Friday Facts #256 - The little things 3

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Re: Friday Facts #256 - The little things 3

Post by eradicator » Sat Aug 18, 2018 2:24 pm

dog80 wrote:see "static charge" -- try blowing into your mouse, so moisture gets to the contact - works for me
I didn't know static charge lasted for several month or had that effect, the internet usually suggests to open up the mouse and clean it (but i didn't want to break the sliders to get to the screws). Whatever actual effect blowing into the mouse did have...it seems to have worked though, at least temporarily. I'll see about long term :D. Thanks for the tip.
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Post by Avezo » Sat Aug 18, 2018 5:31 pm

Any eta for 0.17?
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Post by Prezombie » Sat Aug 18, 2018 7:38 pm

That belt immunity item feels like a rather hacky thing. It would make a lot more sense to grandfather this feature into robolegs, or make a whole new item that lets you hover over the gamefield, ignoring belt movement and letting you effectively phase through buildings.

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Re: Friday Facts #256 - The little things 3

Post by kevmurray » Sat Aug 18, 2018 8:32 pm

dog80 wrote:how does the belt-immunity-equipment actually work? is it a hoverboard, a machine that you can fly? or sth that pushes you accordingly in the opposite direction while you stand on a belt, which would look super weird... please provide a realistic scetch regards
It's just a "Heely" that snaps on the exoskeleton. The only reason they would be expensive is if you had to build the Walmart to get them ;)

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Post by Nova » Sat Aug 18, 2018 9:35 pm

So many nice additions! It looks really like 0.17 will have many fun things. It's like when Minecraft in its earlier days got new stuff, but without all the bugs and unfixed stuff. :D
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Post by rcbrito91 » Sat Aug 18, 2018 9:50 pm

Does anyone know what is the pink icon on the edge of dropped item square?

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Post by Karamel » Sat Aug 18, 2018 9:57 pm

The problem is that for performance reasons, we only process a small number of these orders each tick, and with a list that is quite large, it can take quite some time to process the new blueprint you just placed down.
Wouldn't this problem be completely solved by simply inserting new ghosts to the head of whatever part of the list will be checked the next turn, rather than at tail? That way new orders effectively pre-empt old ones, which are resumed afterwards, leading to zero latency regardless of list size.

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Post by Zavian » Sun Aug 19, 2018 2:05 am

Koub wrote:I also +1 the suggestion that belt immunity should be a feature of the exoskeleton. Once you are able to crank exoskeletons in your power armor, you don't need the small boost the belts can provide you that much any more.
+1 to the general idea. (Although maybe implement it with an additional research that adds belt immunity to exoskeletons).

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Post by WIZ4 » Sun Aug 19, 2018 6:41 am

rcbrito91 wrote:Does anyone know what is the pink icon on the edge of dropped item square?
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Re: Friday Facts #256 - The little things 3

Post by Kalamel » Sun Aug 19, 2018 9:34 am

All good!

Only thing I don't like on this FFF is the name, 'Belt immunity'. Can we make better name for it? Like 'Smart boots', 'Hover shoes', etc,? Well I don't really serious about it anyway.

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Re: Friday Facts #256 - The little things 3

Post by CzBuCHi » Sun Aug 19, 2018 9:48 am

Items not spilling on belts:
- so no more reloading last save? :o)

Tile ghost tweak:
- can u create 3rd list for deconstructing things - and make that list priority? - because often i found bot hovering over tree marked for deconstruction, to place item ... which can lead to all bots chilling in forest and nothing gets build ...

Belt Immunity Equipment:
- as others wrote here: make this as exosceleton MK2 (add exosceleton to your recipe and call it a day) so it will not drive ocd people crazy :)
- also: belt running speed bonus should be be removed if using this - so it also has some drawback ...

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Post by Redstylt » Sun Aug 19, 2018 10:50 am

Hello devs,
Speaking to little things, can you include the blueprints library in the steam cloud because it is very annoying to have two different libraries when playing on 2 computers

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Post by BlueTemplar » Sun Aug 19, 2018 11:11 am

Kalamel wrote:All good!

Only thing I don't like on this FFF is the name, 'Belt immunity'. Can we make better name for it? Like 'Smart boots', 'Hover shoes', etc,? Well I don't really serious about it anyway.
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Re: Friday Facts #256 - The little things 3

Post by Antoneeee » Sun Aug 19, 2018 3:19 pm

One thing i would like to see in 1.17 is the trees and inserters shadows fixed.

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Post by Enricthered » Sun Aug 19, 2018 4:38 pm

give credit to the modders that have had the belt immunity item since .016 or even earlier

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Post by Oktokolo » Sun Aug 19, 2018 7:15 pm

BlueTemplar wrote: Image
Is that an icon from Diablo 2 made by Blizzard?

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Post by TigBits » Sun Aug 19, 2018 9:20 pm

Enricthered wrote:give credit to the modders that have had the belt immunity item since .016 or even earlier
Modders didn't create belt immunity[Moderated by Koub].

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Re: Friday Facts #256 - The little things 3

Post by Beuteschema » Sun Aug 19, 2018 11:16 pm

the last two fffs were so amazing i cant decide what i want more: the next fff or 0.17!

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Re: Friday Facts #256 - The little things 3

Post by nickcombs » Mon Aug 20, 2018 1:46 am

Ghost build priority is solved if new ghosts go on top of the stack in a LIFO system.

Edit: Btw. any updates on the official implementation of early game logi/con bots?

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Post by mrvn » Mon Aug 20, 2018 10:23 am

Faark wrote:
Belt Immunity
Does that "stabilizer" only apply when standing or do we also loose the "running on belt" speed bonus?
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I always wondered why different logistic networks don't have separate queues. That basically prevents critical modifications on my outpost while having huge long term projects (concrete solar farm) queued. Per network just seems so natural. A per force limit could still apply, if necessary.
Construction zones can overlap and then you have to deal with items in multiple queues. Would make the code more complex.

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