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[Server] Not So Simple Server

by taikedz » Wed Aug 31, 2016 16:30

THIS SERVER IS NO MORE. It's just been too much to maintain, I do not have the time anymore.


PRESENTING - the Not So Simple Server !

A server focused on bringing you the Not So Simple Mobs online experience!

    * Server: play.ducakedhare.co.uk
    * port: 30001
    * IRC: #vivarium

You can also join the chat without joining the game at webchat.freenode.net / channel #vivarium

RULES

    * get your own stuff. no begging. Ask once if you want. But no pestering people for stuff. You can always offer to trade.
    * no griefing. You didn't build it, you don't touch it.
    * do NOT obstruct travelnets and elevators, EVEN IF unprotected. This is also griefing and admin WILL take immediate corrective measures. If you did not place the transport, do NOT build obstructions around it, protection or not. First offense you will be kicked. Second offense you will be banned.
    * No asking for age / sex / town location ; no dating.

Not So Simple Mobs adds hordes of vicious mobs that will hunt you down. Your goal: defeat them, harvest their corpses to make stronger weapons, and craft the Final Boss's egg - the Mese Dragon!

Are you up to the task? See what one player had to say:

+ Chat log excerpt


I do sympathize. Just after I had finally made a full set of bronze armor, I was taken down by an ice mob. Which destroyed my bones instantly. All my precious resources. Gone. Conclusion:

THIS SERVER IS NOT FOR THE FAINT HEARTED. Build if you want, but this is not a builder's server. We're here to fight the hordes of doom.

And don't try playing on a mobile device. For your own sake.

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And two DCH Vivarium specials:

    * Vivarium/Petting -- capture any mob, and spawn it back in as a friendly
    * Vivarium/overrides -- eat life energy to get temporary speed and jump boosts - evade your enemies

Good luck.

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Re: [Server] Not So Simple Server

by taikedz » Thu Sep 01, 2016 14:29

I captured a Nightmaster.

Will be very useful for protecting me at long ranges :)
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Re: [Server] Not So Simple Server

by taikedz » Tue Sep 06, 2016 12:22

The map has been re-loaded.

I'm working on a restart-and-backup routine that can run unattended.

Until then, intense griefing is liable to cause a world re-set.
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Re: [Server] Not So Simple Server

by taikedz » Mon Sep 12, 2016 16:19

Fixed the privs issue that prevented people from setting home and chatting - evryone now has "home" and "shout" privs -- apologies!
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Re: [Server] Not So Simple Server

by taikedz » Sat Sep 24, 2016 16:38

worldmap

To date it looks like people have not really been bothered exploring...

It's as if they were too scared or something.... ;-)
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Re: [Server] Not So Simple Server

by taikedz » Sat Sep 24, 2016 21:50

Hah! I had forgotten I have been meaning to add this.... Will do soon!

I did have to add a fire extinguisher otherwise Phoenix destroys any forest the players visit often :-/ https://github.com/taikedz/vivarium/blo ... f/init.lua
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Re: [Server] Not So Simple Server

by taikedz » Sun Sep 25, 2016 10:45

I am still trying to figure out the regular backups but map resets should only happen in dire circumstances...
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Re: [Server] Not So Simple Server

by taikedz » Sun Sep 25, 2016 14:26

Added ;-)

I guess this adds to some map gen, so will mean it will be only active in newly generated areas? Luckily then, not much map has been generated yet :-P
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Re: [Server] Not So Simple Server

by npx » Sun Sep 25, 2016 22:19

Unfortunately it will be active only in newly generated areas...
For the Phoenix I think that we will add a special fire that disappear sooner than default fire...
 

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Re: [Server] Not So Simple Server

by SirCJ » Sat Oct 01, 2016 20:53

Hi people,
I have walked over 1/4 of the map (0,-200 to 0,15000), followed rivers and coastlines, but can NOT find any papyrus!
Are there any?
If there are, they are extremely rare!
 

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Re: [Server] Not So Simple Server

by taikedz » Sat Oct 01, 2016 21:29

....... I am pretty sure i have seenn papyrus............. no idea where though............ books should be on sale at spawn...... anythi g else you need it for......?
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Re: [Server] Not So Simple Server

by SirCJ » Sun Oct 02, 2016 01:29

Yes, LOL, I need paper for name tag for mob tamer.
I will keep looking for the papyrus.
Papyrus still spawns at water on grass right?

OK..
I found the papyrus..it looks like it spawns out in the water not just on the shore.

NEXT..
What do the floor, stack, and send staves do and how do you use them?
 

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Re: [Server] Not So Simple Server

by taikedz » Sun Oct 02, 2016 11:53

Ah. Dangit. Staves are not meant to be available to players on this server... I use them for managing the server and fixing things....

Except maybe the Sender staff which sends mobs out of range for a few seconds so you can try to make a get away....
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Re: [Server] Not So Simple Server

by SirCJ » Sun Oct 02, 2016 19:18

LOL...ok
Well, A hunting I will go...
OH...what is the main boss, and does it give or do anything special?
 

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Re: [Server] Not So Simple Server

by taikedz » Sun Oct 02, 2016 22:27

Hee hee.... you will have to find out ;-)
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Re: [Server] Not So Simple Server

by taikedz » Mon Oct 03, 2016 11:13

Staff recipes have been turned off, except for Staff of Melting (which is still being worked on) and Sender Staff (which is ready for use).
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Re: [Server] Not So Simple Server

by SirCJ » Mon Oct 03, 2016 20:11

I think I found the Dungeon Master:

Flame wake. (Trailing lava)
Lava spikes. (Four columns around you when cast)
Destroys nodes in path.
Diamond sword has very little, if no damage.

LAG:
Eating did not compile before death.
When the spawn request appeared, the chat showed I was killed four times.(Kind of like dying in lava with lag)
 

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Re: [Server] Not So Simple Server

by taikedz » Tue Oct 04, 2016 00:22

Ouch. That would be the Lava Titan.

You should check the NSSM swords... weaponry is a waste of metals on this server ;-)

Noted about lag. Will see what I can do to improve that, but performance is generally good so far.... note the server is based in the UK if that could explain anything....?
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Re: [Server] Not So Simple Server

by taikedz » Wed Oct 05, 2016 09:06

Lava Titan is indeed challenging... interesting that you found too many of them though... I suspect that's down at the Deep Colony?

It seems that when anyone explores and finds a Lava Titan, they just run away to the different part of the cave. Any previously active Lava Titan will thus hang around. Systematically running away will thus cause Lava Titans to multiply rapidly..... either you have to fight them, or you need to hang around near them until they despawn (their life timer is only active when they are close to a player)

Hint: using a protection block will null some of their abilities....
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Re: [Server] Not So Simple Server

by Andrey01 » Fri Oct 21, 2016 14:54

I`m like to play your server!
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Re: [Server] Not So Simple Server

by taikedz » Fri Oct 21, 2016 14:57

Glad you enjoy it Andrey01 :)
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Re: [Server] Not So Simple Server

by taikedz » Sun Oct 23, 2016 19:59

The Not So Simple Server has now joined the #vivarium network; further integration to come!
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Re: [Server] Not So Simple Server

by taikedz » Fri Oct 28, 2016 10:44

Normal bunnies are normal again. Phew.

Cave bunnies however...
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Re: [Server] Not So Simple Server

by Andrey01 » Fri Oct 28, 2016 14:50

Taikedz, i`ve noticed, what hampers your server too.Couldn`t you decided is that problem?
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