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First-Ever HASCON Ticket Sales Opens


Ten years ago I attended Botcon 2007 in Providence, RI. While I was there I saw the first Transformers movie, twice in one night, met the owner of Siebertron.com and hung out with the guys from IDW. It was an amazing weekend. This September Hasbro has taken over an official convention just for Hasbro and their properties including Transformers. This is something that I want to take the kids to, I think they’d have so much fun. It is running from September 8-10 and sounds awesome. Here are the details we know right now.


Three Day Convention Will Include Panels, Larger-than-Life Brand Experiences, Games Events, Auditions for Hasbro TV Commercials and Shows, Meet & Greets and Appearances from Peter Cullen, Frank Welker, Stan Lee, Dude Perfect and top

PAWTUCKET, R.I. — May 22, 2017 – Today Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS), a global play and entertainment company, officially opened ticket sales for the first-ever HASCON FANmily™ event, which will take place in Providence at the Rhode Island Convention Center and Dunkin’ Donuts Center from September 8-10, 2017. Hasbro fans and families from around the globe can purchase single day tickets or three-day tickets for the convention, with VIP packages available for super-fans and the most enthusiastic collectors.

Today Hasbro also revealed the first round of talent appearances, panels and brand experiences set to take place during HASCON 2017. Appearances and meet & greets will be available with some of the biggest names from Hasbro, including DUDE PERFECT, Lorenzo Di Bonaventura (Producer of all the TRANSFORMERS films, as well as G.I. JOE: The Rise of Cobra and G.I. JOE: Retaliation); Stan Lee (Marvel Comics Legend); Peter Cullen and Frank Welker (original TRANSFORMERS voice talent); Andrea Libman and Cathy Weseluck (voice talent of MY LITTLE PONY: FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC and MY LITTLE PONY: THE MOVIE), “Chewbacca Mom”, Candace Payne and more. Continue reading First-Ever HASCON Ticket Sales Opens

Family Game Night with Skylanders Monopoly

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The other day I received Skylanders Monopoly in the mail. Occasionally I receive some very cool Skylanders toys and while I was not asked to review the item I will give you my honest opinion on it.

Monopoly is a touchy subject with many people because it can bring out actions and reactions that we don’t normally have to situations. Allison has Monopoly PTSD from the years of playing it with her brother who bullied everyone into getting his own way in the game. So, we are trying to break from that and have a nice enjoyable game with Eva and hopefully her experience with the game will be much better.

We tried, we really tried.

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