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The Train Giant

I am a terrible business manager. I know a few things – time equals money, and money is green – that sort of thing. But when it comes to actually sitting down, chewing on a pencil, and coming up with a clever way to shave a few percent off my annual fuel consumption… It becomes quickly apparent my mind is full of horses with wings and technology that doesn’t actually exist. Many transport-management games know this, and gently take my hand during these crises of reality. They mutter soothing platitudes and persist that I am not an idiot, even as…

Preview: The Train Giant

I was confused. The south side of the little city I was systematically turning into my own corporate playground was ripe for a little foray into real-estate, so I decided to build a few flats. My expansive bus service was already drifting around there, and the pickings were somewhat slim, I needed more people living there to make the route profitable – and a few acres of cheap housing would do the job nicely. Setting up a supply depot nearby, I set to work. Soon, my little lorries were ferrying materials to my planned construction area, and I had popped…