Eternal LeaderboardThe eternal leaderboard shows the total prestige collected by a player across all game worlds, their best placing within a game round and their association's best placing within a game round.
MediaHere you can find valuable overview graphics (e.g. regarding the properties of the different engines), wallpapers and many artworks concerning the game.
Railway attraction - Millions of fans worldwide devote their spare time to the fascination and enjoyment of tracks, locomotives and routing. The browser game Rail Nation provides all interested strategy gamers, simulation lovers and railway enthusiasts with the chance to start their own railway company.
Supply and demand are calculated in real time based on the deliveries of all participating players and determine the price of goods. The profits earned from shipping goods can be used to upgrade the buildings in the station area or can be invested in new engines. Research plays a crucial role here. Only those who can keep up with time and deploy the most modern steam, diesel or electrical engines will be able to compete for victory. Through the option to form associations, Rail Nation emphasises team work between friends, fellow players and possibly even rivals, allowing thousands of players to compete with and against each other on each server.
The simulation game Rail Nation is suitable to both, beginners and experienced players, and a game round will last between 3 - 4 months. One round consists of the simulation of six railway eras, each lasting for two weeks, and a final endgame in which players once again have to deliver goods to the most advanced cities. Rail Nation can be played online for free in all common browsers.
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Railway attraction - Millions of fans worldwide devote their spare time to the fascination and enjoyment of tracks, locomotives and routing. Popular board games, computer games and even TV series revolve around railways - however, until now, no contemporary online game has managed to fascinate its audience.
In Rail Nation, all interested strategy gamers and railway fans are given the chance to start up their own railway company, manage transports on a daily basis and to team up with associations in order to finally become the victorious single player or group of players.
Since being on the move constantly is key in the railway business, a dynamic territory map including 3D train models is at the centre of the game. It is crucial for every digital railway tycoon to increase their own personal prestige and wealth and also that of their association in direct competition with rival associations. The calculation of train routes and goods prices occur in real time. Efficient schedules for the transport of a total of 48 different goods have to planned and maintained. Growing profits will allow players to develop their train fleet consisting of 36 different steam, diesel and electric engines and 48 different kinds of waggons.
Over the course of the game, goods can be transported to an ever-growing number of cities and players can enter transport competitions and let their trains race against those of others. Exclusive licences allow for additional revenue. Targeted deliveries to cities can also have a lasting effect on their development.
Never neglect the infrastructure of your own train station. Through the option to form associations, Rail Nation emphasises cooperation between friends, fellow players and possibly even rivals. Together, for example, important workers can be signed on in the game. In total, thousands of different players are competing with and against each other on the server.
With its easy-to-use controls and a comprehensive tutorial, Rail Nation allows for an smooth entry into the game, without compromising on advanced options for strategists. A game round is scheduled to last between 3 - 4 months. It consists of six consecutive railway eras followed by an endgame, in which all players compete with their grown railway companies against each other in the ultimate battle.
Rail Nation can be played for free in all common browsers. For just a couple of Dollars a month, premium users will be able to benefit from a number of different amenities, allowing them to make their engines even more efficient.
Rail Nation facts
|Publisher:||Travian Games GmbH|
|Developer:||Bright Future GmbH|
|Type:||Free browser game, requires Flash|
|Online since:||Open beta since January 2013|
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