Ideas and suggestions for Captain of Industry from the community

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Windräder für Stromerzeugung

Als Erweiterung zur Alternativen Stromerzeugung als Durch Fossilen, Kernkraft und Sonnen Basierten Stromerzeugung.
Suggested by: Heimdall (today) Upvoted: today Comments: 0
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Polish on Pipe and Conveyer Belt placement

It seems that the placement of Piping and Belts feels very Bulky and sometimes difficult to master, even when the snapping action is turned on or off it seems that ...
Suggested by: UmbrellaCorpGamer (today) Upvoted: today Comments: 0
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Total demand and supply tracker

Have a stat tracker that calculates total demand and supply island wide for a good, that doesn’t take into account machines that are off, construction usage, machines ...
Suggested by: Black dog (yesterday) Upvoted: yesterday Comments: 0
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Taking electricity to make electricity as extra difficulty setting

This suggestion has two parts for this added difficulty settings regarding large scale electricity generation. The effect of both of these suggestions below is ...
Suggested by: Inflectrum (2 days ago) Upvoted: today Comments: 0
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Maybe implement more metals and their refining processes.

With copper, iron, gold and uranium we have some of the more important elements/minerals in the game. I think it would be cool to have more elements, their ...
Suggested by: DeX (19 Feb) Upvoted: today Comments: 0
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Add More offshore mining

Like we have sulfur, and quartz. add some more like iron. coal. copper. Limestone. Rock. gold. (dirt maybe and sand to) that way we have more options to get ...
Suggested by: jay (19 Feb) Upvoted: yesterday Comments: 1
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Optional tree regrowth

Have an option during game setup for trees to regrow in unused areas over time. Areas where trees already exist repopulate faster. This would allow spoil piles and ...
Suggested by: Reuben Bailey (19 Feb) Upvoted: yesterday Comments: 1
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Оптимизация игры

Понятно что движок Unity убогий, но 40 fps у RX570 на пустой карте с минимальными настройками - это крайне плохая оптимизация.
Suggested by: Стас (19 Feb) Upvoted: 19 Feb Comments: 0
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Robot Factory Control

It would be cool to have robot factory control. The Robot Factory Control would be able to select a building by name and turn it off or on based on logic conditions. ...
Suggested by: ArtC (18 Feb) Upvoted: 18 Feb Comments: 0
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Manage multiple islands and establishing trade with own islands.

Develop each island since grid can be so large. Of course, each island will have specific resources. This may require more advanced cargo ships that request resources ...
Suggested by: ArtC (18 Feb) Upvoted: today Comments: 0
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Luxurious Restaurant Housing Addon

A housing addon for a luxurious restaurant, which serves various deluxe meals. It would be a challenge to make it happen, but it would well-rewarded. Maybe this idea ...
Suggested by: RomZyk (17 Feb) Upvoted: 18 Feb Comments: 0
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vehicle barrier flipping

Why can't plueprints with barriers to be flipped?
Suggested by: Sy5temVX (17 Feb) Upvoted: 17 Feb Comments: 0
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Aircraft

An airport offering different tiers of cargo, general, and passenger aircraft. Could have hangars that increase airport capacity, and higher tier maintenance demands. ...
Suggested by: N (16 Feb) Upvoted: today Comments: 0
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Research 2.0

I'd like to have some options to make research more challenging. So here are some thoughts: 1) Custom difficulty: add tech research cost modifier. 1 is default, ...
Suggested by: Mia_VIII (15 Feb) Upvoted: yesterday Comments: 0
Under consideration

add more farmed animals

Please add more animals for breeding, such as cows, sheep,pigs.
Suggested by: GloamBril (14 Feb) Upvoted: today Comments: 1
Under consideration

Bigger(larger) tubes

To not to build 9 small(currently existsing) tubes to plantations
Suggested by: htaccess (13 Feb) Upvoted: 16 Feb Comments: 0
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other ways to get dirt / new brick recipie

i think that there should be other ways of getting dirt without having to mine your floor or other ways of making brick maybe using another easily available resource
Suggested by: charlie (13 Feb) Upvoted: 17 Feb Comments: 1
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Vehicle Efficiency

I would like to see that vehicles become more efficient over the course of the game, whether by research or as you upgrade the vehicles to the next level. I have ...
Suggested by: MaddTrker (13 Feb) Upvoted: 13 Feb Comments: 0
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More Mining Equipment

As someone that's in the mining industry, it would be cool to have more equipment like dozers for stockpiling and landscaping along with drills and blasting for ...
Suggested by: Bryan (11 Feb) Upvoted: yesterday Comments: 1
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More control over Mining tower notifications

Would like the ability to mute notifications for specific mining towers. I use the stacker to dump in the area I want to fill in, using transports to bring the ...
Suggested by: Seth B. (10 Feb) Upvoted: 10 Feb Comments: 0
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Pipe/Belt Upgrade - Two-Lane

Make an additional upgrade to pipes / belts. The additional upgrade to all 3 existing size updates should be that you can add a second lane in the same space. The ...
Suggested by: Ralf (10 Feb) Upvoted: 10 Feb Comments: 0
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make map

allow the plyer to make their own island inside the game
Suggested by: abdulrahman alazmi (10 Feb) Upvoted: yesterday Comments: 1
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Haul truck ignore invalid paths

Haul trucks need a timeout to ignore invalid paths. This seems game-breaking enough in late game I'm surprised it isn't fixed. The second my haul trucks get rock ...
Suggested by: Somabva (09 Feb) Upvoted: 15 Feb Comments: 1
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Allow Corn Burning for Various Heats

Corn is used quite a bit for home heating in the US. While I can't find examples of it being used to produce steam, that doesn't mean it couldn't be used as such. ...
Suggested by: Nendail (08 Feb) Upvoted: 12 Feb Comments: 0
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trains/road trains

I see a lack of fast long distance resource transfer across the island, a train system that is able to be set up to players need along with different engines say ...
Suggested by: Tenryuu (07 Feb) Upvoted: today Comments: 2
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Trading with other islands

This would allow trading between peoples islands lets say I have spare iron ore I can trade that for let's say gold or trash to expand my island with someone else's ...
Suggested by: Govornor (05 Feb) Upvoted: 19 Feb Comments: 0
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Haupthafen mit förderbandrampen für rohstoffe versehen

Hallo verseht doch der Haupthafen mit förderrampen mit ein oder Ausgängen wäre nicht schlecht danke
Suggested by: Michael (03 Feb) Upvoted: 19 Feb Comments: 0
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Where are we going and the bigger picture

Still in development brings me hope, This game is wanting, tons of potential, but no body is saying what I'm sure many would like to see. We can build warships, we ...
Suggested by: Sapienne (31 Jan) Upvoted: 17 Feb Comments: 5
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Colors for Mining Areas

idk if this is a thing for someone else but i would love it if you can give these areas in thier tower a colour so you can identify mining areas from your dumping ...
Suggested by: DeathFire (30 Jan) Upvoted: 15 Feb Comments: 0
Under consideration

other islands

have the ability to colonise another island helps when space becomes an issue or you want to have certain productions spread out.
Suggested by: sparks (30 Jan) Upvoted: today Comments: 2
Under consideration

Cold Rolling mill

Hallo! I would suggest that the steel, after manufacturing, should not only come out in bars, but also in the form of coils. These should be the raw material as well. ...
Suggested by: Amer Ibra (29 Jan) Upvoted: yesterday Comments: 0
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Entertainment for you settlement.

Add things like arenas, sports stadiums, theaters, things like that to the town. Help generate unity.
Suggested by: David Myers (29 Jan) Upvoted: yesterday Comments: 0
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Ability to remove a pipe or conveyor you have highlighted

The ability to simply remove a pipe or conveyor you have highlighted. Removing these are sometimes rather difficult when you have many pipes or conveyors. It ...
Suggested by: David Myers (29 Jan) Upvoted: 2 days ago Comments: 0
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Direct air carbon capture (CO2 from air)

In late game, when large scale hydrogen production becomes viable using FBRs, it becomes possible to replace crude oil with hydrogen + co2 -> fuel gas & fuel gas + o2 ...
Suggested by: Adam (27 Jan) Upvoted: 19 Feb Comments: 1
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Farm partially on non fertile terrain

I think that farms could be built partially on non-fertile terrain. Such farms should get penalty to food output. (more non-fertile terrain - more penalty)
Suggested by: Maciek (27 Jan) Upvoted: yesterday Comments: 1
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please just increase the vehicle limit or let people set it at start of new game...

please, increase the vehicle limit or let people set it at the start of the new game...
Suggested by: troy (27 Jan) Upvoted: today Comments: 0
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Liquefaction Plant

Proposal: A factory building that cools gases to liquid form for the sake of ease of transportation, addition of new materials for manufacturing and alternatives to ...
Suggested by: Sarda (25 Jan) Upvoted: yesterday Comments: 0
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Renaming foods suggestion

Its a small suggestion. Change potatoes to root tubers, corn to carb crop(this is only one I don't know a good alternative name), Sugar rich crops, Just a simple ...
Suggested by: Chris (24 Jan) Upvoted: 24 Jan Comments: 0
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Better Steam Deck Support

I'd like put forward an idea, better steam deck support. I already have a deck which I play religiously, also Captain Of Industry which I'm somewhat addicted too (I'm ...
Suggested by: Thomas Williams (24 Jan) Upvoted: 24 Jan Comments: 0
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Release on GOG

Game looks great. It would be nice to see it on GOG (gog.com). Linux and Mac ports , as well.
Suggested by: Yuki (24 Jan) Upvoted: 30 Jan Comments: 1
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Buriable concrete ducts for underground belts

We could build some undergroud pipes with some digging, then what about the belts? To protect our product from crunchy soil, there should be a little shielding, like ...
Suggested by: Solidynamics (21 Jan) Upvoted: today Comments: 0
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Add some purpose to the game.

Island and/or shipyard defence. Built warchips. Missile attacks on other islands production chains. Conquer islands with different ore types. Something to make it ...
Suggested by: Daywalker1603 (20 Jan) Upvoted: 19 Feb Comments: 4
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balancers and sorters and good old pipes

balancer to be able to say how exits/enters each port. EG. 6 coal to port 1, then 3 to port 2, 75 to port 3. sorter if spar is full to then make item go forward. we ...
Suggested by: shaun morris (19 Jan) Upvoted: 03 Feb Comments: 1
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Starting buffer storage

Add cheap and small storage building. They have one input and one otput and have footprint of 3x3 cells. For building them you use some iron and mechanical parts. ...
Suggested by: pilot24 (19 Jan) Upvoted: 19 Jan Comments: 0
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Stackable Ballencers

It would be great to be able to place ballancers on top on of an other. It feels kinda weird to have a nice lane of 2-4 belts on top of one an other and having to ...
Suggested by: Wolf21 (18 Jan) Upvoted: today Comments: 1
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МОСТЫ

Установка мостов по воде и в падинах для транспорта. Желательно производство к ним блоков для установки пролетов моста. Это с экономит игровое время для прокладки дорог.
Suggested by: Игорь (18 Jan) Upvoted: 11 Feb Comments: 0
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More Sour water Uses/Disposal

Currently most of the sour water produced is going to the ocean and seriously affecting the health. I would like to see a waste water treatment or another use for ...
Suggested by: Brett (14 Jan) Upvoted: 30 Jan Comments: 3
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Need a way to make Plutonium

There are recipes for adding Plutonium to boost nuclear power, but no place to get or make plutonium
Suggested by: Jeremy (14 Jan) Upvoted: 14 Jan Comments: 1
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Being able to set default import export to off in misc. options.

It's nice to have early game when you only have trucks but would be nice to have an option to have a default off option if i like to setup everything myself. And now ...
Suggested by: Phooenixification (13 Jan) Upvoted: 18 Jan Comments: 0
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More early trade

I'm like 40 hours into the game (first playthrough) and haven't signed a single contract yet. I get that it's meant for late game factories but it doesn't keep me ...
Suggested by: Phooenixification (13 Jan) Upvoted: 20 Jan Comments: 1
Under consideration