Passengers ride in a gondola suspended by large rotating arms rotating forwards and backwards, head-over-heals [sic].


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Trebuchet Ride
(Top Spin)
Time Twister

Other Information

  • It is a good idea to station a Handyman exclusively for a Top Spin, as its nausea ratings rival that of some roller coasters even on Beginners mode.
  • In RollerCoaster Tycoon 3, a Top Spin shoots water at the guests on the ride. Also, the different intensity modes were dropped.
  • This ride is called Top Spin in RCT2, RCT3, and the European version of RollerCoaster Tycoon. In the American version of RollerCoaster Tycoon, it is called "Gravitron".

In Real Life

Top Spin is based on the Huss manufactured ride of the same name. It's seen at many amusement parks around the world and occasionaly at traveling fairs.

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