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Link Roundup: Hot Wheels id, Stranger Things, Krispy Kreme, and more

8 things we wanted to share this week:

  1. Mattel has unveiled Hot Wheels id, an evolution of the top-selling toy that brings together physical and digital in a mixed-play experience.
  2. There is a new high-end line of Star Wars-inspired furniture that is perfect for the geek den.
  3. Egmont Publishing has announced a new LEGO magazine for AFOL.
  4. Nike goes retro with their new Stranger Things collection of shoes and apparel.
  5. The Dune universe is set to be the backdrop to a new television series.
  6. Here’s a look at the history of Fraggle Rock.
  7. There is a new Dungeons & Dragons Essentials Kit for newcomers to the roll playing game.
  8. Krispy Kreme is celebrating 50 years since the Apollo 11 Moon landing with two new donuts.

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