Unable to place new T3 after dismantling old T3

This is happening in the middle of my main base on PvE official server and is not a land claim issue as I can place objects immediately below and around the affected pieces.

My roofs were aqualonian style and I’m swapping them out for yamtai. In some cases, after destroying the old pieces I’m not able to place new pieces of any type or tier in that location. I get an “unable to place” message with the sound effect you hear when you place building pieces.

Has anyone seen this before? I’ve logged out and back in and have waited for at least one server reset and the issue is not going away.

Check your stability with a repair hammer. Maybe some piece is dmg

Stability is 100 percent.

Is it the corner roof piece? That stupid thing is un-placeable as long as you dont have a ceiling at the corner.
Had the same problem yesterday…

And when you remove the ceiling, it also gets destroyed. Sounds more like a bug…

I first saw it with the corner piece but in that same area I can’t place a rectangular ceiling or the normal roof panels that are adjacent.

I’m nervous about tearing down the whole roof and rebuilding it as I’m afraid I won’t be able to put it back up.

I’ve found that I cannot place roof corners over Door Frames, and that if I side-grade from a frame or a wall to a doorframe then these roof pieces will shatter if they don’t have additional support.

Could this be what you’re experiencing?

At least for the corner pieces, you have to put a ceiling on the other 2 pieces… Otherwise you cannot put it in there.
But that others arent working… Very strange. And as you cannot downgrade or replace T3 with another T3, you have to destroy it :confused:

My base at the volcano where I used this corner roofpiece only has arena doorframes UNDER the roof-pieces.
Works fine…
Can post a screenshot later.

Granted, I recorded that video for a bug report submitted several months ago, so I’m hoping it’s been fixed. Just trying to figure out if the OP’s problem is similar or not.

Can’t place pieces of any tier in gaps shown.

I had the same issue, with building a roof of similar type.
I believe it’s because of the unreliable pillar stability.
This was my solution, that allowed me to place them.


Note: I did test removal of some of the pillars, as I thought I might have been being excessive.
This just caused the roof to break. :woman_shrugging:t2: I just built this yesterday and it did survive server restart.

P.S: It’s always nice when you leave your gatedoor open for me @helium3

All doorframes with 1 roof and then ceiling + big well (need my fish buffs)

Maproom floor without pillars:

Check stability in all sandstone ceilings… if stability is ok to support the roof pieces u could try something that may sound curious , but for me works … Dismantle ceiling and then wall. Try placing again wall,then ceiling and ofc roof… not sure, but when a piece is stubborn and refuses to be placed, u destroy the one which receives the piece that refuses to be placed… Works more than 90% of those situations with me

Do the corners now work for you with other door frames also, or only the Arena doorframes?

I think I first tried with sandstone doorframe and Aqualonian roof corner (because I had no twigs for the cheapest roof).
But you have to place one ceiling piece. Even when you have the roof on both sides… that is very strange.

Also when you remove the ceiling, the corner gets destroyed.

I have found certain station affect placing as well above and below them. I have had spots a floor below not let me put a wall in because the station on the floor above is “sticking” thru the floor. I couldn’t visibly see it thru the floor, but when i picked up the stations, i was able to place. It may have been interfering with the sockets some how.

Have to tried changing the order of the placement?
Doorframe with door, I have to remove the door to place a ceiling roof tile, then replace door…unless there is a rug, door won’t hang if there is a rug down near it.
Roof over ceiling tie, I have to place the roof first, then the ceiling tile.
I always have to place corner pieces before side pieces.

Heh heh. I wondered if that was you.

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This is the ceiling piece I am talking about:

Without this, the corner does not work.

That’s curious because for me it’s always the other way around. I must place at least one side piece, and often both, directly adjacent to the corner for it to snap properly toward the inside. IIf I try to place the corner 1st, it always is oriented toward the outside and refuse to be turned toward the inside.
Those corner roofs are really a pain in the as$ to place right.

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