Tagged: theme park design

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Secrets Behind Frozen Ever After

Epcot’s new Frozen Ever After attraction opened to huge lines this week. According to the Twitterverse, the line was over five hours long within an hour of opening. 09:41 am and it is 300 minutes for #frozeneverafter @TouringPlans pic.twitter.com/T1avD2Ldc5 —...

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Coasters-101: Wheel Design

A typical wheel used on a roller coaster is constructed by taking an aluminum hub and bonding a polyurethane tire to the hub’s outside diameter. This entire “wheel assembly” is then connected to the axle through a bearing. There are...

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New Theme Park Design Class

The idea of a class dedicated solely to theme park design would interest most coaster enthusiasts. Motivarti, an organization based in Los Angeles, which provides classes, lectures, and workshops for people in the entertainment industry, is offering a Themed Environment Design class. The...

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Coasters-101: Foundations

Welcome to another addition of Coasters-101. Today we’re going to discuss one of the most important and perhaps most overlooked components of a roller coaster-the foundations! It’s an exciting time when you go to your nearest amusement park and see...

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Coasters-101: Daily Inspections

If you’re a frequent visitor of amusement parks you are probably aware that the roller coasters are inspected on a daily basis in order to ensure the rides run safely. But what does an inspection entail? The goal of an...