This game is not new.
On Aug 14, 2008, at 7:19 PM, 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 stockroom,
> 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 wagons
> 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
> I have downloaded the game and am very happy with it, I purchased it
> after an hour of playing.
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