Unboxing Hasbro’s Beyblade Burst

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I finally got some samples in of Hasbro’s new Beyblade Burst Beys. These are currently already out in Canada and will be in on US shelves in January of 2017. So far I like what I see with the exceptions of the launchers and stadiums. I’ll soon post some video of the Beys in action, but until there here’re some …

Review – Safari Ltd Behemoth and Crystal Cavern Dragon

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Prelude Safari Ltd has always put out quality toys. I always remember seeing their stuff in museum gift shops, zoos, craft shops, and more. I even had a few of their dinosaur, wildlife, and marine toys on my dresser in my bedroom as a kid. Over the years their catalog has grown and I’ve become more and more interested in …

Kickstarter – A.E.G.I.S.

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I had taken a look at an early prototype A.E.G.I.S. over at Purple Pawn a few years back while Zephyr Workshop was still working on the game. Now Greenbrier has picked up the game and currently has it up on Kickstarter. It’s my first Kickstarter pick for October, and it’s a game I’m really excited about. I enjoyed the game …

Fone Bone 4-Inch Vinyl Figure

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Hobby store shelves got a bit more exciting lately with the release of Cryptozoic’s Fone Bone 4” Vinyl Figure figure. For those unfamiliar, Fone Bone is the original protagonist of the classic Bone graphic novels by Jeff Smith. Fone is short, but brave, and the most courageous of his cousins in the books. Fone Bone’s sculpt is straight from the …

Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon Demo Drops Oct 18

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The Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon Special Demo Version will be available to download from the Nintendo eShop on October 18th. The Special Demo Version introduces players to the Alola region and features Ash-Greninja, the Pokémon that appears alongside the hero Ash in the animated TV series Pokémon the Series: XYZ. Players will be able to transfer their Ash-Greninja from …

Super Terraria World

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I just found out about a new mod for Terraria releasing soon called Super Terraria World. STW is a standalone MMORPG style Client and Server for Terraria that adds an RPG feel to the game by adding quests, leveling, and a ton of new weapons, armor, NPCS, and more. STW is currently in a single player open Alpha, so you …

Review – The Warlock of Firetop Mountain

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Prelude Back in 1984 Steve Jackson and Ian Livingstone released the first of many Fighting Fantasy books, a popular series of solo adventures. This first book was The Warlock of Firetop Mountain, originally published by Puffin Books. Its overwhelming success paved the way for the more than 50 Fighting Fantasy books that followed. Now it’s available on Steam as a …

Skud Pai Sho Online

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Skud Pai Sho is a set of rules for playing Pai Sho using the Wiki Pai Sho tile set. I’ve been trying to get a game to the table for some time, having received a beautiful Pai Sho set from Lyris Laser Studio, but it’s been tough for some reason. Now, the creator of the Skud Pai Sho variation has …

Review – Assault Suit Leynos

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Prelude I can’t remember where I had gotten the game, but at some point in 1990, I first played Target Earth for the SEGA Genesis. I immediately fell in love with it. The graphics, the music, the difficulty, and the loadout based customization were an instant hit with a 9-year-old me. When I first heard about Assault Suit Leynos I …

Review – Fantahzee: Hordes and Heroes

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Prelude Fantahzee is a game about using Yahtzee rolls to activate heroes, kill monsters, and save the town. There’re lots of awesome combos that let you kill more monsters, earn more treasure, and hopefully beef you up enough to take down the bosses to win the game. Kill the most stuff to be declared the best hero ever. Wrap all …