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"Magic: The Gathering" Inducted into Toy Hall of Fame!

"Magic: The Gathering" Inducted into Toy Hall of Fame!

Today,  the Strong Museum of Play, located in Rochester, NY, and home to the Toy Hall of Fame, inducted three new toys and games into their ranks. Among them, coloring books, Matchbox cars, and – as the title of my article suggests – Magic: The Gathering. Head of Tabletop Gaming for Magic, Bill Rose, spoke a bit […]

"Gaslands" - War Rig vs Highway Patrol Battle Report

My "Gaslands" Journey, Continued

You know, the eccentric billionaire who dresses up as a bat to go and thwart crime using his amazing detective skills and a utility belt of gadgets? Yeah, you know him.Anyway, I created a team of cars for Gaslands which is comprised solely of Batmobiles taken from a recent Hot Wheels line based around DC Comics[...]

"Gaslands" - War Rig vs Highway Patrol Battle Report

"Gaslands" – War Rig vs Highway Patrol Battle Report

Gaslands: Refuelled is an interesting game. Recently it became known that Osprey Games had run out of their initial stock of the game's rules manual, and it's getting increasingly harder to get ahold of a physical copy from online retailers for that reason. This serves as a testament to how awesome this game truly is. […]

Journey Into the "Gaslands", Part 4

Hobby: Building The War Rig For "Gaslands: Refuelled"

This is a story about how I managed to create the scariest vehicle in the game, the dreaded War Rig, out of little more than a Hot Wheels rig, a bit of paint, a few vehicular weapons from Aeronautica Imperialis, some other bits and bobs, and, not least of all, a vision. Vehicle Selection The first thing[...]

Journey Into the "Gaslands", Part 4

Hobby: Journey Of A "Gaslands" Newcomer, Part 4

Hey all! So, because it's been a few weeks of me writing weekly articles pertaining to Gaslands: Refuelled, I reckon I am no longer a "Newcomer" to the Gaslands. I just wanted to quickly explain the retitling of this story segment before diving into my fifth and final car, and then detailing my first game […]

"Gaslands: Refueled" to be Released Soon!

Hobby: Journey of a "Gaslands" Newcomer, Part 3

I had taken a car from Hot Wheels' "Art Series", namely a 1956 Ford F-100, fashioned to resemble a Queen of Hearts card from a typical poker deck I needed it to have an edge to it, and so I added a flamethrower to its arsenal Afterward, instead of priming and painting the entire car,[...]

Hobby: Journey of a "Gaslands" Newcomer, Part 2

Hobby: Journey Of A "Gaslands" Newcomer, Part 2

Therein, I managed to get myself about nine die-cast miniature cars (Hot Wheels, for those wondering), and converted exactly three Getting a decent paint job onto any of those vehicles was still a concept far from my mind at that time However, n the week that passed since I wrote that article, I've managed to[...]

"Gaslands: Refueled" to be Released Soon!

Hobby: Journey of a "Gaslands" Newcomer

Source: Bleeding Cool[/caption]Did you know that toys like Hot Wheels or Matchbox cars are ridiculously inexpensive for the most part? I got all of the cars within the cart in the image above for just under $15 USD! Lucky for me, I had some spare parts left over from a game I reviewed for Bleeding[...]

"Gaslands: Refueled" to be Released Soon!

"Gaslands: Refueled" Hits Highways on September 19th!

The entire premise looks quite promising.[caption id="attachment_1087098" align="aligncenter" width="823"] Source: Gaslands[/caption]What's more, the game, being that it's model-agnostic, permits the use of Matchbox cars as a base to modify and improve upon as miniatures for the game as a whole! If you have a whole crew of Matchbox or Hot Wheels cars available to you[...]

SDCC 2019 Mattel Exclusives: Batman, She-Ra, MOTU, and More!

SDCC 2019 Mattel Exclusives: Batman, She-Ra, MOTU, and More!

Here we have a look at most of what Mattel will have at the show at their booth, including new Masters of the Universe sets, dolls from the Netflix She-Ra show, a cool Jurassic Park exclusive, Hot Wheels, and a cool Batman set Check it all out below, and follow the links on each to[...]

Batman Getting Two New SDCC Exclusives From Mattel

Batman Getting Two New SDCC Exclusives From Mattel

Mattel have revealed their plans to help celebrate The Dark Knight's 80th birthday at this years show, including a four figure multi-pack and a Hot Wheels exclusive celebrating the Batmobile from Tim Burton's 1989 film Both will be available at the Mattel booth on the show floor, and on Mattel's website in limited quantities after[...]

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BC Toy Spotting: Marvel Legends, Funko, WWE, Hot Wheels, and More!

This week we found even more new Marvel Legends, new Funko, WWE surprises, Hot Wheels, and more! Let's dive in shall we?[gallery columns="2" size="large" ids="1034700,1034702,1034699,1034703,1034713,1034715,1034717,1034730,1034756,1034757,1034758,1034759,1034743,1034792,1034775,1034787,1034782,1034783,1034788,1034789,1034790,1034791,1034714,1034793,1034797,1034798"]Oh so many Funko Pops again this week There is just no stopping the tidal wave.This week, the new Men in Black, Gossip Girl, Persona 5, and Spongebob Squarepants Pop waves[...]

BC Toy Spotting: Transformers, Funko, WWE, Star Wars, Captain Marvel, and More!

Those will release throughout the year.[gallery columns="2" size="large" ids="999789,999788"]New WWE Monster Trucks hit the pegs from Hot Wheels.The WWE RetroFest Ric Flair Gamestop exclusive figure popped up in stores.[gallery columns="2" size="large" ids="999791,999790,999776,999764,999763,999759,999762,999758"]Funko in sotres this week include restocks on the chrome MCU Iron Spider and Doctor Strange, a Lion King Pop and shirt combo at[...]

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BC Toy Spotting: Star Wars Black Series, WWE, LEGO, Hot Wheels, and More!

I mean that with love: this game was not good at all but my brother and I played the hell out of it.[gallery columns="2" size="large" ids="955870,955869,955823,955822,955821"]Random finds this week include new Harry Potter figure two-packs at Gamestop, a Harry Potter mystery box that isn't really a mystery at Walmart, Real Ghostbusters Diamond Select figures hitting[...]

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BC Toy Spotting: New WWE, Marvel Legends, Transformers, Star Wars, and More!

The design on him is super cool, so I am glad Hasbro decided to get him out there.[gallery columns="2" size="large" ids="936750,936729,936721,936720,936691"]Rounding out the week, Austin Powers Funko Pops started showing up in stores, the Storm Collectibles SDCC Mortal Kombat Ermac figure is hitting Gamestops, Hot Wheels has a new line of Disney tributes available, this[...]

Hot Wheels and Nintendo Team Up for Mario Kart Inspired Cars

Last Night, Mattel decided to unveil a new set of Hot Wheels cars that may just appeal to gamers and bring the company tons of attention Before San Diego Conic-Con kicks off, the company took to Twitter to show off a new set of Mario Kart inspired cars in a new partnership with Nintendo As you[...]