Tag Archives: Behind the scenes

Go Behind The Scenes at Smuggler’s Run at Galaxy’s Edge

Having recently been on Smuggler’s Run at Galaxy’s Edge, I was extremely impressed with how high tech this new attraction is. Being able to render graphics in real-time on to a huge dome screen is pretty impressive. Considering that this attraction is essentially a live-action video game meant Smugglers Run needed more computing power than

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Designing Phantom Theater for Kings Island With R&R Creative Amusement Designs

Dark rides help define the heart, soul and character of a theme park. Personally, one of my favorites was The Phantom Theater, created exclusively in 1992 for Kings Island. Recently I got a chance to chat with President of R&R Creative Amusement Designs Rick Bastrup on what it was like to create this one-of-a-kind attraction.

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A Peek Inside The Houses of Freakling Brothers Trilogy of Terror

Recently Theme Park University got exclusive access to photograph inside the houses of the Freakling Brothers in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Many people have asked what the inside of the houses look like, so today we will give you a taste of what you can find inside. Fair warning: these are spoiler photos. Granted, we were

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Behind The Scenes At Niagara’s Fury In Niagara Falls Canada

A few weeks ago, while planning my trip to Niagara Falls, I decided to reach out and see if I could get a behind-the-scenes tour of the Aero Car and Niagara’s Fury. The Niagara Parks Commission loved the idea and immediately started setting up tours for me. I had heard about Niagara’s Fury, the 360-degree

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