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  1. newtekie1

    newtekie1 Semi-Retired Folder

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    Announcing the TPU Minecraft Server Contest! Don't update yet if you want to play!

    Since the current map is going bye-bye with the Retail release, I figured I'd have a little fun.

    I've hidden 2 signs on the server, each one has a unigue number on the sign. One will be relatively easy to find, the other will be a little harder. Both are marked with torches in areas that otherwise don't have any light, so searching at night might help, but watch out for those creepers!

    I've mapped out a search area where the signs are contained.

    [​IMG]

    Prizes!

    I'll be giving away 2 full retail games, redeemable on Steam.

    The person that finds the easy to find sign will get a copy of Just Cause 2.
    The person that finds the harder to find sign will get Mafia II.
    (I know, not cutting edge of new games, but hey I'm giving them away for free here!)

    Just find the signs, and PM me the numbers, and I'll send you the game codes! It is that simple. Happy hunting!

    P.S. If you have already updated, let me know and I'll give you the older jar file so you can go back to 1.8.1. Also, if no one finds the signs by the time bukkit updates, I'll update the server and leave the map until both signs are found.
     
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    It's like a whole new game again ; P

    Been waiting all day for the update, Looks like ill be playing MC again then soon.


    Edit : Oooooooo Thanks Newtekie1 might aswell try could you perhaps send me the 1.8.1 Jar pls ?
     
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    Virus-J found the easy code already!

    I'll get the code PM'd as soon as I get home from work!
     
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    Thank you, Lots of Creepers and endermen where that code was : P
     
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    Hoping to get this soon too.. My 7 yo loves it just left her for 60 minutes and she learned how to burn all the trees down lol..
     
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    Mafia 2 still up for grabs?
     
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    Yep, Mafia II is still up for grabs.
     
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    FordGT90Concept "I go fast!1!11!1!"

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    Hmm...you tempt me...but so...many...games...to...play. :(


    Bukkit isn't ready for 1.0 is it? I'd probably go looking for it if that's all we were waiting for to update the server.

    Also, I don't know if I like this world much. Yeah, it's nice it has all that water but, there's hardly any land! And where there is land, there really isn't much of it. It means all large projects will have to be over water and, because of how deep the water is in most places, underwater works are going to be nearly impossible.
     
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    Near my shelter there is a rather big island that I have been using as "hunting grounds" (because it is the closest place that contains large quantities of animals) and to which I have been making a connection in form of a railway bridge (unfinished atm because of the soon reset). If you want even more space, get more eastward to find a huge desert and immediately south of that a hilly terrain with "mount Rushmore" (which you discovered, IIRC). And of course it is fine to share one of the bigger islands with someone else. :)
     
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    Ok, both signs have been found by the same person. So, I'm offering the choice of the two games to him, and the remaining game will be given to whoever else can manage to find the hard sign and PM me the code.

    @FordGT90Concept No, bukkit hasn't updated for 1.0 yet, and the plug-ins usually take a few days after bukkit is updated to get updated themselves. So the contest isn't holding up the server any, we are just kind of in a holding pattern until bukkit gets updated.
     
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    MC 1.0 is nice, the breeding is a real addition to the game. Funny thing though, is that the colour checking algorithm that determines the colour of the lamb based on the colour of the parents, assumes that the parents' wool colours are natural. So simply painting the wool of the parents genetically modifies them and their offspring. Funny.

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    Nice, and easy way to make colored wool!

    Still no bukkit 1.0.0, not sure when it will be out. The devs are taking a while, and I'm sure it is because there are so many changes from 1.8.1 that they have to deal with, and they were busy at Minecon.
     
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    I am waiting for TPU's server to be updated to 1.0....
     
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    I searched for hours and didn't find any signs. :(


    I did find an abandoned mine shaft with a chest containing melon seeds though. They're growing near Chevalr1c's hut in the sign area.
     
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    Lets say it isn't on the surface, but where it is at is visible from the surface. Best to search at night, the torches will highlight the area and their light is visible from the surface.
     
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    Minecraft.net down for anyone else ?.
     
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    Not for me.
     
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    Same here now.. Trying to get a second copy and the payment system sucks as it told us it failed and locked our cards out for 24 hours then the next page after it says thank you for buying it lol.
     
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    I scanned the entire area, underwater, at night from multiple angles. I did not see any underwater light anywhere.
     
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    It is very faint, but it is there.:)
     
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    I had trouble buying a second one as well, still haven't done so...
     
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    It is still Mafia 2 up for grabs, right?
     
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    No, Just Cause 2 is up for grabs. Mafia II has been claimed.
     
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    Yeah we had to forget about a second copy for now as they MAY charge you 5 days later.. O well...

    Just a funny video i just come across
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LnjSWPxJxNs
     
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    I searched for hours and found a huge underwater chasm (partially lit), three or four underwater abandoned mines (didn't explore them much because I had no torches), an unlit underwater cave, and a small hole lit by lava (didn't go in there--looked dangerous).


    Ha! That's what happened to phx's place. :(
     
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