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Your most/least favorite unlocks

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Out of curiosity. I love opinions :)

So, what 3 unlocks gave you the best feeling/experience/surprise/fun/whatever.
And what 3 were the biggest disappointment?

I start:

Most favorite:
Unlocking trains
Unlocking flamethrower
Unlocking Nuclear power

Unlocks I never cared about:
Shotgun upgrade
Brakespeed upgrades
Combat robotics.

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You should make a pool out of this!!! :D :D Scroll down while editing, and you find pool.

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I wonder if anyone even bothers with military4 research anymore? The upgraded shotgun shells can't really compete against the unstoppable force of uranium ammo (which is gated at military3). Cluster grenades are both expensive and underwhelming compared to capsules and you can have MUCH more fun chucking land mines.

Yes it was buffed, but I have a hard time getting any use out of the discharge defense. The early suits are useful but I wish their slots had even dimensions instead of odd dimensions.

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I try to avoid researching logistic robots for as long as I can since they make me lazy and I lack the willpower not to use them. :lol:

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MOST favorite:
Military 2 - Granades for mass treestruction
Flamethrower - EZ tree cooking tool
Construction robotics - Harvest and burn
Atomic bomb - Ultimate tree evaporator

I hate trees.

least favorite:
Personal laser defense - Never tried it
Yes, Im know engrish

Nope, I won't correct my typos.

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lffs wrote:Atomic bomb - Ultimate treevaporator
Fixed that one :lol:

Favorite
Trains
Requester Chests
Rocket Silo

Least Favorite
Oil processing - You can't really start a good refinery without Advanced Oil Processing.
Nuclear Power - Again you can't really setup a sustainable power facility on the basic stuff alone.

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Favorites:
Flamethrower. Screw trees.
Laser turrets. They make defending easy.
Construction bots. They change the game, effectively.

Least favorite:
Oil processing, as I know it's a whole lot of work involved to setup for nothing immediate.
Weapons tech outside of the first. Machine gun is fantastic. Unlocking the others is rather dull. New ammo for a weapon I don't use at all is silly.
Efficiency module techs, especially the last. Totally useless, but required for other techs. You'd never want to make one if it weren't required, and that depresses me.

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Most favorite:

Military 2/grenades: much faster than chopping trees (grenade damage 3 is nice too, it only takes 1 grenade at that level)
Construction bots
Tank - the first unlock that makes killing biters fun
Requester chests
Atomic bomb

Most annoying at the time:
Oil - I know as soon as I set it up I have to rush advanced oil processing
Logistics bots - they still kinda help, but without requester chests they're not worth much
Rocket launcher - does anyone use this except to launch nukes? And nukes are the only reason this isn't in the most useless category... most of the time I only research it since it leads to the silo.

Most useless:
Shotgun upgrades - uranium ammo obsoleted the shotgun
Discharge defense - never used it
Landmines (though I hear they're good in wave defense?)

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most fav:
laser turrets
construction bots
nukes

most unused:
combat bots
low tier combat stuff
steel furnaces

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