How did you discover Factorio?

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Re: How did you discover Factorio?

Post by featherwinglove » Sun Oct 08, 2017 8:55 pm

olafthecat wrote:I changed that!
Thought it was a bit too egoistic.
EDIT: I meant ego central
Jim Sterling gets away with being dozens of times as egotistical without even calling himself a cat :mrgreen:

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Re: How did you discover Factorio?

Post by olafthecat » Tue Oct 10, 2017 9:52 am

:mrgreen:
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Re: How did you discover Factorio?

Post by FactorioParadox » Tue Oct 17, 2017 12:00 am

I think a while back I heard about it on a Minecraft Subreddit. I then remembered it about a year later and bought it and here we are.

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Re: How did you discover Factorio?

Post by olafthecat » Thu Oct 19, 2017 12:07 pm

The game is similar to Minecraft with the "You can do what ever you want" drawing point.
By this analogy you could compare the launching of the rocket to the killing of the Ender Dragon.
If you like Minecraft YOU WILL love this game, at least up to as point.
If you don't like repeating stuff then this game is not for you.
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Re: How did you discover Factorio?

Post by leitk » Tue Nov 14, 2017 12:22 am

Every year our town has a celebration of our (fairly small) town's history.
Some one built a water wheel model where the only motorized part is the pump for the water.
That got me thinking about water wheels and turbines, so I googled 'steam turbine' or something like that at work, expecting to find history. What I found was factorio, which I couldn't look at until I got home.

I figured any game with with a steam engine was probably something I'd like...

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Re: How did you discover Factorio?

Post by Adeon Hawkwood » Sat Nov 18, 2017 2:30 am

TwentySided blog. Shamus kept mentioning it and it sounded like my sort of game.

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Re: How did you discover Factorio?

Post by olafthecat » Tue Nov 21, 2017 1:04 pm

leitk wrote:Every year our town has a celebration of our (fairly small) town's history.
Some one built a water wheel model where the only motorized part is the pump for the water.
That got me thinking about water wheels and turbines, so I googled 'steam turbine' or something like that at work, expecting to find history. What I found was factorio, which I couldn't look at until I got home.

I figured any game with with a steam engine was probably something I'd like...
I only found stuff about vaping ;)
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Re: How did you discover Factorio?

Post by SilverWarior » Sat Jan 06, 2018 12:25 am

I actually discovered Factorio when I was searching on google for some Factory simulation game similar to Free Enterprise http://www.abandonia.com/en/games/538/F ... prise.html
Now after visiting the Factorio website, reading the description and looking at the old frailer video I wasn't very enthusiastic as it wasn't what I was looking for. But since there was a demo available for free download I gave it a try. Next day I already bought the game even thou it was in early access. That was all the way back in 2013.
And guess what I don't regret that decision. Unlike many early access games that I have bought Factorio hasn't disappointed me ever.

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Re: How did you discover Factorio?

Post by oshwatt » Sat Feb 10, 2018 7:59 am

A friend told me about it

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Re: How did you discover Factorio?

Post by Remen_devil » Thu Mar 01, 2018 9:57 pm

My cousin told me about it

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Re: How did you discover Factorio?

Post by Aeternus » Fri Mar 02, 2018 8:30 am

Funny that... I was hunting around for "Games like Dungeon Keeper 2" after EA EA'd that game up beyond all salvation (or in it's case, damnation). Which led to Dwarven Fortress and then to Factorio. Being a bit of a builder nut I gave the demo a go. Bought the game a few hours later via the Factorio site... Best ~E20,- I've spent online thus far.

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Re: How did you discover Factorio?

Post by steinio » Sat May 04, 2019 9:13 am

Well, i found it on a warez site and played it some minutes.

Got in love instantly and bought it after founding out it costed only 20€ (0.12)

I must mention, that Steam isn't very good in marketing demo versions to tease customers.
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Re: How did you discover Factorio?

Post by Xeanoa » Sat May 04, 2019 9:50 am

Some friend, I don't recall exactly, introduced me during 0.10 or 0.11.

Intermittently stopped playing and got back into it, every other version.

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Re: How did you discover Factorio?

Post by LightspeedLazer » Tue Jul 30, 2019 1:40 pm

Kan's Factorio stream.
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Re: How did you discover Factorio?

Post by Adamo » Tue Jul 30, 2019 1:42 pm

Through a friend I was working on a research project with... in 2013. :P

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Re: How did you discover Factorio?

Post by FredHp » Tue Jul 30, 2019 6:01 pm

My history with Factorio is the same as my history with Kerbal Space Program and Oxygen Not Included:

I was browsing for some random game of any type, then i saw a Factorio picture.... downloaded it on pirate bay (or another torrent source), played for a few hours... then i bought it on Steam....

Today i have 2016 Hours in Kerbal Space Program, 1288 Hours in Factorio and 1066 in Oxygen Not included.... :P

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