Heavy/Scratch: Unnamed Decepticon City (WIP)

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by Thundermania, Jul 15, 2018.

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What should I name this city?

Poll closed Jan 31, 2019.
  1. The Hub

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  2. Darkmount

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  3. New Kaon

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  4. Tarn

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  5. Other (please post below)

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  6. Grindcore

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  7. Castle Sinister

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  1. Thundermania

    Thundermania Decepticon Peacekeeper

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    Here's the final piece of my current line-up of projects (Liege Maximo, Galvatron and his Throne) pictured below, Scourge is included for scale.
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    This project was started under the purpose of finding a use for my old Lego and it has grown into its own thing, taking cues from all over TF fiction and turning from display to a full-blown playset. I set out for this "city" to scale with Generations figures of all classes, the central tunnel is built for those few figures that I want to display in alt-mode, the smelting pit is a homage to Marvel G1 and a place to put some fodder parts to use, the Windblade and Hot Rod will reference Beast Wars: Uprising where people were literally wired into the walls, the tower can be the site of climactic duels or someone opening a maguffin and the large exposed top of the fortress is intended to whatever scene I want it to be, several leaders can pose there with plenty of space left for smaller figures.

    Built out of Lego most of the construct is modular and if time permits I want to build extra components like a shrine to The Fallen, stretch of highway, link to Titan-class figure and a throne room to go with my other project.

    One thing that's bugging me is the name, I've got a few rolling around and I'm curious what you guys think I should call it.

    It goes without saying that when I'm done with building this monster, I'll be painting it alongside my other projects.
     
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  2. REM2010

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    NICE! you going to paint it up?
     
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  3. Thundermania

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    Definitely, I'm waiting until all my projects are ready to paint so I can order all the paints at once and present them as a set.
     
  4. DominoParadox

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    If you want to make it a unified color scheme or have it being just dark grays, blacks, and light grays, you could source the parts from Bricklink and then rebuild it.
     
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  5. Thundermania

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    That would be the logical way to go but this project's goal was reducing the unused Lego count and keeping the cost low. Will probably go the Bricklink route when I want to build additional components and all the parts are used up.
     
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    I got an idea as well, maybe a communications area for Soundwave?
     
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  7. Thundermania

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    I could see that, kinda like Blaster's tower from the movie, road could run through the bottom while Soundwave and his cronies work the comms tower. I'm gonna write that down, thanks.
     
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    If you have wst soundwave you can fan mode him into a lamp like g1
     
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  9. Thundermania

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    Well the current unfinished chunk of road is a checkpoint (intended for Barricade) so I could have Soundwave as part of the highway..... watching..... observing.
     
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    Neat start! Once painted that'll look amazing!
     
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  11. Thundermania

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    The paint scheme I'm gonna go for is WFC/FOC Decepticon buildings, black, metallic and purple lights.
     
  12. REM2010

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    coolcool
     
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    im remodeling my house be done this fall but added a 10x12 room for my collection going to paint floor walls n ceiling to look like space/universe even added a dust/air filter system “dusing sucks lets along dusting the TFs lol i was thinking just some gold n some purple shelves then saw this now been yard sale’n gathering old toys an odds n ends an do something similar so figured why not go all out lol
     

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  15. Thundermania

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    It's stuff like this that makes pushes me to finish this project. Very impressive.
    Not half-bad considering the amount of mutilated corpses and fire that decorates the place.
     
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    or ( new megatronia ) or (megatropolis / megatronopolis city)
     
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    Instead of the current selection....why not take a name from different ones......how about....NEW DARKMOUNT...
     
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  18. Thundermania

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    So, I found some extra banners and I got an idea. I'm gonna make an extra set of banners and flags. So I'll have two sets one with Decepticon logos with purple and the other red with Autobot logos. I thought of that old He-Man castle where it came with alternate flags so the bad guys could "capture the castle" allowing it to be displayed with any faction. What do you guys think?
     
  19. Thundermania

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    I was in a similar situation, committing to projects like this requires a lot of effort but the payoff is so worth it.
     
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    Are you going to display characters from all universes in this? Anyways, it's a cool project. I intend to keep an eye on this.
     
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