Posts by Dominik

Friday Facts #357 - Nuke

Posted by kovarex, Dominik, V453000 on 2020-07-24

At the time of writing the Friday Facts last week, not all of the planned changes were finished, here is the finalisation, so here we go. Persistent library contents The problem is old. You play a modded game and have your blueprints in the library. Then, you decide to put the mods aside for a reason (to join a MP game, or just try a...

Friday Facts #312 - Fluid mixing saga & Landfill terrain

Posted by Dominik, Ernestas, Albert on 2019-09-13

Hello Factorians, Today I would like to talk to you about my favourite subject - fluid mixing and its prevention. It is a new mechanic introduced in 0.17 that seemed quite simple at first, but has been giving me nightmares ever since. A while ago I took on the task of updating the fluid system (FFF-260). The way it works in 0.16...

Friday Facts #274 - New fluid system 2

Posted by Dominik, Klonan, kovarex on 2018-12-21

Hi Factorians, Here is Dominik, with an update on the fluids. This time it is pretty much finished so I can tell you facts instead of just speculations. You will find how the new algorithm will work and some new handy usability features. In FFF-260 I wrote about how it all started, why we are doing it and what the plan is. There was...

Friday Facts #260 - New fluid system

Posted by Dominik on 2018-09-14

Hi Factorians, This is Dominik, and my first FFF post ever! I will use this opportunity to talk to you about the exciting subject of pipes. Yeah, I know, right? Spring came and with it Twinsen, saying "Pipes suck. Two people already tried to fix it and failed, who wants to be next?", and I’m like "Hey, that’s just pipes, you just make a...