Thursday, 21 June 2018

Steam Summer Sale 2018

It's that time again.. it's sale time!
We are taking part in the Steam Summer Sale and have some of our best ever discounts on DLC. The Raven Q6 is on sale for the first time saving you 25%. The very popular GWR Large Prairies and the much requested Lined Liveries are 40% off and EVERYTHING else is 50% off.

Click this link to see all of our DLC on Steam or click on an image below to view a particular DLC.

LNER Raven Q6 - 25% off
GWR Large Prairies - 40% off
GWR Large Prairies Lined Liveries (Requires GWR Large Prairies Pack) - 40% off
Stroudley A1/A1X Class 'Terrier' - 50% off

GWR Saint Class & Travelling Post Office - 50% off

BR Saint & Travelling Post Office Livery (Marketplace - requires GWR Saint Pack) - 50% off

USATC S160 - 50% off

GWR 14xx - 50% off

LNER Peppercorn K1 - 50% off

GWR Small Prairies - 50% off

GWR 56xx - 50% off

GT3 Gas Turbine Prototype - 50% off

GWR Steam Railmotor - 50% off

Southern Bulleid Q1 - 50% off

Wednesday, 20 June 2018

What's next?

Lots of people have been asking what's in store from us now that the GWR (1000) County class has been released.

So the short answer is.. here's a clue!

The longer answer will come later but that should be enough to give you some ideas.

Friday, 8 June 2018

GWR County (1000 Class): Features and Contents

With the release of the County fast approaching we thought we would provide a features and contents list so you know exactly what to expect from our latest DLC.

Taken from the manual..

  • Simple, standard and advanced driving modes
  • Xbox controller support SIMPLE AND STANDARD MODES ONLY

  • GWR 1000 County Class Locomotive
    • No. 1000 – 280 psi, double chimney
      • GWR Green (2 logos)
      • BR Mixed Traffic Black (2 logos)
      • BR Lined Green (1 logo)
    • No. 1000 – 250 psi, double chimney
      • BR Lined Green (1 logo)
    • Nos 1001-1029 – 280 psi, single chimney
      • GWR Green (2 logos)
      • BR Mixed Traffic Black (2 logos)
      • BR Lined Green (2 logos)
    • No’s 1001-1029 – 250 psi, double chimney
      • BR Lined Green (1 logo)
    • No. 1009 – 250 psi, sheet steel test chimney
      • BR Mixed Traffic Black (1 logo)
        • With test cabin

  • 4 named service headboards and customisable reporting numbers for all engines
  • New 3D effect numbering and name plates (GWR and BR) [Example]
  • Optional parts and fittings including painted or polished safety valve covers, 3 styles of chimney, lining, power discs and speedometer
  • Custom sound sets inside and out
  • Realistic cab with multiple views, including dual head out and fully modelled firebox and coal
  • Realistic wheel slip physics and effects ADVANCED MODE ONLY
  • Simulated steam chest ADVANCED MODE ONLY
  • Realistic train pipe and reservoir vacuum braking ADVANCED MODE ONLY
  • Cylinder cock management  ADVANCED MODE ONLY
  • Boiler management with priming possible ADVANCED MODE ONLY
  • Realistic injector control ADVANCED MODE ONLY
  • Realistic “by the shovel” stoking with synchronised sound ADVANCED MODE ONLY
  • Dynamic steam and smoke colour and quantity
  • Realistic boiler water gauges effected by gradient, acceleration and speed and with blow down test
  • Opening windows (with rain effects) and roof hatch
  • Dynamic lamp setting
  • Cab light effects including firebox glow and water gauge lamp
  • Second valve regulator effects ADVANCED MODE ONLY
  • Atmospheric AI effects
  • Fully compatible with the TPO coaches included with the GWR Saint add-on

  • Rolling stock
    • GWR P.18 “Monster” Van
      • GWR Brown
      • BR Bauxite
      • BR Blue
      • Dynamic lamps, animated brakes and unloading doors
    • GWR P.14 “Python” Van
      • GWR Brown
      • BR Bauxite
      • Dynamic lamps, animated brakes and unloading doors

The County pack should be released soon and then we will announce our plans for more quality Train Simulator add-ons.