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Cup_Of_Coffee

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I'm not trying to be the IOA stan of IU but Confisco's also got a new menu and *chef's kiss*
Didn’t get to try it last trip, cause was intended to on my spring 2020 trip but I’m happy to hear it’s good. 2 good sit downs in my favorite park is succchhh a treat.

But, to make this relevant to the thread, Kirby!!!
 

AlexanderMBush

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Didn’t get to try it last trip, cause was intended to on my spring 2020 trip but I’m happy to hear it’s good. 2 good sit downs in my favorite park is succchhh a treat.

But, to make this relevant to the thread, Kirby!!!
To just bring the pink universe-devouring puffball that Joe wants to hit--part of me extremely wonders if UC has seriously looked at Kirby since the plans.

Out of anyone, he and his colorful characters would admittedly make for a fun mini-land, one that could have a small family dark ride on a level akin to Pets.
 
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shiekra38

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To just bring the pink universe-devouring puffball that Joe wants to hit--part of me extremely wonders if UC has seriously looked at Kirby since the plans.

Out of anyone, he and his colorful characters would admittedly make for a fun mini-land, one that could have a small family dark ride on a level akin to Pets.
A Kirby mini land would be a great transition from Marvel to TL IMO
 
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Cup_Of_Coffee

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To just bring the pink universe-devouring puffball that Joe wants to hit--part of me extremely wonders if UC has seriously looked at Kirby since the plans.

Out of anyone, he and his colorful characters would admittedly make for a fun mini-land, one that could have a small family dark ride on a level akin to Pets.
Could not agree more, I don’t see how Kirby doesn’t get a prescence. At the very least, a store and meet n greet a la Hello Kitty. Probably is best option for Nintendo IOA presence as well.


A Kirby mini land would be a great transition from Marvel to TL IMO
Give it that carousel dark ride hybrid that Poppins was supposed to get, a bunch of mini games, a food booth, meet n greet and a store. We’d all be so happy.

A SLOP level dark ride for Kirby is the dream, and would be refreshing for IOA, but not sure we get that.
 

shiekra38

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Could not agree more, I don’t see how Kirby doesn’t get a prescence. At the very least, a store and meet n greet a la Hello Kitty. Probably is best option for Nintendo IOA presence as well.



Give it that carousel dark ride hybrid that Poppins was supposed to get, a bunch of mini games, a food booth, meet n greet and a store. We’d all be so happy.

A SLOP level dark ride for Kirby is the dream, and would be refreshing for IOA, but not sure we get that.
I was thinking Mack family spinning coaster with show scenes

But yes, an omni-mover is probably more fitting lol
 
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PerceptiveCoot

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I'm not trying to be the IOA stan of IU but Confisco's also got a new menu and *chef's kiss*
We're all IOA stans here, so no sweat. Haven't been to Confisco's or Mythos, I will hopefully return to IOA this summer. Mythos is also probably the only thing keeping Lost Continent, with its lovely music and lovely indoor walkthrough, from being utterly demolished.

A Kirby mini land would be a great transition from Marvel to TL IMO
That Spongebob land someone threw out still makes the most sense to me. The theater and shopping district of Toon Lagoon are wasted space regardless. I personally think Toon Lagoon would be better served by multiple cartoon franchises from different eras. Popeyes stays, because its Popeyes. Dudley Do-Right gets a nice retheme into a different franchise that doesn't warrant a land (perhaps Madagascar to create a beach to tropical transition into Kong and JP). Then the theater and the shopping district become the Spongebob boat ride. You're then left with a land that both maintains elements of its previous style and presents three of the best versions of every water ride type (slow-moving boat ride, shoot the chute, rapids).
 
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Allomancer

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Mythos again won the Theme Park Innsider best Theme Park worldwide Restaurant in today's awards. That's many multiple wins. Great ambiance and the food is very good at a reasonable price, thus good value.
Fantastic! I'll make it a top priority to eat there next time I visit. My AP is gathering dust at this point, I look forward to it! ::cheers: Guess I need to try out Confisco's as well.
But, back to topic... For any Kirby ride/shop/etc., I just want Meta Knight in there somewhere.
 
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GA-MBIT

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Personally Breath of the Wild's artstyle perfectly represents both the serious sword-and-shield Zelda and Toon whimsical Zelda. It's already a mix of Skyward Sword, Wind Waker, and a dash of Twilight Princess. You can have serious looking Ganondorf while also have fun looking Gorons or Cucoo's. I can't see them going with any other artstyle for the parks. A boat ride would fit Wind Waker perfectly though.

It'll never happen in a million years, but the Donkey Kong Country soundtracks would fit so incredibly perfectly with Volcano Bay. Aquatic Ambience under the water, Hot Head Bop going up the volcano, Voices of the Temple walking through the ruins areas, Sloppy Sands at the park entrance. I so wish there was a Nintendo water park.
 

Paulio

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Donkey Kong Country soundtracks would fit so incredibly perfectly with Volcano Bay. Aquatic Ambience under the water, Hot Head Bop going up the volcano, Voices of the Temple walking through the ruins areas, Sloppy Sands at the park entrance. I so wish there was a Nintendo water park.
Speaking of which, it would be cool to have Super Mario Sunshine mix in with various other Nintendo games for Volcano Bay. Almost everything in the park including the volcano takes me back to SMS.
 
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GA-MBIT

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Speaking of which, it would be cool to have Super Mario Sunshine mix in with various other Nintendo games for Volcano Bay. Almost everything in the park including the volcano takes me back to SMS.
I am a HUGE Sunshine fan so that would be incredible to me. That game has always gotten tablescraps compared to 64 and Galaxy though, so I've learned to savor what little acknowledgement that game gets lol. Bowser Jr. holding the paint brush on the SNW official art was wild to me, that thing hasn't been seen in, what, 15 years? :lol:
 
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