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    No use crying over spilt milk.

    No use crying over spilt milk.
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    Hi Rich -- I've just done a name search over...

    Hi Rich --

    I've just done a name search over in the N3V Forums. Yes, you have been busy. I see that you also mention a new railroad you are working on. Will it be full of your usual high...
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    Well, suspect I'm the only fan boi in this Forum,...

    Well, suspect I'm the only fan boi in this Forum, or at least in this thread? But I'm still having fun with Trainz (full screen / 1080p):


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

    Rich --...
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    " ... it was idiot users and inferior computer...

    " ... it was idiot users and inferior computer systems causing the overheating."

    N3V is probably right. My PC runs with TRS19 maxed out and no overheating issues. But then it is a water cooled...
  5. Thread: Trs22

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    Rich -- TRS22 Plus does allow you to choose...

    Rich --

    TRS22 Plus does allow you to choose between Surveyor Classic and Surveyor 2.

    There are plenty of comments and support for Surveyor 2 over in the N3V Forum. Many do find it better than...
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    Just a few quick words about Surveyor 2. Maybe...

    Just a few quick words about Surveyor 2.

    Maybe I'm getting too old for change, but I have really struggled with Surveyor 2.

    Everything I do in Surveyor 2 seems to have become much more...
  7. Thread: Trs22

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    Hi Rich -- "I don't think Phil does his own...

    Hi Rich --

    "I don't think Phil does his own modeling if I recall. I think all his work comes from the download station. He's got that knack for doing those layouts, that's for sure. I am curious...
  8. Thread: Trs22

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    Rich -- I've only just read this thread. "...

    Rich --

    I've only just read this thread.

    " ... I would've been critical is Trainz's use of cruciform trees still."

    Some creators insist on using the cruciform trees but some, like me, have...
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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...
  12. Thread: Trs22

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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...
  14. 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
  15. 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...
  16. "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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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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