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Skylanders Giants 101, big fun for everyone

When my friend first told me about the Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure game, and how her nine year old son just loved playing it, I had no idea what it was. Then my son came back from my friend’s house saying that Skylanders was the best thing he’d ever played and that he really wanted it […]

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Crashing All the Gates: A Look at the Latest Expansion

Over the past month, we’ve taken a look at M13 and the Return to Ravnica expansion that has dominated the Magic: the Gathering scene. Gatecrash, the latest expansion, was released on February 1st, and already seems to be taking the competitive league by storm. Today, we’re going to examine this new expansion set, looking at […]

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Magic: The Gathering, preparing for Gatecrash, Ravnica Returns

Last week, we took a look at the central dynamics present in M13. As a general rule, M13 presented a rather straightforward picture of what each colour can do (which makes sense, given it’s meant more as an introduction than anything else). The only new card mechanic presented was Exalted, a very powerful mechanic that […]

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Classic cartoon Christmas, gifts for fans

It’s easy to find gifts for people that like current cartoons, but what do you get for those that love the classics? Chances are they’ve got all the DVDs (possibly several copies) so you can’t take the easy way out. Thankfully I’ve found that there a couple great options out there right now that can […]

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The Ultimate Geeky Black Friday Wishlist

Not sure what to shop for this holiday season? Chase gives you the low down on some great stuff.

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Black Friday toys, five picks that can’t miss

Let the holiday shopping begin! Black Friday is this week and here’s a few things you should keep an eye out for.

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Hot Wheels Collector app fails to help me stay organized

Keeping track of a big toy collection can be a chore, so I tried an app to help manage my Hot Wheels.

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My Little Pony Then and Now

I’m twenty-two years old. As such I don’t assume I’m entitled to a very large portion of nostalgia yet- those waves of wistfulness that I DO experience usually involve Super Mario World, Disney films, and of course, childhood toys. It’s the latter that I would like to discuss today, in particular a very strange thing […]

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Squinkies, yet one more thing to collect

Don’t we have enough things to collect? Apparently not. Squinkies recently caught my attention so I decided to take a closer look.

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Hot Wheels: Looking Back at All That Track

Bells and whistles can be a lot of fun but nothing beats the basics. It’s too bad the basics are hard to come by these days.

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