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  1. Here is my medieval landscape from HUNLTC's recent exhibition in Budapest, Hungary. Only about 150 out of my 700 soldiers were present, but this time the emphasis was on landscaping. This 35-baseplate display is just the first step: I'm planning to expand it to 60 beseplates by next year. Inspiration & ideas for this came from a multitude of great builders here, among others Derfel Cadarn, Sirens-of-Titan, DNL, Mark of Falworth and Jojo. Thanks, guys!
  2. To all noteworthy citizens of the Brick Seas, King's Harbour has recently received Royal Recognition as a city of the Empire, and to celebrate this, Colonial Governor Jtno. Cooke, Captain, RN, wishes to invite dignitaries of all nations to a ball in the soon to be opened Governor's House (See spolier). One of the first events of its kind in Terra Nova, the Governor hopes that socialites from all over the Brick Seas will make their way to King's Harbour to join in the festivities, the banquet, and the following ball. (Dancing optional) Should you be interested in attending, please send your card to King's Harbour so the event can be planned accordingly. Your host, Captain Jno. Cooke, RN Colonial Governor, The Southern Isles OOC: Why not celebrate? I am building a ballroom and thought I might as well populate it. I hope to see many sig figs or their representatives making their way to King's Harbour, and will try to recreate everyone who attends to the best of my abilities. Fleshies might be "yellowfied" and I might need a little help in identifying proper parts, but I will do my best. I will of course highly encourage a few story builds leading up to the ball getting your characters to King's Harbour, and you are welcome to build here while you are at it, but it is not a requirement. Only the most obvious plotholes will be denied. (eg. if your character is known to be far way to the south. But then you can always send someone else). If anyone wants to interact specifically with some of the other guests, I will do my best to show that in the build. Just let me know - it may be a good opportunity to talk to a friend, prospective business partner, or strike secret political deals. I can't make any promises as to timing, but my best guess is in about a month. I think this will be fun :) Edit: All credit for the coat of arms goes to @Kolonialbeamter
  3. On 27th of august, there is an event called “Brick Wars” in the museum of the 20th century in Hoorn in the Netherlands. It is a small event with a group of 6-7 people exhibiting with models and diorama’s based on Lego Star Wars. The exhibitors can tell you all about the builds and there will be a small stand where you can buy small sets, minifigs and other. In the museum is an exhibition of Star Wars merchandise. It is the 40th anniversary of Star Wars and you can see the merchandise from 1977 to present. You can take place in the cockpit of the Millennium Falcon and dress yourself as characters from the movies. There are two rooms with merchandise and there is a corridor with showcases with Lego Star Wars after the permanent exhibition with living rooms from the 20th century. In the corridor is a building competition for the visitors. You can win prizes with this competition. In the museum is a small gift shop with Star Wars merchandise and there is a place where you can get your drinks and/or snacks. It is a small event. If you are in the neighborhood of the museum and you like Star Wars and Lego, feel free to pay a visit. Parking information is on the website of the museum (it is in Dutch). Museum of the 20th century You can also find pictures of the exhibition on the facebook page of the museum.
  4. Modulex Guy

    Brickworld 2017!

    Hello All! This forum is unusually quiet. I bet all of you are busy building for Brickworld! Might as well get this topic going. Who's going? I'll be there this year. Anyone else hitting panic mode with their builds? Brickworld 2017 is coming fast!
  5. Hello, everyone! I'm proud to invite Eurobricks members to Jeep-trial competition, that will be held in Moscow at November 12-13 by Lego Technic Russia community (https://vk.com/technic_club). If you are ready to visit Moscow those days, we are waiting for you! Build the offroader, run it through obstacles as fast and accurate as you can and win Lego Technic sets! Also it is wonderful possibility to meet Russian Eurobricks members (RM8, desert752, filsawgood - they are main organizers of the event) and many other talented builders from all over the Russia and another countries. Of course, we will help you to set accommodation in Moscow and we will do our best to make sure you are enjoying visiting Moscow and participating in competition. Please, contact me as soon as possible in PM or post in this topic if you are going to come to Moscow and participate. I've chosen this forum to post, because it seems to me that here it is more likely to catch as many Technic builders as it possible. Specially for Eurobricks forum I have translated rules of competition into English from Russian. My native language is Russian so mistakes are possible. Please, feel free to ask any question if something is not clear to you. Theme of competition is Jeep-trial. You need to build an offroader and drive it through number of obstacles as faster as you can with minimum penalty scores. Competition will be held in two categories: TROPHY and TRIAL. TPOPHY offroader should have open differentials. TRIAL offroader might not have differentials at all. General rules: Your model should be AWD offroader built in Lego Technic style. Trucks are not allowed. Only cars, buggies, pickups and vehicles that are based on these. Suspension is obligatory. Tanks and other vehicles that is not a car in an original form are not allowed. Appearance, type of body, colour, tuning is chosen at your discretion. You can use models that were built and published by you before or you can use suitable chassis and elements of chassis designer by other authors. In a case you use other author’s chassis completely, you should mention author of chassis in the entry. IMPORTANT: Bodywork of your model should be exclusively your design, copying the bodywork of other authors is prohibited. Electrics and remote control are obligatory. No more than 1 XL-motor or 2 L-motor or 3 M-motor can be used for propulsion. SBricks are allowed. Only original Lego battery blocks are allowed. RC-block and buggy-motors are prohibited. Mechanism and configuration of steering are not regulated. Tank steering is prohibited. Only steering knuckles like in real autos. Non-Lego parts are prohibited excluding the cases described in rules. Any modification of Lego parts is prohibited including stretching tires and wearing them on non-suitable rims. U-joint can be strengthen with string. Original and self-made stickers are allowed if only they do not cover two and more parts. Self-made canopies for bodywork or roof from paper or textile are allowed. Winches are prohibited. Model should have a steering wheel and driver seat. Scale of model should allow to fit the Technic figure inside the interior (figure is not obligatory). Rules of TROPHY category: All axles of offroader should have open differentials. All type of differential locking and imitations of differential locking is prohibited. Only front axle can be steered. Maximum diameter of wheels is 69 mm, minimum is 62 mm. Non-Lego tires are prohibited. Offroader should have one of the following wheel formula: 4x4 or 6x6. Do not forget the 3.1 paragraph of Rules. Width of axles should be no more than 16 studs. Width is calculated between the points of rims’ connection to the axle. Width of standard wheel hub is calculated as 2.5 stud, width of portal wheel hub – 4.5 stud. Offroader should have tow hitch. Tow hitch should be made using one of these part: http://www.bricklink.com/v2/catalog/catalogitem.page?id=1368 or http://www.bricklink.com/v2/catalog/catalogitem.page?id=204. Tow hitch should be attached to the rear overhang and can be detachable for better crawling possibilities. Rules of TRIAL category: Differentials are not obligatory. Maximum diameter of wheels is 81.6 mm, minimum is 62 mm. Non-original tires are allowed as they meet 5.2 paragraph of the Rules. Offroader should have one of the following wheel formula: 4x4 or 6x6. Do not forget the 3.1 paragraph of Rules. Width of axles should be no more than 18 studs. Width is calculated between the points of rims’ connection to the axle. Width of standard wheel hub is calculated as 2.5 stud, width of portal wheel hub – 4.5 stud. One participant can entry with 2 models if only they are in different categories and in case of winning in two categories participant will get prize only for highest place. Photos and description of entry should be posted in special topic (https://vk.com/topic-40661157_36038696) or in this topic with copying the entry in PM to me. Every entry should be consisted of: Name, surname of participant. Age. Name of offroader. Category of offroader. Description of offroader, including description of additional functions (if they exist). No more than 10 photos of offroader can be attached. Also in another day, before or after the main competition, we will have some fun races on small models. Rules of races are simple: only one L-motor for propulsion with M-motor or Servo for steering and wheel diameter should be between 30mm and 43mm. I will post detailed rules of race after they are approved by organizers.
  6. Dear all, The Portuguese LEGO User Group - PLUG will host another BRInCKa event in the city of Braga in Portugal from the 7th until the 9th of October 2016. This will be the second BRinCKA event in Braga after receiving about 26000 visitors during its first edition in 2014. If you are curious to know how it went, here are some fotos of the event: https://bragabrincka2014.wordpress.com/ BRInCKa Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/brincka Braga BRInCKa 2016 Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/431842027006985/ Cheers
  7. Dear Eurobricks members, Freelug (national French LUG) organize their first exhibition (1000m²) in Lomme, near Lille, the 8th and 9th of October. Of course there will be a lot of French exhibitors, but as Lille is at a crossroad in Europe, we'd also be pleased and honoured to welcome exhibitors from abroad! Lille is at 1h30 from Brussel, 3h from Köln, 3h from London, and (for reference) 2h30 from Paris. The main theme for the exhibition in Movies & TV shows from the 80s, but it is not mandatory to follow it and any creation is welcome. Registering is of course free of charge. Expect contests, games, and a lot of fun in a friendly atmosphere! Inhabitants of the North of France have the reputation of warm and welcoming people, and we certainly want to prove we deserve it! The location (Maison des Enfants - Lomme) is easily accessible by any mean of transportation: https://www.google.f....9928096,16.19z Complimentary meals for exhibitors are in order, as well as goodies and surprises. Solutions for sleeping accommodations can be found. There might be a token fee for an AFOL party on Saturday evening. Please feel free to visit our webpages and ask any questions - don't let the informations in French fool you, we'll be pleased to answer in English: http://lomme.briquexpo.org/ https://www.facebook...55015654610409/ Registrations close the 15th of August.
  8. Hello everyone ! Is anyone coming to the Lego exhibition that will be in Casteggio (Pavia) Italy, 19-20 March ? Here is the link: http://casteggio.wix.com/legocasteggio#!programma/bbr0m
  9. So I went to the LEGOWorld Copenhagen 2016 along with thousand´s of other people last weekend. It was a great event as usual for us fans of LEGO. As i could bore you with an insane amount of pictures of all of the event I will focus only on the Fan area. For now, most pictures are present. More will be added lateron! As I wen´t along with my sister twins, I had to somewhat rush through the event ( well, I didnt get the time to talk to everyone as you can imagine how eager 5year old kids behave ) Another thing that is really a shame is that I thought I had my camera all setup for the event. For some reason a lot of the pictures were overexposed ( I think is the right word in English ). I´ve been trying to the best of my ability to make all the pictures watchable afterall. Hope that you will enjoy as much as I did. Here we go: Ulrik Hansen came up with the information that its creator is Søren Johansen from Byggepladen (DK), and Cowboy Gibson from Brikkelauget (NO) A representation called Dragons Lair. As a kid I spend an awefull lot of coins playing a game named the same at the local Arcade, now I´ve just been told by Ulrik Hansen, that i´ts actually a representation of Smaug from LOTR. The creator is Sharon Vance from MichLUG (US). A gorgeous creation indeed ! JanetVanD were there as well. Her Awesome creation Fortress of solitude was also one of my favorites. Im so sad that my pictures of it turned out so bad. This is the best I could present to you. But check her creation out yall ! Transformers. These creations ( I know two are missing for now, will add pictures lateron ), can be transformed as the creator had an tablet showing the process. This scale and the way they were made was beyond my skills. Mindblowing to say the least. My god ! STARCRAFT !!!! These creations were also some of the best to me. I´ve been trying to build microscale Starcraft creations some years ago, but I only finished Terran and Protos. Zerg were the bane of my life. Those organic forms to me is just insanely har to accomplish. Cecilie is the woman who made these. I think she did it to what I think is the best that LEGO can offer for now with the part´s available. So well done ! You can watch all of her Starcraft creations Here on Flickr.And they are definatly worth checking out. Bricksonwheels were present. And while I´m mostly into Classic build´s or Historic themes, these just threw me of the floor. Seeing these creations in real life was just the best part of the day. So well build, so well presented. To top it Bricksonwheels is a really friendly guy. Check out his book: The Art of LEGO Scale modelling. Gulliver´s Island by Palle & Tina Haulrich of Byggepladen (DK). A fun MOC that I would have never thought of making. This was also a thing that draw the twins as they had recently been told the story. They enjoyed it as well as i did. An Rasmus Klump Diorama. Build by these people from Byggepladen (DK): Anne Mette Vestergaard, Lasse Vestergaard, Helgi Toftegaard, Henrik Kunz and Jakob Hestbæk. Again Ulrik Hansen came to help out telling us all who made this wonderful creation. I have no clue as to what, if these Child book´s even exist´s in English. If they do please tell what they are called. Another very well represented build with loads of awesome easily recognisable features from these kid´s stories. For now most of the pictures are here. Next step is to add text and so on. Im not quite done with the whole of the event. Busy busy. But will add more when I have some sparetime to spend on this post. I hope you got something out of it and enjoyed the pictures as well as the builds. If you know who made any of the MOC´s i havent yet named the creators of, please give me a hint so i can add proper links to the user, or at least link´s to their respective Flickr, or whatever they use to publish their creations. All C and C will be appreciated. Dont hold back. KlodsBrik
  10. http://brickset.com/article/17398/new-the-force-awakens-polybags-discovered If you look at the bottom left of the Finn polybag you can see a code in the exact same style as the Plastic Man Polybag, which was used to unlock the character early on in the game. http://brickset.com/sets/5004081-1/Plastic-Man HYPE!!!!!.
  11. MinifigureHQ

    Brick2015

    With the success of Brick 2014 (we launched there) we're really excited by the brick show this year. With details of Brick2015 soon to be released, who's going and what do you hope to see/exhibit?
  12. Hello, the Zusammengebaut 2015, our first Lego exhibition, was so much fun. In the middle of Germany, in a small town named Borken (Hessen), there have been so many people of all ages; great. Eleven exhibitors, for example Gábor Horváth arrived from Hungary, have presented fantastic Brick-Worlds. If you like: Many images and more information (in German) you can find here. This is the official Zusammengebaut 2015 video. And if you would like to join us next year, please contact me at any time. We will be in Borken at the end of November, again. Best wishes Andres
  13. Hi all, Some of you might know me from this topic, in which I showed the progress made on a module for a group layout. As promised, and a little late, here are some pictures of the layout which was build by Aawsum, Alois, Moos, Thomassio, Wilbert and me. This were the plans for the entire layout: Layout_Final by Aawsum MOCs Lego, on Flickr After 1 day of setting up, the layout was as good as ready, there were some minor details, but they were solved in a couple of days. 20151020_210040 by Aawsum MOCs Lego, on Flickr Now just some pictures Legoworld Utrecht 2015 by Erwin, on Flickr Legoworld Utrecht 2015 by Erwin, on Flickr Legoworld Utrecht 2015 by Erwin, on Flickr Legoworld Utrecht 2015 by Erwin, on Flickr Legoworld Utrecht 2015 by Erwin, on Flickr Legoworld Utrecht 2015 by Erwin, on Flickr And a video made by Aawsum: LTC_Legoworld2015 by Aawsum MOCs Lego, on Flickr If you want to see more photo's from the layout, these albums should help: Aawsum, Alois, Me Questions, comments and critique are as always welcome. PS. If you have a link to some photo's you shot of the layout feel free to post it.
  14. This weekeng I joined the brick event at Shanghai (China), which organized by LeleZhen LUG. LelezhenLUG is from the largest Lego Fans Forum in China, the site address is www.lelezhen.com . They had an opportunity sponsered by the coming of LEGO Discovery Center in Shanghai. I'm the member of ChinaLUG, so I attended the activity as the volunteer. Let's have a look at the construction work back of the house. We spent the whole day to recover the USS Enterprise from Startrek designed by one fan from Guangzhou. Till 19:00 at that night, the huge castle was shipped to site with the builder and his family. Then after another few hours, all things were set. After 22:00 o'clock, the construction work of layout was allowed to begin in the main hall of the mall. The showcases were installed For the huge castle and USS Enterprise, due to the large size, we moved them on 1 plate at one time. (Fortunately, they standed as a whole. ) All the things were placed well till 2:00, we left the cases locked. We were back at 9:30 next morning, others which came from Nanjing were arrived, including a huge size crane. Under erecting Everthing were ready till 11:00, I shoted the show on Youtube without editing. still don't know how to insert the video, I attached the link for your information. I post some site photoes. This is one champion of site building challege. The site building challenge is ongoing. The focus We also set the bulk area for kids The desied eyes (Lego is still abit of expensive in China market.) So, that's the first report of the brick event in China. Wish you like it. Thanks for watching.
  15. Hi All, In the weekend september 19-20, we gathered for the yearly model train gettogether at the Danish Technical Museum in Helsingør. Layout and models by Peder Svend Pedersen, Carsten Straaberg, Jan Kim Jørgensen & Jakob Peterhänsel. Kids layout by Casper Hansen. DB Class 103 by Henrik Ludvigsen. Billeder fra årets modeljernbanetræf på DTM by Marook, on Flickr Pictures available here. Update: .
  16. Dear all, The Portuguese LEGO User Group - PLUG will host another of its BRInCKa events in the city of Porto from the 23rd until the 25th of October 2015. Last year's event in the city of Braga received about 26000 visitors during 3 days. This time, we have 2000 m2 to fill with LEGO bricks, LEGO MOCs, LEGO sets,... Facebook: https://www.facebook...43081862615226/ Web page: http://www.plug.pt/e...norbrincka2015/ LAN page: https://lan.lego.com...vents/event/277 Come and visit! Cheers
  17. A hugely important part of BRICK is the Fan Zone where we get to showcase MOCs from AFOLs from across the World. This year BRICK has expanded and we have 2 shows: we are at ExCeL in London again and we are launching at The NEC in Birmingham and we’re looking for your builds to help amaze and inspire our visitors. If you’d like to take part in the BRICK 2015 shows by displaying your MOCs then we’d love to hear from you! Last year we had a huge response: 145 AFOL Exhibitors, creating 4,000sqm of display. They came from the UK, Ireland, France, Belgium, The Netherlands, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Denmark, Norway, South Africa and the USA. We can't accept every submission, but we try our very best to accept everything we can to make the Fan Zone as awesome as possible and we're really excited to see what you've been building! All accepted Exhibiting AFOLs receive FREE accommodation, lunches and AFOLCON attendance, plus access to request funding if you need help in getting your display to the show(s). We can accept displays from anyone as long as you're over 18 (*over 16, with written legal parent/guardian consent), your display is cool and meets our criteria. Further info & some FAQs can be found here: http://www.afolcon.com/faq/ If you can’t find the answer to your question there, please email info@brickshows.co.uk and we’ll do our best to answer them for you. If you are interested in exhibiting your creations at the BRICK 2015 shows, please fill in the form(s) at this link: www.afolcon.com/exhibiting Submissions will close at 11:59pm GMT on Sunday 23rd August. Information on the show can be found at www.brick2015.com
  18. Hi to everybody! In the last weekend there was, in Merano, a small but nice Lego exposition. Between a lot of cool stuff, there was a Technic section, where I exposed my Tractor Truck and a new Moc, and where I saw a couple of interesting Mocs/Mods. This the pictures of them: iBrick Winter Edition 2014 by lucioswitch81, on Flickr iBrick Winter Edition 2014 by lucioswitch81, on Flickr iBrick Winter Edition 2014 by lucioswitch81, on Flickr iBrick Winter Edition 2014 by lucioswitch81, on Flickr iBrick Winter Edition 2014 by lucioswitch81, on Flickr iBrick Winter Edition 2014 by lucioswitch81, on Flickr I drove for an half hour my Truck and see all this smiling and astonished kids faces was my best personal prize.
  19. Hi all, I'd like to share the pictures and videos of our last event, which was held between the 10th and 12th of October. We participated Middle-Europe's largest model railway exhibition with participants from 7 other countries, displaying our train-based 38 metres long layout. The most popular building of the display was the Budapest - Western Train Station, where train tracks end in the building, without the possibility to avoid trains turning back. The reason I post it here to share and get experience with other TFOLs and AFOLs who creates train-based displays. As far as I've seen it on Brickshelf and Flickr, most train LUGs creates one or more loops around cities, where trains are running around for couple of circles, then train goes of to some storage track and another goes in. We started to create layouts without loops in 2012, which means constant taking care of trains is necessary, not to let them run into other trains or leave tracks at their ends. We use 9V to run most of our trains, and the whole line is separated to couple of sections, driven separately with 9V speed regulators. We use polarity-sensitive PF LEDS to warn each other if our section is busy. That allows to run more train at the same time, and we try to simulate some realistic traffic on our rails. Please share with us how you design your big show displays, how do you control your trains, and what are priorities for an event for you. Pictures from my Brickshelf: http://www.brickshelf.com/cgi-bin/gallery.cgi?f=548694 Videos of various trains running: Fun video, including almost all our passanger cars:
  20. Dear all, The Portuguese LEGO User Group - PLUG will host the 3rd edition of its BRInCKa event in the city of Braga from the 17th until the 19th of October. The first two editions of this event in 2013 and 2014 in Oeiras (Lisbon) received about 15000 visitors each. This time, we have 5000 m2 to fill with LEGO bricks, LEGO MOCs, LEGO sets,... The event location today. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/brincka Web page: http://plug.pt/event...agabrincka2014/ Cheers
  21. car_mp

    HBME 2014

    The HispaBrick Magazine Event 2014 will take place in Terrassa next 6th and 7th of December. There will be a LEGO exhibition in the mNACTEC museum and activities for the AFOLS. If anyone is interested in attending just contact me.
  22. LEGO Fan Weekend 2013 Date: September 27th to 29th One of the greatest LEGO events in Denmark is again on schedule! Who will be there ? Hope to see you... further information at fanweekend.dk
  23. Greetings all, Last year at the Great Western Lego Show all Brickset users were given badges with their usernames to wear. Should we do this for EB members?
  24. BRICKSUR is an exhibition organised by fans of LEGO® from HispaLUG, the Spanish community of LEGO® fans. It will take place in Granada, Spain. The exhibition contains thousands of bricks that come alive in buildings made by members from HispaLUG and other international communities. You will enjoy a great city, motorised trains, houses, cars, airplanes, squares, gardens,... amazing medieval buildings and castles, starships from the Star WarsTM universe, and other original creations. All of them built with LEGO® bricks, of course! Visitors of all ages can take part in several competitions, play in the free building zone, and have a great time and fun! Come and visit us! Free entrance. More info: here (www.hispalug.com) ::: Details: .Dates: BrickSur 2014 will be held between 11th - 13th October. .Place: Centro Comercial ALHSUR, Granada. Mall website: www.alhsur.com Maps: Location .Exposure: - Saturday & Sunday: 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. - Monday : 10:00 a.m. - 03:00 p.m. ::: Enrollement: If you are interested in participating as an exhibitor you just have to fill the form with the options you want. ////////////////////////////////////////////\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\ Enrollement BRICKSUR 2014 \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\//////////////////////////////////////////// ::: Contact: If you have any questions or need more information, contact us on bricksur@gmail.com See you soon!
  25. BrickmanJ

    World War Brick

    Here's a topic I thought I would put in, just 'cause. World War Brick is the largest solely military LEGO convention in the world. Supposedly it is, that might not be true, but I'll believe them. It is in its third or fourth year, I believe, now, and it gets bigger every year. It is hosted in Minneapolis, Minnesota, at Brickmania Toyworks. Apart from Brickmania, other vendors come, such as GI Brick, Brickstuff, and others. Will Chapman from Brickarms is also there. Some of the activites besides shopping are looking at Weekend Pass holders' MOCs, looking at the Greater Midwest and Twin Cities LEGO Train Club displays, see Brickmania's dioramas and other builds (Including the new-for-this-year Battle of the Black Sea (Battle of Mogadishu (Black Hawk Down) diorama), or take part in the building of this year's mosaic. Last year it was the Iwo Jima Flag Raising, which turned out to be a resounding success. This year, they are doing the Cobra King picture. I could go on and on, but I have places to be, so I'll wrap this up. Weekend passes are still available for $60.00 for the complete devoters, but for the merely curious, you can buy a public ticket both in advance (it gets you in half an hour early) or at the door. You can buy them here: http://www.brickmania.com/brands/World-War-Brick.html and here ia the website for WWB itself: http://worldwarbrick.com/ I hope this sparks some interest!