Disneyland’s Roller Coasters Ranked

Byron: Although Disney parks may not be known for their high thrill attractions, they still feature some of the world’s most iconic and recognizable roller coasters. Disneyland Park in Anaheim California, of course, is no exception. Although everyone has their own preferences in rides, below you’ll find my personal ranking of Disneyland’s three major roller coasters, from the worst, to the best. Continue reading “Disneyland’s Roller Coasters Ranked”

Helix Ride Review

Byron: After taking a break from writing on the site, I am thrilled to be writing again, and what better way to return than to review a ride of Helix’s caliber.

Helix is a Mack Rides roller coaster at Liseberg in Gothenburg Sweden. It features two launches, seven inversions, several strong airtime moments and a sprawling terrain-based layout.  Helix was the bucket list coaster for me ever since it opened in 2014, and after years of anticipation, I had the chance to ride it in the summer of 2018. I was so excited I could barely contain myself and before I knew it,  I was packed in like a sardine ascending the crowded Liseberg escalators to The Next Level. Every guest in there, including myself, shared one common goal: Ride Helix.

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Coaster Kings Radio Episode 3: What’s Up With This Manufacturer?

Get ready for an episode full of reviews! This includes Time Traveler, Copperhead Strike, Tigris, Popcorn Revenge and Wilderness! In that area, RMC Hybrid Untamed will open soon and we talked to park director Mascha Van Till! After that, we spin the Manufacturer Wheel of Fortune and speak out about our favorite coasters from the manufacturer that pops up. Enjoy!

You can choose to download or listen to the podcast below, or right here on the website, SpotifyiTunes and Google Play Podcasts. Make sure to search for “Coaster Kings Radio” and subscribe!

Knotts Scary Farm Reviews – 2018

Derrion:  We had a blast attending this years media night for Knott’s Scary Farm! I’m always excited for the park at this time of year because they have one of the oldest running horror themed events for an amusement park. Knott’s Scary Farm holds a special place in my heart because I grew up attending the event with my family. This update will focus on a review of all the mazes and other additions to this years Knott’s Scary Farm .

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Holiday in the Park Opens at Six Flags Magic Mountain – 2016

gleampunk007-largeSix Flags Magic Mountain opened their huge Holiday in the Park event for the season and this year we find two new themed areas, a new show and an awesome Virtual Reality experience on The New Revolution. The Holiday event features one of the West Coast’s largest light shows, millions of lights, limited-time-only food, characters, and all your favorite coasters, of course.  Continue reading “Holiday in the Park Opens at Six Flags Magic Mountain – 2016”

California TOP 50 – 2016 – Part 5 (TOP 10)

TOP 50 TNail001 YESWe’ve rated and reviewed many coasters and rides over the last few years, and although we’re usually not fans of listing/ranking rides or parks, we do create an annual California TOP 50! You might, and likely will, disagree, and that’s totally fine! That’s what this TOP 50 is all about! Of the many rides in the state, we selected the 50 we think are best! Here are places 10-1 (TOP 10!) in the California TOP 50 of 2016! Continue reading “California TOP 50 – 2016 – Part 5 (TOP 10)”

California TOP 50 – 2016 – Part FOUR (20-11)

TOP 50 TNail001 YESWe’ve rated and reviewed many coasters and rides over the last few years, and although we’re usually not fans of listing/ranking rides or parks, we do create an annual California TOP 50! You might, and likely will, disagree, and that’s totally fine! That’s what this TOP 50 is all about! Of the many rides in the state, we selected the 50 we think are best! Here are places 20-11 in the California TOP 50 of 2016! Continue reading “California TOP 50 – 2016 – Part FOUR (20-11)”

California TOP 50 – 2016 – Part THREE (30-21)

TOP 50 TNail001 YESWe’ve rated and reviewed many coasters and rides over the last few years, and although we’re usually not fans of listing/ranking rides or parks, we do create an annual California TOP 50! You might, and likely will, disagree, and that’s totally fine! That’s what this TOP 50 is all about! Of the many rides in the state, we selected the 50 we think are best! Here are places 30-21 in the California TOP 50 of 2016! Continue reading “California TOP 50 – 2016 – Part THREE (30-21)”

California TOP 50 – 2016 – Part TWO (40-31)

TOP 50 TNail001 YESWe’ve rated and reviewed many coasters over the last few years, and although we’re usually not fans of listing/ranking rides or parks, we do create an annual California TOP 50! You might, and likely will, disagree, and that’s totally fine! That’s what this TOP 50 is all about! Of the many rides in the state, we selected the 50 we think are best! Here are places 40-31 in the California TOP 50 of 2016! Continue reading “California TOP 50 – 2016 – Part TWO (40-31)”

California TOP 50 – 2016 – Part ONE (50-41)

TOP 50 TNail001 YESWe’ve rated and reviewed many coasters over the last few years, and although we’re usually not fans of listing/ranking rides or parks, we do create an annual California TOP 50! You might, and likely will, disagree, and that’s totally fine! That’s what this TOP 50 is all about! Of the many rides in the state, we selected the 50 we think are best! Here are places 50-41 in the California TOP 50 of 2016! Continue reading “California TOP 50 – 2016 – Part ONE (50-41)”

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom Fright Fest 2016 – MAZE Ratings and Reviews

20160924_203847-largeSix Flags Discovery Kingdom’s Fright Fest has opened for its 2016 run, and of course I was there to experience all mazes! This year’s line-up features six mazes, including the brand new Dark Oaks Mortuary . In addition, returning mazes like our favorite CarnEVIL welcomed me back this year as well. Let’s get to rating and reviewing them! Continue reading “Six Flags Discovery Kingdom Fright Fest 2016 – MAZE Ratings and Reviews”

Universal Studios Hollywood Halloween Horror Nights 2016 – MAZE Ratings and Reviews

img_1954-largeUniversal Studios Hollywood opened their popular Halloween Horror Nights events a few weeks back and sold out weekend after weekend. The park’s line-up of haunting attractions this year is great and popular IPs such as American Horror Story drew large crowds. Let’s take a look at the mazes (and Terror Tram) found at this year’s event! Continue reading “Universal Studios Hollywood Halloween Horror Nights 2016 – MAZE Ratings and Reviews”

California’s Great America Halloween Haunt 2016 – Spoiler Free Skeleton Key Room Reviews

dscn3773-largeCalifornia’s Great America Halloween Haunt opened for the 2016 Season and for the first time in history, the park has added four separate Skeleton Key Room experiences that are absolutely crazy! Since these are unique and exclusive to Skeleton Key holders only, we’ll keep it a surprise as much as possible. Join us for a spoiler-free (no more details than the Halloween Haunt site has released) review of each and our opinions of which are the best! There may be a very tiny spoiler here and there that is available across the web, if you wish to not read that information, please check out our other Knott’s Scary Farm and Halloween Haunt articles on our Halloween page! Continue reading “California’s Great America Halloween Haunt 2016 – Spoiler Free Skeleton Key Room Reviews”