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Factorio: anyone playing it?
« on: February 17, 2017, 10:51:36 PM »
Factorio is a 2d builder game that where you build and manage increasingly complex and large factories, including in game logic controllers. Total nerd game, anyone on the forum play?

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Re: Factorio: anyone playing it?
« Reply #1 on: February 17, 2017, 10:54:11 PM »
Been playing since 0.10 Alpha I think, definitely long before Steam release.

Love it, love it, love it.  Scratches so many automation itches.

ETA: Just checked on the website, looks like I purchased 2014-07-08, which was indeed 0.10
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Re: Factorio: anyone playing it?
« Reply #2 on: February 17, 2017, 11:58:23 PM »
fun game, lets make red things so we can make green things and in turn make blue things and then ultimately make purple things

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Re: Factorio: anyone playing it?
« Reply #3 on: February 18, 2017, 12:32:34 AM »
All the while killing aliens and polluting their environment.

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Re: Factorio: anyone playing it?
« Reply #4 on: February 21, 2017, 01:35:50 PM »
Yep, love this game.  A lot of it feels like my job (computer graphics hardware stuff) in finding parallelism and optimization and resource constraints and bottlenecks etc etc.

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Re: Factorio: anyone playing it?
« Reply #5 on: February 22, 2017, 09:20:47 PM »
Yeah i have a few hundred hours into it. I'm really just waiting for .15 before i jump into the game again. Have had a bit of fun playing the multiplayer

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Re: Factorio: anyone playing it?
« Reply #6 on: March 01, 2017, 12:39:00 PM »
Great game. I have played from 0.9. something.

The biggest flaw in the game is the combat. It gets really boring once you learn how it works. It's just driving in circles with a tank and killing stuff.

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Re: Factorio: anyone playing it?
« Reply #7 on: March 01, 2017, 12:45:15 PM »
Great game. I have played from 0.9. something.

The biggest flaw in the game is the combat. It gets really boring once you learn how it works. It's just driving in circles with a tank and killing stuff.

I like to turret creep using personal roboports

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Re: Factorio: anyone playing it?
« Reply #8 on: March 01, 2017, 04:29:13 PM »
I like to turret creep using personal roboports
Yeah, thats probably the safest and the only way to deal with massive nests in super-lategame once you have infinite resources. A tank can quickly clear small and medium nests but probably can't deal with massive nests.

Though, I haven't really bothered play that late into the game. I usually just build the rocket with automation and then I'm done with the game until the next big update that adds new mechanics.

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Re: Factorio: anyone playing it?
« Reply #9 on: March 04, 2017, 04:05:38 PM »
I like rocking the power armor and flame thrower for late game nest clearing. Combat Drones are super handy late game.

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Re: Factorio: anyone playing it?
« Reply #10 on: March 05, 2017, 10:19:38 PM »
My favorite LPer is doing a series on trying to get the Lazy Bastard acheivement (craft as little things as possible as the player, everything done in crafting machines).

Been quite engaging to watch.


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Re: Factorio: anyone playing it?
« Reply #11 on: November 02, 2017, 05:30:51 PM »
Old thread. I play it occasionally. Very difficult game to max out.