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An open source remake and expansion of the 1995 Chris Sawyer video game Transport Tycoon Deluxe

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Is it possible to do a mass replacement of aging vehicles?

I have a bunch of vehicles in need of replacement due to old age. I am aware of the vehicle autoreplacement feature, but that seems to only allow for the migration of one vehicle to another (instead ...
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OpenTTD: How do I allow for multiple trains on a track?

I have a train track loop on a map with two trains on it. Orders for both trains are identical, and they move clockwise around the loop: station A -> waypoint A -> station B -> waypoint B -&...
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Do vehicles load/unload faster the more that the resource is covered?

For example, does this: load/unload faster than this does?: If yes, can you still load everything that that place produces in the second senario, or can you only load an amount proportional to the ...
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How do I stop trains from switching tracks in a 'stupid' way

Consider this situation, all signals are Path-signals: Obviously, it would have been more efficient if the first departing train would have reserved the bottom track. What happened is that the first ...
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How can I tell if I will make a profit?

I've just started playing OpenTTD (Thanks to Macha's blog post) and most of my train and cars are making a loss (or not much profit) how can I tell how much money the business will make? And how long ...
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How do I build lengthwise multi-platform stations?

In OpenTTD, it's possible to build multi-platform train stations side-by-side (pictured below as Parnpool Mines), and they would work as expected, allowing two trains to load/unload at that station at ...
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Where do bus passengers want to go in OpenTTD

I have just started a new game and built four bus stations in a city (2000 pop.). Now one has over 300 passengers waiting and the others have nearly nothing. Is there any way for me to determine ...
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Why is my station not collecting any resources?

I've got a station within range of a primary industry, but it's not collecting any resources. It's competing with another transport company but they're only transporting 60% of the product.
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OpenTTD Jukebox?

I'm enjoying OpenTTD a lot more than Transport Tycoon Deluxe, but I miss the jazz jukebox from that game; there's a poor variety of music in OpenTTD. Does this feature exist in OpenTTD? If so, where ...
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Why do multiple vehicles which are running the same route tend to bunch up together?

Having more than one vehicle working a single route usually means that after a while, the vehicles tend to bunch up together. I had previously thought it may be minute differences in delays introduced ...
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How can I create a two-way transfer system in OpenTTD without creating two stations

In OpenTTD, a feeder service can be created, as per the wiki, using the transfer option when giving orders. As the note at the top of the page notes, this won't work two ways, since the vehicle will ...