Archive for January, 2012

SMSC January 2012: Winner carlbaker

Autumn River CrossingWinner of the January edition of the Simutrans Monthly Screenshot Contest is carlbaker. The screenshot shows the city in the distance, that marks an important railway crossroads, as well as an interchange for bus journeys into the nearby picturesque countryside. Built with pak.german, It gathered almost half of the total votes. Screenshots by The Hood and mEGA scored second and third respectively.
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Simutrans Experimental 10.7 released

The 10.7 version of Simutrans Experimental has been recently released. This is a minor new release, with several bug fixes like crash in some cases when a schedule is changed, players can no longer delete ways owned by the public player, errors in the calculation of loading times and some more.

You can download it from the International Simutrans Forum.

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New Simutrans release!

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A new stable version of Simutrans, 111.1, has been released today! The development team summarized the changes as:

Mostly bugfixes and optimisations (e.g. faster display on large windows when zooming out). Most important for game play is the fact that speed bonus now takes into account the maximum possible top speed, included speed limits imposed by ways and overloaded vehicles.

You can find a full changelog and download links for windows, linux, haiku and mac binaries at the International Simutrans Forum.

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Cruising to Trinidad and Tobago

Inspired by a tutorial by Dantedarkstar Jack Rudd has made a map of Trinidad and Tobago. Set up your own cruise to these sunny islands! You can now download this map from Simutrans Maps.

Trinidad and Tobago



pak.Excentrique v0.13 released *updated*

Hajo is on fire at the moment. He released a new version 0.13 of pak Excentrique. It provides amongst others more city buildings and basic working magnatrack (rolling stock, stations and depots). Magna track depots are particular peculiar, you get your vehicles out of a tin can. See the forum thread or download it right away.

update: don’t forget to grab some signals force gates too, also at the  forum thread.

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January’s Edition of Simutrans Monthly Screenshot Contest

New year and a new edition of SMSC. The subject of this month is From bridge to bridge at countryside.

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 January 16th. The voting begins on January 17th.

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


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