MOCs

“Saber Island/Volcano Island Combo” by Seaber

This is my reimagined version of Saber Island – this time the outpost has been built on the former volcano that makes up Volcano Island.

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Set on a 32×32 base plate, made from under 1600 pieces with seven minifigures, a seagull, a shark, a crab, a lobster, a clam and a starfish.

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The little dock is served by a crane that can lift the cargo up to the fortress. For the poor Imperials, it’s up that rickety staircase we go.

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The staircase is in a bad state and many of the handrails have rotted away. Some supports have been put in to hold up what’s left, let’s hope they’re strong enough.

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A view up at the outpost from the staircase. I added an extra level to the original set.

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I also added a little extension to the side.

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The roof also has a tiny bell tower build to raise the alarm when enemies approach. The cannon emplacement and tree are present as they are in the original set.

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I added a creeper plant up the other side of the building to add a bit of visual interest. I chose dark red as the base colour, I almost went for dark tan.

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All three balconies and windows in the middle floors have different builds.

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The roof has been enlarged and I used the broken rungs technique from the Elusys Ra Anwal’s Forbidden Island build to make the tower look run down. I would ideally have the telescope on pearl gold, but the sextant piece isn’t available in that colour.

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The roof has a sextant and compass accessory, you can just about see the alarm bell in the tiny building. Below the roof is the Governor’s office.

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The Governor’s table is complete with maps, quill and ink pot, goblet and decanter, with a nautical painting on the wall.

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The office is lit by a chandelier, the table build, and most of the interior is SNOT.

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Below that is the barracks with two bunks, below that the entrance hall with a store room to the side.

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The barracks has a little weapon rack, the entrance hall has a banner and chest full of gems. ‘In real life’ there would be a mess hall and kitchen closer to the camera.

And now to the Volcano Island.

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One thing I always wanted to do was have a skull that was solid rock, not with gaps for the eyes or nose.

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The skull opens up to give access to a hidden cave where the Pirates can store their loot. I did want to add a subterranean prison with access to the cave, but there was no room.

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The Pirates have to be very sneaky to get in their hideout under the watchful eye of the Imperials.

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I should have rendered these without the roof, it’s very dark. There are little islands dotted around covered in coins. There is also a carved stone skull with glowing eyes, I wonder who carved it…

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The hole here is big enough to get your hand in for play in the cave.

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