Big Menz's Research Pack

This mod adds general researches that benefit the play. List includes: Player Craft Speed, Player Mine Speed, Extended Reach, Inventory Slots, Health, Running Speed, Number of Quickbars, Research Speed & Research Productivity
1 year, 9 months ago
0.14 - 0.16
8031
Owner: menzies2552
Source: N/A
Homepage: N/A
License: MIT
Created: 2 years ago
Latest Version: 0.1.10 (1 year, 9 months ago)
Factorio version: 0.14 - 0.16
Downloaded: 8031 times

Allows research of the following:
- Player crafting speed (hand-crafting).
- Player mining speed.
- Player reach (build/deconstruct distance).
- Player health.
- Additional quickbar.
- Player movement speed.
- Laboratory research speed.
- Laboratory research productivity.

Update 0.1.10
Bonuses re-worked to be the same value (regardless of science-packs used). This is to facilitate better locales until the locale issues for the character based bonuses are patched. All bonuses are now shown in technology prototypes to remove the issues with technology resets bought in by other mods. Big thanks to OvermindDL1 for making this happen.

Update 0.1.9:
Complete overhaul of bonuses. Bonuses are now significantly reduced to allow for a better game balance.
Laboratory productivity added.

Known issues: Player reach will be updated to work correctly in the future.

Update 0.1.8:
Major overhaul of research system. Research is now tiered to allow for more choice.
Tiers involved are:
- Amateur (Science Pack 1).
- Intermediate (Science Packs 1 & 2).
- Advanced (Science Packs 1, 2 & 3).
- Expert (Science Packs 1, 2 & 3 + Military OR Production Packs).
- Master (Above with High Tech Packs).

Modifications:
- Player Craft Speed
- Amateur craft speed (20% bonus x5 researches).
- Intermediate craft speed (30% bonus x5 researches).
- Advanced craft speed (50% bonus x5 researches).
- Expert craft speed (70% bonus x5 researches).
- Master craft speed (100% bonus x5 researches).
- Player Mining Speed
- Same as above
- Player Reach Bonus
- Amateur reach modifier (5% bonus x5 researches).
- Intermediate reach modifier (10% bonus x5 researches).
- Advanced reach modifier (15% bonus x5 researches).
- Expert reach modifier (20% bonus x5 researches).
- Master reach modifier (25% bonus x5 researches).
- Player Inventory Slots
- Amateur inventory bonus (5 extra slots x2 researches).
- Intermediate inventory bonus (5 extra slots x2 researches).
- Advanced inventory bonus (5 extra slots x2 researches).
- Expert inventory bonus (5 extra slots x2 researches).
- Master inventory bonus (5 extra slots x2 researches).
- Player Health Bonus
- Amateur health bonus (10 extra health x2 researches).
- Intermediate health bonus (10 extra health x2 researches).
- Advanced health bonus (10 extra health x2 researches).
- Expert health bonus (10 extra health x2 researches).
- Master health bonus (10 extra health x2 researches).
- Player Movement Bonus
- Amateur movement bonus (5% faster movement x1 research).
- Intermediate movement bonus (7.5% faster movement x1 research).
- Advanced movement bonus (10% faster movement x1 research).
- Expert movement bonus (12.5% faster movement x1 research).
- Master movement bonus (15% faster movement x1 research).
- Quickbar Bonus
- No change.
- Player Research Speed Bonus
- Amateur research bonus (20% faster research x2 researches).
- Intermediate research bonus (25% faster research x2 researches).
- Advanced research bonus (30% faster research x2 researches).
- Expert research bonus (40% faster research x2 researches).
- Master research bonus (50% faster research x2 researches).

Update 0.1.7:
- Changed info.json to suit Factorio 0.15.

Update 0.1.6:
- Introduced lab research speed researches (additional 25% speed per level).
- Level 11 & 21 technologies properly shown in tech menu.
- Patched issue with research names for mining speed and craft speed causing these not to work.

Update 0.1.5:
- Updated sprites to 128x128px versions.
- Updated control.lua to work more effectively with other mods (no longer over-rides).
- Updated time taken to research (dropped significantly).
- Neatened up the research in the technology screen.

If you have any further feedback please let me know on the forums!!