Zoo Tycoon Screenshots
What: "Microsoft Zoo Tycoon"
Publisher: Microsoft Corp.
Developer: Blue Fang Games
Format: CD-ROM for Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows XP, Windows 2000 and Windows NT® operating systems
Availability: Fall 2001
"Microsoft Zoo Tycoon" is a fun strategy/resource game where the player is challenged to design and build the most healthy and vibrant zoo possible while working to ensure animal happiness, customer satisfaction and profitability!
- Build and manage a thriving zoo - "Microsoft Zoo Tycoon" gives players
the opportunity to build a zoo from the ground up. Build habitats,
adopt zoo animals, staff the zoo, and monitor guest satisfaction.
But remember, animals have unique ways of reacting to their surroundings,
which present new challenges never before experienced in a tycoon
- Easy to learn and get into - "Microsoft Zoo Tycoon" is easy to learn
so players can begin playing from the moment they start the game.
The intuitive UI and interactive tutorials help players begin playing
and enjoying the game right out of the box.
- Two gameplay modes - freeplay and scenarios - freeplay allows the
player to build the zoo at will with no constraints other than the
regular game rules in force. Engaging scenarios allow the player to
try to meet challenges and objectives as a part of gameplay.
- Choose from over 40 animals, 60 habitat building materials, and
40 building materials - bring in visitors using zoo favorites such
as lions, giraffes, elephants, and bears as well as more exotic fare
such as the Giant Panda and the White Siberian Tiger. Players can
make their zoos bigger and better with fences, terrain, foliage, flowers,
paths, benches, shelters, and rocks. While some attractions and materials
are available at the start of the game, others become unlocked during
the course of the game.
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