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November 22nd, 2022 Livestream

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uh someone was asking has there been any movement on the Mark III Miner having an extra output or whatever uh no movement as far as I know so focus on blueprints yeah but I I I I assume that that will be addressed I would be very surprised if that doesn't get addressed at some point one way or another I don't know how we'll do it but um yeah it would be really weird if that doesn't get addressed we did address the nuclear stuff at least that's that's progress yep the fact that you can overclock nuclear power plants because it didn't make sense in the game yeah what what was it was the water or something yeah because like the a regular nuclear power plant was like 300 Water so if you wanted to overclock at the 250 you'd needed more than 600 which is more than Max yeah exactly so uh so like the solution here was to often just change the water requirement for all nuclear power plants uh because we we can't solve the fully we can we can make it better and we probably need to rebalance pipes probably anyways but we can't fully solve the whole more than 600 in a pipe uh we can't do more than that because we're already seeing issues with 600. so uh solution was to drop it down to 240. which I think is pretty nice because then you get like a better number for the water because it's like 240 is like two water extractors uh so it scales a bit better

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I was looking at the release trailer from E3 originally and there's this large monster which spawned flies out of its back does that still make it into the game that's the big crab coming crab hopefully

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big crap big crabs coming every crab painful as a crab yeah as far as I know we're still gonna add the crab but we've been saying that for like two years yeah um it was it was originally gonna come in update three we have footage of Jay saying in update three we're adding the big crab yep yeah update three did not have the bigger oh yeah we should we should release that we should also release the the interview we did yes I thought we had of the uh one of the engineers for the Large Hadron Collider yeah one of the original Engineers I actually looked at that pretty recently semi-reasonally and I was like I was so sure we had released that somewhere it wasn't like a it wasn't like a super serious interview though and I think the I think the point was to be part of something else I was supposed to just get Clips out of it I don't know if it's a good interview no it was a pretty funny interview was it actually good yeah I I it was like I haven't seen it because it was like funny because like I don't want to spoil it actually but it is a real good sport he was a good sport yeah he was a real good sport about it it was like okay I don't did you say what it was we interviewed like the one of the creators of yeah okay cool yeah one of your like your original like engineer people yeah designed the LHC yeah and he was really good sport about it and it was on we were just saw and it was like all right let's just let's just it was some fun interview or something ask him satisfactory questions and and he was a really good support about it and uh I thought we added it to some video but maybe it didn't can you send me the footage and then maybe it's on the it's on the server okay in the update three I've got Patches videos I'm feeling lazy or something I need some content I'll just be like hey there's one time I talked to this guy yeah because I think I even added it to specific projects so or my you might need to download the whole product but okay it's it's on the server oh Jesus that project biggest the longest troll if the crab never makes it to the game that's the one thing we never add is like there's so many things we're like we're never gonna add this but the one thing we show first trailer like now that's not coming it'll be that would be on brand

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on with there we will see golf before the crab

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This question may have been asked previously at least 35 other times, as recently as October 2022 and as early as March 2019.

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the passenger drone for aerial Pioneer Transportation only be implemented for crossing large section of the map in late game uh I mean this is something that a lot of people have wanted in some shape and for reasons we've not done it so I'm not sure exactly what those reasons are super late game to hop around the world maybe it's a good idea maybe like fast travel as opposed to flying across the map yeah but then we have the streaming issues yeah yeah exactly yeah but that's why like if it was fast travel then they'd have to be like a loading screen and yeah that's true yeah that's true that's that's more doable yeah I don't know but QA site most of these things guys uh it's cool to Theory crafted with you guys but just know that you have to go to the QA site if it's not there it doesn't exist I mean it's true yeah

This question may have been asked previously at least 16 other times, as recently as February 2022 and as early as March 2019.

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well speaking of game modes this leads onto the X this that's a bit me anyway Shogun a buddy from RuneScape developer over there um you once said that we're never getting pipes yeah we got pipes so when are we getting base defense by the same logic well you gain mode based defense game game mode um also we said you wouldn't get drones and you got drones we said you wouldn't get blueprints you got blueprints um uh but no no base defense for real for real uh yeah no this is how I get trust issues yeah we never said we weren't gonna have blueprints though or did we no I I don't I think uh I don't think we ever hard committed to not doing it yeah I think we I think we were we were in the early days we had we had the state of no we don't think we want it uh but we'll you know it's a thing that we'll keep returning to and reconsidering I will tell you guys though when we decided like we're gonna do pipes we we actually decided that like a bit oh like we we committed to that for a while we had to keep that secret for a long time get the secret from me I think you're like a [ __ ] doofus um but for blueprints that was a late decision that was not something that we were considering like we were considering it for a long time sure but like the decisions like let's do blueprints that came like like June this year I think yeah it was after it was after I went on break yeah it was I was it was like right it was right before vacation I think we were like should we do blueprints yeah let's do blueprints if it works actually um I asked you directly about the particle accelerator you told me to guess no way no shot less than a good one

This question may have been asked previously at least 24 other times, as recently as October 2022 and as early as June 2018.

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Unreal Engine it's actually we can talk about that again I guess but uh yeah a lot of people ask us all the time like are we gonna change it to Unreal Engine five because right now the game is made in a religion four point uh can't remember what version 27 or something like that um no it must be higher than that never mind um we've uh We've contemplated moving to Unreal identity five and I think we we would like to uh there's a lot of work doing that and uh yeah we're just kind of investigating it and trying to figure out if we can do it yeah we have some people actually investigating it so the reality is guys here it is this is this is for Marv on the satisfactory Clips archive uh uh number 195 is not an impossibility being it is being looked into but we cannot we cannot say anything we don't know we don't know anything right yeah we're not promising anything but can we just uh take just use the archive and just play Snippets of the same answers all the time would be less work for Marv because he's gonna have to re re-archive everything I think I think I think I think Marv loves doing it uh any content to Archive if you guys don't know satisfactory Eclipse archives there's a website where pretty much like every answer we've ever given on stream for the last like two years three years something like that um has been an extreme pretty much yeah has been archived is it you there's a YouTube channel I think it's two YouTube channels now one's a community uh there's a community highlights oh right and then there's the clips uh q a clips archive so if you go there um so you can totally like if if you ever run into us in any any situation on the internet you can use that as leverage to be like but you said this and completely and completely like misunderstand what I said in the clip and and and and Duke community that way that's never happened uh but uh yeah anyways um no but the the archive is great because like there's you can search for questions if you want to hurt hear it from the the cow's mouth what's the expression from the horse's mouth horse's mouth yeah not the cow I know it's the uh it's the Sheep's uh appendix backside yeah uh do be aware that there are a couple of answers that are like from a couple of years ago that may not be relevant uh or like might have changed our minds for instance are we gonna get blueprints uh there's a couple of Clips where like I don't know maybe maybe not probably not I mean I think it's fun to look at right because it is that's what happens right it's like uh what's it called it's like a it's like an archived it's like yeah it's it's character it's character progression character progression yes right yep just letting you guys know what we what we know at the time dude the uh yeah character Arc of satisfactory yeah so this is actually devs you're like we're not adding blueprints we're adding blueprints we're not adding pipes running pipes we're not eating drones on unrelated five the reality is Jace hasn't decided if he wants oh my God yes that's what it is Jace hasn't had time to do it yet that make the decision that is he's not going to be doing it he's just thinking about it

This question may have been asked previously at least 20 other times, as recently as November 2022 and as early as May 2020.

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coffee or vending machine that uses tickets well those are expensive coffees holy yeah yeah I sunk like nuclear waste for this coffee plutonium I don't know if I want that coffee a knock or two Traders I guess that's true

This question may have been asked previously at least 4 other times, as recently as March 2022 and as early as February 2021.

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will the game's performance be improved uh yes yes the game's performance has uh improved drastically and will continue to do so

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November 8th, 2022 Livestream

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what language you program the game in and the C plus plus and in blueprints so Swedish Swedish have you seen those um I don't know if it's there's there's certain languages where you can use like emojis to code with oh yeah yeah and there's like I've seen a couple of projects where they actually legitimately use them and it is jarring yeah that's kind of weird eggplant variable name yeah it's a cool function name

This question may have been asked previously at least 7 other times, as recently as August 2022 and as early as February 2019.

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will the beacon and ALT be removed in update seven no that's gonna stick around so same kind of functionality there with the beacons like if you place a beacon down it will disappear and be placed on the map the alt recipes for uh uh I can't remember that recipe is called fuel something rod uh we'll still be around in update seven

This question may have been asked previously at least 6 other times, as recently as November 2022 and as early as May 2022.

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later started talking to me when I come across stem ores and the whip artifact sure those lines be muted now that's normal that she speaks there's some creepy stuff yeah Harvest Harvest there's definitely I think a bug where the distance is like a like you hear the voiceless a lot further away now and I don't know if that's intentional or not oh maybe that's a book but I don't know comply there's definitely cases too where if you're like building on top of a cave uh and like there's a there's something at the top of the cave or something like that and you're standing above it you'll hear the voicemail because you're in proximity of it and you'll be like what why am I hearing Ada talk to me when there's like nothing close to me that was also a bit confusing she's lonely she just wants a friend exactly

This question may have been asked previously at least 3 other times, as recently as August 2021 and as early as March 2021.

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toilets we do still need the toilet flush DLC we do oh dude we need to

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I need to jump we needed to push those buttons yeah make it happen yeah yeah it's like sometimes I talk to people about it and they're like all right but if we do it like how are we gonna do it like we're gonna do the animations or I'm like you guys just touch the toilet just play a sound just it just shows you Jace how much how hard it is to make games just make it doesn't work like that Jace you have to uh you have to design it and you have to put a programming on it and it's just design it well if it's so easy why don't you do it huh all right I will fine and seen Jason's back I'm gonna get back in the code two working two jobs at the same time here we go babe you know what I I should actually just make that feature because no one else is gonna make it I'll just [ __ ] make it and then be like can we do it now look here I did it so I guess plush toilet in the code yes porta potty at I mean if the toilet DLC isn't the first DLC we ever released then I'm gonna be [ __ ] pissed like we it was here first we said it first foreign

This question may have been asked previously at least 28 other times, as recently as November 2022 and as early as June 2020.

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no updates after 1.0 uh I we I don't know actually I haven't uh we haven't actually decided that or like I don't I don't think we want to think about that no like I don't think um I don't think we have anything really planned for after 1.0 because like I think we want to we want to get to that bridge first and then we'll burn it up and see yeah what we do there have to see how we feel uh thank you let's just burn it now foreign completely if you plan updates after 1.0 then it's not 1.0 I disagree friend just because you can add more to a game doesn't mean the game needs it wait say that again if you plan updates after one photo that's not 1.0 sure it is 1.0 is like the deficient like the definition of like what is a complete like what is the first iteration of a complete game to you because the way we see it now is like the game isn't complete there's still pieces missing for us to be able to say like this is the this is satisfactory as we intended it to be released and then you can add more stuff to it afterwards I mean you can work on it forever technically yep you can after most starting could Simulator for yeah that's what we'll do is everyone fired after 1.0 probably that's that's how uh confidence on it every other time every time we ship a gamer and gets fired we get new people in for the best yeah I mean it is sad because that definitely happens that some games I go fired after uh oh that's true actually yeah I go fired off to Goat Simulator um and then I came back in you know where those um the glasses with the nose and mustache yeah I came in and interviewed I was like Hello everybody I would like to program for you I am they were like you're hired back in you know what I'm fired every day and rehired every single day actually true every week yeah that's it hello I'm Ace I'm A's and then next day like hello I'm Z my name is that to grow a beard to come back yeah yes grow a beard what's that must be healthier taxes does that affect that no maybe it does beard no like if if you did fire someone and rehired them every single day what is the actual like I don't know if no it doesn't affect anything tax wise I I feel like someone's going to jail I'm sure there's like some law for it though yeah sure

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November 1st, 2022 Livestream

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add more mass in the future new we haven't even finished the one we have now

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adding fluid trucks no you have to package them if you want to use tricks for that stuff

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hypertube gear glitch no no one is working on that because it's not high prior there's a bunch of a lot more like there's a lot of bigger fish to fry than fixing you know that there's a an inventory issue on hyper tubes as weird as it looks

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we ever get that fancy water you showed up yes eventually that's like the last thing on a lot of uh a lot of the tiles that we posted in the the updated map changes like the last thing we need to do there is to change the water to be that new like the new water system that we've implemented um that's sort of the only thing that's left

This question may have been asked previously at least 2 other times, as recently as August 2022 and as early as June 2022.

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ever going to get a character creator I doubt it honestly like maybe we'll get some kind of customization options but I don't think so like it's uh I think it's on the cutting board if anything like it's it's part of something we wanted to do for a long time but if we're ever going to finish the game you know we have to cut some things

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October 25th, 2022 Livestream

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chances of Halloween event is zero absolute zero

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theme deck compatibility uh probably not until 1.0 is when we look into that and even if we do look into that it's not for certain because we don't know at this moment if we can support controller support and if you can't support controlled sport then steam compatibility you will not get approved

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in the ETA on 1.0 yeah we just talked about that with uh with Stefan our CEO we don't have an ETA uh uh that was a joke um no we don't have an ETA like we the the problem for us still and this is something this has been a thing that's been going on for a long time like almost a full year now uh where we have a hard time deciding sort of what the what the final release of the game entails if that makes sense like we it's so hard for us to say like okay these are the features we must have from 1.0 and these are the features that we should have for 1.0 and like there's a little bit of like okay but if we want to release 1.0 in a timely manner we might not be able to do everything so like what must we have for the game and what can we maybe do later after we release the game you know it's those type of discussions that we're having and um it's it's really difficult because like for for us a lot of things sort of have always felt like this is a must-have for the game but then when we think about it's like but is it though maybe not you know um so so like there's a bunch of things that we kind of fluctuate back up like back and forth a little bit like whether or not we have to include it or not um and I obviously can't give you a list of that because we haven't decided on that either so um yeah that's sort of why it's so hard for us to to figure out when we think we will release the final version of the game but it's not going to be this here I can tell you that much

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well multiplayer performance is update come before 1.0 multiplayer performance update comes almost every patch or like every update so uh yeah there's no there's never going to be like a whoa it's so much better now kind of update it's always going to be like a it's a marathon it's like coming slow and steady um so we are working we are working on that all the time same frame performance in general

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and more Vehicles planned no no more Vehicles planned at the moment

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Gamo with terrain editing ability also no not happening uh remember the remember the video we put out um last year six things we're never adding to satisfactory those things we're not moving on those so like uh one of those things thanks to fans uh procedural generation uh terrain editing my little ones golf obviously two more renewable energy and what's the next one I can't remember what the last one is maintenance yes those are those things six things will never happen we're we're quite quite certain like it doesn't matter like no golf I'm out yeah exactly

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we have the placeable wall holes wall pipe holes are we getting those for belts that would be cool not sure what we need to do to get that happen but I always go to the QI side and up with that stool off

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uh some sort of Statistics page planned not planned but we definitely have ideas for it we'll see if we have time

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experimental branch on DeForest now look I don't know if that's possible I've seen some people claim that you can do it if you have if you own the game on Epic which interesting um but yeah I don't know

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our tech support when uh when if we get the game a run efficiently at some point you know on regular graphics card sure maybe but it's not really high as prior right now

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whether we are satisfactory oh sorry I read that wrong I read it as in Swedish so it's like cheese I'm like what do you mean cheese why would we add cheeses that is actually uh vinyl so maybe maybe for 1.0 maybe it'd be like a special edition kind of thingy we might do something like that I don't know that's that's something we definitely thought about doing but I don't know if we'll actually we'll do it but that would be cool I think um because part of the reason why we haven't put out the soundtrack yet is actually twofold but one of the major reasons is because we haven't finished the soundtrack so like there's still more music coming to the game um so yeah when we release the game and we finalize it then maybe we'll be finally able to put out the the soundtrack for it would be dope would be dope biggest teaser months new music coming I feel like we've said that since the launch of the game though I had a wrap that's definitely a thing

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October 18th, 2022 Livestream

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will never be a lizard cattle no I don't think so

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we need to turn off crash site beacons I hope so I mean I hope so

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expand on the map hell no

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Rockets are the planets no no I can't even finish this one

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you guys wanted to release DLC I actually don't know if you want to sounds like a lot of work

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DLS is satisfactory so DLS s dlss is not planned at the moment because we haven't seen any uh reasonable like reason to do it because the thing with the LSS is that it improves the rendering time or like it it fakes rendering like it it low it unloads rendering time off the GPU but the game is CPU Bound for the most part so it wouldn't actually make a huge difference um so so we haven't really seen a huge advantage of having that and also if you have a GPU that can support dlss then you already have a GPU that's well within reason to be able to render the game like rendering isn't a heavy portion for satisfactory this is It's the CPU bound game um so if your course are maxed then or like if your CPU is Max then like having a faster GPU won't actually increase the the render time uh not even my save I mean I'm not sure but there's a bunch of issues too with um with uh like the way we do rendering as well where the LSS wouldn't really work because it can't actually do proper proper Magic so we don't really we don't really think there's going to be any good gain by implementing it at the moment

This question may have been asked previously at least 5 other times, as recently as September 2022 and as early as April 2022.

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does it support multiple cores well I mean it supports multiple cores but there's always going to be uh uh like there's only so much parallelization we can do in the game because we are also Bound by Logic um you know we I think I used this example last time I talked as about talked about this as well but when it comes to you know threading and multi multi parallelization it's like sometimes you know you can't produce a baby faster like you can't have nine ladies produce one baby in one month it doesn't work like that uh so uh yes

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there it is I was like I didn't get a single question about turbo fuel for jet packs to stream it has it really been a stream if there's no question about turbo field for jet packs uh the answer to that question is maybe in the future because the issue isn't necessarily that okay I'm gonna give the full answer like because I don't want to just dismiss someone for asking that question but because it is it is a valid question and I actually don't care if people ask the same question every time because how are you supposed to know that it's your first time asking the question unless you know naughty naughty but um we would like to have it so you can have uh um plutonium fuel rats we would like to have it so you can have turbo fuel engine in your jet pack one idea that we had uh that we've been throwing around a little bit and maybe we'll do it maybe we won't I'm not saying that this is what we're gonna do but there's definitely like there's definitely room to have the possibility to have turbo fuel for jet packs and one idea we had was that uh maybe we could make it so that you can unlock the jet pack a little bit earlier than it you can right now but it's like a significantly worse jet pack than it is right now and you use the packaged fuel for the worst version of the of the jet pack and when you make turbo fuel you can use that and it will work the way that jetpack works today in the current iteration of the of the of the game uh that's one idea we don't know if that's actually going to work or not because there might be some balancing issue uh but that's that's that's one thing we were thinking about um so yeah it's already terrible well get ready to go it's gonna get a lot worse if we do that so yes

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October 4th, 2022 Livestream

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when will artifacts be usable for something soon soon hopefully yeah we've we have been working on a lot of Story related things um please remember that you know the story in satisfactory won't be like a don't expect like a triple A Call of Duty kind of like cinematic experience because the story is still going to be sort of the the second the the not the primary part of the game the the primary part of size factories has always been like the sandbox you know building Factory building game and you're gonna be able to play the game without experience the story at all if you want to if you so choose to um so there's no like story block or something like that so but if you want to experience the story it's going to be a story and we've been working a little bit on like stuff that ties into the story and that's been going on since before update six actually so we've made a bunch of progress on that is it a bit it's a little bit like frustrating because like we've been doing so much work and we haven't been able to show that off because we kind of want to keep the story and all that stuff like kind of secret until the final release of the game for 1.0 so you won't really see too much of any of that stuff until the game releases essentially uh yeah

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the rebound Scout for update seven um good question actually that's a good question no I don't think so uh maybe I don't know it this goes this goes back this goes back into like a little bit of like we're we're sort of trying to figure out when we can release it and what we can do in that time and you know if we feel like it's it doesn't make sense to to uh to release it at a certain point in time then you know maybe we'll be able to do more if we delay it or whatever and it's also something we're trying to figure out like or maybe it's more important for us to get this next update out so that we can work on the next thing so that's also something that we're trying to figure out so it's our I like we haven't fully decided yet you know actually what goes into this update and the rebalancing is one of those things where maybe now but also maybe later down the line uh so it's it's I don't think it will be a huge rebalance in update seven but I might be wrong because development is a fleeting thing so maybe we'll have time for it or maybe we won't but I doubt it at the moment uh let's say yes

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let's see yeah mine under Mark III the big question don't think so for this update because like I said the the update is is a small update so it's mostly going to be minor things huh oh my God I caught myself as I said that um small things are gonna go into this update I think the the change with the miner is actually considered a major one because it ties into like if we do faster tiered belts or not which I still don't know if what we're doing there if we're doing that or if we're doing multiple outputs on the minor I don't know but uh don't expect it for update seven update seven is probably gonna be more like a quarter of life you know maybe a cool thing here or there some new feature um little bits in there yeah so yes

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samor is not going to be in an update seven no samoris you won't see Sam or where you see you'll see Samurai because it's in the game right now but like any use for samor is not going to happen until like the final release of the game most likely to my knowledge at least

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September 27th, 2022 Livestream

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volume slider for trains aren't they under uh uh something we've added volume sliders for the Boombox though by the way so the Boombox will have a volume slider I think in the next patch the trains aren't there it's trains are still exception is it on the keyword side I think it is because I think I've seen that trains volume uh surprisingly difficult to find it actually

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ever thought of making twitch integration in the game we have um actually thought about that the the problem with twitch integration is that um I think it would be pretty cool and I I and I I wish we had a better opportunity for it because I think we could do something really interesting because I think I think a lot of games that have twin certification are pretty stingy about it and I don't understand why um but the problem with the game is that like it's very easy to cheat stuff so like if people are watching and they get coupons or whatever then they could they could get coupons some other way so like maybe it's a fun thing as a bonus on top of that um but I think it would be cool to have like you know twitch integration where like you can spawn like maybe enemies or something like that or you know the ones where people make it so that you turn around and dismantle something or like that I think those type of integration uh things would be pretty cool um but yeah the hard thing is just like valuing like what what's worth doing um but if people have ideas please post them on the QA side uh and let us know uh what you would like to see like twitch chat on signs and stuff would be also be cool so we've definitely thought about it but it's always like either we work on that or we work on um something else you know like it's it's always like a question of like what do we spend time on

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thank you hundred bits with one samur a million bits to delete their save and uninstall their game I like that it's a weird like um Iron Man run kind of deal I'll do it for five there you go you're right Chris we said space elevator parts what's wrong with you let's see here what else we got you know spiders filled with spiders that's that's harsh

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was the status of smart mergers to pull from pull from one before the other uh no status

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smart space we can get percentage I don't think we'll ever add that to be honest because it kind of breaks the game a little bit it's definitely not on the planning board but if you guys really want it then make sure to upload that in the QA site

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any news on story no it won't you won't spill any story until 1.0 is out and then you get all of it

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foreign be added no so sleeping wouldn't work in the game because well Define work but you can't like one thing with the game is if you were able to like bypass time then you would sort of like one big aspect of the game is you we want people to automate stuff and the best way to get the realization that you need to automate stuff is realizing that like time is a big resource in the game so if you're able to like fast forward you know set a production chain and then just fast forward kind of breaks part of the game um it kind of negates a big part of of the urge for you to automate better you know so don't like that and also sleeping like this is not a survival game like there's no mechanic behind sleeping so like if that's not the case then what is the point of sleeping bypassing the Knight maybe but the night's so short now um and we would rather fix it so that night makes sense so I mean yeah so nope we don't see a point in having a sleep mechanic

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September 13th, 2022 Livestream

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how many devs are currently working on the game uh we are currently 30 I think it's It's tricky to keep track of it because you know some people leave and some people come back and some people are hiring and it goes back and forth uh I don't know I don't think we're hiring anyone right now I forgot where I checked that coffee stain Studios Maybe um I think around 30 stuff like that I think we've tried to keep the same amount of people-ish but we might be a few more

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the epic version compatible to play with steam yes for sure

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are there coming elevators no except the space elevator

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where can i get in talking with someone and help translate in the game you go to our discord and you follow the instructions it's it's a little bit of like uh like if you can follow the instructions then we trust you with the translation stuff so so like if you can't figure it out then you probably shouldn't be translating for the game you know what i mean so check our discord we have the command discord thingamajig uh and uh take it from there

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like to be able to limit mac storage yeah we've heard that um i'll put that on the keyword site

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i'm gonna add half wall pieces i don't know honestly

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will there be tier nine and eight and nine and ten uh I don't know but I doubt it honestly if anything we add more things within the tears unless yeah I don't know unless we make the game less complex and then tiers 9 and 10 or near nine or whatever but right now I don't think we have any plans for tonight

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September 6th, 2022 Livestream

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foundation yeah same thing requested on the q a side if you want to see half foundations

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teleporters could be cool i'll put down the keyway side up with that and keywords i'll put that in the q a i'll put that on the keyway i'll put that on the keyway side no it would be cool though you

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let's see the lego thing what did happen to the lego thing when is there uh maybe it didn't happen because i haven't heard of it quick recap uh lego nerdist made a really cool satisfactory lego piece uh with the constructor and the way that it works when you put it out i'm going to post it on chat here real quick so when you post when you make like on the lego ideas website uh you can have people vote on it and then um if it reaches like 10 000 votes then it's put in the lap of like the reviewers for lego to look at it and be like you know what maybe we will make a lego piece out of this and it did reach 10 000 votes and i don't know when the review period is it's still yeah yeah it's it's i don't know when the review period is because you only have like two or three review periods a year or something like that or maybe just maybe it's just one if you started may i don't know i don't know what the state of this is um i don't know if they actually like say like no it will never be a lego thing or whatever maybe they'll make a youtube video with like top 10 lego pieces we'll never make number one satisfactory lego off said it's cough stain we're never doing it maybe lego would do that i don't know so yeah i don't know the state of that actually there was another lego piece which was the train uh by the way you can still vote for that one highly recommend you do because it's really cool um hit the old support button on the train one it's really cool i think they haven't i think they also made this um so there's like a video or something with this actually working or maybe these are pictures actually very cool um so that also exists so please how about that that's really cool i would also love to see that one but yeah don't know the state of things in the world of lego satisfactory lego will it be a thing we will never know yeah you can't you can always buy the pieces uh is there because i assume there's like a way to download like the like which pieces do you need for this or something and you can download the model or something you can figure out where do they go or something but what do i know i'm just a stupid community manager

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yeah yeah exactly like there's it's also like a really complex lego piece so uh yeah i don't know would be cool but yeah lego in satisfactory when lego no no no no that if lego won't put says if lego won't put out a satisfactory lego piece we're not putting a lego in our game what are you talking about uh they scratch our back we scratched their back you know that's not that's in productive packer it's not lego what are you talking about all right anyways i think uh we're probably gonna need to wrap up soon actually

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because short stream today essentially tldr short stream is what i'm trying i hope like a release of satisfactory fix it wind farm that would be mean that would be so mean can't even play this in the game but we have it at lego

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August 30th, 2022 Livestream

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will 1.0 story spend any time experimental before release i don't think so i don't maybe but i doubt it

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official mod support before 1.0 would like to i think i think the the dream has always been to have official mod support before 1.0 um but it's we're constantly like scope creeping so it's it's i think it's still like on our drawing board that we do want to have more official mod support but at what cost like it's not impossible that like we just feel like we won't be able to finish the rest of the game in any decent amount of time and then we want to do mod support and then we're going to do something else and this thing and this thing so it's definitely still something that i think we want to do but it's not certain i'd say or that's my feeling at least i haven't actually like confirmed this within anyone else but i think like the idea is to have one support for the game uh official mod support for the game but we'll see what happens we'll see what happens

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stands for passive mode another thing that's in the backlog is having we would like to have it so you can have different modes in the game so and i don't know exactly what that would entail i think one of the natural ones are like having maybe passive mode maybe having like uh or peaceful mode having um uh creative mode uh you know stuff like that maybe there's like a hardcore do do like no health regen like enemies are something i don't know we'll see what happens with that but there are some ideas for like some some some different game modes in the future

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procedural Maps will probably not happen and I say probably I mean it would never happen you guys checked out the video six things we're never gonna add to satisfactory like we wouldn't say never unless we actually like knew that we're never gonna add that like those are I know we said with pipes that we're never gonna add pipes but like we wouldn't put out a video like that if we weren't so sure that that's never gonna happen because it doesn't align with what we want to do with the game yep golf rip ran a flat plane with random resources nodes all over it procedural terrain done isn't isn't isn't there somebody to recommend this but isn't there a mod for that there is a mod that does that Am I Wrong Am I am I am I making that up feel like I've seen that but I don't know if I have

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boats when we didn't put boats in the never video so i mean technically it could happen but no plans at the moment

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can you add helicopter no no well no but then again no we won't unless no

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new machines or generators planned one day um

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maybe but i think okay so here's the thing um i think our game is at a point where um like when you reach tier seven right now there's so much complexity and i i feel like at this point it's so hard to expand on the game where it feels meaningful if that makes sense like we're sure we can make it more complex but right now the game is really complex so if we want to add more then we need to like take the what's complex right now in the game in tier seven eight and like take that back a little bit because i think i don't think anybody wants to do you know face was phase four phase five you know that and the next thing right or maybe i mean some people probably do but i think for the game as a whole we need to sort of figure out a good um

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like end point where in terms of complexity and like how much you need and stuff like that um so so yeah on the on the notion of adding more machines and stuff like that i don't know if that is off the table i think there might be some ideas but it's so hard right now because we need to figure out where we put that and i don't think we would want to like extend from like we wouldn't add more tears at this point i'm pretty sure um so we'll see we'll see i i generally also don't know if we have like maybe we do have plans for new machines but i that's just like my my feeling right now is that like i don't quite understand we where we would put that if we did add more machines uh or you know new parts or stuff like that i it's so hard because like what is it what is where where do we expand the game from this point you know

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any type of farming added uh no i don't think i think we've just decided that we probably won't be able to do that for uh 1.0

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some kind of automation for biomass new not planned we we're I think we're gonna we're sticking quite firmly with that like the the whole point of biomass is that it is supposed to be annoying it is supposed to be like leading into the automation automation part of the game it is supposed to sort of teach you that by being annoying um like in the grand scheme of things like the the vast majority of the game you're not going to be using biomass at all anyways so it's also like kind of unnecessary to automate that too biomass only challenge do it Molly do it I dare you do it was that the biomass struggle the coal appreciation wouldn't be a thing that's that's I think you know that's how we feel I realized that not everyone agrees with that but I I think that's a huge um that that is a that is a big thing for us like the the fact that you do appreciate Cole more when it's been so annoying to use biomass golden cup biomass only oh my God you need to like hire someone just to run it and collect biomass so you can work on the rest of the factory like at some point I feel like you need so much biomass that uh unless you farm creatures you you do get a lot of biomass from creatures I feel like

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will the game end if we complete the story or can we play afterwards pretty sure this is my guess but pretty sure you're gonna be able to play the game afterwards i think story is gonna be it's not gonna be like take the stage so to speak i think when we add story to the game it's going to be like a like a side thing it's not going to be the game isn't going to be like the pacing of the game is going to be controlled by the story i think the story more so is going to be like a like a yes a side side chick the store is going to be a side chick for the game okay like you because like i think the ambition is you're gonna be able to play the game without playing the story at all and you're still gonna sort of get the experience that you're getting today yeah you can ignore the story i'm pretty sure that's that's what we're still so here's here's why i'm like hesitating on that is because we've been changing internally a lot about like how how the story works and like how it plays into the game we've been going through so many iterations of like what the story is and how the story plays into the game so you know it's still pending pending to change but i think i think that's still our stance that like you can completely ignore the story if you want to

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August 23rd, 2022 Livestream

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what's for dinner you know what's for dinner chat tell them what's for dinner there's only one answer let's do sudoku oh there is a no there's like sudoku i never i never learned how to do this doko thingy oh actually i wish we should seen that burgers that's right there's only one answer two that's for burgers i actually had burgers every tuesday pretty much during vacation after i got uh not while i was sick because i couldn't eat while i was sick but uh when i got back i got i got me some burgers yes

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how do you feel about vertical splitters i personally don't understand the point to be honest um i feel if anything it's it's it will be too difficult to like manage it if that was because then suddenly you need like a if you want to like uh snap and stuff you you would need to be able to snap vertically which just makes it like the game is complicated enough as it is i i don't know but i know i know people i know some people want that but i feel like i feel like you can you can sort of solve that

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in updates on console we still don't have any up we still don't have any plans for console unfortunately uh maybe we'll do it later down the line for 1.0 or something like that or after 1.0 rather if anything but at the moment we don't have any plans so we haven't thought about too much

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why not a gog version why not a ichio version why not a what other stores are they i don't know it's too much work is the answer uh maintaining another storefront why not a new grounds version yeah that's a good question that is a good question make it all in flash you

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be possible to create own maps not at the moment it is technically possible through modding but i haven't seen too many custom maps if any at all i've seen one where it's just like just water but that's it we don't have plans to have multiple maps because we haven't we we don't have a fin we haven't even finished the one we're on and the the idea of making another map makes us want to like absolutely jump off a cliff preferably a cliff that we haven't made in the game yeah satisfactory too if we make satisfactory two which i don't think we will

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and they hope for a linux build of the client um don't have any plans for mac and linux at the moment um it's same kind of ss with console like maybe in the future but currently no plans multithreaded saves when so too much to go into this stream but not really uh too much way too much work to get it working than what it's worth and and given the amount of issues that can happen

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train lights when this is this is the real question okay yeah when honest hey get get to it developers what are you doing what's going on with development can't even have uh train honks back wait does train honks not work pretty sure the train honks work pretty sure not 100 sure but pretty sure

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when i put bug reports bug reports go here to the qa site

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picking up a laser dog i'm putting in inventory that's legal illegal

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third person view probably not selfie cam would be kind of funny though just like you could switch to like a setting where you yeah that would be pretty sweet

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first person cameron vehicles when never no pleasing you guys it's just like oh a third person when but also i don't want third person sometimes like what do you what do you want me to do

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you able to destroy gas pillars you wish

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any plans to improve vehicle physics hopefully fingers crossed

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July 12th, 2022 Livestream

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tier three pipes please that is not gonna happen unfortunately we barely we we can't even make like we can't even support tier two pipes at the moment i need to fix that

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there's some i don't know what it is but it's like i love when i'm like this is not gonna happen because this and someone's like ah confirmed i said it's not happening yeah unless i make tier three like a hundred percent yeah exactly we can't we 600 per minute is apparently like it won't work we're pretty fairly determined on that now internally that we're not going to make it work with 600 so we need to do something about that

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can we get half circle foundations on walls well if you go to the qa site and you upload that then it's possible

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any chance map will be able to upgrade to show your buildings we would like to have that but like i said in the video when when when i talk about radar towers what did i say in that video um it's like right now the map is mostly for exploration we would like to have more features to the map but um it's a question of time um so yeah we'll see what happens we we would like to do it but you we don't know at the moment like what we have time to do or not

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explore a meeting no no the fish machine the fish minigun that's what i want

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we get to the food cart in 1.0

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gas pillars harvested as a resource when did did total send you huh huh did total send you i feel like total sent you no comments i mean no plans

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planes confirmed no planes probably won't happen

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can't believe there's no goatsim easter egg in satisfactory there is i it's i find it so fascinating when people say that like there's no goats in this easter egg in satisfactory how can you miss it it's right there for the longest time it wasn't even on the wiki you've started off a live stream look exactly like we want a better one no you only get one that's it you get one shitty one where some place that's very obvious okay it's yeah it's very clear

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when we get the next ice biome where where's the first by ice biome and i did not promise that i can i can tell you that much and if she did she was lying no snow no slow is planned you

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July 5th, 2022 Livestream

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why do ada voice sound uh voice sounds like a seattle right light rail announcement because uh ada is a vocaloid so it's not a real person uh probably probably probably why i guess uh seattle light rail uses a vocaloid for their announcements i guess

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fluid sync when you can sync fluids you just have to package them first and that's sort of a problem that we want you to solve so uh yeah have fun with that answer not the one you wanted

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will be achievements for 1.0 there will be achievements for 1.0 um but there won't be before then because we want to we like there's no point is adding achievements if we're still rebalancing and adding stuff to the game um it feels weird adding achievements before then because we probably will change our minds as to what the achievements would be you know if the gene is like produce a billion blah whatever and then we realize like oh bruising a billion we need to rebound so that that number doesn't make any sense anymore so uh

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are you ever planning to do hosts dedicated servers at golf state no no plans for that there are a lot of service providers uh some better than others so please do your research uh there's definitely there's definitely a couple of uh pretty scummy suburbs writers uh out there so please do yours please do your research on which server writer you use because sometimes we legit feel like they're scamming people but um yeah we probably will never host our own build your own not so hard we're making a game yeah like we haven't there's enough time spent on just making the game build a data center you won't exactly we won't

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an ETA for full control support we don't have an ETA for full controls board because we don't know if we can have full control support uh um yeah the game is designed for PC for like controller Mouse first and foremost and I know that there's a bunch of reasons to add control support for accessibility options and stuff like that and that's obviously something we I obviously we want controller support for the game but we're not quite sure we can like fully support it because we are making decisions based on keyboard and mouse first and foremost so like if there are aspects of the game where we feel like we don't see a valuable viable option to add controllers to an input or an output like we've done we can't do it so maybe when we reach 1.0 and we realize like hey we could have control support that's when we would implement it but not before then we'll we'll see what happens with that we would like to have control support but that's that's the reality of it

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Q&A: Any plans for a sequel? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N_PROqMFWaY

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a harvester vehicle could be cool here it is up on the huey side if you want to see that but no plants

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we need to play from the start with 1.00 no it will probably it will work the same way as like any other update really I mean some things might break but your safe possible is probably still load but you might need to fix some things in them

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will ever be a logic system i don't know it's another good one good contender for the keyway side if you want to see that uh but yeah i don't know i think we want to try and be pretty like because factory is a much more complex game than satisfactory will be i think that's the like we want to make it more streamlined if you will whatever um so i don't know how like if we make an implemental logic system like i don't know how advanced we want to make that and intuitive et cetera so i don't know

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how do you balance the nodes i have no idea actually mark has like a huge spreadsheet of of like uh everything in the game um and yeah i don't know how he works his magic but it seems to make sense so far you

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the game support vr later i guess technically it could but we have no interest really in implementing vr at the studio so um yeah don't know what happens with that no plans for vr

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June 28th, 2022 Livestream

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Mac version might happen in the future but uh probably not until we're more finished with the game it goes back to the thing I was talking about before with dedicated servers like we don't all like if we're gonna support another platform which we are when we added leveling support technically um it takes up much more time for us to to uh handle um issues and stuff like that so we don't want to do that until we're way more finished with the game but maybe then we'll see let's see if there'll be Mac and Link support Maybe

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plan the dedicated server will fully support multi-threading technically dedicated already support multi-threading it's the fact that like the game can't be more threaded than the game is you know like you can't you can't just add more threads uh to a game and expect it to run faster like sometimes it can actually get worse the more thread it gets so we have we have made the game as threaded as it can be there are i think there's some bug on like linux dedicated servers where it doesn't actually use any more thread than it already like allocated so it's only running on one thread which is with that is a bug but i think we solve that um but if you're noticing that like oh it's using a bunch of threads it's not using every thread then you know you're running as many threads as you can right now essentially

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yes will experimental update six say work when updates has come yet yes it will

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Q&A: Will there ever be a real Arachnophobia Mode instead of cats & scary sounds? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_zfnXF_UMJU

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Q&A: Any chance for mass-select like delete, but for "paste" ? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3YYzfEhbFGs

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souping basing machines melting would be good enough that's something that we probably will never do um because i think it or we think it takes away a huge part of the like the point of the game that's like an active decision we've made

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any plans to make vehicles carry more than one player no probably not

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there's new additions to the ost and update six right uh yes i wanna say yes but i'm not sure there probably will be later down the line for like when we're back from vacation there might be more osd updates actually i'm not sure i feel like we have some songs that we haven't put in the game yet but i i don't know i heard some funky music that i hadn't heard before my other me i am pretty sure there is new music um in update 6. um but you know the music is based on like where you are in the planet so might be like if you're not hearing anything new it might be that you need to go somewhere else

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can we hang belts from the ceiling would be cool but not at the moment

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Q&A: When are we getting Tier 9? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U1RL3rb1J88

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and I buy the music um we want to put it on like Spotify and stuff like that I think like one part why we haven't already put the soundtrack on Spotify is because the soundtrack isn't finished there's still tracks to be to be made um we could still put it out and put like uh DLC Packs to the the soundtrack I think we want to put it on Steam and stuff like that if people want to purchase it so that is definitely something we've planned for a long time to do but uh just we yeah haven't got around to it there's also a bit of Licensing things I guess that we have to like sign contracts and stuff like that so it's it's like a it's like it's a it's a process but uh the the idea is to have the soundtrack available at some point

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June 7th, 2022 Livestream

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what recipes you're looking for rebalance if any oh there's a lot i don't i don't think we have time enough to go through it on the stream uh i also don't know because mark decided that but i know there's a bunch of recipes uh we later down the line probably want to do like a rebalancing pass don't worry about it now okay chill but at some point we're probably gonna need to rebalance a bunch of later stuff

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may i ask if any work ongoing on mods or dedicated services that backlog so i don't hate to break it to you we have we have we don't work on mods at all we modding is completely commun uh community driven um so we have no say in that whatsoever um i think i think we want to have official mod support eventually but it will still be community that will have to maintain that i have to maintain it will maintain that um but i i'm pretty sure they they are working that really like they you know they can't do this full time i i think most of them don't work full-time and this is this is like we didn't think we were going to have one support at all for satisfactory until we had an official one so the fact that modding has come so far has already is insane to us uh as to like the latest on like dedicated server mod support you're gonna have to join the modding community discord to get news on that um so yes

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May 24th, 2022 Livestream

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any plans regarding steam workshop not at the moment um we have a very thriving modding community and they have their own tool and right now we don't see steam being actually better than honestly because it will uh divide our community or our modern community uh unless our modding community like really wants workshop we're always open for that because that's the thing right we want to do what's best for the modern community

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so we don't know if workshop is actually the best option there it's it's better for you guys downloading mods on steam specifically but it's better for the money community as a whole don't know

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will mask and hazmat suit work while driving in the future in the future yes i don't know if this will actually make it in for update 6. the intent was to get that working in update 6 because we are working on the equipment system um but it's possible that got sidetracked because a lot of other stuff was being made for vehicles um so we'll see we'll see that might be one of those things where like we might fix that while we're in experimental or not

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any weapons no only new ammo types

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May 17th, 2022 Livestream

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fixing quarter pipes we can concrete yeah same thing they're up within the keyway site uh i think we just ran out of time to be able to add that for all the foundation types

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May 10th, 2022 Livestream

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will building on the map always oh yeah that's another good question i saw it before as well um there's like a couple of places on the map where there's like holes um do you know how much we're gonna be able to like fix those spots for this update or is that like further down the line i mean some some of them are there by design and some of them are not there by design ideally yeah but like like there's a lot of people that for example built like underneath the cliffs in this mountain uh yeah if you're still there somehow after everything that's gonna get up um that was not never intended to be a space where you can build so uh those those those kinds of holes will be filled up because those are bugs but there's like in there in grass fields like there's a big sort of like hole like through the train and that one's there to say i'm sure people will find a way to still manage to get underneath the map i mean you can still do i think you can always do the thing where if you place a hyper tube entrance and you get that tube to like clip into the environment yeah you can always get through it that way yeah you dirty cheaters i can't believe it uh all right all right

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what is your favorite biome so far boy i mean my favorite biome is always the latest one because like i i i can see myself improving every time with like how how i build things or just like sometimes i have this thing where i i don't necessarily like something for what it is but for what it could be if that makes sense uh when i see like the potential in a place or or like oh like all these things that i sort of still have in my mind layered on top of it that changes things too but like i mean i really like how this spider coast turned out i'm really proud of it um i'm i mean northern forest's the same thing like i don't know like it's it's all cool it's yep we talked a little bit about this before too like when we were comparing the different clips here and between the the uh rocky desert and the uh spider coaster you just tilt the camera to the left here not tilt wait it's roll whatever no it's not roll whatever um how like the cliffs the way we're doing clips now looks different compared to how we used to do them and they're like ah do we go back and look at the uh change all the clips again but then once we do that we're going to change it again pan is not the term i'm looking for chat by the way i see a lot of people say there's a lot of a lot of terms that people always use like pan and stuff like that where it's actually not correct i can't remember the actual term whatever um no it's not swivel there's there's a fancy diagram for like filming um

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i cannot remember everyone just uses pan like just pan left i was like all right that's pen exactly the movement is part of it too uh so yeah we just never never stop working on the game i guess no yeah that's the that's the risk too right like you're never really done uh you just have to decide you're done at some point and then that's that's your limit because you could always always make something prettier like there's a lot of work i'm doing on the sparrow coast that i'm i know that i can i can improve it and i can make it better but kind of like we talked about earlier like that that 20 improvement would take me the same time as working on this entire area like again right it's just not worth the amount of time and effort for the the small amount of gain even though i know it's possible it's not uh there's other sacrifices too like doing not for sparkles means that suddenly sparkles is gonna be so beyond quality-wise the rest of the map that the rest of the map is gonna kind of suck in comparison right that's something that you also have to keep in mind like we don't have time to upgrade every single area to the same exact level we just have to kind of keep it uh the moment you like improve something above and beyond the rest you kind of start needing to improve the rest as well so you shoot yourself in the foot again it's like like eternal improvement cycles right uh because you want to sort of equalize the level of quality across the entire map and like i i'm absolutely already pushing that and shooting myself in the foot with that with this kind of stuff because like also because like i've learned so much ever since i started working that like you know everything i do like i want it i want it to be better and i want things to be nicer but not i shouldn't always do that right you have to keep things consistent too yeah stop getting better hannah yeah yeah yeah it's like oh no before i uh go mad with power you know or we just work on the game forever i guess that's a big problem

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May 3rd, 2022 Livestream

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i'd have to buy another copy you won't be you won't have to buy another copy for the game uh if you've bought the game now you've bought the game

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can we get an empty hand slot so we don't have to unequip something every time uh let let us pl there's there is a qa i think there's a keyword post on that on the qr site upload that uh and let the developers and me know if you want that or not i'm assuming you're for it since you're asking for it here so i guess that's a that's a plus one

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lasso to ride the drones no it's a skill you just have to get a good just get good man

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making changes that might impact the hyper cannons would you like to know no no we like to keep you guys in like suspense whether or not we'll remove the hyper cannon stuff like maybe they'll remove it and maybe we will you i like to keep you on your toes you know like maybe we will remove it you know oh you flinched that's scary

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April 19th, 2022 Livestream

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what about a shared notepad in game where people can share simple notes um yeah i think that would be pretty cool um i like i've always felt like some sort of collaborative tool would be useful in the game um i like it when people use signs for that uh sort of when like they have like checklists and stuff like that i think that's pretty cool it's not really what they're asking but i think i think my dad texted you on facebook dude did he yeah oh i must have bad connection because uh it didn't pop up yeah his dad texted me and i told my dad to text you interesting what a weird uh can't your dad just come into the room and be like not

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good question um do you have any future plans of deeper or galactic dlc wise so another game that we don't make uh we don't make the baroque galactic that is published by a publishing arm who is also not us so we have uh we actually have nothing to do with deep rock

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April 12th, 2022 Livestream

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tier eight recipe to fully automate power shard production without the need for power slugs uh it's already requested on qa site i'd like to hear your opinion on whether it's a line with direction cs team uh i don't know if that's aligned with our thing or not i mean it sounds like a pretty cool idea um

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i'm sure that the folks who think about this stuff has probably seen that or thought of that before but yeah unfortunately i don't really have an answer for you one way or another but it's um you know make some noise on the qa side if you all think it's a good idea yes the q is that we haven't talked enough about the keyword site today we've talked at all many times about final fantasy but we only mentioned the qsi maybe in the the the tools segment where the qa stuff but that's oh god yeah but the keyway side you guys that's that's that's where you want to go with these suggestions and and let us know uh because telling you what it is guys i just whatever i didn't actually talk about five fans at that time i just mentioned it okay um but yeah the qa site is really great for for us to uh to gather feedback from um for for so so that not just me and jayce hear about it but also like the rest of the development team that actually make decisions about you

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idea of making it possible to go on other planets uh considering that the the current planet that you're on is not done um we don't have any intention to make another level any time soon um it might be who knows it probably isn't gonna be a thing but it could be a thank you knows but let us finish this one first please yep yep

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eu merch status update great question i have no idea i'm gonna do another i'll do another check in and i'll uh hopefully give you guys an update next week sorry i actually have no idea what's been happening there yeah we've been sleeping with other

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March 29th, 2022 Livestream

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will we ever be able to equip all the equipment at once i don't think we'll be able to equip all equipment at once because it kind of breaks sorry i was asking yeah so no i don't know if we'll ever make it so that you can equip everything at once because it was sort of goes against some of the design principles that we have for the equipment system but we do want to make some changes to the equivalent system we're not quite happy with it how it works right now uh the fact that you can't equip the hover pack and the hazmat suit at the same time is a it's a pretty big oversight on our part and we will sort of we we are looking into solutions as it has to like fix that if that means that we'll add a new body slot or that we completely revamp the equipment system and make it different i can't say for sure because we haven't made any decisions yet so we will see we'll see

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will be a two-way switch for hyper tubes a two-way switch as in like a splitter kind of situation or we can like pick which direction to go uh if so then probably not because we would need to change how the hypertube system works uh

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i mean it's possible let us know on the q a side if you want that if you really want that

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and then reverse function and belts like we did with lifts i would like that too the reason why i don't i think the reason why we didn't add it was because it was like a sort of a late tier addition to the lifts um we it was like not part of the update five release even it was like during experimental we added it um and sometimes we add things to like kind of try them out as well like sometimes some features don't like stick with some people um so i think i think that is a pretty good addition to the belts in general though so please upload there okay with cooler side let give it a little vote on the q website to make sure that uh we see it would be dandy

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March 22nd, 2022 Livestream

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why no golf why because it sucks golf sucks

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March 8th, 2022 Livestream

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we add trucks with interchangeable trailers so like supermassive trucks i don't think so um i don't think that's in the plans uh but if you want to see that make sure you upload that on the qri site and post on it there give us detailed information on what you want to see

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how to talk about a upcoming easter do a themed events um i don't think there's gonna be an easter event guys i think um because when we do these events they're sort of like they're never really planned like there's there's not really a producer going hey we need to make a seasonal event for this thing it's more like them asking like do you guys want to do a seasonal event and if people are too busy with like other things that we're working on um then it's kind of hard to like justify us doing anything um so uh and that's the same the same goes for like a halloween event you know like it it's a lot of development time that that goes into making just fix it fix mess um so maybe we're like kind of setting us up poorly when like oh we have one season when we wanted more but you know it's it's it really is like a out of interest from people at coffee stain whether we do the events or not um so yeah but since easter is coming up very soon and we have actually not talked about it at all i'm doubting that doubting that that will happen honestly unless we just like last second decide but i don't know

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um how about motorbikes having a fast motorized transport that's what the factory cart is for you guys that's a that's a fast motorized vehicle isn't it for sure it is

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March 1st, 2022 Livestream

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any plans for extreme weather that affects productivity it affects productivity never i don't that's that's part of like the video we put out a couple of weeks ago on a youtube channel like something that we don't want to ever add to the game is like any kind of maintenance aspect of the game um you know we already have fog exactly like uh remember how much worse the fog was by the way you guys in the past you guys have it good right now with the fog okay i'm just saying um what was i talking about yeah so so weather effects is something that we always wanted to add to the game i think is really cool and i think we always felt that it was really cool we've had ideas in the past where like oh what if you know the more factories you put out in the the map it like rains acid rain or something like that and you have to maintain your factories but it's like a cool idea and concept but i don't think we like that and that's kind of like abandoned that idea um so uh we've been uh kind of like kind of putting our foot down and saying like no we're not gonna add that kind of stuff but weather effects could be cool in general for the game by itself just having like rain and stuff like that i think that would be really nice it's a nice little detail and it's something that we always wanted but it's it always gets like pushed because there's always like something more you know crucial to the game or whatever like it's it's kind of hard sometimes when you're working on games like this where you want to add so much polish to it but like it's hard to like define like where is the polish you know because the weather system is a huge task you know working on and making so um so uh it's like it's a tricky balance there as to like what we would need to do minimum for it to be worth the hassle of doing it especially when we have so many else cool things everyone implements

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why don't you design domes on the tapes that show much less objects of your resources i'm not sure if you mean on the belts because on the belt it makes a little difference it's not the uh rendering of them that's the

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that's the uh bottleneck it also doesn't solve the precision issue that i just talked about because they'll still be underlying

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February 22nd, 2022 Livestream

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is there a road map posted anywhere not necessarily with release dates or targeting things uh but more larger if you have game features and content no there isn't because uh ultimately they're unreliable and if we can't put a reliable roadmap up there's no point in having a roadmap and when i say like unreliable like even features that you know if you asked us what features we were going to add this year last year that's already changed so it's like there's no point in us especially with features like we definitely wouldn't have want to put a road map up last year saying features x y and z are going to be added only for us now with more information as time has gone on we come to realize that we don't want to add those and then remove them from the road map and then feel pressure to have actually added those things because we said that we would add them so roadmap is really really not a good idea for us it doesn't really work for us the way that we work at all i understand that it can be useful for a community to have a vague idea of what's going to be happening but if we can't give you that accurately there's no point in giving it to you yes i feel for sure and you know when it comes to things that like make sense for you guys to know in advance such as like oh if you're gonna add a signalling system to trains then you know that like you're gonna need to like rework that in the future like that kind of information we try to like put out as much as soon as we can once we feel confident that we can put it out um but uh yeah maybe not a roadmap but a page that have a lot of brainstorm ideas okay so like we like we have something like that and the thing is first of all one there's the qa site which is almost that which is insanely big all right and ultimately like cool there's there's ideas there but it doesn't tell you anything about what we're gonna do we also have one internally that we use which is almost as big as the qa site which again we could we could put that in front of you but that's not gonna tell you anything about what we're gonna do that's just a bunch of ideas so it's it's not actually it's not actually useful yeah

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increase object limit when so uh never we can actually say that for sure because the object limit isn't something that we've set this is not something that we can control either because it's something that is part of the engine um and you know the engine isn't really intended to be used the way we use it um it's it has to do with how the memory is managed uh in the engine and like you can sort of up that limit using config files and that's been possible ever since day one but uh the problem is that like there's no there's like you're kind of like losing out on safeguards when you do that so like a lot of weird things can happen memory wise if you start you know changing that number uh because that is a theoretical limit um so like there's been people reporting that like they've had their save files corrupted or you know like weird stuff happening factory logic not working the way they should um so it is always recommended that we don't change that we are however working on improving the game so we don't have to use as many game objects now a game object isn't the same as like an object that you place in the world it has a memory object specifically so like if you place a constructor for instance it used to be that a constructor was like maybe 16 different game objects and now it's like down to eight and i think there's plans to improve that as well and like maybe not specific for the constructor but like for a lot of different things we are constantly working on improving the memory footprint of the game and uh i believe recently we've been working a lot on like the environment to like kind of get down the memory footprint on that and like how we manage loading the environment and stuff like that um so um but we can't really change the the like the u object limit the unreal object limit uh that's set by the engine

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February 15th, 2022 Livestream

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yeah you should give a new date for update six chase a new date yeah somebody says fourth of may among other things okay but we're about to get the grand scoop right now from chase live on stream uh all right here it is guys we have decided that we're gonna go with a sunday release april 3rd april third sunday release that way we've got the entire week to like take care of any bugs yeah we're gonna work weekend that weekend but it'll be worth it yeah but then we've got five more days straight to fix any issues that might pop up yeah and that's a good one because that one isn't on the uh the wiki yet too close april 1st look we would never joke about this we need to we need to just make adjustments where you know where it's needed you know so

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February 8th, 2022 Livestream

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what did you guys think about valheim it's uh it's pretty good i it's pretty great it's not i don't play those kind of games very often so like me personally it's not i played it a few times but it's good a lot of people love it it seems i have played in a long time i played it when it launched and it was fun i played it a lot though when it launched i no sorry i played it a lot before humble brag i played it a lot before it launched because because before it was cool yeah before we because we were play testing and like you know doing that kind of stuff and i played a lot back like i played a lot before back then because it was a fun game like it's fun building um but uh and then it launched and i played with a bunch of people and then i just like but i've played this so much already but i haven't played it since uh i haven't checked out the expansion and stuff so might be cool

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did you consider docker support for dedicated service yes docker support is is common um we we have we had to shift uh like work load a little bit um so we were unable to work on dedicated servers uh for a little bit but we are like as soon as we can sort of get those resources back if you will it always sounds shitty when you talk about people as resources but i mean that's how it is sometimes like not that the resources i mean that that's how you talk about it anyway once those people can work on dedicated service again then docker images is like the thing we're gonna be working towards so we haven't uh skipped it we're just like we have delayed it in in regular fashion

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um creative mode creative mode is something that might happen in the future where we look into like it would be i think we want to have different game modes satisfactory and creative mode is certainly one of those modes that we could add i know that a lot of people always also requested like um pacifist mode or you know stuff like that um and that's something that we we probably want to look into at some point but we just haven't uh done it yet so maybe in the future

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February 1st, 2022 Livestream

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will you ever implement gravity to the building objects no i don't think that's going to happen i'm pretty sure pretty sure that looks like sounds like a lot of simulation that we don't do enough of in the game i i guess a bunch of programming positions just opened up yeah maybe maybe

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January 25th, 2022 Livestream

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official coffee when um that's not something we've actually tried to do i there's a lot of youtubers that do like their own coffee brand yeah i don't know what's up with that yeah we'll see we'll chuck it on the pile me and jace have a bigger one though

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that we really want to do and every time we bring it up they're always like oh yeah maybe not but we're gonna do it anyway yeah we need to get that ball right yeah for sure every time we say that and then we tell people they don't take it seriously but we're like no actually we're serious but that's every meeting who could do mmm oh dad's got a juicy one coming here no no no no no no

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January 18th, 2022 Livestream

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why is mac supported four and not six or eight i'm not asking for more but four seems low especially considering the 128 event so i mean i i mean you know it could be whatever but we have to sort of then balance the game so that it works for that many people right so we we if we officially support eight then in all of our design and everything that we do and the technical side of things everything we do must then maintain that so like i i i'm yeah so like i think when we go with four then that's just kind of the line that we drew so that when it comes to balancing when it comes to technical stuff we know what we're aiming for yes

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December 14th, 2021 Livestream

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where's the mug the mug is like um we ran into some complications with uh due to kovid um and um yeah unfortunately like most of our merch situation got a big setback because of that um so i think that's that's the tl dr i don't know the specifics about it but that's that's a bummer thing about it so yes

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kfc console release when kfc console has been discontinued right or am i thinking of something else i think they dropped that joke kfc console unfortunately am i wrong no it hasn't even been released yet wait is it going to be released kfc console is only 24 fps oh 240 fps oh geez wait i'm confused has it released or won't release like what is the state of this this is a real question okay i'm just gonna ignore chat now i need to know this uh it's not released okay good to know good to know is it gonna be released nobody knows

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Q&A: Rideable Spiders? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k32-KotmyiI

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any plans for new biome the only thing i know is that we have plans for a uh a new biome i don't know what the new biome is actually i was actually we talked about this me and jace don't know what the new biome is we only know that it's like supposed to replace spider coast or something and me and me and jace were offered by hannah do you guys want to see the new biome and we rejected that no i don't wanna know i wanted to be in a surprise when the game comes out

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can we get a mobile satisfactory oh god all right micro transactions just confirmed you guys it uh sorry it's just rolling in here uh-huh uh-huh all right this just in micro transactions are coming so we can make the mobile port of the game

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are taking an intern to the coffee stain no not that i know of sometimes we do but usually when we're taking interns it's like if we want to hire someone or like an internship should lead to a job i think is the approach so we're kind of cautious about like hiring interns not even interns to make your coffee no that's that's a waste for everyone really

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December 7th, 2021 Livestream

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fixmas is my favorite time of the year there's been discussions about more events like this and so would be more likely post launch we have talked about other events um we said last year that we were going to look into more events look how well that went uh we will always have fixmes at least i don't think like i think the problem mainly is that we we're quite ambitious uh the people that work at coffee stain are really ambitious we always want to do a lot of things but it always ends up that i think a lot of that ambition goes into the major updates that we've made so far and i don't know like we've always wanted to do more events we have support for more events in the like the the seasonal system that we use to like trigger this kind of stuff that is support for many more events uh stuff like that so there's always the possibility for more events and i think it's going to be like if we get around to doing something then we'll do it but right now there's no talk of anything else but i guess that's because we're so still kind of wrapping up fixmas because we haven't finished fixmas even so it's not impossible but you never know

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can there be an option when creating a new game to randomize what resources of and what purity appears at each note location that is always possible to do uh that is something that we probably would introduce when we add more game modes to the game which i don't know when that will happen but uh so probably some point before 1.0 uh because that's not impossible to add uh what we can't add is like you know level randomization as in like procedural generated planet can't add that to the world and we can't have um terraforming because of the way we built the game

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be good to add anger and thirst that's not something that we are interested in adding

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aquatic update no plans for that

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November 30th, 2021 Livestream

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well the atoms disappear when fixmas ends uh so the i think so it's gonna be similar to last year right pretty much the same same deal i believe the recipes disappear but the items stay around so if you manufacture stuff the manufactured items will still stick around but you can't like make new you can't produce these items like anymore so you need to stock up on these items yeah they'll last you till next winter i mean some people did do that yeah and it still lasted so

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uh someone asking if we're hiring uh you can go to coffeestandstudios.com jobs and it looks like we are hiring a generalist game designer right now this is uh if you want to see what jobs are available you can use that link live your live your dreams

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November 23rd, 2021 Livestream

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it's update 10 the official release of the game you know absolutely yeah you got it nailed it update 10. that's the last one but what about 11 this one goes to 11. all right community highlights jace is

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how do you make the video camera movements in your trailer uh it depends which ones you're talking about but we can do some cinematic camera stuff uh uh and record the um the uh like animations for the camera we use this unreal engine sequencer so we can do a lot of advanced stuff in a real engine that you guys don't have access to unfortunately because you need to use the engine you can't it doesn't work that way um but we're hoping oh did you get it nice yeah putting it in the chat but we're hoping in the future we can improve uh photo mode so you guys can do more stuff like that i know there's a mod for um like cinematic movements and stuff like that you can kind of create a little sequence um i hope we can do something like that in the future hopefully so yeah what do we do now jace

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some fixmas we don't have any news and fixmas really we are trying to do it but we will probably announce it more than we when we know what we're doing with it yep um but you know we have we have people that have gotten together to prepare stuff for fixmas so we'll see to what extent we can do things yeah we'll let you know as soon as we know yes paintball went

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November 16th, 2021 Livestream

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is there a height build limits the skybox yeah there's a big old kill sphere until the game breaks yeah

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do you hate answering the same questions every week we don't answer the same questions every week we answer some questions that are the same every week but um there's still like a lot of other questions that we answer and i think that we individually choose that are like questions that you know uh we haven't really answered before um and and that they're sometimes nice to answer too so like we we pick questions that aren't always asked but we also answer questions that are because even though like y'all who hang out here every week might have heard every question there are still a lot of people out there who just like haven't this is their first stream here or something or they they missed a bunch and they missed the answers yeah and it's like it's it's like it's it's not like ignoring them doesn't make any sense so answering the same questions like when we do answer the same questions it's it's not it's not annoying we're just helping people man so it's like it's fine yeah it it's it's so true because like there are cases where you know someone comes in and they've never followed us or anything like that i ask a question and then people are like oh that that question is so like whatever like we heard that question so many times but like they don't know that like everyone's coming in and they haven't got a clue about that so like it and there really is any way any there really isn't any way to like you know make sure that you know if anyone comes in they should be able to know that this is the answer to this question right so um it's just part of it you know asking like responding to the same question and i see i see it too and like our discord and stuff like when people ask the same thing over and over again like i appreciate that people like don't shut people down when they see like the same question over and over again just like that's just the nature of how it is uh you know so yeah

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yeah is there an actual date for the official release of the game don't think so no we don't even fully know what year we think their final release will be on honestly i know that we say on the steam page that like we think it's gonna come out in 2022 but i mean yeah anything can happen we'll see if that happens we don't really want to be bound by that too much no like we don't want to say we don't want to say 2022 and then everyone's going to be like but you said 2022 and then we start rushing and we're going gonna be like uh look it's done guys but it's like not done and it's like yeah honestly that that one was a little bit of a bummer because i think when we were launched on steam you had to say a date for 1.0 or something like that uh or like anything sort of and we already knew at that point like we probably don't know we're just guessing at this point because you know the game is done when it's done but at the same time it's not like we're gonna stay in early access for forever we have we have the intent to finish the game and that's really what we're working towards that's sort of why we have the release cycle that we have right now with you know us moving on to the next thing because we are we have our eyes set on 1.0 um so uh yeah we'll see

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November 9th, 2021 Livestream

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are there any easter eggs that still haven't been found yes there are

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will there be an option to set a grid map wide so you can pave the world and have them meet up properly it's not impossible that that's added at some point um i think we've talked about this for a long time doing that uh but we we haven't figured out like a good way to do it um so it's possible that it might happen soon or not um we'll see we'll see

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mod's still broken i think mods are still broken yes uh we have we we don't really like keep track of that too much it's kind of like the modern community kind of doing their thing we're trying to help them out as much as we can but um it's like their responsibility to fix it um so yeah still work but not for long so hopefully soon trademark hopefully before update 5 hits early access fingers crossed

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when is the ea release um we don't we're gonna i guess i should have said that before too as well we are in we're gonna like announce or say when that happens pretty soon i think we don't know exactly um like we're still waiting on like a few things to come together before we we feel confident in saying like here's the date um but we're hoping it will be we can say that date soon um so yeah but uh hopefully soon maybe this week we'll we'll announce the date maybe maybe next week we'll see like soonish um usually historically it's always been like around a month of experimental testing um so we just gotta we have to feel confident that we feel that we're gonna have a stable enough version of it by whatever date we say you know so um that's the most important thing so we're not gonna release it if we don't feel confident that we'll meet it right and at the same time you we know we feel confident at the same time you guys will

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November 2nd, 2021 Livestream

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uh solar wind probably not gonna add solar yeah probably never

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October 26th, 2021 Update 5 Launch Stream and Patch Notes Video

Q&A: Dedicated Servers? https://youtube.com/embed/Rumqu_lyapg?autoplay=1&start=1873&end=2084

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October 19th, 2021 Livestream

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i miss it jason i know you can't say but do a cartwheel if you can confirm sweet signs in update 5. the problem here is i can't cartwheel of course so like it doesn't matter it doesn't matter like whatever i do it wouldn't be considered a cartwheel anyway even if i was trying as hard as i could to confirm it if it was true was it was it confirmed or or like confirmed it the other way either way right oh okay so i could try cartwheels i can confirm one way or the other if science is coming in update 5. uh yeah by falling by falling or something yeah um somersault is acceptable oh yeah somersault still counts harder if you fall flat though right is it harder because like a somersault is like a flip isn't it like a is it like a backflip or something no that's a backflip somersault is just like jumping and turning your body or something i don't know just i don't know the specifics of somersaulting because i'm no summer saltist but uh i'm pretty sure somersaulting is just like if you just roll like you do some kind of role or talk and it's like a it's like a combination of like words right oh is that like a roll oh you like roll on the ground yeah forward roll on the floor or any roll because you can do a forward somersault in the air you can do a forward somersault on ground like were you rolling

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i'm i think because i think it's just a generic term for like rolling in somewhere it's very solid yeah just do it just do it all right yeah yeah do a kickflip but you can actually do it yeah i did a kickflip yesterday i did two kick flips yesterday oh that's a great place man no that actually is a flex either okay clicks are hard they are really hard yeah they're it's really difficult like people that i know have been skating for a long time still can't do kick flips yeah they're they're they're hard yeah what the hell are we talking about we just stole that should we yeah this whole stream is just one big stall for update five that's that's all it is that's all i've ever been

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yeah somebody asked if there's gonna be like a story in the patchwork video as last time i guess you guys are gonna have to uh wait and see next week

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games are like that yeah any word on reducing the refinery spam further uh please let us know on the keyway side if you think that refineries is still too too spammy yeah so we did do stuff with that right before yeah we try to balance for that and if you if you feel like there needs to be more balance then you need to let us know in the q a that qa questions on satisfactory game dot com

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oh state of golf 1 392 only eight more to go is that true let's see here game and switch yeah okay oh eight more to go oh wow look at that let me see if i can bring it up on uh

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October 12th, 2021 Livestream

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see if there are any issues dear jason sir we have xmas items back so i can finish my build off please i mean maybe we'll have to see uh i would say that there's a pretty good chance uh because you know like um update five will be coming out end of this month and hopefully we'll be out on early access in november and maybe that means we might have time in november to make some christmas stuff november and december to release it but we'll have to sort of see hopefully the heavy lifting will have been done by the time update 5 comes out on experimental and will free up some people to do some fun christmas stuff i think that sort of lines up well assuming things are fine things work out well you never know though could be a dumpster fire could be the worst update ever known yeah the jury's still out on that one

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well truck lights finally work in update five truck lights work in update four okay they just like they're weird okay uh so uh yeah hopefully they worked when i've tested it but i mean never counts when i tested

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October 5th, 2021 Livestream

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we'll be able to paint vehicles at some point maybe i mean we used to be able to do that once upon a time maybe that'll be a thing at some point in the future yeah a long time ago i don't know i don't know if we ever did on a released version of the game actually i'm not sure when that changed but uh yeah you could paint vehicles speaking of like release stuff

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Q&A: Radar Tower change? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hr49ERiu1v8

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server hosting on linux so yeah uh we we don't have like we haven't officially said that we're gonna like support linux but we have been considering like we're when we're looking into server dedicated servers we have had that at the back of our mind so like it's not like linux is going to be like uh like we have to think about that sort of beforehand but we are focusing on windows first uh to get that rolling that's the priority but yeah the person who's working on the dedicated servers has been working a lot with uh linux as well and like we've actually even tested you know we like we have some level of them you know that we can test on yeah the servers uh and yeah he's had he's had linux ones running and people have connected to it so that's a thing

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will engine upgrade be part of update five for ea yes uh engine upgrade won't come to ea until update five comes to ea so they will come at the same time engine upgrade is like kind of the appetizer for update 5 if you will um for experimental people but those two will come at the same time we didn't have enough time to like move over like put engine upgrade on the experimental branch test it work on that fix the issues and then move it over to ea like it's a huge process and then start working on update firefox method like we're going to do it in one one sweep instead

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i thought cooperstain studios released valheim no uh coffee saying publishing released valentine it it is it is confusing though i won't like publicly shame anyone for coming for confusing like the different companies within coffee stain a coffee saying group uh but we're working on satisfactory so we're not doing anything related to yeah to uh vol volhem volhem i think yes yeah yeah iron gator the ones developing that game yes iron gate yes

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oh no i'm never gonna be able to see that look at that name again without thinking about that now i can't wait i just didn't wanna play some wallham

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i think that's uh japanese practice time i'm pretty sure that's uchu space yes so uh is it gonna be that you can go to space uh no you cannot go to space we're not gonna we're not gonna add the ability to go to space didn't need the english to answer bam gotcha

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September 28th, 2021 Livestream

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where did the name zouk come from the name came from uh was it mark was just like zoop he just said that when he went to build using it yeah he just and then we were like we'll call it zooping it was from when we made update 4 and we added like this sort of functionality for ladders and when mark were building ladders he would say like zoop and then he stuck with that name and then that's that's what we're going with

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when delete can control toggle in case you missed click yeah a lot of people have um requested that so that's just so that like um

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you know if uh when you're when you're mass dismantling you can deselect things yeah you know yeah so a lot of people requested that i think that's something that will end up happening at some point yeah i was going to do it at some point and then i was put on other things and never then i never got back to it so i'm pretty sure once we have like time for it we're gonna do that

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um will you add a harder mode at some point with more expensive recipes i think we've talked about that maybe when we do add game modes in the future yeah i think a more hardcore mode whatever that might mean maybe means expensive recipes maybe there are other things that we could do with it i think that makes sense yeah because like i hear her i've heard both like people wanting to like half recipes for some reason like they're producing half as much yeah which is bonkers to me but you do you fam just underclock 50 yeah yeah

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when new music i i i don't know what the we have added music since update four i think it's like new tracks coming in i don't know if there's gonna be more but maybe so uh we'll see i don't think there's any music coming up like five though no i don't i don't think so i don't heard anything about number

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yeah do you have a goal for the expected game time for story 1.0 like 10 20 40 80 hours uh i don't know if we do or not and the story is going to be tied i think it's just i actually don't know that that's the answer yeah i don't know i i know that the story is tied like somewhat to progression like the tier stuff and we have sort of a like a rough understanding of like how long it takes people to do that but i don't know how like how much that actually affects the the time expectancy because there might be like some exploration stuff that's like got nothing to do with your production yeah uh that would push the story forward which you don't have to do if you don't want to yeah but if you want to explore more into the story you can do more exploration stuff

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September 21st, 2021 Livestream

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uh will there be new tears tier 9 to 10 and update five maybe there will be maybe who knows who knows well i know i bet who else knows it's no no i didn't because i didn't hear what you said uh will there be uh tiers nine and ten update five maybe interesting

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jason smith hot tub stream man we should do one we should actually do a hot tub stream next time i don't know man it feels like that train has sailed

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i don't know man i got some ideas what the was that expression my brain the train yeah train has failed that took me a while to realize oh my brain was just like what the you just say oh yes wind powered trains ah yes oh dude ah man i just spoiled update six oh god oh my god sailing god why did you tell them that sailing was coming ah geez dude ah yeah we we sort of pivoted slightly we kind of feel that sailing is necessary for us it's necessary for a game too yeah a necessary addition to the game is sailing we heard you you're on the golf thing so how about we meet halfway and do sailing instead yeah we thought that was a good uh a good compromise yep can we fish though no fishing only sailing oh no no aquatic stuff only sailing no boats yeah no boat only sail that's pretty good yeah no golf only sale ocean golf oh sure that sounds like an educational game like ocean goal yeah like join in turpa and his ocean golf adventure or something like that learn all about like aquatic stuff while playing golf or something i don't know kids will watch anything

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September 14th, 2021 Livestream

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is satisfactory called factory game in the project code for unreal yes um i heard i've heard yes exactly it is uh correct i've heard that it is quite hard to change it and a lot of tools i use show the true name of application called color factor game yeah so we called it factory game and you're right it is hard to change which is why we haven't changed it i don't know if or when we ever will um the longer we we go into this the harder it gets changing the name um but like this is a this is a somewhat common problem for unreal engine games specifically i know that like arc is still called shooter game which is like the name of the template project in unreal engine when you like when you boot up unreal engine you can pick like if you want like a clean template like if you want a clean project with nothing in it or if you want like a template project with like some base functionality in it and uh one of them is called shooter game which is like a first person shooter like it's it's it's unreal tournaments like in a small like yeah segmented like thing yeah i think i think i don't talk was sangdom called furious i can't remember now that you mention it that because i know i know that it was called like i know that the the the code classes and stuff were sg yeah and i don't know if it was sanctum game or shooter game that's a good question and i get the feeling that when they started making the project they probably didn't know the game was called sanctum that's my assumption stargate you're right it is stargate game very good coffee stain got the license thing for that make a game for it yeah and i'm pretty sure like factory game is also based on that template uh with the first person shooter thing maybe i feel like most first-person games in a real engine usually based on that but i don't know yeah but we call it factory game because we didn't want to call it shooter game because it's confusing and it's not a shooter game yeah it's a factory game it is yeah uh sure glad yeah i'm sure glad we couldn't didn't call it factorio 3d game when we started that project well that would have been weird yeah whoops

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some people asking about recipes and stuff uh you know if we have recipe changes in the works we'll we'll do a video on them um yeah we'll release that information before update 5 comes out

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the collision signalling updates uh to trains expecting update vive that is something that you know maybe will maybe we are focusing our attention on other things you'll have to wait and see

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will there be any fixes for multiplayer's sync issues life forces trees being cut i'm not sure exactly what multiplayer fixes will be done but we always do work on them and with every major update there's always a whole host of like bug fixes uh from all areas of the game right so uh i don't know exactly if the the bugs that you're experiencing uh or that you're talking about here those specifically have been fixed but there's no doubt in my mind that a lot of bugs will have been fixed um so yeah hopefully hopefully it does take care of the ones that you're running into yeah it has to be a party pooper but i don't think we're going to be able to have time to fix that particular issue um because that's a huge system overall i guess okay but we we we sort of maybe we'll make like a some kind of like half solution or something i don't know but that's a huge uh problem this exists in there for a long time we kind of need to redo the whole like foliage system so that's not something we have time to do for this update he thinks it's but for the record um it's mostly just a visual issue sort of like on the server and everything still works the way it's supposed to so like if you run into that issue um like you can still pick up stuff sometimes if if it's correct unless something is really weird which also can be the case but like for the most part i think a lot of people are used to it by now too like where you just run around like hope to pick up foliage sometimes sometimes you get it sometimes you don't

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will the bottom left island peninsula be included in the map is it not included yeah is it not no not on the map on the map no on that the uh the update map there's there's nothing on it oh okay as in like there's no changes to that area yeah no changes yeah yeah that's probably what they're talking about yeah yeah is that the uh that's where that like kills fear is right or the kill yeah pretty sure you die if you try to go there in real life too if you go there you die if you die and satisfactory you die in real life

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September 7th, 2021 Livestream

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foundations with holes vip or dream uh go to the qa side and upload that and maybe if it gets enough votes maybe it will be vip but if if not then it's gonna be a dream i guess or something

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August 31st, 2021 Livestream

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yeah paul's still looking like a reasonable timeline yeah yeah i think we're it looks like we're still gonna release the game in in fall so any any time starting from tomorrow and three months from now yeah yeah december counts as fall right i'm pretty sure with global warming all that just actually trust me man trust me okay yeah yeah

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what am i getting a story mode that's happening at one point oh so that's still a bit 1.0 snitch i have no freaking clue we've written to 2022 on our steam page but uh i don't know how all the all the plans kind of point towards 2022 but uh you never know yeah you never know

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um did you ever say if dlss was coming we have said that um we would require to upgrade the engine at some point to be able to do that uh and and maybe we'll do that so it's possible that dlss can come to the game at some point um i'd say it's likely if if if that works that is like it's they say that it's plug and play with that uh like the functionality of that we'll see okay we'll see it just works right yep

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do you plan some malfunctions of machines that require debug and repair um start working no we don't have any plans for that the point of the game really is that it's supposed to be chill and like you're not supposed to like that's why we don't want tower defense or like any you know enemies attacking your factories we want it to be chill and like if you go away for a long time and come back we don't want your factory to be in shambles exactly like the focus of the game is that it's a chill factorial builder and the that's the main point of the game is that you're building factories really

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we'll join any community students do you mean will we join community streams we've joined them in the past i was there all day even oh hanging out in the chat you mean yeah yeah yeah we do that we're there all the time lately i've been mostly been lurking because i've been so busy or at least yeah i'm speaking for my sake at least but i i almost every day i have a a satisfactory stream running in the background i see ya

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but are you guys ever moving back into the new headquarters uh i mean we are going to like sort of once the regulations in sweden's like decrease no like get like get lifted that is that is technically in the plans yeah

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uh housing type items for the pioneers i don't know um it would definitely be pretty good like i think internal like decorations and stuff like that could be cool i think like sofas and beds could be fun just play sims or just play sims good point pretty sure that game exists you know what terrible idea yeah yeah kidding it's much better game though oh no wait uh uh uh i'm fired oh god oh god oh god oh runescape in runescape you can uh you can you can make a boxing ring a boxing ring this is specifically you can and so

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August 24th, 2021 Livestream

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will trains collide with land or just other trains i think

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if i had to guess i think trains are going to behave sort of similar to how they did with land before um but they will collide with other trains i uh first i'm guessing um i think the thing we want to get in is collision without the trains and like signaling so that you have you know you need to manage your your training lines in a different way i don't think we care too much about like clipping with the environment like it's a similar thing with like conveyor belts like that if we need to fix the clipping issues with the trails uh the trains in in the terrain with the trains train lines then why aren't we fixing it for the conveyor belts you know so and the conveyor belts are like kind of an active choice that we don't want to like overdo or limit like what you can do with the game so like if clipping annoys you then you won't clip you know you won't build your factory's clipping and if you don't mind clipping um and also you get like a little bit more freedom then clipping is is enabled sort of or available to you um so i think that's sort of the approach that we're going to take with trains as well no i can't say for sure because we haven't reached that point where we've made a decision on that because we need to work on it first but so yeah that's that's i think that's my take on that as right now there will be train signals yes at some point there will be train signals

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August 17th, 2021 Livestream

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uh from dev to dev how do the calculations work so that all factories keep running if they're not actively loaded are you calculating every item constantly no it's like the the factories have their own tick like thread uh if i'm not incorrect um yeah they have their own like factory thread that runs at its own speed and stuff so that kind of stuff isn't they're they're not like tied to the map that's loaded so all the stuff that's being built is like built on a different level to the rest of the map yeah like all the logic of all the factory buildings are always running i mean um yeah at the same time and that's how the calculations are done and then sometimes you see their visual representation when you walk closer yep you can check off another mansplaining there actually i think you explained it that more correctly than i did because i i said that that they're actually on a different level but they're not on a different level it's just a different different thread yeah i mean yeah they are like that they are okay i mean they are on a different they're on the like the the the the persistent levels i mean it's that's that is true

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is there official name for the confusing creature the balloon on legs creature yes there is it's called the whale penguin space wait i can't ever bean tick tim yeah tim the whale space tick bean

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penguin whale thing giraffe tick bean tim whale giraffe oh it actually oh it's referred to in the awesome show as the confusing creature i didn't know that oh really yeah this is something that wait we have we have an actual name for it then mr bean yeah space giraffe tick whale penguin thing whatever yeah it's official there's a reference to this there's probably 17 references if marv wrote this um we just armed at the same time well we have so much in common we have so much in common we have nothing to say we have nothing to talk about there's so much in common emotes discord about says steve that's hilarious who who i need to see who who added that uh emoji where's the emote on this chord yeah yeah i need to see who added that was that you just do you remember no i think so yeah let's have steve that's pretty funny you're out of that i'm checking emoji it was reckless he just drops that and like leaves that's so funny though

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August 10th, 2021 Livestream

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is update five bigger than update four that's a really hard question answer you know we get asked that question each time and it's hard to sort of answer if it's gonna be bigger or not uh i also don't know if it matters or if it's bigger or not do ever does every update have to be bigger than the one before you know does it have to be

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August 3rd, 2021 Livestream

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will the game be adapted for 21.9 monitors i don't know uh if you want that though make sure that you uh either upvote existing suggestions or make the suggestion yourself if it's not there on our qa site questions on satisfactorygame.com there you are there you are

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July 20th, 2021 Livestream

Q&A: When are you adding Battle Royale event? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H_jxvn-F_WY

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July 13th, 2021 Livestream

Q&A: Will the Quantum Computer or Superposition Oscillator come in Update 5? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vlKol_rSeM0

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when we have fences for ramps i don't know i don't know hopefully soon

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uh when do we get a map updating for us so i can actually play the game without having uh without keep having in mind my instructors might disappear and stuff uh well so the reality is you're playing an early access game so you know that's that's probably that's likely gonna happen you know sometime soon when we do do the map update um but that's probably not gonna be the last time we do a map update right so this is kind of like you know uh something you're gonna have to just kind of deal with with the fact that we're in early access however um hopefully the plan is hopefully in the next few weeks uh i will be able to release some information about the world update um and with it i would like to try and just give some sort of like map with some like hotspots of regions that have been modified so that people can sort of uh plan ahead right but the thing is you know the game is designed so that you can build wherever you want so it's it's just likely that there are people out there that have just built in the hot spots of where we've made massive um modifications we've had it before where people have factories that end up being inside a mountain or underground and that's likely just going to happen again but hopefully with with um you know releasing that information when i do um with a map and some hotspots we can mitigate that kind of damage to give people some time to try and move their factories to a different location um but that's that's always going to be a pain like even moving like like what if your factory is in a hot spot right you're gonna have to move the whole thing it's gonna be a pain no matter what but it is it is kind of the nature of early access and we don't want to you know we're striving for a good 1.0 game and we don't want to be like well you know the world would look better if we made it like this but we you know it may scrub some factories so we're not going to do it you know we don't want to do that we do have to put the game first at the end of the day and that doesn't mean some people are going to get kind of screwed over by it to be honest when uh the world does change you know just some safe spots we can move yeah yeah yeah we'll do that sometime soon before like well before the update so that you'll have a lot of time to move things if you want to move things but no doubt they're gonna be no doubt the world is gonna change on top of your factories some of y'all uh a lot of work is gonna be taking place in the northern forest we have talked about that but yeah i i would like to i'll talk to hannah in the future and when we when we do release a video we'll try and release something that um will be as helpful as possible to uh ensure that people can safely move their factories

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July 6th, 2021 Livestream

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i feel like this is probably the decision before so i apologize repeat question but is there a possibility of altering the terrain in certain circumstances for example is there a way to make tunnels no so you can't really deform the terrain that's not really a thing that's possible now and i don't really see if that's going to be a thing in the future

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uh what does the object limit uh refer to exactly one constructor because one object so this is the the confusing thing with the object limit it refers to you object which is not like a physical object or a game object an unreal engine it's an unreal an engine object which is like way programming languages try to like obfuscate how memory works is by referring to massive object you may have heard the term like object oriented languages where they try to like simplify it but how you how you can think of of code um and it's it's essentially a memory object and no one constructor does not equal one object one constructor is could be many objects i don't know the exact number um and they also vary from object to object like maybe you know maybe a beacon is like three objects or maybe two objects or one i don't know exactly and then another constructor could be many objects so uh it's really hard to like to to to to know but something that we sort of tell folks is that like the the number of people that actually hit this object limit is so so few yes like you shouldn't have to worry about it there's unless you're really building some super crazy stuff you really really should not worry about it um and so like you shouldn't have to like don't don't let the object limit impact the way that you play the game unless or do if you want to but you shouldn't need to like you should see a better play as you normally want to yeah and you know we do things on our end to reduce the uh the overhead or the impact that uh objects have on the objective as well yeah so and also the amount of people that hit that object limit that are playing the game vanilla is even smaller uh most people that hit it are using mods to like build way faster and stuff like that and build like humongous things like place i'm thinking i'm talking like placing down like you know half a million foundation blocks and stuff like that um

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June 29th, 2021 Livestream

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equipment hotkey when uh i'll put that on the qr side if you want that i don't know exactly what that entails but it sounds good oh you mean on the hot bar maybe that's uh that would be sweet it would be really nice yeah so you could just press like one two three or four or five or whatever that would be really nice yeah

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even pre-recorded pretty please she's too busy we might get her on sometime but i'm not going to be like can we get pre-recorded message dude can you make a soundboard out of hannah yeah i had a soundboard that's all we need to make that would be awesome yeah oh my god i actually have to do that

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um directx 12 support we tried to uh and uh didn't go so well um but it's not impossible we'll try again maybe in the future

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uh any thoughts about attaching splitters directly to machines such miners i mean i like the idea i don't know why we don't have that uh but yeah i'm not sure so say that again what was it i missed the any thoughts of attaching splitters directly to machine slash miners yes i was actually part of a lot of discussion in that regard in the early days this is the early days because i believe we changed our minds a little bit but one of the main reasons was because it wasn't clear enough what happened uh when you just attached a splitter to a machine it became like odd to like figure out what was going on there's also like a technical reason um where we need the the the belt sort of and if we wanted to do the thing where you can attach splitters to to factories we would need to like add like additional logic to the splitters and mergers and it made it like pretty ugly um so we just decided not to pursue that it's not impossible that we change our minds in the future and and make it so that you can attach them straight on because i believe there's an exception to conveyor lifts because they are technically a belt you can attach splitters directly on them i believe correct me if i'm wrong um but that's not but that's because it is a conveyor belt and it already has because the problem with with the also with this threading in the game is that when we update the threads in the game they're updated separately so belts are upgraded updated separately and then splitters and then factory buildings which would mean that the order of execution would be like a special case when a factory building could output directly to a splitter so we would like mess up that update order or something i'm not quite sure exactly how what was the issue there but that was one of the reasons too but it's not like an impossible thing to fix at some point but i don't think we are going to spend time on that because it's a lot of it's a lot of time for like maybe a little too little payout sort of so yeah you

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June 22nd, 2021 Livestream

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what about river physics textures any updates on that anytime soon they're kind of empty without water interaction right now uh i don't know when the um river updates are coming i know that they're they've been done um yeah this there's like two branches to how we update the world like the the people are working on like the world stuff they live in their own bubble and then the people that are working on the update stuff they work in their own world at some point we're gonna collide those two uh when it makes sense because it's also annoying if we continually update the world every single update because it's gonna like spawn a bunch of weird stuff uh around the world um so i don't yeah at some point there's going to be an update too to the world and that's when all those rivers and all that jazz will come in

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June 15th, 2021 Livestream

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somebody asked if we've checked out unreal engine five we have checked that unreal engine five uh yeah it's it's cool we can't really say whether or not we're gonna be able to use it for satisfactory uh because the uh unreal engine five is not production already and it's still in like early access um and even though like nanite and lumen are very cool technology they also have limitations to them uh that makes it kind of hard to like at this point at least being able to say like yeah that's something that we definitely want to use in the future and uh who knows like once once they're actually done with unreal engine 5 maybe we will be done with satisfactory i don't know i don't know what the production plan is for unreal engine 5 currently um but yeah a lot of people have asked us about this of like yo yo nanite looks so cool you should use that in satisfactory and it's not that simple like just upgrading to that engine version might just cause so many issues for us that it's not worth it and it's it's like a discussion we have every single time when there's a new unreal engine version even the minor ones whether or not it's worth upgrading because it it creates a lot of issues um so it really has to like outweigh the benefits wait did i say that right the the benefits really have to outweigh the all the work and the issues that it causes because like we put so much work into the current systems and the way that we implemented stuff so it's like it's not maybe sometimes worth throwing that away just because there's a new cool guy in town or whatever um let's upgrade to unreal five forehead so we have checked it out though we are checking it out and we're all very interested in it but we can't see whether or not we're gonna be able to use it before satisfactory yet so stop asking about that nominating

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June 8th, 2021 Livestream

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one dollar toilet paper dlc coming soon coming soon guys it's it's one toilet wait i always get this wrong it's one dollar toilet flush dlc right uh yeah toilet flush toilet flush not paper exactly you already have paper you have the coupons you can wipe on those yeah exactly

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what's your favorite mod i haven't used mods in a long time so i actually haven't checked out uh it's been a while since since i played with mods honestly because i i've been making a lot of trailer stuff and i can't use the mod manager for that because it breaks our dev build potentially so i'm but uh maybe we should i'm just gonna try out some more i gotta check it out

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June 1st, 2021 Livestream

Q&A: Petting Doggo? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fw9sZkeAqnk

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will satisfactory have pvp no probably not i mean you can hit each other so you like you can yeah you can there is friendly fire so to speak so i mean if that constitutes pvp but not like in the sense of building stuff like you won't be able to like yeah like race around yeah

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May 25th, 2021 Livestream

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how many dollars are there total in the world so here's how that system works i don't think if we've hannah has actually explained this to me it's actually no i think there's on the map there's like a bunch of spawn points and on each spawn point we designate like how many can spawn at the same time so like a spawn point can have like something between you know one and five or whatever or any number really but we we've probably not spawned more than like maybe three or four or something like that and once a spawn point has like spawn lizard doggos it won't spawn any new ones until you like get close to that spawn point again so there is a theoretical number of like min max amount of lizard doggos that can exist at the same time because if you like run to a spawn point and grab a little doggo and run back with it that spawn like that spawn point one spawn new ones i believe um so there's a there's the first person to reach the theoretical maximum of lizard doggos in one pen i'll buy you a coffee cup hell yeah on me yeah so so help us find out what that maximum number is and then find the doggers yeah challenge accepted i like it we'll buy you the more coffee mug yeah wait oh okay bye you owe me a pizza juice do i owe you a pizza now do you still love me i don't know i i've lost track like 16 times all right you still have me then i know you or me whatever pretty sure whatever yeah 90 doggos in one pen there's a lot of doggos that's a lot of doggos maybe hannah can figure it out i'm pretty sure she can maybe hannah has better things to do no does she maybe she does i fix the trees am i right i fix the floating rocks nobody cares about that the amount of dog was on the map yeah that's that's what we need to figure out right now it's the drake meme yeah let's spend a week on this

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May 18th, 2021 Livestream

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any ideas how many tears would be at the end of the development uh i don't personally know i don't think we've decided fully maybe mark has but he doesn't there's like uh yeah there's a a tentative answer i think yeah it may change there's no point in thinking that that's actually set or not uh but the the number of tiers isn't like the limit of like how much more content we're gonna add to the game because if at some point we're gonna need to like at some point we're like we're gonna want to add more content but we're still like we're not gonna add more t here so we're gonna like spread it out more in the current tiers um so don't y'all shouldn't feel that like oh just because we won't add more tears just won't mean that there won't be more content to the game that's definitely not the case or buildings or you know stuff like that yeah that was like a sort of a thing that we had to address a lot before update 4 came out is uh like more tiers it's like it's not like you need more tiers to add more content yeah or you need to have more tiers to have more complexity or you need to have more tiers to have more you know gamepl are a progression thing that uh yeah but you know you can still have it more tiers just mean more space parts or space elevator parts and i don't know how much you guys love making those yeah it's my favorite part of the game 1 000 jet propulsion engine thingamajigs yeah modular yeah i saw i i saw the tier like you know after tier 7 and 8 like the the ones that you put in there uh i saw those and i just sort of knocked out and was like forget about that somebody posted on a reddit like before update three i believe where they showcase like here's what it looked like when you unlocked tier vii before uh and it was like five super computers like it it was something super lame compared to like yeah 5 000 space poopies or whatever space poopies yeah it's hardcore

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will you add more gases i think so uh from memory when we added the one gas yeah it feels weird not adding more gases to be honest yeah i'm pretty sure we also sort of said we would add more yeah but what what gases are we gonna add chase we genuinely don't know what what gas would you like us to add chat methane there you go easy forecast yeah there you go fart gas is already in the game you just run around and run into this place just got to bottle it that's all he's got a bottle he's going to bottle the fart castle it's like a [ __ ] like fairy from zelda just run up to the gas so when you die like it opens up the bottom and it just wakes you up oh [ __ ] gosh it's still like an ass smells like ass get me out of here oh i can't believe i died but i'm alive though it's like that stuff that they used to wake people up who get pot like pass out you know yeah uh my camera was cold but yeah that i mean that sounds like powerful talking about yeah oh [ __ ] i can't remember good times

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what does this versus fear do and how much does it waste that how much does it weigh yeah do you have any plans for mercy's fears i can't say i can't say what it does at the moment it just sits there and it says creepy things to you that's about it is it saying a creepy thing she just tells you to pick it up harvest isn't that creepy this isn't a creepy way

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May 11th, 2021 Livestream

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did you know about the multiplayer bug so i can't join a game or find it we we aware of it uh we're trying to solve it we don't we don't really know why it's happening uh but we are gonna push some kind of fix for that on ea soon this week hopefully um that might fix it for some people but it might not for everyone still trying to figure out what the hell is going on

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uh buildings that can be daisy chain like the lights we don't have any plans for that we added an exception for batteries and lights just because they were so much more annoying and they also didn't add anything to like having just to like add the poles to them whereas we feel like with the polls there's a you make decisions around that

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May 4th, 2021 Livestream

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make refineries smaller we're not going to change any sizes of the buildings i don't think we're ever going to do that honestly if you uh if you feel like a building is too small or too big we're probably not going to reduce sizes although famous last words i guess but i don't think we've ever done that so far so i guess that's interesting

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and then he has new wall types doors windows foundations etc uh we are gonna do that too i don't know exactly what we planned but we are gonna revamp uh some of the uh decorations in the game

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are you thinking about sanctum 3 no we're going to be working on satisfactory for some more time

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can we breathe the doggos please this is a 18 plus stream

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every thoughts about having npcs and probably some raider yeah and our thoughts is that we probably don't want it we want it to feel very like you're alone on that planet and it's very like isolated so uh there's gonna be like no i actually don't know

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April 27th, 2021 Livestream

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i can already confirm that mark ii constructors and stuff like that is not going to happen uh because that it's too much work uh making new uh machines for that so if we make like a mark ii constructor and a mark ii assembler and stuff like that we would want to make like new you know visuals for those and and add them to the game and this is too much work for our artists um so that's something that we already confirmed that's not gonna happen but i don't know why i pointed that out because i saw that in in chat

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uh can chainsaw use liquid in the future potentially we the reason why chainsaw only uses like solid biofuel up until now is because the that has that has made sense when you unlock or like rather when we intended to unlock the chainsaw and then further down the line it made sense like maybe to have other fuel and we haven't had that in the game because we haven't solved we haven't had support to like change fuels uh for the equipment and that's something that we're probably gonna do in the future i don't know exactly when that will happen um but that's why we haven't had in the game i'm pretty sure we're gonna have it at some point like turbo fuel and chainsaw or you know liquid biofuel which like what else do you use that for um so yeah

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uh are the blade runners gonna fit our feet properly soon uh i don't yeah what the well they fit your feet right in first person but they don't fit in third person that's the problem when you're in hypertubes and stuff like that i think we're gonna solve that eventually it's just like it's just a such a non-issue really like it's not game breaking anyway uh that's why we've kept it so far kept it it sounds like we're we're gonna keep it that's why we haven't fixed it yet you know

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any chance we'll get individual respawn points for multiplayer i'm not sure what that means individual respawn points you mean you don't spawn in the hub why would you want that

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real question is whether it's actually at the end of the space elevator this has been revealed before um but i can just echo it it's a food court so you can go there's like a bunch of food up there it's like a big court uh you can get like liz duggar burgers and such there's uh if you check out sophie's uh dev highlight on our youtube channel there is a there's concept art for that um but yeah that's not coming until 1.00 yeah there's artfur

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there's cake oh yeah definitely cake

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April 20th, 2021 Livestream

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any changes of the coloring system yes there's going to be some changes in the color system i don't know exactly what those changes are going to be that's something that is uh most likely going to change or one thing that i am i think is going to change maybe it will check my answer is like declining more and more um i think there's some issues with the coloring system that we've been putting off um such as not being to like paint vehicles and stuff like that so i think there's gonna be somewhat of an overhaul of the coloring system and the fact that we're like using srgb uh or not wait are we using linear rgb in the game or not i can't remember whatever the the color values in game aren't linear i think or they are linear wait which one is the common one hsl yeah yeah but that's not the thing i'm talking about right now because you can even if you if you if you're like in a uh if you're like on the internet you're like look up a color and you see like oh that's a nice color and you try to match it uh in the game it will still not be correct and that's because the in-game color picker is is using srgb which isn't a linear color space but most applications use color like linear color space even if you have the same hex it will not like match uh that's just because we picked one of them so we're probably gonna change that as well because i think a lot of people are confused by that uh i think a lot of people don't even realize it um and yeah we do we do use hl hsl in the color picker but that's not what i'm talking about right now um but that's something we probably will also change at some point this is like ui that probably is is like in the backlog of things uh we just haven't been prioritized well enough so we'll probably happen in alignment with the coloring system

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it's part of that is there a road map publicly no there's not and we talked we talked a bunch of times why we don't have that the tl dr is because we we want to be as reflect uh we want to like react as quickly as possible to community feedback uh we change our minds all the time even when we're developing things so we don't want to lock ourselves into a path and be like ah this is bad um this is also kind of why we're not like telling you guys you know everything we're working on because we need to manage expectations a bit in that regard because if we tell you guys like oh we're gonna we're gonna implement a big robot that's gonna blow the whole game up and make your computer become uh alive like and we start working on that and we're like we can't do that then it's going to be a bummer for everyone

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so so we can't do that uh maybe i shouldn't have talked about that specific thing because that's something we are working on leaked yep exactly um first dlc confirmed [ __ ] the whole like terminator future is is because of satisfactory you hate to see it that we're we're uh what's the name of that company cyber truck cybertron what's the name of the company in terminator skynet that whoops it wasn't even close oh wait is skying at the computer what's the name of the company cyber no cyberdyne is perfect dark wait or am i mixing those two up cyberdyne tech or do they have the same name maybe wait perfect dark cyber cyber dine wait this is the real okay hold on you guys we need to actually we need to look into the cyberdyne systems is that the name in the uh okay my question here is what what is the name of the company that you fight against in perfect dark is that cyberdyne or is cyberdyne terminator or are they do they have the same name cyber datadine oh that's true oh that's what i'm thinking of oh so hype for the perfect art reveal by the way i can't wait for that i'm gonna have to get an xbox i guess um sorry what were we talking about cyberdyne and skynet are from terminated cool there was it was data dying i was thinking of very similar

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will we get mark ii power storage in the future i don't know i don't think so

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when you add in story 1.0 don't know when that will happen

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April 6th, 2021 Livestream

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so wind power mark when no

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um what is the what is the reasoning why we don't want to add wind wind power or solar power or stuff like that uh i think both of those have the problem where that you can effectively even if you make a system around it that kind of checks for uh certain restrictions that you can just build them everywhere of course they would still effectively be limitless in in this game i think uh and we don't really want that for power like you could just build a giant solar panel field and not have to worry about the power at all which kind of defeats the point of the power system where it's supposed to be a pain in your butt every now and then and you're supposed to want to fix it and make it all run smoothly and i feel that that those kind of power supplies would take away from it because they don't have enough limitations that we can effectively uh contain the balancing off gotcha remember we we also brought up like water turbines yeah i think those will be more in the realm of what the the geysers now do yeah and right now the guys have the issue where some people actually brought this up where they feel kind of what kind of they're super weak for when you get them the amount of power that you get from them uh so we might change it as well but for the yeah water turbines i would be more interested in them because you would have to place them potentially on fast flowing rivers or waterfalls which are a limited resource so to say in the world which is more interesting in my opinion because it kind of gets you around like you can't just pop them down anywhere you actually have to find a waterfall we get up a cliff to get to the waterfall place them there connecting to your factory i think it's a more interesting way to approach power with a bit of a challenge like that than just to give a building that just produces it out of thin air gotcha free power when do we get free power

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um and yes april 13th is still the uh the date for when we expect uh update four to hit early access next week this time oh my god actually six right that is the time i think it's six hour time yeah i always forget but it's six it's always the same time ever every time and i always forget anyways 5 p.m gmt

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March 30th, 2021 Livestream

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what's the feature you wanna add to this so i personally really wanna improve the build modes uh i there are there are a lot i think we talked about this last week as well there are a few um there are a few things that really annoy me when you're building and i think there are somewhat easy to fix and they will improve building immensely so i would love to to improve some of those things first and foremost and maybe like a global grid situation but also like how you place you know um mergers and splitters i think that's one of the like places mergers and splitters uh not the fact that they don't clip on foundations when you're dragging them i'm already placed um conveyor belts and stuff like that i think that's really annoying uh stuff like you know the what are they called the the pipe connector thingies i can't remember what they're called that they rotate too i think they rotate too freely i want them to be able to clip snap it a bit better the snapping system we have for the guidelines thing when the green lines show up when you hold control that's a prototype that's not done at all um that's a prototype i made and then we're like alright i just put in the game whatever it works pipe junction thank you uh i want i want better clipping and like snapping with that so if you're if you're one of those people that like builds very methodically it just makes it so much easier to build because i think the addition of the the hover pack makes things so much better in the game i think the hover pack is like one of the best items in the game right now um so improving the the build modes would make the game a ton better imo god i love the hover pack i know it's so good right

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space elevator has a resourcing for six specific items after all the stages i don't know what the plan is for that currently

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March 23rd, 2021 Livestream

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will this be the last update before 1.0 no the we still have update 5 slated at some point i don't know how many updates we'll do after that um or even how many updates come in between that because we've kind of we went down the path of like doing like a smaller update uh which we call the fluid update uh in between three and four um and we kind of like that approach too um maybe we'll just like change and just rename all the updates to just number updates but we'll see we'll see

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um multiple foundation placing instead of one by one uh maybe in the future we haven't uh looked into that yet or maybe mark hasn't just hadn't made a decision yet but we haven't implemented anything yet

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um any mods you want to add to vanilla at some stage i'm sure there are mods that i'm sure there are things that we already thought about that there's a mod for currently um and um look guys like we worked in this game for a long time and uh we've had the opportunity to think about this game a lot so drones for instance was something that we've like thought about before we we released this game okay uh and it's been our like backlog since then um and and and obviously when when there's a mod for something that we've like thought about but not like released that's a good sign that like this is probably good feature to implement um so uh so yeah that be like it do lights is another thing lights was actually implemented in the game uh before it was it was out if you remember the stream me and jace did where we played the old version of the game that had lights that version had lights so it's been in the game since then and and at that point lights weren't that good for the game they didn't run that well um and that's why we didn't release the game with lights uh but now we're at the point where we feel confident with our solution for lights there's still i think a little bit tweaking left to do with the lights but we as far as i know i it looks pretty good and they work pretty well um also saw the street lights and the alpha screenshots yeah and i think i think people also data mined like the uh the lights out of the game uh so you know this was coming okay and we knew it was coming and it's it's here now so good times were had by all

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object limit any chance to display how much is left somehow uh not really the the common misconception about the object limit is that people think that it's like the number of objects that are placed in the world but this is a memory thing so you know placing a foundation has a smaller object you object imprint in memory than placing a constructor has um and it's not simple to explain it because memory in programming is is very complex uh it's not just like a lot of people often like describe it as like it's a it's an array of of of um ones and zeros that's memory no that's not exactly how it works uh because they're there's like memory caches and and setups for how they're loaded and stuff like that but uh the system that handles all that has a limit in unreal engine and uh there's not much we can do about it uh we can optimize for it but there's always going to be a limit um and you can even load a save file that crashes due to the object limit you can you can sometimes load that save file and sometimes you can based on what's going on in the game at that point um so kind of hard to it's it's hard to explain we're optimizing for it um and maybe in the future it will be a bit better but there's all there'll always be like a limit to it

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March 16th, 2021 Livestream

Mod highlight part 2 Q&A: We broke mods with Update 4, how does the community make them work again? https://youtube.com/embed/Gdz6SUv9Om4?autoplay=1&start=10364&end=10560

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March 9th, 2021 Livestream

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do you uh guys have plans for any other save breaking systems in the future i mean it's it's hard to sort of say if we have plans to i mean i i don't know if we plan to but if we need to then we will yeah um we try to avoid two but yeah i mean like i i asked mark this like many months ago and from memory he was like we don't have any more any plans to do it but like maybe it'll happen yeah you know we are on the quest to get to uh 1.0 after all you know but you want to finish the game so

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uh how much uh like what percentage of the update do we know about um what do you reckon i'm thinking like maybe like 70 or something yeah they're still like maybe not because there's like a lot of things i think 70 is a pretty good number though because the stuff that we haven't shown yet isn't like there's some pretty amazing things that we have yeah they're pretty major but they won't like you know i guess i'm like still thinking about pipes because like pipes was a small thing that affected a lot of stuff yeah where these are like you know more things that may affect your save file like or your factories a lot but also maybe not you know what i mean but then they add they add a lot of like yeah they add a lot of stuff but then there's also like a lot of smaller things that are coming that don't work like a video or something you know what i mean yeah there's there's there's like oh i don't know if i i can say it but there's one thing that i discovered when i was uh play test and i was like my god why hasn't this been in the game until now and i'm so happy yeah and it's a very tiny thing but it makes such a huge difference

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date for update 4 is march 16th so next week tuesday it's exactly a week from now and it should come out at 5 00 pm gmt is the goal plan

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uh have i played dyson super program i haven't played it yet have you played it's not uh no i haven't looks good it looks cool the feedback on it have you seen like when you when i watch people playing they put things down it's all so tasty with the little animations and yeah the feedback is super good it's also very fluent like it looks like i guess most those types of games like compared to satisfactory we're like you want to get from eight from point a to point b it can be like a huge thing whereas in zysosphere you're just like just blast off yeah

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March 2nd, 2021 Livestream

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how will update 4 changes the lower level lines like motors heavy frames etc so the update 4 will not change anything below tier 7. um so all the previous stuff will be the same pretty much there's going to be some things that unlock in earlier uh tiers uh but we won't change anything like we the thing that we announced is that like in tier seven there's some production uh line changes that breaks your save files currently if you already have like production going for your bauxite and your aluminium and uh battery production i think are the ones so those will change but the previous ones will be unaffected as far as i know

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uh will the new update affect alternate recipes uh they won't change i think i'm pretty sure we i i should just ask mark this at this point because i i we had mark on a few weeks ago and i asked this question to him and he said hmm and then we're like all right cool we got that question answered and then since then i just blanked out uh so i'm gonna ask him i'm gonna send a message to him right now just to clarify that but i'm pretty sure alternate recipes won't change for update four

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um oh yo yo yo yo yo yo yo i missed it i made it um and uh yeah we won't make any changes to diluted fuel either i'm pretty sure that i remember i remember specifically if we diluted fuel that we're not going to change that that's still the same um but i can't speak for all the alternative recipes but that one i'm i'm like confident all right chase just did

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are smart splitters changing in update 4 and no smart splitters are also staying the same

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Q&A: Are you Community Management with Valheim too? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o30d8md11vo

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February 26th, 2021 Videos

Q&A: Will we need some kind of pumps to get the gases to a height?? https://satisfactory.fandom.com/wiki/File:February_26th,_2021_Instagram_AMA_-_Will_we_need_some_kind_of_pumps_to_get_the_gases_to_a_height.mp4

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march 16. we still have questions now you know why does it go to experimental first and basically it's because we want the early access branch to be stable basically that's our stable branch and we do everything we can to make sure that the you know with testing internally to make sure that the game is as stable as possible when we bring it to experimental but we can never really be sure you know there's only like 30 40 of us or something like that and there's a bajillion of you guys and the feedback and the crash reports and all that kind of stuff that we get from you guys in the community um is just on a level that we couldn't get ourselves when testing internally so we put it we always put this stuff out all of our updates out on experimental first we gather as much information and feedback from you guys as possible fix any bugs all that kind of stuff stabilize the game and then once it's stable we bring it over to early access and that's just kind of the procedure that we have you might be wondering then so like okay so when's it gonna be on

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soon as we can uh now you might be wondering okay well i'm on early access how do i get on get in on this experimental stuff you know i want i want to fly close to the sun i'm going to live life on the edge right i don't care if it's unstable i want update for the second it drops how do i get experimental i hear you say okay so everyone has access to experimental if you are on the epic version of the game in your epic library you actually will just have two versions of satisfactory there one's experimental one's early access download the experimental one and play if you're on steam and you want access to the experimental version you just find satisfactory in your steam library and you right click on it go to properties select betas there's a drop down box and then choose experimental from the drop down box and that's all it is the game will redownload the experimental version of the game one thing that you should be wary of is your save files whenever changing versions always back up your saves save files from early access to experimental are supported not necessarily the other way around and then also experimental is unstable so you never know what's gonna happen maybe you need to revert but then you can't and you've lost your save files now so back up your saves i'll leave the path to your save files in the description down below back them up before changing branches like that okay uh yeah so

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February 23rd, 2021 Livestream

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um so are you pack packing the update 4 to an engine upgrade um so yeah um the engine upgrade won't go to early access before update 4 comes to early access so we will keep the engine upgrade on experimental branch as update 4 drops and then we're going to keep working on that until we feel that they both work and the main reason for that is because we there were a few like things that got way better for some people with the engine upgrade but some larger factory lines and stuff like that didn't get better um they got worse um so and that's annoying we don't want to like push the upgrade that can result in some people playing in early access getting a worse experience we would rather fix those issues before we do that and we don't have time to do that before update 4 launches so that's why we're doing it this way

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February 16th, 2021 Livestream

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are there changes planned for geothermal they seem relatively undervalued yeah they sort of are um they might they might get a change in the future obviously you have to wait and see it's hard to sort of answer questions about like that because you know like i it depends what constitutes a plan you know because we have many plans many things in the backlog and it's like i don't know if that's like i don't i don't even answer the questions like that we have many plans but we also don't like necessarily know what plants we're gonna execute on yeah yeah exactly exactly that's what i'm trying to say here yeah this is a lot of cool there's a lot of ideas that would be cool but like are we gonna actually do it though like that's it's hard to know whoa this got really trippy

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February 9th, 2021 Livestream

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yeah uh do you have any plans to add ray tracing or dlss we don't really have plans for retracing at the moment um there's yeah i guess the the team doesn't find it to be as important as other things um right now so there's no plan you know it could be a thing but right now there's like more important things especially when it comes to uh optimization yeah it doesn't really add anything new to the game so to speak it just yeah it just helps out some people who have the hardware yeah uh apparently we don't support everyone else and currently we don't support directx 12 which we have to to be able to use the lss right and there is an experimental directx 12 on the experimental brand yeah right now but that doesn't we're trying it you're testing it and it doesn't mean a promise yeah yeah so

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what operating system will dedicated service be i i actually don't really know i mean i guess it's going to be windows and i think it's possibly going to be on linux i'm not sure

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this is dog a plushie that's something that i just formed nothing yeah what about the lucifer though um yeah so this is actually the discussion that's going on with with behind the scenes and what we're trying to figure out they'll be dog

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Q&A: Will there be more emotes? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dBNJrDsc_XU

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February 2nd, 2021 Livestream

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improvements in vehicles next update i don't know maybe a little bit in multiplayer in terms of lag for update 4 not an experimental uh right now but maybe i'm not quite sure exactly like because we haven't fully tested it fully fully so yeah we don't know how much of an improvement it actually was but we have done something i think

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January 26th, 2021 Livestream

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how did you come up with the idea of making satisfactory i think factorio was one of the biggest um no things in the beginning yeah the people like when we were um when we were brainstorming our next game a lot of people we all split up and made different games that we could pitch to see what we would like and the people who made satisfactory uh were super obsessed with factorio at that time and that ended up being the best game and so we made that

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Q&A: Will you tell here the current build limit number considering the Engine Upgrade? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WfU45N1EvQ0

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January 19th, 2021 Livestream

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any plans to revisit the to-do list for quality of life pass um i would say if there's anything specifically that you think we should change with that make sure to post it on our questions site at questions.satisfactory.com um and i think that's the best way to answer that question really is if there's something specific that you want to change i don't know of any specific plans um so yeah

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uh can more people ride the same train soon um good question we don't have plans for that right now but maybe if you chuck it on the question site maybe we will take that into consideration you can't even write two people in the same vehicle at all anywhere so

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uh can we get a packager that has outputs not stacked oh that's a good that's an interesting question uh drop a comment on that on the questions site uh questions outside of factory.com

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yet what about via multiplayer vehicle desync yes same thing i've said before with uh there might be a general networking and performance improvement uh in general from the engine update but there are still a lot of optimization plans uh so it's not like it's it's there are plans for it um it's always like this always time is against us you know what i mean like we only have so many hours per day to work on stuff and there's so many things that we want to work on so but we we hear you we know it's an issue

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um how are possible are dedicated service in the next updates like um i don't know but it's possible that the lag that you're experiencing right now that might significantly improve with this engine upgrade um i guess we'll have to find out if you know what i mean

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December 15th, 2020 Livestream

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how this works are there hitting secrets and cameos in the game yeah there's a few uh and i'm sure there are things that people haven't found yet and i'm sure there's going to be more stuff coming once stories and even

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does sanctum and satisfactory exist in the same universe i don't know actually i don't think so but i'm not the one writing the story that's hannah um so she's like the only one who knows i guess but uh i don't think so

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December 8th, 2020 Livestream

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so let's build a constructor is there any info slash lore on the player character there is a story in the game uh with yep so there's lore and everything like that um but it's not in the game at the moment so you don't know what it is i know what it is i also know

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November 24th, 2020 Livestream

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click and drag functionality for building is not a thing that we want currently

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November 10th, 2020 Livestream

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any q a yet really um thoughts about making end game point or goal yep there's gonna be a story so the game is is completable you will you will be able to finish the game um beginning middle and end

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Snutt: "How come so many Dutch developers?"

Yeah we have a lot of Dutch people at Coffee Stain

Jace: I don't know why there are so many Dutch...

Snutt: it...

Jace: Yeah.

Snutt: Yeah.

[Laughs]

Dutch apparently have...

Jace: We're- how many are we? Like 30 or 35 or something?

I'm not sure, something like that.

Snutt: Yeah.

And there's like how many? Seven Dutch people?

Jace: Seven Dutch people? Umm...

Snutt: Yeah?

No?

Jace: Yeah it's like someth- Five? I thought it

was like five or six or something.

Snutt: Wait wait wait, I can't count.

Jace: Yeah.

Snutt: That's why I'm a programmer.

Jace: They all look the same.

Snutt: Yeah.

[Laughing]

What‽

Jace: [Laughing]

[Shakes head]

Uh...

Snutt: all right anyway moving on so uh

[Laughs]

Jace: yeah.

Snutt: So do you want to talk a little bit-

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that's how it starts destroy all the followers in the game biomes increase performance or decrease because the game is the track what you destroyed i think it does nothing yeah it just disappears yeah because we're tracking that they're either there or not i don't think the way it works is that it's assumed there unless it checks it list that keeps growing when you remove things yeah i'm pretty sure that's how it is so i think it does nothing i don't know i could be wrong yeah i actually don't know i don't remember i'm uncertain right now

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November 3rd, 2020 Livestream

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Jace: Uh. Will there be DLCs?

Jace: $1 Toilet DLC coming soon.

Snutt: [sniggers]

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October 13th, 2020 Livestream

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will one of the quality of quality of life uh stuff be turning down the fog so first of all there will be uh and someone else's are they're gonna be quality of life updates uh there will be in 3.5 um i don't know if they're the fog is included there or what we're doing uh because the fog is tight yeah the fog is tied into level like the level design so to speak um i don't know what this currently that's like on uh like in limbo because we're we're not sure whether or not the merging of the world stuff will make it into this update because there are a few dependencies dependencies in the world right now that are tied to the 425 update which is coming a bit after the fluid update a bit confusing uh so i don't think the fog will be updated in this fluid update but it may be updated in the coming update after that uh if that answers the question it's really confusing but we're aware and i think something's gonna happen so

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October 6th, 2020 Livestream

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what's the fluid update ah it's it's a no big deal it's just the uh coming update that's coming out in a few weeks um it's it's not a major update it's not like as big as like update three or it's not update four essentially but it's a it's like in between it's it's it it's a update that's coming in between um now and update four that will contain an update to fluids uh and you know what that means um i guess you're gonna have to find out i don't care i don't give a there we're gonna release some teasers uh leading up to the release of it and the the update is coming sometime late october early november uh liar a liar hopefully we hope it will be worth

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September 29th, 2020 Livestream

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you want to make a thing so you can do it um are there any green energy options in the game relative uh news of the game but cold feels bad uh so the thing with green energy is something we've thought about and something that we sort of toss up and oh i'm not sure what we want to do but i think we lean to not doing it but the option is still there and the reason the reason for doing it is because it i don't know it's kind of fun right but the reason to not do it is the point of the game is you work for a company that doesn't give a about the planet and your whole goal is to just exploit the planet at any cost spew carbon up into the air don't care destroy everything cut down every tree kill every creature mine up all the resources yeah um so that is the point of the game that is the story and lore so in order you know if you're gonna invest in green energy it lore wise it doesn't make much sense but if you balance that with fun then maybe it does make sense or maybe it will be a mod like i mean you know video games is escapism right like we we give you this option like you can go and and be as dirty as you want you can roll around in the mud and use coal as much as you go nuclear like do whatever you want and you guys are like no i want to be clean like which is honorable just don't build a factory and don't cut down trees yeah exactly yeah

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September 8th, 2020 Livestream

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uh can we upload our spider image other than a cat

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i mean i think i feel like that's something that could probably be done the the other thing with it is but we have like effects on our cat things but i don't know if that could just automatically be applied to everything but then the other thing is um is just the amount of work in general this is what i feel the amount of work in general for the arachnophobia mode uh we've always wanted to keep it low because wait so the comment is can we upload our own spider image of instead of the cat like you want to replace arachnophobia mode with spiders no no no no oh i don't think that's what they mean maybe not but that's how i read it i thought that was funny yeah so i don't know like i feel like that's going to take an amount of work that maybe isn't necessary but maybe i'm wrong a spider-man is neon cat nice it's like you're walking like in the forest and you're like

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yeah yeah just kill me kill me look out

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September 1st, 2020 Livestream

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oh here's a good question what about the merch very soon very soon um we're like finalizing i feel like we've said this for like two months or something we are finalizing uh merch the unfortunate thing about merch right now is that the coffee cup is going to be delayed uh i can say that right now it's going to be delayed a bit we're going to launch merch before we launch we were planning to launch like our merch store with a bunch of goodies and coffee cup good things but stuff just keeps getting delayed um and we're at that point now we feel like at some we need to release something right we need to get something out there so we're going to do it in like um we're going to roll out merch um throughout the months so like when cups do become available we'll add it to the store uh but yeah merchant some merch is going to be available fairly soon i think

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July 28th, 2020 Livestream

Q&A: Dedicated Server cost https://clips.twitch.tv/ConfidentLittleSnood4Head

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June 8th, 2020 Livestream

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crop play or any online actually uh okay so will i get a steam key if you've already bought it on epic games you will not um

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December 19th, 2019 Video

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Snutt: Go for it.

Jace: Yeah, uhh... "Will the price go up after early access ends?"

I'm actually not sure, uhh.. I think we sort of thought that, maybe as the game gets more complete it would go up, but... that was ugh, over a year ago that- that we thought of that and- don't know basically, don- don't know.

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February 6th, 2019 Livestream

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pipes no release date actually I can't

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