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Sunday, December 11, 2011

Keep your eyes on the ball.

We are happy to announce that we will soon be going live once again. A lot of time has passed but OH BOY have I been doing some hard programming for you.


I'll detail tomorrow but for now keep your eyes on the prize XD

Privacy Policy


This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which sfxworks' minecraft server collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a "User") of the sfxworksmc.blogspot.com website ("Site"). This privacy policy applies to the Site and all products and services offered by sfxworks minecraft server.

Personal identification information

We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, register on the site, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, phone number. Users may, however, visit our Site anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.

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We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.

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How we use collected information

sfxworks minecraft server collects and uses Users personal information for the following purposes:
  • - To personalize user experience
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We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site.

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We do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above.

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Ads appearing on our site may be delivered to Users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile non personal identification information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This privacy policy does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

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Some of the ads may be served by Google. Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to Users based on their visit to our Site and other sites on the Internet. DART uses "non personally identifiable information" and does NOT track personal information about you, such as your name, email address, physical address, etc. You may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html

Changes to this privacy policy

sfxworks minecraft server has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

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If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us at:
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This document was last updated on December 11, 2011

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Known Issues

Players could not properly connect to the server (fixed)
Players could not maintain a connection to the server (fixed)

Current tasks:
Players are spawning in an unknown area



If there are any more errors, please post them here.

Friday, October 7, 2011

Public Test Realm

Sorry for the wait. The public test realm is available to all players without any need for registration.
Note: On login you will spawn at a random location. Teleportation to friends are coming soon.
Features:
Planes
Vehicles
BuildCraft
NuclearCraft
Realistic Environment (Trees, 3 major rivers, 1 lake, multiple streams and creeks)
The ability to place anything anywhere (fences on top of fences, ladders on top of ladders, even place a woodenpressureplate on top of a fence to make a table)
Other various things that I'll mention in detail later


To connect:

Step 1: Delete your bin and resources folder in your .minecraft folder

Step 2: Run minecraft.exe to get the fresh content

Step 3: MCNostalgia
- Download the archive (http://sfxworks.net/mcn.zip)
- Extract it anywhere
- Run MCNostalgia.exe
- Press (y) 4 times
- Press enter to close out the program
- Re-open MCNostalgia.exe
- Press 1 to patch your jar
- - When it finishes, close out the program.

Step 4: mcsync
- Get Adobe Air if you don't already have it (http://get.adobe.com/air/)
- Download and Install mcsync (http://sfxworks.net/mcsync.air)
- Launch it
- - When it finishes, close out the program.

Connect on mcserver1337.servegame.com

If you ever need to connect to another server, simply re-open mcnostalgia and press 2 for "unpatch".










Monday, August 8, 2011

OKAY

Don't worry. I haven't died. Neither has the server.

I have been doing some major tweaking of this game of Minecraft. All I can say is, It will all be up ~3 days. That's my goal.

So sfx, Whats new?

Planes
Cars
Realistic Biomes
Increased height of world
A simple client side installer
A custom texture pack that supports new items
New Dungeons
New Server (8 gig, 8 cores, Great bandwidth, no lag)

Friday, July 22, 2011

Do this

To work out any future issues, I want you all to intall bukkitcontrib. If you have any errors, post em in the comments. Might as well have you guys test it out now Vs launch day.



Thursday, July 21, 2011

0_o one of my friends made a blog post about my blog

"So yeah, back to Minecraft. Along with his blog, Sam hosts a giant Minecraft server. People who like to Minecraft pay Sam in cocaine or prostitutes and in return they are allowed to Minecraft all they want on his -"

Read more here.

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Space!


Got it. It took longer than I thought. Server will be up real soon!


So far, so good


Underground world is coming very soon. So is sky world.

Hang in there guys give me a little longer!


EDIT: Huh so it did generate caves. This is goin better than I thought...(inb4 jinx)




Down for 4 hours

Little more maintenance! I promise!

You'll like what im doing.

Chat remade.

Chat has been redefined. There is now a global and a local chat. Users can now leave chat channels as well.

/join general for global chat
/join local for local chat (already joined by default)

And, well, talk.

Monday, July 18, 2011

Awesomeness!

Hey guys! Im back in the USA.
Fixed all the issues with the server today (authentication, registration issues, ext).

So join now!
Register at minecraft.sfxworks.net
Join at mcserver1337.servegame.com:1337

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

greetings from jamacia

well, yeah. as you all know, im doin mission work in jamacia. just checked up on the admins to make sure everything was running smoothly. though i have to say, im glad i modded my computer to automatically turn on when it recieves power. glad that issue was prevented. anyway, hope you all are enjoying the new world. everything will be imported sometime when i get home. along that week. have some ideas for some new plugins too. anyway, have fun!

Saturday, July 9, 2011

everything is up

im in an airport terminal. scrolldown to see the server info and how-tos. have fun

offlinemode=false??

yes ill have an admin reset the server to fix that. stuck in ft loterdale for 9 hours so the most i can do is restart the server remotely and even THATs in beta. in any case, wait €€around 2-3 hours. cheepskates XD

minecraft 1.7 server

Register at minecraft.sfxworks.net
Connect at mcserver1337.servegame.com:1337

Plant apple trees by right clicking on soil with an apple.
Tools automatically switch to what you need them to be. Turn on and off with /at
Put a block on your head with /hat [item id]
Sit in a chair (staircases & half blocks) by right clicking
When you chop trees, they fall down
Stack fenses
Right click with your bow to toggle flaming arrows (if you have flint and tinder in your inventory)

  • Bonemeal can spread pumpkins
  • Bonemeal can spread yellow flowers
  • Bonemeal can spread red roses
  • Bonemeal can spread grass on dirt
  • Bonemeal can spread mossy cobblestone on cobblestone
  • Bonemeal can spread leaves onto adjacent dirt/grass
  • Bonemeal can grow leaves from logs
Use a hookshot

Sort your inventory



Make tables with wooden and stone pressure plates

...Thats it..
My plane leaves in less than an hour.
Peace :P

PS: If the server goes down or the power goes down, the system will restart and launch as soon as the power is back on.

Friday, July 8, 2011

Final Matinence

Everything (the site and the server) will be up tomorrow morning.

Thursday, July 7, 2011

Stability

Ok. Going to stop the server tonight or tomorrow to import citys and fix server stability. For now, decreasing the world border is set to 750. Because im regenerating some parts of the map.

Done

You can connect now.
Connect at mcserver1337.servegame.com:1337

Register at minecraft.sfxworks.net

The server is FINALLY UP ZOMG

Register at minecraft.sfxworks.net

Join at mcserver1337.servegame.com:1337

DO NOT use the anti-lag feature. You wont need it anyway :)



PLEASE NOTE: CITYS WILL BE TRANSFERED IN A WEEK WHEN THE ENTIRE MAP GENERATION IS FINISHED. For now though, enjoy MY adventure update.

- Update: Authentication fixed. It is now synced properly.

ADDITIONAL NOTES PLEASE READ: Please use /SETHOME to set your home. You cannot use /home or /spawn. However, when you die, you will spawn at your home. Another thing about death. You have 3 lives. Not really lives. Rather, insurance. When you die, you will spawn at your home WITH your items. If you run out of lives, you will still spawn at your home, but your items will be gone. Tomorrow, ill configure it so that you can buy and "find" more lives.


MOAR ADDITIONAL NOTES
If you have the same IP address as the name you registered with, you WONT have to /login to the server. However, this is only temporary.


PS: I worked all week on this server. Donations are appreciated (but pats on the back work too).

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Gettin real close!


All I gotta do now is add the plugins in and we are good to go!

One thing though, skyworld, underworld, and the ocean inst complete yet. However, will carve the oceans in tomorrow :).

Another thing, 1 city will be imported tomorrow too.

Registration issues fixed.

However, you have to re-register :(. Had to reset the db and redo a few scripts. Sorry about that.

As a compensation, I added a "redeem" code. Be sure to check your email for instructions!
PS: Emails currently aren't instant. Please wait ~10 minutes before you receive an email.

PRE-REGISTER NOW!

:D

Thank kohjix for helping me test everything. http://minecraft.sfxworks.net/

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

I didn't think it was possible...

I literally headdesked my desk. It ended with me sleeping. My head hurts a little, but im gonna continue to work on the site now. Sorry about the delay.

Oh, that and flash kept crashing on me multiple times. Ended up having to re-install windows 7. Dont worry though. Like I said, nothing ever gets deleted on the server. The world folder is still here.

Sunday, July 3, 2011

Heres what I'll do

The server will be launched tomorrow as planned. However, only one city (ironcity) will be active. The border will be set roughly around 2500 meters. (Thats plenty)

As soon as I finish the site (which will be tonight. I will definitely go for tonight) Ill activate the new authentication server and everything will be good to go.

FYI: All work here will be transferred.

Quality over Speed

Lets see...where to start.

I have been running into some minor scripting issues with the website.
The guy who was making the client side ui (Storm Burpee) hasn't responded for 5 days.
Codename_b and R-T-B are hard at work but wont be done by monday.


Quality over speed. Patience. I am doing my best to make this the best server out there. I will have updates for you tomorrow.


PS: Im going to go ahead and learn java to speed things up after I finish the website. Its relatively similar to a language I already know so I should understand it within a day.

PSS: ...Looking for someone who actually wants to help without wasting time. Email me at sfxworks@gmail.com

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Prepping for 1.7

Expect the site to be live on thursday at minecraft.sfxworks.net.
Expect the client side mod to be done by friday.
Expect the simple installer do be done by friday.
Expect the forums to be live on saturday at minecraft.sfxworks.net.
Expect the minecraft server to be live on monday at mcserver.sfxworks.net

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

UI Design preview






Designed it myself :P

Currently being coded by Storm Burpee! Wish him luck!


Progress!

Too real? :P


Just rented a web server for the site. Its sfxworks.net (however, it will be minecraft.sfxworks.net in the near future).

Storm Burpee says he can get the ui and chat channels done in a day. Also, it will work on low-performance computers. Think of it as a new client-side redesign vs a client-side addon (Basically, starting from scratch vs adding to whats already there).

Kohjix is doing some cool backgrounds for the website.

I am finishing up the design for the UI.

If all goes well, we should have everything finished in 24 hours.

Oh...wait...the map generation..

Currently, I am working with the author of phoenixterrainmod along with a few other plugin developers.

This drawing (Yes its bad. I drew it in a rush) should explain how the server will work.



Its composed of 3 worlds for 3 times the fun! (...I guess I say corny stuff when im tired....and say corny which I havn't said in years)

In any case, this SHOULD be my last all-nighter. Ill keep you guys posted!


PS : I am aware of 1.7 on Thursday. Everything should work just fine. We were the first server to have 1.6 with bukkit and we can do it again with 1.7!

Monday, June 27, 2011

Why do people do this?



This sets us back even more... Why did Galaxy do this?

Looking for someone to make the client side UI again.

Whitelist

Its instant. I modded it so that it automatically adds you when you register on the website (which is close to done). Please stop messaging me about it.

Sunday, June 26, 2011

While you wait...

Something interested VANDIGO found on the internet.







Get Adobe Flash player





Click and hold down the gray blocks to make them turn white. They ping a sound each round. Enjoy.

Oh yeah. Jobs for hire.

Server Programmers.
- The list goes on. Email me if you're interested WITH THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION
Name, Age, Timezone, Native Language, Primary Coding Language, Any Secondary Coding Languages, links or a description of any projects complete in the past (If you don't have any thats fine.)

News.
- Basically, make a news video of new stuff going on in the server. It will be displayed on the front page every week/day/someinvervalyouset. Details later. Email me if you're interested. You may work with more than one player.

Forum Moderators.
- Self explanatory. Email me if you're interested WITH THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION
Name, Age, Timezone, Native Language, Details of any Experience.

Secondary Web Masters
-You'll be working directly with me on website maintenance. Required to know some knowledge of the following languages.
- AS3
-PHP
-HTML
-CSS
-javaSCRIPT (javascript =/= java)



Email me if you are interested in any of the following at sfxworks@gmail.com

Sever Update Status


Website & Server Synchronization success.
UI In the making. I just finished the design for it.
Leveling system reconfigured. There are no longer levels that say "You must be this tall to ride this item."
Authentication system dramatically upgraded and synced with the website.
Added local chat.
Tweaked server to DRAMATICALLY reduce lag.
Added temporary developer channel (email me if you would like to help out).

Currently:
Reconfiguring Map Generator. (thechillhacker)
- Will extend past the 128 block limit allowing building at MUCH greater heights.
Programming the client side UI. (Galaxy)
Creating a simple installer for the UI. (sfxworks)

To Do:
Generate the map with the continents, rivers, and oceans. (Not as hard as I thought)
Add protection, mech, and data mods.
Design scheme for the site.
Transfer world data to the New Server.
Add PVP battle grounds & other PVP configuration.

ETA: ~2-3 days. The wait will be worth it guys. Hold tight.

Friday, June 24, 2011

(using password: NO)

Sorry guys. Working on a registeration issue with the database. I'll have it up by today.

Ps give thanks to thechillhacker Galaxy for offering to help program! And give a big thanks to Billz5243 for suggesting some awesome mods!

Until then, you can watch (not really) on the work I am doing here.

Ps: Zerobot the flash banner is working. Delete your browser's cache and reload the page.


Edit: Ok guys im pulling an all nighter again to get this done. I don't want to keep you all waiting forever. There has been some rapid progress. Hopefully I wont have to.

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Server - Notice

The server will be down for approx 2 days while I clean up the system and prep for 1.7.

All your work is saved. You wont regret the wait.

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

NPCS CRASH THE SERVER

They are disabled. The server is back online.
mcserver1337.servegame.com:1337

Monday, June 20, 2011

And its back up

I appologize for that. Trying to delete a whole folder full of map files. (their like 1kb each but theres a good 9000000 of them).

Im deleting another folder but this one isnt as big. It shouldnt cause the server to crash this time.

Saturday, June 18, 2011

HEROBRINE!!!


THEY EXIST!!!!
THEY EXIST!!!

THIS IS NOT AN NPC! THIS IS A REAL HEROBRINE! iLL POST A VIDEO SOON!

Surprise Update!

Hmm.....
The surprise update failed. I know why though so Ill work on more testing today and have it up by tomorrow.

Friday, June 17, 2011

Programmers Needed.

This is an announcement to anyone willing to mod on request. I am looking for programmers willing to help with the server. Trying to become independent from bukkit. Please email me at sfxworks@gmail.com if you are interested.

Edit: I am very interested in programmers that are able to modify the map generation technique. If you are able to do so, please email me at sfxworks@gmail.com.

Edit: I will happily pay for you service. (Nothing big though. Around 10-40$)

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Even more unique generation.



I came across a powerful tool that might be added to the world soon. It has to do with unique world generation. I already added unique world generation but THIS does it automatically lol.

Take a look of what could become of it.

Monday, June 13, 2011

Its done...

And the server is back up :)

The map should upload by tomorrow for all of you to see.

Server is Down

Sorry guys but to generate the map the server has to be down. Map generation has been running all day. Its at its final stage and I need all the RAM an processing speed I can get. It should be done in a few hours. Sorry about this. Ill fix any problems before it comes back up. ALSO don't worry. Your items were saved :P

Sunday, June 12, 2011

"can i be op?"

No. Now stop spamming it in chat, stop posting it in my comments, and stop sending it to me in my email.

-sfxworks

Another (Hopefully bug free) Server Update

NOTICE: LOCK YOUR CHESTS WITH THE NEW LWC SYSTEM!
NOTICE: A RULE AGAINST THEFT IS TEMPORARILY ENFORCED. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO STEAL ANOTHER PLAYERS ITEMS UNTIL 6/14/2011. ANY ATTEMPT TO DO SO WILL RESULT IN A TEMPORARY BAN UNTIL 6/14/2011.
  • Trashed the locking system and added LWC. Find the commands here.
  • Fixed an issue with hookshot that would cause some players to not be able to use it.
  • Allowed Moderators to access the database in order to properly rollback grievers.
  • Allowed Moderators to spawn items for personal use only.
  • Allowed Moderators to view reports using /report view
  • Removed unnecessary plugins.
  • Players that fall into the void will now have their items recovered.
  • Players can now use /report instead of /helpop
  • Fixed all teleportation methods into the Nether
  • Upgraded NPCs to a new build.
  • Added a leveling system for Armor, Weapons,
  • Disabled world-wide notification when a player would level up.
Currently Testing/Configuring/Waiting
  • New Group Manager for commands.
  • NPC type Guards.
  • Banking system.
  • Regional Chat.
  • Scrolling signs.
To Do
  • Re-configure and balance Leveling System.
  • Set wait time and cooldown for /home vs instant teleportation.
  • Configure Mob Spawning.
  • Add arenas.
  • Finish website.
  • Configure periodic Tips.

Saturday, June 11, 2011

Server is up!

Sorry for the minor issue guys. The server is back. Up and running 100%.

mcserver1337.servegame.com:1337

Friday, June 10, 2011

Quick 5 Min update!

NOTICE: Anti-lag now works on port 1440. This will fix any connection issues.
NOTICE: When you punch a chest to lock it, it will not give you a message saying that you locked your chest. However, it is still locked and no other players can open it except yourself.

Users can now lock doors by looking at the door and typing /lock.
If the player has an item in hand, that item becomes the "key". Anyone with that "key" can unlock the door.
If the player has no items in hand, then only that player may open and close the door.

Chest locking re-configured. To lock a chest, you must punch it with an empty hand (instead of whacking it with a stick)

Users may also lock furnaces and dispensers.

Users can add "co-owners" who can also /lock and /unlock doors, chests, furnaces, and dispensers. Use /coowner to add a "co-owner" of the door, chest, furnace,o or dispenser.

Anti-lag is now enabled.
Creepers spawn again.
Creepers explode.
Nether works properly.
Players can now light their own nether portals.
Iron-City now has a nether portal and is establishing a stronghold there.
Iron-City now has guards to ward of creepers.
Andromeda now has guards to ward of creepers.
Iron-City now has plots available.
Players can now /msg again.
Players can now set their home and /home again.
Animals spawn again.

Anti-Lag works again

Download the latest version here.
Find the instructions on how to use here.

Using this is highly encouraged before connecting to the server. It increases your gaming experience while increasing others as well.


Thursday, June 9, 2011

The server is up!

After much toleration of NPCs and many bugs from the Nether....

The server is up :)
The rail line now works from andromeda to ironcity! Travel now!

mcserver1337.servegame.com:1337

Sever Updated.

NOTICE: PASSWORDS ARE RESET. Re register using /register


The server is now open to moderators and admins. The server will be open to players within a few hours of initial launch.


Kicked if afk for 3 minutes
Tree detection increased. Logs will now move down if the log is part of a tree
Users will no longer lose an item if a tool has been broken during the process
Authentication is now a required. Please use /register and type in a password afterwards.

Example: /register passw0rd. Using that, "passw0rd" would be your password. You would have to use the command /login passw0rd every time you login. This is to prevent users from loggin into eachothers accounts.

The ligher is no longer blocked allowing users to create nether portals.
Firespread is still blocked.
Firespread is in the process of being able to spread onto certain blocks. Remove any lava containers made of wood before the next update.

Elevators can now be created by users. Creating one cost 40 dollars. Adding a floor cost 7 dollars. Adding a glass door to a floor costs 5 dollars.

Players can now /broadcast at the cost of 20$. Use this to advertise your town or business.

A new banning feature has been added. Users banned will not be able to logon as a different

name.
Players can now create floodgates using trap doors.
Nether is enabled.
Region claiming is fixed

Players may now light arrows on fire with flint and steel
Players can now store their money in banks

Movecraft is still in the works and is temporarily disabled
Hookshot is re-enabled. Players can now scale mountains by launching an arrow and climbing it with a string.

Fences now have the ability to open and close. Place a fence block 2 blocks under the fence you want to open and close.

Players can now send messages to offline players using /memo PLAYERNAME MESSAGE

An ore detection system is in the works

NPCs
Users can now successfully interact with NPCs
Blacksmith creation cost set to $450
Basic creation cost set to $150
Guard creation cost set to $1200
Trader creation cost set to $350
A user may only have 10 NPCs at one time

Ore Respawn
Ore respawn is currently in testing. If you see an error (such as a random floating block of

diamond) please report it.

Anti-Grief related
The logging of leaves decaying is disabled to decrease server load
Kills are now logged
Explosions are now logged
Lavaflow is now logged

World Configurations
Towns are now considered part of the wild. Therefor, they are unprotected and creepers may explode inside of them.
Any grieving done by a player ANYWHERE (Even in unprotected zones) is automatically rolled back. Jails will now be implemented vs banning.


Fixed login que
Reserve list for login que now reserves spots for donators as well as moderators and admins

Donator Rank LvL 1 reconfigured
Minimin amount required to aquire this rank is set to 10$
Able to instantly teleport to other players
Able to bypass login que and instantly join
Do not get kicked for being AFK

Added Donator Rank LvL 2
Minimum amount required to aquire this rank is set to 20$
Inherits perks for Donator Rank LvL 1
Able to warp to citys and other locations
Recives a stack of fresh tools and
May not sell the items spawned (To keep the economy balanced)

Added Donator Rank LvL 3
Minimum amount required to aquire this rank is set to 50$
Must be a trusted player
Inherits perks from Donator Rank LvL 2
Able to use a powerful world editing tool
May spawn items at whim


Security has been upgraded

Rules, Regulations, and configurations to Citys and Towns applied
Cities
[Temporary] Can only be made by admins
Minimum of 5 jobs must be offered
Do not spawn creepers
Must have a minimum of 20 plots with an
Must have some form of a "City Hall"
Must have a public mine
Must be seperated by atleast 1000 block (However, Highly recommended to be separeted by 4000+

to avoid culture clause)
Must have a unique attribute
Must have a story line or a "lore"
Must have a unique attribute (EX: Ironcity = Iron, Andromeda = Glowstone & Future tec)
Must have a unique characteristic(Ex: Andromeda = Mall)
Responsible for pathing for towns established within city's limits
All buildings must have a purpose
Must have empty plots
Optional: Have pre-made houses to fit the city's style
City leader must keep track of nearby towns population
City leaders must grant nearby towns a chest full of appropriate items once they hit the

poplulation limit of 15
City leaders must pave a path from their city to the town once the town has hit the population

limit of 5
Must have some form of a graveyard

Towns
A town becomes "official" in the nearest city's eyes once it hits a population of 5
Must be within a city's bounds (EX if Andromeda's city bounds is 1000 blocks then you must

build within 1000 blocks of
(Optional)Offer some form of work for the nearest city (EX: Spawntown = Spontanious generation

of super humans capable of carring 2304 metric tons of anything along with automatically

knowing how to work without the need of food or water)
(Optional)Building style must be somewhat related to their city (EX: Futuritic if near andromeda)

Andromeda has shared its future tec. Users across the globe are now able to create lampstone.

Lampstone turns to glowstone during the night and glass during the day. To create lampstone,

use the command /lampstone and place a glowstone block. Turn lampstone mode off by using

/lampstone.

Ironcity has finished its construction. Users may now become a resident of ironcity.



Next matinence: June 16th, 2011
Focus:
PVP
Website integration
Improved help

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Thursday Maintenance on Thursday

As I have said, the server will be down most of the day. Updating everything. Thanks.

Monday, June 6, 2011

Server Is online

Had time to apply a few updates too.

Afk auto-kick has now been increased from 2 minutes to 5 min
Players can now plant apple trees by right-clicking SOIL with an APPLE
Chance of apples spawning from unfertilized trees is set to 33%
Players can now plant cocoa bean trees by right-clicking SOIL with COCOA BEANS
Chance of cocoa beans spawning from unfertilized spruce trees is set to 33%
Fertilized APPLE and COCOA BEAN trees drop 1 APPLE or COCOA BEAN every 2 minutes
The World Border is now set at a 14,750 block radius
Tips should now work properly

Now applying new NPC system. It will be in testing.

oh boy. no cable

Power didn't go out (yet) but the local cable station just lost power. Could be fixed in a few minutes, could be in a few days. I guess nows a good time to do some matinence anyway. Ill keep you posted.

Banned. Banned. Banned. HAHAHAHA



Grievers are so easy to deal with using the tech I have. Honestly, if your a griever, don't even try. You're just waisting your time. Its literally an easy 2 seconds of investigation and 5 seconds to undo all of your actions in the world.

On a side note, I am scheduling maintenance for Thursday. It will be a short 3 hour period of fixing a few mods and cleaning up the mess players who join and leave make. During that time i'll wire in the website into the server. When thats done it will be perfectly up and running.

Last thing. Im almost done with the rail line. All I have to do is fix up Iron City and help Vandigo (if she needs it) finish the bridge that crosses the lake.

Heres a sneak peak at the last mini-bridge you cross before entering Iron City



Since the banner is still down, ill continue to post the server's address at the bottom of each post.
mcserver1337.servegame.com:1337

Sunday, June 5, 2011

Server Update (6/5/2011)

Configured
  • Temporarily disabled chairs because of a bug that would kick the player saying "Nope."
  • Added a feature that allows people to send messaged to players whom are offline using /memo
  • Fixed NPCs. (During the first 10 minutes of online time the npcs will be re-placed throughout the world"
  • Added a Moderator and Admin mode. Use /am on or /am off. This will save your inventory, health, and level and bring it back once you use /am off
  • Admin Mode now spawns with the proper tools needed.
  • Added periodic tips that display every 7 minutes
  • Added Donator Rank
  • Donator ranked users can now fly and teleport (must use a client side mod to fly such as zombes)
  • Modded server to automatically enter a "High traffic mode" to ease lag for players who arn't using the anti-lag feature.
  • Regular players can now hookshot themselves onto cliffs and zipline across using an ARROW and STRING
  • Added rail line from Andromeda to
  • Added a feature to reload chunks in and around them using /chunkme. This will fix the "infinite falling" error.
  • Fixed issue with Friends List. Players can now successful add and remove friends using /friend add & player remove
  • Players can now create NPCs at the cost of in-game money
  • Re-Imported Iron City that didn't cause the world to turn upside down and walk the dinosaur.
  • Caves now have a chance to cave in if a user breaks a block inside one (will be balanced in time)
  • Fixed the database not logging a player's actions properly
  • "PandaTown" is now an official town
  • "SexyTown" is now an official town
  • "NewTown" now has plots open that were abandoned
  • Admins and Moderators now have the option of turning invisible
  • Veterans now have the option of turning invisible
  • Disabled Chest shops because of an unstable issue that would crash the server
To Do
  • Configure TNT cannons in developing PVP Arena
  • Configure custom game mode Battleships
  • Configure Teleporting cost to take account for inventory weight
  • Finish and name
  • Set a scheduled maintenance date so I don't have to keep randomly shutting the server down.
  • Continue Terra-forming Continents
  • Load in Player Requested houses in next update
  • Finish the website and the "forums"
  • Add the ONLY cross continental rail station from IronCity to
  • Import or Recreate the WorldTree
  • Have food "rot" over time
  • Add events for world tree. (If world tree dies then all trees slowly fade within a 7 day period (vs all at once that tremendously lagged the server to the point of a crash))
  • Decide on whether or not to import CloudCroft and act as the city above the sea
  • Configure a server-side flying mechanism
  • Create separate levels for Donator Ranks
  • Allow a higher level Donaor Rank to spawn items at a cost of in-game money
  • Decide on whether or not to allow players to temporarily turn invisible (if based on Andromeda's future technologies)
  • Add a background story for cities, regions, continents, and the world
  • Give the world a name
  • Fix meteorite spawning
  • Fix leveling system not working properly
  • Allow Moderators to use a terrain editor while off the job
  • Allow Players to create elevators at a cost

Waiting On
  • 000webhost to finish maintenance on comxa.com so the banner on my server will be loaded in properly.
  • A fix so chairs will properly work
  • You to report any errors or bugs to me at sfxworks@gmail.com
  • Minecraft Troll Physics to go away

Props to MarineCityNerd for being our first donator!!

Notice: Authentication is not yet forced but encouraged. Use /register to create a password to login each time you play.


UPDATE: Caves no longer cavein because it conflicts with a protection addon.

Friday, June 3, 2011

Anti-Lag updated

Click here to download it.

If you have used it before, change all ports (in anti-lag and in Minecraft) to 1440. So you would connect on localhost:1440 vs localhost:25565

Find the instructions on how to use here.


Fixing...

Server Update

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Since the banner is down I guess Ill just post the minecraft IP in every first post. But anyway...

Configured
  • When you chop a log off a tree, the ascending log will now move down.
  • Added a leveling system
  • IP bans now work even if using the Anti-Lag program
  • Added an authentication system
  • Money, Trade, and user based shops are now up
  • Users can now make showcases using a half step (instead of a glass block)
  • Users can now make shops out of a chest using
  • Users can now lock their chests by LEFT-CLICKING with a STICK
  • Eating sugar now gives a "sugar rush"
  • Users can now ride ANYTHING...even players, with a SADDLE
  • GUNPOWDER now has a chance of exploding when near LAVA
  • Imported IronCity
  • Player cap increased from 15 to 30.
  • Anti-Spam is enabled. Meaning you cant say "CAN I BE OP" more than once every minute
To Do
  • Configure tips to display every few minutes
  • Create chat channels so users arnt flooded with spam
  • Terraform continents
  • Add ocean
  • Create rail line from Andromeda to IronCity
  • Make an official website for the server
  • Fix the banner on the blog

Waiting on

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

MAINTENANCE END! SERVER UP!

I STILL HAVE TO USE GOOGLE TO SPELL MAINTENANCE! BUT THATS OK! BECAUSE THE SERVER IS BACK UP!!!

mcserver1337.servegame.com:1337

The Entire Map




The lake in the middle? Spawn town. Yeah. Its that big.

Server is back online btw. I will fix EVERYTHING ELSE tomorrow.

Extended Maintenance

1 MORE HOUR!!!!

Be cool! We will be back 100% in a bit!

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Wednesday Maintenance on Wednesday

The server will be down for maintenance for 24 hours while I incorporate a few core mods and re-do the website. It will be back up Thursday at 12:00 am EST.

Anti-Lag HowTo Video

Download the anti-lag file here.

http://sfxworks.comxa.com/Anti_Lag_How_To.swf

Find the tutorial video here!

If you do not have java (which you probably do) download it here

Anti-Lag! Use this before connecting to the server!

Download this to reduce all lag! MAC COMPATIBLE!


This application will allow you to download AND SAVE chunks of the world so you don't have to constantly request chunks of information from the server! This will automatically reduce your lag!!!

Directions:
It should look like the image above at the end. So just look at the picture and copy it exactly. The directions are always here for reference.
  1. Download the jar file here.
  2. Double click the jar file (or right click, open with, Java(TM) Platform SE Binary)
  3. Under Remove Server in the Name box, type in mcserver1337.servegame.com
  4. Under Remove Server in the Port box, type in 1440
  5. Under Local Server in the Port box, type in 1440
  6. Under the Max Size (MB) box, type in 256
  7. Press Start!
  8. Start Minecraft.
  9. Click Multilayer (herp derp)
  10. Type in localhost:1440
  11. PLAY WITH NO LAG!!! :D
Hope this helps guys! -sfxworks

Minecraft Server 1.6.6 Compatible!

The server now works with 1.6.6.

Have fun guys!

mcserver1337.servegame.com:1337

REMEMBER, Maintenance ALL Wednesday.

Wednesday Maintenance on Wednesday

Hey guys. Just announcing that all day Wednesday will be Maintenance time. It will be down all day Wednesday. 12am EST - 11:59pm EST. Its for the better. This will also fix a lot of issues.

Don't worry! Everything will be A LOT better!

Monday, May 30, 2011

IMPORTANT NOTICE!!

OK
NOTICE

MAPS WORK

ANTI-LAG DOESN'T WORK

ktnx

So just login to minecraft as normal using mcserver1337.servegame.com:1337

NOTCH? THE MAKER OF MINECRAFT?





ON MY SERVER?!??! :D
mcserver1337.servegame.com:1337

Download this to reduce all lag! MAC COMPATIBLE!


This application will allow you to download AND SAVE chunks of the world so you don't have to constantly request chunks of information from the server! This will automatically reduce your lag!!!

Directions:
It should look like the image above at the end. So just look at the picture and copy it exactly. The directions are always here for reference.
  1. Download the jar file here.
  2. Double click the jar file (or right click, open with, Java(TM) Platform SE Binary)
  3. Under Remove Server in the Name box, type in mcserver1337.servegame.com
  4. Under Remove Server in the Port box, type in 1440
  5. (Optional) Under the Buffer Latency (ms) box, type in 1000
  6. Press Start!
  7. Start Minecraft.
  8. Click Multilayer (herp derp)
  9. Type in localhost:25565
  10. PLAY WITH NO LAG!!! :D
Hope this helps guys! -sfxworks

Edit: Fixed the download link!

Sunday, May 29, 2011

Blame 1.6

Server is back online. Im going to work on the server tonight to fix notch's little bug in minecraft. =_=

Minecraft Server 1.6.5

Success! Minecraft now works with 1.6.5! Join now!

32 slots open!!

mcserver1337.servegame.com:1337

SERVER IS BACK ONLINE


1.6 Is the most unstable version of minecraft ever.

Server is back up. Sorry for the inconvinence. Your inventory and block placement in the world has been recovered.


Saturday, May 28, 2011

Friday, May 27, 2011

Minecraft 1.6 Server

EDIT: This is for the BETA minecraft [Years ago]

New 1.6 server [Current 2013] iP: sfxworks.net:25566


The server is back up! Sorry for the inconvenience.
(--->mcserver1337.servegame.com:1337<---)
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(--->mcserver1337.servegame.com:1337<---)
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(--->mcserver1337.servegame.com:1337<---)
  • Players can now LOCK and UNLOCK their CHEST by LEFT-CLICKING it with a Stick
  • The player limit has been changed from 25 to 27
  • Added a login que to manage overpopulation
  • Moderators and Admins now have a reserved slot in the login que
  • "Real Weather" is enabled and will now be active in regions in the world vs the entire world
  • Players will be kicked if they are idle
  • All elevators now work properly in protected regions
  • Improved packet handling to reduce lag
  • Chairs and Benches now work properly

To Do
  • NPCs for 1.6
  • Money and Trade fix for 1.6
  • /regionclaim bug caused by 1.6
  • Enable chunk cache to reduce bandwidth usage
  • Add a better /help feature

Server Maintenance!!

Server maintenance! This will take approx 1 hour.

During this time I will attempt to fix any 1.6 errors that have occurred. I will also try my best to get NPCs working again

Don't worry all data is saved. The server will be back up 100% in 1 hour.

MINECRAFT SERVER 1.6.4 COMPATIBLE

This server now works with the lated version (1.6.4) of Minecraft. Thank you for your patience.


---> mcserver1337.servegame.com:1337 <---
---> mcserver1337.servegame.com:1337 <---
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Thursday, May 26, 2011

Server is buggy but back up!

Sorry guys. Was away. Apparently if you re-load a map with this build the server crashes. Trying to fix but im probably going to have to wait on notch.

---> mcserver1337.servegame.com:1337 <---

MINECRAFT SERVER 1.6 COMPATIBLE


works with 1.6 now
(that was faster than I thought)

mcserver1337.servegame.com:1337

GO UPDATE

Grieving Day


Meteorites Spawn once ever 1 minute
Lighting Storms World Wide
Fire Spread Enabled


Until I get the server working for 1.6, this is the least I can do

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Minecraft 1.6

As most of you probably know, minecraft 1.6 comes out today. I just wan't to remind everyone. DO NOT UPDATE TO 1.6 until I post the announcement on the blog. I have to update the server before it will work with 1.6. It will take a few hours at most. Max, a day.

Find all the changes happening in 1.6 here.

Thanks guys
-sfxworks

Saturday, May 21, 2011

VoxelSniper


This addon is amazing. This entire area was flat before and I made this with it. Its so cool...

Server Update

Changed apple spawn chance from 0.05 to 0.1
Changed cocoa spawn chance from 0.02 to 0.1
Golden Apples now have a .5% chance if spawning from broken leaves
Bandages are now properly configured and work by using paper
Cave-ins now have a 55% chance of happening
The world border is now properly configured so it will not trigger chunk generation
Sitting in a chair now heals you 1/2 heart every 5 seconds
Jail commands are now properly configured and uses MySQL to decrease server load
Aircraft, Airships, Boats, Cars, Ships, and submarines now cost money to use
Resized maximum block sizes ships and vehicles could be


Added:
Recoil
See demonstration video




Coming soon:
Importing building requests by players
Importing old cities
Adding oceans
Configuring contenents
PvP Zone

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

So heres the deal...

Ok guys I know I said that it would be up today around 12...some unexpected errors came up. I need to render the map to see it before I place the cities again. I started it at 11 with just the base zoom level. Well...I ran out of disk space and it crashed. So Im going to have to restart it.

Make no doubt. If all goes well, the server should be fully functional at 12 noon tomorrow. Sorry to let you guys down about that.

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

CELEBRATION! SERVER WIDE GRIEF! EVERYONE GETS OP


THIS IS NO LONGER GOING ON





Getting a new server and transferring all data and generating new map and other fun stuff to celebrate SERVER WIDE GRIEF EVERYONE GETS OP JOIN NOW!!!! :D mcserver1337.servegame.com:1337 MORE INFO AT sfxworksmc.blogspot.com