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Sho'Nuff

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Jul 12, 2007
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Hey guys, anyone playing Factorio? There is a demo of it you can try (yes demos even in 2016). I tried the demo and loved it so I bought it. Right now it's got 99% positive reviews on steam and probably the highest I've ever seen. I'd like to know other people's thoughts on it. Thanks.
Bought it last night, played for ~25 minutes, and returned it. Was not my cup of tea. I'm probably just getting old but the interface was just painful.
 

Stg-Flame

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Mar 10, 2007
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Bought it last night, played for ~25 minutes, and returned it. Was not my cup of tea. I'm probably just getting old but the interface was just painful.
It's also early access so the UI might change down the road.
 

GusSmed

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It's also early access so the UI might change down the road.
Unlikely. Factorio's been in "early access" for something like 4 years. It's an ongoing project, something like Dwarf Fortress. Though the comparison isn't great since the Factorio team puts a high priority on fixing bugs, unlike Toady.

They did do a writeup recently about how the train control dialog was poorly designed, and how they were fixing it. The result isn't any more attractive, but it does fix some of the buttons that were not intuitive.
 

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