Design Your Own Theme ParkBut you can't just pull it out of thin air; we've got some rules to follow....
From Rob POkay here's your brief :
Posted June 6, 2008 at 10:35 AM
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 ? )
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From Robert NilesGreat topic! Let's get the submissions in by next Thursday (June 12), then I'll base the vote of the week off top parks in this thread.
Posted June 6, 2008 at 10:35 AM
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.
From Robert NilesHere's what I've got:
Posted June 6, 2008 at 11:07 AM
In the Land of History:
In the Land of Imagination:
In the Land of the Future:
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!
From Justin SpistoOk, I will give it a shot.
Posted June 6, 2008 at 2:41 PM
Land That Time Forgot
Birth Of A Nation
As you can see my park is basically a thrill park. But I tried to balance it out.
From Joshua CounsilRobert -
Posted June 6, 2008 at 4:01 PM
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!)
From Eli KatzmanYeah, I'm same with Josh(ua). But, Robert, what do you mean by -Griffon (ditto)? Like a recreation?
Posted June 6, 2008 at 4:26 PM
From Roxy MI'm not feeling imaginative, so I can't think of names. I'll just tell you the theme.
Posted June 6, 2008 at 6:21 PM
Sorry, mostly just been to Orlando. I've been to a couple other parks but I don't remember much about the rides.
From Robert NilesBy Ditto, I meant that, like Tatsu, Griffon would need some retheme to fit in the space/future section of the park. The floorless and flying coasters just seem a natural fit for spaceflight to me.
Posted June 6, 2008 at 10:13 PM
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.
From Hans Meiser- Suiss Bob Europapark
Posted June 7, 2008 at 7:09 AM
- Teufelsfässer Holidy park
- Fjord Rafting Europapark
- Big thunder Mountain Disneyland Paris
- Pirates in Batavia Disneyland Paris
- Race for Atlantis Phantasialand
- Evening laser show Futuruscope
- Below seet 2nd screen Imax Futuruscope
- Lego minatures Legoland
- Stunt Show Baviaria film studios
From Don NealGreat topic!! :)
Posted June 9, 2008 at 11:10 AM
This assumes some slight theming tweaks and I didn't have time to add restaraunts but it's close. :)
From Eli KatzmanOkay, I'm only gonna name coasters right now, and I haven't ridden most of them, and I may say ideas for different areas that have already been said:
Posted June 9, 2008 at 12:57 PM
Stairway to Heaven:
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:
From Eli KatzmanActully, instead of Roar, I'm putting in the beast. And Revolution, was not made by Intamin, my bad, they just helped. If you want to know all of the coasters in the U.S. by each manufacture, go to coastergallery.com . Great photos, too!
Posted June 10, 2008 at 1:10 PM
From Rob PThanks Robert.
Posted June 11, 2008 at 7:26 AM
Better throw my hat into the ring too :
Rock n Roller Coaster ( HS )
Waterworld Show ( US Hollywood )
Taste Pilot ( Cal Adv)
Everest ( AK )
Fantasmic ( HS)
Flame Tree BBQ ( AK)
Terminator ( US )
Lion King Show ( AK)
Pecos Bills ( MK )
From James RaoUsing Robert's revised rules of theme park order, I limited myself to 24 attractions total, not including restaurants, and meeting the three "monster coaster" limit (those coasters with a height requirement greater than 48", I presume).
Posted June 12, 2008 at 3:17 PM
The Wonderful World Of Everything
Main Street, USA (includes a couple of attractions along the way to the central hub)
Kraken (SWO) - 54"
Incredible Hulk (IOA) - 54"
Apollo's Chariot (BGE) - 52"
From Eli KatzmanOh, oops. I didn't see that comment, robert. Scratch what I said.
Posted June 13, 2008 at 6:40 AM
From James RaoJUST FOR GRINS, you can make a really perfect theme park by combining the four gates in WDW Orlando!
Posted June 13, 2008 at 6:23 AM
Take the Magic Kingdom reduce it to Main Street, the Central Hub with the castle, then four spokes leading to the following themed areas:
24 attractions exactly (not counting restaurants).
Who wouldn't pay good $$$ to go to that theme park?????
From Robert NilesOkay... let's vote!
Posted June 13, 2008 at 8:17 PM
From Vanessa BurdenNice site!
Posted June 19, 2008 at 7:27 PM
From Dennis DowhyLove these Ideas!
Posted November 12, 2009 at 4:01 AM
From Nick MarkhamThis is pretty old, but do you think we could do something like this again Robert? This was before my time as a member, but I definitely could be competition for someone at this game...
Posted November 12, 2009 at 7:02 AM
From Michael OwenMaybe it would be an idea to have a similar kind of vote but instead of a generic theme park how about planning Disneyland Shanghai?
Posted November 13, 2009 at 5:30 AM
You could use a mixture of Disney attractions, shows and restaurants from around the world.
From Nick Markham^Yeah, I like That Idea!
Posted November 13, 2009 at 12:04 PM
From Rob PLet's go for it again........but it'll be tough to beat James. He has a knack for this sort of thing.
Posted November 14, 2009 at 3:27 AM
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 )
From James RaoThanks for the props, Rob, but remember, Mr. Niles took the vote... he's the guy with the bullseye on his back in this competition! =)
Posted November 14, 2009 at 5:12 AM
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...
From James RaoOops, double post. Sorry!
Posted November 14, 2009 at 10:06 AM
From Nick MarkhamI have a thread for a Disneyland Shanghai Competition, but if we are going for another any park competition, I am still totally in as I never got my chance to beat any of you last time.
Posted November 14, 2009 at 8:42 AM
From James KoehlMy park would be entirely themed based on late 1800's-early 1900'(with some artistic license). Entry would be down Main Street USA (1), with a large recreation of the Crystal Palace restaurant replacing the Disney castle(2). The restaurant would not just be food, but also entertainment on a central stage. The side street off of Main Street to the left would lead to the Boardwalk in Atlantic City, which would border a large lake. There would be a water skiing/boat show (3). Also in this area would be the Coney Island Cyclone(4), Cedar Downs from Cedar Point (5), and the Blue Streak from Cedar Point (6). The other side street off of Main Street, to the right, would lead to County Fair, with the Kings Island Carousel(7), the Wonder Wheel from either DCA or Coney Island(8) and Barnstormer from now-closed Geauga Lake(9). The area beyond the Crystal Palace restaurant would have a very long, very well themed area with the Cedar Point Cadillac Cars(10).
Posted November 14, 2009 at 8:35 AM
Let's face it, only ten attractions? That would put us into the Disneyland Hong Kong situation, but it was an interesting brain challenger idea.
From drew haloi get it
Posted July 11, 2010 at 7:04 AM
this is going to be a fun game
From Tyler BellUniversal Studios Adventure;
Posted July 12, 2010 at 9:26 AM
From Tyler BellToon Lagoon;
Posted July 12, 2010 at 9:47 AM
Dudley Do Right ripsaw falls
Snoopys Great Race
Cat in The Hat
Univer5sal Animal Actors
If I ran the Zoo
Wizarding World of Harry Potter;
Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey
Flight of the Hippogroff
Dragons Challenge(Battlestar Galactica layout)
Marvel Superhero Island;
Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man
Storm Force Acceleration
JP River Adventure
JP Discovery Center
Madagascar a crate adventure
madagascar partygo round
From Tyler Bellalso in the backlot tour is a longer version of king kong 360 3d mixed with live sets
Posted July 12, 2010 at 1:45 PM
From Tim WPixar Park
Posted July 12, 2010 at 2:14 PM
Toy Story Playland:
A Bug's Land:
From Rob PNice Park Tim but are all of yours existing rides ?
Posted July 13, 2010 at 1:49 AM
Omnidroid Attack sounds great but where is it ?
From Johnny McKormickLol who cares if its Imaginary rides?? Its not fun to put all of existing rides and just look at a list!!! Here is my park.
Posted December 25, 2010 at 9:23 PM
2.DisneySea Transit Steamer Line
4.The Great Pompei Adventure- FASTPASS
2.The S.S.Colombia Cruise-FASTPASS
LOST RIVER DELTA
4.Aladdin:The Magic Carpet Ride-FASTPASS
2.20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
3.THE TRIP TO THE MOON
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