|5/3/03||Added german translation|
At the beginning of a game you should transport goods between industries. Passenger and mail transport are only profitable if you build large networks. Most money you can earn with coal or oil transports. You should not use ships at the beginning of a game, because ships are very expensive.
There are industries which only produce goods if you deliver certain goods. If you i.e. try to collect planks from a sawmill which is not delivered with wood you will not earn any money. You can find an industry reference in the Simutrans-Centre.
See also: Car industry-Tutorial
If you spend more money as you have, you will go bankrupt after 3 months. Do not build or buy expensive things until you have enough money. Removing tunnels is very expensive. Building a lot of big rail stations is also very expensive.
You can play without the risk of going bankrupt if you use the freeplay-option of simutrans. See the readme-file of Simutrans for more information. SimuStarter offer you an easy way to start Simutrans in freeplay-mode. You can download SimuStarter at http://simustarter.simutrans-tips.com/
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