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The RWA Donationware Rolling Stock package has bee...
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Tutorial on repainting locos Requirements Here are some tools you will need:RSBinToolDXTBMPGimp or other paint program such as Photoshop.Paint.Net (click on "mirror host") Make a new folder named "RW reskin tools", download these new programs in here for safe keeping and proper operation. Part 1: editing blueprints First you must decide on a locomotive to re paint.Next go online or on location to find...Read more
Virtual Rail Creations has open their new Online Store. Also known as VRC, they are the creators of the new GP40-2 CSX YN3 engine. You can go to the VRC Online Store at Virtual Rails Creations Two new addons are also available. A CSX YN2 and a Chessie version.Read more
Electromotive Diesel GP40-2, for use with Train Simulator 2014/2015 Liveries officially licensed by CSX Transporation You can make your purchase at Virtual Rail Creations Online Store at Virtual Rail Creations The GP40-2 locomotive from VRC is more than just a locomotive for a train game. Crafted both inside and out with realism in mind, the locomotive looks and operates as close to the...Read more
by Chacal 2014-08-17 Driving an engine from the cab in a train simulator can be a claustrophobic experience because you cannot move your head and body around like you would do in reality, you can only rotate your view around a fixed camera position. This limitation can be somewhat circumvented by adding more camera positions. TS 2014 allows this, whereas previous versions allowed...Read more
Here's an excellent and comprehensive tutorial on how to add advanced event handling in your scenarios. It helps to fill the void created by the cpmplete lack of official documentation of this feature. The author is by Rudolf Heijink (RudolfJan). The guide includes several links to additional material. The guide is a pdf file inside a zip file inside another zip file, which...Read more
I want to thank Rick Grout, Michael Stephan, Jim Friedland and Wayne Campbell for creating and donating the Lakeside Route for Railworks America to sell in order to pay for the dedicated server we now have. This was an extremely generous thing to do. It ensures that the site will stay active for several years. I want to thank the more...Read more
This is the procedure for installing a .RWP file you downloaded into Train Simulator 2014 1. Download the RWP file and save it in a secure place on your hard disk – just in case you might have to reinstall the route at a later time. (NOTE: If it is in an archive file, .ZIP or .RAR or .7z, you must extract it...Read more
Rick Grout made us a Berkshire for the Lakeside route to be a DLC addon. However he was not happy with it as it is an old "Legacy" model. It is not fully up to date for TS 2014 but it is still a nice unit. It is now a free addon for the Lakeside route. If you donated to get the...Read more
As you may know, Railworks America moved from a shared server to a dedicated server because we just got too busy and were using up too many resources of the server. This move came with a significant price increase. In order to help keep RWA going Rick Grout of G-Trax and Michael Stephan of Golden Age of Railroading and Jim Friedland and...Read more
The RWA Donationware Rolling Stock package has been updated. While testing new scenarios we discovered the horn, bell and smoke did not work. These have been fixed. If you did not already get the patch file from the forums, you can get it from the Donationware page. At http://railworksamerica.com/index.php/home/donationware/item/214-special-rwa-donationware-rollingstock-package-now-avaialble Go to the page linked above and scroll down a little...Read more
A small useful tutorial by awaken1977 on the RWA forums on how to use scenario markers instead of route markers in your scenarios (and why). Read it here.Read more
This problem started after the upgrade to TS 2014." Today I fired up TS2014 and went to my own route and the sim crashed a few seconds after I selected the route and free roam scenario I wanted. It failed seconds after hitting go. The crash closes the sim entirely. I then restarted and checked the RSC DLC routes, and...Read more
This tutorial is by Rick Grout of G-Trax. It will teach you how to make and add Warning Detectors and other sounds to scenarios. Trackside Warning Detector MessagesRead more
This tutorial is by Rick Grout of G-Trax. It will teach you how to make the fancy cinematic movies in some of the newer scenarios that come with DLC routes. Adding Cinematics to your ScenarioRead more
This tutorial is by Rick Grout from G-Trax. It will teach you how to make the fancy popups you see in many of the DLC routes for Train Simulator 2014. Creating Extended Dialogs - Pop UpsRead more
This link will take you to the Engine Driver Blog for the tutorial. Driving and Firing Steam Engines TutorialRead more
This link will take you to the Train Simulator Newsfeed for the tutorial. Setting up Google MapsRead more
Here's a nice video tutorial from Paul IHH (sly). In it we learn about the new TS2014 features for creating a Quick-Drive scenario.Read more
by Nathan DeFayette (5292nate) Hi everyone. A fair amount of people have voiced a lack of knowledge in installing horns. (Most ofthese people do not read the forums) This is my first tutorial, so bear that in mind. Get Nathan's tutorial hereRead more
Author: James A. Knauer, B.Sc., CNEcaljrel@hotmail.comhttp://panamintcrossing.blogspot.com/ This guide will show you one method for creating a basic scenery model for TrainSimulator 2012 using Blender version 2.49. The original FT-1000 model is among the author's first attempts at 3d modeling in general, using only rudimentary skills and techniques. Get the PDF tutorial Get the source files, TS2012 models, and more models and work in...Read more