Homestead Bug

#1 Edited by TheAmericanAce (46 posts) -

When you first accessed the accounting book, you were taught how to buy materials and send them off in a trade convoy. Well I came back to check on it, and the screen says it's been attacked and gives me no other options or anything. I can't even send another trading convoy even though I made more. All I have on that screen is a back button. It sucks. Anyone else got any issue with the trading stuff?

Edit:On xbox360.

#2 Posted by MildMolasses (3223 posts) -

Yeah, I'm having the same problem. I'm assuming I'm just missing something, so I was going to check out a FAQ to try and figure out what the hell I'm supposed to be doing, because as it stands, the homestead isn't making any money for me. Hopefully it's covered in the guide that Matt Rorie just put up on Gamespot

#3 Posted by TheAmericanAce (46 posts) -

@MildMolasses: Yeah I've been trying to figure it out without any luck, i will try that guide you mentioned.

#4 Posted by MildMolasses (3223 posts) -

The other homestead issue I'm having is that at some point someone said to create an encyclopaedia by finding the inhabitants and clicking the left trigger to analyze them. Any time I do that, it says invalid subject. What am I supposed to be doing?

#5 Edited by Zaccheus (1797 posts) -

@MildMolasses said:

The other homestead issue I'm having is that at some point someone said to create an encyclopaedia by finding the inhabitants and clicking the left trigger to analyze them. Any time I do that, it says invalid subject. What am I supposed to be doing?

It's only certain characters, basically the ones you "recruit". Huntress, saw mill dudes, artisan, farmers...

#6 Posted by gaminghooligan (1462 posts) -

@MildMolasses: YES! I also have no idea what to do there, no matter who I inspect it says invalid.

Also has anyone done a lot of the crafting? It seems like I'm doing all the homestead missions, but I'm on sequence 8 and still haven't been able to craft most of the recipes, and have yet to be able to send out another convoy past the tutorial

#7 Posted by MildMolasses (3223 posts) -

@Zaccheus: Those are the only ones I've been doing.

Holy shit is this game ever broken if these things aren't supposed to be happening

#8 Posted by gaminghooligan (1462 posts) -

@Zaccheus: yep that's who I've been scanning also. Just tried the huntress, the farmers, and the artisan. all invalid... thanks for clarifying though at least I know I'm not screwing up

#9 Edited by Ravenlight (8040 posts) -

If yesterday's Sleeping Dogs DLC livestream is any indication, all problems with video games can be solved by watching Thunder Cats and dropping a purse.

#10 Posted by gaminghooligan (1462 posts) -

@Ravenlight: and dosbox and Law of the west

#11 Posted by MikkaQ (10316 posts) -

@gaminghooligan said:

@Ravenlight: and dosbox and Law of the west

It's doubly important to remember to shoot everyone BUT the doctor.

#12 Posted by MildMolasses (3223 posts) -

@TheAmericanAce: Having actually solved this problem, I thought I would report back. You have to get the carpenter to build new convoys before you can start sending them. And let me tell you, now that I've done that, you get jack shit in money. I'm assuming you need all the homestead missions done to max out the people to where they can produce or craft higher end items.

And I have managed to catalogue one homesteader. I Saw the doctor sitting by a tree, hit the left trigger, and boom. I though my problems were fixed, so I ran over to another person, and got the 'invalid target' again

#13 Posted by crazyleaves (648 posts) -
@MildMolasses you have to Target them while they are doing something, like hunting, cleaning stalls, farming, and so on.
#14 Posted by thomasnash (579 posts) -

even though these aren't bugs, It def seems like they did a bad job explaining either of those things...

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