Friday, October 10, 2014

Hubby's Birthday aka Skylanders Trap Team Day!

Skylanders Trap Team! *Homer Simpson style drooooooool*

We have all - me, Hubby, and the kids - been jumping up and down impatiently for Trap Team for MONTHS! The kids, especially Tom, have been watching tons of promo stuff on YouTube, and we adults (I use the term loosely) have been counting down the days since before the Summer.

Luckily for us, Trap Team Day also happens to be Hubby's birthday! So I had a good excuse a perfectly valid reason to spend an obscene amount of money on Skylanders merchandise.

For months we have been scouring the interweb looking for exclusives, best deals, "delivery on the day of release", and so on. We also bagged a wee discount from our local Game store in exchange for some Twitter promotion - social media truly is a wonderful thing and our local Game store staff are genuinely FAB.

By the end of the day we had accumulated Wii U and Wii Dark Edition games, all the available trap masters and minis, all the available new standard characters, a good collection of traps, and put our names down for the adventure packs. Please don't tot that up....

Most of this has been stashed for Christmas, a good chunk is Hubby's for his birthday (the game itself for example) and we all have a new character or two to play with right now. Hubby took the day off so he could collect our Game store order, I stayed home to receive the online orders, and we spend the day getting well stuck in to the game before Jack & Tom came home from school. At this point I lost my controller to Jack!

It's likely to be Monday (school!) before I get another chance to play because boys will be boys and they want to play together (that includes the Husband btw) but that's ok because I have my own save game on medium while there's is on easy. And no one will complain that I keep pausing it to "mum stuff" like cook, change nappies, feed the baby etc...

WE LOVE SKYLANDERS!



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