Enhancing the Experience with Special Effects

Seninsky, Frank; Borowsky, Scott
August 2006
Tourist Attractions & Parks;Aug2006, Vol. 36 Issue 5, p52
The article provides an overview of the special effects used in amusement parks to enhance the guests' experience. Glow elements, indirect lighting often, which is often used in the casino industry, murals and theming elements are explored. Simulated environmental conditions including snow, water, smoke, fog and sounds are another form of special effects. The use of background music, seasonal decorations, smells, themed characters and parties are discussed.


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