Archive for February, 2012

SMSC February 2012: Winner sdog

shropshireWinner of the February edition of the Simutrans Monthly Screenshot Contest is sdog. I found a poster from 1973 and a photo from 1905, both of Shrewsbury Railway Station. The older photo, (taken by a daring young Major A. C. H. Melchett from a montgolfiere) shows the station under construction. A circular line and a tram line were built already, while the tracks for the line to Manchester and Sheffield were being laid.. Built with pak.britain, It gathered 14 votes.

Screenshots by Enkort and Sim, and finally Isaac_Clarke scored seconds and third respectively.

Find the poll and discussion at the International Simutrans Forum.

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pak128 v2.1.0 released!

The pak128 development team has announced a new release of the pakset. There has been a ton of improvements since last release. Cities now look… well, see for yourself!

This new version brings these changes from previous stable version:

  • New set of residential blocks.
  • Airplane and tram balancing.
  • Two new ferries.
  • New special buildings.
  • New factory production modifiers.
  • Many other bugfixes and improvements.

You can download it from Sourceforge. More details at International Simutrans Forum.

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February’s Edition of Simutrans Monthly Screenshot Contest

Another new edition of SMSC is on the way. The subject of this month is Central rail stations.

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 February 16th. The voting begins on February 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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Simutrans Experimental 10.8 released

The 10.8 version of Simutrans Experimental has been recently released. This is a bug fix release, with some small feature changes to assist in balancing games, especially online games.

You can download it from the International Simutrans Forum.

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TileCutter v0.6.1 has been released

A new version v0.6.1 of the Simutrans Building Editor, TileCutter, is now available.

This new version provides a browse dialog for makeobj and several bugfixes like Z dimensions now permitted up to 16, infinite loop in dialog has been removed, irregular buildings and the source version work again.

You can download it here. More details at the International Simutrans Forum.

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