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Big Biz Tycoon

Big Biz Tycoon
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It’s not your typical business sim! No, Big Biz Tycoon is a business sim with a heart. Instead of manipulating abstract financials and faceless departments, you’re facing the workforce — hiring each individual, overseeing career paths, and maintaining a pleasant work environment by shifting cosmetic variables. Happy employees plus smart money-management wins the game. Too […]

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Railroad Tycoon 3

Railroad Tycoon 3
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Presenting the vain train. In Railroad Tycoon II, you played a rail baron laying down the arteries of commerce and industry. In Railroad Tycoon 3, you roam a free camera soaring across the land. Swoop from Chicago to St. Louis in the wave of a mouse. Zoom out and look down from on high, or […]

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Hoyle Casino Empire

Hoyle Casino Empire
3.5

Any resemblance that Hoyle Casino Empire bears to other Hoyle games is incidental. It has more in common with tycoon business sims than the conventional line of game packages that Hoyle usually delivers. You get a casino, build it up, and progress up the line for more challenges at other casinos. You start at Buddy’s […]

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The Corporate Machine

The Corporate Machine
3.5

The Corporate Machine lets you become the chief of a startup corporation in your choice of three industries: aircraft, cars, or computers. From your humble beginnings in a garage, you’ll eventually get to purchase a variety of buildings that affect marketing, research, employee costs, and morale. Of course, the ultimate goal is to gain the […]

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Trains & Trucks Tycoon

Trains & Trucks Tycoon
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Trains & Trucks Tycoon is a business sim that plays in the same fashion as Railway Tycoon 2 or Locomotion. The goal is to connect various industries around the map (rendered in full 3D, in this case), buy trains and trucks, set up schedules for what goods will be transported, and hopefully make enough of […]

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Sid Meier’s Railroads!

Sid Meier’s Railroads!
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For anyone new, think Railroads! as a modern remake of Railroad Tycoon 2, but with 3D graphics, a more user friendly interface, and a simplified stock market. You’re once again tasked with creating a railroad empire in various parts of the world, often competing against rival companies, in Europe and North America. The robust single-player […]

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Chris Sawyer’s Locomotion

Chris Sawyer’s Locomotion
3.5

Back before Roller Coaster Tycoon rumbled onto hard drives everywhere, designer Chris Sawyer was fiddling with a follow-up to Transport Tycoon, his business and transportation sim, which had garnered a loyal following. When he had the revelation that train tracks bear a striking resemblance to amusement park rides, a new star was born and the […]

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SimIsle

SimIsle
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SimIsle puts the player in charge of an series of islands. In sharp contrast to SimCity, you don’t just develop the islands – there are specific missions which must be carried out. Each island has its own goals that need to be met, like bringing tourism up to a certain level or exporting a certain […]

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Constructor

Constructor
3.5

Constructor, developed by System 3 and published by Acclaim, has the “look and feel” of a Bullfrog game with its funny, cartoonish, construction-oriented gameplay. There’s a ton of social commentary, poking fun of stereotypes about hippies, tenants, and local government; throw in a generous selection of ominous characters like nasty clowns, ghosts, crooks, psychos, mobsters, […]

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1830: Railroads & Robber Barons

1830: Railroads & Robber Barons
2.5

1830: Railroads & Robber Barons puts the player in two very different but often interdependent roles: that of President of a railroad company and that of a Baron. As a Baron, your goal is to earn more money than your competitors by speculating on the stock market and investing in railroads. As President of a […]

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