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Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom Play Testing, Dumbo the Flying Elephant Final Flight at Current Location – Photos and Video

Hi everyone!

The interactive game, Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom (below, left) was play testing on Sunday at the Magic Kingdom. We had just finished up breakfast at Boma with friends when we found out that the testing had just started. We were handed a map (below, left) and 5 spell cards – there are 70 in all – and told to go to Fantasyland to start our adventure.

 

Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom (below, left) isn’t quite finished. We aren’t sure what is still to be added, but we were told they were testing all this week. Our 5 spell cards (below, right) included Lightning McQueen, Cinderella, Mama Odie, Woody and Mr. Incredible (below, right). The other card unlocks the adventure at each area.

 

The inside of the Main Street Fire Station (below, left) was more bare than before, though there are props that still will be added, including the patches that were formerly there. There were fire station props in the back of the room (click HERE to see photos and video of the Fire Station before changes we’re made). Merlin welcomes guests, and then we found out our location to begin. We only received one set of cards between the two of us, but we had friends who played separately and received a set each (below, right). It is better to have more cards, since they equal more spells.

 

This was our first location (Portal) in Fantasyland (below, left), next to Sir Mickey’s. The lock (below, right) is where we place our card to start the game.

 

The spell card (below, left) is waved in front of the window to cast a spell. Guests stand on top of the “Circle of Power“, otherwise the spell card doesn’t work. In Fantasyland, Ursula from The Little Mermaid was the villain we needed to battle (below, right).

 

Video #1 – Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom Complete Fantasyland Battle Versus Ursula 1/8/12 Testing – We play tested Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom yesterday. This is the complete Fantasyland battle versus Ursula.

We next went to Adventureland, where the Tortuga Tavern was one of the locations (below, left). Scar from The Lion King appeared in the fireplace at the back of the restaurant (below, right).

 

Genie from Aladdin and Merlin confer as we watch (below, left). Here is another location in Adventureland (below, right), but you can see that the glare sometimes makes it hard to watch what is going on (below, right). we were told that it will be addressed.

 

Video #2 – Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom, Complete Adventureland Battle Versus Jafar, Play Testing 1/8/12 – We play tested Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom yesterday. This is the complete Adventureland battle versus Jafar.

There are actually four different areas of the park to play Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom. We haven’t had a chance to play on Main Street U.S.A. yet, it wasn’t working the other day. But we did have a chance to try the game in Frontierland/Liberty Square (below, left). Pocohantas (below, right) asks for help in battling Ratcliffe (below, right).

 

In Frontierland, the game is played on this message board near the Frontierland Shootin’ Arcade (below, left). Merlin (below, right) talks to us from his spot driving the Jungle Cruise. We played a total of 4 games in all the opened realms (Lands) for about 2 1/2 hours plus observed some friends games who had different cards and battled differend villains. I look forward to see what additions are in store for this game but it was certainly a hit with our younger friends who tested.

 

Video #3 – Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom Complete Liberty Square, Frontierland Battle Versus Ratcliffe 1/8/12 – We play tested Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom yesterday. This is the complete Liberty Square / Frontierland battle versus Ratcliffe.

We rode Dumbo the Flying Elephant for a final daytime flight (below left and right), so we could get another view over the new Fantasyland wall before Dumbo closed for the move to Storybook Circus.

 

The buildings in Belle’s Village have changed even in the last few days (below, left)! The queue building for the new Dumbo (below, right) now is yellow with stripes. To see the latest construction at new Fantasyland including the first ever counter clockwise spinning Dumbo being tested please click HERE.

  

The moon rises over the new Fantasyland (below, left). Cinderella Castle’s Dreamlights were lit one last time for the season (below, right).

 

Friends of ours were staying onsite, and we joined a large group of friends for Extra Magic Hours to see Dumbo off on the final flight before he heads to Storybook Circus (below, left and right).

 

Denise and I enjoy a last ride on Dumbo for a while (in fact the last flight in it’s current location ever). The poles and chains were already mostly removed from the queue when we got in line. Dumbo will be moved to the Storybook Circus area of new Fantasyland and should reopen around February 19th. (below, left). Everyone gets together for a final farewell to Dumbo in it’s current location (below, right).

 

Video #4 – Dumbo the Flying Elephant Final Flight at Current Location 1/8/12 Magic Kingdom, Fantasyland WDW – Dumbo the Flying Elephant had it’s last flight in it’s current location last night. The last flight was during Extra Magic Hours, and the poles and chains were already mostly removed from the queue when we got in line. 

For many additional photos and more thoughts about Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom after play testing a second full day, please check out MouseSteps latest update HERE!

Get Ready For Christmas: Holiday Treat 2011 DVD – Available Now:

Jeff Lange’s Holiday Treat 2011 (Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party 2011)

Seasons Greetings from Jeff Lange! Celebrate the holidays with this new DVD featuring the 2011 Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party at Walt Disney World.

Features yearly favorites such as: “Cinderella’s Holiday Wish (Castle Lighting)“, “Mickey’s Once Upon A Christmastime Parade“, The Magic, The Memories and You! (Holiday Segment),Holiday Wishes Fireworks – Celebrate the Spirit of the Season“, “Celebrate the Season Show“, Very Merry Party Scenes, and much more!

Running Time: 66 min

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Available Now – The Splendor of the Holidays at the Walt Disney World Resorts!

Jeff Lange Experiences: Walt Disney World Holiday Traditions

Jeff Lange brings you this latest DVD in a series that features one-of-a-kind Disney experiences: Walt Disney World Holiday Traditions.

Experience the splendor of the holiday season at the following Walt Disney World resorts: Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge Kidani Village, Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge Jambo House, Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort, Disney’s Beach Club Resort, Disney’s Yacht Club Resort, Disney’s Boardwalk Resort, Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort, Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground, Disney’s Wilderness Lodge, Disney’s Polynesian Resort, Disney’s Contemporary Resort, Bonus: Walt Disney World Dolphin and Walt Disney World Swan.

Running Time: 66 min

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Halloween at Walt Disney World (Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party 2011) – Available Now:

Jeff Lange’s Trick or Treat 8 (Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party 2011)

Jeff Lange presents this all-new DVD from the 2011 Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Walt Disney World!

Featuring: Br’er Rabbit’s Laughin’ Place Candy Patch, The Headless Horseman, Mickey’s Boo-to-You Halloween Parade, Happy HalloWishes Fireworks, Villains Dance Mix and Mingle, Not So Scary Party Scenes, Haunted Mansion at Midnight and more!

Running Time: 66 min

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Also available: Trick or Treat vol 1 – 8 (Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Parties 2003-2011) – Click HERE

Halloween Time at Disneyland (Mickey’s Halloween Party)

Jeff Lange’s Disneyland Trick or Treat (Mickey’s Halloween Party 2010)

Jeff Lange presents this all-new DVD from the 2010 Mickey’s Halloween Party at Disneyland!

Featuring: Spooky Halloween Party Scenes, Snow White’s Scary Adventures, Mickey’s Costume Party Cavalcade, Space Mountain: Ghost Galaxy, Halloween Screams – A Villainous Surprise in the Skies Fireworks, Haunted Mansion Holiday and more!

Running Time: 66 min

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Also available: Halloween Titles (Including Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Parties 2003-2011) – Click HERE

All New Summer Releases – Disneyland Summertime 2011 and Magic Kingdom Summertime 2011

Jeff Lange’s Disneyland Summertime 2011

Join Jeff Lange as he brings the magic of Disneyland into your home with “Jeff Lange’s Disneyland Summertime 2011″!

Featuring the following 2011 summertime favorites: Entrance Scenes, Mickey’s Soundsational Parade, The Little Mermaid – Ariel’s Undersea Adventure, Pirates of the Caribbean with Blackbeard, The Magic, The Memories and You! plus BONUS: “Magical” A Fireworks Spectacular!

Running Time: 66 min

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Jeff Lange’s Magic Kingdom Summertime 2011

Celebrate the summer of 2011 in style, as Jeff Lange brings you the newest offerings from Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom!

Featuring the following 2011 summertime favorites: Entrance Scenes, Haunted Mansion Interactive Queue, Haunted Mansion Ride, Snow White’s Scary Adventures, Pirates of the Caribbean, The Magic, The Memories, and You! plus BONUS: Disney’s Celebrate America! A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky Fireworks Spectacular !

Running Time: 66 min

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Also available: Jeff Lange’s Magic Kingdom Summertime 2010 (Featuring SpectroMagic, Summer Nightastic! Fireworks Show, Main Street Electrical Parade and more!)

Celebrate Spring – Epcot Flower & Garden Festival 2011:

Jeff Lange Experiences: Epcot’s Flower & Garden Festival 2011

Celebrate spring at one of Disney’s most anticipated events of the year: The Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival 2011.

Experience these unique panoramic displays throughout Epcot’s Future World and all around World Showcase!

Running Time: 64 Min

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Also available: Jeff Lange Experiences: Epcot’s Flower & Garden Festival 2010, Jeff Lange Experiences: Epcot’s Flower & Garden Festival 09, Jeff Lange Experiences: Epcot’s Flower & Garden Festival 2008

Recent Releases – Frontierland Classics, Adventureland Classics and Liberty Square Classics:

Jeff Lange Remembers: Frontierland Classics

Take a trip back in time to experience classic Walt Disney World “Frontierland” attractions. This fifth volume in the series features the following: Splash Mountain (1992), Frontierland Shootin’ Arcade (2006), Country Bear Jamboree (1992), Big Thunder Mountain Railroad (1997), Tom Sawyer Island (2006) and more!

Running Time: 65 min

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Also available: Jeff Lange Remembers: Fantasyland Classics

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Jeff Lange Remembers: Adventureland Classics

Take a trip back in time to experience classic Walt Disney World “Adventureland” attractions. This fourth volume in the series features the following: Adventureland Tour (1992-1997), Jungle Cruise (1993), Enchanted Tiki Birds Tropical Serenade (1992), Pirates of the Caribbean (original version including Barker Bird 1992), Pirates of the Caribbean (1997) and more!

Running Time: 66 min

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Jeff Lange Remembers: Liberty Square Classics

Take a trip back in time to experience classic Walt Disney World “Liberty Square” attractions. This third volume in the series features the following: The Hall of Presidents (Original Version – 1993), Mike Fink Keel Boats (opening day attraction – 1992), Haunted Mansion (original version – 1992), Haunted Mansion Bonus Ride (my final recording of the original version with some special surprises – 2006)!

Running Time: 66 min

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Also available: Jeff Lange Remembers: Tomorrowland Classics

Epcot Center Historical DVDs – Available Now:

For fans of classic Epcot Center, I present my Epcot Center Historical Collection!

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Walt Disney World Vintage Footage:

Jeff Lange DVD Presents: Bob Welbaum’s Walt Disney World 1986 DVD

 

Jeff Lange turns back the clock to 1986, where you will experience Walt Disney World through the eyes of Disneyana documentarian Bob Welbaum. This incredible vintage footage includes select narration from Mr. Welbaum, who shot this video before recording was commonplace.

Walt Disney World 1986 contains clips from the following: Walt Disney World Resorts, Original Disney Shopping Village, Epcot Center, Discovery Island, Magic Kingdom, Seven Seas Lagoon and much more!

Running Time: 65 Min

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Also available: Jeff Lange Remembers: Fantasyland Classics and Jeff Lange Remembers: Tomorrowland Classics

Disneyland Vintage Footage (5 Volumes Available):

Jeff Lange Remembers Disneyland Classics Vol 5

Jeff Lange takes you on a trip back in time to experience classic Disneyland attractions. This fifth volume in the series features the following:

Aladdin’s Royal Caravan (1993), Disneyland Railroad(1992) including the burning settlers cabin, Big Thunder Ranch and more, Beauty and the Beast Show (1993),Pinocchio’s Daring Journey (1993), Alice in Wonderland (1993) andFantasy in the Sky Fireworks (1993)!

Running Time: 66 Min

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Also available: Jeff Lange Remembers: Disneyland Classics Volume 1 – 4.

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