New Hotkeys

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New Hotkeys

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I'd like new hotkeys to make different multiples of items. Right click currently makes 5. Shift-RClick could make 25, alt-RClick - 50 control-RCLICK 100


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Adding the hotkeys listed in the summary above.

Why ?
It makes it easier to create a proper amount of things when you don't want 1, 5, or max available. It also ques differently when you que for 25 things at once, vs 5 things 5 times. For example, if something takes 4 gears and and 2 iron plates and you que 5, without the gears in your inventory, you get 20 gears first, then whatever you were making. Repeat this for each additional 5 items. If you que 25 items at once, you would get 100 gears, then 100 of whatever you were making.

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Re: New Hotkeys

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Other people made similar suggestions previously.
Just some examples
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viewtopic.php?f=6&t=77976
viewtopic.php?f=6&t=68980

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Re: New Hotkeys

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AHhh i tried searching control, alt, shift - didn't think of "handcrafting" as a keyword in my search. Thanks.

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Don't expect changes on handcrafting though. The devs have already stated that handcrafting should not be encouraged by making it more convenient than it is. It's the only option available at the beginning to teach/remind that it should be avoided whenever possible. I'm not saying it's right or wrong, it's just the way the game is designed.
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Furthermore, I highly recommend trying to go for the achievement "Lazy bastard". It explicitly forbids handcrafting beyond the absolute minimum. Very illuminating to do that once. It changes your perception of why handcrafting is in this game.

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Re: New Hotkeys

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Koub wrote:
Tue Nov 10, 2020 11:13 pm
Don't expect changes on handcrafting though. The devs have already stated that handcrafting should not be encouraged by making it more convenient than it is. It's the only option available at the beginning to teach/remind that it should be avoided whenever possible. I'm not saying it's right or wrong, it's just the way the game is designed.
The Design of the game rather says, dont handcraft intermediates but end products are fine. F.e. Assembler machines. Just have a Buffer of iron, gears, greens, reds, steel, engines, etc and handcrafting is very efficient. Not on very big scale though

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Re: New Hotkeys

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moved to won’t implement, sorry.
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