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  1. JB1980

    Look what I've build

    This topic is about sharing nice or funny builds (not just the biggest). I guess you can build whatever you want with unlimited resources in God mode, so maybe nice to only show off real handmade/hard work builds... This is my third (rather basic) base. The first in stone because of the pursuit. I think I was around level 50 getting here. I build it near the volcano to get easy access to metal and obsidian. Also close to the snow biome to start exploring that part of the island. I chose this area next to the waterfall because I like waterfalls and almost all resources are very closeby. I started with the (by the pursuit requested) house with a bed. When I wanted to tame a monkey I build an open space on the roof as a taming pen. Later I doubled the size for taming Sabertooth and Direwolves (drop them in with Argy). Because there spawn Dilo's and Raptors nearby I build spiked walls as defense. That works fine (even against a Theri) and looks better than walls. The 2 house Rex's keep everything out as well. Around the house is everything I need: crop plots with all vegetables, campfire, cooking pot, smithy, forge, preserving bin and a fabricator. I got the idea of making a bridge over the river (Just for fun). It ended up in half a bridge with a platform with a bench to enjoy the view on the waterfall and for fishing (only not so much fish here). To make it clearly visible at night I lid it up with some torches, also at the top of the waterfall. I also wanted to have torches on the top of the Behemoth gateway but that seems to be impossible. I'm sure others also build rather useless but nice looking structurs, please share ( I've used Photoshrinker on iOS the get the screenshots small enough)! Single player Day: 240 Level:68
  2. rcadden

    Base Organization Tips?

    I've been playing straight vanilla for a while, and had worked out what I needed to have where in terms of base organization - which crafting stations go together, etc. Just started playing Primitive+ and there's so much new, both in terms of stations AND resources, I'm having trouble wrapping my head around how to organize my base. Any tips? We've established a big plateau in the redwoods as our base area - it's monstrous, so I'm thinking of setting it up like a village, with separate buildings for the various things - a greenhouse for dealing with crops, a workshop for iron and stone and the sort, etc. Would love suggestions on what to group together, etc.
  3. Arkvdkservers

    raid base under textures

    Hello, I keep the dedicated server not official, please tell me how to fix a raid under the textures? And will it be recorded?
  4. archimede01

    Big base locations on Island

    Hi, I am looking for a location on The islan to build a very large base. Someone now some good location to do it?
  5. RichDrac

    Destroy Plant X base

    Hi. I have a couple of bases that I want to raid. They are protected by plant X up high. What is best to destroy/drain them. Only have The Island creatures at my disposal and weapons. Many Thanks
  6. mattb123

    base protection

    i need to know on pve (unoffical) how to keep it safe this troll lured a rex to it and half of it was gone i rebuilt the main base but any way to protect it on land ?
  7. We transported four Rock Drakes to the underwater bubble on The Center and found that as soon as they were spawned in with the transmitter the shot up into the air and got stuck in the cave structure... It's as if they're being treated like they're still underwater, being forced to the surface. The other, separate Rock Drake issue is on Ragnarok where you can't jump *and* glide while standing on any of the ground mesh black area in the volcanic land. If you try standing on the lava river that runs when the volcano erupts, every time you jump you'll stutter and drop right back in place instead of gliding. I reported it in the Ragnarok Dev Discord but figured I'd place it here as well since we're on the subject of Drakes.
  8. LachyWarlord

    artwork Crippling The Alpha!!!

    Hey Guys i just thought I would share a story that was actually incredible and it happened on an Official PvP server. So me and my friend started on A Ragnorock Official PvE server. It was just the 2 of us so it was pretty difficult to get started. Luckily we had a friend that picked us up and took us to a nice island Location on the end of SW3. He was part of the alpha tribe on the server so he could give us a bit of stuff to get started. We had also started on a special 3x weekend event that carried us to lvl 30 in 1 day! Our friend gave us enough stone structures to build a half decent base in a cove which was located on the island. The island was pretty big but it wasnt insane and the alphas had raided the only base located on the island so we could inhabit it. he donated us behomith gates and we sealed of the place so we could store dinos. After a week of hard work we had 10 plant species X lined up on pillars around the base, a minture hanger at the top of the cove which stored pteranodons and a taming pen. The only dinos that spawned on our island were herbivores (except Pterandons) so for carnivores we had to get rafts and sail them over from the main land. Our tribe name got spread around the server but we were under the firm protection of the alphas so we never got raided. Our Dinos were: 4 Pteranodons that were lvl 50+, 2 ankies, 1 lvl 80 argie, 3 stegos, 5 dilos, 1 100+ carno, A dung beetle, 2 phiomias and a lvl 220 Parasaur. We were typicaly low level and couldnt get saddles for most of the creatures. But life was good and we were growing at an extremely fast rate. 3 weeks later A Japenese alpha tribe entered the server they had different time zones to us so we didnt really have any problems with them. and the alphas on our server let them grow. 1day however they kicked up a fuss because they wanted to build on the island that we had our base on. By this time we had 14 High level rexes, 2 decent spinos, a bronto with good HP, 10 turtles, 2 quetz, and 1 Lvl 10 Giga. Even though we had never been raided and the alphas were protecting us we still built a well defended base. We had built on the entire island had surrounded it with an extremely tactical wall. The outide of the island we had surrounded with metal foundations, leaving a gap for the metal behomith gate. On the side of the foundations facing the water we built doorframes going all around the island and they were 5 high. This project took an enitre week of constant grinding, but we did raid a base that had an insane amount of cementing paste so we really only had to get metal. The other side of the foundations we put walls. walking out of the doors we had cat walks with turrets on them. (most had Psx seeing as we werent that rich with resources). The bottom had so many spikes and turrets so they couldnt run up to the wall and C4 it. The friendly alphas said No and they should be happy with there spot (Some place in a giant hidden grotto around Blue Ob) Eventually the Japenese tribe got mad at the alphas and launched a heated attack, We were sure the alphas could defend it No problem. Only they didnt, The alphas base was on the "spiral" an area near the quarry. They had heaps of high lvl dinos and turrets. but the japenese tribe had another settlement on another tribe and they brought more forces from there. It turned out they were alphas on a different server so they had alot of dinos. The alphas had been beaten back and there remaining dinos was behind the 1 wall they had left. They didnt run but fought bravely, calling for help and the server erupted. There were 2 big tribes that came to help the alphas. Both of the tribes forces were killed on the way and there bases got pushed too. We were both on at the time and decided to help. I was lvl 99 and my friend was Lvl 100. We got on our battle quetz and brought 2 high lvl rexes. The battle quetx had a minigun turret and good hp. The alphas were making there last stand and our quetz was stupidly slow. We got there just as ther forces breached there wall. We unloaded our rexes and realised another small tribe had come to help. The alphas gigas were munching there way through the japeneses brontos. The alphas wyverns had taken out the japenese wyverns and our mingun quetz came in handy. The alphas pushed and claimed there 3 defensive walls back. The japenese were beggining to run and we had transferred around 7 rexes at that time so we pushed after them. The brontos had along way to run and we were way faster then them. Wekilled 2 of there brontos when 2 gigas came running out from there base to help defend them. We pushed back after that and ran back to the alphas. The alphas were already planning a push. Our job was to take out the turrets on the inside once the aphas had blown through. One we had breached the first gate me and my teamate were to sent in our high lvl turtles to soak bullets. It was all planned for the next day. Sadly A Huge tribe from another server wiped all 3 of us the next day. I am sorry for the time you just used reading this huge anticlimactic ending. But the tribe went on to be known as "Megaomega" They got wiped shortly after however.
  9. On pvp servers players usually just build large square buildings dotted with turrets. Then they surround their building with dinosaur gates. I was wondering if this was really the best way to defend a base. First the square box usually doesn't have any windows or defensive towers for players to shoot from. On top of that, the tall dinosaur gates surrounding the base blocks all vantage points for defenders to see. Attackers can take cover behind the gates and defenders will have a hard time shooting at them. Building more defensible structures such as walls that defenders can walk across seem like a better option. here are some examples Castle crenelations for defenders to take cover. Towers on the walls that stick out to allow more firing angles. machicolations in order to fire down on the enemy Even advanced pvp players don't seem to build castle like defenses. Do you think making realistic defensive structures are practical in Ark? Are structures just too easy to be blown up to make sense, or does offline raiding happen too much for players to bother making defensive structures they can use.
  10. I've had Ark for a little over a year, yet I haven't permanently moved location at all from where I originally started (The Footpaw). I was wandering if anyone had any suggestions for large-ish, flat places to build, roughly in the mid to southern latitudes would be great as I'm not ready for the north just yet. Also, pictures of the spots and/or the bases you have there are welcome for getting a sense of the scale and building room. Thank you everyone in advance.
  11. TheMetalMan

    water Good Water Base Locations

    I've been playing on local on The Island for a while now and my current mountain camp is getting a bit cramped so I am considering expanding. Seeing as I only have a starter base by the west side of the island I am I am considering going for a water base for water tames. Now I haven't really done water bases before, and neither do I have a lot of water tames. So if you have any advice for location or building advice I'd appreciate that. It only needs lots of storage space for dinos, big and small alike. I'd like to be able to park both Mosasaurus and a giga in the same place. I already use my mountain for metal runs so it doesn't have to be close to resources. Currently I'm considering setting up shop in 25,7-73,6 or 68,5-80,7(pictured below) I'd rather not set up base on Safe Haven as it's an island and I'd like to be able to come and go as I please with land dinos. But yeah, what are your suggestions?
  12. LachyWarlord

    Unraidable Base

    Does anybody know how to raid a base That covers herbivore island? Its a full Tek base and its Got 100s of tek turrets and It is classified as unraidable, But does anybody have any idea on how it can be raided?
  13. I can't place anything connectable on cliff platform
  14. TheEmhan

    Cliff Building Tips?

    Hello fellow survivors, I'll start with the TL;DR version: I'm looking for some building tips, mostly in regards to cliff platforms; making them look nice, etc. I like my base to be both aesthetically pleasing and functional. Building on the ground is easy and open, but I'm finding it a bit more challenging to find inspiration for base building on cliff platforms. More specifically, making them flow. Making it easy to traverse from platform to platform, and making them look good and function together. Any and all tips, ideas or suggestions would be appreciated! I'll post some pictures of what I have so far later on. I play on my own personal dedicated private server with friends and 3x gathering. So limits on resources or places to build aren't really an issue. Pictures or base showcase videos are appreciated too!
  15. I wanted to try out how you can combine the new plaforms with official building settings and no mods, and it worked out great I think You can start building on one, and have the building carry over to next platform as you can use them for structural integrity as long as you use pillars I went a bit crazy with them on local, to build an interesting PvE base (not the most efficient), can be seen here:
  16. Imagine having Onyc inside your base, hanging from the ceilings. They wont attack unless somebody walks underneath them. Basically somebody can blow up your door - Onycs chill. Somebody walks into your base, underneath the Onyc - they swarm ´em. They should aggro all together in a specific radius if one of them aggros, not when creatures or the base are attacked. If one Onic is shot at only that Onyc is aggroed, preventing people from easily getting all of the Onyc out of the base. This would make base protection easier as it takes time to get all the Onyc out safely, giving you the time to go online (looking at you officials) to protect your base. tl;dr: Make Big Ass Bats hang from the ceilings inside your base swarming anyone who dares to enter. They shouldn´t be aggroed other than somebody being underneath them or being attacked themselves
  17. KOL3G3ND4RY69

    base location?

    Ok Guys So im playing on a x50 Gather server (insta tame and level) And every time i build up i get wiped, But i recently beat a door down and found TEK GALORE I hid all my tek in a SECRET PLACE but i need to build a base outta these, Imon Ragnarok btw, And Im good friends with the admins... Help Please!
  18. GivemHavok

    I NEED HELP!

    I need a solo base spot on Ragnarok preferably 2x2 spot boosted server i need to stay hidden!
  19. I would love to see others' PVE base designs. I play on PS4 with 2 others. We took a long break from ARK and are only recently playing again on the Center map (official). Would like some ideas on a new build. We've got a nice little behemoth gate enclosure with a barn/house and a few dinos that has a castle vibe to it but want to expand. Also would really like to see others egg hatching/baby area designs. Thanks!
  20. Torkkar

    Building system upgrade

    OK so this one comes from playing around 1000 hours of ARK & playing a LOT of Fortnite recently and I've got to say Fortnite has the better system for ARKS Walls, Foundations, Ceilings, Sloped roof's, Windows & Doors. so I got to thinking what if this was added to ARK? so here's how it works you enter a build mode state which lets you place a ghost object like you get when placing things already then buy holding a button you can then Edit the object for example a wall has 9 sections you can "Cut" away cut one out of the middle row you get a window, or off set right off set left window, same goes for doors, make a stair case shape to get a sloped wall. this could easily be implemented to ark and it would eliminate a lot of pointless engrams like the Left & right sloped walls window frame Door frame why have all these when you could just use one editable wall engram. this would also add new build able items like half turn stairs, straight stairs, & Y stairs, Half floors Quarter floors, 3-quarter floors, even half railings. Think of all the building time this would save if you just had to make Foundations, Walls Ceilings & Sloped roof and could edit stairs to the angle & direction you want to. and you could just upgrade the engrams to use new materials each time you reach a certain level like level 3 you unlock thatch building materials & the engrams for all walls, floor Ceilings, sloped Roof, Doors & window covers, level 20 you get wood building materials railing, Stairs & Fence foundations, 35 you unlock stone building materials, at 50 you unlock Green house building material and at 60 you unlock Metal building material and as your placing you can chose to make them from any level of building material you've unlocked literally taking around 60+ engrams and dropping them down to less than 20. this could also reduce building lag & loading times because the game would not have to differentiate each different wall as its own thing since they're all the same basic item just 1 digit difference to distinguish them. if done right this could drastically improve the games performance at the same time decrease building time & increase creative possibilities.
  21. Marine1Delta

    How do you kite a barn on pve?

    So someone has been greifing me and i want to wipe his base. He has a decent location with all stone, has a barn he keeps his dinos in, but its on a fairly hard to reach location. Its not impossible but i feel like if i try to kite something up it would attack other bases as well. The rag server has no giga spaws and i think only 1 titan spawn, all blocked. Im great at tanking wyverns but idk, if i kite them all the way from the scar to blue ob, how i would get them to agro. Any kiting/wiping techniques or strategies i can get to help?
  22. Krampus132

    Base design showcases

    Hi! I'm quite keen to see what unique base designs some of you have? I play PvP, but really enjoy spending time building nice looking bases (even though structures are severely limited imo). Anyone have screenshots of their work to show?
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