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Ts20: Highball To The Heartland!

Discussion in 'Dovetail Live Article Discussion' started by TrainSim-James, Oct 31, 2019.

  1. TrainSim-James

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    Written by: Gary Dolzall.

    Extraordinary railroading in America’s Heartland awaits you with the now-available Train Simulator Union Pacific Kansas City – Topeka route!


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  2. treid09

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    *dumps his entire wallet out to get this*
     
  3. Random Railfan

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    Here's my wallet, enjoy.
     
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  4. Michael Newbury

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    My wallet is empty and could be a while before I can add this route to my collection.
     
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  5. treid09

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    With you Michael. I am going to have to wait until the Christmas sale for this (not enough in my wallet when I emptied it...)
     
  6. John Murphy

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    I hope you mean next year's Christmas sale, because DTG never puts new stuff up for sale. If they do, they'll only take maybe 10 or 15% off. It's not like older routes where you see 50 or 60% off.
     
  7. treid09

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    Maybe I will wait then. The thought of piloting a quartet of SD70ACes at 70 MPH has the perplexing effect of squeezing more money out of me though.
     
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  8. John Murphy

    John Murphy Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, it's tempting me too, since it's an American freight route that's not a slow tedious mountain pass for once. But I'm just about broke right now, so I'll be waiting. It's definitely on my list though.
     
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  9. Jannerdunk

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    Unfortunately this route suffers from all the usual DTG problems

    1 - The rail fan scenarios are nowhere to be found, either in career or standard

    2 - At least two scenarios with the GP40 don't give any score, tick or medals when finished, meaning the achievements are not awarded

    3 - There are lots of random unmarked speed limits, not just in yard areas or at junctions, but when you are running plain line at 60 mph and you suddenly get a 20 point penalty for speeding

    A shame, the usual lack of testing by DTG - very lazy
     
  10. John Murphy

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    And that is why I turn scoring off. Also, problems are a given with any DTG route. Hey, it could be a lot worse.
     
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  11. treid09

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    I know that DTG's stuff is not always flawless, and they have some quality control issues sometimes, but they do a good job all things considered. So many people choose to focus on their issues, while ignoring the high points. I'm just happy we have this route.
     

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