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Welcome to the Official Factorio Wiki, the official source of documentation for Factorio™.
39 active editors (of 3,479 registered) are currently maintaining 3,420 articles and 1,212 images.

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Factorio is a game in which you build and maintain factories. You will be mining resources, researching technologies, building infrastructure, automating production and fighting enemies.

In the beginning you will find yourself chopping trees, mining ores and crafting mechanical arms and transport belts by hand, but in short time you can become an industrial powerhouse, with huge solar fields, oil refining and cracking, manufacture and deployment of construction and logistic robots, all for your resource needs. However this heavy exploitation of the planet's resources does not sit nicely with the locals, so you will have to be prepared to defend yourself and your machine empire.

Join forces with other players in cooperative Multiplayer, create huge factories, collaborate and delegate tasks between you and your friends. ... read more ...

Get the Game

Factorio™ is available from a few major online Video Game retailers, and directly from the Factorio website. Windows, Mac OSX, and Linux platforms are supported.

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New Content

Features and content added to the game in a recent version.
New in version 1.0.0:

The full changelog can be found here.

Upcoming content in 0.15:

  • Rail Tanker - Transport liquids in a train car!
  • HD Textures - Factorio's never looked so pretty!
  • Optimisation - Better handling of Transport belts and Gates.
  • Science pack rebalancing - Introducing Military science packs, and late game production and high tech science packs.

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Get involved with the community! The Factorio community is full of welcoming, helpful people. Make friends and memories.

Join the forum
Plenty of users to answer questions.
Join the official SubReddit
A very active subreddit.
Join the official Discord
Plenty of players to chat with, with active moderators.

Social media

Tweet us! Like us on Facebook!

Chat on IRC
Prefer old fashioned IRC?
  • Server:
  • Channel: #factorio


A fully functional modding API via the Lua programming language is available for making mods.

The official mod portal
Download mods from a reputable source!
A general page about mods for Factorio.
Map editor
Create your own maps!
Replay system
View a history of your save!

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Install guide
Install the game.
Application directory
Info about where the save/config files are stored.

Beginners and New Players

Quick Start Guide
Some basic information.
Tutorials for the game, written by the community.
Keyboard bindings 
Configure them to your liking.

Frequently asked questions

Official FAQ Page
The official FAQ.
Official Help page
The official general help page.
Gameplay FAQ
For solving problems with the gameplay.
Technical FAQ
Problems with payment, running game...
Known issues
A quite playable and very stable game, but...

Advanced Users

Figure out what's causing issues.

A lua console is provided with the game, to finely control its engine.