Category Archives: Lego

Making Space Turtle kits, part 2: the turtles, and instructions

To make Space Turtle kits, I need to do a few things in order: obtain parts; build the turtles, deciding how to equip each one; un-build the turtles, photographing the intermediate steps to make instructions; actually make those instructions; bundle … Continue reading

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Making Space Turtle kits, part 1: the process

I mentioned in the last post that I was planning on making some Space Turtle kits for my nieces and nephews. I could have gotten all the parts for official Space Turtles from Bricklink, but I wanted to take advantage … Continue reading

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Space Turtle, Space Turtle, SPACE TURTLE!!

As I mentioned in the first Mobile Frame Zero post, I’m quite taken with Lego Space Turtles, both Peter Reid’s original design, and the slightly redesigned version that shipped with the Lego Ideas Exo-Suit set (semi-review here, link roundup here). … Continue reading

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Record sheets for Mobile Frame Zero, and a post-play report

What the? You’re not supposed to use record sheets with Mobile Frame Zero – the different systems (attack, defense, movement, etc.) are represented by differently-colored dice, so if you know your frames and you have enough dice of different colors, … Continue reading

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Mobile Frame Zero

London and I have been playing a lot of wargames lately. First we had a big run of BattleTech games, starting a little over a month ago. For one of our battles, we didn’t have appropriate minis, so we built … Continue reading

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LEGO Star Wars – Project 30279

London and I like LEGO, Star Wars, and LEGO Star Wars, but we’re especially fond of the little polybag sets that pop up in department store checkout lanes. And our favorite thing to do with them, once we’ve built the … Continue reading

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The Lego Exo-Suit link roundup

  Here are bunch of links related to my new favorite Lego set, the 21109 Exo-Suit. Photographs at top and bottom are my own (but feel free to re-use them if they prove useful). British AFOL Peter Reid designed the … Continue reading

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