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MOC Madness 2013 Round 1: Rebel Rook vs Asvanar

PostPosted: Sun Nov 17, 2013 2:26 am
by Solo
This is now the polling thread for the ships shown above. This poll will be open for exactly 48 hours so get those votes in quick! You can still view the entries below. Contestants: this is a friendly reminder that no changes are allowed after the deadline, so your posts will be locked and if any of the photos in them change you will be disqualified.

This is the submission thread for the pilots listed above. Your letter this round is Q.

The deadline for this round is 8pm Pacific time next Sunday, November 24th.

Post your starfighter photos below. Include one photo you'd like to use as the polling image, one photo demonstrating the letter, and one showing your pilot in the cockpit. Standard photography restrictions apply.

Re: MOC Madness 2013 Round 1: Rebel Rook vs Asvanar

PostPosted: Sun Nov 17, 2013 2:50 pm
by Rook
Goodness, had to be Q for round 1, grrrr. Ok let's roll. :)

Re: MOC Madness 2013 Round 1: Rebel Rook vs Asvanar

PostPosted: Sun Nov 17, 2013 9:01 pm
by volumex
'Q'uick one for you both....:D GL guys.

Re: MOC Madness 2013 Round 1: Rebel Rook vs Asvanar

PostPosted: Mon Nov 18, 2013 3:56 am
by Darth Mitz
Rook wrote:had to be Q for round 1, grrrr.
I know...double grrrr

Re: MOC Madness 2013 Round 1: Rebel Rook vs Asvanar

PostPosted: Mon Nov 18, 2013 5:50 am
by Rook
At least whichever one of us wins this round will have "i" next.

Re: MOC Madness 2013 Round 1: Rebel Rook vs Asvanar

PostPosted: Mon Nov 18, 2013 8:02 am
by Darth Mitz
Rook wrote:At least whichever one of us wins this round will have "i" next.
hahaha :lol:

Re: MOC Madness 2013 Round 1: Rebel Rook vs Asvanar

PostPosted: Sat Nov 23, 2013 4:05 pm
by Rook
Q Fighter

3 years after the Battle of Yavin, Rebel Rook is assigned to routine escort missions between Ison and Bespin. The Rebel fleet is spread thin far and wide, and missions are dangerous. The Empire is about to find out the Q is more formidable than it looks.

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DSC00285 by RΟΟK, on Flickr

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DSC00287 by RΟΟK, on Flickr

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DSC00297 by RΟΟK, on Flickr

Re: MOC Madness 2013 Round 1: Rebel Rook vs Asvanar

PostPosted: Sun Nov 24, 2013 1:33 pm
by Darth Mitz
The q-bomber was a prototype bomber produced by Incom.

Affectionately known as the "Snail"; the fighter is a slow but precise bomber and in the absence of a hyperdrive is rendered totally dependent on carrier ships. The q-bomber also lacks landing gear that can support the "shell" typically if a q-bomber is successful in dropping its entire pay load it would be required to shed the empty bomb carriage and head straight back to it's host ship (it has been known, on occasion to great affect, for the shell and its payload to be released on unsuspecting Star Destroyers and enemy strong holds). Snails are usually released from specially fitted racks in hangar bays gifting the fighter a, much needed, boost.

The Snail is a rare fighter, the inability to produce more "bomb carriages" has become its undoing...unless the Rebel Alliance can produce more carriages or improve the fighter's landing gear to support the shell; these fighters will become obsolete very soon.

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Re: MOC Madness 2013 Round 1: Rebel Rook vs Asvanar

PostPosted: Sun Nov 24, 2013 6:18 pm
by fettman104
This one is going to be a tough choice.

Re: MOC Madness 2013 Round 1: Rebel Rook vs Asvanar

PostPosted: Mon Nov 25, 2013 1:29 am
by zhouston
'Q'uite a difficult letter to start with. you both did a great job!!

Re: MOC Madness 2013 Round 1: Rebel Rook vs Asvanar

PostPosted: Mon Nov 25, 2013 6:38 am
by sparkart
Kudos to both builders for these, both are quite excellent.

Re: MOC Madness 2013 Round 1: Rebel Rook vs Asvanar

PostPosted: Mon Nov 25, 2013 6:43 am
by Rook
[quote="Darth Mitz"][/quote]

Bold move with the lower case "Q". If you win I think that's a big factor. Guess we better both start working on our "I's" just in case. :)

Re: MOC Madness 2013 Round 1: Rebel Rook vs Asvanar

PostPosted: Mon Nov 25, 2013 7:20 am
by Midi
exQuisitely well done both of you.. this is tough for me to vote, good luck guys

Re: MOC Madness 2013 Round 1: Rebel Rook vs Asvanar

PostPosted: Mon Nov 25, 2013 9:56 am
by naugem
One of the toughest choices. Never would have imagined such awesome entries for a Q.

Re: MOC Madness 2013 Round 1: Rebel Rook vs Asvanar

PostPosted: Mon Nov 25, 2013 11:56 am
by Darth Mitz
Rook wrote:Bold move with the lower case "Q". ...we better both start working on our "I's" just in case


Hadn't seen the lower case "q" attempted before...thought I'd give it a go.
It was a fun build despite initially thinking it was the worst letter to draw first.

Good luck and in any case you'll know the result before me as it'll be around 4am Wednesday morning in freezing England when they are revealed and I'll be tucked up in bed :)

Re: MOC Madness 2013 Round 1: Rebel Rook vs Asvanar

PostPosted: Tue Nov 26, 2013 9:47 pm
by murphquake
woah woah woah! Disqualify that dirty limey he's using foul trickery and the soft cushions or something!

Congrats both of you, both these builds are winners, but unfortunately Rook couldn't advance as the flying spaghetti monster truly intended. Great build Mitz, even if you are evil and probably talk funny ;-)

Re: MOC Madness 2013 Round 1: Rebel Rook vs Asvanar

PostPosted: Wed Nov 27, 2013 1:00 am
by Darth Mitz
very well played Rook, this was a tough letter and in the end there were just eight votes in it...here's to hopefully crossing swords again in the future.

as a side note, I can only imagine how hard these contests are to organise and this new format is definitely a really fun way to go. I have a suggestion, which may cut down on the initial workload, and that is to have the first round as a "vote for your top 32" which could then lead into the head to head building rounds. Arguably there would still need to be a level playing ground for the voting stage, so in this format that could have been a choice of 4 letters for all entrants...before moving to the new knockout format....just a thought, of course this maybe more work for the admins but I imagine that setting up 32 rounds was tedious at the very least...

Re: MOC Madness 2013 Round 1: Rebel Rook vs Asvanar

PostPosted: Wed Nov 27, 2013 1:02 am
by Darth Mitz
murphquake wrote: Great build Mitz, even if you are evil and probably talk funny ;-)


thanks I think. I don't know about talking funny and foul trickery, but evil enough to throw a few soft cushions and some lime at ya ;)

Re: MOC Madness 2013 Round 1: Rebel Rook vs Asvanar

PostPosted: Wed Nov 27, 2013 7:14 am
by murphquake
I'm pretty sure last year's contest went more like that when they did the superhero mechs. I'll be watching my back you citrus throwing inquisitor!

Re: MOC Madness 2013 Round 1: Rebel Rook vs Asvanar

PostPosted: Wed Nov 27, 2013 7:38 am
by Rook
Not, bad. When you posted the "q" I got nervous. Only 4 votes the other way and we would have had a tie. :)