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Db Br 363 Available Today!

Discussion in 'Dovetail Live Article Discussion' started by DTG Natster, Nov 5, 2020.

  1. LastTrainToClarksville

    LastTrainToClarksville Well-Known Member

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    While I appreciate your basically reiterating what I already wrote and even more the details you added, I'm still fed up with DTG's policy of not providing user manuals with engine DLCs, especially since the "tutorials" they do provide don't come close to revealing important information.
     
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  2. LastTrainToClarksville

    LastTrainToClarksville Well-Known Member

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    While I, too, would like to have more scenarios and timetable services for this fascinating shunter, I much appreciate the complex operations contained in those that make up the package and the intense AI traffic that enlivens them. I gather from some posts I've seen that the 363 itself shows up as AI on some of the other German routes? I haven't experienced this yet and would like further information. Perhaps both of the German shunters now available will be actively added to all of the German DLC eventually?
     
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  3. LastTrainToClarksville

    LastTrainToClarksville Well-Known Member

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    While driving one of the cement wagon services yesterday, I noticed that as I pushed some wagons toward the end of a siding, the words "Start cement mixer" briefly appeared. Does this imply that loading is possible, even though it isn't included in any of the activities? I wish I'd taken a screen shot, but I just didn't react quickly enough. Despite the one unusable scenario, I really appreciate the complexity of the activities packaged with this complex engine.
     
  4. stujoy

    stujoy Well-Known Member

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    Cement mixer is just the name of one of the scenarios and you will have passed over the in-game start point for it. Scenario markers I think they’re called.
     
  5. LastTrainToClarksville

    LastTrainToClarksville Well-Known Member

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    I'm looking forward to that!
     
  6. Rudolf

    Rudolf Well-Known Member

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    Tomorrow :) it is almost finished.
     
  7. HerrBag

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    On the xbox version, how do to contact dispatcher on Intro run of 363?
     
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  8. jiroo92

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    Press or hold B button.
     
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  9. LastTrainToClarksville

    LastTrainToClarksville Well-Known Member

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    Can't read?????
     
  10. david-bright184169

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    Bought his loco but I am frustrated with the brakes, skids to a stop without me doing anything,
    just putting the throttle into idle jams the brakes on
    maybe I'm doing something wrong but can't figure it out
    frustrated to the point where I have given up
     
  11. LeadCatcher

    LeadCatcher Well-Known Member

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    You have a light locomotive, braking is a bit more touchy than on a heavy locomotive. You need to be very judicious when applying and have to remember they are not self lapping.
     
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  12. Anthony Pecoraro

    Anthony Pecoraro Well-Known Member

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    And use the loco brake.
     
  13. Dave Mel

    Dave Mel Well-Known Member

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    dont use the train brake use the loco brake
     
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  14. LeadCatcher

    LeadCatcher Well-Known Member

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    While I agree use the loco brake when light engine or only a couple of cars, the loco brake would be very inefficient with several cars. I agree as well the train brake is a bit touchy, but keeping that in mind and the fact it isn’t self lapping, it real isn’t that hard to use with a little practice.
     
  15. solicitr

    solicitr Well-Known Member

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    Generally I use the train brake for stopping or significant speed reductions. I use the loco brake to fine-tune my speed- except light loco or shunting a couple of cars, when I use it for everything because it's generally more responsive
     
  16. Lamplight

    Lamplight Well-Known Member

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    You're not alone in being overzealous with the brakes :D
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  17. matthewbguilford

    matthewbguilford Well-Known Member

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    That’s great news! I also found this locomotive hard to drive which actually made it one of the more rewarding locomotives to practice with as it has some very unique qualities to it!
     
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  18. david-bright184169

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    Perhaps I ought to try again with all these glowing reviews
     

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