1. Welcome to the Orlando United Forums! Make sure to sign up and join the community! It's fast, free, and easy! DO IT!

Kraken Unleashed

Discussion in 'SeaWorld Orlando' started by anihilnation, Sep 9, 2016.

  1. Brian G.

    Brian G. Staff Member Administrator

    Joined:
    Jan 21, 2008
    Messages:
    15,273
    Likes Received:
    8,452
    Location:
    Orlando, FL
    AliciaStella likes this.
  2. UNIrd

    UNIrd V.I.P.

    Joined:
    Jul 18, 2008
    Messages:
    4,718
    Likes Received:
    2,249
    [​IMG]

    This promo pic they're using is ridiculous. :lol: I like it though!
     
    anihilnation likes this.
  3. Mr. EPCOT

    Mr. EPCOT Member

    Joined:
    Nov 8, 2011
    Messages:
    842
    Likes Received:
    1,676
    Location:
    Celebration, FL
  4. Brian G.

    Brian G. Staff Member Administrator

    Joined:
    Jan 21, 2008
    Messages:
    15,273
    Likes Received:
    8,452
    Location:
    Orlando, FL
    Banned. Reported. All that.
     
  5. WAJAS98

    WAJAS98 Veteran Member

    Joined:
    Aug 15, 2014
    Messages:
    1,948
    Likes Received:
    1,524
    Location:
    --Classified--
    I literally lol'd! Thank you for the awkward stares from everyone around me. :lol:
     
    Mr. EPCOT likes this.
  6. Brian G.

    Brian G. Staff Member Administrator

    Joined:
    Jan 21, 2008
    Messages:
    15,273
    Likes Received:
    8,452
    Location:
    Orlando, FL
    The video features a brief summary of Kraken Unleashed, along with a quick preview of on-ride footage.

     
  7. Disneyhead

    Disneyhead Veteran Member

    Joined:
    Jul 24, 2008
    Messages:
    6,899
    Likes Received:
    5,791
    Location:
    Orlando, FL
    I sent my daughter a link to the info. Her response was, "Good! Maybe now I won't fall asleep on it!"
     
    Mad Dog likes this.
  8. anihilnation

    anihilnation Veteran Member

    Joined:
    Oct 13, 2013
    Messages:
    2,651
    Likes Received:
    1,618
    Location:
    Orlando
    Hentai Coaster :)
     
  9. therealscotty

    therealscotty Newcomer

    Joined:
    Sep 29, 2015
    Messages:
    41
    Likes Received:
    68
    Sea world just had a live Facebook broadcast from the maintenance bay on Kracken. Two of the trains already have all the VR, the other two are awaiting conversion, not seen the he headsests, only the bags, but they seem to be Samsung.
     
    anihilnation and AliciaStella like this.
  10. Mad Dog

    Mad Dog V.I.P.

    Joined:
    Jan 30, 2013
    Messages:
    8,626
    Likes Received:
    10,596
    Location:
    Pittsburgh area
    :lmao:....She would say that for sure. :)
     
    Disneyhead likes this.
  11. cwgator

    cwgator Member

    Joined:
    May 8, 2010
    Messages:
    258
    Likes Received:
    23
    Location:
    Gainesville, FL
    Here is a screenshot from the fb live video of the train:
    Kraken Unleashed.jpg

    And RIP Kraken head (my old pic from March 2008)....
    P1010035.JPG
     
    AliciaStella and anihilnation like this.
  12. AliciaStella

    AliciaStella V.I.P.

    Joined:
    Jul 17, 2014
    Messages:
    999
    Likes Received:
    3,073
    Location:
    Orlando
    Quick update from yesterday. Looked like they were working mostly on stuff on the lift hill while I was there, including setting some sensor things up. Not sure if they were temporary or permanent, but I assume it's to help synchronize the VR somehow. More pics here.

    Video:



    Photo Highlights:

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    Looks like they're setting up some kind of sensors to synchronize VR experience:
    [​IMG]

    Games and gift shop closed too:
    [​IMG]

    I'm gonna miss the eel:
    [​IMG]
     
  13. Journey_On

    Journey_On Member

    Joined:
    Feb 25, 2011
    Messages:
    218
    Likes Received:
    98
    Location:
    Orlando
    This morning as I ran through SW, I noticed that a chunk of the Kraken's head was taken out. Poor Kraken.
     
    AliciaStella likes this.
  14. GAcoaster

    GAcoaster Veteran Member

    Joined:
    Nov 30, 2012
    Messages:
    1,826
    Likes Received:
    2,160
    Location:
    Orlando
    I don't know why they're taking that out...why not just make a big pair of VR goggles for it?
     
    Journey_On and anihilnation like this.
  15. WAJAS98

    WAJAS98 Veteran Member

    Joined:
    Aug 15, 2014
    Messages:
    1,948
    Likes Received:
    1,524
    Location:
    --Classified--
    It looks really off from some angles tho. Like the profile looks just as weird as the Raptors at IOA.
     
  16. AliciaStella

    AliciaStella V.I.P.

    Joined:
    Jul 17, 2014
    Messages:
    999
    Likes Received:
    3,073
    Location:
    Orlando
    Hole in his head!
     
    Journey_On and anihilnation like this.
  17. anihilnation

    anihilnation Veteran Member

    Joined:
    Oct 13, 2013
    Messages:
    2,651
    Likes Received:
    1,618
    Location:
    Orlando
    Noticed that too when I was there yesterday, lol, looks really odd.
     
  18. AliciaStella

    AliciaStella V.I.P.

    Joined:
    Jul 17, 2014
    Messages:
    999
    Likes Received:
    3,073
    Location:
    Orlando
    Guessing it was really built to last so may take some effort to demolish. The eel is going bye bye to make way for a more squid-like Kraken. Which is fine by me cause that's more in line with legend. I'll miss silly eel though.
     
    anihilnation likes this.
  19. UNIrd

    UNIrd V.I.P.

    Joined:
    Jul 18, 2008
    Messages:
    4,718
    Likes Received:
    2,249
    I won't miss it at all. It was fug. :lol:
     
  20. Kraken&Manta

    Kraken&Manta Member

    Joined:
    Mar 4, 2010
    Messages:
    516
    Likes Received:
    36
    Location:
    Gainesville, FL
    It really wasn't the best but still seeing it go makes me sad. Nostalgia I guess
    It can go hang out in statue heaven with the fire and ice dragon now.
     
    AliciaStella likes this.

Share This Page