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    Fair enough! Our man Vern was already applying...

    Fair enough! Our man Vern was already applying handbrakes so I didn’t mention it again. Thanks for the insight into real practices!
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    Went and tried anyway, and it worked fine. Closed...

    Went and tried anyway, and it worked fine. Closed both anglecocks, but the coupling lever wouldn’t work as too much strain on the couplers. Applied one notch backwards on throttle to give some slack...
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    It’s been a while, but you opened both uncoupling...

    It’s been a while, but you opened both uncoupling levers? Also, if you snap one, I think it is very visibly damaged looking, and you should click on the coupler itself to be able to repair it.
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    Sean, wasn’t one of the things you were working...

    Sean, wasn’t one of the things you were working on with Trainz some kind of industry/forwarding system, or figuring out how whatever comes with Trainz works?

    I remember it being added in TRS2004...
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    I know, they have decided to pursue the...

    I know, they have decided to pursue the demographic of grasping adolescents who play “live service” games and are used to a constant trickle of new content which they voracious consume as quickly as...
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    Certainly not if they try to do everything....

    Certainly not if they try to do everything. Diesel Railcar focuses on a specific time period and trains and locations, and succeeds. Likewise, the old Densha de GO titles focused on one country and...
  7. Your assessment is correct, programming in gates...

    Your assessment is correct, programming in gates that work was too much trouble for DTG, who forgot that you could move the camera (or your avatar) around freely. Ancient sims like MSTS and the...
  8. Is this the one forever complained about on the...

    Is this the one forever complained about on the Steam forums where you need to enable the DPUs on the rear and are not told this? If so - DTG don’t care. They have presence on Steam to a limited...
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    You beat me to it! It's unfortunate it's only a...

    You beat me to it! It's unfortunate it's only a GTA Online-style temporary thing they've patched in and will be patching back at at some point in January, I quite enjoyed driving in the snow while...
  10. If anyone remembers Chris Sawyer's Locomotion,...

    If anyone remembers Chris Sawyer's Locomotion, there was a lot of push for the OpenTTD/TTDPatch bunch to open it up and fix the many shortcomings. They refused for the same reason, that tinkering...
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    In the older versions I found that regardless of...

    In the older versions I found that regardless of weather setting, the sky would always inevitably darken and change to rain, which would then last the duration of your session. I was playing UK...
  12. To add in to the two main points Sean has raised:...

    To add in to the two main points Sean has raised:

    1. Route size: I agree to an extent about this, it just got to be too much, especially with needing to route trains appropriately around San...
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    Yes, you can indeed sit and watch if you wish....

    Yes, you can indeed sit and watch if you wish. I'd often see players appear by the tracks up ahead and wave to me as I drove, I'd honk the horn for them.

    Usually in a multiplayer session:
    -You...
  14. Thread: New Monitor

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    I got this on Black Friday, high refresh rate. So...

    I got this on Black Friday, high refresh rate. So far it's mostly been for work, not play (I have played a few games on it just to see how it was) and I liked it just fine. I don't share the same...
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    You're welcome. I am a frustrated journalism...

    You're welcome. I am a frustrated journalism graduate who's never worked in the biz, which might explain my game reviewer approach. Instead, I've worked a lot of customer servicey jobs, and one key...
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    It really depends on what you want out of a train...

    It really depends on what you want out of a train sim, as they're fairly specialized.

    I like Run8, because it provides the best simulation of North American railroad operations. Not just driving,...
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    I stayed away from NY for a number of reasons:...

    I stayed away from NY for a number of reasons:
    -Not as popular in terms of servers so fewer people to drive with/servers to even join (self fulfilling prophecy)
    -The amount of purchases - not just...
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    Had to look twice to realize it was Trainz. A few...

    Had to look twice to realize it was Trainz. A few elements aside, you can't tell, it's so well done.

    (ATW never went to Penzance but hey ho)
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    I don't want Run8 to go down the route of DTG...

    I don't want Run8 to go down the route of DTG where they're catering to a "live service" gamer's expectations with a constant schedule of new content releases. The clamouring for more trucks and maps...
  20. Thread: Omsi 2

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    The long-delayed London DLC has rather suddenly...

    The long-delayed London DLC has rather suddenly and unexpectedly been released:

    https://store.steampowered.com/app/434063/OMSI_2_AddOn_London/
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    It's even worse making the mods, Vern... every...

    It's even worse making the mods, Vern... every serious update, I have to extract the .def files, transcribe my mod's values across, test it, package it up in the extremely specific way the SCS...
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    FYI, Rail3D's venerable Yahoo group is closing...

    FYI, Rail3D's venerable Yahoo group is closing and moving to groups.io:

    https://groups.io/g/rail3d
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    This is probably the best newbie guide available...

    This is probably the best newbie guide available for TSW2 (please note, I don't own the game myself)

    https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=2204163649

    1. Your consist is your...
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    Thirding this. I was able to take the real...

    Thirding this. I was able to take the real schedules from TOPS and punch them into the activity editor, give each train a real headcode and path, and watch it all run.

    Even friggin' A-Train (the...
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    Oh? There's a lot going on right now. There's a...

    Oh? There's a lot going on right now. There's a tribute event to the classic Hard Truck series, there's the Colorado release event, and rumours are going there'll be the annual Christmas event, too....
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