Episode 29: The Reality of Virtual Reality Roller Coasters

Dare Devil Dive, from which "The New Revolution" is virtually born! Photo courtesy of McDoobAu93 and Wikimedia Commons License.

Dare Devil Dive, from which “The New Revolution” is virtually born! Photo courtesy of McDoobAu93 and Wikimedia Commons License.

Spring is in the air, which means that the Six Flags theme parks are also opening their gates once again for the new season! We had seen on the news that Six Flags over Georgia was getting Samsung Virtual Reality goggles added to its Dare Devil Dive coaster, which meant that we had to go check it out to see how the goggles compared to the old ride. On this episode, we discuss whether the VR headsets added to the thrill of the ride, how we think VR goggles will evolve, rides we think VR would work well on, and some rumors of upcoming changes to a peculiar hotel at Disney’s California Adventure.

Give a listen and tell us your opinion on VR and the rumors of the Guardians of the Galaxy update. Do you think virtual reality is a disaster that Six Flags needs to remove? Do you think that Rod Serling should be replaced by Star Lord and his crew? Message us on Twitter @mousemtn or send us an email at mousemountaineers@gmail.com.

 

Episode 23: Six Flags Over Georgia Review

It's a bird! it's a plane! It's Superman Ultimate Flight at Six Flags Over Georgia! How does the Man of Steel's ride compare with those of the Mouse House? Photo courtesy of Kristin Nador.

It’s a bird! it’s a plane! It’s Superman Ultimate Flight at Six Flags Over Georgia! How does the Man of Steel’s ride compare with those of the Mouse House?
Photo courtesy of Kristin Nador.

Since we moved down to the Atlanta area a little while back, we decided to go to Six Flags over Georgia, which is the ATL’s only theme/amusement park. Even though most Disney snobs frown down on the so-called “roller coaster” parks of the world like Cedar Point and Six Flags, we decided to give it a shot. This episode, we discuss the rides and experiences at Six Flags, compare the restaurants and attractions to those of theme parks like Walt Disney World and Sea World, and debate the park’s prices to those of Disney.

Would you ever want to go to Six Flags out of sheer curiosity or go to scoff at the lack of theming? Have you been to a Six Flags park before? What did you think? Send us an email at mousemountaineers@gmail.com or drop us a line on Twitter @mousemtn.