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Disney’s Unbuilt Steampunk Roller Coaster

Designer Thom Shillinger worked at Walt Disney Imagineering during an exciting time. Unfortunately most of the excitement came from layoffs and projects that were blue-sky and never greenlit. One of those projects was known ans Project Meadow and Shillinger has … Continue reading

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Teens talk about Online Communities

I think it’s safe to say that with Club Penguin, Toon Town Online, Pirates, Pixie Hollow and other popular online role playing sites, The Walt Disney Company has invested a lot of money in online communities. These games are more … Continue reading

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Merger brings management changes to Disney Interactive Media Group (DIM)

Disney Interactive Media = DIM. Sorry Disney, I couldn’t resist. They, of course, prefer the acronym DIMG, but that doesn’t sound out very well. DIG has been done and might have bad connotations at the Mouse House after that billion … Continue reading

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VMK still running at one Disney Themepark

Fans of Disney’s Virtual Magic Kingdom don’t get your hopes up, but there is at least one spot where you can find VMK running inside a Disney theme park. Here’s a hint: Click through to see where this was found:

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VMK – The End Of The Magic

Tonight marks the end for Disney’s Virtual Magic Kingdom online multi-player interactive environment. But don’t try to log on for the first time, new sign ups have been discontinued for some time now. Today regular users will log on one … Continue reading

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