The Steam Wars Contest at FBTBForums has finally come to an end, and the winner is Mark Stafford’s LEGO Steampunk Naboo Fighter, aka Royal Naboo Air Force 1. Some of the other builds we featured also placed. Congratulations to all, and thanks for the great eye candy!
February 26th, 2008 by Dunc · No Comments
February 22nd, 2008 by Dunc · 1 Comment
Is this or is this not the most amazing staircase ever?
The typography of Pixar. An interview with film designer Susan Bradley.
It’s spreading… Steampunk Justice League.
Hilarious science fair experiments. Crystal Meth: Friend or foe?
February 18th, 2008 by Dunc · No Comments
The FBTBForums.net have spoken, and they’ve picked who goes on to the final round. The top five will be picked by the moderators and then put up for a final vote.
Jabba’s Steampunk Barge by ACPin, above, was one of the top picks.
February 4th, 2008 by Dunc · 1 Comment
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Yesterday was the final deadline for the FBTBForums’ LEGO Steam Wars contest. Behold the entries!
Above, an impressive latecomer: General Greeves’ Amazing Wheel Bike by “Big Daddy” Nelson.
Who are your picks for the winners?
January 31st, 2008 by Dunc · No Comments
A scientific genius with a troubled mind, Captain Ackbar spent much of his life roaming the stars in a ship of his own design. After witnessing his homeworld captured and his people enslaved by the Empire, he gathered a loyal crew and fled into deep space, planning to escape civilization entirely.
January 28th, 2008 by Dunc · 2 Comments
Everyone’s favorite plastic block toys are now fifty years old. Neatorama celebrates with ten neat LEGO facts and links. I’m going to do much less work and show you another great Steam Wars entry, RocketSeason’s Steam-Powered Speedy bicycle:
And people say licensing killed LEGO creativity…
Be sure to check out the front page of Google, too!
January 23rd, 2008 by Dunc · No Comments
Mark Stafford made a Naboo Fighter for the Steam Wars contest – and it’s pretty damn cool. Even aside from the sheer brilliance of a navigation monkey. Check out more entries at the second link. (via)
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The Dubai Steamtroopers are not alone… In Bangkok, artist Yumi Modal and family are also crafting Star Wars figures from metal. Is this the start of a new trend? Graffiti is so last season. (via)
Someone made a tiny version of the Shadows of the Empire novel. But why SOTE? Is there a whole collection of these things out there somewhere? What a terrifying prospect!