Ocean Adventure

 

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Ocean Adventure with divers, vehicles and sea creatures of many types.

 

In a previous blog post, we had ‘Western Adventure’ (Cowboys and Indians).

Today, from the same BJ Toys supplier, is a set that I purchased several years ago, we have ‘Ocean Adventure’.

So far I have failed to create any game that involves warring scuba divers, produced surely as a 1960s spin off from those James Bond movies with underwater battles.

I was attracted by the copy of the Britain’s two man submarine and in another set, the blue speedboat.

 

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Attractive packing header for ‘Ocean Adventure’
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An attractive cheaply and colourfully printed below the sea play mat or backdrop for ‘Ocean Adventure’.

 

Again this is another inexpensive set, no doubt designed  for the beach or bath tub, that is attractive to imaginative children of any age.

Blogposted by Mark, Man of TIN (or cheap plastic tat), 10 September 2017.

 

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Wild West Adventure

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Wild West Adventure Set packaging and contents

A recent end-of-season seaside visit yielded nothing new  in the way of plastic tat, just the usual current pound store plastic warrior offerings.

Last year the same row of seaside shops that yielded ‘space marines’ was empty of anything new:

https://poundstoreplasticwarriors.wordpress.com/2016/10/06/pound-store-space-marines/

This year some other shops were smaller or semi-closed for retirement. A few less suppliers of plastic tat …

No doubt when the current crop of pound store figures disappear from the shops I will regret not stockpiling more of them on the pound store plastic mountain.

I was surprised to see Cowboys and Indians (or Native Americans) retitled “Western Adventure” but these were (similar to) sets that I already have stockpiled for a rainy day from several years back.

I bought several sets about 5 or 6 years ago  more for the useful slightly below scale waggon and useful Britain’s lead style plastic palm trees than the pirate ‘China made’ clones of the Airfix Cowboy and Indian figures.

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No set is complete without a bright colourful plastic play mat with evidence of battle.
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More bright and colourful Wild West bag header packaging.

What was inside was well worth the £2 it cost a few years ago. A good starter pack for an imaginative child of any age!

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The contents of 7 Indians 7 cowboys, fencing, wagons, teepee and totem pole – and palm tree?

Blogposted by Mark, Man of TIN blog, 8 September 2017