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Giaco Whatever – NERF Bomb

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

It’s activated from a distance, and it shoots 11/12 darts in an outward spread pattern. It’s Giaco Whatever’s NERF Bomb, and it’s featured in a bonus action movie at the end.

You can check out more of Giaco Whatever’s videos on his YouTube channel here.

NERF Rival – ‘Nemesis MXVII-10K Blaster’

Saturday, August 12th, 2017

NERF Rival is a sub-brand of NERF that features blasters that fire ball-shaped projectiles rather than the traditional darts. The Nemesis MXVII-10K blaster is the largest blaster yet offered in the Rival series, with a large, 100-round gravity feed hopper. It’s also fully automatic, because with a capacity that large, why wouldn’t it be?


NERF AccuStrike Series

Monday, May 29th, 2017

NERF’s new AccuStrike series blasters, a sub-brand of the modular N-Strike series, features ‘Elite’ darts, which look to have a rifled tip.

This particular blaster, the Alphahawk, features a revolving 5-dart drum, is compatible with select N-Strike accessories, and comes with 10 darts.


NERF Rival Apollo XV-700 Star Wars Mandalorian Edition Blaster And Face Mask

Saturday, May 20th, 2017

I’m not the biggest fan of store exclusive variants, but GameStop is currently offering a pre-order for a NERFRival Apollo XV-700 Blaster with an exclusive Mandalorian paint job, and a matching mask.

The NERF Rival line consists of various unique blasters that fire foam spheres rather than darts, and feed from translucent magazines. The Rival in the name comes from the fact that the blasters in the series are generally available in either solid blue or red colors, signifying opposite teams. While I would have liked to see a more Mandalorian-inspired face mask, all the same, this is a cool release if you’re into NERF and Star Wars.

The release date for the Mandalorian Apollo XV-700 w/ Face Mask is November 17th of this year, coinciding with the release of ‘Star Wars: Battlefront 2’.

You can pre-order the blaster at www.gamestop.com/collectibles/toys/nerf-rival-apollo-xv-700-star-wars-mandalorian-edition-blaster-and-face-mask-only-at-gamestop/147524.

Tactical Vest Kit for Nerf Guns N-Strike Elite Series

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

It’s not an officially licensed product, but this Tactical Vest Kit for NERF Guns is still pretty cool, all the same. It consists of a vest with adjustable straps to carry mags and darts, a hand wrist band which carries even more darts, a set of eyepro, a ‘tactical mask’, and 2 NERF N-Strike magazines and 20 loose darts.


/k/ Repurposes A NERF Magazine

Friday, April 28th, 2017


Considering how much I talk about NERF products on here, I wanted to share this; got a kick out of it.

PeterSripol Modifies A NERF Blaster

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

YouTube content creator Peter Sripol has recently released this video, where he modifies a pump-action NERF blaster into a pneumatic cannon of sorts. Due to its design, it can launch virtually any object that can fit down its barrel, which is shown to great effect during the footage.

You can check out more of PeterSripol’s YouTube content on his channel: www.youtube.com/channel/UC7yF9tV4xWEMZkel7q8La_w

NERF Dart Breaking The Sound Barrier

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

YouTuber Giaco Whatever built a custom pneumatic cannon, and launched a NERF dart from it which achieved a speed of roughly MACH 2.3, or 2.3 times the speed of sound. While NERF darts are designed to, at best, sting a little, even a foam-body projectile will do quite a bit of damage going that speed.

Anyone want to try an guess the foot-poundage coming out of the muzzle on this one?

Check out more of Giaco Whatever’s videos on their YouTube channel here.

NERF John Wick

Sunday, March 19th, 2017

Another video from the insanely-talented Corridor Digital, NERF John Wick combines the cinematography and combative styling of the John Wick films with more than a few NERF blasters.

It’s actually really entertaining, I swear.

Did Someone Say ‘Select Fire’ NERF Blaster?

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017


NERF is releasing their first select fire blaster, the N-Strike Modulus Regulator. Powered by 4 ‘C’ batteries, the Regulator will feature single-fire, 3-round burst-fire, and full-auto fire modes, along with two tactical rails, and it will feed from standard NERF ‘dart clips’. It won’t be out until Fall of this year, so there’s a bit of time until we’ll see this on store shelves.


Adam Savage’s One Day Builds: Custom NERF Rifle

Saturday, February 4th, 2017

AstonishingStudios – Working LEGO Replica NERF Maverick REV-6 Blaster

Monday, January 2nd, 2017

Take a look at the video above, where YouTuber AstonishingStudios creates a replica of the NERF Maverick REV-6 Blaster, entirely of LEGO pieces. While that’s impressive enough, the resulting model not only actually fires, but fires real NERF foam darts.

You can check out more of AstonishingStudios’ work at www.youtube.com/channel/UCW-nTiduQso39qU-nwRLFnw

NERF Rebelle – CornerSight Blaster

Thursday, December 8th, 2016


For those who don’t remember, NERF’s Rebelle line is a series of dart blasters and accessories aimed principally at the young girl market. It also happens to have some of the more unique blasters to come out in recent memory, such as the CornerSight blaster. Possibly inspired by the Israeli CornerShot weapon system, the NERF CornerSight features a barrel that can bend left or right, as well as mirrors that allow the shooter to fire around corners. The CornerSight fires 1 dart at a time, and can hold a total capacity of 4 darts, with storage for 2 additional darts.

Currently available wherever NERF Rebelle products are sold.

NERF TerraScout Now Available

Friday, December 2nd, 2016


NERF’s TerraScout, the RC NERF blaster drone that was unveiled back in June, is now available in stores. The TerraScout is a blaster drone that features a 720p video camera, which can be controlled via an included remote; the remote features an integrated LCD screen for live viewing. An additional detail that has come to light is users can record the video feed onto an SSD card.

The drone itself comes complete with an 18-dart mag/clip, which it fires full-automatic, and is compatible with NERF N-Strike barrel extensions. It is also capable of traveling on (mostly) all terrain via its tank-like treads.

MSRP is still $200, so this one might have to wait until Christmas.

NERF N-Strike – Mastodon Mega Blaster

Saturday, October 29th, 2016

For when your current dakka is just not enough (and you can never have too much dakka), it never hurts to introduce a bigger gun with a large capacity. Such much the philosophy behind the development of NERF’s new N-Strike Mastodon Mega Blaster, because this thing is big, and it holds a health amount of mega-sized darts. The first ever motorized mega blaster developed by NERF, the Mastodon shoots MEGA Whistler darts out of a 24-round drum, distances of up to 100 ft.


World War NERF

Sunday, October 16th, 2016

World’s Largest NERF Gun

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

Yeah, I want one.

NERF Terrascout

Saturday, June 4th, 2016


NERF is upping the coolness factor of their N-Strike Elite series with the addition of the upcoming Terrascout RC Drone. The Terracout is a blaster drone that features a 720p video camera, which can be controlled via an included remote; the remote features an integrated LCD screen for live viewing.

The drone itself comes complete with an 18-dart mag/clip, which it fires full-automatic, and is compatible with NERF N-Strike barrel extensions. It is also capable of traveling on (mostly) all terrain via its tank-like treads.

The Terrascout won’t be released until this Fall, and it’s projected MSRP is $200, which is heavy for anything NERF related. It also features a hi-def on-board camera and is remote controlled, so the price is understandable.

I’m really looking forward to this one.

NERF Team Fortress

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

NERF Test Range

Friday, April 8th, 2016


On the official NERF website, there’s a simple-if-fun flash game called ‘NERF Test Range’, where you can “try out” blasters from various NERF lines, including Zombie Strike and Badlands. It’s a good time killer for at least a few minutes, plus the theme track isn’t half bad.


NERF Zombie Strike – Crosscut Blaster

Tuesday, March 8th, 2016


We just got one of the new Zombie Strike Crosscut blasters at TFB headquarters. It’s a 2-in-1 gun, part NERF, part spinning foam saw of doom; think a kid-friendly Lancer from Gears of War. The spinning saw action, as it is made of foam, doesn’t really hurt, but if you catch someone on the “blades” correctly, it can sting a tiny bit.


Hauck Toys – NERF Battle Racer

Friday, February 12th, 2016


German toy company Hauck Toys has created the NERF Battle Racer, a pedal-powered cart with NERF branding and full support and storage for NERF blasters and accessories. It features multiple placeholders for NERF blasters and darts, an ergonomic molded seat, and a handbreak.


NERF Rebelle – Secrets & Spies Arrow Revolution Bow Blaster

Friday, January 1st, 2016


NERF’s girl-focused Rebelle line has really come onto its own with some pretty cool blaster designs, including the Secrets & Spies Arrow Revolution Bow Blaster. This blaster fires 6 whistling arrows up to 90 feet away, with an intergrated rotating quiver which autoloads a new arrow as the previous one is shot.


NERF Rival Zeus MXV-1200 – 108 Round Mod

Saturday, November 28th, 2015

NERF Blaster: Air Restriction Mechanism

Thursday, November 19th, 2015

Usually, I’m pretty content with just showing off cool new NERF blasters without knowing the details of their operating mechanism, but this educational video from YouTube Channel engineerguy shows how a particular pistol-style NERF blaster functions. It’s actually pretty cool to see how this particular model works.