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In early 2021, Toy Vault debuted two 1,000-piece jigsaw puzzle products featuring licensed art from the popular fantasy RPG, Pathfinder ( The initial two designs both featured the work of legendary fantasy artist Wayne Reynolds, who has produced breathtaking scenes of adventure and intrigue for Pathfinder since its inception nearly 20 years ago.

The Core Rulebook design (seen here - features iconic characters from the RPG, including Harsk the dwarven ranger, Merisiel the elven rogue and Kyra the human cleric, all doing battle with a massive, fire-breathing dragon.

Meanwhile, Bestiary (seen here - features some more of the fantasy world’s monstrous inhabitants, including three mischievous kobolds, an enraged ogre and a giant, menacing hydra.

When asked about his history with producing fantasy art like the imagery featured in these two puzzles, Reynolds said, “I have been working in the RPG industry for almost 30 years, with my first piece of art being featured in 1993.”

“I was working with Paizo when they took over Dragon and Dungeon Magazines,” Reynolds explained. “I was doing some cover art for them, so when they started Pathfinder I was one of the first people they approached about providing art for the game.”

“It is exciting to be able to work on something from the ground level. My experience with Pathfinder has been massively enjoyable. I just love everything about that sort of world.”

When asked about what pieces of art are his personal favorites to create, Reynolds said, “Mainly the iconic characters, as my specialty is in character design. I love being able to tie history to fantasy, and I always do a lot of historical research before beginning work on that type of a project.”

Speaking specifically about his art being used to create jigsaw puzzle products, as well as how he thinks he’d fare putting them together himself, Reynolds said, “I like doing jigsaw puzzles. They are relaxing, and I think they also make for a good exercise as an artist. I am probably the wrong person to do a puzzle featuring my own artwork, though, because I already know the image so well.”

“I imagine it would be sort of like a musician dancing to their own music,” Reynolds added.

Fans of Pathfinder, fans of Wayne Reynolds, and fans of fantasy art in general have made these jigsaw puzzle items two of Toy Vault’s most popular new offerings this year, and it is with great excitement that we announce two more brand new puzzles featuring Pathfinder imagery – Gamemastery Guide and Gods & Magic.

Gamemastery Guide once again showcases a wonderful piece of Reynolds art, this time depicting Alaznist, one of the game’s villains, ascending a staircase while holding onto an impressive-looking spear-type weapon in one hand. Towering above her is a large black dragon with giant horns, red eyes and wings extended.

Gods & Magic features work by the talented Russian artist Ekaterina Burmak. The scene depicts the Starstone near the top, with three characters below. These three characters at Cayden Cailean, Iomedae and Norgorber, all of whom ascended to godhood after touching the Starstone, according to official Pathfinder lore.

These two all-new Pathfinder puzzles are available now, just in time for the 2021 holiday season.

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Toy Vault made a splash in Indianapolis, IN last week alongside partner brands Mchezo Puzzles and Flying Buffalo at Gen Con 2021.

I was super excited to go after a 2020 that was full of show cancellations due to COVID-19, so - as usual - I stowed away in a box and had a nice long nap snuggled inside a Cthulhu plush slipper on the way up. It was great to be able to see old friends and meet plenty of new faces at the show, which was held inside the Indianapolis Convention Center between Thurs., Sept. 16 and Sun., Sept. 20.

The Toy Vault booth featured many of our fan-favorite plush items, including Ludo and Firey from Jim Henson's Labyrinth, evil bunnies, Black Knights and Tim the Enchanter hats from Monty Python, and Rygel and DRD from Farscape. Of course, Cthulhu was also heavily featured with two different size variations, as well as the aforementioned ever-popular Cthulhu slippers.

Attendees who secured a copy of the official Gen Con coupon booklet with their badges were thrilled to find a special voucher for $10 that could be used on anything at the booth. Many folks came by during the course of the weekend, eager to take advantage of the great deal. By my count, the coupon was probably used mostly to purchase pairs of Monty Python “Rabbit with Big Teeth” slippers, but many visitors opted to use it to pick up either a small or regular sized Red Dragon plush.

During the con, Toy Vault staff got to field many questions from consumers and business partners alike concerning exciting new release items such as two new Pathfinder jigsaw puzzles that are slated to arrive in October, as well as the return of the Labyrinth Worm plush and My First Zombie plush, both of which we will have more of soon!

We love the enthusiasm that our fans show for our products, and there was certainly plenty of that going on at Gen Con. I also love that people tend to drop food, but that's just a rat thing I guess. I think I speak for all the folks here at Toy Vault when I say we would like to sincerely thank everyone who took the time to stop by the booth, and we hope that you will continue to keep an eye on for all the latest news and developments pertaining to our brand.

Thanks! Skrudz out!

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Nothing is more iconic in the fantasy genre than the dragon. Well, except maybe for waiting for the next book. HURRY UP GEORGE!!!

When my great-great-great... uh... great-great.... look, he was really great but I forget HOW great, okay?... grandfather back in 1986 nibbled on the very first issue of Dungeon Magazine at his local "Something To Do Store", it kickstarted our family's love for fantasy. It was filled with short "modules" for a pretty fun-looking role playing game, and he was so excited to finally have his grubby rat paws on this new publication. Right there on the front cover, in all it's menacing glory ... a red dragon! The colossal brute stood protectively over his treasure horde, poised to leap out of the cover and rip you to shreds with razor sharp talons! Or maybe roast you alive with an inferno blast! Us rats usually aren't too worried about dragons - they want more meat than we've got to offer - so I just tend to think of them as cool. The painting on that cover, by legendary artist Keith Parkinson, is one of my favorites to this day... and I've chewed on a LOT of fantasy gaming magazines.

The point of all this is that Toy Vault just got in a new shipment of their classic red dragon plush! These guys have been gone for a while, but now they're BACK and redder and dragon-er than ever! There's two: the high-quality, exquisitely detailed , full-size Red Dragon and - my favorite - the Mini Red Dragon plush, and to celebrate, how about a limited time deal: you can get both for one special price of $45. Get 'em while they're hot (they're dragons so, ya know, being hot is kind of their thing)

Thanks for joining in with me this week Inside the Toy Vault!

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