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Postby Elmagnifico » Wed Dec 16, 2009 3:59 am

Y'know Strana, your post quality is (almost) as bad as J+B's. Please try to make them a bit more comprehensible next time.

I suppose the reason you're not hated by the forum members, myself included, is:

6. You're not a douche.
7. You never post meaningless single-word comments.
8. You never post about MOCs that you never build.
9. The Caid Sector has produced the most epic (if not so coherent) battle-reports in recent memory.
10. The Hodgepodge is one BAMF ship.
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Postby Tuefish » Wed Dec 16, 2009 10:58 am

Warhead wrote:The Immortals look on your Empire in all it's shining glory, they wish to tear it asunder and make it ash, we'll keep all the good stuff for ourselves though. :twisted: :wink:

Ha! too bad the glorious Vol will beat you (up) to it.
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Postby Warhead » Wed Dec 16, 2009 2:03 pm

The VOL will one day swell our ranks, if they may prove worthy warriors.

Interestingly enough, in the past the Immortals have amalgamated many different parts of conquered enemy cultures to their own and have in many occasions Immortalised some of their greatest enemies. Not as a bribe but as a salute to their spirit and abilities.
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Postby RoC77 » Wed Dec 16, 2009 2:41 pm

AdrianTheGeek wrote:I bricked in my pants. Please post some pics of your whole army. Sure they might be peachs, which makes you a heretic, but I wanna see your whole army.


I don't have a formation of my current army, but I do have the previous versions on my brickshelf accont. Here's a link to the 45th Unions ground forces.

http://www.brickshelf.com/cgi-bin/gallery.cgi?f=356829
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Postby AdrianTheGeek » Wed Dec 16, 2009 3:00 pm

RoC77 wrote:
I don't have a formation of my current army, but I do have the previous versions on my brickshelf accont. Here's a link to the 45th Unions ground forces.

http://www.brickshelf.com/cgi-bin/gallery.cgi?f=356829


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Postby Elmagnifico » Wed Dec 16, 2009 3:21 pm

I am also curious about that tan torso. Where's it from?
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Postby Warhead » Wed Dec 16, 2009 3:49 pm

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LOL, The Peach Bite Back.
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Postby Strana » Wed Dec 16, 2009 4:11 pm

Strana wrote:wait a few days friend and you will see the assyrians, the 45th union, hodgepodgians, Vol, and the galactic corporate alliance. duking it out in a ruined pastoral city

as for the joints although they came from bionikle tech they are now mostly mated to the basic lego system, see the mining mech from the latest line o tunnelers


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and im pretty shure most of those torsos came from ark of the covenant truckchase set for indiana jones
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also whilst i was hunting up images i found lego has a deal on this set
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Postby Magic Soap » Wed Dec 16, 2009 4:14 pm

I don't know why, but this reminds me of metal slug.
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Postby OneEye589 » Wed Dec 16, 2009 4:23 pm

They're pilot torsos I believe. From Naboo fighters.
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Postby Warhead » Wed Dec 16, 2009 4:26 pm

OneEyes magical sight does it again, I think he's right Magic. The Brown cravat thing is a give away. Man, how many of them do you have Roc?
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Postby RoC77 » Wed Dec 16, 2009 5:24 pm

Not exactly sure, but from my formations, I have 36+ of the greman soldier torso's. And 39+ of the naboo fighter torso's.... The Naboo ones were from the Lego store's build your own minifig pile. You get 5 pieces & build a minifig, but instead I get kept getting just 5 sets of torso's. Oh, and that's how I got all those than cargo pants too.....
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Postby Warhead » Wed Dec 16, 2009 6:25 pm

Cool.

We have no Lego stores, just suppliers... :( Damn you, damn you all.
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Postby RoC77 » Mon Mar 21, 2011 3:04 pm

Silent-sigfig asked for some build shots for the Maiden, here's some detailed breakdown pics I took, apologies for the low quality pics, still stuck using my camera phone.

http://www.brickshelf.com/cgi-bin/gallery.cgi?f=466851

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Hmmm.... I just noticed I am missing a round 1x1 piece...
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This is like the 3rd version of the back I did.
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Redid the lower leg from the previous model, its bulkier & has a larger footprint for balance.
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Since the piece I used was a bit unique, this is the alternate I came up with if anyone wants to try to build one.
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Postby Silent-sigfig » Mon Mar 21, 2011 7:46 pm

thanks. I own most of those parts in one color or another.
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