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    Yesterday, 03:26 AM
    Yes you really have to sift through the BBC commentary. A "loco at each end" in reality was 2 HST power cars either end of a 2 + 4 formation....
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    08-12-2020, 04:20 PM
    Both the driver and guard (conductor) were killed so no GSM-R emergency call and a handful of passengers on the train who must have been in a pretty...
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    08-12-2020, 12:33 PM
    Latest pictures on the BBC are grim. Driver amongst the dead (RIP). IIRC at Ladbroke Grove the leaking diesel fuel atomised and caught fire so...
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    08-12-2020, 10:53 AM
    I have read on another source there are confirmed fatalities, the power car caught fire (quite unusual for diesel to flash) and one of the coaches is...
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    08-12-2020, 10:11 AM
    Looks quite bad from the pictures on BBC. I actually recently bought the Aberdeen to Edinburgh HST Video 125 cab ride and if that's where I think it...
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    08-12-2020, 07:32 AM
    Reminds me of working with DEM in the train sims, when the satellite has mistaken buildings and trees for ground level and you have lumps and bumps...
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    08-10-2020, 04:24 PM
    From what I've read elsewhere, what you will actually be streaming is data that tells the sim how to draw the scenery, rather than a host of custom...
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    08-10-2020, 12:47 PM
    I can't remember the biggest game that came on floppy disc for me, probably TFX as by early '95 when I bought (rented, actually!) my first PC quite a...
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    08-05-2020, 04:17 PM
    Funny you should say that about Farm Sim '17, I too enjoyed the forestry more than the somewhat grinding nature of servicing the fields. I never got...
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    08-03-2020, 04:20 PM
    My joypad seems to work okay now Mike. Just waiting for SCS to sort out the engine sound - on ETS2, ATS is okay.
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    08-01-2020, 03:21 AM
    I am intending to try and recreate all the flights I have taken over the years, the first one ever was Copenhagen to Heathrow in 1982. After 10 days...
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    07-31-2020, 03:13 AM
    NorthernWarrior replied to a thread Derail Valley in General
    Hopefully that means we will start to see some of that working through in the game. My comment about judder got rebutted on the Steam forum but...
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    07-30-2020, 04:20 PM
    Pre-ordered, looking forward to 18th August, unless Steam pre-orders get the 17th as the unlock date. Got to decide what to do with XP11 and FSX,...
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    07-30-2020, 12:47 PM
    Appreciate that Eric. I will probably get mine from Steam albeit probably still need a MS or Xbox Live account to run it. I'll pass on the key sites...
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    07-29-2020, 01:45 PM
    Thanks for the heads up, Mike.
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    07-27-2020, 01:51 PM
    NorthernWarrior replied to a thread Derail Valley in General
    I noticed that too, quite juddery. I'll put something on the Steam forum when I get time.
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    07-27-2020, 12:29 PM
    NorthernWarrior replied to a thread Derail Valley in General
    I kind of share your thoughts on that, mainly because the jobs are very repetitive. Loaded the game up this afternoon, but very samey - fetch a DE6...
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    07-27-2020, 09:04 AM
    NorthernWarrior replied to a thread Derail Valley in General
    Build #84 just released. Looks like the graphics have received a makeover with much more realistic looking rocks and terrain. About to dive in for a...
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    07-27-2020, 03:13 AM
    I decided against rolling back in the end, as you say Mike at best a temporary solution. Just play ATS, GTAV, Derail Valley and the flight sims until...
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    07-24-2020, 01:01 PM
    Was thinking about going back to 1.36 Mike but as you say, devil and deep blue sea as it rules out getting any new DLC. Also the only earlier...
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    07-24-2020, 02:59 AM
    Apparently there is an option in Steam to roll back to an earlier version, so I may give that a try.
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    07-23-2020, 04:35 PM
    Gave the 1.38 of ETS2 a try earlier and sadly not impressed. Promods gone again (obviously) and really CBA to re-acquire and reinstall each time SCS...
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    07-23-2020, 03:18 AM
    Strangely when I had a run in Idaho yesterday evening, everything was back as expected performance wise. Very odd... I've now managed to collect 2...
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    07-23-2020, 03:15 AM
    NorthernWarrior replied to a thread Gta v in General
    Well the world of GTA V takes place in an area roughly 7 x 8 miles, if I read the scaling on the map in front of me quickly. I would imagine the...
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    07-21-2020, 04:28 PM
    Is that a key for the MS version or has it been confirmed on Steam, Jason? At the moment I'm still inclined to go for the standard edition, though...
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    07-21-2020, 03:02 AM
    Most of my driving so far seems to have been in the dark... Only thing I have found with Idaho, is it does seem to hit performance a bit. Up to...
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    07-20-2020, 04:16 PM
    Actually although my memory is hazy, I don't recall Strike Eagle II being that hard. F16 Combat Pilot and Tornado on the other hand... The other...
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    07-20-2020, 02:53 AM
    I got up there okay Mike, then took a job in Salmon across to Sandpoint though the way they have set out the roads you have to come quite far south...
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    07-18-2020, 03:01 AM
    Probably Gunship 2000 was my favourite, then the F117 Stealth Bomber. I also got a fair amount of mileage out of their F15 Strike Eagle II.
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    07-17-2020, 04:27 PM
    Bought and installed but truck relocated to Los Angeles so a long old haul to get across to the new area (working on it)!. Actually quite spoiled...
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