In Hmmsim, you can add Add-Ons from BVE Trainsim.
BVE Trainsim is a freeware train simulation game for PC developed by Mackoy in Japan.
You can find more details of BVE Trainsim in bvets.net.
To add Add-Ons in Hmmsim, you must have a converting process.
In this process, those ones will be converted : Textures that doesn't support mobile platforms,
Transparent textures to optimize in mobile platforms, Direct X object formats,
Also, to optimize in iOS platform, all folders and files will be converted to small letters in English.
Here are lists of Add-On lists that the developer recommends.
All these are acceptably suitable to Hmmsim, optimized for mobile platform.
Go to the links to download addons, and then play them in Hmmsim via converting.
|Seoul Metro Line 1
|Seoul Metro Line 4
|Busan Metro Line 1
|Tokyo Metro Tozai Line|
|Birmingham Cross-City||First Brno Track|
Also, many other BVE Add-Ons are available throughout the world.
Now, the latest version of converter is 0.7.3.
If you are using the lower (earlier) version of it, please download the latest version.
If converter doesn't start, install C++ Redistributable Package and then start the converter again.
Download and Install : C++ Redistributable Package
Ranges of Converter compatibility
1. Compatibility with BVE 2, 4
Basically, Hmmsim is compatible with BVE 2 and 4.
but, not with Add-Ons for ONLY BVE 5 and OpenBVE.
You can check lists of compatibles in Add-On commands and BVE versions in Add-On Compatibles page.
2. Folder and File names
Converter can recognize English folder names and file names.
Folders and files not named in English among Add-On resources will be automatically converted in any English.
3. Differences among devices
Add-Ons which require a lot of resources such as DP Call of Object, Fill-Rate of Texture, may not work well.
In cases, you will additionally need to optimize Add-Ons to fit well in mobile.
How to use Converter
(1) Route File(s) : Choose BVE Add-On Route file to convert.
(2) Output File : Choose where the converted route/file is saved.
(3) Texture Max Size : Designate the max size of texture. If the size exceeds, then it will be automatically converted.
(4) Texture Reduce : Reduces all textures. If 1, it maintains the original size, if 2, the size will be reduced to half of original.
(5) Reduce Min Size : Designate the min size of texture when reduced.
At first, choose Route file of BVE Add-On to convert.
Basically, Route files are located in Railway/Route/ Folder, based on BVE structure.
You can select multiple Route files, it Add-On has multiple routes.
And then, choose the location to save the converted file.
Also, Choose the name of ZIP file and set the location to save it.
Now, click "Convert" button to do the converting.
While working, the convert button will be deactivated.
If "Converting Finished" is shown in Log display, then, the converting is done.
Also, the Convert button returns to activate.
Should the frame in Hmmsim is low after Add-On activated, then, set Texture reduce gauge and retry.
How to apply Add-On
At first, connect your iOS device to PC, and run iTunes.
Go to the connected device page and click App menu.
Click Hmmsim icon in File sharing.
In Hmmsim document, add converted Add-On Zip files.
You can use add button or drag&drop.
By pressing Delete key, you can delete added Add-Ons.
Save in Internal storage
"In Internal storage" means "/mnt/sdcard/" directory.
Most of brand-new android devices will have "/mnt/sdcard/" in-internal-storage directory.
At first, connect android device to PC
If connected, access "Internal Storage".
Make a new folder in the storage and name it "Hmmsim".
In "Hmmsim" folder, save converted Add-On Zip file.
Now, clear the connection to PC and run "Hmmsim" to check.
BVE Add-On added normally
1. DirectX Error
If this error message is shown, the converter doesn't run properly, so it will be shut down automatically.
Try again after installing up-to-date DirectX version.
2. Compress Failed
If compress failed or zip file is not made, check whether the location is able to store file.
Normally, 'Desktop' will do.