Wheeljack’s Lab – Vintage Toy Blog

Follow this blog for the new, the unusual, the rare and cool Generation 1 G1 Transformers toys. Reviews, news, toy resources, galleries, unboxing, opinions and personal reflections on vintage toys.

The Top Ten Advanced Dungeons & Dragons Toys from LJN

When Earnest Gary Gygax and David Arneson combined forces to create the groundbreaking Dungeons & Dragons tabletop RPG game, they changed the landscape of gaming. Previously, all tabletop games either were traditional board games, family-focused games, or wargames. However, these two challenged gamers to use their imaginations as they delved into a fantasy world. While […]

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Dungeons & Dragons: From the Tabletop Game to the Movies

Before the 1970s, tabletop games focused on one of three genres: family board games, traditional games like chess, and wargames. However, this all changed in 1974, when Gary Gygax helped create TRS (Tactical Studies Rules) to release their vision of a fantasy role-playing game, Dungeons & Dragons. Originally inspired by Wargames, Gygax similarly designed his […]

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