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The critically-acclaimed blockbuster strategy-simulation hit "Railroad Tycoon II" along with "Railroad Tycoon II: The Second Century Expansion Pack" from developer PopTop Software and publisher Gathering of Developers is now available for Linux!
These real-time strategy simulation games place gamers in a world of big business, expansionism and engineering in which all aspects of the railroad industry can be controlled. Named Strategy Game of the Year by Computer Games Strategy Plus and Imagine Games Network, Railroad Tycoon II captures the authentic look and feel of the fabled late-1800's railways and focuses on industries such as coal, steel and textiles. Railroad Tycoon II has over 34 types of cargo and 50 train engines, and also features sophisticated economic system and simulated stock market. Railroad Tycoon II: The Second Century focuses on the post-industrial years of the 1930s through 2030. In The Second Century, gamers encounter world catastrophes such as World War II, the Cold war and global warming, and must solve modern problems such as the increasing demand for mass transportation in major cities.
Railroad Tycoon II is the first game developed exclusively for 1024 x 768 resolution computer screens in either 16-bit or 8-bit color. It supports multi-play over LAN and the Internet. #endtext# #beginform##formid##endform# #endtable#