Busch Gardens Williamsburg (BGW BGE) Discussion Thread

P. 1085: A quick look at Pantheon construction!
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Re: Busch Gardens Williamsburg (BGW BGE) Discussion Thread

Postby DILinator » Wed Oct 16, 2019 11:59 pm

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SLCHeadache wrote:The park will now be up to three years in a row of high-thrill attractions. I don't want to see them becoming a better-looking Great Adventure.


I just don't understand enthusiasts. A better looking Great Adventure sounds f*cking awesome.


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Re: Busch Gardens Williamsburg (BGW BGE) Discussion Thread

Postby boldikus » Tue Oct 22, 2019 11:39 am

There have been some photos of vertical construction posted on some fansites/pages I was hesitant to share here, but the park finally shared some of its own. Via BGW's Facebook page and Twitter:

How do you build a coaster fit for the gods? One mighty piece at a time… and with the largest crane ever to be seen at Busch Gardens! Who’s ready for Pantheon?


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Re: Busch Gardens Williamsburg (BGW BGE) Discussion Thread

Postby Haymaker » Tue Oct 22, 2019 1:46 pm

That last pic... that should be a fun element

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Re: Busch Gardens Williamsburg (BGW BGE) Discussion Thread

Postby thrillseeker4552 » Tue Oct 22, 2019 7:16 pm

That color scheme is wonderful. Reminds me of Valkyria, which I also love.

And I can't wait to see zoomed in video of that zero-g roll wiggling and wobbling back and forth! lol
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Re: Busch Gardens Williamsburg (BGW BGE) Discussion Thread

Postby DBru » Tue Oct 22, 2019 8:23 pm

Wowza that’s pretty! Is this a new track style as well? Looks kind of reminiscent of Sky Rush’s track...but not exactly. And way different than what they just used on Taiga.

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Re: Busch Gardens Williamsburg (BGW BGE) Discussion Thread

Postby Ed Farmer » Tue Oct 22, 2019 10:43 pm

At a glance, it looks like the same style of track that was utilized on parts of Hyperion.
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Re: Busch Gardens Williamsburg (BGW BGE) Discussion Thread

Postby boldikus » Wed Oct 23, 2019 4:21 pm

The spike is complete. This thing is going up fast.

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Gotta love that little trick track before the launch.
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Re: Busch Gardens Williamsburg (BGW BGE) Discussion Thread

Postby DoinItForTheFame » Wed Oct 23, 2019 5:20 pm

boldikus wrote:The spike is complete. This thing is going up fast....


At this rate it will still be open before West Coast Racers. :devil:
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Re: Busch Gardens Williamsburg (BGW BGE) Discussion Thread

Postby boldikus » Thu Oct 24, 2019 9:45 am

After popping into the SFMM thread today, I'm inclined to agree.

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Re: Busch Gardens Williamsburg (BGW BGE) Discussion Thread

Postby Coastard69 » Wed Oct 30, 2019 9:26 am

Pantheon didn't excite me much until I started seeing the construction pics. That ride looks slick! Hoping to make it out there in 2020.
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