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SimCoaster (Windows)

Everyone
ESRB Rating
Genre
Perspective
Theme
73
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4.2
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Description

SimCoaster is the third and final game in the Theme Park series. It uses the same graphic engine as the previous game Theme Park World. It is a theme park management game where players build their own theme park and attract as much visitors as possible. This time there are also grandparents of the little visitors who need to be entertained.

This version focuses more on the management side of running a park. It contains various types of business related to campaigns and objectives, such as bringing in a certain number of guests to a ride. By completing these challenges, promotions can be gained. As with the previous game in the series, players can walk around in their park in a first-person mode and go on the rides.

Screenshots

SimCoaster Windows SimCoaster: Dance, Fishboy, dance!
SimCoaster Windows SimCoaster: Why won't anyone ride the Tide Rider?
SimCoaster Windows SimCoaster: Riding the Alpine Ace
SimCoaster Windows SimCoaster: You see an awful lot of this

Alternate Titles

  • "模拟过山车" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Theme Park Manager" -- German title
  • "Theme Park Inc." -- UK title

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User Reviews

Who knew having fun could be so annoying? Ummagumma (73) 3.25 Stars3.25 Stars3.25 Stars3.25 Stars3.25 Stars
Whadd'ya mean, annoying?! Nick Johnston (4) unrated

The Press Says

PC Gameplay (Benelux) Feb, 2001 80 out of 100 80
Gamesmania Feb 21, 2001 74 out of 100 74
PC Games (Germany) Feb, 2001 72 out of 100 72
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Feb 26, 2001 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
PC Gamer Brasil Mar, 2001 70 out of 100 70
Jeuxvideo.com Feb 21, 2001 14 out of 20 70
FiringSquad Mar 30, 2001 70 out of 100 70
Gamezilla Feb 16, 2001 64 out of 100 64
All Game Guide 2001 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
Gamekult Feb 16, 2001 4 out of 10 40

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Trivia

Just like it's prequel, this game comes with 2 different titles, one for the US (SimCoaster) and one of the rest of the world (Theme Park INC.)

I still see no decent reason why they might have done this, maybe because the 'sim-' games are more popular in the States than in the rest of the world.
Erwin Bergervoet (302) added SimCoaster (Windows) on Feb 25, 2001