Friday facts #158 - The end of the 32 bit era

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Re: Friday facts #158 - The end of the 32 bit era

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And here comes the shitstorm for 32-bit, I guess.

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I guess all 32 bit users should be allowed a refund.
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keyboardhack wrote:I guess all 32 bit users should be allowed a refund.
depends really, they aren't being kicked out of their ability to play the game as they can still and will forever be able to play 0.14.9 or earlier.

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keyboardhack wrote:I guess all 32 bit users should be allowed a refund.
Giving the option seems honorable. They still do have a completely working game with the current version. Just means they don't get upgrades.

Also, the upgrade check logic should respect their system stats. Don't attempt to auto-update 32 bit systems when it is impossible.

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You know, looking at those rail pictures, why doesn't the recipe require wood?

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mooklepticon wrote:You know, looking at those rail pictures, why doesn't the recipe require wood?
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Tilendor wrote:
keyboardhack wrote:I guess all 32 bit users should be allowed a refund.
Giving the option seems honorable. They still do have a completely working game with the current version. Just means they don't get upgrades.

Also, the upgrade check logic should respect their system stats. Don't attempt to auto-update 32 bit systems when it is impossible.
Or they could simply switch to a 64 bit OS. Virtually all hardware these days supports it anyway.
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Woo! I'm finally in the 1%!

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Those new rails look awesome! Can't wait to see the hi res graphics rolled out in 0.15. Hope you will provide some detailed infos for modders as to how to include both hi-res and normal-res images in a mod.
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Has anyone mentioned the possibility of integrating signals into the rail using a UI just like how belts are now configurable? It would remove signal entities and allow for some interesting artistic changes.

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The new rails no longer require a diagonal piece between curves and can make perfect circles, right?

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keyboardhack wrote:I guess all 32 bit users should be allowed a refund.
I'm almost certain that Factorio doesn't really work on a pure 32bit machine (early Pentium4's and AMD XP's from some 10-ish years ago at latest). Anyone else who for whatever reason doesn't have 64bit Windows (at some point you could get a free upgrade from 32 to 64bit from MS) can just get a 64bit Linux for free.

Or, as has been said, keep playing the current 32bit versions of the game for as long as they wish.

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Zeblote wrote:The new rails no longer require a diagonal piece between curves and can make perfect circles, right?
Maybe even a s-curve :shock:
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hoho wrote:
keyboardhack wrote:I guess all 32 bit users should be allowed a refund.
I'm almost certain that Factorio doesn't really work on a pure 32bit machine (early Pentium4's and AMD XP's from some 10-ish years ago at latest). Anyone else who for whatever reason doesn't have 64bit Windows (at some point you could get a free upgrade from 32 to 64bit from MS) can just get a 64bit Linux for free.

Or, as has been said, keep playing the current 32bit versions of the game for as long as they wish.
Actually, this is not true. My PC still has a 32-bit processor, an AMD Sempron 140 and still is able to play factorio with bobs mods. So that is really just not true.

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Those rails! They look so awesome :D
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It looks good and ugly, because look at the Rails they wood on the rails are overlapping etc. ._.
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The new rails are an improvement, but they don't look very good to me. The size and spacing of the ties, and the overall width of the tracks, are different between horizontal and vertical.

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Zeblote wrote:The new rails no longer require a diagonal piece between curves and can make perfect circles, right?
Oh god... it looks like they do...

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Please tell me you didn't just make new textures without fixing this first?!?

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Masterfox wrote:
hoho wrote:
keyboardhack wrote:I guess all 32 bit users should be allowed a refund.
I'm almost certain that Factorio doesn't really work on a pure 32bit machine (early Pentium4's and AMD XP's from some 10-ish years ago at latest). Anyone else who for whatever reason doesn't have 64bit Windows (at some point you could get a free upgrade from 32 to 64bit from MS) can just get a 64bit Linux for free.

Or, as has been said, keep playing the current 32bit versions of the game for as long as they wish.
Actually, this is not true. My PC still has a 32-bit processor, an AMD Sempron 140 and still is able to play factorio with bobs mods. So that is really just not true.
That processor supports 64bit. Your OS may not be 64bit but the processor supports it.

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