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The subject of this article is from the NextGen update.
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Category Base Building
Type Base
Complexity 5
Updated NextGen

Foundation is a base building component.


A Foundation can be used to start construction projects, and gives support beams to cylindrical and cubical structures that do not sit on the ground.

Game description[]

The base unit for all construction projects, providing a solid foundation for any structure. Can be anchored to all types of terrain.


Foundation (Base building) can be built using a blueprint and the following ingredients:

Additional Information[]

Release history[]

  • Pathfinder - this item was added as part of the base building process
  • NEXT - formula was changed, previously used Iron
  • Beyond - materials required reduced from 150 to 100