Posted Dec 23 2017 - 08:34 PM
This MOC was intended for the preliminary round of the 2017 Bio-Cup contest on Flickr, the prompt for which was to re-imagine a Lego set in Bionicle form. I've always thought some of the coolest System sets were from Mars Mission, and the Alien Infiltrator already has sort of a humanoid silhouette, so that was a natural choice for me. Unfortunately I was too busy to finish it in time for the contest, but I still definitely wanted to finish and post it at some point. Enjoy!
Posted Dec 24 2017 - 07:56 AM
Blimey, this is super impressive. I love how you incorporated specific elements and motifs of the original set instead of phoning it in with a similar aesthetic and color scheme like many would have. The subtle touches of red and the shaping is magnificent.
Posted Dec 26 2017 - 09:56 AM
Good use of the alien pieces here, it properly fits the theme. Integrating plasters into the arms is a nice touch too. It's a nice blend of Technic and system and for that I tip my hat. Well done!
Posted Jan 23 2018 - 09:26 PM
Oh god this is stunning.
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Posted Jan 24 2018 - 12:40 AM
Nice. I agree it looks like a BIONICLE set despite being System.
Does it transform into a ship? That'd be a great upgrade if it doesn't already.
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Posted Jan 24 2018 - 10:10 AM
Fantastic work! Mars Mission has always been among my favorite space themes, and it never fails to catch my attention when someone uses those distinctive alien sticker pieces. Bravo!
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