## Movie Player

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### Movie Player

I built a full color movie player. See it in action:

It has a 178x100 display, and 34MB of memory. In theory it could run at 60 FPS, in practice it runs at 1 FPS in Factorio 0.14.

I designed the movie player in 10 sections, then built them all from the same blueprint.

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Each section has 3 parts: display, decoder, and memory.

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### Re: Movie Player

Display

I use this combinator design to fit many color signals on one wire.

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The processing time is O(n^2) where n is the number of signals the wire. So I split the signals between 5 wires to improve performance. Three wires can run along a column of combinators, and the other two hop along lamps to reach the distant combinators. The wire diagram looks like this. (They are really all green wires.)

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Decoder

The decoder takes 5x 30-bit signals as input, and produces 50x 3-bit colors as output.

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Here is how it works on a binary level:

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Encoder

I published my encoder script on GitHub: https://github.com/DaveMcW/factorio-movie-maker
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Memory

The memory uses a simple lookup scheme, with a frame select signal on the green wire and 180 data signals on the red wire.

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This decider combinator setup has poor performance when used with a high number of signals. Here are my performance stats:

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### Re: Movie Player

This is all well and good, but... Songname?
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holy.. but... but..

That is amazing!

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Dave, you never cease to amaze me with your Factorio skills. That is... Extremely impressive
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### Re: Movie Player

You really should put this save to the Performance optimization - post your saves Thread. This really makes my computer burn
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### Re: Movie Player

holy hell how on earth
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### Re: Movie Player

amazing!!
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### Re: Movie Player

How can i watch the Netflix Series?

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### Re: Movie Player

I'm out....

srs tho.

I consider myself not too un-smart, heck sometimes I get a little swell of pride when I do something moderately clever. But this, this blows my freekin' mind.
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### Re: Movie Player

Amazing! Congratulations!
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### Re: Movie Player

Factorio might get an AO rating now.

really impressive. holy cow.
recruiting east coast/mid west US players with mics (mumble) for private Co-Op 0.15.* server.
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### Re: Movie Player

But before we talk about the circuit network, we have to talk about parallel universes.
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http://www.gamestar.de/spiele/factorio/ ... 05606.html

Hope you understand german
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### Re: Movie Player

Holyshit!
MIND = BLOWN
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60000 views in 1 day ...?
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yeas got news coverage lol
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Holy crap, 34 megabytes of memory! With that you could store the entirety of Doom 1 and 2 and still have 8MB to spare. That's seriously impressive!
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