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October 17, 2019, 09:20:14 AM

Author Topic: Lease Easy - Beta  (Read 312 times)

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Offline akuenzi (OP)

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Lease Easy - Beta
« on: March 09, 2019, 03:30:12 AM »
Lease Easy - Beta;sa=view;down=1734

This modification impacts leasing vehicles and equipment.

(1) Mod allows for adjustments to any of the three cost factors (Base Costs, Per Operating Hour, or Per Day) that make up total leasing cost, within the mod's lua file. These are in the form of percentages of the respective vehicle's underlying cost.
(2) Mod shows (in the F1 help menu) the player how much time remains until the next hourly lease charge. Want to know how much time is left so as to time your run back to the store? Just turn on the F1 menu and you'll see how much time you have.
(3) Mod charges the player for any leased vehicle returned to the store that requires fuel. It is assumed that vehicles must be returned with a full fuel tank. A message indicating the cost of the fuel will appear upon return.
(4) Mod compensates the player (at a discounted rate) for any leased/owned vehicle that is returned/sold at the store that contains product inside (ie, such as grain, wood chips, seeds, etc.). The compensation amount will be at a discounted rate to account for the hassle factor' to the store of having to dispose of the product. The discount rate can be adjusted if the player wishes in the mod's lua file.

Known Issue -- One player noted that when he changed wheels on a sprayer that had fertilizer in it, he was awarded money as if the fertilizer was sold (as if it was a rent return or sale of equipment).  The fertilizer remained in the sprayer.  At present I am unsure of how to fix this bug.  It's best to ensure a vehicle is emptied of fillable material if one takes the vehicle to the workshop for configuration.

LeaseEasy.lua Script: akuenzi (
In-Game: akuenzi
General Testing: akuenzi, dpaj1985, Summit Commodities server
Multiplayer Testing: akuenzi, Summit Commodities server
modDesc Translations: Google Translate
Initial Concept Discussion:

Dedicated to Xentro. The little I know about lua is the result of his patient mentorship and generous sharing of his time.

Special thanks also to Ian898 of Frontier Design for assistance with multiplayer syncing.


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