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Wednesday, February 9, 2011

LEGO Hero Factory MOC: Maelstrom + Gunship "Fire Storm"


Right, back to the Hero Factory MOCs I go!  This is my first 2011 series villain MOC, or should I say MOCs.  Paired together, the gunship Fire Storm and its pilot, Maelstrom, make the most wrecklessly destructive force in Fire Storm's private army.  Little is known about Maelstrom, but he is believed to be the personal apprentice of the Fire Lord.  Next in the line of succession, should Fire Lord fall?  What we do know is that he has no concern or caring for life or property, other than his own, and he uses all of the current villains' unique armor pieces.


The gunship Fire Storm features two lava sphere cannons under each wing, plus a forward-facing flame thrower.  Power comes from two giant turbofan engines.  These engines guzzle so much fuel that the entire frame of the whole craft is used for fuel storage.  Small cracks in the frame have developed over time from high-G maneuvers and these leak small amounts of jet fuel.  When the engines come to life, these fuel leaks ignite, causing the whole craft to appear to be on fire as it streaks through the sky like a phoenix.



Check out the unveiling video for this destructive duo:

Video: LEGO Hero Factory MOC: Maelstrom & the Gunship "Fire Storm"

10 comments:

  1. WOOOOOW!!! Cool MOC man, finally, a villain, huh? xD
    And a bonus: a Vehicle! xD

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  2. I love it. It's soooooooooo cool. You are the god of LEGO :D

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  3. You are the god of LEGO :D²

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  4. Unrelated but:

    http://herorecon.lego.com/

    Have you seen it yet?

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  5. Awesome MOC! Fire Storm is gonna be difficult, but i can definately build Malestrom and use him in my story.

    @Stormer- I don't think it's unrelated. Maybe the recon team is the one thing that can stop those two.

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  6. I don't think he actually is a fire lord more likely Lego just named him that so if he should fall i don't think there is anything to take over.

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  7. Do you ever post parts lists for your MOCs?

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  8. err...why use old hand pieces?

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  9. @ Anonymous Because silver would clash with Maelstrom's gunmetal.

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  10. that is the best MOC you have ever made so far!xD YEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS!!!!!

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