iRunTrains is an evolving product. Listed below is a brief
feature history of our iRunTrains pre-releases, as well as some planned features. Are
there any other features you would like to see? If so,
please contact us to share your ideas and help
Features in iRunTrains v0.7
- Released Dec-09-2012
Both diesel and
steam engines that produce exhaust
Larger variety of
Limited ability to
modify train consist (but no coupling/uncoupling
valley and island layouts
and lake water.
structures. Buildings, bridges, loading docs, etc.
Automatic train and
turnout labels that appear and hide automatically
SLIF import of both
RailModeler v4.0 and v4.1 designs
optimizations to improve frame-rate performance
Features in iRunTrains v0.6 - Released April-10-2011
3D Sound! Speed-dependent
positional "choo-choo" and car sounds from each
Train whistle, bell, helicopter, and
other sound effects.
Zoom most views in/out like a
Ride the front/sides of the engine or
the sides/back of the caboose.
A seventh bundled layout called
One-key spin of your viewing angle by
180 degrees. Great for seeing what's
Toggle focus between engine and
caboose. Great for following a train
in/out of sidings.
Improved SLIF import of new terrain
options introduced in RailModeller v4.0.2.
Detailed engine wheels with moving
Better looking terrain. Five ground
textures, each in one of five colors.
Internal optimizations to improve
in iRunTrains v0.5 - Released December-18-2010
Much more realistic textured rolling
New sixth viewing mode: "Caboose Rider
Full control of all views with either
the mouse or keyboard.
Train crash and derailment detection. No
more "ghost trains".
New display preference to control
darkness of terrain slopes.
New keyboard preference to reverse arrow
and zoom keys.
More internal optimizations to improve
Fixed display frame glitch when using
keyboard commands on some Macs.
Fixed lines of interference that could
appear in the sky on some Macs.
in iRunTrains v0.4 - Released Nov-6-2010
More realistic textured scenery in one
of five colors that you select.
New textured horizon with blue-sky and