Inversions Location Fun Rattle Dead spots
This was my second ever rollercoaster and my first-ever roller coaster with an inversion, and lastly my one of my favorite Arrow Dynamics Looper. While this is far from the most exciting ride in the park, it is still very fun with a semi intense helix and the two intertwining loops. Though this ride is not perfect and its age shows. This ride has a noticeable rattle, while not painfully overbearing it is still there, and the classic rough arrow transitions are there also and may cause a soft headbang. Despite this, it is very re-rideable and I ride this around three or four times every trip to the park, and during my seasonal shifts, I give it a good ride every day. The other problem with this ride is that there are two lift hills, while the second one feels faster, it is still there and it hurts the pacing of the ride. I still find this a fun ride, though its age shows, it is a very essential credit when going to Busch Gardens Williamsburg and I suggest giving it a ride, as it is still a great arrow looper despite its age.
Airtimes Inversions Smoothness
When I found out my home park was getting an RMC I flipped, especially when it was Hurler which really needed to be replaced. My first ride on this was in the back row and the ejector was very strong on the three hills. Since then I have ridden this ride nearly 30 times in different seats and I can say they were all great rides. This roller coaster has a good layout and as I have yet to have ride Storm Chaser this my first inverted drop and the hangtime on I it is possibly the second best coaster moment in the state of Virginia with the airtime hills being the best in my eyes. In my opinion, this is the best roller coaster in Virginia by far and I am excited to get more rides on this in the future. The only problem with this ride is that is it a little short though it really does not need to be longer especially as they had to work with the layout of hurler and I commend RMC for making a kinda boring layout into a really fun ride.
First Drop Intensity Smoothness Airtimes Intensity
As someone who visits Kings Dominion multiple times a year and has ridden this coaster so much I can't even count anymore, I suggest riding this roller coaster at least one time. The main talking point of the roller coaster is the intensity mainly after the first drop. This part of the ride is strange in my opinion, some days I feel there is just enough intensity and sometimes too much intensity. Be prepared for at least a grey-out during that turn, or if you are me, a nose bleeds (true story). Sometimes I wish you got a little more airtime in the hills, though you are going really fast so you would not feel as much even without the harness. This ride is not the most re rideable due to that intensity and I have had a trip ending early because of headaches that this ride has given my friends, which is why I say sometimes the intensity is too much. I suggest riding this last before you leave the park, and it is a really fun ride in the dark. Though if the intensity is not your thing, this may not be your favorite coaster.
Inversions Smoothness Hangtime Rattle
This is one of my favorite floorless coasters, it has a fun layout with the massive vertical loop being one of my favorite roller coaster moments in Virginia. It is right near the gate to the park and will likely be your first ride when you are there, it is easily re-rideable though depending on the ride operators the restraints may be to tight, and the hangtime on the vertical loop and the corkscrews may be lost. There is usually a line to this ride but it is never too long, so you can get a good 3 or 4 rides in during your trip to the park. Though, as of recent, I have noticed a rattle during the cobra roll, though it does not cause any head banging.
First Drop Fun Capacity
This is a fun Wild Mouse, while I was young and it was still called ricochet me and my sister used to marathon this and hurler as they were next to each other and rarely had lines. The first drop is good for a wild mouse, and if you go to a park I would give it a ride or two which is easy as it rarely ever have a line of more than a few people.
Hangtime Rattle Headbanging Discomfort
While I have a bias towards Arrow loopers, this is not a very comfortable ride. As a native Virginian, I go to Kings Dominion at least 10 times a year, though I rarely remember having a good ride on this coaster. While the hangtime on the corkscrews offers good hangtime, they are rough and due to the over-the-shoulder restraints your head will bang into them, and as a tall person, I rode this and have had neck pains for the rest of the day. If this is not your home park, I suggest riding this coaster for the credit then moving on to something else, I would not recommend a second ride, definitely with a better multi-looper in the park that offers a much better ride. Also, one year I rode this, I had my glasses in my case in my pocket, at the end of the ride not only was the case broken but the glasses as well.
First Drop Location Intensity Rattle
A fun ride, though there is a rattle, specifically in the back row where it can sometimes be too much. The first drop is good with a decent bit of intensity after the turnaround. It is very hidden in the wood which also gives it a fun aesthetic as if the coaster is getting lost in the forest. It is slightly hidden so there is rarely a line though due to the rattle this is not the most marathonable ride. I suggest finding a nice summer day on a weekend around 2 pm where you will get a pretty good ride with a full train. If you are on your way to Kings Dominion, I suggest giving this hidden gem a ride.