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Does Star Tours cover Star Wars too well?

When Disney opened the Star Tours update in 2011 they included more of the cinematic universe than the original ride. With an expected Star Wars expansion coming to Hollywood Studios one has to ask, does the new version cover Star Wars too well? Star Tours – The Adventures Continue covers a battle on Hoth, pod races on Tatooine, […]

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Disney Hollywood Studios Phases of Change?

As mentioned in my previous Hollywood Studios post, let me go over what I think would be a good plan of attack for the upcoming expansion. Disney will not close the park regardless of how much construction is going on; hey they made it work in California Adventure. Many think, and it’s very believable, that they […]

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Shanghai Disney Press Conference – Tron Coaster

When I first heard of the Tron coaster I was a little worried because Disney has a long  standing rule that roller coaster tracks shouldn’t be visible and dominate the skylines. The first looks at the Tron Coaster design showed a traditional large steel coaster, however, which originally appeared like it might violate this Disney […]

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Ride Design starring Frozen: Part 1

Getting an idea/mandate: Most of my designs start when I get a random idea, but occasionally they occur as a reaction to an announcement. When I first read the announcement about the closure of the Maelstrom and the up coming Frozen ride, my mind immediately starting racing. Research: For me, the next step is to […]

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Time to Begin

On my trips to Disney and other theme parks, I always find myself thinking of ways to improve the existing rides or of new attractions to add.  Through the encouragement of friends, I am attempting to share these ideas with the wider world. In the first month I hope to share my concepts for a Frozen ride. […]