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Link Roundup: The Addams Family, Muppets, The Rocketeer, and more

8 things we wanted to share this week:

  1. There’s an Addams Family Mansion on Lego Ideas, and it’s spectacular.
  2. Genyo Takeda may not be a household name, but he should be: he’s helped shape the world of video games.
  3. Life skills! How to build a functional Rubik’s Cube out of cardboard.
  4. A train that inspired a ‘Thomas the Tank Engine’ character is turning 100.
  5. Disney is bringing a Muppets reboot to its new streaming service.
  6. Atari’s classic video game Night Driver is now available on mobile.
  7. The Rocketeer is returning as an animated series.
  8. Have you seen the FK Films YouTube channel? It is home to a series of stop-motion LEGO videos that give life to characters – familiar and unfamiliar – in surprising and humourous ways.

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