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Offline spm

Game save file can save in anywhere
« on: February 05, 2009, 03:14:20 AM »
I put the simutrans to my usb flash drive,so i can play it in anywhere,home,office,girlfriend's home....etc,but after play,i need to copy my game save file to my usb drive,and every time before playing,i need to replace my save file in "my documents",i wish we can choose the game save file save places.....

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Re: Game save file can save in anywhere
« Reply #1 on: February 05, 2009, 09:03:24 AM »
Edit the file config/simuconf.tab in your simutrans folder and uncomment the entry:
Code: [Select]
singleuser_install = 1

With this, savegames, maps, screenshots and config files are directly saved in the simutrans folder. (The entry is disabled, because under Vista the virtualisation removes any savegames for users which are not administrator from "C:\Program Files\".) On a USB-Stick it should work fine.


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Re: Game save file can save in anywhere
« Reply #2 on: February 05, 2009, 11:22:25 AM »
Edit the file config/simuconf.tab in your simutrans folder and uncomment the entry:
Code: [Select]
singleuser_install = 1

With this, savegames, maps, screenshots and config files are directly saved in the simutrans folder. (The entry is disabled, because under Vista the virtualisation removes any savegames for users which are not administrator from "C:\Program Files\".) On a USB-Stick it should work fine.


yes,now alreay is "singleuser_install = 1"
so what i need to do?thank you!

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Re: Game save file can save in anywhere
« Reply #3 on: February 05, 2009, 02:06:59 PM »
Now simutrans will save everything on your stick, if you changed the correct file (in the simutrans.exe you go to folder config and change this simuconf.tab!)

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Re: Game save file can save in anywhere
« Reply #4 on: September 02, 2009, 01:30:35 PM »
Where does it normally save games in Vista and how do i find them?

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Re: Game save file can save in anywhere
« Reply #5 on: September 02, 2009, 03:55:06 PM »
I think they are in "My files", subfolder "simutrans", inside that, "save".

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Re: Game save file can save in anywhere
« Reply #6 on: September 03, 2009, 12:42:35 PM »
Thanks.

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Re: Game save file can save in anywhere
« Reply #7 on: November 14, 2009, 06:11:17 PM »
Could any one tell me where in Ubuntu does Simutrans gets installed? If I have to add additional packs, where do I go and install those packs? I have the .simutrans folder under my Home directory. I am unable to locate the executables and the paks.

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Re: Game save file can save in anywhere
« Reply #8 on: November 14, 2009, 06:28:25 PM »
Do you have simutrans installed by Synaptic?
Than you have to put the other paksets to "/usr/share/games/simutrans".

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Re: Game save file can save in anywhere
« Reply #9 on: November 14, 2009, 06:34:35 PM »
Thank you. Could you also tell me this: What are the folders created in Ubuntu when Simutrans is installed. There was one I found - /home/xxxx/.simutrans
The second one you told me : /usr/share/games/simutrans. Are there any other folders. Also, could you tell me how to I include my own city list and where?

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Re: Game save file can save in anywhere
« Reply #10 on: November 14, 2009, 07:26:49 PM »
here it should work:

/usr/share/games/simutrans/pakXYZ/text/citylist_??.txt

For '??' use he language selected in simutrans, i.e. ??=en for English.
Parsley, sage, rosemary, and maggikraut.

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Re: Game save file can save in anywhere
« Reply #11 on: November 14, 2009, 11:46:46 PM »
Are there any other folders.
Yes, there are. It exist folder for the documentation. Additional there is a game file and a man page about simutrans.

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Can't save v102.2.2 on Ubuntu 8.04
« Reply #12 on: April 15, 2010, 02:05:59 PM »
I have a slightly different problem. I downloaded v102.2.2 onto linux, ubuntu 8.04 and it was fine before with the version released in march last year. Now, however, when I try to save in linux I get a message saying can't find target file and I can't figure it out.

I have all the updates for my Operating System.

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Re: Game save file can save in anywhere
« Reply #13 on: April 15, 2010, 07:56:28 PM »
Make sure you have started the right version, i.e. you must start via ./simutrans in the executable folder. Otherwise the simutrans that comes with ubuntu is invoked.

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Re: Game save file can save in anywhere
« Reply #14 on: April 16, 2010, 04:22:24 PM »
Thanks, I'll give it a try when i next run my linux baby, maybe I should put the side back on! And the front. At least everything inside the case is ok!

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Re: Game save file can save in anywhere
« Reply #15 on: May 10, 2012, 11:41:17 AM »
Edit the file config/simuconf.tab in your simutrans folder and uncomment the entry:
Code: [Select]
singleuser_install = 1

With this, savegames, maps, screenshots and config files are directly saved in the simutrans folder. (The entry is disabled, because under Vista the virtualisation removes any savegames for users which are not administrator from "C:\Program Files\".) On a USB-Stick it should work fine.
This doesn't work with me and I have no idea what I am doing wrong  :-[ (I've tried with v.111.2.1 and experimental but it keeps creating simutrans folder in My documents)
I have XP and I am playing from USB-stick. I've just downloaded Experimental and I'll play it in the future, is there any other way to save directly to the game folder?

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Re: Game save file can save in anywhere
« Reply #16 on: May 10, 2012, 01:13:52 PM »
The simutrans online installer (http://sourceforge.net/projects/simutrans/files/simutrans/simutrans-online-install.exe/download) will create a correct simuconf.tab. Just install simutrans to your USB stick and answer the question for the portable installation with yes. Please use the version from the above links, older version had an error.