Last 15 posts from Società di archeologia e cimeli

The Plan episode 40

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

As I told in the last instalment, two weeks ago, the Minifigures Online game had been expanded, especially on achievement points.I did the mats back then and counted 54+k points, and of those I had a measly 8000 points scored.Now, during the past weeks…

Work-in-Progress: Lake-Town part 1

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

Well, you got to forge the iron while it is still hot, and that is just what I have been doing while already partly disassembling some of the MoC`s that came back from Brick Mania last weekend.As I told a few weeks ago, my `ultimate goal` is to build s…

Building the Warg Attack

Posted on November 20th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Decompression after Brick Mania has been succesful.  Okay, I admit, I didn`t undergo that, I already been busy on the ideas and some minor executions of new projects, including `going big` for next edition.But in between all the breaking down and …

The Hobbit – book review

Posted on November 19th, 2014 under , . Posted by

Some books are classics that you just *have* to read again once in a while, and for me, The Hobbit is one of those.Of course, there is the hype now with the movies, but long before even the Lord of the Rings trilogy came out, I was already a fan of the…

Brick Mania Antwerp 2015 – picture report

Posted on November 16th, 2014 under , . Posted by

And so Brick Mania Antwerp has gone by again this year, and it was a blast!This was the first edition I participated in as an exposer, joining in on a collaboration build with BeLUG and Guilds of Historica members from Eurobricks (including my guild le…

Ready for Brick Mania!

Posted on November 13th, 2014 under , . Posted by

All my bags are packed, I`m ready to go…The MoC`s have been put in boxes, those boxes into others, and now I can only pray everything gets to the convention hall tomorrow in one piece, it`ll be the three longest kilometres of my life hehehe.See, I ha…

Inspirational Lego: Fantasy World

Posted on November 12th, 2014 under . Posted by

What a week, what a week.  Heaps of things to do for Brick Mania, like packing up the moc`s that are going, combined with a gefty schedule for the reschooling and a trainload of medical examinations… I`ll be happy when we`ll be 1.5 weeks further…

Minifigures Online: crunching numbers

Posted on November 11th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

Remember past saturday I told you there where a lot of new achievements and it went up by probably a factor of 5?Well, I did the maths (okay, basically just counting all the available points and added them up), and mostly due to the various minifigure …

Building the Legendary Lion

Posted on November 10th, 2014 under , . Posted by

The Legend Lion Beast, set 70123, is one of those sets I reported on getting rather cheaply a few weeks ago.From the Chima line, this is a nice part bomb set, as it comes in Tan colours (my `dah dah` together with browns and greens for the most part wh…

Doctor Who series 8 – review

Posted on November 10th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Those then weeks have flown by!  The eight season of Doctor Who (new `reckoning) featured a new Doctor, a new Opening, and the same Companion… Peter Capaldi took the mantle from Matt Smith, and while I never was a fan of the Smith incarnati…

GP F1 2014 Brazil – review

Posted on November 9th, 2014 under . Posted by

We`re nearing the finish line of the season, with the Brazilian GP often having been the title decider.  Not so this year though, because of the idiotic rule of double points at the final GP, which would mean that IF Hamilton wins today and Rosber…

Building Lake-Town

Posted on November 8th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

With Attack on Lake-Town, set 79016, I`ve come to the final set of the latest Hobbit wave to be build.The set draws from the upcoming movie as well, and it is nearly the 17th of december, a big month to go before we can go and drool in the cinemas and …

The Plan – part 39

Posted on November 8th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Heya all again, in an fresh report of my MMO adventures and other gaming exploits this week.  As you might have noticed in the title, I exchanged `week` for `part` because1. I am already for months not running weekly instalments synchronised with …

How I go about thinking up MoCs

Posted on November 6th, 2014 under , . Posted by

Some people are inspired by what they see.  A movie, a landscape, a building.  Others draw the inspiration from their mind after reading a description in a book.  Some start building and let the flow take them to the end result…There a…

Building Smaug

Posted on November 5th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

A week sooner then expected, I received an e-mail yesterday that `my Lego order had shipped`.  This was then duly delivered this afternoon.  Smaug the Terrible had arrived, the boo-boo had been rectified, and the mightiest dragon minifig (oka…