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Ideas For Steam Locos In Tsw2020

Discussion in 'Suggestions' started by jedi247, Dec 26, 2019.

  1. jedi247

    jedi247 Well-Known Member

    Feb 21, 2018
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    We need a steam-era route for TSW2020. Here's a few possible ideas to make operating steam locos possible, plus a few route ideas:

    1.) Automatic fireman
    2.) Multiplayer: P.1 as Engineer; P.2 as Fireman
    3.) Single Player: Scenarios where player works as fireman or engineer.

    Route ideas:
    -N&W in the 1940s-50s with J-Class 4-8-4, A-Class 2-6-6-4, and Y6b-Class 2-8-8-2, plus maybe a smaller engine for local trains or switching
    -ATSF (Cajon or something) in the 1940s-50s with 3751- or 2900-Class 4-8-4, 2-10-4 Texas, and one or two other locos
    -SP Donner Pass in the 1940s-50s with Cab Forwards and 2-8-0 Consolidations
    -Another SP route (Tehachapi, Peninsula Corridor, etc.) in the 1940s-50s with AC-9 2-8-8-4, GS2/3/4 4-8-4, and Consolidation
    -UP Sherman Hill with Big Boy, Challenger, 4-12-2, and others
    -B&O (maybe Sand Patch 1940s) with EM-1 2-8-8-4 and a couple of other engines
    -DM&IR with M4 Yellowstone 2-8-8-4 and other engines
    -CP or CN
    -Narrow Gauge Steam: Cumbres and Toltec, Durango and Silverton, White Pass and Yukon, Ffestiniog, etc.
    -British: GWR, LMS, or LNER (with engines such as LNER A3 Flying Scotsman, A4 Mallard, etc.; LMS Royal Scot, Princess Coronation, Black Five etc.; GWR Castle, Pannier Tank, etc.)
    -France, Germany, and other countries
    Last edited: Dec 26, 2019
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  2. D J JAMY

    D J JAMY New Member

    Mar 10, 2018
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    No no no! little heritage steam locos and all their beautiful little runs around the best views in Wales, that's how you do steam!

    But the multilayer and auto fireman sound great
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  3. heinz.knokke

    heinz.knokke New Member

    Apr 17, 2019
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    Actually, if I want to see a steam heritage loco, I'll go see it in the real world. The interest of simulation in my opinion, is to allow to recreate things that don't exist anymore, like steam engines working on the main line doing their everyday job, rather than a limited tourist attraction.
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  4. Big Papi34

    Big Papi34 Well-Known Member

    Dec 30, 2018
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    I dont want to drive a small tank engine at restricted speed. I'd rather have a powerful 4-8-4 in my control.
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  5. adelicate balance

    adelicate balance Member

    Feb 19, 2018
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    I just want to drive any half-decent steam loco in the Unreal 4 engine. So beautiful.

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