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Disneyland's POTC projection enhanced ride

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I've been interested in how projections work for some time now and how they are making rides at Disneyland seem almost new again (ie Alice in Wonderland, Hyperspace (nee Space) Mountain, Soarin', Star Tours, etc,

Now with the POTC in Shanghai Disney, and the Rataouille ride at Disneyland Paris (totally awesome, btw) i'm amazed how projections are now utilized to completely immerse us into the ride experience.

Here is an article regarding how the POTC ride was developed. its a great read and some aspects of the projection design can be implemented for home use with some animation software, imo


Here's one on the Ratatouille ride


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That is great! Kind of what I'm trying to go for this year with a projector behind a broken wall. seen here http://www.halloweenforum.com/halloween-props/147589-rear-projection-screen-broken-down-wall-facade.html on a much smaller scale. ha ha!

Id love to work out the effect of jack appearing over the skeleton. that's impressive.

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Thank you so much for sharing. POTC looks insane. I would love to go and experience that one day.

It's quite cool. I hadn't seen the articles before but I had seen that video in the first one. I linked another video I liked better over in Danski's POTC Jail Scene last month.
This ride looks awesome, but kind of a miss on the HM or mystic manor as they call it, Chinese must scare easily or something,lol.

Your skeleton/zombie designs could be manipulated to create a similar jack sparrow - perhaps screen grab with captain jack himself* whether from the POTC ride or the movies, and then superimpose- fade in/out a skeleton that matched his movement. Tricky, I'm sure but perhaps doable.

If i stick to video effects and no physical props it should work ya. That's a good idea thanks. i might toy around with that soon.
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