Nerdcrafteria

DFTBA

Important Updates So Many Updates!
So, although I said in my last post that the update news posts would probably be every week, I sort of kind of lied... There's just so much going on, I can hardly wait to tell you all about it! I finally got to Thursday and I thought, "There is just so much stuff here, I can't afford NOT to tell them about it." So, the result is a LOOOONG news post about all of the recent changes and events going on in Nerdcrafteria! Without further ado, here you go...


Server Events:


- The Hall of Honors is officially open for business! Feel free to drop by the Hall of Honors (you'll have to find the location for yourself...) and follow the instructions on the signs posted at the entrance. It's a nice little tribute to you guys, the awesome community that made this server possible and sustainable. We couldn't have done it without you guys.

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- As you saw in the last news post from Amsterdom, we're getting a server hardware upgrade pretty soon! It's actually going to be happening over the next day or two, and it'll mean several things:

1. More ram, an increase from 16GB to 32GB
2. Better processors, from the Intel Xeon E3-1270 to the Intel Xeon E3-1270 v2 (Ivy Bridge)

These things will mean that we can run many more plugins for you guys to have fun with, like PVP and spleef plugins, various world plugins, a bunch of fun little toy plugins to make everyday events a little more interesting, and a variety of other things. The downage is expected to take place in the next 48 hours, and will probably take several hours to complete. We'll be posting...
Hello everyone! :D

Due to the wonderful amount of donations we're able to upgrade the server's hardware.
Expect the server to go down sometime tonight or tomorrow.

For those interested:We're upgrading from the Intel Xeon E3-1270 to the Intel Xeon E3-1270 v2 (Ivy Bridge)
and we're also getting 2x the amount of ram that we have, from 16gb to 32gb.

Hopefully this doesn't take more than a couple of hours, and we apologize for the downtime :)

-Dom
It's been noticed that there are quite a few plots (especially in nerdville) that have been bought but are still empty, and haven't been touched for over a week.

Over the next few days we'll be going through and putting these back up for sale, refunding the current owners. We want thriving towns, so if you've been meaning to build something but have been putting it off, please do so soon! Otherwise you may find that your plot has been bought and built on by someone else!

If you're going away for a while, please post in the AFK thread so we know not to re-appropriate your plots!
...we're doing GREAT!

Thanks to all of you guys who have already registered on the forums - I see 174 registered members already, and the forum hasn't been online for more than 24 hours! Hard to believe this was only a concept less than a week ago, lol.

Now, the only way to make the forums truly successful is for you guys to post. A LOT. Any and everything that you see and feel like posting about, go ahead and do it - everything (almost) is welcome! If you have a cool construction in creative, post about it here! If you have a plugin you want us to look at, post about it here! If you want to ask people what their favourite videogames besides minecraft are, post about it here!!! If the forums don't get enough people on them posting regularly, then they won't be a worthwhile investment, so don't let us down. :)

Now, onto more important details...

I'm going to start posting weekly (or possibly bi-weekly, depending on how much stuff is going on) about the server, updates and plugins we add or change, and events that are going on for you guys to be able to join. I'll be posting about livestreams, chats, and various "extracurricular" - for lack of a better word - activities that will be happening within the next week or two. That way, you guys can keep relatively up to date about the going-ons of the server, and not have to ask TOO many questions, hopefully, about what's happening. (That's the idea, anyways.)



Server Events:

- We're having a SPLEEF ARENA competition that's in-progress right now, run by the illustrious PandaHP, who runs most of our building competitions! We're currently looking for players who can build a good-looking Spleef Arena that will be placed somewhere in Nerdcrafteria and used with a plugin for people to run spleef games for themselves....
FRENCH THE LLAMA, WE FINALLY HAVE A FORUM!

Alright, now that that's out of the way...

Welcome, welcome, welcome to the brand new Nerdcrafteria Forums! This is the OFFICIAL forum for the website, and as you'll see, all of the administrators and moderators in-game are also on here. Make sure you tell them hello!

My name is Cory – I’m an Admin for Nerdfighteria, I have a lot experience with Bukkit Plugins, Forums, Coding and Linux/Windows. If you have any issues with the forums don’t hesitate to contact me via PM.

Now, as you know, this server is Nerdcrafteria - the Nerdfighter-centric server started by the famous vlogger Hank Green (along with a little help from friends) and it is managed by the head admin, Amsterdom, and his crack-team of staff (including myself).

Such a fantastic, AWESOME server certainly can't just rest and be happy with it's own existence though - we're going to make it even better! That's why we're setting up a new Plugin and Donation System where you, the nerd fighters, will have the opportunity to donate directly to the Foundation to Decrease Worldsuck (a foundation that countless numbers of you are undoubtedly familiar with) in exchange for various benefits, such as a special VIP rank, a whole host of privileges, and even another, special VIP-exclusive world all to yourselves! More details about that will be released very, very soon, so we'll keep you posted.

The server has been on for awhile now, and despite a lot of bumps and jumps as we move down the road, we're quickly progressing closer and closer to the stage of moving past Beta and into full server swing. We REALLY appreciate you guys hanging around and being so patient with us while we work out all of the kinks - obviously, losing all of your items on a near-daily basis, combined...