OpenTTD 1.5.1 Brings Fixes

OpenTTD 1.5.1 has been recently released, bringing a new set of fixes.

OpenTTD (Open Transport Tycoon Deluxe) is a Transport Tycoon clone, working on Linux and Unix systems. Being an old game, it does not have good graphics, but it has a convincing gameplay.

The latest version available is OpenTTD 1.5.1, which brings the below fixes:

  • Fix: Do not consider road junctions with trivial dead ends as branch points during town growth.
  • Fix: Combined button+dropdown widgets in order and autoreplace GUI had incorrect hitbox when using GUI zoom.
  • Fix: When building a lock on DC_AUTO-removable water-based objects, the water class was always set to canal.
  • Fix: When crossing tram tracks with railroads, cost of extra roads was not being counted.
  • Fix: Invalid infrastructure counting when crossing tram tracks with railroads.
  • Fix: Broken error message in configure.
  • Fix: In some cases town growth failure was considered as success.
  • Fix: Town labels on smallmap and zoomed-out viewports were not centered.
  • Fix: Removing a rail waypoint used the remove-rail-station cost.
  • Fix: Duplicate frees due to pool item classes not having copy constructors.
  • Fix: Crash when no AIs were installed due to improper handling of non-ASCII characters by the string pointer lexer.
  • Fix: Compilation on DragonflyBSD.
  • Fix: Use the current maximum speed as limited by bridges, orders etc. for all vehicle types alike when considering increased smoke emissions of vehicles.
  • Fix: Multi-value keys in the desktop entry shall end with a trailing separator.
  • Fix: Draw path reservation on the whole bridge, not only on the bridge heads.
  • Fix: Draw correct overlay sprites for path reservations on bridges and tunnels.

OpenTTD 1.5.1 Brings Fixes

Installation instructions:

In order to install the latest versions of OpenTTD on your system, we need to download the archive from the OpenTTD FTPs (i386 or i686 for 32 bit systems and amd64 or x86_64 for 64 bit systems), extract it and run the openttd launcher.

The below instructions work on all the major Linux systems, including Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS, Elementary OS, Deepin, Peppermint, LXLE, Linux Lite, Debian, Robolinux, SparkyLinux, Fedora, CentOS, OpenSUSE, Mageia, OpenMandriva, Arch Linux, Manjaro, ROSA Desktop.

How to install OpenTTD on 32 bit Linux systems:

$ wget binaries.openttd.org/releases/1.5.1/openttd-1.5.1-linux-generic-i686.tar.gz
$ tar -xzvf openttd-1.5.1-linux-generic-i686.tar.gz
$ rm openttd-1.5.1-linux-generic-i686.tar.gz
$ cd openttd-1.5.1-linux-generic-i686
$ ./openttd

How to install OpenTTD on 64 bit Linux systems:

$ wget binaries.openttd.org/releases/1.5.1/openttd-1.5.1-linux-generic-amd64.tar.gz
$ tar -xzvf openttd-1.5.1-linux-generic-amd64.tar.gz
$ rm openttd-1.5.1-linux-generic-amd64.tar.gz
$ cd openttd-1.5.1-linux-generic-amd64
$ ./openttd

How to install OpenTTD on Arch Linux, Manjaro, Antergos, ArchBang and other Arch derivative systems:

For Arch Linux and derivative systems, the latest version of OpenTTD is available via the default repositories, so you only need to install the openttd package, via pacman:

$ sudo pacman -S openttd

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