On the official NERF website, there’s a simple-if-fun flash game called ‘NERF Test Range’, where you can “try out” blasters from various NERF lines, including Zombie Strike and Badlands. It’s a good time killer for at least a few minutes, plus the theme track isn’t half bad.
I have to say it’s looking pretty good.
The K Spike is a project currently up for funding on Kickstarter for an EDC keychain spike. Created by Bobby Davis of Spiffy Labs in Minneapolis, MN, the K Spike is a multipurpose tool with uses including opening packages, marking wood or metal, and punching holes. The handle features deep knurling to maintain a positive grip, and when not in use, the spike portion can be stored within the handle. The K Spike will be offered in Tellurium Copper, Aluminum, and Stainless Steel.
It’s like Ghost Recon: Future Soldier’s Gunsmith, but with a pitchfork instead.
Read up on Werewolves Within at: redstorm.com/red-storm-is-proud-to-announce-our-first-vr-game-werewolves-within
5.11 Tactical’s yearly April Fool’s Day joke turned real product, the Tactical Duty Kilt, is available once again. This time, you can get it in the following colorways: Battle Brown, Black, Kryptek Mandrake, MultiCam, Storm, TDU Green, and TDU Khaki.
As always, this is a limited run product, so get yours while you can.
IndieBox, a subscription box company for independent video games, announced a new product line today: IndieSox. The new “company” has one specific mission: to take the indie games you love, and get them on your feet.
For 24 hours on April 1st, the main webpage www.TheIndieBox.com will automatically redirect all traffic to www.TheIndieSox.com. The IndieBox Team modeled each of the six custom pairs of socks, themed after legendary independent video games: Axiom Verge, Nuclear Throne, Luftrausers, Super Meat Boy, Crypt of the Necrodancer, and Ultimate Chicken Horse.
These socks are not simply an April Fool’s joke they’re real products. Bundles are available to preorder for $25 (or $35 outside of the US) and include all six designs, as well as free shipping and a copy of Ultimate Chicken Horse on Steam.
In addition to selling the new line of socks, IndieBox will be donating a portion of the proceeds to StackUP.org. StackUP is a veteranfocused charity dedicated to supporting the men and women of the military through the use, support and donation of video games worldwide!
“IndieSox” will take over the www.TheIndieBox.com throughout April 1st, however, the offer will be available at www.TheIndieSox.com through Friday April 8, 2016.
Limited to just 100 pieces, Dumpbox has turned the iconic 1st Air Cav Yater Spoon 8’6″ Kilgore Surf Board into a challenge coin / bottle opener. Each piece is full color, measuring 4″ long, and featuring the original artwork as seen in the film, along with an individual hand number.
For Immediate Release
29 March 16 Broken Arrow, OK
Knife Hand the World is nine kinds of chuffed to let everyone know the Modern Budō (“Tactical Samurai”) design is in full production after the initial test run sold out in just a couple of days. The Samurai shirt, a part of the Anachrobellum lineup with the support of Breach-Bang-Clear, has proven to be the fastest selling one to date (including even the various versions of American Jedi).
The design is currently available only in black, in sizes ranging from Small to 3XL.
Why the Samurai? Of all the warrior archetypes in the world, none is perhaps more recognizable than that of the Samurai. The word Samurai is derived at least in part from the word saburau, which means “to serve.” That’s fitting enough, particularly in the modern context and even more so with regard to how we regard the warrior ethos. There’s nothing wrong with a little ego in a fighting man, quite the contrary — but if that ego is not subordinated to some sense of the greater good (serving your country, serving your community, sticking up for those weaker than you), well, then…you’re probably just an asshole and you don’t deserve to wear this shirt anyway.
This particular Samurai is carrying some things MInamoto Tametomo and Miyamoto Musashi wouldn’t recognize — Mk17, PEQ15, OSS Suppressor, S&S Precision Manta strobe and the like — but they’d understand the philosophy behind it.
“In China there was once a man who liked pictures of dragons, and his clothing and furnishings were all designed accordingly. His deep affection for dragons was brought to the attention of the dragon god, and one day a real dragon appeared before his window. It is said that he died of fright. He was probably a man who always spoke big words but acted differently when facing the real thing.” (Yamamoto Tsunetomo, c. 1700)
Pick one up at www.anachrobellum.com or find them on Instagram, @anachrobellum. Check out the Modern Viking version, and watch for our homage to Roger’s Rangers coming very soon.
Standard Pacific’s Field Rucksack is a multipurpose bag designed to be equally at home outdoors as in the office. It’s constructed with a water repellent nylon shell and waterproof zippers. The front pocket of the Field Rucksack is fleece-lined to keep electronics screens from getting scratched, and an included thermal pocket keeps drinks and foodstuffs hot or cold for hours. The Field Rucksack also comes standard with removable shoe and toiletry pouches.
Cleverly named the Spectre (cuz it’s a “ghost gun”, getit?), this 80% frame from Polymer80 is designed for use with a Glock 9mm or 40 S&W slide and lower parts kit. Plus, the frame is currently on sale, so this seems like a great reason to start a new project.
WE Airsoft just revealed their new “Titanium-Coated” pistols. This coating offers an extra layer of scratch and wear protection, and also gives the slide a distinctive gold color. The Titanium guns are already available in the G-Series, Force Series, Bird Series, Dog Series, and X-Series, with the M1911 and M92 to soon follow.
Additionally, WE also revealed a common holster for all WE G model airsoft pistols. It can be configured for left and right-hand carry, and features adjustable cant.
Dells Zombie Outbreak is a “live action zombie experience” based out of Wisconsin Dells Parkway, Wisconsin. Participants travel through a apocalyptic military base swarming with zombies, firing what looks to be light sensor guns at specialized receiver targets placed on the zombie’s heads.
To give you an idea what it’s like, check out the video below:
They’re supposed to be opening a new location in Orlando soon. Considering I’ll be traveling that way later this year, it might be worth stopping in, and seeing how it compares to the Knott’s Scary Farm Special Ops: Infected attraction.
Pop Culture Shock Toys has this awesome 1/4 Scale Judge Dredd statue, based on his look in the 2012 movie DREDD. Seen above is the Comic Exclusive version, which retains the movie look but with the judge uniform colorway featured in the comic series.
There sure has been a lot of different interpretations of Batman throughout the years, eh?
And if you haven’t seen it yet, this is part of what you’re missing.
While still a great game, and honestly still scary, System Shock hasn’t aged that well in the visual department, which is why it’s pretty cool Night Dive Studios is remaking the original game.
For comparison, take a look at the trailer for System Shock: Enhanced below:
The C96 Mauser is one of the most iconic pistols of all time, at least partially due to its inclusion in various forms of media, principally as the basis for Han Solo’s DL-44 Heavy Blaster Pistol. WE Airsoft has just come up with their own take on it, dubbed the WE Classic Pistol. Available as a special collector package, the WE Classic Pistol comes with an extended box magazine and full-auto fire capability, making it modeled most after the M712 Schnellfeuer variant. The Classic Pistol even comes with an imitation wood stock/holster, for additional authenticity.
Gun Weight (No Mag): 649g
Gun Weight (With Short Mag): 829g
Gun Weight (With Long Mag): 942g
Short Mag Weight: 180g
Long Mag Weight: 293g
Long Magazine Capacity: 19 Rounds
Short Magazine Capacity: 10 Rounds
Gun Length (no stock): ~292mm
Gun Length (with stock):
Stock/Holster Material: Plastic Imitation Wood Finish
Firing Modes: Semi-Auto/Full-Auto/Safe
Muzzle Velocity: 360 FPS (0.2g BB’s, Green Gas)
Action: Single Action Trigger Mechanism
Safety Mechansim: Safety Lever
Trigger Pull: ~4.5 lbs
Front Sight: Fixed Front Sight
Rear Sight: Elevation-adjustable rear sight
Bore Size: 6.05mm (+/- 0.01mm)
Bore Type: Smooth Bore
Inner Barrel Length: ~134mm
+ Original Breech Mechansim
1 x WE Classic Pistol Series – New Pistol
1 x Long Magazine
1 x Custom Made Box
1 x Holster Stock (Imitation Wood)
Be on the lookout for this one at WE Airsoft distributors and retailers soon.
Dumpbox is now offering the ‘Tactical As Fuck’ Bart Simpson design as a PVC morale patch in SWAT and Digi Camo colorways. The design is also available on a shirt and a hat, and even an incredibly limited number of lighters. Get yours while you can.