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Join Nick with Robert and other friends as they discuss Nick’s first real trip to Disneyland Paris - and hear an audio diary from the park, also hear from Dominic McChesney as he, with Nick, discusses Derren Brown’s Ghost Train: Rise of the Demon!  Finally hear from Ryan - who’s a big fan of The Season Pass - as he shares his thoughts on Madame Tussauds in London.  It’s a whirlwind of an episode!

Direct download: Nicks_ERT_-_Disney_Dreams_Rising_Demons_and_Totally_Tussauds_Dude.mp3
Category:Nick's ERT -- posted at: 1:01pm PDT

Nick's ERT #39: Nick and Tim's Tracking of Orlando's 2017 and beyond...

Nick and Tim’s Tracking of 2017:  Tim Tracker joins Nick to look into 2017… expect discussions on Volcano Bay, MagicBand 2, Mario, Avatar and Jimmy Fallon!  Plus they re-visit Knotts-Scary Farm as well as discuss Legoland Florida and a possible European trip…

 

Direct download: ERT_39-_Tim_Tracker_Returns.mp3
Category:Nick's ERT -- posted at: 4:37pm PDT

Nick's ERT #38- Time Run London: The Celestial Chain

Join Nick and a few friends as they head to experience the biggest escape room in the UK - Time Run: The Celestial Chain.  Will they survive this multimedia filled, effects ridden, puzzle based, time travelling, mild-terror promising escape room? Of course they will! But is it actually an escape room? Listen to find out more!

Direct download: TimeRun--ERT.mp3
Category:Nick's ERT -- posted at: 9:08pm PDT

Nick's ERT 37- Creating Planet Coaster!

Nick chats with Bo and Zac from Frontier - the developers behind the hugely successful (and downright gorgeous) - Planet Coaster.  Hear how the game has broken new ground, stories from behind the scenes and how Planet Coaster is now a recognisable brand with its own food, music and characters! This game has been shaking up the theme park game design genre… and it’s easy to see why from any game footage you see! And it’s only been released for a week! 

Links:

Planet Coaster Website

 

Direct download: Nick_ERT_37-PlanetCoaster.mp3
Category:Nick's ERT -- posted at: 5:52pm PDT

Nick's ERT #36- 139 Copeland Road Interview

The scare-season continues apace here in London as we talk to the cast and crew behind 139 Copeland Road - an immersive horror attraction that’s now playing at… 139 Copeland Road in London until the end of November.  Hear a bit about it in this fun interview that Nick did!

Direct download: ERT_36-_Copeland_Road_Interview.mp3
Category:Nick's ERT -- posted at: 5:40pm PDT

Nick's ERT #35- Southern Californian Magic Mountains, Magic Castles, Dark Harbours, Horror Nights and Disney!
Join Nick as he shares his Southern Californian trip with Robert Coker that he took in early October!  He and Robert did Disneyland, Universal Studios, Six Flags Magic Mountain, Escape Room LA along with amazing exclusives such as The Magic Castle and Club 33.  As if that’s not enough - they also share their thoughts on the halloween activities including Dark Harbour, Halloween Horror Nights and Six Flags Fright Fest.  Enjoy over three hours of amusing discussions from Nick and friends! 

 

Direct download: ERT_35-_A_Totally_Bodacious_SoCal_ERT_Trip_Report.mp3
Category:Nick's ERT -- posted at: 5:32pm PDT

Nick’s ERT 34- The SoCal Trip Begins (Disneyland Talk with Robert Coker and Seth Kubersky)

Join Nick as he has a pre-trip discussion with Robert Coker from Thrillride.com and Seth Kubersky from touringplans.com as they discuss everything from guiding a newbie through Disneyland for the first time to tackling Halloween Horror Nights. This is the first part of a series where Nick, Robert and others will share their thoughts on SoCal in the beginning of the haunt season! 

Direct download: Nicks_ERT_The_Trip_Begins.mp3
Category:Nick's ERT -- posted at: 6:45pm PDT

Nick's ERT #33: Derren Brown's Ghost Train Media Night (with Spoilers)
Nick’s ERT: Derren Brown’s Ghost Train Media Night (With Spoilers)
 
Join Nick and friends (Keiron, Joss, Bob, Jon and many others) as they are let loose at the opening of Derren Brown’s Ghost Train at Thorpe Park Resort.  This attraction has been three years in the making with over 1000 professionals involved.  It features virtual reality from HTC Vive and Figment; Ride motion from Intamin and SimWorx,   We delve deep into the tech aspects as well as the actor logistics involved in running such a complicated attraction.  It does, however, delve very deep into the what happens inside the building - so if you’re planning a trip to Thorpe to ride… don’t delve too far into this episode!
Direct download: Nicks_ERT_33.mp3
Category:Nick's ERT -- posted at: 5:46pm PDT

Nick's ERT #32 - The Return of Shawn Sanbrooke

Join nick and Shawn as they discuss the year's theme park progress, with everything from Derren Brown's ghost train hype, Pandamonium at Chessington (which Nick scored the music for - because Nick does theme park audio) as well as talk of future trips for Nick and Shawn. 

Direct download: Nicks_ERT_32.mp3
Category:Nick's ERT -- posted at: 9:01pm PDT

Nick Hutson's ERT #31: Creating Scarefest 2015 with Pete Cliff from Alton Towers

Join Nick as he sits down with Pete Cliff - the entertainments creative manager at the Alton Towers Resort - as he discusses how he and Nick created Scarefest (with Nick composing), what the mazes entailed and what the future may hold.   A bit of halloween in Spring always goes down well!   You’ll also hear a preview of a new song Pete and Nick have created for the Splash Landings hotel! 

Direct download: ERT_31_Nick_with_Pete_Cliff.mp3
Category:Nick's ERT -- posted at: 7:01pm PDT