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THE SPIRES - Castle deco'd.

Discussion in 'UO Homes and Castles' started by MissEcho, Oct 21, 2018.

  1. MissEcho

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    Heya, these are posted in Uhall but figured would post them here for later reference.

    The Spires was the castle I designed and comes without internal walls so that you can add your own. The UOwiki shows how it comes if you wanna see the before shot. The Spires

    This is the one I have done the Deco on Siege Perilous, if anyone want to go see it give me a pm as I need to access you :)

    GROUND FLOOR: Entrance, Stable, Bar, Distillery, Cellars and Grand Stairs.

    Ground  Floor Siege Spires.jpg

    SECOND FLOOR: Workroom ,Character storage, Lounge, Dining, lower verandah.

    second floor Siege Spires.jpg



    THIRD FLOOR: Guild Room, Library, Meetings, Portal Hub. Upper Verandah.

    Third floor Siege Spires.jpg


    ROOF: Lighthouse and Water feature, Pergola, Dining, Observatory, Custom Stair to lower verandahs.

    Roof Siege Spires.jpg

    Anyways that is it for now.

    If anyone else has this design post what you have done with it I am interested to see how creative people get!

    Cheers

    MissE
     
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  2. MareJadeSky

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    nice love how you did the rooms
     
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    The SPIRES
    Second castle deco'd

    ANGELWOOD CASTLE - OCEANIA SHARD


    This version of the Spires is on Oceania Shard, on the point east of vesper and is open to the public if you want to see it live.

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    Ground Floor is Entrance, fountain display and holds my taxidermy trophies in a trophy room with seating area and fireplace.

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    Second floor is the main work room, character armory and equipment area, music room and sitting, deco storage, map storage and focus room. Patio area.

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    Third floor is the Guild Hall, with porters for transport, a rune library, teleport tiles to other locations, and the main guild meeting table. Patio area for drinks :)

    I finally found a way to use that Blackthorn's throne in a deco setting that didn't look god awful lol. I quite like it like this!

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    Finally the roof garden, lighthouse, observatory and pergola with love seating for those romantic nights after you have beaten the snot out of an ogre!

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    You will note the additional stair way from the roof to the patio, and the mega ladder on the porch which gives very quick access to the roof if so desired. (ladder credit to Fink, Oceania for the idea).
     
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    Those castles look rather okayish... (Just kidding, they're wonderful). I've just converted mine to "The Spires" design and am still looking how to fill it now. Hope you don't mind if I nick a few ideas. I'm also curious to know how you got those stairs painted in red. Would you let me in on the secret, please?
     
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    Any stone items, walls, floors, stairs etc crafted in any granite, other than PLAIN so eg: dull copper or higher may be dyed with natural dyes crafted by a cook/alchemist. So just craft then dye. You cannot dye stone made with plain granite.
     
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    Erm, yes, thanks. This bit I know, but it's about the middle stairs of your 4-stairs-wide stairs. You painted those red. Do you mean to tell me you placed coloured granite over the original stairs?
     

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    Yes thats probably what she's done. Placing them above and lowering them until they are just 1 level above the original ones. If they are on the same level they will drop below the original stairs when you re-load the house (I use to mount/dismount an ethy to test if something changes).
     
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    All clear. Thanks for the info! I'm starting by installing all my crafting stations, but one day I also hope to make the place look pretty.
     
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    absolutely gorgeous. Transports me therefore it is art!
     
  10. MissEcho

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    Hehe yeah sorry I have been away and yes, just lower the red granite over the existing stairs.
     
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    Very nice, I will have to come by your shard and take a look :)
     
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    looks great
     
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    I went to Oceania just to check it out 'live' and really loved it!! I accidentally stepped on teleport pad on roof taking me to another house and couldn't get back because it had restricted access lol
     
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    hehe sorry about that. If you log back in there one day yell out for me and I will take you for another run through. You probly ended up at my shop in luna or the yew storage castle which I am currently in the process of fixing up.

    I might just set those porters to anyone so that doesnt happen again.
     
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    Room by room, my castle is taking shape. I'm wondering which material was used to build the cubes in the attached picture.
    Who can tell me, please?
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    That is the stone wall items you keep turning til that piece comes up. btw it is dbl stacked
     
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    Clever!
    Many thanks for the information.
     
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    Yeah it is the only way to make Half walls in standard stone, get the small wall crafted pieces and stack them, as you can turn them you can make pillars with the small square bit or half walls by using the long side or even a corner bit. Add as many to the stack as you like to get the height you want.
     
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    My first attempt at "colouring" stairs was a success. I tell myself it doesn't look half bad. Still unsure whether I'll colour the inner part of the stairs too, but that will be a decision for later. The castle is still very much a work in progress.
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    OK my third 'SPIRES' is my warehouse/event building on Oceania shard. You can access this building by using the teleport from my shop in sw luna (angelwood vendors) there is a rune to the Angelwood Warehouse from there.

    The main use for the building is storage for all my junk so the roof and ground floor are basically storage areas, growing place for my plants, and bod storage.

    However, as I run player events the middle two floors and half the ground floor will also be used for those functions. This is the outside roof area. And the garden patio wings that are visible from the auction hall on third floor, casino area on the second floor. I will post the other floors once I have finished with them but this is roof and 'outside' . You need to click on the pic to make it the full 'large' size for best effect to view it.

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