My Big Screen Debut in Australia
Major announcement, Brunkamaniacs: I’ve made my big debut in Australia! Recently a few of my Aussie friends on Instagram personally invited me to submit some of my best LEGO photos for a Christmas event going on in Melbourne, Victoria. From now until after Christmas, you can mosey on down to Federation Square and see some […]
Happy 31st Annual Brunktöberfest!
On this day, I am officially 31 years old — and believe me, have I got some exciting news. A while back, a representative from LEGO Group contacted me via Flickr in regards to my spectacular Nintendo-related creations — and the rep personally invited me to visit the North American headquarters of LEGO. Now that […]
Baron von Brunk at A Video Game Con
Last weekend I made history by having my first ever convention booth! In Northern New Jersey, I dazzled video gamers and fellow nerds alike with my massive LEGO NES Controller. Read all about the exciting tale here! Although the preparation for the event was rather stressful, it was a great learning experience, but best of […]
Giant Functional LEGO NES Controller – Mk.II Edition
Get psyched, Brunkamaniacs! I’ve revised the outside structure and electronic circuits of my giant LEGO NES controller — now the Mk.II edition! Be sure to watch the new promo video, featuring an interview, a demonstration, and an explanation of its technical aspects: When I first released this massive brute in 2013, I received a lot […]
The Man with the Plumber Tattoo
Exciting news, Brunkamaniacs! On Friday July 31st, I moseyed on down to St. Marks Place in Manhattan and got a new tattoo at Addiction NYC: This is the first piece of a proposed Nintendo sleeve I’m working on. Next I’m going to get a warp pipe with a piranha plant next to Mario, and then […]
Mario Monday: mosaic sprite portrait work-in-progress!
Welcome back, little Brunksters! I take it you saw my recent electronic LEGO Dry Bones Koopa sprite? I built that MOC thanks to a fancy new Arduino code for polyphonic music, which means I shall be using that method more often in subsequent electronic models. Speaking of which, I made a ton of progress on […]
Summer in the City
Good news, everyone! I’m glad to say the funding for the aptly-titled video game convention A Video Game Con has reached its proper funding via Kickstarter, and is now going to commence in September of this year! I’ll be there with an entire booth to show off my giant LEGO NES controller, as well as […]
Spring Has Sprung!
Now that the weather finally no longer sucks, I’ve been taking a lot more outdoor LEGO photos — namely a recent Back to the Future vignette and a Super Mario Bros. gag: RUN FOR IT, MARTY!! I picked you a purdy flower! I’m looking forward to hopefully going to Central Park next, if I can […]
Baronvonbrunk.com Turns 10 Years Old!
No April Fools here — Baronvonbrunk.com is now integrated into a custom WordPress theme! This current site is a new beta version that’s gradually getting its bugs worked out, but so far it’s coming together — and you know I love it when a plan comes together! Baronvonbrunk.com is officially 10 years old! That’s right, […]