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    While I was away in Spain for a few weeks, I started to experiment with the capabilities of NL2's Telemetry output. In the process, I created a force-analysis application to create a metric graph of the forces and other data over time for a ride.

    For Example, here's a Compact Schwarzkopf Looping coaster I made:



    And using the telemetry output, I created a program that produced this graph:



    Yellow = Height
    Blue = Vertical Gs
    Green = Lateral Gs
    Red = Acceleration Gs
    Black = Speed

    It doesn't really have much practical use yet, but I thought it was neat.

    If anyone wants to make their own graphs, you can download the application here
    (May require a JRE to run, which you can get here)

    You also have to enable telemetry in your Nolimits 2 settings, as shown below



    After that, just run the application after Nolimits 2 has started and it should start as soon as the park loads. It doesn't save it yet, so don't close the application or you will loose the data.



    Here's a few more interesting graphs:

    Red Force


    Tatsu


    Flying Dutchman
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    lmao "Planet Coaster 2" "No Limits 3"
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      CommentAuthorKWTbolt
    • CommentTimeJul 21st 2017
     
    Could this be tweaked to show acceleration of forces?
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      CommentAuthorbestdani
    • CommentTimeJul 21st 2017
     
    Yeah nice one! I did something quite similar last week but for my purpose I choose another displaying method.
    • CommentAuthorTOGO Fan
    • CommentTimeJul 21st 2017
     
    Can you release the compact coaster you made for this?
    • CommentAuthorDelay
    • CommentTimeJul 21st 2017
     
    The yellow line is quite hard to see against a white background. Maybe you can make that a bit darker?
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      CommentAuthorKingRCT3
    • CommentTimeJul 21st 2017
     
    ^ That and being able to hide/unhide each line.

    Otherwise that's really awesome, thanks for sharing your work, Code. It really looks like the TÜV measurements, so that's neat.
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    Thanks for all the feedback! I'll try to make the height line a little more visible in the next patch.

    I've tweaked the program to allow it to "unwrap" a coaster. I took the ingame Fenrir track and got this:


    Here's a few more:

    Hydra:


    Big Loop:


    LBosch's Shambhala:


    Saw - The Ride:
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      CommentAuthorKingRCT3
    • CommentTimeJul 22nd 2017
     
    Hey excellent!

    For the comparaison I've put LBosch's Shambhala and the official B&M plan together:

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      CommentAuthorTijjer
    • CommentTimeJul 22nd 2017
     
    Pretty cool! Also just wondering but does it record data from the center of the train or from whatever seat you are riding in?
    • CommentAuthorTOGO Fan
    • CommentTimeJul 22nd 2017
     
    Can you show a graph of my 16 mile long I'm Sorry jetcoaster?
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    ^why don't you download it and do it yourself?