Tonka Dig'n Rigs Playset
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- PC-compatible CD-ROM
- Fits most standard Windows keyboard
- Four skill-building games.
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Top Customer Reviews
OK, since you insist... This is about as close to perfect as a toy can get. The robust little "dashboard" can be installed on a standard keyboard, by a standard 4 year-old, in ten seconds flat. Tonka Joe, the walking 'n talking cartoon guide, deserves a special Oscar for helpfulness, clarity, and his cheery, ungrating voice. That last is very important, because you will be listening to him for hours (and hours :-) on end.
Watch your children's faces closely when they first realize they can actually DRIVE these on-screen earthmovers, SCOOP the on-screen dung, SWING the on-screen wrecking ball... Be prepared to catch their eyeballs.
Also be prepared for some serious time to yourself. The game designers got EVERYTHING right on this one. It is almost impossible for your kid to get lost or confused. Using the clearly explained mouse commands, they can bail out of one activity and go to another instantly, or they can choose to drive from place to place (the rigs respond to accurate steering input, but they'll get where they're going even if your kid is just spinning the wheel or blowing the horn). Interspersed with the construction activities are a series of games, some educational, some just fun, and some very funny indeed. My boy was delighted when he discovered that he could drop the shipping containers in the water, instead of loading them on the waiting barge. But here too, the designers were way ahead - if a container is loaded onto the wrong-colored cradle, it gets catapulted way out into the ocean, accompanied by Tonka Joe yelling: "Air freight!Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
I was dissapointed that the game didn't come with the part for the keyboard and when I emailed to ask, I never was contacted back. The game did come nicley packaged and timely. Read morePublished on August 23, 2011 by Nae
My 5-yr-old has been playing this for a couple of years and loves it. My older son (now 11) got it as a gift when he was probably around 5 and he loved it as well. Read morePublished on November 23, 2010 by P. Johnson
We bought this for our eldest son, about 3 years old, in 2001. To this day our children are fond of this game. Read morePublished on September 26, 2010 by Danilko
Great, fun and entertaining computer game for young boys who love and are curious about constructionPublished on November 22, 2008 by sadoge
I've read several of the bad reviews about broken software and controls. We received this game and controls as a hand me down from a neighbor who's child has out grown it. Read morePublished on December 14, 2007 by Stacey Rosenberry
This game does not need anymore reviews, but I had to say what a great game and so much variety. You choose between 4 trucks and each has many games. Read morePublished on May 11, 2006 by Samer Alaqeel
This game has really stood the test of time. We ordered it online about 4 years ago. It has worked everytime, entertaining all the children in the neighbourhood, including my son... Read morePublished on April 19, 2005 by Alan Levin
My 4-year old has loved this game since before he was 2. He still can play it for hours and has learned to play it together with his friends. Read morePublished on April 17, 2005 by Stephen G. Guerra