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Fear of heights

Swiss AlpsIf you love skiing, mountain climbing or a well planned railroad then you can play on this map of the Swiss Alps made by NYC911. It is part of an interesting scenario in which you have to be very careful in laying your track.

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November’s Edition of Simutrans Monthly Screenshot Contest

Here we are with another edition of the SMSC. The subject of this month is Historical & Modern buildings.

Everybody can participate, with only one screenshot of 800x 600 pixels, in jpg or png formats. You can use any pakset, and the deadline is November 21th. The voting begins on November 22th.

The prize will be a mention of your nickname in the Simutrans Hall of Fame, praises from the whole community and one post including your picture at blog and simutrans.com.

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Sarlock October Screenshot Contest Winner

october screenshot contest: a tale of two cities

A picture from Canada, (Sarlock’s screenshot) won the SMSC contest. (It could not be more fitting in autumn i should like to remark.) Raiser’s contribution was only one vote behind, don’t miss to have a look at all screenshots at the international forum.

Beside showing Canada, remarkable about the winning screenshot are the new trees. A work in progress snapshot of Sarlock’s extensive (winter) tree project for pak128. Over the last weeks he’s been working on high quality conifers and birches with good winter images.

please find larger screenshots and the original captions below.
(This is an extended cross post from the original g+ post.)

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September’s Edition of Simutrans Monthly Screenshot Contest

After the summer break, we reboot the SMSC with a new edition. The subject of this month is Beautiful Stations.

Everybody can participate, with only one screenshot of 800x 600 pixels, in jpg or png formats. You can use any pakset, and the deadline is September 18th. The voting begins on September 19th.

The prize will be a mention of your nickname in the Simutrans Hall of Fame, praises from the whole community and one post including your picture at blog and simutrans.com.

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SMSC July 2012: Winners Isaac Clarke & Checksumdigit

The Winners of the July edition of the Simutrans are Isaac Clarke and Checksumdigit. Both received ten votes.

Checksumdigit image

Isaac clarke image

Screenshots by Sybill and enkort scored a second and third place respectively.

Find the poll and discussion at the International Simutrans Forum.

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July’s Edition of Simutrans Monthly Screenshot Contest

The last edition of SMSC before the summer break is on the way. The subject of this month is Banner for G+.

Everybody can participate, with only one screenshot of 960 x 180 pixels, in jpg or png formats. You can use any pakset, and the deadline is July 17th. The voting begins on July 18th.

The prize will be a mention of your nickname in the Simutrans Hall of Fame, praises from the whole community and one post including your picture at blog and simutrans.com.

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June’s Edition of Simutrans Monthly Screenshot Contest

Another new edition of SMSC is on the way. The subject of this month is Parks and Skycrapers.

Everybody can participate, with only one screenshot of 800 x 600 pixels, in jpg or png formats. You can use any pakset, and the deadline is June 18th. The voting begins on June 19th.

The prize will be a mention of your nickname in the Simutrans Hall of Fame, praises from the whole community and one post including your picture at blog and simutrans.com.

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SMSC May 2012: Winner derajjared

San Migule roadThe Winner of the May edition of the Simutrans is derajjared with San Miguel road, a beautiful bridge that descends from the high hills and crosses the river rafts to reach a small village located on the side of the open road that connects two cities. It was created with pak128 and gathered almost a quarter of the votes.

Screenshots by Enkort and alexbaettig scored second and third respectively.

Find the poll and discussion at the International Simutrans Forum.

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May’s Edition of Simutrans Monthly Screenshot Contest

Another new edition of SMSC is on the way. The subject of this month is Civil engineering.

Everybody can participate, with only one screenshot of 800 x 600 pixels, in jpg or png formats. You can use any pakset, and the deadline is May 16th. The voting begins the day after.

The prize will be a mention of your nickname in the Simutrans Hall of Fame, praises from the whole community and one post including your picture at blog and simutrans.com.

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SMSC April 2012: Winners derajjared & kierongreen

Southville BarnstapleWinners of the April edition of the Simutrans. The first one, from derajjared is a small town have called south ville inspired in some Latin American municipalities.

The second winner, from kierongreen has a good story: the Bideford to Exeter service has just left Barnstaple Railway Station, while one horse drawn omnibus service has just left to transfer passengers across the River Taw to the town centre. Another omnibus is just arriving, unfortunately these passengers will have a bit of a wait for the next train but at least they have plenty of time to purchase a ticket Built with pak.128 and pak.britain, both gathered 9 votes.

Screenshots by AEO and TommPa9 scored second and third respectively.

Find the poll and discussion at the International Simutrans Forum.

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