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What should I do when encircled by competitors?

Situation A: I am facing a mighty competitor who has built a transcontinental railroad from east to west. Such a railroad blocks my expansion plans from north to south, because rail lines cannot cross....
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How can I successfully conduct a hostile stock market takeover?

Whenever I buy a block of 10,000 shares in a competitor, the competitor will invariably defend itself by buying 10,000 shares as well. The competitor and I have to take turns to buy stock (because I ...
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How are dividends determined?

When the railroad is producing large profits, dividends are automatically declared and paid to shareholders. How large do profits have to be before dividends are paid? What determines the amount of ...
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How much do you earn for a delivery?

What is the formula for the amount of money you receive for a delivery in the original Railroad Tycoon? The manual is clearly wrong when it says bulk goods produce the same payment no matter how long ...