Defunctland makes its first trip to Busch Gardens with the coaster catastrophe, Drachen Fire.
Exploring and investigating the infamous E.T. video game, it’s impact on Atari, and the video game industry crash of 1983. Support! https://www.patreon.com/Yester_World Shop: https://www.shop.spreadshirt.com/YesterworldEntertainment SOURCES: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Computer_Space https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=jnhcAAAAIBAJ&sjid=a1cNAAAAIBAJ&pg=4201,2482231 http://www.avclub.com/article/howard-scott-warshaw-13912 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tennis_for_Two https://www.quora.com/How-did-Nintendo-save-the-gaming-industry Atari’s Lost Deal for the Nintendo NES http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Trivia/Kongfrontation http://www.neatorama.com/2008/05/05/the-rise-and-fall-of-atari/ http://vgsales.wikia.com/wiki/Video_game_crash_of_1983 http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/UsefulNotes/TheGreatVideoGameCrashOf1983?from=Main.TheGreatVideoGameCrashOf1983 https://yro.slashdot.org/story/05/12/18/239202/the-history-of-videogame-lawsuits http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-35560458 http://www.atarimuseum.com/articles/atari-nintendo-deal.htm The Video Game Systems of the 1983 Sears Wishbook http://www.bugsplat.com/great-video-game-crash-1983/ http://www.gamasutra.com/view/feature/3551/a_history_of_gaming_platforms_.php?page=5 […]
Walt Disney World is smack dab in the middle of a swamp in a state that is, more or less, a big swamp itself. So with that in mind, why isn’t Walt Disney World swarming with mosquitoes? New here? Be sure to subscribe! 🔷https://goo.gl/x17zTL My Patreon! ❤https://patreon.com/RobPlays My Disney History Book List! 📚https://www.robplays.com/books/ My Disney […]
In the fall of 1993 Disney began to transform Epcot in an attempt to breath some new life into the rapidly aging theme park. Some of those changes would go on to be long lasting and remembered elements of Epcot. Others… not so much. Splashtacular at Epcot would ultimately fall into the latter category, and […]
I try to tackle two attractions in this two part Defunctland episode, Disneyland’s Submarine Voyage and Walt Disney World’s 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea: Submarine Voyage.
Top 10 Disney! Fastpass at Walt Disney World helps you skip the lines for your favorite attractions at the 4 Walt Disney World theme parks. Fastpass is free and is included with your daily admission to the parks but have you ever wondered which rides you should fastpass or how to even use fastpass to […]
This week we’re going to be taking a look at the origins of the Disney Cruise Line! But we’re not going to be talking about the Disney Dream or Fantasy or Wonder or Magic. No, we’re going to be talking about, that’s right, THE BIG RED BOAT. New here? Be sure to subscribe! 🔷https://goo.gl/x17zTL My […]
“Marvel and Star Wars don’t belong in the Disney Parks. They’re not Disney.” While it’s perhaps not the overwhelming sentiment when it comes to Disney fandom, it is one that I see often in the parks community, and it’s one that has interested me for a while now. It got me wondering, what makes something […]
The History of Disneyland’s Unbuilt Liberty Street & International Street, and how it influenced some of the Disney Theme Park’s biggest innovations, including Walt Disney World’s Liberty Street and Epcot’s World Showcase, and even Abraham Lincoln himself! PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/Yester_World SHOP: https://yesterworldentertainment.spreadshirt.com TWITTER: @Yester_World INSTAGRAM: yester_world Yesterworld website: http://yesterworld.squarespace.com FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/YesterworldEntertainment/ Special Thanks & fantastic sources […]
If you’re a fan of the Disney theme parks, you may have come across the term “weenie” before. If you’re not a fan of the Disney theme parks this video has probably already gotten a little weird for you. So what is a Disney Weenie and where did it come from? New here? Be sure […]