Saharan Salt Mining

Saharan Salt Mining

In medieval times, salt was a necessity for preserving foods. Its importance was so great, it was often used as currency and traded for gold[1]. It was a chief export of western Africa[2] where salt deposits could be easily found and mined.
July 31, 2022
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Outwitted Ogre

Outwitted Ogre

‘Tell us a bedtime story, papa,’ said Aida. ‘What would you like to hear?’ I asked as we sat down near the hearth. ‘Tell us about Hassan and Mehdi, papa!’ Abbas said. ‘You’ll have nightmares,’ I responded. ‘Pleeaase’ my children said in unison.
July 9, 2022
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Serene Day

Serene Day

The sun is warm and the breeze cool on this serene day at Lake Barlas outside of Batuhan. A perfect day for kids to run and play near the security of the town’s fortified wall. I chose a new portion of my larger Batuhan Wall MOC for the “Creating an Atmosphere” category of the Summer Joust 2021 competition.
July 18, 2021
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Petraean Alley

Petraean Alley

Some say black oil is the most precious resource in Kaliphlin, but if you look at where people live, you’ll see it is water. Tall buildings line the the narrow streets and alleyways of Petraea. Crowded cities arise around the scarce sources of water in this desert land.
July 17, 2021
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Another Normal Day for Nikou the Thief

Another Normal Day for Nikou the Thief

A gang of thieves chases Nikou upon discovering her theft of an emerald gem. She leads them into a busy market square where she finds herself trapped between the gang on one side and the town guard on the other.
July 30, 2020
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Eallesborough Keep

Eallesborough Keep

Eallesborough Keep has guarded the forest at the base of the mountain since time immemorial. This micro MOC is my fourth entry into the Summer Joust contest in the “Puristic Parts” category. It uses only basic bricks and plates.
July 29, 2020
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Buğra Quarry

Buğra Quarry

Mining in Buğra Quarry has been busy since filling the collapsed tunnel. The dwarves are behind in filling quotas for the villages and settlements to the south, especially the wall at Batuhan. The pay is incomparable and has brought workers from across the continent.
July 12, 2020
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Frozen North

Frozen North

After spending the better part of the season up north in Mitgardia, Rhalyf heads south looking forward to warmer Kaliphlinian temperatures. The beauty of the frozen lake and snow covered trees unnoticed as the cold wind whirls past.
June 24, 2020
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Pizza to Go

Pizza to Go

Hungry upon entering Batuhan, Rhaylf began looking for a tavern and a warm meal. Before he could get to the center of town, his nose lead him off the main road. “Traveler! Try some pizza.” Noè the proprietor shouted from a counter window.
June 17, 2020
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Trade Route Oasis

Trade Route Oasis

Merchants set up camp on a dune near an oasis on their trade route across the desert. I created this MOC for the Middle Eastern Setting category of the Summer Joust 2019 competition. Making the MOC Below are some progress pictures as I created this MOC.
July 1, 2019
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