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Disambig This article is about Beams, not to be confused with Steel Beam or Encased Industrial Beam

The Metal Beam and Painted Beam are architectural structures which can be used for designing elements of factory buildings. Beam Supports and Beam Connectors can be used to seamlessly connect these beams to other structures and to each other, respectively.



Metal Beam Beams is unlocked via the AWESOME Shop AWESOME Shop using:


The rotation of beams can be adjusted by scrolling Middle before placing them. They also have a customizable length. Their build cost increases by 2× Steel Beam Steel Beam for every additional 4 meters, and can be extended up to 40 meters (for example, a beam 5 meters long will cost 4 Steel Beam Steel Beams). Beams, their supports and connectors all have soft clearance.

Beams can snap to other beams, allowing continuous chains of beams to be built. Walls and Architectural structures can be built onto beams.

The color of Painted Beam Painted Beams can be customized using the Customizer. The primary swatch color will be used. Metal Beam Metal Beams cannot be customized this way.


  • Patch
    • Fixed so beams properly align their rotations with snapped foundations
    • Fixed Beam Connectors snapping to the sides of beams
    • Fixed issues with beam and pillar snapping
    • Fixed some rotation issues and improved how zooping determines direction
  • Patch Fixed rotation when being built vertically
  • Patch Introduced