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Skylanders - a game/interactive that's not Wii/Nintendo??

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BunnyMama Fri 21-Nov-14 11:33:54

I'm looking for a game of some sort that's Skylanders but that isn't linked to a games console (we don't have one and are trying to avoid it for at least another year....)

Does anyone know of anything? I think I'm thinking of a Leapfrog type thing, something that stands alone but is still Skylanders? Many thanks for suggestions.

neddle Fri 21-Nov-14 12:41:04

The latest version has a set to use on a tablet, not sure which one though.

marne2 Fri 21-Nov-14 13:09:12

I think the new skylanders are made for the iPad and android, I may be wrong but I'm sure I saw it advertised yesterday.

marne2 Fri 21-Nov-14 13:10:35


jThompson Fri 21-Nov-14 17:22:03

If you are wanting something without the actual game there are quite a few mega bloks sets, Amazon have them and I saw a few in home bargains the other day too.

DS also has a couple of the story books, I can't say they are great literature but finding things he'll read himself is pretty tough.

Our local pound shop has a few jigsaws and bits too (in face I think that's where I got the books a few months ago)

BunnyMama Sat 22-Nov-14 21:43:52

Thank you all very much smile

I have looked at the Megabloks games and I think that'll be good, I think I was hoping there was some sort of Skylanders console instead of games which are loaded into other systems. But there isn't! It's no bad thing though.

youbethemummylion Sun 23-Nov-14 08:55:27

If you want your kids to have Skylanders what's the problem with the console. You could get a cheap second hand Wii and skylanders and just not buy any other games for it. Hey presto a skylanders console.

OhMittens Sun 23-Nov-14 12:45:20

yoube the DCs have controlled use of the ipad and that can create enough problems in itself (getting too attached, "just one more game" etc etc). I just don't want my DS to get into computer games too that take up the TV. Maybe when he's a bit older (he's 6). I don't mind him liking things like Skylanders and I wouldn't mind a small hand-held thing (like a DS) which I can control easily, but bigger systems I'm trying to avoid at the moment.

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