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The Library That Never Was


Island of the Lost Masks Book Giveaway

Posted by Jedi Master J. , in Giveaways, BZPower, LEGO Aug 25 2015 · 1,097 views

Hey, folks. As many of you probably know already, the first Bionicle (Generation 2) Chapter Book was released today.

And well, naturally I thought I should do what I did with the LEGO Movie release on DVD and Blu-Ray last year and host a little giveaway here to celebrate the occasion.

So without further ado, here is what I am giving away today:

- Four copies of LEGO BIONICLE: Chapter Book #1 - Island of the Lost Masks

Note: These books will be delivered to you through Amazon. Also you can pick to be gift the Kindle version, if you don’t want physical book.


1) To enter, all you have do is leave a comment here stating "that I want in on the giveaway" and you will have an entry in it.

2) Please follow all BZPower Rules and Guidelines in your conduct for this.

3) The giveaway winners will be determine by random number generators or pulling a name out of a hat.

4) The entry deadline is August 28th, 2015 at 11:00 PM EST.

5) Post all questions & comments here.


1) Is there a restriction on what BZPower members can enter? Like do they have to be from U.S. or Canada?

I won’t be putting any region restriction. Everyone is welcome to enter.

2) Why are you ship them through Amazon?

It’s just easier that way. That and I won’t have to pay double shipping to send it out to you folks.

3) Does it have to be the physical book? Could I just get Kindle version instead?

As mention above, you can choose to have Kindle version gift to you instead of physical book. I am leaving the choice up to you folks that win a copy.


1) Godhead Makuta Luroka

2) Lucina

3) Obsessionist

4) Dunkleosteus-San

5) Arc

6) Unit#phntk#1

7) AZBlue

8) the ghost of isaac newton

9) ~Shockwave~


11) fisher64

12) Crunchyn

13) Agent Epsilon

14) Korgot

15) Kohaku

16) Vox of Vinheim

17) SkullKid

18) Phantom Terror

19) Danska: Shadow Master

20) Swert

21) Iruini Nuva

22) Nanox

23) Mask Hunter Lewa

24) Professor Turnip

25) Mate.397

26) AbukAdobels

27) Gatanui

28) Iben

29) Xeo

30) admiraltyphoon

31) avmatoran

32) Nescent

33) doodleloot

34) johnny_s

35) Vakama-san

36) Madu Cabolo

37) Dallior: Rahkshi Lord

38) Ektris

39) Terton

40) davidr777

41) Wazdakka

42) Lord Oblivion

43) bionicleFanatic

44) Vrokorta

45) Toa of Gallifrey

46) Barkel

47) takanuva1988

48) Methaxx

49) Toa of Pi

50) Brickobotface

51) Vorik the mask maker

52) GeorgeS.

53) Renzari

54) ToaLugia

55) The Forgotten Chronicler

56) steelviper77

57) Mish

58) Lady Kopaka


60) Liopleurodon

61) Nidhiki of the Shadows

62) ToaKopakaMata

63) MavezIgnikari

64) Kraahlix

65) MrMan289

66) NicholasZireaux

67) CryoGyro



- JMJ 2015


BrickFair VA Pictures

Posted by Jedi Master J. , in BZPower, Real Life, LEGO Aug 08 2015 · 223 views

Hey, folks. I am back one more time to share some stuff from the vacation last week. I promise I won't talk about it anymore after this entry. So yeah, this is my last entry on the subject (until next year, if I go again). If you hadn't read my day recap, here are some links: Days 1, 2+3, 4, 5

But anyway, enough talk, here's some links to my BrickFair VA pictures:

- Mixed
- Mosaic
- Towns

Apologizes for quality of pictures, these were taken from my TracFone phone and my hands also kind shake a lot when people are nearby, so that doesn't help things either. Oh, and I don't think I got everything (I do think that I got most of BIONICLE Table though), so if you want better coverage of it, you should just wait for BZPower's. I mean they are going to better photos anyway (And it will probably be better organized as I threw a lot into a Mixed folder.).

Beside those pictures, I have some from Air & Space Museum, if you are interested. Here's a link to Airplane stuff and Space stuff.

I think that's all I needed to share really. I mean I don't want to ramble too much as I am sure you guys are sick of me by now. I am sorry for that. Oh, here's my painting from Nuyaka. And here's what my Brick Badge looked like, if you hadn't seen it yet.

Okay, one last thing to share and I'll be gone, its a bit random, but I had this again with me at BrickFair VA. I had it with me mostly because I was considering the idea of giving people a TNG Miru, if they wanted it (I mean I did buy these Miru to give people, after all. Not to hoard in a canister for myself.). That and well, maybe have people sign the comic. I never follow through with that idea. Maybe I'll try again next year. *shrugs*

Alright, that's enough rambling about stuff. I'll go back to feeling alone and stuff (And well, watching Original Star Trek since I started that today.). Thank you for taking the time to read this and I hope you all are having a good weekend. Talk to you later, BZPers.

- JMJ 2015

P.S. - I'll be checking out Zelda Symphony again in September. I can't wait. It should be a fun Friday evening.


Day Five of BrickFair VA - Last Day

Posted by Jedi Master J. , in BZPower, Real Life, LEGO Aug 03 2015 · 272 views

Hey, folks. I am back home now, so I thought I would pop back in and give one last little recap of BrickFair VA here.

So as you all probably know already, yesterday was last day of BrickFair VA. So what I do that day? Well, like I said in previous entry, I went in a bit later (Around 1:20 PM) for public hours as well, I didn't feel like standing near my MOCs for another six hours as honestly that can get a bit tiring on the legs after awhile. Also as mentioned earlier, my friend didn't come over that day as he was pretty sore from the laser tag thing, so I guess you could say yesterday was kind what it would been like if I took the trip alone (Although I would argued that I likely shut myself in the hotel room a lot during the first couple of days.).

But anyway, when I arrived there, I saw that Makuta Luroka and his friend were already there and they had chairs, so I guess they did the smart thing and figure out where to get chairs at (I didn't do that since I had no idea who to ask and I didn't want to take chairs from more popular area.). Since it looked like they got things mostly covered, I just chilled there and sat on the floor occasionally.

Eventually I kind of decided to just play Animal Crossing: New Leaf since I was barely getting any Miis in my plaza. I spent a bit of time removing weeds from the town, removing the bugs from my house, and clearing out streetpass home thing.

At some point while I was doing this, I was graced by the presence of BZPower resident dinosaur expert, Jess. That was pretty cool. Although I guess I might have intimidate or shock her a little when I say goodbye to her at the end of convention. I am sorry if I did, I just thought I should say good bye to you is all.

Sometime after meeting Jess, Makuta Luroka had to go, so I say my goodbyes to the awesome dude. And well, I decided I might as well use the chair since he wasn't coming back and all. And little bit after that, Team Farm Animals crew came over to do their hatpile thing in the corner. They needed a chair, so I thought I might as well give to them as I was pretty used to standing by now, so I gave it to them.

And just before they decided to do this, Makuta Luroka MOC (Like I mention last time, that MOC is really top heavy.) fell over again. I was just leave it be since I don't really have permission to touch it. But while Team Farm Animals were doing their thing, someone from public told me to fix it, so I gently put it back up.

So while Team Farm Animals did their thing, I just continue watching over the MOCs basically. XD They ended up doing two versions since apparently they missed some hats. After they were done with that, they head back to area. Although AT and Lady K apparently held back as Lady K apparently noticed that MOCs I was standing near were in fact mines (Lady K knows my real name since I am one of her patrons, which I originally kept that a secret from her and everyone since I didn't want attention for that really. But I kind of let the cat of the bag about that a couple of months ago. XD), so she decided to look at them.

Apparently she liked the design of Matoro One and AT like my Kolhii Team names, so that was nice. Thanks for that. At the some point after that, Lady K ask if she could do a selfie with me for some reason (I guess for memory's sake, although why I am worth remembering is beyond me.). Now personally I am not a fan of people taking pictures of me (Much like I am not fan of people entering my personal space to do something like a hug. *shrugs*), but I decided to let her since I didn't see any harm in it really.

After that, I was left on my own and just did what I did during Saturday Public Hours mostly, which is be kind and friendly to the public people. At some point, a mother and daughter attendee shown up to sit near their MOCs (Apparently their MOCs were right next to mines and all.) and I decide to give my seat to the mother as I am used standing by now,

And well, I end up having a bit a conversation with her and her daughter. It was interesting. Uh, usually I am terrible at small talk, but I did well there for what its worth. (If only I was good at that when I talk to with BZPers here.) I guess offering someone a chair is good way to start a conversation. XD

So I did for that awhile and eventually when there wasn't anymore conversations going on, I decide to head over to where Aanchir was sitting as I thought I was on a roll with be sociable and I didn't really get talk much to him throughout this trip (Which I thought was kind of surprising as I like Chir Bros and all), so I decided to do that. It was interesting conversation. I asked if he was having good BrickFair VA, which he say yes to. Although naturally he was sad as it is last day and he won't see a lot of people again until next year (I can't blame him for feeling that way really.).

Oh, I like his metaphor of me being like Kellam from Fire Emblem: Awakening as it is very true that I was forgotten a lot. XD Although I can't blame people as I wasn't there a lot during Wednesday through Fridays. That and let's be honest I am pretty dull person in general as I did spent good part of BrickFair VA pacing around when I was there. XD

After that, I kind let him go back to rest and head back to my section. I talked a bit more with mother and daughter pair. Eventually the public ended and the mother and daughter pair decided to start packing up their MOCs as they were planning on leaving to get a meal and come back for Closing Ceremonies. Before they left, I realized I never did tell them my name (Its not JMJ obviously.), so I did that.

And well, I was alone again, so I packed up my MOCs for Black Six and gave them to him (Please tell me you took that box, Black Six. I am kind of scared that you left it.). I attended the closing ceremonies. Not much say about that since I wasn't lucky. XD

After that ended, I was kind like "I guess I should leave." I mean I want to say good bye to Chir Brothers, but I wasn't sure where to find them. I ended up saying good bye to Sumiki and Pablo though. Also oddly I have no problem with Pablo hugging me good bye (I am not sure why exactly. I must of been in a real good mood that day.). Then again, I was going to hug Sumiki, if he wasn't holding a box. XD

The last person at the convention that I said good bye to was Jess. I apologize again, I just thought I should say good bye to you is all.

After that, I kind headed back to hotel and I thought that was going be it for the day. But I kind offer online that if anyone want to say good bye to me. I could meet them in the lobby at the some point. And Black Six let me know that they meeting there anyway before they headed off to their fancy dinner. I wasn't going to go to dinner though as I didn't pack anything for that and I am a really pick eater (Trust me, my friend can confirmed this.).

Still I went down to say good bye to people, if they want say bye to me and stuff. And well, I met ChocolateFrogs and Not Makaru in that lobby. That was interesting. Especially ChocolateFrogs, who for some reason was trying to hunt me down or something. He never explain the reasoning for that really.

But he kind of left before I can find out why, so I never did. And then more professionally dressed adults show up, Black Six shook my hand, and that was it. I say good bye. I went back to elevator to go to my room on third floor. I ate some pizza (My friend had brought Pizza, while I was away at the convention) and watch some Youtube stuff.

That was last day of BrickFair VA for me. Overall I thought it was pretty fun trip. I got to meet some cool people, check out the Air & Space Museum, see a cool movie (Ant-Man), had a conversation with some people, saw some cool creations, ect.

Would I go again? I am not sure at this point. It is certainly possible. Although it wasn't very cheap by any means (I mean hotel stay cost like $582.40! Oh, that's going to be fun paying off at the end of the month.). So if there was any reason not to go would be money related really. *shrugs*

And well, my friend did have a good time during the trip, so it is possible that we might do it again. Or I might do it on own. We'll see, I guess. Its still a year away, so it is hard to say either way at this point.

Alright, that's enough rambling. I'll probably have my pictures and stuff up later in the week as I am too tired to deal with that now.

Thanks for taking the time to read this and I hope you all have great week. Talk to you later, BZPers.

- JMJ 2015


Day Four of BrickFair

Posted by Jedi Master J. , in LEGO, Real Life, BZPower Aug 02 2015 · 130 views

Hey, folks. I thought I would give another BrickFair update before I start the last day of BrickFair.

Really there's not a whole lot to recap as outside of watching over some MOCs during the public hours and answer people's questions, if they had any. Well, I answered them to best of my abilities as I don't know everything (I am like John Snow... I know nothing. XD), especially about other people's MOCs, where I am like "Yeah, that's a snake." XD

One person even ask me if we were payed to be show our stuff here and when I actually explain that we payed to be here, let's just say they looked at me like I had two heads as if it was that abnormal for people to do that. *shrugs*

Still though, public hours weren't bad really. I enjoy seeing people's faces beam when they saw the MOCs on display. The Makuta Luroka MOC (It is very top heavy) was definitely the most popular at the table I watched (It is pretty awesome looking MOC. Much better than my stuff, that's for sure.).

Oh, and I got to meet the person, Makuta Luroka, as well. That was pretty cool. He also holds the record for longest period of talking to me. Congrats, you beat AT. XD

I also met someone from BZP that go by Unit, I think. I am not sure if that is right though as it was kind of hard to hear him. But he had asked me where to find Bionicle Raptor (Or Brappy Hour as he has been known as since last year, I think.), but I have no idea what he looked, so I wasn't much help really. Sorry.

There was some other BZPers around too, but I didn't really meet them, so I don't know who they are on BZP really.

Oh, I met DeeVee for second time (High five him even) and met Nuyaka for first time as they delivered the a painting commission thing that I brought from Nuyaka back in December (It was holiday charity BrickLink thing.), so that was cool. I'll upload a photo of it when I am home tomorrow (Although if you are impatience, just check my Twitter as I upload a photo of it there already.).

Its basically just a painting of Lucina from Fire Emblem: Awakening as a Minifigure. I think it looks fantastic and I look forward to bring it home. Thanks again, Nuyaka.

Outside of public hours, the only thing that I attended was Laser Tag party thing, which I must admit that I wasn't the most comfortable there really. My friend had good time at laser tag though, so that's good (Although unfortunately now it hurts all over when they move, so they might not be with me today due to that.).

I can't say I was very good at it though as I didn't have a clue what I was doing really. XD Overall, it wasn't a bad evening really and I enjoyed the slice of Pizza, I ate. Thanks for pizza & laser tag, BZPower. Sorry, I wasn't very talkative there. I just don't know what to say to people really.

But anyway, after laser tag thing, we head back to hotel room and honestly I was pretty tired from the day at that point, so I just went bed around 7 PM. So yesterday is most sleep that I got all week really. XD

That was Saturday basically. I can't think of anything else to mention really.

Before I go, I guess I'll mention my plan for today. At the moment, I am planning on heading over around 1:30 PM and well, I probably be there till closing ceremonies (Although I might step out for dinner, ect.). My friend might not be with me since he is pretty sore from yesterday.

Alright, that's enough rambling. I guess I'll see some of you folks later. Thanks for taking the time to read this and I hope you all have great week.
- JMJ 2015


Day Tw- Eh, Three of BrickFair VA

Posted by Jedi Master J. , in BZPower, Real Life, LEGO Aug 01 2015 · 152 views

Hey, folks. I thought I would give another BrickFair update.

So as title suggests, Friday is technically third day of BrickFair VA. Although for me, it is technically the second day as well, we skipped Thursday as mention in previously entry.

For those wondering why, I promise my friend that we would take a day away from convention to check out local sights such as the Air & Space Museum and Thursday just seen like best day to do. Although I am sad that I miss out on seeing "How LEGO Impacts Our Lives" seminar on Thursday.

Hm... I guess I'll take a moment really quick to tell you all what exactly we did on Thursday. Basically we got to check out the Air & Space Museum (Which I must say it is really cool and personally I recommend seeing it, if you ever get the chance. I also got like 552 photos of that place on my computer. I'll probably share some of those pictures with you all later when I return home.) and I got to watch the Marvel film, Ant-Man (Which was also pretty cool... I should probably watch more Marvel films. This is like third Marvel film that I have seen so far.).

But anyway, back on to Friday's recall, the day started with me being a worry wart like usually (Which did nothing but make me more tense about stuff.). I ended up taking a couple of walks around the Holiday Inn as a result, which did help relieve some of those worries as weather today was just so calming compared to previous days that it did well, to get my mind off things.

Eventually we left the hotel to go to an IHOP for breakfast / lunch, which was nice (Although I still don't have much of appetite as I can't seem to finish any meal that I start during this trip. *shrugs*). After the meal, we decided to play some Mini-Golf since the weather was nice enough for it.

It was good idea (Especially since we were using it to kill some time as we wanted to check out the seminar on "The LEGO Design Process" later.), but unfortunately I ended up going down the hill for second hole too fast to go after my ball and well, I tripped scratched up my right arm pretty bad. So yeah, it kind of ruin the mood of the day and I was rather irritable throughout the rest of golf course as well, I was in pain and all. (For those wondering why we just didn't stop the game right there, I really didn't want to ruin the outing, so I decide to just keep trucking.)

That injury pretty much derailed the seminar plans as we felt that I should take easy after returning to hotel. We eventually up playing some local co-op stuff on our 3DSs, which was fun. Although after awhile, my friend shifted gears to a single player game, so I decided to go out for another walk to collect dinner.

And well, after eating, I decided that I was going to walk over to convention center since I was curious about what things looked like now. And man, there was a lot cool stuff on display. I ended up going around taking photos till my phone died. Once that happened, I just head back to hotel, so I could go charge it and come back later. It took awhile though, so I didn't get back to convention until an hour before World of Lights thing.

My friend decide to join me this time as he wanted to see what World of Lights was about, so we went over. Took some pictures of displays until lights were dimmed / turned off (Well, my friend was able to get pictures of some of the World of Light stuff since he had a better camera than I as I only got a phone camera and all.). I thought World of Lights was pretty cool and I walked around a few times till I felt that I saw them all.

After awhile, I decide to just sat down near my MOCs and have a break from walking. That's about it really. I mean we eventually head back to the hotel, so we could sleep and all.

Well, i guess I'll mention what BZPers that I talk to that day. For most part, it was just Aanchir & Lyichir (Who shown me there really cool poster of Generation 2 Gali that they won during the auction that day.) and AT (Who ask me how the trip was going, ect.). That was nice. There were other BZPers around and all, but I never buck up the courage to say anything to any of them.

And that was Friday basically. It was certainly an interesting day. That's for sure. XD

But anyway, its Saturday now, so hopefully I'll be around a bit more today. And well, if there are still tickets for BZP Party thing tonight, I guess I'll pay Black Six the fee today since AT convinced me to go and all yesterday.

Alright, that's enough rambling. I guess I'll see some of you folks later. Thanks for taking the time to read this and I hope you all have great week.
- JMJ 2015


Day 1 of BrickFair VA

Posted by Jedi Master J. , in BZPower, Real Life, LEGO Jul 30 2015 · 134 views

Hey, folks. I thought I pop in and let you know how day one of BrickFair went. Honestly I didn't do much really, outside of walk around the convention center a lot since I wasn't sure really what to do really after setting up my MOCs (Which I am not sure they are in the right place. I mean the map say its a BIONICLE table, but I have heard Pop Culture want the space, so I wouldn't be surprise if it got moved. *shrugs*). Oh, and fail a lot at Bingo.

It was nice though getting to see some BZPers in person. Mind you, it is not the first time for such people like Aanchir, Lyichir, Team Farm Animals, and Black Six. But well, I got meet people like Lady K, Vezok's Friend, TLH, Turakii, and TLH's & Turakii's kid (Adorable child, btw) for first time, which was cool. Although I was pretty deer in headlights around them. Sorry.

But overall, I would say it was good first day (It was pretty exhausting day too. XD). I mean I did vomit in a Burger King parking, but honestly that's par for the course considering it always happens when I do anything new really.

That's about it really. Uh, I guess I will see some of you folks again on Friday since I won't be in today as I am going to being checking out some sights and stuff today with my friend. Thanks for taking the time to read this and I hope you all have great week.

- JMJ 2015


BrickFair VA Tomorrow

Posted by Jedi Master J. , in BZPower, LEGO, Real Life Jul 28 2015 · 158 views

Hey, folks. I thought I pop in and give update since BrickFair VA tomorrow. Man, today was a whirlwind of day preparing for that (I am glad that I decided months ago to take off today from work. It was definitely was needed.). XD

But well, I managed to get all my luggage ready. I got some of our schedule a bit more nailed down (Admittedly I would like to have done that a bit sooner than today, but my friend was busy last weekend.), which I guess I will share here really quick:

- Leaving at 10 AM (Originally it was going to be 7 AM... But due to the check in time, we kind had to change that plan as we probably would gotten there at like 9:30 AM, which means we would have keep our luggage in hot car for quite a few hours as we can't check in till 3 PM. However according to phone conservation, the earliest check in without an additional charge is 1 PM.).
- Arrival Time in Virginia be around 12:50 PM (Assuming there is not too much traffic and stuff)
- Have a quick lunch, then head to hotel to check in (As mention before, it should be around 1 PM at that point)
- After checking in and carrying our stuff to the room, we will probably take a rest in hotel room for a bit
- Currently we shooting to head over to convention center around 3 PM and well, we should be there for most of day after that (We might step out for a quick dinner at some point)

- The plan right now is to skip the convention day and check out some of local stuff like the Air & Space Museum, ect.

- I am not completely sure about, but I think we will be around later in the day for convention. *shrugs*

- I should be around most of public hours (I might step out for like meal or something). I am not sure about after that as we were talking about idea of maybe checking out the laser tag event thing. Although my friend is not BZPower member, so I am not sure if he would be allow to come with (I mean we would both pay the fee to go and all.). *shrugs*

- Again, I should be around for public hours and closing ceremonies stuff. That and I will be around to help with MOC tear down stuff obviously (Which I assume I give my MOCs off to Black Six after that as I am letting BZP take them to BrickFair NJ).

That's about it really. I look forward to meeting you awesome folks and getting to experience a little what like behind the table. Hopefully I won't be a total social failure there.

Uh, I guess I will see some of you folks later. Thanks for taking the time to read this and I hope you all have great week.

- JMJ 2015


5 Days...

Posted by Jedi Master J. , in LEGO, Real Life, BZPower Jul 23 2015 · 174 views

Hey, folks. I thought pop back in today and let you all know how things are going this week. Mostly in terms of a BrickFair VA stuff as hey, the trip next week, so its time to run around like a headless chicken as I try make sure I have everything ready. XD

Before I start on that though, I thought I take a moment and wish BZPower a happy birthday since I hadn't done that yet.

Happy Birthday, BZPower!

As I mention in my previous entry, thank you for so many years of great memories and here's to many more.

Alright, with that done, let's back on to the topic of BrickFair VA. First up, I decided on what MOCs that I will be bringing with me. Originally I was going to ship them, but I kind decided last week that I would just bring them with me since it will save money on shipping cost. That and I kind got sidetracked working on my tenth year anniversary gift to BZPower.

So yeah, I am bring my MOCs with me, which is probably for the best since it would be kind weird going to a LEGO convention without any LEGO on you (It also avoids me having awkwardly ask Black Six if I could help with my MOCs. XD). Really I only issue that I have with my MOCs (Beside, the fact that they are not that good.) at the moment is I am struggling to think of names for them.

It mostly an issue because I need to fill out the forms for both BZPower and BrickFair VA website (Yes, I am aware I won't get MOC Cards since I miss the deadline, but you can still registered there. However I do need to at least do BZPower convention form as I plan on letting BZPower take them to next convention.).

Beside that MOC stuff, I believe I am mostly ready for the trip (Although I must admit I am kind of nervous already.). I am going to head to the bank tomorrow to get some cash for the trip and pay my rent obviously (Next month's bills are going to be fun to pay... XD). I also got my BIONILUG brick ready, so it finally have a use next week.

Schedule wise, we will be coming down on Wednesday. I am not sure when we will get there exactly, but I am guessing we will be in Virgina by noon or a little earlier (It depends on traffic really.). Although we won't be at convention center till after 3 PM since we can't check into hotel until 3 PM, according to website. So we are probably going to kill some time by checking out the Air and Space Museum nearby.

Based on my last conversation with my friend, we are probably skip out on Thursday to check out other things nearby and Friday, we will be around during the afternoon hours. As for Saturday and Sunday, we should be there for most of those days as far as I am aware.

That's the basic schedule for our trip. I am going to try nail it down some more this weekend with my friend, so if anything changes I let you folks know.

That's about it really. I can't think of anything else to mention, although I probably did forget something. Thank you for taking the time to read this and I hope you all have a great day. Talk to you later, BZPers.

- JMJ 2015

P.S. - Check out my 10th anniversary gift, if you hadn't already.


10 Years of BZPower

Posted by Jedi Master J. , in BZPower, LEGO Jul 19 2015 · 209 views

Hey, BZPers. This is a bit late, but yesterday was my tenth year anniversary of being BZPower and well, since it is milestone, I thought I would do something special for the day.

Now originally I was planning on maybe doing a contest for this milestone. But since I am going to BrickFair VA this year, I thought it would be a better idea to play things a bit more safe. So what did I do instead then?

Well, I purchased this a bit earlier in the month and I thought I should share this piece of history with everyone. I should note the VHS tape have nothing of value as it was nothing but static and weird noises (If it did have anything of value, I was planning on giving the footage to BZP.).

So yeah, here's the scanned copy of the two books: BIONICLE - Style Guide (Note: You will have download this one as its too big to show up on Google Docs) & BIONICLE - Synopsis.

There was also two CDs in the Style Guide binder, although as far as I can tell there is nothing in them that binder doesn't already shown. The CDs are basically just a digital version of the Style Guide (But well, it is not in format that I think I can share with others easily unfortunately.).

The CDs do give me access to images reference in the Style Guide's Gallery, so if you want me to upload those somewhere for you folks, just let me know.

Oh, and the Market Material section in Style Guide was empty and I guessing it was taken out by LEGO maybe. Most of Style Guide has the stuff that we already knew about 2001 thru 2003. There are some errors here and there such as some Kanohi Nuva Mask descriptions being next to wrong images and it uses what I assume was prototype name for Mask of Light at the time.

As for BIONICLE - Synopsis, one interesting thing about that document is that it shows Greg's version of Shadow Toa defeat (I am not sure if he wrote that document though.), which I think is sort of new as that version of defeat was only mention in a guide book before as Cathy Hapka did not use that idea and chose the "switching opponent" method instead.

That's all I think that's worth mentioning. I hope you folks like it. And thank you BZPower for ten years of great memories. Here's to ten more years. XD

Alright, that's enough from me for today. Talk to you later, BZPers.

- JMJ 2015


General Rambling: Firefly, the X-Files, and WIP MOCs

Posted by Jedi Master J. , in Real Life, LEGO, Random Mar 30 2015 · 192 views

Hey, folks. I thought I should pop in today and give another little update here. Although I’ll admit not a whole lot has happen since my last entry really.

Just been doing the usual stuff during my free time, which for this month (March) seems be mostly watching stuff on Netflix and well, using Twitter to share random thoughts that I have. XD

So yeah, this is probably going to end up being a very TV show related entry as well, I would like to share some of my non-spoiler thoughts on the shows that I been watching.

I guess I’ll start off with Firefly since I mention I was watching it in the previous entry here. I believe finished that show about two weeks ago, so everything should be still fresh in my mind hopefully.

To start off, I enjoyed the show, although I am definitely disappointed that it was cancelled before anything could come of it. It look like it would been interesting, if it had been given the chance.

That being said, I wasn't a huge fan of follow up movie, Serenity. Not so much because some characters that I like died in it (Which I won't mention more than that for spoiler reasons) as I understood from story perspective why their deaths were necessary.

It was more because the plot felt extremely rushed to me and as well, I think my expectations were a bit too high for it (I blame the great movie finale that Farscape had for that.).

Of course, I am not saying I hate the movie (Serenity) as I like getting to see the crew again and getting some closure with mysteries surrounding River. And the "villain" of the film was also pretty awesome. So yeah, the film has a bit of mixed opinions for me.


"I'm a leaf on the wind. Watch how I soar."


Moving right along, since I finished Firefly, I kind out of the blue decide to check out the X-Files since I always rather curious about that show (By coincidence, it was on the day that Fox confirmed that they were bringing the X-Files back next year.).

And well, I like it. It kind like FRINGE, but with more of focus on extraterrestrials and government conspiracies. Not sure what else to say really since I don't want to bored you with personal theories about an old 90s show.

Oh, and I am currently on Season 2, Episode 14.


"The Truth Is Out There."


Alright, so the last topic for this entry is WIP MOCs since I got a couple or so in work since I decided build, while I watch the X-Files on Netflix. XD So yeah, here's some links to them:

WIP Figure 1

WIP Figure 2

WIP Spaceship

I am not sure at this point if I will be shipping all of these MOCs (when they are finished) on the convention circuit. I am thinking about it though, especially "new" spaceship one (Which I might sent along with its "sibling" from last year's circuit as I think they both look rather good together.) *shrugs*

Oh, and I am thinking of maybe trying buy some LEGO light bricks as I think it might be neat to have parts of the spaceship light up. I am not sure how well that will go (Especially considering last time I ordered something LEGO related, I never got it. *sigh*), but I am going to see about giving it a shot at least.

What are you folks' thoughts on them so far? Just curious is all. I know they are nowhere near as good as any of ones that are posted in BBC forum, so I am not expecting praise or anything on them. XD

Well, I think that’s enough rambling for this entry. Thank you all for taking the time to read this and I hope you all have a great day. Talk to you later, BZPers.

- JMJ 2015

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Fan of BIONICLE since: The beginning, but I wasn't that interest in it until the late 2003
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