September 27, 2016 at 02:42 #21813
I’m a bit busy now but what can I help you with?October 2, 2016 at 23:06 #21818
I Keep getting this message that says
res/config/costs.lua:2: syntax error near char(147)
My file is like this:
— per m^3
terrainRaise = 6.0,
terrainLower = 7.0,
railroadTrack = 50.0,– per m
railroadHighSpeedTrack = 80.0,– per m
railroadCatenary = 15.0,– per m
railroadSwitch = 5000.0,– per instance
railroadBridge = 10000.0,– per instance
railroadBridgeVol = 11.0,– per m^3
railroadTunnel = 25000.0,– per instance
railroadTunnelLen = 1000.0,– per m
— fraction of the road cost
roadBusLane = .1,
roadTramLane = .4,
I am also new to this stuffOctober 2, 2016 at 23:13 #21819
File: res/config/costs.lua*October 3, 2016 at 04:20 #21820
I’m not sure what it is you are trying to do?
To install the mod just unzip and drop the folder to your Train Fever\mods\ folder
To configure, edit the values in the mod’s config/config.lua file.
You should not edit any other files!
Unfortunately I don’t own this thread so I can’t edit the install instruction (the one here is outdated!)
The “official” page, with an up-to-date instruction, can be found here:
If yo use TFGM as mod manager, it handles all of this automatically for you. You can even configure the mod without any scripting through TFGM’s Mod Configuration UI.October 3, 2016 at 05:44 #21821
I can’t use TFGM and when I drag the mods into the mod folders and unzip them, the mods don’t show up in the actual gameOctober 3, 2016 at 06:55 #21822
Yes, TFGM only works on Windows systems, so if you are using Linux or Mac you can’t use it.
Just moving the mod to the mods folder only makes it visible in TF’s mod manager. You still need to tell TF that you want to use the mod too (activate it).
Go to “New Game”
Click the “Advanced” tab.
Now you should see two list boxes, to the left the available not yet active mods. To the right the selected and activated mods. Use the arrow buttons to move mods between them.
Press start to begin a new game with the active mods.
However, if you run Windows, you can activate the mods in TFGM by selecting the installed mods and press the activation button. TFGM have an 80+ pages PDF manual for download from TFGM’s “official” page:October 3, 2016 at 07:59 #21823
So I am on windows and when I tried to load the files, It says:
Train fever executable could not be found:
C:/Program Files (x86)/Steam/steamapps/common/Train Fever/Trainfever.exe
Train fever settings file could not be found:
C:/Program Files (x86)/Steam/userdata/<?>/304730/local/settings.lua
Invalid characters in file name.
When I loaded up the game, I couldn’t find any mods in advanced and to the left box. Also the file for your Timeless mods couldn’t be found, but when I have it for TFMM, I have the timeless mod readyOctober 3, 2016 at 08:01 #21824
Are you using Steam or GOG?October 3, 2016 at 23:30 #21826
SteamOctober 4, 2016 at 01:47 #21827
TFGM generates log files that I might be interested to see. It might be a bug in TFGM and I need to see the log files to understand what’s going on.
If you have an account on transportfever.net it would be better to have this conversation in private. I’m Gwinda there as well, just send me an PM.
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