And as such, our GT6 adventure finally properly starts.
We begin with The Hole™. The Hole™ is our rock quarry as well as a place where we keep all the naughty children who didn’t forfeit all of their resources to us.
As you may be able to tell, it was supposed to be an open quarry for no reason other than nobody having any torches to light up the tunnel, but thankfully the nearby desert has loads of random crap free for the taking, among which is coal. You may also be able to spot the Hole Advanced Protection Fence™ which was installed after a certain someone kept falling into The Hole™.
Then we have our very first crucible. This is the Mark 3 design utilizing highly advanced protective lids to prevent my ass from falling into molten iron for the 15th time. This design is what would later become the Mark 5 (or 6 or maybe 7, I honestly lost track) after repeatedly blowing up due to red granite not being suitable for melting hematite.
This is the final-ish version with a ceramic crucible:
As you can see we took out the back section of the wall for a second mold so we can safely drain excess calcite (which didn’t end up being required in our successful run). You can also see or berry bush farm which goes entirely unused because cows drop an entire meat buffet.
And here are our only two iron ingots we have made so far (the crucible exploded 3 seconds after the ingots made it into the mold, hell yeah!) and after needing to crawl onto IRC and asking Greg for help we managed to actually do it, after which we collapsed because it was like 2 in the morning already.
And that concludes this tour - we have nothing else other than some limestone walls and the pile of bricks that makes our iron, we may have been a bit to busy picking up random pebbles to finally get a club with a tier high enough to properly smash the rad granite layer below us.