Character builder extraordinaire Eero Okkonen is back with a rare diorama. This time it’s a tranquil scene in feudal Japan, a tea ceremony. I could go into some details about this, but they would pale in comparison with the extensive blog post Eero has done, head over there and read up on and see more pictures of this wondrous and beautiful build.
I think we can all agree Batman is pretty badass, but what if he was even more badasser? I mean, we’ve seen him with armor, but was it samurai armor? And we know he likes his tech, but what if it was steampunk tech? Well wonder no more dear reader, builder M<0><0>DSWIM has brought this mashup to life for all of us to enjoy.
Legends and history of samurai go way back (and I mean way back, like when dates only had three digits) but builder Moko also imagines a future of legendary warriors. This is a samurai mech, and while the scale isn't immediately obvious, the strength, discipline and fortitude is clear. This would be a mighty opponent, I'd want him on my side.
My old pal Kevin Ryhal, aka M<O><O>DSWIM, has come up with a truly unique mash-up! He's been creating all sorts of cool combos over the years, from Steampunk Gundams, to Darth Skeletor. But I just looked through his photostream to make sure. This is the first time he's gone for three genres in one. "Jarvis-san, bring the boilers to full power!"
Just looking at this MOC is relaxing. This very tranquil MOC samurai sanctuary by builder NeverEnoughLego premiered at Brickfair VA, much to the appreciation of those there (I wish I could have been there). In my brief time in Japan I spent my time in the hustle and bustle of Tokyo, and I really wish I could have found a place like this to spend a little time, it's beautiful.
Often, a good LEGO build hints at a backstory, but a great one tells a story of its own. This fairly simple build by legophthalmos showing a samurai warrior departing for battle is an excellent example of how to effectively tell a complex story with a visual medium like LEGO. The thought-provoking narrative shown here, combined with some very slick building, makes for an impressive overall effect.