1001 Video Games
appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die
by General Editor Tony Mott.
There were two versions of Theme Park
sold for Amiga computers. One was an AGA version of the game with 256 color graphics and was pretty much the same as the PC version. The other version was a trimmed down version for non AGA stock Amigas like the A500.
was originally going to be a Disney Land game but that was scrapped when they decided they would lose too much control over the development of the game's content.
While the original Mac version of Theme Park
can be started even on late Macs with OSX 10.4 "Tiger", the game has no speed restraints, so that a year in-game may pass in a few seconds.
(CD version) was bundled with IBM's "Aptiva" line of multimedia computers.
If the player creates a roller-coaster with an impossibly long and steep fall followed by a sharp 180 degree turn, people will fly off once in a while.
The UK edition was sponsored by Midlands bank.
Information also contributed by
- Amiga Joker
- Issue 02/1995 – #2 Best Simulation in 1994 (Readers' Vote)
- GameStar (Germany)
- Issue 12/1999 - #82 in the "100 Most Important PC Games of the Nineties" ranking
- Power Play
- Issue 02/1995 – Best Economical Simulation in 1994