How to Play
This page is still a work-in-progress.
This page is being worked on. An initial set of links is provided to get you started.
Get openBVE up and running
If this is your first time installing openBVE, or you are encountering issues, please follow these install instructions:
Installing on Windows Installing on Linux or OS X
openBVE runs openBVE add-ons, as well as most BVE Trainsim (version 2 and 4) add-ons. BVE 5 add-ons are not supported.
The Links page contains a few websites that hosts openBVE add-ons Coming soon. You can also find add-ons online using a search engine.
Most add-ons come in the form of a ZIP file that has to be extracted. Move the files from the ZIP file to this folder structure.
You can learn more about how to start driving in these pages:
- The main menu - Selecting routes and trains, adjusting options and controls
- How to drive - A quick overview on controls, ATS/ATC, signals and signs
- The arcade, normal and expert driving modes
- The scoring system
- The default keyboard assignment
The full set of Install and play pages from the old openBVE website can be found on GitHub.