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13 replies to this topic  – Started by Brickvergnugen , Feb 09 2009 02:48 AM

#1 Brickvergnugen


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Posted 09 February 2009 - 02:48 AM

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#2 Ryan_T

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Posted 09 February 2009 - 02:51 AM

Very nice! Although I think you should change the flags. BUT thats your dissision. It can also double as a imperial one to. :)

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Posted 09 February 2009 - 03:49 AM

Impressive use of the new Loot Island baseplate. A nice place to lay low from the Imperials; excellent work.
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Posted 09 February 2009 - 04:47 AM

I like it.

Also, since when did pirates have access to giant power outlets?

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Posted 09 February 2009 - 06:12 AM

I love the bridge out to the observation platform, and the skulls wearing shakos are a nice touch.  This is a great pirate hideout!

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Posted 09 February 2009 - 09:06 AM

This is fantastic! A great pirate hideout!
I like all the features of this MOC, everything what a pirate belongs is in it. :pir-blush:
The roofing is great, the interior of the hidout too. The pirate flag is a very nice addition and fits great here.
I also like the good use of the baseplates.
You've done a great job on this and I can't wait to see future MOCs of you!  :thumbup:

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Posted 09 February 2009 - 02:27 PM

First things first, that lookout tower is totally awesome :thumbup:  it reminds me of the game "Tropico Pirates" In the game you are a pirate king who runs/rules an island. Anyway the point is that it has some AWESOME MOC ideas for hideouts, pirate forts, and pirate related decor. I strongly suggest purchasing the game.

Your roof is very well done.
Good use of the Loot Island Baseplate, sometimes it can be can be a challenge to use such an awkward peice :thumbup: :thumbup:  
I love the strung up shark.  
Maybe a few close up pics of it.
Good job.

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Posted 09 February 2009 - 02:30 PM

Nice MOC. The big (tavern-like) building, the skulls with shako's, the big shark hanging near the docks... lovely!

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Posted 10 February 2009 - 12:46 AM

Very impressive! I really like the overall look. The messed up docks, bridges, porch, and fort are really well made. I like the use of the cylinders on the roof and the loot island bases as the island. For your picture's background you might want to buy a science fair board.

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Posted 10 February 2009 - 12:48 AM

That looks awesome! I like the use of the new sand/beach/island baseplates :thumbup:
The interior could use a little more work but its good none the less!

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Posted 10 February 2009 - 01:29 AM

Very nicely done, lots of cool little features (my favourite is the little shark on the wooden rack).  :thumbup:  Its the little things that make it so good.

On a related note, the use of baseplates as photographic backgrounds is okay...however, you let your camera wander a bit in a few pictures (as seen in the picture brought up by Skelotic).  Still, though, very well done.
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#12 Brickvergnugen


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Posted 10 February 2009 - 03:06 AM

Thanks for the comments. I'd love to hear any specific suggestions for improvements related to building or design. I know the photos are crummy. There was a rush to get photos of this one before I have to tear everything down and pack it up for an upcoming move. Unfortunately, I wasn't completely done and hope to rebuild it in a couple of months after getting settled in.
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Posted 10 February 2009 - 05:17 AM

Very nice mos indeed. Love how you can use the new pirate baseplates in the moc.

With regards to improvements, I'd say that if its supposed to be a lair, it should look more like a hideout, and not a house. Maybe make it look more like a cave by making the roof smaller and adding more foilage. Just my thoughts.

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Posted 10 February 2009 - 10:26 PM

View PostHuntleyfx, on Feb 9 2009, 03:49 AM, said:

Impressive use of the new Loot Island baseplate. A nice place to lay low from the Imperials; excellent work.

Indeed! I didn't like them at all, so it's reassuring someone was able to use them!

I like the roof, the way it's textured is a nice add, and the interior to the lair sweetens the deal imo.

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