New ZDSimulator v4.9.6 released


The latest version of ZDSimulator is out! We expected to finish it in March, but due to various complications the release had to be delayed. V4.9.6 offers a better English translation of the original game and numerous bug fixes and improvements. 

We encourage everybody to download ZDSimulator v4.9.6 and see the changes! You might have to update your activation key, mail us your new authorization code:

Here is a full list of changes in v4.9.6:

- improved English translation

- improved VL80t loading pattern

- fixed a bug with spontaneous derailment

- added a list of all supported screen resolutions

- added circuit zooming (mouse wheel)

- added a new parameter Pixel Shaders, it includes dynamic shadows in the cabin that are currently implemented in ChS7

- added projector beams and buffer-beam lamps for all locomotives

- improved sun lighting of the world

- fixed a bug with sudden crashes in scenarios

- added a new electric circuit for 2ES5K

- changed forward/backward movement controls inside the cabin: [shift]+ [uparrow] and [shift]+[downarrow]

- when increasing time speed in scenarios ([ctrl]+[uparrow]) events are also sped up

- improved profile line visibility on the HUD display, it is now thicker

- added a new parameter VSync that limits FPS to screen refresh rate. This parameter is needed to increase graphics card performance.

- removed points penalty for power consumption

- broadened the critical values scale for comfortable acceleration and braking