Is it Time to Replace the Looney Tunes at Six Flags?

When my family and I went to Six Flags Over Georgia last year, my kids enjoyed the park’s kids section. There’s a good variety of kids rides (albeit on a bit of a steep hill not the best for strollers) that you’d typically find at your regional theme park. There’s also a good junior steel coaster called Wile E. Coyote Canyon Blaster that I highly recommend. It’s more ...[Read More]

Guest Review of SkyScreamer at Six Flags Over Georgia

[notice noticeType=”info” ]Guest Review by Dillon of ThemeParkRides.org[/notice] Six Flags Over Georgia recently opened their newest addition, Sky Screamer. Being built to a height of 242 feet, Sky Screamer is a Star Flyer thrill ride made by Funtime. A few weeks ago, I was given the opportunity to ride Sky Screamer at the media day event. The day consisted of park president, Dale Kaet...[Read More]

Ninja at Six Flags Over Georgia | Roller Coaster Reviews

Ninja Skillfully & Deceptively Punishes Riders Ninja wasn’t one of the roller coasters picked by the readers for me to review. I just felt it was my civic duty to warn the masses about this ride. I’m sure that many are drawn to this coaster because it looks really cool. Ninja’s twisted mess of red steel sitts on top of a pond towards the back of Six Flags Over Georgia. The Ve...[Read More]

Great American Scream Machine | Roller Coaster Reviews

A Review of Great American Scream Machine at Six Flags Over Georgia Located near the back of Six Flags Over Georgia you’ll find Great American Scream Machine. In typical Six Flags fashion it shares its name with another roller coaster in the chain. The other Great American Scream Machine was an Arrow looper at Six Flags Great Adventure. Georgia’s version is an out-and-back wooden rolle...[Read More]

Georgia Scorcher @ Six Flags Over Georgia | Coaster Reviews

Merry Christmas! As promised, here’s my review of Georgia Scorcher. I hope that you got what you wanted. And, more importantly that you were able to give to others and spend some time with your family and friends. Enjoy! Georgia Scorcher at Six Flags Over Georgia In recent years, stand up roller coasters have become a dying breed. Six Flags has been shuffling them around lately (Green Lanter...[Read More]

Mind Bender at Six Flags Over Georgia | Roller Coaster Reviews

Mind Bender: A Classic Steel Roller Coaster at Six Flags Over Georgia For some reason I think I’ve overlooked just how much fun Mind Bender is. Many die-hard coaster enthusiasts praise Anton Schwarzkopf-designed steel loopers, but here it really is more than just nostalgia for rides that are no longer made. In 2011, the 33 year old Mind Bender easily delivered some of the most fun rides I...[Read More]

Dare Devil Dive @ Six Flags Over Georgia | Roller Coaster Reviews

It took a while, but I finally made it down to Six Flags Over Georgia to ride Dare Devil Dive. It was a part of a guys getaway weekend. I was the only one in our group that had already been to the park, so I took the lead for that part of the trip. The ultra-steep, Gerstlauer-designed looper, Dare Devil Dive, was high on the to-ride list in my mental itinerary. It opened earlier this year as the p...[Read More]

Six Flags Over Georgia Trip – Pick My Next Reviews

I’m headed down to Atlanta this weekend. As part of the trip we’ll be hitting up Six Flags Over Georgia. So, I’ll finally get to ride and eventually review the new Gerstlauer coaster, Dare Devil Dive. I’ll also get some fresh rides on Goliath, currently ranked 9th on my Top Steel Coasters List as well as the classic Schwarzkopf looper Mindbender. I might even brave the roug...[Read More]

Dare Devil Dive – POV Video & Early Reviews

Six Flags Over Georgia’s Dare Devil is Open Just in time for Memorial Day weekend, Six Flags Over Georgia’s Dare Devil Dive is open for business. The new Gerstlauer coaster features a beyond vertical super steep, 95-degree drop. After that riders are treated to an onslaught of loops and a pretty fun looking course. The ride features the World’s first V-shaped cars with stadium se...[Read More]

Top 10 New Roller Coasters of 2011 – Part 2

A Preview of the Most Anticipated New Roller Coasters of 2011 Here’s the conclusion of my annual Top 10 New Roller Coasters list including my top pick. Also see roller coasters 10 through 6, in Part 1. 5 – Dare Devil Dive at Six Flags Over Georgia (Atlanta, Georgia) Make/Model: Custom Gerstlauer EuroFighter Type: Steel Looping Roller Coaster Six Flags Over Georgia’s New Diving Lo...[Read More]

Dare Devil Dive Coming to Six Flags Over Georgia in 2011

We can check off another one of the 11 Rumored Attractions for 2011. Today, Six Flags Over Georgia announced that they’ll be adding Dare Devil Dive in 2011. The looping roller coaster will feature a vertical lift, beyond vertical drop, and three inversions. Here’s more from Six Flags Over Georgia’s web site: Dare Devil Dive’s mission begins as you’re pulled straight u...[Read More]

11 Rumored Roller Coasters & Attractions for 2011

UPDATE – See my Top 10 Picks for the Best New 2011 Roller Coasters: Part 1 & Part 2 Also, for a recap of previous year’s new roller coasters, check out my New for 2009 | New Roller Coasters for 2010 page. It’s the time of the year when theme park fans turn into detectives. We scour the Web for documents from public hearings, take pictures of pavement and dirt and proudly uplo...[Read More]

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