A Whole New World
We noticed some of the build servers performance were being decreased from various reasons, one of them being the amount of fairly large portal shops located on these worlds. In particular Build4, where half of the vip portal shops are located. So we have created a new world which will be purely dedicated to the vip portal shops and a new admin shop village.
The new Admin shops are located around the newly built spawn. You will find various shops spread out in a village. Each shop has an NPC to trade with. You can right click on the character to initiate the trade. Blue NPC’s will buy your items. Green NPC’s will sell items to you.
Some new items were introduced to the admin shop (cake, purchase of bones, stews, bulk items in the brewing supplies section,...)
Vip Portal Shops.
Each Portal shop will have a dedicated floating island on which the portal shop will be located. Each island is either 9, 25 or 49 chunks large, depending on the size of your shop (with one or 2 exceptions). The island should have a biome closely matching the biome your shop was built in.
The vip portal shops are not on the server yet. These will be moved one by one after the server is live with world edit in their entirety. Your shop will be temporarily unavailable during the move ( this could last up to 2 hours). We will start by moving the shops from Build4 to the new shop world. This process could take a while (weeks).
For the players visiting the shop: nothing will change, they will still be able to visit the shop by using the /shop command.
For the owners of the shop: A faction will be set up on the island with your shop name and the claims will cover the entire shop area. You do not have to recruit players into this faction to justify these claims. The free claims are now part of the ‘vip portal shop’ purchase.
This means that once the shop is moved from the build world to the shop world, you will be able to use the claims on the build world for something else.
These factions are permanent. If you want to make changes to your shop, you can ask a staff member to initially put you in the faction, if it hasn’t already happened after the moving of the shop (You need to at least join the server once in order to do this).
Some more details:
We understand that this may bring some inconveniences for some shops but this should help bring the lag down a bit on the build worlds and you basically get free claims for your shop.
Some say there is a hidden place in this town where the smugglers meet to sell treasure. We once spoke to a strange fella who said he saw an odd air ship disappearing into the mountains. The captain of that ship was rumored to be the infamous Captain Flint. If you can find Captain Flint, buy Jack Sparrow's compass from him and post proof on the forums. We will gladly pay 1 million ingame money to whoever posts first.
Kyzer, Kaidun, Sjouwer, Ralfeh & Ebel for building the world.
Kyzer & Zee for plugins.
Flox for many important poopsies.
Ploof, Koenraad, Dracu, munslogic, Operation101, Kun12345war_007, Kixo, bigblade and Clever_MC for their airships they built during the contest.
b0bam & fruitshakes for great feedback and sitting in cauldrons.
Raid for annoying ass ideas and plans