Clay buildings use clay bricks, which are bricks crafted out of clay, to be built. But isn’t this weird, now you think about it. I mean, you can use simple clay for buildings as well, and I’d imagine that buidings could be balanced without clay bricks. But it does raise an interesting question. What if we had intermediary building materials. What can we do with that.
Well, if it is something that is unlocked (building with it, not the recipe’s, because that’s unrealistic (what,?
I can build a chair but no planks of wood.)), like with tiers or something like that, it could play into the gameplay mission ‘each action enhances progression’. These resources (hewn stone bricks, wooden planks and clay bricks) can then be used to build fancier houses (for the hearthlings, not the players, of course), or sturdier houses (whenever building breaking becomes a thing) or other things. Maybe we can have even fancier resources (polished stone bricks, glazed bricks, varnished wooden planks).
Anyone got other idea’s.