Tag Archives: toy

Marvins Magic Rubik mash-up is quite something

It’s taken us a while to work our way through to this box of tricks, feels like we’ve saved one of the best until last. There are 40 tricks inside, not all of them brilliant but the ones which are totally trick-tastic make this box worth all of its £25 …

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IKEA are looking for a CPO

Chief Play Officer of course. Dream job? Certainly for almost everyone at Toyology Towers but sadly the Swedes are specifically searching for a 4-12 year old. The rest of the words are virtually verbatim from the press release from earlier, you might say that’s a little indolent of us, but …

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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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Worlds’s first crowdsourced puzzle

Puzzle nerds around the world unite, today you have a chance to be part of a global movement to create the very first crowdsourced jigsaw puzzle. The company behind it, Cloudberries, state that the aim of this project is to test the ‘wisdom of the crowd’. The idea is that …

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Exploding Kittens creators think outside their box

In their first move away from wildly successful card based play the Exoploding Kittens brains have thought outside a box and created one. The aforementioned box unfolds to offer a pinballesque scenario, kitten paws poised to be loaded with highly accurate spheres and a Rainbow ralphing mouth through which you …

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LEGO Ideas launches Xmas comp

If you fancy your chances at bagging a bunch of LEGO Star Wars sets then head over THIS way. The IDEAS team are looking for, erm, ideas, on how you might make one of the following Star Wars icons into a seasonal scene : Millennium Falcon TIE Fighter X-Wing Fighter …

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Family games to bust Boxing Day boredom

Ye Ole Telegraph gave me a platform to round up my favourite family games, HERE  it is brilliant (if I say so myself). https://www.telegraph.co.uk/christmas/0/best-family-board-games-christmas-2020/

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Something for the weekend – Mario Kart Hot wheels track set

    Stick the included Karts in the launchers and let rip, reverse loops, spinning coins , lap counter, send your opponents into the pits, it is an epic set. £70 quid(ish) and, if you’re feeling spendy get this extra set of cars for £20 too.  

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