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You can construct a Theme Park using only existing rides.
Your Park must have a good balance ( ie not all coasters) and with this in mind these are your limitations.
You are allowed only 10 attractions of which only 3 can be fast coasters. Other than that you choose what's in your Park.
But remember you're trying to attract customers through the turnstiles so you need a good mix.
Maybe we could organise a vote for the best selection ( Robert ? )
However, 10 is not enough. I'm going to say at least 16, no more than 24 attractions, broken up into at least three themed lands. If you want to throw in restaurants, too, that's bonus.
Just, remember, they must be existing attractions and restaurants. Dead, planned and imaginary ones do not count.
In the Land of History:
- Expedition Everest
- Revenge of the Mummy (USF's version)
- Pirates of the Caribbean (Disneyland's version)
- Haunted Mansion (Disneyland's version)
- Twilight Zone Tower of Terror (DHS's version)
- Jurassic Park River Adventure (USH's version)
- The American Adventure
- Tom Sawyer's Island (Disneyland's version)
- Mark Twain Riverboat (to go around TSI)
- The Blue Bayou (inside Pirates)
- The Brown Derby (adjacent to American Adventure)
In the Land of Imagination:
- Incredible Hulk
- Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man
- The Simpsons Ride
- The Cat in the Hat
- Splash Mountain (Disneyland's version)
- Finding Nemo: The Musical
- Festival of the Lion King
- If I Ran the Zoo
FWIW, the rumored Ratatouille restaurant from WDW would totally go here, too.
In the Land of the Future:
- Space Mountain (Disneyland Paris' version)
- Tatsu (probably needs a retheme)
- Griffon (ditto)
- Mission: Space
Shoot-'em-up dark rides
- Men in Black: Alien Attack
- Buzz Lightyear's Astro Blasters (Disneyland version)
- Sci-Fi Dine In Theater Restaurant
Buzz was the last one selected. Ideally, I would have preferred a show, but couldn't think of one. I picked Buzz over Star Tours, because ST is just so old (remember, I had to go with current attractions, and not a rumored new flick) and I wanted one more ride without a height restriction. I know that gives me two shoot-'em-ups in the same land, but... oh, well. I like them!
I put the two unthemed coasters, Griffon and Tatsu, in the space land just because I thought unthemed coasters fit best there, and I was hurting for rides in that land.
I'm sure someone could do better but... damn, I would pay big coin to spend a few days in this park!
- Maverick(Cedar point)
- Canyon Rapids(Hershey park)
- El Toro(SFGadv)
- Big Thunder Mountain(Disney World)
- Colossus Ferris Wheel(SFSTL)
- Grand Carousel(Kings Island)
- The Whip(Hershey Park)
Land That Time Forgot
- Jurassic Park River Adventure(USH)
- Primevil Whirl(DAK)
Birth Of A Nation
- Hall of Presidents(DMK)
- Liberty Launch(Holiday World)
- Great America Race Way(SFGA)
As you can see my park is basically a thrill park. But I tried to balance it out.
Do you have a link to the rumored Ratatouille story? Just a few months back I started a discussion on making a Ratatouille restaurant/attraction.
This is a tough topic. I may come up with a design later, but I'd think about it for hours (and it's Friday night, so I gotta go out!)
Tower of Terror
Horror Make-Up Show
Revenge of the Mummy
Tanganyika Tidal Wave
Curious George Goes to Town
Edge of Africa
Journey to Atlantis
Rock 'n Roller Coaster
The Amazing Adventures of Spider-man
Incredible Hulk Coaster
Sorry, mostly just been to Orlando. I've been to a couple other parks but I don't remember much about the rides.
I don't have enough of a source yet for a Blog Flume story, but low-level Disney CMs have spread rumors about a Ratatouille restaurant going in an expanded Pixar land at Disney's Hollywood Studios, perhaps taking over space if Disney closes the rapidly diminishing Backlot Tour. I think that this is at the "hey, you know, maybe one day we could do this" planning stage right now, along with dozens of other concepts for future development in the various Disney World theme parks. But if someone's got something more definitive, let me know.
- Hulk Coaster (coaster)
- Spider Man (dark ride)
- Indiana Jones Stunt Spectacular (show)
- The Voyage (coaster)
- Star Tours (simulator)
- Jimmy Neutron 3D
- The Beast (coaster)
- Jurrassic Park (boat ride)
- Jaws (boat ride)
- Expedition Everest (coaster)
- Popeye's Bilge Rat Barges (rapids)
- Shrek 4D
- Dueling Dragons (coaster)
- Mickey's Philharmonic Magic
- Scooby's Haunted Mansion (dark ride/shooter)
- The Beast (coaster)
- Haunted Mansion
- The Raven (coaster)
- The Legend (coaster)
- Revenge of the Mummy (coaster)
- Men in Black (dark ride/shooter)
- Griffon (coaster)
- Pirates of the Carribean (dark ride)
- The Eighth Voyage of Sinbad (stunt show)
- The Kraken (coaster)
- Clyde and Seamore Take Pirate Island (show)
This assumes some slight theming tweaks and I didn't have time to add restaraunts but it's close. :)
Big Bad wolf
Stairway to Heaven:
Led Zeppelin: the Ride (hopefully, you get the joke)
X (with jungle theming and colors)
Well, that raps up my 15 coasters. I TRIED to put in FEW mild coasters, or ones that are less popular, so it seems somewhat realistic. Here is the manufacture count:
Better throw my hat into the ring too :
Rock n Roller Coaster ( HS )
Ripsaw Falls ( IOA)
Grizzly Rapids ( Cal Adv )
Splash Mtn ( MK)
Soarin ( Cal Adv )
Tower of Terror (HS )
Waterworld Show ( US Hollywood )
Taste Pilot ( Cal Adv)
Columbia Harbour House Restaurant ( MK )
Everest ( AK )
Kilimanjaro Safari ( AK)
Indiana Jones Ride ( Disneyland )
Pirates of the Caribbean ( Disneyland version )
Tom Sawyer's Island ( MK)
Fantasmic ( HS)
Flame Tree BBQ ( AK)
Enchanted Oak Tavern ( IOA)
Terminator ( US )
Spiderman ( IOA)
Men in Black ( US)
Atlantis ( SW )
Shrek 4D ( US )
The Mummy ( US )
Lion King Show ( AK)
Pecos Bills ( MK )
Mythos Restaurant ( IOA)
The Wonderful World Of Everything
(Utilizing Main Street, USA, and a modified version of Disney’s hub and spokes layout)
Main Street, USA (includes a couple of attractions along the way to the central hub)
Rockin Roller Coaster (DHS) - 48"
Fantasmic (DHS) – performed in the central hub at the end of Main Street
Sunshine Seasons Food Fair (EP)
Club Kool (EP) – free soda samples
Hub 1 - Lost Wonders
Kraken (SWO) - 54"
Expedition Everest (DAK) - 44"
Revenge of the Mummy (USF) - 48"
Jurassic Park River Adventure (IOA)
Flying Unicorn (IOA) – best kiddie coaster
Classic Monster Café (USF)
T- Rex (future site in Downtown Disney, currently in Kansas City, KS)
Hub 2 - Animated Wonders
Incredible Hulk (IOA) - 54"
Splash Mountain (MK)
Toy Story Mania (DHS)
Buzz Lightyear (DL)
Peter Pan (MK)
Mickey’s Philharmagic (MK)
Turtle Talk With Crush (EP)
Festival of the Lion King (DAK)
Toy Story Pizza Planet (DHS)
Aloha Island Snack Shop (MK) – Dole Floats
Hub 3 - Wild Wonders
Apollo's Chariot (BGE) - 52"
The Voyage (HW) - 48"
Mission: Space (EP) - spinning version only
Twilight Zone Tower of Terror (DHS)
Grizzly River Run (DCA)
Pirates of the Carribbean (DL)
Cosmic Ray’s Starlight Café (MK)
*Note: Made a small change by substituting Apollo's Chariot for Space Mountain (after the 2009 Mk version is refurbished) since I can't use a "planned" attraction.
Take the Magic Kingdom reduce it to Main Street, the Central Hub with the castle, then four spokes leading to the following themed areas:
- Space Mountain
- Splash Mountain
- Thunder Mountain
- Pirates of the Caribbean
- Buzz Lightyear or Peter Pan or Haunted Mansion
- Mickey's Philharmagic
- Cosmic Ray's or Pecos Bill's
- Cinderella's Castle Princess Character Meal
- Twilight Zone Tower of Terror
- Rockin Roller Coaster
- Toy Story Midway Mania
- Star Tours
- Hollywood Brown Derby
- Backlot Express
- Test Track
- Misson: Space
- Spaceship Earth
- Living With The Land
- Turtle Talk With Crush
- Sunshine Seasons Food Fair
- Coral Reef or some other full service restaurant
- Expedition Everest
- Kilimanjaro Safaris
- Kali River Rapids
- It's Tough To Be A Bug
- Festival of the Lion King
- Finding Nemo Musical
- Flame Tree BBQ
- Yak & Yeti
24 attractions exactly (not counting restaurants).
Who wouldn't pay good $$$ to go to that theme park?????
You could use a mixture of Disney attractions, shows and restaurants from around the world.
The big winners for me , though, were some of the area names that people came up with. They were really good and well thought out.
( go to the original vote to see comments )
Since the Shanghai park is rumored to be another Magic Kingdom style park, I am pretty much maligned to re-enter my Wonderful World of Disney park in the event. A few updates is all it needs...
this is going to be a fun game
Backlot Studio Tour(Largest tour ever)
Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit
Space Fantasy The Ride
Lights!Camera!Action!Hosted by Steven Spielburg
Horror Makeup Show
Finding Nemo the Musical
Turtle Talk with Crush
Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage
Toy Story Playland:
Slinky Dog Zig Zag Spin
Toy Story Mania
Toy Soldiers Parachute Drop
RC Racer Coaster
Toy Story The Musical
A Bug's Land:
It's Tough to be a bug
Heimlich's Chew Chew Train
Francis's Ladybug Boogie
Tuck and Roll's Drive 'Em Buggies
Monsters Inc. Laugh Riot Coaster
Laugh Floor Comedy Club
Ride and Go Seek
Incredible's 4D Adventure
Radiator Springs Racers
Luigi's Roamin Tires
Tow Mater's Junkyard Jamboree
Lights, Motors, Action
Omnidroid Attack sounds great but where is it ?
The original rides but a sneak peek of parades.
2.DisneySea Transit Steamer Line
A around-the-park boat ride
A playground inside a fortress and a pirateship!
4.The Great Pompei Adventure- FASTPASS
Escape from Pompei!! The 1st part is a tour of pompei but Mt.Vesuvius explodes and we drop for a 20m plunge outside of the Mediterrenean Harbor lagoon.
1.TOWER OF TERROR-FASTPASS
A free-fall adventure thru the cursed, Hotel Hightower...starring, SHIRIKI UTUNDU!
2.The S.S.Colombia Cruise-FASTPASS
A thrilling, simulator ride! The queue is S.S. Colombia, the pre-show is the crushing(iceberg), and the ride, is to go on an emergency boat to escape the sinkng!
4.DisneySea Transit Steamer Line
5.DisneySea Electric Railways
Revamped with 3 Different Ride Experiences!! Captain Davis, Captain Scott, and the new captain, Captain James!
LOST RIVER DELTA
1.Indiana Jones and the Temple of the CrystalSkull
Revamped with 3 NEW SCENES, such as
1. Encounter with the Spirit of the Crystal Skull
2.The Snake Hole
A 360 Loop coaster thru an ancient temple excavation!
1.Sindbads Story-Book Voyage
2.Magic Lamp Theater
4.Aladdin:The Magic Carpet Ride-FASTPASS
A Dark ride over Agrabah.
1.Ariels Undersea Adventure
2.All the Dark Rides in Mermaid Lagoon
1.Journey to the Center of the Earth
Revamped with new scenes!
Such as, CAVE OF WINDS, THE LAVA WATERFALL, MOTHER SKINK, HATCHING OF LAVA MONSTER, MEETING THE EXCAVATION CREW, THE CRUSHED TERRAVATOR
2.20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
Revamped with new scenes!
Such as, THE GRAVEYARD OF SHIPS, THE REMAINS OF ATLANTIS, THE REMAINS OF MT.PROMETHEUS
3.THE TRIP TO THE MOON
Same as SPACE MOUNTAIN 2 AT DISNEYLAND PARIS
Walt Disney World
Tokyo Disney Resort