Sid Meier's Railroad Tycoon

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Version: 1?
License: Free to use and share
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Garbage
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.3.1

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Nothing could start the game

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Not totally sure what goes wrong, the intro plays but after that when it should cut to the main menu it just closes and returns to my desktop.
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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?RatingSubmitter
CurrentUbuntu 10.04 "Lucid" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Aug 25 20101.3.1Yes No GarbageAlex Moore 
ShowMandriva 2010.0Feb 08 20101.1.37Yes No GarbageMaik Wagner 
ShowUbuntu 9.04 "Jaunty" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Nov 05 20091.1.32Yes No Garbagejason e 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
18118 Multiple DOS apps/games fail to start in DOSBox when started from Wine (need DOSBox > 0.74) RESOLVED NOTOURBUG View

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For Linux users - Run the game using DosBox
by Maik Wagner on Monday February 8th 2010, 10:36
The download indicated on this website actually points to the Windows version with two intro videos. The game itself (which is a DOS version of "Railroad Tycoon Deluxe") is emulated using the Windows port of the DosBox emulator ( This Windows port didn't work for me but there is a also a Linux version of DosBox available you can use to run "Railroad Tycoon".

As for Mandriva Linux there is a binary od DosBox in the PLF repositories - Ubuntu and other distribution should have DosBox available as well in their respective repositories. It is a fairly common application.

After starting DosBox one needs to mount the directory as Drive C in DosBox. This is done with the following command

mount c /home/insertyourlinuxusernamehere/.wine/drive_c

You can then change to the C-drive by entering


in DosBox. You can then navigate through the directory tree using

cd directory-name

and display the contents of a directory using


Navigate into the "SIDMEI~1" game directory in the "2KGAME~1" directory and run "RRT.EXE" from there by typing "RRT". The game should now start up okay.

Note: You can switch Dosbox to fullscreen by pressing "Alt+Enter". If you are asked for copy protection there is a PDF manual in the "manual" folder in Linux.