Domino Rally was a toy product manufactured by Pressman Toys in the 1980s and early 1990s and began being sold by Goliath Games in 2012. Beginning in 2012, Domino Rally has been nationally advertising on Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon and Disney XD.
It was originally named "Domino Track" and designed by Jason Carroll, a 16-year-old boy, assisted by his father. The design was submitted to American Idea Management (AIM). Due to lack of knowledge and finances of the original inventor, the idea was successfully patented by Universal Product Innovations, Inc. and was manufactured by Pressman Toys Inc. The original idea was robust, with well-designed interlocking track and high-quality solid dominoes, but to to make the dominos fall better, the dominos have thinner plastic in the middle than on the outsides.
Different sets were produced, each consisting of several hundred multicolored plastic dominoes They were not solid rectangular prisms, but rather were hollowed out on one side. The injection molding process used to make them also tended to leave protrusions on the standing edge. As such, they tended to fall over easily, particularly when being set up on the stepped staircases and bridges that came with the set. Newer dominoes were made which left the plastic in the middle, resulting in the dominoes standing upright much better than before. Also some of the sets included tracks of snap-in dominoes that only fell in one direction, as well as a small wheeled car that would drop dominoes automatically as it moved. This car was dubbed the "Domino Dealer", and was also sold separately.
In addition to the aforementioned flaws, the snaps on the dominoes were very easily broken. When this occurred, the domino was unable to be used in the snap-in assemblies of the set, and thus was ruined for good.
Different sets consist of Mad Lab Set, Neon Set, Intermediate set, Expert Set, Rocket Set, and many more. Each set had 'Featured' stunts in it. Such as rocket launchers, hang gliders, planes and many more. All of these things set off more dominoes. The sets Pressman toys ever made were: Basic Set, Intermediate Set, Deluxe Set, Spectacular Stunt Set, Super Stunt Set, Neon Super Deluxe Set, Glow in the Dark Ghost Ride Set, Glow in the Dark Set, Adventure Set, All American Glider Starter Set, Neon Starter Set, Glow in the Dark Starter Set, Pathmaker Set, Extreme Action Set, Dino Roar Set, Spider Kick-Out Set, and the Mountain Bike Adventure Set.
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