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All Along the Clocktower

Postby Hippotam » Tue Apr 27, 2010 11:17 pm

Delurking to show off my latest build, a clocktower loosely inspired by the Cardiff castle's one.

Flickr set: LINK

Believe it or not, but this supposed to be ready for the last CCC (technological advancement category). Unfortunately, it took little longer to complete. Built on 48x48 base, more than 100 bricks in height. All parts LEGO except custom stickers for clockface. I tried a snoted one, but it looked ugly.

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Re: All Along the Clocktower

Postby Skalldyr » Tue Apr 27, 2010 11:22 pm

I like it a lot. I really enjoyed it. :o
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Postby Robin Hood » Wed Apr 28, 2010 1:55 am

Dude! That's awesome man. I love it. It's built beautifully, with great details, and a nice randomness to the design. Loads to see, and a truly great idea that I've never seen before. Keep it up man!

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Re: All Along the Clocktower

Postby Kevin1990 » Wed Apr 28, 2010 9:15 am

the clock came out amazing, well the hole tower came out great!. love the way you used the old brown in combo with the new brown. also the details are very awesome :D
I like it :D
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Re: All Along the Clocktower

Postby Athalus » Wed Apr 28, 2010 2:14 pm

It's amazing!
The brickwork looks really nice, and the ornamental window decoration is great too. I also like the buisy city live at the bottom of the tower.

That clock is custom, I presume?
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Re: All Along the Clocktower

Postby nanuck95 » Wed Apr 28, 2010 3:06 pm

I had thought about doing a clock for the CCC as well although I never got around to it either (and I was just going to go much simpler and just do the clockworks). The tower looks great, I like the brown brickwork, I've been debating getting more dark red to do brick structures, but you've convinced me that brown works really well.

I love all the little details surrounding the tower, the trouble-makers breaking up the food stand were my favorite.
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Re: All Along the Clocktower

Postby Karrde » Wed Apr 28, 2010 5:36 pm

This is simply beautiful, well done.
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Re: All Along the Clocktower

Postby Lewa Rocks » Wed Apr 28, 2010 10:04 pm

:o OH MY! Very very very very very awesome! This is so beautiful!
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Re: All Along the Clocktower

Postby Athos » Thu Apr 29, 2010 1:48 am

This would have been a great entry for the brickbuilt castle category of the last CCC.

I really like the uneven bricks. And the detailing around the windows. The banners work really well too.

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Re: All Along the Clocktower

Postby Traveler » Fri Apr 30, 2010 2:59 am

Great tower!

I had the opportunity to visit Cardiff Castle last summer. The interior is kind of nuts, not at all what you would expect from looking at the outside. One of it's owners had unusual tastes in home decoration.
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Re: All Along the Clocktower

Postby Soman » Mon May 03, 2010 2:06 am

Amazing tower! It reminds me of Assassins Creed.
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Re: All Along the Clocktower

Postby Forestboy » Wed May 05, 2010 7:37 pm

:shock: This is what awesome MOCs are at their core. Creative, funny, and beautiful. Epic job. :)
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Re: All Along the Clocktower

Postby LegoLord. » Wed May 05, 2010 11:20 pm

I saw this on Flickr, looks good. I like all the brown, it isn't used much in castle building.
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Re: All Along the Clocktower

Postby Black_Walnut » Thu May 06, 2010 2:51 am

This is a spectacular MOC! I love all the small details going on in this scene. Great work, to bad it wasn't done in time for the CCC.
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Re: All Along the Clocktower

Postby Webrain » Sat May 08, 2010 11:23 am

I still very confused how you did it, some of the things you made there look great

overall fantastic job
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