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Driver Comfort - (working Cab Heater / Air Conditioning)

Discussion in 'Feature Suggestions & Proposals' started by Matto140, Apr 28, 2019.

  1. Matto140

    Matto140 Well-Known Member

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    I've seen that many locos have cab heater switchs and air conditioning but they do nothing and are just clickable.
    Maybe DTG devs can implement one small feature that will use this elements to simulate temperature in the cab and in case of very hot or cold change the driver icon colour on the hud H+C.jpg Please leave the comment or upvote if you would like to see it in TSW.
     
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  2. Big Papi34

    Big Papi34 Well-Known Member

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    It's simple things like this that make the game more realistic.
     
  3. UnartiC

    UnartiC New Member

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    Don't forget about the passengers. =)
     
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  4. StratPlayer62

    StratPlayer62 Well-Known Member

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    Maybe the game can interface with the smart thermostat in your home.
     
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  5. TrainSim-Dmitri

    TrainSim-Dmitri Staff Member

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    Cool idea! :)
     
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  6. Siberian Tiger

    Siberian Tiger New Member

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    That would be boring… Since in my Gaming Room the Temperatur is always 25°C.
    If you mean with the Weatherforecast, then this also won't work… Or can you imagine playing in-game @ Winter and outside it's 30°C hot?

    But a nice Feature, why not :)
     
  7. Sintbert

    Sintbert Active Member

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    This could be coupled with fogging windows, so you actually have to put the ventilation up to have a clear sight.
     
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  8. LastTrainToClarksville

    LastTrainToClarksville Well-Known Member

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    Let's keep in mind that each little feature like this cuts down on overall performance. Moreover, seemingly small features tend to snowball: in this case, adding a background color to the HUD (which, in itself, is not the least bit realistic) as someone fancies, leads to adding fogging windows. What next? Flushing toilets and interactive toilet paper supplies?
     
  9. UnartiC

    UnartiC New Member

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    What toilets?
     
  10. Jez

    Jez Well-Known Member

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    I'd prefer them to improve the visual and audio things before this gets looked at if I'm honest.
     
  11. LeadCatcher

    LeadCatcher Well-Known Member

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    I like this idea, nothing adds to the immersion in flight sims as have the windscreens fog over. Having to open vents and even add cabin heat to rectify is great. Would also like to see icing of the windscreen during winter weather building up over time as it does during period of heavy snow.
     

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