If you have questions about Automation Empire, the New Player’s Guide can help you get started on your quest.
-To add minecarts or crawtrains to a track; select the track you have built and pres the ”add” button to buy some.
-It’s possible to transfer resources between a step conveyor and minetrack via this simple setup.
-Mouse-over a built structure and press Spacebar to duplicate the structure.
-Containers can be useful for storing resources.
-Minecarts can hold up to 4 crates worth of resources, this makes them ideal for transporting resources long distances.
-Make use of research bays to unlock new structues and technology.
-An unload stations can be set up to destroy the crates which reach the end. It also automatically destroys any empty crates which reach the end.
-Transfer claws can be useful for connecting or splitting up step conveyor pathways.
-The downward nozzle of a transfer tube can only connect to a step-conveyor or minetrack.
-Minecarts move faster on highway tracks, use hotkeys 1, 2, 3 to switch track heights in build mode.
-Minecart tracks are great for transporting resources from distant mining rigs, try it out!
–Hold TAB to see inside all of your factories at the same time.
-Avoid sending your drones on long journeys, travel-time matters when designing efficient transport systems.
-Do not expand to new resource deposits without fully utilizing your current ones. Bottlenecks in your system can cause major revenue deficiencies, do not let resources get backed up anywhere.
-Clawtrack pitstops are best utilized in a relay system. Be careful with them, as they can masively downgrade your truck loading efficiency if used improperly.