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Minecart Chains

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    The Minecart system leaves a lot to be desired, but just adding linkages would improve the experience so much, moving materials in a world in bulk would be incredibly easy if it weren't for the glitchy physics the minecarts in game use. Curves and inclines always leave the possibility of bounce back, adding some kind of coupling system would hopefully bypass this issue, allowing players more of an ease of access to what could be a great ingame tool. 

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    in addition, we can put ores in the carts

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    i always wanted this because with traincarts you can but then you need an server and blah blah blah

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    I was just coming to post this and then saw you already did it! I really hope this idea gets traction because I have been wanting this for a few years now.

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    improve the minecart model

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    we need a full minecart update and more special minecart like minecart turret or some things like that

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    C nul dans la version bedrock il ni a plus les minecart avez four

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    best idea ever, let's fo build some roller coaster now x)))

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    UnlistedMonk you can place a furnace minecart on both sides

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    it should be crafted with three iron nuggets

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    Esta idea seria excelente debido a que facilitaría el transporte de recursos y la jugabilidad; una idea para crear estas cadenas podría ser con 8 cadenas (de las que ya tenemos) y 1 piedra roja en el centro, o podría ser 6 cadenas (3 arriba y 3 abajo) y en el centro 2 lingotes (uno en cada lado) y piedra roja en el centro.

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    There is no excuse now that chains are in the game and the Cave update is coming out FIX FURNACE MINECARTS!!!

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    I had a similar idea like this but you would create something with copper but as I was waiting for the pinding approval the next day it was gone and I don't know why can someone please tell me

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    This would be perfect for making multiple passenger roller coaster! I love this idea!

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    in addition to that for the second part of the update, they should add that in since it's actually the caves part of the update and also a good idea would be to be able to choose which direction a furnace Minecart faces so then like that you can have trains in the game, or just had a locomotive engine which can be used for a lot of things and it can use copper and other materials.

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    Like this idea. Maybe each furnace minecart could pull, say, 9 carts, and reliably bring a train up to a higher speed. For longer trains, maybe multiple furnaces should be used (or lots of powered rail) with some max train length, say, 32 carts. These trains could also partially load chunks, to keeps it moving out of render distance, for long distance transportation.

    Also, to keep things simple for new players (and not mess up old redstone mechanisms), single minecart physics should be exactly the same. Only for trains, you need wider curves and shallow gradients, which a player can figure out with simple experimenting.

    Finally, for the redstoners, a directional form of powered rail would be helpful, so you can get the train going in the right direction / slow it down more controllably. And perhaps the signal strength of a detector rail could measure speed as well.  

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    Brilliant. Chains need more use other than decoration (speaking of which has anyone suggested chains connecting at corners yet? it seems like someone has had to have thought of it before and i don't want to repost c':) and this would make me use minecarts WAY more! It would also make rollercoasters much better.

    There would need to be some way of making sure the minecarts don't bounce off of eachother when linked together but other than that this would be fairly easy to implement I think.

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    no es mala idea asi llevas varias vagonetas a la ves por cierto mi idioma es spanish

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    Using 2 Tripwire Hooks and 1 Chain in the middle 3 horizontal boxes of the Crafting Table Grid can make the link. It works similarly to the lead where you can attach it to fences but it will only attach to mine carts and other tripwire hooks on walls. You can connect up to a maximum of five carts total (so using up to four links to connect them, separate from the wall hook).

    This would be great with the Minecart Furnace I heard was removed from bedrock edition. Reason is that when the Minecart Furnace was powered it can move by itself supposedly moving other mine carts in front of, and now with the link behind them as well. Example; To make a Train, a minecart furnace can be anywhere in the connection of the five carts to push and pull them along a rail.

    I will now elaborate on the idea of breaking the link limit. I mentioned before; using a Powered Minecart Furnace can push an pull carts in front and behind. I am thinking that as long as you have a Minecart Furnace in between 4 carts you could in theory have as many carts being moved by Minecart Furnaces, but I think keeping it at five total carts is fine.

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    This could also work without furnace minecarts

    Also, furnace minecarts ate pretty much locomotives

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    Another add would be coal blocks powering for longer and faster than regular coal

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    I think this one is already popular, but buffing minecart speed would be good, as right now they're only

    good for afk travel, and only peak with a piston contraption, also making it so minecart trains running on furnaces have a power-to-weight function, so you cant go max speed with tons of carts behind it, also making powered rail and furnace cart speed stack so furnace carts would still be useful for more speed if you wanted it, though they should also make sure items from minecart hoppers still get to where they need to be by assuring the minecarts don't Outspeed the tick (make the max speed for carts 20 mph, it makes sence considering how fast early steam trains could go, and is in the tick range

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    It would be very useful. I used to want to make a long railroad, and I didn't want to build powered tracks along the entire route, and when the train set pushed through the furnace met a turn, it would repel or derail. If the chain acted as a coupling, the wagons with the furnace would finally be used. (sorry for bad english).

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    Best idea on here at the moment

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    This would be amazing, especially for bedrock players without furnace minecarts. Also, they should add jukebox minecrarts.

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    This, coupled with a much-needed speed increase, would make minecarts a viable method of transportation again!