Still Playing?

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Still Playing?
« on: July 17, 2020, 09:02 AM »
Hey Everyone!

I just logged in for the first time in over 2 years and wondered if Planet Coaster is still a thing that excites you? Are people still building? Are there any new parks happening while in COVID lock down? I decided to take on Canada's Wonderland again since it is the only park close to me in Ontario Canada. This time with a twist. Canada's Wonderland will have been sold (once again) Originally CBS sold it to Cedar Fair L.P back in 2006. Now the park has been sold to a group of Planet Coaster creators who have formed a company and will be re-imagining Canada's Wonderland with a few twists. Hope all is well with everyone. Stay safe and keep creating. I will post more as I continue with the park.

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Offline AnubisLive

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Re: Still Playing?
« Reply #1 on: July 18, 2020, 02:00 AM »
Well i got back to playing, but i don't feel there's much excitement over the game anymore. You can tell by the ammount of interest in ongoing projects. I still think the game, despite it's flaws is a real conduit for creativity. I don't know many games that allows so much freedom in building open worlds. So yeah, still love it. My own project is a real COVID baby. I worked from home since February (and will keep doing this till september) And my work relies heavy on incoming tasks. When there's less tasks, i got time to have Planet Coaster running on my own computer. It does help that i bought a new computer last summer, which is able to run the game a lot better then the previous one. Maybe, that's why there's still enthousiasm here for the game. I only really started to use the game since last summer.

Looking forward to your creation! I've seen footage of Canada's Wonderland, it looks really cool!

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Re: Still Playing?
« Reply #2 on: July 19, 2020, 01:55 PM »
I am still playing. I post less often as I have less to show for it, but I am very much 'still here'.

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Offline griengl

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Re: Still Playing?
« Reply #3 on: July 30, 2020, 10:34 PM »
yeh, i am.
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Offline zacharyshyguy

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Re: Still Playing?
« Reply #4 on: July 30, 2020, 10:53 PM »
Yes, I still playing Planet Coaster.
Zachary Lunsford

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Re: Still Playing?
« Reply #5 on: July 31, 2020, 05:52 AM »
I am for sure!   :D

Re: Still Playing?
« Reply #6 on: July 31, 2020, 06:40 AM »
Why stop after after twenty plus years?!?!

I think I was one of the first guys to buy RCT1, 2, 3, and PC, and haven't put the game down since.

Re: Still Playing?
« Reply #7 on: July 31, 2020, 11:51 AM »
Unfortunately, no. I tried getting into the game about 2 years ago with my brand new pc and I just couldn't get into it. In my humble opinion, it just doesn't have the same charm as the rct trilogy and parkitect. I just felt like it took forever to make buildings that were decent and the steep learning curve is just something I didn't have the patience for.  :-\

Re: Still Playing?
« Reply #8 on: August 03, 2020, 05:59 PM »
I am going to take a stab at a restart. I posted some more thoughts over on the RCT3 board regarding the general situation but I will have something to show either today or tomorrow. I hope I get some people interested as I really would love to finish this project but don't know how'd I fell if no one responded.

Check out my latest projects!
Ride | Custom Scenery  | Park

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Re: Still Playing?
« Reply #9 on: August 21, 2020, 09:58 PM »
Yes, but I split my time between Planet Coaster and a lot of other games now. Right now, I'm playing a lot of Planet Zoo and Animal Crossing. Factor work into that and I don't always have much time to spend in Planet Coaster.

I do have some projects that are a little ways along, but not really anything worth showing yet.
« Last Edit: August 21, 2020, 11:20 PM by Wes »
The Game

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Re: Still Playing?
« Reply #10 on: September 04, 2020, 01:10 PM »
Welcome to my world. I get super enthused, start big projects, then crap happens in real life that throws me off course and I disppear for months, or years. Last year, my young dog passed while I was really getting into deeper levels of the ThemeMaker's toolkit. That did me in for many months, and the thought of RE-learning TMT and 3DS Max turned me away. I wish I had the time and dedication I had back in the RCT3 days. Maybe Fisherman or CityTrader can cast a stick-around spell on me.  ;D
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Re: Still Playing?
« Reply #11 on: September 10, 2020, 02:05 PM »
"I cast a spell on you, and now you're mine!"   :D

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Re: Still Playing?
« Reply #12 on: September 16, 2020, 06:05 AM »
I am still around, but I'm more or so focusing on the Thememaker's Toolkit side of things, though I'm willing to get a project done here or there.

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Re: Still Playing?
« Reply #13 on: September 21, 2020, 11:20 AM »
I feel like Planet Coaster might be too good a creation in a way. RCT3 we had years of trying to make it beyond what the game was able to do then the CS game along and it went in to the stratosphere for years. PlanCO started off really with so much at our finger tips that it might have suffered from people not having to figure out having to do something challenging like a non-straight boxed paths in RCT. So, I feel like I need so much real world details in the builds that a single building can take hours/days/weeks.

Or in my case, I'm no longer in my 20s like when RCT3 came out and real life is going on where if I want to build stuff I have to wait for everyone to be sound asleep. I really can only build for my personal enjoyment and nothing I do seems to be post worthy. I do miss the sense of community we had back in the RCT1-3 days and it was something that youtube can't recreate.

But, that's just my middle aged voice  :)

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Re: Still Playing?
« Reply #14 on: September 21, 2020, 03:50 PM »
Quote: "nothing I do seems to be post worthy."

Try posting something you've done anyway, Walle_Epcot. :)  What's the worst that can happen? Okay, so if it's truly bad we'll ridicule you and you'll have to get plastic surgery and enter the witness protection program. :P  Orrr, we'll just give you our honest opinions and be supportive, like we always do here. :)

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Re: Still Playing?
« Reply #15 on: September 27, 2020, 08:12 AM »
Never left ;)

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Re: Still Playing?
« Reply #16 on: Yesterday at 07:26 PM »
Nope. Tried playing for 2 months and got bored after 10 minutes. Parkitect is better to navigate through and got more enjoyment out of it so Parkitect won me over.