User Oriented Description of Tasks

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This is a wiki page made to explain in brief how to use various tasks in Mason System

Contents

Introduction

Mason is the primary game world of Worldforge which aims to provide various adventurous functionality.

Terrain Modifier Tasks

Delve

This tasks is used to dig quarry and produce boulder by using pickaxe on rocky terrain

  • Wield a pickaxe and target the rocky terrain . Select cut with pickaxe and the task will start.
  • Click on stop task when task to complete the task.
  • Author : Alistair Riddoch

Earthbarrier

This tasks is used to create a Earthbarrier using shovel.

Heaping

This tasks is used to create a Motte using shovel.

Trialblaze

This tasks is used to create roads by using theodolite tool.

  • Video Demo : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pG2yOplQGsw
  • Wield a theodolite tool and target the ground. Select strike using theodolite and the task will start.
  • Walk around the path where you want to create road. Stop at a location where you want to make the end of the road . In a second the road will appear and the task will finish.
  • Author : Alistair Riddoch


Trenching

This tasks is used to create trenches using pickaxe.

Entity modifier Tasks

This tasks are used to modify current entities .

Bisect

This tasks is used cut an entity into two equal sized entities.


Destroying

This tasks is used to destroy structures in Mason. Upon destroying some structures turn into ruins.

Repairing

This tasks is used to repair structures in Mason. This process consumes wooden boards.


Location modifying tasks

This tasks are used change the location, orientation of entities.

Dragging

This tasks is used to drag heavy objects by using a sledge tool.

Pulling

This tasks is used to pull objects up and down using rope tool.

  • Video Demo : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dC490PPfwmE
  • Wield a rope tool and target the object. Select pull by rope and the task will start.
  • move forward and backward and the object will go up and down . Farther you go from the position while starting the task , faster the object will gain height.
  • To make the object stop moving either return to the position from where you started the task or Select stop to stop the Pulling task.
  • Author : Jekin Trivedi
  • Models : Dean Bouvier

Raise

This tasks is used to change the object orientation using pole tool.

  • Wield a pole tool and target the object. Select lever by pole and the task will start.
  • Face the object and the object will move in 3d space at the same orientation as yours.
  • Select stop to stop the Raise task.
  • Author : Alistair Riddoch

Ram

This tasks is used to ram objects down the earth using hammer tool.

  • Wield a hammer tool and target the object. Select strike by hammer and the task will start.
  • The object will be hammered down to the ground slowly .
  • Select stop to stop the Ram task.
  • Author : Alistair Riddoch

Move

  • Perhaps the most easiest way to arrange the object .
  • Select the object (no tool required) . Select move , then use the scroll to orient the object according to your linking .
  • Left click to place it wherever you like.

Entity producing tasks

This tasks is used to create various entities which are the basic raw materials used to create further objects in the mason world.

Cultivate

This tasks is used plant a seed using trovel .

  • Wield a trowel and target the seed. Select sow by trowel and the task will start.
  • The seed will start germinating in your inventory. Drop it on the ground .
  • After some time the seed will start growing into a tree.
  • Author : Alistair Riddoch

Dig

This tasks is used to create various basic materials like earth , sand .

  • Wield a shovel and target the ground. Select cut by shovel and the task will start.
  • This will create pile of earth , sand
  • Click on stop to complete the task .
  • Author : Alistair Riddoch

Logging

This tasks is used to create lumber using axe on trees.

  • Wield a axe and target the tree. Select cut by axe and the task will start.
  • The task will stop when the tree has been logged to lumber.
  • Author : Alistair Riddoch

Reaping

This tasks is used to create grass bundles by using scythe.

Fishing tasks

This tasks is used to do fishing in the mason world. See below wiki for a detailed explanation This include tasks like

  • sifting
  • Fishing

http://wiki.worldforge.org/wiki/Fishing

Stockade Building tasks

This tasks is used to create a stockade which are basic form of fortification in mason world.

Video : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BwGTz2UlXzk

This include task like :

  • Logging
  • Sharpening : Using axe on lumber to get a stake
  • Lever : To set the objects orientation .
  • Ramming : Ramming the stake into the ground.
  • Author : Alistair Riddoch

Rope Creation tasks

This tasks is used to create various Types of rope which is used in the mason world for various tasks like pioneering.

Reaping

This tasks is used to create grass bundles by using scythe.

Drying

This tasks is used to create dried fibres from grass by using peg tool .

Twirling

This tasks is used to create rope from dried fibres by using spindle tool .

Wall Creation tasks

This tasks is used to create various Types of walls which is used in the mason world for various fortification purposes.

Woodenwall

This tasks is used to create a wooden wall which is a kind of medium fortification in mason .

Logging

This tasks is used to create lumber using axe on trees.

  • Wield a axe and target the tree. Select cut by axe and the task will start.
  • The task will stop when the tree has been logged to lumber.
  • Author : Alistair Riddoch

Slicing

This tasks is used to create wood from lumber by using bucksaw tool .

Wooden wall crafting

This tasks is used to create wooden wall from lumber and wood by using rope tool .

Earth wall

This tasks is used to create a earth wall which is a kind of strong fortification in mason.

Dig

This tasks is used to create various basic materials like earth , sand .

  • Wield a shovel and target the ground. Select cut by shovel and the task will start.
  • This will create pile of earth , sand
  • Click on stop to complete the task .
  • Author : Alistair Riddoch

Delve

This tasks is used to dig quarry and produce boulder by using pickaxe on rocky terrain

  • Wield a pickaxe and target the rocky terrain . Select cut with pickaxe and the task will start.
  • Click on stop task when task to complete the task.
  • Author : Alistair Riddoch

Earth wall crafting

This tasks is used to create Earth wall from boulder , earth and sand by using pickaxe tool .

  • Video Demo : Coming shortly
  • Wield a pickaxe tool and target the boulder. Select walls by pickaxe and the task will start.
  • The task will complete when it has consumed boulder, earth and sand inside the players inventory to produce earth wall .
  • Author : Jekin Trivedi
  • Models : Dean Bouvier

Pioneering

This tasks is used make various wooden structures by using ropes. Various recipe are used for this purpose . Recipe list is given below :

  • Video Demo : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3SqcQWaooQw
  • Wield a rope and target a wooden board on the ground . Select crafting with rope and the task will start.
  • This will create a structure according to the recipe present in you inventory .
  • Task will stop when it has created the specified structure .
  • Author : Jekin Trivedi
  • Models : Dean Bouvier

Recipe

  • sledge  : 1 wood + 1 rope
  • wooden wall : 1 wood + 1 rope + 1 lumber
  • palisade_unit : 2 lumber + 1 rope
  • wood_gate  : 2 wood + lumber + rope
  • fence section , wooden_fence : 1 wooden board + 2 rope
  • palisade entry  : 3 lumber + 2 ropes
  • fence gate / wooden_gate  : 1 wooden baord + 3 ropes
  • draw bridge  : 3 wood + 3 rope
  • palisade_circle  : 5 lumber + 3 ropes
  • suspension bridge : 3 wood + 6 rope

Baking

This tasks is used make various earthen structures by using pickaxe. Various recipe are used for this purpose . Recipe list added below .

  • Video : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1doaODb2vwQ
  • Wield a pickaxe and target a boulder on the earthwall on ground . Select crafting with pickaxe and the task will start.
  • This will create a structure according to the recipe present in you inventory .
  • Task will stop when it has created the specified structure .
  • Author : Jekin Trivedi
  • Models : Dean Bouvier

Recipe

  • castle wall section  : 1 earthwall + 1 wooden wall
  • castle wall corner :2 earthwall + 4 wooden wall
  • castle wall stairs : 3 earthwall + 2 wooden wall
  • castle wall gate : 3 earth wall + 3 wooden wall
  • castle house A : 4 earthwall + 3 wooden wall

Castle Making in Mason

Videos showing the final result of my GSOC 2011 work


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