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Nov
23
by Mobile at 5:46 AM
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Earlier this week a poll was created asking all players whether or not they would like PvP to be toggled on and off in their towns.

The Poll results are as follows:

64.3% said No, they want anarchy on the server
35.7% said they wanted protection


As a result no change will be made to the state of play as it currently is.

Thankyou to all that participated in this poll, some more polls will be created in the future to get an idea of what you guys are looking for while you play on DuncsMC.
Nov
21
by Mobile at 11:19 AM
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To scale with the amount of players we currently have, and to make our Donation Goal more attainable, the server has had a slight downgrade in memory. In doing so we save 1/3 on the server bill.

We also get a small chunk of the unused time with the extra ram to put towards the next bill due Dec 7th. This has been applied.

As a player, you will notice no difference as the extra memory allocated was not being used. We're removing the live map on the website to give us some extra room, but as this wasn't widely announced anyway, many people likely didn't know it was there.

We won't dive into specifics to avoid the "You'll get more and cheaper if you go here!" posts as we have a specific setup in place which is unlikely to change.

This means donation money isn't wasted on resources we aren't using, and you can still continue to play without noticing a difference. We may consider removing some extra luxuries in order to squeeze some more performance, but this would have been done...
Nov
18
by Mobile at 11:05 AM
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As we progress further in improving the Server, it's easy to get lost in how to do everything.

In order to make this easier, we have categorised frequently asked questions on our FAQ.

You can find the FAQ HERE

These can be linked to easily if asked within a topic, and can be used to give the official word on topics mentioned. Please feel free to link players there if they need help.

All questions are categorised and are based on things mentioned in-game and on the Forums, we'll try to keep these updated as gameplay progresses.

Enjoy!
Nov
18
by Mobile at 12:08 AM
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With recent and past events, it has come to our attention that there have been complaints regarding PvP on the server.

Due to incompatibilities between certain things, and the ability to use commands such as /sethome, /back and /teleport commands to travel vast distances within seconds, this can make the situation unfair with global PvP.

While our stance as staff is that the server as a whole has always been PvP, and we've regarded it as a feature, I'd like to put the decision in you, the player's hands.

Please vote in the poll above (or click the title if you're reading this on the homepage), and feel free to comment on how you feel about Global PvP. The results of the poll will determine how the server will run in future. The poll will close in 5 days of this post.

Thanks guys.
Nov
17
by Mobile at 1:33 AM
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Seeing as we were running out of days on our Enjin site, and activity on the front page was low, I've made the decision to transition back to our standard site, which is safe to be hosted until January 2015.

This means the TeamSpeak server is no longer available (though we found that it was just me and sonark fully using it anyway).

Some tweaks will be made here and there to the design to make it more user friendly, and you should still be able to Download Tapatalk to connect to the Forums on your mobile.

Some information may be outdated as we had just transitioned to a Towns only server before we made the move to Enjin, but all will be updated in due course.

More to come, announcements will be posted in this news area.
Aug
21
by Mobile at 8:52 AM
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It appears a small part of the map is currently corrupted following our hardware issue a few days ago. This usually happens when a server doesn't shut down properly.

This means when select players log in or enter the corrupted area, the server will crash unexpectedly (hence our crashes recently).

I am currently in the process of repairing the world. Due to the size of our main world, this may take some time.

We'll be up and running as soon as possible. Thanks for your patience!

#Bkilbrokeit

Edit: Maintenance is now complete and affected area has been repaired.
Aug
18
by Mobile at 10:23 AM
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Here are the current changes to the DuncsMC Minecraft Server:

  • The End is disabled (due to it's uselessness and enderman farming)
  • Silicon Wafer added to /warp market
  • Player head drops on
  • Lottery on
  • Elevators replaced with lift signs, as elevators are being abused
  • Gods reset to fix current issues
  • Sawmills added to the lab for L3+
  • Artifacts turned off due to server crashing
Aug
16
by Mobile at 4:39 PM
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As we're phasing into a peaceful environment, we have more in store to shake up minecraft.

The features of gods are too long to provide, but each player can have their own god by placing a torch (male) or redstone torch (female) on their alter block, and a sign on the front with your chosen gods name.

Alters are made using the following blocks, depending on the type of god you wish to worship:

FROST: SNOW BLOCK
LOVE: DIAMOND BLOCK
EVIL: OBSIDIAN
SEA: LAPIS BLOCK
MOON: END STONE
SUN: SANDSTONE
THUNDER: QUARTZ BLOCK
PARTY: EMERALD BLOCK
WAR: NETHERRACK
CREATURES: LOG
WISDOM: BOOKSHELF
NATURE: MELON BLOCK

Each god has their own needs will be displeased if they are ignored, but will reward you if you accept their quests. Be sure to pray often to your god as they are moody!

You can invite people to worship your god (the god will choose a priest, min 3 believers), curse or go to war with another player,...
Aug
14
by Mobile at 10:16 AM
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Although this will likely be an unpopular move as it is a big change to DuncsMC... we will be transitioning from Factions to Towns.

Here are a few reasons why:
  • Friendlier server focused on making good builds
  • Previous (DuncsWeb) players know the system well
  • Previous (DuncsWeb) staff know the system well
  • Allowance of Teleporting (TPA) - L4+ can send, L2+ can accept
  • Allowing all players to have shops
  • Allowing Doors, Bridges, Gates
  • Enderchest at Spawn for new players
  • Less reliance on buggy addons
  • Lightening up on heavy unnecessary stuff
  • Less worry about coming online and having builds destroyed
  • More focus on economy
  • More need to vote, helping us gain exposure
  • Bigger vote rewards (10g per vote)

Here is what will be different:
  • 32 block plots - Bigger areas to build
  • PvP forced on in all towns - Keeping the need for defences (Use /Party to prevent PvP with friends)
  • Compass points to nearest player

Here is what...
Aug
12
by Mobile at 2:11 PM
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Here are the current changes to the DuncsMC Minecraft Server:

  • Mob rates increased
  • Faction chest protection removed. Cprivate still exists for L2+
  • Signs now lockable
  • Quick trial of a new spawn

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