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This is the shop that Bricks built

We knew it was coming but didn’t know exactly when, now we do, it’s the 17th of November, plenty of time to lighten the wallets of tourists passing through Leicester Square later this year. The Danish brick outfit are making this the biggest LEGO retail outfit on the planet covering …

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Lazy play for the bank holiday

It’s been a long week has it not? The approach into an extended weekend always feeled a little laboured, but friday is indeed upon us and it is time to kick back. For us the notion of lounging horizontally and doing totally nothing is alien indeed, we like to be kept …

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Tails that are unexpected

Finally, someone invented a moving animal tail for us humans to wear so we could mimic their emotions in wag form. Forget about showing others how you feel with facial emotion, well not completely, but accentuate your mood with a tail shimmy.  With a remote secreted in your pocket choose …

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Table Tennis any time/place

Originating in Victorian England, the game of Table Tennis has also been known as Whiff-Whaff as well of course as Ping-Pong. Created by British officers in India with rudimentary sets being brought back to Blighty these were turned into a commercial enterprise by both Jaques and Parker and the game has seen a resurgence …

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A Mazing Games

Launched in this, the 30th year since the film was made Labyrinth The Board game, endorsed by Jim Henson is arriving with us later this summer. Gameplay has Sarah trying to defeat Bowie/ Jareth and his Labyrinth or perhaps the the Goblin King turns little Toby into a goblin baby – …

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Playmobil getting paranormal

News reaches us today of a new player on the Ghostbuster toys scene, Playmobil have just announced they’ll be producing a line of playthings in 2017. It is the first foray into the licensed entertainment properties playset for the German outfit and there isn;t too much info around as yet. The collaboration …

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Christmas crystal ball gazing

With only 191 days to go we’re in the habit of being uber-organised here at Toyology Towers so its helpful of Argos to tell us what’s set to be flying off shelves this Yule. As well as announcing their predictions Argos also did a survey on what kids want from …

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