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Funny Simutrans promo videos...danke shein!!
« on: August 29, 2008, 05:55:08 PM »
I've done this simutrans promo based in Visa MasterCard ones. I hope you like it.... ;D

http://es.youtube.com/watch?v=TNcqas4Ek-M
« Last Edit: November 21, 2008, 09:47:40 PM by vilvoh »

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Re: Funny Simutrans promo video...danke shein!!
« Reply #1 on: August 29, 2008, 06:02:37 PM »
Nice  :D

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Re: Funny Simutrans promo video...danke shein!!
« Reply #2 on: August 29, 2008, 06:09:25 PM »
Now, I suppose would be better "have fun with them: not matter how long" instead of "have fun with them: priceless"....even though, thanks very much.... :)

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Re: Funny Simutrans promo video...danke shein!!
« Reply #3 on: August 29, 2008, 06:28:50 PM »
Great stuff!

And I agree: instead of "priceless" something else would probably have fit better... and a minor (really minor) side note: some timespans appear to be exaggerated (by up to 200%).

Nevertheless, a very nice idea and well implemented!
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Re: Funny Simutrans promo video...danke shein!!
« Reply #4 on: August 29, 2008, 09:43:28 PM »
Great job  ;)

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Re: Funny Simutrans promo video...danke shein!!
« Reply #5 on: August 29, 2008, 11:15:42 PM »
GOOD! I give you 5/5! ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D

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Re: Funny Simutrans promo video...danke shein!!
« Reply #6 on: August 30, 2008, 02:50:23 AM »
"Have fun with them: priceless" was the perfect ending.  If not for that, it wouldn't have been right.

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Re: Funny Simutrans promo video...danke shein!!
« Reply #7 on: August 30, 2008, 08:32:06 AM »
Very nice parody of that Visa card advertisement. ;D ;D

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Re: Funny Simutrans promo video...danke shein!!
« Reply #8 on: August 30, 2008, 08:36:28 AM »
Very good promotion of Simutrans. Well done!

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Re: Funny Simutrans promo video...danke shein!!
« Reply #9 on: August 30, 2008, 09:42:44 AM »
"Have fun with them: priceless" was the perfect ending.  If not for that, it wouldn't have been right.

Well, it also refers to the fact that simutrans is free of charge (free software)

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Re: Funny Simutrans promo video...danke shein!!
« Reply #10 on: August 30, 2008, 12:18:39 PM »
Brilliant  :-* Well done!

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Re: Funny Simutrans promo video...danke shein!!
« Reply #11 on: August 30, 2008, 07:21:35 PM »
Bravo! Bravo! Bravo! Bravo!

(creativity is priceless)

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Re: Funny Simutrans promo video...danke shein!!
« Reply #12 on: August 31, 2008, 05:14:28 PM »
haha, brilliant i say brilliant

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Re: Funny Simutrans promo video...danke shein!!
« Reply #13 on: August 31, 2008, 09:26:08 PM »
Thanks very much for all your comments. I'm thinking about doing another like the Soprano's intro:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NUT07eZoXPw&feature=related

The main pros are that there's no text so everybody could undestand it (without knowing a concrete language) it lets us show different aspects (brigdes, industry, highway, train, planes, the country, the city, road signs, extension buildings, trucks, cars, monuments, the list is quite complete ) in a tour around Simutrans so we also show how the game works. And the music is very cool!!

P.S: the cons are that is going to be difficult to get the same images as the intro, and it would be also difficult to edit them to keep the image/music flow (althought the intro is about 1:37)
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Re: Funny Simutrans promo video...danke shein!!
« Reply #14 on: September 01, 2008, 02:24:23 PM »
GREAT JOB!! :D
GREAT ADD  ;D

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Re: Funny Simutrans promo video...danke shein!!
« Reply #15 on: September 14, 2008, 10:47:25 AM »
I SOOOOOO wanna see that on Commercial TV!! lmao.. fantastic!

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Re: Funny Simutrans promo video...danke shein!!
« Reply #16 on: September 16, 2008, 01:32:28 PM »
Hm, somehow i didn't really get what you mean with this timespans. Shall it mean thats how long it takes to learn to drive that vehicle? That's what i concluded, or do you mean somthing different?

I got no sound on this PC here (at work) so maybe i'm missing some of the info.

Besides that it's really cool!
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Re: Funny Simutrans promo video...danke shein!!
« Reply #17 on: September 16, 2008, 01:55:18 PM »
Yes, that's how I understood it, too.

And sound... there's just music playing - no vital information.

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Re: Funny Simutrans promo video...danke shein!!
« Reply #18 on: September 16, 2008, 02:24:02 PM »
Shall it mean thats how long it takes to learn to drive that vehicle?

I mean exactly that.. you got it!!  ;D

And sound... there's just music playing - no vital information.

The song is " Danke Schoen" from Brenda Lee

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Re: Funny Simutrans promo video...danke shein!!
« Reply #19 on: September 16, 2008, 02:25:38 PM »
The song is " Danke Schoen" from Brenda Lee

No it's Ferris Bueller!  ;D ;D ;D

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Re: Funny Simutrans promo video...danke shein!!
« Reply #20 on: September 17, 2008, 12:20:58 AM »
A new demo video about overtaking patch...link...could be considered as another way to promote simutrans.... :)

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Re: Funny Simutrans promo video...danke shein!!
« Reply #21 on: September 21, 2008, 11:19:05 PM »
I've uploaded the fifteen first seconds of a new promo I'm working on. It's about all active paks you can play with in Simutrans (Hajo, 64, 64japan, 128, 128japan, 96 and germanpak). I hope you like it...

the link: http://es.youtube.com/watch?v=5HK_QCBmXuE

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Re: Funny Simutrans promo video...danke shein!!
« Reply #22 on: September 22, 2008, 06:03:58 AM »
Hm... pak.japan looks rather crappy with all the snow and rice fields :( Just like all paks except official 64, afaict.

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Re: Funny Simutrans promo video...danke shein!!
« Reply #23 on: September 22, 2008, 06:27:54 AM »
The music is nice.

The cities with all these highrises are looking ugly. I like small cities more. Or even big cities with some highrise buldings in the centre.

Keep it up, vilvoh. :)

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Re: Funny Simutrans promo video...danke shein!!
« Reply #24 on: September 22, 2008, 07:48:48 AM »
First of all, thanks for the comments and advices.

Hm... pak.japan looks rather crappy with all the snow and rice fields :( Just like all paks except official 64, afaict.

In fact, pak64 japan works with 99.17.1, and the promo is supposed to be for paks that work with 100.0 but as I don't know if pak32 is still under development, I haven't included it..

The cities with all these highrises are looking ugly. I like small cities more. Or even big cities with some highrise buldings in the centre.

I would like to show all kinds of cities, so I'll mix small and big cities. Anyway, almost all scenes will be focused in parts of the city, showing concrete tranporting scenes (hubs, loading bays, etc...) and curious buildings.


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Re: Funny Simutrans promo video...danke shein!!
« Reply #25 on: September 22, 2008, 10:10:18 AM »
...is supposed to be for paks that work with 100.0 but as I don't know if pak32 is still under development, I haven't included it..

Uhm, yes p32 comic should work with 100.0. I'm also still developing it from time to time (been lazy the last few weeks). You can run some trains buses and trucks in the early 1900 but they're not really balanced yet, so i wouldn't call it playable.

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Re: Funny Simutrans promo video...danke shein!!
« Reply #26 on: September 22, 2008, 10:12:55 AM »
In that case, I'll not include it in this promo. I may do a small promo just for it.. ;)

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Re: Funny Simutrans promo video...danke shein!!
« Reply #27 on: September 22, 2008, 10:29:50 AM »
That would be great! But you better do some other videos first until p32c has got some more stuff to show.

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Re: Funny Simutrans promo video...danke shein!!
« Reply #28 on: September 22, 2008, 10:34:07 AM »
Vilvoh, it seems that you have too much freetime, hehe.

Or do you work for the simutrans company? ;-)
If yes who is the c.e.o.? ^^

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Re: Funny Simutrans promo video...danke shein!!
« Reply #29 on: September 22, 2008, 11:06:22 AM »
Simutrans Marketing department, Vilvoh speaking, may I help you?......:D

Actually, I don't have as much free time as it seems... ::)...I'm back at home around 19:30 and I work a bit before and after dinner until 23:00. That leaves me 2 or 3 free hours by day, without counting the weekend.

Anyway, videos are not as difficult as it seems. Once you have the music and the general idea, the rest consists of make the pieces fit with sense.

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Re: Funny Simutrans promo videos...danke shein!!
« Reply #30 on: November 21, 2008, 09:50:45 PM »
Another promo video about Simutrans Nightly-Downloadpage:

http://es.youtube.com/watch?v=jjfJeUgUYTk ....

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Re: Funny Simutrans promo videos...danke shein!!
« Reply #31 on: November 21, 2008, 09:56:46 PM »
The music seems rather loud - or is it just that I don't like the song?  ;D