If you’ve ever felt frustrated at a theme park at the long wait lines, the quality of rides, or even the cost of entry then RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 is the game for you. In this classic throwback, you take control of a pile of dirt to turn it into a successful theme park. Think of the flash game Lemonade Stand you were probably playing in class rather than actually paying any attention to. It’s just that this lemonade stand is selling thrills and chills, and if your patrons aren’t happy, your little pile of dirt is sold and you’re out of a simulated job.
RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 Premise
Step into the shoes of a new theme park owner in RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 and build an award-winning park from nothing. Operating mainly as a construction and management sim, this game will have you build and manage every aspect of a theme park. You’ll be building rides, attractions, and facilities in an ever-growing quest to keep your park visitors or “peeps” content. Poor services or faulty rides will leave your peeps upset and injured and your park will be losing money. The game functions in two different modes. One is the career mode where you will have to complete a series of challenges to build your park and its revenue stream until you earn the title of Tycoon. The other is a simple sandbox mode. Build the park of your dreams with no challenges and unlimited resources.
RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 Main Characters
There aren’t exactly characters in RollerCoaster Tycoon 3. Technically, you could count the park visitors as a ‘character’ but that would be pushing the simple 3D renderings. You the player are the only playable character and as an unseen god, it may be a bit of a stretch to consider you a character.
Titles of RollerCoster Tycoon in the Series
There are a lot of Tycoon games in the series. In turn, the publishers, Frontier Games, and Atrai have worked on many Tycoon titles in its history. However, not all of them have been rollercoaster based, however, these are their rollercoaster-based building games.
RollerCoaster Tycoon – 1999
RollerCoaster Tycoon 2 – 2002
RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 – 2004
RollerCoaster Tycoon 3D – 2012
RollerCoaster Tycoon 4 Mobile – 2014
RollerCoaster Tycoon 3: Mobile Edition – 2015
RollerCoaster Tycoon World – 2016
RollerCoaster Tycoon Classic – 2016
RollerCoaster Tycoon Pluzzes – 2020
RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 Cheat Codes
Because of RollerCoaster Tycoon 3’s Sims-style gameplay, there are a ton of cheats to add to the game. The way to add these cheats is insanely easy. Simply click on a park-goer’s name and change their name to the various names below.
- Peep cam, see through eyes of guest: Jonny Watts
- Increase park value: Andrew Gillett
- Guests stand around looking down at the ground: Mouse
- Flying Camera path editor: D Lean
- Peeps move fast for 20 seconds: ATITech
- All guests get sick: Make Me Sick
- Extra Money: John D. Rockefeller
- All guests ride every coaster before leaving: Sam Denney
- Big explosion: Atomic
- Peeps take photos: PhotoStory
- Ducks appear: A Hitchcock
- All rides and coasters never break down: Frontier
- Gives access to the advanced Fireworks editor: Guido Fawkes
- All guests Laugh: Atari
- Guests Jump for joy: Chris Sawyer
- Peeps ride all coasters: Sam Denney
- Removes height restrictions when building coasters: John Wardley
- Peeps ride all non-coaster rides: Jon Roach
- Decreases track friction, which can help when importing some RCT1 or 2 coasters into RCT3. Only works after Update #1: Andrew Thomas
- Unlimited launch and chain lift speeds: David Braben
RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 FAQs
Even though the majority of the cheat codes for RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 are achieved by simply just changing a park visitor’s name. However, there are a few more questions that the internet has been asking.
How to get unlimited money in RollerCoaster Tycoon?
There are a couple of different ways to get unlimited money in RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 but the easiest way is to just change a visitor’s name to John D. Rockefeller this will net you a free $10,000. Do this as many times as you like.
The other option is to close your park for a year (in-game time) and then a man dressed in a blue suit will give you $1,000,000 to help you reopen the park.
What is sandbox mode rollercoaster tycoon 3?
Sandbox mode is basically just a god mode. You can get as creative or sloppy with your park and its rides as you like. You can build anything and everything with unlimited money. However, you will be restricted to a certain park size.
How do you unlock the mega park in RollerCoaster Tycoon?
This one is simple but maybe not easy. You can unlock the MegaPark by completing every scenario in the main game and you will be rewarded with a massive park, $10,000 cash plus $50,000 in borrowing, and fully researched everything!