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Link Roundup: Funko, Shell Collecting, Scrabble, and more

8 things we wanted to share this week:

  1. Funko will be entering the breakfast cereal game in the most Funko Pop way possible.
  2. Good advice: How To play video games without messing up your body.
  3. In case you were wondering, shell collecting is still a popular pastime.
  4. Check out this fantastic long read about the work of Rube Goldberg from Collectors Weekly.
  5. UNIQLO is celebrating LEGO’s 60th anniversary with a line of exclusive t-shirts.
  6. Not all board games need to occupy an entire evening. Here are five games that can be played in 20 minutes or less.
  7. Here’s a list of 10 obscure Scrabble rules and how to use them to your advantage.
  8. Calvin and Hobbes & Bloom County recently collided on Facebook.

Peruse a weekly summary of intriguing articles related to toys, games, and nostalgia that have hit the news this week.