Transport Tycoon to be "revitalised" for iOS and Android

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Post by wallyweb » 29 Sep 2013 09:58

michael blunck wrote:IIRC, "shared orders" was a feature first implemented in TTDPatch by Csaboka.
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Something I haven't seen discussed ... Multi-Player or internet play. Anybody see anything on this?

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Post by Dave » 29 Sep 2013 10:14

wallyweb wrote:
michael blunck wrote:IIRC, "shared orders" was a feature first implemented in TTDPatch by Csaboka.
:D

Something I haven't seen discussed ... Multi-Player or internet play. Anybody see anything on this?
In the first instance it will be single player only. Time will tell if Sawyer has learned how to craft an MP mode.
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Post by wallyweb » 29 Sep 2013 10:46

Dave wrote:Time will tell if Sawyer has learned how to craft an MP mode.
orudge wrote:Origin8 are doing the development.
This might be the fix. :D

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Post by Mainline421 » 02 Oct 2013 21:38

18 years since an official Transport Tycoon release yet this forum seems quiet...
Anyway there is some news (although nothing unexpected) even though it's already released in Australia (Appy Nations's twitter seems better than the official one)
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Post by Dave » 02 Oct 2013 21:56

When it's out here, I will tell you what I think.
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Post by SwissFan91 » 05 Oct 2013 08:01

Out of curiosity, have we had any increase in new members on the forums as a result of this game being released? Not just for its dedicated sub-forum, but I wonder if people seeing it will think back to their TTO days and search for us that way.
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Post by michael blunck » 05 Oct 2013 08:17

SwissFan91 wrote:Out of curiosity, have we had any increase in new members on the forums as a result of this game being released? Not just for its dedicated sub-forum, but I wonder if people seeing it will think back to their TTO days and search for us that way.
Well, the Locomotion people are already onboard ... :p

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Post by WWTBAM » 05 Oct 2013 08:42

I don't think we will get a huge increase since there is going to be an official TT Forum. I will be posting the link as soon as I find out where it is.
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Post by eis_os » 05 Oct 2013 08:46

Considering that it is mostly Locomotion it would be nice to get a feature comparison of TTM and Locomotion, like card size.
As I played Locomotion there are less reasons why to buy the same game again and limiting on a tablet. DRM is the other one.
(Can't use an sdcard to move between devices)

(On a other forum someone posted a tram game file as sample pl8, it looks quite loco like.)
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Post by Dave » 06 Oct 2013 08:49

LocoRoller wrote:It would be nice to have some more visitors, and I'm sure we'll get some because this forum will come up in searches.

Is this the first instance in which ours won't be the most-visited source for information?
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Post by orudge » 07 Oct 2013 14:33

LocoRoller wrote:It would be nice to have some more visitors, and I'm sure we'll get some because this forum will come up in searches.

Is this the first instance in which ours won't be the most-visited source for information?
I daresay searches for "Transport Tycoon forum", "Transport Tycoon help", etc, will still come up with TT-Forums first for some time to come, simply because we've been around a long time and lots of places link here.

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Post by Werebear » 07 Oct 2013 19:10

I found this forum because of the new IOS release.

It might not be something anyone cares about, but if I found it, I bet others will, too.

Now off to ask questions!

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Post by SwissFan91 » 07 Oct 2013 21:16

Hopefully others, by browsing on here for TTM and discovering OTTD thrives here too, will experience the same feeling I had when I first found there to be a clone for TTD. To find a game which you used to play as a very small child to 1) still even exist and work on modern computers and 2) to have all of these amazing add-ons is just incredible.
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Post by abubin » 09 Oct 2013 13:19

SwissFan91 wrote:Out of curiosity, have we had any increase in new members on the forums as a result of this game being released? Not just for its dedicated sub-forum, but I wonder if people seeing it will think back to their TTO days and search for us that way.
I am one of those people. Was excited with ios transport tycoon..tried it and hated it. It's buggy and more like locomotion than TT. Graphics are also not improved. It felt like a port for locomotion. Interface is not optimized for iphone. So playing it in small iphone is hard. But from the 2 days playing that game, it somehow ignited the magic of TTD for me. Hence I am back here (tried openttd few years ago) giving openttd another go.

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Post by Seelenquell » 26 Oct 2013 18:45

well what should i say? i play locomotion on ipad now. for weeks now. every f*cking day.
it still has bugs. annoying bugs. like terrible rating (+ 0% passengers transported) in cities where i have about 10 bus-stations which are constantly visited by my busses and a 5-track-trainstation with very much traffic.

but hell i love this game since the day i saw it in the store and bought it instantly.

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Post by TinyMusic » 23 Jun 2014 15:38

A bit late (and sorry for reviving an old thread), but here are the new versions of the TT music for those who haven't heard them yet!:
https://soundcloud.com/johnbroomhallmusic/sets
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