Eight New Safari Toys Include an Amazing Behemoth

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Safari Toys has announced eight new toys that are now available for purchase. One of those stood out to me immediately. The Behemoth. This terrifying figure takes some of the classic Behemoth qualities like powerful legs and a thick tail and combines them with modern renditions like sharp teeth and spikes. The effect is striking. It’s monstrous looking, with an …

Connecticut Festival of Indie Games Mid Year Event

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This coming Saturday, September 16th, I’ll be covering the Connecticut Festival of Indie Games Mid-Year Event in Newington, CT. The event, being held at the Tabletop Shop, will have indie game developers showing off and demoing their games. Exhibitors include: Angry Duck Games Bradan’s World Double Alex Games Flavor Faction Formal Ferret Games Funnybone Toys Geek Fever Games Invasion Evasion …

Pokémon Generations Series Coming to YouTube

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The Pokémon Company International has announced an animated Pokémon Generations series that start on September 18th at 9am PST on YouTube. There will be a total of 18 episodes each running between 3 and 5 minutes long, with the first two episodes airing on the 16th. The Generations series takes a look back at each generation of the Pokémon video …

Kickstarter – ORIGINZ: The Superpowered Card Game

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My first September Kickstarter pick is a game I’m a huge fan on. ORIGINZ: The Superpowered Card Game is a self-contained card battling game with 12 different superpower decks. I’ve already done a Kickstarter Preview for the game on Purple Pawn and have streamed the game live over Tabletop Simulator with one of the game’s designers, Evan. The best part? …

Review – Castle Combat

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Prelude Robert Thompson is the owner and operator of KidRealm Camps, a summer camp focused on gaming and creativity in Chantilly, VA. He’s also the designer of Castle Combat, a self-published CCG for kids that takes place in the world of Sagaheim. I first saw the game at Toy Fair in 2013. I took home a sample card, and wrote …

Children Can Design Their Own Clothes With Picture This

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My daughter is one of those super-creative types that I always wish I could be. Right now there’s nothing more in the world that she wants to do other than sew and create her own fashion designs. Today I stumbled upon Picture This Clothing, a new service that allows your child to draw over a template, snap a pic, and …

Review – Wakanda

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Prelude Wakanda is a game about building totem poles. Being a Blue Orange game I expected it to be fun, easy to learn, and great with the kids. It was all three. The goal of the game is to claim 3 totem poles and have the highest value of poles at the end of the game. The rules clear, and …

Pokémon Sun and Moon Aether Foundation, Differences, More Reveals

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Some big news from The Pokémon Company today about the differences between Sun and Moon. Usually the different versions of a release have certain Pokémon that can only be caught in each one. Sun and Moon are also different in that the internal timer of the games are different. Sun’s time will coincide with the system clock of the 3DS, …

Review – The Final Station

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Prelude A train game taking place during the end of the world? That’s just what The Final Station is. The game starts off during a beautiful morning, and by the end of your first day the world has ended and everyone is struggling to survive. Through traveling to multiple stations you’ll unravel exactly what’s going on, and hopefully save some …

Beyblade Burst on Shelves in Canada

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Bey Brad over at the World Beyblade Organization has posted some pics of Beyblade Burst on shelves in Canada. Toronto, Ontario, to be exact. We should be seeing them in the states soon, but it’s exciting to see English releases already. Of course there’s some difference already being spotted, like Hasbro’s Beys not having teeth on the Energy Layers. Instead …