||(Win95/Win98/WinMe/WinNT/WinXP) (Retail) (RRTYC2PR)
||Bundle: Railroad Tycoon II, The Second
Century & Official Strategy
(Win95/Win98) (Retail) (RRTYC2BPR)
Pop Top Software / Gathering of
ESRB Rating: Kids to Adults
The FamilyPC 100 (June/July 1999)
A Strategy Game That Runs on a
Totally Different Kind of Engine
Establish yourself as a mogul to be reckoned with as
you work your way up the ranks of the railway industry. Expand your domain
across continents and a changing global marketplace.
Build the Transcontinental Railway or the Orient Express.
Run steam trains through the jungles of Africa, or electric trains through the
Swiss Alps. Run your competitors out of town on a rail.
It can take you from New York to South Africa. It can take
you from the year 1804 to the year 2000. It can take you from penniless manual
laborer to powerful multimillionaire. It can take you from a normal,
well-adjusted, well-rounded person to an obsessed, single-minded, one-track
If you want to hop on a plane, car or ship, hop on another
game. This is a real railroad game, not just a strategy game that happens to
involve railroads. Everything is authentic, from the period video and pictures
interlaced within the game to the design and interface. A.I. opponents are
based on real people. And all maps are real (based on satellite photography
from the U.S. Geological Survey and other sources).
Don't get left at the station.
18 scenario campaign lets you re-create history's
greatest railroading feats and failures.
Sandbox mode for noncompetitive play.
Sophisticated stock market with margin buying, short
selling, and hostile takeovers.
Compete with the
best players around the world with LAN and Internet play
Integrated map editor lets you build your own
34 different cargos and 59 engines from around the
1024 x 768 graphics in 16 bit color. Up to 300,000
polygons on the screen at once.
Play alone or against up to 31 devious computer
Windows 95/98/Me/NT/XP Pentium 133 or greater, 16MB
RAM, 4x CD-ROM, 1024x768 capable video card and monitor, 130MB free hard disk
space, Internet multiplay requires a 28.8 Kbps modem.
For Windows XP be sure to install the
1.05 patch file and, if the program
will not install, make sure autoexec.nt is in your System32 folder.
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