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    Hi Mike -- Thanks for that information about...

    Hi Mike --

    Thanks for that information about the latest DTG release. I have to admit I decided that I'd had enough after the previous version. While I admire the gorgeous graphics I found going...
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    Well, here's my take. MSTS. The ground...

    Well, here's my take.

    MSTS. The ground breaker at the time. OK if you are fine with 20th Century graphics. But even its most ardent supporters would have to admit that everything about it is...
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    I'll just respond to Question 4. Once you...

    I'll just respond to Question 4.

    Once you require the skills, incredibly easy. It allows you to indulge your creative instincts. I do some "routes", but mainly I do model railroads. This took...
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    And this one. Again, right click "Open Image". ...

    And this one. Again, right click "Open Image".

    https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/w9135zm8hndlo36/Jenn%20Erik%2007a.jpg?dl=0
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    So much negativity. For some of us it provides...

    So much negativity. For some of us it provides an incredibly satisfying set of tools, and a host of freeware downloads, that allow us to indulge in some of our creative pursuits. I'm kinda proud of...
  6. New 3 ft (36 inch) narrow gauge model railroad -- The Jenn Erik Railroad

    Not much activity over here?

    Just to keep things ticking over:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9fyZzpowtyg

    Phil
  7. Mac -- Just hang in here. There are one or...

    Mac --

    Just hang in here. There are one or two here who hate Trainz with a vengeance. Either because of perceived wrongs in the past, or because of the faults in the simulation that are...
  8. "I'm looking for good or high quality routes ......

    "I'm looking for good or high quality routes ... ."

    That can be very subjective. My own view is that the routes made in TS19 can be better visually than those made in previous iterations of the...
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    Dunno. When you are encased by four walls who...

    Dunno. When you are encased by four walls who cares?



    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wExEqhd1shM&t
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    My wish for TRS19 is the ability to set up AI the...

    My wish for TRS19 is the ability to set up AI the way we did in MSTS. A mini-map where the switches are set to define the route taken by the AI. When the session commences the AI in the position...
  11. An interesting discussion. In total ignorance...

    An interesting discussion.

    In total ignorance about its model railroad origins, I bought TRS2004 thinking I was buying a railroad simulation, went ahead and learned the basics of Surveyor and...
  12. Thread: Works grey

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    Works grey

    From Wikipedia:

    "Photographic grey, also known as works grey, was a paint scheme commonly applied to steam locomotives during the period before colour photography became commonplace. It was...
  13. Thread: Video

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    Video

    Sean --

    Welcome to the Dark Side. Let's hope you enjoy your route building experience. Just remember that, in addition to the mental stimulation of learning new techniques and procedures, it is...
  14. Hi Steve -- With requests like this you are...

    Hi Steve --

    With requests like this you are probably better joining the N3V Trainz Forums, here:

    https://forums.auran.com/trainz/

    But a word of advice. While most members of the Forums are...
  15. I'm very suspicious when people say things like...

    I'm very suspicious when people say things like "There are a number of reasons but I can't give details." Why can't they give details? It would certainly help if they would.

    It certainly can't...
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    It was released way back in 2002. It's very...

    It was released way back in 2002. It's very primitive. In fact, it has non-rotating wheels on some locomotives. Most of us moved on a decade or more ago.
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    Chris -- Can't see much difference between UTS...

    Chris --

    Can't see much difference between UTS and TRS19?!~!

    You really do need to go to Specsavers:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qDwK_AUk0FI

    Phil
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    Sean -- A couple of videos that might provide...

    Sean --

    A couple of videos that might provide food for thought:

    This can still be done in TRS19 BUT the consist needs to bought to a halt using just the locomotive (independent) brake - not the...
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    Sean -- Go to the "White Pages", here: ...

    Sean --

    Go to the "White Pages", here:

    https://www.auran.com/DLS/

    Text search = ship / boat / barge / ... .
    Title (then repeat with Description).
    Category = Locomotives
    Trainz versions --...
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    Chuck & Joe wait for the gondola to be loaded at...

    Chuck & Joe wait for the gondola to be loaded at the Steel Mill. Their B&O Consolidation simmers, hisses and pants quietly in the early morning light.
    ...
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    Gone very quiet here? Just to keep it ticking...

    Gone very quiet here? Just to keep it ticking along -- a new layout with the TRS19 track, all 3D PBR textures and full coverage with TurfFX grasses:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KNouogulKKY&t
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    Sean -- Video. Ages ago I purchased a copy of...

    Sean --

    Video. Ages ago I purchased a copy of FRAPS. I think that it's still one of the better screen recorders. It captures both screen grabs and video. I believe that there is a free or...
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    Sean -- Open Manage Content. Select something...

    Sean --

    Open Manage Content. Select something (probably better if it's something you downloaded from the Download Station) and right click Open / Show in Explorer.

    This will take you to the...
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    Portals, consists and loading. I use the rule...

    Portals, consists and loading.

    I use the rule "Central Portal Control", mainly because a) it allows all the portals to controlled from one location and b) it allows the first consist to be emitted...
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    Sean -- Well, you and your son seem to be...

    Sean --

    Well, you and your son seem to be really enjoying yourself. I've always asserted that of all the train simulations Trainz is the most "fun".

    If you are one of the people who actually...
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