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Weekly Webcomic Wrapup is a sucker for pretty toys

S. Prell, @SamPrell

Okay, I admit it: the other day, I finally succumbed and pre-ordered Disney Infinity 2.0 Marvel Super Heroes. Something about the look of the figures based on Guardians of the Galaxy and the villainous Loki really grabbed my attention, and made me long for the days of walking down the aisles of a KB Toys to pick out a super-cool Spider-Man action figure. It was as though my inner child was screaming "buy me that one, I want that one!" Or maybe it was someone else's inner child - after all, I was a well-behaved kid and never screamed about getting a toy. (I swear!)

Anyway, my interest in Disney Infinity 2.0 felt like a surprise, but I suppose it shouldn't have; while unpacking some boxes this week, I found plenty of old toys that I had kept since I was a kid. And hey, wouldn't you know it, most of those were various Marvel heroes and villains. So yeah, a video game that allows, nay encourages, me to recapture those old childhood feelings of joy that came from playing with my toys? I'm all over that.

My question to you this week then, is what's something from your childhood that gaming has helped you recapture? Tell us the tale of how a game warmed your cold and unfeeling heart into a warm and gooey puddle of happy feelings. After you vote for your favorite webcomic, of course.

Critical Miss (It's Not Like I Reich You Or Anything)
ReadySoup (Love It or List It)
Ctrl+Alt+Del (Console War, p29)
Nerd Rage (Mistakably Blue)
Awkward Zombie (Duress Code)
VG Cats (Sage Words)


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