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How Much Longer For Boo Blasters On Boo Hill?

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Simple question, how much longer do you think that Boo Blasters On Boo Hill will be at Kings Island? In my opinion when I went this weekend, it was even worse than last year the guns barely worked and some of the props in the ride didn’t even move or interact with being shot at. I wonder if Kings Island has any plans for this ride, possibly we can see it return as a dark non-shooting ride in the future but what do you all think?

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One more season is too long. Boo Blasters on Boo Hill is a genericized Scooby Doo and the Haunted Castle which itselfdebuted in 2003. Yes, 2003.

Something of Phantom Theater quality would be much appreciated although I think it may be time to do something outside of the "spooky" category which they've been doing since 1992.

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42 minutes ago, KI Guy said:

One more season is too long. Boo Blasters on Boo Hill is a genericized Scooby Doo and the Haunted Castle which itselfdebuted in 2003. Yes, 2003.

Something of Phantom Theater quality would be much appreciated although I think it may be time to do something outside of the "spooky" category which they've been doing since 1992.

How about a Space themed dark ride, including the moon planets and aliens? 

Lol I’m just spouting out a possible idea.

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But if that would be true wouldn’t Phantom Theater been a copy of The Haunted Mansion?


No. Phantom Theater had original characters and isn’t even in the same realm as haunted mansion.

In haunted mansion the ghosts are meant to look like real people. Phantom theater didn’t have that.

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I think that if KI were to get a new dark ride then it would be from triotech and probably go into the crypt building in order to have more space to work with. I say triotech because if I'm remembering right, Cedar Fair said something a year or two ago about wanting to have a triotech ride in all of its parks in the next couple of years. This would kind of leave Boo Blasters being obsolete in the park itself so i think that they would just remove it. The issue is that I have no clue what they could replace it with since they cant really tear down the building since its also used for some storage space in the non-ride part of the building

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snoopy dog house a nice relaxing dark rode that changes with seasons snd Charlie brown n gang.. 

 

then a new dark ride in rivertown that you shooting style.. 

 

I think ki could use dome dark and or indoor outdoor rides.  Fortunate to have Flight of Fear  

 

look to Knotts now their version of white water canyon getting a great new upgrade and story line..

 

 

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8 hours ago, NewD4y20 said:

Are you sure it would cost a fortune? 

 

Fortnight is a free game, perhaps they would be for copromotion.

While it's 'free' to access the basic game, some game-modes must be purchased, and there are at TON of micro-transactions...

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I like to think that Boo Blasters was meant to just be a quick and easy cover for Scooby Doo- a lot of the props that weren't Scooby Doo themed stayed the way they were and other parts were easily replaced. This was a simple concept that was applied to all of the now defunct Scooby Doo rides.

I think its up to the park on what they want to do with the ride. With the rate KI is bringing back old favorites- eagles, antiques, Winterfest, The Bat, etc I wouldn't put it past the park to bring back Phantom Theater in some form or another.  

 

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On November 26, 2018 at 2:03 PM, SonofBaconator said:

With the rate KI is bringing back old favorites- eagles, antiques, Winterfest, The Bat, etc I wouldn't put it past the park to bring back Phantom Theater in some form or another.  

 

I hope the tradition continues. If not Phantom Theater, at the very least, it'd be cool to see Enchanted Voyage back from the dead. 

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