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Customize my house

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cadethepagan

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Right now I have an 18 by 18 cube. I really suck at customizing houses and my rooftop garden is atrocious. I really dont have the patience or find motor skills to make my house look more like the castle I want. Is there anyone from Great Lakes that can help players achieve there dream home?

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well if i know great lakes IP i can log in there for u and costumize ure home for u :)
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If you have some ideas on what you would like as to the general feel of the place, this can help any designer immensely in working with you. Do you have a need for specific types of rooms? Do you prefer large spaces over intricate illusion style designs (which often waste tons of space etc)? Rooftop usable or roof tiles? Did you have a preference in type of wall tiles? (ie stone, marble etc) as this can be also quite a difference to the feel of a place.



Also consider how you want the designer to work.
For example, Do you prefer them actually building it while using your account (a huge trust issue for some), or do you prefer to work with screenshots of a house being prepared in customization mode and you do the building yourself? (of course these sorts of things you might want to discuss privately with the person)


I know, a lot of questions and perhaps some unneeded extra advice, but it of course can also make a difference for who can design or build for you as those who prefer to work with screenshots could be from any shard really. It's just what you want :D

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Well basically I want to make use of my space. I want it to look like a castle with a lot of small rooms and hidden passageways. The roof I want to be my garden from which I grow my plants and take care of my aquarium. Right now the roof has a small crick of water running across it, the floor is grass with a wood shed I keep my gardening stuff in. It looks ok but better when my plants mature. Im also looking to add trees and maby a gazebo. But I kinda want the rest of the place to look like a castle. I have some rooms kitchen, workshop, laboratory, training room and bedroon. I feel as if Im not using the space I have adequately. I dont have much furniture because I my carpenter is still low and cant find a good dealer. Id like to add a liberary and possibly a nice living room for my guildmates. If anyone can help that would be great my icq is 59386507

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I would like to see the ending picture. So when you are finish post a pic.=)

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cadethepagan, try make the castle yourself use real castles for inspiration. Post a picture and we'll help you improve it :)

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especialy post it :P, love screenshots of houses ;)
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Okay Cade,

Here is a quick castle. I am guessing you would probably want to switch floors 2&3 since your room, library etc. would be more private that way. Also I didn't put in secret doors because, well, they are secret :) . Critique it and I will tweak as needed since this is a preliminary design. I tried to maximize space while keeping some design aspects. Also note the windows (or lack there of) on each floor to give you an idea how those would look.

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redid the 2nd and 3rd floors. Note the stairs on the third floor are going the correct way now

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neat design, really looking like a castle (with the 4 towers, connectway to them and the large midle room :P
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thx :)


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Ok after getting stuff ready Im going to attempt this tonight... Hope it doesnt take to long
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Good luck!

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good luck, and post some pics when ure done ;) (even if u think its terible. we can help u to make it better).
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Ok I know people are waiting but work has been hectik and I just finished up all my overtime. I will have a couple days off so I can do this.
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haha, just take ure time ;) aslong u post pics in the end i am happy :P
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Ok, I think I got somthin here! Im not finished with the decorations but this is what I made. I only have a 17 inch monitor so one of the castle corners will be cut off but its only stairs.


If your wondering why I have that text above me one of my macros is next to my snapshot button. I guess I didnt notice until I loaded it here. I wish I could find horse dung to put in the stable also some scattered hay.




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I got most of the decoration I want for the blacksmith, maby some wooden curls. For the lab im going to put some flaks and different bubbling bottles.
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I have a lot of decorations for the bedroom. I dont even know where to start there. The southern tower where you see the shadow stuff has a hidden door. I call that my torture chamber. There is a cut up body on a stone table and various parts strewn about. Im going to add blood tiles and bones later.

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The roof is far from done. Im still growing some plants and trying to figure out where people get the apple trees and the pink leaf trees. I decided against a little creek since it takes up a lot of room. I want to make a gazebo but have no idea which housing peices to use.

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Sorry for the wait my work schedule screwed me over for game time. But I got er done on my day off. I hope i can get a lot of feed back. I also need a lot of furniture to fill the place up. Most rooms have things but hallways and corridors are empty.
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i would change the stables a bit if i were u, mayby wooden wall? or dirt ground? (i know my horse, ridgeback and beetle dont like to stand on hard ground so...)
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I was going to do that. But im not looking forward to having to take all my fish out of the aquarium and go into customize mode again. But then again it doesnt take to long... I hope a dirt floor doesnt make the rest of the place look funny which happens to be tile.
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