• Annual Christmas Tree Climb

    Touch the star at the summit and free your people! Yes, the annual Christmas tree ascent was my favorite game to play in the 80s. The once a year nature of the event definitely made me look forward to it and I considered the concept an exhilarating stroke of genius! Every year the massive Christmas tree would land on the figures planet. A six foot tree inhabited with booby traps and creatures. The tree held the figures planet hostage and the only way to redeem freedom was to scale the enormous tree to the summit. There, a powerful star was glowing and if touched, the figures would be saved! So…

  • Kilbirnie School

    Where the most legendary of games were played out…. This was the place! 5 years here wasn’t long enough! My last day at Kilbirnie School was full of sadness. WHY I asked! Why take me away from what felt like home? Quite the contrast from my first day there in 1981.. Standing alone at lunchtime in my trademark Jean Jacket observing all the kids playing. The School was the backdrop but it was the friends I made here. Most notably, my fellow figure connoisseurs who understood what motion pictures 4 figures was all about…. We had others in our games, regulars and those who checked in then out, but the…