Legends Never Die – The Unappreciated Importance of LEGENDS OF FRONTIERLAND

This article assumes you have some level of familiarity with the “Legends of Frontierland” game that took place at Disneyland last summer. If you don’t know what any of these words mean, check out my previous article HERE. Interactivity – it’s the big new buzzword for theme parks these days. Spurred on by the rising … Continue reading Legends Never Die – The Unappreciated Importance of LEGENDS OF FRONTIERLAND

Best in the West – A Love Letter to “Legends of Frontierland”

About three months ago, a Disneyland cast document leaked detailing a then upcoming game called Legends of Frontierland. The document described a game in which Disneyland guests were supposed to create a character for themselves, buy “land” in town (which could include several of the real-world businesses), could run for government office, and even throw other … Continue reading Best in the West – A Love Letter to “Legends of Frontierland”

What’s in an Ending? – Thoughts on “Legends of Frontierland’s” Extension

With Disneyland’s “Legends of Frontierland” set to end on Labor Day, the past week or so has been a bittersweet one for me. A new semester of school started last Monday, and being unsure at the time how often I’d get to head down to Disneyland during the week, I’ve already shared a few sentimental … Continue reading What’s in an Ending? – Thoughts on “Legends of Frontierland’s” Extension

On the Issue of Monetizing “Legends of Frontierland” – An Open Letter to Disney

Dear Walt Disney Imagineering, Team Disney Anaheim, and whomever else it may concern, Over the past several weeks I have been playing “Legends of Frontierland,” and despite an initial suspicion that this was all going to be a spectacular mess, the game has far and away exceeded anything I could have dreamed of. You guys … Continue reading On the Issue of Monetizing “Legends of Frontierland” – An Open Letter to Disney

Disneyland’s “Legends of Frontierland” Review – 99 Problems But a Bit Ain’t One

Today, Disneyland launched a new “interactive experience” called “Legends of Frontierland.” It’s best described as a strange hybrid of an Alternate Reality Game (ARG) with Live Action Role Playing (LARP) in which you, the guest, get to create a character, align yourself with one of two competing factions, and then do various tasks to help … Continue reading Disneyland’s “Legends of Frontierland” Review – 99 Problems But a Bit Ain’t One