Starfield player constructs an absolutely gigantic factory outpost
The outpost building mechanics in Starfield are not particularly popular among fans, mainly because the construction is heavily restricted compared to...
The outpost building mechanics in Starfield are not particularly popular among fans, mainly because the construction is heavily restricted compared to other Bethesda titles such as Fallout 4 and Fallout 76. However, this does not mean that players are unable to create impressive creations, as demonstrated by a Starfield player who has built an absolutely colossal factory.
First shared on the Starfield subreddit by u/Hackoox, they showcase several images of their enormous factory, which they have built entirely using the game's outpost building tools. In the description of the Reddit post, u/Hackoox reveals that this construction has taken over 100 hours of hard work and dedication and is not even finished yet. They refer to the building as a "work in progress."
It's an impressive construction, and I'm sure you're wondering how u/Hackoox managed to find such a large flat area for their factory when most planets in Starfield are rockier than the Himalayas. If you look closely, you'll notice that u/Hackoox actually created a leveled base by connecting over 3,000 floor mats together. This partly explains why constructing this outpost took them over 100 hours.
For all of you hating on outposts, this is what 100+ hours and dedication gets you. I present to you my factory, still work in progress.
To actually place all of these floor mats, u/Hackoox used a mod to remove the building limit of the game. This means that you won't be able to create an equally impressive outpost unless you do the same. Bethesda implements building limits in its games with construction mechanics to ensure that you don't accidentally damage your consoles by creating something too large or complex. If you have a powerful PC, you can obtain an unlimited building limit and create some outrageous creations without performance issues, aside from longer loading times.
If you're not a fan of the game's outpost building mechanics, you can always try to recreate your favorite fictional spacecraft using the game's shipbuilding feature. When Starfield was first released, a fan of the game set out to create as many ships as possible. This led to videos showcasing the Normandy from Mass Effect, a Pelican from Halo, and the Millennium Falcon. More are being created every day, so there's a good chance you can find a tutorial to follow if you have something specific in mind.
In other Starfield news, the game was once again unfavorably compared to Baldur's Gate 3, which is becoming increasingly common nowadays. What was not expected was a response from a Baldur's Gate 3 developer regarding the criticism of Starfield, where the game was defended against accusations that the developers lacked passion.