Microsoft Train Simulator

Microsoft Train Simulator


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780782129106
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 06/26/2001
Series: Sybex Official Strategies and Secrets Series
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 9.25(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.68(d)

About the Author

David Chong has authored and contributed to numerous strategy guides across a wide variety of genres and platforms, including Crimson Skies: Sybex Official Strategies & Secrets. His first time behind the controls of a locomotive was aboard an F-40 at the age of 8, and he's had the bug ever since.

Rick Selby works for Microsoft as a Program Manager in Training and Certification. His lifelong interest in railroads led him to offer his services as a subject matter consultant for Train Simulator. Rick has written how-to books, as well as magazine articles and a monthly column for Model Railroader Magazine. He has numerous hours “in the cab” of diesel locomotives from various railroads.

Richard Wayne Smith was the lead designer for the original SEGA Genesis Triple Play Baseball at Electronic Arts Canada. Rick left EAC when his friend, Chris Taylor, formed Cavedog Entertainment. At Cavedog Rick was an assistant designer for Total Annihilation and later designed TA: Battle Tactics. Currently Rick is teaching C++ programming at the Center for Digital Imaging and Sound.

Table of Contents

Game Features.

At the Station.

Game Controls.

On the Rails.

Part I: Operating the Routes.

Chapter 1: Basic Train Operating Skills.

Chapter 2: Operating Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor.

Chapter 3: Operating England’s Settle-Carlisle Route.

Chapter 4: Operating the Burlington Northern Santa Fe’s Marias Pass Route.

Chapter 5: Operating Japan’s Hisatsu Line.

Chapter 6: Operating Japan’s Tokyo-Hakone Railway.

Chapter 7: Operating Austria’s Innsbruck-St. Anton Line.

Part II: Game Tools.

Chapter 8: The Activity Editor: Events.

Chapter 9: The Activity Editor: Services.

Chapter 10: The Route Editor.

Chapter 11: The Geometry Extractor.


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