. The huge number of well crafted entries is what made this contest colossal once again!

Many of the scores were very close so we have provided an Honorable Mention for the top five entries in each category that did not win. Please contact Ben Ellermann by private message or email if you have won a category so we can ship out the prizes! The Master Builder prize will be announced in a few days.

Discuss the Winner's here.



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