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ROLLERCOASTER TYCOON 3

Install Guide

CD-KEY
During the install process of RollerCoaster Tycoon 3, you will be required to input a CD-KEY before the install process can proceed. The CD-KEY for RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 CD-ROM is printed on a sticker attached to the CD-ROM tray, CD-ROM case or the CD-ROM disc sleeve. Input the key when the installer prompts you to do so. DO NOT LOSE THIS KEY! THE GAME CANNOT BE INSTALLED WITHOUT IT.

THE README FILE


The RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 CD-ROM game has a ReadMe file where you can view both the License Agreement and updated information about the game. We strongly encourage you to take the time to read this file in order to benefit from changes made after the manual went to print. To view this file, double-click on it in the RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 directory found on your hard drive (usually C:\Program Files\Atari\RollerCoaster Tycoon 3). You can also view the ReadMe file by first clicking on the Start button on your Windows taskbar, then on Programs, then on Atari, then on RollerCoaster Tycoon 3, and then on the ReadMe file.

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
Operating System: Processor: Memory: Hard Disk Space: CD-ROM Drive: Video: Sound: Windows 98/Me/2000/XP Pentium III or Athlon 1000 MHz 128 MB RAM; 256 MB for XP (256 MB; 384 MB for XP recommended) 800 MB free 8X Speed or faster ATI Radeon 8500 or GeForce 3 or higher. Windows 98/Me/2000/XP-compatible 16-bit sound card* (PC audio solution containing Dolby Digital Live required for Dolby Digital audio) DirectX version 9.0 (included) or higher

DirectX:

*Indicates device should be compatible with DirectX version 9.0 or higher.

SETUP AND INSTALLATION


1. Start Windows 98/Me/2000/XP. 2. Insert the RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 CD-ROM game disc into your CD-ROM drive. 3. If AutoPlay is enabled, the RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 launcher screen should appear. If AutoPlay is not enabled, or the installation does not start automatically, click on the Start RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 Install Guide 1

button on your Windows taskbar, then on Run. Type D:\Setup.Now and click on OK. Note: If your CD-ROM drive is assigned to a letter other than D, substitute that letter. 4. On the RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 launcher screen, click the Install button and follow the onscreen instructions to finish installing the RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 CD-ROM game. 5. Once installation is complete, you may launch the game either from the launcher screen by clicking Play, or by clicking on the Start button on the Windows taskbar, then Programs > Atari > RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 > Play RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 (for XP users, click on the Start button, then on All Programs > Atari > RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 > Play RollerCoaster Tycoon 2). Note: You must have the RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 game disc in your CD-ROM drive to play.

Installation of DirectX
The RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 CD-ROM requires DirectX 9.0 or higher in order to run. . If you do not have DirectX 9.0 or higher installed on your computer, click Yes to accept the DirectX 9.0 License Agreement. This will then launch the DirectX 9.0 Install.

Microsoft PhotoStory 3
Microsoft Photo Story 3 for Windows lets you create fun and exciting video stories from your pictures. By using Photo Story 3, you can touch-up, add motion, effects, music, and more to your pictures and save them as a video story that you and others can watch in a media player that supports playback of Windows Media Video (WMV) files, such as Windows Media Player 10. Photo Story 3 is included with RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 so you can share the screenshots and the peep photos you take in RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 with your friends and family in a fun and exciting way. When you are installing RollerCoaster Tycoon 3, the setup program will ask you if you want to install Photo Story 3. To install Photo Story 3 for Windows, click OK, and then follow the instructions on the screen. If Photo Story 3 for Windows is already installed on your computer, or if your computer is not running the Microsoft Windows XP operating system, the game setup program will skip this step. Note: To install Microsoft Photo Story 3 for Windows, your computer must be running the Microsoft Windows XP operating system, and Windows Media Player 10 must be installed. For a complete list of system requirements, see the Microsoft Photo Story 3 for Windows Web site (www.microsoft.com/photostory). If you do not choose to install Photo Story 3 when you are first installing RollerCoaster Tycoon 3, you can choose to install Photo Story 3 at any time by doing the following: 1 Insert the RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 CD in your CD-ROM drive. In Windows Explorer, locate the Photo Story 3 for Windows folder on the game CDROM, and then doubleclick the Photo Story 3 Setup file named PStory.msi to begin installing Photo Story 3. For complete information about using Photo Story 3, see Photo Story 3 for Windows Help.

INSTALLING ADOBE ACROBAT READER 5.1


After the game installer finishes copying files to your hard drive, you may wish to install Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0. This program is needed to read the electronic game manual. Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.1 requires the following: Intel Pentium processor

RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 Install Guide

Microsoft Windows 95 OSR 2.0, Windows 98 SE, Windows Millennium, Windows NT 4.0 with Service Pack 5, or Windows 2000 64 MB of RAM 24 MB of available hard-disk space Additional 70 MB of hard-disk space for Asian fonts (optional) Windows-compatible printer for printing To install Acrobat Reader, double-click on the icon labeled My Computer. Then right-click on the icon for your CD-ROM drive (which is usually D:) and choose Explore from the pop-up menu. If the AutoPlay menu is visible, you may simply explore the CD by clicking on the Explore CD button. Double-click on the Manual folder. Then double-click on the ar505enu.exe file to install Acrobat Reader. Click on the Finish button to exit the Acrobat Reader installer.

VIEWING THE ELECTRONIC GAME MANUAL


The instruction manual for the RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 game has been placed on the game CDROM in Adobe Acrobat Reader format. Use Acrobat Reader to read and print the documentation. 2 3 4 Insert the RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 disc into your CD-ROM drive. Close the program window if the AutoPlay window appears. Double-click on the icon labeled My Computer. Then right-click on the icon for your CDROM drive (which is usually D:) and choose Explore from the pop-up menu. Next doubleclick on the Manual folder and then double-click on the RCT3_Manual.pdf file to view the manual.

To print the game manual, select Print from the File menu. Choose the pages you wish to print and click on the OK button. Acrobat Help File For more instruction on using Acrobat Reader, you can read the help file that comes with the program. Select Reader Help from the Help menu. Other Acrobat Tips 5 You can move through a document one page at a time by pressing the RIGHT ARROW key to advance to the next page or the LEFT ARROW key to back up one page. 6 You can move through a document one screen at a time by pressing the PAGE DOWN key to scroll down one screen or the PAGE UP key to scroll up one screen. To increase text visibility, click on the magnifying glass in the toolbar.

RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 Install Guide