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BB-8 Sphero

Saturday, September 5th, 2015


Sphero is an app-enabled robotic ball that can be controlled with your mobile device. BB-8 is the new R2-D2. Thanks to the power of marketing, both have been combined into a licensed technological offering that added $20 to the MSRP when compared to the original. All snark aside, it’s a pretty neat little toy. The head stays level while the spherical portion moves, and according to the manufacturer “BB-8 will show a range of expressions and even perk up when you give voice commands.”


Star Wars: The New Republic Anthology Teaser Trailer

Friday, September 4th, 2015

Star Wars: The New Republic Anthology from Eric Demeusy on Vimeo.

Did someone say Star Wars fan film?

It’s just a teaser, but already it looks pretty impressive.

Support Team USA in the Giant Robot Duel on Kickstarter

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

In case you didn’t hear the news, US-based MegaBots, Inc challenged Japan-based Suidobashi Heavy Industry to a giant robot duel, a challenge which was readily accepted, with the condition that the two bots engaged in hand-to-hand combat. Now, MegaBots has turned to Kickstarter to fund the transformation of their current bot from this:


To something more like this:


The funds are going towards practically overhauling the bot with armor, new weapons, and a custom track base replacement courtesy of Howe & Howe:

Check out the project at www.kickstarter.com/projects/megabots/support-team-usa-in-the-giant-robot-duel

Dumpbox – Killgore ‘Death Cards’ Playing Card Set

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

Death From Above Cards

Dumpbox has reproduced Killgore’s Death Cards playing set for a very limited release. Only 50 of these sets were made, so get yours while you can.


The Ultimate Finish Revisited (NSFW)

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

It’s been almost a year since this little bit of hilarity was released, so I figured it was worth putting up again.