RollerCoaster Tycoon 2: Wacky Worlds: Prima's Official Strategy Guide

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Overview

Roller Coaster Mania Goes Worldwide
·Covers original RollerCoaster Tycoon® 2 game and all new Wacky Worlds rides, themes, and scenarios
·Strategies for beating every scenario in the game
·Tactics for maximizing your theme park’s efficiency
·Comprehensive statistics on every coaster to help you pick the right ride every time
·Detailed information on the scenario editor and its functions
·Theme-based design suggestions, tips, and tricks
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761542728
  • Publisher: Random House Information Group
  • Publication date: 5/13/2003
  • Series: Prima's Official Strategy Guides Series
  • Pages: 272
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.68 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 4
Chapter 1 Getting Started 5
What's the Objective? 6
Study the Environment 9
Available Attractions 11
Research 12
Make a Plan 14
Building Up your Park 16
Chapter 2 Understanding Your Guests 19
Vital Statistics 20
Financial Information 23
Feedback 24
Guest Tools 25
Vandalism 27
Deaths 28
Chapter 3 Footpaths and Transportation 30
Walking vs. Riding 30
Footpaths 31
Transport Rides 37
Chapter 4 Ride Construction & Considerations 41
Scouting Locations 41
Construction 42
Tweaking & Customization 47
Implementing a Theme 53
Queues 54
Chapter 5 The Rides 56
Transport Rides 56
Gentle Rides 59
Thrill Rides 66
Water Rides 71
Roller Coasters 76
Wacky Worlds Rides 91
Chapter 6 Shops, Stalls, & Other Facilities 107
Park Necessities 108
Food Stalls 110
Drink Stalls 118
Souvenir Shops 121
Income & Costs 122
Customer Feedback 123
Chapter 7 Landscaping & Theme Objects 124
Terrain Modification 125
Organic Scenery 129
Footpath Additions 131
Themes 132
Buildings 135
Chapter 8 Park Staff 136
Hiring 137
Assigning Patrol Areas 137
Handymen 138
Mechanics 140
Security Guards 142
Entertainers 143
Chapter 9 Finances 144
Income & Expenditures 145
Loans 146
Cash Value 148
Park Value 150
Company Value 150
Marketing 151
Purchasing Land 154
Chapter 10 Building Roller Coasters 156
Choosing a Coaster Type 157
Selecting a Location 157
G-Forces & Design Considerations 158
Basic Track Elements 161
Tunneling 163
Testing & Tweaking 164
Finishing Touches 166
Tutorial 166
Chapter 11 Advanced Theme Park Design 173
Design Methods 173
Modular Design & Construction 176
Chapter 12 The Scenarios 179
Beginner Parks 180
Challenging Parks 182
Expert Parks 187
"Real" Parks 191
Other Parks 194
Wacky Worlds Scenarios 198
Chapter 13 Game Tools 218
Scenario Editor 218
Convert Saved Game to Scenario 225
Roller Coaster Designer 226
Track Designs Manager 226
Appendix A 227
Roller Coaster Statistics 228
Air Powered Vertical 228
Bobsleigh Coaster 228
Compact Inverted Coaster 229
Corkscrew Roller Coaster 229
Dinghy Slide 232
Floorless Roller Coaster 232
Flying Roller Coaster 233
Flying Turns 233
Giga Coaster 233
Heartline Twister Coaster 235
Hyper-Twister Roller Coaster 235
Hypercoaster 237
Inverted Hairpin Coaster 237
Inverted Impulse Coaster 237
Inverted Roller Coaster 238
Inverted Shuttle Coaster 239
Inverted Vertical Shuttle 240
Junior Roller Coaster 240
LIM Launched Roller Coaster 241
Lay-down Roller Coaster 241
Looping Roller Coaster 242
Mine Ride 245
Mine Train Coaster 246
Mini Roller Coaster 247
Mini Suspended Coaster 248
Mini Suspended Flying Coaster 249
Motorbike Races 249
Multi-Dimension Roller Coaster 249
Reverse Freefall Coaster 250
Reverser Roller Coaster 250
Side-Friction Roller Coaster 250
Soap Box Derby Racers 251
Spinning Wild Mouse 251
Spiral Roller Coaster 252
Stand-up Roller Coaster 253
Stand-up Twister Coaster 254
Steeplechase 254
Suspended Swinging Coaster 254
Twister Roller Coaster 256
Vertical Drop Roller Coaster 258
Virginia Reel 259
Water Coaster 260
Wild Mouse 260
Wooden Roller Coaster 261
Wooden Wild Mine Ride 269
Wooden Wild Mouse 269
Wacky Worlds Coaster Statistics 270
The Cost of Playing 272
Wacky Worlds Themes 277
Wacky Worlds Rides 280
Index 281
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