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Simutrans Extended => Simutrans-Extended paksets => Pak128.Britain-Ex => Topic started by: jamespetts on September 18, 2011, 12:43:45 AM

Title: [New release] Pak128.Britain-Ex 0.8.1
Post by: jamespetts on September 18, 2011, 12:43:45 AM
A new version of Pak128.Britain-Ex is available to-day: 0.8.1. Download the pakset here (, or alternatively, get a complete package with Pak128.Britain-Ex 0.8.1 and the latest Simutrans-Experimental (Windows only) here (

This is a version of Pak128.Britain adapted to work with Simutrans-Experimental. It does not work with Simutrans-Standard. See here ( for more information on the Standard Pak128.Britain. Note that this pakset is only compatible with Simutrans-Experimental 10.0 and later.

Although this is a largely complete and working pakset, there are a number of areas that are not finished, including an incomplete set of passenger boats/ships, an incomplete (although happily growing, thanks to Giuseppe) set of aircraft, missing bridge graphics (steel/concrete/suspension bridges use graphics of other types of bridges), an incomplete set of narrow gauge vehicles, ways and buildings, and incomplete support for the (cosmetic) liveries feature. Additionally, the price balancing is currently somewhat approximate, and is awaiting detailed refinement, which is likely to be a substantial task (and is likely to require further refinement of the Experimental code to balance properly). Nonetheless, the pakset is eminently playable in its current state, and has been refined by several years of playing and testing, including, more recently, online playing.

We (I and the maintainers of the Standard version of this pakset) always welcome contributions of artwork, research, etc.: see here ( for more information on contributing graphics to Pak128.Britain (including Pak128.Britain-Ex).

This version includes some substantial updates from 0.8, including support for the liveries feature, snow graphics for most industries (from Standard), a large number of new pre-grouping steam locomotives, and full support for the minimum/maximum loading times feature introduced in Simutrans-Experimental 10.0. A full list of changes from 0.8 follows:


The following features are supported by this release of Pak128.Britain-Ex:

See here ( for a more detailed description of the work outstanding and so far completed, and also for information on how to get involved in contributing to the project and obtaining the sources.

Any feedback on this pakset variant (especially relating to the gameplay balance) would be very much welcome. This topic is locked, as it is intended to serve as an announcement: please post bug reports and feedback/suggestions in separate threads, one for each bug/topic. Thanks to all those who have helped to test Pak128.Britain-Ex so far - happy playing!