Feature Voting

Choose your favourite features that you want to see in Wayward! Visit this page after each major release to see updates on new top requested features. A listing of all planned features can be found on our Trello.

Updated for Beta 2.8!

Dungeons (88 votes)

Uniquely generated dungeons with new creatures, ojects, and tiles.

Item stacking (85 votes)

Condensed item view where like-items are stacked/grouped together.

Seasons (83 votes)

Varied terrain and plant-life cycles with temperature implications.

Weather (70 votes)

Rain, snow, etc.

World map of persistent islands to sail between (67 votes)

Persistent worlds that save when sailing to other locations/islands.

Official Wayward wiki (61 votes)

An automatically updated repository of Wayward information on all aspects of the game.

Irrigation (61 votes)

Allow water sources to contribute to plant growth/health.

Add quests (50 votes)

Quests that are supplied via NPCs or other sources.

Windows (47 votes)

Walls with added window support for opened line of sight.

Tamed creature training (45 votes)

Pokemon, but Wayward!

Ongoing FeatureAdditions can be made indefinitely.

New legendary item properties (43 votes)

Tons of new modifications and properties can be implemented.

Ongoing FeatureAdditions can be made indefinitely.

New NPC types (43 votes)

More than just merchants.

Husbandry and animal breeding (42 votes)

Salt (40 votes)

Gathered as a byproduct or as raw halite. Can be used for preservation.

Selective crafting (40 votes)

Select which items specifically to use in a craft (instead of inventory order).

Increased blacksmithing/metalworking depth (39 votes)

Add metal sheets, rivets, etc.

Tool/weapon slots (38 votes)

Reduce complexity of hand usage system by replacing it with specific tool/weapon slots.

Beds (38 votes)

Deities (38 votes)

Add deities with new interaction involving sacrifice/offering/praying.

Roofs (36 votes)

Implement roofing with implications to flying creatures and weather (when implemented).

Ongoing FeatureAdditions can be made indefinitely.

New biomes and terrain (36 votes)

Larger adjacent crafting/dismantling (36 votes)

Pull from 8 surrounding tiles instead of 4 cardinal tiles.

"Mythic" item quality (34 votes)

Items that require identification before use. Unique "named" items that have specific legendary properties.

Ongoing FeatureAdditions can be made indefinitely.

New plants, fruits, and/or vegetables (32 votes)

Ongoing FeatureAdditions can be made indefinitely.

New baking recipes (30 votes)

"Epic" item quality (27 votes)

Items with increased durability and multiple "legendary" properties

Wheelbarrows and/or sledges (27 votes)

Steel (26 votes)

Pots, bowls, soups, and salads (26 votes)

Ongoing FeatureAdditions can be made indefinitely.

Improve game performance (25 votes)

Oil and lanterns (24 votes)

Ranged targeting (24 votes)

Tile-based targeting so players can throw or perform ranged actions on specific tiles and/or objects.

Ongoing FeatureAdditions can be made indefinitely.

Add more creatures (23 votes)

Tin and bronze (22 votes)

New milestones (21 votes)

There are almost unlimited ideas for new milestones.

Tiered crafting (20 votes)

Automatically craft items through multiple items/steps (craft an iron sword without crafting wrought iron, iron ingots, etc.).

Temperature (20 votes)

Player temperature that needs to be maintained (with additional weather/seasons implications).

Ongoing FeatureAdditions can be made indefinitely.

Add new books (19 votes)

More lore!

More merchant dialogue and interaction (18 votes)

Controller support (18 votes)

Factions (17 votes)

Multiple levels of aggression/hostility for players and creatures.

Ongoing FeatureAdditions can be made indefinitely.

More custom game options (17 votes)

Develop additional options for custom game mode.

Barrels and cooperage (16 votes)

Allow liquids to be stored.

Creature carrying (15 votes)

Allow creatures to "carry" items. Creatures could pick-up items, or persist items offered to them.

Ongoing FeatureAdditions can be made indefinitely.

New items and crafting recipes (15 votes)

Ongoing FeatureAdditions can be made indefinitely.

New music tracks (13 votes)

Pinned items (13 votes)

Allow items to be pinned at the beginning of inventory/containers regardless of sorting.

Bees, honey, combs, nests and beeswax (13 votes)

The full suite of apiarist-related endeavours.

Supply and demand (12 votes)

Variable item worth for merchant item bartering.

Consistent item/action binds (12 votes)

Item and action binds that don't change based on the item/context.

Tutorial mode (12 votes)

A new mode that is specifically meant to learn the game without any randomization (to replace "Starter Quest").

Automatic crafting/dismantling (12 votes)

Automatically craft or dismantle multiple items in a row.

Creature status effects (12 votes)

Creatures could share the same status effects as players.

More traps (12 votes)

Ongoing FeatureAdditions can be made indefinitely.

New status effects (11 votes)

Crushed, envenomed, etc.

Ongoing FeatureAdditions can be made indefinitely.

Decorative furniture (11 votes)

Book writing/crafting (11 votes)

Allow players to craft and write books.

Destroy items (10 votes)

Add an option to destroy or break down items permanently.

Open source (10 votes)

Open the source code for Wayward for easier modding.

Redesigned sound effects (9 votes)

New, high-quality sound effects for all interactions done in 16-bit style (instead of 8-bit).

Clothing, weaving and fabrics (9 votes)

Player-crafted clothing and textile processing.

Special food status effects (9 votes)

Have some food produce unique effects for more usage such as increased stat/skill gain chances, stat regeneration and more.

DRM-free release (9 votes)

Release Wayward on non-Steam, DRM-free services such as Humble, GOG, etc.

Item dyeing (8 votes)

Signage (8 votes)

Ongoing FeatureAdditions can be made indefinitely.

New hairstyles (8 votes)

Bare plant status (7 votes)

Add a "bare" status to all plant-life to show visually when a plant has been exhausted.

Plant death and annual, biannual, and perennial simulation (7 votes)

Allow plants to die off in realistic growth cycles (depending on the plant) with added visuals.

Official translations (6 votes)

Language translations that can selected directly in-game.

Delay options (4 votes)

Ability to remove/reduce/increase certain delays in-game that only implemented for usability concerns.

Web-based release (3 votes)

Port Wayward to be available online in a web browser.

Throwing (and blow) darts (2 votes)

Keyboard only support (1 vote)

Game can be played with keyboard only (instead of keyboard/mouse).

Demo (1 vote)

A demo version of the game that can be tried before buying.

Minecarts & rails (1 vote)

For automation, hauling, and increased movement.

Boss/named creatures (1 vote)

Special "boss" versions of creatures with unique names and abilities.

Total Voters: 185

Completed Suggestions

Item refinement (12 votes at time of completion)

Allow reduction of item weight a the cost of durability.

Magical aspect (10 votes at time of completion)

Similar to magical essence, except randomize between values in the same legendary type.

Terrain variety (7 votes at time of completion)

Add more variety to tiles (partially implemented in beta 2.7.4).

Steam networking (5 votes at time of completion)

Implement Steam Networking to reduce local networking issues (port forwarding, firewall issues, etc.).

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