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* ArtifactTitle: What exactly ''is'' a theme hospital? The designers were hoping to enable you to build hospitals with actual themes (medievel, space, etc.), which would have justified that title. Unfortunately, deadline issues prevailed and this extra content was cut - leaving only the basic "English hospital" theme.

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* ArtifactTitle: What exactly ''is'' a theme hospital? The designers were hoping to enable you to build hospitals with actual themes (medievel, (medieval, space, etc.), which would have justified that title. Unfortunately, deadline issues prevailed and this extra content was cut - leaving only the basic "English hospital" theme.

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** "Mesirs Burke and Hare to the rear exit please!"

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* MedicalGame: This is a SpaceManagementGame set in a cartoony hospital.


* AnnouncerChatter: Well, as long as you don't think she's the MostAnnoyingSound.

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%% Administrivia/ZeroContextExample * AnnouncerChatter: Well, as long as you don't think she's the MostAnnoyingSound.AnnouncerChatter


** Rival hospitals (all played by the AI) tended to be named after fictional computers such as [[Series/RedDwarf Holly]], [[Literature/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy Deep Thought]] and [[Film/TwoThousandOneASpaceOdyssey HAL]].

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** Rival hospitals (all played by the AI) tended to be named after fictional computers such as computers: including [[Series/RedDwarf Holly]], [[Literature/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy Deep Thought]] and Thought]], [[Film/TwoThousandOneASpaceOdyssey HAL]].HAL]], and [[Series/BlakesSeven ORAC]].


->''Patients are reminded [[TryNotToDie not to die]] in the corridors.''

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->''Patients are reminded [[TryNotToDie not to die]] die in the corridors.''

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* VaudevilleHook: Used to remove the doctor in the menu after making a choice.


[[http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2018-01-16-theme-hospital-spiritual-successor-two-point-hospital-announced It was announced]] in January 2018 that two of Theme Hospital's developers, Mark Webley and Gary Carr, are working on a SpiritualSuccessor, ''VideoGame/TwoPointHospital'', due out later in the year. Creator/{{SEGA}} has taken up publishing the game.

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[[http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2018-01-16-theme-hospital-spiritual-successor-two-point-hospital-announced It was announced]] in January 2018 that two Two of Theme Hospital's developers, Mark Webley and Gary Carr, are working on would develop a SpiritualSuccessor, ''VideoGame/TwoPointHospital'', due out later in the year. Creator/{{SEGA}} has taken up publishing the game.released August 29, 2018.


* ArtifactTitle: What exactly ''is'' a theme hospital?
** The designers were hoping to enable you to build hospitals with actual themes (medievel, space, etc.), which would have justified that title. Unfortunately, deadline issues prevailed and this extra content was cut - leaving only the basic "English hospital" theme.

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* ArtifactTitle: What exactly ''is'' a theme hospital?
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hospital? The designers were hoping to enable you to build hospitals with actual themes (medievel, space, etc.), which would have justified that title. Unfortunately, deadline issues prevailed and this extra content was cut - leaving only the basic "English hospital" theme.



* PunnyName: Nearly every single disease in the game.

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* PunnyName: PunnyName:
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Nearly every single disease in the game.



* ShoutOut: The [[VideoGame/DungeonKeeper Horned Reaper]] can be seen in the intro cutscene with an [[EyeScream arrow through the eye]]. Also, a doctor can be seen playing ''VideoGame/DungeonKeeper''.

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The [[VideoGame/DungeonKeeper Horned Reaper]] can be seen in the intro cutscene with an [[EyeScream arrow through the eye]]. Also, a doctor can be seen playing ''VideoGame/DungeonKeeper''.



* VideoGameCrueltyPotential: The basis of treatment at your hospital. Most treatments are described as "painful" and look very much so. There's a tongue-slicing machine, an electrocution machine, and the above-mentioned popping of bloated heads, to name a few. And yeah, you're charging a ridiculous amount of money for this treatment. It's a veritable cruelty-potential manifestor for intelligent players.

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The basis of treatment at your hospital. Most treatments are described as "painful" and look very much so. There's a tongue-slicing machine, an electrocution machine, and the above-mentioned popping of bloated heads, to name a few. And yeah, you're charging a ridiculous amount of money for this treatment. It's a veritable cruelty-potential manifestor for intelligent players.


[[http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2018-01-16-theme-hospital-spiritual-successor-two-point-hospital-announced It was announced]] in January 2018 that two of Theme Hospital's developers, Mark Webley and Gary Carr, are working on a SpiritualSuccessor, Two Point Hospital, due out later in the year. Creator/{{SEGA}} has taken up publishing the game.

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[[http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2018-01-16-theme-hospital-spiritual-successor-two-point-hospital-announced It was announced]] in January 2018 that two of Theme Hospital's developers, Mark Webley and Gary Carr, are working on a SpiritualSuccessor, Two Point Hospital, ''VideoGame/TwoPointHospital'', due out later in the year. Creator/{{SEGA}} has taken up publishing the game.


Windows XP compatible versions can still be found in bargain bins world-wide, and can also still be purchased from several on-line vendors, including from Website/GOGDotCom that comes with UsefulNotes/DOSBox that allows it to run on modern machines. ButWaitTheresMore Thanks to the good people behind the open source project [[http://corsixth.com/ Corsix-TH]], it is now possible to play the game in high definition and on Android platforms for free, provided you have a valid copy of the game.

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Windows XP compatible versions can still be found in bargain bins world-wide, and can also still be purchased from several on-line vendors, including from Website/GOGDotCom that comes with UsefulNotes/DOSBox that allows it to run on modern machines. ButWaitTheresMore Thanks to the good people behind the open source project [[http://corsixth.com/ Corsix-TH]], CorsixTH]], it is now possible to play the game in high definition and on Android platforms for free, provided you have a valid copy of the game.


Windows XP compatible versions can still be found in bargain bins world-wide, and can also still be purchased from several on-line vendors, including from Website/GOGDotCom that comes with UsefulNotes/DOSBox that allows it to run on modern machines. ButWaitTheresMore Thanks to the good people behind the open source project [[https://github.com/CorsixTH/CorsixTH Corsix-TH]], it is now possible to play the game in high definition and on Android platforms for free, provided you have a valid copy of the game.

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Windows XP compatible versions can still be found in bargain bins world-wide, and can also still be purchased from several on-line vendors, including from Website/GOGDotCom that comes with UsefulNotes/DOSBox that allows it to run on modern machines. ButWaitTheresMore Thanks to the good people behind the open source project [[https://github.com/CorsixTH/CorsixTH [[http://corsixth.com/ Corsix-TH]], it is now possible to play the game in high definition and on Android platforms for free, provided you have a valid copy of the game.

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[[http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2018-01-16-theme-hospital-spiritual-successor-two-point-hospital-announced It was announced]] in January 2018 that two of Theme Hospital's developers, Mark Webley and Gary Carr, are working on a SpiritualSuccessor, Two Point Hospital, due out later in the year. Creator/{{SEGA}} has taken up publishing the game.

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