Episode 243 : Ruggedized

12.18.12 – Episode 243 : Ruggedized

Show Notes – Ben and Scott squish on the couch for Boombotix, TYOTOYS, Hover Board, and much more! Steep some ginger tea and join us for a Toy Break!

Toy Break Stuff

  • Outer Space Men Contest – To celebrate the upcoming release of the Holiday Outer Space Men by The Four Horsemen! To enter, simply head to the contest section on the Toy Break forum and post a winter holiday themed picture! – deadline is December 26th


  • Boombot REX Ultraportable Speaker – Boombotix launches Boombot REX bluetooth speaker on Kickstarter. It has 2.1 Stereo sound, a water resistant shell, Hands free phone capabilities and Siri Compatible speakerphone. Ruggedized.
  • TYO x USPS Mini Drop Box – Six inch high replica USPS drop box. Officially licensed. Comes with sheet of uncut TYO x RWK mini stickers



  • Boombotix Artist Speakers – by DPGH x Boombotix – covered with characters from Moletown by DGPH – 6 hours run time at full volume, retractable 1/8 male aux. cord to plug into your music device – $55
  • Plush Duplo Rabbit – $10
  • Blank Mini Billboard – by TYOTOYS – diecast steel frame for displaying photos or custom artwork – approx 9″ tal- – $28
  • TYO Chinatown DreamTruck – by TYOTOYS and Almost Famous – scale replica of Simpsons truck painted by artists SEVOR, IDEAL, and SK – includes TYOTOYS x Almost Famous mini sharpie – $60 (sold out)
  • Matchbox Graffiti Vans – by TYOTOYS, Duel1, and Indie184 – 1:64 scale – includes mini sharpie by each artist – $20 (sold out)
  • DIY Mini Dumpster – by TYOTOYS – perfect desktop organizer for delinquents – $14
  • Frankie Frost – by Scott Tolleson, Andrew Bell, and Dyzplastic – festive 3″ mini Android figure for the holidays/Winter – $10
  • Hover Board – by Mattel – 28″ long prop replica with sounds – $130


  • The Blamo Toys HUG Show – group custom show featuring over 60 artists at Toy Art Gallery in Los Angeles, CA – opened December 15th and runs through December 30th
  • 7 Seals Blind Box Resin Release Party – brought to you by Menace Inc. Studios, 7 Seals Resin Blind Box Series features 56 total resin toys for $30 each – artists include Alexis Rivera (Playful Gorilla), Chris Moore (WeBecomeMonsters), Cash Cannon, Jeff Beck, Ricardo Luna (lunacyfx), Motorbot, HX, and Tru:Tek – at Geeksboro Coffeehouse and Cinema in North Carolina on December 20th from 8 pm to midnight