🐳 New! Moby v2023.06.02 update

Theme Park

aka: Sim Theme Park, Theme Park DS

Description official descriptions

Dominating the exciting world of Theme Park ownership is your goal in this strategy game from Bullfrog. The first task is to set up your rides within the available land, structuring convenient paths and queues and ideally leaving some space for bigger rides once they become available, and include some lakes and trees to increase the park's allure. Rides range from Teacups and Haunted Houses to the biggest most elaborate roller-coaster you can design, and water rides that loop around other rides.

Shops must also be included so that the visitors can buy food, drinks, and souvenirs - the cunning player will combine salt, sugar, and caffeine settings to maximize consumer interest. Staff must be hired to keep everything running smoothly, and they will only work for what they consider a fair rate of pay.

You are competing against other Theme Parks, so don't let them get an advantage over you - monitor your success in attracting customers and financial viability closely using the supplied statistics pages. More important, ensure that research is adequately funded to produce new rides.

It can be played in three modes - Sandbox level lets you concentrate on the park design elements, while Sim and Full add more strategic features.


  • Park לונה - Hebrew spelling
  • テーマパーク - Japanese spelling
  • 主题公园 - Simplified Chinese spelling
  • 테마 공원 - Korean spelling

Groups +



Credits (DOS version)

65 People (43 developers, 22 thanks) · View all



Subject User Date
Theme Park on Windows XP?! nathalie verdonschot 2007-09-09 12:33:30


1001 Video Games

Theme Park appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

Amiga versions

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.

CD version

CD version of the game contains several enhancements in regard of disk version. Introduction sequence is played in full screen and during the game there are 15 animation cutscenes presenting possibilities of the facilities you may build. They can be played after using magnifying glass icon over the buildings.

Also, the animation for the Flight Simulator Ride contains gameplay footage from another Bullfrog Game, Magic Carpet


Theme Park 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.

MAC versions

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.

OEM release

Theme Park (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.


  • 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

Information also contributed by Apogee IV; Pwa and Ricky Derocher

Related Games

Sim Theme Park
Released 1999 on Windows, 2000 on PlayStation, PlayStation 2...
Released 2001 on Windows
Theme Park Mystery
Released 1990 on DOS, Amiga, Windows
South Park
Released 1998 on Nintendo 64, PlayStation, Windows
Active Life: Magical Carnival
Released 2011 on Wii
Nightmare Park
Released 1980 on Commodore PET/CBM, VIC-20
Six Flags Fun Park
Released 2008 on Nintendo DS
Nightmare Park
Released 1981 on ZX81, ZX Spectrum
Weird Park: Broken Tune
Released 2011 on Windows, 2012 on Macintosh, iPhone...

Related Sites +

Identifiers +

  • MobyGames ID: 675


Know about this game? Add your expertise to help preserve this entry in video game history!

Contributors to this Entry

Game added by robotriot.

PSP, PlayStation 3 added by Picard. PS Vita added by Fred VT. PlayStation, Genesis added by PCGamer77. SEGA Saturn added by Tibes80. Amiga added by Famine3h. Jaguar added by Kartanym. SEGA CD, Macintosh, Amiga CD32 added by Kabushi. SNES added by Silverfish. Windows added by lights out party. FM Towns, PC-98 added by Terok Nor. 3DO added by quizzley7. Nintendo DS added by phlux.

Additional contributors: Matthew Bailey, Jeanne, Shoddyan, Alaka, Martin Smith, Игги Друге, Crawly, ケヴィン, CaesarZX, Patrick Bregger, mailmanppa, FatherJack, Sangyub Lee.

Game added January 5th, 2000. Last modified March 8th, 2023.