[Server] Just Test Tribute (NYE Countdown Celebration!)

How many of you have ever played on Lag's original Just Test server?

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Re: [Server] Just Test Tribute (Holiday Comeback!)

by iisu » Sat Dec 29, 2018 20:35

Welcome back Memo. I hope you get well soon. ^^
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Re: [Server] Just Test Tribute (Holiday Comeback!)

by odiseu » Sun Dec 30, 2018 04:49

Hello Nemo seriously I wait for the return of the server with anxiety ¡¡¡ :D
 

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Re: [Server] Just Test Tribute (Holiday Comeback!)

by yik) » Sun Dec 30, 2018 05:10

I am very happy that the server will come back, I miss it a lot : D and I am very happy to see that everything has improved : D
 

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Re: [Server] Just Test Tribute (Holiday Comeback!)

by sorcerykid » Sun Dec 30, 2018 16:38

Countdown to 2019!

It's time to celebrate our past accomplishments and toast to exciting new opportunities!

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We'll be ringing in the new year again with a balloon drop and fireworks display at 0000 UTC (6pm Central) and again at Midnight Eastern on Monday, December 31. Join us in the courtyard at Lag Memorial Plaza for a new year's eve party with all your friends from JT2. I'll be handing out party horns, so when the midnight hour strikes, we can make a LOT of noise ;D

You can also craft your own party horn and confetti with these two simple recipes!

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    Confetti
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The countdown clock is set and the walls of Castle Nemo are lined with LED lights in preparation for 2019. See you tomorrow night!

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Re: [Server] Just Test Tribute (Holiday Comeback!)

by iisu » Sun Dec 30, 2018 18:51

HEY GUYS IT'S BACK
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Re: [Server] Just Test Tribute (Holiday Comeback!)

by RealSerVesta » Sun Dec 30, 2018 23:43

JT2 is back xd
i'm missing my old pixel art - created: SerVesta
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Re: [Server] Just Test Tribute (Holiday Comeback!)

by sorcerykid » Mon Dec 31, 2018 05:42

No sooner had the server come back online, and the JT2 family was already back in the action! About an hour after relaunch, a bunch of us gathered atop the marquee for a proper Just Test Tribute reunion photoshoot :)

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Afterward, things got crazy loud thanks to all the partyhorn antics. Oh and the silly chat was probably worth preserving :P

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Several more regulars showed up later in the day, so weren't depicted above. Special shoutouts to SerVesta, jtee, talamh, Fernanfloou, steve, DIANDRA, abi, kievski, Paulina, vicki2, MIGUEL100, XuTpblu_KaK,JluCa, and JNEITRONS!

It's great to be back with our <3
 

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Re: [Server] Just Test Tribute (NYE Countdown Celebration!)

by sorcerykid » Mon Dec 31, 2018 18:00

The NYE countdown is exactly 6 hours away...

Join us at spawn tonight for the BIGGEST balloon drop in all of Minetest! Our dazzling mese globe will lower from the mast atop Castle Nemo and light up the castle at precisely midnight UTC.

  • We've got party horns!

  • We've got confetti!

  • We've got balloons!

  • We've got fireworks!
Help us ring in the new year with all your friends on JT2. Whether you're a seasoned veteran or a casual visitor, everyone is welcome to party with us tonight. See you there :D
 

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Re: [Server] Just Test Tribute (Holiday Comeback!)

by talamh » Mon Dec 31, 2018 22:44

RealSerVesta wrote:JT2 is back xd
i'm missing my old pixel art - created: SerVesta
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Are you saying you cannot find it? If so here is where it is:

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Password

by m8ii » Wed Jan 02, 2019 09:59

I can't change password. Desktop. Esc, 'Change password', i type old password, new password 2 times, press 'Change', i get out from server, it writes 'Access denied. Reason: Another client is connected with this name. If your client closed unexpectedly, try again in a minute.'.
2016-12-02 17:20:25: ACTION[Server]: singleplayer places node default:furnace at (402,-47,349)
 

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Re: [Server] Just Test Tribute (NYE Countdown Celebration!)

by azertyuiop » Wed Jan 02, 2019 11:57

Hi,

When I tried to connect to the server (for the first time and with the player name "azertyuiop"), the server didn't accepted me and told me that my account was "suspended for inactivity."
I wanted to ask "the server operator for reactivation".

Sincerely,
azertyuiop.
 

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Re: [Server] Just Test Tribute (NYE Countdown Celebration!)

by maikerumine » Wed Jan 02, 2019 19:27

I am soooo glad your mom is doing well and in remission. :)))) This is the greatest news to hear.

I cannot wait to play on the server again, it has been far too long in my recollection.


Anyways, Very glad to see your mom is doing well, and you arer back. Sorry we missed the NYE event, I check the forum every week or so for new things and missed it. :/

Glad everyone had a great time!
 

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Re: [Server] Just Test Tribute (NYE Countdown Celebration!)

by sorcerykid » Fri Jan 04, 2019 23:47

Arisha_L wrote:I'm also looking forward to the New year and the BACK of the Grand JT2. We've been missing so much all this time.

iisu wrote:Welcome back Memo. I hope you get well soon. ^^

odiseu wrote:Hello Nemo seriously I wait for the return of the server with anxiety ¡¡¡ :D

yik) wrote:I am very happy that the server will come back, I miss it a lot : D and I am very happy to see that everything has improved : D


It's great to see you all again. And many thanks for the kind words!

I shared people's get well wishes with my mom, and it really brightened her day <3

maikerumine wrote:I am soooo glad your mom is doing well and in remission. :)))) This is the greatest news to hear.

I cannot wait to play on the server again, it has been far too long in my recollection.

Anyways, Very glad to see your mom is doing well, and you arer back. Sorry we missed the NYE event, I check the forum every week or so for new things and missed it. :/

Glad everyone had a great time!


Hey Maike! I'm sorry you missed the NYE countdown, but there will be plenty other celebrations throughout the year. So don't worry. We'll have a party horn saved esp. for you :D

Btw, I appreciate the shoutouts in your videos. I've been watching them btw. That's one of the main reasons I brought the server back online, as I understood quite a few people were asking about it!

For those didn't see, Maike whipped up an impromptu "welcome back" video complete with nom noms:

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IDm8L48LOxM

I really hope that you and aidenminer have a wonderful 2019!
 

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Re: [Server] Just Test Tribute (NYE Countdown Celebration!)

by sorcerykid » Mon Jan 07, 2019 14:02

Happy New Year from Just Test Tribute! Image

Here are some photos from our NYE Countdown Celebration last week. We partied like it's 1999 -- er rather 2019 :D

Everyone gathered at spawn during the final seconds as our giant mese globe began its ascent!

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Then thousands of balloons dropped upon spawn plaza at the stroke of midnight UTC (and again at midnight Eastern Time). It was crazy loud between the sounds of balloons popping and players sounding their party horns in unison!

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And for the grand finale, a spectacular fireworks show lit up the sky above Castle Nemo. All mods (including the confetti, mese globe, digital counters, LED lights, fireworks, and balloons), were custom designed for the JT2 server.

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Cheers once again to everybody that came out celebrate with us. I hope you had a great time (and your ears are recovering ;)

Best wishes to all your friends and family in 2019!
 

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Re: [Server] Just Test Tribute (NYE Countdown Celebration!)

by sorcerykid » Tue Jan 08, 2019 00:54

Just a quick heads up!

Beginning tonight and every Monday, the server will be offline for 20-30 minutes for backup of all world data to a cloud hosting service. These off-site world backups are in addition to the local world backups that are performed daily at 7:00pm Central, and of course the weekly map database saves (currently over 369 GB).

Having three tiered backup solution should help to mitigate against virtually any catastrophic data loss. Thanks for your understanding!
 

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Re: [Server] Just Test Tribute (NYE Countdown Celebration!)

by Fixer » Wed Jan 09, 2019 21:30

Nice! Btw bookshelfs are rotated in one direction only and carts are not working.
 

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Re: [Server] Just Test Tribute (NYE Countdown Celebration!)

by sorcerykid » Wed Jan 16, 2019 16:13

m8ii wrote:I can't change password. Desktop. Esc, 'Change password', i type old password, new password 2 times, press 'Change', i get out from server, it writes 'Access denied. Reason: Another client is connected with this name. If your client closed unexpectedly, try again in a minute.'.


Thanks for the heads up. I was made aware of this problem a couple weeks ago. It seems to be engine-related, but I'm still trying to track down the cause. In the meantime, if you urgently need a password change, I can give you a temporary one.

Fixer wrote:Nice! Btw bookshelfs are rotated in one direction only and carts are not working.


Indeed, the carts are still broken. I'm in the process of rewriting that mod from scratch. Once it's ready for production, I'll post here!

In other news I finally resolved the longstanding problem with grass and snow spread. It turned out to be a simple typo in the ABM handler for dirt nodes. Hopefully all works well now.
 

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Re: [Server] Just Test Tribute (NYE Countdown Celebration!)

by sorcerykid » Sat Jan 19, 2019 11:22

Hi all, just a quick update! I finally changed the minimum range to use the /spawn command from 150m down to 50m. Hopefully is this eases some of the pain and frustration when players (mostly noobs) get stuck underground, and have no means to dig themselves out!

I also completely revamped the stair sitting routine, so that you can now stand up just by sneaking (pressing the Shift key). This should resolve the longstanding glitch where players sometimes float forever in one direction after clicking on a stair. It's also possible to lay on slabs in much the same way as a bed, but without resetting you home location.

In other news, we reached a new milestone on JT2. Over 5000 player sessions Wednesday!

Congrats to Damrell836 on bringing us up to 5000! That's definitely a new record for the server.

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Re: [Server] Just Test Tribute (NYE Countdown Celebration!)

by sorcerykid » Mon Jan 21, 2019 00:28

I'm happy to announce that default signs got a makeover on JT2!

I completely rewrote default signs as a standalone mod with many new features!. It's now possible to view the full text of a sign within a custom sized and colored formspec combined with an advanced markup language specifically tailored for Minetest formspecs with simple-to-use tags for layout and formatting (i.e. color, header, border, rows and columns, etc.) and builtin word-wrapping within all cells.

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Old signs are now read-only. but will remain viewable. They must be updated to access the new editing functionality. Punch the sign once, and a confirmation message will be displayed: "This sign is now updated. Right-click it holding sneak to open the message editor."

There are two ways of using the editor. Either you can compose your message without any markup, for a traditional, plain-text sign. Or you can take advantage of the layout and formatting tags to give your sign the sophistication and punch it needs to stand out from the crowd!

There is support for the 8 standard terminal colors via the following inline tags:

  • [q=gray][/q] - gray text
  • [q=red][/q] - red text
  • [q=green][/q] - green text
  • [q=blue][/q] - blue text
  • [q=cyan][/q] - cyan text
  • [q=magenta][/q] - magenta text
  • [q=yellow][/q] - yellow text
  • [q=black][/q] - black text
There is also support for rows and columns via the [r] and [c] tags. These two tags accept an optional numeric attribute to alter the size of the cell to be rendered.

You can set the depth of all cells on the next row using [r=#], and you can set the width of the next cell using [c=#]. In both cases, # must be an integer (or 0 for the default). The unit of measurement is an approximation of the standard "em" used in typography.

Example: Here is a basic table with two rows and two columns:

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Upper left cell[c]Upper right cell
[r]
Lower left cell[c]Lower right cell

Notice, how the initial [r] tag is missing, and the initial [c] tags are also missing. Not to worry! The lexer automatically fills in these tags behind the scenes. It is entirely optional to include them. This markup is more verbose, but produces the same results:

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[r=0][c=0]Upper left cell[c=0]Upper right cell
[r=0][c=0]Lower left cell[c=0]Lower right cell

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By default rows and columns are evenly spaced vertically and/or horizontally, for the most pleasing appearance. All extraneous white space before and after tags is also ignored (similar to HTML), allowing for easier editing without cumbersome blocks of markup.

The lexer is capable of automatically resizing rows and columns to fit within the dimensions of the formspec and to prevent overruns. Best of all, due to nature of the markup language, a context-sensitive algorithm is able to produce infotext (stripped of all tags, of course) that is still very true to the original as you can see here:

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There's also support for bolded inline text, headers, and borders (these are still very experimental and won't be released till tomorrow.
 

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