Monthly Archives: June 2020

Playmobil Scooby-Doo! sets all out now

Grab yourself a Mystery Machine complete with Daphne, Velma and Fred figures plus plenty of accessories to assist on your hunt for spooks (£49.99). Wouldn’t be worth role-playing or displaying any ghost-hunting set up without the Shaggy and actual Scooby figures which come complete in a set with sheet wearing …

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Tortilla tossing time – Buritto based game gets bigger

Last year the folks behind the phenomenally successful Exploding Kittens card game created Throw Throw Burrito and now they’ve super-sized it for the Summer. The premise is simple, earn points by collecting cards of the same colour, most sets at the end wins. Its a 15 minute play (couple of …

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UNO goes super social

Uno is celebrating the four different types of players with a huge digital campaign over the coming weeks. Are you a Sore Loser, Dodgy Dealer, Victory Dancer or perhaps make up the rules as you play?  The campaign is called #unowhoyouare and has created a series of social media videos …

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LEGO Ideas post their latest hits

It really is a superb initiative, fans create, send in creations, some get made, some licencing issue must arise, nothing I’ve ever wanted makes the necessary 10,00 fan vote needed for it to make the eyes of the LEGO Ideas team sadly. Feels like this whole “made by fans” has …

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Reaper and Shadow – R/C car’s with a bit of “pew-pew”

We’ve seen cars equipped with lasers before but they were APP controlled and left us a bit, well very, disappointed. A proper R/C unit has to have a dedicated controlled, in our humble opinion, this latest set-up from character has just that. May we introduce you to Shadow and Reaper. …

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Monkey business

We do love a game of “all the 8’s, 88” Doctors orders (number 9) and the politically incorrect Legs 11, this particular play we uncovered this weekend will make you also bananas about BINGO. Cards of impeccable illustration, 64 types of Monkey to take your mammal knowledge to the next …

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Well overdue – Hasbro get into the recycling groove

As an industry we’ve likely been big culprits when it comes to plastic tat. We’re not in the “single use” category but most certainly need initiatives such as this one from Hasbro. Many toy outfits have staked their intentions to create fully recyclable toys and games over the coming years, …

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Lets gets quizzy-cal, quizzy-cal

Dr Gummer’s Good Play Guide is set to host a virtual pub quiz on 26 June at 19:00. The quiz promises an hour of fun and fundraising in support of ToyAid. ToyAid is raising money across the toy and entertainment industry for smaller charities alongside the Emergency Appeal from Global’s …

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