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  1. Oil Cooker mk2

    With the new thermo sensor range going up to 1000C you can probably optimize it quite a lot. The best thing about using superheated gases is that accurate temperature control is much easier since you can use shut off valves to regulate heat much more accurately than old fashioned opening and closing doors, and by varying the gas flow with gas valves.
  2. Oil Cooker mk2

    I specifically like the idea of using a gas to transfer heat energy. It's something I've also been using for a while, although I use steam as it has 74% higher SHC and about 9.5% higher thermal conductivity (although that's really not important). Using a gas to transfer heat energy means you can have much cleaner magma volcano set up. If you combine it with a infinite water fall pump to constantly circulate the magma you can for the most part also avoid ever having problem with magma solidifying because you can combine it with an overflow system so that when new magma from the volcano is added some of the old magma is ejected keeping the temperature stable.
  3. So how exactly is using real world engineering an exploit? Switch mode power supplies is literally in every computer or mobile device today.
  4. Storage Compactor

    Storage compactors most certainly do work under water
  5. Storage Compactor

    1) 10 cycles. Eggs lose 10% vitality per cycle they're in storage. They then crack into raw eggs and egg shells on their own as if you had used an egg cracker. Incidentally, if you heat up raw eggs to 71C they turn into omelettes on their own without needing to be cooked on a grill. 2) Yes, keep the room pressured above 1800g/tile gas pressure, or submerge the storage compactors in a liquid.
  6. To be fair, once you got space materials the game's basically over. There's really no challenges left at that point beyond seeing how many dupes you can possibly feed before your CPU goes into thermonuclear meltdown.
  7. The problem before was that it was too easy, literally just digging through the crude oil to the magma, to get basically infinite power by boiling crude oil to natural gas directly. Cracking oil to petroleum was really never that broken, and still isn't.
  8. And that's the point isn't it? You could just as well argue that there's no need for a metal refinery because you already have rock crushers that make refined metal. If you already have space age materials, do you really have that much need for petroleum anymore? Temp sensors working up to 1000C makes a lot of things much simpler to make but it still takes a fair bit of work to set up an oil cooker without space materials, and petroleum you realistically only need large amounts of at the beginning of the space age before you have access to those.
  9. Here's my pipe blockage proof solution. It can naturally be minimized a lot but the key feature is that the two pipe block detectors controls the input gas shut off (and the pump if needed). The small "ears" are a buffer so that packets between the input shut off and the filter shut off can still be processed without causing problems.
  10. Lights Out

    Personally, I'd really like a wall lamp and a chandelier to be available in the game.
  11. [Game Update] - 297718

    But they do. Plenty of evidence of that.
  12. Yes. It is. There's about 18-21t of wolframite on that map total.
  13. Especially now that ice biomes have become smaller on average. The amount of wolframite on a map is very limited indeed.
  14. Temperature sensor range

    How are washing pants or using cutlery possibly connected to space flight? Maybe the clothes are made of reed fibres that have a natural nano- or oil coating so they don't need washing... you know like wool in real life. And I'm pretty sure the Chinese have a space program, although they never use cutlery.
  15. Temperature sensor range

    There could be a separate extreme temp sensor that can measure above 300C and below -40C. But seriously, we can send rockets into space but don't have the technology to make a temp sensor that goes beyond 300C? Come on, Klei, that's just ridiculous.