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#1 Kustig

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Posted 22 November 2011 - 05:59 AM

Good-day my lords.  It is I Kustig of the mighty Kaliphlin guild.
My men and I have constructed a watch tower in the middle of the desert.
Now we have nothing to fear from any one that would attempt to cross the vast desert. :laugh:

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#2 Christoph

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Posted 22 November 2011 - 09:15 AM

Good fortification :thumbup:.  It's okay that the tower is small because the plains of the desert allow you to see far nevertheless. I would not dare to come close in hostile attitude. Luckily we are Guild fellows.

Personally, I would add something to at least some of the four holes in the baseplate. A mixture of tan 2x2 plates, tiles, slopes or a flag holder...

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#3 Axel

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Posted 22 November 2011 - 09:30 AM

Hmmm...I wonder what the crystal's for...

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Posted 22 November 2011 - 01:15 PM

View PostAxel, on 22 November 2011 - 09:30 AM, said:

Hmmm...I wonder what the crystal's for...

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Posted 28 November 2011 - 02:27 AM

I like it.

The desert streches as far as a griffin can fly, and as flat as a swords blade. It is not always necessary to build the tallest tower to see when your enemy approaches....


Those are some interesting pieces you use for the base there.
Though those 2x2 areas are just DYING for something... maybe a little grash? or some water pails? supplies maybe?
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#6 Hersbrucker

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Posted 28 November 2011 - 02:50 AM

View PostDr Rod, on 22 November 2011 - 01:15 PM, said:

Stealing ;)

damn, this Tower is too far from the coast, so we can't do this  :hmpf_bad:

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#7 Basiliscus

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Posted 28 November 2011 - 08:42 PM

Good work Kustig! Great minifigures there, they look intimidating. Your tower might be small, but it is well built. We will need strong towers like this to guard the deserts.

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#8 LEGO Train 12 Volts

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Posted 28 November 2011 - 09:07 PM

Nice MOC!
I like the colors scheme of this scene and the wooden tower!
Nice inner details and beautiful flags!  :classic:
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Posted 29 November 2011 - 06:15 PM

Very nice! I like how the impression of the tower being partly buried in sand plays out in the front.

Two questions for my own future building: Where does that base plate come from? The Kaliphlin colors are dark blue and red?

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#10 Andonii

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Posted 29 November 2011 - 06:20 PM

I think that the watchtower is slightly small, but kinda good, since you do not need a high tower to see on the desert, but maybe try working on the hight.

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