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#827545 Rahkshi: The 42 [Complete Customized Set]

Posted by jimmybob83 on Jan 06 2015 - 06:13 PM


A customized complete collection.




Full Gallery (High Res):














Let's just say that this required a lot of spray paint, time, cutting, and hot gluing. And thank heavens for Bricklink. 

I always wanted to do this, but until recently I saw the issue of unique spines as being an insurmountable hurdle. Then I was inspired when I stumbled across an image of a MOC using the spine design that I appropriated for my Molecular Disruption model, and became inspired to take it to the next level. 


Stay tuned for equally cool and ambitious projects! 


EDIT: I thought anyone on this website would be clued in, but for those of you who are not: I did not pick these color schemes or superpowers. They were predetermined long, long ago, in order to describe why we had to buy a buttload of different Kraata. Check the Rahkshi page on any of the wikis. I'm very much aware some of the color schemes are poo but, I'm powerless to change things. 

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#710223 Tahnok

Posted by Djokson on Jul 29 2014 - 08:27 AM

You wake one, and you wake them all.




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The Bohrok are by far my favorite Bionicle sets, and Tahnok gets the title of favorite set, because that's the one I got back in 2002. Hyped up bu the now very likely return of the line and some of the other reinterpretations of classic characters that have popped up recently, I was inspired to take a shot at rebuilding one.


Their faces always confused me though, never was quite sure how I was supposed to read their facial features. They're usually described as being insectoid in nature though, a swarm, so I took some liberties and made my interpretation slightly buglike.


The Va was more of an afterthought, an accessory to the Tahnok. It was built really quickly and not much effort went into it but I'm still pleased with the result.


Well that's it for my ranting. Thanks for taking a look!


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#757537 Legacy

Posted by Funcle K. on Oct 13 2014 - 08:52 AM



Initial impressions of the 2015 Toa had me thinking they were at least twice the size of the Toa Mata. Obviously that isn't true, but

since Lewa 2015 looks more like a Mayan Statue or jungle protector than Lewa I thought it would be funny to see him reprimanding

his former self for romping around the jungle and uprooting plants. This was a pretty quick drawing, I wanted to do something sketchy

that was more relaxing than taxing. (I also had to keep it secret from my daughter since I do plan on surprising her with some Toa for

her birthday so she no longer needs to put her mitts on mine!) I missed coloring one of the leaves, but it's water off my back now!

Progress Images


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#712005 Project MNOG 3D

Posted by specsowl on Jul 31 2014 - 10:51 PM



Hello BZP! MNOG III: Destinies (aka MNOG3D) is now available to download the Pre-Alpha!


Follow the link here to download the ZIP 

PC: https://dl.dropboxus...reAlpha_WIN.zip

MAC: https://dl.dropboxus...reAlpha_MAC.zip

LINUX: https://dl.dropboxus...Alpha_Linux.zip

  • Tons of villagers to talk with
  • Classic Music
  • Beautiful visuals (still being worked on)
  • Exploration of Ga-Koro like never before!

Here are a few screens of things to look forward to!
Old Progress:
Hey guys. I have a feeling some BZPower-ers have seen this on youtube. However, I made this 3D scene of Po-Koro a while ago and was thinking about getting back into it. Anyways let me know what you think!

Show your support!







Q: What IS MNOG3D?
A: It is an entirely new 3D explorer game that takes place on Mata-Nui after the Rahkshi attacks and before the move to Metru-Nui. It is styled to look and feel similar to Templar Studio's Mata-Nui Online Games
Q: Does it have a story?
A: Yes. It is an original story but I cannot disclose any more at this time.
Q: What software do I use?
A: For modeling I use Maya, for texturing a combination of Substance Designer and Photoshop, and for rendering either the game engine or just for presentation, Marmoset 2.
Q:What engine will this run on?
A: It will run on the Unity Engine. Not the best looking engine but able to run on mobile devices like Android and IOS as well as in a computer browser so that EVERYONE can play this version of MNOG anywhere they want.
Q: How hard is this to do?
A: Depends. The modeling to me is fairly easy. Well really it all is. It just takes a lot of time. Many beginners try and jump in without the boring planning (and I am frequently guilty of this). You also have to be VERY patient and not give up.
Q:What is the end goal?
A: The end goal is to essentially have an explorable Mata-Nui in 3D available to play on your Android and IOS device as well as in your own browser. It won't be MNOG or MNOG II but something fan made, though as true to the story as one can get. I'm not revealing much more information though.

Current Staff:
specsowl (Ryle)
     Tattorack (Kuki)
     doodleloot (Kodi)

     Vorred (Vorred)
     JDJackson (Jakon)
     Thau Nvua (Thau)


     Shadow Destroyer



"In times of peace, the people seem to forget their Unity, they forget their Duties, and now, more than ever, they forget their Destiny. Perhaps it is up to you to remind them of what they once were, and what they will become." --Turaga Vakama, MNOG3: Destinies
Follow us on twitter @MNOG3D!

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#782000 Wairuha Master of Wisdom

Posted by Aanchir on Nov 17 2014 - 02:33 PM



(Images link to Flickr)

I was lucky enough to get some of the new BIONICLE sets from The LEGO Group to review for New Elementary. I've mostly finished writing the reviews for the three Toa sets I received, and they will be posted to the site in the weeks to come. In the meantime, I thought I'd share something I created from their parts a couple days ago.

A few weeks ago my brother Lyichir and I created this concept. I loved the way it looked on LEGO Digital Designer, but when I went to build it in real life I was less than successful. The shoulder joints did not have enough friction to support the weapons I designed for it, which caused them to dangle and collide with the gears of the feet. The neck also turned out to be too long, given that the new Mask of Jungle has a smaller chin than I had anticipated.

My brother and I spent some time trying to polish that model up, but in the end we ended up starting over from scratch. That allowed us to not only use a greater percentage of the parts at our disposal, but also create a model that is much better at supporting its own weight and the weight of its weapons.

This model stands 35 modules tall (about the same height as the original Toa Kaita), uses 190 pieces, and includes gear functions for its arms and legs. The weapons are inspired by those of the original Toa Kaita Wairuha from 2001.

This model is an entry in the November 2014 BZPower Flickr Contest! Voting begins on Thursday, November 20, so if you like this model, please show your support!
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#757456 Bionicle 2015 Animation Wallpapers

Posted by Vezok's Friend on Oct 13 2014 - 04:49 AM

1920x1080 Wallpapers of the 2015 Toa in the new animation style. I've been toying with the idea of making Bionicle wallpapers for each element for quite a while and after LEGO was kind enough to upload the presentation slides of the NYCC panel on social media, it finally happened =)









Hope you enjoy and that these help pass the time until January 2015 a bit!



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#756180 No more Giant Robots

Posted by fishers64 on Oct 11 2014 - 06:50 PM








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#747051 Bionicle Style Guide

Posted by Torsti on Sep 29 2014 - 04:05 PM

 Hello everybody.


 Thought I'd share this little thing I got when I was interning at the Bionicle design office in Billund in 2007. I was there for three months as a industrial design intern and helped with the 2009 Glatorian line. I actually designed Tarix. On my last day they wanted to give me something as a parting gift, so one of the guys took me down to this storage room and found this thing and gave it to me.


 Included in the guide is the sixty page guide it self, including two cd's with digital info (never played). A bag with Bionicle parts to make a Turahk figure (never opened) plus the instructions. A videotape with a short intro about Bionicle (never played). A small synopsis booklet, around 15 pages telling the story of the Bionicle warriors and legend. And then there is a folded A2 poster with a map of the Bionicle world with a big Bionicle logo on the backside. 


 I have included some photos...The first picture is the box it comes in. Picture two is the really nice outer case. Three is the outer case open. Pic four is the stuff that comes in the guide. Pic five is the Turahk figure bag and instructions. Number six is the video cassette. Pic seven is the small synopsis booklet. Eight is the folded poster and nine is the same poster unfolded.


 I found this thing again in my storage room last week and started looking around the net for more info on it, but found almost nothing. Only a few pictures of a beat up copy of the style guide folder it self with the pages but no cd's.

 But what I did find was this forum and judging by the looks of it, you guys really like Bionicle :) I can upload some more pictures if you want a closer look. Just tell me what you want to see. I don't think I want to sell this thing, but if you have any idea on worth, then I'm all ears. It's in super mint condition.

 Cheers and have a nice day.







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#731257 BIONICLE Confirmed for 2015

Posted by Hapori Tohu on Sep 08 2014 - 08:01 AM

When LEGO started building its websites for next year, they didn't consider me and my masterful skills of educated URL guessing. This picture is already on the servers of LEGO.com and will be a thumbnail on the LEGO.com Products section linking to BIONICLE.com when it returns. At this point I think we can state without a doubt that BIONICLE is indeed returning next year. What does that golden mask represent, though? Let the speculation begin! Of course, I'll keep you updated if I happen to find more images like this.

View the full article
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#771149 karzahni

Posted by .:Dandezille:. on Nov 03 2014 - 01:53 AM

i've always wanted to build this guy. he has a custom Olisi and cape, has waist articulation, as well as my first ever double knee joint on an moc
and the olisi up close
what do you think?
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#703743 Tamaru - Jungle Defender

Posted by Makaru on Jul 15 2014 - 10:53 PM


[Flickr Gallery]

Le-Koro Matoran Tamaru. After the Toa defeated the Bohrok, All the inhabitants of Mata Nui joined in a wondrous celebration. To commemorate the event, The Matoran rebuilt themselves from frail, helpless Tohunga into strong and capable warriors.
One Matoran, Tamaru, took a risk and rebuilt herself into a sleeker form than her Le-Matoran brothers. Since then, many other Matoran rallied behind her courage and sought to discover who they were, outside of the expectations of their village code.

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#657286 WANTED: Who changed my member title without telling me?

Posted by Black Six on Mar 22 2014 - 10:59 AM

Your title has been removed. We will do our best to make sure you do not get a custom member title in the future for any reason to avoid such a situation from happening again.
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#702795 Toa Lewa

Posted by DeeVee on Jul 14 2014 - 01:03 AM

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So this goes along with the Onua MOC I made a few months ago. I'm slowly working my way through all the Toa, and this is Lewa!
One of my goals with these is to give them forms that represent their elements a bit more. Onua had that industrial-punk, mole vibe, and I've tried to give Lewa a spritely, trickstery, agile, flighty look to represent a lot of traditional characterizations of air elementals in fiction. He's a young, jovial, agile guy with big hands for swinging through forests and jungles.
This one was far more challenging than Onua, as Lewa uses as a main colour basic LEGO green, which, as we all know, has been absent in constraciton sets for a very long time. This made his colour-scheme much harder, so I had to improvise with black and grey. Think of the black as a cloth wrap covering parts of his limbs.
The slight hunch is due to the MNOLG. In his first appearance, Lewa comes out of the shadows and his head moves sideways and forward almost unnaturally. This image of Lewa has always stuck with me, and it really seems to fit the more lemur-y or monkey-ish vibe parts of the MOC were going for, and was really the key to the whole MOC.
That is a makoki stone piece around his neck in the picture with the golden miru. And the infected mask is indeed painted, I did that probably a good 12 years ago now (wow).
So, uh, hey.
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#762275 Battle for the Gold Mask Competition!

Posted by Tufi Piyufi on Oct 19 2014 - 09:16 PM


Bionicle's back! Well, it's not "on-the-shelves" back yet, perhaps. There's still a couple months to look over all that gorgeous concept art and watch some masks get made and read up on just who these heroes are. You've got your sleepy hulkster, your warrior-joker, your speedster trying to outrun the dark...

You've got almost everything, but for one element: you don't have your villain yet. And what do we do when there's a gap to be filled? We build!

Your latest mission, bestowed by none other than LEGO, is to build a villain. Build them mean, build them wicked, and build them like you've never built before: this party doesn't stop at the edge of BZPower. Judges will select the semi-finalists and finalists from BZPower and the five other sites in the contest (RusBionicle, ReBrick, Eurobricks, Le Club Bionifigs, and Pockyland), and the top entry from each site will be in the running for a 14k gold Bionicle mask!

Make sure to read the official contest rules carefully. Some rules may look familiar, but don't make any costly assumptions. If you have any questions at all, be sure to ask.

You've got until December 1 to enter the contest. Get to it!



Multi-Site LEGO® Bionicle® Battle for the Gold Mask Competition - OFFICIAL RULES


To celebrate the coming relaunch of LEGO® Bionicle®, The LEGO Group is teaming up with BZPower, RusBionicle, Bionifigs, Pockyland, EuroBricks and our own LEGO ReBrick to conduct an epic building competition where the winner from each site will go head-to-head for the grand prize of a 14k gold Bionicle mask! We invite you to build the baddest villain you can imagine! The winner on each site will win a set of the 6 new Bionicle heroes, signed by the designer. 2nd prize on each site will be 3 sets and 3rd prize will be one set.

The competition will begin October 20, 2014, 12 p.m. CEST and ends December 1, 2014, 12 p.m. CET. If you’re not sure what time zone you’re in, here’s a time zone converter.

How to enter
To enter, you have to create a villain using a minimum of 75% LEGO® Constraction/Technic bricks and no more than 25% System bricks. You submit photos of your villain to the site where you wish to enter. It is allowed to submit your creation to multiple sites. It is also allowed to submit multiple entries. You may build in LDD, but we will only accept rendered versions of the LDD files.

You must be a member of the site on which you enter and you must sign up according to the individual terms and conditions of that site.

Entries cannot be revised or altered once submitted, so give us your very best photography right from the start.

How to win
Anyone can submit multiple entries to the challenge, but only one (1) entry per person will be considered when the final winners are selected.

Each site will have 5 semi-finalists. These semi-finalists will be chosen from all entries by a jury of judges, including one representative from each community. These semi-finalist judges are:
  • Sara Moore, LEGO ReBrick.com
  • Alexander (VBBN), EuroBricks
  • Eddy (Exo 6), Le Club Bionifigs
  • Rack, Pockyland
  • tahu_nuva, RusBionicle
  • Black Six, BZPower
All semi-finalists will be sent for judging by the LEGO jury, which will chose first, second and third place winners for each site. . The LEGO Group reserves the right to add additional submissions of their choosing from each site. Then, from among the first place winners on each site, the LEGO jury will choose the overall winner. The jury will consist of Lead Designer for Bionicle Cerim Manovi, Assistant Marketing Manager Kari Vinther Nielsen and Junior Designer Nicolaas Vás.

The winning entries will be judged by the jury upon:
  • Overall coolness and creativity
  • Inspired originality
  • Uniqueness
  • Creative use of parts
We want you to make your villain as amazing as possible. However, you need to consider the following when creating your villain:
  • Villains containing or depicting contemporary military vehicles or weapons will not be eligible for the competition
  • Villains containing defamatory or degrading elements will not be eligible for the competition
  • Copies of/or in other ways infringements relating to any existing third party property or any other intellectual property right will not be eligible for the competition
  • Use of any toy parts not produced by the LEGO Group will result in your villain being disqualified
  • Entry villains should show your creation only, and should not show recognizable features of any person or any commercial product other than LEGO Products
  • Entries that are obscene, vulgar, sexually explicit, pornographic, lewd, derogatory, inappropriate, or otherwise not in good taste, as determined by the LEGO Group in their sole discretion, will not be eligible for the competition
  • You can enter something you’ve published elsewhere before the start of the contest, but we encourage you to build a new MOC worthy of a gold mask
  • Entries must not contain LEGO elements which have been modified from their original form (this includes painted elements)
  • Your entry must be least 75% Constraction/Technic and a maximum of 25% System elements
  • Any cheating or harassment of other participates will result in disqualification from the competition
  • Entries must be made by the user submitting the entry
The judging will begin December 1, 2014 and the winners will be announced on each site before December 25, and the overall grand prizewinner of the gold mask will be announced by January 12, 2015. The odds of winning will depend on the skill and talent of the entrant, and on the number of eligible contest entries received during each contest period.

The winners on each site and the overall winner will be contacted directly by The LEGO Group and TLG will provide the prizes for all sites.

The original, long-form rules which reside on LEGO ReBrick are the official rules and will supersede all other versions of the rules found on any of the participating sites.

Prize Details
Prizes will be awarded as follows:

On each site:
1st prize – 6 new Bionicle heroes, signed by the designer
2nd prize – 3 selected Bionicle heroes
3rd prize – 1 selected Bionicle hero

The overall winner, chosen from among the 6 winners. will receive a unique 14 karat gold Bionicle mask, only available through this competition. 

Who May Participate
The Competition is international and open to entrants worldwide, except as noted below, who are 13 years of age or older at the time their Entry is submitted. The Challenge is not open to residents of Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Myanmar/Burma, Zimbabwe, Sudan, Syria, any other U.S. sanctioned country and where prohibited or restricted by law. The Competition is not open to residents of the Canadian province of Quebec.

Employees, officers, and directors of the LEGO Group of Companies, and their affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and immediate family members and/or those living in the same household, are not eligible to participate.
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#638993 Wyldstyle Cosplay

Posted by Nukaya on Feb 10 2014 - 03:27 AM

I made a Wyldstyle cosplay for The LEGO Movie! Wyldstyle is super awesome, and who wouldn't want to be her?
For the hoodie I bought a giant men's hoodie and chopped it and reassembled it to fit me and also added the pink lining to the hood. To make the design, I sketched out the pattern and traced it onto contact paper. I then gave it a layer of white paint to help the colours appear brighter, and then added the pink and blue. I have some in progress shots on my phone that I'll upload later that show some of how I made it.
The wig is just a plain black wig that I added coloured extensions to. The ponytail was really difficult to create with a wig, I discovered, but I used a LEGO rubberband to keep it together because oops, who needs to own real hair bands? It will need a bit of work for future use, especially given that these photos are after I was wearing it for several hours, so it just all went *poof* and became a hot mess.
I am planning to make the pants and shoes at a later date, because oops, didn't have time and we were slightly snowed in. Definitely planning on taking this to some LEGO and comic conventions!
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#723823 Toa Tahu

Posted by DeeVee on Aug 23 2014 - 06:20 PM

The goal with Tahu was for him to be a little more mannered looking than Lewa. Tahu is fire, he's destructive, powerful, lithe, ancient, but also contained and wise. His anger and self-control were a pivotal part of the original character, so I wanted a design that mimicked the idea of a containment suit. The idea here is that his power is contained, channeled through the sword and palms. He always struck me as stern, a powerful leader with anger and power just under the surface, but instead of rage, his wisdom allows him (generally) to channel his power appropriately.
I probably haven't mentioned that these revamps are more sketch-MOCs, quick builds instead of super serious models.So while unfortunately, the parts on the abdomen only come in grey or black, and the parts holding those only come in grey, I'm not terribly bothered by the colour inconsistency. I had to work grey into the colour scheme, so think of it as the mechanical detail underlying the entire character.
I know a bunch of you won't like the bohrok feet elbows; I don't care.
More photos: Flickr for all three
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#738618 LEGO Officially Announces the Return of BIONICLE

Posted by Roki on Sep 19 2014 - 10:24 AM

Gathered friends, listen again to our legend of the BIONICLE.

Welcome back.

- Roki

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#760535 Feminizing BIONICLE

Posted by Makaru on Oct 17 2014 - 01:38 PM

Maybe the focus on "feminizing" Gali and other female characters should be less in how she looks and more in how she's written.

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#739460 Solid Gold Mask of Creation

Posted by Bfahome on Sep 19 2014 - 10:44 PM



Second prize will be a mask made of raw magic.


The magic of imagination.


There is no second place, losers.

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#736989 Tahu T.O.A. Unit

Posted by Onyx.5 on Sep 16 2014 - 08:09 PM




We are proud to present our newest paramilitary product, the Techno Organic Armor unit, or TOA. Made as a supplementary full body armour system that easily fits over a standard issue Motor Assisted Techno Organic Reaction Axiom Nervesuit, a TOA unit is a composite of high strength metalic cladding and exo skeleton components, combined with muscle cell cultures grown from a DNA sample of the TOA's designated pilot. When a designated pilot that has undergone full TOA certification and registration enters their designated unit, the muscle cells "fuse" with the pilot, allowing for direct neural control of the unit and enhancement of the pilot's strength and stamina. Undifferentiated cell cultures contained within the TOA unit grant it amazing regenerative capabilities, allowing for easy replacement of damaged components and limbs in the field, without the need for advanced medical or biotechnology training. Because all living cell components are derived from pilot DNA, in the event of catastrophic system failure or loss, a replacement TOA unit can be grown, and the pilot reconditioned for subsequent redeployment. TOA units are built with only the most advanced digital and organic security features, with bioinformatic feedback and DNA recognition as a design paradigm. TOA units will never activate for any adversary that gains physical access to the unit. Your control is assured, from cell to circuit™. No matter whether you're ensuring the security of your assets and personell or enacting a proactive interests protection plan, act with confidence: act with TOA. Product rollout to selected enforcement agencies is scheduled to begin soon!

Note: Because cell cultures will reject all organisms attempting to access the unit that are not the designated pilot, TOA units may not be transferred between pilots. This is by design. We strongly recommend against attempting activation of a TOA unit with any person who is not the designated pilot for that unit. If you require additional TOA pilots, please aqcuire individual TOA units and TOA operation certification for each additional pilot desired.
Note: Please allow several minutes for fusion and diffusion of cell cultures at the activation and deactivation of the unit, respectively.
Note: Images shown are for demonstration purposes only, and may not reflect the final product. All designs subject to change.

Edit: Well, everyone, you've twisted my arm. Here's a new Tahu drawing, featuring exlusive guest star Lewa.
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