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Red Dawn 2012 Review

In Red Dawn, A group of Teenagers try to stop the invasion of their home town by the North Koreans. Starring Chris Hemsworth, Josh Peck, Josh Hutcherson, Adrianne Palicki, Isabel Lucas, and Jeffrey Dean Morgan. Read More »

2012 Fighting118th Toy Exchange Recap

The Holidays are over!  No matter which ones you do or don’t celebrate,  one common theme is to show your love and appreciation through gifts.  Here at the Fighting118th it’s no different.  Every year we celebrate the Holiday season with the annual Fighting118th Toy Exchange and this past season was another successful event.  First we would like to give a big thank you to everyone who supported and participated in the event.  We enjoy having a smaller and closer community than the average site and it’s always fun to be able to put together a event like the Toy Exchange.  Second we want to give a thank you to Admin Major Blood for his efforts in hosting and organizing the event.  The Toy Exchange had a decent turnout and almost everybody received their gift by the deadline. Like last year many of the gifts were G.I.Joe ... Read More »

SDCC 2012 Shockwave HISS

Ah, Hasbro.  Another year has gone by and you come up with another decent crossover exclusive.  Although the tank was not the highlight of the set there was plenty to make this worth it if you got your hands on one.  The HISS is a painted up Retaliation tank that has static treads.  Those and a glass canopy are two things I’m not a fan of.  The design of the new HISS tanks are ok but of course Cobra overlook certain engineering features.  Open turret?  Is this 1984 still?  Let’s protect that gunner already!  The attack mode is fairly worthless too.  It points at the ground.  Great of you want to dig a hole I guess. The did manage to use a barrel similar to the original Shockwave though.  It is a little smaller but has the same design minus ... Read More »