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6077 Forestmen's River Fortress Redux

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#1 74louloute

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Posted 24 November 2012 - 07:31 PM

Hi Eurobrickers,

I'm presenting to you, the redesigned version of the classic set 6077 Forestmen's River Fortress (This is my entry into the Classic Ster Revisited for the CCCX.) :

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The whole set includes 5 minifigs (4 forestmen and 1 soldier), 1 raft, 1 fortress with moving drawbridge, 3 animals, and  a great playability by the back (click click)!!

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For those who didn't know the original, here it is :
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#2 Evil Porkchop

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Posted 24 November 2012 - 08:17 PM

Very impressive. You can definately see what your inspiration was. I like that it looks like a ruin that a forest has grown up around and that instead of going with blue for the river you went with a mossy green color.

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Posted 24 November 2012 - 08:26 PM

I love the sand green for the river. Beautiful MOC. Best of luck to you!

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Posted 24 November 2012 - 10:59 PM

Absolutely beautiful! I love the exterior and the basement, in particular.
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Posted 24 November 2012 - 11:06 PM

That's quite a change you've made to set 6077. :wink: You re-built the walls really well, adding more detail and all the plants look great with the fortress. The drawbridge is another great change.
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Posted 24 November 2012 - 11:46 PM

Wow thats a really great take on a set that I remember.  Its a great blend of nostaligia and newer parts and techniques and AHHHH  Pile of hands!  Pile of hands!  Ahhh!
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Posted 24 November 2012 - 11:53 PM

Awesome build! I really like how you reused the spears :)
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Posted 25 November 2012 - 01:25 AM

Wonderful MOC and instantly recognisable. This was one of my favourite sets as a child and one I really regret selling in my dark ages. Well done!!

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Posted 25 November 2012 - 04:08 AM

Great remake, you captured the feel of a ruined tower really well. Also love that portcullis.

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Posted 25 November 2012 - 04:18 AM

That is a very interesting way of designing the base. I really love the old, ruined feel of the fortress itself. I was also glad to see that yo included the Royal Soldier as well into the build. Wonderful build!
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Posted 25 November 2012 - 04:19 AM

AWESOME! The one Forestmen set that still eludes me.

I love that you took 6077 and pumped some serious iron to beef it up! I like the way you made the interior accessible. The drawbridge is done much better than the usual plate. The bog moat is definitely the best part of it. I can imagine they've been looking for a new home and come across this rundown castle ruin and make it their home. Great MOC and good luck in the contest!
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Posted 25 November 2012 - 06:03 AM

Fantastic MOC you have!  Both exterior and interior designs are superb! Really like the way ou have used those grey  "brick -in- brick" bricks. Great job!

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Posted 25 November 2012 - 03:56 PM

Great build!  That's actually the set I was going to redo for CCC, but you did such an amazing job, I will need to find another set to do!

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Posted 27 November 2012 - 07:30 AM

An impressive, well built tribute to one of the cooler Forestmen sets. There are always rumours around about a new Forest theme, and maybe one day there will be a return.

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Posted 27 November 2012 - 08:41 AM

Outstanding piece of re-created timeless classics of Forestmen. It was one of my favourite themes and I am truly admire the way you re-define the 6077 in a much better solid built and at the same time, being able to retain the classic charm. Well done!

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Posted 27 November 2012 - 10:08 AM

Awesome MOC love the all the detail and that swamp water it looks toxic :)

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Posted 27 November 2012 - 10:22 AM

Very nice!  I especially like the trees and the wall piece.
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Posted 27 November 2012 - 01:44 PM

I'd build this if you had Instructions..its that nice!

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Posted 27 November 2012 - 01:56 PM

Beautiful remake! The texture on the walls is superb and the landscaping looks very realistic :classic:
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Posted 28 November 2012 - 12:02 AM

Really impressive! You can tell what the inspiration was before you showed us. I love the trees/plant life around it. Seems very organic and lifelike. I loved the original and I want to rebuild it from time to time, but this is so much cooler with the newer ideas/color schemes. The mossy green river is awesome. I doubt very much of the dark clear blue rivers of Forestmen day's past.
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Posted 28 November 2012 - 02:11 AM

This is super-cool. There's just so much cool detail. Really, really nice work.

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 02:21 AM

Bravo, great moc!

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Posted 30 November 2012 - 07:39 AM

Wow... very nice :thumbup:

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Posted 30 November 2012 - 09:08 AM

Such a fantastic build. Very well done. One can definitely see the resemblance to the original set, but with much greater detail and new colors.

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Posted 30 November 2012 - 05:44 PM

Wow, really nice work :thumbup: :thumbup:

I really like the wall with the drawbridge :wink:

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