‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Toy Giveaway!

By September 9, 2015

All the hype of Force Friday may be over, but that doesn’t mean we are done being excited.  While some people have complained about Star Wars overload, we’re still happily holding onto as much Star Wars excitement as we can. Thankfully too, so are the folks over at TTPM/Toys, Tots, Pets and More.

So for all of you out there still basking in the glory that was Force Friday – this one’s for you.

TTPM and GeekNation are proud to announce an exclusive giveaway together where the grand prize winner will recieve a Star Wars Blade Builder’s Set: Kylo Ren. Details below in the accompanying video.

Along with this Grand Prize, the runner up will receive a $25 gift card from Toys ‘R Us, allowing you or a fellow Jedi you love to buy their own blade builder set!

IMG_2976Pretty great right? Here’s what you have to do in order to win:

In the comment section below, tell us a story about your favorite Star Wars toy and why it’s your favorite. Whether it be because you have a personal attachment to one in particular, or because It can be old school action figures, a set of figures from the Prequels, even your own lightsaber from years ago. Any and all stories about your favorite SW toy will be accepted!

The best story will win the exclusive Blade Builder Set with the runner up winning a Toys R Us gift card. Get creative, post pictures and most important, have fun.

Be sure and visit TTPM on all their social media channels such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram so you never miss a thing!

The contest is now open along with the comment section, and will be open until end of the day on Monday, September 14th! And while you’re at it, join the nation! The GeekNation!

We look forward to your stories!

Make sure to keep checking back for more updates — right here on GeekNation.

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Alex Welch

Alex Welch

Alex dreams of meeting a girl with a yellow umbrella, and spends too much time* staring at a movie screen. His vocabulary consists mostly of movie quotes and 80s song lyrics. *Debatable
  • Anthony A

    Personally my favorite toy is the Kylo Ten lightsaber I’m a Star Wars Comic Book buff for years I’ve wanted to see the Tri- Saber in the live action movies and now its happening for years I’ve only seen the Tri-saber on the pages of Star Ward Canon comics but now its a reality and just to be able to see something that you’ve seen and saw have a purpose in the comics to now transition into the movie world is amazing, this is why to me Kylo Rens Tri-Saber is my Star wars favorite toy.

  • Ethan

    My all time favorite Star Wars toy was the original Millennium Falcon by Kenner. My friends and I woul play with our “old school” action figures and recreate scenes from the original trilogy and the Falcon would bail us out 9 times out of 10!

  • Ben Tramer

    Fondest memory I have when it comes to toys, and what I believe started me on the path to toy collecting, was the original Kenner Boba Fett. I remember my oldest brother got one first and I was infatuated with it. I would sneak into his room and play with it when he wasn’t home even if only for a quick few seconds. On my next birthday my parents got me my very own Boba Fett and that little man and I were inseparable. I would fly him around the house and take him on all sorts of secret missions. I remember driving in the car with him and holding him out the window like he was flying super fast. One day my other brother was really mad at me and took my Boba Fett and hid it. I was devastated. He told my parents I left it at school and just like that he was off the hook. I took a stormtrooper figure I had and tied a AA battery to his back with a rubber band and made him into “Boba Fett”. It wasn’t the same, not even close, but it gave me something close to the Fett man to hold me over. About a week later (which is like a year to a kid), my brother gave it back to me and it was like my birthday all over again. It just meant the world to me and that figure probably fueled my insane love for Star Wars which is just as strong today.

  • elenermcdonough

    best toy was darth vader and sith ket the whole family busy when snow was coming down

  • My favorite are the lightsabers. I loved playing “jedi” with my brothers in the back yard with them. Then later playing with my own kids and showing them the moves

  • MaryLou Sakosky

    I use to have Princess Leia ..she was a action figure and it was given to me by my boyfriend .It was 77′ yr and I was graduating .Mom said what did you need her for? .It was the point .I did not know much about SW then but boy was I going to learn after that .He was mad cause she threw it in a box .yea for good will .I will never forget it . I am making sure my grandson has it all 😉

  • Heather Howard

    I have two older brothers. Which, when you’re young….totally sucks. I total worshiped them and everything they were interested in. Unfortunately, most of the time (especially when they hit those teenage years) did not want me around.
    They had some Star Wars action figures and some G. I Joe figures that were always around. Having seen Star Wars at a relatively young age, I fell in love with Han Solo….I mean, what young girl didn’t fall head over heels in love with Harrison Ford? I remember one day when my brothers were off playing Dungeons and Dragons when I searched high and low and found that Han Solo figure….and I made sure to hide it where they wouldn’t find him..shoved inside a seam hole in my teddy!!! LOL…not sure whatever happened to that figure, probably be worth something now! Thank you for the opportunity!

    • Heather! GeekNation loved your story! We’d like to award you the runner up and a $25 dollare giftcard to Toy’s R Us! Will you contact mark@geeknation.com and send your name and address where we can send you the card?! Congrats!

      • Heather Howard

        Thank you so very much! Email sent!! 🙂

        • Thank YOU! Got it! And thanks for visiting GeekNation!

          • Heather Howard

            I would like to say Thank You so very much to GeekNation and TTPM for the gift card I received today!
            While being a bit of geek is not something I brag about, it definitely won me some brownie points with my kids!
            Thank you so much! Greatly appreciated. I look forward to many more blog posts from Geek Nation and keeping informed on all the hottest toys with Time To Play Mag!
            Your most gracious fan,
            Heather Howard

  • Michelle Policelli

    My absolute favourite Star Wars toys were the lightsabers! my brothers and I use love playing with them all the time and pretend to have Jedi battles.

  • Tim

    My favorite Star Wars toys are the old school action figures, especially Darth Vader and Obi Wan Kenobi with lightsabers that extended via slot in their arms. I also liked the C3PO that came apart like in the movie.

  • Dave Fabian

    Ok so i ONLY had two Star Wars toys growing up! We didn’t have a lot of money, so trips to Toys R Us were non-existent. I did however stumble upon an original Kenner TaunTaun figure (for about $1) at some garage sale one Saturday morning. I was about 5 at the time that Phantom Menace came out and Since my birthday was in June I got a small Lego AT-ST set (which I thought was the coolest thing ever), from my uncle. So I think it is a toss up between those two. The reason I would love to win the light saber is because I never got a light saber as a kid, no matter how much I begged and cried for one, and so I would love to win this and give it to my 7 year old nephew as his first light saber because no kid should have to suffer without one, and what better way to introduce my nephew to Star Wars than to give him Kylo Ren’s light saber and take him to see The Force Awakens?! Thanks!

    • Hello Dave! GeekNation has chosen you as the Grand Prize Winner! Can you please email mark@geeknation.com and send your address? We will send out the exlcusive Kylo Ren saber kit! Congrats!

      • Dave Fabian

        So awesome, I sent the email, thanks again!!!

  • Chantell Bunn-Gergen

    I grew up with limited Star Wars toys, but my favorite that I had was the Ewok Village. That was the only thing my sisters would play with me, so it got a ton of use! I only wish I still had it for my boys.

  • Suzanne Canfield

    My favorite toy is my sons first light saber that I bought him 3 years ago, that is a blue Obi-Wan one. Along with that and watching the movies he has become a true fan like myself. We find it fun to dress up in Star Wars outfits for various events we participate in every May 4th. This year we went dark-side as him as Lord Vader and myself as a female rattatki warrior from the Old Republic to a Star Wars themed baseball game. Nothing would make my little true fan more happy!

  • Techtembo

    I had saved up for months by mowing the lawn to buy a Star Wars Millennium Falcon lego toy that I was determined to build. I requested my mom bring me dinner right next to it, I had spent almost 6 hours and it was the coolest thing ever.

  • Deanna Hanson

    my fave is my sons old light saber, its still works great, it has a few dings. but my son still loves it even after having it for 5 years, one of the few toys he still plays with from being little

  • Marilyn W

    light saber of course who wouldnt want to play with a Light saber she had a great time and the other kids did at well

    • Marilyn W

      Universal Orlando theme park had a blast for sure

  • Dustin Jones

    Best Star Wars toy ever for me was my stormtrooper action figure. I know everyone wanted to be Luke or Darth but if you really think about it, who had the best costumes. I never had my own stormtrooper costume but I was a clone fighter for sure. After playing with my action figures for hours it was time to head outside. With a plastic toy gun or an empty bb gun I became the empire’s soldier. Using my amazing “pew pew” voice I envisioned taking out Han and Chewy. I had everything from the Falcon to the AT-AT. I had all the figures from the Cardinal guards for the Emperor to the Ewoks. But nothing, and I mean nothing, gave me more joy then my stormtroopers. Even to this day, my imagination ( im 34) still hopes for the day I will be able to suit up with the Empire’s finest.

  • Birdiebee

    My favorite Star Wars toy is a light saber. I used to play it with my grandson and daughter who had so much fun with it. This was when my daughter was alive.

  • Austin Baroudi

    My favorite Star Wars toy would be the lightsaber I used in this video! It’s my favorite because it was just really bad***! It lit up and made really awesome sound effects! Thanks so much for the chance!

  • Bryce Tucker

    My favorite Starwars toy has to be my green lightsaber I had as a kid. I remember the Halloween when my grandma made my cousins and I custom Jedi robes and we walked around the neighborhood feeling like the coolest kids on the block. That was also the day I broke that lightsaber, my cousins and i where really going at it in an all out lightsaber war, all of our brand new lightsabers ended up warped and cracked and broken, but we still had a good time. I actually still have the thing, it still lights up and makes sound, just barely, and it rattles due to the broken plastic inside the light tube.

  • Heather

    My husband saved all of his 3 inch figurines from childhood and gifted them to our older son when he was 4. My boys love to play with Daddy’s toys – and Daddy joins in most of the time. It is such a sweet notion to pass those along.