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Build Report: 79007 Battle at the Black Gate

Posted on March 23rd, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

In today’s build report, I’m visiting my favorite theme, The Lord of the Rings.Battle of the Black Gate is one of the few sets from the Return of the King wave, which really lacked any Gondor influenced sets in my opinion, and with “King” Aragorn comes…

Marching to Quinnsville

Posted on March 20th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

A build that originated from two very different origin points, my first complete Company for BoBS has been recruited and stationed in Quinnsville for the defence of the town.While I “bought” the troops for the game a week or two ago, I finally came rou…

Inspirational Lego # 114

Posted on March 20th, 2017 under , . Posted by

Another monday, so another morning to look at some jawdropping builds I came across strolling the internet.We start the week with the Alpharabius, a sleek and stylish spaceship.  It uses a fantastic design to connect the canopy section with t…

Build Report: 2331 Wise Hank mini blocks Caterpie

Posted on March 19th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Today’s build report isn’t LEGO orientated, but one of the various brands of “micro” building blocks, or “nano” blocks out there.And it’s a Pokemon one, ranges I’m slowly collecting for display purposes, and because these little things are cute as hell…

Haul Report # 73

Posted on March 19th, 2017 under . Posted by

Hey everyone to another haul report, and this week… it`s barely about Lego.You see, I went shopping for some local promotions, and it was also “retro day” at the local second hand shop, so my multimedia and paper collections got some boosting.I got t…

Charge of the Irish Brigade WiP 1

Posted on March 17th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

It`s Saint Patty’s today… and for the first time in like forever, I`ll survive it as I`m on kid-sitter duty tonight.But that doesn`t mean I won`t fly the green flag of Erin, albeit virtually.You see, I finally got decently started on my Fredericksbur…

Build Report: 30251 Winzar’s Pack Patrol

Posted on March 15th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

In today’s build report, we go back to the beginnings of the Legends of Chima range, as we tackle this polybag from 2013.Now, I rather liked Chima actually, the sets had some good parts for fantasy and castle builds, and they often could be found dirt-…

Margert 2T Cog

Posted on March 13th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Another of the trading vessels I reeled in in the recent Eslandola auction, the Margert was the target of a true bid wars.  Seems no less then 21 bids where brought out for this small vessel’s license, but in the end she is joining the Junkya…

Inspirational Lego # 113

Posted on March 13th, 2017 under , . Posted by

Another monday, another selection of awesome internet finds to fire up those inspiration synapses ;-)We start the week with this medieval fortress.Build in the Guilds of Historica rpg on Eurobricks, Balkr fortress captures the atmosphere of northern Mi…

Nino Grande 4T2 vessel

Posted on March 12th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

This is a bit of a special build, as it is the very first thing I ever seriously build in the LDD program.I won the Nino Grande in an auction organised by Eslandola, and she is being put into service right on time to participate in the next MCRA and as…

The Haul Report # 72

Posted on March 12th, 2017 under . Posted by

Here we are again, with a fresh haul report.And the first thing I got was a big one, namely this AT-TE retired and sealed Star Wars set.I grabbed it online over 40 euro under the minimum Brick Link price (and that was including shipping), so that`s qui…

Teekay-421 20th Anniversary Day

Posted on March 11th, 2017 under , . Posted by

The Star Wars fanclub Teekay-421 held it`s 20th anniversary in Jeugdcentrum Bouckenborgh in Merksem.Which is like, almost in my backyard…So I popped by today and have a look around at the event.  The venue was one of the small and cozy “houses” …

Gundam Thunderbolt

Posted on March 10th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

A 4 part ONA series that came out over the past few months, and compared to some previous series like AGE of Tri-Fighters… this defintily isn`t for kids.Taking place during the original Mobile Suit Gundam series, this is a harsh and cruel story set d…

Doctor Who: The Secret Life of Monsters – Justin Richards

Posted on March 9th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

While the cover features Peter Capaldi, this book details a lot of “staple” monsters from the Doctor Who franchise that appeared up and to the Matt Smith years.It`s a reference book, that details both onscreen details as behind the scenes information o…

Build Report: 71286 Dimensions Knight Rider

Posted on March 8th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

This is THE set I just NEEDED to have from the second year of Dimensions, and when it came out I came close to running to the store.You see, I`m an 80s kid, and I grew up with Michael Knight and KITT… so this has been without any doubt the most nosta…

Symphony of Destruction

Posted on March 6th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

It’s been a while (well, from BM-Antwerp) that I got my “engines fired up” to immerse myself into BoBS fully again, but to restart the building I went to grab one of the MCRA captures I still had drydocked and build.The Symphony of Destruction was capt…

Inspirational Lego # 122

Posted on March 6th, 2017 under , . Posted by

A new, and rainy week has started, so to lighten the mood a little, here I am again with 10 awesome build I encountered surfing the internet.For starters this week, let’s dream about the sun and better weather as we visit… the Riviera.This build refl…

The Haul Report # 71

Posted on March 5th, 2017 under . Posted by

Hey all to another week of nice little acquisitions to my geeky repertoire.And the main liner this week is the new tablet, as I keep moving forward into the digital age lol.The irony perhaps being that the box actually has LEGO advertising on it, quite…

Building Middle Earth episode 3

Posted on March 4th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Hello all, first saturday of the month, and so it’s time to have a look at what I`ve been doing in my project to build Middle Earth.Now, I didn`t finish anything but I did manage to get some work done on two projects in particular, namely my Frodo maxi…

Kablamo Store Re-opening

Posted on March 3rd, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Hey all, today I’m taking you all along for the re-opening of the Kablamo store in Mortsel, near Antwerp.Ran by fellow BeLUG member Iban and his lovely wife, they moved the store from it’s old venue to this spacier new one.It’s still located in the sam…

Excalibur – The Sword is Drawn

Posted on March 3rd, 2017 under , , . Posted by

This is a bit of a special moment for me, filled with nostalgia of the highest order.  This comic is the one that made me to the Geek that I am.You see, way back in 1988, this 10 year old stepped inside a comic store in Antwerp, Mekanik Strip, an …

Green lantern: Brightest Day, Blackest Night

Posted on March 2nd, 2017 under , , . Posted by

Hal Jordan, John Stewart, Guy Gardner, Kyle Rayner… but who remembers Alan Scott?This was the Green Lantern that founded the Justice Society and who saw action during WW2, and in 2002 this comic was printed.It hails back to the golden age of comics, …

Lucky Monday give-away winner

Posted on March 2nd, 2017 under , . Posted by

Well, past monday has been a lucky day for me, as I found out waking up I’d won two free LEGO prizes.I keep participating in those kinds of contests, as they are free and don`t take a lot of effort to join, so heck, why not…The first thing I won is a…

Build Report: 75127 The Ghost

Posted on March 1st, 2017 under , , . Posted by

This week I`m tackling one of the Star Wars microfighters, whom I only bought for the minifigure to be honest.Star Wars isn`t really my favorite theme, but the Hera minifigure looked great and these 10 euro sets are an easy way as such to obtain her.Op…

Gotta Catch ‘Em All!

Posted on February 28th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

A small vignette I did today (yeah, I know, I should have done it last week and take it along to the convention) is this Pokemon scene.When the Pokemon GO hype was reaching it’s highpoint last summer, Minifig.me released some great beasties as well as …