Firefall [Optimized] - RMC Loop (RU150)
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Track Description
** PLEASE READ **
Yes there is a framerate improvement from the Unoptimized version, I went from about 20fps to 30fps (with photoshop and sketchup open on a GTX 970) in the most heavily impacted areas, the rest staying around 60fps. Also, there are a number of small improvements, like a telephone wire and AMBIENT MUSIC, which really completes the atmosphere of the ride experience. So even if you've already downloaded the UNpotimized version, I recommend subscribing to this one and just taking a casual stroll up the the firetower and exploring the area.
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Firefall is a fantasy Rocky Mountain Construction (RMC) wooden coaster based in the fictional Santos National Park located just outside of Stanford, Montana.
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After going through 2 previous versions and a month and a half of hard work, I present to you: Firefall!
Firefall was entirely custom supported in NL2 by me and took inspiration from Wildfire at Kolmarden, Outlaw Run at Silver Dollar City, and Lightning Rod at Dollywood, with my own twist of course. The structure and transition from wood to steel on the loop structure is designed to eliminate the problems associated with Son of Beast's loop by smoothing the transition from wood to steel using a sequentially less malleable structure in the area just before the loop begins.
The theming and general feel of the ride was inspired by the popular game Firewatch, and the name of the area from the developer: Campo Santo. Firewatch: firewatchgame.com
So sit back, and enjoy Firefall!
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Stats:
Max Height: 151 ft
Max Speed: 62.3 mph
Length of Track: 3188 ft
Duration: 54 seconds
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Santos National Park was founded in 1974, and is famous for it's brightly colored leaves during the fall season. A rich history keeps visitors entertained during their visit, such as the Legend of Camp Santos. The legend says that a small camp once existed inside the park back in the pioneer years, founded by one of the ambitions westward travelers looking for gold in Montana named Joseph Santos. After 4 years of exhausting searching and finding nothing, he found not gold, but a rich vein of coal in the mountains of the park. However, before he could make a trip back into town the following day to share the news, a massive lightning bolt struck the roof of his house and burned it to the ground, setting the nearby trees ablaze as well and igniting a huge wildfire that wept the area for the next 3 days. One could say that "a ball of fire fell from the sky". Unfortunately, Joseph met his end in the fires and never got to share the location of the coal. The camp itself burned to the ground and has never been found, but it is said to rest at the bottom of the lake, destined never to be disturbed. Sometimes nearby cottages report seeing a blazing fire coming from inside the park in the late hours of the night but the area has not seen another wildfire since that day.
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Firefall itself was constructed just 2 years before the park was declared a National Park in 1974 by an ambitious investor hoping to make some cash from tourists who were visiting the area. However, after not making quite enough cash to keep it in service, It was shut down just a year later. RMC began refurbishing the ride again in 2010, adding 3 inversions including a vertical loop and the ride reopened in 2011. It is currently operated by the National Park Service yearly from April to mid November.
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Credits:
Rails and Trains: TheCodeMaster
Environment: Womp83 & TheCodeMaster with some tweaking by me
Foliage: Mike Sheets with some texture changes by me
Rocks: TheCodeMaster
Ambient Music Script: Bestandi
Station and firetower textures are taken from Textures.com
Ratings
maicon
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Feb 17th, 2017
I just wanted this roller coaster in real life to go hundreds of times in a row hahaha
Technique
8
Adrenaline
9
Uniqueness
8.5
Realism
9
Rider Value
8.75
Average
8.65
Serenade314
Feb 4th, 2017
Really nice job, man! I wish my optimization skills were up to par with yours. I love the atmosphere you were able to create. :-)

Thanks so much for sharing.
Technique
8.25
Adrenaline
9
Uniqueness
7.75
Realism
9.25
Rider Value
9.25
Average
8.7
Mderaad12
Jan 25th, 2017
NIce
Gold

Awarded on Feb 5th, 2017

Average Rating

8.68

Track Detail
By Intim305
Uploaded Jan 22nd, 2017
Simulation NoLimits Coaster 2
Track Style Woodie Classic 4 Seat
Category Realistic
Downloads 85 Who Downloaded This Track
Ratings 2
Likes 3
Additional Stats
Track Length 3188 feet
Max Height 151 feet
No. of Inversions 3
Top Speed Reached 62 mph
Tags
autumn, fall, firefall, realistic, rmc