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 (86 votes)

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

Seasons (79 votes)

Varied terrain and plant-life cycles with temperature implications.

Item stacking (78 votes)

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

Weather (66 votes)

Rain, snow, etc.

World map of persistent islands to sail between (65 votes)

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

Irrigation (58 votes)

Allow water sources to contribute to plant growth/health.

Official Wayward wiki (55 votes)

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

Windows (46 votes)

Walls with added window support for opened line of sight.

Add quests (46 votes)

Quests that are supplied via NPCs or other sources.

Tamed creature training (44 votes)

Pokemon, but Wayward!

Ongoing FeatureAdditions can be made indefinitely.

New legendary item properties (42 votes)

Tons of new modifications and properties can be implemented.

Ongoing FeatureAdditions can be made indefinitely.

New NPC types (42 votes)

More than just merchants.

Husbandry and animal breeding (41 votes)

Increased blacksmithing/metalworking depth (39 votes)

Add metal sheets, rivets, etc.

Selective crafting (38 votes)

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

Salt (37 votes)

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

Beds (37 votes)

Tool/weapon slots (36 votes)

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

Deities (36 votes)

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

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.

Roofs (35 votes)

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

"Mythic" item quality (33 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 (31 votes)

Ongoing FeatureAdditions can be made indefinitely.

New baking recipes (30 votes)

Wheelbarrows and/or sledges (27 votes)

"Epic" item quality (26 votes)

Items with increased durability and multiple "legendary" properties

Oil and lanterns (24 votes)

Steel (24 votes)

Pots, bowls, soups, and salads (24 votes)

Ongoing FeatureAdditions can be made indefinitely.

Improve game performance (24 votes)

Ongoing FeatureAdditions can be made indefinitely.

Add more creatures (23 votes)

Ranged targeting (23 votes)

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

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).

More merchant dialogue and interaction (18 votes)

Ongoing FeatureAdditions can be made indefinitely.

Add new books (17 votes)

More lore!

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.

Controller support (15 votes)

Ongoing FeatureAdditions can be made indefinitely.

New items and crafting recipes (15 votes)

Creature carrying (14 votes)

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

Barrels and cooperage (13 votes)

Allow liquids to be stored.

Ongoing FeatureAdditions can be made indefinitely.

New music tracks (12 votes)

Tutorial mode (12 votes)

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

Creature status effects (12 votes)

Creatures could share the same status effects as players.

Bees, honey, combs, nests and beeswax (12 votes)

The full suite of apiarist-related endeavours.

Supply and demand (11 votes)

Variable item worth for merchant item bartering.

Automatic crafting/dismantling (11 votes)

Automatically craft or dismantle multiple items in a row.

Ongoing FeatureAdditions can be made indefinitely.

New status effects (11 votes)

Crushed, envenomed, etc.

Ongoing FeatureAdditions can be made indefinitely.

Decorative furniture (11 votes)

More traps (11 votes)

Pinned items (11 votes)

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

Consistent item/action binds (10 votes)

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

Book writing/crafting (10 votes)

Allow players to craft and write books.

Open source (10 votes)

Open the source code for Wayward for easier modding.

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.

Redesigned sound effects (8 votes)

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

Item dyeing (8 votes)

Ongoing FeatureAdditions can be made indefinitely.

New hairstyles (8 votes)

Destroy items (8 votes)

Add an option to destroy or break down items permanently.

Signage (7 votes)

Clothing, weaving and fabrics (7 votes)

Player-crafted clothing and textile processing.

Official translations (6 votes)

Language translations that can selected directly in-game.

Bare plant status (6 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 (6 votes)

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

Delay options (4 votes)

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

Steam networking/cloud servers (4 votes)

Allow games to be hosted externally to reduce local networking issues (port forwarding, firewall issues, etc.).

Web-based release (3 votes)

Port Wayward to be available online in a web browser.

Throwing (and blow) darts (2 votes)

Total Voters: 169

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).

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