SpaceChem has a whole new Sandbox mode for players! Along with a price drop to $9.99 USD players have the power to create all sorts of new combinations in any form they want. In celebration we want you to build the most awesome sandbox pipeline imaginable, and are giving away free physical copies of SpaceChem as a prize.
TASK: Build the most awesome SpaceChem sandbox pipeline
SUBMIT: Email your save file and an explanation of your pipeline to firstname.lastname@example.org (see below for default file paths)
RULES: One entry per person; explanations must be in English and under 500 words long
DEADLINE: January 1st, 2012
REWARD: A free physical copy of SpaceChem!
What should you build? I have no idea. I suspect that some people will be building molecular computers, but that certainly doesn’t mean that’s the only thing we’re looking for. Whatever it is, it should push the limits of the fake-science of reaction engineering and should accomplish something that most SpaceChem players would be able to understand.
Since there’s no official way to export a specific solution to a puzzle (don’t worry – the irony isn’t lost on me) you’ll need to send in your save file, along with a description of what you built and what it accomplishes, for your entry.
Default Save File Paths
Windows XP: C:\Documents and Settings\USERNAME\Local Settings\Application Data\Zachtronics Industries\SpaceChem
Windows Vista / 7: C:\Users\USERNAME\AppData\Local\Zachtronics Industries\SpaceChem
Linux / Mac: ~/.local/share/Zachtronics Industries/SpaceChem