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August 24th, 2021 Livestream

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is removing crash sites by deconstruction even for no parts something we can do to clear the map yo um this is something that also a thing that we've noticed we hear you guys like this is something that we're going to fix at some point um it's not like the highest priority right now maybe but uh in the future we're gonna like figure out something with that the same problem can't exist with the resource [ __ ] no wait is it the uh item scanner item scanner i keep mixing these two up i did this last week as well the object scanner that's what it's called um there's an issue with the object scanner as well where like when you scan for for like things you already picked up then you keep getting the same thing again uh it's a similar problem it's not as annoying i think because like or maybe it is more annoying i don't know but but it's it's we hear you guys like we know that's an issue and we're gonna solve that at some point whether you deconstruct or whether you um uh like put a flag up or something or like it's it's obvious that you've already claimed that uh crash site like we don't know but i am pretty certain that we're gonna solve that at some point i i haven't got like an okay from game director mark here that like that's definitely something we're gonna do but i have a feeling that's something that we feel like we're gonna solve at some point in some ux way

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

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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

This question may have been asked previously at least 2 other times, as recently as July 2021 and as early as June 2021.

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um is there going to be a mark six belt for minor mark three at two to five percent clock speed so um sorry i'm thinking about the tweet chase put out um i we don't know honestly like they're so here's the full story right behind why we haven't put that in the game yet um the way the conveyor belts work is that we like everything all the logic is running sort of behind the scenes and then we render on top of that right so like the conveyor belts are like not really like they're not really there but they are okay um so the way that we calculate like things on the conveyor belts right is is we you know to have it right work and like be able to render so many items at the same time in the world we sort of have to like figure out optimization techniques to get around it so one of the ways we use to to calculate like where items are in the belt is uh we we're using floating point numbers um and one of the issues with floating port numbers is that there is a precision issue um when you need to go higher like decimal values i'm not going to go into like how floating point values work if you want to know more about that i think there's a really good youtube video actually it's very like computer science related though so uh but just google on youtube and there's a bunch of like computer file did one um et cetera et cetera but but essentially like the way they work is that the more like decimal values you need the less precise the value will be of the number that you're using right because it's a limited amount of bits that you store the float import numbers in um and when you're making calculations on you know on imprecise values then you know that layer on top of each other and the problem we have specifically is that the faster the belts are going the higher the precision is needed to be able to get like good values of like where things are in the valuables right so we sort of hit the limit on the conveyor belts right now in the current implementation um and which makes it that we can't you we can't make like a faster belt the way the system works right now we'd have to rework a little bit how the how the how the system works um so what would have what we would have liked to do i believe is to have just you know mark six belt um so so that you can clock a minor up to 250 and then you'll get a full full um conveyor belt and if we can't do that then maybe so the solution would be to have two conveyor belts out of the miner um we don't know we haven't decided because we haven't we haven't invested in this problem yet we haven't invested time in this problem yet because we feel like you know this isn't as big of an issue as you know say i don't know ramp railings you know ramp range is much more important feature to work on so we felt like it's more important to work on that feature um and that's what we did so that's sort of what we need to prioritize on when we're working on but at some point we're gonna need to solve that problem when we lead up into 1.0 so you know we're going to solve that problem eventually at some point what the solution is going to be whether or not we're going to like nerf sort of speak the the conveyor belts or if you can add another output what the best solution is we don't know and you know we won't know until we start working on it so when we know then we'll tell you guys

This question may have been asked previously at least 13 other times, as recently as May 2021 and as early as September 2020.

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uh dedicated servers we talked about that briefly before as well dedicated servers are we're still working on that don't have an announcement yet blah blah blah don't worry it's coming like okay

This question may have been asked previously at least 54 other times, as recently as August 2021 and as early as February 2019.

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uh when will update 5b sometime fall we don't have a dead we're not dead set on a date yet but sometimes fall

This question may have been asked previously at least 14 other times, as recently as August 2021 and as early as February 2021.

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there's going to be changes to some recipes in update 5. i i don't know i'm actually going to send a hot question to mark maybe you can answer we'll see we'll see if mark finishes respond to that but i don't know currently um actually

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

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character customization i don't know what we're planning there honestly like the character customization i think we tied into like sort of the equipment revamp that we're gonna do at some point and i don't know what we're planning or what we're going to do currently it would be sweet i guess same thing there if you think that's something that the game really needs then go to the keyway site and upload that stuff so we know

This question may have been asked previously at least 19 other times, as recently as July 2021 and as early as February 2019.

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so anybody asked what the uh working progress items do in the future oh we haven't said and we're not gonna say until 1.0 is out

This question may have been asked previously at least 2 other times, as recently as August 2021 and as early as March 2021.

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will there be updates after 1.0 we don't know right now like we're still still a bit away from 1.0 so i don't think we've decided yet if we will or not it might even be that like we're not even working on the game after 1.0 but i i don't know we haven't decided maybe we are maybe we won't maybe if it makes sense that's that's sort of a bridge we will cross when we get to it you know so so no like no decisions made right there right into satisfactory two exactly

This question may have been asked previously at least 11 other times, as recently as June 2021 and as early as June 2018.

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will ever be teleportation i don't know we've we've sort of prototyped it at one point but we haven't made a decision just because we prototype things in the game doesn't mean that they actually happen uh which can be a bummer for like the people implementing the things like but like in comparison i've worked on a lot of games that were never released either so i mean sometimes it'd be like that

This question may have been asked previously at least 4 other times, as recently as June 2021 and as early as April 2021.

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um how's the mug cup going along uh i i i

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i'm in those meetings but i jace is much better at like keeping track of that stuff um i i think there's i'm not gonna say anything because i actually don't know what's going on uh like i don't know fully um right now but we are working on that stuff both for eu and us i believe

This question may have been asked previously at least 16 other times, as recently as August 2021 and as early as February 2021.

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will turbo fuel work in jetpack in the future the it will i think i've talked to mark about this a long time ago but i'm pretty sure we will add that at some point in the future it's it's like a ux thing right now where like it's no there's no good way to like pick fuel in the whole in the jet pack um but now that we have like radial menu and stuff like that maybe that's more easy to add but um yeah in the future i think we're gonna be able to do that

This question may have been asked previously at least 6 other times, as recently as June 2021 and as early as October 2020.

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and he plans on an actual elevator i don't think so we talked about this a lot last week me and jace uh i think like elevators are tricky to do in games specifically multiplayer um and like it's not something that we feel that we're currently missing the game like it doesn't add much to the game right now because we when we made the hyper tubes that sort of solved part of the problem with the elevators now granted we don't have that for vehicles but we don't

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we don't really think that's like at the moment something important to the main gameplay uh may change or not i don't know but uh but there's a mod for that it's pretty good so yes

This question may have been asked previously at least 15 other times, as recently as August 2021 and as early as December 2019.

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having unselected masses mental though that's a different story that would be nice maybe in the future

This question may have been asked previously at least 3 other times, as recently as December 2020 and as early as September 2020.

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uh there's gonna be a stats on the computer at the hub at some point don't know that's a cool feature please upload that on the keyword site uh sorry if i sound like uh i'm just shutting down questions but like um you know sometimes i don't know the answer and sometimes it's legit like i won't remember like as soon as i turn off and i get my possible burger my potential burger then uh like it's just in and out like all the information that i accumulated during the stream so questions site questions the satisfactory game.com really is the best place to put stuff like that when you're requesting or you know if there's a feature specifically you want and then yeah

This question may have been asked previously at least 8 other times, as recently as July 2021 and as early as December 2019.

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projected date for 1.0 we've said a lot of different like even like i think we've guesstimated years um but what does it say on the steam page right now like i guess that's the most accurate answer right now um let's see here since like we don't have we don't have a date really not even internally um and on the steam page we save roughly 2022 which is next year but we thought the game was to come out 20 2019 originally so like take that at face value okay

This question may have been asked previously at least 21 other times, as recently as August 2021 and as early as February 2019.

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um would it be possible to have a map randomly generated in satisfactory that's having the replay factor uh it is that's that's sort of what i talked about way before something that we've sort of confirmed that's coming in the game at some point is that we're gonna have uh various build modes or sorry various game modes in the game probably at some point uh and these can include like uh pacifist mode or you know creative mode maybe we'll have a randomizer uh the the the thing with the randomizer is that we cannot have procedural terrain because that's a lot more work than we want to put into the game and the game cannot support procedural generation i mean it can but like we're not going to do it essentially because we don't like that kind of vibe we'd rather handcraft it but we could do theoretic like a thing where we like mix up the nodes or like the the deposits um like the bushes i believe maybe the heart maybe even the crash sites like what's in them maybe like it's possible to do sort of that kind of randomizer um in the future so if you want that please upload that on the keyway side yeah like randomized node locations like i think that could add a lot to the game and it's not too tricky to implement i think so um yeah upload that if you want to see that in the game

This question may have been asked previously at least 17 other times, as recently as June 2021 and as early as June 2018.

August 17th, 2021 Livestream

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uh any chance for improved control support it's always possible um i i don't know what our like official stance is anymore unlike control yeah i think we want it but but like but no so i i it's actually something that's been thrown around a little bit more in like in discussion recently too so i don't think there's been any really like any decision has been made internally on whether or not we're going to do another possible control support or if we aim on having complete control support or if we at the very least uh have it so that you can map controllers to f to functions so people who need those kind of things for like accessibility reasons can just do that um yeah we're not really sure to what extent we're gonna do control support at this stage but um yeah it is something that has popped up again in conversation within the studio recently so yeah we'll sort of see don't don't have an answer for you though and if you guys are curious like if you haven't heard before uh like the main reason why we haven't really had control support is because every time we update the game we also have to like maintain control and support and there's a lot of elements to the game that like we have to maintain all the time every time we work on the game and since we're in early access and we're developing the game it's it's so much effort to just like every time we add a feature go back to the controller mapping and be like all right i'm going to fix it so it works with that and then go back to the feature and then sometimes maybe they don't work well together um so like it's it's it's one of those things where like it takes a lot of development effort that sort of we're going to have to revisit at some point anyways if we want to do it so like the closest might as well just do it at the end exactly um and i know it sucks for like people that maybe have like disabilities or like want accessibility options in the game there are some ways to like use steam if you're if you own the game on steam um to use the steam mapping thingamajig i'm not quite sure exactly how it works because i've never done it but some people have pointed out that it is possible to like play most of the game on the controller uh currently using that uh but i'm not exactly sure how it works but i'm sure there are some guides or some people out there that can help you out but that's the main reason why we haven't done it so far

This question may have been asked previously at least 4 other times, as recently as September 2020 and as early as February 2019.

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okay will there be some uh chance to get terraforming i don't think so i don't think we're gonna add terraforming new

This question may have been asked previously at least 10 other times, as recently as July 2021 and as early as August 2018.

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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

This question may have been asked previously at least 2 other times, as recently as February 2019 and as early as August 2018.

Q&A: Will you add Signs in the game? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bmLgjjNst3M

This question may have been asked previously at least 18 other times, as recently as August 2021 and as early as June 2020.

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um any plans for peace mode in the game i think there are um like a passive fist mode or a past peaceful mode yeah um or game modes in general i think we've we've thought about um one aspect there is like we kind of want to finish the the balancing of the game somewhat so we have an understanding on what the state of the game is before we start like adding creative mode or peaceful mode or whatever but i think that's on the table

This question may have been asked previously at least 7 other times, as recently as July 2021 and as early as August 2020.

Q&A: How many Updates after 5? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rbh6KabAZSY

This question may have been asked previously at least 16 other times, as recently as August 2021 and as early as March 2019.

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will there be an underwater biome probably not probably probably not

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uh what about the vehicles being paintable that sounds like a great thing to put on the keyboard side as well i'm sure pretty sure there is one so you can just upload it yeah so definitely go and upload it i'm sure it's i'm sure it's there sure what's there sounds like a great idea they were paintable way back when

This question may have been asked previously at least 8 other times, as recently as July 2021 and as early as August 2020.

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how many doves are you i think we're like 30 or something yeah something like that

This question may have been asked previously at least 8 other times, as recently as April 2021 and as early as February 2019.

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train system rework that's something that we've said since we launched trains uh since the train update yeah we've confirmed that we're gonna be doing like train collision at some point and also uh signals so that'll be coming

This question may have been asked previously at least 31 other times, as recently as August 2021 and as early as May 2020.

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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

This question may have been asked previously at least 2 other times, as recently as October 2020 and as early as March 2019.

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are there any plans for new weapons maybe maybe maybe i mean it sort of makes sense that we might do something with them but we'll have to see

This question may have been asked previously at least 2 other times, as recently as August 2021 and as early as May 2021.

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will there be a conveyor or pipe hole in foundations or at least have a hollow foundation without any beams i don't know if we're going to be doing something like that to me it seems like it's been super requested and kind of a no-brainer yeah maybe it should maybe there should be but i i don't know if there's any like i just assume there's no technical limitation with that i've seen a couple of it wouldn't work with yeah it wouldn't really work with conveyors would it maybe not well like elevators oh yeah conveyor elevators of course yeah i know that's something that's been requested i always liked i don't know how that would work either but like do the thing we did with uh

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with the pipes you have like the wall mount thing and have one for foundations and have one so you can clip like foundations uh pipes into the foundation thing and like same with elevators maybe i don't know it might be tricky to do i don't know what the reasoning is yeah plus one for floor holes but i'm sure there's ticket for it on the q side i'm sure there's probably one of the yeah on the qa side so definitely upload that you guys

This question may have been asked previously at least 6 other times, as recently as May 2021 and as early as August 2020.

August 10th, 2021 Livestream

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is the same or ever going to be useful yes sam or will be useful i had i had someone on facebook say the other day if samoa is not going to be useful why don't you just remove it from the game it's like who's going to tell them maybe because they're going to be useful you're almost there almost there

This question may have been asked previously at least 19 other times, as recently as July 2021 and as early as March 2019.

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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

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

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eu merch shop i you know what i actually don't know the latest on eu workshop i actually don't know and i haven't checked in a couple weeks i'm sorry i'm gonna make a note make sure i do check that out you might shop

This question may have been asked previously at least 12 other times, as recently as June 2021 and as early as September 2020.

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jace two two exits on mk3 minor is that what you're saying uh i don't know maybe maybe who knows if if here's the thing if we're adding an mk3 miner and if it has two exits or if it has one or if something something i'm not just gonna tell you on a q a that's for sure but also if we're not doing that i also still can't tell you right so but just so you know like that there's some questions that i caught like i can't answer you know like whether i know or not and that's one that i don't actually know about i actually don't know we have mk3 mines i mean the sorry i mean the two exits sorry whatever

This question may have been asked previously at least 2 other times, as recently as July 2021 and as early as March 2021.

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will be steam achievements in 1.0 um i don't know if it'll be 1.0 or not but the plan is to have steam achievements and i believe epic are going to have achievements they don't have do they have achievements yet i can't remember but the plan is you know if they if they have achievements too we'll put them there too so like the the reason we've held off on achievements is because the game for the longest time has you know been undergoing a lot of changes right so if we set achievements too early then they they become kind of meaningless potentially later so we want to have a better idea of like what our game will look like you know when it's sort of stable and and done before we add achievements to the game that's one of the reasons

This question may have been asked previously at least 11 other times, as recently as June 2021 and as early as August 2018.

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boats i don't think we're gonna i don't think we're gonna be adding boats anytime soon there's not really that much water you guys you don't really need boats i don't really need boats if you really feel you need boats go to the question site questions.satisfactorygame.com leave it there

This question may have been asked previously at least 8 other times, as recently as July 2021 and as early as August 2020.

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uh be able to equip more than one item that's something that a lot of people have requested and you know it might be a thing in the future or not um i think i believe the the sort of situation with that is that we wanted to rework equipment sort of that system and stuff in general i believe if i'm remembering correctly um and then so whether or not we actually allow you to do that in the future or not i don't know for sure but it's not really something we're gonna do now and then rework the system again later so we're probably just gonna be leaving it as is for a while but yeah we'll see

This question may have been asked previously at least 12 other times, as recently as July 2021 and as early as May 2020.

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is there gonna be a sandbox mode in satisfactory so we plan on adding game modes at some point eventually um but at the moment we don't uh we're not making that at the moment but yeah maybe one day

This question may have been asked previously at least 19 other times, as recently as July 2021 and as early as August 2018.

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hmm framing in the game i'm assuming you're saying farming because if you're talking about picture framing we're not going to add picture framing to the game so maybe you're talking about farming uh we like that idea and that's something that we will probably look into at some point definitely makes sense in our game so we'll see

This question may have been asked previously at least 18 other times, as recently as August 2021 and as early as March 2020.

Q&A: Will there be any change to the Radar Tower? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E6b6HcW3IG0

This question may have been asked previously at least 5 other times, as recently as July 2021 and as early as December 2020.

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tools for massive builds like smartbond baby maybe

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let's get a bicycle we're not making a bicycle you've got the factory car what's wrong with that it's like the whole like mom i want a bicycle you've got a bicycle at home your bicycle at home is the factory car

This question may have been asked previously at least 4 other times, as recently as July 2021 and as early as February 2020.

August 3rd, 2021 Livestream

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i saw one that was asking about uh an ice biome not gonna happen i'm sorry isn't that do i have to recreate the no yeah maybe we're sticking with the map that we have but we're improving what is on that map basically and that means some biomes change some biomes won't

This question may have been asked previously at least 9 other times, as recently as March 2021 and as early as February 2019.

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uh you got an idea right now solar energy a lot of people have asked about renewable energies and solar energy and for the most part we don't feel like we want it in the game essentially we've answered that question a bunch of times but yeah basically basically it seems like it's not going to be a thing

This question may have been asked previously at least 6 other times, as recently as May 2021 and as early as August 2020.

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considering using smartbot for the first time let's break anything with the save after update five uh we don't really make any guarantees with mods my dog because we don't officially support them so i can't really tell you i mean first of all if you're using a mod it's gonna break after update 5. that's just what's going to happen usually the mods the modders need to uh fix up the mods after every sort of major update to make sure that they keep working so i mean yeah it's probably going to break if you use mods but then the models will probably fix it especially when it comes to smart mod i know that's that's one that's usually that's you know highly requested and highly demanded sort of thing by people so i'm pretty sure that the dev will probably um get it working again as quickly as possible but that's just my assumption

This question may have been asked previously at least 2 other times, as recently as June 2021 and as early as June 2021.

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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

This question may have been asked previously at least 2 other times, as recently as November 2020 and as early as September 2020.

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the satisfactory run on linux i mean we don't make it for linux we didn't support it for linux you know at least not now we would like to at some point in the future but we'll see but people have had success getting it to run on linux uh using proton i believe

This question may have been asked previously at least 5 other times, as recently as June 2021 and as early as March 2019.

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has anyone else about splitter issues before yeah yeah they have that's been requested i think it's probably on the qa site if it isn't put it there

This question may have been asked previously at least 7 other times, as recently as July 2021 and as early as January 2020.

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will the soundtrack be released on spotify so i think we would like to do that at some point there's just some things we need to figure out and also i think we're waiting until we have all the music because there might be more music i believe that's the current state of things

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July 23rd, 2021 Livestream

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for sure yeah i see like a lot of people wondering if they can if they'll be able to ride on the drones uh will they be able to do that have we thought of that what happens if you do it now well basically no um we talked about it a bit as well and of course the first thing to instinct anyone has when they build a drone is just to try and get on top of it and see what happens currently it doesn't go so well it just kind of flings you off into the distance if it turns too sharply um and the reason we don't want people to write it is uh because we feel like it would be too strong and it would kind of eliminate the other methods of transportation in the game such as hyper tubes or other vehicles um because it kind of makes it too easy to travel around the map yeah for sure for sure and what future plans do we

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July 20th, 2021 Livestream

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story update coming soon knows the story is going to come out with 1.0 y'all so story won't uh we're going to try to drop it all in one go that's kind of the plan and uh yeah so yeah you will yes so not anytime soon but the story the story related stuff is actually being worked on now like like if i understand correctly there are folks who are like on like some of the tasks to develop some of the systems if i if i understand correctly at least you know the early prototype systems to see what works and what doesn't but yeah so yeah you know we'll see we'll see when that comes

This question may have been asked previously at least 2 other times, as recently as May 2021 and as early as May 2021.

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can we experience the story with or the existing 500 hour factor oh do you have to start from scratch so that's an interesting uh question the thing is i'm not 100 sure i think in the past i think we've said that we want to make it so that you can still do it but i i i genuinely don't know i i genuinely don't know if anyone actually knows for sure just yet because we we have to see we have to see like what the best way to implement the story is you know um and if i don't know i don't know if that means folks will have to start again from scratch to get to get the most out of it or not but yeah i mean i want to say hopefully not but at the same time i think that even though that's a major inconvenience uh i think we should do what is best for the game even if that you know even if that sort of screws some people over uh because the game is what lives on forever you know uh but we'll sort of see that's that's just my opinion on that

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

This question may have been asked previously at least 8 other times, as recently as July 2021 and as early as February 2020.

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any plan for lost uh unreal engine if you mean i'm 105 there are no plans for that right now

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are you going to add even more buildings to make the game less refinery reliant like you do with blender i'm not sure i'm not sure what the the details of uh newer buildings are but um there'll be some new stuff we'll see what happens

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any plans for vehicles to hold more than one player i don't think so so like they used to hold two as you can see like in the the explorer there's two seats there's actually like you may you may not have seen it but on the sugar cube the little tractor you know where your player stands but on the other side on the front left side there's like a little seat and the other player used to sit there but that was removed from the game uh before release i believe it was before release um and i don't think it's coming back i don't think it's coming back you guys

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uh what are the thoughts of making the game tower defense yeah okay we got a lot of people asking me to tear up defense today it's okay real talk no tower defense there will be no tower defense none no tower defense and satisfactory your factory will not you know will not cannot be destroyed uh the only thing that will destroy your factory are our updates yeah so that's the only thing you need to defend against the developers come in coming for your factories

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July 16th, 2021 Livestream

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vamanos does satisfactory have official mod support so satisfactory currently does not have official mod support but we do intend on doing that uh you know adding it into the game at some point in the future we don't really know when that's going to be or what that's going to look like yet at this stage so uh you know once we do know i'll you know make another video in the future and let you all know about that but at this stage we don't really know however there is a thriving unofficial modding community out there so um if you're interested in playing satisfactory with mods i'm going to leave some links in the description down below to the fixit.app website which is a website that has like all the mods on it it also has links to the satisfactory mod manager which is a tool to install and play satisfactory with mods super super easy to use that thing's like voodoo magic it's amazing and then also i'm gonna leave another link down there to the unofficial modding community discord a lot of people there are super active there as well so if you want to start playing with mods or have questions you can go there and ask them if you want to get into modding as well i'm sure you can go and ask there and they can point you in the right direction as well are you okay with people modding

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there be steam workshop it seems like it's a no-brainer but there are actually a few reasons why we shouldn't have steam workshop support i don't know what we're going to be doing whether we're going to have it or not but here are the reasons for not having steam workshop first of all we don't want to fragment the modding community basically so not everyone that plays satisfactory has access to steam and or the steam workshop so we would prefer it if all of our mods were in one sort of repository that anyone can access regardless of what platform they're on kind of like what the unofficial modding community is already doing that would be great so people on steam people on epic whatever they'll be able to uh use mods and if we have two different things we have steam workshop and this other global thing then it means people well one it means we have more work to do and two it also means people who are making mods have more work to do because if they want everyone to be able to use it they're gonna have to target steam and this other thing some people might not uh target the global one and just target steam and then now we've fragmented the the community so only some people get access to certain mods and we don't want that we would rather have a level playing field for everybody kind of what the unofficial modding community is already doing we're you know that's that's uh that's useful to see what they've been doing uh so that we can find a good solution ourselves when it comes to it and also like you might be saying yeah but steam workshop is super convenient and it is but but but don't don't don't count out the uh the satisfactory mod manager that the modding community has made so far that thing is super super easy to use and super convenient so like there there are convenient solutions for everybody uh without steam workshop we'll see what happens in the future when that happens but i don't think i don't think steam workshop shop is is a necessity i don't think it has to be uh implemented in order for there to be a good mod solution are we influenced by mods so uh it sort

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July 13th, 2021 Livestream

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so i'm telling you about adding more music to the game uh i i actually don't know the status of adding more music the thing is i think it makes sense because i know that like you know a lot of people have been asking about a soundtrack if we can release like an ost or something one of the reasons why we haven't wanted to do it is um yet at least i mean i think it's something we want to do but one of the reasons why we haven't done it yet is because we also don't have a complete ost is one of the things that we were thinking so it's very likely that we're gonna be adding more music in the future

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and since we've got pure aesthetic parts like storage shelves and um tv highlight i mean i think that there will be things in the future that'll just be purely aesthetic stuff um that makes total sense i think it's very clear even with just the very simple uh foundations and things that we've added to the game it's very clear that people want to decorate their factories and make it their own uh so it makes it it's a no-brainer that we would eventually um add some cosmetic items or whatever into the game i think that's gonna happen yep

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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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any more holiday events i don't know maybe we sort of we sort of like uh come up with it in the last minute uh and depending on how things look if um making a holiday event is just like not a good idea because we need to get other things done first or whatever then we won't do it i mean we you know we could always get more done instead of doing a holiday event but one other benefit that comes from doing a holiday event is one uh promotionally it's good because a lot of people like it and they share stuff right but the other thing is it's also really fun for the devs to to have this like to to take a break from like the serious work of satisfactory and just go crazy for a little bit and and do something new and get their creative juices flowing and don't feel too you know bogged down by um restrictions of uh the rest of the game so so sometimes taking a break and doing holiday events is really good for the developers makes them feel good and uh usually people really appreciate it so it's it's certainly something that if i went and asked people would you like to do another like christmas event or whatever holiday event uh i'm pretty sure people would say yeah they would it's just a matter of whether or not we actually do

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

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quicker auto save please we work on all sorts of optimization including auto save uh so it will hopefully improve over time it's you know like the thing is the auto save if it's slow for you it's not slow because we designed it to be slow like it is kind of going as quick as we can make it go currently and we can try and make it better in time but it's it's not as if uh it's not as if it's slow because we just you know we just decided not to make it quick but we will work on it we work on everything we work on all the things you guys but it is it is again one of those things that like the bigger your game gets the slower the auto slave is going to go and so you know way back in the day people complain that autosave was slow after playing for you know under 100 hours uh now people are getting auto saved that's as you know the same speed or something but after hundreds of hours so um you know if we end up fixing it won't be a problem and you keep playing it's gonna end up getting slow again it's one of those things again like this game go the goal post will keep getting moved it's really hard to sort of like if we were to try and realistically be like let's just get it to a point where no one ever complains about autosaves being slow or that they get low fps it's like it's unrealistic we couldn't do it it will always happen eventually but do feel free to uh have your voice heard speak out about it put it on the qa site too just so we know what people are wanting you know

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when giant crab i don't know man i don't know i'm looking forward to giant crab as well we've been hyping giant crab since since before the game was out i can't wait to get the giant crab out

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golf when once we get to 700 votes 700 votes on the qa site we'll add gold golf immediately we have it we have it ready to go we have it ready to go we're just waiting for the votes

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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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any thoughts about non-first-person building mode especially when landing tracks pipes i have hard times seeing the whole thing at once yeah that is uh that is just a general difficulty when when switching to uh when making the game in in first person right so we've had to do things that try to mitigate that right now the the easiest way that people um get around it is build towers or you know foundation towers or something like that so you can build from a higher vantage point um or using the uh maybe using the hover pack if you have other power you know lines or whatever around um but uh yeah so as for like a third person mode for building i don't think that's planned or i actually you know it's been it's been a long time there was a period where people asking about third person like every single week and we answered that question every week and we haven't it hasn't been asked for a long time so i don't actually know what the status of third person is i don't know if it's something that we're actually gonna do or not

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Q&A: Will there be another planet? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L4XI-JH7avw

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July 6th, 2021 Livestream

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so if there's anyone out there that wants to join the translation crew how would they go about doing this uh they should join our discord server first hell yeah and then ping any moderator to get them added to translation and wiki row and that will get them access to the translators channel where they have everything they need to join like there's so like a couple of pinned messages explaining what to do how to join the project on crowding how to well what to read before you start translating and most of all just don't dive into translation right away talk to people in the channel ask around how things are done and well coordinate your work and dear players please be kind to translators it's not that simple to translate as you might have seen today so just be kind yup dope absolutely uh and i mean if you do find any issues bugs or whatever in in the game exactly thank you gamma questions questions on satisfactorygame.com you can put them there including uh localization issues if you have anything and uh the team will will take that into consideration

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do you plan on doing a new map uh no there's no plan for that no no plan i haven't even finished that current one so

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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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Q&A: Are you going to expand the playable area on the Map? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gy1FELPzm2w

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do you i met ooh sorry do you mission the final game having randomized or deposits to kind of avoid meta at repetitive places i don't know if we plan to have that in the main game at some point but it's a cool like game mode um and we do plan to have some sort of like setting for game modes uh it makes it makes sense so i guess it makes sense um maybe i don't know question mark we'll see

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including adding weather systems this is something that we thought about early on um and i don't know if we settle on like no let's not do it or yes let's do it but i don't think we are gonna do that um because we probably if we add that i think we want that to have some sort of gameplay mechanic and i think that's too much of a thing to add at this point um maybe we'll we'll do something just for for cosmetics or something i don't know but i i have i don't know upload down the q side if you want to see that

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June 29th, 2021 Livestream

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any plans for supporting dedicated servers on linux that's a maybe my understanding is it's a maybe it's not like a we don't know for sure we are interested in it though so it's not yeah there's definitely a maybe it's not like a we're going to investigate that when we when we get to that point

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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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will we always have sky factories where we need to figure out how to build more on the ground uh i mean you can build wherever you want right uh so you don't have to have skyfactory if you don't want to but if you sort of mean is there going to be like uh stability kind of like structural support kind of thing where you need to make sure that everything is you know the structural integrity is sound or whatever and whatever you're building uh i don't think we're adding that to the game so uh if you want to have sky factories i think you you can continue having them in the future yes you don't need to worry about that

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any place for player generated map i don't think there are any plans for that right now but we'll have to see what happens when we start working more with mod support um maybe maybe that's a thing that can be done so that uh modders can change up the map but right now i don't think there's any plan yeah it's kind of tricky with the map because like a lot of the map is baked so it's kind of hard to change it you'd have to like unload an entire tile and then reload like your version of it with the chain like if you want to make like a slight change to a tile or something you'd have to remove like the entire thing essentially uh it's kind of tricky with that stuff but we'll see if we can figure something out

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will there be a proper use for the toilet in the hub 18 yep one dollar dlc watch the toilet coming soon

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uh um how can i play with a friend epic slash theme so if you want to play cross play i think i can never remember when you started the game up you could link your steam and epic if you were on steam or something like that yes and if you do that i can't remember which direction this works but you may it may make it easier for you to just invite friends because they'll appear in your uh friends list if they're on epic when you're on steam or something i can't remember which one that is right yeah okay we're going yeah do you want me to dive do the deep dive so essentially the way it works is i was just going to say the use session ids yes that's the way that works everywhere you can use session ids essentially on epic like you can't see the steam friends list unless you like give that access to epic so to speak or like give that permission so that's what that linking does essentially so that you can see steam but you can always use the session id regardless of what option you pick yeah so so if you want to use the session id if you're hosting the game in the pause menu there's manage sessions and if you follow the menus there there's you can copy your session id to build a clipboard you send that to your friend and from the main menu they hit join game and at the bottom of the screen there's joined via session id you click that and then you put in the session id and then it works so uh yeah don't you and so like if you if you weren't don't remember what what option you chose in the beginning to link or not link your epping and sim it doesn't matter if you do or you don't yeah you can still play cross play between the two platforms using session ids the only real difference is that when you're in the game you get your friend listed in the friends list but you can always use the session id no matter what

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blueprints for repetitive factory setups what was the status on blueprints again mark keep changing his mind on this back and forth i think the last thing he said was that he likes the idea now and uh like doesn't know exactly to what degree blueprints will happen if it does in the game uh i remember he once talked about like we were inspired by the uh i can never remember their reddit name but uh there's there's someone something foam uh that posts like blueprints or like small uh layouts of like here's how you can make this many uh ingots permitted in this small segment um and we were inspired by that be like yo that would be sweet sweet if like you could set up a blueprint that was like in a you know maybe five by five or like ten by ten or like a small segment of space um and be able to like build that whatever uh put some limitation to it old shaving foam thanks yeah they post a bunch of really neat looking uh like collections of different setups that i think is pretty sweet um so we were a little bit inspired by that in the ways of thinking of blueprints but i don't know exactly we don't know what exactly is going to happen with that uh i guess we'll burn that bridge when we get to it

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uh what's your opinion on hypertube accelerators once they're possible to build want to be convenient to add them as an item so we talked about this actually just last last week so adding hypertube like accelerators or adjusting the speed on them or or whatever well the the hypertube speed up bug thing in itself has been left in the game because there's a trade-off and the trade-off is their tds to build and excess power right uh if we added in a game and in the game as a base thing and making it convenient that takes away some of the trade-off all right so you're right adding it in the game would make it more convenient but we need to balance it right and so the inconvenience of making it plus the excess power that you need to use plus the like uncertainty of where it's going to go like it's kind of kind of hard to set up right like that difficulty kind of the gain you get from that is is kind of offsetted by the difficulty to set it up so i don't i don't think it's going to be added and it but if it is there'd have to be something done to it to make it um more balanced yeah i guess but i think also we're kind of proud of the fact that it's like an emergent thing that happened that like we didn't account for so it feels also like we lose out a little bit on that prestige that the fact that that is a thing in the game then it makes it like easy to build

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can we get a goat simulator easter egg in the game what if i told you there already is one is there one yeah there is isn't there probably pretty sure this one

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global grid uh would be awesome i i wish we had that go to the qa side enough about that

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Q&A: DLSS? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IueQtEGBigw

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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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uh vr are there any plans for vr uh no plans for vr there i don't know if there ever will be vr or not uh if there is i doubt it's gonna be before one pointer comes out uh and yeah so i i don't really know if there's gonna be any vr anytime in the future it's it's one thing to just like see the thing is if we add vr it's one thing to have it just be like you can run it in vr right but you play the game normally and like that could be kind of cool enough for people but as a developer and i've talked about this before on stream but as a developer you have a lot of responsibility over what you put in a game and so when you put something in it should work well or it should be well thought out and interact with everything else so if we were to add vr i don't think we simply just adding the functionality to boot the game into vr is good enough no um i think there would be a lot of work necessary to make a vr mode actually a good experience and a crafted experience and i don't think that's something that we're we're not putting time into that in early access i don't think yeah maintain and i don't know if we're gonna do it yeah and then maintaining it right

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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

Q&A: Should we expect Somersloops & Mercer Spheres to not be useful until much later in development? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qrmgbW2hPZA

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more biomes come into play so apparently there is apparently going to be in your biome one of the existing areas is supposed to be reworked into a biome is what i understand

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so there you go there's also going to be a bunch of reworks on areas that already exist yeah yeah so there's going to be a lot of changes to the game uh to the map coming up soon but one will be a new biome apparently i don't know what that biome is going to be me neither it was hannah told us through chat yeah twitch yeah we we found out while that's how we found out

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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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so yeah what about story so we've been i think there's been like uh like story development uh is like is actually underway yeah i'm pretty sure we can actually talk a little about that we are prototyping how to like we have so hannah our lead writer she's made a story for the game and and she's had like a story in her mind for a long time but now she's like actually like put it down on paper she's gone through like the the everything and we have like a sort of uh how the story will play out what we're trying to figure out currently is how like the story is told in the game uh and that's something that we're prototyping currently like but the thing is you guys won't see any of that until 1.0 because we are not planning on releasing any of that stuff until the game is finished food court exactly that's that's all you need to know we really shouldn't have spoiled the food court in the early days yeah but we haven't talked about it in a while so glad you brought it up so that people get reminded by it

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tier nine when tomorrow we're gonna put it out tomorrow big update smart tier nine guys i didn't know that yeah yeah that was they just told me

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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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i'm gonna say uh what's the current multiplayer status it's it's all right it's going it's going places it's all right i'll give it a solid six out of ten seven out of ten ten we're working i'm out ten on a good day yeah i saw a similar question about like if there's any big optimization uh updates coming like the the the tricky thing is like we've kind of like um i mentioned this before we are reworking a bunch of systems for the games to be able to like both because of technical depth and we're like we need to fix them to be able to work on other things but also to like so that we can actually do major improvements to the game it's a slow it's a marathon like it takes time we don't have any like obvious low hanging fruit and we haven't had that for a long time actually so like sometimes we figure out things in the game that we didn't know about for instance one thing that ben talked about in the um in the uh lights video was that we we noticed that the dismantle effect uh would cache kind of all the materials for all buildings in the game on like in one frame and then throw it away when you load it into the game and that wasn't something that we we realized until after we implemented the stencil drawing of the mantle effect but that was a huge gain for for like big factories and we didn't know about that so there's still a bunch of stuff we can do to improve on things like that but for the most part it's like we have like a bunch of systems that we need to build so that we can get a little bit of better performance here and there but you know all that stuff kind of trickles down and eventually you'll get a much smoother experience but it really is a marathon and there's no like one one thing to fix to fix all things um so slow and steady wins the race essentially if you go back to a bunch of builds of the game and look at play the game like you will definitely notice how much worse it was before um like i remember i remember bef when we released the ea e3 trailer um there was a factory that we we filmed in like slow motion so that we kind of like because we couldn't run that factory on the machine that we had at that time and then now that that factory is like nothing like compared to what people are running now so like there's definitely improvement to the game uh when it comes to performance and we have the receipts for that um so it's just uh it's just uh we just have to keep going so you're gonna see slow improvements but it's probably you won't probably like it also depends a little bit on your situations like sometimes people have had a factory setup that like is hugely affected by some optimization uh but for most people you probably won't notice until uh unless you go back

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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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wouldn't be interesting to have machines break or need maintenance no no that that will never be in the game yeah and that won't be interesting it will be very frustrating have you seen the size of some factories can you imagine you would you would only be running around fixing machines you would never get anywhere further yeah it's it's yeah it's just not something that we're interested in making we think it's too much hassle it takes away someone has said to me before is like but then you can make little robots that and and now we're getting to like it's kind of cute like imagine there's a robot running around fixing machines but i don't know i don't think it's a thing i don't think i don't think the game needs it how would that even work i don't want to find out it's a it's a cool idea though like i like the idea of having robots fixing effect but it's like it's not our game that's the case for a lot of ideas like same thing with ghost has like base defense like sure based events would be like it's a cool thing but it's not the thing for satisfactory that's not like i can i can imagine really cool moments with face defense you know yeah but that's not the game that we're making we're making like a chill factory it also does it also doesn't mean that that that's gonna jive with the game 90 99 of the time that you're playing it you know like just because you can think of like a like a cool moment with an idea doesn't mean the idea is actually a good idea that should be implemented uh yes yeah

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can we expect a console version release uh in 2022 i doubt it honestly i don't think there'll be a console version out next year no i doubt it if anything we should like wait for as long as we can so like ps4 and like xbox 360. oh it's 360. well uh like support is like ah it's not really like popular or whatever so we can be like oh thank god we'd have to make it for the old generation holy i don't i don't we we'd be pulling our miracle off i think if we managed to make it work on this gen console honestly but i don't know maybe we can maybe we just like figure out as maybe we do work a lot but we'll see especially by the time that we would do it i just don't think it's worth it

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date for kfc console release uh no no sooner than anything but later than you hope is it kfc console kf console kf console this the console in the c is uh yeah yeah kfc onsol yeah kf yeah kfc onsol sounds like uh like alexa kfc onsol on on demand kfc onslaught oh yes there is huge

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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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have you tossed around the idea of survival i i mean i i think it has been thought of and i don't think it's going to be a thing it's i don't think survival is something that we want to pursue no

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uh can we use poison gas in some way not yet uh or yet like i don't know actually if we are going to do anything with it the only thing that i know is that we're gonna you're gonna be able to like handle maybe handle is also not the wrong the right way to say there's there's some way to like get rid of gas in the environment in the future i don't know exactly what's been planned there um but you're gonna need to like tackle that at some point

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is the soundtrack available available to buy separately no because we want to we want to complete the soundtrack first and it's not like done we can add more music so we're not going to sell it um but we are looking into that at some point

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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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oh here's the question who's the voice actor for the fix-it voice for aydah well it's robert it is uh it's uh google text to speech yeah yeah she's text for speech guys

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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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will it be first person pov in vehicles yo that's a good question i actually don't know that i'll put that on the keyword side if if there isn't a ticket for that um because as far as we know like we didn't know anyone who wants that to be honest but yeah

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can you add trucks that carry liquids i don't know i'll put them on the q a side

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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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maintain and ride the spiders why would you want to do that that sounds like a terrible idea

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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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can we use beds to sleep overnight um so this is something that i've talked to mark as well about uh no is the answer to that question for a few reasons uh the biggest reason is because it doesn't make any sense for our game which is like it has like idle mechanics to it you know where your factory lines will produce stuff overnight so if you were able to like sleep over the night then you just like be speeding up time since the nights are so short currently in the game you don't really gain much from doing that

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and it doesn't like a lot of people would always point this out in like as a solution to like why the nights are so dark but the problem isn't that like you need to sleep to get through the nights the problem is that the nights are too dark like we need to fix the lighting in the game and this is something that we're gonna do in fact this is something that we're working on soon ish i think um yeah because we broke the lighting in in update four because we updated the engine version so that's something that we're working on fairly soon i think um so we don't like that idea of beings of sleep through the night um and some people like yeah but it could just be cosmetic and sleep tonight but it's also we find that weird um so that's why we won't do that we'll do something with the beds i think because it feels kind of weird that we have like an empty hub and you can't really do anything in there um but it's not gonna be that you're gonna be able to like sleep through the night and now we have lights yeah exactly so what's the problem sleepers of the week no sleep is for a weekend

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how long do you think the game will take to beat in 1.0 ah good question i don't know um that's a good question i actually have no idea because the story isn't going to be like the story is supposed to be sort of like sidelined to the other gameplay of the game so like you can completely play the game without caring about the story if you want to um but i think there's going to be like some some like like we expected to reach a certain tier to be able to finish the story i think so i don't know we'll see it's also like an ex aspect of like i don't think we're done with the the balance of the game either so like how long it takes to reach certain tiers i don't think we've decided yet like ah this is perfect or something

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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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Q&A: Helicopters when? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3MKZhjpTAhg

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holster weapon toolkit whoa i wish i've been thinking of like just ad hocking that into the game but i just don't have time uh i'll put that on the q a side

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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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why are we not upvoting circular foundations that's a good question actually where is that on the qa side is it like high up fence why is fence on rams more uploaded than circular foundations absurd i i'm not going to lie that's absurd where even is the circular i can't even find it i find the golf one before i find the circular foundation one guess you guys don't want circular foundations i guess because you're not out voting that you know that is such a that is such a key thing like if you don't see on the qra site like what are we gonna do golf comes first i like the priority in our community jeez sorry about that

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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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there's always someone asked this is it possible to have a sink also use fluids you can't already do that uh you just need to package it first and we're not gonna do it so that you can just put a pipe in in the sink you're gonna need to package it

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priority merger i guess is is priority merger the same thing as like ratios being able to set ratio splitting or is that something you guys think is something different or because i see people refer to this as two different things and i'm not sure if it's like actually two different things or you guys are talking about the same thing whenever people say priority merger it's different oh okay then uh qa site go tell us what you what you think or maybe explain it to me actually that might be good priority merger gives priority to a specific input it will always take from that input before taking from others yeah that's something that we probably will add um wait i don't know honestly i don't think that's something we've uh thought too much about because the ratio thing we definitely see the use case for the priority merger um

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but at least i don't understand the difference between having the overflow option i need to re-knit this or maybe didn't talk to someone else so i think this is too hard to grasp but i hear you i hear okay um it's an oh it's not a merger yeah that's true okay cool cool cool that's true all right good to know uh if there's not a ticket for this on the qa site uh upvote it sorry if there's a ticket on this upload it and if there's not create one great snippet

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what's with the the bug with the gas mask of the truck this is this is the bug that's been in the game for forever we're gonna fix that eventually and like you know some bugs are kind of like we look at a system for instance the body slot which this is ties into we look at the body slot issue we're like okay this is a this is a big issue that a lot of bugs are related to uh so it's the equipment system so we're like all right we need to rework the equipment system um to be able to solve the body slots and when we do that that's when we can solve the gas mask thing because then we're redoing it so that's why we've been putting it off because it's a huge system and that bug is part of that

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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 13th, 2021 Livestream

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people have been wondering if i play it on experimental and i have a save there will i still be loaded if i switch back to early access and yes you will you will the saves will will generally the saves will always load if you're playing on a newer or the same version of the game and you can see that if you check in like the left corner in the game there's like a version number there or a change list number rather cl if you will

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where uh it will tell you what version you're on and if you're playing on a similar version or a higher number then you can always load older saves it's the other way around where it's not possible because the game can't know in advance you know what's gonna be in the save structure and stuff like that sometimes we even change the save structure so and uh yeah so it's it's it's possible to load old saves but you can't load like newer version save files so your save files will load in early access if you played on experimental um it's possible that you might need to like move the save files around on disk it depends a little bit of how you've been playing uh the game if you've been on epic or if on steam and if you're playing offline and stuff like that um so if your save file doesn't show up in the list uh it's probably still in the uh save folder somewhere so just like move it around and it should be fine another thing that i have to point out

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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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will there be planes and helicopters there will be no flying vehicles in the game

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Q&A: More space-based stuff coming? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pTyR9FXrU_E

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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 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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well you had arachnophobia mode that isn't actually scarier than spiders um no the cats aren't that scary you guys the spiders are the arachnophobia mode is in the game because there's a person at coffee stain or used to or whatever uh that had arachnophobia uh that's something to say yeah however uh so they couldn't work on the game um that's why we added it there's there's a difference between irrational fear of something and something being scary or scarier than something else that's why rectophobia mode is the way it is we don't want to remove the the scary factor from spiders we still want them to be a scary part of the game but when you have an irrational fear of something that's a different thing cataphobia

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March 16th, 2021 Livestream

Q&A: Will 4 players be the limit? https://youtube.com/embed/Gdz6SUv9Om4?autoplay=1&start=5809&end=5841

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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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what is the soundtrack going to be on mac no idea no idea uh hopefully one day we can get to other um os's and uh you know and maybe even console one day but right now we don't have a plan for that

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what engine do you use if not engine one programming languages we use our unreal engine and in it we use uh c plus and also the blueprints the blueprints

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does obscuring belts actually help with performance uh it kind of depends um we have tested it and you do get a little bit of gain i think um the thing you sacrifice when you obscure the items is like clarence uh sorry not clearance um clarence clarence like uh what's the word like the it becomes less clear what's going on like uh it's harder to play the game so while you gain a little bit of performance it makes the game a little bit harder to play so we've thought of like adding something for people that need it or want it or something like that where you can like optionally do it i don't know if that's when that's gonna happen or if it's gonna happen or if it's just like a prototyping thing we did and just feel like nah it wasn't good but we have tried that at least

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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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mass foundation creation um mark talked about this a while ago like before holiday vacation um where we oh maybe this was a video that jace put out but we talked about essentially that we are kind of considering you know doing some kind of um not blueprints but like some kind of similar system or or something that makes sense in our game we don't think that blueprints by like the way the blueprints are like implemented in other games like factorio we don't think that makes sense in our game but we are looking into you know some kind of similar system to that to make late game building more enjoyable as you as you may know we're still done not done with the game there's still a lot of stuff to do with it and a lot of people you know think it's tedious when you reach the end game to not be able to like you know mass build and stuff like that and we we take that into consideration uh part of the game part of what makes this game fun too is like there's two problems math mass building uh there's one where the object constraint limit with the engine that makes if if we enable more people to build bigger things then they're gonna run into that wall much quicker that's one problem the other problem is that um a lot of aspects as to what makes the game fun is the fact that you are you know this pioneer and you're hand selecting stuff and building stuff building up this everything by yourself and like these huge huge bases are really achievements from our players doing all that stuff and uh it's it's scary to remove that aspect of the game because that can really like optimize out the fun another game but we know that it's pretty tedious for a lot of people to do that stuff so we are looking into ways to improve it but i don't know right now what our intentions are um but when we hear you like it's it's not a it's not like a yeah we hear you guys uh and i can't mention i can mention somebody mentioned like the the mods that exist we have looked at the mods and we don't really like the solution um that mods have made um because we feel like like i said before it really optimized like the mods the way they are built right now they optimize out the fun out of the game for us um the way we perceive it and also like i know a lot of people gonna be like no but a lot of people download the mods but our core game player base do not download those mods um so it's it's a it's a shitty answer but uh yeah it's it's like there's always that case when you know we have our opinions of what we don't want to do with the game and what we think are best for the game and then you know you guys definitely have good suggestions too it's not that we're saying like our no our mega brains are we're much since like our mega brains have the right answers and like this is how a game is supposed to be uh every design decision affects a lot of the game and uh it's it's um it's really tricky it's really tricky so that's why we're a bit hesitant to just like throw in you know multi build modes and stuff like that so yeah

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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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January 12th, 2021 Livestream

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here oh boy cpu multicore the game is already multicore um we can probably improve it a little bit but to my knowledge that there's a the way the game is made it makes it really difficult to like make it more multi-threaded than it already is yeah i think there are some changes coming in the if i remember correctly based on the engine upgrade video which i'll share one more time i think i think there's going to be something that will improve it a bit um but isn't there the instancing can be yeah i think that will actually improve some yeah but that's for that will make rendering better or is that i think it was cpu because i think it had something to do with the conveyor uh oh it might be the driver or something or multi i don't remember no something else okay so check that video out yeah here's the engine upgrade video i think there was something about that in here oh no i put the time stamped one just don't go oh no don't look at it in 14 seconds embarrassing

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right here uh now that you guys have a big boy obviously are you planning on hiring uh a lot more people to fill it out actually i think we just stopped hiring yeah um and so we got some extra people i i the plan is not to fill it out um if you grow it like growing a dev studio the bigger it gets the harder it is to do anything so you kind of want to get you need to find a really good balance between the number of people you have and what you're outputting and so so like just filling it out because we have the space and i suppose we probably may i don't know mate let's just say hypothetically we had the money for it as well is not automatically a good thing to do so um yeah but at this at this point point i don't really know what the plan is but from what i understand we're kind of done hiring for a little while yeah as far as i know too i think we uh the feeling i'll this is my take on it but it feels like coffee also has like more like a long-term thinking so we don't even if we could have like 60 people right now we wouldn't do it because it wouldn't make sense for us yeah

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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 20th, 2020 Livestream

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see we launched satisfactory two i mean i don't even know where long status actually won he's so tired of satisfactory we'll never make another sex factor ever again i wonder if satisfactory two ever makes sense i don't like really

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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 22nd, 2020 Livestream

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mmos that i played quite a while can we make satisfactory mobile mode we're not going to do it holy maybe someone else can try i doubt that's going to work uh your creeps can be a lizard dog guys that's pretty funny

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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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[Music]

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 Livestream

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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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money is there a height limit it's the skybox how high is the skybox sky's the limit very high pretty high we've had some people hit it just by like building directly up I know our our tester yeah he hit it and he was just like building underneath himself like like 30 40 minutes or something something like that it's ridiculous you're not gonna be able to factory that I challenge you yeah yeah yeah people have tried in performance might not be optimal up there yeah I think just all the tiles are gonna be garbage yeah where have you learned your unreal

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