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Steam: Rails to Riches

Steam: Rails to Riches

Acram Digital sp z o.o.

The official version of one of the best board games - Steam: Rails to Riches.

3.9 Ratings 508+ Reviews 10K+ Downloads
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The official version of one of the best board games - Steam: Rails to Riches.
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Ratings & Reviews

3.9
508+ Ratings
  1. 5
    52+%
  2. 4
    22+%
  3. 3
    6+%
  4. 2
    6+%
  5. 1
    13+%
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  • Apr 3, 2019

    By Jeremy Sear
    good game, but app is weird. track laying very wonky - trying to get the tile to set will often rotate it, or vice versa. if you need to undo that last track you laid - well the undo button undoes all your tracks that turn rather than just the last one. looking up rules is painful. they haven't put rules clarifications on the app where they'd be needed, they've just done the lazy thing of scanning the boardgame manual. except it isn't even in the app - it's a separate download. map charges stingy
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  • Crashes instantly - seems to be a temp issue Nov 4, 2015

    By Jeff near fantasyflightgames
    Game is unplayable. It attempts to download your initial map but gets an http404 error and then quits. Wherever they are storing their map is down. 1 star for crappy delivery and inability to play. It is my hope this is just temporary and will be resolved soon. Update. Next day, map downloaded in 3 seconds. No issues, no crashes. This app just had a very bad first day. Don't let the first day reviews scare you. I changed my rating from 1 star to four. It is now working great.
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  • Several issues with Tutorial make it unplayable Jul 8, 2019

    By Bennet
    I cannot progress in tutorial. I’ve now restarted it twice, but it requires me to perform an action that I cannot do. I also found a spelling error in the tutorial text. I want to like this game, but I still don’t know how to play because of the broken tutorial.
    more
  • Aug 9, 2019

    By John Miller
    Was good. Now buggy. Website no longer exists. A.I. has delivered wrong color freight to city (red box to purple city). 'Track out of bounds' message doesn't go away. Locks up at start of A.I. turn after I go. I don't know if this game is still supported, I have my doubts. Too bad, its a great game, when it works.
    more
  • Jun 16, 2020

    By Alex Crosse
    A very good implementation of the board game. The UI is a bit idiosyncratic and rotating track is a bit fiddly but not too bad once you get used to it. The AI responds quickly and plays decently. One of the better board game implementations I have played.
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  • Jun 28, 2020

    By Juliette D
    Needs internet/4G on to play, which I hate and is ridiculous. *Awful* tutorial, that shows just a tiny bit and then asks you to download a PDF rulebook (with fuzzy pictures) to learn the game (most digital boardgames include rulebook). No pop-up descriptions either so don't even know what some action cards do without outside research. "Undo" also resets whole turn, not just last action. Otherwise app seems fine.
    more
  • Multiplayer needs improvement Mar 31, 2019

    By Denis_bda
    You cant invite friends so you need to leave a game open for them to join. The turn notifications also dont work. I was very encouraged when the multiplayer was first rolled out but have struggled to complete any games as friends need to be messaged in another medium that it is their turn
    more
  • Sep 8, 2019

    By Brasas Polska
    This kind of deep strategy requiring mastery is right up my alley. This game however is rather long form and I strongly suspect it's better on the table. Anyway it has a distinguished pedigree so I'm glad I've tried it.
  • Update fatigue Feb 23, 2019

    By brewkob
    Are you guys seriously pushing out an update when you have a sale so you can put the 'Sale' banner on your icons? Because that's what it looks like.
  • Nov 7, 2020

    By Jon Reed
    Why does this app require an internet connection even when playing an offline game? I don't have access to WiFi where I use my tablet so this app is useless to me.
  1. The official version of one of the most popular board games worldwide - Steam: Rails to Riches
  2. Can you become the best railway company? Find out now as you build tracks, upgrade towns, improve the train, & grab goods to make the best deliveries
  3. Multi-lingual capabilities! Available in English, German, Dutch, Portuguese, Polish, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Korean, and Japanese

Reviewed by Kaylin on November 5, 2018

  • Nov 21, 2019

    By Spencer McCormick
    Was broken, is now fixed – thank you! Steam is an abstract, puzzle-y, strategy game where you move cubes along your tracks to the appropriate city. I really enjoy the puzzle and the AI is actually almost challenging. However it is quite abstract so probably not for everyone.
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  • May 31, 2019

    By Muhammad Ali
    Great implementation of the board game. Like TTR but with deeper strategy. Everything works perfect and i have a lot of fun playing it. My only suggestion is can you make the undo work per step not all step that the player take so we can just correct the last wrong step.
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  • Great implementation of a great board game May 23, 2017

    By Mantheron
    Not much more to say that that.
  • Apr 19, 2020

    By A Google user
    UPDATE: I have come back to the game after a few years and acknowledge there are indeed seven maps now, well done. Why don't you say in your advertising that you have to buy most of the maps, this would have altered my decision. How do you get a refund on an app ?
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  • Looks great so far Nov 5, 2015

    By skipsizemore
    This loaded fine for me, including the map and the rules pdf, so apparently whatever issues they were having at launch have been resolved. The graphics look great and the UI is polished and intuitive. And (hooray!) they included a colorblind-friendly graphics setting, a huge improvement over the original cardboard game. It remains to be seen whether the AI plays well, and there are still a number of features waiting for a future release. But so far this seems to be a worthy addition to the IOS board game genre.
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  • Crashes instantly - seems to be a temp issue Nov 4, 2015

    By Jeff near fantasyflightgames
    Game is unplayable. It attempts to download your initial map but gets an http404 error and then quits. Wherever they are storing their map is down. 1 star for crappy delivery and inability to play. It is my hope this is just temporary and will be resolved soon. Update. Next day, map downloaded in 3 seconds. No issues, no crashes. This app just had a very bad first day. Don't let the first day reviews scare you. I changed my rating from 1 star to four. It is now working great.
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  • Jun 16, 2020

    By Alex Crosse
    A very good implementation of the board game. The UI is a bit idiosyncratic and rotating track is a bit fiddly but not too bad once you get used to it. The AI responds quickly and plays decently. One of the better board game implementations I have played.
    more
  • Aug 8, 2020

    By Steven Schwartz
    Great game, but problem with extra maps. Bought extra maps which loaded on android tablet. Opened 2nd android tablet to same google account. Cannot get maps on 2nd tablet. Can anyone help?
  • Nov 7, 2019

    By Jeremy Cartwright
    The best board game app. Period. Great gameplay, easy to learn and finally a developer gets the AI just right! I dropped my rating by 1 star because after the update, the game is agonizingly slow. What happened?
  • Great, but a little rough around the edges Nov 5, 2015

    By the Spanish Inqusition
    First of all, the core experience is great. Good presentation and artwork, great gameplay with no bugs or glitches. There are a few things that could be improved though... •The initial download takes a while, and you can't exit the app while it takes place. Took an hour or so on LTE in North Atlanta. •The app doesn't even multitask on the iPhone, which is bonkers. But with the game saving your progress after every move it's an annoyance, not a deal breaker. •The game manual is a link to a PDF instead of built into the game. •Tile placement can be a little bit finicky. In summary, if you really want this game, go ahead and buy it. If you're not totally sure, waiting for the first major update is completely reasonable.
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  • Apr 3, 2019

    By Jeremy Sear
    good game, but app is weird. track laying very wonky - trying to get the tile to set will often rotate it, or vice versa. if you need to undo that last track you laid - well the undo button undoes all your tracks that turn rather than just the last one. looking up rules is painful. they haven't put rules clarifications on the app where they'd be needed, they've just done the lazy thing of scanning the boardgame manual. except it isn't even in the app - it's a separate download. map charges stingy
    more
  • Several issues with Tutorial make it unplayable Jul 8, 2019

    By Bennet
    I cannot progress in tutorial. I’ve now restarted it twice, but it requires me to perform an action that I cannot do. I also found a spelling error in the tutorial text. I want to like this game, but I still don’t know how to play because of the broken tutorial.
    more
  • Aug 9, 2019

    By John Miller
    Was good. Now buggy. Website no longer exists. A.I. has delivered wrong color freight to city (red box to purple city). 'Track out of bounds' message doesn't go away. Locks up at start of A.I. turn after I go. I don't know if this game is still supported, I have my doubts. Too bad, its a great game, when it works.
    more
  • Help? Jan 25, 2019

    By Stvpid AppSt0re
    How do I get the app to let me take multiple turns moving goods in the move goods phase? It always ends the phase after I move one good instead of cycling through all the players’ turns repeatedly. Very annoying
  • Worst tutorial ever Aug 17, 2017

    By keith.r.lau
    The game doesn't place a yellow good on Einhoven, then tells you to transport one yellow good to Njinmegen. It won't let me progress past that. I really want to give this game a higher review, but the tutorial is a dumpster fire.
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  • Jun 28, 2020

    By Juliette D
    Needs internet/4G on to play, which I hate and is ridiculous. *Awful* tutorial, that shows just a tiny bit and then asks you to download a PDF rulebook (with fuzzy pictures) to learn the game (most digital boardgames include rulebook). No pop-up descriptions either so don't even know what some action cards do without outside research. "Undo" also resets whole turn, not just last action. Otherwise app seems fine.
    more
  • Multiplayer needs improvement Mar 31, 2019

    By Denis_bda
    You cant invite friends so you need to leave a game open for them to join. The turn notifications also dont work. I was very encouraged when the multiplayer was first rolled out but have struggled to complete any games as friends need to be messaged in another medium that it is their turn
    more
  • Sep 8, 2019

    By Brasas Polska
    This kind of deep strategy requiring mastery is right up my alley. This game however is rather long form and I strongly suspect it's better on the table. Anyway it has a distinguished pedigree so I'm glad I've tried it.
  • Update fatigue Feb 23, 2019

    By brewkob
    Are you guys seriously pushing out an update when you have a sale so you can put the 'Sale' banner on your icons? Because that's what it looks like.
  • Great game, shoddy implementation Nov 5, 2015

    By SadExplorer
    I love Wallace's games, especially Steam and Age of Steam. This implementation is pretty slipshod, however. The game needs to download additional data after installation, but that only works on a solid Internet connection. If anything goes wrong it just crashes and is unplayable. Once it's working it ... is very slipshod. The UI conventions are inconsistent, inexplicable, and unintuitive. I m familiar with the board game, but get confused constantly by the UI. There's a lot of potential here but the developers need to put some real effort into user experience, especially given the price point ($10 with two maps).
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  • Nov 7, 2020

    By Jon Reed
    Why does this app require an internet connection even when playing an offline game? I don't have access to WiFi where I use my tablet so this app is useless to me.
  • Broken Tutorial Beware Jun 17, 2018

    By Jeannite007
    This may be a decent game if you know how to play the board game. The tutorial however is broken and does not allow you to progress after a couple of turns.
  • Feb 29, 2020

    By Who Conquers
    WHY does this thing suddenly refuse to start unless I'm online, even for local OFFLINE games. Uninstalling ASAP. Great game turned into a useless app. Thanks so much for wasting my money.
  • Waste of money Dec 5, 2017

    By Thom1977
    The tutorial makes the game impossible to learn. I really don’t understand how the game plays on my devices, so I never attempt it for very long. It’s a very frustrating game.
  • Junk Jun 26, 2017

    By Texas Hum
    The game consistently crashes. No response from their "Help" link. The online manual seems more geared to the board game. Poor game play. Request for refund ignored. Why is this garbage in the App Store?

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