Sets Archive

Series 10 Minifigs Official Image

Saturday, March 2nd, 2013
So many figs, so little time!

So many figs, so little time!

The official images for the LEGO Collectable Minifigures Series 10 are out! There are some great Pirate theme figures this time around including a new Bluecoat Soldier with powder wig, and islander with a mohawk, and a Sea Captain with a seagull!

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6260 – Shipwreck Island Review by Boomchil

Monday, December 31st, 2012
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6260 - Shipwreck Island

It may be small, but it's a worthy addition to any pirate layout. Two minifigs, two animals, a printed island baseplate and gold! This maybe one of the best values in the line, from way back in 1989. Check out the full MISB unboxing and review and decide for yourself.

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Lagoon Lock-Up Review by Boomchil

Monday, December 17th, 2012

LEGO Pirate Lagoon Lock-Up Review Boomchil

A classic never dies, unlike the Bluecoats, who will die in horrible, unthinkable, tragic, and hilarious ways in the TOR III

Do you ever get a sense of nostalgia?  Do you ever wish LEGO would go back to yesteryear?'s own Boomchil had that same feeling when he picked up a pile of classic sets to review!  This review is for the classic 6267 Lagoon Lock-Up, a set featuring the periwinkle pansies Bluecoat soldiers from 1991.  The set cost Boomchil a staggering $80.00 USD to pick it up on Bricklink, so don't let his investment go to waste, and check out the excellent review today.

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LEGO 6285 Black Seas Barracuda Wallpaper by Mochino

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

6285 Black Seas Barracuda

Wallpaper available in HD!

Do you love the classic 6285 Black Seas Barracuda? Would you like it as your wallpaper? User Mochino recently presented us with some great high definition scans of this classic LEGO pirate ship. It is available in various resolution sizes.

Get yours now and discuss the Black Seas Barracuda Wallpaper in the forum

Boomchil Reviews 6249 Pirates Ambush

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

6249 Pirate's Ambush

Pirates love forts.

Boomchil reviews the classic 6249 Pirate's Ambush set. Reviewer Academy approved and very professional, this review is a great read for any Classic Pirates fan.

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Pirates Sighting: LEGO Ideas Book

Monday, December 26th, 2011

LEGO Ideas Book cover

The new LEGO Ideas book...Pirates within!

The new LEGO Ideas Book from DK was released last September, and has a few pages of interest for Pirate fans.  It shows you how to make parrots, cannons, and a treasure chest.  Also pictured are a few pirate ships and even a shipwreck!  You can check out some of the book at the Amazon page.

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6249 Pirates Ambush & other set reviews at

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

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 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 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, 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, user Skipper actually decided to recreate some of them using LEGO Digital Designer! So check them out and tell us what you think!

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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 News Scout SirSven7 we can now take a good look at those special sets from the 1990s!

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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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