Category Archives: Pirates

Top 10 Favorite Minifigures of 2020

With 2020 firmly behind us, I thought we would take a moment to reflect on some of the highlights of the year. It certainly was one for books. However, despite pandemics, politics, and environmental disasters, it was not all bad. For LEGO® collectors, there were many great moments. For my look back, I decided to reflect on my top 10

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Pirate Ship (31109) Review

After Pirates of Barracuda Bay in early 2020, I have been on a pirate high. Consequently, I was thrilled to learn that 2020 had a second pirate-themed set in store. The LEGO® Group included a Creator 3-in-1 Pirate Ship (31109) in the summer 2020 offerings. While European markets received this set on June 1, North America had to wait. Complications

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Top 10 Biggest Pirates Sets

The Pirate week finale is here. This themed week ends with a look at the top 10 biggest pirates sets produced by the LEGO® Group! A while back, I looked at the biggest ships ever produced. However, the focus of that list was not the pirates theme (click here to view it). Additionally, it covered only on sail-and-mast ships. Today’s

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Robin Loot Coloring Page

To celebrate the upcoming release of Pirates of Barracuda Bay from LEGO® Ideas, it is Pirate week at True North Bricks! Consequently, all my usual weekly posts are taking on a swashbuckling theme, including a new coloring page. This installment features a Robin Loot coloring page, based on one of the eight new characters from the set. To read more from

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Old Versus New Pirates Pieces

I have often thought about writing an article that compares old LEGO® pieces with their newer counterparts. With the release of Pirates of Barracuda Bay (21322), the time seems right. This LEGO® Ideas set really takes you back to the Pirates theme of old. There are so many familiar little odds and ends. However, many of these familiar bits are

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