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#1 Balthasar

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Posted 25 December 2012 - 01:28 PM

After the failed murder-attempt on Elon Chorian, Count Nero went to a dark place in order to seek council.

This is an entry for the CCCX, i've reimagined the classic set Black Monarch's Ghost (6034), using new colors, techniques and parts, while trying to keep the original features of the set.

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For the glory of Nocturnus,

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#2 Hyler Talliwell

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Posted 25 December 2012 - 02:25 PM

Very cool. The tower looks fantastic, and the greenery is very well done. Thanks for keeping Nocturnus alive.

#3 Kai NRG

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Posted 25 December 2012 - 03:20 PM

Nice re-do!  The doors especially are much improved, though you did make the set considerably bigger with the baseplate and foilage, it adds to the effect.  :thumbup:   Great SNOT steps to the tower as well!

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Posted 25 December 2012 - 05:28 PM

Most unwise to hear that ghastly monarch's counsel. He may be wise, but his intentions are never truly for the good of Historica. It was wonderful when King Regis, one of Historica's former kings slayed that monstrocity!

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#5 Kayne

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Posted 25 December 2012 - 05:47 PM

Great redo of that build!  I really like the tower and the steps leading up to it!

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Posted 26 December 2012 - 12:58 AM

Hot stuff.  The round tower is great.  Best of luck with CCC!

#7 Captain BeerBeard

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Posted 26 December 2012 - 03:46 AM

Great redo. Are the steps connected?
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#8 soccerkid6

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Posted 26 December 2012 - 01:12 PM

You really nailed this! The tower is perfect and I like the stairs and landscaping :thumbup:
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Posted 26 December 2012 - 04:10 PM

View Postsoccerkid6, on 26 December 2012 - 01:12 PM, said:

You really nailed this!

Seconded! It looks very detailed but still has a classic feeling. The black/grey combination works great, also the foilage and staircase are well made. :thumbup:

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#10 Balthasar

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Posted 27 December 2012 - 06:31 PM

Thank you for your comments.

@beerbeard: the steps are connected to eachother, but not to the surface underneath.


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#11 de Gothia

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Posted 27 December 2012 - 08:23 PM

Love it! The Black Knights have been my favourite faction since I was a kid! Great to see your mocs with them!

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Posted 30 December 2012 - 06:01 PM

I love this re-do!!!

I bought this set for myself not so long ago and you really can see all the elements in this! And the greatest thing of all, the little things that I wasn't really satisfied about, are all solved in your MOC :D

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Posted 30 December 2012 - 06:16 PM

Lots of mood for such a relatively small set. Nicely done..!





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