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Re: Wicker Man General Discussion

Fri Jan 19, 2018 1:52 pm

Unfortunately ATR released the video prematurely and have since asked us to take it down from our channels.
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Fri Jan 19, 2018 1:55 pm

I have to admit, it did look as though it was released a bit too soon, as it appeared to show way to much of the actual ride and the Wicker Man itself. :)
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Re: Wicker Man General Discussion

Fri Jan 19, 2018 2:01 pm

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Unfortunately ATR released the video prematurely and have since asked us to take it down from our channels.

What video. I have not seen a video. Or have I?
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Fri Jan 19, 2018 2:18 pm

I feel like a chosen one, managed to see the video before it was taken down  :lol
The pov stuff proves that it's been testing successfully so that's great news, perhaps we're going to see a few more videos in the coming weeks, did notice that there was lots of activity over a week ago with a big gap now... getting thirsty!
 
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Re: Wicker Man General Discussion

Fri Jan 19, 2018 3:21 pm

Are you guys who saw the video allowed to tell us how the pacing looked in the pov?
 
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Fri Jan 19, 2018 3:30 pm

There was a 1 second section of a POV - so not enough to even comment on.
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Re: Wicker Man General Discussion

Fri Jan 19, 2018 3:37 pm

Ah okay then hopefully we'll get a full pov soon, I feel like the pace is going to make or break this ride for me.
 
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Re: Wicker Man General Discussion

Fri Jan 19, 2018 4:03 pm

Don't be fooled by the 1 second POV shot.

It may have just been a rigged camera fly through. This doesn't prove the ride has actually started testing..
 
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Re: Wicker Man General Discussion

Fri Jan 19, 2018 4:17 pm

What did the video show?
 
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Re: Wicker Man General Discussion

Fri Jan 19, 2018 4:24 pm

it defiantly looks like a legitimate on ride clip. could be a different coaster? but I think it defiantly looks like it was after the first drop passing under the track.
 
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Re: Wicker Man General Discussion

Fri Jan 19, 2018 4:44 pm

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What did the video show?

You'll see when it officially gets released. ;)
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Fri Jan 19, 2018 4:51 pm

I feel blessed to have seen the video.. however I must say people who didn't see it, don't worry, not too much was revealed, in fact nothing at all was revealed. If anything I have more questions now.. it did seem a bit weird how they released the video and shortly took it down..

At least now a majority of people have something else to look forward to now that some have seen!
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Re: Wicker Man General Discussion

Fri Jan 19, 2018 5:00 pm

All of the clips showing the track were actually of Wicker Man. No doubt about it. As for the 1 second on ride clip, there's no way that it could have been a camera fly through with the speed as well as the subtle visible shake from left to right that GCIs have. The clip wasn't long, but long enough to identify it as legit.
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Fri Jan 19, 2018 5:12 pm

Someone still has the video on YouTube, not sure if I’m allowed to post it here though. The POV clip is definetly Wickerman. It shows the section of track where you go through the theming structure for the first time, and you climb up to the tall helix with the sound walls. We also get to see a flash second of the fire illusion thing on the Wickerman, and it looks amazing. My favourite part of the video is the logo reveal at the end with the fantastic music. I do believe the POV clip was actual testing as it was confirmed it started testing ages ago.
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Re: Wicker Man General Discussion

Sat Jan 20, 2018 7:00 am

ATI wrote:
JC13 wrote:
What did the video show?

You'll see when it officially gets released. ;)

Nevermind, i saw that it had been reuploaded to youtube on someone else’s channel and have seen it
 
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Re: Wicker Man General Discussion

Sat Jan 20, 2018 7:57 am

Loving all these Wickerman teasers, the best marketing material Alton Towers have done in a very long time. Really digging Wickerman & it's overall aesthetic & feel.  
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Re: Wicker Man General Discussion

Sun Jan 21, 2018 5:14 pm

I totally agree with you Aiden... however

I would love to see some testing footage soon, I think it would be good to put out there ASAP so the GP knows that this thing will be safe
 
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Re: Wicker Man General Discussion

Sun Jan 21, 2018 6:48 pm

I actually don't want to see a POV, It will spoil any suprise the coaster might have.
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Re: Wicker Man General Discussion

Sun Jan 21, 2018 8:27 pm

Bert2theSpark wrote:
I actually don't want to see a POV, It will spoil any suprise the coaster might have.


I totally agree but would appreciate some off-ride footage to confirm testing is happening
 
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Re: Wicker Man General Discussion

Mon Jan 22, 2018 11:59 am

Looks like there is marks on the track which suggests it's been testing?

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