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by AndyThomas
Mon Mar 13, 2017 10:47 am
Forum: The Show
Topic: Feeling my age!
Replies: 1
Views: 164

Feeling my age!

I happened to glance at my YouTube stats recently and realised to my surprise that it's been over ten years since I put up some of my early videos, which as you might imagine were Star Fleet related. Ten years. Wow. I think they were up on the site earlier than that, though. I stuck them on YouTube ...
by AndyThomas
Wed Feb 01, 2017 10:22 am
Forum: Other Creative Work
Topic: Lego X-Bomber
Replies: 6
Views: 744

Re: Lego X-Bomber

PS: You want one of these for the Moon Base base, lol: https://www.amazon.com/LEGO-Grey-Crater-Plate-Platform/dp/B01571SKOE I think they came out before I was little but there must be millions still floating around. :D Wow. Childhood flashback right between the eyes as soon as I saw that! Just like...
by AndyThomas
Tue Jan 31, 2017 12:55 pm
Forum: Other Creative Work
Topic: Lego X-Bomber
Replies: 6
Views: 744

Re: Lego X-Bomber

The little chap looks pleased as punch! Mine's more into mini-planes at the moment, although we did once come up with a multi-pilot robot made up of... well... mini-planes! It has to be said with the likes of the X-Wing sets (which are epic) there are a lot of parts around for this sort of project t...
by AndyThomas
Sat Jan 28, 2017 3:47 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: XCOM game nostalgia - new video by me, unusually!
Replies: 2
Views: 218

Re: XCOM game nostalgia - new video by me, unusually!

Thanks, that's useful feedback. It was pretty unplanned. When I first ran Minecraft there was an icon floating around on the new Asus ZenPad. It's an Asus app called Game Genie. It can boost game speed but it also captures video either to live stream or save locally. So when I came across Aliens v H...
by AndyThomas
Sat Jan 28, 2017 12:02 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Space 1999
Replies: 1
Views: 265

Space 1999

Support this, or possibly make it yourself at this scale!
https://ideas.lego.com/projects/119421
by AndyThomas
Wed Jan 25, 2017 10:41 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: XCOM game nostalgia - new video by me, unusually!
Replies: 2
Views: 218

XCOM game nostalgia - new video by me, unusually!

So as previously mentioned, I acquired a new tablet over Christmas and went looking for something to play on it. I tripped across what I think is actually quite an old game by Android standards so there are some video reviews of it, but I've done quite a long one using just the tablet during which I...
by AndyThomas
Thu Jan 12, 2017 11:17 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Thunderbirds Are Go - Season 2 Trailer
Replies: 3
Views: 508

Re: Thunderbirds Are Go - Season 2 Trailer

Well, the toys are actually pretty decent. The supersize Thunderbird 3 is huge! You can get little tiny diecast toys on stands from places like The Entertainer, they're only a few pounds. I even got a TB 4 from Japan, bizarrely, as I couldn't find one in the local store. Came in a little cardboard b...
by AndyThomas
Mon Jan 09, 2017 10:33 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Thunderbirds Are Go - Season 2 Trailer
Replies: 3
Views: 508

Re: Thunderbirds Are Go - Season 2 Trailer

The small one is a big fan, I'm a little behind. He got a big Thunderbird 3 for Christmas that actually produces smoke. Brilliant. Doesn't seem to have sold well though, heavily discounted. It's great though, it's a kids series that doesn't feel like a kids series. Which is great for the more intell...
by AndyThomas
Mon Jan 09, 2017 10:21 am
Forum: The Merchandise
Topic: 2016 - Star Fleet Vinyl
Replies: 19
Views: 3420

Re: 2016 - Star Fleet Vinyl

Ouch. I didn't realise they were doing quite such limited runs (presumably that's why they're so expensive). The production quality does look good, I might see if I can get one, I think there was the offer for helping them with reference material... Dai X is going to stand tall, I thought they'd be ...
by AndyThomas
Tue Nov 29, 2016 11:39 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Tablet?
Replies: 3
Views: 1039

Re: Tablet?

I did think about the Transformer option, but I've already got an Asus laptop (!) so if I needed to move around the house and be productive I could take that with me - just seems like duplication somehow. The Transformers I'd seen seemed quite expensive, I did think about a Windows tablet but the Su...

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