You would think I’ve had my fill of large toys after I got the Hot Toys Batmobile, but another subject merited an instant pre-order the moment I saw it: a 1/6-scale TARDIS from Doctor Who. image Read the rest of this entry »

XboxOneIt’s been nearly a year since the Xbox One debuted with an anemic feature set compared to its older sibling Xbox360. Whatever cool social and media features the 360 grew to have, the One apparently started without, leaving users wondering why some feature was abandoned or more difficult to access. But with monthly system updates arriving in response to feedback, the Xbox One slowly but steadily improves.

Recently Major Nelson of Xbox Live announced a feature set contained in the November 2014 update (now available) that many gamers clamored for: customizable backgrounds. Read the rest of this entry »

Something that did not occur to me until recently was my admiration of papercraft- scale models of thick paper or cardstock glued together; this excludes origami which relies on singular pieces of folded paper. Papercraft could range from easy block figures only centimeters tall, to sailing vessels with details so complex you would have mistaken them for a plastic kit from afar.

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I should have guessed the moment I saw the Hot Toys Batmobile in person last month that I would soon be hitting the ‘pay now’ button.

Shipped by UPS

The arrival

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