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    07-30-2020, 04:59 PM
    metalangel replied to a thread Derail Valley in General
    Pretty much all of their community unlocks (based on interest in the game) have been... unlocked. http://www.derailvalley.com/unlocks/index.html
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    07-27-2020, 10:42 AM
    metalangel replied to a thread Gta v in General
    You're living the LA Noire dream there!
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    07-27-2020, 10:37 AM
    metalangel replied to a thread Derail Valley in General
    I haven't played since I did my little "manual multiple" experiment. Diesel Railcar has filled my needs, I've been busy otherwise playing either ATS...
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    07-24-2020, 10:14 AM
    metalangel replied to a thread ETS2 Drivable Buses in General
    Having to update my own traffic mod for every new release gets a little wearing - it takes four times as long to properly package the files up for...
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    07-23-2020, 01:30 PM
    metalangel replied to a thread Gta v in General
    GTAV (and their other games) uses their proprietary Rage game engine. DTG decided to go with the widely-used and well-regarded Unreal Engine for...
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    07-22-2020, 02:40 PM
    metalangel replied to a thread Gta v in General
    After a big furball like that, I like to clean the scene up by calling EMS, coroner and tow trucks to get traffic moving again. The radio plugin has...
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    07-21-2020, 02:32 PM
    metalangel replied to a thread Gta v in General
    Not all the rails are actively used by trains, there are yards and sidings in a number of places, especially along the river. Really surprised you...
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    07-21-2020, 01:53 PM
    In Canada they're known as real estate agents or realtors. Solicitors here are generally people who go around ringing doorbells trying to sell crap...
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    07-21-2020, 11:34 AM
    metalangel replied to a thread Gta v in General
    Nice tanks! I used to spend hours driving around in the Tank in GTA2 crushing the police and FBI (the tank was basically invulnerable in the...
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    07-21-2020, 11:21 AM
    Speaking as a Steve, not puzzled at all - 14 years in the UK with 6 of them on the railway. Not a fan of moving house at all so I would quite happily...
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    07-21-2020, 10:02 AM
    metalangel replied to a thread Gta v in General
    No worries. I liked the game more or less as it was, my modding for GTA V was focused almost entirely on LSPDFR related stuff, I only changed three...
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    07-21-2020, 09:35 AM
    metalangel replied to a thread ETS2 Drivable Buses in General
    I tend to drive at night, too, since that's what it is outside IRL when I am able to sit and play! Vern, check out this guide, it helped with my...
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    07-21-2020, 09:13 AM
    metalangel replied to a thread Gta v in General
    RDE is great when it works, which sadly, isn't often. They've made it so complex that they are constantly fighting their own code. I got Discord...
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    07-20-2020, 07:35 PM
    metalangel replied to a thread Gta v in General
    Do you want longer trains? This is a mod that I've used for a long time, it gives properly long freight trains (with multiple engines) as well as...
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    07-20-2020, 05:03 PM
    Strike Eagle wasn't hard, no, you just pushed C and F more than anything else. Strike Commander... now that was a game. It was, alongside Flight...
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    07-20-2020, 02:41 PM
    F-15 Strike Eagle II was fun, but you were CONSTANTLY dumping countermeasures as the entire world was firing SAMs at you. F-19 and F-117A made...
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    07-20-2020, 02:14 PM
    metalangel replied to a thread Gta v in General
    Rockstar doesn't really like mods for their games, it has always been a bit of a 'mare to do them. GTA IV was even worse. It's very unfortunate,...
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    07-20-2020, 01:33 PM
    metalangel replied to a thread Gta v in General
    You got LSPDFR working, nicely done! I highly recommend the Realism Dispatch Enhanced addon for it... a ton of new vehicles and other toys to play...
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    07-20-2020, 01:30 PM
    metalangel replied to a thread ETS2 Drivable Buses in General
    Good news if you fancy getting the new cab items as part of the Idaho event: SCS are extending the deadline to deliver to or from all 11 cities until...
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    07-17-2020, 10:02 AM
    metalangel replied to a thread ETS2 Drivable Buses in General
    So far so good in Idaho, drove SLC to Boise, then to Ontario, OR (which was a mistake, as the Idaho community event only counts trips of longer than...
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    07-17-2020, 08:38 AM
    Longbow 2 was spectacular! The whole "living battlefield" thing wasn't new (Falcon 3.0 had been famous for having one) but Longbow 2 pushed it way...
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    07-16-2020, 04:30 PM
    metalangel replied to a thread ETS2 Drivable Buses in General
    In preparation for all this, I drove down to Vegas and back (my HQ is in Salt Lake City) to check out the revamped road network there. On the one...
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    07-16-2020, 03:56 PM
    My first ever flight sim was Microprose's Solo Flight, which was a similar seat-of-the pants experience flying mail planes for the United States...
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    07-16-2020, 10:15 AM
    Are you sharing my frustration at the protracted development of Deadstick? Deadstick - Bush Flight Simulator In Canada, we see bush pilots as...
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    07-15-2020, 09:21 AM
    metalangel replied to a thread ETS2 Drivable Buses in General
    Shameless self promotion: I make a traffic mod for ATS, as I find the game is much more interesting and challenging if you have to negotiate traffic....
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    07-14-2020, 08:52 AM
    metalangel replied to a thread ETS2 Drivable Buses in General
    This is me in action. Trying to play it 'straight' as a good cop using reasonable force is very hard, because it's still GTA at heart, which means...
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    07-13-2020, 04:18 PM
    metalangel replied to a thread ETS2 Drivable Buses in General
    I neglected to mention, a lot of things require the OpenIV mod manager. Absolutely take it up on its offer to create the separate "mod" folder, where...
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    07-13-2020, 01:17 PM
    Girl, and yes, she's far more fun than any game. I will happily try and fit some gaming in around her naps, but it's mostly done once she's gone to...
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    07-13-2020, 11:12 AM
    Yes, that's the one! I had the weird performance issue to start with (lots of tweaking to get it to even run above 10fps) and even then I still had...
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    07-13-2020, 09:26 AM
    Fantastic shots! The only IL-2 game I ever played was the console version (Birds of Prey) and it was fantastically exciting stuff. The tank interiors...
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