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- Subject: Re: Factorio Music Video as demonstration of Lua's Speed
- From: "Soni L." <fakedme@...>
- Date: Sat, 20 May 2017 01:08:25 -0300
On 2017-05-20 12:21 AM, Andrew Starks wrote:
I've waxed poetic about Factorio in the past. It's an RTS game that is
about building huge factories to launch a rocket, while you're
fighting if indigenous creatures that hate your pollution.
Someone took the time to repurpose the factories in the game, taking
advantage of the newly-added colored lights to make a video player:
Some background info is here:
The movie import script is here:
His announcement: https://forums.factorio.com/viewtopic.php?t=37490
Lua (not LuaJIT) is used extensively through the game. There's a
discussion on why not LuaJIT here:
The video player is an impressive hack!
I mean this is also non-LuaJIT Lua:
Even better - it's not just a video, it's (was) a livestream!
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