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New game aims to help children appreciate American heroes

Fox & Friends
Video: CEO of ‘INVICTA Challenge’ explains premise of interactive game

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New toy line brings D-Day history to children

Fayetteville Observer
When Jim Murphy was a boy, one of his favorite books was an anthology called “Stories of Great Battles.” That’s where Murphy learned of D-Day and heroes such as 1st Lt. Turner B. Turnbull, a paratrooper…

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New toy line taps into apps – and the past – to get kids to read

Kidscreen
In the modern mobile age, with apps, movies and video games just a tap or two away, getting kids interested in reading traditional books is no easy feat. However, former Spin Master, Activision and Mattel employee-turned-entrepreneur…

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MilKid Gift Idea: Former Marine Launches Leadership Game

Spouse Buzz by Military.com
A couple of years ago, Jim Murphy was standing in a friend’s backyard at a fourth of July cook out, talking to the man who launched the line of G.I. Joe action figures for Hasbro in the 1980’s…

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Flash & Thunder–A New Type of Game Experience

Toys Bulletin
The Toys Bulletin staff was not sure what to expect prior to opening the “Flash & Thunder” game box. From the description, it seemed to be some type of video game, but there was also an action figure and graphic novel inside…

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Hot Holiday Toys

NBC 15 – Madison, WI
Flash & Thunder receives a great review as a hot holiday toy!

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