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post Mar 22 2020, 03:36 AM
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I got Gardner House mainly for the proximity to Rolis. That where I always go to turn i Master Writs, rather than his other two locations.

Mine is still looking a bit bare. I need to have Laurie make some more Breton stuff.


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post Apr 2 2020, 08:57 PM
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Just bought a bundle for 700 crowns that includes a bunch of provisioners' stuff. Has a bunch of furnishings, a provisioning station, a baker's costume, and a book that gives you all the food recipes you do not know. It gave me 32; I was surprised Cincy knew so many. I think it is a really good deal (it is on sale right now on the front page of the Crown Store) if anybody is interested in it.


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post Apr 9 2020, 10:41 PM
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I cannot tell you how aggravating it has been to find out that not every race has dishes and drinkware specific to them. And in the middle of a particular project.

I've almost completed the Gardner House and while I was making the dining room, I had an epiphany. I realized that, when I was putting my two tables I made together, I was going to have 10 chairs...which corresponds exactly to the number of major races in Tamriel. "Petfect idea!" I thought. "I'll put a cup and plate/bowl correaponding to a different race at each chair!" I went into the Crown Store for a lot of stuff and went exploring for each race, but there was a lot that I made too. I had Argonian, Altmer, Orcish...

"Wait a minute, are you serious?"

Well, as it turns out, some races are missing their own style for a cup and/or plate/bowl. Bretons? No plate or bowl, just a cup. Nords? Pots and cauldrons and even a drinking horn, but apparently they do not need regular plates or cups. Dunmer? Well, there is a cruet and decanter, but regular cups/bowls/plates must come from one of their Great Houses. (I bought a Hlaalu plate from the Crown Store because I refuse to have anything Dres in my houses. [Censored] those slave-driving degenerates.) Similarly, Khajiit don't have "Khajiit" bowls or regular drink-sized cups; those are Elsweyr-style.

But worst of all: Imperial dishware of any kind? Absolutely NONE. No cups or bowls or plates or what-have-you. Hell, they don't even have any cookware for a stand-in. I've had to improvise and use a Common plate and cup that I guess can pass off as Imperial.

*sigh*

Oh the plus side, my Gardner House is very close to being complete. I just need to fill in the book cases with books, but I'm low on funds. On the other hand, despite the fact that every book you could get woupd total more than 300 furnishings, I have enough room to make that work and still have something like 50 furnishing slots left.

Also, I think I am making the Hall of the Lunar Champion work for me in a way that is satisfying. Although I still wish I could have a few more furnishing slots, I only need a roof on my deck and stuff for the 3rd room when I get the requisite tablet. Looking forward to showing both houses off at some point in the near future.

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post Apr 9 2020, 10:57 PM
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"Hi, my name is Rader. I'm a housing-holic." tongue.gif

I think Rider can brief you on some of the more advanced symptoms.

Seriously, it's too bad that the game doesn't support your neat dining concept. kvright.gif


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post Apr 10 2020, 07:12 PM
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QUOTE(Acadian @ Apr 9 2020, 05:57 PM) *

"Hi, my name is Rader. I'm a housing-holic." tongue.gif

I think Rider can brief you on some of the more advanced symptoms.

Seriously, it's too bad that the game doesn't support your neat dining concept. kvright.gif


I guess it's somewhat ironic that in real life I find channels like HGTV and DIY Network to be incredibly boring yet in this game I'm really into the housing aspect. I didn't care at all about housing at first, but when I got enough gold to buy my first house I got sucked in.

Rider is crazy. tongue.gif No way am I attempting to get every house in the game.

Yeah, it is annoying, but my improvisations seemed to have worked out alright, at least.



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I finished up the Gardner House last night! It's my proudest work yet. I'm eager to show everyone. All the books totaled just over 300 furnishings, and I put EVERY SINGLE ONE OF THEM in alphabetical order. Gosse can attest to this, as she saw me ordering them in stacks on the floor. Unfortunately, the way collision is registering on the bookshelves isn't actually letting anyone read the books from the shelf, but I was really just doing it for the aesthetic and one could just go to the Eidetic Memory anyway.

It's my primary residence so anyone can go visit it, but I'd prefer to introduce it first.


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post Apr 10 2020, 07:44 PM
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QUOTE(RaderOfTheLostArk @ Apr 2 2020, 03:57 PM) *

Just bought a bundle for 700 crowns that includes a bunch of provisioners' stuff. Has a bunch of furnishings, a provisioning station, a baker's costume, and a book that gives you all the food recipes you do not know. It gave me 32; I was surprised Cincy knew so many. I think it is a really good deal (it is on sale right now on the front page of the Crown Store) if anybody is interested in it.


I am pretty sure I bought this one; but was debating which character to have read the recipe book. I was really afraid to let Misa read it in case she already had them all and it would be totally wasted; but then if there were some she was missing then she should have them first since she is my main crafting character. I actually only bought that bundle for the three emotes, lol.

Anyway; I never made the decision on who should read the recipe book; because my PC crashed and I no longer have a computer capable of handling ESO. (or Fallout 4 even) verysad.gif






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post Apr 10 2020, 08:01 PM
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QUOTE(RaderOfTheLostArk @ Apr 9 2020, 05:41 PM) *

I cannot tell you how aggravating it has been to find out that not every race has dishes and drinkware specific to them. And in the middle of a particular project.

I've almost completed the Gardner House and while I was making the dining room, I had an epiphany. I realized that, when I was putting my two tables I made together, I was going to have 10 chairs...which corresponds exactly to the number of major races in Tamriel. "Petfect idea!" I thought. "I'll put a cup and plate/bowl correaponding to a different race at each chair!" I went into the Crown Store for a lot of stuff and went exploring for each race, but there was a lot that I made too. I had Argonian, Altmer, Orcish...

"Wait a minute, are you serious?"

Well, as it turns out, some races are missing their own style for a cup and/or plate/bowl. Bretons? No plate or bowl, just a cup. Nords? Pots and cauldrons and even a drinking horn, but apparently they do not need regular plates or cups. Dunmer? Well, there is a cruet and decanter, but regular cups/bowls/plates must come from one of their Great Houses. (I bought a Hlaalu plate from the Crown Store because I refuse to have anything Dres in my houses. [Censored] those slave-driving degenerates.) Similarly, Khajiit don't have "Khajiit" bowls or regular drink-sized cups; those are Elsweyr-style.

But worst of all: Imperial dishware of any kind? Absolutely NONE. No cups or bowls or plates or what-have-you. Hell, they don't even have any cookware for a stand-in. I've had to improvise and use a Common plate and cup that I guess can pass off as Imperial.

*sigh*

Oh the plus side, my Gardner House is very close to being complete. I just need to fill in the book cases with books, but I'm low on funds. On the other hand, despite the fact that every book you could get woupd total more than 300 furnishings, I have enough room to make that work and still have something like 50 furnishing slots left.

Also, I think I am making the Hall of the Lunar Champion work for me in a way that is satisfying. Although I still wish I could have a few more furnishing slots, I only need a roof on my deck and stuff for the 3rd room when I get the requisite tablet. Looking forward to showing both houses off at some point in the near future.


For Dark Elves = Great House Redoran has a full set of dishes, utensils, and serving pieces.

All the Imperial furnishing stuff is the same as the Breton style; just colored slightly differently; if that helps at all.




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post Apr 10 2020, 08:47 PM
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QUOTE(RaderOfTheLostArk @ Apr 10 2020, 02:12 PM) *

QUOTE(Acadian @ Apr 9 2020, 05:57 PM) *

"Hi, my name is Rader. I'm a housing-holic." tongue.gif

I think Rider can brief you on some of the more advanced symptoms.

Seriously, it's too bad that the game doesn't support your neat dining concept. kvright.gif


I guess it's somewhat ironic that in real life I find channels like HGTV and DIY Network to be incredibly boring yet in this game I'm really into the housing aspect. I didn't care at all about housing at first, but when I got enough gold to buy my first house I got sucked in.

Rider is crazy. tongue.gif No way am I attempting to get every house in the game.

Yeah, it is annoying, but my improvisations seemed to have worked out alright, at least.



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I finished up the Gardner House last night! It's my proudest work yet. I'm eager to show everyone. All the books totaled just over 300 furnishings, and I put EVERY SINGLE ONE OF THEM in alphabetical order. Gosse can attest to this, as she saw me ordering them in stacks on the floor. Unfortunately, the way collision is registering on the bookshelves isn't actually letting anyone read the books from the shelf, but I was really just doing it for the aesthetic and one could just go to the Eidetic Memory anyway.

It's my primary residence so anyone can go visit it, but I'd prefer to introduce it first.


Oh darn it! I really want to see how you decorated it, verysad.gif

I really hope they can fix my PC so I can get back into ESO. If they do; I will def come to see it!






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post Apr 11 2020, 04:01 PM
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QUOTE(mALX @ Apr 10 2020, 03:01 PM) *

For Dark Elves = Great House Redoran has a full set of dishes, utensils, and serving pieces.

All the Imperial furnishing stuff is the same as the Breton style; just colored slightly differently; if that helps at all.


Problem is that Imperial have no dishware to speak of, while Bretons only have a cup. I had to improvise and use Common style stuff for the Breton plate/bowl, Nord plate, and Imperial cup and plate/bowl. They are somewhat able to pass off as those races' style dishware, but still disappointed.

QUOTE(mALX @ Apr 10 2020, 03:47 PM) *

Oh darn it! I really want to see how you decorated it, verysad.gif

I really hope they can fix my PC so I can get back into ESO. If they do; I will def come to see it!


I've been hearing about your computer troubles. Sorry to hear about them. kvleft.gif Hopefully it all gets fixed soon.


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post Apr 11 2020, 05:33 PM
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QUOTE(RaderOfTheLostArk @ Apr 11 2020, 11:01 AM) *

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QUOTE(mALX @ Apr 10 2020, 03:47 PM) *

Oh darn it! I really want to see how you decorated it, verysad.gif

I really hope they can fix my PC so I can get back into ESO. If they do; I will def come to see it!


I've been hearing about your computer troubles. Sorry to hear about them. kvleft.gif Hopefully it all gets fixed soon.


Thanks, I hope so too.






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post Apr 12 2020, 05:58 AM
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I also completed the deck for my Hall of the Lunar Champion! Last week, I added some Alinor Column, Timeworn furnishing, and this morning, I used Limestone Stairways (putting them back in my inventory several times as I ascended them) and placed 4 pieces of Elsweyr Floor, Masonry at the top of the columns. It took a lot of tiny movements to get the floors connected in a way that makes them look like one cohesive piece, as so many times the edges of the floors did not connect in a straight manner. Then this evening I hung up 2 Orcish Chandelier, Practical pieces for the lighting. I have other things set up on the deck, but I'll wait to show everybody.

I must say, a lot of my previous disappointment with the Hall has worn off. After some rearranging of furnishings and taking some out, I have a good amount of room left for when I get the third room of the Hall. Kind of a tough decision between whether to make the Hall my primary residence when it is all finished, or to keep it as the Gardner House (which became my primary this past week after finishing it).


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