Issue 61

August 2002.  40 pages (+12 page top up insert)

  • Included in this issue is a Top Up with reports from the IAAPA show.
  • Cover is themed around RollerCoaster Tycoon.
  • Five pages of Club Corner.
  • S&S moves into 2003 with a large new selection of rides.
    A large report from their Utah base.
  • A feature on Chris Sawyer and the RollerCoaster Tycoon phenomenon.
  • Construction update from Thorpe Park, Cedar Point, Tusenfryd and Liseberg.
  • A report on the newly opened Legoland Germany.
  • Intamin’s ride package at an indoor entertainment complex in Kuala Lumpur.
  • Reverchon’s portable rapids – a report on this new ride from their factory.
  • Horwood Coastering – 2002 under the microscope.
  • Report on Sternrodtler at Sternrodt Mountain in Germany.
  • Report on Mini Megga Coaster (Python) at Gulliver’s Land in England.
  • Report on Scooby-Doo Spooky Coaster At Warner Bros. in Australia.
  • Six pages of news.

Issue 62

November 2002.  48 pages

  • Cover is of Balder, the new wooden coaster at Liseberg in Sweden.
  • Four pages of Club Corner.
  • Top Thrill Dragster now complete.
  • Large construction update on Vilda Musen at Gröna Lund in Sweden.
  • Horwood Coastering – 2002 under the microscope, part 2.
  • A list of the new coasters opening in 2003.
  • A report on Mrs. Doris Thompson’s 100th birthday party.
  • News of a new dark ride at Six Flags Belgium.
  • Runaway, and the Rotunda park, in danger.
  • Park opening dates for 2003.
  • Construction update on the 95° coaster at Bon Bon Land in Denmark.
  • Dreamland in Danger – report on progress with regards saving the park.
  • Halloween report on two parks.
  • Report on an Alpine Coaster at Abtenau in Austria.
  • Report on Dodonpa at Fuji-Q in Japan.
  • Report on Nemesis Inferno at Thorpe Park in England.
  • Report on at Liseberg in Sweden.
  • Seven pages of news.

Issue 63

July 200?.  48 pages

  • Cover is of Top Thrill Dragster at Cedar Point.
  • Four page Club Corner.
  • Report on Mission: SPACE at Epcot in Orlando.
  • A report on Celebration City and the Ozark Wildcat.
  • A report from India where a copy of the Southport Cyclone has been built.
  • Horwood Coastering – looking at Dreamland and the Scenic Railway.
  • Report on Half Pipe at Särkänniemi in Finland.
  • Report on Superman Ultimate Flight at Six Flags Great America in Illinois.
  • Report on Top Thrill Dragster at Cedar Point in Ohio.
  • Report on Vild-Svinet at BonBon-Land in Denmark.
  • Report on Vilda Musen at Grona Lund in Sweden.
  • Report on Thunder Dolphin at LaQua in Japan.
  • Report on SuperSplash at Tusenfryd in Norway
  • Report on the Giant Frisbee at Paramount’s Kings Island in Ohio
  • Report on Whirlwind at Camelot in England
  • Report on Spider at Lagoon in Utah.
  • Eight pages of news.

Issue 64

February 200?.  40 pages (+8 page top up insert)

  • Included in this issue is a Top Up with reports from the IAAPA show.
  • Cover is of Tivoli Gardens’ new B&M Floorless coaster.
  • Five pages of Club Corner.
  • Construction report on Thunderhead at Dollywood.
  • Construction report on Tivoli Gardens’ new B&M Floorless coaster.
  • Construction report on Falken at Fårup Sommerland.
  • Horwood Coastering – looking at Paramount Canada’s Wonderland.
  • A report from the S&S factory of their new Screaming Squirrel.
  • A report on Diggerland, a new set of parks in the UK.
  • An exclusive report on Vekoma’s new Motorbike coaster.
  • Update on the current state of Dreamland.
  • Report on Timberhawk at Enchanted Village in Washington.
  • Report on Star Shape, a new Zierer spin ride on the German fairs.
  • Report on Montaña Suiza at Parque de Atracciones Monte Igueldo in Spain.
  • Report on Fuga da Atlantide at Gardaland in Italy.
  • Ten pages of news.

Issue 65

April 200?.  48 pages

  • Cover is based on the large construction feature inside.
  • Large seven page Club Corner.
  • List of new coasters for 2004.
  • A report on the indoor park at Times Square in Kuala Lumpur.
  • A report on the building of Transdemonium at Parc Asterix,
    in which our own Jean-Marc had a large part to play.
  • European park details including season dates, prices and new rides.
  • An article on how high coasters can go.
  • Horwood Coastering – looking back at 2003.
  • Large construction report covering rides such as:
    Oki Doki, Thunderhead, Storm Runner, Borg Assimilator, Spinball Whizzer,
    Tsunami, Timberland Twister, Dragon’s Fury, Demon and Falken.
  • 100 years of the Flying Machine at Blackpool Pleasure Beach.
  • A report on Wicksteed park.
  • Report on Rodelbahn at Churwalden in Switzerland.
  • Report on Cool and Fresh, a new looper on the European Fair circuit.
  • Seven pages of news.

Issue 66

July 200?.  56 pages

  • Cover is based on all the new ride reports in the issue.
  • Two pages of Club Corner.
  • Reports on two potential new parks, one in Switzerland, the other in Dubai.
  • A report on the fire at BPB that destroyed much of the Grand National’s station.
  • A report on the Six Flags Europe 48 hour challenge.
  • Horwood Coastering – quiz time.
  • Interview with the Disney Imagineer responsible for Phantom Manor at Disneyland Paris.
  • Report on Falken at Fårup Sommerland in Denmark.
  • Report on Tulireki at Linnanmäki in Finland.
  • Report on Heisse Fahrt at Klotten in Germany.
  • Report on Thunderhead at Dollywood in Tennessee.
  • Report on Space Invader 2 at BPB in England.
  • Report on Demonen at Tivoli Gardens in Denmark
  • Report on Dragon’s Fury at Chessington WoA in England.
  • Report on Lost River Ride at Flamingo Land in England.
  • Report on Star Flyer at Prater in Austria.
  • Report on X-Scream at Stratosphere Tower in Nevada.
  • Report on Revenge of the Mummy at Universal Studios Florida.
  • Report on Sledgehammer at Bobbejaanland in Belgium.
  • Report on Storm Runner at Hersheypark in Pennsylvania.
  • Report on OkiDoki at Bobbejaanland) in Belgium.
  • Report on Spinball Whizzer at Alton Towers in England.
  • Report on Typhoon at Bobbejaanland in Belgium.
  • Report on Bling at Blackpool Pleasure Beach in England.
  • Report on X-treme at Drievliet in the Netherlands.
  • Report on Timberland Twister at Camp Snoopy in Minnesota.
  • Report on Crazy Mouse at Bridlington in England.
  • Report on Jungle Coaster at Legoland Windsor  in England.
  • Report on Volare at Prater in Austria.
  • Four pages of news.

Issue 67

September 200?.  40 pages

  • Cover is based on the Nemesis 10 year feature.
  • Mrs Doris Thompson and Mr Geoffrey Thompson remembered.
  • Two pages of Club Corner.
  • Nemesis feature.
  • It includes a large article looking back at the history of the ride,
    with contributions from John Wardley and Walter Bolliger.
    The feature also includes personal opinions of the ride,
    a comparison of it against other B&M inverters, and tales from
    an ex-operator of just how stupid some of Nemesis riders have been.
  • Lauri Vartiainen buys land for his own park.
  • Horwood Coastering – looking at a recent trip around Europe.
  • Rough or violent? Can “rough” coasters be fun, or are they just “violent”?
  • Report on Booster Bike at Toverland in the Netherlands.
  • Report on Avalanche at Timberfalls Adventure Park in Wisconsin.
  • Report on Green Dragon at Greenwood Forest Park in Wales.
  • Six pages of news.

Issue 68

December 200?.  48 pages

  • Cover is based on a large feature on PTC.
  • Two pages of Club Corner.
  • BPB’s Brian Robinson remembered.
  • A four page Halloween feature covering parks and events in the UK.
  • Construction report from Cypress Gardens in Florida.
  • A tale of a 1,500 mile trek to ride one coaster.
  • Horwood Coastering – Michael looks at Six Flags.
  • IAAPA 2004 report, including news of some interesting new rides.
  • A 16 page feature on PTC – looking back at their illustrious history.
    Also included is an extensive list of all their coasters.
  • Report on Silver Bullet at Knott’s Berry Farm in California.
  • Report on the Screamin’ Swing at Knott’s Berry Farm in California.
  • Report on Tsunami at Clementon Lake in New Jersey.
  • Six pages of news.

Issue 69

February 200?.  48 pages

  • Cover is based on the large construction feature in the issue.
  • Eight pages of Club Corner.
  • A list of the new coasters opening in 2005.
  • A look at some of the larger German Fairs.
  • A travel report from Australia, covering four parks.
  • European park details 2005: opening times, new rides, and event details.
  • Horwood Coastering – Michael looks back at 2004.
  • An update on member Lauri Vartiainen’s new park in Finland.
  • A new swing coaster from Doppelmayr.
  • A Report on a 24 hour marathon on Toverland’s Motorbike coaster.
  • A look at a few parks that opening in the winter, and make an event of it.
  • Nine pages of ride construction reports including:
    Italian Job Stunt Track, Atlantica, Kanonen, Powder Keg,
    Dynamite Express, Kingda Ka, Rita – Queen of Speed,
    Slammer, SheiKra, G-Force and Mr Six’s Pandemonium
  • Report on the Superman hypercoaster at Six Flags Mexico in Mexico.
  • Report on Lightning at Entertainment City in Kuwait.
  • Six pages of news.

Issue 70

February 200?.  48 pages

  • Cover is of the Italian Job that recently opened in the US.
  • Two pages of Club Corner.
  • Horwood Coastering – Michael looks at coasters that have been changed.
  • Report on Space Mountain Mission 2 at Disneyland Paris in France.
  • Report on Splash Battle at Walibi World in the Netherlands.
  • Report on Italian Job Stunt Track at Paramount’s Kings Island in Ohio.
  • Report on Powder Keg at Silver Dollar City in Missouri.
  • Report on Kingda Ka at Six Flags Great Adventure in New Jersey.
  • Report on Kanonen at Liseberg in Sweden.
  • Report on SheiKra at Busch Gardens Tampa in Florida.
  • Report on Tomb Raider at Paramount’s Kings Dominion in Virginia.
  • Report on Navigator at Flamingo Land in England.
  • Report on Slammer at Thorpe Park in England.
  • Report on Sequoia Adventure at Gardaland in Italy.
  • Report on Rush at Thorpe Park in England.
  • Report on Sky Wheel at Skyline Park in Germany.
  • Report on Hades at Mt. Olympus in Wisconsin.
  • Report on Rita – Queen of Speed at Alton Towers in England.
  • Report on Hydra at Dorney Park in Pennsylvania.
  • Report on Peeking Heights at Chessington WoA in England.
  • Report on MaXair at Cedar Point in Ohio.
  • Report on El Volador at Bellewaerde in Belgium.
  • Report on Pandemonium at Six Flags New England in Massachusetts.
  • Four pages of news.