Today marks the launch of two new pages on the website! A dedicated page for 3d Model previews where-in you will have the ability to "walk through" any of the 3d Models located on that page. The second page is a highly debatable "upcoming page" where you can find a general outline of what the current plans are as far as project wise. Listed as subcategories, you will find these two new pages listed under the News tab in the navigation bar above this post.
SketchFab 3D Preview
With the overwhelming support seen thus-far from the feedback from Deviant Art, SI3D forums, and the feedback forms on the website, a dedicated page for current and future 3D previews has been created. While the service is free, with the referral of just 5 friends, a user ears a premium membership. I am just 1 shy of reaching this goal. Upon reaching this goal, I can upload larger files, unlock customization of the background, nearly unlimited annotations, and more for a presumed duration of 1 month. If this goal is reached, all content being released for the Christmas push, will be uploaded to the preview page as they are updated with detailed annotations throughout the remainder of the month. If you are a modeler and decide to join sketchfab, please kindly this referral link: https://skfb.ly/BUp7
Christmas & Website Updates
Being swamped with my day to day life, several parts of the site remain partially unfinished. Its with great hope, that these sections will finally be polished off around the same time Bill and Ben make there way onto the site. That said, most of you have made your way here from the home-page and have seen the minor modifications made to the page. The layout has been altered to allow for a new "Latest news section" and the updated poll. You should also notice throughout the annual snow animation is uploaded once again. Unfortunately the background will likely remain unchanged this year unless I find an appropriate amount of time to direct and change the HTML code for the website.
T:ANE is already on pre-order and subsequently on or around the 10th of this month the Community Edition will be made available to all pre-order subscribers. Starting from that point until the release of the true T:ANE all content will still be designed for TS12 but with T:ANE in mind. In other words, all content will still be directly exported to TS12 and validated to be error free and afterwards will be validated by the Community edition of trainz where-in content breaking errors will be assessed and where applicable.