DinoPark Tycoon

Moby ID: 2798
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One of the more original "business" games made, DinoPark Tycoon is both a strategy and educational game. Build a theme park showing off various types of dinosaurs.

You are in charge, and have to do many things, including:* borrowing money

  • buying and selling dinosaurs
  • buying fences to keep them in, including electric fences for extra security
  • hiring staff, such as maintenance, cooks, tour guides, vets
  • building and expanding your park to include things such as washrooms, concession stands, and parking lots
  • setting admission fees
  • advertising your park

To aid you in making decisions, the game includes these plus more features:* dinosaur fact guide

  • daily records
  • quarterly financial reports
  • calender

There are many more features, such as the ability to buy seeds so you can grow your own plant life for the herbivores. If you want to take a break from the business part, you can watch your park and see people walking through the park and other things.

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Credits (DOS version)

25 People (19 developers, 6 thanks)

Manley & Associates, Inc.
MECC Development
MECC Technical Support
Special thanks to
  • Jay Huemann
  • The 5th grade class at Oxbow Creek Elementary in Champlin Minnesota
  • The 6th grade classes at Jackson Middle School in Champlin Minnesota
  • The 7th grade classes at Jackson Middle School in Champlin Minnesota
  • Joe Anna Rash
  • The 5th grade students at Issaquah Valley Elementary School in Issaquah Washington



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This game was released in the same year as Steven Spielberg's Jurassic Park. Both are about theme parks with dinosaurs.

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Contributors to this Entry

Game added by Brolin Empey.

Macintosh added by Andrew Shepard. 3DO added by Scaryfun.

Additional contributors: Andrew Shepard, Havoc Crow, Cantillon, Patrick Bregger.

Game added December 15th, 2000. Last modified September 16th, 2023.