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[Survey] What tutorials would you like to be written?
« on: May 19, 2009, 05:30:11 AM »
I would like to know, what kind of tutorial that you would like to see?

We have the Wiki that explains the concepts of Simutrans and what each tool does, but a new player needs step-by-step tutorials that teach how to build and work with things of Simutrans. Example: Building a road

I would like to have a small list of tutorials, which will be our priority, and, when ready, we will include them in the Wiki.

Well, I start proposing these ones:

- Building your first good network
- Building your first passenger network
- Building your first mail network
- Building an airport
- Creating a line
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Re: [Survey] What tutorials would you like to be written?
« Reply #1 on: May 19, 2009, 09:55:24 AM »
Long time ago, some people requested an extensive tutorial about how to build a good airport, so imho that would be a good starting point. On the other hand, a short tutorial about mail networks would encourage people to use them more often.

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Re: [Survey] What tutorials would you like to be written?
« Reply #2 on: May 19, 2009, 03:19:33 PM »
A tutorial for how to set up railway signalling would be a good idea, as that tends to confuse a great many newer players.

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Re: [Survey] What tutorials would you like to be written?
« Reply #3 on: August 11, 2009, 01:29:39 PM »
I would like to see a tutorial about how to make tunnels and subterranean networks, thanks

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Re: [Survey] What tutorials would you like to be written?
« Reply #4 on: August 18, 2009, 11:09:13 AM »
I agree with jamespetts, I have spent a lot of time trying to understand and effectively use signals on rail networks and I still don't have a complete grasp.

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Re: [Survey] What tutorials would you like to be written?
« Reply #5 on: August 18, 2009, 12:00:34 PM »
There is already a good article in the german wiki about signaling: http://simutrans-germany.com/wiki/wiki/tiki-index.php?page=de_Eisenbahnsignale2.

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Re: [Survey] What tutorials would you like to be written?
« Reply #6 on: September 18, 2009, 11:34:15 PM »
i need a tutorial about add ons creating (i read the tutorials i've seen in the forum, but i still don't know how to create a good png file and a complete dat file)
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Re: [Survey] What tutorials would you like to be written?
« Reply #7 on: September 19, 2009, 12:16:50 PM »
I'm afraid that will be difficult to achieve as there're so many different objects, thus there's not only one way to create any kind of addon. People might write tutorials about how to create the main objects as vehicles, factories, etc.. but each kind of object is different from the rest, so the images and the dat file attributes change from one to another.

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Re: [Survey] What tutorials would you like to be written?
« Reply #9 on: September 20, 2009, 08:44:18 PM »
I've tried to write a few example DAT files with PNGs for a variety of objects:

http://www.funkelwerk.de/forum/index.php?board=11.0

The newer examples have quite extensively commented DAT files, which should help to get started and create your own variants. The older ones still might work to get you started.


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Re: [Survey] What tutorials would you like to be written?
« Reply #10 on: December 15, 2012, 08:43:20 PM »
I'd like a tutorial on how to even install the game on a mac.

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Re: [Survey] What tutorials would you like to be written?
« Reply #11 on: December 20, 2012, 03:26:37 PM »
There's some info on the wiki.

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Re: [Survey] What tutorials would you like to be written?
« Reply #12 on: December 23, 2012, 03:30:38 AM »
Will there be an airport tutorial to be made?

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Re: [Survey] What tutorials would you like to be written?
« Reply #13 on: December 23, 2012, 10:59:07 AM »
Will there be an airport tutorial to be made?
Hmm... it would be nice. The only airport tutorial I know of is in Portuguese: http://archive.forum.simutrans.com/topic/07273.0/index.html . Perhaps, a translator may help, for now.

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Re: [Survey] What tutorials would you like to be written?
« Reply #14 on: January 05, 2013, 12:54:39 PM »
Hmm... it would be nice. The only airport tutorial I know of is in Portuguese: http://archive.forum.simutrans.com/topic/07273.0/index.html . Perhaps, a translator may help, for now.
Done: http://simutrans-germany.com/wiki/wiki_9/tiki-index.php?page=en_BuildAnAirport (please, check if I mistyped something)


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Re: [Survey] What tutorials would you like to be written?
« Reply #16 on: March 04, 2013, 11:21:40 PM »
Rail Signal and network tutorials would be of much help.  They are confusing, and I know I for one would like to see this implemented
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Re: [Survey] What tutorials would you like to be written?
« Reply #17 on: March 05, 2013, 05:38:35 AM »
Rail Signal and network tutorials would be of much help.  They are confusing, and I know I for one would like to see this implemented
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Is this not helpful?

http://forum.simutrans.com/index.php?topic=10472.0


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Re: [Survey] What tutorials would you like to be written?
« Reply #18 on: March 05, 2013, 11:19:24 PM »
unfortunately I tried to load that save game tutorial for signals, and I got a no narrowgageway error and a crash.
thanks anyhoww

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Re: [Survey] What tutorials would you like to be written?
« Reply #19 on: May 24, 2016, 10:33:36 PM »
Do all please, I need help to understand this

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Re: [Survey] What tutorials would you like to be written?
« Reply #20 on: May 25, 2016, 06:44:58 AM »
The signalling tutorial needs pak128.britain.
However the info about signals is then applicable to all paksets

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Re: [Survey] What tutorials would you like to be written?
« Reply #21 on: May 25, 2016, 07:54:02 PM »
A tutorial for how to set up railway signalling would be a good idea, as that tends to confuse a great many newer players.
Interestingly I thought this was much more confusing in OTTD than here (this was back in 2010, mind). Notwithstanding your new Experimental signalling system, James ;)

I think tutorials on the very basics are probably useful. Setting up and editing a line is a good one.