RollerCoaster Tycoon 3

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Description

A sequel to the original two classics from Atari, RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 puts you in the role of an amusement park manager. The game allows you to design to overall look of the park, the various attractions, and of course - the roller coasters themselves. The financial engine is extremely powerful and diverse, with many decisions for you to take, from entrance fees to the amount of pickles served on the burgers. There's a large array of visitors, including all ages and even allowing you to build your family and send it to the park.

Screenshots

RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 Windows Title screen
RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 Windows Another satisfied(?) customer
RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 Windows Aboard a water ride
RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 Windows Riding the tumbler with the park inspector!

Alternate Titles

  • "RollerCoaster Tycoon 3: Магнат индустрии развлечений" -- Russian spelling

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User Reviews

A great follow up to a great series of games Windows James Isaac (260)
It's good...I guess.... Windows Ryan Wilson (2)

Critic Reviews

Eurogamer.net (UK) Windows Nov 05, 2004 9 out of 10 90
PC Games (Germany) Windows Nov 10, 2004 86 out of 100 86
4Players.de Windows Nov 18, 2004 85 out of 100 85
PC Powerplay Windows Nov, 2004 83 out of 100 83
PC Action Windows Nov 12, 2004 82 out of 100 82
GameStar (Germany) Windows Nov, 2004 81 out of 100 81
Jeuxvideo.com Windows Nov 05, 2004 16 out of 20 80
GameSpot Windows Nov 01, 2004 7.8 out of 10 78
Inside Mac Games (IMG) Macintosh Jan 18, 2006 7.75 out of 10 78
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Windows Nov 22, 2004 78 out of 100 78

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

PC Gamer covermount

The August 2005 North American PC Gamer covermount DVD features tons of free RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 content including over 1,000 coasters.

Related Web Sites

  • If You Build It, They Will Come (An Apple Games article about the Macintosh version of RollerCoaster Tycoon 3, with commentary being provided by Senior Producer Jonny Watts (November, 2005).)
  • Official Game Site (Atari's Official Game Web Site)
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