Author: John

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Jurassic War Roller Coaster Tycoon 3 Floorless Coaster

From time to time, I still have the urge to open up the nearly 11-years-old RollerCoaster Tycoon 3. After seeing this summer’s box office smash Jurassic World, I was inspired to build a roller coaster that would be “set” following...

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Worlds of Fun Expanding Planet Snoopy in 2016

Worlds of Fun has announced an expanded Planet Snoopy family area for 2016. The expansion will include five new rides: Woodstock Gliders – “Young guests control their own flight with moveable stationary wings.” Flying Ace – “Get your aviators glasses...

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Talking Sesame Place with Guy Hutchinson

If you’re a fan of the Sesame Street TV show, you may be familiar with the Sesame Place theme park in Pennsylvania. Since opening in 1980, the park has welcomed fans of Big Bird, Elmo and the entire Sesame Street gang. The...

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Happy National Roller Coaster Day 2015

August 16 is National Roller Coaster Day! Today is a day for roller coaster enthusiasts to celebrate their passion for these thrill creations new and old. Many parks are celebrating the day with extended ride time and other special events....

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7 Stages of Riding Out a Coaster Breakdown

There’s no good time for a coaster to break down — especially when you’re in line. And you have X number of minutes left at the park to ride X number of coasters. You’re halfway through a line when you hear the dreaded spiel over...

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Animating Roller Coaster Tycoon World

The RollerCoaster Tycoon World team continues to push forward on the fourth installment in the RCT series. Yesterday, they shared an interesting look at the process of creating one of the many flat rides that will be available to players...

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Coaster101 Photo Contest 2015: Results

Drum roll, please! It’s time to unveil the winning entries for our eighth annual photo contest! We received many outstanding entries this year. Below are the results as voted by our readers. First place winners, be on the lookout for an email...