Being Accepted...

Feb
14

Hey everyone!

I just wanted to give you guys some advice on how to write an application which will get you accepted on this server. First of all, I love proper spelling and grammar, so definitely watch out for that. Secondly, you need to write a minimum of 3 sentences for EACH question. Lastly, you need to show we can trust you and that you are constructive rather then destructive.

Here is the best application we have ever received and strongly suggest you strive to achieve something this magnificent.

IN-GAME NAME:
F_Synchro

WHAT DO YOU EXPECT TO CONTRIBUTE TO THIS SERVER?:
Greetings, I am very much interested in a community that is actual redstone based, rather than just sit on my own SMP server (which I still host today, and will keep hosting to sometimes play with real life friends) while I'm the only one who knows how to use redstone, and actually play with it. I think it's a nice chance to improve my knowledge about Redstone abit too, and I could help others solve their problems, but more importantly, learn from others. Right now I've got moderate to simple redstone constructions out. while a few of my first constructions can be found on youtube. And more can be found if asked for on my own server, playing with redstone is basically the most I do with minecraft.

PAST CREATIVE EXPERIENCE:
I currently enjoy my IT Management class, and building up my future. I have a girlfriend whom I adore and spent alot of time with. It's not an interest, but I currently do internship to learn more about IT management and server control, and preparing my MCTS Microsoft windows server 2008 exams. I also tend to enjoy playing games, and going out with friends on the saturday evening.

PAST REDSTONE EXPERIENCE:
My first works: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W1266n_kn0&feature=plcp&context=C3539748... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tfn5dqyICME&feature=plcp&context=C30fa57a... My latest work: This is a building which has an entrance hidden by a waterfall, and requires 2 obelisks to be powered by redstone torches in order for the doorway to open up with a large F in front: http://i41.tinypic.com/315zlg1.png http://i42.tinypic.com/21x008.png it also uncovers a stairway instead of stone bricks, being replaced by pistons pushing from the sides. Also, when going inside, you'll quickly notice a button near the exit, this button allows you to retract the obelisk torch placeholders so you can remove the torches without going outside and thus, closing the door again allowing the waterfall to flow back. http://i42.tinypic.com/29c877p.png Once inside and the door is closed, it doesn't mean you are stuck in there, simply wait a moment until you hear a "click" which means the lock is removed and the delay is ready to be inserted to override the obelisk's door opening system. by pressuing the button, a piston is pushing a block near the obelisks allowing charged delay's for about 40 seconds long to be injected into the same input that the obelisks give, once that delay is done, it runs back to another piston that pushes the block back to it's original position so it can't inject power anymore to the obelisk injection: http://i39.tinypic.com/8yfec7.png. The door system itself is pretty simple, first the waterfall closes or opens, on closing, the logo and door system waits for about 14 seconds in delay before opening, and pushes a piston forward for direct closing *leading power around delays* and retracting another one for un-necessary wanted opening. While it's closing, there's a piston making sure that during that time, the door cannot be opened again for sometime for no water splashing everywhere, basically, this system cannot mess up. There's security and fail-safe to it.

HAVE YOU READ AND UNDERSTAND THE RULES?:
I hope I get to learn from others by joining this server, I am really interested myself and hope to be able to help others as well too. Thank you for taking your time to read into my application. Greets, F_Synchro.

APPLICATION STATUS:
Approved

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New Creative Map

Feb
08

Recently Stym and I had a discussion regarding the Creative map. We have recently added a completely Redstone-dedicated map and are wondering if you guys will be cool with us generating a new Creative map and deleting the old one. I have a form for you to fill out so we can properly assess. Thank you!

This poll is now closed and we would like to thank you for voting! It appears the majority of people were in favour of a new Creative map and I am now calling all members to ask me to transfer their creations. Do it quickly cause the map is going very soon!

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Scheduled downtime today

Jan
21

The creative server will go down for updates today, at 3 PM UTC. The expected downtime will be 4 hours.

UPD: Looks like it's going to be more like 5 hours. See you at 8 PM UTC.

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Inviting people to beta test the all-new SMP server

Jan
19

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As you may or may not be aware, our SMP server has been in closed beta test mode for a few weeks. Well, it's high time for it to return, is it not? We are looking for people who will help us work out the kinks on this server over the next couple of weeks, after which we will finally open to public.

Current server features:

  • 1.0.0 survival experience (1.1.0 coming as soon as there is a RB of CraftBukkit ready);
  • Economy (which was the most requested feature on the previous server);
  • Chest Shops! Establish your very own shop to sell items ever when you're not online;
  • Chest protection with Lockette;
  • Anti-griefing protection with HawkEye;
  • Dynmap - the server map updates in real-time!
  • Much, much more to come!

Interested? Here's what we need from you:

  • You need to be able to run 1.0.0 for the time being;
  • Be friendly and social;
  • Be able to communicate any issues discovered back to me, along with a comprehensive set of information (screenshots, etc);
  • Be creative and don't hold back your ideas.

All comments and suggestions will be discussed and considered. Would you like to apply for the beta testing? Please leave a comment to this post!

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Beta server updated to 1.1.0 (experimental)

Jan
14

The creative server has been updated to the latest CraftBukkit development build. This means we are now able to welcome people running 1.1.0, but this experimental build may cause lots of glitches, including, but not limited to: increased lag, server instability, rollbacks, World War III, plugins not working, etc. All players are encouraged to report any issues they find to me. Some known issues:

  • NoLagg is not working (slower chunk loading, possibly increased lag)
  • Spout and any dependent plugins are not working
  • No VoxelSniper
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1.1 is Out

Jan
12

Stym and I were glad to see 1.1 finally out, but hold still for just another moment. If you wanted to continue playing on the server (beta.redstone-server.info), don't update until we update our server or else you won't be able to play. :( Do not worry though, as soon as Bukkit gets updated, we will update our server and we can all enjoy 1.1 together!

A quick note: if you updated and are no longer able to join the server, please read the following information on our forum.

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Temporary mail delivery issues

Jan
08

Just a quick notice. We had some mail delivery issues today. If you have registered for a new account, but never received a confirmation email, please follow this link to request a new password. If you continue to have issues, use any other means of communication (server chat, Twitter) to let us know.

See you in game!

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Bye Bye Whitelisting!

Dec
31

Hi everyone,

First of all, Merry Late Christmas. Have a Great new Year though!

Thanks to Stym's hard work on our permissions plugins, we are now able to remove our much feared whitelist and are now open to guests. However, you still must apply on the forum to earn the Regular rank and have proper building permissions. For all the guests, you can use fly mod or ask a member on the server to give you a tour and check out the server before making an application.

Our Redstone area has just undergone a massive makeover, the floor is now tiled and each Redstone device should be placed in a tile. Also, the Redstone area is split into three areas; Games, ALUs, CPUs, and Calculators, and Other so be sure to look out for these areas. Thank you for your cooperation and really appreciate you taking care of our server and keeping it a great place for everyone!

Space Invaders has been finished and can be found in the Redstone area as well. Here is the teaser/ trailer for it, hope you enjoy!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KXjxylDCfxo

-dubastot

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Hello Twitter, bye Alpha server!

Dec
14

The future of the Alpha (ex-redstone) server is one of the tough decisions we had to make. While this server had a lot of awesome stuff on it, it has became apparent that it just couldn't hold all of the structures, and the process of navigating between the huge amount of uncategorized circuits was both confusing and time consuming. In addition to that, a lot of people have been requesting a pure creative experience, something that this server never had.

To cut a long story short, the Alpha server is fading away, with the Beta (creative) server taking its place. According to our policy, the world has been made downloadable, and you can get it here. If you want to see any structures from the Alpha server imported to the Beta server, please don't hesitate to let us know!

On the upside of things, we became a tad more social today. Follow our Twitter account to be the first to know about our new projects and updates!

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Creative server whitelisting

Dec
12

Hi all,

We had to re-introduce the whitelisting to the creative server. While having no whitelist has been a fun experience, everything comes to and end at some point, and I am sure you guys will understand why. Frankly, I am amazed by the amount of time we were able to pull through without whitelisting of any kind and without any significant griefing - thanks, community!

-Stym

Update
We are now off the whitelist once again and are accepting guests so they can see what they're in for before applying. Have fun!

-dubastot

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