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Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« on: December 13, 2011, 02:32:14 AM »
Folks,

Please post your ideas/suggestions for new GBs/Themed Builds here.  I want to kick these off in the New Year...which is disturbingly close!

I already have a idea for the inaugural one, but many more ideas are welcomed.

Regards,

Greg

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #1 on: December 13, 2011, 02:40:27 AM »
A Profile build - Either a physical model based on an existing profile, or a new profile based on an existing profile
A Scaleorama build.

Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #2 on: December 13, 2011, 03:27:48 AM »
Balkanised Group Build? A country that splits up or is never unified in the first place. A non-united China is a shoe-in for this. Or maybe a secessionist state of Texas? Transvaal etc. instead of South Africa?

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #3 on: December 13, 2011, 04:21:05 AM »
Great ideas so far. Scale-o-rama is always fun and so are "new" nations.

The profiles idea has me thinking...maybe one for plastic where the model is inspired by a profile and maybe one for the profiles where their work is inspired by a 3D model? The "One Hand Feeds the Other" GB?

Now if we could get Greg to share his idea...

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #4 on: December 13, 2011, 06:10:55 AM »
Maybe "Swap the role": big bomber scale-o-ramed into fighter, fighter into strategic bomber, civilian into military, military into civilian etc.

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #5 on: December 13, 2011, 06:21:30 AM »

Now if we could get Greg to share his idea...


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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #6 on: December 13, 2011, 05:52:51 PM »
Folks,

My idea (and feel free to disagree...don't mind that I will be recording names ::)) is for the first GB to be themed "Vive la résistance!".  As to what this will include is quite open.  For instance, it could include French Revolution (and all derivatives/extrapolations of...either way), Soviet/communist revolution, maybe even go anarchist like jcf and do "occupy what-if" :leaking: or just about anything...one might eene think of it as a revolution against certain elements... :ninja:

As I said though, I am open to other suggestions.

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Greg
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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #7 on: December 13, 2011, 05:53:35 PM »
A Profile build - Either a physical model based on an existing profile, or a new profile based on an existing profile


I really like this idea! :)
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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #8 on: December 14, 2011, 02:46:23 AM »
Another I would like to do later in the year is a Pirate Build!

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Greg
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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #9 on: December 14, 2011, 03:51:32 AM »
A Profile build - Either a physical model based on an existing profile, or a new profile based on an existing profile


I really like this idea! :)

Me too.

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #10 on: December 14, 2011, 04:47:42 AM »
Yes, a "Vive la résistance!" GB is an excellent idea!

I've got some very old Free French markings around here somewhere...

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #11 on: December 14, 2011, 07:57:42 AM »
A Profile build - Either a physical model based on an existing profile, or a new profile based on an existing profile


I really like this idea! :)

Me too.

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #12 on: December 14, 2011, 04:26:28 PM »
A notion for a profile GB, for the digital side perhaps use the growing blanks repository as a source?
To whit, profilers would use someone else's blank to create their new works. It would possibly give folks
a baseline for "judging" digital works if we make it a beauty contest with valuable prizes. 
:)

Thoughts?

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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #13 on: December 16, 2011, 03:04:24 AM »
As a suggestion, how about if all the profilers who want to take part in the GB, duly notify the Mods, who in turn pick one persons blank and present it to another to 'colour in'. Then, with the finished profile do the same again with the kit bashers, providing they agree and have the kit/kits?
Prizes for best profile and best build. :slow:
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Re: Ideas and Suggestions for GBs/Themed Builds
« Reply #14 on: December 16, 2011, 02:36:57 PM »
It is doable.

Regards,

Greg
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