Iceland Map for Sid Meier's 'Railroads!'

Craggy, Volcanic Isle in the North Atlantic

Sep 2008

Here's my Iceland map for "Railroads!". Obviously Iceland isn't known for its extensive rail network, (Iceland has no rail network) but I think it makes quite a playable game map.


Craggy, Volcanic Isle in the North Atlantic

This scenario covers Iceland

Key features:

The Single-player Scenario includes these three eras::

  • 1850-1890: "The volcanic isle" It is 1850. You must feed the coastal villages of Iceland with fish and bring in the milk from the dairies.
    • Supply 20 carloads of milk to any village.
    • Deliver 20 carloads of fish to any town with a cannery.
    • Try to maintain at least a 20 percent share in your own company.

  • 1891-1930: "Mail by Rail" It is 1891. Encourage the growth of villages into towns by running an efficient mail delivery service. Then focus your efforts on building passenger traffic.
    • Move at least 20 cars of mail between villages, to attract trade to your stations.
    • Move at least 30 cars of passengers.
    • Build or purchase a textile mill in any town to support the Icelandic knitwear industry.
    • Attain a net worth of ISK10 million.
    • Expand your empire by buying a 50% stake in another company.

  • 1931-1980: "The modern era" It is 1931. Deliver the distinctive knitwear produced by your textile mills. Connect Akureyri to Reykjavik and meet the demand for medical supplies at either hospital.
    • Connect Reykjavik to Akureyri, the principal town in the North.
    • Deliver 20 carloads of Icelandic knitwear to any town demanding clothing.
    • Deliver 20 carloads of medicine to Akureyri or Reykjavik.
    • Be the last railroad standing.
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Installation Instructions

You should first install the Railroads v1.1 patch

Unzip into your My Documents\My Games\Sid Meier's Railroads!\CustomAssets\XML\_SCENARIOS_ folder (thereby creating a new folder, Iceland with the .xml and .tga files in it).


e-mail: mike.kennelly(a)

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Updated: Sep 2008