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Very interesting article about Mini Metro
« on: January 15, 2017, 08:57:01 PM »
here is a very interesting article about Mini-Metro, the minimalist transport simulation game released for Android last year (and PC the year before that, I think).

It deals with the interest that real life transport planners have taken in the game as well as the designers' own thoughts on it, and a history of the game.

Here is a short extract from the article:

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Planners enjoyed seeing a video game portray their work, while the transit map community gloried in a system that let them sketch their own rail networks. One expert even pointed out that the simple simulations of Mini Metro weren't far off from the software high-level experts use to analyze train patterns.