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in an industrial sector of town there is more thank likely to be a shipping depot where semi trucks drop off and load up trailers. in the case that semi trucks probably wont be implemented into the game, the trailers could just still be connected to the ports. another thing if they decide to add a box truck those can back into the ports like a semi trailer, making it easy to loot, load up, and go. if you don't know what a shipping depot looks like here is a picture. http://www.abcindustrial.co.uk/images/pages/loadingbay/1.jpg its a large warehouse like building with many loading bays, and the best part is you never know what loot can be there
 
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not something that huge but yeah thats the main idea
 

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Not sure if the towns would really be industrial areas, from what it seems in the videos the islands were very lightly populated meaning small towns meaning not really industrial powerhouses. But maybe a small warehouse on the docks
Yep, being on an island the inhabitants would surely have to have a vast majority of goods & supplies shipped to them via ocean freight. It makes sense to have shipping & warehouse facilities close by. They'd be a great place to find loot!
 

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Yeah Warehouses at the docs is a great idea. Very logical as well.
 

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What? No. We can't stop here. This is bat country.
A docks with warehouses for import/export goods cool idea and lots of goodies... part of this may also have been used as an evacuation centre/point (more goodies). I could also see a large/medium size group using this place as a FOB, +1.
 

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Sounds like a really good idea, like num said a big group holding it would be awesome :)
 

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What? No. We can't stop here. This is bat country.

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That is quite large indeed, but not at all unrealistic. Excited to see some new structures!

The dock doors look a little wide to me though. Typically they're not much wider than a freight trailer or cargo container. Most warehouses I've worked at in the past have one "full width" door with a concrete ramp to allow forklifts to travel outside the building or to make loading standard cars/trucks easier, unless there is a forklift available outside (typically from a nearby building owned by the same company) to raise/lower things from the dock to ground level & vise versa.

Any plans to add dock bumpers, pads, or dock plates for increased realism? The bumpers are very common in various forms and sizes and help prevent damage to the building & trailer. The pads are slightly less common, also adding protection to the building/trailer as well as creating a barrier to the outside elements when loading or unloading (really helpful when it's freezing outside!). Integrated dock plates are less common, especially on older warehouses.

Older style dock bumper:


Example shown on loading/unloading dock:


Note with this older style bumper, the dock plate is a separate piece of fabricated equipment that is moved in place manually by the workers.

More modern dock example, complete with bumpers, pads, and integrated dock plate:


IMO bumpers at the very least should be added.
 

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That is quite large indeed, but not at all unrealistic. Excited to see some new structures!

The dock doors look a little wide to me though. Typically they're not much wider than a freight trailer or cargo container. Most warehouses I've worked at in the past have one "full width" door with a concrete ramp to allow forklifts to travel outside the building or to make loading standard cars/trucks easier, unless there is a forklift available outside (typically from a nearby building owned by the same company) to raise/lower things from the dock to ground level & vise versa.

Any plans to add dock bumpers, pads, or dock plates for increased realism? The bumpers are very common in various forms and sizes and help prevent damage to the building & trailer. The pads are slightly less common, also adding protection to the building/trailer as well as creating a barrier to the outside elements when loading or unloading (really helpful when it's freezing outside!). Integrated dock plates are less common, especially on older warehouses.

Older style dock bumper:


Example shown on loading/unloading dock:


Note with this older style bumper, the dock plate is a separate piece of fabricated equipment that is moved in place manually by the workers.

More modern dock example, complete with bumpers, pads, and integrated dock plate:


IMO bumpers at the very least should be added.
Oh gotta add bumpers for sure, pretty sure we had them on the bay on popovs
 

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Oh gotta add bumpers for sure, pretty sure we had them on the bay on popovs
Yes you did if I remember correctly, and I thought it was a great touch of detail!
 

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What? No. We can't stop here. This is bat country.
And maybe it would be popssible to do something with the bumpers.
(remove, craft something with it, put on vehicule)
Not a bad idea... some barbed wire or even chains to tether a vehicle to it aswell...
 
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