New No-Limits Coaster Video: "Super Giant"

Sunday, May 19, 2013 4:49 PM

I made this coaster in the preparation to make a fantastic and crazy layout. It does not have an interesting terrain or scenery, but it goes through record breaking speeds and heights for a wooden coaster. If you combine that with Gravity Group style steel supports, and RMC style over-banks, then you got a crazy ride. You'd think that the G forces would go into red and yellow G's, but they don't. I kept them safe and intense.

Maybe this could be Kings Island's 2014 new coaster. It's record breaking like the Son of Beast, but a lot smoother. Only time can tell...

My video has a POV and an off ride view. I spent a lot of time on it so please supply feedback. If you want to ride the ride, the video link is below:

click here to watch the video of this ride

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Sunday, May 19, 2013 11:09 PM
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Like I said in the other topic you posted this in, it needs some terrain work to be really good and interesting. Maybe some more drops too. Hey man, you asked. :)

I didn't like it until I imagined terrain. It could be really good. I really like the first drop.


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Monday, May 20, 2013 7:04 AM

I'm thankful that you watched it and gave me comments. I might work on the terrain and release a new video.

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Monday, May 20, 2013 2:18 PM

Brakes on the speed bump after the first drop? Someone's been watching too many Intamin POVs.

That's a big ride Tyler! Definitely what Travis said, pull up the terrain all over the place.

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Monday, May 20, 2013 2:48 PM

Should I make another video of the terrain version?

Tonight I'm going to make a video of my 165 mph ride.

Last edited by Tyler Boes, Monday, May 20, 2013 2:54 PM
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Monday, May 20, 2013 3:12 PM

^Yes. I would spend some time on your Super Giant design. Spend a week on it, or more. Let ideas cook; sleep on it, see where you can improve things. Work on terrain; try to make it look as realistic as possible.

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Monday, May 20, 2013 3:18 PM

I'm going to release a video of a ride called NASCAR: Ultimate Speed. It is a Mauer X-Car coaster that I made in response to Formula Rossa. It has 160 mph+ speed, insane over-banks, great terrain, and it is very smooth. I'll release it on this forum page.

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Monday, May 20, 2013 4:55 PM

Here's the download link for the new and improved NASCAR: Ultimate Speed:

http://nolimits-exchange.com/coaster/nascar-ultimate-speed-version-2/6538

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Monday, May 20, 2013 7:04 PM

Sorry for third post in a row, but here's the new video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GKCPJQilVi8

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Tuesday, May 21, 2013 12:44 AM
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That was a pretty well-designed coaster, Tyler. I like it a lot!

As for your woody without terrain, I want to give you an analogy. I write and record my own music at home. Apart from the mastering, because I'm really no good at that, I try to make sure that my songs are to my liking and finished to the best of my ability before I let internet friends hear them (not that they are any good lol.) You showing us the terrain woody without the terrain being finished would be just like if I released a song without the drum track.

Just something for you to think about. Keep up the good work, buddy.


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Tuesday, May 21, 2013 12:53 AM

Good design - I was most impressed with the dual loading/unloading stations. That's good thinkin :) How did you capture the video? The NoLimits frame seems to be tilting all over the place? I wanted to see the odometer - I'm assuming that's all LIMs at the start and not LIMs followed immediately by brakes (like on Formula Rossa)?

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Tuesday, May 21, 2013 7:25 AM

The tilting is because of youtube. It goes to me, "your video seems shaky. Make it not shaky?" I clicked yes and it messed it up.

There are LIMs the whole way but the up hill ones slow it down to avoid rediculus G's.

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Tuesday, May 21, 2013 11:27 PM

You can "undo" the change that youtube made, or re-upload the video :) Just fyi.

So, you have brakes immediately following LIMs? Why not just have a few less LIMs? It's seems like creating power to waste it... for the sake of saying the ride goes a certain speed? Formula Rossa does that, which makes no sense.

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Wednesday, May 22, 2013 7:25 AM

I don't want to reupload because youtube took 2 hours to do so.

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