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Bionicle MOC - Grind Star by Alex-Darkrai Bionicle MOC - Grind Star by Alex-Darkrai
I have gotten used to it now. My pace with uploading MOCs is probably gonna stay like this. I'll hardly be able to get any faster while studying. But hey; I'm still on it!

The Creation/Creators Notes:
This was a long journey. I already had finished torso and head more than a year ago, but I took them apart again, because they were too much out of concept. After doing some different thing I started completely anew a few months ago and completed the new head and partly the torso and legs right away! It was great, because I finally found the right concept for him.

Firstly, I wanted to create a MOC purely for the battle.
In battle; there are characters and monsters.
Characters have reasons for fighting, skills which they have polished in order to put them to use and certain weeknesses which come along with their strenghs.
Monsters have near to never any reason, often only instincts, their skills are often meant purely for killing and have developed along with their body for their whole life, which essentially links their fightings skills and their body for their whole life. Or put it differently; characters can put down their weapons and forget about their self-thought skills and live a peaceful life afterwards, monsters can't do that most of the times, they're bound to live as a killer.
(That's just a diffinition I made for the origin of my MOC, don't take it as my opinion towards any related topic.)
Zero Star now has a special kind of choice, which he got through his transformation skills.
He can have a body which is purely made for fighting without having any regards of not being able go back to a normal existence. So he combined the deadliest skills and body characteristics he had absorbed so far, in order to reach this form.

Secondly, I myself wanted to combine characterstics of a few of my favorite sci-fi characters/monsters into this MOC! A little bit of the proportions of Samus Battle suit and a few features of the Predator and the Alien.
I was also slightly reminded of Scizor while completing the MOC.

I hope the pictures are okay to look at! I tried to get as much out of the black sections as I could, so you can differentiate the parts, but I wasn't as successful as I hoped.


Here's the pole/ranking/index of the Stars!


place/name/reference/percentage of voting/locomotion/technique
0. - Zero Star - Darkness - // - traveling through shadow - absorbing
1. - Deep Star - Takadox - // - swimming - drowning
2. - Ground Star - Carapar - // - running - crushing
3. - Bone Star/REVAMP  Pridak - 50% - climbing - knifing
4. - Virus Star - Ehlek - 29% - crawling - infecting
5. - Grind Star - Kalmah - 14% - digging - shredding
6. - // - Mantax - 7% - flying - shooting
∞. - Nova - Nameless Stranger - // - walking - forcing on suicide
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:iconx-thathuggabledeamon:
Is there anyway you could do something like a
 how too or even better just a parts list  would love to have one of thesefor mydesk.   
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:iconalex-darkrai:
Alex-Darkrai Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Well, I could try to assemble a part list, but not right now, maybe later on ^^;
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:iconx-thathuggabledeamon:
Thank you so much it you do it Icouldpaypal you give bucks ;)d
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aidypie80pi Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2014
Wow. Worth the wait. :D
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Jedder7 Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2014
Dude, that is sweet!
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:iconalex-darkrai:
Alex-Darkrai Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks ^^
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Shorjok Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Gorgeous as always. The calves, shins and feet are my favourite parts, but I also love the general posture and shape of the moc. I could say a lot more...
Awesome job, looking forward to seeing the final in this series!
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:iconalex-darkrai:
Alex-Darkrai Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you very much xD
I'm currently revamping Bone Star so he can keep up with the rest of the crew ^^
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Matanuipwnsyou Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
dude, i love the legs the most
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:iconalex-darkrai:
Alex-Darkrai Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks, they were one of the first things I made for this MOC ^^
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