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Could not find a Single good Thread for this Idea, so creating one. Everyone Can Just Pile up Ideas related to Minimap Here. How could a Minimap be Helpful? It could show the "Area chartered till now" (i.e. you know how much you have discovered and Accordingly Expand Exploration) Beacons are good (but only for mid-range areas). Seeing the Expanse within the game (i.e. the sheer amount of area to go through), it should be a core element. It Could Send "Radar Pulses" to Detect Resources and Research Materials around you. Would be very helpful in the Cave Systems. Also, as an example, we already have "Hematite" Ore in the Game so it would be pretty cool to implement Magnetic Use case Scenarios. Will Update the Post as I move along ?
Hey there. I got some very nice suggestions: I would like to name my beacons, so communication with my friend about where someone is gets easier. Also I'd like a minimap with a display for vehicles and beacons, just like you see them in the game already. It gives a better view of where something is, especially how far it is from you (I already noticed distance is being displayed with color saturation, but I think that isn't a very elegant solution) That's everything! Hope you guys are going to implement it. I'm really enjoying this game and I really like giving these suggestions!
Ok, so there's a lot of threads and debates on the subject of maps and minimaps both for and against, so if this idea's already been brought up then my apologies as I haven't had the chance to go through them all. But I was thinking, how about instead of having a minimap from the beginning, you have the option of making one later on in the game? You could build a small satellite in the vehicle bay that you send to orbit the planet, together with a receiving ground station module in the form of a satellite dish or aerial tower or something to link to said satellite, and lastly a small handheld GPS device (like the wind vein or small solar panel) that you must have in your backpack to use the map? Obviously making all these would be expensive and require quite a few resources, but it gives people the option to have a minimap or not as their heart desires, and since each planet would need its own orbiting satellite before it can be mapped you'd still have the organic "running around blind" feeling before you get enough resources to map the world.