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The purpose of this page

This is a compilation of all suggestions made on the Discord and Forum, gathered to the best of Hope's ability, and using Balduranne's Original Thread as a template and starting point. Many of these ideas were compiled by Berry Picker Here and Casual Here.

Last edited by Hope on 3/28/21

Note that the list does not include things that are already planned in the Roadmap.

Unless otherwise noted, this is not a list of things that will be added. Just things that are suggested.

This list is compiled for the benefit of the dev team, and is not required to include all details of your suggestion, and does not attempt to be complete, just to contain most of the suggestions made. At any time the dev team may remove items or discard this list entirely.

Also, in line with This suggestion, I (Hope) may look into moving this into a more interactive format in time.

Image Name Meaning
Grid Glass slab.png Simple suggestion This suggestion is a recipe change or enabling/disabling something.
Ingot-copper.png Coding This suggestion would take some significant amount of coding rework.
Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png Art & Models This suggestion would require artwork, models, or both.
Chicken(Male).png AI & Animals This suggestion would require models, artwork, and AI.
Grid Granite cobblestone.png Foundational change This change would require major redesign, art, models, etc.

Things in place:

  • Steel - In place
  • Cheese - In place


Things on Roadmap:

  • Fish/Fishing - On the roadmap.
  • Taming animals and mounts - On the roadmap, partly in place.
  • Removing the crafting grid completely - On the roadmap
  • More animals, flying animals, etc - On the roadmap
  • More plants, plant breeding. - Some portions of this are On the roadmap
  • Character difficulty, Breath, Stamina, etc - Part of the roadmap as "different play-styles"
  • Villages and Commoners - Some version of villages is on the roadmap.
  • Having Horses / Falcons / Pet dogs - On the roadmap.
    • Sub suggestion - Allow horses or other pack animals to pull carts or plows.
  • Magic or Potions - Some aspects of this, such as herbalism, are On the roadmap.
  • Hunting/combat revamp - On the roadmap.
  • Gear Repair: Comes up very, very often. Whetstones and sharpening for tools, repair for armor. - Repair is on the roadmap.


Things suggested often:

  • The game being available on Steam - Suggested often
  • Grid Glass slab.png Making sticks out of planks - Suggested extraordinarily often
    • Possibly make firewood not the first result of log & axe, but rather a log and axe produce Chunks of wood first, then you can either put those chunks in a pile/into a fire and they become firewood, (aged firewood mechanic?) or axe them again to make sticks.
  • Ingot-copper.png Having the in-game handbook favor your era's items or only allow you to see items in your current era or before, so that stone age players aren't browsing through iron tools to find a reed basket in the listing. - Suggested often
  • Ingot-copper.png Various reworks of nutrition - Suggested often
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png PIES - We've seen this suggestion in many forms, hand-formed pies, pie molds for fancy pies, big pies, small pies, sweet pies, meat pies. - Suggested often.
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png Various tree taps / Saps / Syrups / ways to obtain resin - Suggested often.
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png General aesthetic/aging suggestions for blocks and wood, lots of ideas for Quartz in this post. - A lot of these ideas individually show up multiple times, this post just has them all in it.
  • Grid Granite cobblestone.png Boats, Ships, multiblock ships. - Suggested often
  • Grid Granite cobblestone.png Improved, Older,More, better, or more realistic trees. - Suggested often
  • Grid Granite cobblestone.png Multiple types of water, saltwater, etc and getting salt from water. - Suggested often.
  • Grid Granite cobblestone.png Dyes/Freeform painting


Worldgen & Mechanics:

  • Grid Glass slab.png Make Farmland drop Soil
  • Grid Glass slab.png Make hammers reset their mode when put away, to the default mode.
  • Ingot-copper.png Make animals able to be picked up, non-tamed ones do a little damage over time while being held?
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png Create chisel template/automated chiseling with mechanical power
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png Make a chair that when you sit, auto-opens all interfaces directly adjacent to the chair/work-station as if you had opened them each individually in mouse-immersive mode.
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png Changes to storage or removing chests
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png Rainbows
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png Redesign of block interaction system, for acquiring/skinning/gathering to share mechanics.
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png Auditory Cues for smelting, storm warning, and time passing.
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png Fireplace models shift based on fuel
  • Grid Granite cobblestone.png More realistic but difficult mining functionality
  • Grid Granite cobblestone.png Some way to rotate or move blocks once placed. (Wrench functionality)
  • Grid Granite cobblestone.png Stack-able/place-able everything
  • Grid Granite cobblestone.png "Dirtiness" which accumulates, paths in grass from walking over it over time, and the ability to clean yourself/your surroundings to give a bonus to temporal stability.


Character or GUI:

  • Grid Glass slab.png Enable admins using the "Clearinventory" command to clear other player's inventories, whether online or offline.
  • Grid Glass slab.png Make tooltip for information display the same information in the same order.
  • Grid Glass slab.png The ability to "auto-run" while stopping if you approach a hole or cliff, in part for people with arthritis or otherwise unable to hold down keys for long periods of time.
  • Ingot-copper.png Character creation protection
  • Ingot-copper.png Left handed characters
  • Ingot-copper.png Redo offhand function
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png Debuffs such as illness, poison
  • Grid Granite cobblestone.png Thirst
  • Grid Granite cobblestone.png Custom character skins
  • Grid Granite cobblestone.png More movement options.


Plants:

  • Ingot-copper.png Get hay/grass from growing grains as a side product (the stalks of the plant)
  • Ingot-copper.png Make Resin obtainable from Pines grown by hand or other ways to obtain.
  • Ingot-copper.png Make grains and some other plants use the grain as the seed instead of producing separate seeds.
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png Plant-able ferns and bamboo (flowerpots).
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png Trellis for berries, grapes, pees, pepper, etc
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png Plant-able/Harvest-able Saguaro cacti
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png Climbable vines
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png Water lilies bloom and produce flowers
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png Plant-able green bamboo
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png Harvest-able/plant-able Papyrus
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png Make mushrooms plant-able somehow. (Grind up and mix with a substrate before spreading on a specially prepared planter?)
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png Stripping bark from trees for aesthetics and using the bark for various purposes (one-step strong tannin, or using birch bark for containers)
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png More uses for Berries.
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png Bush saplings/ Hedgerows
  • Grid Granite cobblestone.png Tree stumps/roots remaining after the tree is cut down.

Geography:


New Items:

  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png "Dried Firewood" which burns much much longer, but takes over a year to dry properly.
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png Sealed/solid doors or trap doors
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png Chests and doors with different color variations.
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png Lead Glass (Crystal)
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png Mats and rugs
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png Craft-able Candelabras and candlesticks (Currently can only be found)
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png Actual shutters for windows
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png Curtains
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png Wall cases for Jewelry
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png Japanese Stone Lanterns &/or Chinese paper lanterns
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png Primitive stick walls (basic fence, but denser) and Wattle & Daub that you can slap onto it to form a better wall (but still as thin as a fence)
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png Paper, books, and other special writing surfaces
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png Add simple concrete using slaked lime and gravel
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png Pretty wind chimes
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png New roofing materials
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png Braziers
  • Chicken(Male).png A travel tent that provides minimal shelter from wild animals (keeps them from alerting to your presence but doesn't ward them off if they know you're there, keeps Drifters away) and protects from rain/snow. Potential recipe could be ten leather and a hay bed, maybe with some twine and sticks to hold it up.
  • Chicken(Male).png Instruments possibly connected to warding off some enemies or changing background music.


Objects, multiblocks & Vehicles:

  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png Watermills
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png Multi-block storage and fluid storage.
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png Similar to that, water manipulation with Clay.
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png Underfloor heating for use in greenhouse and home.
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png From the same post, large wooden doors and metal portcullis.
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png Functional chimney blocks so we can have fireplaces that produce smoke outside the house
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png Slabs stacking on top of eachother, or unique texture when doing so?
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png Automated panning/chute or panning table
  • Ingot-copper.png Vertical large gears
  • Grid Granite cobblestone.png Hinges and Chains.


Combat & Armor:

  • Ingot-copper.png Drifters being able to break weaker blocks, or place blocks.
  • Ingot-copper.png Ability to apply healing items to others
  • Ingot-copper.png Ways to repel hostiles or animals (Candles, incense, special Runes)
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png Display stands for armor and clothing, preferably actual model stands, possibly hangers for dense clothes storage.
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png Traps, wooden or bamboo spikes, snares, etc.
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png Improved or different kinds of bows.
  • Chicken(Male).png Unique named creatures
  • Grid Granite cobblestone.png Shields / Combat Revamp


Smelting & Tools:

  • Grid Glass slab.png Make forged items more durable than cast items.
  • Ingot-copper.png Blacksmithing leftovers and broken tool scraps.
  • Ingot-copper.png Use cooking pots as small buckets (each cooking pot could take, one at a time, up to 4 liters of liquid)
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png Making small metal items, such as watches (we have a clockmaker class) and keys for locks, etc)
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png Dramatically reduce the amount of metal used for lamp liners
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png Climbing Rope
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png Option to make oil and quench forged metals in oil to make them more durable.
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png Cave flare as cave exploration tool


Crafting & Cooking:

  • Grid Glass slab.png Bush meat as a non primary recipe additive
  • Grid Glass slab.png Make Mortar and Plaster craft-able with bonemeal
  • Ingot-copper.png The ability to use Pelts as Hide, and scrape them/turn them into leather.
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png Tofu and more ways to use soy beans
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png Freeform cooking - mixing meat with rice and such. Included in this post are seasonings and unique cooking tools.
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png Kilns and proper ovens.
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png Pottery wheel and Molds
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png Cold food storage
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png Edible cactus flesh
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png Make eggs an addition to some things to dramatically increase their value, such as bread with egg in it being much richer.
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png Smoking of foods in a smoking house/smoker, or drying on a drying rack.
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png Unique recipes from merchants/ruins that give more bonuses, or access to a special "cooking pot"-like item, that makes other recipes possible.
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png Filled crocks having different labels for the type of food inside
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png Crafting handles/components of tools with higher quality versions for use/durability buff.
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png Cranberry Cheese, Hotdrinks
  • Flower-croton-small-crimson-orange.png Tea, cups, mugs.


Main Page: Vanilla Game Content
Terrain Blocks Rawclay blue.pngClay Grid Gravel Granite.pngGravel Peat.pngPeat Grid Rock granite.pngRock Grid Granite sand.pngSand Grid Barren low fertility soil.pngSoil
Construction Blocks Grid Blue clay bricks.pngCeramic Blocks Glass-plain.pngGlass Grid Oak plank.pngPlanks Grid Diagonal logs plaster.pngPlaster Grid Cob.pngSoil Blocks Grid Polished Granite.pngStone Blocks Grid Stone path.pngPath
Functional Blocks Grid Barrel.pngBarrelGrid Woodbucket.pngWooden Bucket Bed-wood-head-north.pngBed Chest-east.pngContainers Firepit lit.pngFirepit Forge.pngForge Grid Loot Vessel.pngLoot Vessels Grid Ore blasting bomb.pngOre blasting bomb Grid Large trough.pngTrough
Decorative Blocks Grid Painting.pngPaintings Mediumcarpet-turqoise-ns.pngCarpets Bookshelves-ns.pngBookshelves Flowerpot-earthern-empty.pngFlowerpots Agedwallpaperplanks-green-east.pngWallpapers
Metal Working Grid Copper anvil.pngAnvil Bloomery.pngBloomery Grid Crucible burned.pngCrucible Forge.pngForge Grid Tin bronze helve hammer.pngHelve hammer Ingot Mold Burned.pngMolds Grid Copper Ingot.pngMetal Gem-emerald-rough.pngGemstone
Tools & Weapons Grid Copper axe.pngAxe Bow-simple.pngBow Grid Copper Chisel.pngChisel Grid copper cleaver.pngCleaver Grid Wooden club.pngClub Grid Copper hammer.pngHammer Hoe-copper.pngHoe Knife-copper.pngKnife Pickaxe-copper.pngPickaxe Grid Copper prospecting pick.pngProspecting Pick Grid Copper saw.pngSaw Scythe-copper.pngScythe Grid Copper shears.pngShears Shovel-copper.pngShovel Grid Copper spear.pngSpear Sword-copper.pngSword
Equipment Armor-body-brigandine-iron.pngArmor Clothes-upperbody-lackey-shirt.pngClothes Grid Backpack.pngContainers
Craftable Resources Grid Oak board.pngBoards Charcoal.pngCharcoal Coke.pngCoke Grid Firewood.pngFirewood Grid Copper Ingot.pngIngots Grid Raw hide.pngLeather Flaxtwine.pngLinen
Plants Berrybush red currant ripe.pngBerry Bushes Grid Cattail tops.pngCooper's Reed (Cattail) Flower-californiapoppy.pngFlowers Tallgrass-tall.pngGrass Tallfern.pngOther Plants Grid Oak sapling.pngTrees Flax.pngWild Foods
Mobs BeeMob.pngBees Bighorn.pngBighorn sheep Rooster.pngChicken Normal Drifter.pngDrifter Fox(Male).pngFox Hare-male-lightbrown.pngHare Hyena.pngHyena Locust.pngLocust Raccoon.pngRaccoon Pig.pngWild Pig Wolf.pngWolf
Mechanics Pig.pngAnimal Husbandry Grid Empty skep.pngBeekeeping Grid Crucible burned.pngCasting Grid Blue clay.pngClay Forming Sword-copper.pngCombat Hoe-copper.pngFarming Bread-spelt.pngCooking Grid Flint arrow head.pngKnapping Grid Angled Gears.pngMechanical Power Pickaxe-copper.pngMining Grid Copper anvil.pngSmithing Creature-humanoid-trader-treasurehunter.pngTrading Gear-temporal.pngTemporal Stability

Grid Copper hammer.pngSteel Making

Guides
Grid Lore Book.pngCrafting Recipes Charcoal.pngFuel Grid Raw hide.pngLeather Working Torch.pngLight sources Grid Copper Chunk.pngOre Deposits Grid Ruins.pngRuins Grid Lore Scroll.pngStarter Guide Berrybush blueberry ripe.pngWorld Generation