Startup Intro Music

Discussion in 'Train Sim World Discussion' started by involvedmass, Oct 19, 2021.

  1. involvedmass

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    Any way of lowering, or even better: silencing, the volume of the intro videos played at startup?
    I know that you can skip them by just clicking, but I really don't need it blasting att max volume, especially since there's no ramp up to it. It's just BAM! Really loud...:o
     
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  2. Clumsy Pacer

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    upload_2021-10-19_18-25-16.png


    No seriously I do agree it is quite annoying, but I don't think there is any way turning it down, apart from being quick on the mute button in windows or on your speakers.
     
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  3. Clumsy Pacer

    Clumsy Pacer Well-Known Member

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    Having said that, they are saved locally, so perhaps you could put them in a video editor and turn the volume down that way? upload_2021-10-19_18-29-44.png

    (I haven't tried this though)
     
  4. involvedmass

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    My tactic so far has been to spam the mouse button :D

    Aha of course, I will try that Cameron's Gaming :)
     
  5. involvedmass

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    Hmm there doesn't seem to be any sound in those videos...
     
  6. Glazier

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    Replace the files with a blank 1 sec video file of the same format, should work :).
     
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  7. involvedmass

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    Nope
    The sounds still play..... :(
     
  8. involvedmass

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    Tried with a video that is 0.1s. Sound plays, but skips pretty quickly since the video ends.
    Still blasting at max volume :D
     
  9. involvedmass

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    Haha it was even easier all along, just delete the videos :)
     
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    Will renaming both files DTG_Logo.mp4 and PlayerIntroVideo.mp4 remove the game intro?
     
  11. solicitr

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    Just delete the files. Done and dusted.
     
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  12. trainsimgaming1001

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    Sadly the audio for the game appears to be stored separately to the video files.
     
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    I miss the days when it was just the old circling DTG logo... The current system is slow and a bit pointless - has anybody ever watched the intro video in full?
     
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    I deleted the video and touch wood unlike Bakerloo line hasnt reinstalled during updates
     
  15. Thorgred

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    in the file GameUserSetting.ini

    you find some audio lines

    like
    MasterSoundVolume=1.5000
    SFXSoundVolume=1.5000
    AmbienceSoundVolume=1.0000
    DialogueSoundVolume=1.5000
    ExternalAlertVolume=1.5000
    MusicSoundVolume=1.000000
    MenuSFXVolume=1.0000

    the music one is not there i think see if adding and lowering its value helps

    so something like MusicSoundVolume=0.500000
     
  16. davidh0501

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    Frankly I think Dovetail’s marketing division hates us.
    They either try to induce epileptic fits or tinnitus in their players…
     
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  17. BlaringHorn

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    I wonder is there any "magic word" you can enter in the launch options that would disable to movies? Though I don't think it would be too much to ask to have a "disable intro movies" in the options menu like a lot of other games.
     
  18. Clumsy Pacer

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    Because that involves clicking every time you start the game - deleting the file removes this need.
     
  19. involvedmass

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    Do you not read the initial post in this thread? ;)
     
  20. jetgriff

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    yep deleting those fixes the problem, probably be put back at first update, but only takes 2 seconds to delete again
     
  21. solicitr

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    It would be nice- but there is a way. Find the TSW folders, find the folder "movies," and delete the two files inside, as said above. Now, set the folder properties to "read only"- that will prevent updates from re-installing them.
     
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  22. gazz292

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    first thing i did when i got TSW2 was delete the content in the "Movies" folder :

    C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Train Sim World 2\WindowsNoEditor\TS2Prototype\Content\Movies

    as that's what play when it's loading... and makes the loading time way longer than it really is as a result.


    Then i set the menu volume low in the sounds settings menu,

    upload_2022-7-11_13-33-20.png

    When i start TSW2, i get the main splash screen of the 3 trains (similar to the background of this forum) for about 3 seconds, then the 'click to continue' thing pops up (with the mouse moving to the top left corner...grrrr)
    after clicking to continue, i get the 'please don't use our game to learn how to steal a train and go joyriding' lawyer speak type warning to click past,
    and it's into the main menu ... about 5 seconds after double clicking the icon on the desktop to start TSW2.
     
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  23. SonicScott91

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    Not sure how to turn it down but I’ve often wondered if it’ll possible to swap it out with the Marvel Studios ditty :D
     
  24. solicitr

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    Oh, one addendum: if you do a Steam "verify files," it will report "2 files missing." That's the movie files, so ignore it.
     
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  25. Teflon490

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    Not quite, because you need to delete them again ;)
     
  26. zappatime

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    I deleted the videos ages ago, never came back through any subsequent update
     
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  27. gazz292

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    i too can confirm that the movies so far havent come back on updates.
     
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  28. Teflon490

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    They do not have a reason to be re-downloaded with any of the updates, unless the movies themselves are updated. But they are of course re-downloaded upon checking the integrity of the files, which is not a bad idea to do from time to time, even though now it seems that Steam does auto-verification upon every finished update, something that seems to be pretty new feature I noticed.
     
  29. Aldarion

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    amazing how many things from MSTS still work on TS classic and TSW2 :D
     

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