• Entire Living Room Hoth Diorama with Amazing Fireball Explosions


      Using a ton of Hasbro toys and a mountain of commitment and artistry, "Zipidi Doodah" aka Barry has turned all 140+ square feet of his living room into the Battle of Hoth. Custom paint jobs, cotton ball fluff smoke and fireballs, and even painted walls help turn a pile of figures and vehicles into a jaw-dropping, epic, sprawling battle diorama.


      Everywhere you look is a exciting scene, a stunning vista, some elements straight from the films, others spiced up with imagination (one clever addition is the Dark Trooper taking off, another is Vader's turn of events).

      Here's a video Barry shot of him showing off his astonishing Hoth diorama


      You can see more of Barry's diorama on his thread in The Fighting 1:18th forums.

      via Kotaku.com
      Buy the hottest collectibles from: BigBadToyStore.com and BriansToys.com.


      Comments 5 Comments
      1. JediTricks's Avatar
        JediTricks -
        Been waiting to publish this for a few days, it really is quite stunning and I am so envious, yet proud to know there's collectors out there capable and still willing to do this sort of thing. I have to hope those $20 ultra-clearance AT-ATs back in the day helped. The fireballs are the most impressive part, just cotton fluff painted and stuck onto a chickenwire frame set over a CFL light bulb - they look so good, and I find it twice as exciting to know HOW they were made, that something so simple could be so very effective.

        AND HE'S MARRIED, NO LESS!!! Next time your wife or girlfriend gives you crap about putting a Boba Fett figure on the mantle...
      1. bigbarada's Avatar
        bigbarada -
        Those explosions are amazing! I'm going to have to try to make one of those. Maybe I can make a 10-foot mushroom cloud for my front lawn on Halloween.
      1. Maerj2000's Avatar
        Maerj2000 -
        That man knows what TRUE LOVE is.
      1. SirSteve's Avatar
        SirSteve -
        Wow... simply wow.
      1. Tycho's Avatar
        Tycho -
        It looks great and I'm impressed. I want to put my dioramas almost all over my home in every room and I've actually been criticized by friends I have on this site! However I don't want to put too much in any given room and I want my rooms to be functional for my living space. I also don't want to get to dedicate all my potential Star Wars display spacethe to any 1 given scene from the movies, but if Hoth is his thing he did a great job and more power to him
    • Recent Forum Posts

      JediTricks

      SSG Weightlifting/Gym/Exercising Thread

      Legally, I suppose you were obligated to stop. It wasn't safe to share that space with a pedestrian, even if he's in the wrong and it wasn't "that

      JediTricks 5 Hours Ago Go to last post
      JediTricks

      What have you watched recently?

      Been a while...

      Buck Rogers in the 25th Century: Awakening (1979) - Baffling in its ridiculous cheesiness that somehow holds up and even

      JediTricks 5 Hours Ago Go to last post
      JediTricks

      Transformers: Energon & Beyond

      Triggerhappy was the one really outstanding figure in the previews for this wave, so I am glad to hear he holds up in person.

      Where did

      JediTricks 5 Hours Ago Go to last post
      Maradona

      6" The Force Awakens figures leaked!

      Did anyone else take the Black Series survey from Hasbro? I just participated and it seems like they have quite a bit planned for 6" scale creatures,

      Maradona 8 Hours Ago Go to last post
      OC47151

      What are you watching right now?

      Remember Pearl Harbor. A documentary about the Dec. 7 attack on PBS.

      Watched another doc called Pearl Harbor: Inside the Arizona. With the

      OC47151 9 Hours Ago Go to last post
      Mad Slanted Powers

      Oh My Goodness!!

      Filled up at Fred Meyer last night for $2.039 after my 15 cent discount.

      Mad Slanted Powers 19 Hours Ago Go to last post
      Bel-Cam Jos

      Oh My Goodness!!

      Same, same, same. Didn't quite fill up, but it's close to the 'F.'

      Bel-Cam Jos 20 Hours Ago Go to last post
      Snowtrooper

      RIP....The Official Dead Thread

      John Glenn dead at 95.

      Snowtrooper 1 Day Ago Go to last post
      JimJamBonds

      Final Rogue One Trailer Released

      Not a fan of not having a crawl.

      JimJamBonds 1 Day Ago Go to last post
      JimJamBonds

      SSG Weightlifting/Gym/Exercising Thread

      Sounds plausible.

      JimJamBonds 1 Day Ago Go to last post
    Single Sign On provided by vBSSO