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Swine Flew

      Seems that the phrase “Pigs might fly” has been around since the 17th century in some form or other, starting out as the jaunty English comment “Pigs fly in the ayre with their tayles forward” and still then related as an expression in response to some overtly …

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Inflatable Pigs anyone?

                    The original Pass the Pigs game is a decent time-passing bit of  fun, in our mind up there with the likes of Yahtzee. We’re not sure when or where we’ll play this enlarged version of the original but want to …

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Dr Who fans in for an AR treat

  Battle against some of the faraway foes as if they’ve just appeared from behind your sofa with the new Quantum Lock Accelerator replica appcessory together with and the Cleric Wars game on your smartphone. The first person viewpoint on your screen together with the Augmented Reality has Daleks, Angels …

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Ride-on/in Artoo

  Hankering after ones youth is a useless pursuit, yet one hard not to participate in when something like this comes along. The realese of Star Wars in 1977 was accompanied by some school class compadres buying steel bins and sticking a few stickers on them for an R2D2 effect, …

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Break a record, learn a build – sign up to a LEGO centre

              EIGHT LEGOLAND Discovery Centres across the world are set to celebrate the joy of learning to build a LEGO model, this November, with a Guinness World Record first. On Thursday 15 November, Guinness World Record Day, the children’s attractions will be holding a …

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HALO fans – Xmas is coming early

                  You might, as gaming fans of the Halo franchise, have been disappointed that after almost five years there’s been nothing – Time has certainly flown by (perhaps not for serious HALO fans) but we’re about to get HALO 4, and it …

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Furby is Back

  When Furby 1.0 arrived back in the nineties the furore ranged from slight altercations in the aisles as parents camped out for shops to open and grab the last of the furry stock to folks flying to New York to satisfy the under-the-tree desires of their ankle-biters. Launched this …

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