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  1. OK, at this point, a small series of sets covering the Ancient World is essentially inevitable... All the molds have already been made, and it is just a matter of time now... So here is an ambitious new attempt to make a series of sets through Cuusoo. I designed a series of 8 of them, ranging all the way from $30 to $300, including different sets for Greece, Rome, the Lighthouse of Alexandria, Stonehenge, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, and the Nexus of Bifrost. Please have a look, I'd love to hear everyone's feedback, and then you can come to vote on all of them for free at LEGO Cuusoo! And I will incorporate everyone's suggestions as soon as I can! Thanks Again! =D therealindy (Archaeology, Ancient, History, Greece, Greek, Rome, Roman, Alexandria, Egypt, Celtic, Stonehenge, Garden, Babylon, Viking, Bifrost, Wonders of the World)
  2. Hi guys, this is my new creation! It's my entry to the Colossal Battle Contest V 2017 for the category . CBC V - Dread Ambushers Category I choose to create a great battle from the ancient Hellenic Wars, known as Peloponnesian War. A small force of Spartan army was cutted from their main army of Sparta by Athenian army and their navy on the island of Sphacteria. The Athenian forces manage to land on the island after a surprise attack and forced the Spartans to surrender! It's one of the few times that a Spartan army was surrendered and did not fight until death. I hope you like it! You can see more pictures in my Flickr page! C&C are appreciated
  3. My entry for the minifig sub-contest. Meet BoBKiD, aka... me! IMG_4671 by BoBKiD206, on Flickr IMG_4672 by BoBKiD206, on Flickr IMG_4673 by BoBKiD206, on Flickr My... eeer, his equipment: Minifig: Official Lego minifig Helmet & mask: Minifig.cat Vest: Some ebay guy a few years back Minigun: Brickarms Rest of weapons/combat equipment: Online store. Will post name tomorrow if I find the bookmark. Custom paint: Multicam pattern (as close as it could get) My minifig is based on a character from a mini web video series called "Sandmen", in which I play one of the major characters. The videos were made as a story guide for three national airsoft scenarios in Greece. Here's a pic of me in multicam camo, with the mask and a G36 rifle (just like the minifig!... or is it the minifig is just like me? hmm...!)
  4. (GBW- CP3) Plantasea - The Bridge [Campaign 3 main build] Info: The build features the bonus paratroopers I received during FRACO#1. MOC The Bridge - prequel by BoBKiD206, on Flickr MOC The Bridge pt1 by BoBKiD206, on Flickr MOC The Bridge pt2 by BoBKiD206, on Flickr Fun fact: The "abandoned service tunnels" features a pair of Power Functions led lights with green transclear bricks, that gives the greenish "night vision" effect.
  5. [GBW] The Repair Having recovered the lost drone, the Plantasea forces need to repair it if they want to use it in the war... and even modify it in the process! Fun fact: This is the 1stof a 3-part MOC storyline. The 2nd part involves the use of the UAV to pinpoint targets for the artillery (3rd).
  6. zazavolley

    Houses of wonders!

    Hi guys! These ara 4 little set that i call "house of wonders": each one is a representation of a house/laboratory of 4 classic personalities of the ancient world. - Fidia, greek sculptor, with some of his works displaying; - Archimede, in the exact moment when he realise how to explain his famous principle (Eureka!), a little model of his theorem about the mesaurements of a circle, and a piece of mirror that he created in the battle of Siracusa against the romans; - Apollodoro of Damascus, architect, displaying some models of his most famous works: the Pantheon, the Traiano's column, Traiano's arch, the bridge over the Danube; - Plutarco, writing some of his "moralia" or maybe a biography of a roman Emperor...
  7. Mpyromaxos

    [MOC] Invoke the Gods

    Hello guys, this is my latest moc for a greek contest (fantasy - epic theme). Tell me your opinion and thoughts about it! This is my first big Moc, so.. be gentle! Tnk you and enjoy it! __________________________________________________________________________________ “Invoke the gods” (ask the help of the gods) “Χρῲ τοις Θεοίς..” (Νa επικaλείσaι τους θεούς.) Solon (Greek: Σόλων; c. 638 – c. 558 BC) In Greek mythology, Poseidon is the god of the land and the sea, rivers, sources and drinking water .. With his trident could both create rough seas and calm waters.. His symbols were the trident, fish and occasionally the horse or the bull.. According to legend.. the Poseidon seduced Medusa in the temple of Athena.. the goddess was so furious with it.. so she transformed Medusa into monster.. The ugliness was such.. that whoever looked at her face.. turned into stone .. Medusa wanted to revenge Poseidon now.. so she kills the priestesses and the soldiers who guard the temple .. Their only hope now is to seek the help of the gods.. But to be heard by the gods, they need a sacrifice.. Hermes.. the messenger of the Gods, is there and waiting to hear the invocation to the gods and to carry the message ..
  8. ThunderWarrior

    Byzantium Church

    Hello from Russia! I'm happy to present you MOC about greek history (especially Greek War of Independence)! Greek revolutionist with banner. Thanks for watching!
  9. Update: for an updated version, please scroll down ----------------------------------------------------------------- Ancient Greece has always fascinated me. I studied their language in high school, and this year I visited Greece itself. And although I've been fond of their architecture since a long time, I was impressed by everything I saw there . People say that Greece is just a pile of ancient rocks . But I say that pile of rocks is quite a sight . This inspired me to build some columns in Lego. The Dorian order is very typical for Greece, but not much of a challenge for Lego . I had a go at the Ionian order, but that turned out way too big. Spirals are really hard to do. I was left with the Corinthian order. Although not the most typical for Ancient Greece, the design fascinates me. With the acanthus-leaves, it looks like a tree. It makes temples look like an extention of nature. Not a better thing to do if you want to provoce the super-natural, the divine. [MOC] Corinthian column - capital by Bert.VR, on Flickr So this is what I came up with. The model consists of 412 bricks. _________ [MOC] Corinthian column by Bert.VR, on Flickr______[MOC] Corinthian column - exploded by Bert.VR, on Flickr I wanted to make it more or less in minifig scale, and I think I managed that . The tooth pieces (part ID 49668) made nice leaves, and the rest followed. The problem was fitting as many as possible in a small space. The eight-bar-rings (part ID 75937) prooved to be pretty handy. I used three of them in the capital, and one in the base. It really is the heart of this model. The actual column was rather hard to make. The technique from the Lego website made a column with eight tiles forming a cilinder. That was too small. I ended up with twelve tiles, connected by the cross/steering wheel/winch handle/I-don't-know-what-to-call-it-piece (to make things simple: part ID 48723). It turned out quite well, although I have some minor doubts concerning the strength of the construction. I'm not too happy with the base , but that's not the main focus, and perhaps the pillar should be a little longer. But that shouldn't be too hard to change, and it had to fit on the picture anyway. [MOC] Corinthian column - base by Bert.VR, on Flickr So despite its flaws, I hope you like it. This design could be used in numerous Greek or Roman builds, and I made sure there were studs on the top and on the bottom to connect it. I hope you get inspired...
  10. 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: http://www.eurobrick...89#entry1533491 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: Ancient Egypt: Ancient Greece: Ancient Rome: In the background: Colosseum The Viking Age The Middle Ages: The Renaissance In the background: St. Peter's Basilica in Rome: The Late Renaissance: In the background: Rosenborg Castle: The Age of Enlightenment In the background: Fredensborg Palace: The Industrial Revolution In the background: Westminster Palace: Modern Time: The back of the MOC is a world map:
  11. BEAVeR

    [MOC] Ionic column

    If you have a good memory, you may remember the Corinthian column I made some time ago. I got a lot of good comments on that one (thank you!), and I wanted to build some more... stuff . I wanted to revisit that magnificent Ancient Greece, with it's buildings. I wanted to give those ruined pieces of art their former glory again. I wanted to build... some more columns. Real Greek ones, this time. Not that modern Roman stuff. If you have a perfect memory, you may remember that I said the Ionic column was hard to do because of its spirals (volutes, if you prefer fancy terms). I did have a go at designing one however, but I began to think the spirals were impossible to do . And if you don't get those right, your column is not right. You can take that quite literally. I made a compromise on the volutes, but had to fight all kinds of structural blabla . If you have a good eyesight, you may have noticed that I'm presenting now an Ionic column nontheless. What happened? Some would call it a miracle, some just inspiration. I found the Indiana Jones whip. It was just perfect. The size, the shape, the extra details, the easy connections, the look and feel. I felt this whip was made for something more than being in every Indiana Jones set. It became my new best friend. Once I had my spiral (the only spirally part in LEGO, I believe), the column flowed onto my LDD screen (and a bit later, on my render screen). At once, all the structural hustle and bustle fell away. At almost the first try, I had something I was completely happy with. A worthy sibling of my Corinthian column. And that's what you see in front of you. Before anyone asks: the column should be buildable in real life. I know the whips aren't available in white, but everything else apart form the One Rings I used, is available in white (now even the croissant!). Furthermore, I believe the column's quite stable. It uses the same technique that I learned from Jamie, in the designer video on the LEGO Creator website . This is my tribute to that video, because it made me want to make columns five years ago. I've come a long way... . So I hope you enjoy this Ionic column in minifig scale, containing 254 bricks. And I looked it up for you: this is the first one in LEGO to appear on the internet. Hope you appreciate it.
  12. andybear@hk

    MOC : Santorini, Greece

    Hello all, There is my LEGO MOC model, Santorini In this 96x96 model, I had put sone iconic buildings of Santorini, such as windmill, church and some white villa. Really thanks for your watching.
  13. I am glad to introduce a series of my works devoted to Odyssey's travels. #1. Odyssey and Lotus Eaters. #2. Nobody is a guest in Polyphem's cave. #3. Odyssey and Circe. #3.1 Odyssey and Circe. Pediment: Batrachomyomachia