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Rails Across America is a game of railroad empires in North America, covering the period from 1830 to the near future. It is a real-time strategy game with a "sim" flavor. Rails allows hundreds of tracks with thousands of trains crossing the continent. Players focus on strategic decisions: where to expand, where to compete, and when to call in favors from government officials, union leaders, and other powerful figures.

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Rails Across America Windows Selecting a scenario
Rails Across America Windows The encyclopedia is vital to gameplay
Rails Across America Windows A close race to the Pacific!
Rails Across America Windows You'll spend a lot of time in the track list.

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User Reviews

Deep and multi-layered game play. A rare jewel in a sea of cookie-cutter RTS games. Les Nessman (263) 4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars

Critic Reviews

Computer Gaming World (CGW) Jan, 2002 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Gamezilla Oct 08, 2001 86 out of 100 86
GameGenie 2001 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
4Players.de Jul 20, 2003 78 out of 100 78
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Dec 31, 2001 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Svenska PC Gamer Jan, 2002 65 out of 100 65
Jeuxvideo.com Feb 14, 2002 13 out of 20 65
GameStar (Germany) Dec 05, 2001 60 out of 100 60
PC Games (Germany) May 23, 2003 60 out of 100 60
Komputer Świat GRY Apr, 2003 3 out of 6 50

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  • Computer Gaming World
    • April 2002 (Issue #213) – Best Game We Just Don't Get

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Joe Ludwig (6) added Rails Across America (Windows) on Nov 14, 2002