An alternative MOC of set 4888. A corporate guard mecha.
About this creation
The Ruffian was built only from peices of the 4888 Ocean Odyssey LEGO set. It came about for two reasons, first I was going to go and stay at my parents while they were on holiday and couldn't take all of my LEGO! Second because I had seen people complaining they couldn't compete with the buying power and therefore number of bricks of some builders and that was why their MOCs where not very good. I wanted to prove that one set and imagination is all it takes (though it is a very good set)!
When The Ruffian was complete I also built the small companion robot with the pieces left over.
Very mice MOC Mark. I too echo your comment in the write-up about not needing a large collection of elements/sets to make a first rate MOC. I love the idea of promoting the creative exploration of a single set of parts to produce a new, and unique model. This is a great model Mark, way to go!
AWESOME. I too enjoy the challenge of limiting myself to a certain set and coming up with a competent MOC. I think you pulled this one off pretty well! I especially like the "Iron Giant"-inspired scorpion-tailish weapon. Very cool.