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Tech infused old school play

Pressure Games have launched their Kickstarter campaign for, Countdown. Back it, we love it, its a tech infused toy that brings all the fun of “up and active” gaming into one circular box. There are a dozen games built-in, each one a retro inspired play using reflex, logic and movement …

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Two sporting greats

The headline is of course purely subjective, some say golf ruins a good walk, others prefer the egg-shaped ball in play with grown people running around after it. The arrival of Footgolf a few years back did make me wonder “Why” but, after seeing the sport increase in popularity seems …

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Build your own kits are frankly brilliant

Grab yourself some slot together glue-free fun from these folks at Paper engine who brought all their engineering skills together and created this pari of products. First up is their Telescope, it a refractor type image exploder, 29 pieces slot together to bring you a 17cm long 16x image enhancer …

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Totally Bodacious – Bill and Ted are coming back

It is over 30 years since their most Excellent Adventure and almost 30 since they embarked on a (far too soon after the first) quite questionable Bogus Journey. And now, ladies and gentlemen on this, Bill and Ted day they are trending across social media as the trailer for their …

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Virtual festival for the Bank Holiday weekend

80% of parents have run out of ways to keep their kids entertained in lockdown – Surprised? The boffins at Dr Gummer’s Good Play Guide have uncovered that 80% of parents are struggling to find new ways to keep their kids entertained during lockdown, perfect timing then that this weekend …

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Baby Yoda? Mini Mandalorian? The Child?

The ears wiggle, the eyes move, his arm extends to use the “force” and he makes cooing sounds aplenty – and will deplete your bank account of almost £60 quid. There are 25 sound/motion activiations to be had if you touch it’s head and you may need you’rs seeing to …

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LEGO and Universal embrace the power of music

   Exclusive global partnership encourages the world to be more playful with an innovative music initiative, combining passion for music with the iconic LEGO System in Play. The LEGO Group today announced an exclusive global partnership with Universal Music Group (UMG), the world’s leading music-based entertainment company, that will …

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Star Wars LEGO A-Wing about to arrive

The A-Wing Starfighter joins the LEGO Star Wars Ultimate Collector Series in time to celebrate May 4th. Seen in Star Wars: Return of the Jedi you’ll get an A-wing pilot minifigure and removable canopy to access to the ship’s detailed cockpit for the first time ever. This 1,673-piece set model …

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Card play from Cartamundi

With us all having to keep an eye on our cash during the lockdown this initiative from Cartamundi and Intracto is a welcome one. We’re huge fans of the humble deck of cards and HERE you’ll find an abundance of rules for games played across the globe for you and …

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Virtual Articulate! from Tomy

Here are your virtual Articulate cards…After seeing loads of stories, pictures and videos of folk using FaceTime, Zoom and more to play games of Articulate! They’ve made it easier for folks that are apart to play together and have made the original cards available online for free. Set up your …

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