APRIL 02 2001 - MONDAY


Congratulations...you have found your way to the new "asp" site. Please trash your old Bookmark link and Bookmark THIS PAGE instead. If you Bookmarked other sections as well, make sure to trash those too and Bookmark their NEW page ending in ".asp" - NOT ".html"

Now I also need your help... Making the changes I counted over 1,800 pages on my site. WOW - Can you believe that!!!! Now Rebelscum and I are going through it all to make sure we did not miss anything in the code transfer but oversites are strong possibilities. If any of you find broken links can you please e-mail me and tell me about them so we can fix the problem as quick as possible, and get back to bringing you the cool stuff you like about Niubniub's. Thanking you in advance. Frank.


Cool pictures and stuff coming asap

I started working on the Tantive IV diorama where Leia gives the Death Star plans to R2 as well as more sculpts, visitors dioramas and VR's. I will put them online as soon as I am certain all the bugs are cleared of the "asp" site.


APRIL 09 2001 - MONDAY

Niubniub's Back In Business :)

Thank you for all your patience - I feel bad that it took 2 weeks to get the changes done but now we can go forwards full steam ahead !!! I have tons of stuff to show you all, So make yourself comfortable. I will be updating a lot this week.


NEW Tantive IV Download textures

I thought I would do things different for this diorama and offer you all the Photoshop textures I am making before I finish the scene. This way, If any of you want to make your own Leia's Plans by following my instructions, you will have all the necessary printouts as we go along. Just click on the thumbnail you want to print from the Tantive IV Menu. You can also download all the textures I used in previous dioramas by going to Niubniub's Download Textures section.


Rebel Blockade Tantive IV Sneak Previews

As most of you now know, when I am making a new diorama, you can see the work in progress in Niubniub's Sneak previews Diorama section. If you have printed the textures and plan to make one along with me, these previews will be a step by step guide to help you out. Just click on the Leia's Plans to check it out.


Top 6 Fave and Wanted - Please vote now

With all this server switch, I haven't had time to count votes and read emails. Why not send in your votes for the Top Six Favourite Dioramas and Top Six Wanted Dioramas Sections. I will post the results this weekend.



20th Character VR !

Well it's wednesday and I can't believe I have animated 20 figures already. this weeks C:VR is Queen Amidala Theed Invasion. You can see her and other figures animated in full 360 degree rotation in the Virtual Characters C:VR section. Remember I am open to suggestions for next week's animation.


Tantive IV diorama update

Well I spent all night printing over 40 decals and backgrounds. I can now start to assemble all pieces together. Have you started downloading the textures also?


Personal Thanks to Justin Cook

I just wanted the whole world to know what a amazing trader justin is :) I received my box today and was blown away by his generosity. That was an amazing surprise. Now I will have to find you something extra ;)


Final 2 Reviews for Aura Sing Wave

Thanks to some friendly traders I finally received my Chewbacca Mechanic and Queen Amidala Theed. You can see their picture and read my thoughts on them in the Choose A Character section.


5 NEW Force Files Online

For those of you who don't open your figures, I have added scans of the actual force files for Queen Amidala Theed, Aura Sing, Chewbacca Mechanic, Princess leia Bespin and Saesee Tin. You can see the Force Files for Every Power Of The Jedi Figure in the Jedi Force File Cards Section.


2New Visitors Dioramas

Here is your chance to see what your fellow collector's have created. I have updated Erwin Salvacion's section with 4 new pictures he sent me. I am also pleased to introduce you to Chad Dowling. He sent in some pictures of his version of Vader's Secret diorama. Make sure to check it out and send them your feedback.
I am so far behind in making sections for others who sent in their pictures for Niubniub's Visitors Dioramas Section.


APRIL 16 2001 - MONDAY

Sneak Preview Tantive IV - Leia's Plans Diorama

I have added 8 new pages - over 40 new pictures - in the Sneak Previews Dioramas Section. Just click on Leia's Plans and view Page 2 through Page 9 to see the new pictures.


Character Variation Comparisons MEGA update

I can't believe how neglected this section was. Bad NiubNiub, Bad - LOL. With all the new POTJ figures released in the last months, many are characters already created by Hasbro, how do they compare to their older incarnations? Head on over to Niubniub's Character variation Comparisons Section and select any or all of the 20 names that have NEW next to them.


2 more Visitors share their creations with us

Thanks to Jeff Birney and Aaron Thacker who were kind enough to send me pictures of their dioramas for inclusion into Niubniub's Visitors Dioramas Section. Please show your support and check out how others use their creativity to display their collections :) And make sure to tell them what you think of their work.


Top 6 Results for march now online

Thanks to everyone who sent in their votes. I know the month is half over but better late then never right? :) Why not check out the Top Six Favourite Dioramas and Top Six Wanted Dioramas Sections and see if your vote made number 1.



Wednesday's Character VR !

Well it's wednesday and this weeks C:VR is the new Princess Leia Bespin Escape. You can see her and other figures animated in full 360 degree rotation in the Virtual Characters C:VR section. Please send me suggestions for next week's animation.


New X-Files pictures added to Toys Section

I have expanded the X-Files pictures found in My Toy Collection Section. If you liked what I did with the Simpsons Section last week, then you might want to check it out.


Visitor Section hits 25 !

I am so happy to announce that Niubniub's Visitors Dioramas Section has it's first milestone :) Our 25th entry if from Keven and Nathen Reinke - twin brothers who are sharing their Watto's junkshop diorama with us. I also updated new pictures of Markus Gerlach and Max Custer. Make sure to check them all out.
And if YOU make dioramas...PLEASE send me your pictures to add to the section. Together we can soon hit 50! :)


APRIL 23 2001 - MONDAY

Sneak Preview Tantive IV - Leia's Plans Diorama

This weekend's work brings 3 new pages - with 15 new pictures - in the Sneak Previews Dioramas Section. It's really coming along great. Just click on Leia's Plans and view Pages 9 through Page 12 to see the new pictures.


Niubniub's Visitors Dioramas updated yet again :)

Thanks to Jason Garner who was kind enough to send me pictures of his dioramas for inclusion into Niubniub's Visitors Dioramas Section. Please show your support and check it out. And make sure to tell them what you think of their work.

I'm all caught up to date now with the pictures that were sent to me. So now I need MORE pictures - HINT HINT, LOL - why not share your work with the rest of the world. We would all love to see what you have been up to


New ENDOR Download textures

I have 2 new background textures for you today. A HUGE thanks to C. Chan for letting me give them to those who wants to make an Endor diorama. Just head on over to Niubniub's Download Textures section, Select Endor and print away



SNEAK PEAK at a VR test I made

I've been asked to make something like this for a long time. I am slowly organising a new VR:Movie section, where I will put elaborate recreations of our favourite scenes using my diorama backgrounds and action figures with stop motion photography. If you want to see my first ever test you can go see it here.
Remember it's just a test ;) When I get time to finish the movie it will be better lit and the backgrounds won't shake as much - LOL I thought you might enjoy seeing it anyway. Let me know what you think. Tell me if it's cool or if I am really nuts :)


APRIL 30 2001 - MONDAY

Mother in law and Dioramas don't mix - LOL

I've spent 2 days entertaining my mum-in-law (Yuk - LOL) and had no time to work on Leia's Plans this weekend. I did however work on templates for some new sections for the site. A lot of cool stuff is coming up soon (including the new section below) So check in often this week. I will try and update something each day if I can.

I am waiting for Sebulba's Pod to finish the Tantive IV diorama. So until then, maybe I will just have to work on some other cool stuff ;)


NEW SECTION !!!! ...Niubniub's Hi-Res Dioramas !!!

If you look to the left this morning you will notice a new Icon Button :) For some time now, a lot of you have been asking for bigger pictures of my dioramas. So this weekend I finally got it done and created a section for larger more detailed pictures of my scenes.

Head on over to Niubniub's Hi-Res Dioramas and check them out. I will update with new pictures from time to time. If you have any scenes you want to see in this section, you know what to do - send me an email :)


Time to vote for the Top 6 Dioramas

I count on you guys to keep the Top Six Favourite Dioramas and Top Six Wanted Dioramas Sections alive. Please take 2 minutes and send me your votes. Results will be posted before the end of the week.


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