Here are various different notes and writings regarding the Dino Riders product line. Many of these were taken during internal development meetings.
Thanks to the generosity of Warren Bosch, the former director of research & development
at Tyco, Dino Riders World is able to give fans a chance to see one-
The document shows that Tyco had plans for Dino Riders beyond the toyline right from
the beginning. These notes show many interesting ideas for the Dino Riders brand
These are various pages of notes taken from a few different product development meetings. You will see a list of features that Tyco had in mind for the specific dinosaurs as well as possible color scheme suggestions. There is also a list of 30 or so popular dinosaurs along with their scale in order to see how well each would translate into an action figure line.
Product Development Meeting Notes
Below is the first approved version of the Dino Riders product line summary. The
Dino Riders concept was code-
Product Line Summary
November 10, 1986
This “Information Sheet” was presumably provided to various vendors and provides a brief overview of the Dino Riders toyline, including a general summary and description of the box packaging. Each toy from the first series, including the dinosaurs and the figures, is described in detail and factual information related to price and package sizing, etc. is also provided. There is also a description of the first VHS tape and a phonetic pronunciation for the various dinosaurs from the first series.
This is a presentation from 1989 and basically includes a pared down version of the
Dino Riders “Bible” that can be found in the Story Development Materials sub-
January 9, 1986