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#1 Kai NRG

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Posted 17 July 2012 - 07:40 PM

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Well, I don't have that may bricks suited to building a modular, but I decided to give it a try!  So here's my Museum of the Middle Ages:

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Museum of the Middle Ages by gid617, on Flickr

The front of the museum originally belonged to a castle, thus the doors. Of course, it has been modernized somewhat!  :laugh:  On top there are two knights jousting (or maybe engaged in battle?) and on top of the turret stands another warrior. There are also four tourists walking around, plus a busnessman passing by. If you look closely at this next picture you can see the throne inside.  :wink:

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Museum of the Middle Ages W/O Tourists by gid617, on Flickr

On the right in the interior we have a knight, and also stairs leading to the roof. Not too much on this side because the stairs take up a lot of room. There is a bow and arrow hanging on the wall. And of course, the king is there, but he is not visible from this angle (his front is truned toward the window anyway).

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Museum Right Side Exibit by gid617, on Flickr

On the left side we have first the court jester, with a tuba  :tongue: , then a chest full of gold (it actually does have gold and jewels inside!), on top of that a mini-knight on his dragon, and also a golden weapon rack. The tip of a black minifigure platform is for the blue knight.

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Museum Left Side Exibit by gid617, on Flickr

And last but not least, a detailed throne across from the door:

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Museum Throne by gid617, on Flickr

You can also see more pictures on my flickr photostream .

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#2 lightningtiger

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Posted 17 July 2012 - 10:27 PM

An original idea and not a bad design at all 'Kai NRG'....good luck and Brick On ! :classic:

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Posted 18 July 2012 - 07:34 AM

That's a good start Kai, but to be called a modular set it needs some more floors. Posted Image
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Posted 18 July 2012 - 04:18 PM

I think its a great entry using a limited number of bricks. I'm glad you entered the contest even though it doesn't have enough floors. I like the tuba.

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#5 Kai NRG

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Posted 18 July 2012 - 07:48 PM

View PostHolodoc, on 18 July 2012 - 07:34 AM, said:

That's a good start Kai, but to be called a modular set it needs some more floors.
That's true, and I would have loved to add another floor.  But like I said, I just don't get the right kind of sets (I tend to stick with getting several $15-20 range sets rather than one big one, and those don't have that many bricks :wink: ).  So I really couldn't do an estra floor.  :cry_sad:

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Posted 18 July 2012 - 08:14 PM

Very nice creation!  :thumbup:
I like the inner details!  :blush:
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Posted 18 July 2012 - 08:16 PM

I hope you don't mind.  I wanted to see the MOC better, so I increased the size of your posted Flickr images. :grin:
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#8 Kai NRG

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Posted 18 July 2012 - 10:38 PM

View PostPhred, on 18 July 2012 - 08:16 PM, said:

I hope you don't mind.  I wanted to see the MOC better, so I increased the size of your posted Flickr images. :grin:
Sure  :wink:

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Posted 19 July 2012 - 12:44 PM

Nice MOC, the doors different knights are some of my favorite parts  :thumbup:  The floor is also nicely done  :classic:
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