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Offline moblet

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Join game #3 on moblet.simutrans.entropy.me.uk here
« on: October 12, 2011, 11:35:16 AM »
Game 3 will soon be uploaded to Timothy's moblet game server at moblet.simutrans.entropy.me.uk:13357


Freight zones are bordered by white lines, passenger zones are bordered by green lines.

Game 3 will use the same map, territories and rules as game 2 but with the following changes:
- City population growth rates are reduced to 20% of the default value.
- City cars have been turned off to reduce problems of vehicle queues. Players will not need to build extra road length to allow for city cars in queues (but will still need to make sure that vehicle queues do not obstruct other players).
- Cowserslautern's passengers and mail belong to the south passenger zone, not the east zone as shown in the map.

This game will end when the map becomes too full for any active player to join.

Each player in this game chooses either goods or pax/mail, and a territory, and has exclusive rights to serve that task in that territory. You can also choose from the available player colours. To join this game, post your task/territory/colour preference here and you will be sent a password. Players who previously nominated to join game 3 please re-confirm your choices:

Vonjo: north pax, yellow
jjatca: any freight, any colour
Frost: any freight, blue

This game runs r4359 (110.0.1 stable) with openpak128 nightly, same as for game #2 and also as used on server 128.simutrans.entropy.me.uk.

The pak can be downloaded here: http://entropy.me.uk/simutrans/simupakopen128-1150.zip

This server is accessible via both IPv4 and IPv6.
« Last Edit: October 24, 2011, 12:24:55 AM by moblet »

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Re: Join game #3 on moblet.simutrans.entropy.me.uk here
« Reply #1 on: October 12, 2011, 12:29:10 PM »
I'd like to join as East pax, if available, otherwise as any other pax player.

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Re: Join game #3 on moblet.simutrans.entropy.me.uk here
« Reply #2 on: October 12, 2011, 01:35:19 PM »
I confirmed my choice.

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Re: Join game #3 on moblet.simutrans.entropy.me.uk here
« Reply #3 on: October 12, 2011, 03:05:40 PM »
I would like to be South Freight, green

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Re: Join game #3 on moblet.simutrans.entropy.me.uk here
« Reply #4 on: October 12, 2011, 03:25:31 PM »
south pax please.  any color

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Re: Join game #3 on moblet.simutrans.entropy.me.uk here
« Reply #5 on: October 12, 2011, 11:20:37 PM »
This should be up and running now :)

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Re: Join game #3 on moblet.simutrans.entropy.me.uk here
« Reply #6 on: October 13, 2011, 02:54:24 AM »
Game 3 is up and passwords have been sent to our first players. Currently the game isn't appearing in the server list but its address can be typed or pasted into the Add server window.

jjatca, your inbox is full so I couldn't send you yours. Let me know when you have room for another message.

When updating your player name please include something like "W pax" or "E goods" in it so other players can easily know who is doing what.


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Re: Join game #3 on moblet.simutrans.entropy.me.uk here
« Reply #7 on: October 13, 2011, 03:41:27 AM »
Ready

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Re: Join game #3 on moblet.simutrans.entropy.me.uk here
« Reply #9 on: October 13, 2011, 07:51:38 AM »
The server list is probably broken, soon we'll have a new listings server which should work much better :)

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Re: Join game #3 on moblet.simutrans.entropy.me.uk here
« Reply #10 on: October 13, 2011, 04:30:50 PM »
Thanks for setting this one up. I'd like any territory, freight. PM me my player password please :)

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Re: Join game #3 on moblet.simutrans.entropy.me.uk here
« Reply #11 on: October 14, 2011, 04:10:25 AM »
Thanks for setting this one up. I'd like any territory, freight. PM me my player password please :)
Done.

mwoodburn81, did you go bankrupt? I can assign you another player if you want to try again.

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Re: Join game #3 on moblet.simutrans.entropy.me.uk here
« Reply #12 on: October 14, 2011, 02:47:13 PM »
yeah. i would like to try again.  thanks.

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Re: Join game #3 on moblet.simutrans.entropy.me.uk here
« Reply #13 on: October 14, 2011, 02:58:24 PM »
yeah. i would like to try again.  thanks.
Player 10 is now yours. Same password.

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Re: Join game #3 on moblet.simutrans.entropy.me.uk here
« Reply #14 on: October 15, 2011, 01:39:38 PM »
I noticed that cities are not growing, even if passengers are transported in/out.
The only city in my territory that is growing (really slowly) is the biggest city (36000 inhabitants).
I've read that city growth tax has been lowered, but this non-growing attitude is really strange, I didn't notice this even in the previos game (moblet #2), nor obviously in other games online/offline games.

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Re: Join game #3 on moblet.simutrans.entropy.me.uk here
« Reply #15 on: October 16, 2011, 01:14:53 AM »
We are still experimenting with growth rates, and are open to changing it for future games. The growth rate on this map is 20% of the default value. The intent here is to let the game play out a little more slowly so that people with limited time can play it effectively. Players with too much time on their hands can always build multiple networks on multiple servers.

Growth is maximised by serving as much of the travel demand as possible. If you want fast growth on this map you will have to work for it. Some of your stops are overcrowded and losing most of their passengers; consider improving the service. Also, serving freight demand contributes to city growth, which isn't happening for you because no one is serving freight in your zone; I haven't started playing this map myself yet (blame real life) so if no one takes on this task very soon I will do it and that will help increase growth for you.

Larger cities will experience larger increases in population than smaller ones.

Also, I just looked closely at the map and realised that Coal Creek's passengers are drawn in the north zone. Because of the topography it makes much more sense for Coal Creek to be in the east passenger zone, so yorkeiser, Coal Creek is yours if you want it.

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Re: Join game #3 on moblet.simutrans.entropy.me.uk here
« Reply #16 on: October 16, 2011, 09:28:34 AM »
Well, I currently have nothing to do :(
There are only a few power plants and refineries-gas stations that I could use, which are all connected to my network now. There are no other factories in the North area, so I can't connect to anything. A west-freight company would help the most (because some factories there rely on North-based supplies) :|

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Re: Join game #3 on moblet.simutrans.entropy.me.uk here
« Reply #17 on: October 16, 2011, 10:36:43 AM »
Well, I currently have nothing to do...A west-freight company would help the most (because some factories there rely on North-based supplies) :|
Since we have vacant slots I have no problem with you expanding into another zone, which could be split between jjatca and yourself if jjatca also wants more to do (we can make a new boundary). Tell me whether you will expand east or west and I will take the other zone.

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Re: Join game #3 on moblet.simutrans.entropy.me.uk here
« Reply #18 on: October 16, 2011, 10:58:43 AM »
I'll expand to the west.

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Re: Join game #3 on moblet.simutrans.entropy.me.uk here
« Reply #19 on: October 16, 2011, 11:57:59 AM »
jjatca, your inbox is full so I've had to put this message here:

I have started a public freight interchange just north of Chickchester (725,332) for transferring goods between our territories.

I have lines in place to take gasoline there for the gas stations at 476,349 and 689,368. Please set up lines of your own to take gasoline from the interchange to these destinations. Currently I have only two trucks on my lines, which will not run until you start your trucks. Just put one truck on each line at first, after you have started your trucks I will add more trucks and then you can add more.

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Re: Join game #3 on moblet.simutrans.entropy.me.uk here
« Reply #20 on: October 16, 2011, 01:41:08 PM »
Could I have pax west?

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Re: Join game #3 on moblet.simutrans.entropy.me.uk here
« Reply #21 on: October 16, 2011, 01:54:35 PM »
Could I have pax west?
Password sent by PM.

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Re: Join game #3 on moblet.simutrans.entropy.me.uk here
« Reply #22 on: October 16, 2011, 07:12:08 PM »
yorkeiser - I Have made a station near the Chickchester exit public.   Fox Pax exchange.

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moblet - Can you give this public station a better name?  Such as "Chickchester Union Station"

Thanks

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Re: Join game #3 on moblet.simutrans.entropy.me.uk here
« Reply #23 on: October 17, 2011, 04:36:38 AM »
moblet - Can you give this public station a better name?  Such as "Chickchester Union Station"
Done.

chor, let me know if I didn't make all the electricity connections you wanted.

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Re: Join game #3 on moblet.simutrans.entropy.me.uk here
« Reply #24 on: October 17, 2011, 10:59:39 AM »
Done.

chor, let me know if I didn't make all the electricity connections you wanted.

Thanks alot.
Also, please connect goods factory at 160,129 and Sawmill at 193,46 :)

I hope I'm not making too much work for you...
« Last Edit: October 17, 2011, 11:07:17 AM by chor »

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Re: Join game #3 on moblet.simutrans.entropy.me.uk here
« Reply #25 on: October 17, 2011, 11:39:42 AM »
any pax any color, Thanks

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Re: Join game #3 on moblet.simutrans.entropy.me.uk here
« Reply #26 on: October 17, 2011, 01:29:37 PM »
Also, please connect goods factory at 160,129 and Sawmill at 193,46
Done
I hope I'm not making too much work for you...
Not at all. I've got some work for you too - check 590,90.
any pax any color, Thanks
Sorry, no pax places are left, only goods. If you are willing to do goods you can either take the east (I have started there but have not built much) or we can work out with chor how to fit you into the west.

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« Reply #27 on: October 17, 2011, 02:25:23 PM »
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Not at all. I've got some work for you too - check 590,90.
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Sorry, no pax places are left, only goods. If you are willing to do goods you can either take the east (I have started there but have not built much) or we can work out with chor how to fit you into the west.
You could start connecting all factories I haven't connected yet in the west, and once you've finished I'll remove my network in the west and allow you to replace it.

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Re: Join game #3 on moblet.simutrans.entropy.me.uk here
« Reply #28 on: October 17, 2011, 09:48:31 PM »
EDIT: Sorry, first time playing multiplayer. Made the station at 117/252 public and would like to invite south pax to connect to it.
« Last Edit: October 17, 2011, 10:29:44 PM by ojii »

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« Reply #29 on: October 18, 2011, 01:29:31 AM »
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EDIT: Sorry, first time playing multiplayer. Made the station at 117/252 public and would like to invite south pax to connect to it.

It's ok. this is my first time playing multiplayer myself.  I can't connect now, but will more than likely do so after work, approx 12 hours from now.  Ugh, an other long shift.

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Is the server down?

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Re: Join game #3 on moblet.simutrans.entropy.me.uk here
« Reply #30 on: October 18, 2011, 09:33:13 AM »
Should be back up now :)

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Re: Join game #3 on moblet.simutrans.entropy.me.uk here
« Reply #31 on: October 18, 2011, 03:50:24 PM »
It's ok. this is my first time playing multiplayer myself.  I can't connect now, but will more than likely do so after work, approx 12 hours from now.  Ugh, an other long shift.

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Is the server down?

Nice see you connected it.

Could you however increase your service to that station? There's currently 10000 people waiting there (and another ~10000 at Glassgow&Knittern waiting for trains to Hammsterdam), I suggest you either add more trains or upgrade your tracks so the trains can run at their max speed. Thanks

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Re: Join game #3 on moblet.simutrans.entropy.me.uk here
« Reply #32 on: October 18, 2011, 03:57:52 PM »
I'm sorry I haven't joined for some reason.
I hope I can join as late as this weekend.

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Re: Join game #3 on moblet.simutrans.entropy.me.uk here
« Reply #33 on: October 18, 2011, 05:47:14 PM »
Nice see you connected it.

Could you however increase your service to that station? There's currently 10000 people waiting there (and another ~10000 at Glassgow&Knittern waiting for trains to Hammsterdam), I suggest you either add more trains or upgrade your tracks so the trains can run at their max speed. Thanks

I was going increase  service earlier,  However I was experience a lot of lag, and felt it was to risky to do the required track upgrades at that time.  I got double high speed tracks now.  And added a few more trains.  Will be adding more as time goes on.

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Re: Join game #3 on moblet.simutrans.entropy.me.uk here
« Reply #34 on: October 18, 2011, 05:57:47 PM »
Added an airport to 117/252 now (could an admin please rename it to "Hamsterdam International Airport"?) in case Pax East wants to connect to my network. I increased service on my Blue Line (Hamsterdam - Glassgow & Knittern), but plan to increase it further and probably add a direct line from Hamsterdam to Hajopolis should demand continue to rise.

EDIT: Reduced the Blue Line service frequency again, since there's just not enough demand right now. The trains are waiting in the depot though so I can re-activate them easily
« Last Edit: October 18, 2011, 06:35:03 PM by ojii »