Friday Facts #239 - PAX East report

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Re: Friday Facts #239 - PAX East report

Post by MarvinCZ » Fri Apr 20, 2018 2:45 pm

Now I only need to know where to get the Factorio hoodie Klonan is wearing on one of the photos. :-)

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Re: Friday Facts #239 - PAX East report

Post by Insouciance » Fri Apr 20, 2018 3:10 pm

MarvinCZ wrote:Now I only need to know where to get the Factorio hoodie Klonan is wearing on one of the photos. :-)
Yes! This was also my first thought when I read this.

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Post by dasiro » Fri Apr 20, 2018 3:13 pm

nice to hear that it wasn't your coding that was bad, but AMD's :mrgreen: and that they've solved the issue. It must've really gotten under your skin

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Post by mrgasp » Fri Apr 20, 2018 3:20 pm

"Oh hey they're all wearing the factorio t-shi---HOODIE! Want."

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Post by Xterminator » Fri Apr 20, 2018 3:39 pm

Oh man, this really makes me wish I could have gone out there! It looks like an awesome time and all the cool new games to demo would have been crazy, and of course the best part of meeting you guys in person. :D

Hopefully at the next event. I do seriously want that Factorio hoodie Klonan has though! I'll trade one my megabases for it.

Also happy the AMD issue was fixed and wasn't a fault on your end. Look forward to having you guys go to more future events. :)
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Re: Friday Facts #239 - PAX East report

Post by Twinsen » Fri Apr 20, 2018 4:33 pm

Insouciance wrote:
MarvinCZ wrote:Now I only need to know where to get the Factorio hoodie Klonan is wearing on one of the photos. :-)
Yes! This was also my first thought when I read this.
It's for developers only, either become a dev or kill one. oh, nevermind.
It's valuable because it's exclusive.

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Post by Dry Hairy Tree » Fri Apr 20, 2018 5:34 pm

Twinsen wrote:
Insouciance wrote:
MarvinCZ wrote:Now I only need to know where to get the Factorio hoodie Klonan is wearing on one of the photos. :-)
Yes! This was also my first thought when I read this.
It's for developers only, either become a dev or kill one. oh, nevermind.
It's valuable because it's exclusive.
I have too many t-shirts already as I moonlight as a roadie for: awesome workouts (load >20 trucks tell me you aint fit or dead), free concerts, and free t-shirts...

But I would gladly buy a hoodie. Black hoodies are my favorite casual clothing for half the year.

Why I deserve a hoodie: I am a dev! ... of restorative microbiology for the interface between terrestrial/aquatic ecosytems, and soil regeneration systems, and more... When the Factories have trashed the place, it's folk like me gonna save us.

Just humbly... :D

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Post by thoma5nator » Fri Apr 20, 2018 7:03 pm

look at the kid poking the train

run while you can, it's trains and belts all the way down

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Post by malventano » Fri Apr 20, 2018 7:29 pm

CPU bug
...so was it really a CPU bug that needs BIOS/microcode to fix, or was it just a chipset bug/issue?
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Post by Supercheese » Fri Apr 20, 2018 7:50 pm

Seems like it was a rousing success! Any hopes for another appearance, this time at PAX West? [Hint, hint, hint!] ;)

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Post by TatsuZZMage » Fri Apr 20, 2018 9:27 pm

Hahaha love the pictures of the booth, watch out for dancing devils now bendy photo-bombed ya. ^_~ That kid was so cute. Now ya need to somehow get Sheldon on Big Bang Theory to play it, since he loves trains so much.

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Post by dasiro » Sat Apr 21, 2018 12:49 pm

TatsuZZMage wrote:Hahaha love the pictures of the booth, watch out for dancing devils now bendy photo-bombed ya. ^_~ That kid was so cute. Now ya need to somehow get Sheldon on Big Bang Theory to play it, since he loves trains so much.
It's not because sheldon loves them that the script-writers love it too. those tv-companies charge extreme fees for product placement.

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Post by Keks » Sat Apr 21, 2018 5:07 pm

Twinsen wrote:
Insouciance wrote:
MarvinCZ wrote:Now I only need to know where to get the Factorio hoodie Klonan is wearing on one of the photos. :-)
Yes! This was also my first thought when I read this.
It's for developers only, either become a dev or kill one. oh, nevermind.
It's valuable because it's exclusive.

guess I'll have to lurk in big Multiplayer servers I've forgotten who but I do remember that at least one of the devs liked to drop in on those.
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Post by Neruz » Sun Apr 22, 2018 7:42 pm

i dont care much for tshirts, but i would love that hoodie!

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Post by bobingabout » Mon Apr 23, 2018 8:36 am

malventano wrote:
CPU bug
...so was it really a CPU bug that needs BIOS/microcode to fix, or was it just a chipset bug/issue?
Either way it's AMD's fault.
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Post by ske » Mon Apr 23, 2018 3:38 pm

Getting your own CPU bug is quite something. Congrats! You have unlocked a great achievement!

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Post by Glitterspin » Mon Apr 23, 2018 9:21 pm

thoma5nator wrote:look at the kid poking the train

run while you can, it's trains and belts all the way down
it's too late for us, save yourself!
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Post by DaemosDaen » Tue Apr 24, 2018 2:30 pm

Twinsen wrote:
Insouciance wrote:
MarvinCZ wrote:Now I only need to know where to get the Factorio hoodie Klonan is wearing on one of the photos. :-)
Yes! This was also my first thought when I read this.
It's for developers only, either become a dev or kill one. oh, nevermind.
It's valuable because it's exclusive.
Bah, you just know you couldn't keep them in stock... like at all.

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Re: Friday Facts #239 - PAX East report

Post by Silden » Tue Apr 24, 2018 8:47 pm

There's a factorio pin? Where can I get one (other than flying thousands of miles to PAX)?

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