Some PLAYMOBIL® sets are regional exclusives, which means they are only
available in a specific region. In some cases these sets get an
international distribution later on, but this is rather an exception.
Adventure Sets are a
special range of discounted PLAYMOBIL® sets that are produced
exclusively for US mass market
outlets like Target. Most of these
sets have ended up at regular toy retailers a few months after
their mass market introduction though.
The first batch of
adventure sets consisted of three sets: "Eagle Rock outpost"
(3028), "Red beard's Revenge" (3029) and "Knights'
Later came the Police (3085),
Jungle (3097) and
"Fairy Tale Room" (3098)
In june 2001, the adventure set product line was extended with a "Red
Pirate Ship" (3619),
a Second Police Adventure set (3623) and a farm set (3909).
The Halloween figures (3025), (3026), (3027) were first released exclusively
on the US/CANADA markets. Later they were made available in
Europe as well.
This will also be the case in November 2001 with "Santa's Magic Sleigh" (3604),
although it will be released in Europe in a different packaging.
"Santa's Christmas Train" (4035) on the other hand was never officially made available outside
the American markets, although the set has been
spotted in some European Toys'R'us outlets.
The Spanish Speaking markets have had a product range with very frequent
regional exclusives, although this is going to be reduced in the near
The typical Spanish "Vuelta Cycling Tour"
"Formula 1 Racing"
(3091) and "Farmers
sets are good examples, because
they are usually compositions of already existing sets. It seems that when
sets get discontinued in the main product
assortment, they are combined in these kind of combi packs.
Jungle items (3086) - (3089)
are take-outs out of the Jungle Ruin (3015). The diver (9969)
is a set derived from the "Rescue
Boat" (3941). The
knight in (9970) is
also available in the "Knights Stronghold" Adventure Set (3030). And the astronaut
(9972) is abducted from the