Search:

Type: Posts; User: Mark_Blum

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. Replies
    45
    Views
    9,503

    Some people haven't figured out how to use the AI...

    Some people haven't figured out how to use the AI spawn points in Run 8 V2, and asked for step by step instruction so they could move Westbound autospawn trains from Needles out to E. Seligman. It's...
  2. Replies
    49
    Views
    9,009

    Run 8 has made it very easy for someone to set up...

    Run 8 has made it very easy for someone to set up their own server. You don't need a public, managed server to experience multiplayer with your Run 8 friends. You just need friends. :)
  3. Replies
    17
    Views
    5,234

    Ok - it's illegal in some places :) Google how...

    Ok - it's illegal in some places :) Google how to make a bomb and you'll find instructions. Back on point though......:rolleyes:
  4. Replies
    17
    Views
    5,234

    This all looks legal to me, if Run 8 supports it....

    This all looks legal to me, if Run 8 supports it. The typical end user agreements relate to doing something without permission. Only unauthorized distribution is against the law.

    I think a...
  5. Thread: Derailment?

    by Mark_Blum
    Replies
    7
    Views
    2,636

    Unless you know how to run a train in real life,...

    Unless you know how to run a train in real life, I'd get Run 8 version 1 now and begin to learn how to start a train on a grade with DPUs and how to control your speed properly downhill with dynamic...
  6. Replies
    6
    Views
    3,657

    Since Run 8's acclaim is accurate train-handling...

    Since Run 8's acclaim is accurate train-handling physics, it's important to note the weight of your train behind those lead locomotives is critical, because no matter how good your train handling...
  7. Replies
    40
    Views
    11,650

    Having built routes for MSTS I can tell you it's...

    Having built routes for MSTS I can tell you it's fun, but lots of work to do it right. With multiplayer the whole issue of having the routes somehow connect with each other might be a challenge that...
  8. Replies
    40
    Views
    11,650

    Announced plans are for what I'd call a...

    Announced plans are for what I'd call a "semi-automatic" dispatcher. You can build trains and have them spawn at certain places and times, set by you in advance. They also have a tab in the press...
  9. Thread: V2 and PTC

    by Mark_Blum
    Replies
    7
    Views
    1,961

    Not sure how much PTC you'd want to see, or what...

    Not sure how much PTC you'd want to see, or what would be important to a simulator. I think modification of AI train behavior would be important, and it's interesting to think that the developers...
  10. The last I heard was possibly last month...

    The last I heard was possibly last month (January), and then the beta testers came back with good suggestions for improvement, so they were sent back for fine tuning. I expect we will see them soon,...
  11. Replies
    7
    Views
    1,738

    I suspect this would not be a high priority and...

    I suspect this would not be a high priority and haven't seen it requested over the years. People travel in the simulator generally for one reason: to work with a train. When you spawn a train into...
  12. Replies
    7
    Views
    1,738

    How to tell where you are on the map..... The...

    How to tell where you are on the map.....

    The expectation is that you will be with a train most of the time, so the occupancy detectors will show you. A problem most new users have (unless they...
  13. Replies
    3
    Views
    889

    It's important that new users of Run 8 read not...

    It's important that new users of Run 8 read not only the instructions provided on the Run 8 website, but also the change log that comes with the simulator. That change log describes new features...
  14. Replies
    7
    Views
    1,738

    If you find yourself wanting to go to a...

    If you find yourself wanting to go to a particular location frequently, you can save it as an "extra board" location like this:

    1. Use the F3 CTC screen and the spacebar as Brad explained above,...
  15. Replies
    5
    Views
    3,129

    Nice picture!

    Nice picture!
  16. Replies
    8
    Views
    7,566

    Introducing the Depot

    A preview of the new multiplayer server using Run 8 Train Simulator can be found here: http://www.thedepotserver.com/

    And our Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/thedepotserver/
    ...
  17. Replies
    8
    Views
    7,566

    Additional Run 8 Server to open

    There is a post at Run 8 Depot referencing a new Run 8 server, expected to open soon. You can see the post here: https://www.facebook.com/run8depot/posts/811198332312874

    Another very important...
  18. Replies
    13
    Views
    3,580

    If you find yourself looking at a goofy SD40 with...

    If you find yourself looking at a goofy SD40 with funny lookin' trucks - if you have an SD40 payware pack the unit might appear with proper trucks.
  19. Replies
    2
    Views
    1,426

    UP Guide

    Hi Brian:

    You might be referring to the Guide to UP Bakersfield. It deals with the Edison Local and the Edison Switcher - two trains. This guide was intended for DAMS C&SW (renamed C&EC) members,...
  20. Replies
    11
    Views
    4,086

    Agree!

    Agree!
  21. Replies
    8
    Views
    1,353

    Hi Eddie: Yes, Run 8 will run on Windows 7 64...

    Hi Eddie:

    Yes, Run 8 will run on Windows 7 64 bit (and Windows 8 too for that matter). You probably lost one of the required mircosoft files in the change to the new drive and operating system. ...
  22. Replies
    6
    Views
    1,615

    That is a shame. The Run 8 program is...

    That is a shame. The Run 8 program is sophisticated enough that users (especially new customers) would certainly benefit from being able to browse and search the forum for answers. There were...
  23. Replies
    10
    Views
    3,313

    Run 8 Amtrak

    There are a number of Amtrak engineers commenting about the P42's and the way they handle/should handle in the Run 8 environment. Physics including changes related to HEP use, lighting that is VERY...
  24. Replies
    20
    Views
    4,045

    Love Run 8 in single and multiplayer. Changing...

    Love Run 8 in single and multiplayer. Changing the train changes the physics and makes every run different. Haven't been in lately due to: (1) Income taxes due and taking spare time away; (2)...
  25. Replies
    21
    Views
    4,831

    Hey Robert: Brad has come across as being a...

    Hey Robert:

    Brad has come across as being a little short with me too - but I do know him from a Run 8 session or two and he's a great guy - and funny - though not as funny as John G. :cool: So I...
Results 1 to 25 of 500
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4
-->