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JURASSIC PARK 3 PARK BUILDER Genertalised guide, FAQ and hints and tips! ============================================================================= Version: 1.0 Last Revised: 7th October 2001 Status: Fairly complete. But I will add more as needed! By David Kamikaze, Copyrighted material 2001. HAND OFF THIEVES!!! ============================================================================= CONTENTS 1. Layin' down da LAW! 2. About JP3 3. The Main menus 4. Basic management tips. 5. Contruction Tips 6. Advanced management tips. 7. Dinosaur List 8. FAQ 9. Contact me. 10. Credits + Mutants List 11. SPAM! -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=--=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- ***REVISION HISTORY!*** 17/08/2001- First version. 10/09/2001- A lot of questions and requests. I am impressed! This has been a lot more fun than I ever expected it to be! Keep those questions coming in. I am so happy also noones decided to flame yet- maybe people are actually READING the mail guidelines! And also thanks to all those who have helped me as well. Added a Dinosaur Listing, but it's only 29% done- if you wanna add to it you'll be credited so I'm open to everyone expanding the list! Some new FAQ questions, one has been answered correctly... whew. Am I busy or what? 7/10/2001- Completed dino list from Bahamut986. Edited a LOT of FAQ questions with better answers. And a little chunk on water enclosures and how you build them since a LOT of people have gotten confused over this. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=--=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- 1. LAYIN' DOWN DA LAW! NO-ONE MAY PUT THIS ON THEIR SITE WITHOUT MY DUE PERMISSION! Failure to do so will result in me getting out the chainsaw which I hold so dear and chopping off hands and fingers!!! I have had walkthroughs stolen before, but now I am getting nasty! I used to review games, I was a reporter for a website- I know what I have to do if anyone steals my work. And my friends a solicitor (lawyer to americans!). She informs me that if you value the money you earn, you must not steal other peoples works! Copyright: © Copyright 2001 David Kamikaze. It may not be stolen, altered, or used for any type of profit. It may be reproduced electronically,and printed for PRIVATE, PERSONAL use. It may not be placed on a CD, printed in a magazine or any type of publication. If you would like to add anything to this FAQ, please e-mail me, as well as any questions, comments, or corrections, to the address below. You will be credited! e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=--=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- 2. ABOUT JP3 Jurassic Park 3 did not do very well despite being a million times better than THE LOST WORLD. But it has spawned a lot of spin-offs, JP3: PARK BUILDER for the GBA being my personal fave. Yep, think THEME PARK with dinosaurs! It's such a cheap, obvious rip off it HAD to work! it has given me sleepless nights trying to prevent a full-scale Gigantosaurus rampage and made me laugh when I find out my mystery DNA is from a T-Rex! if you like Theme Park or Sim City and have a GBA, this is the game for you. Fun, thought provoking and it really makes you wonder- what would you do if T-Rex's rampaged your park? -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=--=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- 3. THE MAIN MENUS The menu systems are brought up by using L and R. L= MANAGEMENT MENU This menu lets you control your park, breed Dinos and exchange Dinos. MAIN OFFICE: This is where you advertise, save, set your entry fee and sort out the parks transportation system. The heart of the operation. EXCAVATION: This lets you send out excavation teams to find dino fossils, amber and the like so you can make dinos and extinct animals from ancient eras! RESEARCH LAB: Check amber/fossils, make dinos, check DNA... the science stuff. (Dinos cost 5000G to make) DINO ILLUSTRATION: Check dinos you have made. Simple stuff really. EXCHANGE: Link-up and trade dinos! R= CONSTRUCTION MENU This menu lets you actually build your park! CONSTRUCTION MODE Lots of little sub menus to construct your park! *-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-* ROADS: (Speaks for itself) Vehicle Road= 100G (For your busses to get to and from your gate) Walking Path= 100G (This is what you'll be laying most of! Pedestrian pathways!) Rotary= 2000G (For busses to turn- essential but you will rarely need more than one) *-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-* FACILITIES: (Lifes little luxuries if you want them!) Street Lamp= 3000G (You will need some of these, but place them sparingly!) Water Fountain= 3000G (Use in the centre of a square for added effect!) Clock Tower= 3500G (Tells the time, but do you want visitors to do that???) *-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-* VEGETATION: (Plants are necessary to you park for all sorts of reasons!) Tree= 80G (A basic, dull tree. Use to enclose squares and walkways.) Grass= 90G (Grass. What can you say about long grass?) Lotus= 110G (A basic, but pretty and uplifting plant for long stretches of path!) Cycad= 130G (A very big tree, place next to Brachiosaurus pens for added show!) Ancient Cedar= 1500G (An expensive tree, but place one or two as features...) Boulder= 180G (It isn't a plant, but protects areas from little escaped dinos.) Large Boulder= 2000G (Great, inpenetrable boulder. Use to protect valuable areas!) *-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-* SYMBOL: (Statues!) Goddess Statue= 30000G (A religious statue. Use when you got lotsa cash!) Stone Raptor= 50000G (Expensive stone statue of a Raptor. Your choice...) *-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-* BUILDINGS: (Here we go...) Hotel= 50000G (Expensive, but necessary! Keep the price fairly low!) Shop= 40000G (Souvenir shop. Also a good profit-making idea!) Enclosure= 25000G (Pens to put dinos in.) RESTAURANTS- REX Burger= 30000G (A fast-food joint!) Spino Grill= 48000G (A nice, posh restaurant!) Pteranodon Cafe= 42000G (A cafe with a lot going for it.) *-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-* REMOVAL: (80G to remove placed items!) *-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-* FULL MAP This mode lets you see the island from an arial view. Check out how much land has been used, how much is free, where potential problems are etc. FACILITY MANAGEMENT Upgrading facilities is a must for customers. Small, boring stores/hotels/restaurants will not empty consumer wallets. Also change rates, and check out other small options. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=--=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- 4. BASIC MANAGEMENT TIPS OK, to start you off I'm gonna tell you what to do first, step by step. * You start off with a million. Be warned, it don't last long... * Send out an excavation team for 3 months to anywhere. they'll find tons of fossils for you to get DNA from! * Build a road up from the gate, and fit a ROTARY for the busses to turn. * Build a hotel. And a restaurant. Shops at this time are not neccessary! * Advertise your park on SEARCH ENGINE REX. It's cheap. * Build some walking paths, allowing room for Dino Enclosures. But don't build any enclosures until you have dinos to put in them. * If people are coming, build a shop. * When excavation team gets back, check their efforts, make some dinos and get them into the park FAST! Advanced Dino Management tips in section 6. * Send out excavation team for 1 month anywhere. * Spruce your park up with plants and trees. After this, it's up to you. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=--=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- 5. CONSTRUCTION TIPS OK, here are some features you might wanna consider. ROUNDABOUT Use: When you have more than one hotel! Why?: Busses can turn off to other stopping points. How?: Two rotaries. Simple enough to do. THE PICNIC SQUARE Use: To make consumers rest and relax. Why?: It's pretty and people will stop there to relax. How?: Place a WATER FOUNTAIN and build WALKING PATH around it. NATURE WALK Use: To give visitors exercise! Why?: Placing food at the end of it brings in money! Also looks nice. How?: Pathway with plants beside it (about 10-15 path pieces long!). Place a RESTAURANT at the end of the walk. They'll be hungry and buy food and drink! KIDDIES KORNER Use: Coz kids come to the park as well! Why?: Happy kids mean happy parents. Happy people spend happy money. How?: Build a small 4X4 square of path. Surround with little boulders (or large ones for added security!). Kids will play there. Add a REX Burger there too for extra money making profit! tip- keep it as far from dino enclosures as possible... TREE MAZE Use: For pure entertainment. Why?: People like mazes. They are fun. How?: Make a multi-path maze (not too complex!). Line the sides with trees. For some extra enjoyment, add a Raptor Statue or Goddess statue in the middle. Happy people. DINO TRAIL Use: People are coming to see the dinos dammit! Why?: Otherwise they can't see the dinos! How?: Build a basic zoo trail. Put dino enclosures right next to the path. Now add dinos and watch people point, stare and enjoy your dinos! WATER ENCLOSURES Use: For water Dinos. Why?: Otherwise they die very fast. How? Part of the enclosure must be on land... thats the greatest misconception of all. I mean, would you dive into a pool of carnivourous dinos? Of course not... -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=--=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- 6. ADVANCED MANAGEMENT TIPS * Keep your entry fee and hotel fee level. 1000G is normally OK for the beginners. * Keep dino enclosure security at max to avoid breakouts. * Don't place dinos until you are making a profit. * Dino rampages are not good news... boulders can protect people. * Dying dinos are not good for business so keep them happy and healthy! * Ocean animals die fast. So beware of that... they only live 2-3 months... * Charge a lot for food. About 1/3 your hotel fee for REX Burger, 1/2 for the grill and cafe. * Use my construction tips wisely. They are there to keep people happy and to make you money! * Until you are making a good profit, do not place statues. * Start advertising on the cheap. Work your way up. The most expensive advertising isn't 100% reliable anyway! Just coz it costs more, doesn't mean it's better value. * ALWAYS have your restaurants upgraded to 5*. Hygiene costs, but it emptys walllets much faster! * Keep tabs on your shop. If people can't find what they want it's not in it's line up, so build another shop and stock that item they want in. * Shop items depend on what Dinos you have! So keep a good eye out... you never know when you might get an unexpected item! * Never place carnivores together in the same enclosure, and do not place herbivores in with carnivores (makes sense when you think about it!) * You can keep 3 herbivore dinos in the same enclosure, but be careful. * Ancient bugs can go anywhere. They only feed on the dinos blood. They don't do much damage. So don't keep bugs in their own enclosure- it's a waste of money! * Be wary of T-Rex's and Gigantosauruses. And keep their enclosures at max security. * Same for raptors. Be careful. Max security tho doesn't always help... but they are deterred by small boulders! And never place long grass near a raptor pen. Otherwise you won't know they escaped until it's too late! * Finally, when you do something right and there are no angry bubbles on people, SAVE! It's hard to keep the fickle public happy. When you do you are on a roll and should save in case something goes hideously wrong! -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=--=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- 7. DINOSAUR LIST Full credit for this has to go to Bahamut986, who sent them all to me catagorised and sorted. Now, for the list :¬) Carn1 001. Eoraptor 007. Coelophysis 013. Irritator 015. Baryonyx 021. Mini. Tyrannosaurus 022. Avimimus 023. Unenlagia 024. Ornitholestes 026. Compsognathus 027. Sinosauropteryx 028. Gallimimus 029. Ornithomimus 030. Struthiomimus 031. Dromiceiomimus 032. Pelecanimimus 033. Monoychus 037. Oviraptor 038. Conchoraptor 039. Troodon 105. Dimorphodon 107. Anurognathus 111. Pterodaustrc 115. Archaecpteryx 116. Plesiosaurus 120. Pachypleurosaurus 124. Eurhinosaurus 125. Ichtyosaurus 129. Terataspis 130. Mesolimulus 131. Pachydiscus 132. Macropoma 133. Elginia 134. Archelon 135. Kuehneosuchus 136. Dinilysia 137. Pterygotus 138. Meganeura 139. Dimetrodon 140. Diplocaulus Carn2 002. Herrerasaurus 003. Carnotaurus 004. Masiakasaurus 005. Majungatholus 006. Ceratosaurus 008. Dilophosaurus 010. Monolophosaurus 016. Megalosaurus 025. Coelurus 040. Velociraptor M 041. Velociraptor F 042. Deinonychus 043. Utahraptor 106. Rhamphorhynchus 108. Pterodactyus 109. Anhanguera 110. Dsungaripterus 117. Cryptoclidus 121. Pistosaurus 128. Clidastes Carn3 009. Allosaurus 011. Giganotosaurus 012. Acrocanthosaurus 014. Spinosaurus 017. Yangchuanosaurus 018. Albertosaurus 019. Tarbosaurus 020. Tyrannosaurus 112. Quetzalcoatlus 113. Pteranodon 114. Giant Pteranodon 118. Kronosaurus 119. Elasmosaurus 122. Cymbospondylus 123. Shonisaurus 126. Mosasaurus 127. Tylosaurus Herb1 034. Segnosaurus 036. Beipiaosaurus 059. Lesothosaurus 061. Minmi 063. Mini. Stegosaurus 074. Hypsilophodon 075. Othnielia 076. Muttaburrasaurus 077. Heterodontosaurus 079. Ouranosaurus 080. Altirhinus 087. Nipponosaurus 090. Stygimoloch 091. Stegoceras 095. Psittacosaurus Herb2 035. Therizinosaurus 044. Anchisaurus 045. Plateosaurus 046. Massospondylus 047. Camarasaurus 048. Cetiosaurus 049. Amargasaurus 050. Saltasaurus 051. Shunosaurus 053. Diplodocus 060. Scelidosaurus 065. Wuerhosaurus 067. Yingshanosaurus 069. Polacanthus 070. Nodosaurus 071. Saichania 072. Ankylosaurus 078. Iquanodon 081. Camptosaurus 082. Edmontosaurus 083. Hadrosaurus 084. Parasaurolophus 085. Maiasaura 086. Corythosaurus 092. Pachycephalosaurus 093. Homalocephale 094. Goyocephale 096. Protoceratops 097. Chasmosaurus 098. Styacosaurus 099. Centrosaurus Herb3 052. Apatosaurus 054. Supersaurus 055. Seismosaurus 056. Barosaurus 057. Brachiosaurus 058. Mamenchisaurus 062. Stegosaurus 064. Kentrosaurus 066. Tuojiangosaurus 068. Edmontonia 073. Euoplocephalus 088. hypacrosaurus 089. Lambeosaurus 100. Torosaurus 101. Triceratops 102. Triceratops Lhorn 103. Pachyrhinosaurus 104. Pentaceratops -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=--=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- 8. FAQ Oh sweet mother Mary! I mention to people I am doing this FAQ and they bombard me with a variety of questions! Q. Can you emulate it? A: Yes, but remember people- it's ILLEGAL! So don't ask for any roms from me ever, as I will not supply them. Q. Can you speed the time lapse up? A: Yes, go to MAIN OFFICE and crank up the time speed. Q. How many dinosaurs are there? A: 140 in total, over six catagories. Q. Can I get out of 1,000,000G debt? A: A MILLION?!?! Thats game over pal. Sorry. Q. Will JP3:PB be released on PC/PS2/GC/X-Box? A. I don't know, I'd love to see a PC or GC version but I doubt it'll happen. I haven't seen anything about it being released on another platform anyway! Q. Why do some veggie dinosaurs fight? A. Overcrowding- ship some out to new enclosures. Q. I can't build any more enclosures! HELP! A. I dunno why, but I can't build more than 8 either! Its just a restriction in the game... Q. Why will noone visit my hotel? A. If you go to Disneyland, does everyone have to stay in that cool hotel? No. But those that do demand the best... lvl 5 helps too! Q. How do I avoid hurricanes? A. You don't unless there is a cheat to stop them. Since they are random events if you save often and it totally destroys your park, restart. Thats the best advice I can give anybody... Q. Dinos have broken loose! What do I do? A: If it's some herbivores or bugs don't panic. If it's a T-Rex, raptor or a gigantosarus it's Game Over unless you have got superb security! Q. Any secret name entry cheats? A: Will let you know when I find some genuine ones... but so far- NOTHING! Q. Why do angry people leave? A: Is that a question? Umm... because they are angry? Learn from their thought bubbles. You can correct those problems. Q. How do you finish the game? A: Thnx to MikeTheMan for telling me the game automatically ends after 20 years and I have reached 10! Halfway there... Q. People invaded my island. What happened? A: Umm... never seen that, but it might be thieves trying to get your dino DNA to start a rival park (Hint- JP1 and JP2!). Deter them by blocking their docking points with Large Boulders. Q: I've taken all your hints and I still get into serious debt. HELP! A: Take these hints in MODERATION. Don't place them all at once... gently flesh out your park over time. Slow and steady wins the race! -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=--=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- 9. CONTACT ME! OK, Stalkers do not read this section coz if you persue me I will have to resort to nasty things like trojans to get rid of you... don't waste my time. OK, my e-mail address is email@example.com - I have rules about mailing me to help me filter the ton of mail I get daily!:- *No flames. All flames get directed either to my deleted items folder or they are posted in my forums for people to take the mickey out of! *Don't say, "Sorry to waste your time but" or something similar to it. You are not wasting my time. I enjoy getting your mail and I enjoy replying. It's fun! If you need the help, I am always more than willing to give it. *Please for gods sake don't abuse me. If I do not reply to your mail you either flamed me and got ignored or it's been answered in the FAQ in this walkthrough! Phrases like "You b*****d you never replied to me!" are generally put in my forums and they are pointed and laughed at! *Do not use my address to sign up to anything- you won't believe how many times people have done that and it pisses me off to a point I can't describe. I will report you to wherever you used my e-mail address and you will be removed! *Finally, do NOT ever ever EVER use my address to spam my inbox with useless junk I won't ever read. One, stealing e-mail addys like that is an offence! And two, I get 100 mails a day and I don't need any more!! -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=--=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- 10. CREDITS AND MUTANTS LIST CREDITS: DANIEL & CHRISTOPHER REED Coz they're my brothers and I love them. They inspire me. Daniel especially as he's a big JP fan and forced me into doing this FAQ! HR GIGAS For those smutty Street Fighter pics which keep me awake laughing!!! SANJEET SIRAH Another buddie, but we've been pals for ages now. He's cool! EWOUD VAN HEEREBEEK Yet another buddie- thanks for making me waste so much time chatting to ya! LAUNA WILLIAMS (Juggernaught) My cousin. Peace! DANNY KOBALE My friend and webhost- cheers pal! BAHAMUT986/HAUNTER986 For completing the dinos list. NINTENDO Coz the GBA rulez! YOU For reading this guide. ME Coz I wrote it and deserve credit. Oh, bite me. MUTANTS: YOWZER42 Viruses are BAD! You nasty person. Your ISP knows BTW. FINALFALLACY21 I have better things to do than read daily rantings and flames. DARKSTAR Racism might be freedom of speech but I have the right not to hear it thankyou. PISTOLA Don't keep complaining that I keep outsmart you. I usually do that to everyone. WYSIWYG2001 I have family who died in NY. Your ICQ convo about how cool it was has been posted everywhere, with your IP address. You deserve to be hacked. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=--=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- 11. SPAM! My website: http://www.kammysgames.doctor-informatica.co.uk My forums: http://www.kammysgames.doctor-informatica.co.uk/cgi-bin/raccooncity/ikonboard.cgi The Goblins Head Tavern (A role-play community I write for!) http://communities.msn.co.uk/TheGoblinsHead&naventryid=106