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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles vs. The Technodrome

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Tonight, I dine on turtle soup!

The Technodrome has risen! Led by the sinister Shredder and Krang (in his giant android body), this technological terror boasts powerful tank treads, five massive laser cannons (the two at the sides controlled by mutant mooks Bebop and Rocksteady), and the iconic eye. It can also open up into a massive fortress featuring the Trans-Dimensional Portal, viewscreen for watching epic battles (or soap operas), Shredder's study, Baxter Stockman's lab, a prison and an armory. With the power of the Technodrome, all seems lost for New York City...

But when the evil Shredder attacks, these Turtle boys will cut him no slack!

Introducing the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in their souped-up Party Wagon! With droppable Wacko-Bombs, doors that open to reveal turrets, and a roof-mounted pizza launcher, these half-shelled heroes will have no problem taking on the forces of villainy and sending the Technodrome back to Dimension X!

First airing in 1987, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles quickly became a worldwide phenomenon and have gone on to define the Saturday Morning Cartoon genre. Originating in an independent comic created by Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird, brothers Leonardo, Donatello, Raphael, and Michelangelo have gone on to be some of the most popular heroes in pop culture, and have inspired future comics and cartoons, films, video games, role-playing games, and much more. Today, the 1987 TMNT cartoon is remembered fondly by the kids who grew up with it, but is also growing a new audience through modern-day reairings on Nickelodeon and an official continuation comic by IDW.

"It's epic and you should watch it" - Torisaursky

This set is meant to serve both of these audiences, being both a detailed display piece for nostalgic adult collectors and the ultimate TMNT playset for younger fans.

This model, as proposed, includes:

  • The enormous Technodrome, featuring three massive tank treads, a large front ramp, five powerful cannons, and an uncanny giant eye.

  • The front cannon can be manually moved up and down, and the main side cannons can be controlled remotely via minifigure gunner seats on the inside.

  • The front ramp, emblazoned with a Foot Clan insignia, opens up to reveal a driver's compartment for two characters.

  • The sides of the Technodrome are able to open outward with kickstands to support them, transforming it into a massive fortress for the villains!

  • The center room of the Technodrome features the primary view screen (showing Krang's favorite soap opera, John and Marsha) and control panel, Shredder's command chair, Krang's wheely stool, additonal computer stations, and at the rear is the powerful Trans-Dimensional Portal!

  • On the left side, the wall opens up to reveal an armory containing Shredder's "Ninja Sword of Nowhere", armaments for Bebop and Rocksteady, and storage for Krang's body's alternate hands.

  • Up above, Shredder's balcony study contains a writing desk, martial arts mat, and two pieces from his priceless porcelain vase collection.

  • On the right side, the wall opens up to reveal a laser prison cell with room for one minifigure to be trapped inside - the front lasers can easily break away to allow for a quick escape!

  • Up above, Baxter Stockman's science lab contains his pandimensional computer pal "Z", an electron microscope to analyze Turtle DNA, a flask of Krang's mutagen, and a canister of secretive ooze.

  • To top it off, the Technodrome has space to store Krang's robot body inside when not in use.

  • Krang's massive robot body features swappable blaster- and axe-hands and a cavity for Krang to fit in the stomach!

  • The Turtles' Party Wagon, with front seating for two minifigures (with space for the Turtles' shells), a gunner seat to control the door turrets, side compartments which open to drop Wacko-Bombs, rear doors that open to a back area with a weapons rack (containing two training tonfa) and a box of disguises, and a roof-mounted pizza launcher that really works!

  • Disguises include a fedora, a musketeer hat, a hard hat, a pizza delivery cap, a lavender beanie, a brown beard, and a black mustache.

  • New minifigures of Leonardo, Donatello, Raphael, Michelangelo, April O'Neil, The Shredder (Oroku Saki), Bebop, Rocksteady, and Baxter Stockman, plus a Krang figure!

  • Additional minifigure accessories of Leonardo's dual katana, Donatello's bo, Raphael's dual sai, Michelangelo's nunchaku, April's Channel 6 news camera, Shredder's dual claws, Bebop and Rocksteady's stun laser blasters, and (of course) a slice of pizza!

If you want to see this concept turned into an officially released LEGO set, please click the yellow support button (right on desktop, above on mobile) and share this project around online using the hashtag #legotmnt . We need 10,000 supporters for LEGO to consider turning this concept into a real set - a hefty challenge, but together we can make this set a reality!

Thank you so much for your support! If you have any questions or feedback regarding this concept, don't hesitate to rate and comment. Please check the "Updates" tab to see any updates and additions that have been made to the project since the original upload, and check out my profile to see my other projects.

This set concept was built and rendered in Bricklink Studio 2.0. Minifigures and decals by Torisaursky.

Turtles, build with honor!

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