Childhood vacancies

Yeah, I have yet to play a Pokemon game for any length of time, and I never owned any of the trading cards. I had seen smatterings of the original television show, I recall one where the orange fire lizard grows up into a dragon. That was kind of cool.

Regardless of my disinterest in trite franchises, Mike Nieve's Gyarados Pokemon is a fantastic build. Great application of Lego parts all around.

Commission 3/3: Gyarados


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Impossible castle

Brixe63 has built this maze, a simplistic but puzzling build. The isometric camera angle really makes it pop. The decision to highlight the 1 x 1 slope ramps with a color is a good one. It is reminiscent of dungeon map out of a video game, the kind one would bring up to make out a path to the princess/warp portal/power up/level boss. That is a very, very good thing.

Over the past six month or so, Soren has been pumping out gems like these:

Chub Squad and ACT-02A Chub Tub

I believe the intent is for a table-top wargame, they are fun to look at and I am sure they must be equally fun to play with.

M2-A Tank

These two armored vehicles do a great job of standing out from the ordinary, cookie-cutter military models, of which I have stated my disdain for elsewhere.

Type 20 Tank

This guy's stuff has already earned plenty of the right kind of praise, so I won't re-iterate it here. Check them out!


MechaHub plugging

GitS inspired think tanks are the theme for the March/April build-off at the MechaHub flickr group. The ongoing build-off is transport mecha, it has not gotten the response it deserves so consider this a plug.

Rodney Bistline's early go at it:

Spider Tank

Here's a Vic Viper themed starfighter from last Nov(v)ember. He did a great job with an early-cold war alternate future look.

Project Viper Experimental Fightercraft

Occasional driving force of the blog, self-proclaimed Lukas fanboy, and aspiring engineer, Jacob spends too much time building LEGO, not enough time practicing piano, and not nearly enough time doing school. He also enjoys long sentences. In the instance of blogging, he believes in quantity over quality, wherever quantity can be maintained.
One of the cofounders of YSAB, and the founder of YSA, Observing Mike actually being productive is a rare occasion. Mike enjoys making outlandish claims in relation to actually building, pretending he's actually sorting his collection, and making excuses for why he hasn't photographed his MOCs. In his free time he enjoys learning CSS from Spook, photography and poking badgers with spoons.
Occasional builder, occasional blogger, and full-time procrastinator. That's really the only way to describe Dean. He rarely gets anything done, but is a very active lurker. He's probably seen and liked your MOC, but just forgot he had a blog.
Erik is still a teenager.
Lukas is tall, blond, mildly OCD, and doesn't build nearly enough as he would like to, thanks to school. He has a webpage.
Spook (Tim)
The resident codemonkey and graphics person. If something isn't working correctly, it's probably his fault. Fitting to his name, he doesn't post often, but someone has to do this stuff too, right? Spook does build with laygoes, and has his own blog as well.