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#1 Online Twelfth Ghosthands

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Posted Mar 12 2014 - 08:10 AM

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Noughties Lego.com nostalgia. I'm sure I'm not the only one who liked this game, back in the old days ^^


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#2 Offline Tecnokua The Fedora Mudki

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Posted Mar 12 2014 - 09:54 AM

I loved that game and i always wanted to make a junk bot. This is really good the face looks more like a junkbot 2 then the original. was that what you were going for?


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Posted Mar 12 2014 - 11:37 AM

Wow, I didn't even remember that game until now. My mind is flowing with memories of the noughties LEGO games. Good job on the figure.

 

I'd totally suggest making a MOC of that flag game.


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Posted Mar 12 2014 - 11:40 AM

Wow, that brings back memories.  

 

From a builder perspective, it looks like you just copied the game's build (a four part job) and then applied custom stickers.  However, you did an epic job on the stickers, so your awesome for that.

 

Yeah, cool little guy you got there.


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Posted Mar 12 2014 - 12:22 PM

Ah, good old Junkbot.

 

Days of tedious time and frustration are brought back to my mind...

...Those were good days.

 

 

Nice work! The stickers really make him accurate. Wonder if it'd be possible to build a larger version of him complete with that claw arm for grabbing trash cans...


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Posted Mar 12 2014 - 01:09 PM

Those decals are top notch, excellent capture of Junkbot. One of my favourite (if a little frustrating) games back in the day.


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Posted Mar 12 2014 - 01:18 PM

Ah good old Junkbot. I loved that game. Your interpretation of him is spot on accurate to the game.

I managed to get all gold medals but one in both games. Trapped in the freezer was the only gold I lack. Shame both Junkbot games are no longer on lego.com

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Posted Mar 12 2014 - 04:33 PM

Thanks for all the praise :)

 

I loved that game and i always wanted to make a junk bot. This is really good the face looks more like a junkbot 2 then the original. was that what you were going for?

 

Actually, I was going for the original appearance...I didn't think he looked any different in Undercover besides the shades? Speaking of which, I may make an alternative face decal including them...

 

 

Wow, I didn't even remember that game until now. My mind is flowing with memories of the noughties LEGO games. Good job on the figure.

 

I'd totally suggest making a MOC of that flag game.

 

Flag game? Was that that multiplayer thing I never really bothered with? :P

 

 

Wow, that brings back memories.  

 

From a builder perspective, it looks like you just copied the game's build (a four part job) and then applied custom stickers.  However, you did an epic job on the stickers, so your awesome for that.

 

Yeah, cool little guy you got there.

 

Yep, just used the build from the game. I'm glad you like the decals, they're a lot more simplistic than what I usually do - maybe that's what makes them work! XD

 

 

Ah, good old Junkbot.

 

Days of tedious time and frustration are brought back to my mind...

...Those were good days.

 

 

Nice work! The stickers really make him accurate. Wonder if it'd be possible to build a larger version of him complete with that claw arm for grabbing trash cans...

 

I have actually seen a much larger MOC of Junkbot - I think it had articulated legs, but no claw arm that I could see...I'll consider it. ;)

 

 

Those decals are top notch, excellent capture of Junkbot. One of my favourite (if a little frustrating) games back in the day.

 

You're too kind ^^ Yeah, it was difficult to get the golds...

 

 

Ah good old Junkbot. I loved that game. Your interpretation of him is spot on accurate to the game.

I managed to get all gold medals but one in both games. Trapped in the freezer was the only gold I lack. Shame both Junkbot games are no longer on lego.com

 

Other websites still have it hosted - try a search engine :)


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Posted Mar 12 2014 - 09:30 PM

 

Wow, I didn't even remember that game until now. My mind is flowing with memories of the noughties LEGO games. Good job on the figure.

 

I'd totally suggest making a MOC of that flag game.

 

Flag game? Was that that multiplayer thing I never really bothered with? :P

 

 

That's the one :D


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Posted Mar 13 2014 - 12:53 AM

Oh man I remember JunkBot.. It has been a long time. Was a great game and this is a great if not perfect representation


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Posted Mar 20 2014 - 11:03 PM

Such memories that flood my mind upon gazing upon these images, such joy and sadness which could only be associated with nostalgia! A fine job, Geisthande!

 

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Posted Mar 23 2014 - 01:42 PM

Wow... I remember spending hours on that game. Excellent work, it looks exactly like the frustratingly stupid robot.


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Posted Mar 23 2014 - 02:12 PM

Oh my gosh! I remember this game! It was so fun to play!

 

The MOC's really great for a custom too! :D


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Posted Mar 23 2014 - 04:32 PM

This takes me back to when I first found the "games" section on LEGO.com. pretty much all of them were genuinely good games, unlike a lot of throw-it-together advertisement games I've seen. Junkbot ranked high on my list, along with Spybotics and that one where you build different System characters from a brick pool and then traverse the landscape in an isometric grid setting. I don't remember the name of it.

There isn't much to say about this build because of its simplicity, but nice work on those decals. :)

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Posted Mar 23 2014 - 05:33 PM

Thanks guys ^^

 

Wow... I remember spending hours on that game. Excellent work, it looks exactly like the frustratingly stupid robot.

 

He wasn't the brightest, was he? XD

 

Oh my gosh! I remember this game! It was so fun to play!

 

The MOC's really great for a custom too! :D

 

Thanks very much!

 

This takes me back to when I first found the "games" section on LEGO.com. pretty much all of them were genuinely good games, unlike a lot of throw-it-together advertisement games I've seen. Junkbot ranked high on my list, along with Spybotics and that one where you build different System characters from a brick pool and then traverse the landscape in an isometric grid setting. I don't remember the name of it.

There isn't much to say about this build because of its simplicity, but nice work on those decals. :)

 

Ahh yes...the quality of Lego's games back in the old days was quite astounding. For me, the pinnacles were Spybotics: The Nightfall Incident and the MNOGs. And yeah, I remember that game...might have been a Creator thing?

 

Yeah, decals are really my specialty. I tried to replicate exactly what we saw in the game, and from what you've all said, I seem to have succeeded ^^


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Posted Mar 23 2014 - 05:49 PM

Ahh yes...the quality of Lego's games back in the old days was quite astounding. For me, the pinnacles were Spybotics: The Nightfall Incident and the MNOGs. And yeah, I remember that game...might have been a Creator thing?

After searching Internet Wayback Machine, I found the game: It was called "World Builder". It also has a sequel. I think several games got a sequel back then too: Junkbot and the MNOG are two of the others.

And yes, you did succeed with this decal, at least. I don't remember if I've seen any of your other ones at this moment.

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Posted Mar 23 2014 - 06:08 PM

After searching Internet Wayback Machine, I found the game: It was called "World Builder". It also has a sequel. I think several games got a sequel back then too: Junkbot and the MNOG are two of the others.


And yes, you did succeed with this decal, at least. I don't remember if I've seen any of your other ones at this moment.

 

 

I remember now. Yeah, Lego really set a high standard back then.

 

I've only just started posting them, so not many are up. So far, besides Junkbot, they're all Mass Effect characters.


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Posted Mar 28 2014 - 09:17 PM

Ahh yes...the quality of Lego's games back in the old days was quite astounding. For me, the pinnacles were Spybotics: The Nightfall Incident and the MNOGs. And yeah, I remember that game...might have been a Creator thing?

After searching Internet Wayback Machine, I found the game: It was called "World Builder". It also has a sequel. I think several games got a sequel back then too: Junkbot and the MNOG are two of the others.

And yes, you did succeed with this decal, at least. I don't remember if I've seen any of your other ones at this moment.


Ah, I remember playing all of those games. I spent many hours of my gloriously happy childhood playing those games. Such fun they were. Unfortunately, I haven't been able to find another website to play them on. :(

Anyways, back on subject. Given that all you really did was print the decals, this is a stupidly simplistic creation, but an excellent one for that! Good job!

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Posted Mar 29 2014 - 01:39 PM

Ah, I remember playing all of those games. I spent many hours of my gloriously happy childhood playing those games. Such fun they were. Unfortunately, I haven't been able to find another website to play them on. :(


Anyways, back on subject. Given that all you really did was print the decals, this is a stupidly simplistic creation, but an excellent one for that! Good job!

 

People have put them up on other websites - a quick look on a search engine should turn most of them up :)

 

As much as I'd love to be making big, complex models, I'm at university so all the Lego I have is a small box of whatever minifig parts and accessories I could scavenge from home, so I just don't have access to the necessary resources :P. What I do have is a laptop, printer access, and a box full of sticker paper, so for now it will have to be just custom minifigs. I'm thinking of doing some designs on LDD and then grabbing the pieces next time I'm home, but I haven't got around to that yet.


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Posted Mar 30 2014 - 01:58 AM

Aaahhhh that is so cuuute :D Junkbot was amazing I played the heck out of that game ^^ Love the tiny lil legs and all the stickers it looks really good!


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