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Phil _T_Casual: Costal Cottage

Phil_T_Casual

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Welcome to CC Water and Scrap. The main supplier of scrap and purified water to the north east of the Commonwealth. A prime target for raiders, but these settlers know how to protect what's theirs.

There may or may not be a hidden shelter. Both watch towers are climbable and manned by guards.

Addons used: Year One Mega-pack and Wasteland Venturers by Tinuvia and Myrmarachne.

Here is the L3 save for anyone who wants to have a look around.

Thanks for checking it out.

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Sunovadiddily... I was literally thinking of doing the same thing!
Time to go back to brainstorming because this looks too awesome to compete against :D
 

Phil_T_Casual

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Sunovadiddily... I was literally thinking of doing the same thing!
Time to go back to brainstorming because this looks too awesome to compete against :D

Thanks.
For me, seeing other peoples builds gives me ideas for my own which is why I posted so much early on. Also if you are good a decorating you can easily make it better than mine because I really struggle with that.
 

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Don't forgot only 10 screen shots will be accepted when your finale build is ready, and they will need to added to your first post in this thread.
 

Phil_T_Casual

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I'm looking for suggestions/ideas.......
I'm using lots of chains in this build and I need to find a more efficient way of using them.
This is the chain I'm using:
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In case you haven't used it before it's one of those items that once placed cannot be picked up again and can only be moved by console or using the nudge in Place Everywhere.
What I'm doing is putting a lot of them together to form one long chain, like this:
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That right there is hours of work and honestly it ain't fun. Ideally I'd like to be able to add them all to the same layer and move them together but unfortunately they can't be moved by layers either.
I can increase the scale to make them longer but it increases the overall size too much to be useful for what I want to do, like so:
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Turret for scale.....
That chain is far too bulky to have in the middle of the settlement.

Has anyone got any ideas on how I could make this process easier, am I missing a much better way to do this?
 

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I've not messed with chains much but perhaps you could use power lines and scale them up to make them thicker? It would look more like cables than chains, which may break the look you're going for, but it would be a heck of a lot easier. You could push the conduit into the thing you want to anchor, attach the wire, then remove the conduit so that it looks like the cable is anchored on the 'thing' and not floating next to it.
 

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I've not messed with chains much but perhaps you could use power lines and scale them up to make them thicker? It would look more like cables than chains, which may break the look you're going for, but it would be a heck of a lot easier. You could push the conduit into the thing you want to anchor, attach the wire, then remove the conduit so that it looks like the cable is anchored on the 'thing' and not floating next to it.

Power lines can't be used as they don't transfer with settlements so anyone using the city plan won't see them.
But you have given me a a great idea..... The slowest part of this process is getting the angle between the start and finish points on the span of the chains correct. I have had to redo it several times to get it right. Now I can set out a power line as a template to follow with the chains.

Thanks very much mate, you just made my life a lot easier.
 

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Ladders, catwalks, chains, watchtowers integrated into windmill towers... What's not to love here?
 
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