We need tracks

Thorsten Seigfried shared this feedback 3 years ago
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We need tracks to build all-terrain vehicles. For more strength at less speed, or just turn around on the spot. I think with tracks engineers would have a lot of fun. :-) PLEASE VOTE :-)

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Imagine that: creating something like TrackMania. Then run on...

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No I think he meant the kind of tracks that a tank uses for propulsion.

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especially with the motors using so much hydrogen. anything using them needs a massive weight of ice or a HUUUGE hydrogen tank. tracks would solve this

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Motors don't use hydrogen.

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Mech's Mods: Gears & Things, already provides the blocks you need to make tank treads. though it could use an update, most of the track stuff still works.

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I wouldn't mind this, because they could just be a visual effect on certain modular blocks, which have their own suspension like wheels, but could have the links or treads be connected together visually using some kind of average. Similar to how Minecraft works with fences being connected despite originally looking different, this could be done with the tracks, Or push this to a modder in the community.

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I think he meant hydrogen engines Kweestor

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Tracks would be useful for maintaining grip on uneven grounds especially if there was some give in them.

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Tracks would be useful to create mining rovers. I have been experimenting and found that mounting the drills on a hinge makes it possible. But I have also noticed that due to how the voxel engine works drilled terrains is terribly uneven and wheels just don't cut it when the rover is fully loaded. Tracks might help a lot.

Then again it turns out mining rovers are a lot more trouble to build and operate compared to fliers since thrusters are so unrealistically powerful that they can easily lift anything. So the natural advantage of rovers is practically void.

With that said there is currently little gameplay reason to give rovers a focus, thus sadly I don't think this is a priority in any way.