Announcing Version 6.3!
the DOG! Advances in the science
of TrainPlayer Scripting have made it possible to
develop the Directed Ops Generator,
a system for challenging railroaders with random
Open one of our dozens of great new original layouts --
scripted instructions will tell you what to do, labels
on car tops will show you where they go, an automatic
monitor will keep track of your progress, and you win a
virtual T-shirt when the day's work is done!
Along with new layouts and scripting features, Version
6.3 has plenty of bug fixes and other goodies.
Multi-track transfer tables for compact staging!
Improvements in scenery styling! Smoother
Free upgrade for 6 users. For the full scoop, see
the 6.3 Features
Now Shipping Version 6.2!
Another great new version brings bountiful additions and
improvements to the Scenery Toolkit --
beziers, style dialogs, drawing grid, build-it-yourself
scenery -- plus hundreds of stylish new objects for your
layouts. This comes on top of a major overhaul of
graphics with improved resolution and performance, and
For the complete list and info about how to obtain, see
Free DVD Shipping through January!
for special deals and purchase info.
Dec 2014: Release of Version 6.1!
Another new version already! This adds a lot of
beef to the scripting features, plus some new scenery
capabilities, a great new Aussie car collection, and
lots of bug fixes! Free upgrade for 6.0 users.
See 6.1 Features
Sept 2014: Release of Version 6.0!
A long time coming! Well over a year of
development work delivers new features including a great
package called Advanced Scripting, which gives you
everything you need to automate your layout and drive it
by computer! Set up a self-running demo, program
the solution to a switching puzzle, automate your daily
operations -- great new challenge for the
For more info about scripting, see the
6.0 Scripting Page.
Here's a glimpse -- click to enlarge:
The new version comes with a generous set of scripted
layouts and examples, including famous switching puzzles
like John Allen's Timesaver, cleverly scripted to
challenge you and keep score.
Another big advance in 6.0 is the introduction of
50-pixel cars -- great new sets of high-detail American
and British cars and locomotives, with top-quality
freight images to match. 6.0 comes with many new
features for scaling and viewing trains at their
For the full scoop, see the
New controls, new look! New
resizable control panel / train window
shows full-size side images:
New large-image loads for your
Chris Pedersen freight cars:
More: double track, built-in ties and
roadbed. Free upgrade for licensed
users. For details, see
12 Jun 2013: Website move completed!
We have moved the website to a new host. Please
let us know if you find broken links or other problems.
Over a thousand gorgeous model locomotives, freight, and
passenger cars, drawn in precise detail by railroad
artist Chris Pedersen. View them in actual size!
To see one, click the picture =>
Another great new feature in 5.2: move trains by hand!
Push the controls aside and just drag the trains along
the track. Try it, you'll wonder how you did
For version details, purchase and upgrade instructions,
see the 5.2 /
Chris Pedersen Cars page. For special deals, see the
Welcome U.K. railroaders! Version 5.1 features
hundreds of British and European cars and layouts,
Brit-friendly terminology, and new mechanisms to get at
it all easily. Plus some nice new features for the
non-British, and a pile of bug fixes for everyone.
see Version 5.1