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TS2014: EMD F59PHi brake fix
« Reply #60 on: January 29, 2014, 03:41:49 pm »
Train Simulator 2014 HD: Amtrak EMD F59PHi Air Brake Performance Fix and Test Along the NEC
Current changes: increase brake application and release rates for the engine only to improve performance with all non-Surfliner consists.

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Re: Official Railworks: Train Simulator 2013 Videos and Screenshots Thread
« Reply #61 on: January 29, 2014, 06:06:07 pm »
@Fan Railer

when you are making the modifications to the engine, are you making it more realistic, or are you just tweaking it for performance? 

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Re: Official Railworks: Train Simulator 2013 Videos and Screenshots Thread
« Reply #62 on: January 29, 2014, 06:18:54 pm »
@Fan Railer

when you are making the modifications to the engine, are you making it more realistic, or are you just tweaking it for performance?
I am fixing brake glitches that Railworks has still not yet addressed or fixed.

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Re: Official Railworks: Train Simulator 2013 Videos and Screenshots Thread
« Reply #63 on: January 29, 2014, 07:06:38 pm »
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Will you release it, or is it for your personal use?

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Re: Official Railworks: Train Simulator 2013 Videos and Screenshots Thread
« Reply #64 on: January 29, 2014, 08:23:53 pm »
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Will you release it, or is it for your personal use?
Eventually, my goal is to get the mod to a releasable state. It is not ready yet.

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TS2014: P42DC Re-release and Mods
« Reply #65 on: January 31, 2014, 08:18:17 am »
With the P42DC Re-released (http://store.steampowered.com/app/222627/), I was finally able to play around with it:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8e-lPZ5z1q8#
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=idCS9mqXtzk#
List of mods I have made so far:
1. Change RPM range to 468 - 1047 and adjusted fuel consumption rates based on information here: http://www.trainorders.com/discussion/read.php?4,1871287.
2. Adjust Tractive Effort down to real world values.
3. Adjust Braking Effort curve to simulate realism.
4. Adjust amp limits so that the in cab ammeter displays properly.
5. Increased weight from 121 tons to 130 tons to simulate fully loaded locomotive
6. Increased fuel capacity from 1800 gallons to 2200 gallons.
7. Increased air brake application and release rates. Original rates are painfully and unrealistically slow.

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TS2014: P42DC Perfect Stop
« Reply #66 on: January 31, 2014, 03:25:08 pm »
Train Simulator 2014 HD EXCLUSIVE: Executing A Perfect Stop with Amtrak P42DC Double Header On NEC
Executing a perfect stop from 100 mph (160 km/h) coming into New Brunswick on the Northeast Corridor. Consist is a P42DC double header towing 12 Amfleet Cars. This showcases the skill required in balancing out maximum dynamic braking and also knowing when to apply full brake pressure to cruise to a perfect stop point.

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Re: TS2014: P42DC Perfect Stop
« Reply #67 on: January 31, 2014, 03:40:22 pm »
Train Simulator 2014 HD EXCLUSIVE: Executing A Perfect Stop with Amtrak P42DC Double Header On NEC
Executing a perfect stop from 100 mph (160 km/h) coming into New Brunswick on the Northeast Corridor. Consist is a P42DC double header towing 12 Amfleet Cars. This showcases the skill required in balancing out maximum dynamic braking and also knowing when to apply full brake pressure to cruise to a perfect stop point.
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Re: Official Railworks: Train Simulator 2013 Videos and Screenshots Thread
« Reply #68 on: January 31, 2014, 06:22:49 pm »
@Fanrailer

is it worth paying full price for (P42)? or should i wait for a steam sale?

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Re: Official Railworks: Train Simulator 2013 Videos and Screenshots Thread
« Reply #69 on: February 01, 2014, 02:20:13 am »
@Fanrailer

is it worth paying full price for (P42)? or should i wait for a steam sale?
Honestly, I like the P42DC, and I would say that aside from the sound issue (inaccurate prime mover sounds), it is definitely one of the better DLC being offered. It's up to you whether or not you want to wait for a sale to mass purchase. I'm going to be uploading a physics mod (for both the F59PHi and the P42DC) soon for download at RWA forums, and there will also be a sound mod soon by another user over there. I'll keep you guys posted.



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TS2014: P42DC modding progress
« Reply #72 on: February 07, 2014, 08:48:05 am »

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TS2014: P42DC Upgrade Pack Released
« Reply #73 on: February 08, 2014, 02:47:49 pm »
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GCk4exfsR5Q#

This is the P42DC Physics Upgrade and HEP Version Addition pack.

In order to utilize this freeware physics upgrade, you must have purchased the Amtrak P42 DC 'Empire Builder' Loco Add-On pack avaliable at Steam: http://store.steampowered.com/app/222627/

This is a freeware pack; in no way is it to be used for commercial purposes. You are free, however to further modify the physics enhancements found in this pack for personal use if you so choose.

THIS IS NOT A SOUND UPGRADE PACK. Physics adjustments made around the existing sounds

The purpose of this pack is to correct some physics errors in the original P42DC pack.

Parameter Change Log:
1a. Change RPM range to 200 - 1047 and adjusted fuel consumption rates based on information here: http://www.trainorders.com/discussion/read.php?4,1871287.
1b. Lowered RPM change rate from 40 to 30.
2. Adjust Tractive Effort down to real world values. Default TE ratings are too high.
3. Adjust Braking Effort curve to simulate realism.
4. Adjust amp limits so that the in cab ammeter displays properly.
5. Increased weight from 121 tons to 130 tons to simulate fully loaded locomotive
6. Increased fuel capacity from 1800 gallons to 2200 gallons.
7. Increased air brake application and release rates. Original rates are painfully and unrealistically slow.

This pack also converts the NC locomotives (the locomotives that do not have crew members in the cabs) into HEP running versions.
The parameter changes for those locomotives are the same as the ones for the non-HEP versions except for the following:
1. Change RPM range to 900 - 901 and adjusted fuel consumption rates based on information here: http://www.trainorders.com/discussion/read.php?4,1871287.
2. TE Ratings for the HEP versions are lowered realistically, since power is reduced by HEP draw. Calculations for non-HEP locomotive are made with 3850 wheel HP, while calculations for HEP locomotive are made with 3000 wheel HP.

IMPORTANT; Install Instructions

1. Open the "P42Pack01Assets.ap" pack file with .7z
2. Proceed to open folders until the .7z directory reads "C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\SteamApps\common\RailWorks\Assets\RSC\P42Pack01\P42Pack01Assets.ap\RailVehicles\Diesel\".
3. Then open the "Railworks_P42DC_HEP_Addition_and_Physics_Mod.rar" file.
4. Take the file folder named "P42DC" and drag it into the .ap file.
5. Click "OK" when it asks you to Confirm File Copy.
6. The installation should be complete. Run TS2014 to check.

Thank you for downloading and installing.
Enjoy =)

Download Link:
http://www.mediafire.com/download/8zwvw1yofcsev9g/Railworks_P42DC_HEP_Addition_and_Physics_Mod.rar

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