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Lego Digital Designer HELP!
GoldBrick posted a topic in Digital LEGO: Tools, Techniques, and ProjectsHow can i create a baseplate in Lego Digital Designer
Best parts for town building
mavcdesign posted a topic in LEGO TownDear Forumers. I have brought a helpful LEGO parts for people who want to build your town. Actually I made this pannel just because sick and tired to connect 32x32pannel all the time I build my new town. And I have started a Kickstarter campaign. please take a look if you are interest in. [editted]
Lego Made a Mistake With The MineCraft 21115 Set
StudRobotics posted a topic in Special LEGO ThemesI know I normally post stuff on the forums about Lego Technic, but I also enjoy building Lego MineCraft sets as well and connecting them together. Today, I looked at my The First Night set and noticed something very odd. I got the set on Christmas Eve 2015, and I never noticed this problem the entire time I had it. This is Lego's official picture for the set. Focus on the green 2x2 plate with knob above the brown 2x2 brick with the rose on the right of the pig. When you build the set, the instructions show that there is no green plate below the rose. I don't think there is even a spare piece for it. I checked the internet and I believe nobody ever noticed this before. I'm perfectly fine with it though, since everyone occasionally makes mistakes. What do you think? Has anyone here saw this mistake before?
LittleJohn posted a topic in Special LEGO ThemesMy sixth entry for ABS builder challenge. This build came together quite quickly, though the presentation was a bit of a challenge to get right. The lobster was a fun challenge to create, and I’m quite pleased with the result, though perhaps my personal favorite part of the build is the cup. Inspiration goes to Siercon and Coral, as well as Legohaulic. The dark red seed part is used 12 times. More pictures on Brickbuilt Thanks for looking, C&C welcome
Mitgardian Bear Paw Sigil
soccerkid6 posted a topic in Guilds of HistoricaThis wass my 9th entry to Colossal Castle Contest XIV. At first I wasn’t sure if I would build anything for the Historic Illumination category, but then decided it would be a good opportunity to try my hand at a mosaic. The design is based off of this image. It was quite a challenging build process, more frustrating than rewarding really. I've done a smaller version of this before: One of Mitgardia’s most iconic sigils, the bear paw represents the guild’s courage, strength, and ferocity. C&C welcome as usual, this was quite a change from my usual minifig scale buildings and landscapes
Is this possible in LDD? (1x3 plate on 4x4 round plate, turned 45 deg)
LegoJalex posted a topic in Digital LEGO: Tools, Techniques, and ProjectsI want a 1x3 plate to sit on the underside of a 4x4 round plate, but turned 45 degrees. See photo below. When I try it in reality it works, but now when I'm about to make the instructions in LDD I can't get it to work. Is it possible to do? If not, are there any other tricks that can achieve this? (just saw that the headline was cut after I posted this. "turned 45 degrees" it is supposed to read.)
[M-H03] Dune Buggy Racing
soccerkid6 posted a topic in AG1 ArchiveLocation: H03, Kaalin Tags: Land Vehicle, Vehicle, Exploration Job: Driver Start Log: Little John joined me on this week's expedition to H03, Kaalin, we both were using MANTIS dune buggies, which covered ground very quickly: See more pictures here: link These buggies were really fun to build, and look pretty realistic, I think
A better alternative to baseplates?
Lego Dino 500 posted a topic in LEGO Train TechI was just filling out a PaB cup full of white 4x6 plates for a Winter Village layout, and I found something interesting. By just using the 4x6 or 4x4 plates and bricks to support the elevations, you can create extremely dynamic and realistic landscaping that's actually cheaper than using standard 32x32 baseplates. Using the typical cost of 9 cents per 4x4 plate in regular green compared to the cost of $7.99 of the new 32x32 bright green baseplates, you can divide the $7.99 cost of a 32x32 baseplate with an area of 1024 studs by $0.9 to get 11 plates per dollar, each with an area of 16 studs. Multiply this by 8 to get a cost of $7.99 for a baseplate compared to 88 4x4 plates for $7.92, which has a combined area of 1,408 studs, for 8 cents cheaper not counting shipping. Even though it is a bit more fragile, it can also be easily reinforced with bricks and plates on the bottom, and with a elevation of 4 plates, you can easily place 1x2 technic bricks to modularize your layout. Would this be a more feasible way to do landscaping on our layouts compared to the baseplates we currently use? Theoretically it could eliminate the need for baseplates entirely, aside from using road plates to model roads and highways. Sorry if this is already established, I've seen it used in dioramas and models, but never in such a scale. Here's a few photos of a piece of modular landscape built with this method. The slope of the plates can also be leveled out at any height and secured with bricks, but you can also use the continuous slope to create forced perspective on smaller or shelf layouts. You can also stretch out the plates up to 3 studs per layer and plate allowing you to create steep slopes or flat planes. This is what the understructure looks like, using various assorted plates and bricks to support the inclined terrain. This example was built using 40 4x4 plates, and can be extended further and this method is sturdier than using baseplates which can rarely split, bend, or warp shape.
How to place buildings with baseplates on other baseplates?
Transparency for Effect posted a topic in LEGO TownSo, I'm starting to work on this LEGO City, but a lot of the buildings I'm using have baseplates at the bottom, and I'm wondering what the best way is to use them with other baseplates, like the road ones. I've seen it done before, with buildings like the Modular Buildings.
Is your LEGO Room getting too cold?
splatman posted a topic in General LEGO DiscussionHere's a way to keep your LEGO Room warm: That colorful thing on the wall is a radiator.
Base Plate Decorating
Lozza9 posted a topic in LEGO TownHi. I was wondering whether base plates can be decorated, for example, the runway base plate in the lego city airport, as in just painting the smooth part grey for concrete and the rest green for grass? Thanks :)