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Update on 29.12.2014 (v0.231b)[edit | edit source]

Added:


Features:

  • Material Sellout Week
    • selling materials yields twice as much gold (event ends on 5th January)
    • formerly 3/4/5/6 gold, now 6/8/10/12 gold per material for one week only
  • Faster ITs
    • international trains are faster until 12th January
    • standard route formerly 4h, now 3h duration
    • fast route formerly 3h, now 1h duration
  • Achievements
    • New Year's achievements, available until 12th January

Update on 22.12.2014 (v0.230)[edit | edit source]

Added:

Update on 15.12.2014 (v0.229)[edit | edit source]

Added:


Game Features & Changes:

  • Packages
    • Christmas presents (packages) now spawn at players' stations more often, appr. every 4-6 minutes
    • limited availability until 29th December
  • Gifts
    • players can now send Gifts every 30 minutes (previously every hour)
    • limited availability until 29th December

Update on 08.12.2014 (v0.228)[edit | edit source]

Added:


Game Features & Changes:

  • Achievements - 3 Christmas themed achievements added
    • Jingle Bells (5 grades, for levels 15+, limited availability until 12 Jan 2015)
    • Silent Night (5 grades, for levels 100+, limited availability until 12 Jan 2015)
    • White Christmas (4 grades, for levels 150+, limited availability until 12 Jan 2015)
  • Destination
    • 20-minute destination added (Winter Wonderland)
    • limited availability until 12 Jan 2015
  • Contract Countdown Timer - Contracts that are unlocked daily now have a timer displaying the remaining time until the next available contract.
  • Localisation - TrainStation is now available in Czech language. To play in Czech, select "Čeština" from the roll down menu above the main screen window.
  • Daily Reward - user interface upgraded

Update on 01.12.2014 (v0.227)[edit | edit source]

Added:


Game Features & Changes:

  • Mrs. Claus
    • new seasonal contract partner for levels 24+ added
    • contracts are unlocked daily
    • limited availability until 12th January
  • Preloader
    • new winter themed preloader added
  • Mail packages
    • appearance changed to Christmas presents
    • contain random materials and increased amount of mail
    • limited availability until 12th January
  • Envelopes
    • appearance changed to Christmas postcards
    • limited availability until 12th January
  • Gifts
    • gift flags added (Yule Flag, Reindeer Flag)
    • limited availability until 12th January
  • Train Slots
    • new train slots added for levels 705+
  • Wake Up Call
    • UI changed back to standard appearance
    • wake up reward changed back to 500 Materials
  • Bugfixing
    • various bugfixes concerning corrupted data download

Update on 24.11.2014 (v0.226)[edit | edit source]

Added:


Game Features & Changes:

  • Ethan
    • another batch of contracts added for levels 200+ (20 contracts)
  • Shop/Storage Width
    • Shop & Storage automatically adapt to player's screen resolution, showing 4 to 6 items depending on game screen width

Update on 18.11.2014 (v0.225)[edit | edit source]

Added:


Game Features & Changes:

  • Achievement
    • new Thanksgiving-themed achievement added (Thanksgiving, 3 grades)
    • limited availability until 1st December
  • Destination
    • new 20-minute destination added (Hometown)
    • limited availability until 1st December
  • Mail packages
    • appearance changed to roast turkeys and pumpkin pies
    • contain random materials and mail
    • limited availability until 1st December
  • Wake Up Friends
    • UI appearance changed to Thanksgiving
    • waking up friends grants 2x as many rewards than before (500 -> 1000)
    • limited availability until 1st December
  • Express Trains
    • express trains profit increased (player's station: +50%, friend's station: +33%)
    • limited availability until 1st December

Update on 10.11.2014 (v0.224)[edit | edit source]

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Update on 03.11.2014 (v0.223)[edit | edit source]

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Game Features & Changes

  • Ethan
    • new contract partner added for levels 200+
    • first batch of contracts added (18/60)
  • Birthday Event
    • all items and bonuses disabled
  • International Trains
    • Standard route duration switched back to 4 hours (Fast Route 3 hours)
  • The Tube Decoration
    • width reduced due to technical reasons
  • Balance Changes

Update on 27.10.2014 (v0.222)[edit | edit source]

(Update was delayed due to technical issue and actually appeared on 28 Oct 2014.)

Added


Game Features & Changes

  • Halloween Event
    • limited availability until 17th November:
    • new 20-minute destination "Halloween Town"
    • mail package appearance changed to Halloween candy (candy drops random material or mail)
    • Halloween flags added to Gifts (Pumpkin Flag, Halloween Flag)
  • Halloween Achievements
    • 2 achievements, 5 grades each (Trick or Treat, Frightmare)
    • limited availability until 17th November
  • Shop
    • small tweaks to user interface added
  • CR DF4-D Locomotive
    • balance changes implemented

Update on 20.10.2014 (v0.221)[edit | edit source]

Game Features & Changes

  • Faster IT trains
    • LIMITED AVAILABILITY - until November 3rd
      • IT Trains complete their journey in just 3 hours instead of 4
      • Fast route only takes 1 hour instead of 3 hours
  • Shop Tweaks
    • Locked items now display the price of the item directly below the picture (no additional clicks needed)
    • Material mouse-over added (displays player's materials above the item's price)
    • Coin icons added to passenger and mail wagons in Shop preview
    • XP wagons now display their % profit in the first line in Shop preview

Update on 13.10.2014 (v0.220)[edit | edit source]

Added

Game Features & Changes

  • Shop
    • Minor tweaks and edits
  • Envelopes
    • Envelopes' shortened appearance interval and increased mail switched back to normal

Update on 06.10.2014 (v0.219a,b)[edit | edit source]

Added

Game Features & Changes

  • Shop & Storage
    • Upgraded with new user interface and improved search function (e.g. searching 'diesel 15' will filter on all Diesel locomotives with power 15)
    • Players can take a guided tour to find out what's new
  • BuyBack Shop
    • Removed from game
    • NOTE: Items needed for successful contract/achievement completion will not be able to be sold, they'll be automatically stored in players' Storage and will not take up any space
  • Envelopes
    • Limited Availability: Until 13th October
    • Mail envelopes appear on players' stations more often and contain more mail
  • Achievements
    • Achievements screen now contains reward detail and information (click small "i" button above the reward image)

v0.219b

  • Shop tweaks:
    • Font size increased
    • Important item properties highlighted with bold font style
    • Changed text padding to improve visibility of larger characters
    • Extensions now show "confirm badge" upon buying
    • Locked items in "What's New" window now show requirements after the "Locked" button is clicked
    • Adjusted reddish number font color, which indicates insufficient materials
    • Special buildings now show their buy limits properly
    • Fixed locomotive properties now showing "dispatch XP"
    • Unsellable items don't have sell button in Construction Yard anymore
    • Item detail now has zoom-in and zoom-out feature, huge items are displayed zoomed-out by default
    • Blue loading wheel animation improved

Update on 29.09.2014 (v0.218)[edit | edit source]

Added

Game Features & Changes

Bill's Tips -removed from game (please note: only players up to level 50 could see Bill's Tips)

IT Tax/Bonus -10% tax for delivering cargo/passenger wagons to your friends or contract partners REMOVED from game (now the amount you send is the amount they'll get) -manual unloading cargo/passengers at the contract partners' station will grant them a 10% bonus

Update on 22.09.2014 (v0.216)[edit | edit source]

Added

Game Features & Changes

Classic screen

  • Removed from the game, the game runs on wide screen resolution only

Update on 09.09.2014 (v0.215)[edit | edit source]

Added

Game Features & Changes

Train Sets

  • from now on, only a set locomotive with as many set wagons as the locomotive can utilize will be considered a train set (and receive set bonus)
  • this new rule applies equally to local trains, ITs, contracts and achievements

Update on 02.09.2014 (v0.214)[edit | edit source]

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Update on 25.08.2014 (v0.213)[edit | edit source]

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Update on 18.08.2014 (v0.212)[edit | edit source]

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Game Features & Changes

  • Sharing
    • some players will share wallposts about finished contracts, achievements and level-ups using explicit Open Graphs
    • the reward system remains unchanged

Update on 11.08.2014 (v0.211)[edit | edit source]

Added

Game Features & Changes

  • Peter Sagan
    • All content related to Peter Sagan removed from the game (contracts, achievements, preloader, Shop items)
  • Achievements
    • Finished achievements are now displayed from the lowest to the highest grade

Update on 04.08.2014 (v0.210)[edit | edit source]

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Update on 28.07.2014 (v0.209)[edit | edit source]

Added

Game Features & Changes

  • Achievements added
  • Invite Screen
    • Search bar for easier friend search added
  • Gift Box
    • Time counter pop-up removed (players can still see the time in the original Gift Box screen)
  • Train Boosts Removal
    • International Train will finish their journeys in 4 hours (3 hours if sped up)
    • Loading trains in local destinations will grant players a 20% bonus to cargo or gold
  • Tooltips
    • Mousing over "Loading Dock" or "Town" tabs tells players the amount of bonus to cargo or gold they'll get if they load their train in the respective local destination
    • Mousing over the invite button next to the Friend Bar informs players they'll earn up to 500 Gems.png for inviting new friends to the game

Update on 21.07.2014 (v0.208)[edit | edit source]

Added

Game Features & Changes

  • Technical Upgrade
    • backend software of the game's servers upgraded

Update on 14.07.2014 (v0.207)[edit | edit source]

Added

Game Features & Changes

  • Orient Express (Set)
    • each week a new Orient Express set wagon will be unlocked
    • previous wagons will be removed, thus new wagons will be replacing older ones
    • collect the wagons you like and build your own Orient Express train set
  • Train Boosts
    • international trains will finish their journeys in only 3 hours (1 hour if sped up)
    • loading trains in local destinations will grant an increased 50% bonus (previously 20%)
    • available until 28th July!

Update on 07.07.2014 (v0.206)[edit | edit source]

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Added


Game Features & Changes

  • Friend Invites
    • invite screen visually upgraded
    • players can now get up to 500 free gems for inviting friends (25 Gems for each invited friend who gets to level 11)

Update on 03.07.2014 (v0.205)[edit | edit source]

All items are available for a limited time until 11th August!

Added

Game Features & Changes

  • Contractors
    • Peter Sagan - new contract partner for levels 35+ added (limited availability until 11th August)
  • Achievements
  • Preloader
    • new Peter Sagan themed preloader added
  • Flags
    • flags can now also be acquired as a reward from contracts

Update on 26.06.2014 (v0.204)[edit | edit source]

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Train Slots

  • new Train Slots in Shop + lowered level requirements

International Slots

  • new International Slots in Shop + lowered level requirements

New buildings added to Jules' Shop:

Update on 19.06.2014 (v0.203)[edit | edit source]

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Added

Game Features & Changes

  • Final reward display tweaks
    • Mizuki and Giovanni final contracts now display the correct amount of slots rewarded

Update on 12.06.2014 (v0.202)[edit | edit source]

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Added

Game Features & Changes

  • Achievements
  • Preloader tweaks
    • Simplified preloader to facilitate quicker loading of the game
  • Gift box tweaks
    • Cancelled pre-selection of gift
    • Moved countdown popup to recipient list
  • Tall Poplar
    • Decoration price decreased from 4,500 Gold.png to 2,500 Gold.png

Update on 05.06.2014 (v0.201)[edit | edit source]

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Added

Game Features & Changes

  • Flags
    • Various boosts to income, limit and duration
  • Storage Extensions
    • 5 new material slots as dual prices to existing gem slots
    • 5 new exclusive gem slots
  • Depot Extensions
    • Complete overhaul of level requirements to make depot extensions more accessible to players
    • 19 new depot extensions
  • HUD Flag Tab
    • New tab next to passenger count that displays current number of flags placed on the station for increased ease of use and replacement

Update on 29.05.2014 (v0.200)[edit | edit source]

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Added

Game Features & Changes

  • Gifts
    • User interface visually upgraded
    • The amount of all gift materials increased to 250
    • The amount of all mail gifts increased to 10,000
    • Gold added as a gift
    • Flags can be found in gifts more often
    • Bronze, Silver, and Gold custom list added (previously only 1 custom list)
    • The amount of daily gifts reduced from 6 to 4
    • Buildings and decorations removed from gifts due to player requests
    • Available gifts are only displayed for the current day and cannot be shown for any of the following/previous days
    • An infographic detailing all individual gifts for all days in a week will be posted on our fanpage
  • Steampunk
  • Supersonic Flag
    • Permanently removed
  • Shop Flags
    • Price reduced by -10% (includes material flags as well as gem flags)

Update on 22.05.2014 (v0.199)[edit | edit source]

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Added

Game Features & Changes

  • Steamtopia Theme
    • Night version of the theme visually upgraded
    • Minor appearance fixes applied
  • Gems on Portal
    • Price of 310 and 660 Gem packages in EURO currency adjusted to better reflect the current EUR/USD rate
    • Available on Pixel Federation Portal only!
  • Rebalance
    • Steamtopia buildings' passenger income increased:
      • Poste, from 84 to 99 people per hour
      • Bellevue, from 25 to 48 people per hour
      • Demeure, from 16 to 24 people per hour

Update on 15.05.2014 (v0.198)[edit | edit source]

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Added

Game Features & Changes

  • Flags
    • Simplified flag placement; player is now in full control over his/her flags
    • Player now decides when, where and which flag he/she places at his/her station(s)
    • Different performance versions of flags are now available in shop in different performance versions
    • Overall duration of flags has been slightly reduced, but the higher the flag rank, the longer the duration
    • Flag's effects have been split; they now increase either station's passenger income, or stations passenger capacity, or both
    • Flags are still available as gifts, but their duration has been reduced and effects split
    • Flags can be stored in storage if collected from Gift Box or bought from pop-up windows (What's New, Level Up)
    • Gift and material priced flags in storage take up storage space as other non-gem game content
    • Once a flag is placed at a station, it cannot be stored
    • Flags affect only player's station, not stations acquired through finishing contracts
    • If player owns multiple stations, flags can be placed at any of them
    • Flag bonuses are global; no matter which stations the flags are placed at, they increase performance of all player's stations
    • Number of flags at player's station is limited (and shared among multiple stations) and can be increased by special buildings
    • Placing flags at friend's stations is disabled
    • Updated passenger HUD button tooltip and Station Summary to show detailed flag information
  • Supersonic Flag
    • Player can now have up to 3 Supersonic flags at his/her station (acquired through watching video ads - availability might be region specific)
    • After watching an ad while player has already placed all 3 flags, the one with shortest remaining duration is replaced
    • Supersonic flags still don't count towards station's flag limit (e.g. it is possible to have 13/10 flags for a short period of time)
  • Gifts
    • Replaced old flags with new ones
  • WAGR Freight
    • Locomotive and wagon's level requirement increased from 266 to 267
  • DDA40X Triple[1]
    • Gem locomotive requirement lowered from 270 to 269
    • Price lowered from 435 Gems.png to 430 Gems.png
    • Limit increased from 1 to 2
  • CKD4B Triple
    • Level requirement lowered from 268 to 265
  • MAV M61 Double
    • Level requirement increased from 200 to 202
  • Hill Tree
    • Steamtopia decoration disabled in shop as it is already available in Berlin theme (although at a higher level)
    • A replacement tree decoration for Steamtopia theme is coming soon
  1. Original changelog referred in error to "DDA40X Double", called Big Jack Double in the game.

Update on 08.05.2014 (v0.197)[edit | edit source]

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Game Features & Changes

Update on 01.05.2014 (v0.196)[edit | edit source]

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Added

Game Features & Changes

  • Contracts Screen
    • User interface visually enhanced
    • Changes are introduced in a short guided tutorial
  • Easter
    • All Easter content removed
    • Spring Fair destination removed
    • Easter eggs appearance changed back to mail packages, packages no longer spawn material
    • Easter flag removed
    • Easter themed level bar removed
    • Egg Challenge achievement removed
  • Achievements Screen
    • Recently Finished category was replaced with Achievements Overview
    • Displays detailed information about player's achievements
    • Filters in the Finished category only display the LAST finished achievement
  • TrialPay
    • Players can now earn gems without buying them by clicking on "Earn Gems" tab in the upper left corner of the screen
    • Participating in the advertised offers will allow players to earn gems
  • Shop Countdowns

Update on 24.04.2014 (v0.195)[edit | edit source]

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Game Features & Changes

Update on 17.04.2014 (v0.194)[edit | edit source]

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Added

Game Features & Changes

  • Easter
    • Easter themed flag and the final batch of Easter content added
    • LIMITED AVAILABILITY - until May 1st
  • Achievements
    • New Easter Achievements added (Egg Challenge, 4 grades)
    • LIMITED AVAILABILITY - until May 1st
    • Mail package appearance changed to Easter eggs
    • Player's and friend's stations spawn special Easter egg packages which drop random material (not Mail.png)
    • Note: Neither you nor your friend's stations spawn Mail.png packages during the Easter event
  • Destination
    • New 20-minute local destination added (Spring Fair)
    • LIMITED AVAILABILITY - until May 1st
  • Visual Upgrade

Update on 10.04.2014 (v0.193)[edit | edit source]

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Added

Game Features & Changes

  • Easter
    • Easter themed level bar and the first patch of Easter content added
    • LIMITED AVAILABILITY - until May 1st
  • Wake Up Call
    • Players can now "wake up" their inactive friends by visiting their station and confirming the wake up pop-up
    • By doing so, players automatically earn 500 materials of a random type (except Gold.png, Gems.png, Passenger.png, or Mail.png)

Update on 03.04.2014 (v0.192)[edit | edit source]

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Game Features & Changes

  • Russian
    • New language added to game
  • Achievements Screen
    • Additional tweaks to user interface added

Update on 27.03.2014 (v0.191)[edit | edit source]

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Added

Game Features & Changes

  • Achievements Screen
    • User interface visually enhanced
    • New categorization of achievements introduced
  • Likebox
    • Splash screen inviting players to "like" TrainStation fanpage for a reward of 50 Gems added
    • Displays every few levels just after level-up
    • Available only to players who haven't liked TrainStation fanpage yet
    • IMPORTANT: all players who "liked" TrainStation fanpage prior to the Likebox feature already got their 50 Gems in the past!

Update on 20.03.2014 (v0.190)[edit | edit source]

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Game Features & Changes

  • St. Patrick Content
    • All St. Patrick themed items, Ardpatrick local destination and Shamrock Flag removed

Update on 13.03.2014 (v0.189)[edit | edit source]

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Added

Game Features & Changes

  • Ardpatrick

Update on 06.03.2014 (v0.188)[edit | edit source]

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Added

Game Features & Changes

  • Winter Content
    • All winter themed items removed from Shop
  • Valentina
    • All contracts disabled
  • Mystery Depot
    • Content updated
  • Portal Minigame
    • Graphically enhanced

Update on 27.02.2014 (v0.187)[edit | edit source]

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Added

Game Features & Changes

  • Gifts
    • Carnival Flag added to Gifts
    • LIMITED AVAILABILITY - Feb 28th only!
  • Material Popups
    • Information popups related to dispatching trains, unloading train and collecting mail graphically enhanced
  • Contractors
    • Gem/Gold filter removed from every contractor's shop

Update on 20.02.2014 (v0.186)[edit | edit source]

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Added

Game Features & Changes

  • Gifts
  • Flags
    • Watching videos places a special Supersonic Flag on player's station
    • Supersonic Flag adds 15% passenger regeneration and capacity
    • Duration: 12 hours
    • Doesn't count as a regular Flag, isn't affected by Flag count
  • Facebook Gift Cards
    • Redeemable gift cards available again
    • List of countries and retailers: [1]

Update on 13.02.2014 (v0.185)[edit | edit source]

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Added

Game Features & Changes

  • Valentina
    • Final batch of seasonal contracts added for levels 20+
    • LIMITED AVAILABILITY - until Mar 6th
  • Gifts
  • Flags menu
    • Lifetime and passenger income bonus information added to flag

Update on 06.02.2014 (v0.184b)[edit | edit source]

Game Features & Changes

  • Aussieland
    • Fixed bug with disabled local destination

Update on 06.02.2014 (v0.184)[edit | edit source]

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Added

Game Features & Changes

  • Valentina
    • First batch of seasonal contracts added for levels 20+
    • LIMITED AVAILABILITY - until Mar 6th
  • Australia Day Achievements
    • Disabled
  • Aussieland local destination
    • Removed
  • Bug
    • Fixed cancel button overlap by various HUD elements

Update on 30.01.2014 (v0.183)[edit | edit source]

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Added

Game Features & Changes

  • Giovanni
    • Final Batch of contracts added for levels 150+
  • Achievements
    • Fixed a bug causing unwanted level lock of achievements
  • CBH Class locomotive
    • Changed to LIMITED AVAILABILITY (available until Feb 6th)

Update on 23.01.2014 (v0.182)[edit | edit source]

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Added

Game Features & Changes

  • Achievements
    • New set of Achievements added (Australia Day Achievements, 4 grades + 1 grade for levels 80+)
    • LIMITED AVAILABILITY - until Feb 6th


Update on 16.01.2014 (v0.181)[edit | edit source]

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Added

Game Features & Changes

  • Hungarian
    • New localization language added, players can switch to Hungarian in the drop-down list of languages at the top of the screen
  • Mail Packages
    • Size increased
  • Facebook Gift Cards
    • Temporarily disabled due to Facebook issues
  • Decorations
    • Total decorations limit at player's station reduced from 560 to 500


Update on 09.01.2014 (v0.180)[edit | edit source]

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Game Features & Changes

  • Category:Christmas & Santa
    • Disabled all Christmas related items and Santa (all contracts removed)
  • New Year's Level Bar
    • Replaced with the regular level bar
  • Search Function
    • Fixed Search in Storage (searching by train set names now works properly)
  • International Train (IT) Fast Route
    • Speedup price changed back to 9 Gems.png


Update on 02.01.2014 (v0.179)[edit | edit source]

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Game Features & Changes

  • International Train (IT) Fast Route
    • Price temporarily reduced from 9 Gems.png to 1 Gems.png
    • Price reduction is valid until next update on January 9th
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