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#06/19 - Lake-Town

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#06/19 - Laketown

Themed Builds run weekly, starting on Sunday, and last one week until the next one starts. (sorry for it being late again, but Darki has been very busy lately). This theme build will last for 2 weeks.

Lake-Town (concept)

Reference: [Lake-Town]
Resourcepack: Gondor 2
To change to Gondor resource pack with server textures enabled, use /rp g.

Themed Builds can be used in Artist applications.

Off-topic plots will be removed

Legend:

  • No tag - Normal Themed Build. Themed Builds run weekly, starting on Sunday, and last one week until the next one starts.
  • [Project Build] - Project Build. Project Builds are Themed Builds that run for more than one week...

Resignation

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Howdy Folks!

This is being hatched pretty suddenly perhaps... but hey! Everything comes to an end eventually!
I didn't expect my time as Head Guide to come to an end so soon (after only 7-8 months), but I just feel that now is the right time. I haven't spoken with many people about this yet, so I understand this may come a bit unexpected. So allow me to explain myself!

I have been on MCME since December 2011. I remember a time when I had to dig great ravines across a default minecraft world for rivers such as the Adorn and Anduin. I remember the secret base in Caras Galadhon and sneaking into Isengard before it was complete. I've seen almost every iteration of ranks MCME has produced over its long history (for a minecraft server) and I gotta say: I'm pretty happy I've had this server and its members in my life!

MCME remembers a time when I was but a 12/13 year old kid with a squeeky voice. MCME remembers my awkward sense of...

Anorien House

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#05/19 - Anorien house

I am very sorry that their hasn't been any new theme builds sooner. This weeks team build is a Anorien House. A concept can be found at this warp /to Anorien Darki.

Anorien House (concept)

Reference: [none]
You can also look at de Rivendell style on our server (to go to Gondor do /to Anorien)
Resourcepack: Gondor
To change to Gondor resource pack with server textures enabled, use /rp g.

Themed Builds can be used in Artist applications.

Off-topic plots will be removed

Legend:

  • No tag - Normal Themed Build. Themed Builds run weekly, starting on Sunday, and last one week until the next one starts.
  • [Project Build] - Project Build. Project Builds are Themed Builds that run for more than one week. Start and end...

Website updates March 4

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Hey everyone!

Just dropping the latest changes here in this thread, mostly bugfixes and small functionality changes.

Donation system
  • Unconfirmed donations will now be hidden
  • Fixed issue with pagination when a user clicked on pages on the bottom, resulting in misredirects
Conversation search
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Now works again with the Xenforo 2.1 update. It allows you to search through conversations you are part of

Plugin updates for the Build server

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This is not yet the 1.13 release you've been hoping for, though 1.13 is in the foreseeable future.

I was going to update the plugins with the 1.13 release, but some of the new stuff was just too nice to wait for. Here we go:

PlaceholderAPI
2.9.1 > 2.9.2
Technical update. Increased compatibilty with older minecraft versions and few bug fixes.

Coreprotect
2.14.2 > 2.15.1
Many bugfixes and changes. Does not add any major new features.

CoreProtect v2.14.4 [Spigot 1.11, Spigot 1.12]
  • Release for Spigot 1.11-1.12. This build contains the following changes, backported from CoreProtect 2.15.0.
  • Added additional data validation checks to reduce NullPointerExceptions triggered by other plugins.
  • Added check to prevent database corruption if a newer version of the plugin has been previously used.
  • Improved...

Dwarven Cave

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#03/19 - Dwarven Cave

This weeks theme-build is a dwarven cave. This cave should be filled with systems used for mining. Most of these should be made out of wood.

Dwarven Cave (concept)

Reference: [/to MoriaMines]
You can also look at de dwarven caves that can be found in Moria.
Resourcepack: Dwarven (moria)
To change to Dwarven resource pack with server textures enabled, use /rp d.

Themed Builds can be used in Artist applications.

Off-topic plots will be removed

Legend:

  • No tag - Normal Themed Build. Themed Builds run weekly, starting on Sunday, and last one week until the next one starts.
  • [Project Build] - Project Build. Project Builds are Themed Builds that run for more than one week. Start and end is at sunday evenings (GMT)....

#03/19 - Gondorian Farms

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#03/19 - Gondorian Farms

Themed Builds run weekly, starting on Sunday, and last one week until the next one starts. (sorry for it being a little late again, but @ooitsbirdo can't join the sever because his rank is to low).

Gondorian Farms (concept)

Reference: [Medieval Farms]
You can also look at de Rivendell style on our server (to go to Belfalas do /to Silverbay)
Resourcepack: Gondor
To change to Gondor resource pack with server textures enabled, use /rp g.

Themed Builds can be used in Artist applications.

Off-topic plots will be removed

Legend:

  • No tag - Normal Themed Build. Themed Builds run weekly, starting on Sunday, and last one...

We open the Staff Meeting to the public?!

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Yeah you heard that right! In order to increase transparency we decided to open part of the staff meeting to the public.

The date is the 27th of January (this Sunday)
The time: 7pm GMT

Nonstaff members will be able to listen in but the discussion will be reserved to staff members only. If you'd like to get a glimpse at how staff works then I advise you to attend.

#02/19 - Elvish House (Rivendell)

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#02/19 - Elvish House (Rivendell)

Themed Builds run weekly, starting on Sunday, and last one week until the next one starts. (sorry for it being a little late, but a bird pooped on @ooitsbirdo house and now he has no internet connection)

Elvish House from Rivendell (concept)

Reference: [Rivendell]
You can also look at de Rivendell style on our server (to go to Rivendell do /to Rivendell)
Resourcepack: Gondor
To change to Gondor resource pack with server textures enabled, use /rp g.

Themed Builds can be used in Artist applications.

Off-topic plots will be removed

Legend:
  • No tag - Normal Themed Build. Themed Builds run weekly, starting on...
#02/19 - Elvish House (Rivendell).

~The MCME Times~ [21/01/19]

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The Official MCME Times

New Year Chills!
Welcome to 2019 MCMErs!

Editor's Note by BWOT
Wow is it really 2019? Seems so, and I will be doing a State of the Union Server in the next couple of days where we will look at what we have coming this year. Where we are at with projects and what...

#01/19 - Dead Marshes

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Themed Build [Concept]
Themed Builds run weekly, starting on Sunday, and last one week until the next one starts. (started a bit early, sorry)

Dead Marshes

Reference: [Tolkiengateway]
Resourcepack: Gondor
To change to Gondor resource pack with server textures enabled, use /rp g.

Themed Builds can be used in Artist applications.

[INFORMATION]Off-topic plots will be removed.[/INFORMATION]

Legend:
  • No tag - Normal Themed Build. Themed Builds run weekly, starting on Sunday, and last one week until the next one starts.
  • [Project Build] - Project Build. Project Builds are Themed Builds that run for more than one week. Start and...
New Themed-build - Dead Marshes.

Breaking Ground in Mordor

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Breaking Ground in Mordor

Hello everyone, I am just as excited as you in starting this journey of beginning hopefully the most advanced project on MCME. This is going to be a long road, and going to take some time to start up, however, I believe you all will thoroughly enjoy it. So, let me not hinder you any longer an get started.

So how are we going to go about this... well first: a surprise, then let's go through some of the things I know you all want to know, then lets end with the specifics and where we are going from here!

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Minas Morgul: the surprise!
Now yes... that is Minas Morgul, yes... it is on our 1.13 server, yes... all ranked members can visit it and we will open it to the public as soon as we get some things straightened on the 1.13 server. This is a surprise from the Designer Team to you. Started by Thijs, then heavily worked on by me and...

MCME Public Meeting - January 5th

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MCME Public Meeting
January 5th 2019, 7:00 PM GMT

Everyone! It's time to discuss your issues and concerns again. Now we'll, of course, update you all on our ongoing projects and what you can expect in 2019 but I've been hearing lots of things lately and I feel like there is a need to discuss. As you might not already know most of the problems that arise in and around the community usually start from misunderstandings, so let's clear things up!

Mark the date: January 5th, 2019 7:00 PM GMT! I'm announcing this over a week in advance hoping that as many of you as possible will show up so don't let me down!

As always we have our lovely...

~The MCME Times~ [20/12/18]

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The Official MCME Times

Hytale Middle Earth!
Jokes, jokes… but, we are now back on the Times!

Editor's Note by BWOT
Hello, my good friends, enemies and people I don’t even know of MCME. We are back with the Times, and I take full blame for not posting sooner. It's not like I ignored...

In Progress The Mordor Resource Pack

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The Mordor Resource Pack
Greetings, this is your captain speaking. We are on an indirect Flight to Mordor. Our first stop will be Alpha, our second Beta and lastly we will arrive to our final destination. Of course inbetween those stops we will be serving three courses of: improvements, bug fixes, and additions. However, the majority of that we will get at each stop. We might experience some delays due to some severe issues with server moving to 1.13.

Okay, back to your lovely Head Builder: BWOT

Well, it is certainly an understatment to say it has been a while since any mention of the Mordor RP. But, after countless hours of hardwork we have been able to get somewhere. We are certainley far from finished, but what we have now we can only build on and improve. So here it the plan:

Mordor Pack Alhpa
- Planning out of what will go where
- Establishment of the structure
- Some textures done
- A majority fo textures in the work
-...
MCME Winter Events 2018
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MCME Winter Events
December 15th-30th

Alright Ark, what's the plan?
Well, random MCMEer, I'll tell you! Basically we're running some classic events for the server over the next half month. This is generally a time of holiday and break so the Guide Team is taking full advantage of that to give the community some Holiday Cheer :)

What are the events?

-Opening Ceremony: December 15th @7pm GMT +0
-Holiday Karaoke: December 16th @7PM GMT+0 w/ @mapthor (NSFW!!!!!)
-Ice Skating Race: December 23rd w/ @LegoCellist @Arkengard @Waterice_Man
-Snowball Tournament: December 23rd w/ @Arkengard...

MCME Year in Review 2018 Memory Submission

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We need your help!

Hello Players of MCME. As you may know, last year I made a Year in Review video for MCME. And at the end of that video, I had a little segment for my favorite memories that I had experienced on the server during that year. This year, we want to open this segment up to you and have you submit your favorite MCME memories of 2018!

To submit a memory, just comment down below to this thread with the memory. It can be a screenshot of chat, a funny discord post, or whatever you want. I kindly ask that these memories be appropriate and don’t go against our Terms of Service. Everyone is welcome to submit a memory

Thanks :)

Badge Update

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Badge Update
Mini Game/Guidebook
Mini Games Badge:

The Mini Games Badge is getting an update! You may have noticed that over the past month on MCME, the activity of the Guides has seriously decreased. Certainly new players haven't seen much Cyan on the server lately. This is entirely intentional as I retracted the Guide Monthly Requirements for the month of November as it is an intense time of studying for all of us. I know exam season continues into mid December for several Guides as well.
Anyways, in light of this lack of Guides, we've come to the democratic decision that Commoners should be allowed to apply for the Mini Games Badge so that new players across the spectrum of timezones can have more of a chance at something to do. That said, as stewards of this badge, we have very high standards for those who are even considered to hold this ability. So all...

Upcoming changes to the forums

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Hey everyone, this is quick summarisation of the changes coming in the latest forum update.

Push notifications
Push notifications allows you to be notified in your browser or mobile device (with the exception of Safari on macOS and any iOS based browser)

You will have the ability to chose for what type of content you want notifications for. If you click on one of those notifications you will be taken directly to the content and it will be marked as read.

Font Awesome 5
This is the framework that handles 'stuff' when you write or add text or images to the website, basically it will look like this:


Markdown
People who write wiki's or pages on Github will be already familiar with this. Markdown is a simplified formatting language. When you use markdown in a post, it will...

Rank Update

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Rank Update
Assistant/Lead Builder Merger

What? Another Rank Change???

That's right! The Valar held a meeting (Sunday, November 11th) wherein we discussed several topics. One of these topics was the current state of the Assistant and Lead Builder Ranks. As you all know, the ranks caused quite a bit of controversy this year as they are unprecedented in the traditional MCME Rank System. So, during the meeting, in an attempt to simplify the Build Team a bit (As per requested by several staff members) we analyzed the Assistants/Lead Builders and their role/niche on MCME.
We've came to the conclusion that:


1. The two ranks on the server have too few people to constitute an individual...
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