Nerdcrafteria

DFTBA

Hello Nerdcrafterians!

As announced at the start of March, this vanilla survival season is reaching its end to make way for a whole new world of excitement and exploration.

We will take down the current survival map on June 21 (next Thursday).

To make sure to take some screenshots of things you want to remember. Feel free to post them here if you want to share some cool builds.

The server will be whitelisted for a few days while we test a new thing and prepare the new map. We are going to announce the start of the new season as soon as we are sure things won't explode (except for creepers maybe :p).

I hope you are as excited for a new beginning as we are. It's gonna be the very best, like no season ever was! :cool:
Important Updates The New Server Hypemaster
Hello friends~

After two and a half years on staff - one year of which as a Senior Admin - I have decided that it is time for me to retire. As of today, I will be stepping down from my position, and passing the torch onto @LadyAustin , who will be your new Senior Admin of Long-Term Planning and Server Promotions.

I have had an incredible time working on the server and doing my best to make it an awesome place for you all, and I'm excited to see where the server goes from here!

Don't worry - I have no plans to be a stranger, and hopefully you should see me around as a player ;) Who else is going to paint Nerdcrafteria purple?

As always, DFTBA, and thank you all for making being on staff such a fantastic experience!
-verykirsten
Breaking News

Very unusual activity happening in the heart of Nerdtropolis.
Crews are on the scene of what appears to be a crashed UFO.
We are getting reports that the entire area has been fenced off and prepped for quarantine.
This event is unprecedented!

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Multiple eye-witness reports are coming in as we speak!
They're saying a total of 10 creatures fled the scene of the crash at the moment of impact. Witnesses across the main map have reported odd, little green creatures seeking cover in and around major server builds.

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DO NOT CAUSE MASS PANIC BY TELLING OTHERS!
NC Government Officials are keeping the situation very hush-hush.
But it seems there could more to this than just a crash.
NC Officials do not believe they have spread to other servers or made the jump to Mineworld.
We must find them before this spreads.
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Regarding the reports of our green visitors leaving the scene...
Where did they go? Why did exactly 10 of them leave?
Will they try to communicate with us?

This is the story of the century!
We suspect you will have to act quickly. NC Government Officials are aiming to have this event investigated, recorded, and cleaned up in just roughly one week, on April...
Dear Miners, Farmers and Fishers

it is time to stack those blocks, to materialize those ideas, to create those wonders:
Let's have ourselves a build contest, shall we?​

The inhabitants of Scythian Peaks' Lednia are looking for help to spice up the main entrance to Lednia a bit:​


The Facts:

  • Location: right inside at /warp lednia
  • Size: 20 x 25 x 30 (More detailed informations can be found on-site)
  • Time: until April 30th (4 weeks)
  • Reward:
    • 1st place:
      • Your build will be placed in Scythian Peaks as official town build.
      • You will get a builder's credit on the build.
      • 1 llama with chests filled with goodies + virtual llamas to an overall worth of about 5000 ll.
    • 2nd place: 1 llama with a chest filled with goodies + virtual llamas to an overall worth of 3000 ll.
    • 3rd place: A herd of virtual llamas to an overall worth of 1500 ll.

Rules and Requirements:

  • You are allowed to work together with other players to create your build. Each player can enter only one build and there will only be one reward per entry, regardless of how many players contributed to it.
  • Create your build on /server creative on your or your teammate's plot.
  • Use THIS form...
The Skyblock Results are In!

Abros_vii's airship island

As we start a new skyblock season, it's time to look back and celebrate all of the awesomeness of the last one.

Congratulations on your beautiful islands - over 200 were created!
Many were small but beautiful. Some were incredible and huge, with our top finalist's island containing the equivalent of 105,400 blocks of cobble.

Without further ado, our top three islands were...

In Third Place, a unique, creative, new entry with 707 levels: Seth25R!
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In Second Place, another closely fought new entry, super cute, with a valiant 737 levels: Mafersauros!
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And in First place..
Last season's silver medal winner now takes gold with an incredible 1054 levels and some beautiful airships.......
Congratulations
Abros_vii!!!
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Finally, our creative island prize* goes to Xieandra for their colourful tropical town island which perfectly fit into the season's Cities theme.
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Abros_vii will win a mainworld prize of 5000llamas, 2000ll going to Seth24R, Mafersauros and Xieandra. Your prizes have been paid into your accounts.

Finally, honourable mentions also go to our full top 10 finalists.
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A Whole New World New skyblock season!
New Skyblock Season!!

The new skyblock season has arrived! We hope you have a wonderful time making your islands.
The season will run from now until the end of August
(last season recap coming soon)

New updates:
  1. We think we have increased mob spawning rates but it's a work in progress and we need your feedback. We want to balance mob spawning with the fact that some players have older computers with more lag. Please let staff know if you suddenly have issues playing.
  2. We have made tweaks to the challenges that you were requesting. Some are a little easier and some are a little harder...
  3. We now have a challenge currency! Every time you complete or repeat a challenge, you will be given a red sand block. The final challenge is to collect and submit all 1800 red-sand blocks..... (you have a little wiggle room, that isn't quite all the repeats). If you complete that final challenge, modreq for a special skyblock mainworld prize and 5000 llamas! If you don't care about the final challenge - use the red sand however you like.
  4. The bug where the torches don't light on arrival on the island is not fixable. To fix the torch issue, replace a torch or add a torch nearby and all the nearby torches should light. To solve the issue of villagers dying, your initial companion will not be a villager, but no fear! People who enjoy mining cobble will soon be reunited with their villager companion.
  5. You now have 25 island resets and only a 30 second wait between them - so if you want to take the time to explore...
A Whole New World New Survival Season!

Welcome to the new survival world!

This is classic vanilla survival. No special mods or changes to be aware of.
But it's a little warmer than last season XD

The season will last approximately 3 months, ending in June

Here's a few screenshots from the wonderful snowy last season. Ice town was awesome!
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DFTBA!
It's that time again. Take your screenshots, wish goodbye to the challenge hall, fly around your islands one last time and get ready for new survival and skyblock seasons!

Survival
We are planning to reset survival at some point this weekend (no promises on an exact day/time)

Skyblock
This will reset one week later - again no promises on an exact day/time.

DFTBA :)
On this day two years ago, on March 4th of 2016, a few days after we said good bye to our original map, the current main map on the economy server opened its doors for the first time. It was an exciting new start. We all started back at zero, with Nerdtropolis, Solara, and Thistledown, waiting to be explored and populated with awesome and interesiting new builds.
Since then, five more town's have been added to Nerdcrafteria's custom made beautiful landscape: Playertowns Emerald Falls, Nouveau Batiment and the recent Drakerberg, as well as two more staff administrated towns, Scythian Peaks and Viridian Isles.
Everything was new and exciting and together we managed to create a beautifull new place to meet our friends and relax.

To celebrate this second mapiversary staff is holding a town themed staff auction at 4pm EST today. Each of the current 8 towns will have one chest dedicated to them. The items of each chest reflect the towns style and atmosphere and will also include at least one unique, uncraftable lore item.
We hope to see you around at the auction house at /warp auction later today!

On top of that we also want to value the community and teamwork that led us to this point:

Today we re-open the house point meters at /warp witchcrafteria. About an hour after this post, they will start accepting new items that will, should you be able to completely fill the meters, unlock for different rewards:

Emerald Rain
This reward will cause hostile mobs to have a chance of dropping emeralds. This will last one week....​

A gleaming city of media and games, host to magnificent apartments housing hundreds of players as they navigate their first steps in Nerdcrafteria. Marble statues and parthenons and coliseums surrounded by vineyards and an ocean ripe for trade. The largest tree in the world, with floating islands and plots nestled under dim green branches. A forest creeping with oversized inhabitants and a rich vein of emeralds beneath the jungle canopy. Dozens of variously-biomed islands, linked together by intricate bridges. Shining spires of quartz and coal, windows and walls made complex and the whole town dedicated entirely to art. Collossal geodes and crystals hidden in an ice-capped mountain, away from the modern village just outside. A newly-discovered land of moss and dragons, where spires of rock rise from the sea to support viking structures of old.


We’ve built a lot over these past few years on Nerdcrafteria, and with our 2nd birthday since reset just around the corner (that’s right, we get two birthdays now) it’s time to celebrate our collective achievements. Come one, come all to the Nerdcrafteria Town Auction! Each chest is dedicated and themed on a different town, with plenty of goodies inside and as always one super-rare lore item!

The Auction will be held on

MARCH 4th
4PM EST

in the Auction House on the economy server (/warp auction to get there!).

General Auction Info:
  • /warp auction will lead you to the auction house.
  • All bidding must be done via private message. The staff will make it clear who you should message. Bids made in public chat will not be...