This page describes how inventing works in Akami.
Inventing has few requirements to proceed.
- Process machines
Inventing requires materials, though they could be anything. Each material has it's own properties that can be discovered through research. Once you've found a set of materials you would like to experiment with, you run them through various processing machines until you hopefully end up with a usable product.
Process machines are what refine the inventing materials into a product. In the beginning, there are only a few machines. This is what they are.
A furnace applies extreme heat to an object. This will destroy or alter items with a low resistance to heat.
Rollers come in full machines. They will flatten a soft object or crush a brittle one. If it is too hard, then the object will be destroyed and you will have to pay a certain amount of money to repair the damaged machine.
A freezer chills an object below freezing. This will sometimes cause brittleness of the item, or make it shatter or explode from expanding water.
A mold is what allows you to shape a soft object to the shape you want it to become. If the object is too hard, it will be destroyed. Molds are made using a basic depth and shaping tool.