Please excuse me if some opinions have already been debated.
The idea of a canonization competition in the G1 is, I think, a source of excitement. From the comments this is also a lot of confusion and "problem".
It is true, that shaping and designing cannon models will enrich the BIONICLE heritage and this after a whole decade !
However, some rules do not seem legitimate.
The age limit at 13? We all know that our first BIONICLE was not for some at 13 years old. Lehvak was mine, and I was only 8 years old ... I had no idea that he would not be the last. And even less than this simple Bohrok was part of a huge story, where I still learn it every day !
13, means the birth of this child in the Mahri era. An 8-year-old child can very well create an OMC with the parts of his parents who lived in the G1 era. There is no need to understand a story to create characters with a description. Admittedly, this MOC will not be as finished as people with baggage from the start. But the BIONICLE community has always been for everyone.
Age may be due to people who are afraid, to find less finished MOC CANONS like in the books Dark Hunters and Rahi Beasts.
I am not without reminding you, that it is precisely THESE CREATIONS that make what is the G1. We have all been euphoric, trying to reconstruct these different MOCS with more or less ease. But BIONICLE G1 is it. Today, and I am extremely touched that the Grand Mata Nui that is Greg Farshtey, wants to continue adding content to the G1 ...
So give me a good reason for the silhouette of Witch Doctor to join a Toa team. What? This set is a Hero Factory and not a Bionicle.
Obviously, but his parts are for my part too rounded unlike "G1 parts". We all know that Hero Factory tried to be a replacement for this great History, but how can pieces that have never been shaped by the mask of Creation or the Great Beings be integrated into the old generation ?
Yes, Lego parts have evolved, I agree! Totally agree ! But finding a mask of a protector or the mask of a skull on an epaulet, does that really not just pose a spark of concern to anyone ?
For 10 years, all of us have all helped to create characters who have never looked better. A simple search on the internet is enough to give you what fans love most about these different creations. I could have, actually put more. But these different creations are very close in nature to the G1, with 95% of parts originating from this generation.
Toa Helryx : https://hero.fandom.com/wiki/Helryx
Toa Hagah : https://www.flickr.com/photos/95155615@N08/34504283672/in/album-72157681919047920/
Thank’s 00dudeoo !! The most sought after in MOCS are obviously yours !!
Toa Tuyet : http://board.ttvchannel.com/uploads/db5640/original/4X/6/4/6/646e2083927f17445e7f18f43cae49c5bf4028c6.jpg
Toa Orde : http://www.brickshelf.com/cgi-bin/gallery.cgi?f=527986https://vignette.wikia.nocookie.net/custombionicle/images/6/6c/Orde_Death_Burial_02.JPG/revision/latest/scale-to-width-down/1000?cb=20130612151031
Toa Zaria : http://invader39.blogspot.com/2017/07/toa-zaria.htmlhttps://vignette.wikia.nocookie.net/custombionicle/images/f/f5/Zaria_8318_Saberedit.jpg/revision/latest/scale-to-width-down/340?cb=20200306080120http://www.brickshelf.com/cgi-bin/gallery.cgi?f=478513
Toa Chiara : http://www.bzpower.com/board/topic/6860-toa-chiara/
Lariska : http://www.brickshelf.com/cgi-bin/gallery.cgi?f=478518
Toa Nidhiki : http://www.jangbricks.com/2009/10/bionicle-moc-toa-nidhiki.htmlhttps://vignette.wikia.nocookie.net/custombionicle/images/1/11/DSC4827.jpg/revision/latest?cb=201905250307081
Toa Varian :
Gold Skinned Being : this is certainly the most representative
This guy managed to merge thanks to the pieces of the different BIONICLE, missing more than a gold pattern https://images-wixmp-ed30a86b8c4ca887773594c2.wixmp.com/f/78330061-19e9-4a29-ad10-f2ca66ef022b/d7jmzat-4bd482f5-503a-4a30-b4d1-e944ee045a83.jpg?token=eyJ0eXAiOiJKV1QiLCJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiJ9.eyJzdWIiOiJ1cm46YXBwOiIsImlzcyI6InVybjphcHA6Iiwib2JqIjpbW3sicGF0aCI6IlwvZlwvNzgzMzAwNjEtMTllOS00YTI5LWFkMTAtZjJjYTY2ZWYwMjJiXC9kN2ptemF0LTRiZDQ4MmY1LTUwM2EtNGEzMC1iNGQxLWU5NDRlZTA0NWE4My5qcGcifV1dLCJhdWQiOlsidXJuOnNlcnZpY2U6ZmlsZS5kb3dubG9hZCJdfQ.JKnTYFj2W034roJWStfLYn7rgPYHkRXpjcOtsC7H3fU
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“Finally thought to look-up the difference between Irnakk and "The Golden-Skinned Being," because I always get them confused, and it turns out there really isn't one. They're both golden Piraka combiners that turn dreams into reality. Huh.”
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Marendar : https://dan-de-zille.tumblr.com/post/88428647322/marendar-the-toa-killer-i-based-this-moc1
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I could even talk about other MOCS such as Kojol :
https://vignette.wikia.nocookie.net/villains/images/4/42/Kojol.jpg/revision/latest?cb=201709271334272 this MOC is a restoration of a competition and potentially taken for "canon".
Or this one with a 3D mask : http://board.ttvchannel.com/t/kojol-makuta-of-artakha/49280
In addition, speaking of 3D masks, the rule for impressions (something I do not practice), I find that it does not go in the direction of individual creativity. Like 00dudeoo who is one of the first and I have been since his creation of the Ignika, some masks have been “already” canonized for a long time by the fans. Why not canonize these different masks by another competition? And will therefore be admitted for the canon visual contest ?
Because on the mask level, there is something to debate, the Artakha mask has nothing to envy to the Mask of life due to its details : https://www.shapeways.com/product/YMZAR7FNU/the-legendary-mask-of-creation?optionId=154647400&li=marketplace3
So yes, actually I think like some members that "these contests" risk hurting the G1, not by the objective, but by the presence of this G2 that many have criticized within the community, and which however has taken precedence over the different creations.
These fan pages : https://www.deviantart.com/vahki6/art/MOC-Toa-Tuyet-8395701442 and https://www.deviantart.com/pugsnotdrugs43 takes up what the G1 is.
This is of majestic beauty : https://www.flickr.com/photos/140295314@N04/3 , but do fans really want a merger of the G1, Hero Factory and the G2? and mix that with Warhammer’s art of painting ?
Many have asked to give its nobility to the G1 ... I want to be part of those who believe in it and who continued to create for it.
Edited for quintuple post- Prentice1215