DescriptionRail Simulator is a simulation where the player controls trains. The three difficulty levels are for players of all expertise - and this is to be taken literally because there is no tutorial: novices just need to control the speed while professionals control every small detail themselves. The player can use his mouse to press all the buttons and pull all the levers himself or use the keyboard to do the job.
In the free playing mode the player has the choice between several trains (diesel, electric or steam; modern and historical ones) and four courses, every one about 150 km long: Oxford - Paddington (2005), Bath Green Park - Templecomb (1955), Newcastle - York (1970s) and Hagen – Siegen (late 1990s). There are also 15 missions where the player need to solve traditional (like transporting goods) and unusual (like transporting British soccer fans) tasks.
Part of the Following Groups
- Genre: Simulation - Traffic network
- Genre: Simulation - Train driving
- Physics Engine: PhysX
- Rail Simulator / RailWorks series
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The Press Says
|Yahoo! Games||Apr 08, 2008||80|
|Atomic Gamer||Jan 28, 2008||80 out of 100||80|
|GameCity||Oct 20, 2007||76 out of 100||76|
|GameZone||Feb 04, 2008||7.5 out of 10||75|
|Game Captain||Oct 29, 2007||75 out of 100||75|
|GameStar (Germany)||Nov, 2007||74 out of 100||74|
|YouGamers||Dec 28, 2007||71 out of 100||71|
|IGN||Feb 25, 2008||7 out of 10||70|
|Gamezone (Germany)||Oct 30, 2007||7 out of 10||70|
|Eurogamer.net (UK)||Nov 10, 2007||6 out of 10||60|
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