Project Description

Excalibur, retheming attraction

Movie Park Germany, 2018

After having worked with Movie Park in 2016 on the Walking Dead®: Break out Haunted maze, Leisure Expert Group has been requested to retheme an attraction experience in 2018. The 1998 built rapid river ride opened as Neverending Story themed ride and was later changed to Mystery River. To create a new experience in line with the movie theme, we created a story line around the myth of King Arthur. Throughout the story, guests have to reclaim the stolen Exalibur sword from the mythical creatures in the dark forest to restore the powers of King Arthur.

Services
Concept Design
  • Experience design

  • Artist impressions

  • Volume study

Schematic Design
  • Elevations

  • Dimensioning

  • Floorplan

  • Materialization & Color Coding

  • AV Design

Artist impression of table with attributes at Exalibur attraction in Movie Park Germany
Birdseye overview of the Excalibur attraction at Movie Park Germany
Scene design inside the Excalibur attraction at Movie Park Germany
Artist impression of the sword scene at Excalibur attraction in Movie Park Germany

Retheming an attraction

Retheming an existing attraction can be very challenging, especially when it is a populair themed ride that has been around for almost 20 years. The attraction needs to feel like a whole new experience while working with an original attraction lay-out that cannot be changed. To make the ride feel brand new, the new storyline needs to be told through different elements, such as scenery and audio/visual support.

The themed hallway at Excalibur attraction in Movie Park Germany
The outside water scene at excalibur attraction in Movie Park Germany
The round-table scene at Excalibur attraction in Movie Park Germany

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