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  1. coasterboy

    Kent, England | The London Resort | Entertainment Complex

    Purely using the plans as a guide to rides (though I'm assuming layouts are placeholders for now), I can see potentially 5 roller coasters and 3 water rides in the Gate 1 area and another 3 roller coasters in the Gate 2 area - let's hope they're good ones!
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    Kent, England | The London Resort | Entertainment Complex

    I'm doubtful that the list is complete at this point - it's definitely plausible that these manufacturers are involved, or possibly were at least in talks at various stages since 2012, but I'm fully expecting more to be added assuming the project actually materializes (definitely holding out...
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    Paultons Park | Tornado Springs | New Area | 2021

    Not directly Tornado Springs related, but Paultons Park are introducing virtual queues and mobile food ordering -...
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    Thorpe Park: What could the future hold?

    HYPERSpring details: "From 4th April – 31st May, launch into the 2020 season as we celebrate HYPERSpring! Unlock the cryptic code phrase as you ride some of Europe’s most thrilling rides in the Cosmic 6 challenge, enjoy a brand new for 2020 live show and indulge yourself with limited edition...
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    Universal's Epic Universe Announced! New Orlando Resort!

    I'm wondering if the light trails on the dueling coaster are just to highlight the ride on the concept art or if we're possibly looking at a KCL lighting package like HangTime?
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    Universal's Epic Universe Announced! New Orlando Resort!

    Universal also have the trademark to "Epic Universe" - based on the imagery and wording in that teaser, perhaps that's what they've gone with.
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    Kent, England | The London Resort | Entertainment Complex

    Small update: - Deal signed for a ferry-based transport service down the Thames - Estimated opening date pushed back again to 2023 - Take with the biggest pinch of salt you can manage, mutterings around the internet that NBC Universal are in talks (seems to have come out of nowhere though)...
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    Planet Coaster (2016)

    Alpha 3 - 23rd August Will no longer be able to buy the early bird versions after 25th August Steam integration confirmed too.
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    Planet Coaster (2016)

    Alpha 2 released today - enables the full coaster builder and terraforming Having a play around with the new tools - the lighting engine in this game is fantastic.
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    Thorpe Park | Derren Brown's Ghost Train | VR Attraction

    Re: Derren Brown's Ghost Train (WC16) | Thorpe Park | May 2 https://www.facebook.com/ThrillNation/posts/1033756840031407
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    Planet Coaster (2016)

    First Planet Coaster Q&A - quite a bit of footage and concept art shown off https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JAItaBmxn6I EDIT: Second Q&A uploaded https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aGrlg517JZU
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    Thorpe Park | Derren Brown's Ghost Train | VR Attraction

    Re: WC16 | Thorpe Park | New ??? for 2016 From the sound of it, the train carriage seems to be the big motion-based part of it - I'm expecting a sort of suspended simulator where you board from the second level and put on the VR goggles (gas masks?). From there, the whole train car could shake...
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    Thorpe Park | Derren Brown's Ghost Train | VR Attraction

    Re: WC16 | Thorpe Park | New ??? for 2016 Found this pic from Dynamic Attractions's booth at IAAPA: Clockwork? Pocket watches? Sounds familiar.... Along with a "new project for 2016"? http://www.dynamicattractions.com/adventures/robotic-track/
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    Planet Coaster (2016)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JOAiH4_Wrc4 <3
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    Planet Coaster (2016)

    Some new photos Guest flow on paths (curved!): Guest reactions on-ride (possible physics based influence):
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    Planet Coaster (2016)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tZc5wrYu9Lo Developed and released by Frontier Developments (developers for RCT3, ScreamRide and Zoo Tycoon for Xbox One), due for release in 2016 on PC.
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    SW8

    Screamscape rumour - launched wooden roller coaster, not RMC. http://www.screamscape.com/html/alton_towers.htm
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    Thorpe Park | Derren Brown's Ghost Train | VR Attraction

    Re: Thorpe Park construction? Victorian theme that's supposed to be "time sensitive"? It'll be Assassins Creed. The new game "Victory" is supposedly set in Victorian London, it's most certainly an active IP and was one of the options on the survey Thorpe sent out a while back. Since the game...
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    Thorpe Park | Derren Brown's Ghost Train | VR Attraction

    Re: Thorpe Park construction? http://www.totalthorpepark.co.uk/features/future2016.shtml First of its kind, but the ride type and theme are "commercially sensitive".
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    "Now Showing"

    Interstellar - Not Christopher Nolan's best, but far from his worst. I think the plot could have done with fleshing out a bit more in some areas and could have had better flow, but it was still hugely impressive. If you can see it in 70mm IMAX, do it - you won't regret it. Some of the visuals...
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