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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Thingz That Go Bump in the Night! Wacky ’90s Spooky Minifigures!

It's no secret that I harbor a lot of love for spooky colourful toys from the '90s, especially Monster in my Pocket, Boglins and Pocket Shockers, but there are apparently toylines from that era that completely past me by, probably because I  quickly succumbed to a heavy Pokemon addiction in 1998. I had never heard …

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Capcom Energy Drinks! Resident Evil T-Virus Antidote!

Do you know what would be completely shitty? if you were having a lovely day out in the Arklay Mountains on the outskirts of Raccoon city and you ended up getting chewed on by a wandering zombie, which would probably result in you contracting the T-Virus, guaranteeing a slow and painful death as well as …

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Mega Bloks Plasma Kreaps! Vampire Castle Night Stalker!

I never really had any experience with Mega Bloks until they released a whole bunch of Halo sets a few years back to tie into the Halo Wars game. Being a bit of a Halo fanboy, I spent an absolute fortune on the line until I got sick of the lack of space that all …

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Halloween Countdown 2017! Thirteen Days of Horror Finale! Day XIII- Pocket Shockers Manic Mansion Playset! Oozing Slime, Trapdoors and Moving Bookcases!

A year ago when I first looked at Pocket Shockers, I said I was going to try and get hold of the Manic Mansion playset that I remembered owning as a kid. Well, it took a fair amount of time, but after much patience and scouring eBay, I was finally in ownership of this absolute …

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Halloween Countdown 2017! Thirteen Days of Horror! Day VII- The Real Ghostbusters ‘Mini Traps’, Kenner, 1986.

Do you remember the days when the Kenner toy company decided that kids had been mollycoddled enough and it was time that they lost a few fingers? I give you 'Mini Traps' from The Real Ghostbusters toyline!       Now I am exaggerating a little bit when I suggested that these toys could remove …

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Halloween Countdown 2017! Thirteen Days of Horror! Day VI- Spooky Action Figures- Small Soldiers ‘Freakenstein’ from Hasbro, 1998!

If anyone is going to contest any of my posts for not being 'spooky' enough for Halloween, this is probably going to be the one. Small Soldiers isn't really a horror movie, though it was directed by Joe Dante who also directed Gremlins which is considered to be a creature movie, if not a horror …

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Halloween Countdown 2017! Thirteen Days of Horror! Day IV- Retrogaming! Cauldron (Palace Software) 1985!

Nowadays, there are quite a few video games that feature witches as playable characters in games (Bayonetta  being the most recent that springs to mind) but back when I was a kid, witches were almost always just there to fill the role as a villain, or a side character at best. But then I discovered …

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Halloween Countdown 2017! Thirteen Days of Horror! Day II- Spooky Action Figures! Super Naturals ‘Skull’ figure from Tonka, 1987!

  There was a time in the '90s where I would wander around carboot sales and find amazing toys from the previous decade that I just could not identify, as in I had no prior knowledge on what toyline some things were from, but I still knew when I was holding something impressive in my …

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