These images have been built and tested on docker 1.9.1. Previous versions may not run as smooth.
docker run -d -p 3979:3979/tcp -p 3979:3979/udp bateau/openttd:latest
For random port assignment replace
-p 3979:3979/tcp -p 3979:3979/udp
Its set up to not load any games by default (new game) and it can be run without mounting a .openttd folder.
However, if you want to load your savegames, mounting a .openttd folder is required.
to enable loading of save/autosave/exit.sav.
For Openttd to save on exit you need to set "autosave_on_exit = true" in your openttd.cfg file under the [gui] section.
Set UID og GID of user in container to be the same as your user outside with seting env PUID and PGID.
-e PUID=1001 -e PGID=1000
For other save games use
-e "loadgame=true" -e "savename=your/save/game.sav"
Config files is located under /home/openttd/.openttd. To mount up your .openttd folder use
For example to run server and load my savegame game.sav:
docker run -d --name openttd -p 3979:3979/tcp -p 3979:3979/udp -v /home/<your_username>/.openttd:/home/openttd/.openttd -e PUID=<your_userid> -e PGID=<your_groupid> -e "loadgame=true" -e "savename=game.sav" bateau/openttd:latest