Chris Sawyer's Locomotion

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Chris Sawyer's Locomotion
Chris Sawyer's Locomotion cover
Developers
Chris Sawyer
Publishers
Atari
Release dates
Windows September 7, 2004
Chris Sawyer's Locomotion at Wikipedia

Key points

The game has low system requirements and will run on most computers.
Uses an upgraded version of the RollerCoaster Tycoon 2 engine.
OpenLoco, based on OpenRCT2, is working on fixing the dated engine shortcomings.[1]

General information

Owen's Locomotion Depot - A fan site for the game
GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
SecuROM 5 DRM.
Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
Steam
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Windows

Essential improvements[edit]

Patch 1.76[edit]

Fixes several bugs and inconsistencies. There are two versions: US and European.

Shinkansen Bullet Trains[edit]

Shinkansen Bullet Trains restores content that was cut during development.[2] Once the file is placed in the installation folder, a new scenario with the Shinkansen Bullet Trains will be available, as well as the Shinkansen itself in the Scenario Editor.

Company Owner Editor[edit]

Official tool for creating custom company owner images. Archived here.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Data
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/356430/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Single Player Saved Games\
<path-to-game>\Two Player Saved Games\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/356430/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

In-game video settings.
In-game video settings.

Input settings[edit]

In-game general control settings.
In-game general control settings.
In-game key map settings.
In-game key map settings.
Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio settings[edit]

In-game audio settings.
In-game audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
UK and US versions slightly differ, and are patched through different patch executables.
French
German
Italian
Spanish

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
2
Online play
2

Connection types

Ports

Protocol Port(s) and/or port range(s)
TCP 2032-2400, 6073
Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) support status is unknown.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 98 ME, 2000, XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium III 500 MHz
System memory (RAM) 128 MB 256 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 85 MB 580 MB
Video card (GPU) DirectX 9.0b compatible DirectX 9.0c compatible

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/356430/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (356430) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References