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Strobe 13-03-2005 02:06 AM

Feel free to comment and discuss this game here. Also, if you have any useful tips or tricks don't hesitate to share them with the others! Thanks!

Review and Download (if available)

Yobor 13-03-2005 02:15 AM

This looks like an intersting Sim.

BubbaHoTep 13-03-2005 04:42 AM

Great game, I played it in '94 for months. It takes some getting used to, but the intricate trading system is very rewarding for those with the patience. :ok: But alas, the review said that already.

Reaper 13-03-2005 06:14 AM

Very interesting name... 1869...

peregy 13-03-2005 10:20 AM

A very good game!!!

Chris 13-03-2005 11:56 AM

Quote:

Originally posted by Reaper@Mar 13 2005, 08:14 AM
Very interesting name... 1869...
the game starts in the year 1854 with the longest possible playtime 15 years, so you are in 1869 when the game ends. but i don't really want to know how Max Design came upon this name :blink:

dwarfo 13-03-2005 02:44 PM

Very good game, 1869 i theese old games about sailing out in the see :Titan:

Havell 13-03-2005 04:08 PM

I'm currently making a list of all the ports in the game and wha tthey buy and sell, so far I've done Europe. As you cannot attach files to posts in Games Discussion (why btw?) I can't share it with you right now but I'll upload it somewhere when I'm finished.

TaloN 13-03-2005 04:10 PM

i never enjoyed this game, found it repetative and boring.

Mad-E-Fact 13-03-2005 04:53 PM

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Originally posted by Bobbin+Mar 13 2005, 01:56 PM--></div><table border='0' align='center' width='95%' cellpadding='3' cellspacing='1'><tr><td>QUOTE (Bobbin @ Mar 13 2005, 01:56 PM)</td></tr><tr><td id='QUOTE'> <!--QuoteBegin-Reaper@Mar 13 2005, 08:14 AM
Very interesting name... 1869...
but i don't really want to know how Max Design came upon this name :blink: [/b][/quote]
Why not? ;) In 1869 the Suez Canal was opened, shortening the way from Europe to India by about 7000km, as ships didn't have to go around all of Africa anymore. That was quite an impressive milestone in the history of seafare, that's why Maxis probably chose the name.


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