hmm my friend did mods on a electric train, but then I suspect he doesn't play
the game properly, he doesn't care to mission on those things and will cheat
when he can.
so who knows.
At 08:43 a.m. 13/08/2009, you wrote:
>Umm...Racing trains in MS Train Simulator? I don't think so. As far as I know
>you can't race trains in Train Simulator. It is very much like a train version
>of MS Flight Simulator in that it models driving real trains.
>For example, first you are given a list of trains to choose from. You can
>choose from a diesel, electric, or steam train. Then, you can select the
>continent and route to drive. I don't know what the current MS Train Simulator
>has but I remember you could pick routes in the U.K., U.S., and Japan.
>Probably others as well.
>Each train handles completely differently. For example, if you chose a steam
>train you would have to figure how much coal you need to keep in the fire box
>at any given time. Too much coal and you will smother the fire. Too little
>coal and the fire will not get hot enough to boil the water in the boiler. Of
>course you can have the computer handle the job as fireman, but the computer
>isn't designed to manage the fire box with maximum efficiency in mind.
>Therefore if you let the computer handle the job as fireman you might not get
>top speed out of your train.
>Then, each train has different gages and breaks unique to that train. Some use
>the old steam and vacuum breaks and the newer trains use air breaks. On a
>steam train you have steam and water gages to keep track of where a diesel has
>fuel, speed, etc. As a result you need to practice a bit with each kind of
>train to learn how to drive them correctly.
>Anyway, what I am getting at is I have never heard of racing trains in Train
>Simulator. I do know that it is a rather sophisticated train simulation, and
>from what I've heard and seen of it the game is totally mag for train
>shaun everiss wrote:
>>hmmm when will we at least be able to see a test version of this or at least
>>Sounds quite fun.
>>hmm what about train races.
>>In ms train sim you can modify your train and you can race it I think
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