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Which one is best?

Post by Chrill » 16 Aug 2006 22:15

I have only played RT2 and RT3 and I think RT3 is the best one. But what do you think? Discussion here please :)
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Post by Redirect Left » 16 Aug 2006 23:25

RT3, its the only one ive got, id like to see a screenshot of RT2 to see how big the difference is.
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Post by Train-a-Mania » 17 Aug 2006 02:34

Here's a screenshot of each for comparison in the Wiki.

I'd have to say 2, because the gameplay is better. I've tried scenarios in 3, but I can't ever get enough cargo.
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Post by Redirect Left » 17 Aug 2006 03:40

train-a-mania wrote:Here's a screenshot of each for comparison in the Wiki.
Where?
train-a-mania wrote: I've tried scenarios in 3, but I can't ever get enough cargo.
Ditto, me here, very annoying.
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Post by Redirect Left » 17 Aug 2006 04:39

train-a-mania wrote:Oh, sorry.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:SMSr.jpg
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Post by Villem » 17 Aug 2006 05:59

I'd say 3 is the best, i had 2 though but i didn't like the fact that you couldn't place water towers & maintenance facilities on the trackside, and it was graphically unpleasing(too dark, no proper 1 track to 2 track transformation graphics).

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Post by Chrill » 17 Aug 2006 17:46

RT3 is better IMO aswell. I really like the game, though I mostly used passenger services to earn my money :wink: I had a demo only I think. One map with USA and a Italian one
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Post by MGSteve » 17 Aug 2006 21:50

train-a-mania wrote:Oh, sorry.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:SMSr.jpg
The key to cargo in RT3 is to join multiple cities together and do short hops (mostly). When you connect to a new city, check to see if some cargo is accepted at the stop after the next stop along the line.

By doing short hopes you more more money, more frequently than doing short hopes as you shop cargo from station to station along the route, until it reaches the point where the next point along isn't profitable.

But the key is to join cities together in one long track. Also, connect into stations controlled by your opponents where possible too.

On that USA Demo scenario for example, the two must have routes are Detroit to Toledo and Chicago to Minnisota. You'll usually find that the AI will join two tracks near by and its a case of waiting until you've got enough $$ and bonds to connect to them. Lansing is the main one to connect to from Detroit as it brings in a lot of cargo & when the AI use your track, you get a cut of the revenue from the line.

RT3 is a lot more of a challenge than OpenTTD, TTD itself or TTDPatch, that is for sure.

The only downside with RT3 is that you can't generate random scenarios as you can with TTD.

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Post by Chrill » 17 Aug 2006 23:02

RT3 takes place in a real world, that makes it better :wink:
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Post by m3henry » 19 Aug 2006 17:42

RRT2 forever, but i swiched to RRT3 because it isnt supported via NT :cry: :cry:
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Post by Train-a-Mania » 19 Aug 2006 17:59

m3henry wrote:RRT2 forever, but i swiched to RRT3 because it isnt supported via NT :cry: :cry:
Someone who agrees with me.
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Post by bobo » 03 Sep 2006 13:47

RRT2. Simpler, Easier to use and had a MAGLEV. W00t to maglevs.
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Post by Train-a-Mania » 03 Sep 2006 13:58

Yes, much simpler.
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Post by GameR » 03 Sep 2006 18:44

5 sec's i was confused i toughd you where talking about RCT RT... my mistake
okany now get too the point. i play only 2. 3 i never had and 1 couldnd get on my comp... but i dont like those games at all the sometimes unrealistic and it's too limeted
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Post by Chrill » 04 Sep 2006 14:37

Well, I've already stopped playing RRT, even though I loved it for one week or so :P
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Post by Samwise » 06 Sep 2006 20:22

I like RRT II a lot :D
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Post by Killer 11 » 06 Sep 2006 20:50

well i dunno RRT3 is really better than RRT2 it's just somehow more fun to play and has only one thing that ttd still doesn't have - the ability to watch things upclose in nice 3d view.
RRT2 is not ineteresting for me it's like ttd with abit better gfx and weaker gameplay and has nothing that can make me choose it over ttd

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Post by Train-a-Mania » 07 Sep 2006 02:22

I think the gameplay's better in 2, but that's just my opinion.
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Post by Marco » 07 Sep 2006 20:04

RT2 way my first game.

I loved it a lot, more than RT3 (its roller coaster-style railways are ugly).
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