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Tom Corless’ 1/14-1/17/13 WDW Photo Report

Tom Corless’ 1/14-1/17/13 WDW Photo Report

I know it is a few days late, but I decided that I should share some newsworthy photos from my last trip to Walt Disney World with you, so let’s take a look at a couple of interesting things happening around the resort: The Epcot Center charm bracelet is now available The “Oz The Great and Powerful” playground fro the Flower and Garden Festival is being constructed near Imagination! The FastPass+ queue seems to be finished at the Seas with Nemo and Friends Yes, the cut a hole in the mural… The Main Street Bakery is closed until May to convert to Starbucks service Tomorrowland Terrace has breakfast for now FastPass+ scanners uncovered at Tomorrowland Speedway Also uncovered at the [...]

Jan 21, 2013     No Comments
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Dirk Wallen’s 1/10/13 Epcot Photo Report

Dirk Wallen’s 1/10/13 Epcot Photo Report

WDWNT Reporter Dirk Wallen visited Epcot earlier today to see the newly remodeled Boulangerie Patisserie in France and the IBM Think exhibit inside Innoventions, so let’s take a look at what’s going on around the park: Guests with RFID tickets are using the new entrance area all the way to the right, meanwhile more of the new RFID scanners are being installed Kodak picture spots are still up Daisy got a new meet and greet backdrop near the front of the park a few weeks ago, it is pretty retro-tastic Epcot Character Spot is still being remodeled Preparations underway for the Flower and Garden Festival The new IBM exhibit quietly opened today inside Innoventions The new exhibit is simply called [...]

Jan 10, 2013     No Comments
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VIDEO: A Comprehensive Guide to Test Track Presented By Chevrolet

VIDEO: A Comprehensive Guide to Test Track Presented By Chevrolet

Test Track presented by Chevrolet is now officially open at Epcot and if you haven’t had a chance to check out this great new offering, well, we have you covered. First up, we take an in-depth look at the car and truck design process: Then we have video of the on-ride portion where you take your car for a ride on the Sim Track: One of the post show features that was added a few days later was the Driving Tables, where you take you car you designed and race it against other guests: To top it all off, we have a comprehensive video that includes all the video from above, but also the facade, queue, loading area, and more [...]

Dec 10, 2012     5 Comments
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VIDEO: An In-Depth Look at the Test Track Car Design Process

VIDEO: An In-Depth Look at the Test Track Car Design Process

With Test Track presented by Chevrolet officially opening tomorrow, we decided it might be a good idea to prepare you for thr rigors of designing your own custom car for ther Sim-Track. The following video will take you through the design process for both a car and a truck and will show you how each decision you make can affect your final score. Enjoy:

Dec 5, 2012     1 Comment
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A Spoiler-Filled Review of the New Test Track Presented By Chevrolet

A Spoiler-Filled Review of the New Test Track Presented By Chevrolet

By Anonymous (It’s a Secret) Wednesday night, I had the privilege of taking a sneak preview ride on the all new Test Track.  What I saw can easily be described in one word: breathtaking.  Before I go into further detail, I should warn you that this review will be very spoiler heavy, so if you want to be surprised, please read no more.  There is no shame in wanting to experience the attraction with no knowledge of it – in fact, it’s my preferred way to do it.  But if spoilers aren’t a concern to you, then welcome to the SimTrack! The entrance plaza is sleek.  Plenty of blues and silvers set the tone for your experience, and the whole [...]

Nov 29, 2012     4 Comments
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Adam Roth’s 11/11/12 WDW Photo Report

Adam Roth’s 11/11/12 WDW Photo Report

WDWNT Reporter Adam Roth visited Epcot and the Magic Kingdom on Sunday and has a bunch of newsworthy photos to share with us from his trip, so let’s take a look: Habit Heroes – still closed The exterior of Test Track is making quick progress as we race towards soft openings Signage about to go up They finally painted the exit A look over the walls Epcot Christmas tree Food and Wine is now over, but at least we have the memories… The temporary Epcot Character Spot is in the old Epcot 25th Anniversary exhibit space The backdrop is retro-tastic… Some remnants of the exhibit remain The actual Character Spot in down for a lengthy refurbishment Looks like it is [...]

Nov 13, 2012     3 Comments
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New Concept Art Reveals More of Test Track Presented by Chevrolet

New Concept Art Reveals More of Test Track Presented by Chevrolet

General Motors released a number of photos and a press release about Test Track presented by Chevrolet opening at Epcot soon: DETROIT – Chevrolet designers and Walt Disney Imagineers have joined forces to give Walt Disney World Resort guests a deep look inside a professional design studio creating a first-of-its-kind multi-sensory virtual experience in automotive design. Chevrolet and Disney tapped their best design talent with expertise ranging from industrial and automotive design to architecture and animation. The design collaboration began 18 months ago with a few guiding principles – create an experience that is personal, future-focused and optimistic. The two teams met regularly throughout the development process in both GM’s Design studios in Warren, Mich., and at Test Track in Epcot [...]

Nov 9, 2012     7 Comments
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Adam Roth’s 10/12-14/12 WDW Photo Report

Adam Roth’s 10/12-14/12 WDW Photo Report

WDWNT Reporter Adam Roth has been all over the Disney Parks this weekend. Here are some assorted photos (that don’t include his 400 from New Fantasyland) he took at the Magic Kingdom and Epcot: Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom shirts available at Sir Mickey’s Work continues on the restrooms going in at the old Skyway site Yankee Trader still behind tarps Weird… Rock-work appearing FastPass Plus still installed at Haunted Mansion The Magic Kingdom is getting ready for RFID park entry We believe that the purpose of the steel truss at the park entrance is a test for a new possible exit Cast members have been routing guests leaving the park through wider gates in the center and counting off [...]

Oct 15, 2012     3 Comments
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Adam Roth’s 9/24/12 WDW Photo Report

Adam Roth’s 9/24/12 WDW Photo Report

WDWNT Reporter Adam Roth visited Downtown Disney, Epcot, and Disney’s Hollywood Studios yesterday and has a ton of newsworthy photos to share with us from this trip, so let’s take a look: Work continues on Splitsville at Downtown Disney Spotted construction workers Still looks nothing like the concept art… The Phineas and Ferb topiary from Epcot is now near the Phines and Ferb & You attraction Guests were waiting for it to open Blink has been open for a while now, don’t think we have shown it yet… John Carter Vinylmation is now at D Street Adam is probably the only person who has bought them They had better hurry up… Moving over to Epcot Some work going on at [...]

Sep 25, 2012     2 Comments
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Adam Roth’s 8/18/12 WDW Photo Report

Adam Roth’s 8/18/12 WDW Photo Report

WDWNT’s diligent reporter Adam Roth was on the scene at Walt Disney World this weekend, visiting Epcot and the Magic Kingdom. Adam took a number of newsworthy photos on his trip, so let’s take a look at what’s new and exciting: Art of disney at Epcot recently was refurbished and is now open once again, now featuring the Castle Collection merchandise Looks like they just cleaned up the place a bit They did rearrange some shelves Work continues to prepare a new entrance at the Seas with Nemo and Friends This new wave awning replaces the plain umbrellas that had been here Work continues on a new entrance, presumed to be a new queue for Turtle Talk with Crush Work [...]

Aug 21, 2012     12 Comments
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