Due to "playerhouse changes" announced in the Announcements board Tue Mar 9 22:38:08 2010 GMT, furniture will now only accept items that fit in them. This means the width and length of them suddenly became of capital importance. The announcement is reproduced below. Frazyl 01:16, 11 March 2010 (UTC)
Bulletin Boards: Announcements playerhouse changes Note #10 by Pit at Tue Mar 9 17:38:08 2010 [EST] on board announcements Bing! In an effort to stop playerhouses losing items, we have done some fixes and other tweaks. Most importantly, to put some limit on the number of items in a room, playerhouses will stop saving unplaced furniture. This change will happen in a month or so, so you have the time to go to your house / clubhouse / playershop and place anything that isn't currently placed. Other tweaks that have already been implemented were to bring barrels and surface furniture (like shelves, tables) more in line with other storage items. Barrels now have a limit to how much they can hold, and surfaces take size limits into account, where they didn't before. This may mean that if you take an item from a table/shelf/barrel you can not put it back anymore. On the upside, they should be a bit more reliable now!
- Anyone noticed anything specific about this? My barrel doesn't seem to hold as much now (which is fair enough). But a shelf won't even hold a standard bottle now. Rehevkor ✉ 01:21, 11 March 2010 (UTC)
- More specifically, a bottle that measures as 1 6/12 ' won't fit into say a 1 4/12 ' cheery bookshelf.
- Your best bet amongst the furniture I measured seems to be the chests or the tables for the really huge items.
- The size of clothing doesn't seem to matter (it can be folded I guess) but we're out of luck for broomsticks (5') for now...
- Frazyl 05:24, 11 March 2010 (UTC)
- (Of course looking back after some rest there's some furniture that will fit that actually, most notably tables. Frazyl 00:01, 13 March 2010 (UTC))
- Oh, damn, I missed that, or I would have taken down dimensions when I was running around appraising furniture in pshops. :( Kudos on finding out how to make double header rows without making the sorting mess them up though.
- ETA: On a related note, though, I think it counts as a bug if something is a silly size. So stuff like the carved cottonwood armoire and decorative armoire that are an inch wide and an inch long should probably be bugrepped. --Ilde 06:04, 11 March 2010 (UTC)
- Indeed 1 inch furniture should be bug reported, but the large dataset I have is from a very old visit of open houses (or closed houses as a ghost since you can just walk through doors) so checkup is necessary to make sure it's not already fixed. There's some issue at present that you can't measure furniture in someone else's house with a measuring tape (to get precise measures) that I hope will be fixed soon, because I can't buy all the furniture in the game...
- Furthermore I intend to make cosmetic change in the table, Putting the sources column first (so it's closer to the name) and make it so you see the furniture's description when hovering over the name while it still being a link (need to patch up a template for that). Frazyl 00:01, 13 March 2010 (UTC)
For furniture that will hold less than a pound I suggest putting 1/2 as the weight it will hold since that will sort better and should be a closest estimate that fits them all. Frazyl 00:05, 13 March 2010 (UTC)
In addition to stoves and ovens in fire furniture there's also light furniture that use tealights as fuel. Could go in fire or a new sections I guess. --Frazyl 06:33, 12 July 2010 (UTC)
- You mean candleholders? I started out putting those under fire, too... but then I checked my wall sconce and it turns out it can hold other things (though only small things). :S
- Incidentally, do you know if you can brew over stoves/fireplaces?
- --Ilde 19:15, 12 July 2010 (UTC)
- Mmmm. Thought it only took tealights. Yeah you can brew over stoves/fireplaces after you put logs and light the fire. --Frazyl 23:55, 12 July 2010 (UTC)
- It's possible the other candlestick ones only take tealights/candles... I only actually have a sconce. Hmmm... I guess even if they do, they're not really "storage" furniture, since they can hold so little. Yeah, I'll go stick them in the fire section with a note. --Ilde 06:14, 13 July 2010 (UTC)