Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin

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  • Interactive Family Fun with Buzz Lightyear

    Dec 10, 2005 by chelledun is a Top Reviewer on Epinions in Hotels & Travel
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Fun, addictive, attractive design, good for everyone in the family, unique
    Cons: Can be long lines

    Summary: Sometimes, after a long day at school or the office, you just wish you could hop aboard a spacecraft and save the universe from the Evil Emperor Zurg. You can get your chance on Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin at the Magic Kingdom. I was ... read more

  • Buzz Lightyear´s Space Ranger Spin

    Jul 11, 2012 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Sense of healthy competition.
    Good decoration (lights, colors, sounds, robots).
    Cons: They should include more main characters.

    Summary: About 4 years ago I went on a family trip to Disney World. I must say that due to my bad memory is not much what I remember about this trip, however, what I do remember is this specific game. I like Toy Story movies and I also like first-person shooting ... read more

  • Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin: Fun for kids and adults

    Mar 10, 2012 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Tons of fun, good for all different ages.
    Cons: Lazer gun hard to aim

    Summary: After hearing all about Hollywood Studios' Toy Story Mania ride, I'd heard a lot less about Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin at the Magic Kingdom. But I happened upon it when the line was short and decided to check it out.I'm very glad I tried ... read more

  • Buzz Lightyear Space Ranger Spin: A thousand points of light

    Jul 27, 2010 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Laser guns, lots of targets, imaginative characters, toys and decorations, fast paced shooting, slow ride.
    Cons: Sometimes long lines.

    Summary: At the end of June we spent a week at Disney World. We were six people, my wife and I and our three children and the daughter of one of my cousins from Sweden (Emelie). We've been to Disney World several times before when the kids were at different ages. ... read more

  • Zurg Tries to Take Over the Galaxy. Can You Stop Him?

    Aug 12, 2009 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Fun target practice game that all ages will enjoy again and again
    Cons: Guns bolted to the ride vehicles

    Summary: Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin is a great example of Disney ingenuity.  It takes a couple characters from the popular Toy Story movies and creates a completely interacting attraction that is changeling enough to be enjoyed on multiple ... read more

  • Buzz Lightyear Space Ranger Spin...video game and ride all-in-one

    Aug 14, 2008 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: fun experience
    Cons: a bit loud

    Summary: I had absolutely no idea what I was getting into when I got in line for Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin. My daughter wanted to try it out and it didn’t say it was restricted in any way on the park map so we decided to go for it. It is a ride ... read more

  • You Too Can Be a Space Ranger

    Jan 25, 2008 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: interactive, vivid visuals, well themed, gobs of fun
    Cons: pauses or breaks down frequently, difficult to figure out scoring

    Summary: Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin is a bright and colorful shoot 'em up ride located in Tomorrowland in the Magic Kingdom. You are a Space Ranger trainee sent off by Buzz Lightyear (in a hard to hear continuous audio track emanating from an animatronic ... read more

  • To Infinity and Beyond - Buzz Lightyear Scores High with ME!

    Jun 5, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Fun, interactive, family ride
    Cons: Dark, loud, some may not like guns

    Summary: I am a big fan of thrill rides and those tend to take over my top 10 list of favorite Disney rides. But if I am looking for a ride without high speeds or big drops I head to Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin at the Magic Kingdom. The ... read more

  • Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin

    Mar 16, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Fun and interactive
    Cons: Long lines

    Summary: The Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin was one of my family's favorite ride in the Magic Kingdom. The ride combines a star cruiser with the interactive use of laser cannons. The object of the ride is to rack up as many points as possible in order to ... read more

  • Buzz Lightyear Ride ROCKS!!!!

    Jan 13, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: You get to shoot aliens!
    Cons: Can be scary for young kids with aliens popping out

    Summary: Our family's BEST ever vacation was to Disney World Orlando in the summer of 2004. At that time, my youngest had just turned 6 years old, and was kind of bummed because his older brothers got to ride all the big rides! However, Disney has plenty of ... read more

  • Bring It On! Disney's Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin!

    Sep 26, 2006 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: No height or health restrictions, anyone can ride!
    Cons: A little intense, those opposed to guns may not approve.

    Summary: I am always a little leery of new attractions at Walt Disney World that are geared toward a younger generation. Having grown up with classic Disney movies and Disneyland rides, I’m always slightly apprehensive about welcoming attractions based on ... read more

  • For the Kid at Heart in all of Us! Defeat Zurg!

    Sep 26, 2006 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Fun, exciting, not your ordinary ride. This one is interactive!
    Cons: Wait times can sometimes be very long!

    Summary: After being an avid fan of the “Toy Story “ movies, a ride in honor of the movie and some of the characters was an awesome addition to Tomorrowland. Buzz Light Year on his never-ending quest to defeat Zurg! The first time I ever went on this ride I was ... read more

  • To Infinity & Beyond

    Sep 18, 2006 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Family fun, like being inside a video game. Gets kids involved.
    Cons: Lots of neon and noise may bother some, but not overdone.

    Summary: Travel to the far reaches of the galaxy with everyone's favorite Space Ranger, Buzz Lightyear. Blast off in your rocket ship, complete with laser blaster, for Planet Z, where you'll fight to conquer Evil Emperor Zurg. Based on the delightful duo of ... read more

  • For the Kid in all of us!

    May 16, 2005 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great theming, great if you like Toy Story, repeat value
    Cons: Guns might be too big and heavy for some kids, guns connected to space ship

    Summary: With the quest for theme parks to make bigger and faster rides, Disney took a diffrent route in creating this ride. Situated in the Magic Kingdom's Tomorrowland, this attraction brings out the kid in all of us. The line into the attraction makes you ... read more

  • Save the Universe from evil Emperor Zurg on Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin

    Jan 5, 2005 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Fun for the whole family
    Cons: May need to use a fastpass

    Summary: The Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin is one of my favorite rides at DisneyWorld because it is fun for the whole family! On our trip last month this ride was enjoyed equally by the preschoolers as the 62 year old - and that isn‘t ... read more

  • A Must-See Attraction for Any Buzz Lightyear Fan

    Oct 13, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Appeals to vacationers of all ages. Mild enough for young ones, spinning and shooting for older ones.
    Cons: The lines can get long because the ride is so popular.

    Summary: We just got back from taking my 3-year old son on his first visit to Walt Disney World. It is quite easy for me to pick out his favorite ride -- in fact we rode it so many times I actually lost count. My little space ranger is a huge Toy Story fan, so ... read more

  • Go For a Spin around the Galaxy with Buzz Lightyear!

    Oct 6, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Lots of fun. Different targets can make your score go sky-high.
    Cons: Ride could be a little longer.

    Summary: Think you have what it takes to join Star Command and help defeat the plans of Evil Emperor Zurg? Then by all means come and join Buzz Lightyear and become a Space Ranger by going for a ride on Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin, found in the Tomor ... read more

  • Two ways to avoid lines on the Buzz Lightyear ride!

    Jul 2, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great interactive ride for all ages!
    Cons: None

    Summary: First the ride itself: This ride looks like a comic book! Bright colors everywhere, exaggerate ... read more

  • This Is Buzz Lightyear Reporting To Houston...Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin

    Mar 9, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: good for all ages, use of lights and colors
    Cons: Lines can get long in peak seasons, but hey! It's Disney!

    Summary: Going to Disney World ( http://www.epinions.com/content_89126309508 ) is like the first time that you drive a car - it is like entering a new world - it’s like...we’ll, let’s just say it’s different. ... read more

  • Great ride for all

    Jan 4, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Fun for all ages; easy to win if you know the secret (below)
    Cons: Exits into the gift area where salesmen lurk

    Summary: This is a dark ride, so be careful if that bothers the tots. Basically you are locked into these carts (think magic teacups with Peter Matz paint) and given a cart mounted laser gun. As you wind your way through, you fire your laser at various ... read more

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