A high-speed bullet train simulation survival game.
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Positive (16) - 87% of the 16 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
May 3, 2018
Developer:
nkm
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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“The game has been in development in-house for 2 years now. We really want to get the game out in the public to gather the valuable feedback needed to further polish this game.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“With the help of our community we expect to release the game in probably a year to a year and half.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“These are the planned features:
  • gameplay improvements, based on community feedback.
  • traffic simulation improvements, i.e. more traffic variety.
  • more types of missions.
  • multiplayer support. The game is actually built as a multiplayer game but we want to test the gameplay mechanics in singleplayer first. Adding multiplayer should be relatively straightforward.
  • more environmental variety, i.e. more biome and city types.
  • ability to build tunnels.

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“All the game's mechanics as mentioned in the About This Game section are fully working and the game is stable. Please refer to the About This Game section for more details.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“The price may be raised with some of the major updates, like the addition of multiplayer support.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“We will actively participate in the discussions taking place around the game and make changes accordingly to improve game balance and fun. We will also consult the users to determine the order of the items in our roadmap.”
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June 19

Next update

Hi guys,

Here's an update on what I'm currently doing.

Currently I'm slowly but steadily working on the multi-player mode of Hypertrain. As expected, this is a lot of (complex) work which also touches large parts of the single player code of the game. When I've got something working I will probably release it in a multi-player Steam branch first before merging it with the main branch.

The multiplayer setup will be client-server, in which anyone can run a dedicated server and up to 64 (hopefully, also depending on the power of the server) players can join in. It will be both PvP and PvE. That's the goal at least.

If in the meantime game breaking bugs emerge in the current version of the game then I'll definitely release patches. Bug fixing has the highest priority as always.

Cheers,
nkm
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June 6

Update v0.4.6 released!

A new update has landed!

New Features

  • Steam achievements! The first batch of 14.

  • Active Missions overview in Map Screen. Includes the option to cancel a mission, at a cost.

  • Exit signs that help you find the right exit on ring roads.

  • Elevated ring roads. And wider ring roads to reduce the chance at traffic jams.

  • Horn function to chase away other hypertrains.

  • World Generation customization.

  • German language support. Thanks to Lord Kekz! :steamhappy:

  • Game ratings. Win a game and earn a C, B, A or S rating!

  • Player leveling. Your level increases by game rating. Players are ranked by their levels on the Steam leaderboards.


Changes

  • Improved ring road junctions.
  • Added extreme loopings and spirals.
  • Added a variation in the number of lanes per road.
  • Removed obstacles at the base of loopings.
  • Added more title screen backgrounds.
  • Mouse Invert Y does not affect the Orbit Cam anymore.
  • Various minor changes.


Fixes

  • Issue that caused a black screen at start up.
  • If you sold a cargo wagon then you would still get paid for the cargo when the mission was completed.
  • Various minor fixes.

nkm

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About This Game

Control a high-speed bullet train (going 1000 kmph) across a dangerous rail network consisting of crazy loopings, corkscrews, high altitude, huge drops and such. Work as an honest transporter and earn your income by transporting goods and people between cities while defending yourself against packs of Marauders. Use your cash to upgrade your train with more wagons and abilities. Claim and upgrade cities to boost your income. Or ... choose the pirate path and rob your way towards victory! The first hypertrain to reach 50 wagons wins.

Features


  • world's first 1000 kmph hyper-speed train simulator. You need skill to drive this fast.
  • a vibrant world consisting of adventurous roads and huge cities to explore. Drive through dense forrests, across high mountains and through chaotic metropolitan traffic.
  • perform cargo, passenger and assisination missions.
  • extend your train with various types of wagons. Add turret wagons to increase your firepower, add booster wagons to increase speed, etc.
  • claim and upgrade a settlement and transform it into a huge metropolis to further boost your income.
  • earn extra cash by clearing Marauder nests, racing in time trials, exploring the map and hunting for bounty.
  • get creative and use your hypertrain's build function to build massive 1000 kmph rollercoasters!
  • fluent 60Hz gameplay.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: Dual Core
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce GTX 750 / Radeon HD 6950 comparable GPU
    • Storage: 512 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
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