Bus & Cable Car Simulator - Frequently Asked Questions
General: English version in German?
Please go to Local harddisk (C:) >> user >> your username >> AppData >> Local and delete the folder 'BusCableCarSimulator'.With the next game start the controls should be now in English
General: I cant steer with the keyboard
The reason could be that other gamedevices like Joysticks, Gamepads or the Raildriver are attached to the PC. Just detach them from USB-Slot.
Game: Very laggy performance
To reduce the lagging without reducing too much graphic-relevant settings you can adjust following settings in the optionsmenu:
- Vehiclemirrors: deactivated
- Environmental Reflections: static
- Visibilityrange: Middle/High
- Advanced Shadows: deactivated
Depending on you PC specs, this should give you more FPS.
Game: Can I repaint busses or add mods?
No, this is not possible.
General: No sound
Make sure you have the latest version of Direct X 9.0c installed.
Game: Where can I find the Schedule-Wizzard?
The Schedule Wizzard can be found in: ...(YOUR-BCCS-INSTALLATION)\astragon\Bus- & Cable Car-Simulator\Bin
General: Delete assigned keys?
Just click with the mouse on the key you want to change and hit "DEL" (Delete)
Error message: Can not run file...
In this case. *.DLL files from Visual C + + are missing, which are usually installed with games. Please download and install the following package: Microsoft Visual C + + 2005 SP1 Redistributable Package (x86) and / or Microsoft Visual C + + 2008 Redistributable Package (x86)
Steering-Wheel: Driving Force GT (or other wheel) not working
Please make sure that you have the latest Logitech Profiler (or other complying software for your steering wheel) and DirectX 9.0c installed. Also check that other gamepads, joysticks, etc. are disconnected from the PC.
Game: Destinationboard disappeared
This happens if you tab out from fullscreenmode to desktop. To avoid this issue, please start the game in windowed mode.
Game: Bus doesn't generate compressed air
Please go to the enginecompartment and open it, check the drive belt, maybe it has to be changed. You can buy drive belts at gasstations.
Game: Speedometer doesn't work on Streetcars.
The Streetcars are driveable bonusvehicles with simple functions. They dont have working speedometers.
Game: Trafficlights arent working (black texture)
This issue appears on ATI-Graphiccards with modified settings in the Catalyst Control Center. Please open the Catalyst Control Center -> "Gaming" -> "3D Application Settings" and make sure that "Smoothvision HD: Anti Aliasing" is activated.
Game: No rain outside
Please enable "shadows" in the options menu.
Game: I cant buy new vehicles in the exhibition hall
You need money or rewards to buy or activate new vehicles.
Game: Outside view?
Use the mousewheel to switch to the outside camera.
Game: Something pushes me out of the Streetcar
This is clearly an PC-overload problem with the physics, the game physics don't works correctly if the PC is overloaded. Please set the environmental reflections to "static"
If that doesn't help, set down more graphic relevant settings until your PC can provide enough power for the physics to work correctly.
Game: No kickdown
Hold the button you use for kickdown, press gas, release the first button when you gain enough rpm.
Game: Bus doesn't accelerate over 15 mph
Please make sure that the buslifting is not enabled by pressing "F4"
Game: Pickup won't drive
Make sure the handbrake is released with the "TAB" key.
Game: I'm stuck with my vehicle / traffic jam blocks me
In this case please use the Reset / Backspace-Key.
Game: Manually change the weather?
No, that's not possible. The weather is dynamic and changes automatically.
Tutorial: Schedule Wizzard
Tutorial: Cable Car
PC: I can't hear any sounds with my 5.1 soundsystem
In most cases the soundsystem settings are not configured correctly. Configuring this 5.1 soundsystem is more complex than stereo systems. Please visit the manufacturers homepage for tips/instructions to setup your 5.1 soundsystem correctly.