Pocket Bots Start Mod for Factorio

I made this mod for a new series I started & I really wanted to see how having pocket bots at the start would affect game play. I’ve changed it to give a choice of two starts, normal & fast.

Author: vampiricdust

For the normal start, the following are added to your inventory at the start of freeplay game:

  • iron plates – 8
  • pistol – 1
  • basic-bullet-magazine – 10
  • stone-furnace – 1
  • burner-mining-drill – 1
  • deconstruction-planner – 1
  • blueprint – 1
  • basic-modular-armor – 1
  • construction-robot – 10
  • personal-roboport-equipment – 1
  • solar-panel-equipment – 11
  • battery-equipment – 5

If you edit the config.lua and set fastStart = true, than you will get the following items on the start of the game:

  • basic-transport-belt – 100
  • basic-transport-belt-to-ground – 4
  • basic-splitter – 4
  • basic-inserter – 20
  • pipe – 20
  • pipe-to-ground – 10
  • submachine-gun – 1
  • basic-bullet-magazine – 10
  • basic-mining-drill – 3
  • stone-furnace – 4
  • assembling-machine-1 – 2
  • boiler – 14
  • small-electric-pole – 32
  • steam-engine – 10
  • offshore-pump – 1
  • deconstruction-planner – 1
  • blueprint – 1
  • basic-modular-armor – 1
  • construction-robot – 10
  • personal-roboport-equipment – 1
  • solar-panel-equipment – 11
  • battery-equipment – 5

The following techs are researched if fastStart = true:

  • military
  • automation
  • logistics

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Pocket Bots Start Mod

Pocket Bots Start Mod

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Pocket-Bots-Start_1.0.3.zip (4117 downloads)
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