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Board Game Review - Kero


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Designed by Prospero Hall
2 Players
Ages 9+
30 Mins Playing Time

Review By Ben Ruegg

Kero. Short for Kerosene. This resource is sparse in the future and you are one of two clans who are trying to survive in a post-apocalyptic world. How you manage your Kero is vital as it fuels your truck that drives out into the vast wasteland trying to salvage what it can to help your clan gain new territories. The clan that can manage this best will be crowned the victor.

Kero is a fantastic game that incorporates real time elements with luck of the dice. Broken into three rounds which are brought to an end with some randomness, you are trying to get what you can before your truck runs out of fuel. All of the elements in the game fit perfectly with the theme of being the leader of a clan in a post-apocalyptic world. In fact, it may feel familiar once you see the incredible trucks each player gets (did I hear Mad Max?). Your truck has a sand timer which acts as the amount of kerosene you have to use during your turn. Acting as fuel for when you are scouring the waste land, you will roll 5 or more dice until you are happy with the outcomes. Ultimately, the game is a race against time and I found it completely exhilarating.

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Top Christmas Gifts 2018

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Christmas is just around the corner and to help you with your gift giving, we have curated our top 10 gifts for Christmas 2018.

1. PlayStation Classic Console
This one is perfect for the recipient that loves retro products or just loves gaming! Preloaded with 20 of the best PlayStation games, including Final Fantasy VII, Jumping Flash!, Ridge Racer Type 4, Tekken 3 and Wild Arms, PlayStation Classic is a miniature recreation of the original PlayStation console.

2. Cat/Dog-opoly
Want to change up family board game night from the same old regular Monopoly? Or maybe you just know someone that loves cats or dogs. either way, Catopoly or Dogopoly could just make the perfect gift. Not just about trading properties, these quirky games let you collect and trade different breeds.

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Top Stocking Stuffers 2018

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Finding low cost but quality items to fill up those stockings can be a daunting task, so we have collected our favourite stocking stuffer products to help inspire and assist with your gift giving this year.

1. Shopkins
These fun collectible mini figures come in an assortment of characters, so you can try your luck at collecting them all. Small in size and under $20, these are perfect to help fill up your little ones stocking.

2. Mrs Potts Tea Infuser
Be our guest and enjoy a perfectly brewed cup of real tea with this cute kitchen essential inspired by the classic Disney film Beauty and the Beast. This cute tea accessory is sure to delight someone as they pull this out of their stocking.

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Toys Christmas Giveaway!

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The Christmas countdown has begun! Win DAILY prizes!

We know there's nothing quite like the gift of giving so we are giving away over $13,000 worth of Toys this month! Simply purchase any Toy to be in the draw to win that day's prize.

Our Competition runs from December 1st to the 24th. We've got a prize pack to be won every day! Each pack is worth over $499 and is filled with some amazing goodies! Simply purchase anything from our Toys category and you are in the draw to WIN!

Every Toy in your Mighty Ape order gives you an entry to this competition for that day. The more Toys you buy, the more chances you have to win! Every order placed will also give you another entry to our site-wide Mighty 24 days of Christmas competition – so get shopping!

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Be in to WIN the gold standard of putty!


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Purchase any Crazy Aaron's Thinking Putty between now and 10am Monday the 3rd December and one lucky order will ship with an extra special edition 24 karat gold putty inside!

Crazy Aaron's Real Gold Thinking Putty possesses a unique golden hue possible only from the rare precious metal in its purest form. Packaged in a special gold-hued tin with metallic printing, it is guaranteed to stand apart from all other putties. And contains no less than 1 gram of REAL GOLD!

Check out the full range of Crazy Aaron's Thinking Putty now.

Offer is valid on delivery orders only.

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Board Game Review - Decrypto


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Designed by Thomas Dagenais-Lespérance
For 3 – 8 players
15 – 45 mins playing time
Ages 12+

Review by Ben Ruegg

Decrypto is a new party game that sets two teams up against each other trying to not only decipher their own codes, but more importantly, intercept and crack the codes of the other team.

Upon hearing about Decrypto and reading the description, it was easy for me and my group of friends to assume we were about to play a different version of the already popular game ‘Codenames’. For this review, I invited my friends, who we have played Codenames with a lot, to experience Decrypto with my wife and I so that we could discuss the similarities and differences.

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Top Toys for Christmas 2018


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With so many toys to choose from, we know picking Christmas gifts for the kids can be hard. We are here to help with our Top Toys Gifts of 2018!

1. Intex Toys
Perfect for Summer! Intex has a huge variety of water-based toys. From pool loungers to kids pools, Intex is sure to keep your recipient cool this Summer.

2. Poopsie Surprise Unicorn
Watch this majestic unicorn magically poop slime with Poopsie Unicorn Slime Surprise. With a little unicorn magic and sparkle, you can customise unicorn poop and transform it multiple times. Ten magical surprises included

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Top Novelty Gifts for Christmas 2018

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Think outside the box and add a little quirk to your gift giving. These novelty gifts have character and charm and are sure to put a smile on your recipients face!

1. Unicorn Ride-On – Inflatable Lounger
Add some sparkle to somebody's summer with this magical ride-on inflatable. This floatie is well suited for children and adults as well, to play in the water or to just lay down and relax whilst floating.

2. Harry Potter Dobby Mug & Socks Set
The perfect quirky gift for that somebody in your life that loves Harry Potter. They can show their love for everybody's fa­vourite house elf with this sock and mug combo.

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Mighty Ape LEGO Month!

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November is Mighty Ape's LEGO Month! Be in to win weekly prizes, receive free gifts on LEGO Toys $30 and over plus you will get a 3 month Primate subscription on qualified purchases!

The deal:

  • Any LEGO Toy purchased in November will be in the draw to win weekly prizes. Orders placed in the specified week will correspond to an entry to that week's prize. Each item purchased will equate to 1 entry to the prize so multiple items purchased will give multiple entries to the draw. Winners will be selected at random following the entry close date. Entries are valid for New Zealand and Australian customers only.
  • Buy $300 or more LEGO Toys in November and receive a 3 month Primate subscription starting Dec 1st 2018. Primate is a paid subscription that offers unlimited free delivery within NZ on all products, free upgrades, exclusive Primate discounts + early access to our big site-wide sales! If you are already a Primate customer your membership will be extended by an additional 3 months on Dec 1st.

Winners Are…
Week 1: LEGO Millennium Falcon = Jennifer Su!
Week 2: LEGO City pack = Gail England!
Week 3: LEGO Harry Potter pack = Jeremy Halewood!
Week 4: LEGO Technic pack = Paula Martin!

Congratulations to all our winners!