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Discovering OMSI.

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Discovering OMSI.
« on: July 31, 2017, 06:07:10 AM »
Hey guys, I was just feeling a bit nostalgic remembering playing OMSI 1. So I ask you guys this.... how did you find OMSI, and which version did you play first?


I discovered OMSI 1 around a few months after it was released. The funny thing is that when I found it, I was actually looking up Garbage truck simulators for PC (there aren't really any good ones out there so far) I found Nerdcubed's video of Garbage truck simulator 2011. And in the related videos section, was his video of reviewing OMSI. And I watched the video and I fell in love with OMSI. I loved how the Sounds were like, and the features the buses had.


So, how did you find OMSI guys?

Re: Discovering OMSI.
« Reply #1 on: July 31, 2017, 03:32:54 PM »
I discovered it over a year ago by watching Squirrel's youtube videos. I got NY bus simulator 2010 over 9 months prior and I liked it, but it was kinda limited compared to what OMSI offered. So I broke down and bought the OMSI 2 game from Steam.

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Re: Discovering OMSI.
« Reply #2 on: July 31, 2017, 03:59:45 PM »
FOund OMSI the same way ANIME-AND-BUSES did. Through NerdCubed's gameplay... but I didn't like it because even though it was real and detailed, it was only German maps. I had no idea how much I would change that at the time. Lol. What made me come back to OMSI was being in a transit group on Facebook, and seeing the RTS that was previously in GTA III, Vice City, San Andreas, and IV, coverted into OMSI. Right then and there I learned that I could actually re-create the American experience myself.

Mind you, this was BEFORE DBC Chicago came in and ruined that for me haha.

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Re: Discovering OMSI.
« Reply #3 on: July 31, 2017, 04:13:24 PM »
FOund OMSI the same way ANIME-AND-BUSES did. Through NerdCubed's gameplay... but I didn't like it because even though it was real and detailed, it was only German maps. I had no idea how much I would change that at the time. Lol. What made me come back to OMSI was being in a transit group on Facebook, and seeing the RTS that was previously in GTA III, Vice City, San Andreas, and IV, coverted into OMSI. Right then and there I learned that I could actually re-create the American experience myself.

Mind you, this was BEFORE DBC Chicago came in and ruined that for me haha.

Exactly the same! I loved NerdCubed before.
Derp derpity derp...

Re: Discovering OMSI.
« Reply #4 on: July 31, 2017, 05:08:10 PM »
I also watched Squirrel's youtube videos. I was a fan, and I checked Steam and the son of a gun was 43 dollars! I'm in Canada folks so I thought I was defeated and forgot about it, until I got an email saying a game in my wishlist was on sale! Omsi 2 - The Bus Simulator. I bought the simulator for 21 dollars, and most of the dlc's for a total of under 100 dollars which I found extraordinary.

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Re: Discovering OMSI.
« Reply #5 on: August 01, 2017, 05:00:03 AM »
I found out about OMSI 2 not long before Chicago was released via a thread on the Canadian Public Transit Discussion Board. As soon as I found out about the Chicago addon, I bought OMSI 2 & learned the controls while driving the MAN buses of Spandau before getting Chicago (& the New Flyers) right on launch day. My library of OMSI 2 addons has since expanded to include both Steam addons and mods that I have picked up from multiple places (mostly here). I too am Canadian, so the prices do tend to be slightly higher here.

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Re: Discovering OMSI.
« Reply #6 on: August 01, 2017, 05:36:35 PM »
Another Canadian here, I got into OMSI from playing City Bus Simulator New York, and watched a few "Let's Play" videos of it and fell in love with the detail of sounds and buttons in the buses and things to click and do. Been loyal ever since
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Re: Discovering OMSI.
« Reply #7 on: August 02, 2017, 01:37:34 AM »
i found it in 2014 by serching in youtube for bus simulators games

Re: Discovering OMSI.
« Reply #8 on: August 03, 2017, 07:08:43 PM »
Found it through a CPTDB thread (same way UpLift_Vancouver did) back in the summer of 2013. Bought OMSI 1 and went on to make a few incomplete Detroit-area routes before managing to post a complete one that became infamous because of it's bugs. Then I decided to finally get OMSI 2 in May 2015 and immediately went to work building the now well-known Downriver map (yes, it was in development over a month before Chicago came out and changed the North American OMSI community immensely).

 


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