Friday Facts #106 - Brain satisfaction tool

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Friday Facts #106 - Brain satisfaction tool

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Post by Leveller » Fri Oct 02, 2015 10:50 pm

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Post by AnarCon » Fri Oct 02, 2015 10:51 pm

hurrah \o/

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Post by Smarty » Fri Oct 02, 2015 10:52 pm

That waiting is trying to kill me

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Post by Leveller » Fri Oct 02, 2015 10:52 pm

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Post by Phillip_Lynx » Fri Oct 02, 2015 11:03 pm

Now they are FSF :)

[edit]hope so[/edit]

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Post by Zeblote » Fri Oct 02, 2015 11:08 pm

Leveller wrote:F5 F5 F5 F5 F5 F5 F5 F5 F5 F5 F5 F5 F5 F5 F5 F5 F5 F5 F5 F5 F5 F5 F5 F5 F5 F5 F5 F5 F5 F5 F5 F5 F5 F5 F5 F5 F5 F5 F5 F5 F5 F5 F5 F5 F5
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Re: Friday Facts #106 - Brain satisfaction tool

Post by Smarty » Fri Oct 02, 2015 11:17 pm

So my eei level is very high because when close my eyes and i see my factory and im expanding it






Or wait is that the addiction i have?

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Post by Zeblote » Fri Oct 02, 2015 11:19 pm

Higher resolution sprites also help :D

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Post by nobodx » Sat Oct 03, 2015 12:00 am

Do you really want ai to colonize entire worlds all by themselves?
I've played the X-series where the humans build and send terraformer into outer space to prepare planets for humans.
Unfortunately they had a programming error and started to terraform inhabited planets.
Imho there should be always a human supervisor present.

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Post by Chaoseed » Sat Oct 03, 2015 1:39 am

This whole automated terraforming idea is hardly new, just check out The Millennial Project: Colonizing the Galaxy in Eight Easy Steps by Marshall T. Savage.

The "eei" idea is interesting; I've noticed that, for a lot of games, I often reach a point where I don't know what to do, or the thing I'm supposed to do is too hard for me to do, or I'll have to spend a lot of time oto do it...in which case, I stop playing and go to one of the many other games I own.

(I don't really know how to use blueprints. There needs to be a tutorial that shows how to use them, or a campaign level that uses them, or something, because using the wiki as the manual isn't that fun...)

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Post by DaveMcW » Sat Oct 03, 2015 1:49 am

Chaoseed wrote:(I don't really know how to use blueprints. There needs to be a tutorial that shows how to use them, or a campaign level that uses them, or something, because using the wiki as the manual isn't that fun...)
Blueprints are easy, the hard part is building a roboport network and construction robot army to follow them.

Maybe as an intermediate step, you could build a "repair network" that uses construction robots and a simplified roboport? Then when automated construction is available you already have a squad of construction robots to get started with. Hmm, sounds like a great idea for a mod. :)

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Post by irbork » Sat Oct 03, 2015 2:54 am

Interesting story. And the conclusion - no more demo version of Factorio. :twisted:

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Post by abaranski12 » Sat Oct 03, 2015 6:04 am

About the main menu... You know how the menu worked in Command & Conquer Generals: Zero Hour? I'm talking about this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZUNq7wog_Ro. I think it would be cool to make that kind of animation for factorio.

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Post by jorgenRe » Sat Oct 03, 2015 6:35 am

Really useful tip for the runny/leaky nose part is to make some salt water (salt + water) and then pouring it into the nose that is runny. This way I went from using a tissue every hour to none for the whole school day :D
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Post by deepdriller » Sat Oct 03, 2015 6:59 am

The eei can also be hurt by frustrating experiences, like being stopped by things on the map. In Factorio, this is solved by letting the avatar automatically sidestep things like electric poles and turrets.
Personally, what tends to hurt my eei most is the fact that I need such a long time to wipe out larger biter bases. My usual tactic is to build a turret farm nearby, and then flank and run.

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Re: Friday Facts #106 - Brain satisfaction tool

Post by Original » Sat Oct 03, 2015 8:13 am

This is why gaming industry and software industry is flourishing.
Developing a software gives a new and logical way of analysing problems.

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Re: Friday Facts #106 - Brain satisfaction tool

Post by gacek » Sat Oct 03, 2015 9:50 am

2nd Update this week... you spoil us!! :)

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