List of items
Here I have provided ideas for a naval update. I have also provided images for what each item could possibly look like.
No, this isn’t just the airplane propeller. This is one that would work under the water, similarly to a push propeller.
Item options: Size slider, blade type, power, and blade thickness.
Usage: Ships, submarines, etc.
Similar to the Yaw control of an aircraft, the rudder would be an adjustable item used for better control under the water. While not necessary because rotators exist, it could be useful for those wanting simpler builds.
Item options: size, roundness type, turn angle, speed.
3: Tracker/ Rangefinder
This item would change the game quite drastically, if used right. It would be able to lock on to selected targets, or even be able to lock on to targets like missiles.
Item options: Selected targeting, distance targeting, CIWS, Turret: aims like advanced targeting, accuracy
Usage: CIWS, advanced artillery batteries, AI AA guns, aircraft turrets, rangefinders, spotlights, AI tanks, many more
4: Hull spread
With maths involved, it is possible to make shapes that an be adjusted at the top corners. A change of 2 units would add 1 to each top side at the front pr rear, depending on what side is edited.
I am aware that this one would be difficult to do, because it would require a rework of the fuselage block itself.
Usage: Ships with complex bow flares, seaplanes, etc.
This would be a special block, similar to the float block. It would use the VTOL slider to increase buoyancy/mass to make a submarine float or sink.
6: Depth charges
With the addition of ballast and submarines, there has to be a counter to those weapons. Since missiles can be waterproofed already, but bombs can not blow up near floaty things, there needs to be a fun way to blow that sub up. I present to you the Depth charge.
Item options: Depth to explode, proximity
Usage: Blow up underwater targets
These things can be quite potent weapons. They can even wipe out convoys, if one isn’t careful. These weapons can be configured in different forms to do different things.
Item options: Magnetic, acoustic, contact
Usage: dropped from air, ship, sub to be used against ships
8: Water physics
Currently, the water is like a ice skating rink without much friction or such. Adding better water physics would turn people to watercraft, creating potential for some awesome builds.