Paint Shed is a simple program for aiding and easing the process of 'reskinning' traincars, altering their livery, by recoloring and adding new heraldry to Trainz locomotives and other rolling stock.
Paint Shed was included with Ultimate Trainz Collection, Trainz 2004 Deluxe and Trainz Railroad Simulator 2006, and was available as a separate program for adding onto Trainz Railroad Simulator 2004, Microsoft Train Simulator, and originated as an separately purchased add-on product in support of Trainz 1.x.
As such, hills can become a struggle to climb or a problem to descend safely.
In contrast to Cab mode, DCC is a simpler physics model.
Two retail builds (retail versions releases) existed; the English/USA version is commonly known as Trainz 1.0.
These 'toylike' animated 3D models eventually led to My First Trainz with its simple child-friendly simulator game interface.The program was removed starting with Trainz Simulator 2009, but locomotives and rolling stock painted in Paint Shed can still be used, as many built-in locomotives and cars were made in Paint Shed, and have proven workable even in TANE.The Content Manager (CM) module is a Windows program that allows management of the in-game data base files.The Ultimate Trainz Collection, or UTC, was released on 26 November 2002 in North American as a 3-CD set including extra rolling stock, and a CD-ROM with Trainz Script-based scenarios and route map content based on Trainz 1.3 tech.This was the first edition to include the formerly separately retailed Paint Shed program and support Rail Driver, Trainz Railroad Simulator 2004 (known as Trainz Railway Simulator 2004 in the United Kingdom), or TRS2004, was released in September 2003.It has an iconic status in the Trainz community as once the bugs were worked out of it, its feature improvements have been the look-see-and-feel of all the Trainz releases since regardless of how things are reskinned.There were many industries included and much of the bundled rolling stock was updated to include this new dynamic loading and unloading animated capability with a corresponding load-state dynamic driving physics change in the handling of a consist.Trainz Railroad Simulator 2004 incorporated a load of technical changes and these required many bug fixes that were released as the four service packs released through 20.Trainz Railroad Simulator 2004 was the first version of Trainz to include interactive industries and loadable rolling stock capabilities, which allowed the player to deliver various resources (such as coal, wood, and steel) and passengers to various industries and stations across the playable area.Trainz Railroad Simulator 2004 Deluxe was a later 4 CDROM follow on with the first two service packs pre-installed.It also included Paint Shed, and a bonus content CD.