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Old 04-03-2014, 09:25 AM
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We've got a major content update for you today, get stuck in and tell us what you think!

Solo Scenarios

A whole new category of scenario, without AI competitor companies or time-sensitive goals. Plan and grow your transport network over decades or even centuries, without pressure from competing businesses. We've added ten Solo scenarios to start with: five brand new maps across a wide range of climates, plus the five classic "real world" maps - UK and Ireland, Swiss Alps, and the three American maps. All games begin in the early 20th century, so your actions will have maximum influence on the growth of the world.

Music

The 2014 Sessions - a fully reworked and remixed soundtrack by John Broomhall, creator of the game's original music. Toggle between the classic soundtrack and The 2014 Sessions in the Options menu.

Tips

The loading screen now displays tips, giving gameplay advice and pointing out helpful shortcuts and lesser known features of the game.

Enjoy!
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Old 04-04-2014, 05:28 AM
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Awesome news!

Will try the new solo play this weekend.
Gonna build a nice complicated rail system transporting as much different cargos as possible.
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Old 04-04-2014, 12:55 PM
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The solo scenarios sound good, I was hoping something like that would be introduced. Hopefully I'll get some time to try them out soon.
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Old 04-28-2014, 09:38 AM
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Here's a quick crosspost from this thread on our official forums: New Scenarios - what would you like to see?

Now that the spring update has been out for a few weeks, it's time to think about where we go next. The Solo scenarios were an obvious move after all your feedback, but if we were to add even more maps, what would you like to see? For example:

- Would you like to see more of a particular scenario category, e.g. Beginner, Expert, Solo?
- Are there any types of terrain you'd like to see more of? Perhaps mountainous maps, islands, deserts or lakes? Maybe you'd like more unrealistic fun maps like Smiley Isley, or more scenarios based on the real world like the America, Great Britain and Swiss Alps maps?
- Do you think the game needs more open-ended scenarios, or would you like to see more "gamey" maps with specific goals, tricky restrictions (for example limited vehicle types or difficult terrain), and/or competitors?
- Can you think of any situation that could inspire an interesting scenario? For example, someone suggested one based on the Berlin Blockade, which would have a quite different feel than existing scenarios but is potentially feasible.
- If you get inspired, feel free to spec out your dream scenario - you never know, you might inspire us in turn

For now please assume only assets already in game will be available - that means no new vehicles, industries, tilesets, AI behaviour etc. Other than that, go wild with your suggestions!
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