I’ve been thinking about how it would be fun to have a mini 1 vs 1 tabletop hockey set, with a single shooter squaring off against a goalie. There was no interesting way to showcase that concept until I thought of Wayne’s World, specifically the scene where Wayne and Garth are playing street hockey.
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Here is a tabletop hockey set design that pays homage to the rooftop hockey scene from Clerks. The building facade is on both sides of the rink, the Quick Stop signs are score markers, and the players are decked out in Kevin Smith hockey jerseys.
The players should be wearing shorts and sneakers, so apologies for not being completely accurate here. All the View Askew characters, like Jay and Silent Bob, would be illustrated as players too.
If you look at center ice you’ll see they are using an orange street ball, but it is encased in a clear plastic puck (an idea for anyone who wants to make street hockey tabletops).
Like everyone else I am glad Kevin survived his health scare last week, here’s hoping he makes films well into his 80’s like Clint Eastwood.
This is a combination of THREE hobbies I had when I was kid: tabletop hockey, hockey cards, and hockey sticker albums. I present a mini tabletop hockey set that is adorned with players and stickers found in hockey card packs. This sort of thing would only be possible if a tabletop manufacturer partnered with a hockey card maker.
I was just thinking about how these things I enjoyed as a kid are essentially extinct today. To make these ancient things appealing to today’s kids, I felt a combination of toys and playing cards might draw their attention, sort of like Bakugan.
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