[0.10.6][slpwnd] Construction Robots

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[0.10.6][slpwnd] Construction Robots

Post by Bonsai »

I dont like overproducing at a certain point in the game so i just organize and minimise the production of items.

The problem was in 0.10.5 as well

I stumbled upon a thing which is bothering me a little:
I do know that i have in this case exactly 2 Gun Turrets in my System, but since 1 Robot can carry/pick up more items at once (Dytech Construction Robots Mk 1 with maxed out Cargo Size = 9) this happens:
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AFAIK This is not related to Dytech, because i had the same problem even with normal Construction Robots.
Since there are less than 10 Turrets in the System, only 1 Robot is required to pick the amount up to 9 items at a time, only 1 Robot gets sent out to do the job.
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After the first Gun Turret is placed (and not just picked up) another Robot gets the job to place the second one.

I'd like to see eighter 1 Robot picking up and placing both turrets or let the job be done with the needed amount of Robots requested to the amount of items to be placed.

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Re: [0.10.6] Construction Robots

Post by sillyfly »

I can confirm this is happening without mods installed.
Also - while the items are gone, I get messages that I don't have enough items in storage, although there are (e.g. - a greedy robot took them)

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Re: [0.10.6][slpwnd] Construction Robots

Post by slpwnd »

Thanks for the report. This will be fixed in 0.10.7. The problem was that the robot "reserved" all the items he could (up to 4 in vanilla) but took only 1. The solution is simple: for reconstruction robots reserve and take only 1 item (regardless of the size of their inventory).

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