Logistics games can teach you engineering

Last edited August 2021

Games like Factorio, Satisfactory, … can teach you concepts that are relevant in (software) engineering.

Technical debt

Logistics games teach you about tech debt

Scalability

Queueing theory

Microservices

I found that it’s good to place multiple separate factories and connect them up (usually with trains, but you could do it with belts as well). These are comparable to microservices.