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superheatedsteam

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Quite a surprise to see David Rowe modelling again SmileSmile
cityrail-rulez
How do you know he stopped?  Wink

I have just read the instructions on how to install this route but I don't see any reference to 'check' and 'refresh'. What and how are you checking and refreshing?

There are 2 options during the i ...

Hi Phil,

For a simple curve like on the BL, BGV and CLV type of roof then a cylinder to the radius of the curve is what I would use. Remove the faces you don't need then extrude along normals or u ...

Posted 22 Apr 2020 13:14 in MSTS Routes by superheatedsteam

When 'modding' a program you need to keep a note of what changes you are making and keep backups so that you can restore back to last known point that everything worked. Ideally make one change at a t ...

I am making a route for MSTS (Waurn ponds to Footscray), what should I know? Are there any tips big route makers know that i should?

Thank you

MyNameIsUglyFace

Have you read Mich ...

Posted 31 Mar 2020 15:11 in MSTS Routes by superheatedsteam

[quote=boomgatez][quote]In the readme file it states the following:

As well as this archive, you will need the following additional files for the Epping line to work:

The latest version of Xtra ...

Posted 31 Mar 2020 03:13 in MSTS Routes by superheatedsteam

In the readme file it states the following:

As well as this archive, you will need the following additional files for the Epping line to work:

The latest version of Xtracks and newroads, both a ...

[quote=MyNameIsUglyFace][quote][quote]If nobody has one, what tools should I use?[/quote]

I would suggest Blender for 3D modelling and GIMP for textures. Both programs are open source, both programs ...

If nobody has one, what tools should I use?
MyNameIsUglyFace


I would suggest Blender for 3D modelling and GIMP for textures. Both programs are open source, both programs are free and  ...

You will need a 2D graphics program, preferably with one that supports layers. GIMP and Paint .NET are both free.

You will also need a program to convert the TGA file created in the graphics progr ...

[quote=cityrail-rulez][b][u]Warning![/u][/b] XTracks v3.21 is now on Trainsim.com however! I believe that this file is NOT 100% genuine [b]DO NOT DOWNLOAD!![/b]I tried visiting the XTracks website to ...

Indian Pacific and Ghan passenger car set kindly hosted at [url=http://www.coalstonewcastle.com.au/stock/other/downloads/]http://www.coalstonewcastle.com.au/stock/other/downloads/

Peter has also re ...

Hi Phil,

Here is the link for the Blender 2.79 exporter

http://www3.telus.net/wacampbell/downloads/BlenderToMSTS.zip

Here is the link for the Blender 2.8 exporter

http://www3.telus.net/wac ...

Hi Phil,

Elvas Tower is back up.

A couple of years ago there was some problem with someone creating multiple accounts to make trouble so new registrations were frozen for a number of months. Y ...

Hi Phil,

Wayne Campbell has also created an exporter for Blender 2.8 which can be downloaded from Elvas Tower (which is currently down for maintenance).

By the way if you download the zip extr ...

Hi Phil,

There is no way of protecting the .S file format as far as I know. If the .S file is uncompressed then you can open the .S file with a text editor and view the raw data for manual manipul ...

Hi Phil,

[left]If you are stressed or depressed you need to give it a break and come back to it with a fresh set of eyes.[/left]

[left]Unfortunately I can't assist you in this matter as I no l ...

Posted 20 Jun 2019 23:15 in MSTS General Discussions by superheatedsteam

The is no need to purchase any software for repainting.

You will need TGATool2 to convert the MSTS ACE files into TGA format for your graphics program, and then convert the TGA files from your gra ...

Posted 19 Jun 2019 20:53 in MSTS General Discussions by superheatedsteam

[quote=jaihatton22]a few weekends ago 5917 hauled the picnic train for the first time since 2016 or 2017. I was exited about this and it ut me back into the steam train spirit. So i pulled out msts an ...

Posted 03 May 2019 22:32 in MSTS 3D by superheatedsteam

What's the problem with the 3D cab?

Posted 28 Mar 2019 00:37 in MSTS 3D by superheatedsteam

I find it's not uncommon to loose smoothing groups, non-welded vertices, flipped normals, rotated and/or mirrored geometry when porting meshes between modelling applications. More so when you use .3DS ...

Posted 27 Mar 2019 00:08 in MSTS 3D by superheatedsteam

[left]Heaps of good tutorials on Youtube have helped me transition from gmax to only using Blender now. The up coming 2.8 version (currently in beta) has a new 'user friendly' interface which should m ...

Posted 26 Mar 2019 00:46 in MSTS 3D by superheatedsteam

Nice work there Phil.

How are you finding Blender?

Hi Phil,

Are you using the Blender exporter from [url=http://jujumatic.free.fr/]http://jujumatic.free.fr/

If so, I had a quick look through the manual and it appears to be well documented and ...

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