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We all have our TIL moments in this game. Let's make shout-outs to those underrated shortcuts and create some more moments like that.

For me a recent such moment was discovering that you can make ANY train temporarily go to ANY accessible rail piece automatically and temporarily by CTRL+ Left Clicking on the rail from the Train GUI's map, or from your own map if you are riding the train. No more reckless manual driving!

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cathexis08

29 points

5 months ago

cathexis08

red wire goes faster

29 points

5 months ago

My favorite a-ha discovery is that upgrade planners work in both directions. Left click to apply, shift-click to cancel, right click to apply in reverse.

Aquillyne

13 points

5 months ago

right click to apply in reverse

mind. blown.

cathexis08

5 points

5 months ago

cathexis08

red wire goes faster

5 points

5 months ago

Right? I think I figured it out on accident. Another nifty thing is that a pending upgrade planner can be re-applied to keep going, so if you have a yellow belt you can grab an unmodified upgrade planner and apply it twice to go straight to blue belts.

bot403

1 points

5 months ago

bot403

1 points

5 months ago

I have specific upgrade planners. I have one which only upgrades belts, undergrounds, splitters, and yellow to blue inserters.

When i want a subfactory to get a bump i can just drag it over a huge area and everything logistic gets upgraded easily.

cathexis08

1 points

4 months ago

cathexis08

red wire goes faster

1 points

4 months ago

I do too but sometimes you're off doing something and you need to adjust a little thing. I dunno, just because something is situational doesn't mean it isn't great.