Last 15 posts from Società di archeologia e cimeli

Inspirational Lego: Erebor

Posted on October 30th, 2014 under , . Posted by

This mightily awesome build showed up on Facebook last week, depicting the Lonely Mountain in better times before the dragon Smaug made it`s lair there.It features the Dwarven fortress in full glory, and includes the merry town of Dale at it`s feet whe…

Marvel Civil War!

Posted on October 29th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

Yesterday was perhaps one of those `geek high` days.  During the morning, Telltale confirmed they would be launching their Game of Thrones game still this year.  But at night time, the roof was blown of the house.Marvel announced it`s movie s…

Minifigures series 12 online code numbers

Posted on October 28th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Hey all,It might be worth noting that the numbers of the Minifigures in set 12 are NOT the same as their equivalents for the online game Minifigures Online.Though each polybag comes with the code for the model that is included in the bag, if you have t…

Catching a Spy

Posted on October 28th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

What is all that noise? Hagen thought as he neared the mine of Karaz Modan, somewhere in the snowy peaks of Mitgardia.  Following the path way, he saw a few Yeti making anxious roars and bellows, obviously aroused by something.Now, one has to know…

AoM Phase II Stables – Preparing for snow

Posted on October 27th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

When it starts snowing in Mitgardia, it really can snow mightly hard.  And then it is time to stable all our fine northern horses to wait out for better weather and groom those loyal steeds.The second phase of the Stables tree states you need to b…

Building Ideas: Efteling Architecture

Posted on October 27th, 2014 under . Posted by

Yesterday we went as I said to the Efteling with the whole family, and it was a blast.  Now, I did bring along my camera for once, as the amusement parc is reknowned for it`s Anton Pieck styled Fairy Tale Forest.I figured, with a lot of the smalle…

Inspirational Lego: big starships and more

Posted on October 26th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Starships are cool for any sci-fi lover.  In recent years, before the superhero and zombie crazes, the television cycle was all about space with excellent series like Enterprise, Battlestar Galactica and Star Gate.Unfortunatly, these days that gen…

Building the Battle of the Five Armies

Posted on October 25th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Set 79017, the Battle of the Five Armies, is one of the recent acquisitions I got and of course that means it couldn`t stay long in the box.Now, just today it has been revealed the battle will last an impressive 45 minutes in the upcoming movie, and th…

The kid`s soccer field

Posted on October 25th, 2014 under . Posted by

Inspired by the korfball pitch I put together a few weeks ago, and the fact he is all crazy about soccer lately, has made him trash down sets like The Nest from Harry Potter amongst others for bricks.Of course, he also has a large tub of bricks… but …

The Plan – Week 37

Posted on October 25th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

I achieved the goal I set myself this past week, I`ve gotten myself the Revolutionary Soldier minifigure. A member of the hardest to find colour of minifigs (blue), after duly grinding the Pirate World and exchanging completed but already collecte…

The Art of Lego Design by Jonathan Schwarz

Posted on October 24th, 2014 under , . Posted by

The most recent Lego book I`ve finished (and at the moment, also the last one I have to read, I need to get some fresh ones :-( ) is written by AFOL builder Jonathan Schwarz.It details the various building techniques and handles subjects like how to ma…

Inspirational Lego: a castle foosball table

Posted on October 24th, 2014 under , . Posted by

A few weeks ago, the Skaersbaek weekend was held for the maybe the last time, though we all hope there will be next editions as the levels of builds seen there are bordering on the impressive.Of course, strolling on the web for the `after` reports, I c…

AoM Mill Phase 2: Down by the (Icky) River

Posted on October 23rd, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

After I deliberatly placed my phase 1 in Kaliphlim as a trade relationship to Mitgardia and linking it that way to our noble icy lands, I went for phase 2 with a Nocturnus influenced build.This is a nice way to break up the building of wooden houses an…

Snow White and the Huntsman movie review

Posted on October 22nd, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall,Who is the Fairest of them All? The past weekend me and the GF sat down to watch a movie together, something we actually don`t do often, but she wanted to see this one and I still needed to see this one, so with this common g…

Inspirational Lego: Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Posted on October 22nd, 2014 under , . Posted by

Don`t we all love this hilarious movie?Well, this MoC builder has taken it one step further.  Not only did he build MOC`s for a lot of scenes of the movies, he also photoshopped a series of set boxes for them.It really is a pity they won`t be appe…