Run 8 Guides
As a new user to Run 8 I had tons of questions, and really wished there was a quickstart guide in the documentation folder - something to show me the basics in just a few minutes. That became a series of guides which are all linked below. I hope it helps you get up to speed quickly!
Run 8v3 - 15 minute Quick Start Guide
New to Run 8v3? Start here - a simple guide with lots of pictures to teach you the basics and get you moving on your first train ride, as well as navigating around the expansive world modeled in Run 8!
Suggested Keyboard Binds
Run 8v3 uses TONS of keys, some of which aren't that easy to remember, Try these suggestions, like F=Fly, G=Ground, and R=EngineeR view.
External Assistant for Run8
A free little systray program designed for use with Run8:
Chat and log viewer
Saved Train inspector
SoCal Schematic Map
A neat SVG map with nearly every location in SoCal listed.
This is an external site. Map made and hosted by RichUK.
TrainList for Run8
This great little utility comes from community user Hawk7777!
This tool works off the external dispatcher interface from Run8 and displays data about trains in the environment.
While Run8Guides didn't write this one, we didn't want people to miss it!.
You can find the actual download on Hawk7777's github account: