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#1 Legopard

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Posted 13 September 2012 - 08:32 PM

Hello

Our story starts in Middle-Earth, in the shire:
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It's the day of Bilbo Baggins 111. birthday and all Hobbits of Hobbiton preparing the party:

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On the left side Gandalf cross The Water with his carriage:
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Next to the big tree is the fairground:
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On the right side are the Hobbit-Burrows.
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The highest burrow is Bag End:
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A special highlight is Bag End, that has an removable roof to show the interior:
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Livingroom:
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Kitchen:
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My Hobbiton was displayed on the "SteineWahn 2012" in Berlin. I'm glad to say, that it won the price of the 3rd best MOC. :)
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Because of the long way to the exhibition, i build it modular.
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At least some facts abot the MOC:
Buildingtime: ca. 3 Months
Size: 64cm x 160cm x 30cm


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A long text and all pictures are also on MOCpages.

Enjoy all the pictures!

Feel free to comment!

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#2 Moexy

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Posted 13 September 2012 - 08:42 PM

WOW! This looks really great!  :thumbup:
All those details from the movies (books) are amazing  :wub:

Congrats with the 3rd place  :classic: :thumbup:

#3 hench

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Posted 13 September 2012 - 08:52 PM

Amazing!

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#4 harton

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Posted 13 September 2012 - 09:13 PM

Oh! This is absolutely lovely. It will be even better with the Bag End set in december. The stage is nice such as the windows of Bag End. I also appreciate the mini map you created, it makes me think of those board games. Really congratulation for your 3rd place!

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Posted 13 September 2012 - 09:27 PM

Best version of Hobbition I've ever seen, and the only one I've ever seen  :laugh:
I really like the party details and Bag End is excellent: especially the interior  :thumbup:
Glad to hear you took it to a convention and your prize was well deserved  :classic:
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Posted 13 September 2012 - 10:14 PM

A lovely MOC and by far the best location in the trilogy in my opinion.
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#7 tazzy007

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Posted 13 September 2012 - 10:24 PM

That is Amazing very nice work well done :classic:

#8 purpleparadox

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Posted 13 September 2012 - 10:35 PM

Beautiful. :wub: I especially love the map of The Shire that you built!

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#9 DaleDVM

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Posted 13 September 2012 - 10:45 PM

"Gandalf my friend....  This will be a night to remember."  Great work.  It all looks so organic.  Thank you for sharing!

#10 Bilbo Baggins

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Posted 13 September 2012 - 10:53 PM

This looks amazing, it is only missing Bilbo :laugh:

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Posted 13 September 2012 - 10:58 PM

AWESOME creation 'Legopard', Bag End looks wonderful on the inside and all the scenery too.....congrats on being Front Paged as well ! :moar:
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#12 Legopard

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Posted 13 September 2012 - 11:10 PM

Hello

Tank you so much for your kind words!
Also thanks for showing my MOC on the frontpage.
I'm so happy :)

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This looks amazing, it is only missing Bilbo :laugh:

This is Bilbo:
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Of course a kitbash, because i don't have the one from TLC.

Good Night
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#13 TheLegoDr

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Posted 13 September 2012 - 11:38 PM

Great MOC indeed. Good use of bricks for landscaping. The burrows look how I would expect them to.

Keep up the good work. Congrats on the 3rd place!
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#14 blueandwhite

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Posted 14 September 2012 - 12:15 AM

Nice work.

I really like the depiction of Bilbo's birthday preparation.  The landscaping is quite understated which works very well here.  I really think you did a bang up job on the canopy and the various party items.  I'm looking forward to seeing what else you're going to come up with.

#15 brodey1

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Posted 14 September 2012 - 01:16 AM

This is fantastic, especially the map.

#16 DarthPotato

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Posted 14 September 2012 - 01:44 AM

I love this!  :thumbup:  The map, Bag End, everything! It all looks great and I spotted some great building techniques too, like the bucket handles used as chair legs. And I love the map at the beginning, it almost makes me want to see someone make an entire Lego map of middle-earth.
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#17 bombcar

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Posted 14 September 2012 - 02:12 AM

Wow! I'm almost frightened to see what beat you if that's 3rd!  :thumbup:

#18 Miles

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Posted 14 September 2012 - 02:17 AM

This is incredible! I think my favorite part might be the interior of Bilbo's hobbit hole. All the little details are so much fun; I spent quite a bit of time going over each picture.

Congratulations on placing!

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Posted 14 September 2012 - 05:15 AM

Great job on this!  I think what strikes me the most is just how sprawling it is, and how it encompasses the whole party.  I too love the use of the bucket handles for benches.  Excellent work!

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Posted 14 September 2012 - 06:38 AM

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#21 Ferrik

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Posted 14 September 2012 - 07:23 AM

This MOC looks simply wonderful! :wink: I always wanted to see a MOC of Hobbiton here on EB, and finally the wait is over.

The scenery is just amazing. All the flowers and plants here and there add subtle detail and I really like how leafy the tree is. The decorations for Bilbo's 111st Birthday are great, especially the tents.

The burrows look stunning. I especially liked seeing your version of Bag End, since the official set is coming out soon. The furnishing with all the accesories give the burrow a very homely feel. So I must say, excellent work on this MOC. Keep up the MOCing and I hope to see many more superb MOCs soon. :sweet:
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#22 Speedboat

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Posted 14 September 2012 - 07:41 AM

Just beautiful! The landscaping looks very nice and I think you captured the "Shire-look" very well. I think the scene looks kind of empty, though. It's a big diorama and I'd imagine the party area would be packed with hobbits preparing things.

Are those bucket handles you used for the benches? I like that idea a lot!

#23 Jetro

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Posted 14 September 2012 - 08:51 AM

Amazing job. Very well done. And "only" third prize. Now I'll have to find out what made numbers one and two...

#24 Roboevil

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Posted 14 September 2012 - 10:45 AM

Wow this is so cool!

#25 Aeturnus

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Posted 14 September 2012 - 11:38 AM

Nice work, really impressive



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