General gameplay - Feature suggestions
General issues with the game. Let us know what is causing the most troubles for you -
Configurable icons for the controlseat toolbar
It would be nice to be able to choose an icon for blocks or blockgroups assigned to a hotkey. In the current state you cant realy tell what a button does from just looking at the icon.
Small 1x1 block connector
This is overdue.
All 3x3 block conveyor items result in quite large small block creations which equal trucks or larger stuff in real life (hint: oxygen tank / oxygen generator).
Relative reference frames
The problem is a lack of realism in the way planets work, currently everything is in a single worldspace and static in relation to one another when in reality everything should be moving around....
Assign Controllable Functions to a Control Station
It would be great if you could assign certain blocks to a Control Station the same way you can assign a camera to a Remote Control Block.
For example, jump into a Control Station that is assigned...
Area Power Controller (APC) + power cables
Area power Controller- makes it so powering blocks requires some thinking, but isn't actively annoying.
The idea is that you run power cables around your ship and then connect a cable split to an APC...
While holding alt when using a camera you can move the camera. Or different types off cameras like a 360 camera fixed camera or a directional camera that can be panned in a certain direction.
Torque Based Propulsion
As it is, there is almost no effort to be put in when it comes to moving your ship, you could just slap thrusters onto the end of a long stick which is haphazardly attached to your ship, which may be...
Instead of fire just being a little thing that appears when blocks are damaged it could spread, deal damage and consume oxygen as if it was a real fire turning it into a real danger in space, possibl...
Immersive Survival || Resting Quarters Block
Minecraft and Rust are very popular survival sandbox games. They have something Space Engineers desperately lacks: living blocks! Beds, rugs, paintings, food, clothes etc... The workshop has some livi...