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Create Your Own Model Railway (Windows)

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Create Your Own Model Railway is a single player train simulation in which the player designs and builds their own track layout and populates it with buildings, trees and trains. They can then run their layout, operating switches to route trains into stations and sidings, controlling the power to change speed or to pull heavier loads etc

Building the layout is controlled by a mouse/keyboard combination. Track is selected via a drop down menu and is placed onto the layout with a mouse click, prior to placement the piece can be rotated via the arrow keys. The same process is used for the selection and placement of buildings and scenery objects.
When the layout is completed the terrain can be altered, the track can be raised and the game automatically builds a wooden trestle bridge structure underneath it. The terrain itself can be raised to create hills of lowered to create lakes, where hills are created the game automatically creates a tunnel and where lakes are created the game spans the water with trestle bridges.
When running the trains the player uses the mouse to vary the power around the circuit and change the points to route the trains around different parts of the track via the control menu the game creates in the lower left of the screen. The player can place a camera on any of the trains and follow it's journey around the layout and they can take a snapshot in .bmp format.


Create Your Own Model Railway Windows This is a neat feature
There's a gap in the track and no track section is the right size to fill it
However there's a CONNECT option which will fill the gap automatically
Create Your Own Model Railway Windows Where hills and lakes intersect the track layout the game automatically inserts tunnels and bridgework
Create Your Own Model Railway Windows Houses, trees, plants, stations are all accessed from this menu.
They are selected with the mouse, rotated with the arrow keys, and positioned with a mouse click
Create Your Own Model Railway Windows Using the TERRAIN editor.
Moving the mouse one way raises the ground, moving the other way lowers it which creates a lake

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Alternate Titles

  • "Modell Eisenbahn 2008" -- German title

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piltdown_man (155153) added Create Your Own Model Railway (Windows) on Mar 28, 2015