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Trains & Things is a real time multiplayer focused economic strategy game that's currently on Kickstarter. It's being built with Godot Engine and other open source tools, which is pretty sweet.

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Here's how they describe it: 

Trains & Things is an economic RTS (real time strategy game). We are aiming for a well paced multiplayer focused RTS where you can have games that range from 30 minutes up to a couple of hours. You will be able to play cooperatively or competitively.

If you like games like Sid Meier's Railroads! or OpenTTD then Trains & Things will be chuffing along the same sort of track!

It will support custom maps, it has mod support and cross-platform online play between Linux and Windows. To show they know what they're doing, they even have a demo available to download from

They're looking for $80K AU with only around $200 AU pledged, but they do have 26 days to go so hopefully they will be able to gather some more support—quite a long way to go currently.

Find it on Kickstarter.

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elisto 9 July 2018 at 12:31 pm UTC
God the video is awful :
-The voice over is boring use jargon of some freshmen of commerce school.
-The framerate of the video is awful.
Really it's a poor presentation.
Tiedemann 9 July 2018 at 2:08 pm UTC
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Well, I backed it. I kinda liked the look etc. even though I agree that the video was a bit.. weird? Even the gifs on the Kickstarter page has better framerate
Tiedemann 6 August 2018 at 1:04 am UTC
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Failed the Kickstarter but interesting stats:
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