Welcome to Rabbit Hive

That’s right, Zee Hive is no more!

After a number of years with Zee Hive I decided it was time to make a change. With this change, I have a release schedule for some new content, and I hope to make Rabbit Hive bigger and better than before!

Most of the content is still the same, though I’m hoping to get a jump start on some new videos this month. Feel free to poke around while I continue my efforts to change every zeehive.net link I’ve ever posted to a rabbithive.com one.

My computer brokeded.

Well, specifically the motherboard. I guess I’ll have to take a few months to save up a bit to upgrade my whole rig.

Unfortunately, because the motherboard is from 2011, and I want to upgrade my PC in general, I’m basically in a position where I have to wait. Buying a modern motherboard means I need to buy a new compatible CPU and new RAM, and at that point I’m already halfway there to building a full computer, so I might as well wait and save up.

Oh well!

More “Future” Updates

One of the strongest issues with any of the LEGO series I’ve done is that my buildings are not particularly advanced, and though the story can be well told, the creations are not exactly top notch.

I intend on changing that, as much as I can. As such, I’ve been establishing a budget for parts, and I’ve been using the LEGO Digital Designer to create new vehicles / structures.

Here’s an example of what some of them look like:


China Warehouse Diner IFV

interiors refinery war buggy

Zenith Jeep zenith truck

Additionally, I’m about 90% done working on my new studio area, and about 50% done working on the new surface itself. I’m expanding beyond the classic dresser top that I’ve used for the past 10 years. I now intend on having different surfaces for different terrains. More on that later!

New Equipment / Studio

I’ve been working on a new studio (really just a spare room in the house that I’m converting) for future projects. As a result, I bought a new camera, which I can connect to a laptop, as you can see in the picture below.

New Lego Setup

I’m rigging up an improved lighting system, and I’m looking into different stained woods or acrylic plastic for new backgrounds and floor textures. I’ll let you know how that goes.