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Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans season 2

Posted on April 26th, 2017 under , . Posted by

The second season of the raw and hard Gundam tale involving child soldiers, which caused quite a stir in it’s first season, is back for the conclusion of the story.After Tekkadan affirmed itself at the end of season 1, we now follow Orga and Mikazuki a…

LEGO easter egg MOC

Posted on April 25th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

Well, this was supposed to be joining the easter layout at Brick Mania Wetteren two weeks ago, but well, things took a different turn.Never the less, this has, as such, become the final Tolkien build I will be doing…The egg was build with instruction…

Starting projects… that happens if you change hobbies

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

After the first post earlier today of this two part opinion piece, in which I talked of the cancellation of my LEGO builds, it`s time to look to the future and make plans.My advisor proved very helpful in this…And that future is to repair, repaint an…

Cancelling projects… that happens if you change hobbies

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

In the first of a few posts I`ll be doing today, I`m talking about the “end of the line” of my LEGO hobby, though I won`t go in the specifics of what exactly triggered it.That wouldn`t be very gentlemanly after all, and no need to start a Flame War ove…

Haul Report 78

Posted on April 23rd, 2017 under . Posted by

Another sunday, so time to look back at whatever we obtained for the hobby this week…… but with the change back to the old hobby, it`s a “bare essentials” one this week.While I`ll dedicate a future post to exactly what has caused me to turn away an…

The Expanse season 2

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

If you love science fiction, this series based on the novels of James SA Corey are the best out there recently.Numbering 13 episodes, the series has already been renewed for a third, coming early 2018 normally. The second season focusses on the mysteri…

Build Report: 241502 Flamy the Fox

Posted on April 22nd, 2017 under , , . Posted by

A small build report today, as we tackle one of the foil packs that came with the Elves magazine.Flamy the Fox is a small 12 part set featured around the little fox pet from the range.The build begins on 2 plates of 2×3 in Tan.A slope and some magenta …

Reading up and Picking forces

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

Well, I have been doing two things the past few days in order to start painting again, and that has been reading and making some choices.As I said before, my main goal is to repair / patch up / repaint my Union corps again, but in the meantime, I`m pla…

Build Report: 8396 Soldier’s Arsenal

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

Today’s build report is a small boxed set from the 2009 Pirates II line, and one I bought rather a lot of to boost my Imperial force.While at 12 parts and a minifigure, this would be a polybag nowadays, shortly under a decade ago they came in small lit…

First of Many: Stormcast Eternal

Posted on April 18th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

Okay, that title might be misleading, as I won`t be starting a Stormcast army.  But the model came with a magazine I bought last week, and as such was a great “test bench” to get the brush skills back in motion.Now, I`ll probably over time end up …

Getting Started with Warhammer Age of Sigmar

Posted on April 18th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

I picked up this special magazine last week together with the White Dwarf I brabbled about yesterday.Now, from the outlook, it looks like one of those DeAgostini magazines, where GW had a partnership with ages ago and came with a Lord of the Rings figu…

Review: White Dwarf April 2017

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

Okay, so this must have been the first White Dwarf I bought in like what, 7, 8 years?I even learned in the meantime that it apparently went out of print for a while, and only recently was printed again… yes, I have skipped quite a few things…Now, a…

Inspirational Lego 118

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

Another episode of Inspirational today, as I`m keeping up to share all the eye catchers I`ve seen over the years.And we start this episode with a Skryim inspired build.I love how Isaac’s shop has an open backside with some great detailing in it, as wel…

Britain’s Outlaws, Highwaymen, Pirates and Rogues

Posted on April 16th, 2017 under , . Posted by

A three part documentary series made by BBC Four, this looks into the three historical “ages” of crime in Britain, before the law made it impossible for people to live fully outside the system.In this series, we visit three different large “era’s” wher…

Haul Report 77

Posted on April 16th, 2017 under . Posted by

Another sunday, and another stack of goodies for the collection…And it isn`t all about LEGO this time for sure.Let`s start with a small thingie I brought back from France last week, in the form of a replica pistol.  I found this in la Couvertoir…

Exit "Bricky Wish List" page

Posted on April 15th, 2017 under . Posted by

A small change has been made to this little corner of the internet today, as I was tinkering around a bit with the pages.And with a focus shifting, so does the page…As I’m only planning on buying the occassional LEGO set in the future (mainly the Dim…

Legends of Tomorrow season 2

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

Of all the DC series The CW is running, I kinda like Legends the most due to it’s humour and references to popular media.Which has been high this season with both Star Wars and Tolkien passing the revue…In this years main arc, the team, which has a c…

Barry Trotter and the Shameless Parody – Michael Gerber

Posted on April 14th, 2017 under , . Posted by

Not even a minor film!I brought this book along on holidays out of curiosity… and ripped through the 300ish pages in a day.Barry is a good for nothing kid at Hogwash college, where he resides mainly as a PR stunt.  His groupies (with some female…

Chaussee D’Amour

Posted on April 13th, 2017 under . Posted by

A flemish, 11 part television series, this was a high budget drama series produced for Telenet, and it’s finale aired today on VIER.Set against the background of a redlight district, it follows the struggle of a wife and her children to adapt and survi…

Review: ACW Gamer: The Ezine issue 14

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

Well, as I`m going back down the path of wargaming and leaving the bricky ones behind, that also means my “monthly magazine drug” is inadvertently changing.Yes, I bought a White Dwarf instead of a Blocks today for the first time in ages, but that’s not…

Culinary Tip: Refill (Antwerpen)

Posted on April 13th, 2017 under . Posted by

Yesterday, the GF and I celebrated our anniversary with a dinner date in the Refill, located on the Kleine Koraalberg in Antwerp.This new restaurant is run by Jo and Fred, two friends of ours who owned the Reload before this.But now they are located in…

Black Sails season 4

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

And so one of the finest television shows of the past years has come full cycle.Now, ever since they announced that this would be the last season, everyone a bit familiar with the setting and the story would know it would all be about “character clean …

Empire of the Moghul: Raiders from the North – Alex Rutherford

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

The first book in a series of 6, this series details the rise and height of the Moghul empire in medieval India.Every book details with another generation, and in this first volume of historical based books we start with Babur.Rising to the throne of F…

Build Report: 7414 Elephant Caravan

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

Today`s build report is an awesome set from 2003, hailing from the Orient Expedition range.The Elephant caravan is well, centred around the elephant, a great LEGO animal that hasn`t been featured to much in their ranges.While it only contains 70 odd pi…

Opinion: What’s the deal for the blog?

Posted on April 11th, 2017 under . Posted by

Roight, time to put down some changes I’ll be having, in both my private hobby time / budget / blog.Now, as those who follow my blog might have noticed over the past two weeks, I’ve been pondering about picking up wargaming again, and of course, some s…