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The second in a series of amusement park strategy and management games. It simulates roller coasters, rides, guests, staff, shops and scenery.

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RollerCoaster Tycoon 2 stuck minimized on startup

Whenever I launch the Steam version of RollerCoaster Tycoon 2 on my Windows 11 PC, my screen will briefly flash black as if changing resolutions before returning to the desktop. RCT2 will show on my ...
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Where is progress (completed scenarios list) recorded in RollerCoaster Tycoon 2?

I'm migrating from Windows 7 to Windows 10 and would like to keep my RollerCoaster Tycoon 2 progress (completed scenarios list). However, copying, from the installation folder, files edited this year, ...
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Is there a downside to raising the maximum number of people on a ride?

In RCT1 and RCT2, the Hedge Maze and Spiral Slide allow you to increase the maximum number of people that can be on the ride at once. So a newly built Spiral Slide will allow 2 people on at a time by ...
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How do I fix the situation where my chairlift has a long station, but only one car

Recently, upon reinstalling Rollercoaster Tycoon 2, I was playing a scenario where I built a point-to-point chairlift that went from one end of my park to another. Much to my chagrin, despite having ...
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How is the park rating calculated?

In Rollercoaster Tycoon 2 there is a park rating system from 1 - 999 which basically says how good your park is. I've noticed that a large amount of guest complaints lowers it, while good rides with a ...
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How to run Roller Coaster Tycoon 2 in a window with PlayOnLinux and Wine?

Following the instructions from the /r/rct subreddit, I was able to install RCT 2 inside Ubuntu using PlayOnLinux. The only problem is, the game glitches when running in full screen, such as things ...
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Install rollercoaster tycoon 2 with steam

I used to play Rollercoaster Tycoon 2 on my old PC all the time, and it was one of the best games I've ever played. However, I have to put the disk in every time I want to play it. Now I have my new ...
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Where are RCT2 save files stored?

On Windows 8.1, RCT2 recognizes my save files, but when I look in the Program Files (x86) folder, they aren't there. Where are they?
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How can I beat Rainbow Summit?

So I've recently had some time off work and I've been playing my way through all the scenarios that I have never completed before. I have two left - Extreme Heights - which, as it has unlimited money, ...
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Is it dangerous to run tall rides in a thunderstorm?

In the real world, when there is a thunderstorm at an amusement park, all rides except for flat rides close down for safety, to prevent anyone from getting hurt in a freak lightning strike, and also ...
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What does Popularity represent for a given ride?

What is Popularity? Is it something I should thrive to improve? If so, how? Note: While this is a Roller Coaster Tycoon 2 question, feel free to use RCT1 resources to answer if it has been proven by ...
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Is a ride of a type you already have just as effective as any?

Let's say I already have a Merry-go-round but it has lost its appeal because it's quite old. If I build a new, separate instance of a Merry-go-round, is it going to be as effective as the very first ...
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Is it possible to run RollerCoaster Tycoon 2 in windowed mode?

Is it possible to run RollerCoaster Tycoon 2 in windowed mode? I have Windows 7 and the game works, but since my resolution is bigger than the game can handle, I would prefer to play in windowed mode ...
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