Summer Joust 2019 Wrapup
The fourth Summer Joust ended recently, and this post takes a look back at the contest over the years and compares some statistics.
If you haven't seen them already, the Results for this year's Summer Joust are in the flickr group.

Now let's take a look at the numbers!

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Hexagon Tower Tutorial
I first came up with this design for use in my Double Trouble on Staor Mountain build.
And while it’s a fairly parts intensive design, it gives a nice symmetrical hexagon shape.

So keep reading to find out how it's built!

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Elegant Fountain Tutorial
LEGO fountains can be used in many settings; perhaps you would like to have one in a large mall or town square, or maybe you’re building in the medieval genre and would like to include one. Regardless of the setting, sometimes they can be a challenging subject to build.
Today we’ll take a look at one design that I developed in the past.

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Ideas Junker-Inspired Hero Contest
If you've played Overwatch then you'll be familiar with Junkertown and its unique aesthetics.
The latest contest on Ideas is centered around re-styling Overwatch heroes to survive in Junkertown:
"It’s time to give Overwatch heroes a brick makeover in true Junkertown style so they are equipped to enter the harsh Australian Outback.
So, step into the scrapyard and show the community your brick-built Junker transformation of any Overwatch hero."

The contest closes August 28th, 2019 at 6:00 a.m. EST

And there will be five winners that all receive the following prize package:
75970 Tracer vs. Widowmaker; 75971 Hanzo vs. Genji; 75972 Dorado Showdown; 75973 D.Va & Reinhardt; 75974 Bastion; 75975 Watchpoint: Gibraltar;
75976 Wrecking Ball; 75977 Junkertown; 75987 Omnic Bastion Limited Edition; A unique LEGO Overwatch box with special golden guns only 250 boxes ever made
Some epic Overwatch merchandise.

Find all the details and submit your entry on Ideas.

Turret Roof Tutorial
This is a useful conical roof design for small round towers and turrets.
And it doesn't take very many parts to build.

So keep reading to learn how to make one yourself!

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