And finally a contribution from me. I have a larger review coming for this with more details on the execution but I entered this big guy at Torcan 2018 and won a silver medal in my category and also repeated as the Best of Show People's Choice.

Fully custom painted Bandai 1/2 BB-8 with 18 LEDs and audio sounds. Short video link . Let me know if the video doesn't work. It's the first time I'm hosting a video.