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 Post subject: Funny Cars... Revisited
PostPosted: Sun Dec 30, 2018 8:34 pm 
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Funny Cars

"Funny Cars" is a small set of eyecandy vehicles intended for fun rather than serious gameplay. These vehicles were originally created by members of the German Transport Tycoon forum back in 2005 and eventually released in 2007. You can find the original release topic on this forum here, and on the German forum here. This updated version makes a few minor changes but remains true to the original.

There are five vehicles in this set:

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Universelles Taxi 1 and 2 are available from around 1920 to 1970. Modernes Taxi, Pizzabote and F1 Jordan are available from 1970 onwards.

All vehicles have zero running costs and are available in all climates. All vehicles except the F1 Jordan carry a minimal amount of cargo and have appropriate refit options.

For best results, set road vehicle acceleration model to "Realistic" in the settings menu.

Compatibility

You can use this GRF with both StreetTraffic or TownCars AIs. Only the F1 Jordan has been given a (minimal) purchase cost, so configure the AI to only build zero price RVs.

This GRF is not compatible with TTDPatch.

Credits and licence

Taxi graphics are by Ignus; Pizzabote and F1 Jordan graphics are by AnD.

All coding for this GRF was done by me (PaulC). The orginal Funny Cars GRFs were coded in nfo by Bernhard, aka BeSt-Com.

As per the original version, this GRF is released under a PUBLIC DOMAIN licence. Do what you want with it, but please consider giving credit to the original artists.

Download

Latest version is v1.0 which you can find here. Also available on Bananas (in-game content download).


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PostPosted: Sun Dec 30, 2018 8:48 pm 
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Funny Cars v1.0

Initial release; a brief summary of changes from the original GRFs:
* All vehicles in a single GRF
* Vehicles do not replace anything
* Modified vehicle properties (various)
* Random colours instead of company colours
* Different sounds used from the base set


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My projects: New Town Names | Snow Aware Arctic Buildings | Custom Buildings | Funny Cars | Mini GRFs | Bits & Bobs
Contributions: BK Enhanced Tunnel Set | Fix TTD GRF Bugs | INFRA Foundations | OpenGFX | OpenGFX+ Airports
Other stuff: The GRFs That Time Forgot! | Buildings in Glasgow

What's that in my avatar? It's the Brighton & Rottingdean Seashore Electric Railway - bonkers Victorian engineering!
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 31, 2018 8:46 am 
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Sweet! I had forgot about these, gonna have to grab them og bananas now =)
Thanks!

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 07, 2019 7:14 am 
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Good Job ;)
Nice to see these GRFs back!


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 07, 2019 12:32 pm 
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Boy oh boy! I guess I'm going to have to code and release Le Circuit Chris Sawyer II. :lol:
Damn you PaulC! Just when my doctor had my insomnia under control ... :twisted:

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 07, 2019 12:34 pm 
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wallyweb wrote:
Boy oh boy! I guess I'm going to have to code and release Le Circuit Chris Sawyer II. :lol:


Oh yes, please! :bow: :bow:


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