Excerpt: This is the second review in a row that I’m going to mention a competing (of sorts) web site, which I’m sure thrills my editors, but I can’t help it. This is just weird. If you look over at gamerankings.com, you’ll find that Railroad Tycoon II got an average score of 86.9%, while the recently...
Conclusion: when tracks are sprawled like so much spaghetti (with meatballs) across the map you have your work cut out for you. Your decisions stretch far beyond laying the track efficiently and choosing what cargo to haul for the most profit. (You have a board of directors to answer to after all!
Excerpt: Do you miss the days of setting up model railroads in the basement, garage or anywhere you got open space? Do you miss the days of just sitting around relaxing as the trains run their course at whatever pace you decide? Well, miss it no more; Railroad Tycoon 3 is here to solve that problem.
Excerpt: Sometimes sequels arrive and though they share the namesake, they seem a much different game than the original. That was how
Railroad Tycoon 2 seemed to me when it was released (see our review), in that it was a fine, fun game but didn't evoke the same kind of thoughts and play that the original...
Summary: “More powerful than a locomotive” is a phrase that, for some, only evokes nostalgia for old Superman adages. For others, it harvests childhood recollections of model-railroads spanning entire living rooms. Another classic image is of a train encircling the base of a Christmas tree.
Excerpt: While growing up there were two tycoon games I respected, and loved. The first was Railroad Tycoon, and the second was Transport Tycoon – both developed by MicroProse Software. I’m sure many of you agree that those two games shaped much of the tycoon formula that’s been used and abused in recent...
Peddle your soul to the god of greed in Railroad Tycoon 3
Don't Get Hurt
24 September 2008
Conclusion: All of this must sound pretty rich coming from a cutthroat gamer like me. You probably smirk at the idea of Art Blogworthy, a man known to make 40 online kills per session, squinting at prices and quantities under a translucent plastic visor like some fleabag stockbroker.