Friday Facts #220 - The best Friday Facts ever

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Re: Friday Facts #220 - The best Friday Facts ever

Postby ExcessionOz » Wed Dec 13, 2017 3:14 am

I keep checking Steam, and keep seeing no new Download information.

It's Wednesday in Australia already. :) But no 0.16 yet -- they usually release on Monday/Tuesday so this is a bit enervating (as in, I am too weary to continue with my existing 0.15 game because I'm excited about 0.16 being just hours (days?) away.)

This is not a begging post, or a plea for early release. It is observational only, and not intended to be taken as any kind of criticism.
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Re: Friday Facts #220 - The best Friday Facts ever

Postby Mr Alternative » Wed Dec 13, 2017 4:39 am

ExcessionOz wrote:I keep checking Steam, and keep seeing no new Download information.

It's Wednesday in Australia already. :) But no 0.16 yet -- they usually release on Monday/Tuesday so this is a bit enervating (as in, I am too weary to continue with my existing 0.15 game because I'm excited about 0.16 being just hours (days?) away.)

This is not a begging post, or a plea for early release. It is observational only, and not intended to be taken as any kind of criticism.


I'd say we'll technically get it the day later, like most other releases.
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Re: Friday Facts #220 - The best Friday Facts ever

Postby garath » Wed Dec 13, 2017 5:30 am

Wow! The time difference is much larger than I thought. It is still Monday in Texas!!

Seriously though, I wouldn’t expect to see a release until end of day Friday in Prague which I assume would be noon or later Saturday in various parts of Australia?
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Re: Friday Facts #220 - The best Friday Facts ever

Postby Zavian » Wed Dec 13, 2017 5:51 am

4:50 Wednesday afternoon here (in Australia).

Edit: And I'm pretty sure you have your days messed up. It should be tuesday in Texas.
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Re: Friday Facts #220 - The best Friday Facts ever

Postby stretch611 » Wed Dec 13, 2017 6:06 am

garath wrote:Wow! The time difference is much larger than I thought. It is still Monday in Texas!!

Seriously though, I wouldn’t expect to see a release until end of day Friday in Prague which I assume would be noon or later Saturday in various parts of Australia?


Here in the US, we sometimes consider Texas a separate country of their own... I guess the people there are in their own world. :P

I would put my completely random guess on a Thursday release... Of course, without mentioning a Time Zone, that is a 48 hour window to have it be Thursday somewhere. 8-)

But... I'm a developer myself... I'm more interested in the quality of the release than any specific date... release it when you are ready, that is most important. Even if it isn't this week. Wube's track record with quality releases is quite impressive... I know I don't need to say anything at all and they will do a great job anyway.
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Re: Friday Facts #220 - The best Friday Facts ever

Postby ske » Wed Dec 13, 2017 6:08 am

It's Wednesday, my dudes!
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Re: Friday Facts #220 - The best Friday Facts ever

Postby hoho » Wed Dec 13, 2017 8:43 am

evopwr wrote:oh no!! I'm waiting for another games massive release in 2 days. Now I have to make decisions! argh!!!
(seriously, thanks tho guys, I'm super excited!!!)

I'm curious, what is that other game?
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Re: Friday Facts #220 - The best Friday Facts ever

Postby impetus maximus » Wed Dec 13, 2017 9:28 am

stretch611 wrote:Here in the US, we sometimes consider Texas a separate country of their own... I guess the people there are in their own world. :P


you are thinking of california.
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Re: Friday Facts #220 - The best Friday Facts ever

Postby garath » Wed Dec 13, 2017 12:34 pm

Zavian wrote:4:50 Wednesday afternoon here (in Australia).

Edit: And I'm pretty sure you have your days messed up. It should be tuesday in Texas.


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Re: Friday Facts #220 - The best Friday Facts ever

Postby TerribleEngineer001 » Wed Dec 13, 2017 12:41 pm

Holy 0.16 is on the forums !
Not on Steam yet though.

Now available on Steam :)
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Re: Friday Facts #220 - The best Friday Facts ever

Postby Deadly-Bagel » Wed Dec 13, 2017 1:16 pm

impetus maximus wrote:
stretch611 wrote:Here in the US, we sometimes consider Texas a separate country of their own... I guess the people there are in their own world. :P


you are thinking of california.

From what I've seen most of America is like it xD
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Re: Friday Facts #220 - The best Friday Facts ever

Postby supernet2 » Wed Dec 13, 2017 3:03 pm

Its been some time since i've had time to play factorio. But coming back, my god yes, im excited!

As for ordering of the shirts limited to 3... lol at best i'd order is 5. one for each working day, otherwise i dont see any issue on limiting it. Its a great idea to restrict them stupid scalpers (hate them soooooooooooooooooooo much)
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Re: Friday Facts #220 - The best Friday Facts ever

Postby Mendel » Wed Dec 13, 2017 5:01 pm

0.16.0 is out?!?!? OMG you kidding me? How did I manage to miss this?

You guys are the best, this is exactly what I needed now after being bummed about finishing Darkest Dungeon and not having a Great Addiction on anything particular any more :)
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Re: Friday Facts #220 - The best Friday Facts ever

Postby brunzenstein » Wed Dec 13, 2017 8:44 pm

The 0.16 auto-update crashes on the Mac under High Sierra. Installing the DMG from the Factorio download page works flawless
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Re: Friday Facts #220 - The best Friday Facts ever

Postby QGamer » Thu Dec 14, 2017 2:17 am

silver_26 wrote:and i cant wait to shoot some bitters with the new train wagon...
can i suggest a turret wagon aswell maby with normal bullets
or maby a laser wagon to protect the train from close combat ? ( read next part )

I don't know how far the artilety wagon is... but if 17.5 chunks is the max range ...
is there a minimum or can it shoot bitters, I mean if the barrel is 10 meters long... can it shoot bitters 5 meters away also ?


The artillery wagon was not designed to be used against biters. It was designed to be used against biter bases, destroying the spawners. You'd still need your Power Armor mk2 with Cluster Grenades and Destroyer Robots to fend off the hordes of biters.

From the looks of it, the artillery wagon reload is too slow to be effective against biters. And I'd guess that if you targeted a spot 5 meters away, you'd get caught in the explosion (similar to dropping a grenade on your foot)
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Re: Friday Facts #220 - The best Friday Facts ever

Postby impetus maximus » Thu Dec 14, 2017 3:41 am

Deadly-Bagel wrote:From what I've seen most of America is like it xD

if you are talking about most of the media. yes living in a 'bubble'. :lol:
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Re: Friday Facts #220 - The best Friday Facts ever

Postby PITEC » Fri Dec 15, 2017 7:41 am

And now we need a defense wagon .. :mrgreen:
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Re: Friday Facts #220 - The best Friday Facts ever

Postby seePyou » Wed Dec 20, 2017 5:28 pm

ok... I'm a little late and all t-shirts are gone... and I expect even an hour would have been too late, not a week...

However, I have yet not searched the forums, just wanted to also add that I want a t-shirt so keep making them. If they sold out, that means there is demand... so bring us more!
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