Tuesday, September 8, 2009

CSI: The Experience in Las Vegas

I have mourned the loss of my favorite bit of Vegas theme parkiness in the past. Star Trek: The Experience died almost exactly a year ago. Since then, there have been rumors of it being reborn and moving to something called Neonopolis in the long suffering Downtown area of Vegas. According to a Screamscape article today, it looks like this potential move is still in the works with a target opening of 2010. I have 2 things to say about this:

1. Squeal!

2. Do they need a
Show Control Programmer to help with the installation?

In other related news, the new
CSI: The Experience attraction is opening at the MGM Grand Casino on September 13th. While not exactly kid-friendly, this is an encouraging sign that Vegas might be swinging back towards having attractions that are not solely based on drinking and boobs. I guess this permanent attraction at MGM Grand is based on touring versions already operating in a big city near you. There is some information about this new attraction and some other Vegas news in the same Screamscape article about Star Trek. Good times...

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