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Re: Busch Gardens Williamsburg (BGW BGE) Discussion Thread

Postby Rai Fox » Thu Mar 01, 2018 8:18 am

I'm a tiny bit disappointed that there don't seem to be any major callbacks to Corkscrew Hill; I would have much rather had the chance to ride a pooka or gryphon again than the dragon.

Still, this is looking like the best thought out use of VR yet, and I'm all over anything with Irish mythology. Going to have to get there this year one way or another.
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Re: Busch Gardens Williamsburg (BGW BGE) Discussion Thread

Postby Rollercoaster Rider » Thu Mar 01, 2018 8:22 am

So it will use VR goggles and also be projected on the screen at the same time?
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Re: Busch Gardens Williamsburg (BGW BGE) Discussion Thread

Postby cfc » Thu Mar 01, 2018 8:26 am

Rollercoaster Rider wrote:So it will use VR goggles and also be projected on the screen at the same time?


Yes--for those who don't wish to wear the "Emerald Helmet."

Rai Fox wrote:I'm a tiny bit disappointed that there don't seem to be any major callbacks to Corkscrew Hill; I would have much rather ride a pooka or gryphon again than the dragon.


Hmm--I wish I'd thought to ask that question. It didn't come up during the tour.
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Re: Busch Gardens Williamsburg (BGW BGE) Discussion Thread

Postby PKI Jizzman » Thu Mar 01, 2018 9:04 am

Always good to hear that they're improving capacity on these type attractions, but they're still such a hassle. I'm happy that Busch Gardens is excited about this ride and that it's a only a 42" requirement, but it's not going to be something that I'm going to visit. I will put on my sunglasses and look at the beautiful landscaping around the park instead!
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Re: Busch Gardens Williamsburg (BGW BGE) Discussion Thread

Postby marth555 » Thu Mar 01, 2018 9:26 am

I think it looks neat but ive never experienced modern VR

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Re: Busch Gardens Williamsburg (BGW BGE) Discussion Thread

Postby jedimaster1227 » Thu Mar 01, 2018 9:36 am

cfc wrote:
Rollercoaster Rider wrote:So it will use VR goggles and also be projected on the screen at the same time?


Yes--for those who don't wish to wear the "Emerald Helmet.


That is a pleasant surprise. To know that the experience can still be enjoyed with the VR element is a nice plus for the more sensitive riders.
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Re: Busch Gardens Williamsburg (BGW BGE) Discussion Thread

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Re: Busch Gardens Williamsburg (BGW BGE) Discussion Thread

Postby ytterbiumanalyst » Thu Mar 01, 2018 8:02 pm

Cool, this might be something I enjoy more than the VR coasters, if I even get to Busch Gardens before it leaves. I didn't hate New Revolution, just ambivalent about the VR. This looks like it might be fun.
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Re: Busch Gardens Williamsburg (BGW BGE) Discussion Thread

Postby larrygator » Sun Mar 04, 2018 10:59 am

cfc wrote:The two best rides using that simulator were Questor and Corkscrew Hill.


I never got to try Questor, but I was a fan of Corkscrew Hill. I look forward to trying the latest when I visit the park this year.
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Re: Busch Gardens Williamsburg (BGW BGE) Discussion Thread

Postby Jcoaster » Sun Mar 04, 2018 11:04 am

larrygator wrote:
cfc wrote:The two best rides using that simulator were Questor and Corkscrew Hill.


I never got to try Questor, but I was a fan of Corkscrew Hill. I look forward to trying the latest when I visit the park this year.


Never tried Questor either, Corkscrew Hill wasn’t exactly good imo but it beat the hell out of Europe in the Air.
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