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Re: The Future of Nemesis Sub-Terra

Thu Jan 18, 2018 9:54 am

After such a long closure it would be possible that they reopen as an abandoned Phalanx base, that way they could get away with effect scares in the final maze section.

Also they wouldn't even have to dust it!
 
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Re: The Future of Nemesis Sub-Terra

Fri Jan 19, 2018 8:29 am

I do think if N:ST was to open again (this year, next year, whenever) it will not have actors in. We have seen what's happened with attractions that require actors (Saw Alive, I'm a Celebrity) and how quickly they are turned into seasonal attractions. I know that this isn't a dedicated maze unlike the previous ones stated but it would require actors for the full part of the season.

If it is opened again, It think it would rely on lighting, sound effects and maybe some theming elements to add to the finale of the ride to show the aftermath of the attack. Just something to not make it as plain as it was before the Maze was added. The only actors I could see are the ride hosts which we already have who check the restraints and guide you to the next point.

Again, I don't think it will be a fully actor dedicated attraction but will add something to compensate for the lack of actors :)
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Re: The Future of Nemesis Sub-Terra

Fri Jan 19, 2018 9:14 am

The actors were removed from the final section before the ride closed. The only Phalanx operators in role were in the preshow, although this was more for batching. There were also hosts in the ride area, therefore, the number of people operating it had been reduced.

I really hope it makes a return :)
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Re: The Future of Nemesis Sub-Terra

Fri Jan 19, 2018 9:35 am

Justin wrote:
The actors were removed from the final section before the ride closed. The only Phalanx operators in role were in the preshow, although this was more for batching. There were also hosts in the ride area, therefore, the number of people operating it had been reduced.

I really hope it makes a return :)


Ah, I was not aware of this, thanks Justin. Hopefully we will see a return soon. It's been disappointing to see it closed throughout the last few seasons. Let's hope when/if it makes a return, it brings back that thrill that it once gave to the GP
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Re: The Future of Nemesis Sub-Terra

Fri Jan 19, 2018 9:48 am

It all depends on the restraints. I believe I was on one of the last, if not last ride before it closed and they were really struggling to get the lock lights engaged. I recall it has been reworked that season too?
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Re: The Future of Nemesis Sub-Terra

Fri Jan 19, 2018 11:07 am

Havent seen a post in here in a while! Anybody have any other opinions about sub? Personally i would love to see it open again
 
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Re: The Future of Nemesis Sub-Terra

Fri Jan 19, 2018 4:13 pm

I second this, personally I kinda think that if it doesn't reopen next season, its not coming back.
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Re: The Future of Nemesis Sub-Terra

Wed Jan 24, 2018 12:59 pm

Yeah, I was honestly starting to think the same, especially as we just havent heard anything at all for over a year and the building isn’t being maintained either. Who knows they might do a 5th Dimension and just rewrite and change it all.
 
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Re: The Future of Nemesis Sub-Terra

Wed Jan 24, 2018 5:58 pm

Have Towers actually announced the full ride lineup for this year? 

If Sub Terra is not coming back in 2018 then I believe there is a very slim chance it'll reopen in 2019. 

If it gets removed I could see another indoor flat/dark ride to replace it, I could see the Duelling Deadstar concept working in that space.
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Re: The Future of Nemesis Sub-Terra

Wed Jan 24, 2018 6:40 pm

theparklifekid wrote:
I second this, personally I kinda think that if it doesn't reopen next season, its not coming back.


I was trying to be optimistic about it opening again this season. But with the later opening times and further cut backs announced, I don’t think it’s likely they would re open an attraction which isn’t really a crowd drawer /:

It’s sad to think really as it looked like a really fun attraction, and the fact I never got the chance to ride it as it was either closed... or closed when I visited ...

But I too agree that of it doesn’t open this season (which it’s not looking like it will) I don’t think it’s coming back.
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Re: The Future of Nemesis Sub-Terra

Wed Jan 24, 2018 6:42 pm

I never got the chance to go on Sub Terra, but its sad to see a ride close after 2 and a 1/2 years of operation close. I personally hope it’ll reopen soon. 
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Re: The Future of Nemesis Sub-Terra

Wed Jan 24, 2018 9:59 pm

Looking at the recent announcement wit ref to staggard ride opening and the seasonal operational of the Rapids, I don't give much hope at all for NST 

I think we can quiet safely say it won't be opening anytime in the foreseeable future

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