8 things we wanted to share this week:
- The world of YA novels just got a whole lot spookier thanks to Disney’s Tales of the Haunted Mansion book series.
- Canadian toy company Spin Master recently set a Guinness World Record for most people drawing on an Etch A Sketch.
- Someone completed a statistical analysis of 67 years of Lego sets.
- Beware the rubber band: tips and tricks to keep your board games looking great.
- Playgrounds aren’t what they used to be. Collectors Weekly tracks their demise.
- You can now print your own spaceship with this 3D scan of the Apollo 11 Columbia command module.
- For your next family game night: The Oregon Trail: You Have Died of Dysentery card game.
- Inquiring minds want to know… did the red-shirt wearing personnel on Star Trek really have a higher mortality rate?
Peruse a weekly summary of intriguing articles related to toys, games, and nostalgia that have hit the news this week.