Roller Coaster Tycoon
Successfully complete all levels to unlock the Mega Park.
Hint: Helping sick guests:
Place plenty of benches near the roller coaster exit paths.
Sick guests will sit there after the ride, allowing them to eventually
feel better. Also place benches by snack bars.
Pick up sick guests and let them sit like that for a while.
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Hint: Prevent guests from getting lost:
In big levels such as Diamond Heights and Evergreen
Gardens, build two to three Observation Towers. Less guests will
Hint: Clapping guests:
Before you complete a mission go to a location that has a lot
of guests. When the mission is over they will all start to clap.
Hint: Killing guests:
Build a roller coaster or a whoa belly tower. With the roller
coaster, make it a power launch mode and make it fly off the track.
Do not test it, just open. With the tower, build it up approximately
three times and put it on full speed. Do not test it and people
will fly off as they are on it.
Make a shuttle loop roller coaster, have it power launched, with
a speed of 60 mph.
Create a large square of road. When guests walk on it, they will
become stuck. When nobody is on a smaller square, delete it. When
you have one or two of three squares remaining, build water on
them to drown all the guests.
To score a fast kill on a guest, click on desired victim, then
select the pick up tool (resembles tweezers). Move and drop the
guest in water.
Put some water in front of an exit to a ride. All people that
get on the ride will drown.
Put water or a pit directly under the exit so people fall straight
it and die or get trapped. It is an easy way to keep people in
Dig a large hole and place a large amount of guests in it. Raise
the water level to watch a mass drowning of guests.
Build a path that leads to an elevated platform or bridge. The
platform or bridge should be several squares all around. Once
you have lured a group of guests onto the platform, delete the
path(s) that led them there to trap them. Underneath the platform,
create a massive body of water (or you can create the large body
of water first, then build a platform over it.). Delete the platform
and everyone will fall into the water.
Make a water slide. At any point that you can, have a sheer drop,
normal drop, sheer drop, and normal drop again. Make sure it is
an open track, and not a tube track. After the first drop, it
will fly off the track and crash.
Build the shuttle loop roller coaster and change the speed to
60 mph to send the people on the ride soaring through the air
and then crashing to the ground.
Build the shuttle loop roller coaster and increase the speed to
60 mph. The coaster will launch off the track.
Research until you get the Steel Coaster or Corkscrew Coaster.
Build a station, and then behind it, build a sheer incline with
a chain. Put a sheer incline at the other end of the station to
make the coaster appear to come back down. Set the mode to reverse-incline
and open it. The coaster will go backwards up, and when it gets
to the last track it will continue to be pushed by the chain and
be forced over the edge of the last track.
To kill guests on any roller coaster, make it go high up, drop
down, then up again. When it goes up again, do not build a crank.
End the roller coaster. Make it so there are as many trains as
possible, but with only one car. When the roller coaster goes
down, it will not make it up the hill, and will slam into the
next car. It will then explode, killing the guests.
Make a shuttle launch ride, and for one part do not add any track.
Make about four stations and ten track, and they will fly off
leading them to their deaths.
To kill a guest, make a path and put in one hedge maze. Make it
so hedges, etc. cover the exit. When there are a lot of people
on it, delete the ride. Then, make water where guests are standing
and they will drown.
To make a bad guest die, go to the water icon and raise a small
square of water. Select on any guest, take the tongs, and put
them in the water. It takes about fifteen seconds for them to
die. Another way is take the Whoa Belly ride when you get it.
Do not construct the tower all the way up to the top. Instead,
go to the little icon that has a pink and blue wheel object. Where
it says speed, set it to 90 mph. The car will go flying off the
tower in flames.
Create the ride in the regular steel rollercoaster (where there
is a loop, then it flies up and goes back down). Put the launch
speed up as high as possible, after the guests get on so that
they are not to scared. They will then speed up, fly off the tracks,
and burst into flames.
Hint: Torture guests:
Create an incredibly long path that leads to nowhere. When you
have lots of guests walking on the path, delete a square at the
beginning so that if they try to go back they will find themselves
trapped. They will be forced to do nothing but walk back and forth
endlessly. Wait until they are exhausted and have to go to the
bathroom. When they cannot stand it anymore, add a couple of benches,
one bathroom, and one restaurant. Watch how desperate they are
to eat, sit, and use the bathroom. When they have used the bathroom
and eaten and rested, delete the benches, restaurant, and bathroom.
Watch them suffer all over again. Repeat every so often. For added
fun, have paths lead to each other haphazardly, so they do not
know where they are going. Make the paths cover the entire park
area. The guests will be thoroughly confused, tired, and miserable.
Open up a single bathroom at the end of a long, winding, zigzag
path after several guests are running around holding their stomachs.
Wait until they are all hunched over with misery and fatigue,
then suddenly put up a cotton candy or popcorn stand (but do not
wait so long that you no longer have any funds remaining). Suddenly,
you will see all the guests walking around with cotton candy and
During the game you may encounter objectives that require you
to have a certain amount of guests. Use the following trick to
have fun during the process and torture your guests. To keep your
guests, make a hole at the "Exit" station. All of your
guests will fall into the hole and have no other option but to
stay in your park. However, this will make your guests unhappy,
Raise a small area of land and put water all around it. Find the
sickest guest in your park put them, on the land, and fill it
up with entertainers.
Build at least a 5x5 island with or without restaurants, bathrooms,
stalls, etc. And after you do that, go through your guests, find
some really mad ones, and put them there.
Hint: Trap guests:
Buy construction rights outside of your land and immediately adjacent.
Build a path in the air over that piece of land, and then lead
it downwards to a main path in your park. Leave the path building
window up. When lots of people are on the path outside your park
limits, delete the path that they are walking on. They will fall
onto the ground outside your park and will be stuck on one square
of land. Note: Do not pick them up if you wish them to stay there.
When you have a lot of guests, destroy the path to the exit. They
will not be able to escape. Note: After a long time, rebuild a
path and a lot of people will come in.
Hint: Angry guests:
Click on a guest and leave it on for a long time. He will get
Hint: Keep guests in park:
To keep all your guests in your park, put a no entry sign at the
entrance turned around so they cannot exit.
After getting the required number of guests in your park, raise
the land right before the exit/entrance to the park.
Go to the entrance of your park and build a bridge. Then, make
a hole under the bridge so the people will not get out.
Get the desired number of guests into your park, then remove the
piece of land at the start of your park entrance.
Hint: Luring guests:
Put a "No Entry" sign where you want guests. All your
guests will rush into that location.
Hint: Get rid of guests without dropping
Build an underground path, let guests go on it, then delete it.
The guests fall down into the ground.
Hint: Get guests on an ultra extreme ride:
Make the ride have a powered launch mode. Set the speed to the
maximum. Do not test; just open it. After you get the results,
change the launch speed and let more people ride.
Hint: Building with limited space:
If you have limited space, build things such as the
Shuttle Loop with other types of rollercoasters. For example,
build a Powered Launch Corkscrew rollercoaster only instead of
a loop. Make a corkscrew and then a steep slope as high as needed,
or a build Shuttle Loop like rollercoaster with a stand- up roller
Hint: Keep ride's popularity:
To keep a scary ride's popularity, delete a segment
of track and replace it with the same item. The guests will be
fooled into thinking that the ride has been improved and will
continue going to it.
If you change the color of any ride, guests will think it is a
new ride and go on it more.
When choosing a color for your roller coaster, do not pick green
and orange. Guests will complain about it.
Research a vertical rollercoaster. Make the chainlift go up as
high as you can. The supports have no limit, but the game does.
Make it go straight down, straight down, right into the station
platform. You can place a on-ride photo on the bottom of the hill
just before the station platform to make more money. If built
correctly, the Excitement rating will be high, Intensity rating
will be high (but just slightly lower). Every kid in the entire
park will ride it.
Hint: Easy money:
Open a ride and as soon as it is full, double click
on close to get the money the guests paid for the ride.
When your park has enough money to afford all of advertisement
campaigns, put all of them on. Then, hike the entry price to $50.
Crowds will come swarming in because of the advertisements and
will pay $50 to enter. This will result in quick and easy money.
When in Dynamic Dunes go to the Dynamic Blaster roller coaster.
Set the price to $3, wait until you get a very long line, then
hike the price up to about $10. Every person in that line will
have to pay $10 to ride. Note: Using a higher price may cause
everyone to leave the line.
Build a roller coaster with a very long waiting line and open
it with a very cheap price. Wait until you notice that the ride
is full. While people are waiting to ride immediately change the
price to the highest to force them to pay. Note: People that do
not have money will not pay and will leave the park.
Build the Go Kart ride and create a very long waiting path. Make
sure the price is free. Advertise your new ride. When you have
a huge line, increase the price, but keep it under $10. Everybody
who can afford it will pay that much. When the line dies down,
lower the price back to free, and repeat.
Increase your sale of food and drinks by putting the shops on
the exit portion of a ride. However, you must keep the prices
at a reasonable price. You can also put the rest rooms there,
and put a charge to use them.
Build any ride which is popular (for example, Shuttle Loop) and
make a very long queue. When the queue is full, raise the land
directly outside the entrance, blocking it. Then, raise the entrance
fee to that ride very high, and to get out , the people have to
pay to go on the ride to exit.
An easy way to get money very quickly is to open a roller coaster
that you would price very high. Then, wait for the people to pay
for the ride and get on. Pause game play, close the ride, open
the ride, and the people that paid for the ride will get off very
quickly so that more people can get on.
Build a souvenir shop and set the umbrella price to $20 and people
will buy it when it rains.
Once the monorail is available to build, make a plot of land with
a few paths linked together. Do not link these paths to any other
path. Make sure this is enough to sustain about 20 to 40 guests.
Build many rides and shops in this space that you do not have
elsewhere in your park; perhaps repeat some of the rides people
love (such as slides and shuttle loops). Hire a mechanic and a
handyman (and an entertainer and a security guard if desired).
It also helps to add some scenery. Then, build your monorail linking
this secluded patch of land to your main park. Make sure the price
of the monorail is reasonable, or you will be dealing with some
unused rides. Guests will pay to get to your lovely patch of land,
and they will have to pay to get out.
When it rains, put out a lot of information desks or souvenir
shops out. Set the price for an umbrella very high.
Send out advertisements for the park for six weeks. Make all rides
free and set the admission price free. This will lure the guests
in, but do not do this no longer than three months. The best time
to do this at is when you have added rollercoasters.
You can get more money by setting all prices at the lowest before
When starting your park if you have the steel rollercoaster, build
two or three shuttle loops and charge $9.00 for each one. You
will get a lot of money very fast; as much as $1,000 in about
three real time minutes. You can also build about eight swinging
ships or motion simulators, charging $2.00 each. Even with eight
motion simulators, the line-ups will always be full. To save
money, only hire one or two mechanics to be responsible for all
of those rides.
Hint: Better Shuttleloop:
Click on construction, delete everything until the
end of the first loop, and make a flat piece. Then, add an on-ride
photo section. Make it go up and add another loop. Next, make
it go at the highest angle and click on the short turn at the
top. Build about four to six of these and set the launch speed
at 50 to 58 mph. This should make you over $2000 an hour and barely
costs any money or time.
Hint: Better shop and stall placement:
Put shops and stalls near the rear of the park, not
at the entrance. Once tired and hungry guests have walked all
the way to the back, they will be more than willing to pay higher
prices for snacks.
To get more people to buy from stalls, build a waiting line to
the stand instead of a path. People will be mistake it for a ride.
Note: Only use one stand per line.
Hint: Popular ride:
Click the "Build Rides" button, and select
the steel mini-roller coaster. Make the station platform four
tiles long. At the rear of the ride, make an upward curved lift
hill. Then, make a normal upward curved track at the front of
the ride in the same direction as the lift hill (to create a sort
of "B" shape). Make sure to place a long queue line
and set the ride to reversed-incline launched shuttle mode. The
excitement, nausea and intensity ratings will range in between
1 and 3, but you will get hordes of guests who want to use the
ride for a very low cost to you.
Research the Steel Rollercoaster. Create a docking bay three spaces
long. Make a straight track five spaces long (no ups or downs).
Make the tightest 180 degree inbank turn as possible. Then, head
back thirteen spaces. Make another 180 degree inbank turn towards
the station. Head into the station with straight parts. Make a
long queue line for this line. Price this line from free to $5.00.
This ride can get you a lot of popularity, money, or both.
Select the Steel Rollercoaster, then build a long track that goes
flat then does a loop. Do power launch and set it at the speed
that makes it go half way up the loop (by testing). The rollercoaster
will go half way up the loop and down back to the station. Your
guests will love it.
Hint: Balloon display:
If you accomplish the mission on the level that you
are on, and if you have a balloon stall, when your guests clap
they will all drop their balloons and have to buy another one.
Hint: Cleaning paths:
Simply place a new pathway over a dirty path to quickly
To quickly clean your park without using more money to replace
the path that is dirty, select one of your handymen. Even though
it might not be as fast as just replacing the path, drop them
wherever there are empty cans and vomit piles. This also works
for emptying the garbage.
Hint: Cleaner park:
Place handymen outside roller coaster exits. Click
on the handymen and the press the small blue footprints. Click
the area you want them to stay in. This makes for a much cleaner
Hint: Increase park rating:
Set your research to just roller coasters until you
receive a steel or inverted steel coaster. Build a lot of power
launched mode rolle rcoasters( such as the Shuttle Loop). This
should increase your park rating and guest numbers.
If you set the advertisements all at four weeks your money, park
rating, and guests will all increase.
Add five to seven additional handymen to your staff. Your park
rating will increase dramatically by the next week.
Glitch: Guests drown on land:
Build water on top of guests. As they drown, pull it
down. They will look like they are drowning in the grass or sand.
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