This quick guide explains how to unlock the Foundation Steam Achievement Your Own Botanical Wonder and build the Lush Garden masterpiece for your village.
How To Unlock the Lush Garden Masterpiece
When a Tavern is built you will get a notification that a Minstrel is visiting your village. The masterpiece will unlock when the Minstrel has left the Tavern.
Optional Bonus Effect
This buildings Splendor is increased by 200%. You can build this garden by itself or attach it to a monument.
Masterpieces seem to randomize the build conditions on each map. Your masterpiece will require one of the following conditions to be met, here is how to meet the different conditions:
All parts are by the riverside. Build the monument near the water, it can be a river or ocean.
Surrounded by forest. Surround the masterpiece with trees, you can have a Forester plant the trees around it if there are none. It must be 90% (?) surrounded.
Above all buildings. For this condition find the highest hill on the map and build it by itself or attach to another building.
Must be part of the building containing the Great Hall. Edit the monument that has your Great Hall, add the masterpiece to the building.
Far from other buildings. Place this masterpiece away from buildings, on a cliff or island works too.
Minimum number of non-decorative parts. This condition requires that the masterpiece have a minimum number of parts that are not decorative. Look for the counter next to the condition. If you attach this to an existing monument it may calculate the parts of the building.
Maximum number of decorative parts. For this condition to work, when you place the masterpiece with an existing or new building it must have the max number of decorative parts and no more or less. You might have to remove some deco pieces if the number says for instance 8/5. This means it wants 5 total deco pieces.
Steam Achievement: Your Own Botanical Wonder
Build the Lush Garden Masterpiece whilst fulfilling its effect conditions. Achievements are completed on game saves without mods only.
- Each masterpiece can be placed one time per map.
- Masterpiece can be built as a standalone building or add to an existing monument.