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Chris Sawyer

Who is Chris Sawyer?

Chris Sawyer is a Scottish video game developer and programmer, best known for creating the popular and critically acclaimed simulation games Transport Tycoon and RollerCoaster Tycoon. Born on February 10, 1961, in Scotland, Sawyer gained recognition for his work in the simulation genre.

Transport Tycoon, released in 1994, allowed players to build and manage transportation networks, including roads, railways, and airports. The success of Transport Tycoon led to the creation of its spiritual successor, RollerCoaster Tycoon, released in 1999. RollerCoaster Tycoon became a massive hit, letting players design and manage their own amusement parks, complete with various rides, attractions, and landscapes.

Chris Sawyer is known for his attention to detail, intricate game mechanics, and his ability to create engaging and enjoyable simulation experiences. After the success of RollerCoaster Tycoon, Sawyer continued to work on various projects, but he has maintained a relatively low public profile compared to some other figures in the gaming industry.

Chris Sawyer
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game developer
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Transport Tycoon, Roller Coaster Tycoon
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Games by Chris Sawyer

This is a chronological list of games designed by Chris Sawyer from 1990 to 2002 on Abandonware DOS for DOS, Windows, Linux or Mac.


1990DOSvehicle simulation

Transport Tycoon


Transport Tycoon Deluxe


Roller Coaster Tycoon

1999Windows XP/98/95simulationprotected

Roller Coaster Tycoon 2

2002Windows XP/98/95simulationprotected