From 1994 to 1997, they were sold by Larami, the original makers of Super Soaker, and utilized Larami Darts. In 1997, Larami merged with Hasbro and the SuperMaxx line became a part of the Nerf line, and later blasters used Micro Darts. It was succeeded by the Airtech series. It spawned several other sub-themes, including AirMaster, SuperTech and Small Soldiers. It was thought for a long time that the Air Zone Air Bazooka was a Nerf blaster, but this theory has since been proven wrong.