Six Flags Magic Mountain Update – November 4th 2017

Alexander/Sean: We made a quick visit to the park today to check out the construction that is starting to take place at the future home of Six Flags Magic Mountain’s new 2018 attraction, CraZanity. The new Boardwalk area construction has started earlier than we anticipated, but of course that’s not something to be mad about! In this update we’ll also be taking a look at

Continue reading “Six Flags Magic Mountain Update – November 4th 2017”

Floorless Ninja: How Vekoma Trains Could Elevate the Blackbelt of Coasters

Alexander: Here at CCK, we love Ninja. It’s one of our favorite coasters in California, and a must-ride on every visit to Magic Mountain.

We are also huge Arrow Dynamics fans in general and are positively enamored with Arrow Suspended coasters. The 5 Arrow Suspended coasters still in operation are my favorite coasters at their respective parks (yes, even Cedar Point’s Iron Dragon)

Continue reading “Floorless Ninja: How Vekoma Trains Could Elevate the Blackbelt of Coasters”

Six Flags Magic Mountain Fright Fest 2017 – Scare Zone Reviews

Sean: Six Flags Magic Mountain’s Fright Fest is back for another big year of haunting. In the past years they have had a lot of Scare Zones, they toned it down a bit to just six this year. Six Flags Magic Mountain’s Fright Fest has been one of the few events that has always impressed me with their Scare Zones, and unlike separately ticketed events, much relies on their Scare Zones. Let’s take a look at this year’s returning Scare Zones, and the new Damned ‘N Disguise. Continue reading “Six Flags Magic Mountain Fright Fest 2017 – Scare Zone Reviews”

Six Flags Magic Mountain Fright Fest 2017 – Maze Ratings and Reviews

Sean: Fright Fest has started at Six Flags Magic Mountain for its 2017 run, and of course I was there to experience it! This year we’ll be launching two reports regarding the popular Halloween event, one discussing the Scare Zones (later), and one discussing the Mazes (right here). Enjoy our maze ratings and reviews! Continue reading “Six Flags Magic Mountain Fright Fest 2017 – Maze Ratings and Reviews”

Six Flags Magic Mountain Update – September 5th 2017

Sean: As summer flew by and we visited dozens of parks to bring you unique reports, but it’s the time of year to get “update season!” going. With Haunt events starting as early as next week, and all of the major 2018 attractions having been announced, we’re ready to publish construction and park updates weekly! First of many, a good ol’ Six Flags Magic Mountain Update!  Continue reading “Six Flags Magic Mountain Update – September 5th 2017”

Splashwater Island Coming to Waterworld Concord in 2018!

Byron: Waterworld Concord, which was recently reacquired by Six Flags will be adding a new attraction in 2018 along with the rest of the Six Flags parks. Their new water play area, Splashwater Island, marks the largest addition this decade. For a water park, the promise from Six Flags of a new addition each year should mean some pretty significant change, as even small investments capital wise carry a lot of weight. Below is the press release on this year’s addition, which marks the beginning of a new era at Waterworld.  Continue reading “Splashwater Island Coming to Waterworld Concord in 2018!”

Analysis of Harley Quinn Crazy Coaster

Byron: Six Flags Discovery Kingdom had one of the more intriguing announcements for their 2018 attraction with the addition of Harley Quinn Crazy Coaster, the first ever Dual Loop Coaster. This is the very first installment of the Skywarp concept from Skyline attractions, and it also marks Skyline’s first major attraction sold.  Below we will analyze the ride experience, look at its fit in the park, and of course answer the biggest question that comes to mind: Is it a coaster? Let’s get into it. Continue reading “Analysis of Harley Quinn Crazy Coaster”

Harley Quinn Crazy Coaster coming to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in 2018!

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, the Thrill Capital of Northern California, in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products on behalf of DC Entertainment, today announced its newest thrill machine—HARLEY QUINN Crazy Coaster, set to open in spring 2018. This world’s first of its kind inverted looping coaster features continuous inversions along a vertically stacked figure eight track. The ride features multiple head-to-head high flybys at combined speeds of 70 miles per hour for the ultimate dueling adventure ride. Continue reading “Harley Quinn Crazy Coaster coming to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in 2018!”