Star Wars Micro Machines Action Fleet Rancor Playset from 1996!

  As much as I loved the original  Return of the Jedi Rancor figure from 1983, there's no denying that it was a bit of a pain in the ass when you made it swallow Yoda, an Ugnaught or a Jawa and they became instantly irretrievable  from the monsters gullet. Galoob must have been only …

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Funko Pop! Vinyl Figures- I just don’t like ’em!

I almost shudder to think of the thousands I've spent on toys in the nearly thirty years I have been on the planet. Some of my earliest memories are of digging through cardboard boxes at antiques fairs and finding battered old Star Wars figures and Simpsons toys, so even back then I had an appreciation …

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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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Modern Star Wars Figures that are Weird but not Terrible!

My girlfriend always insists we call at the Disney Store whenever we're visiting a city that has one, in the hope that she'll find a Nightmare Before Christmas or Alice in Wonderland plush that she doesn't own. I don't mind at all, although I don't get overly excited by plush toys (with a few exceptions), …

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More Stupid Star Wars Figures! ‘Deluxe’ Han Solo with Smuggler Flight Pack from 1996!

I've neglected this site a little bit of late, and the reason for that is I am currently contributing to an upcoming gaming magazine called Fusion. If anyone would like to pre-order the first issue, you can do so here. You should because it's radical, and not many things are radical these days, apart from …

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Funko Game of Thrones 3-3/4″ Action Figures and “The Wall” Display Set!

The idea of Game of Thrones figures in a 3-3/4" scale sounds a pretty good one. An array of figures based on characters from all over the world of Game of Thrones, complete with their various iconic accessories. Daenerys with her dragon eggs, Arya Stark with her sword needle, there were so many possibilities for …

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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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The ‘Square Minimum Collection’! Strange, Blockish Final Fantasy Action Figures!

  I've mentioned before of my love of Final Fantasy and have already covered some of the toys from FF VII but today I thought I'd take a look at some figures that are a little bit different.       It's the 'Square Minimum Collection'!  The idea of this line is that they would …

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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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Star Wars Saturdays- Something Really Reeks! Electronic Arena Battle Beast and Playskool (Galactic Heroes) Arena Adventure!

I don't hate the Star Wars prequels. I don't think they're particularly good films, but they're still fun enough that I can sit and enjoy them in spite of the ropey dialogue, the abundance of frame cluttering CGI and the walking "fuck you" to the many fans that grew up with the original trilogy- the …

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