Friday Fun: Now You Can Race to Keep the Trains Running on a Mobile Phone

The Mini Metro transit planning game has been around in all its simple and frustrating glory for a few years now, but it only recently became available as a mobile app.
November 11, 2016, 5am PST | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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Mini Metro

Andrew Webster describes the Mini Metro game, in case you weren't around in 2014 when it first debuted:

Mini Metro is a game about making subway maps. You start with just a few stations, which connect with a bright and colorful track, and then more pop up over time. The goal is to keep things running smoothly even as the transit system balloons to dozens of stops and multiple lines.

As Weber, notes, the game started out as a "browser-based prototype" in 2014, before becoming a "full fledged PC game" last year. According to Webster, however, Mini Metro is a perfect fit for mobile, and it may have now found its perfect medium.

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Published on Monday, October 24, 2016 in The Verge
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