Railroad Tycoon II Platinum (1998)

About This Game

Railroad Tycoon 2, making the sequel to a game that easily falls into the “legend” category is, well… exciting! Of course, it’s also a fertilizer carload of work. An intricate cargo web and a dynamic financial environment set the stage for your chance at showing the world what a true robber baron is capable of doing.

This isn’t your mother’s old 0-4-0 Grasshopper! The ability to buy and sell stocks, schedule train routes, optimize operations, lay rail, build stations, and take over companies make Railroad Tycoon 2 a strategist’s dream. Meanwhile, an intuitive interface, beautiful terrain, detailed rolling stock, and attractive buildings are sure to please the most dedicated train enthusiasts.

Is all this too much? Then let your manager take over, and just sweat the big stuff! Hire and fire managers, each with talents and abilities far beyond those of digital men, to help run your company. You can also invite 15 of your closest friends to contest your title as a railroad tycoon in a real-time struggle for power. Legends are made to be lived up to, and Railroad Tycoon 2 is all that and a head of steam. 

Gameplay

Railroad Tycoon II is a railroad simulation that covers the entire history of railroads from inception to the present day and beyond. The player chooses a map and assumes the role of chairman of a railroad company. The player tries to make profits for investors and completes various other objectives while being hindered by rivals, random events such as train breakdowns, train robbers, economic swings, and scripted events particular to the scenario.

Game Details

Genre Simulation – Strategy – Managerial
Works on Windows (XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10)
Languages Text only: English
Released October 31, 1998
Size 537.7 MB
Company PopTop / 2K Games

System Requirements


Minimum system requirements – Windows:

XP / Vista / 7 / 8 / 10
Processor: 1.4GHz Intel Pentium 4 or AMD Athlon processor or equivalent
Memory: 512 MB RAM
Graphics: 64 MB Video card with hardware pixel and vertex shaders (GeForce 3, Radeon 8500 or better)
Sound card: DirectX 9.0 compatible sound card
Hard Drive: 1.7 GB of free disc drive space

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Railroad Tycoon II Platinum (1998)

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