Guide to Construction

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Advanced Construction


Base Materials

Name Picture Requirement Construction Destruction
Rods Rods.png Metal.png Metal Click the Metal.png Metal and choose Metal Rods Use a Welder.gif Welder on Rods.png Rods to turn them back into Metal.png Metal
Floor tiles Floor tile.png Metal.png Metal Click the Metal.png Metal and choose Floor Tiles N/A
Reinforced Glass Glass r.png Rods.png Rods + Glass.png Glass Use Rods.png Rods on Glass.png Glass N/A
Plasteel (Reinforced Metal) Metal r.png Sheet-phoron.png Phoron + Metal.png Metal Produced at Mining via the Smelter there. N/A

Flooring and Support

Name Picture Requirement Construction Destruction
Lattice Lattice.png Rods.png Rods Use Rods.png Rods on space tiles. Use a Welder.gif Welder to turn the Lattice.png Lattice back into Rods.png Rods.
Plating Plating.png Floor tile.png Floor tiles Use Floor tile.png Floor tiles on a Lattice.png Lattice. Can be deconstructed with RCD
Steel Floor Floor.png Floor tile.png Floor tiles Use Floor tile.png Floor tiles on a floor. N/A
Wood Floor WoodFloor.png Tile-wood.png Wood tiles Use Tile-wood.png on a floor. N/A
Reinforced Floor Enginefloor.png Rods.png Rods Use Rods.png Rods on a floor. Use a Wrench.png Wrench on the flooring.

Walls and Structures

Name Picture Requirement Construction Destruction
Wall Wall.png Metal.png Metal
  • Stand in the desired spot
  • Click the Metal.png Metal and choose Wall Girder
  • Use 2 sheets of Metal.png Metal on the resulting wall girder

Repair:

  • Use welder on damaged wall.
  • Use a Welder.gif Welder to remove the wall's plating
  • Use a Wrench.png Wrench to disassemble the wall girder

Or

  • Use a Crowbar.png Crowbar to displace the wall girder
Reinforced Wall R wall.png
  • Metal.png Metal
  • Plasteel.png Plasteel
  • Screwdriver tool.png Screwdriver
  • Stand in the desired spot
  • Click the Metal.png Metal and choose Wall Girder
  • Use a Screwdriver tool.png Screwdriver to form support struts
  • Use 2 Plasteel.png Plasteel sheets on the reinforced wall girder to add reinforced plating
  • Use 2 Plasteel.png Plasteel sheets on the reinforced wall to add an external cover and finish the wall

Note: reinforcing a wall can be done with any type of sheet, but Plasteel yields best results.

  • Use Wirecutters.png Wirecutters to remove the outer grille
  • Use a Screwdriver tool.png Screwdriver to expose the external reinforced cover
  • Use a Welder.gif Welder to weld through the external reinforced cover
  • Use a Crowbar.png Crowbar to remove the external reinforced cover
  • Use a Wrench.png Wrench to loosen the external support rods
  • Use a Welder.gif Welder to weld through the external support rods
  • Use a Crowbar.png Crowbar to remove the reinforced inner cover
  • Use a Screwdriver tool.png Screwdriver to unsecure the internal support struts
  • Use Wirecutters.png Wirecutters to remove the internal support struts
  • Use a Wrench.png Wrench to disassemble the wall girder
Grille Grille.png Rods.png Rods
  • Stand where you wish to build a grille
  • Click on the Rods.png Rods to create a grille
  • Use Wirecutters.png Wirecutters to cut through the grille

Or

  • Use blunt objects, sharp objects or welding until it breaks

False Walls

Name Picture Requirement Construction Destruction
False Wall False Wall.gif
  • Metal.png Metal
  • Crowbar.png Crowbar
  • Stand in the desired spot
  • Click the Metal.png Metal and choose Wall Girder
  • Use a Crowbar.png Crowbar on the wall girder to dislodge it
  • Use 2 sheets of Metal.png Metal on the wall girders
  • Use a Welder.gif Welder to remove the wall's plating
  • Use a Wrench.png Wrench to disassemble the wall girder
Reinforced False Wall False Wall r.gif
  • Wrench.png Wrench
  • Metal.png Metal
  • Plasteel.png Plasteel
  • Stand in the desired spot
  • Click the Metal.png Metal and choose Wall Girder
  • Use a Screwdriver tool.png Screwdriver to set the internal support struts
  • Use a Wrench.png Wrench to displace the reinforced wall girder
  • Use 2 sheets Plasteel.png Plasteel sheet on the displaced reinforced wall girder to add reinforced plating
  • Use 2 sheets Plasteel.png Plasteel sheet on the reinforced wall to add an external cover and finish the hidden reinforced wall
  • Use Wirecutters.png Wirecutters to remove the outer grille
  • Use a Screwdriver tool.png Screwdriver to expose the external reinforced cover
  • Use a Welder.gif Welder to weld through the external reinforced cover
  • Use a Crowbar.png Crowbar to remove the external reinforced cover
  • Use a Wrench.png Wrench to loosen the external support rods
  • Use a Welder.gif Welder to weld through the external support rods
  • Use a Crowbar.png Crowbar to remove the reinforced inner cover
  • Use a Screwdriver tool.png Screwdriver to unsecure the internal support struts
  • Use Wirecutters.png Wirecutters to remove the internal support struts
  • Use a Wrench.png Wrench to disassemble the wall girder

Windows

Name Picture Requirement Construction Destruction
One Direction Glass panel.png
  • Glass.png Glass
  • Screwdriver tool.png Screwdriver
  • Click the Glass.png Glass pane
  • Choose One Direction while facing desired direction
  • Right-click and rotate if facing wrong direction
  • Use a Screwdriver tool.png Screwdriver to fasten it down

Or

  • Click a Grille.png Grille with Glass.png Glass
  • Right-click and rotate if facing wrong direction
  • Use a Screwdriver tool.png Screwdriver to fasten it down
  • Use a Screwdriver tool.png Screwdriver to unfasten the window
  • Use a Wrench.png Wrench to disassemble the window back into sheets

Or

  • Use blunt objects, sharp objects or welding until it breaks
Full Glass wall.png
  • Glass.png Glass
  • Screwdriver tool.png Screwdriver
  • Click the Glass.png Glass pane
  • Choose Full Window while standing on desired location
  • Use a Screwdriver tool.png Screwdriver to fasten it down
  • Use a Screwdriver tool.png Screwdriver to unfasten the window
  • Use a Wrench.png Wrench to disassemble the window back into sheets

Or

  • Use blunt objects, sharp objects or welding until it breaks

Reinforced Windows

Name Picture Requirement Construction Destruction
One Direction Glass panel r.png
  • Screwdriver tool.png Screwdriver
  • Crowbar.png Crowbar
  • Glass r.png Reinforced glass
  • Click the Glass r.png Reinforced glass pane
  • Choose One Direction while facing desired direction
  • Right-click and rotate if facing wrong direction
  • Use a Screwdriver tool.png Screwdriver to fasten the frame down
  • Use a Crowbar.png Crowbar to pop the pane into the frame
  • Use a Screwdriver tool.png Screwdriver to secure the pane to the frame

Or

  • Click a Grille.png Grille with Glass r.png Reinforced glass
  • Right-click and rotate if facing wrong direction
  • Use a Screwdriver tool.png Screwdriver to fasten the frame down
  • Use a Crowbar.png Crowbar to pop the pane into the frame
  • Use a Screwdriver tool.png Screwdriver to secure the pane to the frame
  • Use a Screwdriver tool.png Screwdriver to unsecure the pane from its frame
  • Use a Crowbar.png Crowbar to pop the pane out of its frame
  • Use a Screwdriver tool.png Screwdriver to unfasten the frame
  • Use a Wrench.png Wrench to disassemble the window back into sheets

Or

  • Use blunt objects, sharp objects or welding until it breaks
Full Glass wall r.png
  • Screwdriver tool.png Screwdriver
  • Crowbar.png Crowbar
  • Glass r.png Reinforced glass
  • Click the Glass r.png Reinforced glass pane
  • Choose Full Window while standing on desired location
  • Use a Screwdriver tool.png Screwdriver to fasten the frame down
  • Use a Crowbar.png Crowbar to pop the pane into the frame
  • Use a Screwdriver tool.png Screwdriver to secure the pane to the frame
  • Use a Screwdriver tool.png Screwdriver to unsecure the pane from its frame
  • Use a Crowbar.png Crowbar to pop the pane out of its frame
  • Use a Screwdriver tool.png Screwdriver to unfasten the frame
  • Use a Wrench.png Wrench to disassemble the window back into sheets

Or

  • Use blunt objects, sharp objects or welding until it breaks
Windoor Windoor.png
  • Wrench.png Wrench
  • Screwdriver tool.png Screwdriver
  • Crowbar.png Crowbar
  • Glass r.png Reinforced glass
  • Rods.png Rods
  • Cable-coil.png Cable coil
  • Circuit board.png Airlock control circuit
  • Click the Glass r.png Reinforced glass pane
  • Choose Windoor while standing on desired location and facing correct direction
  • Use a Wrench.png Wrench to secure the Windoor Assembly
  • Use Rods.png Rods to make a Secure Windoor
  • Use Cable-coil.png Cable coil to wire the Windoor Assembly
  • Insert a Airlock control.png Airlock control circuit
  • Use a Crowbar.png Crowbar to secure the electronics and engage the Windoor inside the assembly
  • Use blunt objects, sharp objects or welding until it breaks

Furniture

Name Picture Requirement Construction Destruction
Chairs and Stools Chair.png
  • Metal.png Metal or Planks.png Planks
  • Click the Planks.png Planks and pick Chair while stranding in the desired location.
  • Click the Metal.png Metal and choose Chair, Office Chair, Stool or Fancy Chair while standing in the desired location
  • Use a Wrench.png Wrench to disassemble the chair or stool and turn it back into Metal.png Metal
Table Table.png
  • Metal.png Metal or Planks.png Planks
  • Click the Metal.png Metal and choose Table Frame while standing in desired spot.
  • Click on the table frame with the Metal.png or Planks.png to complete the table
  • Use a Wrench.png Wrench to disassemble the metal or wood covering.
  • Use a Wrench.png Wrench to disassemble the table frame and turn them back into Metal.png Metal
Reinforced Table R-table.png
  • Table frame
  • Build table as normal
  • Drag desired reinforcing material of your choosing.
  • Use a Screwdriver tool.png Screwdriver to remove reinforced material's screws
  • Use a Wrench.png Wrench to disassemble the metal or wood covering.
  • Use a Wrench.png Wrench to disassemble the table frame and turn them back into Metal.png Metal
Bookcase Bookcase.png
  • Planks.png Planks
  • Wrench.png Wrench
  • Click the Planks.png Planks and choose Bookcase
  • Use a Wrench.png Wrench to anchor the bookshelf down
  • Add Planks.png Planks to make a shelf
  • Use a Crowbar.png Crowbar to remove the shelves
  • Use a Wrench.png Wrench to unsecure the bookshelf frame
  • Use a Crowbar.png Crowbar to break the bookshelf frame apart

Machinery and Electronics

Name Picture Requirement Construction Destruction
APC APC.png
  • Crowbar.png Crowbar
  • Id regular.png ID card
  • Screwdriver tool.png Screwdriver
  • Metal.png Metal
  • Cable-coil.png Cable coil
  • Circuit board.png Power control module
  • Power cell.png Powercell
  • Click the Metal.png Metal and choose APC Frame
  • Use the frame on the wall you wish to use
  • Use Cable-coil.png Cable coil to wire the APC
  • Fit in the Circuit board.png Power control circuit
  • Use a Screwdriver tool.png Screwdriver to secure the electronics
  • Add a Power cell.png Powercell
  • Use a Crowbar.png Crowbar to shut the cover

New APCs start locked with the cover engaged and the main breaker turned off

APCs may only be placed in areas which have been defined as a Station Area using the Chief Engineer's Station Blueprints

If broken :

  • Use a Welder.gif Welder to remove the broken cover
  • Remove the Power cell.png Powercell
  • Use a Crowbar.png Screwdriver to clear out the broken electronics
  • Remove the floor under the APC and use Wirecutters.png Wirecutters on the APC to cut the terminal.
  • Use a Welder.gif Welder to clear off the broken frame or replace it with a new frame

If NOT broken:

  • Use an Id regular.png ID card to unlock the APC and deactivate the cover lock
  • Use a Crowbar.png Crowbar to open the cover
  • Remove the Power cell.png Powercell
  • Use a Screwdriver tool.png Screwdriver to remove the electronics
  • Remove the floor under the APC and use Wirecutters.png Wirecutters on the APC to cut the terminal. Gloves insulated.png Insulated gloves needed if the Powernet is online.
  • Use a Crowbar.png Crowbar to remove the Circuit board.png Power control circuit
  • Use a Welder.gif Welder to clear the APC Frame off the wall
Air Alarm AirAlarm.png
  • Screwdriver tool.png Screwdriver
  • Metal.png Metal
  • Cable-coil.png Cable coil
  • Circuit board.png Air alarm electronics
  • Click the Metal.png Metal and choose Air Alarm Frame
  • Use the frame on the wall you wish to use
  • Fit in the Circuit board.png
  • Use Cable-coil.png Cable coil to wire the alarm
  • Close with a Screwdriver tool.png Screwdriver
  • Use a Screwdriver tool.png Screwdriver to open the cover
  • Interact with the Air Alarm using an empty hand and cut all wires using Wirecutters.png Wirecutters
  • Cut the remaining wires by using Wirecutters.png Wirecutters on the Air Alarm
  • Use a Crowbar.png Crowbar to remove the Circuit board.png
  • Use a Wrench.png Wrench to remove the frame from the wall
  • Use a Wrench.png Wrench to turn the frame into Metal.png sheets
Fire Alarm FireAlarm.png
  • Metal.png Metal
  • Screwdriver tool.png Screwdriver
  • Cable-coil.png Cable coil
  • Circuit board.png Fire alarm electronics
  • Click the Metal.png Metal and choose Fire Alarm Frame
  • Use the frame on the wall you wish to use
  • Fit in the Circuit board.png
  • Use Cable-coil.png Cable coil to wire the alarm
  • Close with a Screwdriver tool.png Screwdriver
  • Use a Screwdriver tool.png Screwdriver to open the cover
  • Cut the remaining wires by using Wirecutters.png Wirecutters on the Fire Alarm
  • Use a Crowbar.png Crowbar to remove the Circuit board.png
  • Use a Wrench.png Wrench to remove the frame from the wall
  • Use a Wrench.png Wrench to turn the frame into Metal.png sheets
Airlock Airlock.gif
  • Wrench.png Wrench
  • Screwdriver tool.png Screwdriver
  • Metal.png Metal
  • Glass r.png Reinforced glass
  • Cable-coil.png Cable coil
  • Circuit board.png Airlock electronics
  • Stand in the desired spot
  • Click the Metal.png Metal and choose Airlock Assembly
  • Use a Wrench.png Wrench to set the airlock in place
  • Use a Pen.png Pen to name the Airlock
  • Add Glass r.png Reinforced glass to make a Glass Airlock
  • Add Cable-coil.png Cable coil
  • Use your ID to unlock the Circuit board.png Airlock control circuit and give it a specific access requirement
  • Add an Circuit board.png Airlock electronics
  • Use a Screwdriver tool.png Screwdriver on the airlock to close the maintenance panel
  • Use a Screwdriver tool.png Screwdriver on the airlock to open the maintenance panel
  • Use a Multitool.png Multitool and Wirecutters.png Wirecutters to disable everything. Door bolts must be up for this to work. Gloves insulated.png Insulated gloves are needed if the Powernet is online.
  • Use a Welder.gif Welder to weld the airlock shut
  • Use a Crowbar.png Crowbar to remove the electronics
  • Use Wirecutters.png Wirecutters to remove the wiring
  • (OPTIONAL) Use a Welder.gif Welder to weld the glass panel out of the assembly
  • Use a Welder.gif Welder to turn the frame back into Metal.png Metal

Note : If the door was shorted out by a cryptographic sequencer, you can skip directly to removing the broken electronics with a Crowbar.png Crowbar

Computers Computer Solar.png
  • Wrench.png Wrench
  • Screwdriver tool.png Screwdriver
  • Metal.png Metal
  • Glass.png Glass
  • Cable-coil.png Cable coil
  • Circuit board.png Circuit board
  • Stand in the desired spot
  • Click the Metal.png Metal and choose Computer Frame
  • Use a Wrench.png Wrench to bolt the frame in place
  • Insert the Circuit board.png Computer circuit board
  • Use a Screwdriver tool.png Screwdriver to secure the circuitry
  • Use Cable-coil.png Cable coil to wire up the computer
  • Use Glass.png Glass to add a monitor
  • Use a Screwdriver tool.png Screwdriver to connect the monitor
  • Use a Screwdriver tool.png Screwdriver to disconnect the monitor
  • Use a Crowbar.png Crowbar to pry off the monitor
  • Use Wirecutters.png Wirecutters to remove the wiring
  • Use a Screwdriver tool.png Screwdriver to unsecure the circuitry
  • Use a Crowbar.png Crowbar to pry out the Circuit board.png Computer circuit board
  • Use a Wrench.png Wrench to unbolt the frame
  • Use a Welder.gif Welder to turn the frame back into Metal.png Metal
AI Core AI.gif
  • Wrench.png Wrench
  • Screwdriver tool.png Screwdriver
  • Plasteel.png Plasteel
  • Glass r.png Reinforced glass
  • Cable-coil.png Cable coil
  • Circuit board.png AI Core circuit board
  • Brains.png Brain or
  • Positronicbrain.gif Positronic brain

NOTE: Once a core is finished it cannot be deconstructed!

  • 0AICore.png : Click the Plasteel.png Plasteel and choose AI Core
  • Use a Wrench.png Wrench to bolt the mainframe into place
  • 1AICore.png : Add an Circuit board.png AI Core circuit board
  • 2AICore.png : Use a Screwdriver tool.png Screwdriver to secure the Circuit board.png AI Core circuit board
  • 3AICore.png : Use Cable-coil.png Cable coil to add wiring to the mainframe
  • 4AICore.png : Add the Brains.png Brain placed in a MMI empty.png Empty MMI or an active Positronicbrain.gifPosibrain to make the AI Core functional
  • 5AICore.png : Add Glass r.png Reinforced glass to finish the screen
  • Use a Screwdriver tool.png Screwdriver to connect the screen to the mainframe

NOTE: Only works if the core has not been finished!

  • Use a Crowbar.png Crowbar to pry off the screen.
  • Remove the Brains.png Brain or Positronicbrain.gif Posibrain
  • Use Wirecutters.png Wirecutters to remove the mainframe's wiring
  • Use a Screwdriver tool.png Screwdriver to unsecure the Circuit board.png AI Core circuit board
  • Use a Crowbar.png Crowbar to pry out the Circuit board.png AI Core circuit board
  • Use a Wrench.png Wrench to unbolt the mainframe
Light Fixture Lightfixture.gif
  • Metal.png Metal
  • Cable-coil.png Cable coil
  • Light tube.png Light tube
  • Screwdriver tool.png Screwdriver
  • Click the Metal.png Metal and choose Light Frame
  • Use the frame on the wall you wish to use
  • Use Cable-coil.png Cable coil to add wiring
  • Use Screwdriver tool.png Screwdriver to secure wiring
  • Add a Light tube.png Light tube or Light bulb.png Light bulb depending on chosen frame
  • Remove the Light tube.png Light tube or Light bulb.png Light bulb. Light should be off beforehand, or BGloves.png Black gloves should be used.
  • Use Screwdriver tool.png Screwdriver to expose wiring
  • Use Wirecutters.png Wirecutters to remove the wiring
  • Use a Wrench.png Wrench to detach the frame from the wall
  • Use a Welder.gif Welder to turn the frame back into Metal.png Metal
Security Camera Security Camera.gif
  • Wrench.png Wrench
  • Welder.gif Welder
  • Screwdriver tool.png Screwdriver
  • Camera assembly.png Camera assembly
  • Cable-coil.png Cable coil
  • Drop the Camera assembly.png Camera assembly on the floor in front of the wall you want it on.
  • Use a Wrench.png Wrench to secure the Camera assembly.png Camera assembly to the wall
  • Use a Welder.gif Welder to weld the Camera assembly.png Camera assembly to the wall
  • Apply any upgrades you might want

Available Upgrades: Osmium Ingot for EMP Proofing, a Scanning Module for X-Ray Vision, and aProximitysensor.png Proximity Sensor for Motion Detection

  • Use Cable-coil.png Cable coil to add wiring
  • Use a Screwdriver tool.png Screwdriver to connect the wiring
  • Set the camera network (station default is SS13)
  • Set the camera's direction
  • Use a Screwdriver tool.png Screwdriver to open the maintenance panel
  • Interact with the camera and use Wirecutters.png Wirecutters to cut all wires (Alarm Wire is optional)
  • Use a Welder.gif Welder to undo the welding on the Camera assembly.png Camera assembly
  • Use a Wrench.png Wrench to detach the Camera assembly.png Camera assembly from the wall
  • Use a Crowbar.png Crowbar to discard any upgrades from the Camera assembly.png Camera assembly
Turrets Turretcover.png
  • Metal.png Metal
  • Wrench.png Wrench
  • Screwdriver tool.png Screwdriver
  • Welder.gif Welder
  • Energyweapon.gif Any energy-type weapon
  • Proximitysensor.png Proximity sensor
  • Click the Metal.png Metal and choose Turret Frame
  • Use a Wrench.png Wrench to bolt the turret frame
  • Use Metal.png Metal to add a turret cover
  • Use a Wrench.png Wrench to bolt the cover
  • Add Energyweapon.gif Any energy-type weapon
  • Add a Proximitysensor.png Proximity sensor
  • Use a Screwdriver tool.png Screwdriver to secure the assembly
  • Use more Metal.png Metal to add a turret hatch
  • Use a Welder.gif Welder to secure the turret hatch
Standard Deconstruction is not possible. You can however:
  • Destroy the turret
  • Use a Crowbar.png Crowbar to salvage any components left.
Solar Panels and Trackers Solar panel.png

Solar-tracker.png

  • Solar assembly.png Solar assembly
  • Wrench.png Wrench
  • Glass.png Glass or Glass r.png Reinforced glass
  • Circuit board.png Tracker electronic circuit to make a tracker
  • Place the Solar assembly.png Solar assembly where you want it over a wire knot
  • Use a Wrench.png Wrench to bolt into place
  • Add Circuit board.png Tracker electronic circuit to turn it into a Solar Tracker
  • Finish the construction by adding Glass.png any type of glass to the Solar assembly.png Solar assembly
  • Use a Crowbar.png Crowbar to remove the panel
  • Use a Crowbar.png Crowbar to remove the Circuit board.png Tracker electronic circuit if working on a Solar Tracker
  • Use a Wrench.png Wrench to unbolt the frame

Miscellaneous

Disposal Machinery

Requires
Screwdriver-tool, Welder, Wrench

If Disposal Bin, turn off the pump Screwdriver to remove power connection Welder on machine to remove its joints Wrench to detach it from the plating

Machine

Requires
Screwdriver-tool, Crowbar, Wirecutters, Wrench

Screwdriver to open the cover. Crowbar to pry out the circuit. Wirecutters to remove the wires. Wrench to disassemble the frame. Usually returns all or most components used in construction. Some components may become broken.

Recharge Station

Requires
Screwdriver-tool, Crowbar, Wirecutters, Wrench, Authorized ID

Unlock the charger with an ID Screwdriver to open the cover. Wrench to dislodge the internal plating. Wirecutters to remove the wires. Crowbar to remove the components. Usually returns all or most components used in construction. Some components may become broken.

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