Tagged: design

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Watch the No Limits 2 Editor in Action

The wait is almost over. No Limits 2, scheduled for release this month, will come packed with new features including 4D, dive machine and laydown coaster models. Developers wrote late last...

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Take a Trip Down Schwarzkopf Memory Lane

German engineer Anton Schwarzkopf is no doubt a legend in modern roller coaster design. He was responsible for the first weight-drop launched roller coaster in the world, as well as the...

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Coaster-Lab Interview

I recently stumbled across a website with some incredible looking theme park concepts and I just had to know more! The inventor and owner of the website agreed to answer a...

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Dan Guy Interview: Part One

Many aspiring engineers dream of designing roller coasters and thrill rides one day. Dan Guy is an engineer pursuing a career in the amusement park industry and, despite the fact that he’s...

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Cantilevered Coaster Update

I’ve been modeling a new chassis configuration for the cantilevered roller coaster. Here’s a quick preview video showing the range of motion of the car. Sorry for the bad quality. Hopefully,...

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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...

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Universal’s Motion Base Track Patent

We all know how much Universal Studios likes their motion based ride systems. Several attractions utilize some form of motion base technology including Men in Black: Alien Attack, The Amazing Adventures...