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Question regarding the included food addon
« on: January 23, 2012, 04:16:11 PM »
Food is addon, since it is relatively difficult and has not so good vehicle choices.
Could someone elaborate? I never found the food chains any more difficult than the ordinary pak64 chains, nor is the vehicle availability any worse.

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Re: Question regarding the included food addon
« Reply #1 on: January 23, 2012, 04:42:46 PM »
There is no cooled goods truck and there is no milk ship, the rest is there, at least in the 1960-2000 period.
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Re: Question regarding the included food addon
« Reply #2 on: January 23, 2012, 05:23:09 PM »
There is a cooling truck from 1962, but I notice now that the dat-file says it only takes fish. But the cooled wagon definitions say they only take food, yet they can carry fish in practice, so I'm not sure how the dat definitions work.

Do milk ships really exist? But I see the problem if a ranch or dairy is generated on an island. I guess the real world solution would be a general purpose ship, or a ferry carrying a milk truck. A reefer ship would be nice, though.

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Re: Question regarding the included food addon
« Reply #3 on: January 23, 2012, 06:20:38 PM »
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There is a cooling truck from 1962, but I notice now that the dat-file says it only takes fish. But the cooled wagon definitions say they only take food, yet they can carry fish in practice, so I'm not sure how the dat definitions work.

Yes, true, but before 1962 there is not any.

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Do milk ships really exist? But I see the problem if a ranch or dairy is generated on an island. I guess the real world solution would be a general purpose ship, or a ferry carrying a milk truck. A reefer ship would be nice, though.

They did (do?) exist in the Netherlands. Just a small boat that could carry milk-cans, nothing spectacular.
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