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* BoringButPractical: Flat rides serve the same role as they did in ''VideoGame/RollerCoasterTycoon'', maintaining the bottom line while the larger rides make the big profits. The disadvantage of being larger than their RCT counterparts is a moot point, given that conserving space isn't as much of a concern as in that franchise, and that they can still easily offset their construction and running costs with their modest profits.


* SequelDifficultySpike: As a successor to [=RCT3=], some challenges really ramp up the difficulty. Free Challenge mode on "Hardest" difficulty leaves you with $1000 and ridiculously difficult guest attributes to satisfy. Also, not working on a direct grid means ride, path, and especially building construction are much harder.

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* SequelDifficultySpike: As a successor to [=RCT3=], some challenges really ramp up the difficulty. Free Challenge mode on "Hardest" difficulty leaves you with $1000 (the standard carousel is ''$900'') and ridiculously difficult guest attributes to satisfy. Also, not working on a direct grid means ride, path, and especially building construction are much harder.

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* ActionGirl: One of the entertainers is a female version of the Wild West outlaw, with the description "She's not your typical damsel in distress!"


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* SequelDifficultySpike: As a successor to [=RCT3=], some challenges really ramp up the difficulty. Free Challenge mode on "Hardest" difficulty leaves you with $1000 and ridiculously difficult guest attributes to satisfy. Also, not working on a direct grid means ride, path, and especially building construction are much harder.

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* PopularityPolynomial: Happens to rides InUniverse. After they've aged beyond a certain threshold, they escalate back up in popularity until they achieve "Classic" status, where they no longer decay in popularity.


* WakeUpCallBoss: Pirate Cove is an optional one, provided the player opts out of using the aforementioned EasyLevelTrick. The previous two parks, Pirate Battle and Creature Awakens, are essentially {{Video Game Tutorial}}s that serve to familiarize the player with certain actions like creating rides and hiring staff members. Pirate Cove serves a similar function with the loan feature, but this puts a handicap on the player by requiring them to pay a certain fee each month; this requires them to not only expand the park, but also pay close attention to their finances in order to maintain a profit and pay off the loan.

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* WakeUpCallBoss: Pirate Cove is an [[SelfImposedChallenge optional one, one]], provided the player opts out of using the aforementioned EasyLevelTrick. The previous two parks, Pirate Battle and Creature Awakens, are essentially {{Video Game Tutorial}}s that serve to familiarize the player with certain actions like creating rides and hiring staff members. Pirate Cove serves a similar function with the loan feature, but this puts a handicap on the player by requiring them to pay a certain fee each month; this requires them to not only expand the park, but also pay close attention to their finances in order to maintain a profit and pay off the loan.


* VideoGameCrueltyPotential: Guest bowling is back. There's even an achievement for knocking over 300 people with a single roller coaster crash!

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* VideoGameCrueltyPotential: Guest bowling is back. There's even an achievement for knocking over 300 people with a single roller coaster crash!crash!
* WakeUpCallBoss: Pirate Cove is an optional one, provided the player opts out of using the aforementioned EasyLevelTrick. The previous two parks, Pirate Battle and Creature Awakens, are essentially {{Video Game Tutorial}}s that serve to familiarize the player with certain actions like creating rides and hiring staff members. Pirate Cove serves a similar function with the loan feature, but this puts a handicap on the player by requiring them to pay a certain fee each month; this requires them to not only expand the park, but also pay close attention to their finances in order to maintain a profit and pay off the loan.


%%* ArtificialStupidity: Sometimes the guests can be like this.

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%%* * ArtificialStupidity: Sometimes the guests can be like this.this, such as ignoring distant rides outside crowded boundaries.



* MadeOfExplodium: Averted with the coaster carts, instead they'll disappear into a puff of smoke.

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* MadeOfExplodium: Averted with the coaster carts, instead they'll disappear into a puff of smoke.smoke after making an impact upon derailment.



* TerrainSculpting: Upped to 11 in the game as you can literally do almost everything with the terrain, even make floating islands!

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* TerrainSculpting: Upped to 11 in the game as you can literally do almost everything with the terrain, even make floating islands!islands!
* VideoGameCrueltyPotential: Guest bowling is back. There's even an achievement for knocking over 300 people with a single roller coaster crash!

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* LevelAte: The Festive theme has a lot of scenery like this, with a gingerbread building theme and a lot of giant sweets that can placed around your park.


* EasyLevelTrick: The description for the Pirates Cove level states that Peg Leg Pete couldn't seem to find his treasure. [[spoiler:In fact, the treasure could be found beneath the cliffs of the the park and bulldozed for $7,500, which can be used to paying off the loan.]]

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* EasyLevelTrick: The description for the Pirates Cove level states that Peg Leg Pete couldn't seem to find his treasure. [[spoiler:In fact, the treasure could be found beneath the cliffs of the the park and bulldozed for $7,500, which can be used to for paying off the loan.]]



* MadeOfExplodium: Averted with the coaster carts, instead they'll disappear into a puff of smoke.
* MadeOfIron: Guests can get hit by coaster carts that go off-track, and they won't get hurt at all. In fact, they'll ''cheer'' after getting up!



* MadeOfExplodium: Averted with the coaster carts, instead they'll disappear into a puff of smoke.
* MadeOfIron: Guests can get hit by coaster carts that go off-track, and they won't get hurt at all. In fact, they'll ''cheer'' after getting up!

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* EasyLevelTrick: The description for the Pirates Cove level states that Peg Leg Pete couldn't seem to find his treasure. [[spoiler:In fact, the treasure could be found beneath the cliffs of the the park and bulldozed for $7,500, which can be used to paying off the loan.]]


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* PreOrderBonus: When it was first announced, you could pre-order the game, along with the ability to buy the Early Bird Special (Which allowed you to play the alpha) and a Coaster Head Club invitation. When the game was moved to Steam, you could buy the Thrillseeker version for the standard price of Planet Coaster, although it was removed when the game was released. Likewise, all players who already pre-ordered the game got the Thrillseeker version.



* MadeOfExplodium: Inverted with the coaster carts, instead they'll disappear into a puff of smoke.

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* MadeOfExplodium: Inverted Averted with the coaster carts, instead they'll disappear into a puff of smoke.



* TerrainSculpting: Upped to 11 in the game as you can literally do almost everything with the terrain, even make floating islands!
* TheWikiRule: [[http://planetcoaster.wikia.com/wiki/Planet_Coaster_Wiki Has its very own wikia.]]

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* TerrainSculpting: Upped to 11 in the game as you can literally do almost everything with the terrain, even make floating islands!
* TheWikiRule: [[http://planetcoaster.wikia.com/wiki/Planet_Coaster_Wiki Has its very own wikia.]]
islands!


* {{Hipster}}: [[https://www.reddit.com/r/PlanetCoaster/comments/5bvenr/pc_foxy_design/ Foxy, the Foxy Coffee mascot]] was intentionally designed around this. This, and the UsefulNotes/FurryFandom.

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* {{Hipster}}: [[https://www.reddit.com/r/PlanetCoaster/comments/5bvenr/pc_foxy_design/ Foxy, the Foxy Street Fox Coffee mascot]] was intentionally designed around this. This, and the UsefulNotes/FurryFandom.


* ArtificialStupidity: Sometimes the guests can be like this.

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* %%* ArtificialStupidity: Sometimes the guests can be like this.

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