Meet Kevin Wu
New builders are always showing their faces but few start of with as high quality MOCs as Kevin Wu, known as Kev.the.Builder on Flickr. He started with castle on four 48x48 baseplates and hasn't looked back since. Kevin joined InnovaLUG not long ago so we took the chance of asking him a few questions about his LEGO experience!


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Summer Joust 2020
This is our fifth Summer Joust, and as such we're adding some extra fun!
The contest will officially launch June 1st, but in the meantime there's a bonus challenge to keep you occupied!

Summer Joust Poster
Create a new scene that will serve as the cover image and poster for the next 5 Summer Jousts! Subject matter is up to you, it should be aimed at capturing the spirit of the contest, and the winner will be selected by John and myself.
Prize is bragging rights, and of course seeing your model used for Summer Joust promotions (you will be credited naturally).
Digital entries are accepted for this bonus challenge.
Timeframe: May 22nd - August 10th.


Check out more details in the dedicated Summer Joust group, and get ready for two months of castle building fun!

Style it Up! Week Two Recap
The second week of the Style It Up contest has come to a close and the results have been announced! As with week one, week two brought us a slew of unique, high-quality entries.

Week two's challenge was to create a completely symmetrical build.


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Color it Blacktron Contest 6
Itching to do some space building?
Then this contest is perfect for you! With 6 different categories there are loads of options to choose from, and also some great prizes.

"Category 1: Spaceship! Build a Blacktron 1 or Blacktron 2, or heck, even Blacktron 3 spaceship!
PRIZE: #6887 Allied Avenger

Category 2: Ground based vehicle. If it moves, but stays on the ground (or water even) it belongs in this category.
PRIZE: #6876 Alienator

Category 3: Base. It can be a base on the ground, or a space station in, uh, space. Or a spcaestation that has crashed on the ground. that works too..
PRIZE: #6710 Space Landing Pads

Category 4: Custom Minifig. No buildings, backdrops, or bricks. Unless it's a brickbuilt minifig, like a Brickheadz, or a Miniland figure. This will be judged SOLELY on the minifig(s)
PRIZE: A Blacktron 1 Minifig, a Blacktron 2 Minifig, alien Rench from the SP3 line, a CMF Series 3 Space Villain, CMF Series 11 Evil Mech, and a CMF Series 19 Bounty Hunter

Category 5: Recolour a official Lego set into Blacktron. Reclouring a Blacktron 1 into Blacktron 2 set (Or vise Versa) is frowned upon. When entering, you must also send a picture of the set you have recoloured. At the very least, give me the set name and number.
PRIZE: A custom Blacktronized versions of 6648 Mag Racer, and 6125 Sea Sprint 9.

Category 6: Recolour and Old MOC. Take any of your own MOCs. Now, rebuild it into BLACKTRON. When submitting photo, must also have a photo of original MOC.
PRIZE: 6894 Invader"


You have until June 21st, 2020 to submit your entries by emailing coloritblacktron@gmail.com
Check out all the details here.

Style it Up Week 1 recap
The first week of the Style it Up contest ended not long ago, and there were some breathtaking entries!
Style it Up is a contest that is based on building restrictions, which allows builders to build in whatever style or genre they want.
The restriction for the first week was to create a build using only one color. Let's take a look at the top eleven entries from week 1!


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