This game!! I have put 20 hours in it: loving, hating it. I didn’t know I’d like trains that much but I do. I puzzled out nice railway networks with signals, switches and so on. I can do it for hours. And I did. But as soon as I unpause the game… and watching my little empire moving… the game’s interface’s driving me insane. I just can’t manage 40+ trains with this interface. There is this stupidly scaled list of trains that needs to be scrolled, there are no useful overlays which e.g. show all routes or traffic at once, there is just never a way to get information easily like I need to check cities’ demands for goods one by one. It’s always too many clicks for everything.
And every time I do some major changes within the railway system which lead to connection problems which need to be spotted and fixed… I feel overwhelmed and …literally lose track.
How did those of you who really liked the game get anlong with the UI? Did you setup (good) routes and leave them be? I can’t put my finger on it… but I feel like I’m working against the interface all the time…
Besides the UI… my only real complaint is that it’s possible to just spam tracks and trains and be profitable nevertheless. The game’s not really rewarding/demaning a good network. There should be maintenance costs for the tracks.