Episode #59: The One Where They Talk About Disney World for Three Hours

The gang reminisces about visiting Walt Disney World, speculates about Epic Universe, and discusses their favourite park simulators. [Recorded February 22, 2020]

Podcast 59 header

Featuring:
Merve
Demyx
Tereglith

Editor:
The Kappa

Timestamps:
0:15 – Introductions
2:30 – Demyx’s Disney World Trip
19:50 – Disney Video Games
29:10 – Disney’s Forgotten Properties and Hypothetical Rides
31:25 – Disney World Shows
33:30 – Tereglith’s Regular Park Visits
1:15:50 – Merve’s Disney World Trip
1:37:05 – Game Experiences in Theme Parks
2:01:50 – Booze at Disney World
2:07:05 – Super Nintendo World and Epic Universe
2:30:35 – Parks that Never Happened
2:34:05 – Immersive Park Experiences
2:39:55 – Park Simulators
2:52:35 – DisneyQuest and Virtual Reality
3:10:55 – Conclusion

Download Link: https://archive.org/details/avocadogamescast_ep59

Podcast header image from the official Disney World website. Linkdump and spoiler warnings after the jump.

Introductions (0:15)
  • Mr. Bones’ Wild Ride was a custom-built ride from RollerCoaster Tycoon 2 that took 4 years of in-game time to complete a circuit. (Source: Know Your Meme)
Demyx’s Disney World Trip (2:30)
Disney Video Games (19:50)

MILD SPOILERS FOR KINGDOM HEARTS II AND KINGDOM HEARTS III.

Disney’s Forgotten Properties and Hypothetical Rides (29:10)
Disney World Shows (31:25)
Tereglith’s Regular Park Visits (33:30)
Merve’s Disney World Trip (1:15:50)
Game Experiences in Theme Parks (1:37:05)
Booze at Disney World (2:01:50)
  • A guide to drinking at Disney World. (Source: Eater)
  • Dining: Oga’s Cantina at Hollywood Studios. (Source: Disney World)
  • Dining: Nomad Lounge at Animal Kingdom. (Source: Disney World)
  • Dining: Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort. (Source: Disney World)
  • A top 5 list of alcoholic drinks at Epcot, including the Frozen Elephant (a.k.a. the Brown Elephant) drink Demyx mentioned. (Source: BestOfOrlando.com)
Super Nintendo World and Epic Universe (2:07:05)

MILD SPOILERS FOR THE DETECTIVE PIKACHU FILM

Parks that Never Happened (2:30:35)
  • Information on the cancelled Beastly Kingdom that was planned for Animal Kingdom. (Source: WDW News Today)
  • Correction: Demyx meant to say Tomorrowland 2055, not Tomorrowland 2099. Here’s a lengthy, multi-part read on the never-built Tomorrowland 2055. (Source: Theme Park Tourist)
Immersive Park Experiences (2:34:05)
Park Simulators (2:39:55)
DisneyQuest and Virtual Reality (2:52:35)
Conclusion (3:10:55)

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