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  PostPosted: Wed Jan 15, 2014 9:26 am
 
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I was at Chimelong Paradise at the weekend and saw the construction site for something labeled as "5D Tram" to open sometime this year.

The building it's going into looks pretty big, so this seems to be a fairly major addition. I have no information other than what I could take pictures of, but I'm thinking something along the lines of a "Spiderman/Transformers" kind of ride system. Aren't they known as 5D rides?

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  PostPosted: Wed Jan 15, 2014 9:46 am
 
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I like the look of this, the whole modern Sci-Fi feel, I'd like to keep my eye on this.

The whole 5D thing is a bit confusing, it's down to how companies promote their products and personal preferences. The way I see it is this:

3D: Speaks for itself.
4D: Additional effects to 3D, wind, smoke, scent, water etc.
5D: Additional effects to 3D + 4D + movement of the dark ride system, like Spiderman, Transformers etc.

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  PostPosted: Wed Jan 15, 2014 9:47 am
 
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It's not as good as 6D or 7D though :P

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  PostPosted: Wed Jan 15, 2014 11:09 pm
 
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I thought the 5th dimension was the existence of alternative time lines? ;)

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  PostPosted: Wed Jan 15, 2014 11:23 pm
 
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  PostPosted: Wed Jan 15, 2014 11:28 pm
 
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AHEM. Sorry but this Titanic theatre wins, it was advertised as 12D (if I remember correctly).

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  PostPosted: Wed Jan 15, 2014 11:49 pm
 
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Did all the boats split in half and sink while dragging them along with?

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  PostPosted: Wed Jan 15, 2014 11:58 pm
 
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Yeah, I think the 12th D was actually death. (Well for some, it was potluck, 66% of people were killed I think) ;)

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  PostPosted: Thu Jan 16, 2014 1:08 am
 
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^ That sounds amazing and scary.


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  PostPosted: Thu Jan 16, 2014 12:52 pm
 
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I'm trying to figure out where abouts in the park this is, is it near the back near Ice Age, when I went last year I remember there being a large empty plot of land there. Looks interesting!


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  PostPosted: Thu Jan 16, 2014 1:14 pm
 
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Yeah, if you're going through the south gate, it's a bit further on and to the left. Basically to the left of Ice Age 4D if you're facing it, and opposite Forest Temple.

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  PostPosted: Fri Jan 17, 2014 4:54 am
 
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I sent the info over to Screamscape who've linked me to this:

http://www.dynamicattractions.com/products/immersive-tram/

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I'd say it looks like a highly likely contender.

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  PostPosted: Fri Jan 17, 2014 2:33 pm
 
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They're great ideas and can be built in minimal spaces. It's like the second generation of Disaster at UOR.

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