Nerdcrafteria

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Emerald Falls
The Ancient Totems have risen!

What could it mean?

Once imbued by magic, these Totems of Emerald Falls have appeared in the past to help guard the jungle (and all of its...
Important Updates The Builder's Guild!
Have you ever wanted to build something, but didn't quite know how to start? OR are you a good builder that's always wanted to way to help others?

Introducing the Nerdcrafteria Builder's Guild!

Thanks to the collaborative efforts of @Pagophilus and our staff - we have created an organization that aims to help everyone have the plot or build of their dreams. Pago will be joined by @TurnDownTheAC and @SquiggleTag as our inaugural members.

What is the Builder’s Guild?

The Builder’s Guild is a collaborative player-staff organization made up of talented, passionate builders in Nerdcrafteria. The Guild’s main goal is to provide build assistance and materials to those who need it.

I am a builder who likes to help others - how do I join?

There will be two ways in which a person can be accepted as a Builder’s Guild member. The first will be a nomination of someone within the Guild. The second method will be an application found here on the forums. Once someone is nominated or has applied, the Guild will take a week to make their decision. If you apply and do not hear anything back after a week, do not be disheartened! You may re-apply after a month waiting period along with new build samples attached to your application.

I need help - how do I send a request to the Guild?

Requests can be sent using this form. Once a request is received, a Guild member or members will contact you to schedule time to assist. Depending upon volume of requests and availability of Guild members, a request could take a few weeks for a response.

If you need materials, the Guild can also help with common materials like wood, stone, clay, glass, quartz,...
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:ftl::ftl: ContestTheLlama! :ftl::ftl:
:ftl: (Llama Building Contest) :ftl:

The Server's 5th Birthday is coming up in just over a month, and we need you!, yes YOU!, to help us with some finishing touches ...

This year's Birthday themed spawn will contain several llamas, but two of the llamas we have are a bit blank.


:ftl: This is where you come in. :ftl:


If you'd like to enter simply /modreq for the following llama template, and a member of staff will happily place one on your creative plot for you.



Feel free to "colour outside the lines" so to speak. Go wherever your artistic vision takes you. (As long as it is still recognisable as a llama) :D


:ftl: You have until August 31st, 23:59 (EST) to enter. :ftl:
:ftl: To enter simply use this form: Click Me! :ftl:

Entries will then be judged by Myself, Nydescynt and several other staff members.


Winners will be announced on September 3rd.

Prize Breakdown
:ftl: 1st - 10,000 Llamas and Your llama added to birthday spawn!
:ftl: 2nd - 5,000 Llamas and Your llama added to birthday spawn!
:ftl: 3rd - 2,500 Llamas and Your very own pet llama!

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Nouveau Batiment: Opening Soon!



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Nouveau Batiment’s History

Imagine a world where a decade ago, artwork could provide sustainable living for a couple, but now is barely making enough money for bread. Such things happened to a young couple named Margaret and Walter Jones. Therefore they escaped to a barren land that they could develop into a new haven, a new place to live, and a wholly new style of building: Nouveau Batiment. In this town, art was to be the driving force behind the economy, so that architecture, painting, sculpting, theatrical performances, and music could thrive. The couple constructed the mansion to be their own house, and...
Server Event Official Streaming!
Hello friends~ I'm very excited to say we have an announcement:

We're bringing back official streaming!


We've blown the dust off our Twitch account, and our first official stream will be Saturday, August 5th, at 5pm EST - hosted by our very own Squiggletag!

If you have a Twitch account, make sure to follow us at twitch.tv/nerdcrafteria~

Hope to see you there! DFTBA!

-The Staff of Nerdcrafteria
We are pleased to announce that the joint winner of the anniversary old map build contest has arrived:
Welcome to the Old Map Museum!
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Dreamed up and created by contest winners Pagophilus and Cat0ninetails
(and put together by staff)

Always wondered what the fuss was about with the old map? Just want it to come back?

Well, wander over to Nerdtropolis's historic district for everything you could ever want to know about life back then.

There's a space for all the old map towns, special blocks, insider jokes, a maze, cookies - even a gift shop!

See the original contest builds here - http://nerdcrafteria.com/threads/map-anniversary-build-contest-winners.11349/

Congratulations again to our contest winners and DFTBA!

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Server Event Esther Day! <3
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Esther Day 2017!

On August 25th 2010 Esther Earl,
a beloved member of the
nerdfighter community, sadly passed away.



In her memory we celebrate August 3rd (Esther's Birthday) as Esther Day.
A day in which we celebrate the types of non-romantic love that often get taken for granted.

For some this means telling a friend / family member you love them.
For us here on staff it also means showing you, the player base,
just how much we appreciate you.

So in honour of Esther, and in the spirit of Esther Day,
we would like to show you all our appreciation by announcing the following.

TSWGO / Esther Day Vanity Tag

A special vanity tag!
No need to spend anything on it, this one's on us ;)

Special Esther Day Server Boon
A special boon of healing, flight (and other boon goodies),
will be active on the server for a full 24 hours.

That's right ... 24 hours!
(8am EDT August 3rd - 8am EDT August 4th)

Esther Day Gift Giving Area


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In mineworld there will be a special area set up
where you can set up chests & signs with
lots of notes & gifts for your friends.

We hope you all have a fantastic Esther Day.
Thank you for making this server the awesome place it is
Important Updates Updated CoC
Hey all,

Just wanted to point your attention to the recently updated Code of Conduct found here and on a new tab at the top of the forums for easy access! :D There were no major changes to any existing rules, however @Stormy very kindly went through and made sure to clarify a few sections that weren't clear.

The biggest change of note was the split of Rule 5 into what is now Rules 5 and 6 in order to better delineate Lag & Redstone rules from Mob Farms & Block Generator rules.

Rule #5: No mob or block generators in any world except Skyblock and Survival.
Block generators, mob grinders/farms, or fish farms are allowed in Skyblock and Survival only, as long as they do not cause lag. Any generators or farms must also have player input - meaning you must actively be there in order for the farm, grinder, or generator to work. AFK farms are not allowed. This includes using macros or taping down a button or key.

Mob farms/traps/grinders are defined as planned out builds/contraptions with the purpose of making gathering, manipulating, and killing mobs extremely easy and danger-free for the maker. This includes creating dark rooms, trapping mobs in holes/fences, automated setups in which mobs are spawned, killed, and their items gathered without any player interaction. Similarly, block generators are setups designed to make gathering and collecting large numbers of a certain block completely automated or to greatly remove the effort, danger, and time normally required to do so. Some examples include duplication glitch generators, obsidian generators, and cobblestone generators.

Rule #6: Beware of lag! Be cautious with automatic redstone machines. Keep the number of entities on your plots and farms in-check.
Regardless of how your machine is set up - if...
Server Event Carnival 2017


Carnival 2017



The most anticipated Nerdcrafteria event of July 2017 is upon us: it's carnival time!
Step right up to see the games and activities we have in store for you! Over at /warp carnival, you can compete against your friends in the Staff Arcade, play games and explore in the Player Arcade, and even win tokens that can be spent on cool prizes!

When can I carnival?
Our carnival will be open from July 4th to July 14th.

How do I win tokens?

Win tokens by winning games! Some games will give out tokens automatically, others will require staff members to be present to hand them out.

Where do I get my prizes?
Check out the prize tent in the Staff Arcade! This is where tokens can be traded for fun prizes. Will you get a random treat for 1 token, or save your tokens for an even bigger prize?

Um... My token is broken?
Do not despair! Some games may give you broken tokens, or they may be dropped by some of our spooky and undead friends. Three of these can be traded for whole tokens in the prize tent!

We would like to give a special thank you to all of the players and player organizations that helped contribute to the Player Arcade. The carnival wouldn't be the same without your hard work!

And with that, go forth and...
Important Updates Survival is open!
*cough* We tried to save it. *cough* We really did! When we installed that new plugin in survival, we thought it would help. At first, all was going well... and then disaster struck!

There were large barrels... and we open-- oh, it's everywhere now! It's seeping into the server. Why do I feel warm? *cough* And why-- *cough* do I have this -- *cough cough cough* horrible cough?

If you wish to enter, proceed with caution. Dangers may aw-- oh, good! The hazmat team has arrived.
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Find the book. Stay safe. Stay healthy. You know what they say about an apple a day right? I'm not sure if that's going to work this time around. Just stay alive!

In the following weeks, we hope that we can get some help before it turns into a worldwide epidemic... that is... if anyone is still alive.

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Survival world's new season is now open! We hope you enjoy the changes! Look for events to improve your odds of survival in the next few weeks. ;)

Sincerely,
The Staff of Nerdcrafteria