1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

Tsw: “change At Jamaica”

Discussion in 'Dovetail Live Article Discussion' started by TrainSim-James, Nov 30, 2018.

  1. TrainSim-James

    TrainSim-James Staff Member

    Joined:
    Nov 29, 2016
    Messages:
    136
    Likes Received:
    595
    [​IMG]

    Jamaica is the operational heart and soul of the legendary Long Island Rail Road

    READ MORE
     
    • Downvote Downvote x 4
  2. Digital Draftsman

    Digital Draftsman Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 24, 2018
    Messages:
    248
    Likes Received:
    753
    I got excited when I saw a new thread in the Article forum as I thought it was going to be a TSW Studio Update with news about the Editor open
    beta. I'm a bit disapointed it's just an advert for a product already released.

    Also, it doesn't really work to boast of a highly authentic re-creation of America’s busiest commuter railroad when one of the biggest criticisms of this DLC is that the TSW LIRR re-creation isn't actually busy and lacks traffic/people/AI trains; This makes it seem as though you're a bit out of touch with your customers.

    What you should have done is taken the time to add some extra AI services to service mode, then posted an article telling the community you've listened to their feedback and provided an update with the extra services and a few bug fixes. This would show the community that you listen and value their feedback, as well as generate additional sales from those (like myself) who were holding off purchasing because of the reviews they'd seen highlighting the lack of AI services.

    Get your act together DTG!
     
    • Upvote Upvote x 8
    • Downvote Downvote x 1
  3. Vinnie

    Vinnie New Member

    Joined:
    Aug 22, 2018
    Messages:
    28
    Likes Received:
    22
    ^ Yes.

    About the PS4 version:

    I'm glad I didn't bought this DLC. Service mode is my favorite, and if it lacks AI trains it's a 'no buy' for me. Also I see some people here reporting stuttering when the few AI trains pass by.

    A few other things that I'd like to point out:
    - The patch 1.05 doesn't have patch notes released

    - DTG still adding DLC content on updates for everyone, even if you didn't buy the additional content, you have to download a sizeable update with locked content in order to get patches. This is ridiculous.

    The last patch 1.04 fixes a lot of things, which is a good thing. but this isn't a favor, it's something they should do periodically

    Never forget: NEC DLC signals still a mess.

    Rapid transit DLC PZB system still bugged. And 0 patches for rapid transit in the 1.04 update. At least not reported.

    Get your act together DTG!²
     
    • Upvote Upvote x 5
  4. John Murphy

    John Murphy Active Member

    Joined:
    Mar 1, 2018
    Messages:
    226
    Likes Received:
    218
    Yeah I noticed that too. A little much for a simple update. DTG is turning into the EA of train sims. Clogging up your hard drive with unwanted locked content that just sits there and takes up space unless you buy it. This is NOT the way to do things. Next thing you know, they'll find a way to work those stupid loot boxes into TSW.
     
    • Upvote Upvote x 4
    • Downvote Downvote x 1
  5. londonmidland

    londonmidland Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 8, 2017
    Messages:
    191
    Likes Received:
    393
    I do find it annoying how we have to download bug fixes and updates for stock and routes we don’t even own, but it is there locked in the background so we’re forced to download it.

    My TSW folder is already 30 or so GB full and this is only from purchasing GWE. Does DTG seriously expect us to download content every time something is released?

    Storage is going to fill up very quickly if that is the case and not to mention this is a very inefficient way to distribute DLC both on unnecessary storage and bandwidth use.
     
    • Upvote Upvote x 5
  6. Daniel Bloch

    Daniel Bloch Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 14, 2016
    Messages:
    536
    Likes Received:
    973
    londonmidland : you only get the core updates, no locked content in the background. If you would have all DLC locked in the background your TSW will be over 60GB and not 30GB.
    I have all DLC except WSR and class 33 and I am at 65GB TSW now.
     
  7. Digital Draftsman

    Digital Draftsman Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 24, 2018
    Messages:
    248
    Likes Received:
    753
    Unless you're on PS4 of course, in which case it does download the DLC you haven't purchased.
     
    • Upvote Upvote x 1
  8. _Crash_

    _Crash_ New Member

    Joined:
    Nov 30, 2018
    Messages:
    11
    Likes Received:
    18
    What a pointless thread, this is.

    Please add more AI to services, it is dead.
    Also I hope road traffic will be finally implemented by the time the next route DLC is released. This game is not new anymore we should not be complaining about these things.
     
    • Upvote Upvote x 1
  9. The7Train

    The7Train Member

    Joined:
    Nov 6, 2018
    Messages:
    32
    Likes Received:
    38
    How about fixing the amount of bugs in the DLC? Not one admin has replied to any of the bug threads to say that they are aware of the issue and it's being fixed.
     
    • Upvote Upvote x 3
  10. Subway

    Subway New Member

    Joined:
    May 31, 2018
    Messages:
    3
    Likes Received:
    2
    There is AI in service mode , you have to pick the right one , ive seen 5-6 AI trains on some drives ..even going in the same direction . Even 1 behind another like 635am Ronkonkoma-NY Penn has the 645 Hempstead-NY Penn right behind it .So if you pick 645 Hempstead-NY Penn . You'll be right behind 635 Ronkonkoma-NY Penn. It also helps to check the map in options to.see where the AI services are, enjoy
     
    Last edited: Dec 2, 2018
  11. Anthony Pecoraro

    Anthony Pecoraro Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 11, 2016
    Messages:
    796
    Likes Received:
    779
    I see AI on service mode. Yes, there should be more, but don’t say that there isn’t any.
     
  12. raildan

    raildan Active Member

    Joined:
    Jul 2, 2018
    Messages:
    93
    Likes Received:
    126
    Yeah. It isn't exactly great (other recent routes like RSN had MUCH better service modes) but it isn't as quiet, dull, and repetitive as Rapid Transit. People keep saying it's like Rapid Transit, but it isn't that bad.
     
    • Upvote Upvote x 2

Share This Page