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Games that are like Rollercoaster/Zoo Tycoon?

#21Darth_KamcioPosted 4/27/2014 11:54:37 AM
Theme Hospital is great. It has about the same qualities RCT had - a bit of (crude?) humour, freedom, all packed into the game's theme.

And I think it's more or less from the same gaming "era".
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#22PsythikPosted 4/27/2014 11:56:50 AM
I can't believe no one's mentioned Ski Resort Tycoon. I wasted so many hours of my teenage years on that game.
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#23Arcadia__personPosted 4/27/2014 2:56:01 PM
unclee posted...
Arcadia__person posted...
I find it really weird that it's so hard to find a game of the same genre and quality of Roller Coaster Tycoon. I'm with capgamer in a sense-- RCT is not my favorite series, but I've definitely never played anything in that genre that I feel comes close to it.

I don't get the dislike for RCT3 though. I think that game is easily on par with the rest of the series.


Probably because it ran like crap on pretty much everything when it was released, which soured a lot of people to the game. It runs fabulous on current hardware these days, but I remember back when it came out it was pretty terrible.


That makes sense. I don't think I played it very close to when it came out, so I just never ran into that.
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#24temgunPosted 4/27/2014 3:04:07 PM
Banished and Tropico 4 are kinda similar in a way that if you like RCT, there's no reason you wouldn't like these two. There are not that many games like that anymore.

If you are okay with non-Steam games, check out The Movies. Very similar to RCT and I'd say it's even better than RCT.
#25MaxCHEATER64Posted 4/27/2014 3:05:34 PM
NoLimits is great if you only care about the roller coasters, and are willing to put a LOT of time into perfecting one. It's used by actual rollercoaster engineers, and because of that it's very advanced.
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