Real World Theme Parks Origins of rides

Sure, I can tell you.

Roller Coasters

Aethon= B&M Dive Machine
Anubis= Giovanola Hyper Coaster
Bakasura= Vekoma Giant Inverted Boomerang
Barghest= Gerstlauer Eurofighter
Basilisk= RMC T-Rex
Black Falcon= B&M Wing Coaster
Boa= Giovanola inverted Coaster
Bolt= Vekoma Boomerang with Arrow Trains
Canyon Runner= Vekoma Mine Train
Cloud Runner= B&M Launched Wing Coaster
Degen= Vekoma MK-1200 Looping Coaster
Dragon= Zierer Force
Enigma= B&M Standup Coaster
Equalizer= Arrow Hyper Coaster
Gnarler= GCI Wooden Coaster
Invincible= Intamin Giga Coaster
Iron Fury= RMC Topper Track with Gravity Group Trains
Loony Turns= S&S El Loco
Malice Unchained= RMC Hybrid
Manic Mouse= Zamperla Spinning Mouse
Pioneer=S&S Free Fly
Power Up= Maurer Sohne X-Car
Rage= B&M Mega Coaster
Rival= B&M Inverted Coaster
Spiral= Maurer Sohne Spinning Coaster
Sprint 500= Intamin Accelerator Coaster without Inversions
Steel Hydra= Arrow Suspended Coaster
Steel Vengeance= Next Gen RMC Hybrid
Stingray= B&M Flying Coaster
Test Pilot= Arrow 4th Dimension Coaster
The American Arrow= Arrow Custom Looping Coaster
The Monster= PTC Wooden Coaster
Tiamat= Intamin Wing Coaster
Torque= Premier Rides LSM Catapult Coaster
Trident= Vekoma Boomerang with Vekoma Trains
Viper One= Intamin Inverted Impulse Coaster
Wendigo=Zierer Force
Werewolf= B&M Floorless Coaster

Track Rides

Chopper's Creek= Mack Log Flume
Connie Express= Disneyland Railroad
Iron Horse= Full Scale Steam Locomotive
Light Line= Disneyland Monorail
Luna Autos= Arrow Antique Cars
Magic Katz= Arrow Dark Ride ala Alice at Blackpool Pleasure Beach
Rolling River= Intamin Rapids Ride
Sleigh Ride= Arrow Dark Ride
Speed= J&J Amusements Go Karts

Flat Rides

360 Power= Zierer Starshape
Big Wheel= Chance Ferris Wheel
Blackout=Intamin Looping Starship
Bumpin' Derby= Soli Bumper Cars
Chair-O-Plane= Zierer Wave Swinger
Collider= Huss Enterprise
Coriolis= Wisdom Tornado
Elixir Machine= Huss Booster
Forge= Huss Jump2
Gears Of Fear= Vekoma Waikiki Wave
Genie= Zamperla Skater Coaster
Hammer Swing= S&S Screamin' Swing
Helion Ring= Larson Super Loop
Hypersin= Selner Tilt-A-Whirl
Insanity= Fabbri Cataclysm
Iron Claw= Chance Revolution 32
Kick Flip= Chance Zipper
Looper= Technical Park Flying Fury
Magic Twirl= Zierer Roundabout
Overpower= Huss Top Spin
Pathos III= KMG Tango
Psychola= Chance UniCoaster
Radius= Big O at Tokyo Dome City
Rocktopus= Schwarzkopf Monster III
Scizzer= Eli Bridge Scrambler
Sky Ace= Zamperla Air Race
Sky Watcher= Intamin Observation Tower 1200
Star Wheel= Intamin Coaster Wheel
Sun Flare= Funtime StarFlyer
Sundial= Huss Giant Frisbee
Teacups= Zamperla Teacups
The Aeronauts= Zamperla Balloon Race
The Cube= ABC Rides Tourbillion
The Screaminator= Intamin Gyro Drop
Tri-Storm= Huss Troika
Venetian Carousel= Travelling Carousel
Victory= Intamin Bounty
Whirly Rig= Zamperla Balloon Wheel
Wild Blue= Gerstlauer Sky Fly
Zozo= Eyerly Roll-O-Plane
 
The Scizzer is actually a PWS Twist, the Rocktopus is actually a Soriani and Moser Polyp, the Teacups is actually an Arrow Teacups, the Bumpin Derby is a Preston and Barbieri Bumper Cars, the Venetian Carousel is made by Bertazzon, and the Sky Watcher is actually the British Airways i360. And are the Back to the Future, Knight Rider, and the Munsters versions of the go karts made by J&J Amusements as well?
 
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The Scizzer is actually a PWS Twist, the Rocktopus is actually a Soriani and Moser Polyp, the Teacups is actually an Arrow Teacups, the Bumpin Derby is a Preston and Barbieri Bumper Cars, the Venetian Carousel is made by Bertazzon, and the Sky Watcher is actually the British Airways i360. And are the Back to the Future, Knight Rider, and the Munsters versions of the go karts made by J&J Amusements as well?
No by Frontier.

Why do you even ask if you already know?
 
What about the origins of Hoax, Huntsman, and In-Descent?
The In-Descent is the Intamin Reverse Freefall. Superman: Escape from Krypton at Six Flags Magic Mountain is the most famous example.

Don't know who makes the real life Hoax, but I rode something very similar at Knoebels.
 
Could you tell me the origins of the rides in the Anniversary Update and the Adventure Pack?
Gold Fever =based upon Snow white and the seven dwarfs - Disney. It's actually built by Vekoma, but it's not listed on their page because Disney likes to show off with the design.
Vekoma is their main manufacturer for coasters. (who would expect a company with the reputation of making rough rides actually is main supplier for the biggest theme park owner in the world)

The boat rides are just generic boat rides that somewhat resemble the Jaws ride in Universal a little. (not a specific manufacturer, Intamin and Mack make boat rides)

The Monte Leone and Wisshorn is based upon the Mack Muzik Express.

Bobbejaanland, Belgium has one.

Jaws boat ride - Universal


Aztec Express - Bobbejaanland
 
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Gold Fever =based upon Snow white and the seven dwarfs - Disney. It's actually built by Vekoma, but it's not listed on their page because Disney likes to show off with the design.
Vekoma is their main manufacturer for coasters. (who would expect a company with the reputation of making rough rides actually is main supplier for the biggest theme park owner in the world)
Actually it makes sense in a twisted, ironic way if you consider the history of those companies. Arrow was the company responsible for most of the iconic rides, both flat and coaster, in the two US parks. In turn, having Disney as a constant customer let Arrow grow into the industry giant they eventually became. Vekoma was one of the companies most responsible for the downfall of Arrow (using arrow's own track designs no less). So of course they would also end up taking Arrow's biggest customer as well [weird]
 
Actually it makes sense in a twisted, ironic way if you consider the history of those companies. Arrow was the company responsible for most of the iconic rides, both flat and coaster, in the two US parks. In turn, having Disney as a constant customer let Arrow grow into the industry giant they eventually became. Vekoma was one of the companies most responsible for the downfall of Arrow (using arrow's own track designs no less). So of course they would also end up taking Arrow's biggest customer as well [weird]

Vekoma was licensed by Arrows to use their track profile and layouts in the Europe. You make it sound like they where a copycat (like Golden Horse is nowadays for Vekoma).
If I recall correctly It's actually the same reason why Vekoma went bankrupt because of royalties they had to pay. (not sure though) (yes they went bankrupt and got back uo, but today's designs are way better than the old ones, the old Arrows are nothing better than the roughness of the older ekoma's, which is mostly to blame on it's iconic track design, designed by Arrow)

But in the total picture you are correct, Arrow has been the step-up for Vekoma, otherwise they would still have been building farming machines.

Companies benefit from each other. Vekoma is also licensed seller for Rocky Mountain Construction in Europe (and maybe Asia).
 
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Vekoma was licensed by Arrows to use their track profile and layouts in the Europe. You make it sound like they where a copycat (like Golden Horse is nowadays for Vekoma).
If I recall correctly It's actually the same reason why Vekoma went bankrupt because of royalties they had to pay. (not sure though) (yes they went bankrupt and got back uo, but today's designs are way better than the old ones, the old Arrows are nothing better than the roughness of the older ekoma's, which is mostly to blame on it's iconic track design, designed by Arrow)

But in the total picture you are correct, Arrow has been the step-up for Vekoma, otherwise they would still have been building farming machines.

Companies benefit from each other. Vekoma is also licensed seller for Rocky Mountain Construction in Europe (and maybe Asia).
You are correct. I didn't mean to imply that Vekoma did something unsavory. Arrow simply made a blunder. The licensed their track designs to Vekoma in Europe in the mistaken assumption that that would be the ONLY place Vekoma would operate. They failed to consider the possibility that Vekoma would turn around and start building coasters in the U.S. That said, the credit for winning still goes to Vekoma. They took what Arrow gave them and improved on it and those improvements are the reason they were so successful.
 
Horror Heights is an OTIS Elevator Co. drop ride
Re-Motion is a KUKA / Dynamic Attractions robo-coaster G2
Big Screen Tour is based on the Universal Studios Tram Tour in Hollywood, CA
 
Horror Heights is an OTIS Elevator Co. drop ride
I had to double check that, didn't knew OTIS was involved here, I thought the ride was built by Intamin.
Learned something new. Thanks

It's based on The Hollywood Tower of Terror, but the ride's mechanism is patented to Disney only.
 
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Gold Fever =based upon Snow white and the seven dwarfs - Disney. It's actually built by Vekoma, but it's not listed on their page because Disney likes to show off with the design.
Vekoma is their main manufacturer for coasters. (who would expect a company with the reputation of making rough rides actually is main supplier for the biggest theme park owner in the world)

The boat rides are just generic boat rides that somewhat resemble the Jaws ride in Universal a little. (not a specific manufacturer, Intamin and Mack make boat rides)

The Monte Leone and Wisshorn is based upon the Mack Muzik Express.

Bobbejaanland, Belgium has one.

Jaws boat ride - Universal
http://jason-cochran.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/JasononJawsVR7R3699small-650x404.jpg

Aztec Express - Bobbejaanland
https://images3.persgroep.net/rcs/gxImC1JPMXt1DJ5RynYHhwbMXms/diocontent/114268455/_fill/1200/900/?appId=21791a8992982cd8da851550a453bd7f&quality=0.9
Actually, the Weisshorn and Monte Leone are a caterpillar ride (a ride similar to the Music Express, but with a retractable canopy). In addition, the steamboats are based on Jungle Cruise at several Disney Parks.
 
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