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Le Pal launches Smash & Reload dark ride, designed by Triotech and Bold Move
POSTED 19 May 2022 . BY Tom Walker
The ride features five rotating vehicles Credit: Triotech
French theme park and zoo, Le Pal, has launched its first interactive, media-based ride
Called Smash & Reload, the dark ride features a story built around "crazy mushrooms" attacking a village
The ride was designed in partnership by BoldMove and Triotech
The ride has a capacity of more than 400 riders per hour across five vehicles
French theme park and zoo, Le Pal, has launched its first interactive, media-based ride.

Called Smash & Reload, the dark ride features a story built around "crazy mushrooms" and mixes humour with a sustainability message to engage modern audiences.

Replacing an ageing 4D-cinema experience, the new ride was designed in partnership by BoldMove and Triotech.

Featuring rotating vehicles, riders on Smash & Reload enter a mission of saving a village from an attack of the mushrooms that have been transformed by industrial pollution.

The four-minute ride features five different scenes, during which the riders must defend the village by smashing the mushrooms using gun-type pointing devices.

According to Bruno Campon, Le Pal's operations director, the attraction presents the "very essence" of a dark ride, with a strong focus on family fun and a well-balanced mix of interactivity, storytelling and IP use.

Smash & Reload utilises the IP license “TooMush”, produced by the French graphic studio Polymorph.

Cambon said: "A deciding factor for our choice was the very high throughput of over 400 persons per hour across five vehicles, which allows us to spread visitors and reduce waiting times during busy days.

"Many visitors will be encouraged to return and improve their game so they can move up their position in the high score ranking.

" Another key element for us was that the ride has been designed to fit the space we have available in the building, which means no major construction work.

"The entire attraction is a turnkey project that will be delivered by the BoldMove and Triotech teams. BoldMove will also take care of the creative and experience design so the queue line and building facade will gear up visitors towards the actual experience.

"We are very charmed by the IP, as well as the intuitive interactive system: simply push the button to 'reload' and pull the trigger to 'smash' the mushrooms."

Located in Saint-Pourçain-sur-Besbre, Le Pal combines a theme park and a zoo and houses more than 1,000 animals and a wide range of rides and attractions.
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Le Pal launches Smash & Reload dark ride, designed by Triotech and Bold Move
POSTED 19 May 2022 . BY Tom Walker
The ride features five rotating vehicles Credit: Triotech
French theme park and zoo, Le Pal, has launched its first interactive, media-based ride
Called Smash & Reload, the dark ride features a story built around "crazy mushrooms" attacking a village
The ride was designed in partnership by BoldMove and Triotech
The ride has a capacity of more than 400 riders per hour across five vehicles
French theme park and zoo, Le Pal, has launched its first interactive, media-based ride.

Called Smash & Reload, the dark ride features a story built around "crazy mushrooms" and mixes humour with a sustainability message to engage modern audiences.

Replacing an ageing 4D-cinema experience, the new ride was designed in partnership by BoldMove and Triotech.

Featuring rotating vehicles, riders on Smash & Reload enter a mission of saving a village from an attack of the mushrooms that have been transformed by industrial pollution.

The four-minute ride features five different scenes, during which the riders must defend the village by smashing the mushrooms using gun-type pointing devices.

According to Bruno Campon, Le Pal's operations director, the attraction presents the "very essence" of a dark ride, with a strong focus on family fun and a well-balanced mix of interactivity, storytelling and IP use.

Smash & Reload utilises the IP license “TooMush”, produced by the French graphic studio Polymorph.

Cambon said: "A deciding factor for our choice was the very high throughput of over 400 persons per hour across five vehicles, which allows us to spread visitors and reduce waiting times during busy days.

"Many visitors will be encouraged to return and improve their game so they can move up their position in the high score ranking.

" Another key element for us was that the ride has been designed to fit the space we have available in the building, which means no major construction work.

"The entire attraction is a turnkey project that will be delivered by the BoldMove and Triotech teams. BoldMove will also take care of the creative and experience design so the queue line and building facade will gear up visitors towards the actual experience.

"We are very charmed by the IP, as well as the intuitive interactive system: simply push the button to 'reload' and pull the trigger to 'smash' the mushrooms."

Located in Saint-Pourçain-sur-Besbre, Le Pal combines a theme park and a zoo and houses more than 1,000 animals and a wide range of rides and attractions.
RELATED STORIES
Triotech's Ernest Yale and BoldMove' Benoit Cornet announce collaboration


Ride specialist BoldMove and Triotech, a developer of multi-sensory interactive attractions, have announced a partnership which looks to create a "refreshing collaborative approach to the design of media-based attractions".
IAAPA 2018: Karen Staley joins the Triotech leadership team


Karen Staley has joined Triotech as regional VP of sales in the US.
IAAPA 2017: Triotech and Ubisoft announce plans for Assassin's Creed VR maze


Triotech has announced a major partnership with Ubisoft, with plans to create a virtual reality maze based on the Assassin’s Creed IP.
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Disney reveals plans for robot designed to have 'emotional connection' with people
Disney has revealed a new animatronic robot, designed to have an “emotional connection” with people.
London Resort Company grapples with CVA
London Resort Company Holdings (LRCH), the company behind plans to build a theme park resort in Swanscombe, Kent, has called in administrators with the aim of completing a CVA.
Number of visits to UK attractions are bouncing back says ALVA
Visitor numbers at the UK’s leading attractions have bounced strongly, getting to 78 per cent of pre-pandemic numbers.
World's first Play-Doh attractions to be built in Saudi Arabia by Thinkwell and Seven
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Last July 7th, Red Raion took part in the opening event of FICO Eataly World, the Italian theme park dedicated to food - the only one worldwide! Find out more...
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Synergy - The Retreat Show

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