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PTVII: Tell me a story, Grandpa by Lorentzen

Saturday, November 28th, 2009


The story:
After several years of hunting down pirates throughout the caribbean sea, the old Admiral has retired and he now enjoys his life with his wife.

Every saturday afternoon, the old Admiral’s grandson Willie comes to visit him. And every time, Willie asks: “Please tell me a story Grandpa” for Willie loves to hear those stories of swashbuckling fearsome pirates, courageous soldiers and dangerous sharks roaming the sea.

Little Willie does not know, however, what lies under his feet…
The old Amiral may have been a good and just Admiral, serving his majesty for many many years but he, did however, always steal a tiny bit of treasure from the pirates he defeated, and saved that treasure for his retirement. This is what lies beneath the wooden planks in the old Admiral’s living room, and he plans to give his beloved grandson what is left of that magnificent treasure, when he one day dies.

The attic that’s full of hay to keep the house warm, hides something… a treasure map which the old Admiral plans to use in a few years time, when Willie is old enough to join him on his beloved Caribbean Clipper. The old Admiral has kept his uniform, bicorn and sword in his attic as well. Apparantly he’s not ready to give up on his eventful past just yet.

Head over to the Pirate Forum to discuss “Tell me a story, Grandpa” by Lorentzen!

PTVII: Imperial Politics by Admiral Ron

Saturday, November 28th, 2009


Oh no! The Admiral is attempting to bribe a member of Parliament! How will that end? And who is that above them? A bluecoat spy? An informer payed by Parliament? Or a redcoat trying to do the right thing? Only time will tell…..

In the meantime, head over to the Pirate Forum and discuss “Imperial Politics” by Admiral Ron!

PTVII: Quality time with friends by trubal

Friday, November 27th, 2009

“Quality time with friends”
Cpt. Trubal and Cpt. Brickbeard usually act as a competition to each other. But, as it often happens, after work they happen to be very good friends.
Both of them love their work, and also they both have similar hobbies. One of them is Fishing, which they like to do together.
This time its Cpt. Trubal who caught the fish, and Brickbeard grabbed the net to help him put it in the barrel…

What are you waiting for? Head over to the Pirate Forum and discuss “Quality time with friends” by trubal!

6299 Pirates Advent Calender Review by WhiteFang

Friday, November 20th, 2009

6299_advent_calender_review_whitefangEuroBricks moderator WhiteFang reviewed the first official Pirates Advent Calender! It’s filled with little gifts for every one of the 24 days! It has 8 figures; 2 Imperial Soldiers, 4 Pirates, a Mermaid and a skeleton. Beside the figures, there are also multiple animals and accessory for the figures.

Check out the review and make a comment at the forum!

PTVII: Richard the Avenger Hobby by SirGoldenKnight

Tuesday, November 10th, 2009

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The sweet hobby: watering and taking care of his flowers.
By the way, after intercepting a letter from his old crew, he discovered that they captured the admiral’s daughter and they dont wanna share the jackpot… In this moment his old crew is torturing the daughter to get information and Richard has a great problem:  to choose between the great treasure or the true treasure- his little paradise.

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PTVII: Warrant Service by JKooL

Tuesday, November 10th, 2009

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Warrant Service
An Imperial Captain is wanted for cowardice and abandonment for having fled the village when the pirates last attacked. A warrant has been issued for his arrest and a young Imperial Officer hopes to earn a promotion by bringing the Captain to the magistrate. The Officer knocks on the door, with chains in hand, ready to serve the arrest warrant. Upon receiving no answer, the Officer breaks down the door and begins searching the house.

Hearing the knock at his door, the Captain runs to hide in the basement where he encounters another problem. Can the Captain quietly kill the scorpion using his frying pan without the Soldier upstairs hearing him and finding his hiding spot?

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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!

10210 Imperial Flagship

Saturday, October 3rd, 2009

The mighty Imperial Flagship sails in 2010!

10210 Imperial Flagship

Ages 14+. 1,664 pieces.
US $179.99 CA $229.99 UK £ 139.99 DE € 149.99

Build an incredible classic sailing ship!

All hands on deck! This amazingly detailed and realistic historical ship has three removable sections. The main hull contains 4 firing cannons, ammunition crates, muskets, torches, cannonballs, a prison with a rat, a fully-equipped ship’s kitchen, working anchor, moving rudder and a saw shark figurehead. The front deck has an opening door to the inside of the ship and sails with masts and rigging. The back house deck has opening doors to the captain’s chambers containing a map, poison bottle, organ and a treasure chest full of jewels and gold. The Imperial Flagship has 6 opening windows, a telescope and sextant and 3 deck lanterns. Includes 9 minifigures: the ship’s captain, his daughter, a pirate captain prisoner with shackles, the ship’s cook, a lieutenant, and 4 soldiers. Measures 29.5” (75 cm) long and 23.6” (60 cm) tall. Ages 14+. 1,664 pieces

  • Includes 9 minifigures: the ship’s captain, his daughter, a pirate captain prisoner with shackles, the ship’s cook, a lieutenant, and 4 soldiers!
  • Amazingly detailed and realistic ship features 3 removable sections!
  • Main hull contains 4 firing cannons, ammunition crates, muskets, torches, cannonballs, prison with a rat, saw shark figurehead, a moving rudder and a fully-equipped ship’s kitchen with fish, turkey legs and a carrot!
  • Raise and lower the working anchor!
  • Open the front deck’s working doors and play inside!
  • Imperial Flagship is equipped with masts and rigging!
  • Open the back house deck’s doors to reveal the captain’s chambers complete with a map, poison bottle, organ and even a treasure chest filled with jewels and gold!
  • Features 6 opening windows, a telescope and sextant as well as 3 deck lanterns!
  • Measures 29.5” (75 cm) long and 23.6” (60 cm) tall!

Click here to discuss the Imperial Flagship in the Forum!

“Last words, either way”

Sunday, September 27th, 2009

General Armendariz, the brickflick genius pressed into the crew, has treated us with another oscar-winning motion picture: Shipyard Shenanigans, Episode One: “Last words, either way.” It tells the humorous story of a man’s last words as his ship crumbles into the sea – but I won’t spoil the surprise; be sure to grab some popcorn, turn off the lights, and switch on the show!

You may notice many familiar faces starring in the flick, Captain Zuloo, Mister Phes, and Captain Blackmoor among them. Some viewers may wonder, “What is this Shipyard Shenanigans?” Well, we have the same question for you! Sail by the forum and tell Armendariz your thoughts and opinions.

And the winner is – wait a second, it isn’t over?!

Tuesday, September 8th, 2009

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