Since the last post, a lot has been going on with the server and the community as a whole. To begin with, some of you may have noticed that we have introduced a new member to the staff team, Wyrmskyld. We are very happy to have her on the staff team and we are looking for to a lot of good times with her! The staff team has now consists of 7 members, but we are still considering to add more members to the staff team as the server and the community grows.
Talking of the community, we have recently introduced a new “Realmkraft Community” group skype chat. As of right now it has 28 members of the community, however we want to let all of you guys know about it so that we could hopefully add you to this chat. Don’t feel as if you have to be a part of it, but this is an open offer. If you do want to join the community chat then add me personally at “CornishCrafter”, and I will happily add you to the group. A brief description of the reasoning behind the group chat is that we want to bring you guys and staff closer together, not only to make a better community, but also to voice players opinions on the server and what they think would make it better. So if you have ideas and want us to view them rapidly and want to have a discussion about the idea with staff and other players, then this chat is definitely the place to do it.
For those ranks that used to have /tp, we are sorry to report that the command has been removed because of complaints we have been getting from players. Moreover, we know of several players who have been abusing this command and therefore resulted in it being removed. I know this can come as an annoyance for some of you, but it is not our fault that we have to change something because of certain individual’s behaviour. If anyone has an enquiry about this decision, then I’m sure that if you contact one of the staff members, they will happily deal with it.
Moving on from that negative, let’s talk plugins. An old plugin that used to be active on the server has recently made a comeback, magic carpet has returned! For those who don’t know what magic carpet is, well it’s basically what it is says in the name. I can guarantee that most of you have seen Aladdin before where they fly around on magic carpets, well it’s basically the same concept but in Minecraft. It’s a 5x5 platform that you can use to stand in areas where there usually isn’t anything to stand on. Below are some basic commands you will need to get the full use out of this plugin:
/mc on – Turns the magic carpet on
/mc off – Turns the magic carpet off
/mc light – Adds glowstone to the middle of your magic carpet
/mc tools – Adds a crafting table and ender chest to your magic carpet
To manoeuvre the magic carpet, you need to simply activate it and walk like you would if you were walking normally. To raise the magic carpet, you simply jump, this will then move the whole magic carpet up one block. Shifting will provide the opposite function, allowing the magic carpet and yourself to go down a block. Anyone seen abusing this plugin will be punished as trapping players and player’s animals in the magic carpet is frowned upon. So please do take care when using the magic carpet.
A perkshop has also been added to the server and can be accessed by typing /warp perkshop. Once there, it will give you 12 different perks you can purchase for different prices and different time periods as the perks do not last forever. If you have any ideas of the perkshop or some addition to it, we will be happy to hear about it!
The final news is about an idea that was suggested in the Realmkraft Community Skype Chat. Build competitions have been highly requested and we have taken the idea and decided to turn it into hopefully, a monthly event. We will give you more information on this as we decide more about where we will be going with this idea. Those who were led to believe that there was one occurring in April, I’m sorry to disappoint but that will no longer be happening as we are still yet to setup the area for the build competition or creative as a whole. However, we ensure you that we are trying our best to make sure that the build competition goes ahead.
We hope that all this information has helped and informed you guys about what has been happening on the server, if there is anything I’ve missed, then I will most likely cover it in the next news post.
-The Realmkraft Staff Team
(Kevin, Katie, James, Komo, Will, Jasmine and Wyrm)