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Build Quality

Discussion in 'Tavern Talk' started by Atanatar66, Feb 21, 2015.

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  1. Atanatar66

    Atanatar66 Aspiring Commoner

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    What is this?

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    What is the point of all the quality control and build restrictions if something is accepted to be built that was surpassed two years ago for funsies. The top windmill looks like it was cobbled together by a maimed hamster.

    Have we shifted from tremendous quality work to "hi guyz thanks for lettin me build <3 <3 <3"??? I want to return to the MCME quality of old and none of this unacceptable building.

    If any architect had designed that windmill 500 years ago they would have had their hands lopped off. I've seen people punished for following (incorrect) orders that they couldn't have known were incorrect but someone builds that and isn't punished, wtf?

    Also can we please improve on the 3 wide arches that are used in EVERY building. (although maybe if the top mill had them it wouldn't look like a phallic piece of crap).

    Thanks for reading.

    ~At
     
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  2. Fireinferno13

    Fireinferno13 One of Us
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    I wanna know who built that penis windmill now

    Serious note - build quality is, for the most part, maintained across the server. However as you pointed out, some builds do slip through the cracks as their is a very fine balance between community involvement and letting the best builders build (I would know as former staff). If we wanted purely the best stuff, we would let like, only 5 of the best builders build literally everything while the rest of the community (like Hurin) is forced to sit in a chair far far away and simply watch.

    The three-wide arches thing is obviously a problem that has probs been amplified somehow in gondor

    Side note - who are you?
     
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  3. Antimattergizmo

    Antimattergizmo Yellow flower puncher
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    While I agree entirely on the striking quality difference, I think there was a much more reasonable method to approach the issue rather than the way you presented things. It does no good to lash out and name-call for a simple mistake. While that windmill (and possibly others) went under someones radar at whatever point this was constructed -as it may not have been checked thoroughly-, there is a fairly consistent look over various builds all over the server at times to see what can be improved. There is a reason Hobbiton and more was completely reconstructed many many times so far. At this very moment there is an ongoing project to improve the flora of that primordial location for MCME that should by all accounts be "perfected".

    The possible problem with three arch building has been discussed just recently in a separate thread, but has boiled down to much of exactly what you point out with the mill. So as to assure a basic level of quality and cohesion from not completely trusted builders that could go just enough of course to cause something like this to occur, the style is reinforced. it's an age old and trusted fall-back that tones down micro-management.
     
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  4. DarthRagnar

    DarthRagnar Yellow flower puncher

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    Seeing as they joined the forums today and know about 2-year-old Themed Builds, they are either an old member who just rejoined and changed their name or a new person who has way too much time on their hands in order to look through old Themed Builds.
     
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    Portalrules333 Yellow flower puncher

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    If that second windmill was wood, I would tear out the top one with my bare hands and stuff the old one onto the foundation.
     
  6. DSESGH

    DSESGH Dirt Conaisseur

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    This is an irrelevant comparison. The windmill on the top is one of the worse builds on the build server, and the bottom one is certainly one of the best of two years ago. I am absolutely sure that our builds now are better than the ones two years ago. Even looking at that building behind the tb windmill, our current builds are better without question.
    Please, if you say avoid 3 wide arches, make something better. People have expressed their opinions about how our builds are too this or not enough that, but have not built anything better. Personally, I will not be convinced by someone's argument unless they can prove they are right with a build.
    Perhaps though, you are just identifying differences. Our build style has certainly changed/improved in the past two years, so maybe you're just wanting to come back to the exact same build style as when you left. In the case of the windmill, I'll agree that the old build is better. However, I don't think that's the case for other builds.
     
  7. Wollip666

    Wollip666 Yellow flower puncher

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    Can I just say, I like neither...
     
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    Kulmo Yellow flower puncher

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    I'm locking this thread due to the minecraft account "Atanatar66" not existing. If you want to give feedback on the builds on the server I recommend posting with a forum account that is actually connected to a real minecraft account such as the one that you joined the server with for less than an hour over a month ago.
     
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