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Posted: 3 months ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer and Jo Robertson.

OverviewOverview

Islands & Trains is a world building game where you place landscape, buildings, bridges, tracks and trains for no other purpose than to make satisfying vignettes. Inspired by games like Townscaper and Dorfromantik you play at your own pace, clicking to make the little model train-set world of your dreams. It stands out because it leans into being a relaxing sandbox with no goals, no timer, no missions, no stress. Just happy accidents.

Whether you build your dioramas to have just a single shed or idyllic villages with dense forests, it's a game that sparks the imagination rather than the reflexes. Lay your own railroad on top of your beloved island. Place animals in the countryside and just watch & enjoy your peaceful creation. Get lost in finding the most perfect place for all these little pieces.

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: Coming soon

Platforms: PC

Expected Content Rating: PEGI 3

Skill Rating: 4+ year-olds

Players: 1

Genres: Creative, Simulation and World Building

Developer: Akos Makovics (@AkosMakovics)

 

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DurationDuration

Play Time: It takes between 5 minutes and half an hour to play a round of this game. How long you spend on each creation depends on how complex you want things to be, and how much fiddling you do to make it match your mind's eye.
 

Play StylePlay Style

This is a single-player game.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

This game has not yet been rated, but we anticipate it is likely to be rated PEGI 3.

Skill Rating

4+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. Very young players can enjoy placing things and seeing how the world responds. They need to be able to click to place items that can be a little fiddly. Older children can plan and perfect their worlds. Adults often enjoy playing the game to relax and escape a bit like a time of meditation.

CostsCosts

There are no additional in-game purchases, loot boxes, adverts or subscription costs.

AccessibilityAccessibility


We haven't documented accessibility features for this game yet. Our Islands & Trains Accessibility Report details system-wide settings that may help, and suggests similar games with accessibility features. Tweet the developer (@AkosMakovics) to let them know about our Accessibility Questionnaire.

Diversity and InclusionDiversity and Inclusion

We haven't documented diversity and inclusion information for this game yet.

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