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Train Sim World Service Randomizer

Discussion in 'Creation Centre' started by Zigg, Dec 22, 2019.

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Most wanted feature

Poll closed Jan 16, 2020.
  1. Dark theme

    3 vote(s)
    21.4%
  2. Option to configure time of day

    6 vote(s)
    42.9%
  3. Configuration presets (UK only, no DLC...)

    5 vote(s)
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  1. Zigg

    Zigg Member

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    Hi everyone!

    In May 2019, I started developing a randomizer tool for Train Sim World. It allows you to randomize all routes, locomotives, locomotive types, weather presets and services in the game, and configure which of these should be in the selection pool. In addition to this, you can limit the selection process to a particular time interval, and enable real-life weather.

    https://brr3.github.io/tswrandomizer/

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  2. Zigg

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    Update: All RRO and BR Class 31 services have been added.
     
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  3. LastTrainToClarksville

    LastTrainToClarksville Well-Known Member

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    This strikes me as a good tool for those times when I want to drive something in TSW but cannot decide what to choose on my own. Does it include freight services (especially those that include switching) as well as passenger runs?
     
  4. kalteVollmilch

    kalteVollmilch Well-Known Member

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    It does include freight services, and allows you to filter what locos you want to use, and if you want to drive freight, passenger or both. I believe however it does not say whether a freight service includes switching or not
     
  5. Zigg

    Zigg Member

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    Correct! I could add switching information in the future.
     
  6. Zigg

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    Update: You can now configure the tool to only select services during a particular time interval. For example, you can configure it to only select services between 00:00 and 06:00.
     
  7. LastTrainToClarksville

    LastTrainToClarksville Well-Known Member

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    I've made my choices in the randomizer -- now what? Does it just take effect the next time I start TSW?
     
  8. Zigg

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    My bad for not clarifying this. There is no integration whatsoever between the randomizer and the game itself. This means you need to manually enter the choices the randomizer spits out. The easiest you can make it is to use the tool from the browser in the Steam in-game overlay, or on a mobile device. To actually run the tool, you need to click the button labelled "RANDOMIZE" on the last page of the site, which you can get to by clicking "SKIP CONFIGURATION" on the first page. Let me know if this helps.
     
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    LastTrainToClarksville Well-Known Member

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    Looks very interesting, but somewhat complex for this 75-year-old, who will just stick with making his own, one-at-a-time selections.
     
  10. ShodanCat

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    This is a really cool tool! Two thumbs up from me.
     
  11. Zigg

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    Update: Integration with Trenomarcus' timetable website https://smtimetables.herokuapp.com/. If enabled in the "Extra Settings" menu on the bottom page, a link to the full timetable for the randomly chosen service will be generated. This feature is disabled by default. It works for all routes except Northeast Corridor and Penninsula Corridor, which are still work in progress.
     
  12. Zigg

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    Update: All East Coastway services have been added, along with integration with Trenomarcus' timetable website for the route. Peninsula Corridor has also been fully integrated with his site.
     
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  13. Zigg

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    Update: All services for Oakville Subdivision and MP15DC DLC have been added.
     
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  14. Zigg

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    Update:
    • Added changelog button!
    • Added randomization weighting factors (route, locomotive and service). Previously the randomizer was weighted by route, which meant each route had an equal probability of being selected, disregarding how many locomotives were on each route and how many services each of those had. You can choose weighting factor in Extra Settings.
    • Added option in Extra Settings to see probabilities on the result screen for route, locomotive and service. Now you can see how lucky you are!
    • Improved layout of Extra Settings screen.
    • Added DB BR 204 locomotive and services.
    • Fixed integration with SMTimetables for some routes which recently broke.
     
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  15. Zigg

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    Update:
    • Added all services for TSW 2. None of these has been integrated with SMTimetables yet but all have live weather support.
    • Added all HRR services with SMTimetables integration and live weather support.
    • Moved Time of Day selection to the 'Extra Settings' menu on the last page.
    • Moved the toggle for Live Weather to the 'Extra Settings' menu on the last page.
     
  16. phillip.good

    phillip.good New Member

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    Loving your work. Any new updates coming?❤️❤️❤️
     

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