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Colossal Castle Contest II - Winning Entries

Postby architect » Fri Feb 18, 2005 4:06 pm

Congratulations to all of the winners in the Colossal Castle Contest II! Your creations show the finest that Classic Castle has to offer. Thank you to everyone who entered the contest. The huge number of talented entries is what truly made this year's Castle contest Colossal.

The scores were very close so we have provided an Honorable Mention for the top five entries in each category that did not win. Please contact Lenny Hoffman or myself if you have won a category so we can ship out the prizes! The Master Builder prize is being calculated and will be announced in a few days. ... nners.html

Please discuss the winners and honorable mentions!

-CC Contest Team
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Postby evil meister » Fri Feb 18, 2005 4:29 pm

I was waiting for the results and theyre finally in.
My favourite is the home of a knight.

It looks like henry is becoming a mascot.
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Postby Jojo » Fri Feb 18, 2005 5:09 pm


Yeah, congratulations to all the winners! To those who actually were awarded First Place in their respective categories and to all the otheres who entered the contest with their great models as well.

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Postby Mr. D » Fri Feb 18, 2005 6:16 pm

Great! Wow, you guys all did an awesome job, both the builders and all you admins.

My favorites? Hm... I really like the use of the blue and red "tooth" pieces on the Tournament Supply. The trough of water for dunking red-hot weapons to temper them is a very good touch.

My five favorites are the Warwulf (awesome design, great catapult), the viking longship, the Tree on Moon Lake (great concept executed well!), the Mountain Pass, and Joey's Elf, but ever single one of them are absolutely thrilling.

Another really neat thing is the mottled wall on Lay's Tapestry Shop; very well done use of non-typical colors for walls.

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Postby Blueandwhite » Fri Feb 18, 2005 6:28 pm

Well, congratulations to everyone involved. I must say, I am really pleased with the results! I thought that Greg3's amazing Vignette might get overlooked. Fortunately I was wrong. That was amazing work!

I'm really surprised that I beat Ken Oldman in the Wagons and Carts category (not that I'm complaining). Your Roma Wagon was awsome! Still, I'm sure your just as happy winning the Outlaw Fortress category!

Finally, I must thank the Admins for their hard work! Grading this contest must not have been easy. Oh, and Legofreak... your everywhere :shock: !! I think its pretty safe to assume that your this year's Master Builder!

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Postby porschecm2 » Fri Feb 18, 2005 6:30 pm

Ah, well, at least I got in the top 5 in one category. :D

Big congrats to all the winners! You deserved it!

And great work, to everyone else who entered.

And a big round of applause to the judges! You guys did a great job and a ton of work! Thanks!

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Postby porschecm2 » Fri Feb 18, 2005 6:40 pm

Blueandwhite wrote: Oh, and Legofreak... your everywhere :shock: !! I think its pretty safe to assume that your this year's Master Builder!

lol, ya, would think that too... He's first runner-up in 5 categories, won one, and is a runner-up in 4 others. However, since he won another category, he can't win both. :(

I really love that Tournament Supply shop. What an inventive use of those claw/tooth pieces! And the Tapestry Shop is awesome. I love the stone/brick walls. Using those sand colours really looks good in there, contrary to what I would have assumed. That the Gyphon won is no suprise to anyone...That's got to be the best brick beast of its size I've ever seen. :)

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Postby rogue27 » Fri Feb 18, 2005 7:23 pm

Congratulations to all of the winners. The winning entries are all very good, and so are many of the others.

I'm surprised my outlaw hideout made 5th runner up. I rushed on it, and I wasn't pleased with the outcome.
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Postby LEGOFREAK » Fri Feb 18, 2005 8:10 pm

Blueandwhite wrote:Oh, and Legofreak... your everywhere :shock: !!

uh yeah, sorry about that. I kinda got carried away. what can I say? I love Lego. :oops:

seriously though, there were so many fantastic MOC's this year. I sure as heck learned a lot from everyone, and had a great time. This year I was much more prepared, and had a better idea of what I wanted to do.. just goes to show you what hanging around a bunch of other master builders does.

Thanks to both the other builders and the admins for the contest. and thanks 'specially to Little Armory fo that awesome crusader. :D
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Postby erikut » Fri Feb 18, 2005 9:05 pm

congrats to evryone who won and to evryone who dident win. i feel the judges chose the rigth MOCs

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Postby Skudmunky » Fri Feb 18, 2005 10:12 pm

Winners: Congrats. And kudos to everyone who actually got off their butt and entered!

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Postby Sir Terrance » Fri Feb 18, 2005 10:44 pm

Congrats to the winners! :D I'm quite suprised I actually came in as one of the Honorable Mentions. Thanks admins!

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Postby shaggie » Sat Feb 19, 2005 1:23 am

Congratulations to the winners and actually all of the participants, because I think all this year's submissions were great! Also, I'd like to thank the jurors and admins for their hard work and sacrifice.
I'm still deeply shocked, I can hardly believe I've won my category (you've seen the other Misc entries, right?). But the thing that pleased me most was participation and appreciation of members of our small and young Polish AFOL community.
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Postby quiksand » Sat Feb 19, 2005 2:11 am

Great job everyone. Love all of the sets. These are the kind of sets that I would like to see be made into official fan created sets and issued in the millions. REALLY! It's extremely hard to pick a favorite but I would have to say mine is a tie between that bada** Wolfpack seige engine and the longship. Man you all set the bar really high. Thanks for the insperation.
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Postby Rubberchickenknight » Sat Feb 19, 2005 3:28 am

i wonder, are the grades available because i want to know how my things did. Good job all winners! :D my favourites were the warwulf, gryphon, and red samurai. :D
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