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New card game from LADbible tests your mimicking skills

LADbible have launched  launched its first-ever card game, First Impressions. Based on LADbible’s First Impressions YouTube series, the game gets people together to do their best (and worst!) impressions of global celebrities, film characters and more. From James Bond to Kim Kardashian, First Impressions wants you to show off your talents …

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Happy Two’s day

It is the 22-2-22 a very rare occurrence of a date being both a palindrome and an ambigram, read it forwards, backwards and upside down – The next one will be March 3rd 2033 and of course today happens to be my Gran’s 92nd birthday too. Here’s some games from …

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Tell you what we want, what we really REALLY want – Spice girls getting the LEGO treatment

They’re the first actual people to get the BrickHeadz styling, a set with each mini version of Spice Girl, equipped with microphone and stand. Experience that satisfying “click” when two become one. Details that gave these five girls their iconic individual styles are captured in brick, from hairstyles to clothing, …

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Tune into toys – Spielwarenmesse has its very own channel

Am currently enjoying those not-so-balmy temperatures here in Nuremberg with my super-talented co-host Jenny to bring this years digital Spielwarenmesse to life, the best we can of course. We’re interviewing all manner of experts from across the iundustry, hosting thje awards ceremony and more just head over to the Spielwarenmesse …

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Playmobil are killing it in the Kidult aisle

After their A-Team, USS Enterprise and DB5 delivery in 2021 we thought the German outfit might hold fire for a few months this year before attacking our wallets once more, oh how very wrong we were. First up it is one of the most iconic cars of all time, top …

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LEGO goes global

Designed as part of the LEGO Ideas platform, French based LEGO fan, Guillaume Roussel, created the concept for the LEGO Ideas platform – The Globe is inspired by the tales of Jules Verne. This 2585-piece set is a realistic, customisable vintage brick built earth globe with printed names of the …

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Retro rides anyone – Some cracking iconic names from Corgi

Only stumbled across this Corgi ranges called “Vanguard” quite recently (I must have been holidaying in Outer Mongolia). Anyways, make some room on those shelves retro lovers, those of a certain age and you who remember when you could buy a second hand Golf GTI MK1 for £500 (£28k and …

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LEGO unveil Boutique Hotel

It is a rather splendid thing, an addition to your already expansive LEGO modular building set-up OR the one that’ll get you started. This new 3,066-piece Boutique Hotel features “opulent turn-of-the-century European architecture” and five different sections including guest rooms, a swanky penthouse suite, a lobby, a terrace, and an …

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Mattel brings us Playback time – #TAPTOREBOX

Encouraging parents to declutter, donate and recycle Mattel have launched this nifty campaign called playback. After undertaking a survey over Xmas they discovered a few things, namely; On average UK children have received 10 new toys this Christmas with 57% of parents worrying what will happen to their pre-loved toys …

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