Posts Tagged ‘lego’

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…

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…

54mm British and Lego Star Wars

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

Life continues to conspire to keep me from the club but I did some painting this week. First up were four 54mm British light infantry to round out the figures I need for Tricorne.I think the original I used as a guide is on the right. More or less clos…

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…

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…

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 …

Inspirational Lego # 111

Posted on February 27th, 2017 under , . Posted by

Another week and another great selection of builds found on the internet.After a tiring weekend, it`s time to give the brain some calm and cool, and for that, I picked another 10 builds that might fire the creative mind.First of all, we have this aweso…

Comic Con Brussels 2017

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

And so the winterstop is officially over, as I went off to the first convention of the year!  Comic Con Brussels was the destination, held in Tour and Taxis for it’s second edition, and what a great show it was!Now, I have to appologise for t…

The Haul Report # 70

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

An evening earlier this week, as tomorrow I`ll be typing up the report of Comic Con Brussels, the first convention I`m doing this year.The week started excellently, with my Batman movie Harley Quinn poster arriving… now in a format that I can frame i…

Dimensions marathon 1: The Final Day

Posted on February 24th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

The long night, as I had to pull out all the stops (well, in a manner of speaking) to obtain at least 115 more gold bricks to reach my target.I went about this by first trying to clear up some game world hubs that had a few left to be at 100%.As a resu…

Is Lego worth more than Gold? The Test part 5… and the end.

Posted on February 24th, 2017 under , . Posted by

The short answer: yes, I must admit Lego pays back for itself.The long answer?  Well, that`s why I`m typing this, as in a way my projected 12 month journey in trial and error has already come to a close within 5 months.My buy-inn has completely pa…

Dimensions Marathon 1: day 4

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

Ah, this has been a good night for sure.Now that all the regular levels are complete, I could grind away in the pen-ultimate evening from this first marathon.And the results showed, as I cleared out the remainder of Middle Earth, putting that world to …

Classic Lego Build: 4762 Rescue from the Merpeople

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

In today’s build report I have an old Harry Potter set I aquired at Brick Mania Antwerpen 2015 (and gave to the kid in the meantime), the Rescue from the Merpeople.The set hauls from 2005, and counted 154 parts and 5 excellent figures.These figures are…

Dimensions Marathon 1: day 3

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

It`s been a loooooong night, as I have been hunting around in levels until 4 this morning.But I did manage to complete some “goals” I wanted to get in this 5 day streak of Dimensions: get every remaining minikit and captured person of all the season 1 …

Dimensions Marathon 1: day 2

Posted on February 21st, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Here we are with the second day of trying to get to 600 gold bricks, while doing some other stuff in this awesome game at the same time.Now, past night I did get to play, but I was just wandering around basically without a plan…This resulted in some …