ok right now guys the sim is really crappy.
read my other message, there are no turns and you only have a steam train.
right now its really not much.
but this is in early stages.
At 05:58 p.m. 15/08/2009, you wrote:
>Well, if their train simulator is anything like Microsoft Train Simulator
>there is a whole lot more to it then just inputting two locations and letting
>the train go. In MS Train Simulator you have a variety of trains to choose
>from. You can pick anything from a classic steam engine to a state-of-the-art
>electric powered engine. Each train is unique to drive, and you have to train
>with the simulator a while before you get the hang of driving that particular
>train. Then, you have to select a route. Once you have selected/filed the
>route to drive you need to drive the route. I've not had much experience with
>Train Simulator, but I know it can get pretty involved in driving the routes.
>For example, you pretty much have to get a feel for when you should begin
>slowing down for a curve in the track, when taking a train bridge, or when
>passing through a town. If you have your realism settings turned on the last
>thing you want to do is take a curve at maximum speed. That is an accident
>waiting to happen. If you are taking a long hill you will want to throddle
>down to 0 in order to let the train coast thus saving steam/fuel on the
>As I mentioned the other day there are things you can do such as on steam
>trains you can have the computer fireman manage your coal, fire box, etc for
>you. You can turn the computer fireman off and handle the job as fireman as
>well as drive the train. There are some advantages in manually being your own
>fireman such as if you are good at it you can operate the train at peak
>efficiency. Of course if you take over the job as fireman you need to be able
>to tell the difference in the smoke and find out if you have a full head of
>steam or you have too much or too little coal in the fire box.
>Another thing about MS Train Simulator is they use the actual train wistle
>codes. A lot of people think that the engineer blows the wistle for fun. Not
>true. The train wistle is used for a variety of signals and messages that you
>should learn when playing Train Simulator.
>Nick Helms wrote:
>>Is this a train simulator that you are developing, or did Harren find it?
>>Also, forgive me, but what exactly do you do in a train simulator.
>>Do you just imput two stations and hit ok and watch your train move
>>No afence, but what exactly does it involve? ?
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