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Minas Morgul: Heroic Rendition

My build for the 6th and final round of the 2017 Middle Earth LEGO Olympics. The category was ‘Switched Teams’; so someone who was a villein would now be a good guy, and a place like Rivendell would be evil, etc. I decided to do Minas Morgul, which is the fortress of the Witch King in the Lord of the Rings, so in my version the Witch King is now a noble leader with a valiant force of warriors guarding the splendid fortress. In order to make it look less scary/bad guy-ish, I opted for a white/grey colorscheme and changed the architecture to be slightly less pointy (though I did keep the buttresses and battlements rather spiky), while still keeping the same general layout. I’m quite pleased with the result, and although I didn’t plan on it getting quite this big, it’s now my heaviest build to date, weighing a smashing 31.2 pounds!


There are also a few things you can try to find in this build, if you would like (though not many of them are very well hidden, I admit!):

4 frogs

1 bear

2 hedgehogs

1 bird in a birds nest

3 chickens

2 goats


See lots more pictures on brickbuilt.

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Taken on July 28, 2017