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AVATAR land - the specifics

Discussion in 'AVATAR Land' started by wdwmagic, Sep 21, 2011.

  1. TyTrap

    TyTrap Active Member

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    Anyone care to elaborate on the banshees that can be purchased at windtraders. I heard you get linked with a banshee and have the option to buy it. They are "robotic." And they look cool too.
     
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  2. Direwolf27

    Direwolf27 Well-Known Member

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    I am so glad that Disney learned from the Frozen ride failures. Running Flight now, and during a preview period, should help get all of the kinks out before the opening day.
     
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  3. Mike S

    Mike S Well-Known Member

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    That shouldn't even have been a lesson they had to learn. Working out kinks is common knowledge.
     
  4. ABQ

    ABQ Well-Known Member

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    And always has been, these sort of kinks are hopefully no more prevalent than they were decades ago. What certainly is more prevalent is the insight we have into them through social media and leaks.
     
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  5. Direwolf27

    Direwolf27 Well-Known Member

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    I know, but yet Frozen's opening day happened, and the ride wasn't ready for daily use.

    At least there are multiple theaters, so if one goes down, others can still be used (right?)
     
  6. Disneyhead'71

    Disneyhead'71 Well-Known Member

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    You have to remember this is a forum fill with Disney fans, which isn't the heartiest of demographics. We're talking to folks that believe Muppetvision is a ride. Someone here actually said, "I prefer the rides that don't move."

    Ummm, that's not a ride.

    I'm actually glad Disney finally built something not aimed at 3 month olds and octogenarians.

    (Puts on flame suit)
     
  7. Direwolf27

    Direwolf27 Well-Known Member

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    Huge pet peeve- "Stitch is a lame ride."

    It's not a ride. Just like Muppets, and Phillarmagic, it's never been a ride. They only strap you into that thing so you can't get out!
     
  8. MisterPenguin

    MisterPenguin Premium Member

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    Flight of the Banshee may not be ready either, we don't know. But that's what happens when you announce a date...
     
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  9. Cesar R M

    Cesar R M Well-Known Member

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    Hopefully we wont get a repeat of of the drama caused by the issues with ROL
     
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  10. mnelson3

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    Navi River Journey is ready correct?

    My expectations of the River Journey is sadly pretty low, as I think they should be, based on what's been said with there being no "thrill" factor and it being equal if not shorter than Frozen Ever After :rolleyes:.
     
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  11. MisterPenguin

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    Aww, main, if Flight of the Banshee is so nauseating that it makes me vomit, then I'll be able to go back to Tiffins for another meal! Great!
     
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  12. Cesar R M

    Cesar R M Well-Known Member

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    They just need to tweak the motion blur. Excesive Motion blur in 3d environments kills me in Transformers, but the action looks pretty fine in Spiderman.
     
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  13. RH Kelly

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    Im actually looking forward to it with the understanding that there will be little 'thrill'.
     
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    mnelson3 Well-Known Member

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    I am still looking forward to it, more so than FoP. The lack of thrill I can get over but I would be very happy to find out the reports of it being as short as Frozen were false lol.
     
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  15. RH Kelly

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    This I can agree with. Alas we are now in the age of quick fixes. Cant stay focused for 2 mins without getting antsy.
     
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    Well, in the Transformers films, the characters ARE nothing but big blurs. There's the yellow blur, the reddish blur, and various grey blurs.
     
  17. hakunamatata

    hakunamatata Its about damned time. Premium Member

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    Im not sure the Pandoran water has made it hereyet.
     
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    Sorry for the lateness, readying my move back to the Sunshine State...

    Here's how I understand the first 30 sec of FoP go. Sit in seat...connect with your vehicle...yes some use of augmented like reality...shield is down...dramatic music...things go dark...shield raises...still dark...talking us through what's about to occur...then boom! Vehicle pushes you out and down! Pushing you out and the glasses help make it a more intimate experience that Soarin....hides the technology
     
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  19. Casper Gutman

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    I'm really curious - can any of our insiders comment on the use of augmented reality in FoP? People keep theorizing about it, and it seems logical, but I don't think we've seen any evidence of it.
     
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    The reason no one is going all in for augmented because by definition you won't be able to look left and right and see full Banshee bodies and your buds flying along with you....with the movement of the vehicle and the view ahead it will mimic reality that is meant to be

    Just look forward...there is much much to see
     

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