How To Save Slamdance (maybe)

There’s a problem with some portion of the production batch of Transformers Siege Alphastrike Counterforce battle packs, affecting the Slamdance redeco of Flywheels (or Skytread, whatever) included as part of the set. Things kind of end up breaking, perhaps out of trying to move parts that should normally move, but in this instance refuse to do so. That being the case, it might be possible to fix before permanent damage occurs – if you’re brave! Read More

GUIDE: Buying A Camera (or, “Let’s Talk About How To Spend A Lot of Money”)

Taking the leap and upgrading from your smartphone’s camera to a dedicated piece of hardware is an important decision – and a potentially expensive one! I don’t think that everyone needs to go right away and make this investment, since the recent generations of phone cameras can potentially be quite capable. But when you decide it is time, you want to make sure that you’re putting your money in the right place, especially if this is the first time you’ve really given the matter serious consideration. In this article, I’ll talk about some of the things to look for, some of my recommendations, and where to go to do more research. Read More