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by mrt144
Mon Sep 17, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Vanilla mine/train/smelter strategies - what and why?
Replies: 28
Views: 6827

Re: Vanilla mine/train/smelter strategies - what and why?

Base Structure.jpg I'm currently nearing 300 hours setting up my latest base, (have around 1,700 hours in total playing Factorio) all of which has been spent setting up my Iron and Copper Smelters and not much else other than providing enough power to test these out. My approach to setting this bas...
by mrt144
Fri Sep 14, 2018 4:22 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Off siting plate production for first huge exapansion?
Replies: 8
Views: 986

Re: Off siting plate production for first huge exapansion?

3. Would it be wise to do onsite plate production, uranium included, in this new spot and then ship the plates via rail to the main base? Or is expanding the foundaries and shipping more ore solid enough? I lean towards trying plate shipping at this point just to save on space at the main base whil...
by mrt144
Thu Sep 13, 2018 10:08 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Off siting plate production for first huge exapansion?
Replies: 8
Views: 986

Off siting plate production for first huge exapansion?

So I finally got to the point where I need to launch rockets to continue down the tech tree. Super exciting and was able to do that on the initial footprint I specced out which is a huge relief. But I'm kind of in a situation now where I feel like I'll need to expand a bit and set up the rocket supp...

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