I hate to burst your bubble, but that game has been out a while. Perhaps
they have released an updated version or something?
Anyway, I agree it is a good game. Though, I haven't purchased it
myself. Just tried the demo.
Damien Sadler wrote:
> Hi gamers,
> For those of you who don't know or haven't yet seen the BCT podcast, a new
> accessible game has been released.
> It is called Mississippi, from http://www.mar-dy.com.
> Here is the description straight from the site:
> Mississippi - a trading simulation for all adventurers
> Mississippi is a trading simulation which starts in 1770 in the wild west of
> good old America.
> One day you receive a letter, that your uncle who's living in America has
> died and bequeaths you his whole properties. That means 50 square meters of
> 1000 $ and 50 grain. The letter tells you also, that you are born in America,
> but your Mother where gone back shortly after you where born.
> After reading the letter you decide to jump at this chance. You leave your
> old home and emigrate to the new world.
> You have to buy and sell your goods, build kontors in several towns, build
> wagons, and earn money. And, if you are good enough, be at least president of
> America. But, as in real live, there are good and bad news, some for
> yourself, some for all players. E.g. you can win a lot of money, or all your
> could not leave your HQ and so you won't get goods for this round.
> You can play the game with 5 persons. And, that's a very interesting fact,
> you can play it with sighted people together.
> There is much music, and most of the news are spoken. The game itself is not
> self-voicing, so you need a screenreader to play it. We have tested it with
> Window-Eyes and JAWS and it works properly. If not, feel free to ask, and we
> will see what we can do in the code to solve problems.
> It is a demo game, allowing you to play the first four years and limiting
> some cassino games. The game is 10 Euros, that's about £8 GBP.
> I have downloaded the game and am very happy with it, I purchased it after an
> hour of playing.
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