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Ten irritating board gamer habits and how to spot them

Whilst we’ll be doing Christmas very differently in many ways this year, games will be played and drinks will be drunk and last year 80% of folk sat down with family and friends to play a game. In a market that is set to be worth £9bn by 2023 and …

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Wonder Woman looks like an absolute Blockbuster

A new trailer just caught our eye this morning from the forthcoming release of Wonder Woman 1984 and it is cracking good. But first a selection of toys from the film, mainly featuring Gal Gadot as Diana Prince (aka Princess of Diana of Themyscira, aka Wonder Woman). Here’s a longer …

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Sleigh loads of Tier whatever you’re in fun with these Xmas themed plays

Get Stuffed – £20 HERE Brand new for 2020 this family/friend games has 2-6 of you playing as Elves attempting to fill their stockings first, becoming Santas Favourite helper and getting to shout Get Stuffed along the way. Dressing as said Elves or at least attempting your best Elf impression …

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Linkee and friends Go Live on Alexa

Shouty-outy games are our favourite, especially when infused with some Xmas (spirits). Linkee, What Came First and Obama Llama (and its Christmas sister game Santa Banter)can now be played as voice activated games or ‘skills’ on Alexa devices. The games are all simple to play, interactive, hands-free and you’ll have …

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Added magic from Argos

  A nationwide poll by Argos reveals the gifts that Brits were sad to miss out on as kids. Game Boy topped the list of longed-for gifts, with Mr Frosty and Sega Mega Drive coming in a close second and third. Those now in their 40s were most likely to …

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Xmas arrives early – Shopping report is out.

  The UK toy industry isn’t suffering any symptoms, early data show that November shows an 11% rise in sales year-on-year. Throughout the year we’ve seen spikes in outdoor toys, rises in board game sales, craft and construction kits doing really rather well, oh, and Toyology HQ has an epic …

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  A nine-hole crazy golf course for your front room, yes please. With a chomping gator, moving gates and a loop-de-loop – Not enough for you? Ok, final hole features the one, the only, spinning windmill – a classic crazy golf feature known the globe over. Yours for just £20 …

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A piece of the Roman Empire in your front room

We’re a tad late to this celebration of the biggest EVER LEGO set. At 9,036 pieces we decided to build ours before judgement on the £449.99 price tag. Well folks, it is worth it, made even better if you can get your hands on the LEGO Chariot. Looks amazing on …

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Friend of Friends?

Here’s your Central Perk set of pals, all upon a plinth, awaiting instruction to deliver one of 18 iconic phrases from the series. Just a press down a their heads to hear them speak phrases at random. All six characters feature on this Desktop Talkie display stand. Chandler and Monica, …

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