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A pak.128 graphic library
« on: August 23, 2012, 12:39:43 AM »
I was thinking in a way of making simutrans (and pak128) more attractive to new users, since new users means more developers, painters, etc.
 
So i'm planning to create a kind of resume/manual of everything that is on pak.128. This manual should give some information of very vehicle and building but it doesn't tell nothing about playing. It could serve as a reminder of what can be found in the pack, this includes: vehicles, trains, roads, factories,etc. anda information such as year of entrance, indsutry chain, type of wagon,etc. i don't know if it is a good idea, maybe this resume/manual could include some real pictures of the locomotives, industries and vehicles in a way to compare simutrans with real life.
 
What do you think?.

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Re: A pak.128 graphic library
« Reply #1 on: August 23, 2012, 07:57:48 AM »
Well, sounds like a nice initiative. Although a pakset is something "alive"; think about paksets can have new additions from time to time, new vehicles, changes to prices, new buildings, and so on. Where you thinking about a static document, or maybe something more dynamic such as a web site...?

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Re: A pak.128 graphic library
« Reply #2 on: August 23, 2012, 08:29:21 AM »
Nice idea and ambitious project.
I mean a web site could be better to include several functions as searching, links between similar addons...

Remember the addons website :
http://addons.simutrans.com/?pak=128&cat=All&todo=search

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Re: A pak.128 graphic library
« Reply #3 on: August 23, 2012, 03:15:01 PM »
i was thinking in a static document, but a web site is by far a better idea, what server it could be used?

My first though says this should be in simutrans wiki, but i don't like the way is presented. I'll prefer something like a flash website with more intuitive searching and a modern look.


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Re: A pak.128 graphic library
« Reply #4 on: August 23, 2012, 09:47:38 PM »
Pak.german has such a document on the tikiwiki: http://simutrans-germany.com/wiki/wiki/en_pakgerman_vehicles

Of course, that list does not have some useful stuff, like a picture of the in-game vehicle, running cost, or effective power (power*gear), but it may be a useful jumping off point.

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Re: A pak.128 graphic library
« Reply #5 on: August 23, 2012, 11:16:27 PM »
Well since is been a while since i dont use macromedia flash, i'll do the lybrary first like some static document, and then it should be easier to put it in a web page or flash. Think i'll be uploading my advances for you to have a look up.

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Re: A pak.128 graphic library
« Reply #6 on: August 24, 2012, 06:13:02 AM »
Hi,

As Fifty wrote, why do not use space of pak128 on official wiki ?
http://simutrans-germany.com/wiki/wiki/tiki-index.php?page=en_pak128&structure=en_Index&page_ref_id=1095
At first time we can begin library here.

I can begin to organize page with  table and cells.

EDIT:

I created sketch page to have small idea:
http://simutrans-germany.com/wiki/wiki/tiki-index.php?page=en_pak128_vehicles_library

Note :
- first picture must be modify as you can see ;)
- icon of vehicle is snapshot of window of depot
- all caracteristics are described (as you want ?)
- Paragraphs are example, we can improve that (complete list, put description, details...)


@ trashhead

if you're agree you can demand count to improve this page or prepare on a text file your list and I will do.

@all 
What do you mean about it ?


« Last Edit: August 24, 2012, 06:56:21 AM by mEGa »

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Re: A pak.128 graphic library
« Reply #7 on: August 24, 2012, 02:21:32 PM »
Cam more vehicles on this Page?

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Re: A pak.128 graphic library
« Reply #8 on: August 24, 2012, 04:54:41 PM »
Cam more vehicles on this Page?
Hi Greenling
Yes of course.
At moment there is only two vehicles for example. If Community is agree, we can improve list and complete by all vehicles (may be a big hard work !!!)