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Crafting Weapons is a new component to the Dead Space franchise. There are tons of different parts to include in guns, from the frame, to the weapon type to the attachments. Most of these parts can be found throughout the campaign, but if you are impatient then you can build any weapon with resources. The most important resources for constructing weapon parts is tungsten, semiconductors, and scrap metal. There is no limit to the amount of resources you can carry, though, so stock up whenever you get the chance! Other items can also be disassembled to get more resources.
Frames are the basis for any weapon. They come in different sizes depending on the number of upgrade circuits and weapon parts that can fit in it. Generally, the larger the frame, the more parts that can be added to the weapon.
This is the primary weapon part. Do you want a typical gun? Use the Military engine. Want a Ripper type weapon? Use the Rip Core.
This more specifically defines the weapon. A Military engine can be either a sub-machine gun or a shotgun depending on the tip used. Try different tips for different styles of weapons.
This is the alt-fire to a weapon, or it can be occupied by something like a rotator cuff to modify the upper tool.
Same as the upper tip. If you have a modification in place at the lower tip, like the rotator cuff, then nothing can be put in the Lower Tip slot.
These don’t modify the weapon, per se, but modify how you interact with the weapon. These attachments can be scopes, shields to deflect splash damage, or even tools that work best when playing co-op.
Upgrade circuits affect one or two stats of the weapon it is put in. Usually, these are beneficial, but some of the stronger upgrades also have set-backs. These will impact your damage, reload speed, clip size, and/or shot speed. Keep checking back at benches when you find new upgrade circuits to swap out bigger and better ones. Reminder: you can unlock up to 8 slots for upgrade circuits on any given weapon. This just requires a small amount of transducer.
If you are not feeling that ambitious, you can build weapons straight from blueprints, either by copying the components that go into one of these weapons or by building them outright. Blueprints are found throughout the game, so keep checking back for new weapons. You can also turn any custom creation into a blueprint to share with your friends.