Farming Simulator General Discussion

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  1. Cowboy

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    I bought FS17 back in December when it was on sale and I have been pretty hooked to it since. With the console mods regularly updated there's always something new to do. Currently I'm trying out the new Woodshire map and I must say it's pretty decent.

    What adventures are you GTPlaneteers up to?
     
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    Here is a nice article going over what was confirmed over the weekend. So far it's looking very good.

    https://www.yesmods.com/farming-simulator-19-confirmed-features/

    Also in case you were wondering what else is new to the game since FS17.

    - John Deere
    - Cotton and Oats are new crops
    - Horses that you can ride
    - Companion dog
     
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    I got this game on steam a few weeks back for £8,it was meant to be something to do till the crew 2 came out. Well after a few hours i was hooked. Played over 60 hours in 3 weeks lol.
     
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  4. Cowboy

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    PVP in Farming Sim? That should be interesting :lol:
     
  5. Joey D

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    FS19 looks awesome, I can't wait for its release.

    I'm a huge farm sim geek for some reason. I've never even really driven a tractor aside from the one my dad got when he redid his backyard, but they appeal to me on a major level.

    If you have Steam, I recommend checking out Farmer's Dynasty. It's sort of a new twist on the genre where you can do other things than just farm. For starters you need to rebuild your grandpa's old farm by fixing it up. After you fix it up, then you can renovate it by buying stuff at a hardware store. The farming aspect is pretty good too.
     
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    I got FS17 a fair while back after watching someone play it on YouTube, I thought it looked like a nice relaxing game and had never played anything like it before. Even after watching a few of YouTubes video's of it, it still took me by surprise how much I enjoyed it.
    After seeing the new features of FS19 I think I'll definitely be picking this up on release.


    .....It still surprises me, after years and years of being a hard core sim racer that I'll be hyped for a farming simulator :lol:
     
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  7. Northstar

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    Apparently Mahindra is in FS19 as there is one of their side by sides listed as a pre-order bonus on Steam.
     
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  8. Cowboy

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    I kinda hope that they expand a bit on skid-steer loader manufacturers. Would love to see Kubota or Bobcat (hometown brand :D) be added.
     
  9. Northstar

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    Here is the first developer blog and it goes a little more in-depth on how the farm building aspect works.

    https://forum.giants-software.com/viewtopic.php?f=876&t=127623

    I'm looking forward to building what is truly my own farm!

    Bobcat made it onto consoles which is a good sign since they only port mods from brands they have a license for. Guessing we will at least get a JD one.
     
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    Very nice to see that we'll be able to create our own pastures instead of dealing with default ones, which are sometimes on the other side of the map from the farm :lol:
     
  11. Joey D

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    Looks like they are pulling from Farmer's Dynasty with the ability to build your own farm. I do like that and think it'll really add a nice element to the game.

    Hmmm, I wonder if we can convince Giants to give us a review copy of FS19? :lol:
     
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    I'm holding my breath until I see the new graphics and physics engine at work. The 2017 game is pretty much just an updated game from 2013, and even that was a horribly optimized engine once you started installing mods. Good thing is that they have now employed the best modders out there so I am hoping this will be the best installment yet.
     
  13. Northstar

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    The latest dev. blog goes into the revamped mission system and gives a peek at the new UI which looks much better than FS17.

    https://forum.giants-software.com/viewtopic.php?f=876&t=127832

    Sounds much more fun and realistic than how they worked in FS17.

    Didn't Pure Farming give you one? Surely Giants won't want to be one upped by some noobs! :p
     
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    European map preview



    It looks pretty good. Though I would like to see better textures at the map boundary.
     
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    Looks nice, hopefully either the EU or NA maps are nice enough for a long term game save since I’m going to try avoiding mod maps in FS19.
     
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    New trailer.

     
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  17. Cowboy

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    The horse riding looks like a lot of fun :)
     
  18. Joey D

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    Still no terrain deforming? That's kind of disappointing.

    Oh and I better be able to drive a train.
     
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    "FARM LIKE NEVER BEFORE!" *rock music playing in the back ground* Because farming is so rock 'n' roll. :lol:

    This is the geekiest game I've ever heard of, but somehow it's still strangely appealing. Might see if there's a demo on the PS Store...
     
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    I know you can in the current version and the version before, so I don't see why you can't?
     
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    Unfortunatly that was confirmed awhile back on the official forums. Supposedly there is a possibility it could come post-launch but I wouldn’t count on it.

    I just hope there is actually a purpose to them. I don’t think I used the train in FS17 more than a handful of times.
     
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    Double post, but here is a good size gameplay video featuring what appears to be someone from Giants. It's not in English but there are still some interesting things like a view of the new menu's, the European map and what the 3D shop looks like. It also appears we can sell land on top of buying it.

     
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    Am I the only one who is happy that the grass is taller this time around?
     
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    Supposedly starting this week they will be releasing fact sheets for equipment in the game which has some basic info along with a screenshot or two.

    Nope, I found it a tad annoying that the grass didn't look much different after cutting it in FS17.

    One thing I really hope to see in FS19 is some proper wheel support. I've started to play FS17 with my DFGT and the lack of force feedback really takes away from the experience.
     
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    The first fact sheets are out

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    Along with the fact sheet they've also updated the game page to include the manufacturer list. Seems they usually include a few additional pieces of equipment on top of the fact sheet.
     
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    It's more work, but it's cheaper since it comes from either manure or silage.

    Like you though I usually just do solid or liquid fertilizer. With FS19 simulating soil health to some extent there may be more incentive to use it.
     
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    New trailer.

     
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  30. deadhorse

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    Can't wait for this game ,i want to use duel virpils flight sticks for controls with my wheel.
    Im also waiting for someone to do a plugin for motion for simulatiors