The Fernbus Coach Simulator is the first simulation of the very popular intercity buses. Thanks to the cooperation with FlixBus the Fernbus Coach simulator shows the daily life of a coach driver on the German Autobahn, highways and in more than 40 cities in great detail.
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Mostly Negative (23) - 39% of the 23 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Mixed (2,101) - 50% of the 2,101 user reviews for this game are positive.
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Aug 25, 2016
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March 20

New Repaint Guide

We've added an updated version of the Repaint Guide for Fernbus Simulator:
Modding Guide: How to create custom repaints for vehicles

This guide works just as well for Tourist Bus Simulator. So, you can easily convert your new and old repaint mods for either game.

We hope, you have lots of fun creating new repaints for your favourite vehicle.
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March 14

Update 1.20 - New Beta Version 1.20.24602

UPDATE - TL;DR:
Along with some additional fixes we've found a solution for the crashes, which unfortunately took a lot of time.
Furthermore, we have updated the lighting system a bit and have already updated the traffic lights flow in the cities of Germany. Switzerland and Austria will be following soon.

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So, after we've launched Tourist Bus Sim a while ago we can finally release the latest update as a beta version to Fernbus Sim.

Most notably in this update will be the optimized loading times and the new weather effects. And as requested, we've added a new mode to the mouse control. But we have been fixing a lot of bugs too which were bothering the community and us as developers a lot.

Detailed information can be found in the Changelog below.

By testing this update and sending us your feedback you can make sure this update will be released smoothly and eventually with additional fixes too.

For feedback please use our forums at https://www.tml-studios.de/forum/index.php?thread/1951-update-1-20-beta/

ATTENTION: This is a BETA Update. Please note that this version can cause technical problems and/or may cause instability of your computer system.

How to install the beta version of the update?
Quite easily:

  • In your Library you click with the right mouse button on the entry of the "Fernbus Simulator"
  • In the drop-menu you click on the entry "Properties"
  • In the window "Tourist Bus Simulator - Properties" you select the tab "BETAS"
  • In the field "Select the beta you would like to opt into:" select the entry "beta-"
  • Now you can close the window and the beta version of the update should download right away
  • After downloading the update you can start the Tourist Bus Simulator via the "PLAY" button
  • In the main menu should now be the corresponding version number of the beta version of the update and you can test the update

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Changelog:

  • Loading times have been optimised
  • New weather system:

    Rain


    Snow


    Fog


    Foggy Rain


    Foggy Snow


    Thunderstorm


  • Rain effect on windshield updated



  • The destinations of invalid passengers have been updated
  • Resting request of passengers in an empty bus has been fixed
  • Bird sounds deactivated during rain
  • Fixed incorrect times and sorting of rests in the route plan display
  • Passenger comments have been reduced while the bus is not moving (e.g., after or before a break)
  • Updated frequency and probability of passenger comments
  • Radio can now be heard outside the buses: Volume depends on the distance to the bus and if doors are open
  • Added additional mode for vehicle mouse control without acceleration and braking
  • UI sounds are now responding to the master volume level
  • Bug fixed: In the route selection menu with activated help window for mode selection, the "Freeplay" Mode spawned the player without the bus high up in the air
  • In the minimap (HUD), a symbol for the retarder is now being displayed when activated
  • Events for vehicle malfunctions have been fixed
  • Reversing signal range of the buses increased
  • Updated bus stop symbols on the map: During the route, only the stops of the current route are now displayed on the map
  • Updated bus stop symbols on the map: Bus stops that have not yet been unlocked now have a new symbol
  • Updated bus stop symbols on the map: Stops outside the current radius of the player profile are now marked with a red symbol
  • Size of action cameras has been adjusted
  • Loading of the preview images of Mods fixed

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Additional Changelog 1.20.24383

The following have either been fixed or changed:
  • Falling streetlights in the vehicle selection menu
  • MAN Lion's Coach C: Wiper effect on front shield misplaced
  • Lightning flashes and thunder in tunnels and other interiors
  • Coaches floating near Stadium, Munich, Germany
  • Buildings float in the air (road 9, near Karlsruhe)
  • New trees are too bright
  • AI cars disappear at a junction in Düsseldorf, Germany
  • Disabled/Grey junction on GPS/Navi Map but drivable in Düsseldorf, Germany
  • Mirror images poorly visible through rain effect on the front shield or driver window





  • Directory of cached textures
  • MAN Lion's Coaches and Neoplan Skyliner don't switch to the 12th gear
  • Highscore is not being updated
  • When loading a savegame with another bus type from a running game, the repaint of the bus in the loaded savegame will not load
  • Thunder is audible in the Main Menu
  • The label of the weather on the button does not update according to the chosen weather
  • MAN Team Bus: Interior of the front shield is greatly distorted
  • AI-Busses: Material on front shields is buggy
  • ComfortClass HD: 517 loading wrong exterior mesh
  • ComfortClass HD: Bus does not accelerate from the bus stop in Arcade Mode

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Additional Changelog 1.20.24602

The following have either been fixed or changed:
  • Fatal Error crash when unloading a level with new building materials
  • Updated lighting system
  • Updated traffic light flow in cities of Germany
  • Some level art fixes
  • Weather in the vehicle selection screen doesn't update when de- / synchronisation the date
  • Route Editor: All cities symbols are marked as unlocked
  • ComfortClass HD: Variant 517 shows artefacts in the mirrors
  • ComfortClass HD: Chrome stripes on some variants missing
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Reviews

“What makes Fernbus a great simulation is the freedom to take any bus route you want. It’s possible to make one long push from the bottom of the country to the top, or have a bus route with 30 stops for one epic bus route. You can make Fernbus as easy or as hard as you like. If you’re looking for more of a challenge, you can try traveling in bad weather conditions.”
http://pixelperfectgaming.com/2017/02/12/fernbus-coach-simulator-review-pc/

About This Game

The Fernbus Coach Simulator is the first simulation of the very popular intercity buses. Thanks to the cooperation with FlixBus the Fernbus Coach simulator shows the daily life of a coach driver on the German Autobahn, highways and in more than 40 cities in great detail.

With a large and modern MAN Lion’s Coach Bus you experience the daily life of a long distance coach driver. Navigate through a complex Autobahn and road network to bus stations in the more than 40 implemented cities and stay in constant communication with the headquarters.

Be careful with the other car traffic during your trips on partially full German highways and control your bus safely by day and night during all seasons.
About 20.000 km of the German route network of FlixBus and over 40 cities were simulated. Time passes at a scale of 1:10, so that the individual tours last not too long.

Like in reality at the bus stations passengers already holding a valid ticket can get on right away while the other passengers have to buy a ticket from you.

Both MAN busses are equipped with original cockpits including all functions. The interior and exterior of the bus is modeled to the last detail. True to original passenger announcements provide a realistic atmosphere. Construction sites, traffic jams and accidents will challenge you as a bus driver to keep up with the schedule. The busses were tested and optimized by bus drivers and driving instructors.



  • In cooperation with Flixbus
  • Original MAN Lion's Coach und Lion's Coach C
  • 2000 km of track, corresponds to a real route length of 20,000 kilometres
  • Detailed bus cockpit with extensive functions
  • Complex Autobahn and road network on 5000 m² of surface
  • Dynamic weather with four seasons
  • More than 40 German cities, including:

    - Berlin
    - Hamburg
    - Munich
    - Cologne
    - Frankfurt
    - Stuttgart
    - Leipzig
    - Dresden
    - Erfurt
    - Würzburg
    - Karlsruhe
    - Bremen
    - Hannover
    - Dusseldorf
    - Dortmund

  • Driving by night
  • Bus driver is able to leave the bus
  • Extensive evaluation tool
  • True to original passenger announcements
  • Traffic jams, accidents and construction sites
  • Ticket sales by the driver
  • Free play mode
  • Repaints

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: 7/8/8.1/10 (64bit only)
    • Processor: Intel Core i5 Processor or similar with at least 2.6 GHz
    • Memory: 6 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 560 or similar AMD Radeon (no support for onboard cards)
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 45 GB available space
    • Sound Card: Yes
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: 7/8/8.1/10 (64bit only)
    • Processor: Intel Core i7 Processor or similar with at least 3.5 GHz
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia Geforce GTX 780 or AMD Radeon RX 480
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 45 GB available space
    • Sound Card: Yes
    • Additional Notes: Installing on SSD recommended

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