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Wii Mario Kart K’NEX Review: Toad

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Every time I hear the name Toad now, I immediately hear him go “Yahoo!” in his high pitched voice. I blame those years of playing so much Mario Kart Double Dash time trials on the Baby Course. Then again, we played the game so much we thought about having t-shirts made that say “I bring the Blue Sparks!” Man, that was a good game. Read the rest of this entry »

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August 30th, 2012 at 8:00 am

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Super Mario Party 6-Figure Set Review

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For all his swagger and fame, Mario seems to be oddly absent in the toy world. There have been a few figures here and there, but nothing super popular. But after stumbling across some miniature Mario figures at Toys “R” Us one day, I knew I had to pick up the set and see what they were about. So I checked online and discovered how ungodly expensive these little chunks of plastic are!

Now, as a purveyor of little chunks of plastic, I think I’m getting pretty good at determining if something is a value or not. But when companies start charging $6 for a single figure that feels like it should come out of a vending machine, I know something has gone very, very wrong in the collector world. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by jestergoblin

June 23rd, 2011 at 12:00 am