Category Archives: Tactical Playtime

Tactical Playtime is the term used for Toy Soldiers going out and having fun.

Toy Soldier Day 2015

Greetings Mountain Soldiers! Today is the closest we have to a national holiday in the Army of Toy Soldiers. Like Star Wars Day or Pi (or Tau) Day, ours is a pun on the date, but is also our call to action. March Fourth, Toy Soldiers! But what do you do to celebrate Toy Soldier…

Mission Report: MCM Expo May 2014

Met up with Gonzo, Delina, and Airhead at the Hostel on Thursday night. Had a couple of drinks in the bar, but as I had been out to York all day, I was quite a bit beat. The hostel pub was "American" themed, with whiskey drinks served in mason jars, a bust of the Blues…

Toy Soldier Day 2012

Attention Denver Soldiers (and those from the surrounding areas)! Soldier Bella and Lieutenant Rothen are organizing a get-together for Toy Soldier Day (this coming Sunday, 4 March) at Pita Grill (911 E. Colfax Ave) during the entire day (11a-Midnight). Please bring Propaganda and a sense of FUN! Having been to Pita, it's a nice chill…

Success! Witch Hunt V

Congratulations are in order for the personnel of the Fighting 97th in another successful Halloween invasion of the Witch City (Salem, Massachusetts). This year, the weather (a Nor'Easter) as well as the day (Monday) placed a damper on festivities, but the celebrations all kicked in as evening fell. A hearty congratulations to Agent Dark's award-winning…

Invasion! ABQ Comic Expo

Greetings my unconventional conventionists!... Wait, wrong forum! I am pleased to announce that the Seventh Regiment will have a table in Artist's Alley at the Albuquerque Comic Expo, set up to brainwash and propagandize the comic book fans of the 505. Come on down and rub elbows with the likes of Gene Ha, Stan Lee,…

Mission Report: TSDisneyWorld II

DisneyWorld Invasion II - Dead Man's Chest I come bearing a successful report from the Experimental Community of Tomorrow (aka EPCOT) from the most recent Toy Soldier Day past. I joined the Red Tide division and a lone representative from TSU-UK, and successfully invaded both EPCOT and the Magic Kingdom; representatives of the Red Tide…

Mission Report: SteamCon II

Con MVP: Little Miss Parasite SotW: Mr. Fritz SteamCon II was attended this year by twenty-three soldiers, most from the Cascadian Militia, but with representatives from the Desert Rats and the Seventh Mountain. The invasion proper was held on Saturday, with a booth in Artist Alley providing a stationary propaganda basecamp for the masses to…

Operation: Witch Hunt IV

Pandemonium in The Streets Witch Hunt Hits Record Numbers Toy Soldiers invade Salem Four Years Running Toy Soldiers of the Fighting 97th invaded the (in)famous Witch town Salem, Massachusetts for the fourth time in a row this last Halloween, on a search for fun, happiness and the supernatural. They found thousands of curious and costumed…

Mission Report: Great Grand British Invasion 2010

It was awesome! While I was a little bit late to the event on Saturday (I had gotten stuck in the Tower of London, and didn't budget my morning correctly), it was easy enough to find Monte at the Eye, and with a quick-change in a phone box (not really, I just changed shirts on…

Mission Report: Project A-Kon 21

A belated report for Project A-Kon; ran into a number of soldiers while working Security for both the Abney Park concert and the Dealers' Room. Wore a uniform or something resembling it all weekend, so was very identifiable by the end of it. Had a couple of attendees ask if I was personal security for…