[Mod Request] Higher goods demand

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  • #19982
    Cosmicspacehead
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    Hey all, is it yet possible to modify the goods requirements for the cities?

    I’ve found the lua file for making them grow faster, and start bigger, but nothing about how many goods they demand.

    I’d like to boost it by about 10x… That way, it wouldn’t be possible to supply 4-5 towns from one oil refinery.

    #20016
    onionjack
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    I’d like to know also if that is possible, the demand is way too low. The map usually creates so many industries that it’s not possible to use them all, especially if you use long goods trains.

    #20108
    Neil-R
    Participant

    You can lower the amount of industries so there are fewer, the setting to change is game.config.world which is in the base_config.lua file.

    #20438
    TTDFEVER
    Participant

    Where did you find the lua file for making them grow faster, and start bigger Cosmicspacehead.

    #20851
    Traian Trante
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    the file you need to modify is: res/scripts/buildingutil.lua.

     

    find inside that the 4 functions like:      buildingutil.make_industrial_0_default() ,  buildingutil.make_industrial_1_default() , 

    etc….

     

     

    inside each functions there is a line:         capacity = { 1, 4 },

    change that 1,4 to 1,20

     

     

    1,4 means a certain building will demand 1 to 4 goods. 1, 20 will make that building demand from 1 to 20 goods, depending on the development level of that building

     

     

    Hope this helps…

    • This reply was modified 5 years, 3 months ago by Traian Trante.
    #20877
    onionjack
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    Thanks, that seems to work well. Increasing goods demand seems to make bigger towns in the beginning aswell. I increased capacities so that I had 3000-4000 population in the cities and goods demand was about 180-230.

    #20921
    Traian Trante
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    Personally i modded all my vehicles so they carry 25% of the current capacity. I definitely can’t supply more than 5 towns with one industy even using the most complicated rail network i can build. It makes for a very interesting gameplay….

    #20932
    medopu
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    Train Trante you mean train wagons/cars  right?

     

    I’m thinking of doing that too, because i hate how most of my trains carry only just a handful of cars, which makes it look lame and unnecessary.

    Did you also modify road vehicles accordingly to 1/4 capacity too?

    #21057
    Traian Trante
    Participant

    Yeah, i made a little script that divides by 4 all the capacities (buses, trams, trucks, trains). It works great. This way I at least get to play with long trains…. However the map is not big enough to allow for long trains; it completely breaks my immersion.

    #21226
    mackintosh
    Participant

    Modifying buildingutil.lua doesn’t seem to work any more, as of the most recent patch.

    #21745
    AndyKay
    Participant

    I really need a way of increasing Goods demand in towns – it’s crazy low by default like 30-40. I have 1 Steel Mill supplying 5 towns and it still says “Try to deliver more goods”. Trains carrying 8 boxes of goods just makes it unprofitable. You’re forced to use trucks – but this game is TRAIN fever, not Truck fever :-/

     

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