The rebirth of IC2 ?

Discussion in 'Mod Discussion' started by BigBrother_, Aug 25, 2013.

  1. mushroom taco

    mushroom taco New Member

    Alright alright alright alright alright i'm completely lost.
    That's what i get for taking a break for a month :p
    D-does this mean you "scan" items in a machine and use liquid UU matter to make it?

    I LOVE IT
     
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  2. SpitefulFox

    SpitefulFox New Member

    Yeah, there's three separate machines now. A Massfab for creating liquid UUM, a Scanner for scanning items, and a third machine for forming liquid UUM into specific items depending on what items you have stored in the adjacent scanner.
     
  3. mushroom taco

    mushroom taco New Member

    Heh heh... i really need to read the 2 months worth of jenkins build changelogs i missed.
     
  4. Yusunoha

    Yusunoha New Member

    automated crop farming and better cross-breeding would also be nice.
    it'd also be nice if crops became more mid-game instead of end-game
     
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  5. RavynousHunter

    RavynousHunter New Member

    Crops with a bit of Weed-Ex is a fair way to get more out of things like wheat and such. I really do wish weeds weren't a concern, though. There's quite a line between realism and fun.
     
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  6. Omicron

    Omicron New Member

    I tossed a suggestion to rework the crop system up over on the IC2 forums. Such a thing will probably have a low priority, however - they've an e-net to fix and core mechanics to overhaul.
     
  7. Dravarden

    Dravarden New Member

    As slowpoke said, you can feel the greg influence in ic2.

    And speaking about crops, I thought nobody never used them since they are totally useless.
     
  8. Siro

    Siro New Member

    Crops are incredibly useful in conjunction with other things because of their ability to produce things without needing to replant and bypass soil/"next-to-water" requirements.
     
  9. PhilHibbs

    PhilHibbs Forum Addict Trusted User

    I use them to grow pumpkins for seed oil and for MFR biofuel.
     
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  10. Flipz

    Flipz New Member

    Same here, with plain melons as well.
     
  11. Celestialphoenix

    Celestialphoenix Too Much Free Time

    Crops are EPIC early game, its an easy way to grow carrots and potatoes in bulk. Pumpkins and melons are friggin ridiculous with them too. Sugarcane- no problems. And later on the nether-wart works a treat!
    (1.2.5- 1.5ish- unless the recipe in 1.6 changed to iridium instead of sticks or something)
     
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  12. draeath

    draeath New Member

    Indeed, it makes it easy to have a small farm that you can just click spam to gather, and not have to worry about replanting.
     
  13. Celestialphoenix

    Celestialphoenix Too Much Free Time


    Dont have to spam click- last time I was able to walk sideways with my coffee cup on the mouse
     
  14. Siro

    Siro New Member

    Or just use it with an mfr harvester. Farms can then be vertically stacked quite densely.
     
  15. Dravarden

    Dravarden New Member

    You rather automatically replant and manual gathering (IC2 crops) or automatically gathering and manual replanting (vanilla crops) and you can't have both. Without taking into account other mods that is.

    I chose number 2
     
  16. Celestialphoenix

    Celestialphoenix Too Much Free Time

    Erm... early game guys???
    like stone-age early game. ​
     
  17. Omicron

    Omicron New Member

    Now now Celestialphoenix, everyone knows that "early game" is defined as about three 36 HP boilers fully heated up! Who starts by punching wood nowadays? That's like, so 2011.

    ... :p
     
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  18. SpitefulFox

    SpitefulFox New Member

    IC2 crops were my best friend back when Netherwart could only normally be grown in the Nether. :)
     
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  19. 57782

    57782 New Member

    I could see the plants that produce ink sacs being useful as an alternative to a mfr squidfarm. No more squid hunting for thaumcraft research, ars magica 2 spell writing and mystcraft books.
     
  20. Steel

    Steel New Member

    Oh yeah, I use the crap out of IC2 crops in the early game. Easy access to renewable dyes (I just wish I could get green dye with them too, instead of having to make a side cactus farm) and super easy food. After that, later in the tech tree, a watermelon farm harvested by GT Crop Harvesters will generate stupid amounts of watermelons for running in recyclers.
     

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