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Unread postby buzz456 » Tue May 07, 2019 2:43 pm

Is it just me or does DTG seem to be going more Eurocentric lately and less on American content?
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Re: DTG direction

Unread postby thegevo5k » Tue May 07, 2019 2:46 pm

It's not just you thinking that.
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Re: DTG direction

Unread postby JohnS » Tue May 07, 2019 2:50 pm

buzz456 wrote:Is it just me or does DTG seem to be going more Eurocentric lately and less on American content?

I was under the impression that since DTG is a European company it's easier to get that content verses US content across the pond. Plus, the US companies have copy rights on just about everything so it costs more upfront to release content for the US. I have found that many Steamers in the US are copy written including their shape and color scheme. N&W 611 is one such steamer.
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Re: DTG direction

Unread postby PennCentral670 » Tue May 07, 2019 3:01 pm

I think it's best for DTG to hire Americans or make an American-based office where Americans can make accurate US content since they would be more experienced than the Europeans at DTG.
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Re: DTG direction

Unread postby Overshoe » Tue May 07, 2019 3:02 pm

Look at it this way for a moment. There are several companies with multiple developers in Europe making TS2019 stuff for DTG on the Partner Program. As nearly as I can tell, there are 4, maybe 5 individuals or very small teams making US stuff on the Partner Program. So much more Euro stuff is being submitted than US stuff. Result: More Euro stuff is released than US stuff.

DTG does not, as far as I can tell, make anything for TS2019 themselves anymore having concentrated all their internal resources on their cute little console games. Both of them are so busy with that, they don't even have time to post here anymore, let alone make stuff for TS2019.

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Unread postby trev123 » Tue May 07, 2019 4:19 pm

I wonder if the Japanese or Chinese are complaining that DTG are not making more Asian stuff? !*roll-laugh*!
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Re: DTG direction

Unread postby buzz456 » Tue May 07, 2019 5:05 pm

Complaining? Where? !*lho*!
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Re: DTG direction

Unread postby mrennie » Tue May 07, 2019 5:40 pm

PennCentral670 wrote:I think it's best for DTG to hire Americans or make an American-based office where Americans can make accurate US content since they would be more experienced than the Europeans at DTG.


I'm British. Should I stop making American content?

Just kidding.
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Unread postby BNSFdude » Tue May 07, 2019 6:48 pm

mrennie wrote:
PennCentral670 wrote:I think it's best for DTG to hire Americans or make an American-based office where Americans can make accurate US content since they would be more experienced than the Europeans at DTG.


I'm British. Should I stop making American content?

Just kidding.

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Re: DTG direction

Unread postby mrennie » Tue May 07, 2019 7:24 pm

BNSFdude wrote:
mrennie wrote:
PennCentral670 wrote:I think it's best for DTG to hire Americans or make an American-based office where Americans can make accurate US content since they would be more experienced than the Europeans at DTG.


I'm British. Should I stop making American content?

Just kidding.

Yes, you're quite literally smoking out all competition. !*roll-laugh*!


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Re: DTG direction

Unread postby ozinoz » Tue May 07, 2019 7:53 pm

mrennie wrote:
PennCentral670 wrote:I think it's best for DTG to hire Americans or make an American-based office where Americans can make accurate US content since they would be more experienced than the Europeans at DTG.


I'm British. Should I stop making American content?

Just kidding.



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Re: DTG direction

Unread postby minerman146 » Tue May 07, 2019 10:11 pm

No further remuneration without American representation!
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DTG direction

Unread postby RailWorkshop » Wed May 08, 2019 4:38 pm

Let the editor come, we will see what we want to do.
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Re: DTG direction

Unread postby CArailroader » Wed May 08, 2019 6:04 pm

trev123 wrote:I wonder if the Japanese or Chinese are complaining that DTG are not making more Asian stuff? !*roll-laugh*!


As a Japanese-American, I'd like to complain about the lack of medium American steam locos, like 2-6-0s and 4-6-0s and Japanese steam locos in general. !*roll-laugh*! !*roll-laugh*!
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Re: DTG direction

Unread postby buzz456 » Wed May 08, 2019 6:40 pm

What's a Japanese-American? Is that like I'm a Scot-Danish-English American and I want some Dane locomotives? !*roll-laugh*! !*roll-laugh*! !*roll-laugh*!

By the way I agree we need some 4-6-0 and 2-6-0 stuff. Or how about a classic 4-6-2?
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