Speedy: Modified OpenTTD Server

OpenTTD is an open source clone of the Microprose game “Transport Tycoon Deluxe” by Chris Sawyer. It adds new features and even a multiplayer mode but stays very true to the original.

This was a really cool game back then and today it’s even better.

Shortly after I had found OpenTTD I started to play online and opened my own server.

However, after a while I found that the multiplayer mode lacked of an important feature: there was no goal, and the game just kept on going. Usually for more than 10 hours.

This inspired me to modify my server’s source code to include a goal and high-scores.

After about 1000 lines of C++ code, I was finally finished: Players can register in-game and there’s a public high score list on the website.

The game restarts automatically a few minutes after someone has won the round. The goal consists of getting a certain company value, usually 1 to 5 million pounds. Participating players get points according to their ranking in the match.

OpenTTD: http://www.openttd.org

My server (Speedy): http://speedy.kicks-ass.net

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  • Tycoon

    Is your code available anywhere? The goal servers are the best ones to play on so I’d like to see more.

  • rasco

    hi, thanks for the comment.
    i’m thinking about releasing the next version of the code to the community, so that should answer your question 🙂
    rasco

  • Mike

    So where is the code for your server? i would love to set up a LAN server with goals for my housemates and i, but can’t atm because i don’t know how to do it!
    Thanks for your help!
    Mike

  • American

    Hello Rosco, sorry to ask, but… Can we have the script or if you know, where we can find a tutorial for writing one.

    We are trying to run a OTTD server with Goals, but I am short of information about how to do this.

    Thanks for your answer man.