Over 15 days we are covering 15 years of Trainz with background information on the various versions we have released over the years.
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The following article gives you a snapshot into the content, features and marketing for our UTC release. For many this will bring back fond old memories, and for others, it is a chance to see where we've come from since 2002.
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|Trainz Railroad Simulator is the most detailed and immersive railroad experience ever, letting you control almost every aspect of a working railroad. Let your imagination run free as you create stunning 3D worlds, take charge of thousands of tons of heavy freight or simply keep your passengers happy as you take on the challenges of a real train engineer. Add to the excitement by controlling multiple locomotives, coordinating activities, switching junctions and ensuring each train arrives safely at its destination.|
|Ultimate Trainz Collection wins an "Editors Choice!" Award from Gamezone with a score of 9.0|
Ultimate Trainz Collection wins CGM "Editors Choice" Award with a score of 9.1 /10 "the trains and environments are so realistic you can imagine yourself as a real engineer in a real train"
[In the "good old days" software would always come with a "Read Me" file to assist users in getting setup. Here are some of the interesting pieces from the UTC Read Me file]
Driver / My Collection
You can see from the list above that lots of little things and a number of bigger things were being introduced into Trainz. This pattern has continued to the current day as we add more features, tweak old features and try to provide a little bit of something for everyone.
And to finish off today's walk down memory lane, here's a video from a train fan showing the "awesome graphics" that were breathtaking at the time of release.
And perhaps our video reviewer should have read the manual before filming ;)