Using Blender to Create Simutrans Graphics

Sarlock, a fellow member of our community, published an interesting and detailed step-by-step tutorial that teaches you how to use Blender, a free 3D computer graphic tool, to create graphics for Simutrans, focusing on buildings.
The tutorial also introduces you to the basic functions of Blender.

If you were wanting to learn Blender but you didn’t [...]

San Francisco Bay Area

a pak128.britain savegame of San Francisco and the bay area with all cities placed

Simutrans Experimental 11.00

New simutrans experimental version, based on simutrans 112.3, has been released. Many new features and improvements provided.

The Blog is back!

It took a long time… But the blog is once again online, on a shiny new server.
Don’t blame VS at all! ;-)

Fear of heights

If you love skiing, mountain climbing or a well planned railroad then you can play on this map of the Swiss Alps made by NYC911. It is part of an interesting scenario in which you have to be very careful in laying your track.
Links:

Swiss Mountains Scenario – Forum topic
Simutrans Maps – download maps here
Take a [...]

Río de la Plata, western part

We have been able to extend our Simutrans South American maps collection by courtesy of gabyregistrado. He made a very nice map of the western part of the Rio de la Plata. It measures 1599×798 and has nice water and mountain features. Apparently the air is very good in this environment.
Links:

Rio de la Plata (western [...]

Release of pak128.Britain 1.13

Time for the traditional pre-Christmas release of pak128.Britain! 1.13 contains the following updates and additions:
- lots of new ships
- ironworks (wlindley)
- gasworks (jamespetts)
- new 4-wheel carriage graphics (jamespetts)
- SIMUTRANS FRIED CHICK…

Valley of Mexico

Feo has made a very cute map of the Valley of Mexico, the historical heart of Mexico and Mexico City. It is only 304×240, so very suitable for low-profile computers or network play. Set water level at -2.
Buen juego!
Links:

Mapa del Valle de Mex…

And now I’m packing it up and I’m rollin’ on out to Vancouver

Sarlock has made a map of Vancouver and its Frazer river. It is a very big and detailed map, sized 6000×2148. Each tile represents 20m, so we are talking about an area of around 120×40 km. Mountain heights are on a logarithmic scale. Be sure …

November’s Edition of Simutrans Monthly Screenshot Contest

SMSC 2012 November’s Edition about Historical & Modern buildings.

Release: Simutrans 112.0

Simutrans 112.0 available!

Sarlock October Screenshot Contest Winner

Sarlock is Oct. SMSC winner, Raiser close second.

Winter is coming

Fabio and mEGa are working on a large city re-vitalization project, in pak128. They are adding winter versions to a large number of pak128 hi-rise buildings.

Fabio is also replacing old images with completely new ones when they do not fit modern quali…

October’s Edition of Simutrans Monthly Screenshot Contest

SMSC 2012 October’s Edition about Tale of two cities.

Relive your holiday

So, we all have returned from our holidays. While you were away, others have spend time to make some new content for Simutrans Maps. If you are dreaming of going back to the good life, you can spend it with Simutrans in the USA and Central America, in …

September’s Edition of Simutrans Monthly Screenshot Contest

SMSC 2012 September’s Edition about Beautiful stations.

Release of pak128.Britain 1.12

A new version of pak128.Britain is now available. This contains the following major additions and changes:
- Lots of new city buildings
- More planes (Milko)
- More modern buses (Mattw62)
- More DMU trains, steam locomotives and carriages (jamespetts)

New Simutrans release!

Simutrans 111.3.1 has been released in the International Simutrans Forum and Sourceforge.

Over 200 maps available at Simutrans Maps

As of today there are more than 200 maps available at the Simutrans Maps website. The latest contributions were made by Carlbaker and ML.
Carlbaker extracted four smaller maps from his huge USA North-East map. They have various sizes and themes and cov…

New set of tools for GIMP

A set of tools and script for GIMP very usefull for dealing with Simutrans images.