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Polin Makes Splash with Industry's First Water-Powered, Interactive Game


Competition gets players wet as they battle against animated opponents in first-ever Splash Cabin attraction. 

Splash Cabin debuts at Aquafantasy Waterpark

Turkey (September 13, 2017) - Interactive gaming reached a completely new level of competition with Polin Waterpark's introduction of its innovative Splash Cabin gaming system. Polin Waterparks (Istanbul, Turkey) installed the world's first Splash Cabin at Aquafantasy Waterpark in Selçuk, İzmir, Turkey in July. 

Splash Cabin is a unique game that allows two players to engage in a fun, water-fueled battle with animated competitors using an interactive screen. Guests play from inside a beach-bungalow-style cabin and score points by hitting moving targets while trying to avoid being hit themselves by waterjets shooting from screen-embedded nozzles. Players earn points for hitting targets, and the loser is doused with a water-splash surprise. On the operator side, it is an extra revenue generator. One other feature of this unique attraction is that offering a racing opportunity, the attractions ensures loyalty among the visitors. 

An Enterprising Partnership

To create Splash Cabin, Polin partnered with Lagotronics (Venlo, Netherlands), a specialty firm that creates state-of-the-art technology and innovative solutions. Together, the firms have begun an imaginative collaboration developing new, original interactive waterslide experiences for both water sliding and water gaming. The first of their state-of-the-art projects to make its debut is Splash Cabin, which the two introduced last fall at IAAPA's annual convention in Orlando, Fla. But the two also have ground-breaking projects in the works that include interactive dark rivers, virtual-reality waterslides and VR waterslide gaming. The alliance between the two companies aims to offer a wholly new dimension to waterpark fun. 

Never Accepting Less Than the Best

Muharrem Atilla, Waterpark Manager of Aquafantasy, says he is extremely happy with the park's newest attraction. "Offering breaththrough attractions is the norm for our park, which is one of the largest in Turkey," he says. "But the Splash Cabin is a completely new attraction, even for us. It combines so many elements that deliver guest satisfaction. Multiple guests can play simultaneously, the queues move quickly due to the limited game timing, and they can even share their experiences on social media, which expands exposure of the attraction to potential new fans who aren't even at the park.''

"We're truly thrilled to add a Splash Cabin to our list of attractions." 

The new gaming option isn't the only Polin-designed waterpark attraction guests can enjoy at Aquafantasy. Polin Waterparks has installed a variety of its most creative rides at the award-winning facility, including its Super Combo and Wave Slide. Aquafantasy's honors range from Best Splash Accommodation Winner from First Choice, the Quality Award from Nazar, multiple Certificates of Excellence from TripAdvisor and the European Star Award for Best Waterpark to the Golden Pony Award, Most Valuable Product (MVP) Award, Shining Star Award and more.

Specialty Features Set Splash Cabin Apart

Splash Cabin is a wet version of Lagotronic's GameCabIN, and Polin Waterparks is the exclusive seller of the attraction. Thanks to its modular design and small footprint - 3.8 meters long x 5.8 meters high x 3.6 meters wide (12.5 feet long x 19 feet high x 12 feet wide ), the hut fits easily into a variety of entertainment and leisure facilities' operations. The powerful combination of its 3D video screen, full HD images, fantastic fantasy shooters, perfectly pitched audio and high fun factor ensure guests are eager to queue up again and again. 

Highlighted features include:

  • More fun and excitement than similar 3D shooting games
  • The ability for two guests to play simultaneously
  • A realistic 3D experience produced by two LED projectors
  • 2 robust water shooters designed to deliver long, problem-free user time
  • Requirement of only one computer with plug-and-play architecture for game control
  • Multiple responsive water nozzles embedded in the interactive screen
  • Computer-controlled electronic water valves
  • A high-pressure water pump
  • 2-minute-maximum game duration
  • Waterproof equipment inside the splash zone
  • The option to play without water features
  • 2 types of unique cabin designs
  • Social-media integration
  • The possibility of indoor and outdoor versions (also inside Water Play Structure pools)
  • Availability of different cabin theming
  • Availability of different game scenarios and IPs.

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More on Lagotronics Projects

Lagotronics has been creating unforgettable memories since 1979. Having started out in the audio and lighting business, today the firm creates interactive experiences for theme parks, museums, amusement parks, waterparks and shopping malls around the world. Pioneers since its earliest beginnings, the state-of-the-art technology business provides innovative solutions in the field of interactive systems, game development, audio, video, lighting, show control, virtual and augmented reality. Its strength focuses on knowledge, innovation, customized solutions and out-of-the-box thinking to create dark rides, outdoor rides, upgrades, museum experiences, AV and lighting projects and more.




More on Aquafantasy Waterpark

During the process that started in 1994 with the thought of establishing a unique water park leading water parks were examined and got in touch with design companies. With it is daily capacity of 5000 person per day Turkey's number one water Park Aqua Fantasy was designed and built by the U.S. famous company NBGS. By the fallowing of intensive and rigorous studies in continued until June of 2000 Turkey's first themed water park opened with a pirate ship, submarine, and a large children's pool with many water plaything located inside  As an enterprise for long years Aqua Fantasy, performed many first things in water park sector and continue to perform. It continues to operate as a unique vacation opportunity with its slides, management style, service areas and sports activities.




More on Polin Waterparks 

Polin was founded in Istanbul in 1976 and has since grown into a leading company in the waterparks industry. Today Polin is a world leader in the design, production and installation of waterparks, waterslides &and water-play attractions. Polin has completed 3,000 waterpark projects in 103 countries around the world and is the biggest waterslide supplier in Eurasia. Working with a wide variety of clients has helped Polin reach several milestones including installing the first waterparks in many countries and many other award-winning rides at parks with world-renowned reputations. 




For more info, visit www.polin.com.tr or contact  Sohret Pakis at +90 262 656 64 67 or   sohret.pakis@polin.com.tr.


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