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(6 edits)

I played Valheim about an hour and this game is fantastic!
Yes, it is an Alpha and there are many things that must be implemented, but the game really has potential!

The building menu (opened with the hammer) needs a complete rework (bad usability, not easy to handle).
Show a larger window with multiple rows of icons that can be controlled with the mouse.
You can (should) keep the tabs in this window.

It is not easy to build walls on top of walls (even placing wall roofs on the edges is really hard). You need a larger "snap area" where the elements easily snap together (easier building).
It should be possible to look up to add a second row of walls. 

Some more ways to fill up my health would be helpful (especially at the beginning).  
Maybe you add fishing, this would be an excellent  way to get food for beginners (right after the start). If cause players have co craft a fishing rod and collect some worms.
It also would be good to be able to collect berries that can be eaten.

Please add an auto-heal (slow healing like 2 minutes in real time until the health bar is full again).
I have no bed yet but please allow sleeping and fill up the health while sleeping.

The inventory and the quick access bar (accessible with the keys 1, 2, and so on) should be separated.

In my inventory I saw that there are multiple piles of items that are not full, so a button "Stack items" that stacks all piles of the same item would be useful. I had for example 4 stacks of wood with 3, 12, 6 and 4 wood (could be stacked to 2 piles).

Most important: add some basic tutorials , they would be excellent for beginners.

1. The building menu HAS been reworked internally already, though it does not use mouse input, it's a lot easier to navigate, you'll see.

2. A larger snap area would be a bad idea, unless a key is required to be pressed in order to snap your building block, you wouldn't want things to snap when you don't want them to. Just build temporary blocks to aim at the places you need to aim.

3. Fishing is a great idea and may be considered. As for the health and food system, they've been completely revamped.

4. Refer to my answer above, and on top of that you do regen when sheltered.

5. Beds have been given more functionality internally.

6. I don't see why they should be, I believe it is fine this way. The only thing I'd think should change in that regard is having dedicated slots for armor. As for shortcuts to help you sort out your inventory, that can come at a much later date, if at all.

7. There are text tutorials, although not enough I'll admit, this will be improved.


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Best regards, 
Akitake - Beta tester, Subreddit Manager, Discord Moderator