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Avalon Hill's website:
    IBM CD-ROM - Welcome to the 19th Century! With immigrants pouring in, America is poised for explosive westward growth. Magnates famed for their greed and business acumen rush to cash in. Can you handle the challenge? Lay track, build stations, purchase trains, and manipulate stocks to build an empire of iron and steel. History's greatest Robber Barons will try to stop you by undercutting your lines and buying out your stock. Your only weapons are money and trains. Will your empire succeed or fall under the wheels of the competition? Outstanding Features:
  • Solitaire and multi-play "Hot Seat" options
  • Play entire game in under hour and a half
  • Supreme AI
  • Wide variety of custom features, include random map generator
  • Specifications: Available for IBM PC or compatible, 386 or better, 4 Mb RAM, CD-ROM, hard disk, VGA color graphics, and mouse. Supports Sound Blaster AWE32, Sound Blaster 16, Sound Blaster Pro or compatible, Pro Audio Spectrum, and Roland sound cards.

    Contributed by jean-louis (23902) on Jul 25, 2015.

Back of Box - DOS (United States):

    WELCOME TO THE 19TH CENTURY!



    With immigrants pouring in, America is poised for explosive westward growth. Magnates famed for their greed and business acumen rush to cash in. Can you handle the challenge?

    Lay track, build stations, purchase trains, and manipulate stocks to build an empire of iron and steel. History's greatest Robber Barons will try to stop you by undercutting your lines and buying out your stock. Your only weapons are money and trains. Will your empire succeed or fall under the wheels of the competition?


    • Advanced Artificial Intelligence delivers up to five unusually strong and crafty computer players.
    • Multi Player Mode allows up to six human players for "Hot Seat" play.
    • Random Map Generation coupled with loads of game options insure unlimited replay value.
    • Fast or Slow Pace allows you to play at your own speed.

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (158606) on Feb 01, 2010.

Advertisement in Strategy Plus, April 1995:



    Build a Railroad Empire with Iron Horses and an Iron Will!



    1830
    Railroads & Robber Barons

    Welcome to the 19th Century!



    With immigrants pouring in, America is poised for explosive westward growth. Magnates famed for their greed and business acumen rush to cash in. Can you handle the challenge?

    Lay track, build stations, purchase trains, and manipulate stocks to build an empire of iron and steel. History's greatest Robber Barons will try to stop you by undercutting your lines and buying out your stock. Your only weapons are money and trains. Will your empire succeed or fall under the wheels of the competition?

    Contributed by Belboz (6485) on Oct 25, 2001.