Trainz Simulator 12

  1. Using the Trainz AI in sessions, Part 1

    The Trainz AI is a very powerful, very flexible system. However, this complexity and power can lead to perceived unreliability and recurring problems. Without a clear understanding of what it is doing and why, these problems can prove to be frustrating and difficult to solve.

    All AI orders that cause the AI to do some driving operate in much the same way. A route is calculated for the AI to follow, in the form of a list of actions (mostly of the form "take junction X in direction ...
  2. Cab interiors

    When the player enters cab view, the cab interior model occupies the majority of the screen. It's important therefore that cab interior is up to the punishment of close scrutiny. It takes a long time to do a good job and unfortunately there's no escaping it. Sufficient polygonal detail; good texture resolution and careful consideration are key to providing a convincing impression.

    For the advanced modeller, there are some suggestions here and here about setting up lighting ...