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Theron Skees appointed the creative leader for Disney Cruise Line

peter11435

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What happened to Joe Lanzisero?
 

WondersOfLife

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Can someone enlighten me.....what was "v4" at TOT?
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dstrawn9889

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Bit more than that. Skees did the v4 with the new drop profiles that pretty much remade the entire ride experience.
http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions...release---the-making-of-tower-of-terror-4.htm
about to say Tower v4's moniker was 'the tower is in control'
Randomized patterns of drops and lifts have been added, where the ride vehicle will drop or rise various distances at different intervals. Other effects were also added, including new projection images of the breaking window, wind effects, lightning flashes, and ominous bluelit figures of the five ghostly original riders. These changes were made so that each trip on The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror is a slightly different experience. The ride was reprogrammed most recently in its fourth conversion so that the ride system allows for any number of randomized drops and lifts. When guests enter the drop shaft, a computer randomly chooses one of four drop profiles, one of which is a modified version of the ride's third incarnation.[9] Regardless of the number of randomized drops and lifts, each drop sequence always features one "faux drop" meant to startle the riders, and one complete drop through the entire tower at the speed of 39 mph.
 

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