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#1 Calabar

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Posted 24 July 2011 - 05:06 PM

Sometimes we have a LEGO set that don't likes us anymore, so we decide to use the same bricks to create something that pleases us more.
That's today's contest: use the bricks of a small LEGO set and built something amazing (or try to do that, at least... :grin: ).

For this contest I chose a little promotional set, the 7270, that seems to me perfect for this challenge: it is small, its bricks are not too easy to use, and it is ugly enough to encourage us to create something else! :tongue:

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Rules:
- Post your entry in this topic.
- You creation can be of anything - your imagination is the limit.
- Use (somehow) all bricks in the original set to make your creation.
- Give a title or a name to describe you creation.
- Insert a picture of your creation. Extra picture can be inserted as text link. Avoid gargantuan images, the set is very small!
- Insert a link to the lxf file too.
- If a creation is very very similar to another, only the first posted will be accepted.
- Only one creation per user.
- Participants should have 10 posts at least, and have to joined to EuroBricks before july 20th.
- The contest will stay opened for 1 week (until sunday july 31st at midnight, Greenwich).

At the end of the contest there will be three top builders:
- One decided by public vote
- One as a raffle
- One picked by staff
(Jury: Calabar, LuxorV, Rufus, Superkalle)

For the winner... the glory, and perhaps a small thing. :wink:

Here is a ready lxf file with all the bricks you have to use.

Good luck and have fun!




Final Results here!


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#2 Calabar

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Posted 24 July 2011 - 05:30 PM

Rules for Voting


- Each user have to vote three models, and for each assign from 1 to 3 points (but at least one model shall have 3 point assigned)
- Only users that joined the forum before july 20th and with more than 10 posts can vote.
- Don't vote your own creation, or the whole vote will be cancelled.
- Vote only the entries listed below, reporting number, author, name.
- The vote closes sunday August 07th at midnight (Greenwich).

Here the list of valid entries:
- 01 - Toa_Of_Justice - [B]Cargo Plane[/B]: 
- 02 - Yoshi648 - [B]Flyduck[/B]: 
- 03 - George G. - [B]bee hovering a flower[/B]: 
- 04 - LDDtechnician - [B]bionicle of the seventies[/B]: 
- 05 - Catanas - [B]The Phoenix Dropship[/B]: 
- 06 - Darkblane - [B]The Arcangel Dropship[/B]: 
- 07 - prateek - [B]Ducky Battle Mech[/B]: 
- 08 - darkdragon - [B]Rooster Mech [/B]: 
- 09 - Professor Flitwick - [B]Weirdo[/B]: 
- 10 - Daedalus304 - [B]Hypersonic Hornet[/B]: 
- 11 - the last chronicler - [B]Red Faced Monkey-Lion[/B]: 
- 12 - pig - [B]Happy Hugging Puppet Jonathan[/B]: 
- 14 - Delta62 - [B]Hydra Speed Boat[/B]: 
- 15 - MstrOfPppts - [B]Deep Jungle Totem[/B]: 
- 16 - GeneralTalon - [B]Space Cruiser[/B]: 
- 17 - riversarl - [B]Kangaroo[/B]: 
- 18 - Bendybadger - [B]Little Boat[/B]: 
- 19 - legodac - [B]LU Scorpion Interceptor[/B]: 
- 20 - Delta 38 - [B]Mini-scale cruiser thing[/B]: 
- 21 - marco9999 - [B]Race Boat[/B]: 
- 22 - ceroknight - [B]The Ogel Bird[/B]: 
- 23 - Holko - [B]Spaceship 'Duckling' with its small docking stand[/B]: 
- 24 - AndyC - [B]The terrifying Sphinx, guarding his 'treasure'[/B]: 
- 25 - mobricki - [B]Y-Wing Bird[/B]: 
- 26 - BasOne - [B]Speedboat[/B]: 
- 27 - blackpyre - [B]Fire Wyvern[/B]: 
- 28 - SilvaShado - [B]Peacock[/B]: 
- 29 - pigpen - [B]Ocean going Oil Tanker[/B]: 
- 30 - Praiter Yed - [B](cringe) Jabberwocky[/B]: 
- 31 - Legobrandon - [B]Robo Lady Wants a Hug! [/B]: 
- 32 - greg3 - [B]The ScorpoDuck MkIV Atmospheric fighter[/B]: 
- 33 - treeboy - [B]a fish like thing[/B]: 
- 35 - Darth Yogi - [B]voodoo warrior[/B]: 
- 36 - -R8- - [B]The Goblin Schoolboy[/B]: 
- 37 - Sarkanyapu - [B]Snowmobile[/B]: 
- 38 - The Lanterne Rouge - [B]Helicopter[/B]: 
- 39 - Commander_Rob - [B]Hyderian Gunboat[/B]: 
- 40 - Calabar - [B]Minifig Scale Jet with joystick[/B]: 

Here is an example of voting (with dummy names):

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- 51 - Gnappo - The Flying beast: 1 Point
- 67 - SuperLego - The wheelchair: 3 Points
- 71 - Sgragghiu - Jumping table: 3 Points

Comments about chosen models (optional)....

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#3 Toa_Of_Justice

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Posted 24 July 2011 - 08:41 PM

Cargo Plane

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Other images: Front Back

LXF File

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P.S. Can I have more than one entry picture, or only one picture per entry?

EDIT: Thanks, Calabar. I have added two additional image links.

Edited by Toa_Of_Justice, 24 July 2011 - 10:11 PM.

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#4 Yoshi648

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Posted 24 July 2011 - 08:44 PM

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This is the Flyduck. It's a boat with adjustable wings to allow for flight.

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Edited by Yoshi648, 25 July 2011 - 01:39 AM.


#5 George G.

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Posted 24 July 2011 - 09:35 PM

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My entry is entitled "Buzzy the Bee". It is meant to be a bee hovering a flower but the flower kind of failed because of the lack of pieces :thumbdown: . I'm happy with the bee though  :grin: It uses all the pieces and NO extras.

LXF: http://www.brickshel...ytheBee/bee.lxf

Edited by George G., 25 July 2011 - 07:12 AM.


#6 LDDtechnician

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Posted 24 July 2011 - 09:51 PM

bionicle of the seventies
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LXF

I changed the design to get better proportions and deadlier weapon.
It will surely break easily in real life, but in LDD it works fine.

Edited by LDDtechnician, 25 July 2011 - 03:21 PM.


#7 Calabar

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Posted 24 July 2011 - 09:52 PM

@Toa_Of_Justice
Oh, that's a good question.
I think that a single image is adequate, but you can post an extra image if necessary.
Other images can be inserted as text links.

Another important thing: participants have to provide lxf files!

Rules updated.
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#8 George G.

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Posted 24 July 2011 - 09:54 PM

View PostCalabar, on 24 July 2011 - 09:52 PM, said:

(snip)
Another important thing: participants have to provide lxf files!
(snip)
And how might we do that? I don't think I've done it before.....
Am I being an idiot and is it really easy  :grin:

#9 Calabar

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Posted 24 July 2011 - 10:01 PM

View PostGeorge G., on 24 July 2011 - 09:54 PM, said:

And how might we do that? I don't think I've done it before.....
You can zip the file and than use the attachment function of the forum, or create a brickshelf account to share both the image and the lxf file, or use another file hosting with direct link!
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#10 Catanas

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Posted 24 July 2011 - 11:00 PM

Heres my entry otherwise I'll forget! A nice quick mini space moc!

The Phoenix Dropship
Military vessel equipped to carry deformed roosters. The pilot often wishes he could scrap the ship and rise again...


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Additional image - Rear View

LXF File - LXF

- Good luck all and happy building!

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#11 Darkblane

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Posted 24 July 2011 - 11:07 PM

I've also built a dropship :) but hopefully it's different enough from the post above me ^

The Arcangel Dropship

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The shuttle bay, visible on the underside of the ship, has the capacity to hold two shuttles. It currently only contains one (the red slope).

Underside showing shuttle bay

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Edited by Darkblane, 24 July 2011 - 11:15 PM.


#12 prateek

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Posted 24 July 2011 - 11:53 PM

Ducky Battle Mech

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LXF File

As you can see, everything is built upside down :sweet:

Edited by prateek, 25 July 2011 - 12:46 AM.


#13 Darkdragon

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Posted 25 July 2011 - 01:18 AM

Rooster Mech

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#14 Professor Flitwick

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Posted 25 July 2011 - 01:36 AM

Weirdo
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In the not too distant future, one of mankind's more unique robots was designed. The design was named after their inventors nick-name, and her was involved in a small incident at the local public swimming pool.

The LXF file can be found here!

I'm Agnostic and ambivalent about it.

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#15 Daedalus304

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Posted 25 July 2011 - 07:11 AM

This is a really neat contest, Calabar! It was quite difficult to come up with a model that I thought looked good and used all the parts.

Here it is, inspired by the video game series "F-Zero":

Hypersonic Hornet

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A high-speed hovering race craft. Streamlined and with big engines for maximum speed!

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This is the view you'd generally see if it were in an F-zero game.  :tongue:

And finally, the LXF

Hope you all like it!

Edited with the creation name, I'd forgot to include it

Edited by Daedalus304, 26 July 2011 - 08:51 AM.

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Posted 25 July 2011 - 07:22 AM

Red Faced Monkey-Lion
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The most dangerous of all the red faced animals. *oh2*

Also: Rear View

LXF file

Edited by the last chronicler, 25 July 2011 - 07:52 AM.


#17 Pate-keetongu

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Posted 25 July 2011 - 10:47 AM

Happy Hugging Puppet Jonathan:
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#18 Sir E Fullner

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Posted 25 July 2011 - 04:46 PM

Whale Spaceship

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Tail down

Tail up

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Edited by efullner, 25 July 2011 - 04:48 PM.

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#19 Delta62

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Posted 25 July 2011 - 06:23 PM

This challenge gave me a headache but it was still fun to try. I present to you, the Hydra Speed Boat. It can travel in and above the water.

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Heres the link to the galery and the ldd file.

Hydra Speed Boat

#20 MstrOfPppts

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Posted 25 July 2011 - 08:37 PM

This is a cool contest. I am always amazed at what some people can come up with so limited amount and shape of pieces!

So I decided to give it a go and created: Deep Jungle Totem

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And the .lxf file

Hope you like it and good luck to everyone!

Edited by MstrOfPppts, 26 July 2011 - 06:08 PM.

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#21 GeneralTalon

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Posted 25 July 2011 - 09:04 PM

Space Cruiser:

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I managed to turn the, err, unique bird into a mighty Space Cruiser. =)

Note, If the pics too big ill fix it, i just uploaded at the normal size for most pics uploaded (800x600)


Edited by GeneralTalon, 25 July 2011 - 09:09 PM.


#22 riversarl

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Posted 25 July 2011 - 09:34 PM

Kangaroo!
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#23 Bendybadger

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Posted 25 July 2011 - 10:02 PM

Here is my first ever attempt at LDD design.

Little Boat

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By bendybadger at 2011-07-25

When it gets rough simply lift the plank

Like This

Hopefully all done correctly

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Edited by Bendybadger, 25 July 2011 - 10:06 PM.


#24 legodac

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Posted 25 July 2011 - 10:04 PM

The LU Scorpion Interceptor, has three modes of travel...
    The first is landing and under water mode, the wings act as her landing gear
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    The second is high speed travel through space, with her wings straight out.
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    The third is battle mode and if I had more parts you would have seen the scorpions tail, oh well.
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    I kept the images small because I wasn't sure how to do a link up
There sure are some awesome creations here...

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Sorry, still trying to figure out this lxf thing, if I'm to late I won't be disappointed if my entry doesn't qualify
Attached File  7270 - Pieces.lxf   5.27K   3 downloads      (Thanks Calabar, I hope this works)


Edited by legodac, 03 August 2011 - 12:31 PM.

"No, I'm from Toronto, I only work in outer space"

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#25 Delta 38

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Posted 25 July 2011 - 10:59 PM

Quick entry:
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Alternate angle and LDD file. (Yes, I have two separate accounts.)
Mini-scale cruiser thing. Also, my first LDD creation and entry!  :classic:
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