Please add crafting time to unit cards and assembler windows.

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Please add crafting time to unit cards and assembler windows.

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Add the crafting time to recipe windows in assemblers and other crafting machines, as well as to the unit cards on the right below the minimap.

What ?
Currently none of the crafting machines or unit cards show more than the materials required to craft whatever they're crafting. I would like to suggest that the time required is as much a resource as the materials required, and therefore should be listed as well.

When you click on an assembling machine of any type.
When you click on an assembling machine of any type.
Assembling Machine Recipe Window.jpg (13.92 KiB) Viewed 276 times
When you click on an assembling machine of any type.
When you click on an assembling machine of any type.
Assembling Machine Recipe Window.jpg (13.92 KiB) Viewed 276 times

Why ?
I think consistency is always a good thing, and so are less clicks to get the information.
If I want to look up the timing ratios for various interconnected recipes, like Engines and Electrical Engines, I need to either mouse over the item in the crafting window, or the recipe inside the machine. By adding the craft time to the unit card/resources list of the assembler, you would reduce that complication and increase consistency.
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Part of the window on the right below the minimap.
Part of the window on the right below the minimap.
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Re: Please add crafting time to unit cards and assembler windows.

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Yep that is an issue, which is why I've created a mod that shows crafting times. Check it out?

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Re: Please add crafting time to unit cards and assembler windows.

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Great, I'll use it once I'm done with the mod-less map.

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Re: Please add crafting time to unit cards and assembler windows.

Post by nuhll »

tehy should really add this into the game, but the mod is super nice, just one tip, u can adjust the count of machines via mouse wheel...^^

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