Great Job, Internet!: Now you can mourn concept art for a Ghostbusters ride that never was

Everybody wants to be a Ghostbuster—Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon are even going to get their chance next year— and in the ‘80s, Six Flags was prepared to give park goers that chance with a Ghostbusters themed amusement park ride, The Hauntington Hotel.

/Film (via 2600 Connection) posted an interview with Roger Hector, former Atari employee, who was instrumental in designing the ride.

“It was another “first” of it’s kind” Hector told 2600 Connection, saying “it was the first interactive theme park ride, giving its riders a ghost busting gun mounted in front of them, and a variety of sophisticated “ghost” targets to shoot at, and receive a score an prizes.

The design appears to be a sort of Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride meets Doom. The rider climbs into a Ghostmobile (think of it as Ecto 1.5) after which a bar dropped …

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