Allot of information can be found on the OTTD Wiki Page
Where to get a copy of OTTD, have a look at this thread
, a short installation guide can be found in this thread also.
Whats the difference between trunk and a RC or stable version, answers can be found here
There are frequently branches of OpenTTD such as CargoDestinations (CargoDIst), InfrastructureSharing2 or ExtraZoomLevels. These branches of OTTD are made from players, with added patches, to improve gameplay.
The OTTD FAQ
covers a range of commonly asked questions, such as how do install OTTD, right though a range of subjects to development of OTTD.
Any questions you have, that are not answered on the Wiki, might have already been asked before on the forums, so we ask of you to please use the search function
on the forum, before posting your question, however don't be scared to ask. Many people will try to help.
NewGRF and AI are most conveniently downloaded from the ingame content download. Using that functionality, no further installation of them is required and they can be configured for use in future games from the newgrf and AI lists respectively. In the case of NewGRFs not obtained via the ingame content download, a guide to installing NewGRFs can be found here
Other LinksOTTD User Manualgrfcrawler
(please note, most, though not all GRFs found on this site, will work with OTTD)
*** if this isn't up to peoples standards, i would ask not to post in the topic but to PM me, and i'll make some changes***
Edit, also ask to have this sticky status. if MODS/ADMIN are happy with it, if not please PM me, with you views. also any links, that i might ahave missed ?Version 2DownloadsInstall GuideOTTD ManualOTTD Wiki PageOTTD VersionsOTTD FAQNewGRF FAQNewGRFs compatible with OTTD TTD/TTDP/OTTD LinkageEDIT 4.11.2010 planetmaker: Updated a few paragraphs and links