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‘Behind the Helm’ – A Scurvy Survey

Saturday, November 7th, 2009

'Behind the Helm' - A Scurvy Survey on

Avast there ye landlubbers! Unfortunately, there be no interview this weekend for us, but that's because we would like you all to fill in a small survey for us. Designed to help us make the programme better for everyone and more enjoyable, please take a moment to tick some boxes and post some feedback. The more replies, the better the show gets, so please, make your opinions heard!

So come and fill in the Scurvey Survey on!


Friday, November 6th, 2009

Many of you would have heard of a band of pirates, but have you heard of a pirate band? Well here be one such group! Alestorm is a brilliant group of musicians who have a passion for pirates. Pirates and metal - does it get any better? You can find their MySpace here.

There's even an Alestorm discussion topic in our Pirate forum!

3840 Pirate Code Review by parchioso

Thursday, November 5th, 2009

3840 Pirate Code Review by parchioso on

Another fantastic review has been made of a LEGO® set, and this time it is of 3840 Pirate Code. Forum member and reader parchioso has taken some terrific pictures of his new set and written all about the pros and cons. If you were considering this set, or you just like reading about LEGO, this is a review for you!

Read 3840 Pirate Code Review by parchioso in the Pirate forum.

Weak plastic in 2009 Pirate sets?

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009

Weak plastic in 2009 Pirate sets? on

Eurobricks and member curtisrlee has made an interesting discovery which could well be th start of a firely discussion! Are the new 2009 Pirate sets made from inferior plastic? Is there weak ink going into the printers? Or is it just his parts?

Let us know your opinion in the Pirate forum.

‘Behind The Helm’ Episode #13 – Captain Zuloo

Saturday, October 31st, 2009 News Coordinator and 'Behind The Helm' host, Connor Hicks is interviewed by co-host Izzy Kilmartin in Episode #13 - Captain Zuloo. Sharing a number of things from LEGO@reg; in Australia to Pillage the Village II, this is an interesting interview, worth a listen or read.

Listen to 'Behind The Helm' Episode #13 - Captain Zuloo in the Pirate forum!

Glory to the Braves by LuxorV

Friday, October 30th, 2009

Glory to the Braves by LuxorV on

Although not eligable for prizes, the Eurobricks and staff can still enter into the staff division. Minifig Customization Workshop Moderator LuxorV has built the first staff entry, and what a fantastic entry it is! There is even a little back story, so make sure you visit our Pirate forum for more.

See Glory to the Braves by LuxorV in the Pirate forum!

Pirates at LEGO World 2009

Tuesday, October 27th, 2009

Pirates at LEGO World 2009 on LEGO® Ambassador, Bonaparte, was fortunate enough to attend LEGO World 2009. Whilst there, he saw a huge Pirate layout with ships and islands, outposts and fortresses, and he was kind enough to share some photos of this spectacular layout in out forum!

Set sail to Pirates at LEGO World 2009 photos in the Pirate forum.

Are you part of Pillage The Village II yet?

Monday, October 26th, 2009

Are you part of Pillage The Village II yet?

Ahoy there mateys, unless you have been living in a cave, you'll know about's Pillage The Village II contest. It's just like Pillage The Village I this time last year, but with a twist. And the Prize Pool is massive, way bigger than last year. Yep, we have the entire new LEGO® Pirates line for you to win, including an Advent Calendar for the winner of the Creative Critic division. Some websites only offer a few sets as their prizes, but never an entire product line! This is a milestone in history, so make sure you are a part of it!

Race to the Pillage The Village II thread for rules and questions.

Another minifig scale ship!

Sunday, October 25th, 2009

Another minifig scale ship on

Wow, we have another minifig scale ship in the making! Perfectionist has started work on a minifig scale (1:52) French 80-gun ship-of-the-line. Next to the massive projects by Teddy and Captain Green Hair, there is a fairly large minifig scale fleet floating around the Pirate forum!

So check out the WIP Superbe by Perfectionist in the Pirate forum!

‘Behind The Helm’ Episode #12 – Jamie Berard (Part 2)

Saturday, October 24th, 2009

'Behind The Helm' Episode #12 - Jamie Berard (Part 2) on

Last week we released Part 1 of an exciting interview with LEGO® set designer Jamie Berard, and now we are releasing Part 2! Full of more interesting facts about LEGO trains, The Emerald Night and LEGO in general, this is another 'Behind The Helm' that you don't want to miss.

Listen to 'Behind The Helm' Episode #12 - Jamie Berard (Part 2) in the forum!

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