Episode 22 – Rollercoaster TycoonJanuary 27, 2013
Welcome to episode 22 where we talk about the 1999 Microprose game, Rollercoaster Tycoon.
Leisure Suit Larry Reloaded’s Greenlight campaign was a success. It was approved along with other games in the fourth round of Greenlight inductees.
In addition, Leisure Suit Larry’s Greatest Hits and Misses is now available on GoG. This compilation includes Larry 1 – 6 and is a mere 10 dollars.
Back to Greenlight, a cool game called Pinball Arcade is trying to get approved. Looks like a very cool reproduction of some classic pinball tables. Check it out!
In SpaceVenture news, former Sierra star composer Ken Allen is now confirmed to be on board to do the music for the game. This is awesome news.
n addition, Ken Allen himself has launched a Kickstarter. Under the Half Dome will be a modernized compilation of some of Ken’s best game music work.
Finally, in beta news:
The Elder Scrolls online beta signup is open.
SimCity 5 closed beta has begun.
After all that news, we get into our main topic, Microprose’s 1999 game, Rollercoaster Tycoon. We talk about the game, dev story, listen to a voicemail and all the rest!
Buy Rollercoaster Tycoon on GOG:
Buy Rollercoaster Tycoon 2 on GoG:
Buy Rollercoaster Tycoon 3 on GoG:
Next time, I’ll be covering a big series, Sierra’s King’s Quest adventures. This series is a cornerstone of gaming history. I’m looking forward to covering it!
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