Stochastic Networks

You will probably have seen, or participated, in the last Public server game, which was all about logic. I’ll try to explain it in a bit.

After recent interests in self-regulating construction, there was an attempt to improve the usability of such designs. We have already seen self-regulating networks, where dummy trains transfer cargo onto ML trains, and recently self-regulating orders where vehicles could potentially go to all stations. What has not yet been done is to apply a form of regulation to point-to-point passenger games.

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Have a banana everyone!

For just a weekend offline I return to discover another new feature merged to trunk OpenTTD when reading the changelog: In the fruit basket I found a bunch of bananas, or more properly spellt, BaNaNaS.

BaNaNaS is an acronym which stands for Base graphics And NewGRF And NoAI And Scenarios and is the new content delivery system of OpenTTD. It allows you to update to the newest version of base grfs (OpenGFX), NewGRFs and NoAI – computer players.
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Keeping a clean “Filesystem” with many OTTD installations (cleaning drafts)

Since OpenTTD 0.6.x, this feature is possible for stable releases, too. So we can publish this almost a year old draft. 😉

I liked to clean my OTTD installations, because new build supports cool features for that. In past I “managed” my OTTDs (different revisions) with symlinks, but with windows i.e., its not possible.

So here is a tiny howto, how to keep many OTTDs without too much redundancy:

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#openttdcoop newGRF-pack 7.2 released (3 days ago)

Hey folks,

quite some improvements have been done to a lot of newgrf since the last release. Also the creators of the 2cc set are prodding us to use and test their creation – the 2cc train set. So we took the opportunity and gathered all changes and combined them in a new release.

#openttdcoop newGRF pack 7.2
A farm station near a farm and an oil well, taken from the ISR 7.1 and the farm, food plant and oil wells from PBI.

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#openttdcoop NewGrf Package Version 7.1 released

We are proud to announce the maintenance release of our #openttdcoop NewGrf Package, version 7.1. More than 40 changes were applied since the release of version 7.0.
Check out our logfile or the profile.
Please note that this package is necessary to participate at wwOTTDgd #2.
If you like to check the md5sum of your download use our md5sum file.

As always, we have several options to download the #openttdcoop NewGrf Package 7.1

Full release

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