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Friday 13 December 2013

Christmas Carol Building Guide

Putting on a play may be an arduous task but it's simpler than building something...

So, the requirements for the Christmas Carol are a mere three build stages, one for each of the "times", Past, Present and Future.

Of course, what it really means is we'll see three stages with the usual mix of requesting, crafting and homestead drops!

Stage One

9 Jack's Chains - Silver Forges
9 Gold Stashes - Wall Post
12 Jack Knockers - Direct Request
10 Memory Tonic - Gumdrops
10 Misplaced Messages - Direct Request
8 Scroogin' Seats - Crafted

Each Seat requires 3 Posh Padding (Oxen) and 3 Granny Chairs (Wall Post)

Stage Two 

20 Green Garlands - Pine Trees
18 Giddy Gossip - Wall Post
10 Head Wreaths - Crafted
12 Golden Trinkets - Fool's Gold
24 Silver Candelabras - Direct Request
9 Bright Torches - Crafted

Each Wreath requires 4 Festive Foliage (Winterberries) and 8 Wreath Frames (Direct Request)

Each Torch requires 4 Hollow Torches (Birch Trees) and 8 Friendly Fireflies (Wall Post)

Stage Three

15 Brass Machinery - Brass Forges
18 Pointing Gloves - Direct Request
10 Dusty Headstones - Crafted
20 Musical Devices - Wall Post
12 Scrooge's Wealth - Direct Request
12 Automated Lights - Crafted

Each Headstone requires 6 Fake Headstones (Recycle Bins) and 4 Etched Details (Direct Request)

Each Automated Light requires 6 Crystallised Glass (Glass Forges), 6 Pounded Bowls (Direct Request) and 8 Waxy Candles (Wall Post)

Thursday 5 December 2013

Charity HQ Building Guide

The Charity HQ is going to have to be pretty sturdy to deal with all the donations passing through it so time to roll up our sleeves and get to work.

As usual the HQ is going to be a four step build with all the traditional things we all expect of a new build.

6 items each stage, with a mix of requests, crafting and those all important Homestead drops!

So, what will we need?

Stage One

8 Cart Pullers - Mules
10 Spare Boxes - Direct Request
10 Veggie Misters - Wall Post
9 Collection Buckets - Brass Forges
10 Storage Barrels - Direct Request
12 Volunteer Help - Wall Post

Stage Two

10 Nutritious Feed - Poinsettias
15 Donation Tables - Wall Post
8 Temporary Pens - Crafted
12 Assorted Harnesses - Hide Prepping Stations
10 Sturdy Gates - Direct Request
8 Animal Trailers - Crafted

Each Pen requires 6 Wood Panelling (Pine Trees) and 8 Shiny Hinges (Wall Post)

Each Trailer requires 7 Loading Ramps (Iceberg Lettuce) and 8 Reinforced Wagons (Direct Request)

Stage Three

18 Skeeter Nets - Flax
15 Canned Foods - Wall Post
10 Processing Centres - Crafted
14 Fresh Water - Sieve Stations
16 Extra Wheels - Direct Request
10 Festive Bears - Crafted

Each Bear requires 5 Thick Stuffing (Red Clover) and 7 Stitched Ursines (Wall Post)

Each Centre requires 4 Tin Roofing (Tin Forges), 10 Premade Walls (Direct Request) and 4 Sorting Bins (Wall Post)

Stage Four

15 Mailing Labels - Direct Request
16 Live Animal Boxes - Wall Post
10 Deliverers - Crafted
18 Shipping Insulation - Popcorn Kettles
18 Stamps - Wall Post
12 Sort-O-Matics - Crafted

Each Deliverer requires 9 Huge Rubber Bands (Rubber Root Dandelions), 9 Sturdy Posts (Wall Post) and 6 Launching Pens (Direct Request)

Each Sort-O-Matic requires 4 Widgets and Gizmos (Glass Forges), 8 Machine Housings (Direct Request and 5 Donation Funnels (Wall Post)