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Sid Meier's Railroads!
6.2 out of 10

Sid Meier's Railroads!

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Overall 8
8.0

Sid Meier's Railroads!

GamesRadar
24 June 2012
  • Pros: Catchy overall game design, Refreshing lack of micromanagement, Lively world
  • Cons: Simplistic economics, A bit repetitive, City graphics could be clearer
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Overall 8
8.0

Sid Meier’s Railroads!

Fragland
1 June 2012
  • Excerpt: Sid Meier’s Railroads! is in principle a remake of the 1990 game Railroad Tycoon. I know, you need to be of a certain age already to have played that game then, but at the time, Tycoon games were “in”.
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Overall 7
6.8

Sid Meier's Railroads

Strategy Informer
1 September 2007
  • Conclusion: This is an enjoyable game. But frankly even if it wasn’t for the bugs, the simplicity, the lack of a campaign, and the other minor short-fallings, I’d still be disappointed because when someone like Sid Meier copies a classic genre, I at least expect him to add something new and innovative to the...
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Overall 7
7.1

Sid Meier`s Railroads!

Game Over Online
12 May 2007
  • Excerpt: “What have you done for me lately?” That’s what I thought as I played Sid Meier’s Railroads! At one point, Sid Meier was the most innovative game designer out there, with classic hits such as Pirates! (1987), Railroad Tycoon (1990), and Civilization (1990).
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 9
9.0
Gameplay 7
7.0
Graphics 10
10
Sound 10
10
Addiction 9
9.0

Allllll Aboard!

GIN
21 February 2007
  • Excerpt: It's always nice when we can return to a long lost classic. The last Sid Meier title to be resurrected from the grave was Pirates, and many of us have spent long hours on the high seas, remembering the days when we sailed our Commodore 64s and IBM PCs into the wee hours of the morning.
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Overall 7
7.0
Value for money 6
6.0
Gameplay 8
7.5
Graphics 8
7.5
Sound 7
6.8

Sid Meier’s Railroads

impulsegamer
1 January 2007
  • Excerpt: The game is proof that a big name tacked onto a game does not necessarily guarantee a great game. It just seems like a game trying to ride on name recognition alone. Maybe Railroad or Sid Meier fans are all a gush and may actually enjoy the game.
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Overall 7
7.3
Value for money 8
7.5
Gameplay 7
7.0
Graphics 9
8.5
Sound 7
7.0

Sid Meier Railroads!

ME Gamers
18 November 2006
  • Excerpt: First Impressions My reaction is Sid Meier’s Railroads! is a captivating railroad strategy sim, in which you strive to be a cutthroat railroad baron in the industrial age.
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Overall 9
8.5
Features 8
8.0
Gameplay 9
8.5
Graphics 8
8.0
Sound 5
5.0
Lifespan 8
8.0

Sid Meier's Railroads!

Gaming Target
30 October 2006
  • Summary: Sid Meier's Exclamation Points: destroying punctuation, one sentence at a time.
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Overall 8
8.1

Expert Review

GameSpot
18 October 2006
  • Summary: Sid Meier's Railroads! might not have "tycoon" in its name, but it's still a very addictive economic strategy game that just about anyone can enjoy. Regardless of your affinity for trains, Railroads!
  • Pros: Simple interface makes building an empire fun and easy, Nicely detailed graphics, Resorting to cutthroat business tactics to overtake your competitors makes for exciting and satisfying multiplayer games
  • Cons: Some minor visual glitches detract from the presentation, You need much more than the minimum system requirements to get decent performance from the game
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Overall 8
8.0

Sid Meier's Railroads! review

Gameplanet
9 September 2007
  • Excerpt: A must for any train afficianado, and a solid strategy game for everyone else.
  • Pros: Addictive and polished gameplay. Nice 3D engine. Historically accurate.
  • Cons: Significant system resource requirements, especially late game. Gameplay is rather simplistic.
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