Thats it: underground pipes and belts.
I was thinking of adding this but I just hadn't gotten to it. I like this idea as it can elevate the problems with ramps being a certain size. With this, you could just use an underground where the ramp doesn't fit and the trucks can still pass.
I was able to bury a pipe inadvertently with slag , I tried to duplicate my results by digging a trench with my excavator 2 levels down from ground level. I placed the pipe and tried to fill over it and wouldn't let me do it. I would think this would be a better, more realistic solution than having a separate underground pipe icon. Obviously it will be very time-consuming but it would be a cool feature
I came here and saw your suggestion before I wrote mine, would definitely go for the underground pipes option, at least a system similar to the way you made undeground pipes in Factorio (but instead of putting a surface to underground connection, you can adjust height just like you can do to height 1, 2, 3, to height -1, -2)
This would be awesome. Back some 20 odd years ago there was a game called Sim City, and it had a different terrain overlay where you'd lay underground water pipes. Perhaps something could be done here as well - a different overlay where you could lay out a pipe/conveyor belt layout. Say it can be limited to -1 level only, and require an excavator and a dump truck to dig a tile (or a trench for a set of tiles), then lay the plumbing and bury it down.
[downvote]Magically building things underground would sharply clash with the mining/dumping features. As in, we have to go through a lot of effort to dig out terrain, *unless* we're putting a pipe in, and then it just instantly happens?Underground belts/pipes work in Factorio because it's 2D and the ground isn't otherwise a meaningful part of the game. They're no different than elevated belts/pipes (which CoI already has) gameplay-wise, they just look different.
hello everyone,i suggestet burying a pipe in todays stream of Spielbaer.he done it in a ramp an it works, supports aswell.i guess the idea from above, digging a ditch, than lay the pipe down and burrie it would be a wonderfull and complexity incrasing feature.I'm only talking about pipes here!
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