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Railroad Tycoon II (Dreamcast)

Everyone
ESRB Rating
Genre
Perspective
Theme
75
MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
3.4
MobyScore
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Description

Establish yourself as a mogul to be reckoned with as you work your way up the ranks of the railway industry in this strategy game. Expand your domain across continents and a changing global marketplace.

Build the Transcontinental Railway or the Orient Express. Run Steam train through the jungles of Africa, or electric trains through the Swiss Alps. Run your competitors out of town on a rail.

An 18 scenario campaign lets you re-create history's greatest railroading feats and failures.

Your wealth can be built up with a sophisticated stock market with margin buying, short selling, and hostile takeovers.

Screenshots

There are no Dreamcast screenshots for this game.

There are 8 other screenshots on file for other versions of this game.


Alternate Titles

  • "铁路大亨2" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Tielu Daheng 2" -- Chinese title

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User Reviews

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The Press Says

Game Vortex 2000 90 out of 100 90
Jeuxvideo.com Nov 15, 2000 15 out of 20 75
Super Play Feb, 2001 7 out of 10 70
Gamekult Oct 20, 2000 7 out of 10 70
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Aug 08, 2001 7 out of 10 70

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china scenario 2 chirinea (33559)
Jun 26, 2007

Trivia

Development

Although the name suggests this is a sequel to the famous Railroad Tycoon from MicroProse, it is technically not a sequel. PopTop developed the game completely independent of the old game, and changed the title to Railroad Tycoon 2 when they obtained the rights to the name from MicroProse.

Phil Steinmeyer says that the train graphics were created by "photographing relatively cheap model trains rather than hiring a horde of artists to create them in a program like 3D Studio Max".

Awards

  • Power Play
    • Issue 02/1999 – Best Economical Strategy Game in 1998

Jeanne (75627) added Railroad Tycoon II (Dreamcast) on Nov 01, 2007
Other platforms contributed by Corn Popper (69581), Droog (463) and Grant McLellan (545)