Author Archive: Errex

I've been collecting action figures since the original Kenner Star Wars days. Nowadays, I still collect pretty much anything that catches my eye.

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Vulture Attack (Call of Duty)

March 29, 2016 | By | Reply More
Vulture Attack (Call of Duty)

The Vulture Attack set (#06872) was released by Mega Bloks for the Call of Duty line late in 2014, with just 59 pieces, among them the first K-9 minifigure ever.

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Batman w/Underwater Gear (Imaginext)

February 8, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
Batman w/Underwater Gear (Imaginext)

If there is one thing the Imaginext line has no shortage of, it has to be Batman figures. Seriously, you can go shopping all-year round and you will always find at least two versions of the Caped Crusader on the store shelves.

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Catwoman w/Catcycle (Imaginext)

February 1, 2016 | By | Reply More
Catwoman w/Catcycle (Imaginext)

Given how scarce female characters tend to be in most pre-school lines, I brought this Catwoman w/Bike set home with me and now I’ll review her.

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Desert Outpost (Call of Duty)

January 6, 2016 | By | Reply More
Desert Outpost (Call of Duty)

Keeping with the desert theme, today’s review is about set # 06846, Desert Outpost, released by Mega Bloks for their Call of Duty line in 2014.

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Motorbike Breakout (Call of Duty)

December 23, 2015 | By | Reply More
Motorbike Breakout (Call of Duty)

Today I’ll be reviewing another of the small sets released by Mega Bloks for their Call of Duty line. This time around is the turn of the 82 piece set #06866 Motorbike Breakout.

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UNSC Wombat Recon Drone

December 16, 2015 | By | Reply More
UNSC Wombat Recon Drone

Today I’ll be reviewing yet another of the smaller sets released by Mega Bloks in their Halo line, set# 97451, the UNSC Wombat Recon Drone.

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Ghillie Suit Sniper (Call of Duty)

October 28, 2015 | By | Reply More
Ghillie Suit Sniper (Call of Duty)

Another of the smaller, individual figure sets released by Mega Bloks in their 2014 Call of Duty assortment is this Ghillie Suit Sniper (set #06852)

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SAM Turret (Call of Duty)

October 21, 2015 | By | Reply More
SAM Turret (Call of Duty)

This SAM Turret set (#06867) was released by Mega Bloks back in 2014 in their Call of Duty line; it comes with 91 pieces which are used to build a small Surface-to-Air-Missile site.

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Wasp (Marvel Universe Infinite Series)

October 12, 2015 | By | Reply More
Wasp (Marvel Universe Infinite Series)

I am not exactly sure how much is coincidence and how much is actual planning when I see Hasbro producing figures for second-tier characters way in advance of they becoming relevant due to a mention or an appearance in any of the Marvel movies.

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Darth Plagueis

October 10, 2015 | By | Reply More
Darth Plagueis

Darth Plagueis is one of the few remaining dark lords in the Star Wars mythos, and he had an action figure release in the 1/18 scale segment of the Star Wars Black Series.

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Stormtrooper (Black Series, 1/18 scale)

October 3, 2015 | By | Reply More
Stormtrooper (Black Series, 1/18 scale)

  Even if you only bought one of each figure released in the Hasbro Star Wars lines, chances are you already have a pretty sizeable number of plain Stormtroopers in your collection.   And still, when Hasbro announced that they would add yet another of these troopers to the first few waves of the 1/18 […]

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Luke Skywalker (Yavin Ceremony)

September 26, 2015 | By | Reply More
Luke Skywalker (Yavin Ceremony)

We had already gotten at least a couple of versions of Luke in his ceremonial garment, one from the Power of the Force line and another not too long ago from the Legacy Collection

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Rappel Fighter (Call of Duty)

September 25, 2015 | By | Reply More
Rappel Fighter (Call of Duty)

This is one of the sets from Mega Bloks’ Call of Duty collection that immediately caught my eye when I found it at stores.

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Vizam

September 19, 2015 | By | Reply More
Vizam

Vizam was released in the 3.75-inch scale Star Wars Black Series and he is yet another of the nikto gunners we see in Return of the Jedi.

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Juggernaut (Call of Duty)

September 18, 2015 | By | Reply More
Juggernaut (Call of Duty)

  One popular play mode in most modern First Person Shooter games is “Juggernaut”. You can find it implemented in the Halo and Call of Duty games, although it is also featured in many other game series.   Mega Bloks decided to offer a small set loosely inspired by this game mode in their 2014 […]

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Luminara Unduli

September 12, 2015 | By | Reply More
Luminara Unduli

A good number of the 3.75-inch action figures we are getting from the first few waves in the current Star Wars Black Series are actually designs that were to be released originally for the Star Wars Vintage Collection by Hasbro.

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41st Elite Clone Trooper

September 5, 2015 | By | Reply More
41st Elite Clone Trooper

The 41st Elite Clone Trooper uses the same basic body mold updated for the Vintage Collection, paired with a Phase II helmet. So far, so good, as the details sculpted onto the armor looks sharp and the articulation is really excellent.

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Clone Commander Neyo

August 29, 2015 | By | Reply More
Clone Commander Neyo

Do you know which unique character from the 3.75-inch Star Wars Black Series shares a lot of pieces with two other figures released in the same wave?

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Théodred

August 24, 2015 | By | Reply More
Théodred

Today’s review is about another of those characters whose selection points to Toy Biz running out of ideas for their Lord of the Rings line, back in 2005.

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Mace Windu (CW20)

August 22, 2015 | By | Reply More
Mace Windu (CW20)

On one of my trips downtown I found this figure of Jedi Master Mace Windu (CW20), released a couple of years ago in Hasbro’s Clone Wars line.

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