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Playing aesthetically is a style of gameplay in OpenTTD. Players of this style prefer to build attractive networks, and may look to real life to provide inspiration for their in-game networks. Most players will use a combination of NewGRFs to increase realism further.

Aesthetic players might do some of the following:

A lot of contributions to the TT-Forums Screenshot forum follow some of these methods.

The simple way of serving a coal mine...
... And what an aesthetic player might do using NewGRF stations and objects
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