This one has been a long time coming, It all started when while walking through a toy department I saw Ninjago 2509 Earth Dragon on sale. As soon as I saw the legs I thought of the Rancor from the Empire at War game that I love so much and upon closer inspection I noticed that it had enough of the same pieces to cover the arms of said creature, so I snapped it up and put it in storage. The arms did come pretty easy after a short session in LDD and I was able to put one together with my small stash of red brown bricks. The next part I tackled was the head as this was the make or break of this MOC. I spent a couple of hours on a design but when I sat back it just looked like a bunch of lego bricks stuck together. This is when I thought seriously that get the look I wanted I had to really consider the forms of the actual beast in closer detail and think more like a sculptor and force the lego into the shapes I wanted. The second go took a lot longer but proved worthwhile I hope you agree. The legs remain brick built in a pretty standard manner as they had to hold a lot of weight fom the upper half and joints where going to over complicate the build anyway. As this is a shelf model and not a play date I was happy enough with the lack of posability in that area. I'm still not settled on the back but for now it's covered and that was a chore in itself. I will take better photos and re visit the rear when I get around to building a display base for it but until then it's cooked. Hope you like it and please add comments.