General gameplay - Feature suggestions
General issues with the game. Let us know what is causing the most troubles for you -
Improve industry and planets
Currently there is no real difference between playing on planets or in space besides gravity and thrust power. The presence of an atmosphere on planets has been underutilized in my opinion. Besides br...
Hydrogen Photobioreactors (Hydrogen from Algae)
Currently the only way to get Hydrogen is from Ice. The ice gets melted in the Oxygen Generator and the Oxygen & Hydrogen are reduced down from the resulting water.
Oxygen can also be produced by O...
Combat System Overhaul
I would like to see a combat system overhaul. The current mechanics for the acquisition and destruction of components on board ships is a little too simple. Targeting everything with computers can...
Especially when building larger bases or ships with many containers and other blocks that have inventories, finding your stuff becomes harder and harder.
So, in general, I would love to see a more...
Give Ore Detector information to scripters
As far as I'm aware Ore Detectors and what they detect still can't be used by scripters. I'd extend this idea to as many forms of information that could be cool to see used by scripts as we can get.
"Move-to" hotbar function for rotors & pistons
Allow hotbar commands to rotate rotors & extend / retract pistons to player-preset positions.
Selectable increments would be set by the player in the control panel settings for the rotor / piston &...
ENHANCE Cargo Ships and Random Encounters
What about adding this random loot thing to the existing Cargo Ships and Random Encounters?
Currently, in my opinion, or experience, nobody cares about Cargo Ships and Random Encounters, because nobo...