DescriptionMicrosoft's 'Simulator' franchise expands once again with its newest addition: the MS Train Simulator. Take to the rails in such real-life locations and routes as Philadelphia to Washington D.C., become a hard-trained engineer to operate freight train at Northwest Corridor, and enjoying Orient Express pass by Alpen Mountain. The game also includes a full track and train editor, allowing you to swap maps and trains online.
- "MSTS" -- Common abbreviation
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- Genre: Simulation - Traffic network
- Genre: Simulation - Train driving
- Microsoft Train Simulator series
|An excellent game.||JPaterson (9103)|
|For train buffs only||Olivier Masse (420)|
|Peliplaneetta.net||Jul 02, 2001||91 out of 100||91|
|4Players.de||Jul 27, 2001||84 out of 100||84|
|GameSpot||Jun 11, 2001||8.2 out of 10||82|
|GameSpy||Jun 24, 2001||81 out of 100||81|
|Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault)||Jul 05, 2001||80|
|Gameplay (Benelux)||Jul, 2001||75 out of 100||75|
|Svenska PC Gamer||Jul, 2001||73 out of 100||73|
|PC Games (Germany)||Aug, 2001||69 out of 100||69|
|PC Zone Benelux||Aug, 2001||69 out of 100||69|
|Eurogamer.net (UK)||Jul 24, 2001||6 out of 10||60|
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DevelopmentMicrosoft didn't include any major crashes (just derailments) because the train manufacturers wouldn't allow it. They claimed that on-screen representations of crashes makes their real life trains look bad.
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