Land and Water Windows

The Land tool lets you create hills, dig holes, and change the color and texture of your landscape. The Water tool lets you create bodies of water a prerequisite to building some types of water rides. Clicking on the Land or the Water button opens a window where you can choose the size of the brush you will use to alter the landscape. Only the Land window lets you assign color and texture to the areas you modify. While playing the game, you are always charged for altering land and water...

Saving And Loading

The commands for saving and loading game files, track designs, landscapes and scenarios vary slightly depending on where you are in the game, but it is self-explanatory once you understand the interface. You can save your progress in a RollerCoaster Tycoon 2 game at any time by clicking on the Options button diskette icon in the Main View, and selecting Save. Similarly, clicking on the Options button diskette icon while in the Scenario Editor will save the landscape you are currently tinkering...

Ride Construction

It goes without saying that the main reason guests visit an amusement park is for the rides. Serene scenery themed gardens and nicely laid footpaths help keep guests happy but the rides are what it's all about. Remember, variety is key in building rides. After all, would you visit a park that had fifteen merry-go-rounds and nothing else Click the New Ride button to open the Ride Selection window. This contains the tools you will use to construct everything from restrooms to roller coasters. The...

Plant 7 Garden Shrubs Around Your Park Rollercoaster Tycoon

A.Trees - Trees take up one square of land and provide both shade and beauty to your landscape. Once you plant a tree, you must pay to remove it. B. Shrubs amp Ornaments - You will find bushes, fountains, exotic plants, statues and even topiary bushes trimmed to resemble animals and fanciful objects in this category. Use them to create pastoral gardens or decorative themes. Not all shrubs and ornaments take up a full square some occupy only a half or quarter square. Once shrubs are in place,...

Tips on Using the Scenario Editor

The Scenario Editor is a powerful tool that lets you create countless cool game variations that you can share with others. Creating a playable scenario takes time and patience, but stick with it and you'll soon be designing fun and thought-provoking challenges. Because of all the intricacies of the editor, we recommend that you do not attempt to use the scenario until you are very familiar with playing the game itself. Even then, you should be prepared to make some mistakes on your first few...