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Average Player Score Based on 4473 ratings
8.6
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Score Breakdown Based on 4473 ratings
  1. 10 (997)
  2. 9 (2212)
  3. 8 (883)
  4. 7 (233)
  5. 6 (68)
  6. 5 (16)
  7. 4 (10)
  8. 3 (13)
  9. 2 (12)
  10. 1 (29)

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  • User Rating 9.5

    Simple game but still is very very fun!!!

    Rated on July 14, 2006 by steeljosh36

    This game started the tycoon series and we all know how successful that was! And still is!! This game is the easiest of them all but with less features. This game is the easiest because the people...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.2

    You won't want to leave your musky dank basement...

    Rated on July 18, 2006 by matsonpp

    Roller coaster Tycoon is the most amazing theme park game of it's time. You are immediately immersed in a huge expanse of land, being able to start construction on your theme park immediately. When b...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    This is not that its the best game in the world, but it sure is your Favourite!

    Rated on August 20, 2009 by Stargaser10

    Back in 1999, Chris Sawyer and Microprose released RollerCoaster Tycoon, a simulation and management game where you have the task of building a theme park with a small amount of money and a plot of la...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    A Good game !!!!!!!!

    Rated on August 21, 2009 by zone334

    Back in 1999, Chris Sawyer and Microprose released RollerCoaster Tycoon, a simulation and management game where you have the task of building a theme park with a small amount of money and a plot of la...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.4

    Fun to play and a great introduction to the world of becoming a roller coaster tycoon.

    Rated on December 29, 2005 by calicow

    I first became a fan of Roller Coaster Tycoon when my cousin invited me over to play it on his computer, and I must say, since that day, I got hooked on playing the fun game. It was not too long after...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    One of the best games i have ever played, and I've played alot of games. One of Habrasco's best games.

    Rated on August 29, 2009 by Own2Pwn

    Back in 1999, Chris Sawyer and Microprose released RollerCoaster Tycoon, a simulation and management game where you have the task of building a theme park with a small amount of money and a plot of la...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.9

    Rated on July 05, 2004 by -CitizenKane-

    This is one of the most fun, and mosyt addicting, games I have ever played. Everything in this game is well balanced. The gameplay mechanics are really well done. You fell that you actually own you...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    I just love this game, age and sequels doesn't tarnish this classic charm and fun.

    Rated on May 02, 2012 by lilyannalily

    This game may seem outdated compared to future sequels and similar roller coaster simulators (Thrillville being the main one I think of), but for $5.99 on GOG.com, with both expansions I might add, it...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    A very fun simulator for theme parks of the rollercoaster type. Expect entertaining managing and micromanaging.

    Rated on August 01, 2006 by 00Joseph00

    The gameplay is very addictive and you will find yourself spending many long hours fixing up your park and upgrading it as best as you can. The AI is very impressive and there's plenty of variables t...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    Roller Coaser tycoon was really fun even though the graphics were not that good.

    Rated on August 02, 2006 by Jaxter342

    I thought the original roller tycoon was really fun and addicting even though it did not have as good as graphics as the newer one. It was still fun to build rides and manage the park I liked the big ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.