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From right after the Dark Ages...

Postby Apollyon » Tue Jan 04, 2011 8:53 am

So Warhead and i were talking on the chat about the yellow castle at which point i remembered that i built a castle in that style from the very first bricks i bought/got after my dark ages ended.
So i present to you the Rainbow Keep:

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Me and my then girlfriend built moar at that time though:

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The Spongebob mosaic was a joint effort of ours.

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This house was built by her.

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And has a pool in the backyard.

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We even had a Brikwars battle using Quickwars rules!

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I built this fighter for a contest on 1000steine.de

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In retrospect i should have entered the contest with it. It's not that bad imo.

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My masterly attempt at building a mech. Or is it a hardsuit?  :mystery:
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Postby ikensall » Tue Jan 04, 2011 8:57 am

Rainbow keep =  :j+b: = :ftw:
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Postby Arkbrik » Tue Jan 04, 2011 10:13 am

Now THAT is how you build with rainbow bricks: keeping the colors neatly separated instead of making a huge eye burning mess.
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Postby Zahru II » Tue Jan 04, 2011 10:18 am

I like the to see sheer love you have put into these mocs back in the day. Not professional, but they yell that you had a great time making them.
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Postby Natalya » Tue Jan 04, 2011 10:59 am

That would qualify as a mecha.  Hardsuits are micro-mecha of sorts...  They are supposed to be more like armoured exoskeleton suits than machines with independently movable limbs.
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Postby BFenix » Tue Jan 04, 2011 11:31 am

Natalya wrote:That would qualify as a mecha.  Hardsuits are micro-mecha of sorts...  They are supposed to be more like armoured exoskeleton suits than machines with independently movable limbs.

I would like to have another category of Mech set up in the wiki, but there are already to many. Still, it would be Proto Mechs. These would be the ones that stand between Hardsuits and Mecha, having a balance between agility, speed and firepower

Also,  :j+b: castle  8)
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Postby Warhead » Tue Jan 04, 2011 11:39 am

Great castle! Very classic style. I love the buildings too. I can remember building stuff like this in the early days before all the cooler parts were invented, brings it all back, thanks Apollyon!  :D
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Postby *CRAZYHORSE* » Wed Jan 05, 2011 12:33 pm

Just needs some  :j+b: Knights.
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Postby Apollyon » Wed Jan 05, 2011 12:41 pm

*CRAZYHORSE* wrote:Just needs some  :j+b: Knights.


I want to get some but they are expensive.
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Postby Zahru II » Wed Jan 05, 2011 3:17 pm

Ironic as they're kinda disliked by castelfags :D
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Postby Apollyon » Wed Jan 05, 2011 3:28 pm

I recon there are just not as many of them  around as regular castle figs.
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