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Classic LEGO Pirates Commercial

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011
Classic LEGO Pirate commercial

A blast from the past!

YouTube member tohomanufacturing has posted an awesome LEGO Pirates commercial from 1990.  It features an epic battle between the Caribbean Clipper and the Black Seas Barracuda!  Check it out for some retro Classic Pirate action.

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Pirates In LEGOLAND Florida’s Miniland

Sunday, November 13th, 2011

The Pirate Miniland display at LEGOLAND Florida

A whole world of LEGO Pirate excitement!

LEGOLANDs are famous for their Minilands, areas where cities and other environments are recreated in LEGO form.  The new LEGOLAND Florida has an entire section dedicated to LEGO Pirates, complete with mini-scale ships, a harbor town, shipworks, and a reappearance by Captain Redbeard!  Insidethemagic has a photostream on flickr with a lot of awesome pictures.  Check it out here.

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CGI Pirate Scene by mali

Saturday, October 29th, 2011
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A modern recreation of classic Pirate sets...

Eurobricks member mali has created an amazing pirate scene featuring several classic Pirate sets, all lovingly rendered using 3ds Max and LeoCAD.  That's right; each and every brick in this amazing scene is a computer generated image!  Mali's scene includes the Lagoon Lock-up, the Eldorado Fortress, and several variations on the Caribbean Clipper.  Be sure to check out the excellent fly through animation!

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Mini Black Pearl Available at Target

Thursday, October 20th, 2011

The new Pirates of the Caribbean: on Stranger Tides Blu-Ray and DVD set with free Mini Black Pearl.

A Target U.S. Exclusive.

The elusive promotional set 30130 Mini Black Pearl has appeared again, this time on American shores.  It is available from the U.S. retailer Target with the purchase of the Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides 3-D Blu-Ray/DVD combo pack.  It includes a 3-D Blu-Ray, a Blu-Ray, a digital copy, and DVD versions of the film.  And, of course, the lovely Pearl in all its miniature LEGO glory.  Price is $29.99, with free shipping for orders $50 and over.

The Mini Black Pearl was previously only available with the purchase of The Sun newspaper in the U.K. last May.

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New Spongebob Set: 3817 The Flying Dutchman

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

3817 The Flying Dutchman LEGO set from Spongebob theme

Not the one from Pirates of the Caribbean, sadly...

The television show Spongebob Squarepants has a number of piratical characters, including The Flying Dutchman, a spectral buccaneer with a ghostly ship.  As revealed by German toy site spielwaren-hegmann.de, this ship will be released as a LEGO set in January 2012.  This set features a number of Pirate-related elements, including new minifig torsos, hats, a cannon, and more!

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