As Classic Space’s Engineering Corps awaits delivery of the equipment they need to rebuild the various interiors of Planetary Outpost, I thought I’d take a look at the roof. AdvertisementsRead more "A Lighter Touch"
I’m planning a really big update.Read more "Major Update Ahead"
The underside of Planetary Outpost is curved, and is made up of a myriad (well, 80 actually) Plate W/Half Bow Inverted 1x2x2/3 pieces (part 24201). Although it gives my project the desired look, a long row of one-stud wide pieces doesn’t contribute to the design’s overall strength.Read more "The Promised Minor Update"
As we explored previously, the buggies have their own small solar panel, but nothing can beat the fast recharge rate of plugging the vehicle directly to Planetary Outpost… except as originally designed, there’s no way to do that – and that’s a pretty big shortcoming, not to mention a missing play feature. Having added a […]Read more "Power Up"
Planetary Outpost is powered by the sun, thanks to its two huge solar panels. All this energy keeps the life support system humming, the lights buzzing, and the coffee pipping hot.Read more "Recharge Station"
It was very exciting that NinjaBrick reached out and interviewed me about the design process behind Planetary Outpost. There was even time to touch on my Moments in Space entry, The Bridge.Read more "A Ninja Interviews Captain Mutant"
This is a departure from my usual analysis of Planetary Outpost: LEGO announced a contest a few weeks ago to design a “gift with purchase” based on a Moment in Space. The photos are a detailed view of what I came up with, the bridge of a large spaceship, one capable of sending colonists and […]Read more "Captain on the Bridge"