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#26 bbqqq

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Posted 10 November 2011 - 12:27 PM

View Postnemo, on 09 November 2011 - 08:00 PM, said:

Yes. Anyone can make the classic 2×4 brick and other bricks of a similar vintage*, and any newly-invented part using compatible dimensions and techniques.

Mind you, it’s quite another matter to be able to make such bricks to the quality that Lego (used to) make them. By all accounts BrickForge do a much better job than the cheap Chinese rip-offs.

*Technically, recent Lego designs are also protected, but not by patent. I’ve no problem with the ‘generic’ bricks existing, but cloning of recent Lego brick designs is just IP theft. It’s easier and cheaper to register a design than get a patent, but it’s a much weaker legal instrument too.

BTW I wonder whether you should change the “Lego” on those studs to “bbqqq” – after all, they are your designs. And if those images are linked elsewhere they might appear to be Lego sourced – Lego don’t like people using their logo without permission.

Thanks for nice comment and suggestion. I changed the logo on the stud. Will re-render them later.

View PostSuperkalle, on 10 November 2011 - 12:15 PM, said:

Really cool ideas with the marble runs. When TLG can spend money on developing all these one-off molds for Collectible Minifigurs, why couldn't they produce these marble run bricks in a small series  :classic:

Thanks, I agree with you. These part can build many new toys and reuseable. Besides, all moulds are easy to develop. No require split moulding like headlight or technic bricks.

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Posted 10 November 2011 - 10:25 PM

Fantastic work, once again, bbqqq!

I love the EB-related logo! :wub:
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Posted 11 November 2011 - 07:08 AM

Red + Grey = Black  :classic:

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Posted 11 November 2011 - 10:10 AM

Two-sided stud only for connect 2 plates, safer version.

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Posted 13 November 2011 - 06:33 PM

The SNOT bricks are interesting, but I always wanted a simpler one - just a 1x1 tile with the equivalent of a hollow stud underneath.

However, the brick I've waited for so long for is a tile-height version of the 1x1 brick with side stud. But where do you stop? How about a 1x1 tile with offset stud (centred on a corner).

Being fond of City-scale vehicles, there's loads of things I'd like to do there too - better wheel arches, doors, lights and grills. When I start thinking about these kind of things I start considering a change of career! :oh:

BTW, all those renderings are superb. What's the toolchain? (Sorry if you mentioned already)

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Posted 14 November 2011 - 05:16 AM

0937 realistic 1x2 brick.   :classic:
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Posted 14 November 2011 - 07:12 PM

All that parts are amazing. Not only the parts itself, but also the renders and models  *oh2*
Very well done and keep up the good work  :thumbup:

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Posted 15 November 2011 - 02:55 AM

View Postlegolijntje, on 14 November 2011 - 07:12 PM, said:

All that parts are amazing. Not only the parts itself, but also the renders and models  *oh2*
Very well done and keep up the good work  :thumbup:

Thanks, I measured studs dia= 4.88 mm, 2x1 brick WxLxH = 7.8 x 15.8 x 9.6 mm. (most same as data on internet)

Water slide for minifig, marble run, gumball machine, mini golf... ( 3 studs width ) Track have over lap step for prevent stuck. The complete set also include strait, curve, slope (down hill)... Track dia, turn radius. and slope angle can design to any. (Forgot to draw an axle slot on center of round brick)



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Posted 16 November 2011 - 04:11 PM

bbqqq, what software do you use to design and render these parts?

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Posted 16 November 2011 - 04:57 PM

View Postnemo, on 13 November 2011 - 06:33 PM, said:

there's loads of things I'd like to do there too - better wheel arches

Did I say new wheel arches?!

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Posted 16 November 2011 - 11:26 PM

View Postnemo, on 16 November 2011 - 04:57 PM, said:

Did I say new wheel arches?!

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You spoke, TLG listended

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Posted 17 November 2011 - 12:08 PM

View Postnemo, on 16 November 2011 - 04:57 PM, said:

Did I say new wheel arches?!

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Still not very impressive I say... Posted Image
Again they don't really fit with the wheels underneath.

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Posted 20 November 2011 - 02:43 PM

Great ideas bbqqq!

How do I support you on Cuusoo? Could you post a link please.

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Posted 21 November 2011 - 04:10 AM

View Postnemo, on 16 November 2011 - 04:11 PM, said:

bbqqq, what software do you use to design and render these parts?
You can try modo here

View Postle60head, on 20 November 2011 - 02:43 PM, said:

Great ideas bbqqq!
How do I support you on Cuusoo? Could you post a link please.

Thanks, I have 10 projects in cuusoo for now:
http://lego.cuusoo.c...chapon#projects


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Posted 20 December 2011 - 12:07 AM

I really really like these bricks bbqqq. I'd love to talk to you more about your Ideas. What program do you use to model them? *EDIT Sorry, just noticed your link to Modo up there.

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Posted 22 December 2011 - 06:24 AM

Wow, wonderful models.

Here's something I was wondering if you could. Say like you are making an angle building with the normal bricks and instead of a flat side, you have edges. Would it be possible to take a single one dot brick, make one side flat and use that to fill in the edges and make a flat angle side on the building?
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Posted 23 December 2011 - 01:39 AM

Hi,

Im liking these designs a lot and in the future there will be many many more bricks to come so im not really wprried about having a model that cant work because it needs a certail specical brick, because they will probably be one eventually.

I supported your project in lego cuusoo.

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Posted 23 December 2011 - 06:07 AM

View PostVicanic, on 20 December 2011 - 12:07 AM, said:

I really really like these bricks bbqqq. I'd love to talk to you more about your Ideas. What program do you use to model them? *EDIT Sorry, just noticed your link to Modo up there.
Thanks, I am glad you like them.


View PostNightcruise, on 22 December 2011 - 06:24 AM, said:

Wow, wonderful models.

Here's something I was wondering if you could. Say like you are making an angle building with the normal bricks and instead of a flat side, you have edges. Would it be possible to take a single one dot brick, make one side flat and use that to fill in the edges and make a flat angle side on the building?
Please post a sketch or pic, I will try to model it.


View PostSNIPE, on 23 December 2011 - 01:39 AM, said:

Hi,

Im liking these designs a lot and in the future there will be many many more bricks to come so im not really wprried about having a model that cant work because it needs a certail specical brick, because they will probably be one eventually.

I supported your project in cuusoo, Im currently trying to be able to have a script based lego desighner where you either make the parts yourself using the paamaters in the code which count for everything you see, or load the .DAT files or whatever format they are in,

Then you load these files into the main pane and add the other snippets of code that determines how the bricks are positioned, etc

Thanks for support me. I got lego dimensions form internet and measured by a 0.01mm micrometer.
I model parts from zero. The bricks are positioned by normal move tool because they are just a few parts.

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Posted 23 December 2011 - 11:05 AM

This is what I had in mind.

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This would be the full bricks, not the flat versions.
Reaper: "So you joined the other side, a new name, and got a new look, but you are still a monster. How many lives did you take before that spark of yours started pulsing again?
I know the real you and its not what my optics are seeing."
Artic: "You never seen the real me."
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Artic: "I've changed, you don't know what its like to be online every second and see images of those I've killed in my head. You don't know what its like to have this pain hitting the spark every day."

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Posted 23 December 2011 - 01:21 PM

View PostNightcruise, on 23 December 2011 - 11:05 AM, said:

This is what I had in mind.

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This would be the full bricks, not the flat versions.
I assume the top has 10 full studs
on the underside id guess it would have 10 clutch cells then another 3 cells that linkup two rows.
another thing is that most clutches have the offset clutch cell which is inbetween a 2x2 layout of cells.

id picture this to typically have 3 of these, 2 at the top and one at the bottom.

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Posted 23 December 2011 - 01:29 PM

View PostNightcruise, on 23 December 2011 - 11:05 AM, said:

This is what I had in mind.
This would be the full bricks, not the flat versions.

How about this one? Can be any in length. Red is existing part. I draw the gaps too big. :blush:
Do we also need 45° new doors and windows, too? Or an adapter part for use with existing doors and windows.
Feel free to post your new part idea (2d/3d sketch/pic) if you want me try to model it. :sweet:

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Q: Can you find error in pic below?  :look:
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A: Four studs on top are off-center.  :tongue:

New 6x6x2 water slide.

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Posted 01 January 2012 - 12:44 AM

I hate to ask if this was already answered, but what program did you use to make these?
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Posted 01 January 2012 - 12:54 AM

@ minifig13:  On this post, bbqqq said he uses Modo for his renders.

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thanks for the reply, i must have missed that one. I just skimmed through :P
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Posted 10 January 2012 - 02:15 PM

View Postbbqqq, on 23 December 2011 - 01:29 PM, said:

How about this one?

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Why produce an asymmetric brick (which begs for a mirror image version too). Instead just have the triangular part with a single stud which can fit between the existing parts (which are available in a number of lengths).

I still think you shouldn’t be putting the “Lego” logo on these renderings. :tongue:




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