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#1 frankwim

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Posted 19 January 2010 - 08:41 AM

Hello, I am the newest member to this forum and an infant virtual train modeler (or should I say a wannabe). I have been considering modeling in G scale and going with live steam but have been discouraged due to lack of space and other resources ($$$). So, I will move into "V scale" modeling for now. I hope to learn the pros and cons of MSTS vs Trainz software and which is most popular. I know they are not compatible and I hope to colaborate with others on a project at some point. TIA

#2 nat

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Posted 19 January 2010 - 09:10 AM

As far as I know, MSTS has far better graphics and more train add-ons.
I would go with MSTS, the quality of some vendors(including 3DT) is outstanding that I don't think Trainz can match up to.


#3 bubba

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Posted 19 January 2010 - 01:00 PM

I agree, MSTS is far better in many ways than Trainz. I have both simulators and the realism and graphics quality is far better on MSTS. I would definetley buy Train Simulator.

#4 Atrak Seaview 3016

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Posted 19 May 2010 - 05:55 PM

Go with Msts it's 6x better then trainz and I know that from experince.The only thing good about trainz is you can do a shave and haircut with the horn