2017 Year in Review – Nerf, Buzz Bee, Zuru, and more – The Blasters, the Fails, the Wins, the Ugly

YEAR IN REVIEW: BLASTERS AND MOAR BLASTERSVas The Stampede Blogger note: Each section will not encompass ALL releases for each brand. I am choosing highlights for each. Nerf Nemesis. One highlight from 2017 NERF CONTINUES TO INNOVATE FOR 2017, BUT ALSO BLASTS YOUR WALLET. 2017. Probably one of the craziest years for blasters thus far. NerfContinue reading “2017 Year in Review – Nerf, Buzz Bee, Zuru, and more – The Blasters, the Fails, the Wins, the Ugly”

Dart Zone 2018 New Blasters -Titanium & Accelerator (Adventure Force, Wal-Mart line)

New Adventure Force “Tactical Strike” blasters, from BallistixOps releases from Dart Zone, approximately January 2018! (compatible with Nerf Rival) Fresh new info from Dart Zone, aka Prime Time Toys! High-res photos too! Priced again at just under the cost of other brands, Dart Zone sent over a press release of their new offerings coming toContinue reading “Dart Zone 2018 New Blasters -Titanium & Accelerator (Adventure Force, Wal-Mart line)”

Recoil: The World is Now Game – For the holidays!

This blog post is sponsored by Skyrocket. Thank you! Hot Buy for the Holiday – Recoil: The World is Now Game by Skyrocket! Laser Tag, AR airstrikes, power ups, minimal cleanup. Indoor play during the winter months? Definitely! First: Outdoor play as shown by Sam and Niko on YouTube, also Node, Corridor Digital, etc. AndContinue reading “Recoil: The World is Now Game – For the holidays!”

Nerf Spring 2018 prices and press information!

Nerf Spring 2018 – information and prices Edit: Updated with pics! – 12/5/17 NERF N-STRIKE ELITE SURGEFIRE Blaster(Ages 8 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $24.99/Available: Spring 18) Slam-fire the competition in a sea of foam darts with the NERF N-STRIKE ELITE SURGEFIRE blaster! With a rotating drum that holds up to 15 darts, this blasterContinue reading “Nerf Spring 2018 prices and press information!”

Nerf Nitro Unboxing! Samples are in, what’s inside?

Unboxing the Nerf Nitro samples from Nerf Opening up the latest supply drop from Nerfnation, sending along the four initial toys from the Nerf Nitro line! Included: Duelfury Demolition Set – $39.99 MSRPFlashfury Chaos Set – $29.99 MSRPLongshot Smash Set – $19.99 MSRPThrottleShot Blitz* – $9.99 MSRP *Marked as an “assortment” – will clarify butContinue reading “Nerf Nitro Unboxing! Samples are in, what’s inside?”

ICYMI: New Buzz Bee 2017 Blasters from Toy Fair New York

Buzz Bee Brings the Blasters for 2017, Fall 2017*Vas The Stampede*- in stores by July possible according to the press release. Availability subject to location. Buzz Bee definitely brought a lot of promise to Toy Fair 2017. They introduced three dart types (precision, long distance, and suction), increased the power of their blasters (openly claimingContinue reading “ICYMI: New Buzz Bee 2017 Blasters from Toy Fair New York”

Unboxing: Fort Boards from New York Toy Fair (Nerf Bunker construction idea)

Fort Boards Assist in Nerf Game Bunker constructionFort Boards! Pretty cool!Fort Boards are 8″x8″ plastic interlocking panels that can be used to create a variety of shapes, including curved surfaces, blocks, walls, panels, panels with doors, etc. They come in a variety of colors, in a “Starter” pack of 22 panels (along with additional connectors)Continue reading “Unboxing: Fort Boards from New York Toy Fair (Nerf Bunker construction idea)”

New York Toy Fair 2017 Picture Gallery is live!

Nerf Showroom Photo Gallery from TFNY 2017 is live!  Vas The Stampede Click the link here to view the full album. Nerf blaster firing videos from Toy Fair are found here. (photos taken by Leywink, she helped me out a ton during the show. Most of the video? Her work, too.) Nerf continues to provide blastersContinue reading “New York Toy Fair 2017 Picture Gallery is live!”

Nerf News from TFNY: Jazwares Gains Agreement to Make Nerf Tactical Gear & Accessories

Jazwares to Make Nerf Gear and Accessories  Update: this video has some of the accessories in the background at 5:06. Jazwares Gears Up for NERF Battles! SUNRISE, FL – February 16, 2017 – “Jazwares, a leader in the toy and entertainment marketplace, is thrilled to announce that they will be gearing up the NERF NationContinue reading “Nerf News from TFNY: Jazwares Gains Agreement to Make Nerf Tactical Gear & Accessories”

[Build Video] – K’Nex KForce Rotoshot 25x

K’Nex KForce Build video – Rotoshot K25x blaster Product provided! Opinions remain my own, thanks K’Nex! Ultimately, the blaster took me over an hour to build, from dumping out the contents to the first shot. I did make some mistakes during the build, but unfortunately I didn’t catch them until well after they happened whichContinue reading “[Build Video] – K’Nex KForce Rotoshot 25x”