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I recently downloaded TTDX. Why I only get busses?.. no other vehicles

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Re: TTDX

Post by Patchman »

norm wrote on Tue, 25 May 2004 21:27:47 -0500:
I recently downloaded TTDX. Why I only get busses?.. no other vehicles
I'm sure you've not only downloaded TTD, but also TTDPatch.

Therefore read this:
http://wiki.ttdpatch.net/tiki-view_faq.php?faqId=7#q34

And then read up on how to configure the patch. It's all on that site.

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Re: TTDX

Post by norm »

Yes....you are correct
Thank you for the info!! ...:-)

"Josef Drexler" <nospam0...@joesbox.cjb.net> wrote in message
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norm wrote on Tue, 25 May 2004 21:27:47 -0500:
I recently downloaded TTDX. Why I only get busses?.. no other vehicles

I'm sure you've not only downloaded TTD, but also TTDPatch.

Therefore read this:
http://wiki.ttdpatch.net/tiki-view_faq.php?faqId=7#q34

And then read up on how to configure the patch. It's all on that site.

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Re: TTDX

Post by norm »

Well...I have played TTDX for years. I still have the original copies of TTD
and the TTDX (dos). They won't work on XP.
I have read the docs....but this stuff is way over my head. I just don't get
it!!! The game is just not any fun with just buses.

"Josef Drexler" <nospam0...@joesbox.cjb.net> wrote in message
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norm wrote on Tue, 25 May 2004 21:27:47 -0500:
I recently downloaded TTDX. Why I only get busses?.. no other vehicles

I'm sure you've not only downloaded TTD, but also TTDPatch.

Therefore read this:
http://wiki.ttdpatch.net/tiki-view_faq.php?faqId=7#q34

And then read up on how to configure the patch. It's all on that site.

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Re: TTDX

Post by Boudewijn Dijkstra »

"norm" <h...@cox.net> schreef in bericht news:sbxtc.202$6X.98@lakeread03...
Well...I have played TTDX for years. I still have the original copies of
TTD
and the TTDX (dos). They won't work on XP.
I have read the docs....but this stuff is way over my head. I just don't
get
it!!! The game is just not any fun with just buses.
OK, assuming your games start in 1930 with the default TTD vehicle set:
- open the file ttdpatch.cfg in your TTD directory
- find the line that starts with "startyear"
- in that line, replace 1930 by 1950
- save & close

That should fix it.

Note for Josef: this is an example of where the wiki fails do to it's job.
The NewStartingYear page doesn't point to a page explaining how to change
this switch when "Configuration file: startyear\nCommand line: -XY" means
very little to you. Maybe there is one, but I have also found no page with
the default content of ttdpatch.cfg.

norm

Re: TTDX

Post by norm »

That sounds simple... Thanks..I try that.....:-|
But, wait are you saying the reason I only get buses because the start is
1930? More vehicles will be available as the months/years go by... that make
me think of many more questions...

"Boudewijn Dijkstra" <use...@bdijkstra.tmfweb.nl> wrote in message
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"norm" <h...@cox.net> schreef in bericht
news:sbxtc.202$6X.98@lakeread03...
Well...I have played TTDX for years. I still have the original copies of
TTD
and the TTDX (dos). They won't work on XP.
I have read the docs....but this stuff is way over my head. I just don't
get
it!!! The game is just not any fun with just buses.

OK, assuming your games start in 1930 with the default TTD vehicle set:
- open the file ttdpatch.cfg in your TTD directory
- find the line that starts with "startyear"
- in that line, replace 1930 by 1950
- save & close

That should fix it.

Note for Josef: this is an example of where the wiki fails do to it's job.
The NewStartingYear page doesn't point to a page explaining how to change
this switch when "Configuration file: startyear\nCommand line: -XY" means
very little to you. Maybe there is one, but I have also found no page
with
the default content of ttdpatch.cfg.

Boudewijn Dijkstra

Re: TTDX

Post by Boudewijn Dijkstra »

"norm" <h...@cox.net> schreef in bericht
news:BZGtc.2815$6X.2720@lakeread03...
"Boudewijn Dijkstra" <use...@bdijkstra.tmfweb.nl> wrote in message
news:c9721b$prm$1@joesbox.cjb.net...
"norm" <h...@cox.net> schreef in bericht
news:sbxtc.202$6X.98@lakeread03...
Well...I have played TTDX for years. I still have the original copies
of
TTD and the TTDX (dos). They won't work on XP.
I have read the docs....but this stuff is way over my head. I just
don't
get it!!! The game is just not any fun with just buses.

OK, assuming your games start in 1930 with the default TTD vehicle set:
- open the file ttdpatch.cfg in your TTD directory
- find the line that starts with "startyear"
- in that line, replace 1930 by 1950
- save & close

That should fix it.

That sounds simple... Thanks..I try that.....:-|
But, wait are you saying the reason I only get buses because the start is
1930? More vehicles will be available as the months/years go by... that
make
me think of many more questions...
When Josef posted the link to the docs
(http://wiki.ttdpatch.net/tiki-view_faq.php?faqId=7#q34), he also considered
the possibility that your games may be starting in 1930. But until you tell
us, there is no way for us to be sure...
Before you start flooding us with questions, I suggest you have another try
with the docs and the FAQ, skipping the parts that "go way over your head".

norm

Re: TTDX

Post by norm »

"Boudewijn Dijkstra" <use...@bdijkstra.tmfweb.nl> wrote in message
news:c97mg5$qsq$1@joesbox.cjb.net...
"norm" <h...@cox.net> schreef in bericht
news:BZGtc.2815$6X.2720@lakeread03...
"Boudewijn Dijkstra" <use...@bdijkstra.tmfweb.nl> wrote in message
news:c9721b$prm$1@joesbox.cjb.net...
"norm" <h...@cox.net> schreef in bericht
news:sbxtc.202$6X.98@lakeread03...
Well...I have played TTDX for years. I still have the original
copies
of
TTD and the TTDX (dos). They won't work on XP.
I have read the docs....but this stuff is way over my head. I just
don't
get it!!! The game is just not any fun with just buses.

OK, assuming your games start in 1930 with the default TTD vehicle
set:
- open the file ttdpatch.cfg in your TTD directory
- find the line that starts with "startyear"
- in that line, replace 1930 by 1950
- save & close

That should fix it.

That sounds simple... Thanks..I try that.....:-|
But, wait are you saying the reason I only get buses because the start
is
1930? More vehicles will be available as the months/years go by... that
make
me think of many more questions...

When Josef posted the link to the docs
(http://wiki.ttdpatch.net/tiki-view_faq.php?faqId=7#q34), he also
considered
the possibility that your games may be starting in 1930. But until you
tell
us, there is no way for us to be sure...
Before you start flooding us with questions, I suggest you have another
try
with the docs and the FAQ, skipping the parts that "go way over your
head".
Hey man you mates are the Tycoons!!...:-) The game rocks!! like the new
stuff too!!.

Actually I don't have any questions...no wait I do have one. When the music
track reloads the game freezes for a few seconds. What's the fix for that?
Other than that...I'll go back and do more reading.

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Re: TTDX

Post by jfs »

norm wrote:
Actually I don't have any questions...no wait I do have one. When the music
track reloads the game freezes for a few seconds. What's the fix for that?
Other than that...I'll go back and do more reading.
Two fixes:
- Either disable music from the Setup program (the easiest and usually
safest way, though it does make TTD crash for me...)
- Or get the dxmci.dll, which fixes the problem for most people, and
makes the game crash for some. It works for me.

I *think* dxmci.dll should be at http://www.ttdpatch.net/src/ but don't hang me
up on it :)

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