RollerCoaster Tycoon Deluxe takes you for a ride in the original RollerCoaster Tycoon and its expansion packs, Corkscrew Follies and Loopy Landscapes. Create the ultimate theme park using a variety of coaster types with giant loops and barrel rolls and in-park attractions like suspended monorails and water-soaked plume rides.
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Very Positive (29 reviews) - 93% of the 29 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Very Positive (1,743 reviews) - 94% of the 1,743 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Mar 31, 1999

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Includes 3 items: RollerCoaster Tycoon® 2: Triple Thrill Pack, RollerCoaster Tycoon® 3: Platinum, RollerCoaster Tycoon®: Deluxe

 

About This Game

Take a trip to fame and fortune by building the biggest, best, scariest, and most thrilling rides ever seen in any theme park. Can you make money in this volatile business? Can you become the ultimate Roller Coaster Tycoon?

One of the best games from acclaimed Tycoon series, with well designed gameplay mechanics, appealing graphics, and really high re-playability value. There’s no limit to what you can create so design and build the most thrilling roller coaster the world has ever seen - and buckle up for the ride of your life!

  • Includes RollerCoaster Tycoon and its two expansions: Corkscrew Follies and Loopy Landscapes
  • 4 out of 5 scientists agree: this is one of the most enjoyable and addicting games in existence!
  • Design and construct your own roller coaster rides or choose from fantastic pre-built designs, all with accurately simulated motion physics

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP or Windows Vista
    • Processor: 1.8 GHz Processor
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 3D graphics card compatible with DirectX 7
    • DirectX: Version 7.0
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
96.4 hrs on record
Posted: August 31
A great game with a lot of substance and menial system requirements. Chances are you'll have to run this in compatibility mode for XP or 7. It's got tons of depth and can keep a creative type busy for hours.

You can commit some pretty good murders too. If ♥♥♥♥♥ die on your ride though you gotta tear it down though.

I learned how to balance my checkbook from playing this.

e; Note that all the rides and a great deal of the scenery from this game is based on what you'd find in Canada's Wonderland, an actual real life amusement park. It's ♥♥♥♥ing sick.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
104.9 hrs on record
Posted: September 8
Roller coasters are life. RCT makes me so very happy; this game was a childhood classic for me and I still go back to it every time. I remember the first time a roller coaster exploded in front of my eyes (Diamond Heights pre-built coaster BS), it was magical and 16 people died.

First of all the price is currently ridiculous for what you get. Only $6.49 CA DAMN! Even when it was first released it didn't cost nearly as much as one would expect after having played the game.

To play the main parks it takes approx 50 hrs (give or take), this doesn't include the other 2 WHOLE EXPANSIONS that it comes with, each of which appear to take just as long AND the other 5 additional bonus parks ontop of that (3 of which are modeled off real-world parks). I don't think anyone could ask or even think to ask for better value.

So happy I might actually die :)

The only downside is that its not usually very challenging once you get the basics down (Rainbow Valley insanity being my main exception to this). I mean, yeah, every now and then it throws you for a loop by causing a coaster (or one time a water slide WTF?) to explode 2 months before your objective is due; but after the first couple of parks you should know how to deal with inspection times, mechanic requirements, accessibility, and PR making this a rare and manageable occasion.

I remain hopeful that the expansions will add some pizazz to the game play (as I have never had the chance to play the explansions until now) but even if it does not, the game itself is just so satisfying when you achieve your goals and all your little people clap for you and release their balloons that they bought with their own little money into the air in celebration of your momentous achievement!
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
11.4 hrs on record
Posted: September 5
I played this game so much when I was a kid. I seen it and was like heck yes now I can beat all those parks I couldnt beat when I was younger! I played it on windows 98 haha man I feel old! Many many hours will be poured into this game!
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
5.1 hrs on record
Posted: September 10
This game brings back great childhood memories. (: Haven't played it in forever.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
17.2 hrs on record
Posted: September 16
Important note: If you have problems loading this game, consider installing OpenRCT2. Not only can it help you run this game (and Rollercoaster Tycoon 2), it adds many features that did not exist in the original.

This game was very fun when it first came out, and it is still fun now. Before Rollercoaster Tycoon, the best (only?) theme park sim was Theme Park. That game was decent, but Rollercoaster Tycoon was a huge step forward in the genre. The game has aged very well, and still holds up today. Whether you want to build the most elaborate coasters, build the biggest parks, or just want to drown your customers or immolate them with a coaster destined to crash in a fiery explosing, grab this game if you do not already own it.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
5.8 hrs on record
Posted: September 3
This game was my childhood. I love the game so much. As most games go, first one's best. I highly recommend, as this game is as simple and fun as anything needs to be. Time consuming and just plain relaxing. Worth getting.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: September 25
Brings back childhood. Good times.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
14.8 hrs on record
Posted: September 5
You are looking at my childhood
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.2 hrs on record
Posted: September 28
My PC Game <3
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
Recommended
40.6 hrs on record
Posted: September 5
PROS:
Great classic
Insanly adicting
Both expansions are amazing
Over all 10/10 game

CONS:
Most people playing this game on win10
have issues with saving, some dont get full screen,
crashes, or other problems on newer os's

*Works well for me im using win7 professional 64bit
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FrozenShadow25
4.4 hrs
Posted: September 29
this is one of the games i played when i was like 5 but now im 11 i know its only 6 years but this game is still good
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Tohka Yatogami
116.4 hrs
Posted: September 27
Best game ever made
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stupidhass
0.9 hrs
Posted: September 25
Not as fun as I remember it being when I was little.
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Jobe200
2.9 hrs
Posted: September 24
Great simulation game programmed by one man.
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Big Daddy Teeth
23.1 hrs
Posted: September 18
I'd easily pay $60 for this game. It's perfect. 10/10
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Bitch Puddin'
16.7 hrs
Posted: September 18
Work painstakingly to craft the theme park of your dreams, meticulously managing admission rates, food prices, and even constructing custom rides in a deep, satisfying retro game experience.

Or, go to the unlimited money park, slap a DO NOT ENTER sign in front of the exit, construct your rides to be lethal, and delight in having made the worlds most brightly coloured death camp. Either way, it's a good time.
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