Alternativní fanouškovské "Friday Factorio Facts"

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Alt-F4 #44 - A New Perspective

Napsal arrow in my gluteus maximus dne 30-07-2021

You remember April Fool’s day this year? Was quite a while ago already, but if you visited the subreddit on that day, you probably saw arrow in my gluteus maximus’s mind-bending video. If not, this week’s issue #44 of Alt-F4 will catch you up and then go over how exactly this dark magic presentation was achieved!

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Alt-F4 #43 - The DyWorld Saga

Napsal Dysoch dne 23-07-2021

In issue #43 of Alt-F4, mod-maker extraordinaire Dysoch talks about his history of modding (which started all the way back in Factorio 0.7!), giving a bit of an overview of how his mods evolved over time. Then, he goes into his latest and greatest project that’s due for release very soon. It’s a big overhaul mod that’s focused on an overarching story with the goal to be more immersive than previous big mods. More on the details below!

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Alt-F4 #42 - The Meaning of Automation

Napsal Nanogamer7 dne 16-07-2021

In this week’s issue #42 of Alt-F4, after previously investigating the games that influenced Factorio, we’ll now be looking at how Factorio influenced the automation genre as a whole, if that’s even a thing. Maybe it isn’t. After 7.5 million years of contemplation, Nanogamer7 has an answer, and it might surprise you.

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Alt-F4 #41 - Title loading, please stand by ...

Napsal oof2win2 dne 09-07-2021

This week, for issue #41, oof2win2 returns with a somewhat more technical article about what exactly can go wrong when trying to connect to multiplayer games and how to potentially solve these issues. If you’ve ever wondered why Factorio wouldn’t let you join your friends’ multiplayer game, this article might have some explanations for you!

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Alt-F4 #40 - Warp Speed for Charity

Napsal stringweasel dne 02-07-2021

After a semi-intentional two-week mid-summer break, Alt-F4 makes its glorious return with issue #40. In it, fan-favorite and editor extraordinaire stringweasel does another one of his interviews that gets us some perspective on a Nauvis-related topic. A Nauvian Perspective, if you will. This time, he talked to Franqly who’ll be representing Factorio for the first time at the Summer Games Done Quick charity event. More info on that at the end!

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Alt-F4 #39 - JOSEF

Napsal Drogiwan Cannobi dne 11-06-2021

In this week’s issue of Alt-F4 #39, which is divisible by 13 (quick maffs), Drogiwan Cannobi makes their first contribution to the project by elaborating on the background and on the inner workings of his Rube-Goldberg-esque self-expanding factory that’s lovingly titled JOSEF. It’s a really cool concept that is not even that complicated once you get down to the details.

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Alt-F4 #38 - FacSTEMrio

Napsal Conor_ dne 04-06-2021

This week, our in-house technical editor decided it was a good idea to write another article himself. We weren’t so sure about that, but nobody could stop him. So, we present: Conor_ writing about the relation between Factorio affinity and the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) fields of study. Time to don your graduation cap and jump in!

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Alt-F4 #37 - Combinator Crash Course Continuation

Napsal pocarski dne 28-05-2021

On the 37th week during which an issue of Alt-F4 is being released, we present: Issue #37! What a surprise! In it, long-time contributor pocarski is back with yet more very approachable explanations of how you can spice up and optimize your base with but a few combinators!

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Alt-F4 #36 - The Nauvian Perspective: Bentham and Xisumavoid

Napsal Bobby dne 21-05-2021

This week brings back The Nauvian Perspective for the second time, which involves talking to Factorio personalities about life, the universe, and everything. This time, Bobby had a little chat with Bentham aka. MangledPorkGaming about the very early years of Factorio’s existence.

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Alt-F4 #35 - Kámo, cvičíš vůbec?

Napsal Romner, Conor_ dne 14-05-2021

V půlce května, v očekávaném způsobu, 35. vydání Alt-F4 je pro vás, aby jste konzumovali svými oči. V nabídce je průzkum od Romner, o tom, proč Factorio inženýr je mnohem silnější než Minecraft Steve. Abychom dnešní hody zakončili, Conor_ nám poté dá informaci o módu Síň Slávy od stringweasel, což vůbec není nepotismus. Vůbec.