Abandonware DOS title

Railroad Tycoon

MicroProse Software released Railroad Tycoon in the year 1990; it's an old simulation game, part of the Railroad Tycoon series. Railroad Tycoon is freeware, runs on DOS and can be played in single player mode. It's available for download.
Railroad Tycoon splash screen
Rating: 3.33
(15 votes)

"With its sheer complexity, vast, array of options, and immense scope for hours of play, Railroad Tycoon is one of those classiest simulations you're ever likely to see - a bit like SimCity with loads of extras thrown in." - Computer and Video Games (CVG) review

"Put simply, Railroad Tycoon is an absolute classic. A game that gives your brain one of the most stimulating and enjoyable neural work-outs yet devised. Surely that's what computer gaming is all about." - ACE review

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Additional info

On its release in 1990 Railroad Tycoon was hailed by reviewers as one of the best games of the year.

The player acts a railway entrepreneur may start companies in any of four geographic locales: the Western United States, Northeast United States, Great Britain, or Continental Europe.

The game models supply and demand of goods and passengers as well as a miniature stock market on which players can buy and sell stock of their own or competing companies.

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