The Official Guide to Pocket Trains
By Steel Media
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Want to become a railroad tycoon but don't know how? You're in luck: The Official Pocket Gamer Guide to Pocket Trains has just pulled into the station.
Produced by the gaming experts at Pocket Gamer, in association with developer NimbleBit, the guide takes you on a voyage of discovery: from the core elements of the game to an exclusive journey planner via essential tips and more, this is a grand journey no self-respecting Pocket Trains player will want to miss.
Pocket Gamer Guides are a growing line of delightfully interactive iOS productions designed to help you take your iPad/iPhone playing enjoyment to brave new limits.
Each PG Guide delivers a comprehensive and awesomely touch-friendly package to aid both the newcomer and the seasoned fan: From series backgrounds, mission logs, complete in-game item breakdowns, tactical advice, character rundowns, to gameworld exposés, developer interviews (with insider tips, no less), sneak peeks at upcoming updates, and more – it’s all here. And all wrapped up in a layer of interactive deliciousness that only a digital creation can provide.
So the next time you’re stuck, remember you don’t have to be. If there’s a Pocket Gamer Guide for your game of choice, playing enlightenment awaits.
The Official Pocket Gamer Guide to Pocket Trains includes:
•All the basics – from gameplay, Engines, Fuel Cars, or Breakdowns, to Crates, Events, Trading, or Awards – and everything in between – we've got all of the fundamentals covered
•Journey planner – plan out your railroad network on our interactive world map to work out the most efficient layout first, then replicate it in-game
•Complete breakdown of the Engines (including info and stats), as well as the Cars (with high and low value cargo highlighted)
•Essential help, including tips to maximise your Pocket Trains experience
•Exclusive interview with NimbleBit on all things Pocket Trains
•And more, more, more…
Helpful and cute
Yes, the guide is a tad flawed, and it would have been nice to have it when I first got the game. But it's very helpful. Some of the stuff in sort of guessed at a d figured out by trial and error is now clearer. And these guys have a cute sense of humor. For $.99 it's a major bargain. Game is still silly and ridiculously addictive. Thanks.
Save Your Money
I was excited about the planner, most of the other info is on the wiki and is not worth the dollar. Unfortunately it's just a map of the world which you can draw on. I really wanted to be able to virtualize my routes, see how much fuel each route takes so I don't have to waste money finding the right engine etc. Also the app is pretty buggy but the layout is cool. Wish they would put effort into this guide and make the planner really good plus fix the bugs, but before then don't buy.
A long needed tool...
WoW! I've been silently bemoaning NOT having a 'guide' to "Pocket Trains" from day one.
I've only clicked on three icons/topics within this invaluable teaching tool & have already had two 'Aha' moments.
Money well spent!
- Category: Reference
- Released: Nov 04, 2013
- Version: 1.0
- Size: 91.9 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Steel Media Ltd
- © Steel Media Ltd
Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.