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A-Z Coaster of the Week: OzIris

The A-Z Coaster of the Week is OzIris, the last B&M inverted roller coaster to open (before Banshee does later this week).  OzIris debuted at Parc Asteriz (located in France)...

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A-Z Coaster of the Week: Mr. Freeze

This week’s A-Z Coaster takes us to Six Flags St. Louis for Mr. Freeze. The premier launched coaster, inspired by one of Batman’s greatest arch-enemies, launches riders “from zero to...

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RoboCoasters-101

In the race to build even more thrilling and unpredictable ride experiences, the RoboCoaster has emerged as one of the most dynamic ride systems out there. From stationary rides to...

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Coasters-101: Launch Systems

In the last edition of Coasters-101 we discussed how roller coasters are raised to their highest point via lift hills. Today we’re going to examine a more thrilling alternative to...

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Outlaw Run in the Dark Review

Last weekend, I attended Silver Dollar City’s Outlaw Run “Drop in the Dark” event. There, around 50 coaster enthusiasts were some of the first to ride the park’s new Rocky...

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My Favorite Amusement Park Sounds

Two months ago, I wrote about my favorite amusement park aromas, and writing that made me think of what my other senses encounter when at an amusement park. My attention...