Yes! It has officially been two years since I first purchased Trainz Railroad Simulator 2012, and embarked on this epic journey I have designed myself. To commemorate this special occasion, I thought I would compare my first ever route from when I first created it to its current state. Unfortunately, I don’t have any screenshots from that now long-distant time, so suffice it to say it was pretty horrible. The trackwork was uneven, the texturing was atrociously uninteresting, and the scenery, while existent and not too bad, was bland and rather boring and most certainly not what I had intended, which was the warehouse district of a large city. The earliest screenshots of the route in its former state I have are actually from this very blog, I believe (see post #4). Below are screenshots of the route now. As those of you with good memories and eyes may have noticed, the route is now included in my largest route to date, the Yazhtan Peninsula. The work done on it to this point has, I think, truly captured the goal of the original route; it looks like a large warehouse district in a large city. Because the city is near the equator of Gardaka, I have also taken the liberty of planting tropical plants and shrubbery. Please do note that this is still very much a WIP, as most of my routes are. Still, though, I think it looks really good. But don’t take my word for it; see for yourself.
Yes! I am, in fact, still alive and have been very busy working on a very large route project in between large deluges of homework. There is still weeks of work to be done–and that’s if I work on this project 24 hours every day for those weeks–so please excuse any obvious signals that this is very much a Work In Progress (hereafter known as a “WIP”). However, with that said, here’s a taste of the scale of this route, with more pictures to come soon.
This is Dertinia’s Yazhtan Peninsula (as of last month, it’s changed a fair bit since but I haven’t any current screenshots). The capital of Dertinia, St. John, is the large grey area bordering the blue area at the bottom of the map, toward the center. More to come soon™!