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    Yesterday, 05:34 PM
    I hate to say it Bruce, but I was just turning 20 around the time Survivor and Big Brother first aired... and I thought they were a load of crap even...
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    Yesterday, 09:30 AM
    Indeed, I was speaking to my parents about it and my mother said "oh, the driver asked to go a different way" based on that "changing lines" comment....
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    Yesterday, 09:07 AM
    metalangel replied to a thread ETS2 Drivable Buses in General
    My Summer Car. https://store.steampowered.com/app/516750/My_Summer_Car/
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    08-12-2020, 08:27 PM
    metalangel replied to a thread ETS2 Drivable Buses in General
    This is the Gifu parked up outside the player's house.
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    08-12-2020, 05:25 PM
    It's more important now to break the story first than it is to have it correct. This supersedes any other requirements, including having someone...
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    08-12-2020, 11:00 AM
    metalangel replied to a thread ETS2 Drivable Buses in General
    That bed picture makes me think of My Summer Car's "Gifu" truck (actually a Sisu M-162) which has a similar sleeping space, though in-game it's...
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    08-12-2020, 09:13 AM
    You're meant to do a flat spin over East India Docks while playing the EastEnders theme song. I think FS2000 had a patch that added a lot of...
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    08-12-2020, 09:01 AM
    metalangel replied to a thread ETS2 Drivable Buses in General
    Today I read on Steam that you can change what day of the year it is (by default it's June 21) if you want to have shorter days and longer nights: ...
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    08-11-2020, 03:23 PM
    That London is quite jarring, with all the bridges underwater! It's surprising that their highly advanced terrain engine can identify bodies of water...
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    08-10-2020, 01:30 PM
    Sierra was well aware of how big their games were getting (Roberta Williams often stated that her objective with their adventure games was to beat TV...
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    08-10-2020, 08:45 AM
    Or floppies! Good old Sierra and Origin giving you a dozen 3.5" disks to slowly, painfully install. Luckily they also wrote good manuals to keep you...
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    08-07-2020, 01:34 PM
    I only ever flew for VAs back in university. I considered VATSIM in later years (FS2004/FSX) but the learning curve for proper radio communication...
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    08-07-2020, 09:51 AM
    Steam/Valve are extremely unlike to go bankrupt any time soon, either. They make billions in annual revenue and have stated that in the very unlikely...
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    08-06-2020, 03:58 PM
    Very useful stuff. I know it says they share the same multiplayer environment - one of the great things about Steam is just selecting your friend and...
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    08-05-2020, 04:42 PM
    The train was a completely pointless gimmick, as it was a German-style shunting loco pulling one of each type of car around an oval to industries...
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    08-04-2020, 04:43 PM
    Hi Andrew, is voice required or is using the in-game text ok? I (am pretty sure that I) remember Trainiac from Highball.
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    08-04-2020, 03:59 PM
    Sounds as though you might enjoy the infamous "Staplerfahrer Klaus" parody forklift safety video on YouTube. I daren't link it as it's quite OTT...
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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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