Reference Archive

INDEX: Historic and Replica Ships by Perfectionist

Monday, April 4th, 2011

Ship Index reference pictures details masts sails yards capstans helms gunports cannons main mizzen fore top pirates navy uss hms Have you ever been looking for a certain ship detail without finding it? That problem is going to be solved. Eurobricks member Perfectionist has made a ship index full of pictures of even the smalles details. So far, the Ship Index contains: HMS Surprise (ex-Rose), USS Constitution, HMS Victory, HMS Trincomalee and HMS Warrior. If you have pictures of other historic ships, they can be very useful for the index.

All discussion, suggestions, and picture requests can be done in this thread.

Pirates Advent Calendar on Jens Murer’s photoblog

Saturday, December 11th, 2010
Pictures of minifigs from Pirates Advent Calendar on Jens Murer's blog

Check it out!

A man named Jens Murer is currently running a blog where he posts some interesting photos of minifigs and other stuff that can be found in the LEGO Pirates Advent Calendar.

The website is in German, but even if you don't speak that language, it's worth to just take a look at all the cool pictures!

See the blog at!

Then... Discuss it in our forum!

Digital Painting by Emosktr

Friday, February 5th, 2010

Mr. Phes stumbled across an amazing digital painting. It represents Captain Brickbeard versus Governor Broadside from the new pirates' line! The painting is made by Emosktr, no doubt he has talent!

Discuss the Digital Painting by Emosktr in the forum!

Build a frigate with Captain Green Hair

Sunday, November 8th, 2009
It's looking good so far!

It's looking good so far!

If you're not so good with building ships and you really want to build one, you can follow the steps of one of our best ship builders; Captain Green Hair! He shows you how to make a good-looking frigate!

Click here to discuss the project, or click here to go directly to the steps!


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!

Alestorm: Black Sails At Midnight

Friday, September 18th, 2009

Alestorm: Black Sails At Midnight on member Nodwas brings to our attention a fantastic metal band that are based around the theme of pirates. The swashbuckling musicians have great songs and exciting album artwork. Their most recent album is Black Sails At Midnight which is well worth a listen. If you call yourself a metal head and a Pirates fan, you can't miss this group!

Check out Alestorm in the Pirates forum!

PICTORIAL REVIEW: 6242 Soldier’s Fort by Lego12

Thursday, November 13th, 2008

Lego12 delivers us a comprehensive set review of the new 6242 Soldier's Fort.  Turns out it's a Modular Design!

6242 Soldiers Fort - built

6242 Soldier's Fort - built (notice the flag is upside down?)

Lego12 has took dozens of pictures which display every facet of this wonderful new set.  There are even a few surpirses which have went unnoticed by the general pictures.

Dive into the Pirate LEGO Forum to see this set analysed in scrunitizing detail!

The Wonders of RSS

Monday, October 27th, 2008

RSS stands for Really Simple Syndication and its purpose is to easily and instantly distribute information across the Internet.

Readers can subsribe to RSS Feeds and have information sent straight to their Web Browser or News Reader the moment it is published on the Internet.

For example:  Everytime the frontpage gets updated a headline is sent to the Web Browser or News Reader of everybody who is subscribed to the News Feed.  They're instantly told something new has been added so all they need do is click upon the headline to go to the latest information.   How great is that?

Don't know how to use RSS?

No problem!  We've prepared some helpful tutorials to get you started.  Learn how to Subscribe to RSS using:

Problems?  Questions?

Never fear!  We're here to help!  Discuss the News Feed in the LEGO Pirates Forum.  Let us know if you're having trouble or using a program we haven't got a tutorial for.

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