A First Look At MSTS
A First Look At MSTS
By Jay Schroeder
It's been just about a week since I bought my copy of Microsoft
from a local Electronics Boutique. I stand
pretty much satisfied with the product. This product offers great
scenery and the availability to add on many future third party
downloads. For four days I've been hauling passangers, freight and just
exploring the territory. However, down the road I believe this game
will become a horrendously boring game with the limited amount of
railway for us "train-simmers" to cruse. "As Real As It Gets?" That
"Real" consists of only 7 tracks accumulating to 626.73 km of
railway to travel. Maybe if more track was added with the just
"Exploring" ability would give users the ability to use their
imagination in the game and give the game itself more lifespan of
want. All in all I am satisfied with what I have for now. The
detailing of the trains is beautiful and the accompanying sounds and
outside graphics I believe that it is a great game for all ages.
Besides a few kinks which I am sure that will be able to be tweaked
in a future patch all is good in this one for me.
I have been hearing that Microsoft's Train-Sim developers were pressured
to get this released on time. Possibly that could have something to do
with it but what this game really needs is a multiplayer option! We
all wish to be within the same track in real life operation
simulation. With people on same the tracks as you and within your area
gives you more to look forward to. Avoiding a fellow train-simmer who
has derailed his train in front of you or teaming up with someone to
deliver oil to someone atop the mountain in the winter, all raises
realism and interest in the game. I hope that maybe a multiplayer
option will be released some time in the near future.
For now let's just break into our new computer hobby and look
forward to things to come. Great mods are on their way downloadable
here at Train-Sim.Com and at other web sites across the web. We
should enjoy what we have for now.
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