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1978 War of the Worlds Fighting Machine
The 1978 Fighting Machine seen on the album: Jeff Wayne's War of the Worlds.
About this creation

Inspired by an 1978 albumcover: Jeff Wayne's War of the Worlds. This is the Fighting Machine. I had not much to go on, but I think I've got shape and proportions pretty good. Unfortunately, I don't have the right white bricks to make it even closer to the original. Who will do better??











Sight at 1 o' clock.


4 o' clock.












5 o' clock.


7 o' clock.













Minifig view.


The top.




















One of the tripodlegs and its connection to the body of the Fighting Machine.


The foot of a Fighting Machine.















Cheeting with the "eye of the Martians". it is taken from the 1953 movie The War of the Worlds.


















The front.
To Jonathan & the others: the two round green things some of you think are the eyes, actually ARE the aliens. They don't have eyes, limbs or anything else. They control their Fightingmachines with their minds and feed on humanblood...


The side.
















The back.


A "falling" view.

















The massacre of mankind...





















UUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUULLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA





Comments

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  May 21, 2012
nice job! i am working on a model of the 2005 tripod. (did i tell you that already?)
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  May 16, 2012
Very nice work, extremely big too. I never thought anyone could find the parts to make one of these.
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  September 30, 2011
I have some bad news, the green things are a type of window (the book declared they were "Brown" and I think it's something 1978 thing would miss.) If you have the actual disc, you should have a booklet in it, and after the story has finished, there is some brilliant sketches of what the fighting machine looked like. Just a hint, and the rest is pretty good.
  January 1, 2011
People like you should work for lego.And The green things aren't the aliens.The aliens are weird mutant octoposes like daleks except the martians are as big as a bear not a dog.
  December 6, 2010
Has anybody noticed in the picture the green part looks like a butt its in the second picture.
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  October 24, 2010
Superb. I've not seen one of these in Lego before.
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  August 20, 2010
Now that is cool yet scary yet awesome yet O just forget about it Awesome MOC!
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  August 6, 2010
AHHHHH!!! just like the bloodrainer.....SCARY!!!
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  June 28, 2010
the only force in nature that cannot be defeated by us
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  October 11, 2009
cool great work
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  July 27, 2009
See, this is why we can't have nice things. Also, 42! Yeah! THE ULTIMATE ANSWER. Sorry, I ahd to get that out of my system. Good day
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  July 25, 2009
wow awesome man also im from holland.
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  July 19, 2009
brilliant
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  July 15, 2009
I can't believe I haven't commented on your WOTW creations before. My mistake, these MOCs are true epic. Your attention to shape and detail is amazing. Thank you for sharing!
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  June 13, 2009
that is the best figting machine in legos i have ever seen, u should check out the PC game, its awsome, your models look just like the ones in the game.
  May 13, 2009
hey, that thing is scary. Great work! It gives me the creeps..
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  April 16, 2009
Looks just like the one on the cover - great work!
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  March 16, 2009
Reminds me of a dream I had in 2005. any ways this is spectacular. I have heard that music, scared me.
Giovanni & Lennaert Seynhaeve
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George Kemper
  February 25, 2009
Ok this is an amazing build the legs are great some with well everything. However, who would belive that in the new one Tom Cruise would kill a crazy guy, his son would run over hill it gets blown up you see tanks flying (yes fling like birds), and that his whloe family lives through the whole desastrious thing (even his son the one who should have got blown up)? Someone answer me that and you win...nothing LOL!!! Also how do the aleins wait for years planning and then a little gene in the atmosphere kills them...I mean I though they were an ADVANCED ALEIN RACE. As you may have guested I didn't exacliy like the moi
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  January 16, 2009
This is realy good! Your pics are great and clear and show great detail. I can tell you realy work hard on your projects. Keep it up ;-)
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  January 5, 2009
Huge and scary! It looks like something Wells would be proud of :-)
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  November 18, 2008
kool looks like a homing spider droid make one of them next
Giovanni & Lennaert Seynhaeve
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masterchief 1
  November 14, 2008
WOW a great tripod and it atcualy stands without a stand something I failed to achieve!
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  September 10, 2008
i made a tripod but NOWHERE as awesome as this one
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  August 17, 2008
I was nearly sure I had already reviewed this! This is a really amazing tripod; it's huge, detailed and very impressive! It looks exactly like the original tripod! Great job :)
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  August 2, 2008
You ought to try a Lego Martian.
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  July 28, 2008
You commented on mine, so I'll comment on your's. First things first, wow... This is a great model of this representation. If I could build this, I wouldn't care about the color. I should try this with Blacktron II cockpits. P.S. I just noticed the "ulla" thing. Good detail. Gosh, I'm getting sloppy reading pages...
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  June 1, 2008
That is cool. can it seat aliens. Lego made plenty odf aliens.
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  March 24, 2008
What a brilliant idea! I've never seen anyone do this before and you've done it very nicely, it looks exactly like it's meant to
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  March 21, 2008
Clever design and nice colour choice. Lee.
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  February 15, 2008
GREAT WORK !!!!Amazing moc!!! please come review my new tripod
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  January 5, 2008
err... i think you made an error in the positions of the shots. You said the 1 'o clock position was behind it, when in reality that would be a little to the right side. and you said that the 5 'o clock position was almost directly in front. Anyways, great MOC, although i haven't really heard that album. But it looks just like the one on the cover (excluding the color). Great work!
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  December 28, 2007
Hey thanks for the review. This MOC and that album both rock my WORLD! Nothing like the original vinyl. Usually I'm not a fan of replica MOCs (please, someone stop this Halo madness!), but I give this a well deserved 5 smilies.
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  November 28, 2007
Truly mind blowing. Seeing it tower over those minifigs makes it seem the bit more awesome. This is surely a creation from the Gods. Fantastic work!
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  November 13, 2007
Very nice MOC. Please, make more MOCs :)
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  October 25, 2007
woad! I had no idea that this MOC existed! I am a fan of the book and this great!
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  October 8, 2007
Mmmm I could not say this is an 'epic' creation but its...well rather good, the base of the body is to small and it had a cage to cary the prisoners latched to the bottom
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  October 2, 2007
Great work, it looks stable too, I know large creations tend to be top heavy. Nice job!
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  September 23, 2007
wonderfull!! the "eyes" are awsome and blah blah(insert endless praise here)blah blah!
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  September 18, 2007
Heck yes! I love to see stuff like this. Great old school sci-fi action going on here.
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  September 10, 2007
wow thats old skool right there! I think this is the best tri-pod ive seen to date. Great work! If your a halo fan or a warthog fan (hehe) check out my work.
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  September 10, 2007
WOW This is really cool, i love it. It's really detailed
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  September 8, 2007
well, I've read the book before, and seeing this, I am truly frightened. I think you shouldv'e added the seen where that person got stuck in the crater and burned. Just saying...
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  September 6, 2007
Mate that is seriously cool. Your attention to detail is fantastic. Structurally sound on those delicate legs too. Well done.
 
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