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Ultimate Ride Disney Coaster - Features & Screens

by Rainier on May 30, 2002 @ 1:09 p.m. PDT

Imagine the thrill of creating your own magical Disney coaster set in an authentic Disney backdrop. Now imagine taking the coaster for a spin! With Disney Imagineering's Ultimate Ride Disney Coaster, coaster-building fans can take the ride of their life and face the ultimate challenge in the role of a "Disney Imagineer" as they create Disney theme park rides, complete with genuine environments and characters from Disney theme parks around the world.
In addition, players can further customize their creations with triggers placed on the track that activate sound effects and prop animations such as fireworks. Upon completion, players can use a variety of camera angles to soar through the air and experience the adrenaline rush of riding their very own Disney coaster through Toontown, Frontierland, Main Street or Space Mountain.

In Imagineering Mission Mode, players partake in numerous coaster-building challenges created by Disney Imagineers, including recreating world-famous Disney attractions. Players can even add their own exciting twists, such as turning out the lights or adding more loops in Space Mountain. Free Form Building Mode lets players' imaginations run wild as they create any coaster design they can fathom, using all the Disney props they wish. Once finished, players' designs are critiqued and rated by a panel of Disney's most discerning characters, including Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy and Pluto. Just as with all Ultimate Ride games, players can share their designs with other coaster fans by uploading finished coasters to the Ultimate Ride Web site at www.ultimateridegame.com or email them to friends and family.

Activities/Features:

  • A real-time, photo-realistic 3D roller coaster software title that allows users to build and ride their own Disney theme park coasters set in genuine Disney environments
  • Imagineering Mission Mode: In Imagineering Mission Mode, players take on the role of a real Disney Imagineer, creating popular Disney theme park rides, such as Space Mountain, that must meet certain requirements established by Disney Imagineers. Players strive to successfully complete each challenge created by the Disney Imagineers themselves and increase their status as roller coaster designers
  • Free Form Building Mode: Using their wildest imagination and limited only by the laws of physics, players can create, test and ride their very own Disney roller coaster placed in authentic Disney-themed environments. Using a variety of Disney props, gamers can create their ultimate fantasy Disney roller coaster, from kid-friendly coasters in Toontown to incredible thrill-seeking rides in Frontierland
  • Features five Disney-themed worlds, including Toontown, Frontierland, Tomorrowland, Main Street and Space Mountain
  • Includes more than 60 original props used exclusively at Disney theme parks around the world. Props are comprised of Ride Props taken from actual Disney theme park rides, Building Props modeled after structures from the Magic Kingdom® Park, Track Props unique to each environment, cars for each environment and a more "realistic" loading dock that is large enough to accommodate queues
  • Compatible with all props from previous Disney Imagineering products: Ultimate Ride and Ultimate Ride Coaster Deluxe
  • Provides feedback on coasters from several of Disney's most cherished characters: Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy and Pluto. Players can select a character to rate their coaster with reactions ranging from wild enthusiasm to discerning disapproval. Periodically, registered users of www.ultimateridegame.com will be able to download new sets of characters to add to their existing pool of judges
  • Includes five tracks types: Flying, standing, wooden, steel and hanging
  • Allows players to soar through the air with the Invisible Track feature
  • Includes thirteen coaster pieces: Half loop piece, half corkscrew piece, straight up, straight down, wide left curve, wide right curve, short straight, long straight, left curve, right curve, S curve, loop and corkscrew
  • Post on www.ultimateridegame.com, which receives more than 8,000 visitors a day, to have others ride and rate new coaster creations
  • Email coasters to friends for them to ride or post on the Internet
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