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  Disneyland Theme Parks, Disneyland Park California Adventure
Walt's dream comes to life as you explore the theme park that began it all, Disneyland.
Disneyland Park in Anaheim is most certainly a land of enchantment where children and the young at heart find that dreams really do come true.
From Grizzly Peak (an icon at Disney's California Adventure Park) to a white knuckled roller coaster, the sights and sounds are inspired by the rich history of this majestic state.
www.wdwinfo.com /disneyland/disneyland-theme-parks.htm   (542 words)

  
 GameSpy: Theme Park Review
This was, in fact, the strength of Theme Park: a simulation so detailed that it required players to have the highest level of concentration, because everything could happen in a few seconds.
The progression from park to park is new to this DS version and it represents both its improvement and its biggest limitation.
Apart from the natural obstacles of the terrain, parks are developed in the same way, adding new items as soon as they become available in the menu or the research for them is completed.
ds.gamespy.com /nintendo-ds/theme-park/777875p1.html   (0 words)

  
 IGN: Theme Park Review
There are added layers of depth to explore in Theme Park, and once you're comfortable with the building and maintenance aspects of amusement park design, you can dive deeper into the meat of micromanagement.
Theme Park looks simple on the surface, but there's hours worth of exploring to do in the most minor of menus.
Theme Park offers an attempt at multiplayer play, but it's unlikely you'd have much use for it, or even an occasion to try it out.
ds.ign.com /articles/779/779876p1.html   (0 words)

  
  BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Bruce Lee to get own theme park
A Bruce Lee-themed park is to be built at the late kung-fu star's ancestral home in China, the president of his Hong Kong fan club has said.
The park will feature a statue of Lee - who died 34 years ago - as well as a memorial hall and martial arts academy.
A ceremony to mark the laying of foundations at the park in Shunde, near Hong Kong, was held on Sunday, attended by Lee's younger brother Robert and actress Betty Ting Pei.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/entertainment/6187004.stm   (245 words)

  
  THEME PARK by Bullfrog/Electronic Arts
If the lifeblood of your park is the crowd of people that enter, your paths are the park's arteries which determine the crowd's flow and thus the general health of your park.
Theme Park gives the impression of being a great game with a lot of depth, and therefore replayability, especially during the first few hours of your first park/game.
If you still want to take a look at Theme Park, do yourself a favor and get a hold of the demo from PC Gamer and some of the British mags and play that instead (remembering that the same requirements need be met to run the demo as the full game).
www.ibiblio.org /GameBytes/issue21/greviews/thempark.html   (1615 words)

  
  Amusement park - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
An amusement park is more elaborate than a simple city park or playground, as an amusement park is meant to cater to adults, teenagers, and small children.
The original amusement parks were the historical precursors to the modern theme parks as well as the more traditional midway arcades and rides at county and state fairs (in the United States).
The theme park is the modern amusement park, either based on a central theme or, divided into several distinctly themed areas, or "spaces" as is often used.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Theme_park   (2037 words)

  
 Theme Park Insider
By Robert Niles: To celebrate the Labor Day holiday in the United States this weekend, I'm asking which is your favorite holiday for a theme park visit.
So you'll need to balance your ability to be off work, what's open, the atmosphere at your chosen park and, not least of all, how crowded the park will be.
When the queue splits on those really long theme park rides, which side of the line do you pick...
www.themeparkinsider.com   (0 words)

  
 Bruce Lee theme park to be built in action star's ancestral home | KOMO 1000 News Radio - News, Weather and Sports - ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
HONG KONG (AP) - A theme park with a statue and memorial hall will be built at Bruce Lee's southern Chinese ancestral home of Shunde, the president of his fan club said Monday.
Wong said he couldn't confirm details of a report Monday in the Apple Daily newspaper that said the park was budgeted at $25.5 million and was expected to be completed in three years.
Wong said he attended the laying of the theme park's foundation in Shunde, near Hong Kong, on Sunday.
www.komoradio.com /news/entertainment/4754961.html   (317 words)

  
 Theme park Info - Encyclopedia WikiWhat.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The theme park is the modern amusement park, divided into several distinct themed areas, or "lands" as is often used.
Large resorts, such as Walt Disney World in Florida (United States) actually house several different theme parks within its confines.
Walt Disney is credited with having originated the concept of the themed amusement park.
www.wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/t/th/theme_park.html   (686 words)

  
 THEME PARK   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Theme parks are very lucrative businesses in contemporary times.
The challenge is to find a central idea, a theme, around which to build rides, shows, shops, hotels and items which will attract the consumer.
Your assignment is to design a theme park that is different from any other theme park that currently in existence.
ep.llnl.gov /bep/english/10/sTheme.html   (278 words)

  
 Netscape Browser Theme Park
These themes can change colors, buttons, graphics, etc. To help you design your own themes, we are happy to introduce the Netscape Theme SDK (Software Development Kit).
A Theme is an add-on for Netscape which can change the look and feel of the entire browser.
In the meantime feel free to sample these themes developed for Netscape 8, and be sure to review the Terms of Service prior to downloading themes.
browser.netscape.com /ns8/community/themes.jsp   (218 words)

  
 Orlando Theme Park
Walt Disney World is obviously the biggest and most well known of the Orlando theme parks, but there are 94 other theme parks and attractions in Orlando.
The best thing to do when you are planning a trip to an Orlando theme park is to try and decide what kind of experience you are looking for.
The best collection of scare rides at an Orlando theme park is likely at Universal Orlando’s Islands of Adventure where you can go 0 to 40 mph in two seconds on the Incredible Hulk Coaster or reach speeds of 55 mph on the Dueling Dragons ride.
www.orlandoa2z.com /orlando_theme_park.htm   (234 words)

  
 IGN: Sim Theme Park Review
Sim Theme Park's entry into the coaster construction arena is a joyous, point-and-click experience that takes out strenous brainwork, and replaces it with instant action.
One of the most unexpected additions in Sim Theme Park is the extensive online component to the game -- in a very Hasbro-ish move, the designers have made some cool innovations in order to keep a community alive surrounding STP in the months to come.
Sim Theme Park is faster, brighter, and a more wow-heavy experience, while RCT gives you the change to really control your park down to the details, while giving you a harder set of tasks, and a larger set of goals than STP.
pc.ign.com /articles/162/162060p1.html   (2031 words)

  
 Technorati Tag: theme park   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Kids Free- Universal Theme Park Orlando For a limited time, purchase a 2-day ticket online to enjoy Universal Studios Florida and Islands of Adventure and get a kid’s ticket free.
Five years ago on this day I was camping out in the new Disneyland Parking Structure (and then inside Disneyland) for a chance to be one of the first...
February 5th, 2006 This question always arises when we are going to compare it with existing “theme parks”.
www.technorati.com /tag/theme+park   (511 words)

  
 Theme Park help
Theme Park brings the excitement and challenge of running your own theme park.
In Theme Park the player must be able to run a successful Theme Park managing the rides, staff, crowds, and various other elements.
Theme Park is an excellent game for all age groups and is a great challenge for all users.
www.computerhope.com /games/games/themepar.htm   (235 words)

  
 Theme Park Insider Accident Watch
Three people were reported injured; two were treated and released at the park and a third was transported to a local hospital.
And in many U.S. states, including Florida, theme parks are not legally required to report accidents involving injury to anyone.
That's why Theme Park Insider users are stepping up, to provide amusement park safety data that the public needs, and ought to be entitled to get.
www.themeparkinsider.com /accidents   (442 words)

  
 Theme Park Travel :: Parks: Funderland
The park openin in the early 1940's under the owership of Raymond Silva.
His daughter took the park over in 1978 when he retired, and continued the tradition until 1983.
Park also offers a concesion stand and a birthday party area.
www.themeparktravel.com /park_view.php/152   (134 words)

  
 Sim Theme Park Review   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Theme Park allowed you to control even the most miniscule aspects, like the prices of your food and sideshows, the chance of winning sideshows, the amount of ice you put in your drinks, and the amount of salt in the fries.
Rides would break down and require repairs, bathrooms had to be placed in the park for your patrons, and when it rained in your park, the costumed entertainers you hired would hand out umbrellas to all the park guests.
Most of all, Theme Park was a showpiece for Bullfrog's signature personality, as evidenced by the humorous and creative rides, the fact that sickened guests would vomit at roller coaster exits, and the general "cuteness" of the art.
firingsquad.com /games/simthemepark   (557 words)

  
 Sim Theme Park
With their recent releases of Simcity 3000, The Sims, and Sim Theme Park they are planning a virtual monopoly on the genre.
With Sim Theme Park (the only one released on both PC and Playstation) they are trying to grab a younger audience that may be put off by the complexity of their other titles.
One of the major differences between this version and the older one is that you have the ability to walk through the park and ride all of the rides from a first person perspective.
www.gametour.com /site/review.php/title/288   (558 words)

  
 Exhibits Collection -- Amusement Park Physics
The designers of the roller coaster carefully crafted this thrilling ride to be just that, but you're actually in less danger than you think.
Amusement park rides use physics laws to simulate danger, while the rides themselves are typically very safe.
"Amusement Park Physics" is inspired by programs from The Mechanical Universe...and Beyond.
www.learner.org /exhibits/parkphysics   (214 words)

  
 Never Wait On Theme Park Lines Again At Universal Orlando   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The program is as simple as this: guests staying at an on-site Universal Orlando resort hotel show their room key and theme park admission ticket and get instant access - all day, every day, 365 days a year.
Other exclusive benefits for guests staying at any of the Universal Orlando resorts include early theme park admission, priority seating at Universal Orlando restaurants, a resort ID card for the purchase of food and merchandise anywhere on Universal property, complimentary resort transportation and more.
Hotel guests also have unlimited access to the theme parks and select CityWalk venues throughout their visit with the purchase of a special Length of Stay pass.
www.themeparks.com /unifl/nowait01.htm   (586 words)

  
 Lesson Plans - Wonderworld Theme Park   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Students will design theme parks that showcase some of these wonders, with each wonder representing a different section of the park.
Each wonder should be in a separate "neighborhood" of the theme park.
Have students map the wonders they have placed in their theme parks and then write flyers or brochures that could be given to potential visitors, describing the wonders and the places where they are located in "real life." This may require some additional research on the wonders and the countries where they are located.
www.nationalgeographic.com /xpeditions/lessons/04/g35/wonderworld.html   (805 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Theme Park: Video Games   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Theme Park DS is a new incarnation of the classic sim.
The basic premise of Theme Park is to build successful Theme Parks around the world, in real world locations like Japan, and bring in profits.
When I initially heard Theme Park was being released for the Nintendo DS, I was thrilled, and fortunately Theme Park is still just as fun to play as the original.
www.amazon.com /Electronic-Arts-Theme-Park/dp/B000LXSRJW   (804 words)

  
 Apple - Games - Sim Theme Park
Here’s your chance to create your own theme park and control every detail of its existence, from ticket prices to the amount of salt on the French fries sold at the concession stands.
When it came time to update Theme Park with 3D graphics, what was published as Theme Park World in Europe became Sim Theme Park in America.
Sim Theme Park is available now at the online Apple Store, an Apple retail store, or a certified Apple reseller location near you.
www.apple.com /games/articles/2000/12/simthemepark   (972 words)

  
 WP ThemePark » Intense
I just made the theme to display a random header image(from the 4 images included within the theme), each time you load a page.
While I was developing this theme, I came to know about Baby Gavin, who needs support from all of us in getting his Kidney Transplanted.
I spent hours searching through themes to find the perfect fit for one of my blogs, and after several “just doesn’t do it” these theme settled perfectly into the blog.
wpthemepark.com /themes/intense   (1150 words)

  
 Theme Park Brochures
See how the parks have changed over the years and view brochures that introduced some of the most famous roller coasters in the world.
Please contact me with the year and park of the map you would like to contribute before e-mailing the map.
Give Kids The World is a great charity that sends terminally ill children and their families to a week long vacation in central Florida, free of charge.
www.themeparkbrochures.net /index.html   (796 words)

  
 Theme Park · By Bullfrog and Livecash Midland
Theme Park · By Bullfrog and Livecash Midland
The key to a successful park is pre-planning.
The roller coasters for example, is the star attraction and is always worth a spot in the centre of your park.
www.amigagames.com /gage/t/themepark.html   (855 words)

  
 Theme Park Adventure Home Page
Theme Park Adventure correspondents Scott and Carol Holmes are on the job and have sent us images and given TPA readers a heads-up on this new thrill ride!
As a show of support and a united front, Theme Park Adventure will continue to add names to our growing list of supporters who also stand with Roy Disney and Stanley Gold, demanding the resignation of Michael Eisner from The Walt Disney Company.
Theme Park Adventure may be reached at 2400 Skyline Blvd., Unit E-1, Pacifica, California 94044.
www.themeparkadventure.com /home.htm   (679 words)

  
 Erich Von Daniken   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Come and visit MYSTERY PARK - a one of a kind adventure park, which presents the unexplained and yet very real mysteries of the world.
This theme park present the unexplained, yet real phenomena found in various historical and archeological
Since the opening day on May 24th, 2003, the theme park enjoyed a high number of visitors from all over the world.
www.evdaniken.com /e/themepark.htm   (156 words)

  
 Cancun Mexico - Xcaret Park Eco Archaeological Theme Park natural Cancun tour
Xcaret Eco Theme Park is full of Mexico; Mayan Culture, Flora and Fauna, Archaeological Tours, Water Attractions and has a great Swim With Dolphin Tour.
All this located in Playa del Carmen, 45 minutes from Cancun Mexico in the Riviera Maya, where Xcaret is proof that development, conservation, culture and entertainment are not opposite concepts.
What during the day is a jungle adventure park, turns into mysticism, traditions, legends and history with the Xcaret Spectacular Mexico celebration...
www.xcaret.com /indexxc.php   (235 words)

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