Friday facts #154 - Challenge us

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Re: Friday facts #154 - Challenge us

Post by dasiro » Fri Sep 02, 2016 9:30 pm

BlackKnight wrote:Can hardly wait for the hi res update. My only concern is what specs this update is going to require -- and if my computer will be able to run it. On testing WaiTex, the fps slowed to an unplayable level.. sooo, although super excited, it may not be possible to actually use it :(.
compared to other games a lot of the textures can be recycled and shouldn't hog extra video memory once they're cached + the screen-speed at which you move in a train isn't nearly as fast as in fast-paced FPS-shooters

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Re: Friday facts #154 - Challenge us

Post by boksiora » Fri Sep 02, 2016 9:58 pm

pls extend the endgame and make space station and colonizing of new planets :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

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Re: Friday facts #154 - Challenge us

Post by devilwarriors » Fri Sep 02, 2016 10:07 pm

Supercheese wrote:
DrFluffeh wrote:If everything is high res please make it an option. I have been playing for a while and I've fallen in love with the classic low res!
Surely it will be optional, no need to worry. :)
There already a sprite quality option that turn the game into some 8/16 bit horror, so they won't even have to code anything for that.

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Post by Neemys » Fri Sep 02, 2016 10:11 pm

wwdragon wrote:I've gotten the one released today and the basic track laying is working again, but the shift click laying still doesn't work anymore.
If it really is a problem why not fill a proper bug report ?
Want more space restriction ? Or maybe you want to be forced to use train for other thing than ore and oil ? Try Building Platform Mod !

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Post by rbrucemtl » Fri Sep 02, 2016 10:32 pm

HD Graphics... soon please!! :)

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Re: Friday facts #154 - Challenge us

Post by Zeblote » Sat Sep 03, 2016 12:24 am

Finally, better graphics :D

The shadow of the new underground belt is wrong, though.

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Post by Andrzejef » Sat Sep 03, 2016 2:47 am

Hey, any chance of getting OUR hands on that embedded C++ editor (to script bots to automatically search and errect forward camps and factories)? The idea gets me somewhat thrilled, one can say to bits.

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Should I show myself out? :P
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Post by cpy » Sat Sep 03, 2016 5:53 am

Heh i won few rounds, it's fun!

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Post by nagapito » Sat Sep 03, 2016 8:55 am

I cant wait for the Hi-Res!!!

On other news, have you ever thought about changing the achievement disable mechanic? I understand that Steam achievements should not be synced if you use mods/console commands/whatever but... totally disabling internal achievements even when the player uses a console command or uses a scenario seems to harsh!
Sometimes, stuff goes wrong and a command is needed.... Or some cool challenges could be made and shared in scenarios but... achievements are disabled!

Disable only Steam ones, leave the internal ones active. If the player is cheating, is only fooling himself so no big harm....

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Post by DuoMog » Sat Sep 03, 2016 9:41 am

roaringdragon2 wrote:The more I look at it, the more convinced I am that the side panels on the blue belts are literally going backwards.
Yup, they definately are going backwards :-)

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Post by DuoMog » Sat Sep 03, 2016 9:43 am

Zeblote wrote:Finally, better graphics :D
The shadow of the new underground belt is wrong, though.
Yes, compare the "low res" shadow with the "hi res" shadow and the difference becomes obvious!

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Post by Proxy » Sat Sep 03, 2016 9:49 am

Thank you Devs for giving us these Beautiful Things after all...
even tho there are currently only used for the Multiplayer thing and are unobtainable in the normal Game.
but about 5 min. in the Entity file made me found them... and they have a Simple ID, which was not worth looking for... i could've guessed it ;-;
just like the Electric Interface thingy
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sry for Gifs... but no idea how to put this in a Section :/
Let's just wait til the Age of Iron Stars

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Post by Loewchen » Sat Sep 03, 2016 10:16 am

DuoMog wrote:
roaringdragon2 wrote:The more I look at it, the more convinced I am that the side panels on the blue belts are literally going backwards.
Yup, they definately are going backwards :-)
That is the wagon-wheel effect.

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Post by ZEKE » Sat Sep 03, 2016 10:18 am

Those new high-res belts look really sleek, hope we see a similar treatment for all the other assets soon. :D

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Post by Mooncat » Sat Sep 03, 2016 11:49 am

Proxy wrote:Thank you Devs for giving us these Beautiful Things after all...
even tho there are currently only used for the Multiplayer thing and are unobtainable in the normal Game.
but about 5 min. in the Entity file made me found them... and they have a Simple ID, which was not worth looking for... i could've guessed it ;-;
just like the Electric Interface thingy
gifs
sry for Gifs... but no idea how to put this in a Section :/
The loaders were planned but then cancelled because they are too OP. See FFF #128.
There are mods to enable their recipes in game, like my Creative Mode, or add-loader, Loader For Game, Loader Enabler.

The Electric Energy Interface is an accumulator, without GUI, but with configurable energy values (capacity, output/input flow limit) that can be changed by scripts.
My mods (Deprecated, maybe temporary... idk. Currently enjoying vanilla 0.17): Article: List of black magic for modding

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Post by Proxy » Sat Sep 03, 2016 1:11 pm

Mooncat wrote:
Proxy wrote:Thank you Devs for giving us these Beautiful Things after all...
even tho there are currently only used for the Multiplayer thing and are unobtainable in the normal Game.
but about 5 min. in the Entity file made me found them... and they have a Simple ID, which was not worth looking for... i could've guessed it ;-;
just like the Electric Interface thingy
gifs
sry for Gifs... but no idea how to put this in a Section :/
The loaders were planned but then cancelled because they are too OP. See FFF #128.
There are mods to enable their recipes in game, like my Creative Mode, or add-loader, Loader For Game, Loader Enabler.

The Electric Energy Interface is an accumulator, without GUI, but with configurable energy values (capacity, output/input flow limit) that can be changed by scripts.
i knew that they were cancelled, that is why i'm happy to see them ingame.
And they seem a bit OP, but you could just make it use a bit more Pwoer. or needing Lubricant to work at full Speed.
only downside to them is. they cannot output from Wagons...
Let's just wait til the Age of Iron Stars

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Re: Friday facts #154 - Challenge us

Post by V453000 » Sat Sep 03, 2016 2:41 pm

Proxy wrote:
Mooncat wrote:
Proxy wrote:Thank you Devs for giving us these Beautiful Things after all...
even tho there are currently only used for the Multiplayer thing and are unobtainable in the normal Game.
but about 5 min. in the Entity file made me found them... and they have a Simple ID, which was not worth looking for... i could've guessed it ;-;
just like the Electric Interface thingy
gifs
sry for Gifs... but no idea how to put this in a Section :/
The loaders were planned but then cancelled because they are too OP. See FFF #128.
There are mods to enable their recipes in game, like my Creative Mode, or add-loader, Loader For Game, Loader Enabler.

The Electric Energy Interface is an accumulator, without GUI, but with configurable energy values (capacity, output/input flow limit) that can be changed by scripts.
i knew that they were cancelled, that is why i'm happy to see them ingame.
And they seem a bit OP, but you could just make it use a bit more Pwoer. or needing Lubricant to work at full Speed.
only downside to them is. they cannot output from Wagons...
In the end we decided stack inserters are a nicer solution, but since kovarex already had the prototype coded, he just left it in the game for modders to go wild with. :)

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Re: Friday facts #154 - Challenge us

Post by Fortanono » Sat Sep 03, 2016 4:52 pm

Can I make a suggestion? There should be two magic tanks next to the accumulator, one for petroleum gas and one for lubricant. That way, all oil products are available and half the game isn't unsused.

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Re: Friday facts #154 - Challenge us

Post by FumblerX » Sat Sep 03, 2016 9:48 pm

It all looks good next up a HD caracter model.
Are there any plans on enabling texture packs/mods that can be HD or UHD?
Then the vanilla game can keep it's orginal look and feal, and save on man power, while we can all make our own texture packs in hd og sd we want.

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Re: Friday facts #154 - Challenge us

Post by Peter34 » Sun Sep 04, 2016 2:50 am

What will the effect of the switch to high-rez graphics be, on the system requirements? What size graphics card will be required?

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