Pandemic Train

Platform(s): PC
Genre: Action/Adventure
Publisher: PlayWay
Developer: Trigger Labs
Release Date: Nov. 25, 2021

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by Rainier on Sept. 28, 2020 @ 9:20 a.m. PDT

In Pandemic Train you are in charge of the crew aboard a train roaming the post-apocalyptic wasteland, ravaged by both war and a deadly plague.

Your goal is to survive long enough to discover the cure… or die trying. Humanity’s fate is in your hands! Start your journey now!

Pandemic Train is a survival simulation game in which you manage the crew as well as the passengers aboard the old school train carried by a steam engine. The in-game universe is characterized by an alternative timeline, in which a catastrophic viral outbreak has decimated the world’s population. The mysterious plague kills the infected within 24 hours, leading to widespread panic, riots, and war. The world is in ruin, and you are the only hope for its survival. Travel through the wasteland, gather the resources, fight off the bandits, and do your best to research the cure for the disease!

In Pandemic Train the world has become a very inhospitable place. Every person can carry the disease, so you have to choose your crew very wisely. People will die along the way, and you have to minimalize the damage. The resources are scarce, so you have to distribute them very carefully. And worst of all - there are lots of hungry wolves around. And by ‘hungry wolves’ we mean desperate people who perceive your train as a fat prize. Or sometimes - as an opportunity for a better life. You have to decide whether it’s better to fight them off or welcome aboard.


In the harsh reality of Pandemic Train, you need to be self-sufficient - you grow your own food, breed the livestock, gather and purify your own drinking water, and do the essential repairs. You have to utilize every bit of scrap or junk you have at your disposal and turn it into something useful. This often leads to some difficult decisions, for example - rarely there’s enough medicine for everyone, so you’ll have to decide who is worth the treatment, and who is going be left to die.

The main goal of your actions is to create a vaccine and save the remnants of humanity from extinction. The longer you manage to keep the train moving, the less likely the crew will have the contact with the virus, and your scientists - more time to work on the medication. You can customize the train to your needs - decide how many people are on it and how many train cars are going to be attached to the engine. But remember - the bigger the party, the harder it is to keep it in check. You are the only hope for mankind. You are the last hope… for humanity.

Key Features:

  • Singleplayer campaign
  • Atmospheric visuals and music
  • An interesting story set in an alternative historic setting
  • Chance to create your own train, with various types of wagons you can add to the steam engine
  • A vast array of characters we can recruit onboard the train
  • Resource and crew management
  • Difficult, morally ambiguous choices

Pandemic Train is in development for PC (Steam), scheduled for Nov. 25, 2021.

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