There are two questions I always get asked whenever people find out about this Nerf stuff we do: “Is there a Nerf grenade?” and “Is there a Nerf sniper rifle?” Neither product, technically speaking, exists.
As for the first question, I don’t really know why such a thing hasn’t been produced (apart from useless foam balls shaped like grenades). My assumption has been that it would simply be too costly to manufacture. You may have seen the ThinkGeek “Nerf Nuke” video on YouTube. That’s kind of the logical endpoint for a Nerf grenade, but it hasn’t been officially released and not even the modding community has taken on the challenge of building it, to my knowledge.
Nerf Longstrike CS-6
Regarding the Nerf sniper rifle, that one seems like more of a no-brainer. I mean, just take existing Nerf blaster mechanics and slap it into a sniper rifle-looking shell right? Well, yes, Hasbro has already released a couple such designs. The most famous being the Nerf LongStrike, but the LongShot and Centurion both evoke sniper rifle aesthetics. But here’s the problem: It’s ONLY aesthetics. Performance is a whole other matter.* Continue reading