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Monsters Inc: Behind the curtain at US invention house Big Monster Toys

Big Monster Toys is one of the most well respected toy invention houses in the world. An offshoot of the famous Marvin Glass & Associates, the goings-on inside the firm’s ‘office’ is one of the closest guarded secrets in the industry. Billy Langsworthy managed to get past the creature at the door to talk with company president Donald Rosenwinkel about creativity, licensing and the importance of indie retail.

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Mike Howarth on the rise of Kickstarter success story PaperShooters

Mike Howarth is not only an avid gamer, he’s a dab hand at construction kits too. Combining the two passions, three years ago he took to crowdfunding to bring PaperShooters to market. Robert Hutchins talks to him about the recent sell-out success of the blaster at RED5 and to find out his future plans

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EDITOR’S COMMENT: Fair play

Toy Fair season is upon us, and this weekend, we'll be at London Toy Fair spreading the word about this year's Workshop. Billy Langsworthy takes a look at how the BTHA is once again supporting grassroots creativity in the toy space at this year's London Toy Fair.

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