Automation Empire – Useful Tips & Tricks & Controls

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Useful Tips & Tricks & Controls

-To add minecarts or crawtrains to a track; select the track you have built and pres the ”add” button to buy some.

 

-It’s possible to transfer resources between a step conveyor and minetrack via this simple setup.

 

-Mouse-over a built structure and press Spacebar to duplicate the structure.

 

-Containers can be useful for storing resources.

 

-Minecarts can hold up to 4 crates worth of resources, this makes them ideal for transporting resources long distances.

 

-Make use of research bays to unlock new structues and technology.

 

-An unload stations can be set up to destroy the crates which reach the end. It also automatically destroys any empty crates which reach the end.

 

-Transfer claws can be useful for connecting or splitting up step conveyor pathways.

 

-The downward nozzle of a transfer tube can only connect to a step-conveyor or minetrack.

 

-Minecarts move faster on highway tracks, use hotkeys 1, 2, 3 to switch track heights in build mode.

 

-Minecart tracks are great for transporting resources from distant mining rigs, try it out!

 

Hold TAB to see inside all of your factories at the same time.

 

-Avoid sending your drones on long journeys, travel-time matters when designing efficient transport systems.

 

-Do not expand to new resource deposits without fully utilizing your current ones. Bottlenecks in your system can cause major revenue deficiencies, do not let resources get backed up anywhere.

 

-Clawtrack pitstops are best utilized in a relay system. Be careful with them, as they can masively downgrade your truck loading efficiency if used improperly.

 

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