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An amazing route to consider

Unread postby sd40Driver » Tue May 16, 2017 11:10 am

In my humble opinion, an amazing route to consider would be the UP's I-5 Corridor along the Cascades. Absolutely incredible scenery with horseshoe curves, tunnels, steep grades, vast bridges, and lots of history. Like say, from Roseville to Eugene. Has lots of interchange opportunity with the BNSF in Klamath Falls and with CORP in Black Butte.

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Re: An amazing route to consider

Unread postby dejoh » Tue May 16, 2017 11:38 am

I'm sure if TSW users had access to route editor tools at present, There could possibly be several routes up and running by now.
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Re: An amazing route to consider

Unread postby Boss1 » Wed May 17, 2017 3:56 pm

+1 for the route editor and tools!
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Re: An amazing route to consider

Unread postby frankenthal » Sat Jun 23, 2018 7:13 pm

dejoh wrote:I'm sure if TSW users had access to route editor tools at present, There could possibly be several routes up and running by now.
Please, include industrial switching. !*hp*!


Are we actually able to create our own routes as of now?
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Re: An amazing route to consider

Unread postby buzz456 » Sun Jun 24, 2018 8:55 am

frankenthal wrote:
dejoh wrote:I'm sure if TSW users had access to route editor tools at present, There could possibly be several routes up and running by now.
Please, include industrial switching. !*hp*!


Are we actually able to create our own routes as of now?

No.
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Re: An amazing route to consider

Unread postby PNWR1854 » Sun Jun 24, 2018 11:33 pm

I would love to see an austrailian BHP ore hauling route, TSW or not.
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Re: An amazing route to consider

Unread postby _o_OOOO_oo-Kanawha » Mon Jun 25, 2018 5:16 am

Given the frequency and order of TSW routes released so far, one could expect a German route next. Japan, China or perhaps even India or Russia could be considered, given that rail passenger transport is still common for the average citizen.

Now DTG aims at both PC and Console players, the least common denominator will define future DLC. Also, most console game studios sell season passes in advance of each year to bind customers and generate a steady income in advance.
Given that for the present creating routes and content in UE4 is more time consuming than for TSxx and DTG is the only provider, their time, personnel and financial resources dictate the pace at which DLC is going to be released.
Adding up, I don't expect long routes or complicated networks emerging on TSW in the near future if at all. We might want them, but the console player is a completely different kind and is perhaps better served with short, ready to run, conquer and abandon short routes and fancy trains at 3 month intervals? The possibility of concurrent multi player game mode also puts certain demands on route design, though DTG yet have to shed any light on that.

Time will tell. Come X-mas 2018 sales rush, things should be more clear. The X-mas season is too important to miss on the console market.
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Re: An amazing route to consider

Unread postby GT46PAC » Mon Jun 25, 2018 5:54 am

one could expect a German route next. Japan, China or perhaps even India or Russia could be considered

This company is only all about Rail Roads from UK, USA and German.
I doubt they would make some India or Russia??
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Re: An amazing route to consider

Unread postby SAR704 » Mon Jul 02, 2018 12:38 am

PNWR1854 wrote:I would love to see an austrailian BHP ore hauling route, TSW or not.


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Re: An amazing route to consider

Unread postby LandN » Sat Jul 07, 2018 6:57 am

I would love to see an Australian route!!
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Re: An amazing route to consider

Unread postby LandN » Sat Jul 07, 2018 7:01 am

Daniel, do you still have a copy of the route I beta-tested for you a while back? I lost my copy when I had to get a new computer. I would like to see one of the PN SD70's running on it.
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