Halloween Countdown 2017! Thirteen Days of Horror! Day V- Spooky Action Figures- Remco Mini Monsters Dracula!

Anyone who has read my posts on cereal toys will know how disappointed I am that some countries got amazing toys in their cereal that we sadly didn't get here in the UK. Well this is much worse. In 1979, Remco released a line of figures based on the monsters from the Universal movies, in …

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Retrocomputing: Remembering the Amstrad CPC 464 and a Q&A with Roger Kean of Zzap64! and Crash!

In case all of my attention to gaming on this site has been missed, I  really love video and computer gaming. I distinctly remember the first time I was properly introduced to the world of gaming. I must have been about three or four years old and a lady from the local council was coming …

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The Christmas reveal post 2016!

        Before I write about cheerful fun things, I feel I should acknowledge the sad death of Carrie Fisher.  Initially I was in shock and in disbelief when I was first informed about it. She was a fantastic, witty woman and a strong advocate for mental health. And to so many she …

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Superhero Saturdays! Marvel Superheroes ‘Crushing arm’ Incredible Hulk, 1990!

First off, I should apologise for the lack of really Christmassy content. I am so busy lately that I barely get a chance to sit down and post anything at all lately, let alone making sure it's 'seasonal'. Halloween was okay as I kind of planned for it, but come mid October when Christmas songs …

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Vintage Star Wars! The first 12 Kenner figures from 1978!

Not that long  ago and not terribly far away, Star Wars wasn't the massive iconic thing it is now. You could go to any toy shop in this day and age and you will probably find Star Wars toys somewhere on their shelves and even toys for upcoming Star Wars movies, months before the new …

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