Coaster Addict – The Dueling Mountain

2017-07-19 (12).pngHello and welcome to another edition of Coaster Addict, the blog where I post pictures from my latest bout of shameless Planet Coaster binge. With the arrival of the summer update, I once again started a new park, sadly leaving the Crystal Caverns Log Flume behind (video of finished ride), and striking out for a new park where I could mix terrain. I knew from the very first path placement that the first ride of this park was going to be a dueling coaster inside a mountain, inspired by Disneyland’s Matterhorn.

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As you pass through the main gates, the mountain is immediately visible

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Terrain sculpting takes time, but I think it’s starting to look good

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WIP shot of the queue building

For the storyline behind my mountain I wanted to keep it simple: Mountaineers climb to the top, are attacked by monstrous snowmen (because my 3d modeling skills aren’t good enough for a yeti), and then escape to the bottom on bobsleds. As a result, I have themed the queue as a sort of a mountaineering hub, with climbing gear, maps, and a few blurry photos of the yeti!

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Throughout the mountain, riders have various encounters with the mighty (more derpy than anything) snow beasts, as the coaster careens down to safety.

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You can’t see him now, but there’s a snow monster hiding in that darkness…

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Caught on camera finally…

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The train is just resting right?

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One of the final encounters with the snow beast

That’s it for now! The mountain is almost finished, just need to fix the lighting on a few more areas and add some details. I’ll have a video up soon! If you like these blogs and want to feed my ego, subscribe, share, like, etc. Thanks for reading and see you next time!

 

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