Thursday, December 23, 2010

I got a Package #15


My haul from amazon.com

3x Lego Prince of Persia Desert Attack (Grand total of 8)
3x Lego Toy Story Army Men on Patrol

Happy holidays, Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Happy Kwanza, Happy Boxing Day, and Happy Robanukah!I got a Package #15

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

I got a Package #14


My haul from amazon.com
3x Lego Prince of Persia Desert Attack

Also ordered:
3x Lego Toy Story 3 Army Men on Patrol

Friday, December 17, 2010

Stop Motion Building Schuzrum Dias


Suit: RMS-099B Schuzrum Dias
Series: Mobile Suits Gundam ZZ
Pilot(s): Satou
Faction(s): Neo Zeon
Release Date: April 2009
Price: 1700 Yen
Scale: 1/144 HGUC

Successor to the RMS-099 Rick Dias and MSA-099-2 Rick Dias II

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Battle of Alamut Review


Set Name:7573 Battle of Alamut
Series: Lego Prince of Persia Wave 1
Minifig(s): Dastan , Seso , Alamut Guard (2) , Gool , Nizam , Tamah
Pieces Count: 821
Release Date: April 2010
Price: 79.99 USD / £69.99
1 camel + saddle

The Ostrich Race Review


Set Name:7570 The Ostrich Race
Series: Lego Prince of Persia Wave 1
Minifig(s): Dastan ( bare chested / naked torso) , Sheik Amar , Ostrich Jockey
Pieces Count: 169
Release Date: April 2010
Price: 19.99 USD / £14.99

Stop Motion Building Quest Against Time


Set Name:7572 Quest Against Time
Series: Lego Prince of Persia Wave 1
Minifig(s): Dastan , Princess Tamina , Nizam and Zolm
Pieces Count: 506
Release Date: April 2010
Price: 49.99 USD / £39.99

754 Pictures
Approximately 10 hours of work including photography, video editing, correcting mistakes, and breaks.

Lego Prince of Persia 7572 Quest Against Time being built via stop motion.

After watching MADABOUTLEGO stop motion videos of him building sets, I became inspired to put more effort into my videos. So there is more than one camera angle, and some action near the end. I built a tripod out of Lego and used a tile to have a tighter fit. So the camera should be much better than the previous videos. Also tried to find a middle eastern song to match.

Music: Desert City Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons "Attribution 3.0" http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Quest Against Time Review


Set Name:7572 Quest Against Time
Series: Lego Prince of Persia Wave 1
Minifig(s): Dastan , Princess Tamina , Nizam and Zolm
Pieces Count: 506
Release Date: April 2010
Price: 49.99 USD / £39.99
1 Light up brick and batteries included.

Father's Day


Something I worked on before leaving on vacation. Two peasants, a father and son go out for a nature walk to celebrate Father's Day.

Thursday, December 2, 2010

I got a Package #13


My haul from amazon.com

Microsoft Lifecam HD-5000
Lego Kingdoms Prison Carriage Rescue

720p videos for future package videos hooray! And another lego set for more minifigs and the horse. Great helm ftw!

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

GM vs Zaku


This is a stop motion video of GM vs a Zaku I. Both are HGUC 1/144 models. I wanted to try out a new laser technique, which is why the Zaku machine gun shoots lasers. With some lego terrain in the background. Sound effects were created by me to avoid any copyright infringement.

No more music by Kevin MacLeod. Youtube revenue sharing is taking longer now with music even though they are creative commons songs and Kevin says anyone can profit from them.

Which is a good or bad thing because now I will be using lots and lots of sound effects created by yours truly Eric Chen / Ziljin.

Monday, November 22, 2010

I got a package #12


My haul from amazon.com
Christmas gifts!

For my cousin
Nerf N Strike Maverick
Nerf N Strike Longstrike

For myself
Lego Kingdoms King's Castle

Lego Kingdoms collection almost complete.

Saturday, November 20, 2010

Brick Kingdoms Episode 1 Chaos


Inspired by Romance of the Three Kingdoms / Dynasty Warriors

Music: Chromatic Fuge Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons "Attribution 3.0" http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Sunday, October 24, 2010

Brick Kingdoms Let Me Borrow Your Head


Loosely inspired by Romance of the Three Kingdoms / Dynasty Warriors so some ideas will be borrowed. This scene is based on Cao Cao during an invasion against Yuan Shu.

But I will be using Lego factions such as Crown Knights and later on Dragon Knights, Lion Knights, Trolls, Dwarves, Undead, whatever I can scrounge up. I guess this acts as a preview. Not sure what kind of format I want the films to be. Whether episodes with a continuous storyline, or just random unrelated scenes. Will be a mixed bag. Sometimes it will be dialogue heavy, other times it will be mostly action. Future releases will be longer obviously.

Music: Enigma Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons "Attribution 3.0" http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Monday, October 18, 2010

Stop Motion Building SD Wakamaru


Suit: Wakamaru
Series: BB SD Gundam Mushamaruden 2
Pilot(s): N/A
Faction(s): N/A
Release Date: April 2002
Price: 500 Yen

Music: Enter the Party Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons "Attribution 3.0" http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

episode

Thursday, October 14, 2010

2010 Kingdoms Advent Calendar



The perfect Christmas gift!

Set Name: 7952 2010 Kingdoms Advent Calendar
Series: Lego Kingdoms Wave 1
Minifig(s): Red Lion Soldier, Red Lion Archer, Green Dragon Knight , Wizard , Maid , Blacksmith , Skeleton (dead prisoner) , Red Lion Prince , Red Lion Queen
Faction(s): Red Lion Kingdom , Green Dragon Knights , Civilians
Pieces Count: 167
Release Date: August 2010
Price: 34.99 USD / £24.99

Day 1 - Blacksmith
Day 2 - Anvil and Forge
Day 3 - Weapons Rack
Day 4 - Dragon Knight with Mace
Day 5 - Dragon Knight Siege Wagon
Day 6 - Lion Knight Armor and Helmet
Day 7 - Princess and the Frog
Day 8 - Lion Knight Throne Chair
Day 9 - Treasure Chest and Jewels
Day 10 - Classic Skeleton (Floppy armed)
Day 11 - Prison Cell with Bars ( for skeleton as dead prisoner )
Day 12 - Pig and Apple
Day 13 - Lion Prince with Sword ( Some consider him a page or squire )
Day 14 - The Sword in the Stone (King Arthur!!!)
Day 15 - The Pell ( Medieval Training Dummy )
Day 16 - Bar Maid
Day 17 - Beer Keg / Barrel with Tap
Day 18 - Cauldron / Cooking Pot with Apple and Knife
Day 19 - Lion Soldier with Spear
Day 20 - Mini / Micro Catapult
Day 21 - Lion Archer with Crossbow
Day 22 - Owl on Tree
Day 23 - Wizard's Potion making kit ( Alchemy ? )
Day 24 - Wizard with Wand

opening

Sunday, October 10, 2010

Stop Motion Building NG 1/144 Shy-Tarn


Suit: ZM-S19S Shy-Tarn
Series: Mobile Suit Victory Gundam
Pilot(s): Cannon Fodder Soldiers
Faction(s): Zanscare Empire
Release Date: May 2000
Price: 500 Yen

Music: Decisions Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons "Attribution 3.0" http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Thursday, October 7, 2010

Duel Gundam Review 2.0


Suit: GAT-X102 Duel Gundam Assault Shroud
Series: Mobile Suit Gundam Seed
Pilot(s): Yzak Joule
Faction(s): Earth Alliance (Atlantic Federation); ZAFT (Zodiac Alliance of Freedom Treaty)
Release Date: November 2002
Price: 1200 Yen

Monday, October 4, 2010

Lion Knights Battle Pack Review


Set Name: 852921 Red Lion Knights Battle Pack
Series: Lego Kingdoms Wave 1
Minifig(s): Red Lion Knight (2) , Red Lion Soldier (2), Red Lion Archer
Faction(s): Red Lion Kingdom
Pieces Count: 36
Release Date: June 2010
Price: 14.99 USD / £8.99

Saturday, October 2, 2010


Set Name: 852922 Green Dragon Knights Battle Pack
Series: Lego Kingdoms Wave 1
Minifig(s): Dark Green Dragon Knight (2) , Dark Green Dragon Soldier (2), Dark Green Dragon Archer
Faction(s): Green Dragon Kingdom
Pieces Count: 37
Release Date: June 2010
Price: 14.99 USD / £8.99

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Stop Motion Building Court Jester


Set Name: 7953 Court Jester
Series: Lego Kingdoms Wave 1
Minifig(s): Jester
Faction(s): Red Lion Kingdom
Pieces Count: 22
Release Date: Jun 2010
Price: 3.99 USD / £2.99

Guest appearances:
Green Dragon Wizard
2009 Fantasy Crown Knights Jester

Music: Ranz des Vaches Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons "Attribution 3.0" http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Stop Motion Building Ahead Smultron


Suit: GNX-704T/SP Ahead Smultron
Series: Mobile Suit 00 Gundam
Pilot(s): Soma Peries, Louise Halevy
Faction(s): Earth Sphere Federation
Release Date: April 2009
Price: 1200 Yen

Music: Prelude in C - BWV 846 Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons "Attribution 3.0" http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Sunday, September 26, 2010

Lego Kingdoms 7948 Outpost Attack Review


Set Name: 7948 Outpost Attack
Series: Lego Kingdoms Wave 1
Minifig(s): Dark Green Dragon Soldier, Red Lion Soldier, Red Lion Archer
Faction(s): Green Dragon Kingdom, Red Lion Kingdom
Pieces Count: 194
Release Date: Jun 2010
Price: US $19.99 / £19.99

Friday, September 24, 2010

Stop Motion Building Wizard


Set Name: 7955 Wizard
Series: Lego Kingdoms Wave 1
Minifig(s): Dark Green Dragon Wizard
Faction(s): Green Dragon Kingdom
Pieces Count: 19
Release Date: Jun 7 2010
Price: 3.99 USD / £2.99

Music Poofy Reel Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons "Attribution 3.0" http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Lego Kingdoms 7953 Court Jester Review


Set Name: 7953 Court Jester
Series: Lego Kingdoms Wave 1
Minifig(s): Jester
Faction(s): Red Lion Kingdom
Pieces Count: 22
Release Date: Jun 2010
Price: 3.99 USD / £2.99

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Stop Motion Building Outpost Attack


Set Name: 7948 Outpost Attack
Series: Lego Kingdoms Wave 1
Minifig(s): Dark Green Dragon Soldier, Red Lion Soldier, Red Lion Archer
Faction(s): Green Dragon Kingdom, Red Lion Kingdom
Pieces Count: 194
Release Date: Jun 2010
Price: US $19.99 / £19.99

Music: Frost Waltz Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons "Attribution 3.0" http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Ahead Smultron Review 2.0


Suit: GNX-704T/SP Ahead Smultron
Series: Mobile Suit 00 Gundam
Pilot(s): Soma Peries, Louise Halevy
Faction(s): Earth Sphere Federation
Release Date: April 2009
Price: 1200 Yen

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Hobby Update September 12 2010


I ordered the following:

From amazon
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers 2010 Dino Megazord
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers 2010 Deluxe Mix and Morph Base Titanus

From Lego shop at home S@H
Outpost attack
Knights Battle Pack
Dragon Battle Pack
Prison Carriage Rescue
Knight's Showdown
Lego Kingdoms Advent Calander
Court Jester
Wizard

Lego Kingdoms 7955 Wizard Review



Set Name: 7955 Wizard
Series: Lego Kingdoms Wave 1
Minifig(s): Dark Green Dragon Wizard
Faction(s): Green Dragon Knights
Pieces Count: 19
Release Date: Jun 7 2010
Price: 3.99 USD,  £2.99

Monday, September 20, 2010

NG Launcher Strike Gundam Review 2.0

Suit: GAT-X105+AQM/E-X03 Launcher Strike Gundam
Series: Mobile Suit SEED
Pilot(s): Kira Yamato , Mu La Flaga
Faction(s): Earth Alliance , Atlantic Federation , Orb Union , Three Ships Alliance
Release Date: February 2003
Price: 500 Yen

Saturday, September 18, 2010

I got a package #11



My haul from Lego.com Shop at Home S@H

Outpost attack
Knights Battle Pack
Dragon Battle Pack
Prison Carriage Rescue
Knight's Showdown
Lego Kingdoms Advent Calander
Court Jester
Wizard

Thursday, September 16, 2010

I got a package #10


My haul from amazon.com
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers 2010 Dino Megazord
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers 2010 Deluxe Mix and Morph Base Titanus

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Gundam Nadleeh Review 2.0


Suit: GN-004 Gundam Nadleeh
Series: Mobile Suit Gundam 00
Pilot(s): Tieria Erde
Faction(s): Celestial Being
Release Date: April 2008
Price: 1200 Yen

Friday, September 10, 2010

Astray Blue Frame Review 2.0


Suit: MBF-P03 Gundam Astray "Blue Frame
Series: Gundam SEED Astray
Pilot(s): Gai Murakumo, Lowe Guele
Faction(s): Serpent Tail
Release Date: February 2004
Price: 1200 Yen

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Stop Motiong Building NG Launcher Strike Gundam


Suit: GAT-X105+AQM/E-X03 Launcher Strike Gundam
Series: Mobile Suit SEED
Pilot(s): Kira Yamato , Mu La Flaga
Faction(s): Earth Alliance , Atlantic Federation , Orb Union , Three Ships Alliance
Release Date: February 2003
Price: 500 Yen

Music: Vortex Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons "Attribution 3.0" http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Thursday, September 2, 2010

I got a package #9


Another order from Gundam Store and More the best online store to buy kits from in the US!

My haul:
SD Kyoui Gundam F91
SD Perfect Gundam
NG 1/144 BuCUE
HG 1/144 Blitz Gundam
HG 1/144 Aegis Gundam
HG 1/144 Mobile CGUE
HG 1/144 Tieren Ground Type

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Stop Motion Building Justice Gundam


Suit: ZGMF-X09A Justice Gundam
Series: Mobile Suit Gundam Seed
Pilot(s): Athrun Zala
Faction(s): ZAFT, Three Ships Alliance
Release Date: July 2003
Price: 1500 Yen

Music: Ishikari Love Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons "Attribution 3.0" http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Sunday, August 29, 2010

Stop Motion Building Gundam Nadleeh


Suit: GN-004 Gundam Nadleeh
Series: Mobile Suit Gundam 00
Pilot(s): Tieria Erde
Faction(s): Celestial Being
Release Date: April 2008
Price: 1200 Yen

Music: Ripples Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons "Attribution 3.0" http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Saturday, August 28, 2010

1/144 Launcher Dagger and Gunbarrel Strike Gundam Kitbash

The NG Launcher Strike Gundam comes with a Launcher Pack that is swappable with the HG Strike and Strike Rouge models, in addition to the 105 Gunbarrel Dagger and Slaughter Dagger. So here are two simple kitbashes.

First is the Launcher pack attached to the 105 Dagger from the Gunbarrel Dagger kit.

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Now here is the leftover NG 1/144 Strike Gundam with the Gunbarrel Striker pack to make the Gunbarrel Strike Gundam.

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Thursday, August 26, 2010

Stop Motion Building NG 1/144 GP01


Suit: RX-78GP01 Gundam Zephyranthes
Series: Mobile Suit Gundam 0083: Stardust Memory
Pilot(s): Kou Uraki
Faction(s): Earth Federation Forces
Release Date: January 1994
Price: 700 Yen

Music Iron Horse Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons "Attribution 3.0" http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Sunday, August 22, 2010

Stop Motion Building Astray Blue Frame

\Suit: MBF-P03 Gundam Astray "Blue Frame
Series: Gundam SEED Astray
Pilot(s): Gai Murakumo, Lowe Guele
Faction(s): Serpent Tail
Release Date: February 2004
Price: 1200 Yen

Music: Merry Go Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons "Attribution 3.0" http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Stop Motion Building SD Perfect Gundam


Suit: PF-78-1 Perfect Gundam
Series: Plamo Kyoshiro
Pilot(s): Amuro Ray, Shiro Kyoda
Faction(s): Earth Federation Forces
Release Date: July 2002
Price: 1000 Yen

Music: The House of Leaves Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons "Attribution 3.0" http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Stop Motion Building SD Sonken Gundam


Sangokuden Romance of the Three Kingdoms based on Sun Quan

Suit: Sonken Gundam
Series: BB Senshi Sangokuden, SD Gundam Sangokuden Brave Battle Warriors
Character: Sun Quan
Model based on: RX-78GP03S Gundam Dendrobium Stamen
Faction: Gou (Wu)
Release Date: November 2007
Price: 500 Yen

Music: MTA Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons "Attribution 3.0" http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Sunday, August 15, 2010

Stop Motion Building Duel Gundam Assault Shroud


Suit: GAT-X102 Duel Gundam Assault Shroud
Series: Mobile Suit Gundam Seed
Pilot(s): Yzak Joule
Faction(s): Earth Alliance (Atlantic Federation); ZAFT (Zodiac Alliance of Freedom Treaty)
Release Date: November 2002
Price: 1200 Yen

Music: Quinn's Song A New Man Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons "Attribution 3.0" http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Friday, August 13, 2010

Shiba I Sazabi Review 2.0


Suit: Shiba I Sazabi
Series: BB Senshi Sangokuden, SD Gundam Sangokuden Brave Battle Warriors
Character: Sima Yi
Model based on: MSN-04 Sazabi
Faction: Giga (Wei)
Release Date: August 2007
Price: 500 Yen

Monday, August 9, 2010

Stop Motion Building SD Shiba I Sazabi


Suit: Shiba I Sazabi
Series: BB Senshi Sangokuden, SD Gundam Sangokuden Brave Battle Warriors
Character: Sima Yi
Model based on: MSN-04 Sazabi
Faction: Giga (Wei)
Release Date: August 2007
Price: 500 Yen
Sima Yi from Romance of the Three Kingdoms

Musc: Falling Defense Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons "Attribution 3.0" http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Gunpla Collection August 2010


Models:

SD / BB
Zapper Zaku
Total 1

NG 1/144
Mobile DINN
GuAIZ
M1 Astray
Strike Dagger (forgot to put it in)
Buster Gundam
Tallgeese
GM Command Ground Type
GM Command Space Type
Mobile SUMO
Total 9

HG 1/144
GM
Zaku I
Zaku II
Gogg
Mobile GINN
Over Flag
Zaku I Sniper Type
Gouf
Triple Dom Jetstream Attack
105 Gunbarrel Dagger
GM (G) Ground Type
00 Gundam
Seravee Gundam
Duel Gundam Assault Shroud (not shown)
Total 16

1/100
Tieren Ground Type
Total 1

MG 1/100
GM (G) Ground Type
Ball Ver Ka.
Total 2

Action Bases
Action Base 1 Gray
Total 1

Grand Total 29 models

NG 1/144 Sumo Gold Review 2.0


Suit: MRC-F20 SUMO
Series: Turn A Gundam
Pilot: Harry Ord
Faction: Moonrace, Dianna Counter forces
Release Date: August 1999
Price: 600 Yen

Hobby Update August 7 2010



Super short, I wanted to buy some Tamiya paints, brushes and a diorama kit.

But I changed my mind.

SD Zapper Zaku Review 2.0


Suit: Zapper Zaku
Series: Superior Defenders Gundam Force
Faction: Dark Axis, Super Dimensional Guard, Genki Energy Force
Model based on: AMX-011 Zaku III
Release Date: January 2004
Price: 300 Yen

Stop Motion Building SD Zapper Zaku


Suit: Zapper Zaku
Series: Superior Defenders Gundam Force
Faction: Dark Axis, Super Dimensional Guard, Genki Energy Force
Model based on: AMX-011 Zaku III
Release Date: January 2004
Price: 300 Yen

Music: Sneaky Adventure Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons "Attribution 3.0" http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Saturday, August 7, 2010

Stuff

I have been wanting to update the blog, might take down my google sites website and clean up most of my older posts on this blog. But I have been busy with all the gunpla model building.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Hiatus Ended

Well I only did some aesthetic changes and added two pages that I have not updated yet.

Thursday, May 27, 2010

Indefinite Hiatus

I am now going to focus my energies on Gundam Model kits and uploading youtube videos. So as of now I am suspending my blogging activity.

Saturday, May 8, 2010

The semester is almost over.

So soon my college education will end and the next stage in the journey known as life will begun. Not much to say.

Video of my backyard.

Friday, April 30, 2010

Stop Motion Building Lego Prince of Persia Battle of Alamut.


Set Name:7573 Battle of Alamut
Series: Lego Prince of Persia Wave 1
Minifig(s): Dastan , Seso , Alamut Guard (2) , Gool , Nizam , Tamah
Pieces Count: 821
Release Date: April 2010
Price: 79.99 USD / £69.99

Music: Final Count Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons "Attribution 3.0" http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Saturday, April 17, 2010

Stop Motion Building Lego Prince of Persia The Ostrich Race



Set Name:7570 The Ostrich Race
Series: Lego Prince of Persia Wave 1
Minifig(s): Dastan ( bare chested / naked torso) , Sheik Amar , Ostrich Jockey
Pieces Count: 169
Release Date: April 2010
Price: 19.99 USD / £14.99

By stacking some boxes I was able to position my camera a bit further.

how to make lego prince of persia Stop Motion

Stop Motion Building Lego Prince of Persia Desert Attack



And in HD

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

I got a package #2

The other two packages are supposed to arrive tomorrow and shipped out today. Amazing. I guess their warehouse is close by or something.

Monday, April 12, 2010

I got a package today.

Turns out it arrived earlier than the estimated elivery date by Amazon.



And a bonus video.

Sunday, April 11, 2010

Cleaned up my room a bit, and just shaved.

It has been a while since I let my facial hair grow out. And I got rid of some of the boxes in my room. Made a video and there is a brief glimpse of my face and my facial hair.

Also I ordered Lego Prince of Persia Ostrich Race, The Fight for the Dagger, and Quest Against Time. I know what you are thinking, I already mentioned ordering Fight of the Dagger and Ostrich Race earlier, well those will be my second copies. I have deemed those sets to be too awesome for me to only get one of each. And I decided to purchase Quest Against Time to have a complete Prince of Persia collection and so I can have a cave/dungeon area.

And here is the video.

Saturday, April 10, 2010

Wow Spartacus Blood and Sand episode 12 was amazing.

Season finale is no doubt going to utterly awesome and epic. The show started off with a rocky start but became progressively better and better with each episode.

Also on youtube one of my videos reached 1000 views a few days ago. And this is it, a old one. But half of the views is from a related video.

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Your order has been shipped.

The Ostrich Race and The Fight For the Dagger has been shipped by Amazon. Estimated Delivery Date 4/16/10 by USPS. Also allergies have been acting up again. Felt like my nose was leaking after I got home. My final semester is halfway over. I have over 7000 views on youtube now. My most viewed video has 1000 views. Awesome. Although a large amount of the views are from related videos. I guess that's fine but people aren't finding my videos from searches it seems.

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

My Transformers Collection







I don't have too many, I wish did not throw out my earlier ones. The cartoons are great though. Especially Beast Wars. Transformers Animated was awesome, wish they made a season 4. Not a fan of the live action movies though. Anyone else here collect Transformers?

Sunday, April 4, 2010

My Mighty VHS Collection.

My VHS collection.



I guess not much of a collection, and half of the tapes aren't even here. But I wanted to share with everyone. VHS tapes not depicted Godzilla 2000, King Kong vs Godzilla, Godzilla vs MechaGodzilla, Godzilla vs MechaGodzilla II, Destroy All Monsters, Godzilla King of the Monsters (US version of 1954 original).

Feel free to discuss your VHS collection.

I will try to do more videos of my other collections. Such as dvds, video games, transformers toys, gundam model kits, and whatever else comes up.

Friday, April 2, 2010

Prince of Persia Sets Backordered on Amazon.com

This stinks. Well that's the price of using the Super Saver Shipping. They are estimated to ship out on the 14th to 22th. So its going to take a while for them to arrive. Probably near the end of April or the beginning of May.

Well I guess the rest of week I will be finishing up homework assignments, papers and projects.

Thursday, April 1, 2010

Desert Attack Review.

This is what I did today. When the other sets arrive I will review those as well.

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Here is my first video where I talk.

And my two Lego Prince of Persia Desert Attack sets came in today. I will try to do a review tomorrow.



Like those hobby youtube users. This was an exciting process, since I have never done it before. I hope to do more videos of this type. Like videos of my new lego sets as they arrive, and reviewing them of course. And I can always make videos of my previous hobby collections. There are my Gundam model kits, my transformers toys, and other stuff lying around in my room.

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Spring Break halfway over.

Well I pre-ordered the Prince of Persia sets The Fight for the Dagger, The Ostrich Race, and Battle of Alamut via amazon. I would order them via Legoshop but they charge quite a bit for shipping and they have progressive shipping rates where the more you spend the higher your shipping will be. Also their UPS tracking numbers seem to not have an estimated schedule delivery which makes ordering their quite inconvenient. Combined with the two desert attacks I ordered earlier, I am only missing Quest Against Time to have a complete Prince of Persia completion.

I guess I will get the Quest Against Time but not right away or not at all. Since I am unsure if I want to keep the sets in their original format. Quest Against Time is the only one that doesn't appeal to me because it appears to in a cave or dungeon. While the other sets are outside structures which are great. If I do get it, this will be my first complete Lego collection not including the key chains and magnetic minifigs. I am only concerned with the official sets.

Saturday, March 27, 2010

Well I ordered 2 Desert Attacks.

Using a 5USD off 20+USD orders coupon. Which negates the 5USD shipping for orders of 24.99 USD and less. I will have to wait until amazon stocks the sets then I will buy the rest of the sets maybe. The Quest Against Time is the only set I don't care about, but getting that assassin leader might be worth it or not. It could be my first Lego complete collection. Well if not, I will definitely collect all of the Lego Kingdoms sets coming out this summer. And definitely multiples of the smaller sets for extra knights and horses.

Friday, March 26, 2010

Lego Prince of Persia Sets came out.

Brickset link to sets

Some guys review of one of the Ostrich Race on Eurobricks

I am contemplating on whether I should buy PoP sets or save for the Lego Castle sets coming out this summer.

the Desert Attack and Ostrich Race are the most appealing sets because of the animals, warriors, and cheap price. So I might get a few of those. Might get The Fight For the Dagger for the neat dagger, camel, female minifig, and the food pieces.

Never bought a licensed set before so these would be my first fleshie mninifigs.

Sunday, March 21, 2010

Allergies!

Allergies settled in yesterday. I had a stuffy and runny nose. My nose is better today, but my eyes are still a bit itchy. Hopefully the rest of the spring won't be any worse. Uploaded some new videos on youtube. Pictures of minifigs that I took in February.













Sunday, March 14, 2010

Another interesting weekend huh?

I did another article critique for Strategic Management class. Did some studying for Strategic Management exam as well. Worked on Green IT assignment a little.

TV shows I have been following and which season they are up to.

Spartacus Sand and Blood Season 1
The Mentalist Season 2
Lost Season 6
24 Season 8
American Dad Season 5
The Simpsons Season 21
Family Guy Season 8
Cleveland Show Season 1
Kids in the Hall Death Comes to Town Season 1
Archer Season 1
The Office Season 6
Players Season 1
Parenthood Season 1
Community Season 1
Sons of Tuscon Season 1
30 Rock Season 4

Sunday, March 7, 2010

Another weekend has passed.

And history repeats itself. More homework. I did watch Dante's Inferno An Animated Epic, which I thought was great. At some point I gained access to a digital camera. Hooray. I took some random pictures found here at flickr. That will be all for now.

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

This will be an interesting weekend.

As my Strategic Management Professor (That's BPL to Baruch student who are reading thing) said in class. GLO-BUS Trial Decision 1 (groupwork), an article critique and a Mission Statement(groupwork) is due this Monday. I also have a Case Analysis(groupwork) report for Green IT due monday. I also have a test for Spreadsheet Applications tomorrow.

I built the Troll Mountain Fortress, and this set is great. I am glad I had previously purchased four Troll Warrior Battle Packs giving me twenty trolls. Five trolls from two King's Battle Chariot and one Troll Assault Wagon, and the recent four trolls from the Troll Mountain Fortress. In total that should be twenty-nine trolls and 3 big trolls. Well I doubt they will revisit the Fantasy Line for castle, so that will be it for my troll army I imagine. Of course in the future, I can always try Bricklink.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

I ordered two new lego sets.

Apple Tree House and Troll Mountain Fortress. I think I will end up buying one of each Creator House and each Castle set from now on. And the occasional set from other themes that could fit well with Medieval or Fantasy settings. Like Pirates or the upcoming Prince of Persia sets. It should arrive tomorrow via UPS. Time is fleeting, and I haven't done much lately. I did work on creating a wall with a small timbered structured on it. But I will need to purchase more sets or bricks to build bigger Tudor style structures. Here is the flickr gallery.

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Settling into school.

Reminds me of every other semester. Every professor claiming we will work harder than ever. Although the Business Policy professor might be telling the truth. After all it is the hardest course of the entire college. With college taking up most of my time, everything has pretty much ceased to be. Although I still have time to play Advance Wars Dual Strike and Days of Ruin. I imagine I will have even less free time once I finally get a job. That will be all for now.

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Well school is starting this thursday.

It will be my final semester of college. Soon I will have to work. I haven't done much lately except play Advance Wars Dual Strike and Advance Wars Days of Ruin, both for the Nintendo DS. This is the end of my winter vacation and my final one. I probably won't post much videos or entries to this blog anytime soon. Until the Lego Prince of Persia and Lego Kingdoms sets come out, I won't be purchasing any Lego either.

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Worked on increasing smoothness of animation.

The result of today's labor.



The weapon thrust looks funny, I guess the arm has to move as well. And my microsd card was corrupted which was used to transfer the photos from the cell phone to my pc. Fortunately nothing vital was lost. I have transferred a 1000 pictures without incident before.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Made two more videos.

The first one was a short test on how minifigs marching would look like. Cropped to fit widescreen and remove excess junk. It is HD compatible.


And then I decided to make another one. This one has a short battle between Crown Knights and Trolls.



The camera is more still this time because I used lego pieces to hold the cellphone and attach to the set. The camera only moved a little near the end. Now that I have managed to reduce camera shakiness, and figured out how to crop images easily and create widescreen videos. The next part I will improve is increasing the amount of frames per second in brickfilms for smoother animation.

Monday, January 11, 2010

Well I made a short brickfilm.

Starring a Pirate and a Manta Warrior. Made it yesterday afternoon and spent some time cropping the pictures to make two versions of the video.

Cropped version


Uncut version


Tell me which one you like better.

Short but longer than my previous ones. And I have a small set for the two interacting minifigs.

Of course I intend on making more in increasing complexity and length over time.

Comments, criticisms, and suggestions are welcome. I built a holder out of bricks to keep the camera steady, so the camera isn't be that shaky.

Saturday, January 9, 2010

Progress.

Not much happened today. I made a tiny lego terrain for an upcoming stop motion video. I doubt its going to be much longer than the ones I have previously made, but at least there is some ground for the minifigs to walk on. Going to star some Pirates and Manta Warriors.Yesterday I added a table of contents to my website, using bookmarks to enable visitors to quickly view the videos they want to see without all that scrolling and a go to top link at each video so they can quickly go to the main menu. Although I plan on adding more pages with more categories as I upload more videos on youtube. I hope to create another stop motion video tomorrow. That will be all for today.

Friday, January 8, 2010

Had remaining 2 wisdom teeth removed today.

I don't feel any pain, so I don't need the painkillers right? The cutting didn't hurt at all for the impacted tooth. But the yanking was terrible. Because the bottom one was impacted, it took a while for her to get it out. And she said the roots are still there and will be healed over by the gums. And nothing bad should happen, but if they get infected they will come out. I am unsure how that works. She took like 10 yanks to get the bottom one out. And I thought that felt bad. The top one was much more painful. Thankfully she got it out by the third yank.

Now my tongue and lips feel numb. I think she might have operated too quickly? My mouth feels much more numb now than during the wisdom tooth extraction. For some reason I though the cutting of the gum would be the worst part. It turned out to be the least painful part and took the shortest. But after the yanking, no more pain. Just a numb mouth and blood pooling in my mouth. I dislike the taste of swallowing blood.

The one I had removed last month was much less painful. I guess because it had grown so far out. Overall, the experience wasn't as bad as I thought it to be. I guess I was just worrying excessively. And I think I swallowed some of that gum anesthetic early on. Maybe that caused the increased amount of pain?

Thursday, January 7, 2010

I fear for tomorrow.

Well my order arrived today with the 5 Manta Warriors, 2 Pirates Battle Packs, and Kraken Attackin'.

I spent most of the day playing Torchlight unfortunately. I also saw recent episodes of Heroes and Modern Family. Great shows. Tomorrow I get my wisdom tooth extracted. One of them is impacted so it requires surgery. Everyone tells me to don't worry about it, but I can't stop worrying about it. Hopefully it won't be that bad.

I made some slideshows with music by Pal Zoltan Illes
Album Link
Creative Common License

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Evil Genius is a great game.

Not going to post a review for Evil Genius if that's what you expected. But its a nice simulation game where you manage your base and minions. I would say it has elements of The Sims since you have to make sure you refresh your minion stats. And its created by the company (which is not defunct) who created Dungeon Keeper and Dungeon Keeper 2.

Well I created a youtube video to help new and older players to gain easy money early on in the game. I guess its an exploit and cheating, but its pretty much the same as any other game where you grind at the beginning to make the rest of the game easier.



In the event anyone is reading this, I wouldn't mind some criticisms and comments.

For the text parts, I tried doing captions, but find that the font doesn't match well with the gameplay at some parts. So I made them into titles instead. Would you say they are too fast, too slow, or just right? I set them at 2 seconds each(although its possibly that I forgot to set one or more to 2 seconds), some longer ones at 3 seconds. I left one caption in since it wasn't really that important. It was originally much longer, so I edited out some unnecessary parts.

For the gameplay parts, I copied other people's styles where you start with the beginning part then skip to end. I figure people don't want to watch me dragging all those objects on the screen. Using windows 7 movie maker so I couldn't find a 2x speed effect, I would have used that if that was there.

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Short blog today.

I spent most of the day playing Torchlight.



I also decided to order 5 Manta Warriors last night. They sold out of Army Men on Patrol, so instead I decided to get 2 Pirates Battle Packs since they are currently on sale at Legoshop, and a Kraken Attackin'.

They sent me a tracking order with the email that my order has been shipped today. But UPS gives me a "UPS could not locate the shipment details for your request. Please verify your information and try again later." error. Well I hope the shipment arrives before (or after) this friday since I have to get my wisdom teeth extracted on friday. It would suck for the package to arrive on friday when I am not home. Then some scrupulous person decides to claim my package as their own.

Monday, January 4, 2010

I am conflicted. So many awesome Lego sets to choose from.

So its 2010 and Lego has more sets being released. What interests me most right now are the Atlantis and Toy Story themes. Well for to be fair I am only interested in a few sets for the minifigs. The Atlantis theme has a Squid/Octopus Man. But the set Gateway of the Squid is 40 dollars, I can't pay that much just to get 1 minifig. There is also the Shark Man. It comes in a 15 dollar set Wreck Raider, so I guess I could pick one up for the Shark Man. But probably not. Then there is the Manta Warrior which is 3.50. Definitely affordable. But the question is how many do I get? Just one for the coolness factor? Or maybe I want a few, so I can have to have minor cameos in coastal dioramas such as manta warriors terrorizing a fisherman. Or even dozens to make a small army.

Also for the Toy Story theme, I am quite interested in the Army Men on Patrol set. It comes with 4 toy soldiers from the movie Toy Story and a small jeep. The jeep is a bonus for me.

At the back of my head I think about how every dollar I spend on non-castle sets means that's money I can't spend on the upcoming 2010 Lego Kingdoms sets. If I was rich I guess I wouldn't have this dilemma. I think I might end up making this a Lego centric blog. I can't get Lego off of my mind. At least not with all these cool sets being released this year. I think that's enough for today.

Sunday, January 3, 2010

Linked to Youtube

I never did write that introduction post that I promised. Oh well.

But now I have linked this blog to my youtube page. Well at least I think I did, not sure if it did anything. In any case, I listed it as my website. I will probably post videos of me playing games on my laptop recorded by fraps of course. And Lego Stop motion videos if I get the time to do so. And I can post thoughts and feelings on this blog.

I have recently discovered the joy of Plants vs Zombies. Its a great fun game. The official link for people who are interested. http://www.popcap.com/games/pvz/ It's for the pc and is a type of tower defense game. I believe there is both a windows and mac version. You plants various flowers to defend your house (more like your brain) from the invading zombies. You encounter different zombies as you progress through the game, and you collect more seeds to expand your flower pallet. There are lots of minigames and extras to boost its re-playability factor. The game will keep you occupied for quite some time.

My first gameplay video of Plants vs Zombies. There may be more to come of the same game, or other games. Enjoy.