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Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends 2, also titled Thomas's Big Race, was an MS-DOS/Amiga/Atari ST game released in 1993 and a sequel to Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends. The aim of the game is to compete and win races with Thomas or one of his friends.

Story

"I'm a Really Useful Engine," said Thomas as he pulled into the sheds that morning.

"Oh yes," puffed Gordon. But I bet you're not as fast as me!"

The others overheard and laughed...

"Please stop arguing," the Fat Controller butted in.

Everyone went quiet...

"I know," continued the Fat Controller, "We'll soon find out who's the fastest of you all!"

"I will hold a racing competition and keep the times with my pocket watch."

"Then we'll know who's the best..."

Everybody cheered loudly and began revving their engines in readiness for the races...

© Britt Allcroft (Thomas) Limited 1993

Gameplay

The gameplay is to race against another player. There is an option to either race against the computer or a friend.

Players can choose to play as either Thomas, Percy, Gordon, Bill, Ben, Toby, James or Bertie the Bus. There are four courses: Main Line, Postal Run, Waterway, or Wood Glade.

Characters

Trivia

  • The front cover features a picture from the episode Thomas Gets Bumped.
  • Player 1's icon shows Thomas with a black wheel arch, while Player 2's icon shows Edward, who is not playable.

Goofs

  • Gordon and James are missing their tenders.
  • Toby is incorrectly depicted as an 0-4-0, his funnel is at the back of his roof, and he does not have his bell.
    • Also, his roof is black where it should be white.
  • The Water Towers are incorrectly referred to as Water Pumps.

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