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Update on 27.12.2012 (v0.126a)Edit

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  • Santa continues with his contracts until New Year's, help him move back to the North Pole.

Update on 20.12.2012 (v0.125a)Edit

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  • Santa's Sleigh
    Santa's Sleigh
    • Fixed several visual glitches with gem wagons
    • Fixed Santa's arrival and departure sounds
    • Sped up Santa's sleigh by 50%
  • Gem Gifts
    • Added new feature that enables players to gift each other gem items (except for extensions, themes and mystery depot)
    • Sending of gem gifts only works for players who have purchased gems at least once (this is not to force players to pay! instead, this is to prevent multi-accounters from transferring their free gems through gem items between their multiple accounts)
    • One player is able to pick gem items via special shop screen and send them as a gift (sender pays with gems as in shop; discounts as in shop do apply)
    • Receiving player gets the gem-gift items through an automatic accept screen in gift box
    • Receiving player cannot exceed item's buy limits
    • If receiving player should receive a gift that would exceed item's buy limits, the excess items are fully refunded to the gift sender
    • Buy XP for gifts are also granted to the gift receiver (not to the sender)
    • To be able to buy an item and send it to a friend, both players have to meet the item's requirements (except for buy limit, only receiving player has to meet buy limit of an item)
    • Minor improvements and enhancements to this feature are planned

Update on 13.12.2012 (v0.124a)Edit

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  • Pixel Portal
    • Fixed several major issues and glitches with portal (mainly website functionality)
    • More bugs will be addressed soon
  • Santa's Sleigh
    • First Santa's Sleigh will appear in TrainStation on 19 December right after midnight (CET)
    • Santa's Sleigh Train starts with one gem sleigh on 19 December and gains +1 Gem sleigh every day (up to 7 gem sleighs after 7 days)
    • Every gem sleigh carries 1 Gem
    • Santa's Sleigh will arrive only if player logs into game that day (mind the time zones and the whole feature being set up in GMT+1 time zone)
    • Train will wait at one's station for 24 hours if it's arrival is triggered
    • Even if player misses one Santa's Sleigh Train, the next day's Sleigh Train arrives in full power (number of sleigh in train does not reset)
    • A week after 19 Dec 2012, Santa's Sleigh Train will be turned off

Update on 06.12.2012 (v0.123a)Edit

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  • Construction Yard
    • Added Set filter in Construction Yard (CY) to simplify building of Train Sets
    • Set filter is triggered after a Set locomotive is placed onto CY rail
    • If there is no locomotive or locomotive that is not part of any set, the filter is disabled
  • Special Wagons
    • Reworked the way special wagons were visually behaving in shop/storage/construction yard/station/trains screen
    • Special wagons carrying any sort of freight behave similarly to cargo wagons (only visually)
    • Special wagons carrying passengers (or being part of passenger trains) behave similarly to passenger wagons (only visually)
  • Pixel Portal
    • Introduced new TrainStation Website (aka Portal) at https://portal.pixelfederation.com
    • Following Facebook's policy changes valid from December 5, former "Website" (Portal) has been shut down and redirected to new Pixel Portal app
    • All links to off-Facebook apps had to be removed (this doesn't include Forums and support channels)
    • New Pixel Poratal is a new application and has to be installed (acknowledge Facebook permissions) in order to access it
    • Functionwise, the new Pixel Portal remained the same as the former one (also all account information has been retained)

Update on 29.11.2012 (v0.122a)Edit

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  • Christmas/Winter has begun
    • Reused many decorations, buildings and rolling stock from previous year's holidays
    • Turned on Christmas/Winter gifts
    • Santa
      • Santa has moved from his north pole to the city!
      • First Santa contract will be available at 00:01 CET on 1 Dec 2012
      • Santa unlocks new contract every day at 00:01 (CET)
      • Santa's contracts are seasonal
    • Added seasonal level bar skin
      Christmas Level Bar
  • Fixes
    • Fixed some "Item Preview" zoom-related glitches
    • Fixed some gifts-buildings-storage-achievements related bugs
    • Reworked final contracts' "Newspaper" popup, mainly due to text-space reasons
    • Fixed some contract and achievement texts to express conditions more clearly

Update on 22.11.2012 (v0.121a)Edit

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  • Milestone Achievements
    • Added high-level achievement:
      • ICE V (5 grades, level 230+)
  • Mrs. Wilma
    • New early-level contract partner
    • Features 15 easy contracts, aimed to smoothly explain the concept of contracts to new players
  • Gifts
    • Added new feature, a button that collects all gifts (except for flags and gems) and places them into storage or counts towards materials
    • Reworked filter buttons in Gift Box screen and Send Gifts screen

Update on 15.11.2012 (v0.120a)Edit

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  • Milestone Achievements
    • Fixed previous Milestone Achievements
    • Added three more single-level achievements:
    • Even more Milestone Achievements are coming soon
  • Shop Focus
    • Added shop focus feature, that takes the player to the most relevant shop page (relevance by level or theme)
    • Locomotives and wagons focus according to player's level
    • Buildings and decorations focus according to player's current theme
    • Shop still remembers the last page visited until it's reset
    • Shop resets after refreshing the game or accessing the shop from Construction Yard or Special Offer Icon
  • Gem Confirmation - Is turned ON by default in Level-Up Popup and What's New Popup to avoid purchasing unwanted items unexpectedly

Update on 08.11.2012 (v0.119a)Edit

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  • Achievement Reminder
    • Places 3 achievements with progress closest to 100% on the main screen
    • Achievement thumbnails display information tooltip with name, objective and current progress
    • Achievement thumbnails can be clicked for easy access to Achievement screen
    • Reminder can be turned off from Achievement screen
  • Milestone Achievements
    • New achievement set consisting of several independent high-speed or record breaking sub-achievements:
    • More milestone achievements are coming soon!
  • Special Offer icon visually reworked
  • 5th Av. Buildings reworked passenger income to keep them competitive with the new high-level buildings
  • Locomotive Tweaks

Update on 01.11.2012 (v0.118a)Edit

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  • Shop - Added Locomotive filter that groups new National Flag Engines
  • Storage
    • Added price filter buttons
      • Price filter: gem; shows all gem items (also some rewards have gem prices) and hides all other
      • Price filter: gold/material; shows all items bought for material or gold and hides all other
      • Price filter: all; is the default setting that shows the whole storage content
    • Items that can be bought both for gems and for gold (dual price) are split in storage after applying filter
    • If selling dual price items, gold/material items are sold first even if the "All" filter is applied
    • Filters reset after closing the storage
  • Achievements
    • Reworked the way achievements appear throughout the game (for new players only!)
    • Achievements are now level dependent and unlock according to player's level to reduce early game confusion (new players only!)
    • New players = players who installed the game after the update on 1st November 2012
    • Old players' achievements remain unaffected

Update on 25.10.2012 (v0.117a)Edit

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  • TrainStation's 2nd Anniversary - All players receive 50 Gems as a gift (in their GiftBox)
  • Halloween
    Halloween event has arrived until 8 Nov 2012.
  • MLW HR-616
    • Renamed to MLW M-420 and changed museum description as M-420 is the right designation of the locomotive
    • Was available in Triple and Quad versions during Special Offer Icon Shop SO 19 Oct 2012
    • Visually, nothing has been changed
    • The real MLW HR-616 will be available soon too

Update on 18.10.2012 (v0.116a)Edit

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  • Invite Screen - Tweaked invite screen visual a bit (icon spacing, buttons, font colors etc.)
  • Achievements Interface:
    • Added arrows to scroll through achievement sets
    • Achievements are now first sorted according to their relative progress (closest to 100% first), then by their rank (higher rank/more stars first)

Update on 11.10.2012 (v0.115b)Edit

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Update on 11.10.2012 (v0.115a)Edit

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  • Invite Screen - Reworked invite screen from Facebook's default screen to Flash
  • Berlin Theme
    • Optimized theme's performance to avoid poor frame rate
    • Changes didn't alter the theme visually

Update on 04.10.2012 (v0.114a)Edit

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  • Berlin - New theme added
    • Added new unique buildings
    • Added new unique decorations
    • Added theme-specific achievement: Berlin Architect
  • Grid Info - Selected buildings now show their grid width in their Move/Store/Sell menu
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Update on 27.09.2012 (v0.113a)Edit

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  • Dual Cargo Wagons
    • Improved sorting in Construction Yard and Storage
    • Dual wagons are now sorted according to their single material equivalent capacity
  • Weather (Theme modifiers) moved from Extensions to Themes
  • New TrainStation wallpapers are available for free at the Portal since Friday 21 Sep 2012

Update on 20.09.2012 (v0.112a)Edit

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  • Lucy
    • Added last set of Lucy's contracts including final contract
    • Final contract grants player Rain that can be turned on and off in any theme
  • Gift Notification
    • whenever a player enters the game via Facebook notification (game request sent to remind players of new gifts) a small in-game popup hints to visit gift box
  • Item Preview
    • Day/Night settings have been altered in preview screen, so that all items are shown in day mode by default, except for buildings that are shown in night mode
  • Dual Cargo Wagons
    Duel
    • New subcategory of cargo wagons
    • One wagon carries two different materials, with both materials each having the same base value as in a single-material wagon (so total cargo carried by a dual wagon with 0% bonus is equal to a +100% single-material wagon)
    • Wagon's capacity multiplier applies to both materials equally (for example: Glass-U235 Dual Wagon with +25% Capacity makes it +25% Glass Wagon and +25% Uranium wagon, which is equivalent to +150% single material wagon)

Update on 13.09.2012 (v0.111a)Edit

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Update on 06.09.2012 (v0.110a)Edit

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  • Lucy - Added new contracts
  • Tutorial - Fixed several minor glitches and one major bug
  • Mini-game - Fixed the way mini-game displays player's level

Update on 30.08.2012 (v0.109a)Edit

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  • IT History - Fixed a glitch that caused history to load old data
  • Express Trains - Fixed various Express Train related bugs

Update on 23.08.2012 (v0.108b)Edit

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  • Royal Albert Hall - Bug Fix (It was appearing in regular Shop instead of Buyback Shop. It got removed from regular Shop and was added to Buyback Shop)

Update on 23.08.2012 (v0.108a)Edit

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  • Lucy - Added new contracts

Update on 12.08.2012 (v0.107a)Edit

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  • Lucy - Added new contracts
  • TrainStation has reached 400,000 Facebook likes. To express our "thank you", we have added the TS400K cargo (Marble) wagon.
  • Train Yard Tower
    • This Special Building redirects Express Trains to the station where it is placed (2nd Station, 3rd Station)
    • Enabled using whistles from all three stations (was previously only available from Main Station)
    • Using a whistle makes the camera switch to the station the Express train is arriving at
  • Gameplay
    • Building Tool - is now available after purchasing the 2nd Street extension
    • Scroll Bars - Mouse-wheel scrolling has been made smoother if scrolling through long lists
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Update on 09.08.2012 (v0.106a)Edit

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  • Lucy - Added new contracts
  • Friend Bar
    • Redesigned invite button now show not only friends' profile picture but their name as well
    • Fixed glitch that caused misalignment of profile pictures
  • Gem Invite
    • Modified invite reward for inviting new players to the TrainStation Game
    • Players who invite their friends (applies only to friends, who never played TrainStation before) will get 25 Gems as a reward for each accepted invite
    • Gems are sent to inviter after their invitee finishes tutorial mission (reaches Level 11)
    • Number of friends one can invite is unlimited, however, Gems are limited to 20 rewards (20X25 Gems)
  • Gifts
    • Added notification option to remind inactive Friends about receiving a gift
    • Friends are marked as inactive after 49h of inactivity
    • Players who send notifications to inactive players will get rewarded with Gold, after their Friends accept the "game request"
    • Reward scales with inactive player's level (1,000 Gold for every 100 levels of the inactive player) and will be sent to sender's Gift Box

Update on 02.08.2012 (v0.105a)Edit

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  • Lucy - Added new contracts
  • New London theme-specific Achievement: London Architect
  • All passenger / mail carrying IT trains now show in the "Trains" overview the amount of gold they carry instead of amount of passengers / mail
  • Invite Icon - Now shows random Facbook friends' avatars instead of the usual Old Lady & Old Man faces
  • Portal - Upgraded / modernized graphics interface
  • Graphics - Fixed various minor graphic issues (wagon boogies, lights, etc.)

Update on 26.07.2012 (v0.104a)Edit

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  • London - New theme added
    • Lucy - New London-based contract partner
    • Added new unique buildings
    • Added new unique decorations
  • Added new game language - Italian
  • Balance Changes:
    • Donau - level requirement 15 ► 8, bonus 20% ► 10%
    • Brown Wagon - level requirement 12 ► 8, mail capacity 500 ► 400

Update on 19.07.2012 (v0.103a)Edit

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  • Added another level of the popular "Achievement-a-holic" achievement: Achievementastic!
    • Players have to finish 40 "four star" standard achievements
    • Players who have already finished 40 and more four star achievements will get the achievement automatically (triggered after certain actions)
  • TEP 70 Double
    • Graphics and name changed to NS 2200 Triple
    • Balance remained unchanged
    • TEP 70 Double will appear later in the game as a more powerful locomotive
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    • International Slot #2 - changed price Wood/Steel/Fuel into Wood/Nails/Bricks to adapt the price to lower level requirement

Update on 12.07.2012 (v0.102d)Edit

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  • Added the option to switch between Widescreen resolution and Classic display resolution

Update on 12.07.2012 (v0.102c)Edit

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  • Optimized the widescreen height for lower resolution

Update on 12.07.2012 (v0.102b)Edit

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  • Improved the zoom function in the new wide screen

Update on 12.07.2012 (v0.102a)Edit

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  • Gifts
    • Added new gifts
    • Reordered old gifts
  • Widescreen
    • TrainStation now runs in widescreen mode
    • Flash game header has been removed from client application
    • Some game footer links were moved to header tabs
    • Language selection has been removed from the game client application
    • Language selection drop-down menu has been moved from game footer to game header
    • Some header tab adjustments and graphics adjustments will be done soon
  • Tutorial
    • Added matching green Mr. General mail wagons to game start train
    • Removed game start "intro" arrival of the Mr. General train
    • Reworked train arrival mechanics at the station during tutorial
    • Restored some early steam locomotives' brake times (so they arrive at the station as formerly intended)
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Updates from 05.07.2012 to 13.04.2012 MissingEdit

Update on 06.04.2012 (v0.88a)Edit

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Update on 09.02.2012 (v0.80a)Edit

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Update on 26.01.2012 (v0.78a)Edit

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Update on 19.01.2012 (v0.77a)Edit

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Update on 12.01.2012 (v0.76a)Edit

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Update on 05.01.2012 (v0.75a)Edit

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