Monthly Archives: August 2020

Palpatine Lightsaber anyone?

This here Star Wars Black Series Emperor Plapatine Force FX Elite Lightsabre has a name almost longer than a Welsh railway station but, and I apologise Welsh readers, is far more entertaining. Advanced LED technology inside alongside film-inspired sound effects all jammed into a real metal hilt fresh from Revenge …

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Parody packaging from the Sultans of shrink

Wacky Packages are inspired by the Topps stickers first launched back in the 1960’s. This time they’re licenced to Super Impulse who have decent form in shrinking stuff and have brought them back as 3D miniatures. There are 66 to collect in this, series one, and each one offers up …

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Funko Monday

Some new Star Wars celebratory Empire sets are incoming, we’ve no dates as yet but look at this lot, marvellous are they not?

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Classic films get the jigsaw treatment

A trio of our favourite retro films just got puzzled, a trio a 500 piece put-togethers for your rainy afternoon delight. When done they sit at an impressive and wall-worthy 45 x 60cm. Most certainly pop on the film in the background as your puzzle, and, each one comes complete …

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Ice Cream Van sets new Ice Cream Van World record

The man Edd China is likely best known for those who watch too much Discovery in the mid-morning. He was the mechanic on Wheeler Dealers with Mike Brewer and basically did all the graft on updating the busted cars brought into his garage by co-presenter (and slacker) Brewer. Anyways, since …

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Chatty animals anyone?

Get ready to sass it up with the all-singing, all dancing Sassimals –  Flossi the Flamingo and Ali the Alpaca are the desktop toys that’ll be the talk of the water-cooler, well Zoom call at least. I am not sure what “Sass” actually is as I have never had any …

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Funko Pop figures – Your weekly wound-up

We know there’s something pretty much every day from this outfit but you’d be putting up new shelves everywhere if we told you about every item that arrived in our inbox. So, here’s our weekly update of the best of the best (in our humble opinions). We shall keep it …

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Argos announce top toy predictions for 2020

We have LEGO Lamborghini, a pooping Flamingo, a dancing unicorn and an animatronic doll of ‘The Child’ from Disney’s The Mandalorian (aka Baby Yoda). Yes, it is probably the most eclectic collection we’ve seen assembled by the UK’s leading toy retailer and we love it. Some research they conducted* revealed …

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Leaked LEGO set has fans in a (Be)Spin

Toys R Us apparently leaked the imagery online accidentally of this new LEGO BespinDuel set, the Canadian division of the once defunct now risen from the ashes outfit, have certainly garnered plenty of free advertising from this “leak”. We thank them however sarcastic we may sound, this looks like a …

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Waka Waka – Monopoly going all Pac-Man

The Pac-Man’40th anniversary celebrations continue, this time with Hasbro releasing Monopoly Arcade Pac-Man Game – complete with tiny arcade cabinet that serves as the central mechanic for this Monopoly set. The game revolves around points as a pose to money, each turn you’ll move your icon and the ghost token. …

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