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Ruins of Palenque by Capt. Stabbin

Friday, December 23rd, 2011

Ruins of Palenque, a Mayan-inspired LEGO MOC by Capt. Stabbin

Relics of a Mayan city.

Classic-Pirates.com user Capt. Stabbin has built this MOC inspired by a real-life Mayan city called Palenque. It really catches the feel of the original - you can tell it yourself by comparing it to the picture provided by Capt. Stabbin himself in the forum thread.

Check out Ruins of Palenque in the forum!

6249 Pirates Ambush & other set reviews at Adequate.com

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011
The review of 6249 Pirates Ambush and other Pirate sets at Adequate.com

Just an example - there are other reviews too!

A long time ago lots of interesting reviews of old LEGO Pirate sets were published on a website known as Adequate.com. Those were very imaginative, with a special made-up backstory for each set. That site has not been updated for years, but the old reviews are still there, and they're really worth taking a look at!

As a taste of what you can find there, we've posted their review of 6249 Pirates Ambush at Classic-Pirates.com forum. It was written by Joseph Gonzales back in 1997! We chose this set as it has not yet been reviewed on our website. Feel free to read it, and if you like it, proceed to other reviews at Adequate.com, and discuss them in our forum!

Read 6249 Pirates Ambush & other set reviews and discuss them in the forum!

LDD versions of LEGO Idea Book sets by Skipper

Thursday, December 1st, 2011
LDD versions of LEGO Idea Book sets made by Skipper

Some old alternate sets shown in LDD

In the very previous blog entry we showed you some alternate Pirate sets published in LEGO Idea Books in the 1990s. But, lo and behold, Classic-Pirates.com user Skipper actually decided to recreate some of them using LEGO Digital Designer! So check them out and tell us what you think!

Discuss LDD versions of LEGO Idea Book sets in the forum!

Alternate sets from old LEGO Idea Books

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

Alternate sets and instructions from LEGO Idea Books of 1990s

Alternate instructions from the 1990s

Anyone remember LEGO Idea Books? They were released as a way to promote creative building and show ways to build alternate sets. They included some interesting Pirate stuff too! Thanks to Classic-Pirates.com News Scout SirSven7 we can now take a good look at those special sets from the 1990s!

Discuss LEGO Idea Books in the forum!

4184 Black Pearl vs 4195 Queen Anne’s Revenge

Thursday, November 24th, 2011

Vote which LEGO set is better - 4184 Black Pearl or 4195 Queen Anne's RevengeTell us which one of the two latest LEGO pirate ships is the one you prefer - Pirates of the Caribbean's 4184 Black Pearl or 4195 Queen Anne's Revenge? Which one would you rather buy? Or if you have them both, which one do you like more? Share your thoughts with us in the forum and cast your vote!

Proceed to 4184 Black Pearl vs 4195 Queen Anne's Revenge!

Flying Dutchman for PotC game by bricktrix

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

Renders of Flying Dutchman - the ship designed by bricktrix for Pirates of the Caribbean game

Breathtaking!

Carl Greatrix, also known as bricktrix, is a designer working on LEGO computer games. Recently he uploaded rendered images of the Flying Dutchman, a ship that he designed for the Pirates of the Caribbean computer game. It's not made with real bricks, but it's simply stunning anyway! Take a look at this beauty!

Discuss Flying Dutchman for PotC game by bricktrix in the forum!

Treasure Island by Captain Flint

Saturday, November 5th, 2011
Treasure Island, a Pirate LEGO creation by Captain Flint

The pirates have found it!

Classic-Pirates.com user Captain Flint shows us his very first Pirate MOC - the Treasure Island! For a first time, it's definitely a noteworthy creation! The water looks nice, and the island is just filled with details!

Discuss Treasure Island from Captain Flint in the forum!

Puerto de la Cruz exhibition by Daniel G & Captain K.

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011
Puerto de la Cruz, a public exhibition of a MOC by Daniel G. and Captain K.

A pirate world on a table!

We've already discussed this wonderful MOC called Puerto de la Cruz - built by Classic-Pirates.com users Daniel G & Captain K. However this is an upgraded version, also now we can see the pictures of it being shown to the public during an exhibition. Take a look once more at this enormous creation!

Discuss Puerto de la Cruz exhibition by Daniel G & Captain K. in the forum!

Three Armies by Commodore Hornbricker

Tuesday, October 11th, 2011
Three Armies, Commodore Hornbricker's collection of LEGO soldiers

An impressive collection!

Just take a look at all those troops presented by Classic-Pirates.com user Commodore Hornbricker! As he explains, there are a total of 1602 soldiers shown here! This impressive scene was arranged by him to pay tribute to the late Zorro, who used to be a very active member of our website's crew. We will never forget Zorro!

Discuss Three Armies by Commodore Hornbricker in the forum!

Building of 4184 The Black Pearl – a video by yys4u

Saturday, October 8th, 2011

Building of 4184 Black Pearl - a stop-motion video by yys4u

New ship has joined the fleet!

Classic-Pirates.com user yys4u is one of the lucky owners of the new LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean set - 4184 The Black Pearl. He's prepared a very cool brickfilm - a stop motion video of building the set brick by brick! It also includes several shots of The Black Pearl among some of the older officially released LEGO ships.

Watch Building of 4184 The Black Pearl at YouTube!

Dicsuss the video and 4184 The Black Pearl in our forum!



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