Players of Railroad Tycoon 3 begin the game with a modest sum of capital at
the beginning of the Golden Era of Railroading and expand their empire into
major cities, while purchasing the latest locomotives, forcing competitors
into bankruptcy, and exploiting the stock market to become the ultimate
As well as the 25 challenging scenarios to recreate magnificent feats of
railroading history from around the world, players can also lay down track,
complete with tunnels, bridges, and overpasses, then pick from more than 40
locomotives - from the original Planet and Norris 4-2-0 to monstrous late
steam engines like the 4-6-6-4 Challenger to the ultra-modern EuroStar
bullet train. Players will haul over 35 different cargos between more than
150 different buildings, in a dynamic and fluctuating economy. Manipulating
Railroad Tycoon 3's realistic stock market with margin buying, short
selling, hostile takeovers and mergers, players can build up a massive
fortune and even prosper by running their railroad into bankruptcy.
"Railroad Tycoon 3" will have multi-player support, including an integrated
chat and matchmaking service. The game's soundtrack features some of the
best blues, bluegrass and Americana musicians in the nation, playing
authentic music that even modern music enthusiasts will enjoy.
The success of the Railroad Tycoon series is world-renowned. The series has
received Time Magazine's 1999 Technology Buyer's Guide Winner award and 4.5
stars plus the Editor's Choice award from Computer Gaming World. USA Today
called Railroad Tycoon II, "a worthy addition to any sim library," awarding
it 4 out of 4 stars.