Ok, new idea:
I think I might undertake a project of vikings 2.0. I felt creative this morning, so I just came up with some set ideas. There are TONS of norse creatures still not made into sets. There is the kraken (I actually thought this was greek, but it turns out that it was originally a giant mythological norse crab), wolves Garm, Moongarm, Skoll and Hati (all wolves, I know lol), then there are of course the iconic Frost Giants and Jotuns, enemies if the gods... There is Andvari, essantially a giant pikefish that could shapeshift into a dwarf (in lego this would just be the pike, no dwarf). Grendel, usually classed as a troll but sometimes as a dragon, and Gullinbursti, who is a giant monstrous boar with golden spikes. There is the dragon/sea sepent (can be either one) named Jormungand. There is another dragon/sepent called Ormar or Ormr. There is a dragon at the end of Beowulf known only as "the firedrake".
Lego can also use dragons from mytologies besides nordic, such as they did with the wyvern dragon. The wyvern was not norse, just generic european. Some other dragons they can use are: Catalan dragon (no front legs), Lindworm dragon (2 legs, 2 wings), the Balaur dragon had multiple heads; so did the hydra. There is mention of Turkish dragons that shoot flame out of their tail, instead of their mouths.
So I will probably build some of these for fun, then pit them against viking fortresses, boats, towers, and siege weapons, for the feel of the old sets. I also love the concept of viking raid sets with villagers and whatnot. Maybe they will go on cuusoo, maybe not. If anyone else wants to contribute, that would be great.
help is always nice.
Made a thread on this here: viewtopic.php?f=3&t=24064
It would be really cool if we all could design a few "sets" as we would like to see them.