In Epic Rail, an addictive albeit circuitous new action-puzzle, simulation game from Edit Undo, your long-postponed childhood dream of being an engineer are, well, still on hold. Instead, you sit at the railway control desk, routing trains through color-coded stations, carefully changing directions on the appropriate junctions. Send locomotives along the correct tracks toward their destinations, all the while avoiding an epic fail: screams, explosions and carnage!
Epic Rail might seem a bit prosaic at first glance but as you start to play, its charms emerge: clean design, atmospheric and entertaining special effects, ease of controls, and multitask-masterful puzzles... all engaging the fun factor. Perfectly time your reactions and employ strategic planning if you want to earn brag-worthy railroad medals. Should your color sense be unreliable or simply biased, choose symbolic "color hints" under options. As you advance through Epic Rail's 34 levels, the job grows distinctly more demanding with longer tracks and more—far more—junctions to control. The challenge is definitely enjoyable although there's a smidgeon of repetitiveness in redoing levels unless you possess skills in quick and precise clicking. Besides, living out your very own Unstoppable moment of eminent heroism is too tempting to resist. You can now forgive a certain jolly, white-bearded someone for not delivering the model train set he promised that day at the mall.