by Takal
12 Feb 2016, 14:38
Forum: My Own Creations
Topic: The Mask Of Building
Replies: 1
Views: 1.4K

<r><COLOR color="goldenrod"><s>[color=goldenrod]</s>What did win, then?<br/> <br/> I suppose I can see what happened. It's not really a mask so much as a helmet and I'm pretty sure that's not a lego-branded smartphone, as much as it is a very satisfying, sturdy-looking helmet. Think you could put a ...
by Takal
12 Feb 2016, 14:33
Forum: My Own Creations
Topic: AER9 Laser Rifle
Replies: 7
Views: 1.6K

<r><COLOR color="goldenrod"><s>[color=goldenrod]</s>I'd done progress screenshots in several other builds. Unfortunately all unfinished ones at this point but generally this is actually what I do. That big ol' Nathek has them in its brickshelf folder <URL url="http://www.brickshelf.com/cgi-bin/galle...
by Takal
12 Feb 2016, 14:23
Forum: My Own Creations
Topic: Bonaparte Mark 5
Replies: 3
Views: 1.3K

<r><COLOR color="goldenrod"><s>[color=goldenrod]</s>The mechanisms on these things are always so impressive... If you don't mind giving away when you've borrowed stuff, how many of the systems built into these things are your design, and how many are tweaked versions from what you've seen of other, ...
by Takal
26 Oct 2015, 22:40
Forum: My Own Creations
Topic: AER9 Laser Rifle
Replies: 7
Views: 1.6K

<r><COLOR color="goldenrod"><s>[color=goldenrod]</s>As flattering as that is, I really wouldn't have any content for the video other than the model itself. The "design process" really's just "get some good reference shots, scale with the hand of that LDD Nuara, make sure everything's flush at the ve...
by Takal
26 Oct 2015, 21:55
Forum: BIONICLE General Discussion
Topic: Anything interesting at LEGO&reg Land?
Replies: 1
Views: 1.1K

<r><COLOR color="goldenrod"><s>[color=goldenrod]</s>Last time I was at a legoland was 2002... Well, I'll tell you what I remember.<br/> <br/> Besides the rollercoasters, there was a huge open-air city diorama made out of lego representations of famous buildings from around the world, a multi-segment...
by Takal
15 Oct 2015, 15:05
Forum: My Own Creations
Topic: AER9 Laser Rifle
Replies: 7
Views: 1.6K

<r><COLOR color="goldenrod"><s>[color=goldenrod]</s>Thanks, Immy. I was surprised it came together as gapless as it did - very pleased with it.<br/> <br/> Actually, this was one of the FIRST guns I got in my first New Vegas playthrough - The dead Bright Brotherhood Ghouls you find under billboards a...
by Takal
13 Oct 2015, 19:49
Forum: My Own Creations
Topic: AER9 Laser Rifle
Replies: 7
Views: 1.6K

<r><COLOR color="goldenrod"><s>[color=goldenrod]</s>Bet you weren't expecting to see something from me!<br/> <br/> So as you've all probably gathered, I've hit something of a slump in LDD with the bigger projects (mostly because I look at what to do, have no idea where to start and get overwhelmed b...
by Takal
13 Oct 2015, 19:36
Forum: My Own Creations
Topic: RC Ball Launcher Tank
Replies: 3
Views: 1.6K

That looks great! Much more visually appealing and hopefully marketable. Doesn't look like functionality has suffered at all.
by Takal
29 Aug 2015, 22:53
Forum: News
Topic: Animazement 2015 MOC Display
Replies: 2
Views: 535

Is that a Treeko in the third pic?

There's some pretty cool stuff in here. Does Wildstyle's mech's canopy close, or is the open effect for display?
by Takal
20 Aug 2015, 12:34
Forum: News
Topic: Review: #70793 Skull Basher
Replies: 5
Views: 479

<r><COLOR color="goldenrod"><s>[color=goldenrod]</s>I can't say the new aesthetic is my thing, but I'm glad they ARE using a somewhat unified, unique look for their villains again, and having set functions with imaginative design again is a huge bonus. I like those new armour plates and weapons, too...
by Takal
19 Jul 2015, 19:10
Forum: News
Topic: LEGO® Bricks To Change Shape
Replies: 4
Views: 566

...I always found '06-'07 to be the weakest years...
by Takal
12 Jul 2015, 14:36
Forum: News
Topic: University Turns Young Amputees Into LEGO® Cyborgs
Replies: 2
Views: 546

I think this is a great idea, turning something kids may see as an abnormality into something they can make their own and become fun. Really lightens the mood of the prosthetic.

Also, your news link is broken.
by Takal
08 Jul 2015, 13:48
Forum: News
Topic: The LEGO® Group Seeking Plastic Alternative
Replies: 2
Views: 617

<t>Not to get into a huge rant about the flaws of capitalism here (I still think it's the best societal framework I know much about, but it's deeply flawed), but I find it highly unlikely that alternate fuels will be allowed to catch on in any big way by the current fuel tyrants until the world's oi...
by Takal
08 Jul 2015, 13:41
Forum: News
Topic: Mask Of Destiny Turns 14 Years Old!
Replies: 1
Views: 545

It always amazes me how old Bionicle actually is. I suppose I don't remember much before it was a part of my life. Happy birthday, MoD!
by Takal
01 Jul 2015, 13:43
Forum: News
Topic: LEGO® Bricks To Change Shape
Replies: 4
Views: 566

I should imagine the general shape will remain the same. The redesign may even be largely unnoticeable as the old and new bricks must still be compatible.
by Takal
24 Jun 2015, 12:05
Forum: News
Topic: Unlicensed LEGO® Building Plates For The House
Replies: 2
Views: 607

First two links are broken, Immy.

Yeah, the coaster looks entirely redundant but the tank built around the mug was amusing. Still more of a selling point for Mindstorms than the mug, though
by Takal
24 May 2015, 00:32
Forum: News
Topic: LEGO® Dimensions Will Be Future Proof
Replies: 2
Views: 549

<r><COLOR color="goldenrod"><s>[color=goldenrod]</s>I'd seen that too. I like the idea of a portal set (I think Portal's aesthetic translates extremely well to Lego) but as for the game portion of the deal... I'm extremely doubtful Lego can pull off a portal (sub-)game. The parody humour you find in...
by Takal
15 May 2015, 13:27
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Music
Replies: 46
Views: 2.8K

<r><QUOTE author="Takal @ Jan 7 2011, 07:11 AM"><s>[quote="Takal @ Jan 7 2011, 07:11 AM"]</s> <COLOR color="goldenrod"><s>[color=goldenrod]</s>My musical taste is all over the place... There's not really any set genre. I listen to: Thin Lizzy, The Pogues, Guns N' Roses, David Bowie, The Rolling Ston...
by Takal
12 Jan 2015, 22:21
Forum: My Own Creations
Topic: Vartoke
Replies: 3
Views: 1.3K

<r><COLOR color="goldenrod"><s>[color=goldenrod]</s>Yeah, I agree with Immy, for the most part. Torso looks great, though I'm sure you could have found the black part between the body of the torso and the pelvis in blue or white, same with the angled liftarms that stick out the back.<br/> <br/> Whil...
by Takal
01 Jan 2015, 06:16
Forum: News
Topic: BIONICLE® IS BACK!
Replies: 3
Views: 542

Another dud link, Immy.

Well, let's see where this goes... Not entirely clear on what they're planning to do with the story, and I'm not sold on the sets but these are early days.
by Takal
14 Dec 2014, 21:55
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Walker Mech needs some input
Replies: 2
Views: 940

<r><COLOR color="goldenrod"><s>[color=goldenrod]</s>Web page not available?<br/> <br/> I'll give feedback when it is. Perhaps you could work out some sort of '03 Matoran/Boxor hybrid function where the arms (or just the upper section in general) swing around and extend out? I don't really have an id...
by Takal
09 Dec 2014, 02:30
Forum: News
Topic: Retro News: November 21-30 2003
Replies: 2
Views: 536

The review is hardly a ringing endorsement.

It was a very, very short game, though.
by Takal
02 Dec 2014, 05:40
Forum: BIONICLE General Discussion
Topic: The Ultimate Point of Bionicle
Replies: 9
Views: 1.2K

I wouldn't say he's reborn, exactly. Generally holds connotations that he now exists as a new entity rather than he spent 5-10 minutes dead. But at this point I think I'm being pedantic.
by Takal
26 Nov 2014, 03:35
Forum: My Own Creations
Topic: Furnok, Bohrok Commander
Replies: 6
Views: 1.5K

<r><COLOR color="goldenrod"><s>[color=goldenrod]</s>I was thinking as I read that I was sure I'd challenged you to make a Bohrok on my scale with retractable shields. Great going on the arms, but the torso seems flat and gappy (though I suppose the latter is intentional for mobility's sake) around t...
by Takal
18 Nov 2014, 21:07
Forum: News
Topic: Retro News: November 1-10 2003
Replies: 2
Views: 565

<r><COLOR color="goldenrod"><s>[color=goldenrod]</s>Did it with Krana and got quite good at feeling the mask shapes back in '01 but no, not Kraata, or Kanohi Nuva. Their stages never had much meaning for me. There were <I><s>[i]</s>colours<e>[/i]</e></I> that I wanted, though.<e>[/color]</e></COLOR>...
by Takal
12 Nov 2014, 19:36
Forum: News
Topic: Heads Up And A Welcome
Replies: 3
Views: 670

<r><COLOR color="goldenrod"><s>[color=goldenrod]</s>Well, this is... different. I like the header and background - much better than what we had before, but I'm not really a fan of the vanilla forum layout/colourscheme. Our old one was drab, yeah, but I'm not sure this white - which really clashes wi...
by Takal
19 Oct 2014, 18:35
Forum: News
Topic: BIONICLE® News Roundup From "Z"
Replies: 3
Views: 476

Z? Who's Z? Since when do we have mysterious, anonymous news tipoffs from an individual hiding behind a single letter?
by Takal
19 Oct 2014, 18:02
Forum: Artwork
Topic: The Cliff Horse Crew
Replies: 1
Views: 859

Wait, what's this about Invi on your channel? He has fan videos now? He never behaved like he was famous on tTH. I know he was on TTV but he sounded like he'd stopped some time ago.
by Takal
19 Oct 2014, 17:46
Forum: My Own Creations
Topic: Lewa: Rebuild
Replies: 3
Views: 1.3K

That looks great in its simplicity, though a little bulky in the arms for Lewa, I think.

Doesn't look like he can crouch... Shoulders look great, though.
by Takal
12 Oct 2014, 12:33
Forum: News
Topic: More Information On 2015 BIONICLE® Relaunch
Replies: 4
Views: 571

I think the idea was to go back to basics and work from there.