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Modding in Factorio allows for more content created by the community.
 
 
* [[Modding/Overview|Modding overview]]
 
* [[Prototype definitions]]
 
* [[Data.raw]]
 
* [[Lua/Events|Lua events]]
 
* [[Lua objects]]
 
* [[Script interfaces]]
 
* [[Lua/Data Lifecycle]]
 
* [[Migration scripts]]
 
* [[Modding FAQ]]
 
* [[Modding Tutorial]]
 
  
 
==Resources==
 
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== See also ==
 
== See also ==
 
* Tutorial: [http://www.factorioforums.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=8613 Create graphics for your mod...], how to generate sprite maps
 
* Tutorial: [http://www.factorioforums.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=8613 Create graphics for your mod...], how to generate sprite maps
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* [[Modding/Overview|Modding overview]]
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* [[Script interfaces]]
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* [[Migration scripts]]
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* [[Modding FAQ]]
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* [[Modding Tutorial]]
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* [http://lua-api.factorio.com/latest/ Official Factorio lua API documentation]

Revision as of 19:13, 3 February 2017

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Resources

This page is a starting point, but you'll often want more depth.

Licensing

All mods require a license since v0.11. If a mod has no license it is assumed to have a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0) license.

See also

Creating a scenario from a saved game (map)

An often asked question is how to make a scenario (something which can be edited in the map editor) from a map: Factorio can convert them (see also this post):

./bin/prod/factorio --map2scenario mapfoo

More about the client parameters

Creating scenarios with the map editor

Another first step is also making maps with the ingame editor. That stores the map as a scenario, which is just a directory on disk with some files in it. You can look into those files to get a better understanding as to what they are for, or you can read the following pages:


See also