Drones (remote monitor your factory from drones)

Eyes in the sky ! Monitor and pilot your factory with your smartphone. (or a way to have several cameras all around the map to give you alternate views and control on your factory)

4 years ago
0.13 - 0.15
Unnamed license
4 years ago
Latest Version:
1.0.26 (4 years ago)
Factorio version:
0.13 - 0.15
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1.0.26 - factorio 0.15 compatible
1.0.25 - add a interface to rebuild drones list in case of problem :
/c remote.call( "drones", "rebuild", game.player )
1.0.24 - correct a problem when losing control and walking state.
1.0.23 - surveillance-drone unable to craft again (bug corrected by in bob"s library 0.14.2)
1.0.22 - temporary return to surveillance-drone category to avoid problem with bob library.
report done to bob.
1.0.21 - surveillance-drone unable to craft again (bug corrected)
1.0.20 - better cleaning of antennas table.
1.0.19 - factorio 0.14 compatible (but problem with surveillance-drone that can now craft things... bug reported)
1.0.18 - introduce surface change (with new on_player_changed_surface event in Factorio 0.13.16)
- use on_player_respawned to recover new character.
- suppress all dup feature, source of problems with surfaces.
- add tooltips
- compact gui size
1.0.17 - adds an emergency character recovery, just in case...
type /c remote.call( "drones", "lost", game.player )
1.0.16 - adapt to new find_entities working on whole surface.
- new utils.
1.0.15 - corrects a migration version compare mistake
1.0.14 - integrate sprites, better refresh of antenna distances.
1.0.12 - when losing control of the drone, player not switched (to avoid losing the position of the drone...).
- You can still switch in a lost drone to see where it is.
- Corrects some problems with the gui_arrow when switching characters.
- Check antenna if electric pole created or destructed.
- Introduce a drone_antenna_radius_draw to draw an intermediate zone when building an antenna.
1.0.11 - decrease antenna power to 150kW. Make drone inventory size configurable.
1.0.10 - minor fixes
1.0.9 - 0.13 compatible. rework of initialisation routines. Drones items not hidden anymore. Custom license.
1.0.8 - more test on drones entity validity in case of data corrupted.
1.0.7 - rare bug on config change.
1.0.6 - when deleting a drone, now check if it can recover drone contents into player's inventory.
1.0.5 - add some drone antennas to place on the map to control the drones and restrict their action range. Add a "?" button to find a drone on the map. Allow maintenance drone to mine. Adjust drone speed.
1.0.4 - test version, not released.
1.0.3 - drone speed factor configurable ; main gui button only when research complete ; disable drone weapon/armor/tool/ammo by removing them automatically ; adding maintenance drone and techno upgrade. Rename mod from CameraDrones to Drones.
1.0.2 - drones are finally same force as player to simplify a lot of things, but undestructible to spy aliens. Corrects other MP bugs.
1.0.1 - gui textfield bug corrected
1.0.0 - Initial release!