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Issues 91 – 100

 

Issue 91

November 2011, 48 pages

  • Cover features Twister, the new wooden coaster at Gröna Lund.
  • Four pages of Club Corner.
  • Ron Toomer remembered.
  • Report on Twist (Le Pal), Twister (Gröna Lund), Skatteøen (Djurs Sommerland) & Takabisha (Fuji-Q Highlands).
  • A report on the new Rainbow MagicLand park in Italy.
  • Michael Horwood looks at the recent Club trip to Germany.
  • Adam House relates his experiences of working for GCII.
  • Eight pages of news.

Issue 92

March 2012, 48 pages

  • Cover features Battlestar Galactica, at Universal Studios Singapore.
  • Four pages of Club Corner.
  • Report on Battlestar Galactica.
  • Michael Horwood looks at the coasters in Florida.
  • Reports on Legoland Florida, Timber Drop (Fraispertuis City), Vicky the Ride (Plopsa Coo), Nickelodeon Land (Pleasure Beach Blackpool), Die Schlange von Midgard (Hansa Park), Extreme Rusher (Happy Valley Beijing), Speed of Sound (Walibi Holland), Gipfelstürmer (Freizeitpark Ruhpolding), Dizz (Bobbejaanland) & Transformers: The Ride (Universal Studios Singapore).
  • Sixteen pages of news.

 

Issue 93

June 2012, 48 pages

  • Cover features Wodan Timbur Coaster, at Europa Park.
  • Six pages of Club Corner.
  • A member tells the story of how he went from enthusiast to ride designer.
  • Michael Horwood looks at coaster counting.
  • George Greenway looks back at his 2,000 coasters.
  • David Ellis tells of how the video he shot on a Club trip went viral.
  • A look at just how ride restraints can affect the quality of a ride.
  • An extensive list of all the coasters opening in 2012.
  • Reports on Dragon Fly (Duinrell), Wodan (Europa Park), The Swarm (Thorpe Park) & OzIris (Parc Astérix).
  • Eight pages of news.

 

Issue 94

October 2012, 52 pages

  • The cover features Shambhala, the new B&M Hyper Coaster at PortAventura.
  • Two pages of Club Corner.
  • Michael Horwood looks at Dollywood.
  • Reports on Shambhala (PortAventura), Yamaha Racing Coaster (Trans Studio), Skyrush (Hersheypark), Wilde Maus XXL (German fairs), Wild Eagle (Dollywood), Polar X-plorer (Legoland Billund), Divertical (Mirabilandia), Big Grizzly Mountain (Hong Kong Disneyland), X-Flight (Six Flags Great America), Veil of Dark (Joypolis), Dauling Dragon (Happy Valley Wuhan), Leviathan (Canada’s Wonderland), Verbolten (Busch Gardens Williamsburg), Hair Raiser (Ocean Park) & Superman (Six Flags Discovery Kingdom).
  • An update on Dreamland’s re-opening.
  • Ten pages of news, including details of the new 2014 Liseberg coaster.

 

Issue 95

March 2013, 44 pages

  • The cover features a fantastic photo of Iron Rattler at Six Flags Fiesta Texas.
  • Four pages of Club Corner.
  • Michael Horwood looks at the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.
  • Reports on Manta (SeaWorld San Diego) & Die Vilda Mus (Bakken).
  • A feature on Gerstlauer, who will open their 50th coaster in 2013.
  • 24 pages of news! Includes a large amount of construction reports: GateKeeper (Cedar Point), Fun Spot America, Juvelen (Djurs Sommerland), Smiler (Alton Towers), Etnaland, Orkanen (Fårup Sommerland), Hades 360 (Mt. Olympus), Gold Striker (California’s Great America), Outlaw Run (Silver Dollar City), Iron Rattler (Six Flags Fiesta Texas) & Helix (Liseberg) – including a look at the train design
  • Other news includes a look at the new Turkish park Vialand, and reports from the IAAPA Expo.

 

 

Issue 96

November 2013, 84 pages

  • The cover features Outlaw Run.
  • Four pages of Club Corner, including 32 “Ton Up” photos.
  • Michael Horwood looks at the 2012 season.
  • Reports on Outlaw Run (Silver Dollar City), Psyké Underground (Walibi Belgium), Hobs Pit (Pleasurewood Hills), Bandit Bomber (Yas Waterworld), Big Bang (Familienland Erlebnispark), Karacho (Tripsdrill), Full Throttle (Six Flags Magic Mountain), Rattenmühle (Familypark Neusiedlersee), Kitt Superjet (Movieland Park), Orkanen (Fårup Sommerland), Iron Rattler (Six Flags Fiesta Texas), Gold Striker (California’s Great America), Juvelen (Djurs Sommerland), GateKeeper (Cedar Point), Mystic Manor (Hong Kong Disneyland), U-Shaped Roller Coaster (Victory Kingdom), Wood Coaster (Knight Valley), Smiler (Alton Towers) & Flying Turns (Knoebels).
  • Toverland grows up – a report on their major new expansion.
  • A report on the wooden coasters in China, including Fjord Flying Dragon at Happy Valley Wuhan.
  • Reports on the Etnaland park expansion in Sicily, Italy & a report on the Fun Spot America expansion in Florida.
  • New for 2013 – comprehensive list of all new coasters in 2013.
  • 10 pages of news, including: Thriller coming home, construction on Helix begins at Liseberg, Wing Coaster at Heide Park is complete, New rides for 2014 announced by Six Flags, Banshee at Kings Island starts construction & New B&M trains for Steel Dragon 2000.

 

Issue 97

March 2014, 68 pages

  • The cover features construction and new ride photos.
  • Six pages of Club Corner.
  • Michael Horwood looks at the 2013 season.
  • A Travel guide looking at the parks in the United Arab Emirates.
  • A look at the strange Brazilian Party parks and their small coasters.
  • After a few years of investment, Lisa Scheinin revisits North Korea.
  • A feature on the defunct Moonsault Scramble.
  • A feature on the new B&M trains on Steel Dragon 2000.
  • Reports on ring°racer (Nürburgring), Abyss (Adventure World), Dinoconda (China Dinosaurs Park) & Crazy Skateboard (Sun Park).
  • 24 pages of news, including: New wooden coaster planned for Ireland, IAAPA Expo reports including construction reports worldwide, Hard Rock Park rides go up for sale, Diagon Alley takes shape & Starliner heads back home.

 

Issue 98

October 2014, 56 pages

  • The cover features Helix, the amazing new Mack coaster at Liseberg.
  • Six pages of Club Corner.
  • Michael Horwood continues his look at the 2013 season.
  • A ten page report on Helix (Liseberg).
  • An extensive list of all the new 2014 coasters worldwide.
  • Reports on Gemini Plaza (Cedar Point), Il Tempo Extra Gigante (Hunderfossen Familiepark), Goliath (Six Flags Great America), Banshee (Kings Island), Sky Scream (Holiday Park) & Flug der Dämonen (Heide Park).
  • 16 pages of news, including: Plans of the new wooden coaster at Tayto Park in Ireland, Rocky Mountain’s new wooden coaster coming to Kolmården, Ferrari Land for Spain, Fantasy Island calls in the administrators, Six Flags unveils their 2015 plans, work starts on Dreamland’s Scenic Railway repairs, Holiday World announce a launched B&M Wing Coaster & Chinese Fantawild wooden coasters rising fast.

 

Issue 99

March 2015, 84 pages

  • The cover features Nefeskesen, the new Intamin launched coaster at Vialand.
  • Four pages of Club Corner.
  • Michael Horwood looks at Rocky Mountain Construction.
  • An eight page report on Vialand in Turkey.
  • Reports on Chiapas (Phantasialand), Angkor Adventure (PortAventura), Thunderbolt (Coney Island), FireChaser Express (Dollywood), Alpina Blitz (Nigloland), Escape From Gringotts (Universal Studios Florida), Lightning Run (Kentucky Kingdom), Battle of Blue Fire (Euro Park), Road-o-Saurus (Story Land) & Seven Dwarfs Mine Train (Magic Kingdom).
  • 34 pages of news, including: Construction reports from around the globe & IAAPA Expo reports.

 

Issue 100

May 2016.  200 pages

  • The dual cover features 100 coasters from the previous 100 issues, and the wooden coaster Cú Chillan.
  • Fourteen pages of Club Corner.
  • Reports on: Baron 1898, Cannibal, Medusa Steel Coaster, Spinning Coaster XXL, Switchback, Freestyle, Thunderbird, Adventure Drive, Impulse, Acrobat, Fury 325, Twisted Colossus, Oblivion: The Black Hole, Junker, Wicked Cyclone and Turbulence.
  • The 100th issue is also packed with interesting articles from members, and industry figures, including:
  • Rodelbaan – oldest steel coaster in the world.
  • VR Coasters.
  • Save Dreamland – Nick Laister’s story of saving the park.
  • Reports from parks well off the beaten track.
  • Mystery Mine – How Dollywood’s coaster came into being.
  • Coaster at the end of the road.
  • Interama in Argentina.
  • Growing up in an Amusement Park – by Michael Mack.
  • Enthusiast Genes – by Andreas Andersen.
  • Ai Pioppi – amazing home built park in Italy.
  • Vekoma’s new coaster system.
  • Action Park, the infamous water park.
  • B&M 100.