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Postby James » Tue Jan 25, 2005 5:02 pm

I have after many months posted some pictures of my Castle in its Stage 4 guise. I think thats it complete. The only way I might go from here is to add a town wall or the like. I've tried to capture the new part of it from as many angles as possible (without too many tedious repetetive shots) I do have a pile more photos so if you fancy a better look at any part let me know and I'll have a rummage. I will take interior shots of it too .. honest .. no really.
As always let me know what you think.
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Postby Draygen » Tue Jan 25, 2005 6:00 pm

Very beautifully done. I love the fact that its a large and well defended castle with a small village around. I'm impressed how they both go together so splendidly. Very nice work.

Especially like the little wooden wall surrounding the outer village.
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Postby swordfish » Tue Jan 25, 2005 6:30 pm

This is a really cool castle!
I also really like the wooden wall around the village. Very good idea. I also like the design of the bridge in this pic

over all a very nicely done, huge castle. Great job!
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Postby Loneranger » Tue Jan 25, 2005 7:11 pm

Wow. This castle is simply amazing, I like it a lot, and I remember seeing preview pictures awhile ago. the town looks great! May I see a better picture of the wooden wall?

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Postby castlebrickman » Tue Jan 25, 2005 7:37 pm

nice must of took you a while
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Postby Jojo » Tue Jan 25, 2005 8:22 pm

Hello James!

That's a great castle and a very nice scenery.
It's what I would call sort of "enhanced set style", and I really like that kind of stuff.


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Postby LEGOFREAK » Tue Jan 25, 2005 8:33 pm

that is one nice castle.. you need to keep your promise with interior pics too. :D beautifully done.
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Postby Gumby » Tue Jan 25, 2005 8:57 pm

Jojo wrote:That's a great castle and a very nice scenery.
It's what I would call sort of "enhanced set style", and I really like that kind of stuff.

Heh yes, the yellow and orange backgrounds bring back memories, don't they?

But good work James! Looks like a believeable town/city. Lots of interesting structures to study!

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Postby Blueandwhite » Tue Jan 25, 2005 9:21 pm

Really nice! I really love how deceptively large this castle is! It really looks monumental. I'm wondering, how tall is the castle exactly?

And, as others have said, this really does capture the feel of classic system building. With so many small details, this one really comes alive.

Probably the best castle I've seen in 2005.

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Postby Sir Drake » Tue Jan 25, 2005 9:24 pm

*Cryin'* :cry:
I wish I had that many bricks and that I had the talent to make things so beautiful... :cry:
*Slaps himself*
Really cool, I like everything about this castle. It's so beautiful.
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Postby The Blue Knight » Wed Jan 26, 2005 7:42 am

Great stuff James! I like the wooden palisade. They are under built (TLC we need more brown!). I think your scale is very immpressive, I luv 'em big. I'd like to see towers, just a personal desire.
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Postby CAI » Wed Jan 26, 2005 8:22 am

This is well layed out. Looks very realistic. I enjoyed that. :D
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Postby kajo163 » Wed Jan 26, 2005 9:37 am


A very fine castle indeed! THe realism, the background, and that wooden wall, they are all great!

You must be an architectal genius!

Can not wait for those interior pics!

Great job!

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Postby James » Wed Jan 26, 2005 1:51 pm

Thanks guys .. Lugnet has a battle on its hands for 'Friendliest Place on the Net' .. It has at the moment anyway :D
I find it interesting that people are interested in the palisade as it was added as an afterthought. I've taken a closer photo of it and its at Its actually a smaller version of the one I made for a show last year (wow look at the dust on my windmill - eugh) Thats the same castle in the background btw in an earlier stage. The buildings are a mix of both mine and William Howards.

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Postby Blasterman » Wed Jan 26, 2005 4:39 pm

Ahhh...James Stacey. One of the best, simply put.
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