RoleplayCraft 2.2 Long Awaited Update!

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As a lot of you know, last month, at the end of July, we began by transferring the server over to a new VPS box. The server was installed and configured as of July 28th, 2020. You may be wondering why have things been so quiet and what is going on? Well, good news, I have answers for you!

:gear: New Content :gear:

:world_map: New Map :world_map:
We have been hard at work, creating and designing something new to share with you all! We will be releasing a brand new map and world for you to explore and call your home! I am pleased to announce to you the world of Maizalar!

With a new map/world release, there will be a few very noticeable things that are going to happen:

  1. All balances and currency will reset upon the launch of the new map.
  2. All MCMMO stats will reset.
  3. All player data will reset. It means all your set home locations and inventory will reset upon the launch of the new map.

:hammer_and_wrench: Game Changes :hammer_and_wrench:
Now with the coming of a new map comes some minor game changes and tweaks. I would like to address the following things being continuously monitored and worked on:

  1. Economy
    With the ending of the last map we had an extremely unbalanced economy and an extreme lack of use. We would like to focus our economy to be based off of our roleplay experience and not just for extortion or abuse of the system. When create chest shops and player owned shops I would like people to consider how it would go from a roleplay perspective when people put buying and selling prices to items (eg: time spent gather the materials, time spent manufacturing, time spent importing or exporting the materials, etc.)

Aother thing to add to economy is specialty items only gained through roleplaying with a shop keeper in spawn. (by this I mean all those cool decorative heads we use to make places look really cool!) The same expectation is applied like with chest shops, but the people roleplaying for the item will have a set price they can buy the item from the shop owner for or they may be able to adjust the price depending on how well the roleplay is recieved.

  1. Roleplay
    Nothing is really changing in the aspect of roleplay but we are going to be starting to focus on it a little more to make it more fun, interactive, and enjoyable for everyone. What this means is you may see different styles or approaches to make longer or shorter storyline based quests and to give more adventures for people to have on the server. On the forums, you may see adjustments to any of the current roleplay materials used in our server.

  2. Plugins
    We have some new plugins which Do Not require any client-side installation on your part! Simply log into the server and start tinkering with the new content provided. We have recently installed Craftbook to our roster of current plugins used to facilitate a more enjoyable atmosphere and experience!

:performing_arts: Up Comming Events :performing_arts:
We do have some up coming events planned for your enjoyment! So please keep your eyes open for the following events coming very soon:

:beers: A Welcome Feast :beers:
Time: TBD
Date: TBD
The King and Queen of Mendjudet welcome all new adventurers and travelers to their wonderful city! Come and explore the wonderful city of Mendjudet and enjoy the many different tastes and smells to be had!

:pirate_flag: Mangrove Pirates :pirate_flag:
Time: TBD
Date: TBD
Some nasty pirates have come pillaging and raiding our beautiful lands. Please help us and stop their evil plans and help us reclaim what we have lost!

:shield: Staff :shield:
As you all have probably noticed, some of our staff have been here for a very long time. They have recently discussed retiring from their respective staffing positions for various reasons. I really appreciate and love everything they have done for roleplaycraft as a server and our community. So a huge thank-you to the following of our community:

Taylor (FaintingHope) - former Owner
Brady (AnAltoidsCan) - former Co Owner
James (ZeroNetAlpha/AFlyingChicken) - former admin
And Salrica - former admin

You may also have noticed, there have been some promotions that have also come along with the server change. A big congratulations to the following for all the hard work they have been contributing to the server and community:

Omri - former moderator, now admin
IkovRaven - former moderator, now admin
Serilynia - former moderator, now head moderator
WinterCraft147 - former builder, now moderator

I would also like to thank our current staff for all the beautiful and amazing work they put in because they really do work tirelessly and without a paycheck volunteer a lot of their time to the server and community:

Serilynia - head moderator
Dom (FilthyLizard) - moderator

:open_book: Forums :open_book:
There have been no major changes on the forums except for our Terms of Service or ‘ToS’.
What has changed is the following few excerpts:

Previous Version:
‘You may notify RPC of any user content that you believe violates these Terms, or other inappropriate user behavior, by messaging FaintingHope#0001 via Discord.’

Changed To:
‘You may notify RPC of any user content that you believe violates these Terms, or other inappropriate user behavior, by messaging Skitzydoodle#3546 via Discord.’

Previous Version:
‘Governing Law. By visiting or using the Service, you agree that the laws of the United States and the State of Georgia, without regard to principles of conflict of laws and regardless of your location, will govern these Terms and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and RPC.’

Changed To:
‘Governing Law. By visiting or using the Service, you agree that the laws of the United States and the State of Wisconsin, without regard to principles of conflict of laws and regardless of your location, will govern these Terms and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and RPC.’

If you do have any comments questions or concerns please feel free to reach out to a member of staff via the community discord, or through the forums feedback section or direct messages.

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