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Link Roundup: Darth Vader Pancakes Edition

8 things we wanted to share this week:

  1. Make The Force part of a healthy breakfast with the Darth Vader Pancake Maker.
  2. Meet the guy who tried to collect all 687 official NES games in 30 Days.
  3. There’s a movie project underway about Charlton Comics, a former rival to Marvel and DC.
  4. My obsession of the week: this X-Files activity book.
  5. Roll you polyhedral dice and check out Empire of Imagination, a new biography on Dungeons & Dragons co-creator Gary Gygax, from author Michael Witwer.
  6. Puppet, Super Soaker, and Twister were named 2015 National Toy Hall of Fame inductees.
  7. Star Trek is coming back to TV in 2017 — sort of.
  8. Science explains why being a fan is good for you.