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#1 mrcp6d

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 02:24 AM

My entry for Challenge V, I'm kind of surprised nobody has built their take on the "towers made of ice" mentioned briefly in the Travellers Guide - but somebody had to do it...

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From Mikkel's journal:

We arrived today at a newly discovered tower constructed of ice and snow.  The small contingent already there has made no headway in determining the origins of the tower or how to enter; there does not appear to be a door.  If Victor and his forces are ever defeated, the mages from Cerdica may be able to unlock this structure's secrets.  The Norseman running the place at our arrival sure didn't seem happy to see us, but we were informed later that he always looks like he's ready to put an axe through somebody's helm.  For now the fishing seems to be good, so at least we'll eat well while we're here.

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Hope you enjoy.

Edit:  Ok, so I'm seeing a slideshow there ^ how do I get just a link?

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#2 soccerkid6

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 03:49 AM

Great entry, and it's impressive that you posted a build so quickly! I really like the ice tower and the landscaping looks very Mitgardian :thumbup:
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Posted 12 November 2012 - 04:44 AM

For just joining Eurobricks, i have to ask, Have you been posting MOCs on a different site before? Your setup for photography is excellent if you haven't.
If I hadn't of noticed how many comments you had made, I would've accidentally thought you would have been a part of GOH for a long time! You've managed to hope right in with no shock in your legs. Excellent build!

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 05:06 AM

Welcome to Mitgardia! Excellent first build, the ice tower is a great idea and you exectuted it perfectly. :thumbup:

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 05:08 AM

Some very interesting details and techniques in here.  Welcome to GOH!!

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 07:04 AM

Awesome! Lovely build. I'm loving all the fine details, and as mentioned your photography is excellent. Great work! (by the way I think the slideshow is great! Leave as is please! :wink:)

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 08:33 AM

Awesome !Its so realistic,the water,the snowy shore and the rocks!The ice tower and snowy wall are also lovely!The little wooden wall is good too.
I wish you the best of luck for the challenge! :)

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 08:42 AM

Looks great :thumbup:

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 11:42 AM

Welcome to GoH! I'd just leave the slideshow if I were you, :wink: but if you do what to get rid of it, you'd have to hyperlink the set to some text (eg. click here, with here as a link).

Anyway, fantastic first build! Way better than my first, and I love the water especially! You've also got some neat little details going there, especially the cave in the back! :thumbup: Great job!

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 06:26 PM

Great build! Nice idea with the ice tower and well executed!

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 06:39 PM

Really nice MOC :thumbup: :thumbup:

I really like how you made the rocky cliff with the snow and the colour of the water :wink: :wink:

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Posted 12 November 2012 - 07:41 PM

What a great way to introduce yourself! It's pretty good stuff, I like it!
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Posted 13 November 2012 - 04:13 AM

Thanks for the warm welcome.

I'm not sure my photography is all that good yet, but it is kind of amazing what 2 sheets of posterboard and the editing software from your camera can do for you--although 2 sheets wasn't quite enough, that exposed corner is bugging me....  I haven't looked yet, but is there a thread around here with photo taking tips?
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Posted 13 November 2012 - 09:12 AM

great entry! Welcome to EBs/GoH!

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Posted 14 November 2012 - 12:17 AM

View Postmrcp6d, on 12 November 2012 - 02:24 AM, said:

My entry for Challenge V, I'm kind of surprised nobody has built their take on the "towers made of ice" mentioned briefly in the Travellers Guide - but somebody had to do it...

Well I think it's because most of the Mitgardians did build a lot with snow allready, so they used the opportunity to do something different this challenge :wink:

But I'm glad you've build a tower made of ice! Looks great :thumbup:

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Posted 14 November 2012 - 07:50 PM

A great way to introduce yourself! This turned out just great! Many great details to look at and the photos are very good!

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Posted 14 November 2012 - 09:39 PM

Great Moc! I really like the way you did the ragged cliff with the snow cover, and the oars are a nice touch of detail to the hut.

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 05:16 AM

Some great techniques here! I love that you tackled the ice towers, and you've done a great job!  That would be a perfect place to post a sentry...  I really like the roof and the use of oars for supports, the rock and snow work, and I love the frozen banks of the river.  Great entry for Mitgardia!

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