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Platform
PlatformFarket.png
Platform
Description
Added in
v0.01-Platform
v0.10-Extendable Platform
v0.36-Rock Side Platform
Building Type
Custom
Upgradable
No
Custom
Yes
Variations
When placed against a cliff, it converts to a cliff platform
Attachments
Tree Bridge
Climbing Rope
Custom Walls
Custom Roofs
Custom Floors
Rock Walls
Stick Fences
Bone Fences
Uses
Accessing areas
Connecting buildings via Tree Bridges
Negatives
Cannibals can climb them
Climbing Rope has a limited length
Stackable
No
Buildable on
Most surfaces
Cliffs
Durability
Strong


Platforms are custom buildings that have two variations, the platform and side rock platform. They can be built by opening the Survival Guide and then the 2nd page of the Custom Building section.

Gameplay[]

It can be used as a platform to see over your defensive walls or other hindrances. To get on top of a platform, simply jump (if it's low enough), attach a rope, or build a staircase to it.

Platforms cannot be linked together side-by-side like the custom built walls, but they can be linked together on top of each other to create towers. The platform can also be used as a dock (or pier, if multiple platforms are used) for your boats.

Platforms can be destroyed by knocking ajar the logs supporting its base, and this also destroys the ropes or bridges attached to it.

When placing these Platforms, if you do so; low enough to a Custom Floor, the supports won't try and stick through quite so bad as if you had held the blueprint high above the Custom Floor.

When placed against a cliff or a similar game object, the platform will convert to a kind of cliff platform. This changes the platform dramatically and saves a lot of logs.

Building[]

1
IconPlatform.png
=
IconLog.png
Platform Log
1
IconSidePlatform.png
=
6
IconLog.png
Side
Platform
Log

There are some structures that can attach to platforms:

1
IconClimbingRope.png
=
1
IconRope.png
Climbing
Rope
Rope
IconTreeBridge.png
=
IconLog.png
Tree
Bridge
Log

Side Rock Platform[]

In update v0.36, they added new building called the Rock Side Platform. This is the platform when used against certain in game cliffs and other objects. Bring a platform next to a big rock to swap to a lighter structure attached by the side to the rock. Has 3 anchor points.
SidePlatformFarket.png

Gallery[]

Known Bugs[]

  • It is possible for cannibals to glitch through a defensive wall and climb platforms if they are placed close to a defensive wall. This can still occur even when a platform is over three meters from the defensive wall.
  • Platforms are also known to sometimes just extend far down through every other object in its way to the ground; for clients in multiplayer; but far less commonly than Custom Foundation and Custom Stairs.

Update history[]

Version Changes
v1.0 Player can no longer climb very short ropes on platforms/treehouses
v0.53 (Multiplayer) Fixed rock side platform not destructible
v0.44 Fixed platform anchors icon being inside its foundation instead of outside
v0.39 Fixed log count issue when placing platform
v0.36b Fixed issue with some partially built platform meshes rendering on top of everything else

(multiplayer)Fixed platform cost being higher than it should be in some circumstances depending where placed on terrain

Fixed platforms red tint when not placeable

Fixed some issues with placement of platform breaking under some cases

v0.36 Fixed top part of ghost Ex-Platform looking different color than rest of building

New building: Rock Side Platform ! Bring a procedural platform next to a big rock to swap to a lighter structure attached by the side to the rock. Has 3 anchor points

v0.20b (multiplayer)Fixed issues with building on top of platforms which could break mp completely or just not work
v0.13 Added Structure Anchors to: Gazebo (2), Log Cabin (2), Platform (2), Extensible Platform (4), StairCase (2) and Wall (2) [retro-active] (you can now attach bridges or rope to these items) (Single player only)
v0.10 Platforms! Place the log cabin on a slope and procedural platform will be constructed underneath to give it support. No more cabins on side of hills.
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