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#1 Lasse

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Posted 03 November 2013 - 01:01 PM

Often it can be difficult to decide what I want to build.

The Collectible Minifigures theme has brought many interesting historical minifigures. Last year I have built a large Greek layout for the Spartan from series 2:
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After I had finished the Greek layout I thought a lot about what I should build next. Should I build a Roman layout for the Roman minifigures? Or should build an Egyptian layout for the pharaoh? Or a 1700's layout with a lot of minifigures with white wigs? I would like to build it all.

That's how I got the idea to build this MOC:

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Ancient Egypt:

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Ancient Greece:
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Ancient Rome:
In the background: Colosseum
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The Viking Age
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The Middle Ages:
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The Renaissance
In the background: St. Peter's Basilica in Rome:
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The Late Renaissance:
In the background: Rosenborg Castle:
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The Age of Enlightenment
In the background: Fredensborg Palace:
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The Industrial Revolution
In the background: Westminster Palace:
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Modern Time:
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The back of the MOC is a world map:
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#2 SlimShady

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Posted 03 November 2013 - 01:31 PM

So many colours and details in small place. And the map of the world is incredible!

Edited by SlimShady, 03 November 2013 - 01:31 PM.

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#3 Trent

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Posted 03 November 2013 - 01:45 PM

This is wonderful.

I thought the individual scenes were really well done, and I was really surprised to see the map of the world on the back - a very well thought out detail that adds a lot.

I love the progression of the build...fab work!

#4 Paddi

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Posted 03 November 2013 - 01:45 PM

I saw your Modell already in Skaerbaek. Great MoC!

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Posted 03 November 2013 - 02:02 PM

A great MOC. Very impressive!!!
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#6 Jody Meyer

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Posted 03 November 2013 - 02:07 PM

this is a great idea, nice small scale buildings. Something i would put in a class room for history reference :grin:
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#7 Mr_Malfoy

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Posted 03 November 2013 - 02:13 PM

Impressive MOC! I love the way you built the buildings and monuments in miniature.
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Posted 03 November 2013 - 03:08 PM

Incredible! Love the map on the back! The backgrounds are perfect, especially the Rosenberg castle. :wub:
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Posted 03 November 2013 - 03:28 PM

Great work :thumbup: :thumbup:  I see this live at Skaerbaek and I really like the idea of the minifig with behind an iconic monument, the map on the rear is great too :wink:

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Posted 03 November 2013 - 03:47 PM

Oh Wow!

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#11 eurotrash

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Posted 03 November 2013 - 03:54 PM

Superb!  The inventiveness and imagination of Lego builders never ceases to amaze me.  And this is a classic.

#12 Zeahl

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Posted 03 November 2013 - 03:59 PM

This looks amazing. I love all the little details!

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Posted 03 November 2013 - 04:10 PM

Excellent idea, fantastic execution. This looks amazing!

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Posted 03 November 2013 - 04:11 PM

Great idea and execution!

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Posted 03 November 2013 - 05:11 PM

Incredible nice work indeed !!

#16 Rolf

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Posted 03 November 2013 - 05:52 PM

Amazing!!!

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Posted 03 November 2013 - 05:53 PM

very cool, a very atractive way to teach some history.
Any plans to make the rest, the beginning with caveman and a possible future?

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Posted 03 November 2013 - 06:03 PM

Wow! I'm particularly impressed by the buildings from St. Peter's Basilica to the Palace of Westminster. I think my favourite is Rosenborg Castle.

How did you achieve the columns in St. Peter's Basilica?
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Posted 03 November 2013 - 07:53 PM

Wow, that is bloody amazing! I really love the world map on the back and how you designed every little detail in that history of the world. :wub: :wub: :wub:
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Posted 03 November 2013 - 08:25 PM

Go to cuusoo and add it as a complete set or part sets, im sure it would hit the 10,000 !!! ;)

#21 Hrw-Amen

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Posted 03 November 2013 - 08:40 PM

Great build, so many different themes all at once with so much detail.

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Posted 03 November 2013 - 08:57 PM

Brilliant MOC.  I saw this on Brothers Brick and really like the details and miniscale backgrounds.

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Posted 03 November 2013 - 09:54 PM

Congrats on being front paged 'Lasse', what a fantastic creation too ! :grin:
I like all those mini-structures though history and excellent selecting of figures to show the different periods in Earth's history........Brick On 'Lasse' ! :grin:

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Posted 03 November 2013 - 10:06 PM

Humanity begins with Ramesses the Great and ends with Paris Hilton. Heh. Very nice MOC.

Potential additions you could consider for an expanded version:

Prehistory: A volcano, a jungle tree
Baby T-Rex. A monkey. The Gorilla Suit Guy. A Caveman and Cavegirl.

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A ninja. A Samurai. A Geisha. A sumo wrestler. A Sensei.

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#25 Ralph

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Posted 03 November 2013 - 10:09 PM

Impressive work! :thumbup: :thumbup:

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