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by lrg162
Sat Feb 20, 2010 9:42 am
Forum: Strategy
Topic: Need new campaigns
Replies: 1
Views: 6513

Re: Need new campaigns

I'm not sure what you mean by 'Campaigns' ... If you mean 'Maps' then there are plenty to choose from here on the forum or you can pop on over to http://www.smrsimple.com/ who have a large database of maps plus instructions on how to use them As for 'Double Locos' you can start by using Mange's Tend...
by lrg162
Wed Feb 17, 2010 11:33 pm
Forum: Trains and Rolling Stock
Topic: First Try at a Logo
Replies: 12
Views: 6926

Re: First Try at a Logo

Adding new logos is both pretty easy, in that all you need is a picture file of the correct dimensions = 128 x 128 pixels and pretty hard, in that you can't use a .gif file, it has to be a .dds file (DXT Texture file) However if you use a program such as 'Paint.Net' (google it if you haven't heard o...
by lrg162
Wed Feb 17, 2010 8:13 am
Forum: Trains and Rolling Stock
Topic: SMR update
Replies: 7
Views: 4709

Re: SMR update

Which particular 'update' are you refering too?

Moved your post here. JB
by lrg162
Wed Feb 17, 2010 8:05 am
Forum: Strategy
Topic: upgrade trains
Replies: 13
Views: 17888

Re: upgrade trains

:wink: Not wanting to start an argument with another forum member, but I will simply say in response to darthdroid's comments: My 73 year old 'Grasshopper' was only costing me $1250 maintenance and the 'speed of delivery and return' meant that 4 carriages was the 'sweet spot' for 'cost vs. profit vs...
by lrg162
Tue Feb 16, 2010 1:30 pm
Forum: Strategy
Topic: Can you go bankrupt?
Replies: 6
Views: 13627

Re: Can you go bankrupt?

I'm fairly new to the SMR Hooked forum but damn me if I ain't just a bit squeeky that I got to do the 2010 post ... :mrgreen: BTT ... I have never been able to lay any track or upgrade stations once I'm in the red, could this issue have been fixed in the paych? I don't remember reading it in the pat...
by lrg162
Mon Feb 15, 2010 10:40 pm
Forum: Trains and Rolling Stock
Topic: First try at Custom Train
Replies: 5
Views: 4414

Re: First try at Custom Train

That's a good idea ... hmmm ... I'd still have to do the 'convict' (passenger) runs to Redcliffe first (Develop Brisbane into a Metropolis) then build the power station that the population now requires, which means it would then need coal, so I'd at almost the same timeI'd have to ship 'settlers' (p...
by lrg162
Mon Feb 15, 2010 12:08 pm
Forum: Mods - Talk
Topic: Impossible (maybe) Train Requests
Replies: 0
Views: 3942

Impossible (maybe) Train Requests

I thought I'd start a thread to 'challenge' the modders out there Firstly is it possible to turn a Loco from SMR into a passenger train? Like this type which has no separate Locomotive simply powered bogies under each car citytrain-262.jpg Also how hard would it be to model something like this? Drai...
by lrg162
Mon Feb 15, 2010 7:56 am
Forum: Strategy
Topic: upgrade trains
Replies: 13
Views: 17888

Re: upgrade trains

I usually use the 'Train Screen' (top left row of buttons on the game window) to see which Loco's need upgrading and which don't ... i.e Even though a train is 73 years old, if It hasn't had a hard life and it's still only costing say $1750 in maintenance (provided you won the Auction for the half p...
by lrg162
Sun Feb 14, 2010 10:46 pm
Forum: Trains and Rolling Stock
Topic: is this possible to make?
Replies: 5
Views: 4054

Re: is this possible to make?

You may be able to re-skin one of the existing Loco's for the engine and as for the cargo, take a look at Rodea's 'Borneo' map for a few really excellent new car types
by lrg162
Sun Feb 14, 2010 10:41 pm
Forum: Trains and Rolling Stock
Topic: First try at Custom Train
Replies: 5
Views: 4414

Re: First try at Custom Train

Thanks karsten ... I've still got to figure out how to make the 'QR' logo appear the correct way on both sides of the train, it's fine on one side (opposite side to the screenshot) but the skin appears backwards on the other ... I read somewhere on here there is a 'decal' type thing you can use to k...
by lrg162
Sun Feb 14, 2010 2:22 pm
Forum: Trains and Rolling Stock
Topic: First try at Custom Train
Replies: 5
Views: 4414

First try at Custom Train

First off a BIG thanks to Rodea ... I have borrowed liberally from his experience and work for this first attempt Well I have tried to recreate the 'Sunlander' (a long distance train voyage here in Queensland, Australia) It's far from perfect, but maybe someone with a bit more skill than me may be a...
by lrg162
Sun Feb 14, 2010 8:30 am
Forum: Trains and Rolling Stock
Topic: First Try at a Logo
Replies: 12
Views: 6926

Re: First Try at a Logo

Sweet ... Thanks karsten ... I afraid I'm not that up on axles and traction 'n' stuff ... so ... 'phew' :roll: I guess it might be a bit to much work ... As I mentioned earlier, it looks like a stretched GP38 to me, but maybe that's just me being a total noob when it comes to train shapes On a side ...
by lrg162
Sun Feb 14, 2010 7:14 am
Forum: Trains and Rolling Stock
Topic: First Try at a Logo
Replies: 12
Views: 6926

Re: First Try at a Logo

Check it on Borneo Island Map, in there provided Rodea Passenger car with double length, and various Freight Car with double length too...... :P Wow they are fantastic! Thanks!!! :o :mrgreen: ... just got to figure out how to replace the originals with the longer versions ... As for pictures of the...
by lrg162
Sun Feb 14, 2010 4:36 am
Forum: Trains and Rolling Stock
Topic: First Try at a Logo
Replies: 12
Views: 6926

Re: First Try at a Logo

Hey cool ... How did you get the logo to appear so large on the train? Just copy and paste to your train skin ( DDS File ) skin for default trains on this game, provided by 2 FPK Files namely Trains0.FPK and Trains1.FPK. you can find them in "....\Program Files\2K Games\Firaxis Games\Sid Meier's Ra...
by lrg162
Sat Feb 13, 2010 11:53 pm
Forum: Trains and Rolling Stock
Topic: First Try at a Logo
Replies: 12
Views: 6926

Re: First Try at a Logo

This below picture is Train what you meant Hey cool ... How did you get the logo to appear so large on the train? BTW is there anywhere I can download the actual skins for the trains or conists themselves? I've got the 'train skinning kit' but it doesn't include the actual diffuse maps for the trai...