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MOColympics Round 3 - Group 1 - Crimso Giger vs Topsy Cret
My Round 3 entry for the MOColympics - Category : Classic Space - Group 1 - Opponent : Topsy Cret (see link below)
About this creation
So as you can see, I've made a beast, it's almost a SHIP - 96 studs long.




You should look at the whole topic, because the most interresting features are in the end ... I've worked hard on the playability factor ;-)




Sorry for the so-so pics, it isn't easy to get good pics of something so big !




It isn't as sexy as a Phipson's ship I know ;-)




Some other overall shots :






And now, enjoy this bunch of details shots :-)










On the sides of the back section of the ship, there's two little fighters which can be separated from the main body :




They can be combined to form a bigger ship :




Some other shots :






The front section of the main ship can be separated to become an heavy fighter !




This fighter can be combined with the two little ships from the sides :




Here are some details:






There's also an "hidden" ship in the mid section, here it is :




It also can be combined with the little fighters !




Some details...






A shot of the interior of the main body of the ship :




On this final shot, you can see the five ships composing the modular system !



Hope you'll like it.

Today is my last day at my job, tomorrow I'll be on the dole. I'm sad because it was a rather cool job and I really don't know if I could get a new job soon, because the crisis is hard in France too... Anyway, let's get back to Lego : I've put a lot of work in this MOC, so I really hope that you guys will like it ;-) Sorry for the average quality of the shots, it was hard to take good pics of such a big thing (96 studs)

Here's the link to the homepage of my opponent, Mister Topsy Cret :

Topsy Cret's homepage

Thanks for viewing !



Comments

 I like it 
  November 26, 2013
6/5 :D It has to be named as CS flagship ... You ore one of few people thats crations are so well that it force me to study your style very carefully. This ship has so many elemnets from Futuron so it enhances ships elegance greatly. Also, proportionaly this ship resembles of real war ships from WW II so it looks pretty realistic despite it is a Sci-fi genre. Thirdly, modular design allows ship to be very playable. I know I keep asking it so many times, but do you have some interior pics?. I know it would probalby not possible to take more because it isa n old date ship and it is probably scrapped already :(
  November 19, 2009
The modular system has been stuck in my head recently, especially the little fighters that separate and combine.
 I like it 
  September 23, 2009
Oh my gosh that's the best clasic ship in the history of classic ships!!!! Way to make classic look pretty dang detailed.
 I like it 
  September 23, 2009
Sorry I'm late. Beautiful Zorg-like Classic ship... I love modular vehicles and this is exceptional. I also like how different modules can combie among themselves. And of course the big and complex arrays and devices which are your trademark :)
 I like it 
  September 22, 2009
amazing moc,the color scheme looks kinda like space police.
 I made it 
  September 22, 2009
I'm coming back, after a few days without acess to Internet and I'm very happy to see that the judges gave me their votes. Thanks to everybody for the nice comments and support !!!
 I like it 
  September 21, 2009
Very nice ship, love the color scheme and the amount of detail you manage to fit in there
 I like it 
  September 21, 2009
You really hit the nail on the head with this one. This should be the reference picture for what defines classic space. Excellent work, and good luck in the competition!
 I like it 
  September 19, 2009
Very, very cool. The modularity blew my mine as I got toward the later pics. Glad to see the nicest guy on MOCpage is getting some props.
 I like it 
  September 19, 2009
Let's make it a sweep and 3/3. Beautiful creation. Lee.
 I like it 
  September 19, 2009
Though the color scheme is a bit of a mish-mash, it’s still an awesome ship overall…I love the lighting on the corridor shot. You, sir, are the winner!
 I like it 
  September 19, 2009
You had me at the thumbnail but THEN you went and added ALL that AWESOME playability! It was cool enough that you had the ships that can detach from the main ship, but then having them combine to form other ships! WOW! And let's not overlook the interior you made as well. An AWESOME entry all around. You just floored me with this Crimso! You got my vote! ~ Chris.
 I like it 
  September 19, 2009
They are getting bigger and bigger !!!!
 I like it 
  September 19, 2009
Sorry if I seemed a little... Critical in my last comment. A very nice ship, and I love the modular system. As always, you combination of old and new elements is perfect. Good day
 I like it 
  September 19, 2009
Love the separating ships and variation of combo. And they're so well integrated that you wouldn't know their modular until u see it. Like the continues console and tile smooth floor of the interior as well. How much parts was used for this. Please check out mine. I'd appreciate a comment. http://www.mocpages.com/moc.php/150051
 I like it 
  September 18, 2009
This is off the chart excellent! The combination of so many smaller spaceships is sweet. Good job. Very consistent with classic space overall. Sorry to hear about the job loss...
 I like it 
  September 18, 2009
This is one massive high quality piece of work my friend, I like how you could disconnect some parts of it, which makes it more playable and even more cool, even when the bits off, it's shape still look great, it's one of your best without a doubt, looking forward to see more space creations from you >>> peace.. Firas :)
 I made it 
  September 18, 2009
A big thanks to everybody for your great support, very appreciated :-D
 I like it 
  September 18, 2009
amazing build, crimso, you've got this in the bag for sure. too bad about your job, I really hope you can find a new one soon. good luck in the mocolympics!
 I like it 
  September 18, 2009
Well done Crimso, a massive build (very brave in the short time) with so many cool features. I love the playable elements and modular fighter craft - it reminds me of the 'top-of-range' kits I always wanted for christmas as a kid, but I always seemed to get the mid-range sets instead and bashed them together to make my own modular monster. I really sympathise about your job too, I'm being made redundant on Tuesday. To help get over it, my next MOC is a fantasy where my sig-fig gets some revenge on my boss - it's been a source of great stress relief! Keep positive, I keep telling myself there is work out there, it's just finding it. I'm going to spend some days with my kids and find a better job for me and them. In the meantime, perhaps we should start a new group 'Unemployed EuroFOLs'! Good luck(in everything).
 I like it 
  September 18, 2009
A masterpiece Crimso! Well done-the smaller fighters combining in different ways is an absolutely fantastic feature! I love it to bits. And yes I have trouble photographing large mocs too. Sorry to hear about your job-hope you get another one very soon!
 I like it 
  September 18, 2009
Woha! You have really got the shape to turn out nicely even thou it´s so big! So big and so beautiful. Like the colours too. Great work!
 I like it 
  September 18, 2009
Nice Crimso! Good luck! Not that you need it though :)
 I like it 
  September 17, 2009
This is a grand-prize winner! I bet if the LEGO Group saw this, they'd flip; they seem to love modular spaceships. Fantastic work Crismo, and I sure hope you win!
 I like it 
  September 17, 2009
Well, that's one big sucker. Lots of stuff going on. The modular ships are cool. Some of the parts might be newer but they are used in a CS way, at least in my mind. Who knows what the judges might think. Good Luck on your entry and with the job search. Hopefully the economy will start to bebound soon. see ya. garth
 I like it 
  September 17, 2009
Dear me. Good luck Topsy, you're gonna need it.
 I like it 
  September 17, 2009
Another fantstic SHIP. I'm stunned that you were able to put together something this large and detailed in such a short time. I love the playability of this thing. Great!
  September 17, 2009
Oh, and what Pierre KissTheSky said. I agree completely ;-)
 I like it 
  September 17, 2009
Oh WOW! I love all the combinations of the modules. This is really playable. I am sorry to hear about your job. Hope you find something nice soon! (And if not, you get to have a little more time building lego ;-)
 I like it 
  September 17, 2009
Wow! Parrington Levens and Uspez Morbo said it all already. All I can do is bow down to the MOC. We are not worthy! Brilliant!
 I like it 
  September 17, 2009
That's great! I love those separatedable fighters and how they can be combined to bigger ones! Absolutely nice work!
 I like it 
  September 17, 2009
I'm at a loss for words. No wait, insane. No, make that unsane...
 I like it 
  September 17, 2009
An incredibly great work, with very nice details. I think your opponent has some troubles.
 I like it 
  September 17, 2009
Good grief, who builds a SHIP (close enough) for MocOlympics?! The genius of this MOC is its playability. While looking at the pics, I was thinking about how much fun I would have had with this as a kid: each different ship combination would have its own power ups, special abilities and advantages. It's interesting how you used two different CS color schemes but kept each one distinctly grouped together, it looks like the CS guys just kept building this over the years (very cool). This rocks Crimso and you would have smashed me had I made it to this round!
 I like it 
  September 17, 2009
Now this is a ship right up my alley! Personally I favour Minifig scale and function. Not only have you managed to combine the two, you have created a HUGE ship and made it look beautiful aswell. Isn't that the hardest part...? Full ratings once again, and good luck to you both in the Olympics and finding a new and creative job.
 I like it 
  September 17, 2009
Whoa... Nice one, Crimso. I've really got some work cut out for me. Although in all honesty, I think you may have been building with Zorg too much. There are so many elements here that aren't even as old as the 90s! Still though, you might just win. Good day
 I like it 
  September 17, 2009
Dans tes lettres de motivation, n'oublie pas de rajouter un paragraphe sur toi : "Ma puissance de travail, ma vivacité d’esprit, ma volonté d’aboutir, me destinent plus particulièrement au développement de projets complexes. J’ai une personnalité affirmée et créative. Je suis organisé, flexible et je relève, avec brio le plus souvent, les challenges que je choisi. Mon aisance relationnelle et mon charisme me positionnent en véritable fédérateur"... car c'est tout ce que ta création révèle et plus encore. Bravo Crimso
 I like it 
  September 17, 2009
That is some radical playability! Those criminals won't know what hit 'em!
 I like it 
  September 17, 2009
It's amazing how the ships can not only combine with the mothership but also with each other. The mothership itself is huge (is it your biggest creation? I think it might be) and well detailed. Topsy Cret has his work cut out for him.
  September 17, 2009
Brilliant! Really like the removable parts! And also, it's huge! :)
 I made it 
  September 17, 2009
Thanks a lot Parrington, I'm happy that you've liked it and wrote the first comment !
 I like it 
  September 17, 2009
O.M.G. Holy heck man, this is off the rails, it is so hard to make something so big in mini-fig scale and have it look good, but you nailed it. The modular features are insane! The options are amazing and the interior seems to be really well worked. This is too big to comment on everything properly, so I'll just say I'm blown away. P.S. If only we could all get a job playing LEGO! Hang in there mate.
 
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