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An Introduction to Japanese Train Simulators

Empty your bladder, find a buttock-friendly perch, and affix a ‘DO NOT DISTURB’ sign to your person before diving into this fascinating 7000-word essay on Japanese rail sims. Open October contributor LBSC doesn’t just discuss relatively well-known-in-the-West offerings such as…

Train sim tittle-tattle

Scanning the 712 pieces of Train Simulator DLC currently available on Steam you wouldn’t think Dovetail’s aging stalwart had a big following and a burgeoning third-party development scene in India. I’m sure I’m not alone in hoping the likes of…

Broadland by Train Sim (Part 2 of 2)

For the last seven days two twelve-wheeled dragons have been dozing sonorously in the summer sun at Berney Arms, one of England’s sleepiest railway halts. In a moment or two, my colleague, Roman, will rouse them from their slumbers with…

Broadland by Train Sim (Part 1 of 2)

THC’s latest sim-powered rail tour starts and ends in the city of Jeremiah Colman, Alan Partridge, and John Grix. John Grix? At the height of the Norwich Blitz, this plucky fifteen-year-old worked as a Civil Defence messenger. As the bombs…

A2Z

A is for Alphabetised wargame, sim, and site news. Once a month, assuming I can persuade Austerity’s Blackburn Cirrus Bombardier engine to perform the miracle of internal combustion, I spend a day or two scouring Simulatia and Grognardia for stories…

Iron Horse Whispering in the Old West

One of the reasons Train Simulator remains twice as popular* as its successor, Train Sim World, has to be its packed roundhouse of high-fidelity steam locomotive add-ons. In the past, whenever I got the urge to crew a kettle, I…

Berlin Bisected: Part 1

On behalf of Tally-Ho Corner Tours I’d like to welcome you aboard this nonagenarian Class 476.3 electric multiple unit. Today, with a little help from your imagination and my copy of Train Simulator 2021, we will be traversing the southern…