Toy links

Microman training.
Click on the thumbnail for the full-sized image. It apparently took 20 attempts to get all those bowls balanced for this recreation of the Horse Stance training scene from Drunken Master.

Wakka Wakka.
Hokey religions and ancient weapons are no match for a power pellet, kid.

Custom RealxHead Chaos figure.
“I tried the ‘Fighting Spirit’ technique of rubbing off the paint to reveal the contrasting vinyl underneath, but leaving paint in all the nooks and crannies.”

The 5 most ill-conceived action figures. [via]

2008 toy industry forecast.
What toy industry leaders learnt last year and what they expect this year.