A 2004 simulator, developed by Frontier Developments, for Windows and Mac OS X. It is a game about managing and constructing amusement parks with rollercoasters and other forms of entertainment.

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Station isn't long enough?

In RollerCoaster Tycoon 3: Platinum, after I finished building my rollercoaster, I couldn't open it because I got the message "Station isn't long enough". What does that mean and how can I fix it?
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Is there a “moneymaker” roller-coaster in RCT3?

I've recently reinstalled RCT3. I like the additional options that the 3-D graphics offer, but the scenarios can get very frustrating, with it being very easy to run out of money in the midst of ...
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RCT3 Chairlift Issue

I recently got back into playing Rollercoaster Tycoon 3 again. I built a beautiful chairlift that goes around my park, at a ridiculous cost, that took me a while to complete. The chairlift has: 4 ...
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Does the laziness of vendors affect how the rides/shops run?

I was looking through some of the menus and I noticed that vendors have a significantly high laziness. Does this affect how any of the rides or shops run and does training them/giving them ...
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Why was I not awarded the maximum speed objective?

In the scenario, Island Hopping for RCT3, I placed a roller coaster than meets the requirements for the apprentice objectives, however, I was not awarded the max speed one even though my coaster does ...
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Adding RCT3 to Steam

I just found out that Roller Coaster Tycoon 3: Platinum was added to Steam. I bought the game years ago, and unfortunately lost the disk. Is there any way to add RCT3 to Steam w/o the disk?
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How can I make paths connect to my rides?

Whenever I place a ride, it gets placed on a small platform only slightly above the ground, and any paths I place to connect to the entrance/exit won't connect to it. This is all on completely flat ...
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Is there a way to open everything in my park at once?

I'm building a park in sandbox mode and it's so boring and takes forever to go around clicking each vendor and setting it to 'open'. Is there a shortcut for opening everything simultaneously?
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In Rollercoster Tycoon 3, do billboards have any negative effects?

Title just about says it, but I'll clarify anyway. In Rollercoster Tycoon 3, billboards give in a small income per billboard, however I've always wondered, do billboards have any negative effects, ...
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Have RCT3 retail on my PC, bought RCT3: Platinum from Steam. How should I set up?

I've had a retail copy of RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 since it first came out, which was several years ago. It's a great game. I don't play it as regularly as other games, but I still love it. The other ...
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Can Park Entrances be Changed?

Can park entrances in RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 be changed, in sandbox mode or otherwise? That is, can you change the physical model or position of the entrance gates? I noticed that most (all?) of the ...
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Does a cable lift have any advantages over a chain lift?

I noticed that giga coasters in RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 can have cable lift hills. Instead of a chain running the length of the hill, a train-length cable travels from the top of the hill, picks up ...