Ingocraft is offering up a kit of parts that allows young makers to not only create parts that stay put, but more parts can be printed on a 3D printer… and both my boys are completely fascinated by my 3D printer and the things I print out. Add the Ingos (the name for the Ingocraft parts) to that list as well as the app that well let my sons first design on the screen and then convert their designs to real-world objects with physical parts they snap and bolt together. Continue reading
LEGO fans have to check out Brickwarriors, and enter to win a gift code! Continue reading
So, it’s once again that time of year. The time where we at GeekDad scour our reviews and products for the best gifts any geek would love. I know that Halloween has just barely passed, but with only six weeks left to Christmas, and barely four left to Hanukkah, it’s probably time to start some shopping.
This week we turn our eyes toward toys. Read on to see what the favorite picks from Jenny Williams, Z, Corrina Lawson, Jonathan Liu, Dave Banks, Brad Moon, Michael Harrison, and me.
If you’ve got a child that has the maker bug, you’re sure to enjoy this one — a new Kickstarter called Ingocraft is offering up a two new tools that combine to give young kids an amazing opportunity to stretch their creativity skills. The Kickstarter combines both a digital tool and physical elements to encourage kids to experiment, test, and build objects.
A close look at the Disney Infinity Originals characters released yesterday along with the new Disney Infinity 2.0 Toy Box starter pack. Continue reading
We take a close look at the maximum upgrades for Angry Birds Transformers characters, with a little help from our gem glitch that granted millions of gems. Continue reading
We put the new Angry Birds Transformers Toys in the hands of a family and recorded what happened: Continue reading
MakieLab have released two apps to accompany their custom-made, unique 3D printed dolls. Makies FabLab and Makies Fashion take two different approaches to classic “dress-up dolls” game. Continue reading
Celebrate Halloween with… stuff. Lots and lots of stuff. Continue reading
Master Builders, rejoice! Warner Brothers has announced Will Arnett’s return as the voice of Batman in a LEGO Movie spinoff coming in 2017. Continue reading
With the game out in the US today, we got the kids to unbox the Wave 1 Trap Team toys — and give them a thorough playing-with. Continue reading
Here’s a video run down with all the key details about Skylanders Trap Team: Continue reading
Over in London last weekend, 100’s of kids were playing Skylanders Trap Team. By cleverly all using the same save Continue reading
Here’s a new level from Skylanders Trap Team, out on 5th October in the US. Continue reading
Here’s a quick look at Angry Birds Transformers. Due out on iOS on 15th October and Google Play on 30th October. Continue reading
Hot off the press from Rovio, here’s an analysis of the game-play from Angry Birds Transformers: Continue reading