Random Action Figures! Masters of the Universe Rio Blast from 1986!

So, what do you get if you cross a bloke that looks a bit like Bjorn from Abba with the Terminator and a Wild West/Lone Ranger type character?     One of my favourite figures in the Masters of the Universe line! Rio Blast!   I first encountered Rio Blast when I bought a box …

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Random Action Figures! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles General Traag, 1989!

  The TMNT toyline was never really devoid of interesting looking heroes and villains. Robots, ninjas, aliens and mutant creatures always tend to translate well into cool looking toys. But then there were some in the 1987 cartoon, that just looked a bit...crap. Take General Traag. General of the Rock Soldier army from Dimension X. …

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Mezco Cinema Of Fear “Tiny Terror” horror Action Figures from 2009!

  I've documented my love of Hasbro's Heroes line before- Star Wars Galactic Heroes, Indiana Jones Adventure Heroes, and Marvel's Superhero Squad. They're essentially cutesey, chunky, wee action figures which are intended for younger fans of each franchise. Each line was released in the late 2000s, but the Star Wars Galactic Heroes line is still …

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Slashers From The 8-bit Console Era!

Video games of the horror genre are by no means a rarity these days. This year alone has seen the release of games like the psychological horror Layers of Fear 2, as well as survival horror titles like the Resident Evil 2 remake and Days Gone. In the spirit of Halloween, I thought I'd take …

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Mini Boglins Swamp Carry Case, 1991!

With it being mid-October, an obligatory Halloween post was well past  due.  And that also means another Boglins post, seeing as Boglins were originally released at the tail end of the creatures movie craze of the late '80s. With the line bringing the creepy magic of  movies like Gremlins and Critters home with their hand …

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RPGs! My Love of Final Fantasy and Discovering Dragon Quest!

  First post in a looooong time. As always, life gets in the way of being able to keep up on here. Today I'm just going to babble about video games for a bit. Don't expect this to be a review or anything, it's more of an acknowledgment than a review of a specific game. …

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Minifigure Madness! Multicoloured Masters of the Universe M.U.S.C.L.E Minifigures!

I've now had my fill of alliteration for the day. I often buy items with the plan to excitedly talk about them on here, but usually I said items somewhere safe and then end up forgetting about them until months and months later. The item(s) I am covering today is definitely in the category of …

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Funko Savage World Mortal Kombat MOTU Style Figures! Scorpion and Sub-Zero!

I was a Street Fighter II loyalist as a kid. No other arcade fighting game could possibly interest me until one day I watched a kid playing a game in an arcade that was called Mortal Kombat. It looked much gorier than Street Fighter II and it seemed to play a lot faster as well, …

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Mattel’s Masters of the Universe! The Original Wave of Figures from 1982!

  The good thing about being a '90s kid was that there was always an abundance of discarded '80s toys lying around in cardboard boxes at car boot sales and antique fairs when I was growing up. Awesome stuff that was just begging to be discovered, usually at a very reasonable price. After recently watching …

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The CRASH Annual 2018! A Revival of one of the Iconic Names in British Gaming! (And my very tiny contributions towards it!)

Whenever I see a cassette tape, I am instantly transported back to my childhood. To me, cassette tapes will always be more synonymous with the many happy hours sat playing computer games instead of listening to music. I grew up a little too late for me to feel the warm, glowing blanket of nostalgia that …

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