Category: announcements

Allosaurus (Papo) (new for 2008)

EDIT – October 2008- The Papo Allosaurus is now available here. And full review of this figure is featured here The latest in Papo’s line of detailed prehistoric creature figures was unveiled today in their 2008 Catalogue. The new addition is a super-cool Allosaurus and it is remarkable for plenty of reasons. The new Allosaurus …

Announcement – Dinosaur Toy Forum

The Dinosaur Toy Forum – the official forum of The Dinosaur Toy Blog – was launched this month as a place for dinosaur toy collectors and enthusiasts to share and discuss their collections and to talk about dinosaur toys in general. Please feel free to browse the posts and we look forward to you joining …

Announcing… the Animal Toy Blog!

It has taken more than a decade but last week we launched the Animal Toy Blog, a sister site to the Dinosaur Toy Blog. The focus there, of course, is on extant creatures: those living today. There are currently six regular reviewers headed by bmathison1972, and the site already has a dozen reviews published, plus …

Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2009 – Winners!

I’m pleased to announce the winners of the recent Dinosaur Toy Forum Diorama Contest – 2009, sponsored by Faunacasts. Thanks to everyone who entered and voted! 17 unique dioramas were entered this year and  43 members took part in the voting process. All of the entries and the results of the voting poll can still …

Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2009 Deadline

Just a short announcement to remind everyone that the deadline for the Official Dinosaur Toy Forum Diorama Contest 2009, sponsored by Fauna Casts, is fast approaching. But there is still time to submit your ‘dino-rama’! The deadline is this coming Monday (June 15th 2009), entries received after 00.00 hours GMT June 16th will be invalid. …

Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2010 – Winners!

I’m happy to formally announce and showcase the winning ‘dinoramas’ in the Dinosaur Toy Forum Diorama Contest – 2010. 17 unique dioramas were entered (the same number as last year in fact) and 48 members took part in the voting process. All of the entries and the results of the voting poll can still be …

Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 – winners!

I’m pleased to announce the results of the Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012, sponsored by Dan’s Dinosaurs. This year we had the largest number of entries ever and the standard was incredibly high. However, one diorama stood head and shoulders above the rest, both in the public vote and also in the opinion of the judges, …

Dinosaur figures for 2008 – a review

It’s not the end of the year yet, but all of the major releases this year have been and gone. The only other line we were (especially!) looking forward to, the Sea Monsters figures, have been cancelled – to everyone’s dismay. But not wishing to dwell on our losses, Dinosaur Toy Forum member Bokisaurus had …

Dinosaur Toy Forum Diorama Contest 2018 – Results

I’m delighted to announce the winners and runners up in the Dinosaur Toy Forum Diorama Contest 2018, sponsored by Urzeitshop. 1st Place. Diorama 1. In the jaws of death by dreadmane 2nd Place. Diorama 25. Go for the tender meat by Andreioli 3rd Place. Diorama 38. The happy camper by Dinomike First honourable mention. Diorama …

First Dinosaur Toy Forum Diorama Contest – Winners!

I’m delighted to announce the winners of the recent First Dinosaur Toy Forum Diorama Contest. Thanks to everyone who entered and voted! We had a total of seven unique entries and seventeen members cast their votes to decide the winners. All of the entries can still be seen here on the Dinosaur Toy Forum, the …

Reviews updated with new photographs

This is a quick announcement to inform everyone that several reviews have now been updated with new walkaround photographs, these are: Amargasaurus (Carnegie Collection by Safari Ltd) Giganotosaurus (Carnegie Collection by Safari Ltd) Dilong (Carnegie Collection by Safari Ltd) Parasaurolophus (Carnegie Collection by Safari Ltd)

Second Dinosaur Toy Forum Diorama Contest

We are happy to announce that the Second Dinosaur Toy Forum Diorama Contest, sponsored by Fauna Casts, is now open! And this year there are prizes too! last year’s winning diorama by Bokisaurus basic guidelines: -Entry is free. -All member of the Dinosaur Toy Forum, including staff, are invited to participate. Non-members wishing to participate …

The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 – Now Open

I’m pleased to announce The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012, sponsored by Dan’s Dinosaurs, is now open! For several reasons there was no contest in 2011, but now, we’re back for 2012! And we have prizes again! First place winner of the 2010 contest: ‘The Bully Boyz’ by Paleoferroequine The rules and regulations for the 2012 …

The Dinosaur Toy Forum Diorama Contest 2010 – Open

It’s that time of year again, the Third Dinosaur Toy Forum Diorama Contest (2010) is open! “Cretaceous Hunt” by Tomhet. One of the winning dioramas in the 2009 contest The rules and regulations for the 2010 contest are as follows: -Entry is free. –All members of the Dinosaur Toy Forum, including staff, are invited to participate. …

The Dinosaur Toy Forum Diorama Contest 2013

Drum roll please! It’s competition time! This comes a little later in the year than usual, but I’m pleased to announce that The Dinosaur Toy Forum Diorama Contest 2013, sponsored by Safari Ltd, is now open! After our biggest ever turn out in 2012, we are now looking forward to seeing your dioramas for 2013! …