Mod of the Month Mod of the Month June 2013

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by Meanmotion, 5 Aug 2013.

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What's your favourite mod this month?

  1. Guilty by kier

    32 vote(s)
    36.4%
  2. Model 01 by Andreas | Brodholm

    40 vote(s)
    45.5%
  3. Revelation by quizz_kid

    24 vote(s)
    27.3%
  4. The eYe by skyrip

    14 vote(s)
    15.9%
  5. The race : Project N.V. by p0Pe

    42 vote(s)
    47.7%
  6. The Wood Brothers by Razarach

    8 vote(s)
    9.1%
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  1. Meanmotion

    Meanmotion bleh Moderator

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  2. Maki role

    Maki role Dale you're on a roll...

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    This is a really interesting MotM as IMO 3 of the entries are almost identical. Project NV has an astounding set of water loops, but the rest is just way too vanilla for me. Model 01 and Guilty share many similar traits, despite definitely being unique in their own ways. I've gone for Revelation as it just seems more different than the other options, the ingenuity is refreshing.
     
  3. B NEGATIVE

    B NEGATIVE All Hail Kim Jong Magoo!

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    Voted for 5....too close to call for me...
     
  4. KidMod-Southpaw

    KidMod-Southpaw Super Spamming Saiyan

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    Some darn classy builds this month! Always helps when you have the resources to make such an awesome water loop. :p
     
  5. skyrip

    skyrip New Member

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    very honored to be nominated, especially when i look at the other nominees!
    btw just posted the final pics 5 min before mod of the month was posted :p definately worth looking at ;)
     
  6. imersa

    imersa Parvum Princess

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    Voted for 2 this time. Very amazing work this month!
     
  7. SchizoFrog

    SchizoFrog New Member

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    I have to admit that for some time now I have been losing interest in these mod builds as they seem to be getting so specialised and further and further away from what the average modder can do or even explore. Don't get me wrong, they all look amazing in their own ways, it's just that the whole thing of modding now seems too far out of reach and just not accessible to the average person.
     
  8. B NEGATIVE

    B NEGATIVE All Hail Kim Jong Magoo!

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    There is a lot of CNC work now which wasnt done by the builders,ie farmed out parts.....
    I do get where you are coming from tho
     
  9. Teelzebub

    Teelzebub Up yours GOD,Whats best served cold

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    ^^ This, mind I have to say after all the work and expense these people go through I think the prizes are somewhat disappointing :(
     
  10. B NEGATIVE

    B NEGATIVE All Hail Kim Jong Magoo!

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    I dont think the prizes are really relevant,I dont mod for prizes...do you?
     
  11. kier

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    Thanks for the nomination Bit-tech :) :) :) choose wisely my modding friends
     
  12. l3p

    l3p www.^.nl

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    If it would have been single vote it would have been the hardest choice ever for me.
    Awesome work guys!
     
  13. Teelzebub

    Teelzebub Up yours GOD,Whats best served cold

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    I realise people don't do it for the prizes but tbh I have never see the prizes used in the mods, People do mod for the sponsorship though
     
  14. B NEGATIVE

    B NEGATIVE All Hail Kim Jong Magoo!

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    The prize i won in the may MOTM is going on a new S3 build,I will link you when i start in a few weeks. :D
     
  15. KidMod-Southpaw

    KidMod-Southpaw Super Spamming Saiyan

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    I was just about to echo that and totally agree with what Tel has said here. There are many more mods now where almost all of the parts are from sponsorship. Don't get me wrong, that's fine, but when most of these builds as we've seen already use super expensive custom and outsourced stuff, you'd wonder why they actually need to be sponsored when they could clearly afford some super parts anyway. Then again, I'm still for budget modding, but even then, it's hard for me to get some nicer parts as I have to sell other stuff in the meantime and it's a bit of a headache.

    But let that not detract from these stunning builds. I have got back on the scene these last couple of months and that is down in part to some astounding new projects showing up.
     
  16. slaw

    slaw At Argos buying "gold"

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    I just adore Project N.V. It may not be a scratch build but its very original
     
  17. Pranja

    Pranja Blackwolf

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    I really can't agree with that-in my case CNC+materials are 3 times cheaper than doing everything with hand with material from store. :dremel:
     
  18. B NEGATIVE

    B NEGATIVE All Hail Kim Jong Magoo!

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    Perhaps a separate MOTM for the heavily sponsored guys?
     
  19. AlienwareAndy

    AlienwareAndy New Member

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    Like a premier league?

    I think that's a good idea.
     
  20. Boorach

    Boorach New Member

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    All great builds this month with astonishing levels of build quality and attention to detail. For originality though I have to vote for Revelation.

    As far as the CNC and sponsorship issues go I think that its great that people are using the latest technology to create innovative and often otherwise unachievable builds. The only downside is that small mods and new modders may be put off sharing their work as it is easy to develop an inferiority complex regarding your own work when surrounded by creative brilliance. For me it has proved both inspiring and frustrating. My original ideas have evolved from seeing what others have done but are now pushing, and often exceeding, my fabrication capabilities - which has resulted in my build being neglected over the last few months. I don't think anything can really be done to improve this situation though as adding a tiered build and award system would reduce the exposure of smaller projects rather than boost it.
    Sponsorship is another good thing in my opinion. Allows builders to spend the money that they would otherwise be investing in components on materials and mods. Also shows that the sponsors themselves are maintaining interest in modding which is good for all of us.
     

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