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China's World of Warcraft theme park

Well, don't let the fact that its unlicensed let you down....

From Chad H
Posted January 16, 2013 at 12:48 PM
China is a country that is well known for ignoring things like "Trademarks", and creating "Fake" versons of branded goods...

However, it seems that the cake has been taken.... From the BBC

"World Joyland, an unlicensed theme park inspired by the World of Warcraft video game series, reportedly cost $48m (£30m) to build in China's coastal Jiangsu province and is spread over 600,000 square meters. The unlicensed amusement park has two sections dedicated to World of Warcraft and Starcraft, named "Terrain of Magic" and "Universe of Starship"....

""I thought it was great. A lot of the rides used 4-D and special effects, which I hadn't experienced much of before," said Francesca Timbers, who took these photographs. "There was a good roller-coaster with loops, where you are lying horizontally, face forward, like you are flying. That was my favourite ride. The water log ride ("Splash of Monster Blood’) was pretty good too," Francesca Timbers said.

"Some rides have a "Happiness Index," a “Splendour Index”, and "Thrill Index" (but no damage index) - probably showing their intensity.

From Bryce McGibeny
Posted January 16, 2013 at 6:25 PM
It also successfully rips off Islands of Adventure in many, many places.

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