Simutrans review and free download
About the Game
Simutrans is an open-source platform simulation (works on Windows / Linux / MacOS, but also on the iPhone and AmigaOS 4.x), similar to Transport Tycoon game, and its open-source clone OpenTTD. Game development began Hansjörg Malthaner (Germany) in 1999 - and will continue to contribute to its development, although it is not its main creator.
The main objective of the game is to provide an efficient transport system for passengers, cargo and mail, and if possible, as quickly and cost-effective fashion. Also, care must be taken on the economy and transport capitalize the company to prosper.
One of the foundations of the game are chains of production. For example, a coal mine produces coal for the power plant. Steel mill needs coal and iron ore to produce - with the help of the supplied electricity produced in one of the power plants (coal, oil, solar, thermal and wind power) can produce more steel in less time - for understandable increase in consumption of supplied raw materials. Resulting in higher profits.
The game is distributed in two parts - basic program at compile time for any of the selected operating systems and graphics files, which is operating system independent. The game graphics exists in many versions (lever), which differ in thematic focus (Great Britain, Japan, Germany - or the general mix of all possible corners of the world - and more are in development) and the size of the basic interval (32, 64, 96, 128 or 192 pixels).
Graphics, the game can be extended with a so-called. Add-ons - which are the other industries, transport routes, vehicles - and the town's buildings and tourist destinations. Engine lets you change the terrain, as well as a cycle of night and day and seasons - and different kinds of terrain that have an impact on the game industry.
The game also includes multiplayer, but it is still in the development stage, so it may appear gaps. The game is as open-sourcový project (released under the GNU Artistic License) is still under development.