Montreal, Quebec. May 23, 2003 – Publisher Strategy First Inc. and developer German Railroads are proud to announce that German Railroads Volume 2, a Microsoft® Train Simulator add-on, has shipped to retail stores nationwide.
“This unique MSTS® add-on gives railroad enthusiasts the chance to tour some of Germany’s most challenging tracks,” says Steve Milburn, Director of Marketing at Strategy First Inc. ”It offers players five impressive locomotives for riding the rails and is a great follow up to German Railroads Volume 1.“
German Railroads Volume 2 gives the player the chance to explore “the runway”, a railway that runs from Munster to Bremen, known for its heavy traffic flow. The title recreates the era immediately after the electrification of this route. It includes legendary and modern vehicles like the VT 1111.5 and the Et 403, stunningly accurate landscapes and 26 different stations. It’s the perfect tour of the German tracks.
German Railroads Volume 2 features:
- 170 Km Main line
- Drivable railcars (VT 11.5, VT 08, ET 403)
- 5 drivable locomotives (BR 110, BR 140, BR 212, BR 217, BR 323) all with sounds and cab view
- Several Goods- and Passenger cars
- German Light- and Form signals with repeating signals
- Hundreds of new objects
- New improved botany
- Over 30 interesting activities
- Comprehensive additional material (Handbook, speed-table brochure, route layout, explanation of signals, elevation profile, extensive description of activities on the CD)
- Incl. update German Railroads volume 1
- Tested by the German Federal Railways
German Railroads Volume 2 has a SRP of $19.99 US. For more information on the game, please visit www.german-railroads.de
About Strategy First
Strategy First Inc. is a leading developer and worldwide publisher of entertainment software for the PC. Founded in 1990, the company has grown rapidly, publishing major games in the industry and simultaneously developing its own in-house titles such as O.R.B., Disciples II and Nexagon: Deathmatch. After winning numerous awards for games such as Disciples: Sacred Lands, Europa Universalis, Kohan: Immortal Sovereigns and Steel Beasts, Strategy First continues to push the gaming envelope with its own groundbreaking titles, while maintaining its reputation as a unique alternative for independent developers seeking to market their games to a worldwide audience.
About German Railroads
German Railroads is one of the first commercial developers of Add-Ons for the Microsoft Train Simulator. Founded in Jan 2001, the company has published two routes under the brand name German Railroads. After a very successful start in the German language area, they have translated their first Add-On into English and offered it in other European countries. This latest step into the international market is another milestone in the history of the German Railroads brand. Besides this core development, Ulf Freudenreich and Ernst Tollknaepper have also developed special solutions for other customers based on the Microsoft Train Simulator. Today, German Railroads is one of the leading brand names in the Microsoft TS scene.