Ideas and suggestions for Captain of Industry from the community

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Axel for power generators.

How about adding 1x1x1 axel tile for power generators, so you could build bridge over it. We could use also 90 degree axel for more compact builds.
Suggested by: Frenzel (yesterday) Upvoted: yesterday Comments: 0
Under consideration Game machanic

90 Degree Single Tile Transports

Please make a mod or option for 90 degree vertical + horizontal, single tile transports (all types). For a while it was possible to use a copy bug to accomplish ...
Suggested by: PHENICUS (2 days ago) Upvoted: 2 days ago Comments: 0

Pipe Color while in build mode

I love the new pipe color and storage indicators in update 2.0. They really help with clarity once a build is complete, but less helpful while planning a build. It ...
Suggested by: Ben (2 days ago) Upvoted: 2 days ago Comments: 0
Under consideration

Loading Dock for trucks

Howdy, A new building that would be a loading dock driven by a belt on the back end. Could be a 3x3 size, toggable in/out, where trucks could load/unload directly ...
Suggested by: Jake (2 days ago) Upvoted: 2 days ago Comments: 0
Under consideration Game machanic

List of prioritized buildings

I would like the ability to pull up a list of all buildings that show there icon, name, what there making/storing and what there priority is. Broken down into at ...
Suggested by: David (25 May) Upvoted: 25 May Comments: 0
Under consideration Quality of life

freight train

Freight train: Create multiple freight stations so that freight trains can supply supplies and place them in places where supply is difficult.
Suggested by: HaruSongi (25 May) Upvoted: yesterday Comments: 0
Under consideration New machines Quality of life

대형 트력 추가 해주세요!!

중간 트럭으로 여려 공급 하는데 항상 극도로 바쁨 이라고 뜹니다. 제 해결책은 트레일러 연결된 트럭이 필요하다고 여려 번 느꼈습니다.
Suggested by: HaruSongi (25 May) Upvoted: 25 May Comments: 1
Under consideration New machines

Marking for build

If you are placing a blueprint or building something, currently, if a tree is in the way it prevents you from placing the item down. Instead it should allow you to ...
Suggested by: Laendra (24 May) Upvoted: 24 May Comments: 0
Under consideration Quality of life

research queue easy reorder

Like iron or copper production, added up/down arrows for easy réorganisation of the research queue ( avoiding deletre/recreate queu list )
Suggested by: rodolphe (23 May) Upvoted: 2 days ago Comments: 0
Under consideration

Energy consumption with unity

Currently if you use unity booster it doesn't get a negative modifier if you dont have enough energy, but the building itself still counts toward the energy ...
Suggested by: AssassinBear (23 May) Upvoted: 23 May Comments: 0
Under consideration Game machanic Quality of life

Export Garbage

Add an export for garbage
Suggested by: John (23 May) Upvoted: 2 days ago Comments: 2
Under consideration Game machanic Quality of life

Unity supply and repair ships

Please add the feature to allow for using unity to supply and repair exploration/combat ship.
Suggested by: John (23 May) Upvoted: 23 May Comments: 0
Under consideration Game machanic Quality of life

increase the vehicle cap

Add a way to further upgrade the vehicle cap so we can do more mega projects
Suggested by: Archer (22 May) Upvoted: 2 days ago Comments: 1
Under consideration Quality of life

The location of the conveyors and pipes.

So that the conveyors can be taken at the angle of inclination of the terekon. transfer via the website. I hope the idea is clear.
Suggested by: Maxim (22 May) Upvoted: 24 May Comments: 0
Under consideration Game machanic

Rainwater collector with solar panels

It would be great to have a late game upgrade for rainwater catchers where solar cells are added: this would give a low maintenance but high space requirement ...
Suggested by: Brem85 (21 May) Upvoted: 25 May Comments: 0
Under consideration New machines

decomposition of trash causes cave-ins

as trash decomposes, it'll leave vacancies, which will eventually cave-in and collapse -- so the spatial displacement of trash should reduce over time, and cause the ...
Suggested by: kennyb (20 May) Upvoted: 2 days ago Comments: 1
Under consideration

piorities for connectors

I know there are suggestions for 1x1 (4 port) balancers, but if I could just set a priority on the connector, that would be so much nicer.
Suggested by: kennyb (20 May) Upvoted: 2 days ago Comments: 0
Under consideration Quality of life

Custom and smarter notifications, more colors and bundling.

I have set like every storage on notification and it's mostly fine with 4-5 visible. But when stuff starting to happen like a cascading effect like in my picture ...
Suggested by: Phooenixification (19 May) Upvoted: 22 May Comments: 1
Under consideration Quality of life UI

Flat map everything unlocked

Just a flat map no resources that everything is unlocked so the players and I could work on blueprint designs with out having to worry about anything else!
Suggested by: RogueCobra (18 May) Upvoted: 20 May Comments: 3
Under consideration

Storage should consume power

In real life, storage are automatized, run by robots and machines, and they consumes power. Storage I should consume 1Kw Storage II Should consume 3Kw Storage III ...
Suggested by: rodolphe (18 May) Upvoted: 18 May Comments: 1
Under consideration

Show contents of Balancers

Show the contents of balancers in the UI, like you can see the contents of pipes, belts and connectors.
Suggested by: Jemsterr (18 May) Upvoted: yesterday Comments: 0
Under consideration UI

Automatically reversible conveyor

I would like to be able to automatically reverse the direction of a conveyor when connected to a balancer. For example, for the production of mechanical parts, I ...
Suggested by: JeffB (17 May) Upvoted: today Comments: 0
Under consideration

Pipe / Conveyor speed & capacity

I think that the amount of product a pipe or conveyor holds is too large. I would like to see amount that these hold reduced. This would mean an increase in speed ...
Suggested by: JeffB (16 May) Upvoted: 16 May Comments: 0
Under consideration

Balancer option

I would like to adjust the priority of a balancer based on the level of a connected input storage. e.g. I have a storage for corn leading to ethanol production. ...
Suggested by: JeffB (16 May) Upvoted: 16 May Comments: 1
Under consideration

heating for housing using BURNER (solid) and WATER

Housing heating could be made by BURNER ( solid ° and WATER back to a new housing module.
Suggested by: rodolphe (16 May) Upvoted: 17 May Comments: 0
Under consideration

Ship Routes between two docks on Home Island

Im playing on one of the new large custom maps My source of gold ore is at the opposite end off the island to where it would be best processed. Rather than run a ...
Suggested by: efanton (15 May) Upvoted: 25 May Comments: 1
Under consideration Game machanic

Life expectency.

How old is the captain? 42 is the number from which all meaning. The workforce should have an age limit, the population should have an age limit. (after 50 years, ...
Suggested by: rodolphe (15 May) Upvoted: 15 May Comments: 1
Under consideration

Better on/off togle switch for edicts

Having vision difficulties, marking the activation of edits in the captain's house is difficult for me and I have difficulty knowing if they are active or not. Would ...
Suggested by: rodolphe (15 May) Upvoted: 22 May Comments: 1
Under consideration

Auto-Adjust Import Priorty Based On Storage Threshold

When an input priority is set, trucks will obsess over maintaining the requested fullness of a storage container to the detriment of anything else with a lower ...
Suggested by: Jackm (14 May) Upvoted: 15 May Comments: 0
Under consideration

Broken Glass to be useable in concrete production

Either be able to use broken glass directly or have it be crushed and then usable in the production of concrete blocks as an alternative recipe.
Suggested by: Robinhood (13 May) Upvoted: 15 May Comments: 0
Under consideration Production recipes

Dump and dig angles divided by 2

It would be awesome if the angle available for dumping and digging were divided by two to give more options of . 22.5 deg, 45 deg, 67.5 deg.
Suggested by: Cody (13 May) Upvoted: 21 May Comments: 0
Under consideration

Automatic rocket production

Add a button to automatically build rockets in the rocket assembly depot
Suggested by: TekBot0507 (13 May) Upvoted: 24 May Comments: 0
Under consideration Quality of life

HEMP or Marijuana crops

We know that at the beginning of the industrial revolution the plant commonly known as weed was use d for fibres, oils and as medicine. I see a production chain ...
Suggested by: Lion (12 May) Upvoted: 2 days ago Comments: 0
Under consideration Game machanic

Trucks returning to towers check for new designations

I sometimes run out of places to dump and the trucks start a mass exodus across the map to a tower, i have to click on them individually and move them to get them to ...
Suggested by: Lion (12 May) Upvoted: 15 May Comments: 0
Under consideration

Bring back last clipboard?

An undo function of sorts that brings back the las blueprint in case it's cancelled by mistake using right click. could also work for placement (undo last placement, ...
Suggested by: Lion (12 May) Upvoted: 23 May Comments: 1
Under consideration Quality of life

Audio Notification: An on/off toggle option for a [1 second] Audio Alert (from a list of tones).

Notifications: An on/off toggle option for a [1 second] Audio Alert (selected from a list of tones). While it is wonderful to receive an alert when something needs ...
Suggested by: GrandFormage (12 May) Upvoted: 16 May Comments: 0
Under consideration

Scanning the ground - geotechnical survey

Equipment for scanning the ground for raw materials - incl oil. Maybe in addition to the already visible materials. I"m thinking that it can be a solution for ...
Suggested by: Christian Langberg (11 May) Upvoted: 15 May Comments: 0
Under consideration Game machanic

dessanilização

usando paineis solares pois quando a energia eletrica da problema não tem agua suficiente ai trava tudo
Suggested by: rogério custodio reis (10 May) Upvoted: 10 May Comments: 0
Under consideration

Counting tiles tool

Would be nice to have a tool that can count tiles. For example with surfaces if you drag them to place them then on the side it shows how long and width the area is ...
Suggested by: Kip (10 May) Upvoted: 23 May Comments: 0
Under consideration Quality of life

highlight tower when placing mining designations

I'd like a way to be able to see what tower a mining area belongs to in case I forget, I think the easiest way to do this is to highlight a tower when a mining ...
Suggested by: Lion (09 May) Upvoted: 15 May Comments: 0
Under consideration

assign trucks to specific dozers

Let's say I have one large excavator and 2 small ones working at a tower, say I have 2 big trucks I want to work with the big excavator alone... Please make this a ...
Suggested by: Lion (09 May) Upvoted: 10 May Comments: 0
Under consideration

Slower flume burn

The standard flume burner tower in normal speed is quite fast and looks sped up in normal time settings.
Suggested by: moosesnWoop (09 May) Upvoted: 09 May Comments: 0
Under consideration

New recipe for Electrolysis

Normally when you do electrolysis on brine or sea water you'd get split up water products as well. So it would be 4 products (H2, O2, Na, Cl) To only get Cl you'd ...
Suggested by: reeperaut (09 May) Upvoted: 25 May Comments: 0
Under consideration

Housing III Visual Update

I suggest a visual update to the look of Housing III, as the current model does not look great together with other "Civilian" buildings eg: Captains Office II, Statue ...
Suggested by: Niels Daniel Buch (09 May) Upvoted: 15 May Comments: 0
Under consideration

Golden Square with Column

I would suggest adding an upgrade to the Square with Column, available with the gold smelting technology, as the current column is a bit dull looking. No Unity ...
Suggested by: Niels Daniel Buch (09 May) Upvoted: 21 May Comments: 0
Under consideration Game machanic Production recipes

Molten Channel nivel 2

I would like to see a revision of this item because, due to the lack of an improvement in this item, you often have to redo all the calculations of the factories ...
Suggested by: VAN (09 May) Upvoted: 15 May Comments: 0

Feature suggestion: Auto Upgrade trucks in bulk

I see a similar post but is from a year ago so I'm resubmitting this with a different approach (copy and paste from my reddit thread: My suggestion is to add a ...
Suggested by: Darkan (08 May) Upvoted: yesterday Comments: 1
Under consideration Quality of life UI

Add pass-thru capability to assemblers for products

For the purposes of planning, I want to go ahead and build an Assembly II plant on a belt line downstream from another Assembly II plant that's building Research I ...
Suggested by: KB Benton (08 May) Upvoted: 08 May Comments: 0
Under consideration

Filter in the demolition tool

Well, I think that the demolish tool could have an option between the three states of construction that we have in the game. It could have a filter where you can only ...
Suggested by: VAN (07 May) Upvoted: 23 May Comments: 1
Under consideration Game machanic UI

Fuel Station toggle: Deliver to Assigned Only

If you have no fuel stations, excavators and tree harvesters will travel to the closest source of fuel to refuel. As soon as you build a single fuel station, they ...
Suggested by: Super Aardvark (07 May) Upvoted: 07 May Comments: 1
Under consideration