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Friday 25 April 2014

Chupacabra Building Guide

Ahh, the Chupacabra, legendary Goat predator, is in town and our Goat's need protecting!

But... how are we going to do that?

Well, we're going to do that with a Goat Sanctuary! which, in short, means a four stage build with that oh so familiar collection of requests, crafted items and, of course, homestead drops.

Stage One

10 Unsharpened Pikes - Oak Trees
9 Axe Handles - Direct Request
10 Axe Head - Wall Post
10 Pressure Flaker - Brass Forges
12 Knapping Kit - Direct Request
10 Archaeology Whip - Wall Post

Stage Two

15 Plugging Chisels - Tin Forges
10 Mortar - Wall Post
9 Brick Mold - Crafted
12 Dry Rope - Maize
15 Climbing Boots - Direct Request
8 Climber's Harness - Crafted

Each Mold requires 3 Hard Wood Planks (Pine) and 8 Scaffold Nails (Wall Post)

Each Harness requires 6 Thick Leather Belts (Hide Prepping Stations) and 8 Bucket Bottoms (Direct Request)

Stage Three

25 Chain Linked Fencing - Adult Standard Cows
16 Metal Poles - Wall Post
9 Barbed Wire Spools - Crafted
16 Ciphers - Gold Forges
14 Glyph Notes - Direct Request
10 Decoder Kits - Crafted

Each Spool requires 6 Wires (Iron Forges) and 8 Wooden Spools (Direct Request)

Each Decoder Kit requires 4 Rock Chalk (Rocks), 10 Tracing Paper (Wall Post) and 4 Maria's Journal (Direct Request)

Stage Four

15 Net Guns - Direct Request
18 Catch Poles - Wall Post
12 Chupacabra Traps - Crafted
18 Scummy Water - Lavender Water Lilies
16 Vicious Crocodiles - Wall Post
12 Moat Diggers - Crafted

Each Trap requires 8 Ram's Horns (Adult Standard Rams), 8 Faux Fur (Wall Post) and 5 Stick and Box Traps (Direct Request)

Each Digger requires 6 Huge Spades (Recycle Bins), 9 Utility Timber (Direct Request) and 4 Bull Stampedes (Wall Post)

Friday 18 April 2014

Uncultured Animals/Free Range 2 Drops

As well as giving us EIGHT times as many drops per tend as normal animals (x16 with a doubler) the Cultured/Free Range 2 Animals have another trick up their sleeves...

They also have a chance to drop a meal, crop, even a powerful boost each time we tend them.

So, what can we look forward to seeing drop? Any of the following...

Feed from this quest: Unaged Kombucha or Cheese, Aged Kombucha or Cheese.

Crops: Lakeweed, American Moss, Baby Carrot, Bamboo, Basil, Blackberry Bush, Bull Thistle, Strapple, Chamomile, Devil's Claw, Coal Pile, Foxglove, Canola Flower, Honeydew Melon, Matija Poppy, Huckleberry, Green Beans, Lemon Mint, Lettuce, Lilac, Marigold, Melon, Mini Pumpkins, Mountain Blueberries, Mulberry Bush, Pink Beets, Lavender Water Lily, Poison Ivy, Radish, Wild Nettles, Harvest Gourds, Rubberroot Dandelion, Licjen, Goldenrod, Silk, Spider Flower, Spinach, Sunny Poppy, Wild Buttercups, Winterberries, Donation Box, Valerian, Steel Forge, Gold Forge, Brass Forge, Recycle Bin, Sieve Station, Hide Prepping Station, Red Essence Lab, Purple Essence Lab.

Boosts: Fast Hands, Escargot, Sharp Axe, Gut Punch, Wither Protect, Unwither, Loyal Pioneer, Animal Edibles, Green Lightning, Quick Licorice, Fertile Ash, Caretaker Boosts, Debris and Me, Crop Mumbler, Eco-Jacking, Animal Magnetism.

Meals for Energy: Maypole Donut, Cherry Creamcake, Big Drop Lollipop, Huckleberry Pie, Smoked Cheddar, Molten Cake, Ultimate Chilli, Dinner, All You Can Eat Feast.

Thursday 17 April 2014

Gallery Building Guide

If the homestead is going to get a bit more culture then we're going to need somewhere for folks to go to really drink it in, and that somewhere is the Gallery.

Whether it's teaching Chickens to read, Geese diplomacy, Oxen dancing or Horses correct dinner etiquette, this will be Ms Wildcat's own little place of manners...

Of course, in simple terms that means a four step build with requests, crafting and homestead drops... so how about we all get a chair (gentlemen, pull them out for ladies) and see?

Stage One

8 Artistic Inspiration - Spirit Cacti
10 White Paint - Direct Request
9 Gallery Blueprints - Wall Post
10 Gluten-Free Seeds - Quinoa or Buckwheat
10 High Falutin Novels - Direct Request
12 Chicken Warmers - Wall Post

Stage Two

16 Soy Latte - Soybeans
10 Modern Art - Wall Post
9 Subversive Paintings - Crafting
12 Bright Pastels - Canola Flowers
15 Geese Fleece - Direct Request
8 Fowl Fountains - Crafted

Each Painting requires 3 Shocking Images (Prairie Chickens - each tend drops 1-3) and 8 Fancy Frames (Wall Post)

Each Fountain requires 6 Stone Fowl (Lichen) and 8 Fountain Bases (Direct Request)

Stage Three

10 Bovine Inspiration - Loverly Cows
16 High-Class Hats - Wall Post
9 Ox Outfits - Crafted
16 Metal Sculptures - Recycle Bins
12 Ox-Ford Dictionaries - Direct Request
10 Marble Sculptures - Crafted

Each Outfit requires 6 Bovine Bows (Licorice Crops) and 8 Bovine Tailcoats (Direct Request)

Each Sculpture requires 4 Uncut Marble (Rocks - drops 1-3), 10 Chiseled Models (Wall Post) and 4 Sculpture Bases (Direct Request)

Stage Four

15 Crystal Troughs - Direct Request
16 Cocktail Dresses - Wall Post
12 Phancy Phonographs - Crafted
20 Horse D'oeuvres - Cherry Tomatoes
18 Caber-neigh - Wall Post
12 Butlers - Crafted

Each Phonograph requires 8 Phonograph Boxes (Bell Peppers), 8 Vinyl Cylinders (Wall Post) and 5 Amplifying Horns (Direct Request)

Each Butlers requires 6 Silk Gloves (Silk), 9 Deluxe Tux (Direct Request) and 4 Trainable Yokels (Wall Post)

Thursday 3 April 2014

Wild West Booth Build Guide

So, if we're going to help Sissy make the most out of her new-found redeemed self and teach us all some Wild West Stunts we're going to need to make sure she's got herself a fancy Fair Stall with all the items she'll need.

That'll mean stocking up with Stunt gear, building the tent itself and getting all trained up on it...

So, we can expect a traditional a four step build with a mix of Requests, Crafting and, of course, homestead drops.

But what will we need? Well, read on!

Stage One

12 Lassoin' Hogs - Pigs
10 Metal Posts - Direct Requests
10 Horse Hitches - Wall Post
10 Extra Bullets - Steel Forges
10 Sensational Writing - Direct Request
12 Flashy Signs - Wall Post

Stage Two

15 Flashy Powder - Rocks
12 Practice Targets - Wall Post
9 Show Pistols - Crafted
12 Shotgun Shells - Iron Forges
15 Ear Protection - Direct Request
8 Show Rifles - Crafted

Each Pistol requires 5 Polished Revolvers (Pink Roses) and 8 Fancy Patterns - Wall Post

Each Rifle requires 6 Gun Roses (Sparkling Roses) and 8 Accurate Rifles (Direct Request)

Stage Three

25 Show Vests - Cows
16 Extra Rope - Wall Post
9 Fancy Britches - Crafted
16 Show Boots - Hide Prepping Stations
14 Target Barrels - Direct Request
10 Wooden Calf - Crafted

Each Britches requires 6 Clean Jeans (Wild Nettles) and 8 Feathered Chaps (Direct Request)

Each Calf requires 4 Old Logs (Fully Grown Pole Pine), 10 Broken Shovels (Wall Post) and 4 Carved Cow Heads (Direct Request)

Stage Four

15 Delicious Oats - Direct Request
18 Bright Bridles - Wall Post
12 Fancy Saddles - Crafted
18 High Performance Hay - Golden Pastures
16 Riding Practice - Wall Post
12 Flaming Hoop Jumps - Crafted

Each Saddle requires 6 Leather Seats (Oxen), 9 Sturdy Stirrups (Wall Post) and 5 Sparkly Doodads (Direct Request)

Each Jump requires 6 Flammable Pitch (Coal Piles), 9 Huge Hoops (Direct Request) and 4 Flashy Sparks (Wall Post)