General gameplay - Feature suggestions
General issues with the game. Let us know what is causing the most troubles for you -
manual overdrive/shutdown lever
so my idea is that lets say your ship is out of power and you can't start up your reactors or open a shute or open a door or something we can have a manual overdrive lever it will open/let you accses...
Selectively change colors on entire grid
Have the ability to change groups of colors on a ship instead of changing each block. For example, don’t like the color of the stripes running down the side of your ship? Change the group color of...
Concept for the survival improvements
Until now, SE is a pure sandbox game, without any goals except those the player comes up with himself. That’s great, it’s creative and fun, but there’s a lot potential for an improvement in the...
Oceans on planets
Water physics in space engineers. Let the hate flow!
Realistic structural physics simulation
Physics in SE are good but lack realism. The effects of different forced acting on the ship only affect it in one spot and any side-effects aren’t calculated at all.
A long horizo...
Arc Furnace should process Silicon
An Arc Furnace that could process Silicon would be able to produce the materials needed to build a Refinery. This could open the way to smaller respawn ships, as a full refinery would no longer be ne...
Bugs and wolfs
Ok this is my idea for the spider's and wolf's what about having an Alpha spider and wolf this NPC will be bigger than the others like for the spider alpha it is black and red and can fire some shots...
So interplanetary nebulas aren't a real thing, since real nebulas are way bigger than that, but I think having big (bigger than planets) colorful clouds would still be awesome.
They could serve pur...
Tiered Systems and Research
I use a few mods that add tiered thrusters, gyroscopes and reactors (mainly to save the performance on my dedicated server).
I was wondering how things would feel if a tier system was added, and lo...
Tree View for Terminal Block List
What the block list really needs is a tree view. Top Node: Grid Name, Second Node: Block Type, Third Node Custom Name.
Then Filter toggle to switch to a tree view of Block Groups.
Block Numbers a...