Monthly Archives: June 2012

Around the Nerf Net: Nerf Nerd Night


Check out these great videos by an Italian Nerf group calling themselves Nerf Nerd Night! And check out their channel on Youtube for more! Their videos are well made, and it’s great to get to see how people enjoy their Nerf blasters in other countries! I also have to say that I enjoy videos like these far more than those that edit in muzzle flash. I absolutely abhor the use of muzzle flash in videos that use stock Nerf blasters because it reinforces the idea that they are guns, and they’re not. But that is something better left for another post, another day.



Batman “The Dark Knight Rises” Triple Barrel Grapnel Blaster Review

It’s time for another review from outside the world of Nerf.  With the release of the movie The Dark Knight Rises coming to theaters soon, it’s probably time we talk about the Triple Barrel Grapnel Blaster that is in stores now.

This is the second Mattel Batman Dart blaster I’ve had the opportunity to own and test out, and the quality isn’t all that bad.  As far as plastic goes, the overall construction is solid, although the trigger feels a little loose especially when not primed.  The dart construction(comes with 3) is very similar to a Nerf Sonic dart.  Quality of foam in the body of the dart is pretty good, however the tip seems to b glued onto the body in a way that could lead to falling off after time. Continue reading Batman “The Dark Knight Rises” Triple Barrel Grapnel Blaster Review


Part 2 of Episode 16 Delayed a day

Due to the drain the party and flights had on us, we need a little longer than anticipated to recuperate, so part 2 of Episode 16 of the AFoN Show will be delayed by a day.

As you can see from the picture above, we also got our hands on the Pyragon as well as the Hail-Fire, so you’ll get a chance to see it in operation as well!

If you have any questions, please leave them in the comments below and we’ll try to answer them in our Episode!


The AFoN Show Episode 16: We are Elite – Part 1

In this episode of the AFoN Show, we talk a bit about the Elite series of blasters! This is part 1 of 2, part 2 will be coming this Friday (06-22-12). Part 1 Covers the Rampage and Retaliator, and part 2 will cover anything else we discover at the Elite Launch Party!

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