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RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 (Windows)

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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 The Enterprise ride in action.
RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 Windows Hanging out in front of the tumbler.
RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 Windows A screenshot of a large park in construction.
RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 Windows Looking up at the slinger in action.

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 James Isaac (260) 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars
It's good...I guess.... Ryan Wilson (2) 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars

The Press Says

Eurogamer.net (UK) Nov 05, 2004 9 out of 10 90
PC Games (Germany) Nov 10, 2004 86 out of 100 86
Strategy Informer Dec 06, 2004 8.5 out of 10 85
IGN Oct 27, 2004 8.5 out of 10 85
PC Action Nov 12, 2004 82 out of 100 82
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Nov 22, 2004 78 out of 100 78
GamesFire Nov 25, 2004 78 out of 100 78
GameSpot Nov 01, 2004 7.8 out of 10 78
GameSpy Nov 10, 2004 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
JeuxVideoPC.com Apr 29, 2005 10 out of 20 50

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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)
El-ad Amir (110) added RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 (Windows) on Dec 03, 2004
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