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Euro Truck Simulator (PC)
Member Name: tangoman84
Euro Truck Simulator (PC)
Advantages: Excellent controls, great graphics, well thought out game, depth of game so will last
Having always been into my gaming I regularly go onto the likes of Amazon and Play and take a look through the reviews of a variety of different games and so regularly saw excellent reviews of simulation games such as rail simulator, ship simulator, flight simulator and the like and following trying a few of these I decided to give Euro Truck Simulator a try as my grandad used to drive lorries for Marstons so I have always had a really love of trucks.
The game is very simple with the idea being that you purchase a truck at the start and choose a country (or two) which will allow you to take on jobs to transport goods between set depots.
Each job has a set price to be paid to you and so long as you deliver this successfully without crashing or anything then you will get paid in full...if you crash then you will have deductions taken.
Taking on your jobs though involves more than just thinking that you like one product in particular as deliveries will have varying weights meaning a greater amount of fuel is used and so this, along with distance, has to be taken into account when taking on any job as you may get better payments for a few shorter journeys than one long delivery run.
As you increase your funding so to can you improve your truck to allow for better speed, handling, etc to help to make things better and your money come in quicker. Eventually you may even fork out the money for a better truck and this will again allow you more earning potential.
Using your money wisely is extremely important as you can increase your transport network by purchasing the rights to more countries as you go to allow greater opportunities. Also available are extra license standards to give you different products to transport for a greater value.
All the above has described what the game is about but does not give a huge amount on the feel of the game. The scenery is excellent as you drive over huge distances around traffic whilst ensuring you are careful to get to your destination as quickly and safely as you can. Graphically this is up there with the best of the simulators and the control system is well thought out, responsive and simply put works.
Overall a game that feels excellent with true depth to it and quality throughout that helps to make it an imersive game.
- Excellent controls
- Great graphics and scenery
- Plenty of traffic that is intuitive
- Good game depth
- Well thought out and delivered gameplay
This is a game that is excellent for those into their simulators and one that the youngsters will simply love too.
Summary: This is a true classic of the simulators and worth a try by all