The ability to meet, possibly interact and accept or decline trades, bringing people to live with us in our village.
The idea comes from noticing that almost all games of this genre and similarity puts us alone knowing with full certainty that there is only us and animals.
This concept would take away a bit from the nonstop grinding, having babies, building, farm and fish, more grinding, dying, building, more grinding.
I think that it would be cool to not be alone. Or at least not know for sure. Other people may try to raid us, or we find another group somewhere, become allies, set our boundaries, share or not to share, kill them in their sleep, take their chickens, endless possibilities.