The DC Big Flea returned this weekend, and I found some fun things to add to the collection. Several great space-themed toys showed up at the show. I had no idea what that robot was, but I loved it as soon as I saw it. It reminded me of the old Cooties game and also […]
While eating my bagel yesterday morning, this ad pops up in my neighborhood Facebook group. Do you see it? Needless to say, I handed the lady five bucks and came home with a sweet copy of the original 1980’s Trivial Pursuit.
We had all the fun toys in the 70’s. Remember the Shaker Maker craft kits from Ideal Toy Co.? “It’s fun… It’s silly… It’s fantastic… Collect ’em… Trade ’em, they’re wild.” The Shaker Maker kits came with plastic molds for animals and characters that you would pour in the “Magic Mix.” After a few minutes, […]
Dungeons & Dragons has seen a big resurgence lately, due in part to its appearance in Netflix’s Stranger Things. My sons have gotten into it and begged me to take them through a few dungeons over the summer. Playing a few scenarios with my boys was so much fun! It let their creativity flow as […]
This was a summer of gaming in our house. Not video games — though there was plenty of that — I’m talking about board games. Lots and lots of board games. Now technically, A Song Of Ice & Fire is considered a tabletop game rather than a board game, but whatever you call it, this […]
I could be rich! (Shakes fists at the sky.) Video games have been collectible for a while, but now things are gettin’ real. Games are commanding big bucks at auction these days, and not just those ultra rare, mythical unicorns. The games that we all had and played are selling for hundreds, if not thousands, […]