BoldMove Nation transforms dark rides into iconic landmarks

BoldMove Nation transforms dark rides into iconic landmarks

Presenting new ultra-compact and movable Smash & Reload interactive ride for on-location entertainment

Brussels, 16 February 2023 – With the first Smash & Reload ride installation nearing its completion in Le Pal park in France, BoldMove Nation announces an iconic movable version of its compact (XXS) ride. Compared to its bigger brother, the “Original”, the XXS is designed to be built as an eye-catching stand-alone version outside, or inside a building. This addresses the increasing demand to attract and retain visitors with exciting on-location family experiences.

Dark rides

The Smash & Reload dark ride can be featured in FECs, leisure venues, outlets or shopping malls, besides its mainstream clientele comprised of attraction parks, holiday resorts and zoos. The circular form of the XXS with its centralized technology hub, allows for an easy installation, maintenance and smooth operation. The attraction can also be taken down and re-assembled at another venue for seasonal events or in between premises.

BoldMove Nation - Smash & Reload - Dark rides
BoldMove Nation - Smash & Reload - Dark rides

Double action Double fun

Smash & Reload is a double action & fun interactive dark ride with TooMush theming, designed and developed by BoldMove Nation’s CEO Benoit Cornet. ​ Players aim with their ‘cuber’ at the hilarious mushrooms, cooling them down across four scenes. ​ Alternatively, a Western version featuring the Dalton brothers, or a customized IP can be created. Seasoned expert partner Polymorph designs the media content and streamlines all gameplay into a fun and immersive experience that can be enjoyed by young and old.

High capacity on a small footprint

On a compact footprint of only 144 square meters, this attraction can entertain up to 400 persons per hour in rotatable vehicles, each seating 6 persons. The high-quality ride system with powerful show control and interactive technology, manufactured and installed by Triotech, is based on proven award-winning attractions across the globe. All light, audio, vehicles, decoration and props are perfectly aligned for smooth operations and unforgettable family experiences.

Le Pal

Except for the reduced footprint, this ultra-compact dark ride features all the innovative and optimized characteristics of the larger version which will open this spring ​ under the name of ​ “Champi’Folies” in Le Pal (France) with TooMush theming, an incredibly strong alliance of technology and design expertise by BoldMove Nation and Triotech. The ride offers a breath-taking experience filled with action, and merges high-level media content with an amazing 3D themed environment.



Benoit Cornet, CEO at BoldMove Nation: “What makes this attraction so unique, is that it offers a top quality ride system and media on a very compact space at an affordable price. The XXS version is really meant to bring life into large indoor premises as we see those being increasingly present all over the world. Triotech’s worldwide presence provides a full geographical coverage, whilst BoldMove’s ubiquitous approach to design and gameplay ensures it fits local traditions and culture. The addition of this new “movable” option opens exciting perspectives for a more flexible approach.”

BoldMove Nation - Smash & Reload - Dark rides
BoldMove Nation - Dark rides - Smash & Reload

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