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Windows Railworks

Discussion in 'Gaming' started by Bloodburgers, 26 Apr 2010.

  1. Bloodburgers

    Bloodburgers Minimodder

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    At the risk of seeming complete nerd i have given in and decided to post this anyway hoping that i am not the only one.

    Has anyone played or own Railworks? it seems to be quite good not played it and have seen it at a reasonable price.

    Thanks in advance as always.
     
  2. wormy

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    I haven't but will be interested in others' views too. Just re-did a machine for a mate and he's loving Microsoft Flight X and a train sim that he has but I've seen Railworks all over Steam and don't know whether or not to recommend it to him. One question in particular is what the geography and maps are like - he like me lives in SE London/Kent and he would be keen to have an accurate depiction of that region.

    Thanks all.

    Choo! Choo! :)
     
  3. Archtronics

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    I Had it for abit it was really fun and highly addictive at first but i found it gets pretty boring after a while but i think you get that with any game.
     
  4. NuTech

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    Sid Meier's Railroads - all you need :thumb:
     
  5. Bloodburgers

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    already own but.... excuse me if i sound dumb it almost feels exactly the same as railroad tycoon 3 other than the cartoon landscapes.
     
  6. reggie50

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    Of the Tycoon games I prefer Railroad Tycoon 2, I'd love to see the track laying of Railroads with the RT2 economy model.

    Back to the original question, I got Railworks for my dad at Christmas. He seems to like it, but after seeing it being played last time I was there, the scenery graphics are very dated. The models of the rolling stock look very good and the height information for the lines is probably fairly accurate. Obviously some of the mods may improve the graphics.
     
  7. wormy

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    I'll pass this on - thanks :)
     
  8. samkiller42

    samkiller42 For i AM Cheesecake!!

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    It's nothing to be impressed with, the Train models are very good, but the rest is just bland.
    I always played Trainz Railway Simulator 2006, and upgraded to 2009 which was a massive mistake, out of the 3 games, i would recommend TRS2006.

    Sam

    Edit: Some pictures of TS2009, and TRS2006:
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  9. Wing Zero

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    I got Railworks when Steam sold it with a few of the DLC's bundled in for free. it's a nice Simulator and an improvement over the first MSTS, i just wish there was a peripheral of a train driver's cab console to play it with. trying to remember what key does what is tricky for my usually sleep deprived brain. (will remember to print out the key reference card someday.. or hack up an old keyboard into a driving console)
     

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