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Item - Building the Transcontinental Railroad

Series: You Choose: Interactive Engineering Adventures
Platform: Kindle
Author: Otfinoski, Steven
Date: 2015
ISBNs: 1491404019 / 9781491404010 (library binding)
149140406X / 9781491404065 (paperback)
1491404108 / 9781491404102 (eBook)
Length: 112 pages
Number of Endings: 22
User Summary: You can participate in the building of the American Transcontinental Railroad as a Chinese laborer, as an Irish laborer, or as a railroad engineer.
Guillermo's Thoughts:

This is a rare case of a recent gamebook written by a person who authored gamebooks during the golden era of the eighties. While Otfinoski's earlier involvement with the medium may lead one to expect this to be a high-quality book, in reality it turns out to be unexceptional both in terms of story and gameplay. Don't go out of your way to read this.

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