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Brickish Association Annual General Meeting

Postby Bruce N H » Mon Apr 07, 2008 1:33 am

Hey all,

Here are castle MOCs from the Brickish Association Annual General Meeting held this weekend (photos by Martin Long).

Scaled up Yellow Castle by Duncan Titmarsh with figs by James Sutton

Tudor-style hotel and restaurant by Chris and Mandy Dee

Cable car diorama by Robert Clarkson

Huw Millington's 2008 castle set diorama showing the siege of the King's Castle.

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Postby Danielas » Mon Apr 07, 2008 11:15 am

cool how do you make the pictichers biger
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Postby Bruce N H » Mon Apr 07, 2008 11:31 am

Cool. How do you make the pictures bigger?
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Postby Prince Imdol » Mon Apr 07, 2008 1:52 pm

I would really encourage Firefox, as it as a built in spell checker.

Just click on the link on the top that Bruce gave us. Before you ask questions, you should search a little for the answer.

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Postby Formendacil » Mon Apr 07, 2008 3:39 pm

I'm quite impressed with the spot-on scaled-up Yellow Castle. Looking at the thumbnail, I thought "that's just a Yellow Castle. Why is it here?" Then I read the text and noticed the little one beside it...
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Postby Bruce N H » Mon Apr 07, 2008 7:39 pm


More photos from Huw Millington. Coolest bit is to see that that 6x Yellow Castle was truly built on-site from 6x bricks that had been made before. What an utterly cool idea!

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Postby Jansen » Mon Apr 07, 2008 8:27 pm

The Tudor style hotel is so detailed, at first I thought it was a architectural model! That thing is superb, I would love to have one of those in my LEGO village.
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Postby Aliencat » Mon Apr 07, 2008 8:35 pm

I really like the walls of the hotel, but I think the roof kind of takes that whole awesomeness away. The plain studded plate roof could have used some more tiles, or a different roofing technique if you ask me.
The walls are very well made though, with SNOT techniques to get the pattern right. I can't exactly put my finger on why, but that gate in the middle looks very inviting to me.

The big yellow castle is just plain awesome, the amount of yellow bricks needed to make the 6x bricks is impressive and that they actually built it there on site with the actual 6x bricks is even cooler, it's not just a 6x magnification of the castle, it's a true 6x magnification of the set and all its parts. In theory you'd need 216 (6x6x6) original yellow castle sets just for those parts. Even though I'm sure there were more sources of yellow parts, where would one get 2592 yellow slope 75 bricks? :P I love this!
Just look at this photo, with all the parts lying around, I'd be proud if I could even build a few of those bricks, let alone the whole yellow castle :D
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Postby Bruce N H » Tue Apr 08, 2008 2:35 pm

Hey all,

Gizmocom has a [url=]whole gallery on the giant Yellow Castle.

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Postby Elephant Knight » Tue Apr 08, 2008 10:32 pm

:shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock:

I WANT IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Both of them! Though I would like the little one more (Think figs).

Thats enough wishing for now.

When I first saw it, I thought it was the real one. then I took a closer look.

:shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: was my reaction.

I wish I had that much bricks in yellow. On second thought, I want all that Lego in grey, black, blue, grey, yellow, white, grey, bley, and even tan! I don't even own that many pieces! Period!

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Re: Brickish Association Annual General Meeting

Postby WilliamH » Wed Apr 09, 2008 1:57 pm

Bruce N H wrote:Tudor-style hotel and restaurant by Chris and Mandy Dee

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Postby Blueandwhite » Sat Apr 26, 2008 11:46 pm

That is just awesome!

The amount of work that must have gone into producing that yellow castle is insane. The fact that each brick is individually constructed and that the entire thing was assembled on site just blows my mind. I would love to see some of the alternate models from the back of the box built with this baby. Probably the most incredible MOC I've seen this year.
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Postby castlebuilder100 » Sun Apr 27, 2008 12:08 am

Wow this is really cool. My favorite is the tudor style resteraunt and inn.
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Postby Athos » Sun Apr 27, 2008 1:51 am

Pretty cool. I wonder how they fabricated the bricks.

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Postby Quickblade22 » Mon Apr 28, 2008 12:07 am

This is one of the coolest things I've seen. Thanks for posting this Bruce.
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