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Given recent developments in OTTD and the "engine pool" patch, and on the suggestions of Purno and lead@inbox, this set will be changed according to suggestions
The main web page is located at http://users.tt-forums.net/2ccshipset/ships.html
Purno and lead@inbox were talking about doing a more generic "global" set as opposed to just a north American specific one. Parameters can be used to select "North American" or "Global" for TTDP players, and OTTD players will have access to all of the ships.
Current people involved:
Co-Co-ordinator/Webmaster - Purno
Co-Co-ordinator/Graphics Artist - DanMacK
Coder - buttercup
Graphics Artist - lead@inbox
Graphics Artist - andythenorth
Others are welcome to come on board as well
The initial list for ships is below, suggestions welcomed
Sailing Clipper (1700)
Sternwheel Steamboat (1850)
Canal Boat (Narrowboat) (1800)
Passenger Steamer (1885)
Great Lakes Freighter (1870)
Great Lakes Freighter (1905)
Great Lakes Freighter (1950)
Great Lakes Freighter (1985)
Passenger Ferry (1940)
Passenger Ferry (1985)
Modern Freighter (2015)
Clipper Ship (1700)
Paddlewheel Steamer (1820)
Passenger Liner (1890)
General Cargo Vessel (1890)
Others will be decided. Tankers can be available as refits of the standard ships to save ID's for TTDP players. Global ships will be along similar lines I'd assume, details will be fleshed out as the set develops.
Suggestions for ships welcomed.
- CZAR ALEKSANDER
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I like what I see so far but I would like to sugggest a medium passenger liner which could carry 250 passenger , 100 mail, 100 gods of any kind.
the Picture I sent to you could be used in this way please let me know
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But fundamentally, this is a good idea, and I'm sure it will come to pass in future months.
Would you do this first, Dan, or the Canadian set?
Mainly this ship set is for my "Great Lakes" scenario that I'm redoing to have more lake and less river.
Too often I've had over 1,000T of iron ore waiting at a dock on Lake Superior while my ships carry a measly 190T.
The first ship I'm planning to add to this set will be a Great Lakes bulk carrier capable of carrying 500-600 Tons. Again, this will be done AFTER my contributions to the US set are done. While MB's ship set added A LOT to ships, when you're dealing with thousands of tons in bulk goods, you need a big ship, that's what the Lakers were designed for.
Another typical North American ship I want to add is a CarFerry. These ships were used to ferry railcars across the Lakes. It'll be refittable and the load will show as railcars Look for some more updates on this one very soon. We need more ships, esp. for the new US Set.
- Chessie Car Ferry 'Badger'.
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With the Ship Set by Michael Blunck, I still hardly started using ships. The only really good ship is the hovercraft because it also has some speed.
It was only since Canals that ships had something of a use.
And I'll also say it _again_: a lot of sets have lately been started on. it might be wiser to do this later or at least pay a tad less attention to it while other projects are waiting for artists. Then again, now that the US Set is nearly done, there's some more room. And a non-train set would do us all some good (more variation), probably.
I'd say the 'GoneWacko-Likes-The-Idea' counter is at 50%...
I would like to suggest about 6 passenger ships. so I have inclosed a few pictures of what ships might work
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For example, you could have all your freighters covered using just four slots: one early (1921), one for Liberty ships (1940), one for semi-modern (1965), and one for modern (1990). You have them totally refittable into anything except passengers, and depending on what you refit them into, they could take on a totally different appearance.
Then that leaves you seven slots for passenger ships of varying types, some of which (like the train-ferries) could also be refit into goods.
- RMS Segwun =>Muskoka Ship
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