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IP per Square Footage of buildings breakdown.
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Hello everyone. I wanted to take a moment and share a breakdown I created from the information provide in the newest update.

For the commercial buildings, I assume that the Square Footage would double with a second story.

There is not much else to my post, I'm afraid, but I hope this is useful to future planning.

EDIT: You may need to right click on the image, and open it in a new tab to see all the columns.

5/26/2016 9:56:03 PM #1
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I also made a visual size comparison between the three sizes of commercial buildings and the 64x64 plot of land. The largest square represents the size of a manor:

EDIT: Once you're you'll need to open the image in a new tab to see the entire thing.

5/26/2016 9:58:30 PM #2
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Yeah the medium commercial building seems off on either size or price point, I wonder if they meant 64 square meters, that would put it between the other two in terms of price per square meter and seems more reasonable for a square building with even sides than 54... (or do we have 7.3484692283495 meters per side)


5/26/2016 10:22:41 PM #3
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There were issues with the building sizes on the initial chart, hopefully the medium is a mistake.

5/27/2016 12:43:18 AM #4
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good work.

How many of each can we expect to fit on each 64x64 square?


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5/27/2016 12:49:04 AM #5
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Keep in mind that townhouses, villas, and manors have 2 floors. So really, the IP per m^2 should be halved.


5/27/2016 3:59:37 AM #6
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I think you also need to include the plot price in this calculation?

1 plot is only 64 x 64 sq m and some building require more than just one plot



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5/27/2016 4:23:32 AM #7
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A parcel is 64x64m = 4096m sq. (unless I have messed that up)

The largest building I see on the KS tables is the manor at 672 m sq. about = 26 m on each side. That is a bit less than one-fifth of a parcel. Surely, the devs don't mean a manor is 672 m on a side?

Probably the fortifications can take up to a parcel in area. I suspect no basic structure we can buy with IP will go over 1 parcel in footprint area. Simpler for the devs, that way.


5/27/2016 5:07:18 AM #8
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That's awesome, will be re-osting that over to my Architecture post for some of the folk there.


5/27/2016 5:38:34 AM #9
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I think you are correct I though it is 64 sq m but it is 64 x 64 so it is 4096 sq m :p

come to think about it, the shack with 5 x 5 sq m will be a very small area for a family to add bed and some other things in it. maybe it is only good for single player not for family or only meant for keeping the tool and goods.



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5/27/2016 1:25:20 PM #10
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While I understand what you're saying, there's nothing to specify that. Whereas with commercial buildings there's an additional breakdown for the second floor.

7/2/2016 7:39:06 PM #11
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Pink: Shack

Blue: Cottage

Light Blue: House

Green: Townhouse

Yellow: Villa

Dark Red: Manor

Light Pink: 64 x 64 (1 parcel of land)


7/2/2016 8:03:44 PM #12
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The idea that the shack was only ever intended for a single person or to store items does make some sense, considering it is priced at exactly the amount of "free IP" that comes with access to Exposition


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7/2/2016 9:02:58 PM #13
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This is all useful information. Good work.


7/2/2016 11:54:23 PM #14
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Nice work on the visualization. For the reference to certain residences being two stories you can look to a SBS comment on Update #25 from May 26th (both SBS comments from that day are included below for ease of reference...)

Creator Soulbound Studios on May 26

And I can confirm what others are saying. The cottage is 8m x 8m, whereas the parcel of land is 64m x 64m. Plenty of space for everything. Incidentally, the Manor is 24m x 14m, x2 floors. The Townhouse is 12m x 8m, x2 floors. Creator Soulbound Studios on May 26

Hey Justin, the Townhouse, Villa, and Manor already include a second floor. As for Tunneling, I don't have the values for that off-hand. I might be able to get it from the dev team tomorrow.


7/3/2016 1:37:08 AM #15
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Thought I'd show how the corrected footprints for the various buildings fit on a plot (when I varied from square but don't have a SBS reference for a non-square dimension I noted as "(not definitive)")...

Buildings on Plot

(Hopefully I got the sizing about right for the forum - if not, it is a link)


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