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How to install Open Transport Tycoon Deluxe (Openttd)
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The game is in the community repository. Install the package openttd. The rc and svn versions are also available on AUR (respectively openttd-rc and openttd-svn).
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==Introduction==
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OpenTTD is a tile-based transportation management game based on [[Wikipedia:Transport Tycoon Deluxe|Transport Tycoon Deluxe]].
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The game is in the community repository.
  
However, the game require some non-free data. Because of this, simply installing the game from the repository will not be sufficient and the game will not launch.
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==Installation==
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[[pacman|Install]] {{Pkg|openttd}}, available in the [[Official Repositories]].
  
== Files from TTD ==
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A free replacement of the base graphics can be [[pacman|installed]] with the package {{Pkg|openttd-opengfx}}, available in the [[Official Repositories]].
If you're installing OpenTTD with the TTD base graphics, OpenTTD requires several original game files from your Transport Tycoon Deluxe installation CD.
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The following files are mandatory. You need to copy them to the /data directory, which is in your OpenTTD directory. These files contain the graphics and the sound effects:
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A free replacement of the base sound can be [[pacman|installed]] with the package {{Pkg|openttd-opensfx}}, available in the [[Official Repositories]].
* trg1r.grf
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* trgcr.grf
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===Original Transport Tycoon Deluxe data (optional)===
* trghr.grf
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OpenTTD can utilize the non-free graphics and sound data of the original Windows/DOS version of Transport Tycoon Deluxe.
* trgir.grf
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* trgtr.grf
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====Where to get the data====
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If you wish to play OpenTTD with the non-free TTD base graphics and sounds, you will need several files from either the Windows/DOS version of Transport Tycoon Deluxe.
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You can get these files from the game CD-ROM, from an existing install or you get them from the freely available game installation archive available at [http://www.abandonia.com/en/games/240 Abandonia].
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====Graphics and sound effects====
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Copy the following files to /usr/share/openttd/data/
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* trg1r.grf or TRG1.GRF
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* trgcr.grf or TRGC.GRF
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* trghr.grf or TRGH.GRF
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* trgir.grf or TRGI.GRF
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* trgtr.grf or TRGT.GRF
 
* sample.cat
 
* sample.cat
  
You need to copy these files to /usr/share/openttd/data/
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====Music====
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The free music set [http://dev.openttdcoop.org/projects/openmsx OpenMSX] can be installed directly from the in-game download manager.
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If you wish to listen to the original music (Windows version only),
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Copy the files from the gm folder of the original TTD game directory to:
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/usr/share/openttd/gm/
  
Additionally, you may want to copy the original game music. To accomplish that, you need to copy the /usr/share/openttd/gm/ folder from the TTD CD to your OpenTTD directory (don't put it in the data/ dir!).
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{{note|If your sound driver does not support MIDI natively, you will need to install [[timidity]] (configuring a sound sample is enough).}}
  
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==Configuration==
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Todo
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==Troubleshooting==
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Todo
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==Tips and tricks==
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Todo
  
There are a few ways to get these files:
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==See also==
* Copy the folder and files from the TTD game CD to your OpenTTD /data folder.
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* [http://www.openttd.org OpenTTD]
* Unzip a TTD installation zip file, and copy the folders. This archive is available here: http://www.abandonia.com/en/games/240.
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* Install TTD for Windows in another directory and then copy the folders.
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Introduction

OpenTTD is a tile-based transportation management game based on Transport Tycoon Deluxe. The game is in the community repository.

Installation

Install openttd, available in the Official Repositories.

A free replacement of the base graphics can be installed with the package openttd-opengfx, available in the Official Repositories.

A free replacement of the base sound can be installed with the package openttd-opensfx, available in the Official Repositories.

Original Transport Tycoon Deluxe data (optional)

OpenTTD can utilize the non-free graphics and sound data of the original Windows/DOS version of Transport Tycoon Deluxe.

Where to get the data

If you wish to play OpenTTD with the non-free TTD base graphics and sounds, you will need several files from either the Windows/DOS version of Transport Tycoon Deluxe.

You can get these files from the game CD-ROM, from an existing install or you get them from the freely available game installation archive available at Abandonia.

Graphics and sound effects

Copy the following files to /usr/share/openttd/data/

  • trg1r.grf or TRG1.GRF
  • trgcr.grf or TRGC.GRF
  • trghr.grf or TRGH.GRF
  • trgir.grf or TRGI.GRF
  • trgtr.grf or TRGT.GRF
  • sample.cat

Music

The free music set OpenMSX can be installed directly from the in-game download manager.

If you wish to listen to the original music (Windows version only), Copy the files from the gm folder of the original TTD game directory to: /usr/share/openttd/gm/

Note: If your sound driver does not support MIDI natively, you will need to install timidity (configuring a sound sample is enough).

Configuration

Todo

Troubleshooting

Todo

Tips and tricks

Todo

See also