[FF19] MadMario`s Last Minute Noob Contest Entries

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[FF19] MadMario`s Last Minute Noob Contest Entries

Postby MadMario » Thu Feb 28, 2019 4:26 pm

Here we go, as a noob to the forums, why not try to win the first contest of the year? I`m actually carrying the ideas for these characters around for a few weeks, but nothing`s as motivating as a good ol`deadline.

StarCorps Executive Personnel (purist)
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In a remote Star System -far enough from the Nehellenium Galaxy to have never heard of it, but near enough to reach it with large Battlefleets at any time -the Space Transportation And Resources Corporation (S.T.A.R.-Corp. LLC)
follows the footsteps of the classic space program. Yet in the last few years more and more threats seem to appear on the system`s borders. In response to these threats, the CEO of S.T.A.R.-Corp. - Grayde Deele (left) founded the
STAR Corp. Security - or StarCorps. Led by the Brigadier Generals General Dogsbody (middle) - a complete goof and a puppet for Deele and his plans, and General Welfare (always right) - canny and considerate leader who knows how to handle these guys.

StarCorps is about to expand to the nearby systems, strengthen their borders and oppose the threats. For Prosperity!




Ghostvortex (purist)
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Several months ago, StarCorps executives started several ships to the nearby systems to investigate some anomalies and rumours (like an event called "Raggnablöck" or something like that), which they thought were related to the increasing number of incidents at their territory borders. One of the ships, led by Commander Strokof Vait, was about to examine some kind of temporal disortion, when suddenly all systems failed and the ship was drawn inside a temporal rift. Nothing has been heard of the ship or its crew ever since. but there was / will be (time travel stuff, you know...) at least one survivor. Merchants and Mercenaries all around the system talk of a ghostly figure, nicknamed Ghostvortex ,wielding a giant glowing Spear-Axe, attacking and looting ships, yet rarely killing anyone. His aims stay a mystery, and only time will tell - or has told - what are the plans of this mysterious creature.




Thranax - The Last Of The Golden Golems (purist)
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Actually, I`ve not come up with a good background story for Thranax yet, and he`s not a classic minifigure at all.
But I know he will be part of this Storyarc somehow, whether as a mercenary, searching the killers of his kin,
or as the steadfast guard of an old-fashioned, holy artifact containing type of temple or something. We will hear from this fellow.




Bonus Material - The lighting stage for Ghostvortex
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Not a parts breakdown image, but a view how the light effects on Ghostvortex` armor were created. Flexible IKEA-Lamps and transparent 4x4 dishes make great lighting equipment.

That`s all folks. Hope you like it.
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Re: [FF19] MadMario`s Last Minute Noob Contest Entries

Postby Duerer » Thu Feb 28, 2019 5:07 pm

Ha, these figs look quite slick, especially Thranax' head is well done!
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Postby sahasrahla » Thu Feb 28, 2019 5:40 pm

golem is badass
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Postby ninja_bait » Thu Feb 28, 2019 6:52 pm

These are looking stylish  :tiger:
I make apocalypses and apocalypse accessories.
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Postby MadMario » Fri Mar 01, 2019 5:33 pm

Thanks for the feedback. I appreciate this.
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Postby Craigallot » Sun Mar 03, 2019 3:59 am

I always like the 18th / 19th century style uniforms mixed with spaaaaace. :)
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Postby RedRover » Mon Mar 04, 2019 2:46 pm

Star Corps Personelle SInce they are submitted as a group I will jude as a group

Style -- 7.5
Solide combos, honestly. However, they are not pushing the envelope that I was hoping in a fig competition

Story-- 8.5
Solid story and tie in to content

Photography-- 8
good photography, stuff is clear

Thematic Potential-- 10
I am sure we will see some good story here
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Postby RedRover » Mon Mar 04, 2019 2:48 pm

Ghostvortex

Style -- 8.5
Stylish, especially with the spear.

Story-- 8
mysterious

Photography-- 6
very dark and shadowy

Thematic Potential-- 9
Seems like he would be a cool character
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Postby RedRover » Mon Mar 04, 2019 2:50 pm

Golden Golemn

Style -- 9.5
Wow! The combos and synergy are GOLD

Story-- 8.5
I am intrigued.

Photography-- 8
Its a step up from the vortex guy!

Thematic Potential-- 10
I would love to learn more about the golden golems!
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Postby Kommander Ken » Sun Mar 10, 2019 8:34 am

Star Corps Personelle

Style - 9
Story - 8
Photography - 8
Thematic Potential - 10


Ghostvertex

Style - 8
Story - 8
Photography - 8
Thematic Potential - 9


Thranax - The Last of the Golden Golems

Style - 10
Story - 6
Photography - 8
Thematic Potential - 9
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Postby Bookwyrm » Sun Mar 17, 2019 5:29 pm

STAR CORPS PERSONNEL
Style: 8/10 - Dogsbody and Welfare are the standouts here, can’t decide which I like better.
Story: 8/10
Photography: 10/10 - lovely background work here.
Thematic Potential: 8/10

GHOSTVORTEX
Style: 8/10
Story: 9/10
Photography: 7/10 - lighting is weird but I see where you were going with it, would have liked an additional pic in normal light  to show him off a bit better.
Thematic Potential: 8/10

THRANAX
Style: 10/10 - this design is cool as hell, the eyes especially never occurred to me but it works really well
Story: 7/10
Photography: 8/10
Thematic Potential: 10/10 - excited to see more of this guy and more of your work in the future.
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