I'd like to inform all of you that 1.6.4 is a VERY unstalbe version in SMP. Servers are known to crash a lot more often because of memory usage shooting through the roof. Notch said in his Twitter that he would go to his office tomorrow to fix the "bug bugs", which includes this bug. If it not happens in time, please be prepared for the following dangers tomorrow evening:
- Server might generate chunks EXTREMELY slowly.
- DO NOT USE BOATS! They were already buggy and are now making the server crash.
- Items MIGHT BREAK after one use.
- Lghtning updates are weird. Removing torches doesn't remove the light they emit and placng torches even might not light the surroundings at all.
Good news guys! Subway SYstem V5.0 is now a fact! The system works even more smooth! There are no more boosters which can get stuck, the cart queue is a lot more easy to maintain and the way to use the subway is much easier! If you like, you can come and check out a "preview" of the station tonight. If I work hard, the first station might even be in use by tonight! See you then!
Update @ 16.45h Dutch time: The full Subway from and to Small-Austria is finished and open for public.
Those rules do indeed differ a LOT from ours. First of all, it looks like a massive server. Secondly, the admins are with eight, so it should be no problem at all organizing massive events. I'm fine with organizing now and then, but I also have a life here in the Netherlands (not the Nether Lands). I'm doing as much as I can in my free time to keep the server fun. I wasted hours in the lore, wasted hours in making pictures, wasted hours in setting up character descriptions (hence the reason I am not even done yet), wasted hours in setting up Bukkit, finding a good host, good plugins etc. Thirdly, passive RP (having conversations and all the lot), happens all the time when there is NO action going on. Even though players are spread through all of Bavoria, enough things happen. I let people free todo what they like. I'm not gonna make an oversized list of rules like above simply because it does not fit me, nor the server, at all. We're Bavoria, not a copy of a large-list-of-rules-server.
Lastly, about your house Ubernox. Do not blame us. We went after you as you digged underground in your tunnels. You clearly left a trace where you digged, so we went in. How on earth could we know we would enter your house?
Now I'm off to school... Before I miss the tram...
Meh, I don't have enough time to properly respond to this properly.... I have a Leaving Cert to study for. Expect to see even less of me.
Sorry your highness. Good luck with your study. Leaving Cert= final exam?
EDIT: I had a whole free evening, so I have been working on the Subway. And guess what? The Romanus Subway has been updated as well! Even the first station to Morvan has been updated! It took me 3.5 hours, but it's worth it. Now everyone can travel quickly between Sorvius and Small-Austria/Romanus again! To prevent issues, however, I'd like you to know the following:
- You no longer need to stand on a plate to call a Cart. You need to press a button now.
- Enter the Cart AS SOON AS IT STAND STILL!
- When leaving a Cart at your destination, you'll walk over a pressure plate. This plate will send the Cart back to the storage.
- When using the Subway, please use it the way back as well. Example: When you take the Subway from Sorvius to Romanus, make sure to take it back as well to prevent the storage messing up. We are able to fix it quickly though. I hope Notch fixes Minecarts moving through flowing water again. The water resevoir might be slow in handling Carts, but it is far more efficient than my own invented system.
Thanks to Orcram for helping me!
EDIT 2: Here's some pictures! The new look! For a passenger, not much has changed of the layout. The system is so much different though.
The plan for the complete Subway System got updated. Some plans got changed and you can now see which number in the queue each line is.
Hey guys! Glad to see all those positive replies! I've just been strolling through the Bukkit Forums, and I saw they got a new recommended build! There's a chance that our server will be running with Bukkit once again tonight, if not tomorrow! It means we can finally enjoy good old commands like /home again. See you tonight @ Bavoria! :wink.gif:
- Health is currently on auto-regen untill I found a fix for the anti-monster plugin.
- Teleporting is now disabled. It was abused far too often. If you want to be teleported, request it at Orcram or me.
- The Subway to Morvan is almost finished. Expect it to be done at Saturday! Next up it Romanus-Oranda. In addition, the Romanus Subway is closed due to a strange issue with the powered rails not stopping Carts correctly. We are investigating as we speak... or write...
- Expect a video tomorrow!! About what? Secret! :-)
- If you see a command you could use at the last Bukkit Build, but not at this Build, let me know. Remember: teleporting is NO LONGER possible!
- Omega Fields have been fertilized. Check it out!
- All high mountains (around cloud level and above) are now layered with snow! Fancy! Thanks a lot for doing this Orcram! :smile.gif:
- Expect a new downloadable Bavoria Map soon! :biggrin.gif:
- Disabled teleporting. Ask Orcram or me if you REALLY need a teleport.
- Drastically reduced drop chance of Cocoa Beans from trees. It is now a 0,2% chance.
- Morvan Subway is opened!
- Re-opened Romanus Subway!
I had a day off today, so I decided to work on the Subway. I totally got into it and guess what? I finished a WHOLE ROUTE! The Romanus-Oranda Subway is a fact! And it's even more awesome as the others. It;s not only the longest to date (450m!), it also goes ABOVE GROUND! Wanna see a preview? Check it out!
It's completely noob-proof too! :tongue.gif:
I've been working the WHOLE FREAKING DAY on it, so you better like it. Thanks to Orcram for his assistance! You can try the new Subway out tomorrow!
Next task: Romanus-Shoral, then Romanus-New Faraway
We demand a newsflash!!!... Don't forget to include the pork. :3
Newsflash tomorrow. New downloadable worldmap today tomorrow.
Also, I have been doing test runs with the Nether in Bavoria. Unfortunately, it doesn't work as we wanted it to. All portals in Bavoria lead to the same one in the Nether and when going back throgh that one portal, it leads to the first one you entered from Bavoria. It's a shame, because we have completed the building plans for the Demon Knight's citadel. The distance between the portals isn't big enough. This means all Nether portals in the craters will be changed so they won't enable you to enter the Nether. It would mean you'd be able to get at the DK's citadel from anywhere, which is not what we want.
To make things clear for you:
- The Nether will remain DISABLED during public sessions until it's RP-ready.
- All Portals at craters will be changed so they won't give access to the Nether. Only the portal in the Demon Knight's secret base will give access.
- YOU ARE NEVER, EVER, ALLOWED TO BUILD AND ACTIVATE A PORTAL TO THE NETHER YOURSELF. DOING SO WILL RESULT IN A PERMA-BAN!!!
EDIT: I finished the world map, but it's late already. I'll upload it tomorrow morning before I go to school. Expect a PM witht the download link by then!
New crater appeared Authorities face a mystery By P. A. Perflash Yes, it happened again. A third crater has appeared this weekend. This time, it is pretty close to the first one: The Blood Crater. Knight Rascus and two citizens went to look for a large explosion and discovered the new crater. Rascus: "It was terrible! So many Zombie Pigmen around the crater! And they all attacked us!" The new crater is name Ghastfire Crater. The latest demonic invasion in Sorvius was the reason for this name. It is currently unknown what actions the Army will undertake. Derek: "The only thing we can do is keeping an eye on the craters. They are the main spawnpoints for Pigmen and the Demon Knight's other minions. We'll do everything to keep Bavoria as safe as possible." Since Prince Morvan and his team took back the library, the demons became much more aggressive. They attempted to assault Romanus and even Sorvius City. The Army is still looking for the Demon Knight's hideout in Bavoria.
Sorvius assaulted Many fear that "this is only the beginning" By N. Leezer Sorvius has been assaulted last night. The city gates had to be closed at once. A heavy demonic assault plagued Sorvis, our capital, for a full night. Reports go that the Guards killed around 60 Pigmen. Citizens also said that a extremely large ghost has been spotted above the city. These ghosts, as researched by Rascus, are called Ghasts. They are able to attack from large distace with explosive fireballs. Fortunately, the Guards fended off the invasion and saved Sorvius from it's doom. Citizens in the whole of Bavoria are extremely encouraged to stay inside their houses during nighttime.
Royal family still missing, Army preparing for a rescue party By U. Nimportant No word has been heard of Prince Morvan since he went looking for his father. The Army thinks the time has come to organize a rescue party, which will most likely take place next week. Harry: "WEEEEEEE NEED LEADERSHIP FROM A ROYAL FAMILY MEMBER! TIIIIMES ARE DARK, AAAAND WE NEED EVERY HOPE WE CAN GET!" Prince Morvan was last seen near the Alchemist's Tower, but the Army thinks both he and the King are elsewhere in the world.
Subway at top speed-development By N. Leezer
It has been taking a while, but the Subway Project is finally being continued. And how! Within one week, the old routes got updated to the latest system (V5.0) and two new routes are already complete! Frostbreath: "We are currently at 40% on our project! Isn't that just totally awesome?! Next up is the Romanus-Shoral route" The latest route, Romanus-Oranda, is by far the most spectacular. It's the first ride above ground and the longest as well! In fact, we listed the routes from longest to shortest:
1. Romanus-Oranda: 450m
2. Sorvius-Morvan: 390m
3. Sorvius-Romanus: 230m
4. Sorvius-Small-Austria: 160m
All the lines are open and fully functional. Some good news between all the bad things happening!
Advertisements and announcements -Wanted- "The Dude"
For trying to give away mushrooms.
DO NOT EAT THESE MUSHROOMS. THEY CAUSE HALLUCINATIONS.
The suspect is clothed in brown clothes, with a creeper skin as cape and around his head.
REWARD: 10 Gold
My Mushroom Stew DOES NOT cause hallucinations! -Boris
Dear demons, could you please go bother the Orcs? -Rascus
NO! - The Demons
Come and see the epic arena battles upcoming Wednesday! -Pierre
Cud zzzumeone ezplian to muh why I zee ztarzzz? Uhuhuhuuh, fancyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy....... -Frostbreath
Above is a great example of the effects of the mushrooms from The Dude! -Derek
Sorry I haven't been making it guys, It seems like every time I am looking forward to a day of RP I only just remember when it's too late. PM me what you've got planned Frost I'll see what I can do :smile.gif:
In other news, I finished the Demon Knight's citadel! :biggrin.gif:
Only the interior is left... And then it's up to the challenges!
There's a small chance the server won't open at 19:00, but a little later. This is because of "delayed" dinner. Forget it, we're online tonight at regular time! See you tonight!
Edit: I'm really, really sad to see that players barely showed up this weekend. There's a lot of players on my whitelist... Where ARE you?! I don't whitelist you for fun.
If you never join, or just once, DON'T BOTHER TO APPLY FOR NOTCH'S SAKE. I'm SICK of all these inactive people who take up spots for potentially active people. And IF you can't come for whatever reason, PM me at least. That way, I know you're still alive. Now I have about 4 people on my whitelist who don't give a crap about it and just never show up anymore.
Yes, I'm angry. But I'm even more sad about this. I put in many hours of work to make the experience as pleasant as possible. I try to involve everyone into RP, I make video's about new RP-events, I try to get a lot of good plugins etc. This attitude of some players is someting I really hate.
And to those who are actually active, I am not talking about you.