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LEGO loader rolls in

The sound of Piggy Banks being busted open cross the nation will occur with a domino effect as the population of our fair Isle and further afield conclude their reading of these paragraphs and bullet points. Yes, this 2,793 element build is available this saturday (1st August) – information from …

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Turf Wars

Our weekly glance over the crowd-funding sites hasn’t been too interesting of late, hence the lack of “lookie here at what we backed” style wordage, but, we’d like to raise our arms high in the air like a kid who finished a class assignment first – Mow Money, a reverse auction …

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Twisted Classic

Taking a new twist on the classic Noughts and Crosses game, which we will, for the purposes of continuity and adhering to D’Avekki Studios (the game design and production outfit) desire to base the new play on the Tic Tac Toe, somewhere in a parallel universe everyone calls it this. …

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Toys on the up

So Warner Bros, the licence holder to the iconic Dukes of Hazzard TV series have said they’ll stop, immediately, right away and without delay production of any/all Dodge charger replicas as corporates across the US distance themselves from the confederate flag. The there program was an absolute favourite in our house, Daisy …

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Seagulls targetted by Cameron

Earlier this year Steve Double, Conservative candidate for the Newquay and St Austell seat in Cornwall fought against the incumbent labour MP by announcing a whopping £250,000 to fight the plague of these avian terrorists. Mr Double is now the residing MP, having won the seat but the 1/4 million …

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Frozen slips to second spot

Ah how we miss the relentless tuneful tones of youngsters singing “let it go, let it gooooo” at every opportunity, those sweet lyrics fading away from every day/hour/minute of ones life are, in some part, responsible for the demise of licences toys of the Frozen variety too. It’ll be no surprise …

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The Bear is Back

  In his first outing the Ted in question was totally unsuitable for kids and perfectly formed childishly fun humour for grown-ups, the often inappropriate bear returns to the big screen tonight and you should go and see it, if you’re 15 or above that is. The stars of the Show Mr Mark …

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Back to the Future birthday celebrations

Three decades have passed since Back to the Future was released, this very fact alone will make many feel quite aged momentarily, and for others you’ll wonder how it is still such a thing. The flux capacitors day of reckoning is yet to arrive (21st October 2015) and our main …

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Parrot takes to the water

French outfit Parrot most certainly has the most diverse drone offering of any manufacturer and whilst others are going bigger, adding 4K cameras, increasing rotor count and other such offerings it is good to see that this lot are sticking to fun. At a launch event last night (featuring my favourite cheese and …

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Anki shifts up a gear, leaves slots standing

First seen at New York Toy Fair back in January the lid had now been fully lifted on exactly what ANKI Overdrive will look like on its 20th September release date. Now we were pretty much open-mouthed when we played its predecessor, Drive, but this new kit overcomes the only …

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