Ideas and suggestions for Captain of Industry from the community

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Trade/sell copper

Add more options to trade/sell copper to other settlements on the map
Suggested by: Zlildem0n (yesterday) Upvoted: yesterday Comments: 0
Under consideration Game machanic Production recipes

New Building

I want to be able to keep the pipes underground, so is it possible to add an underground pipes module. Also, I hope to have a new support structure to realize the ...
Suggested by: ZhuJH (yesterday) Upvoted: yesterday Comments: 0
Under consideration Game machanic New machines

Salt Reconstitution

Allow the sea water evaporators to work in the opposite direction. This would aid in reducing excess salt stores. Alternatively, allow salt to be dumped back into the ...
Suggested by: John (yesterday) Upvoted: yesterday Comments: 0
Under consideration Game machanic Quality of life

Add randomly generation full islands to the world map

They would be smaller then the main island and their layouts would be all over the place.
Suggested by: link12313 (2 days ago) Upvoted: today Comments: 0
Under consideration Game machanic

Give burner and flares an exhaust port.

It's annoying when cleaning the air to come across burners and flares which can't be cleaned because they only have their built in exhaust.
Suggested by: ASD (2 days ago) Upvoted: 2 days ago Comments: 0
Under consideration Game machanic Quality of life

Make it so you can dig and dump sub tiles as well as full size ones.

That way you can dig out and replace small amounts of ground and do much more precise landscaping. Sub tiles being my name the little ones.
Suggested by: link12313 (20 Apr) Upvoted: today Comments: 0
Under consideration Game machanic Quality of life

Automatic exploration and delivery

Add an auto-explore option for your ship. Maybe a button on the ship interface which tells it to go explore nodes for as long as it has the fuel/hitpoints to ...
Suggested by: J (20 Apr) Upvoted: yesterday Comments: 0
Under consideration Game machanic Quality of life

A few suggestions about gameplayI hope it can be achieved

1. I hope to add fast transportation vehicles such as trains and cable cars, which can reduce the use of conveyor belts and reduce lag, as well as increase the fun of ...
Suggested by: 視而不見 (20 Apr) Upvoted: 20 Apr Comments: 0

Alerts for Flare Stacks and Burners

Ideally I'd never like to waste product, but likewise I'll want to make sure to prioritize another product even if doing so will cause waste of the secondary product. ...
Suggested by: NanoCE (19 Apr) Upvoted: 19 Apr Comments: 1
Under consideration Game machanic Quality of life UI

excavator refill while idle

Excavators should be able to reload the half-full bucket while waiting for trucks
Suggested by: Sy5temVX (18 Apr) Upvoted: today Comments: 0
Under consideration Game machanic Quality of life

Basalt

Basalt is an aphanitic volcanic rock that is incredibly common on Earth (90% of volcanic rock is Basalt.) Adding it as a new loose resource would open up the ...
Suggested by: Issar (17 Apr) Upvoted: today Comments: 0
Under consideration Game machanic Production recipes

Option to Convert Main Ship to Hydrogen

We can already convert our vehicle fleet and cargo ships to hydrogen. For the price of some added electronics, we should be able to convert our main ship to hydrogen ...
Suggested by: Ferrous (15 Apr) Upvoted: 20 Apr Comments: 0
Under consideration Game machanic Quality of life

Power Lines (optinal setting)

It would be cool if you could use power lines as electic transportation so you must place power lines to conntect to buildings that need power
Suggested by: PersonenKraftWagen (14 Apr) Upvoted: today Comments: 1
Under consideration Game machanic

able to dump mixed cargo if dumping area accepts all onboard mixed cargo

Let trucks bypass sorting if a area accepts all mixed cargo onboard EG truck has rock and dirt mixed cargo and i have a dump area that accepts dirt slag and rock it ...
Suggested by: NSMY (14 Apr) Upvoted: 20 Apr Comments: 0
Under consideration Game machanic Quality of life

vehicles favour jobs close to manual orderd spot

if you order a vehicle to a specific place (with the inbuilt Manual order to spot) and has available jobs then it accepts the closest instance first (obviously ...
Suggested by: NSMY (14 Apr) Upvoted: 18 Apr Comments: 0
Under consideration Game machanic Quality of life

Suggestion: Local Vessels

Each set of vessels has a home dock associated with it, the vessel(s) are built alongside it and are ‘scuttled’ when the dock is demolished. The local dock doubles ...
Suggested by: willvette (13 Apr) Upvoted: 14 Apr Comments: 1

Road Surface Pathfinding Enhancement

A lot of players are using the new surfaces to make roads for trucks, which currently trucks pretty much completely ignore in favour of faster more curvy routes, If ...
Suggested by: CATman4L (13 Apr) Upvoted: yesterday Comments: 0
Under consideration Game machanic Quality of life

Car parks

The idea is that you'd have waypoints or actual parking spots for vehicles which aren't doing anything. I find that when you have more vehicles than you are using, ...
Suggested by: DTNF (11 Apr) Upvoted: 20 Apr Comments: 1
Under consideration Game machanic Quality of life

Adding mixed storages

I suggest adding mixed repositories. For example, several liquids can be stored in one tank at the same time, several bulk materials can be stored in one hopper, etc. ...
Suggested by: Andromeda (10 Apr) Upvoted: 20 Apr Comments: 0
Under consideration Game machanic

BRIDGES AND LAKES

some bridges to move over rivers would be cool along with the ability to create artificial lakes and rivers
Suggested by: BLAZEKAT (09 Apr) Upvoted: today Comments: 1
Under consideration Game machanic Quality of life

Mark 4 and 5 belts and pipes

For a mark four pipe and belt, you take the equivalent Abby mark three dealt or pipe amount, and you put them in a two by 2 ^2 grid for the design size and output ...
Suggested by: sr.guardiandragonlord (08 Apr) Upvoted: 17 Apr Comments: 0
Under consideration Game machanic Quality of life

Allow dump for truck with mixed resources to silo

It's quite obvious - truck can have mixed materials, belts can transport mixed materials, so let's allow to dump mixed materials to silo and allow to connect silo to ...
Suggested by: kerth (08 Apr) Upvoted: 20 Apr Comments: 1
Under consideration Game machanic Quality of life

Underground caves

If it is added, it needs a key that is pressed so you can roll with middle mouse button to different layer(set cam height to skala height). It would make underground ...
Suggested by: Martin (07 Apr) Upvoted: 20 Apr Comments: 0
Under consideration Game machanic Map editor

Specific objectives for maps and quest maker

I reviewed the map editor and like it. I made a own map with a interesting place that looks like an calcified castle. I want to add objectives for the player, to dig ...
Suggested by: Martin (07 Apr) Upvoted: 16 Apr Comments: 0
Under consideration Game machanic Map editor

加速mod(doubleqol)报错的问题

System.Reflection.ReflectionTypeLoadException: Exception of type 'System.Reflection.ReflectionTypeLoadException' was thrown. Could not resolve type with token ...
Suggested by: 肉火烧肉 (07 Apr) Upvoted: 08 Apr Comments: 0

Make shrubbery placeable

Update 2 introduced new shrubbery such as small bushes and flowers. These would be great for settlement beautification if they could be manually placed just like trees
Suggested by: Burchov (06 Apr) Upvoted: 13 Apr Comments: 0
Under consideration Game machanic Quality of life

Getting stuck in the mud!

Maybe not getting stuck, but coming from playing games like spintires I think it would be cool if certain surfaces got muddy under certain conditions, especially when ...
Suggested by: tonechild (01 Apr) Upvoted: 01 Apr Comments: 0
Under consideration Game machanic

Neighboring connection on all trasports

This is logical and realistic
Suggested by: Serg (28 Mar) Upvoted: 28 Mar Comments: 0
Under consideration Game machanic Quality of life UI

Make balanser frandly to others

Please, fix the balancer so that it perceives not only belts and conveyors at the entrance and exit. You've done it with sorters, it's time to do next step. Blue ...
Suggested by: Serg (26 Mar) Upvoted: 26 Mar Comments: 1
Under consideration Game machanic Quality of life UI

Suggestion to fix tubes

When pipes are not built at once, but from several parts, then the pipes are not completely selected, in parts. I'm sure it's easy to fix. It especially makes you ...
Suggested by: Serg (25 Mar) Upvoted: 05 Apr Comments: 1
Under consideration Game machanic Quality of life UI

Check box for allow the Flat & U-shape Sorters to always pass through itself

At the moment, the flat and U-shaped sorter stops when one item gets stuck in a row. But if there is such a choice, then you can make such an option as in the ...
Suggested by: Serg (24 Mar) Upvoted: 07 Apr Comments: 0
Under consideration Game machanic Quality of life UI

Liquids and gases needs in numbers on the ramifications

One can only guess how gases and liquids flow in the pipes, i.e. where it is thick and where it is empty. To make it possible to check the box to look at liquids and ...
Suggested by: Serg (24 Mar) Upvoted: 25 Mar Comments: 0
Under consideration Game machanic Quality of life

Sandbox mode or creative mode

Make a mode where on any map, and individual can have all research unlocked, and the ability to do as they please. And unlimited number of vehicles, unlimited ...
Suggested by: JK (21 Mar) Upvoted: today Comments: 0
Under consideration Game machanic

Truck fuel station selection based on the distance traveled and not distance to the station.

The truck selection of the fuel stations is currently based on the distance to the station. However, that can cause lots of waster fuel and time when the closes fuel ...
Suggested by: Combat Sheep (21 Mar) Upvoted: 18 Apr Comments: 0
Under consideration Game machanic Quality of life

make creative mode

made it like in Minecraft or like that.
Suggested by: hi (11 Mar) Upvoted: 26 Mar Comments: 0
Under consideration Game machanic UI