Disable monorail and Maglev feature

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Disable monorail and Maglev feature

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For the sake of realism, I think some people would appreciate disabling the monorail and the maglev considering how unrealistic they are and keeping running trains as a challenge. :))

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I agree for the monorail feature.
But the maglev feature isn't unrealistic.
http:\\www.transrapid.de
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And it looks good with the DB Trainset...

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The US Train Set only has normal and electric trains (no monorail/maglev), and is by far my favorite set. There are also a couple of others that disable monorail/maglev for all cargo except passengers/mail, which is pretty realistic.

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Re: Disable monorail and Maglev feature

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Well in all honesty, monorails are totally impractical and they will continue to be for ages. Maglevs as of now are impractical but they have a chance of becoming practical. So for all intensive purposes, they're unrealistic. I know most people would prefer having them but I can imagine that quite a few would prefer that they not be there. That's why I am suggesting a toggling feature.

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trainmaster611 wrote:So for all intensive purposes,
:roll:
How hard can it be? That doesn't even make sense!

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trainmaster611 wrote:That's why I am suggesting a toggling feature.
The toggle is already there. Just dont build any, or load a newgrf that doesnt have any, or create a new newgrf to disable all the maglev/monorail sets.
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Yes.. No one orders you to build them. And those who will build them are luckyier than TTDP guys, who have to replace one or another, if they want electric rails.. SImlary you can load e.g narrow gauge grf.

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The monorail should be changed to some kind of city train that runs over the road.

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Why don't you get on that, then?
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Re: Disable monorail and Maglev feature

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DaleStan wrote:Why don't you get on that, then?
Because I'm busy doing 32bpp graphics.

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Re: Disable monorail and Maglev feature

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trainmaster611 wrote:For the sake of realism, I think some people would appreciate disabling the monorail and the maglev considering how unrealistic they are and keeping running trains as a challenge. :))
What's the point in disabling a feature? No single one is urged to use any kind of transportation the game offers... Iguess there are zillions of people who like it - why deprive them of their fun when you are not limited whatsoever by it?

If you disagree with the effectiveness of the transportation types, then make newgrfs that reflect the respective effectiveness as you think it proper.

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Re: Disable monorail and Maglev feature

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What's the point in disabling a feature?
There are plenty of reasons for (allowing) disabling (of) a given feature. This one, however, doesn't change game behavior, it simply adds features, which can be disabled just by not using it, so a toggle isn't needed :)

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Bad_Brett wrote:The monorail should be changed to some kind of city train that runs over the road.
We've got trams you know..

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Re: Disable monorail and Maglev feature

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I'm sorry to bring this up, but I agree with the starter of this topic and would like to know whether there's a way now to turn off monorail and maglev.

Simply "not using them" doesn't help the fact that your opponents will use them and there's the main reason to have a toggle button somewhere. Does anyone know of a way to disable them?

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Re: Disable monorail and Maglev feature

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Use a NewGRF that disables/does not include them.

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