So I’ve been following boundless for years (since oort online with the tall orange blocks for characters) and going to be playing on ps4 in a few day.
I have always wanted to build Laputa from the studio ghibli movie castle in the sky. I’ve attempted it in minecraft but I didnt feel like it looked how i imagined it. I figured boundless would be the best place to build it!
That being said i will be “new” to the game and forums. And would like to make some friends and builders that would be interested in helping me achieve this monumental task. I realize this is asking alot since it’s a big build that is going to absorb all of my plots (on probably many characters) but it is my dream build. Any thoughts or input would be deeply appreciated!
A good idea would be to join the official discord. I’ve seen people talking/asking about PS4 in there, but even in general it’s a good place to ask questions and make friends in-game. Even if they aren’t on PS4, both platforms share the same universe!
With that size you could build a small-ish scale laputa at 64 plots per “level” and it would only have to be around 8 levels high. Still requiring a number of people to have ~600 plots however.
UPDATED: So the biggest ring level would require 64 plots (8 wide, 8 long, 1 high). The next ring would require 49 plots (7 wide, 7 long, 1 high). the smallest ring would only require 25 plots (5 wide, 5 long, 1 high). the tree would only require 2 or 3 plots stacked on top of one another with an additional 8 (if needed) for limbs and foliage. the sphere would require 32 plots (4 wide, 4 long, 2 high). all in all that is only around 170 - 180 plots.
I am not saying you cannot have other people help with the plots, but you can buy cubits (with real money) and exchange those for plots. You also continue to get cubits past level 50 so you can exchange cubits earned in game for all the plots you might need by just playing the game long enough. You might have to be patient to accrue enough cubits by leveling but it is possible. There is not a limit to player plots in the game.
Welcome and FYI plotted area doesn’t have to be solid, it can be hollow, not sure if you know that so just mentioning. In that case if you only claim plots that actually contain blocks it would spare you some, plots that are just air you don’t have to claim.