This page lists community-provided tutorials for beginners to Factorio. Please feel free to add your own, or ones you feel would be useful to readers. Also feel free to remove outdated tutorials.
List of On-Wiki Tutorials
- Applied Power Math
- Circuit-network Cookbook
- Combinator Tutorial
- Guide/Belt and inserter mechanics
- Guide/Collecting resources
- Guide/Game options and map settings
- Guide/How to use this guide
- Guide/Initial observations
- Modding FAQ
- Modding tutorial
- Modding tutorial/FreeER
- Modding tutorial/Gangsir
- Quick Start Guide
- Transport use cases
List of community tutorials
Note that due to the community-driven nature of this page, the videos cannot be reliably checked for quality.
|CaptainKonzept's Factorio Video Tutorials||v0.13||2016-09-03||Circuit Logic, Smart Steam Power, Smart Oil Cracking, Smart Trains and more|
|Bentham's Factorio Videos||v0.10||2014-08-14||Oil, Trains, Burner inserters|
|Negative Root's Factorio Tutorials on Youtube||v0.10.6||2014-08-12|
|A series of tutorials to help new players||v0.8||2014-05-24|
|Tutorials series in Portuguese (BR)||v0.11.22||2015-07-06|
Joseki (Starting moves)
For example the coal joseki: Two burner miners fill themselves on a coal field.
|The early game||v0.10.6||2014-08-1|
|Tips for a quick start||v0.9||2014-06-18|
As the player is spawned, they start with a small array of items; including 8 Iron Plates, a Burner Mining Drill and a Stone Furnace, using these tools the player will be able to cultivate nearby resources of Coal, a type of fuel that can be used to power your Stone Furnace and Burner Mining Drills.
Exploring the map
As of Version 0.11.1, there are only two methods to exploring the world. This is either through the use of a Radar, or simply by searching the area using your character, though Enemies may be a hazard for any explorers.
The Oil Network
- Smart Oil Processing - How to Keep Your Tanks from Overflowing (Video) As of 0.15 obsolete due to fluid wagons.
Emergency Steam Generator
- Smart Steam Power - How to use Solar-Charged Accumulators Instead of Coal / Emergency Steam Power (Video)
- Rail Signaling - Easy Rules for Placing Signals (Video)
- Railway Signal Tutorial
- Smart Trains - Stop Conditions and the Circuit Network (Video)