A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this app.
Wasn't created with educational intent, but there's potential for creativity and problem solving. Kids can use the app's tracks, tunnels, and objects to create and solve their own design challenges.
Ease of Play
Big arrows point out the menus for getting trains moving, finding objects to place on screen, and turning on the train's-eye view camera. It would be even better if you could access those hints again.
Parents Need to Know
Is It Any Good?
If you've ever dreamed of building a moon base or a city on Mars, here’s your chance: This fun game invites users to create landscapes and build courses for model trains -- in outer space. It’s super simple to drag and drop tracks, tunnels, and other objects into the landscape. And it’s fun to discover how different items will look in the landscape (like boulders and stalagmites) or react when your train cruises by (like a rocketship that blasts off), especially when you tap the camera icon and see your train's journey from its perspective. It's also fun to see the consequences for your actions — your trains can fly off the edge of the planet into space! — and it's luckily easy to start a new level on another planet or reset the level to start again. Of course the game isn't as realistic as some of the other model train games from the same developer (like Train Kit), but who cares? You're building a greenhouse on a meteor or laying train tracks on the surface of the sun. Silly, creative fun is the point.
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