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Score Breakdown Based on 469 ratings
  1. 10 (99)
  2. 9 (140)
  3. 8 (142)
  4. 7 (42)
  5. 6 (6)
  6. 5 (11)
  7. 4 (4)
  8. 3 (6)
  9. 2 (8)
  10. 1 (11)

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  • Review Score:10

    Exellent train sim! For now is on rank #1!

    This game simply rocks! You couldn't know it was released in 2001! Let's see: 1.Trains: There aren't many trains in the game. You can choose from 2 steam engines(Flying Scotsman, Golsdorf 380), 3 diesels(GP 38-2, Dash ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8

    Train simulator is a very good simulator

    Train simulator Train simulator is a very good simulator The game play You take control of any train that is in this simulator from the Flying Scotsman to a stat of the art modern train. The graphics Th... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.5

    This is where the train-sim genre really started and continues to live to this day.

    The year was 2001, the day was the 20th of june. This was when kuju and microsoft released the first proper railway simulator for PC. This was the game that inspired auran to make their own railway simulator, Trainz. Any... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    This is a GREAT game!

    The box looks awesome, and so is the game. I mean, when can you drive a train in real life? And that is how Train Sim is great. It has some bugs, but over all, it is a pleasureable experience. The fanbase for these games... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.9

    Microsoft Train simulator is a fun game to play whether you like trains or not

    This game just goes to show that microsoft knows what they are doing when it comes to sims. This game is tons of fun to play. You can chose between freight or passenger scenarios. There are a few well designed routes and... Read Full Review

    3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9

    all the mods you can get

    the game is so cool because you can get million of australia,american,germany,toyko and my favourite is the cityrail ones and you can find australia trains eg tangara,intercity, and mellinium the site for this is http:/... Read Full Review

    4 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8

    One of the 1st trainsim genre titles, this innovating submission successfully capitalizes on the pop culture of railfans

    For anyone who enjoys railroads, this game was an incredible release at the time of inception! There were very few up to that time, except for the "Tycoon" series of games. This title takes it one step further – into t... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.2

    Ranks with Aurans Trainz but lags behind a bit

    I'm a big fan of Aurans Trainz but you have to be a real train nut and have some patients and knowledge of minor programing. Addons are abundant in Trainz but not as much for Mic Train Sim. The graphics are not quite as ... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.7

    Very Intreguing

    Microsoft Game Studios 'Train Simulator' is a very, very cool game. I love playing simulators, (especially aircraft simulators) but this game was a pleasent surprise! It was surprisingly fun, and very interactive. Gam... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful