Housing

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Summary

With a new, beautifully detailed world, we did not want to see it succumb to becoming a littered with empty plots or warehouses and made the decision to disable AoS custom housing. But in its place, Owyn crafted over 150 different homes, inns, house boats, orc forts and more!

Click here to view all the Houses!


Housing Options

  • Gold is used to purchase a House Deed from a Real Estate Vendor
  • House Deeds can be sold to a Real Estate Vendor for 90% its cost
  • When a House Deed is purchased, it is automatically deposited into the player's bank
  • House Deeds are blessed for 1 hour after purchase from a Real Estate Vendor
  • House Deeds are blessed for 1 hour after demolishing an existing house and receiving a House Deed in your backpack


House Boats

  • Doubloons are needed to purchase a House Boat Deed
  • House Boat Deeds can be purchased from a Real Estate Vendor
  • House Boats can only be placed at specific docks
  • House Boats do NOT move
  • House Boats can NOT be sunk by enemy ship cannons
  • There are 65 total House Boat locations in the world


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Housing Market Window

  • Visit a Real Estate Broker to open the Housing Market menu
  • Players can preview the house by clicking the Wiki button (will open a web browser)
  • Players can purchase House Deeds, see Existing Houses for Sale and even sell back a House Deed
  • The Real Estate Broker will keep 10% of the price of the deed


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Home Surveying Tool

  • Players can purchase the Home Surveying Tool from an Architect NPC for 500 Gold to scout for home locations
  • Players can see the cost, size, number of floors and amount of secures for each house
  • Players may also click the Wiki button to open a browser and view the interior of a house
  • Double click the Home Surveying Tool and target a spot to see if it is valid placement
  • Placement can be checked with the Placement Legend
    • Green - Valid Tile
    • Orange - Bad Land Tile
    • Black - Bad Region Tile
    • Red - Bad Static Tile
    • Yellow - No Surface Tile
    • Purple - Existing House Tile


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Items Blocking House Placement

  • Players cannot place houses over items
  • Items must be cleared first before valid placement can occur (notably for IDOCs)


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House Menu and Signs

Many functions of a house can be accessed by double-clicking the House Sign. Depending on if you own a Private or Public home, you will have different options available within the House Sign menu.

Overview

  • Condition
  • Access Setting
  • Secure Containers
  • Locked Down Items
  • Add Friend
  • Add Co-Owner
  • Kick Individual
  • Ban Individual

Vendors

  • View Vendors/Shop Names
  • Gold Cost Per Day
  • Gold Held
  • Contract Renewal Duration

Players

  • Treat all in Guild as Friends
  • Treat all in Guild as Co-Owners
  • Clear Entire Friends List
  • View Friends, Co-Owners and Banned Lists
  • Click to Remove Player From List

Creatures

  • Mount Breeding
  • House Pets

Ownership

  • Rename House
  • Display Owner Name to Public
  • Display Guild to Public
  • Transfer Ownership of House
  • Demolish House and Receive House Deed
  • Place House for Sale
  • Declare This House to be Public
  • Change House Keys
  • Reset Secure Container and Door Access Levels
 


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House Commands

  • I wish to lock this down
  • I wish to release this
  • I wish to secure this
    • Can be used on a container to restrict access
    • Can be used on a door to restrict access (only Private Houses)
  • Remove thyself
  • I ban thee
  • I wish to place a trash barrel


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Item Decay

  • Items left on the floor of a house will decay after 1 hours
  • Players must either lock down an item or put it into a secure container to prevent decay
  • Items placed in a Trash Barrel will decay after 3 minutes
  • If a Trash Barrel is full, it will automatically delete all items in it


Interior Decorator

  • Can be purchased from an Architect NPC for 500 Gold
  • Can be used to Rotate, Raise, Lower, Lockdown and Release items in your home
  • Allows for X / Y movement of items
  • Players can only moved Locked Down / Secured objects, and cannot move them to tiles currently occupied by creatures/players
  • Movement of items with the Interior Decorator requires the destination location to have a Line of Sight to the original location


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House Expansion

  • Players have the ability to increase the number of Secure Containers (and Lockdowns) in their Houses and Boat Houses
  • The Owner of a house can click the "Expand House" button on the Overview page of the house to open the House Expansion window
  • Each House Expansion increases the total number of Secure Containers in the house by 1 and Lockdowns by 175
  • The first expansion costs 100,000 gold and each subsequent expansion increases the cost by a further 100,000 gold
    • 1st = 100,000 gold
    • 2nd = 200,000 gold
    • 3rd = 300,000 gold
    • Etc...
  • Click "Expand House" and confirm to apply the Secure Container/Lockdown increase
  • Any increase in Secures/Lockdowns will be stored on the House Deed if the player Demolishes the house and will be reapplied when the house is placed again


In both the Real Estate Broker Housing Market window and Purchase House window the text will be listed in Green for a house if it has been expanded and has more than the normal amount of Secures/Lockdowns for that house's base type When a player sells a House Deed via the Real Estate Broker, the value of the house will factor in the gold spent for expansions (i.e. the player will receive 90% of (Base House Price + Gold Spent on Expansions)


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Crafting Manuals and House Addons

  • Most crafted House Addons no longer require two separate skills to craft, and instead now require one or more Crafting Manuals as ingredients for construction
  • Crafting Manuals come in a variety of skills and require 100 Skill in that respective skill to craft (i.e. a player with 100 Carpentry can create a Carpentry Crafting Manual)
  • Crafting Manuals require 1 Mastercrafting Diagram as an ingredient to craft


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Craftable House Addons

Blacksmithy

  • Small Forge Deed
  • Anvil (East/South) Deed
  • Large Forge (East/South) Deed

Cooking

  • Flour Mill (East/South) Deed
  • Stone Oven (East/South) Deed

Inscription

  • Abbatoir Deed
  • Pentagram Deed

Tailoring

  • Dressform
  • Spinning Wheel (East/South) Deed
  • Small Bed (East/South) Deed
  • Loom (East/South) Deed
  • Large Bed (East/South) Deed

Tinkering

  • Training Dummy (East/South) Deed
  • Pickpocket Dip (East/South) Deed


House Decay and IDOCs

  • IDOC stands for "In Danger of Collapsing"
  • It takes 45 days of a house not being refreshed for it to go into IDOC
  • Players can check the status of a house's decay by single clicking the house sign
    • Like New
    • Slightly Worn
    • Somewhat Worn
    • Fairly Worn
    • Greatly Worn
    • IDOC
  • Each Stage of house decay takes 7 days to pass, with the exception of "In Danger of Collapsing"
    • IDOC is a randomized time between 12-24 hours
    • Players must wait 2 seconds in between lifting items left behind when a house "drops" due to IDOC