SUNY Geneseo Community Outreach Workshop

RochLUG returned to Geneseo college for a Micropolis themed event, that also had a large free build section with various prizes to be won in different build challenges. Participants could free build, enter challenges, get some LEGO Digital Design experience designing a Micropolis house, and then build that house with …

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Rochester Strong Museum of Play – March 2017

Our last display at the Strong Museum had something for everyone. The primary theme was STEAM (Science, Technology, Arts, Math), with a good sized Great Ball Contraption display, along with other STEAM models like a balance scale and calculator. A large Medieval Village layout, train setup, and numerous other stand …

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Creating Sigurd’s General Goods

This post details the build process of my first model in 2017, Sigurd’s General Goods: a medieval general store based off of the store Bits and Pieces from the game Skyrim. Despite being a very detailed model, it came together rather quickly, perhaps partly due to having reference images to …

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LEGO 3.18 mm connections…

Taking your build style from traditional block stacking to more advanced techniques often requires understanding lots of technical build points. Here is a great article about the 3.18 mm connection points. http://www.newelementary.com/2016/12/bravo-three-one-eight.html

Rochester Museum and Science Center – February 2017

The main theme at this year’s RMSC display was the 4 elements: earth, fire, water, and wind. Besides creations focused on the elements, there was quite a variety of displays: great ball contraptions, a medieval village, modular buildings, micropolis, and an assortment of other builds.