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Excited to find the game of my childhood and spend quality time relaxing playing openTTD. I wanted to get some ideas for further troubleshooting. I search the forum and others but havne't been able to find a solution yet.
Issue: any downloaded or manually installed graphic packages are not taking effect. Meaning despite downloading and/or placing in the baseset folders they are not activating and I have a hard time seeing with the nightGFX layouts/tracks etc.
*. On the first loading of the game I start game and receive prompt to download graphics package. pick yes and content is downloaded, I can see two files placed in the content_download ( 4e474658-NightGFX-1.2.0.tar and 4e474658-NightGFX-1.2.0.tar.gz). I can go into the game and then can't switch out the GFX, I can then go and download other GFX packages like OpenGFX or zbase etc. ( I see the tar files in the openttd\baseset directory)
*. On second loading I get the same prompt and then it downloads the files (despite already being in the content_download directory. It downloads and gets stuck on the 2nd tar file. Game will hang.
*. If I delete the two downloads I can get into the game after it to loads and use only the base nightgfx.
Steps taking to reproduce
*. Install openttd per https://wiki.openttd.org/Installation
*. Install openGFX or zBase per instructions: https://wiki.openttd.org/OpenGFX_Readme. Suspect it can't read the file in the baseset directory??
*. Start game and then download new package. Downloads and can still not change any settings. I can see the new file in the directory. I have checked the permissions and they all have read write for my user. I have specified the gfx in the openttd.cfg file.
*. I have tried reinstalling it several times with fresh dmg downloads each time.
Platform: osx 10.15.4
Thanks in advance,
It sounds like you do manage to download other graphics sets though, but are not able to select them in the Game Options window? I haven't heard of that before.
And sometimes when you do something it hangs during download?
You're reporting multiple things and I'm not sure where one issue ends and another begins.
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