Game GuidesThe Front Guides

How To Auto Repair Structures In The Front

Auto Repairing Structures Keeps Your Base Intact While Offline

Every structure in your base degrades over time until it is eventually destroyed. This guide on How To Auto Repair Structures In The Front explains the process of automating your base repairs so that your structures, benches, and storage is repaired overnight. Greatly reducing the risk of returning to find your wonderful creation a pile of rubble.

If you inspect any of your structures in your base, you will likely see the error message “Insufficient Materials For Auto Repair”. This means, well, as it suggests, you don’t have the right materials. However, you could also be missing a very important structure.

How To Auto Repair Structures In The Front

Head to the Tech screen and then navigate to the Structures tree. From there, you will need to unlock the Territory Flag, Wood Foundation, Wood Wall, Wood Door, and then finally, the Spacetime Beacon – the final one is the only one you actually need for this guide but you cannot unlock that tech without all the previous tech in the tree being unlocked. This will grant you two new buildings, you want to make the Spacetime Beacon.

Once you have made the Spacetime Beacon place it inside your base, although it has to be on natural ground. Once it is built, approach it and open the inventory by interacting with it. You will see an option in the top right “Auto-repair cost (weekly)”. This tells you what materials, and how much of each material you need, to keep your base 100% repaired over an entire week. It’s daunting at first but these materials become very easy to get after a bit of progress.

Just keep this topped up and everything inside the sphere of influence of the Spacetime Beacon will be automatically repaired.

Resin is very useful as it's used in a variety of recipes you'll need to craft on a regular basis. This guide on Where To Find Resin Fast In The Front will tell you the quickest and easiest farming method to get Resin as just simply cutting down trees and bushes is not a reliable source. This can take hours to get enough Resin for even one recipe.
There is a Task in The Front that asks you to repair a structure. This guide on How To Repair Structures For Task In The Front explains how to complete this particular task as, if you have auto repairing structures setup, the game will often not let you attempt any repairs.
The Front has a fantastic inventory system that's based on slots, instead of weight. However, you will still need to learn How To Split Items In The Front as you'll be depositing ingredients, materials, and supplies at a dozen different crafting benches and storage chests before too long.
Making your first base is an exciting venture when you start a new survival game. This guide on How To Make Windows & Doorframes In The Front explains how you can change walls to doorframes and windows as the user-interface can be a little confusing at first and both are required for a healthy base defense.

Blaine Smith

Blaine "Captain Camper" Smith is one of the original founders of Gamers Heroes. Now operating under the guise of Editor-in-Chief (purely because we felt the position was needed for public relations purposes), he's tasked with a lot of the kind of jobs that would put you to sleep at your desk. When he's not catching some Zs, you'll likely find him arguing points he knows nothing about, playing the latest rogue-like he'll never complete, or breaking something on the website that never needed fixing. You can best reach him on Twitter
Back to top button