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Music is on the menu at the new LEGO Creator set

Lego Diner

Here’s our first peek at The Downtown Diner (aka Central café if it makes you Brits feels better) is a LEGO Retail exclusive and an early 2018 addition to the Creator Expert Modular Building series. This classic 1950’s style diner design has a pink and teal brick façade, this teal brick …

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Can you have too many toys?

toys

We all knew it but now that the University of Toledo has published it as a research document perhaps we’ll pay more attention – Kids have too many toys. Controversial stuff from the Toyology team to agree with such banter? Well no, we’re proponents of promoting the non-plastic tat that …

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LEGO Chat bot to assist in sourcing your brick based gift

LEGO chatbot

The’ve named him Ralph, the new chat bot is working on Facebook Messenger and ready to assist sourcing your LEGO gifts. Ralph, their Facebook Messenger Chat Bot, is on hand, with multiple choice questions, to help you pick a present and he is pretty handy at giving out free shipping too. Via …

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NERF finds another use for the recreational foam

nerf nitro

The latest arrival on the ever changing projectile scene from Hasbro’s crack NERF team is the Nitro range, as much a departure from the “normal” NERF dart as we’ve seen, RIVAL included. these ones aren’t designed to be taking potshots at people. Load up your NERF Nitro blaster and send …

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Taking flight

mambo

  This week the long awaited additions arrived out-of-the-box and ready for some piloting time as Parrot unveiled their latest line up of mini-drones. Adding to an impressive extension in this category of fun revealed last year with nine new drones was going to be a big ask, the French …

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Who? What? Where? – Give us a Cleudo

Cluedo Bard Game

Not since its arrival in 1949 has Cleudo had an overhaul such as this, killing off an iconic character and replacing her with fresh blood. So long serving housekeep Mrs White is off, gone, no-longer in play replaced by Dr Orchid, her resume as follows; “Privately schooled in Switzerland until …

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DC Superheroes & Co

Now I try and avoid hoarding playthings in my house, the kids have stuff all over the place and if I were to add to this treasure collection my popularity rating would plummet with her-who-should-be-listened-to and, ultimately, my stuff cast in a box anyway. My garage however is a hoarders …

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Secret stash to mark Monopoly milestone

When first presented to execs it was the one that almost got away, Parker Brothers didn’t like it but the inventor went away, made some tweaks, went back and they lapped it up like the man from Del Monte. The property trading play has acquired cult status these past eight …

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