RollerCoaster Tycoon 2

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RollerCoaster Tycoon 2
RollerCoaster Tycoon 2 cover
Developers
Chris Sawyer
Publishers
Infogrames
Release dates
Windows October 15, 2002
RollerCoaster Tycoon 2 guide at StrategyWiki
RollerCoaster Tycoon 2 at Wikipedia
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Key points

The game has low system requirements and will run on most computers.
The game runs on a slightly improved RollerCoaster Tycoon engine. It features a scenario editor, new rides and an improved UI to build underground rides of any kind.
OpenRCT2 is working on fixing the dated engine shortcomings.

General information

RollerCoaster Tycoon Wiki - A wiki dedicated to everything RollerCoaster Tycoon related
GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
SecuROM DRM disc check.
Windows
Amazon.com
DRM-free
Triple Thrill Pack.
Windows
Discord
Discord
Triple Thrill Pack. Included with Discord Nitro.
Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Triple Thrill Pack.
Windows
Green Man Gaming
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Triple Thrill Pack.
Windows
Humble Store
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Triple Thrill Pack.
Windows
Steam
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Triple Thrill Pack.
Windows

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Time Twister
Windows
Wacky Worlds
Windows

Version differences[edit]

Triple Thrill Pack is a complete edition with both expansions released in 2003.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Data[Note 1]
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/285330/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Saved Games[Note 1]
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/285330/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Discord
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

In-game options menu.
In-game options menu.

Input settings[edit]

In-game key map settings.
In-game key map settings.
Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
Dutch
Unavailable in digital releases
English
The UK and US English releases differ slightly in certain names and terms. The digital releases have US English.
French
German
Italian
Polish
Unavailable in digital releases
Russian
Spanish
Swedish
Unavailable in digital releases

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 8
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 98
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium II 300 MHz
System memory (RAM) 64 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 800 MB
Video card (GPU) 8 MB of VRAM
DirectX 8.1 compatible

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 When running this game without Administrator elevation, activity in %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMFILES(X86)%, and %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore\ (more details).
  2. 2.0 2.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/285330/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (285330) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References