Project 2021 (?): 355ft Attraction in Festhaus Park

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For immediate release - SeaWorld Entertainment and CBS TV announced today a first of a kind collaboration, the world's largest Cliffhanger Game! Guests will complete for prizes playing a 355ft version of the popular Price is Right game show game.

"The yodeling mountain climber fits perfectly in our Oktoberfest hamlet," said SEAS VP Larry Giles. "We had hoped to build a complete roller coaster but ran short of funds after painting a construction fence for Pantheon. So we thought of the next best thing for our new lift hill... a Cliffhanger game!"

 
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Reminder that you just got Pantheon. You’re not really in a position to complain if it is a Red Force type coaster.
Why can't we complain? What if we're not fans of the idea of the two coasters they are adding? What if some of us would have rather seen the project delayed 2 years, get a B&M Giga, and just fill in flats in the mean time?
Completely agree. And I"ll add that I'm not exactly thrilled about Pantheon. I think it will be a fine coaster, and I'm withholding final judgement until I ride it, but I fully expect it won't be near the top of my favorite BGW coaster list. Just not much of a fan of spikes, and well known that I love B&Ms far more than Intamins. Apollos and Alpie I'm nearly positive will still trump Pantheon, and Nessie for nostalgia.

As @warfelg says, I would have much rather seen that exact scenario--wait and get a B&M giga. If they can get a good deal and that helps near term with getting attractions each year and that helps attendance and that helps long-term viability... then fine. But I'm skeptical that a one-trick pony will drive that much attendance, and I for one (or for many of us actually) am "Profoundly unenthusiastic" about such a coaster. Really hoping the park does better.
 

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Lol...being the non-purist...and still hoping/believing of a multi-attraction 2021 addition...I saw this coaster. Same size train as the leaked station drawing. I know it's similar to Pantheon, just smaller. But packs a different kind of punch. But Vekoma seems to only do coasters in the US for Disney. However a Top Gun, coupled with a Intamin tower (and maybe a flat) would be a true kick.

 
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Lol...being the non-purist...and still hoping/believing of a multi-attraction 2021 addition...I saw this coaster. Same size train as the leaked station drawing. I know it's similar to Pantheon, just smaller. But packs a different kind of punch. But Vekoma seems to only do coasters in the US for Disney. However a Top Gun, coupled with a Intamin tower (and maybe a flat) would be a true kick.

Leaked station drawing has double this size train/no. of seats.
 

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I decided to mess around and take a different approach to the multi-attraction idea with a couple of coaster layouts. This is assuming that the 355' attraction is a tower and not a coaster.


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The numbers on the map are described as follows:

STARFLYER:
300' Swing Ride in the Lumberhack maze area

WHITE S&S THRUST AIR COASTER:
0 Inversions

1. Existing station
2. 70 mph air launch
3. Re-purposed building (Air Compressor Building)
4. MaxxForce style bunny hop
5. Left overbank
6. Airtime
7. Right overbank
8. Left low-to-the-ground high banking turn
9. 110' non-inverting Banana Roll
10. Right high banking turn
11. Airtime
12. Airtime
13. Brake Run

RMC WOODEN COASTER:
4 Inversions

1. Station / Maintenance Building
2. 120' Lift Hill
3. Steep drop followed by a downhill ejector hill creating a double-down into the ravine
4. Double Inverting Stall (ala. Untamed)
5. Double down
6. Uphill airtime
7. Inversion under lift hill
8. Wave Turn
9. Downhill turn into ravine
10. Uphill Barrel Roll
11. Brake Run
12. Transfer area
 

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I like what you did with the coasters and agree with the multi-attraction build.

A couple of things-
1. The high point in the FAA waiver request is very close to the intersection of the service roads, edging closer to the Verbolten bridge.
2. I'd consider a smaller flat between the tower and the entrance to the area to make it seem like it's not that long of a walk. Maybe another snack place, too.
3. I don't think the area where you placed the woodie was included in the soil test area (all were "above" the railroad tracks). It'll be a great addition later on, though.
 
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