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Review: Allosaurus (Walking With Dinosaurs by Toyway)

4.1 (9 votes)
Review and photographs by Indohyus, edited by Suspsy
Before Tyrannosaurus was discovered and became a palaeontological superstar, there was another theropod that filled the role of the quintessential prehistoric predator: Allosaurus. Featured in early dinosaur media (such as being the main predator in Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic novel, The Lost World), Allosaurus has still been able to gain some of the limelight, helped by very complete remains with some incredible injuries (Big Al).

Review: Ankylosaurus (Walking with Dinosaurs by Toyway)

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4.1 (15 votes)
The Walking with Dinosaurs collection by Toyway includes some of the most detailed and scientifically accurate dinosaur figures out there. The figures tie directly into the TV series ‘Walking with Dinosaurs’ and represent some of the major dinosaurs seen in the show. They are therefore identical to the on screen portrayals.

Review: Gorgosaurus (‘Gorgon’, Walking with Dinosaurs the Movie 3D, by Vivid Toy Group Ltd)

3.5 (11 votes)
Now here’s a treat we weren’t necessarily expecting for 2013. A brand new range of dinosaur action figures: official accompaniments to the new Walking with Dinosaurs 3D movie, set for release in December 2013. The figures were produced by UK-based Vivid Toy Group Ltd in affiliation with the BBC (a BBC Earth logo adorns the box) and they are currently available in the UK (e.g.

Review: Iguanodon (Walking with Dinosaurs by Toyway)

4.1 (14 votes)

Although a full review will be added in time, I just had to highlight the hind feet on this figure. As you can see below, they look more like alien feet than dinosaur feet; the four pedestal-like toes seem out of place on an Iguanodon sculpt that is otherwise very accurate.

Review: Leaellynasaura (Walking with Dinosaurs by Toyway)

4.7 (10 votes)
Review by Niroot ‘Himmapaan’ Puttapipat
The first reader to name more than three good hypsilophodontid figures gets a bean bun.
The scarcity of this family of dinosaurs in toy and model form is still a puzzle to me and something I’d long lamented. I can’t be alone in prizing neat, understated elegance over the populist vulgarity of teeth and claws, surely?

Review: Liopleurodon (Walking with Dinosaurs by Toyway)

4.9 (21 votes)
It’s time to continue our series of pliosaur figure reviews and this time we will look at the Walking with Dinosaurs Liopleurodon toy by Toyway. The WWD line has been out of production for some years and was only available locally for a short period of time, so this rare figure is quickly becoming a ‘holy grail’ for dinosaur collectors.
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Review: Opththalmosaurus (Walking with Dinosaurs by Toyway)

4.7 (9 votes)
Toyway produced a set of 11 dinosaur figures for their now out of production Walking with Dinosaurs line. This number includes the pterosaur Ornithocheirus, which was only available as a magazine give-away and is thus almost impossible to find. For this reason many collectors consider a WWD set complete even without the pterosaur. 

Review: Pachyrhinosaurus (‘Patchi’, Walking with Dinosaurs the Movie 3D, by Vivid Toy Group Ltd)

3 (7 votes)
Another day, another dinosaur. Yesterday we looked at the standard sized Gorgon, today we’ll cast our eyes on another action figure in this series, Gorgon’s ceratopsid nemesis, Patchi. The figure is sold separately, but is also available as part of a twin pack alongside Gorgon, so if you’re thinking of acquiring them both, you can save a little money in the process.

Review: Polacanthus (Walking With Dinosaurs by Toyway)


4.5 (10 votes)
From a bygone age in which Toyway still made half-decent dinosaur figures comes this spiky beast, their rendition of the British ankylosaur Polacanthus, part of their terrifyingly collectible figure line originally released to accompany the TV series Walking With Dinosaurs (and long since discontinued).

Review: Postosuchus (Walking With Dinosaurs by Toyway)

4.9 (10 votes)
Review and photographs by Indohyus, edited by Suspsy
Walking With Dinosaurs introduced the general public to a suite of extinct species that most people would never have heard of otherwise. Along with the dinosaurs themselves, it also covered several other ancient reptiles, including the review subject: Postosuchus, a Triassic relative of crocodilians that has been found in Arizona, New Mexico, North Carolina, and Texas.

Review: Stegosaurus (Walking With Dinosaurs by Toyway)

4.8 (14 votes)
Review and photographs by Indohyus, edited by Suspsy
There comes a time in almost all dinosaur toy lines when three species must be immortalized in plastic: Tyrannosaurus, Triceratops, and Stegosaurus, them being the most popular and well-known dinosaur species. With the exception of Triceratops, the Walking With Dinosaurs line is much the same, and I will be talking about one of these in this review: the Jurassic giant, Stegosaurus.

Review: Torosaurus (Walking With Dinosaurs by Toyway)

4.5 (8 votes)
Review and photographs by Indohyus, edited by Suspsy
When most dinosaur-related series cover ceratopsians, Triceratops is the animal most often chosen to be featured. However, while Triceratops made a cameo appearance as a T. rex‘s courtship offering in the BBC series Walking with Dinosaurs, the main ceratopsian was the lesser known Torosaurus instead (whether it or not it turns out to be a mature Triceratops, we will see).

Review: Troodon (Walking with Dinosaurs the Movie 3D, by Vivid Toy Group Ltd)

3.9 (8 votes)
Time to look at another one of the Walking with Dinosaurs the Movie 3D action figures, this time, Troodon. Previously we have reviewed the standard sized Gorgon and standard sized Patchi. Some of these standard-sized action figures are available in multi packs, but the Troodon figure is only available separately.

Review: Tyrannosaurus rex (Walking with Dinosaurs by Toyway)

3.8 (36 votes)
Toyway produced eleven dinosaur figures (and an illusive twelfth) to accompany the BBC TV series ‘Walking with Dinosaurs’. I recall my eyes bulging out of their sockets when I first came across these gems in a toy shop in Bath. I was visiting the town with a group of fellow palaeontology students, and the shop owners were baffled when their entire stock of Utahraptors were wiped out in the space of five minutes by a bunch of excited and grinning young adults.
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