And as for crafting metal and wood are easy. I'm rocketing throgh jewellery. Clothing crafts are a fucking bitch and half.
Yeah that one is frustrating, Most of your stuff comes from salvage unfortunately. People mentioned it frequently in beta but they didn't appear to listen. If the Trading Post worked it wouldn't be a big deal though IMHO.
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