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Old Keep

Postby Dubbadgrim » Sat Dec 07, 2013 10:09 pm

Hey Classic Castler's

I recently celebrated a big order of grey bricks by building this very simple keep - using a combination of old and new styles. I have also created a Flickr account to present the 'cover' pictures of all my creations. All the additional photos will be stored on Brickshelf.

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Re: Old Keep

Postby OverLoad » Sun Dec 08, 2013 12:31 am

Reminds me very much of Bob Carney's early castles, in a good way. Simple, clean, but at the same time it's clearly identifiable as an imposing keep. :)
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Re: Old Keep

Postby Sir Valiant » Sun Dec 08, 2013 8:19 am

Nice work on this! It looks like a great stronghold and I like how its doesn't have too many details on it. The rockwork built into the keep at the back is very nice as well. I have always liked Castle MOCs with the 'Big Gray Wall'. They bring a realistic change to the (excellent) detailed MOCs around the web. :)

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Re: Old Keep

Postby mpoh98 » Sun Dec 08, 2013 1:03 pm

Lovely work on this, I love the simplicity of it!
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Re: Old Keep

Postby SSchmidt » Sun Dec 08, 2013 3:33 pm

I adore this! I actually think my favorite detail is the path through the grass that is flattened. It gives a realistic feel of a pathway. Great work of this "Classic Castle."
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Re: Old Keep

Postby Tower of Iron Will » Sun Dec 08, 2013 7:33 pm

I like this castle that it does have a (for lack of a better term) simplistic design to it. I can't help but notice though that an enterprising and nimble thief could scale the walls using the nicely crafted bricks that jut out from the wall slightly.
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Re: Old Keep

Postby Aeridian » Mon Dec 09, 2013 6:01 pm

Sometimes the best strongholds aren't the fanciest. Great work on breaking up the flat wall with tiles.
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