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    • Crysyn

      Only help if you can be helpful

      Hey All, A topic has come up of late in the IRC channel in regards to the general feel of the forums and the community that supports them. Things have progressed further than I would have liked with out this being addressed more publicly because I would much rather have snubbed this out sooner rather than later.. but I have been busy. Here is the general rule I would like people to follow: Wheaton's Law "Don't be a dick." Those of you from the IRC channel know that this is the only rule I ask people in there to follow and we generally have a good and lively time chatting about all manner of things. This is basic rule that just about everyone understands and I am going to expand it to the forums from here moving forward. If you can not help people in a helpful and polite manner then I simply ask you to stop. Now I generally take a back seat to moderating the forums as I like to participate in the suggestions forum fairly heavily at times and would rather do so as a forums user than a moderator. But I am also fairly well known for being the person who constantly puts their foot down and so I am stepping up and doing so on here. If you find yourself unable to respond to a message politely then I ask that you do not respond. This mostly focuses on the increasing level of hostility found within the Suggestion forum as well as the Server forum. I do not care if this is the 30th some odd time you have seen someone make the same suggestion. Or even if the new post on an older topic is one entry above the old one. I expect the members of this forum to respond politely to the user, new or old, and point to the older topic if it applies and even go the extra step to suggest they either add in new information or to summarize the outcome of the previous discussion based upon the new post's entry into it. That is what we are here for, that is why I close most topics instead of deleting them, so that they can be found and referenced down the road. The next topic is the slew of derailment attempts I have seen as of late. If you want to have fun and joke around that is what the off topic forum is for and pretty much anything goes there. I do not expect to read a suggestion thread and have to go through 3 pages of image memes people have shot back and forth. Quite simply this is a waste of my time to read and then have to clean up. Now for the summary. I am going to start taking a more active role, especially in policing the suggestion forum, and handing out warn levels to people whom I see doing this. These will be indiscriminate and applied not to just the first person who derails or is impolite on a topic or response, but to everyone whom follows the lead of that person. As I do not like doing things with out giving you all warning this post shall serve as that warning. If you have a desire to bring this topic up with me then I invite you to do so on the IRC channel. Lets raise the level of quality and grow the community. Let us not descend into the quality often found on the minecraft or league of legend forums. There is simply no need for that here. Be passionate about things, just do not be abusive.
    • Kittychanley

      Offline Servers

      Recently I've seen a few server listings showing up on the first page of the Servers forum that have been closed for an extended period of time, but have recently gotten a reply from a new member who didn't realize the server is offline. To help prevent this from happening in the future, it would be greatly appreciated if you could use the report function on the original post of any servers that have been confirmed as offline, so that the topic may be locked. If you are the admin of a server and plan on taking the server offline, please use the report function on the original post of your topic to let the TFC Staff know that the topic should be locked. If you are the admin of a server that has a locked topic, and would wish to bring the server back online, please use the report function on the original post of the topic to let the TFC Staff know that the topic should be unlocked. As always, please remember to follow rule #3 of the servers forum and update your topic title to contain the version of TFC that the server is currently running. You can do so by editing the OP, and then clicking on "Use Full Editor."

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  1. TFC1 1.12+ port

    So, no pressure, but when can we download something? At this point, we just want to play. If it is an Alpha, Beta, Omega, we don'tcare. Just the pleasure of playingTFC with a newer version of Minecraft is worth any bugs we may encounter. You, sir, will have our eternalgratitude.
  2. TFC1 1.12+ port

    Believe me, you have no idea how many people want that. This was the dream of mostTerrafirmacraft players for a long time. TFC 2 is a completely different game, so much that I even suggested that it should have another name. Now Please when you say that you can deliver a port to the latest Minecraftversion you create a huge expectationon the community, that only reason this thread is not flooded with comments is that things have been slow for so long that most players went away or only check the forum once in a while. I think once people start to talk about it will be a huge success.
  3. Mining is difficult

    Yeah. Moving blocks in Minecrafthas always been difficult. I believe that the number of blocks to move and how fast they move makes a difference. So that a lift should be somewhat less buggy than a boat. Don'treally know much about rocks IRL, but I believe sedimentary is easier to break than igneous. With that in mind, we could devise a hierarchy of stones. That, of course, means going back to having 3 layer stone types. I already imagine the player building a rudimentary water pump and wood aqueduct to get water to the mine site. One aspect that I think needs to be changed is that once the player is done with all this work he/she should have enough of that mineral for anything he/she needs. My point is that I really enjoy working hard to get a resource, but once done if I have to keep repeating it is just grind. We need to increase the ore output per block so all this work is justified. A mine should be a permanent construction, that should last for generations.
  4. Mining is difficult

    Kind of a tangent on the subject of mining, but I think it would increase the gameplay with some interestingeffects. What if any amount of ore would cause an over-encumbered effect. That means slow movement and no jumping or climbing, not even going up stairs. The idea is that the player would have a barrel close by and would fill it with ore as he/she mines. Oncemining is done is time to take that ore to the surface. A barrel on your back also makes you over-encumbered no matter what is in it. You need a lift, so put your barrel on the lift and go back to the surface to whip your mule so it pulls the lift up. Once there you can transfer the barrel to the wagon to be pulled by a horse, mule, donkey or bull. It is also possible to carry a barrel on your back, but again slowly and no jumping or climbing. A wheel barrel gives the player normalspeed and can go up half slabs but not stairs or jumping. If the player gets hit by any mob it automatically drops the barrel or the wheel barrel so he/she can effectivelyfight. As far as stones harder to mine, I kind of like, but not sure about just making it harder because it is below certain Y level. I think maybe just to follow the natural mineral order, I mean some stones are harder than others. I really love the idea of using fire to mine especiallyif it involves building an aqueduct to divert some water to the mine site. I really dislike the idea of having only one type of rock for the entire Island top to bottom, It feels unnatural. Some things to consider are that now the player needs to decide to either build a smelter close to the mine site or build a road to carry the ores back to base. All of this only makes sense if the player is able to survive, build a base, domesticate animals and build while still in the stone age using simple tools.
  5. Is there a suggested modpack?

    There are actually a whole bunch of modpacks. Just look in the modpackssession of the forum. As everyone has a different approach to the game all I can do is talk a bit about how I do it. Whenever I have the urge to play TFC again I usually start with just Terrafirmacraft, is the only way to experience the mod. After a while, I start to add some of the addons. Like "Leather water sac" and "Decorations". Some mods are more or less required and the Devs intended TFC to be played with, Like NEI and a minimap. I always add Streams, since it adds to the beautyof terrain generation without changing Gameplay. When I get bored is time to try some of the modpacks, If I like the modpackonly then I will look for a server that uses it.
  6. Command does not work

    TFC was never trulyfriendly for map making. The creative mod is full of glitches and the Devs had said many times that the mod is not intended for creative. Right now there is no way place a naturally generate ore block. Like for example, you can place a block of Basalt, but if you try to place a block of gold ore it will be transparent. Please don'tget me wrong I absolutelylove Terrafirmacraft, and understand that while developing the mod some choices were made always with the intention that it would be played in a certain way. In the 5 years that I have playedand followed this mod I have never seen a TFC adventure map. People have been successfulin creating mod packs and servers. Even though you have a hard time setting the player initial health value I have used in the past a mod called JAS ( Just Another Spawner) that allows you to set the health and conditions for the spawning of every animal and mob. That may help you in your project. It requires some learning and you have to create scripts for every thing that will spawn in the world. Good luck in your map.
  7. [0.2.4] TFC2 Prerelease

    Not a coder, but it looks like is missing Pam harvestcraft. Also, I would recommendremoving Optifine. TFC2 is in pre-Alfa mode, as so it is not the time to experience with other mods. Keep it simple, The mod is not actually playable right now. The only thing you can do is look for bugs. Also, have some fun exploring the terrain generation.
  8. Hey Stroam,what about making this mod behave similarto what we had on the StoneAgeCraft Server? We made it so mobs would only spawn in the dirt, grass, sand, gravel, and raw stone. No mobs would spawn over wood, bricksor polished stone. This mod, when done, would make it so the player base is safe from mobs, as long as the player create barriers that prevent mobs from entering, like tall walls and fences. It would also make it possible for players to create structures with ambiencelighting without worryingabout creepers spawning in there.
  9. Can't feed animals

    You only see the hearts while shifting. Just press shift and look at the animal. Just one reminder it only works for TFC animals and not for Minecraft animals.
  10. Can't feed animals

    You need to shift right click mouse with grain in hand. It only works once every in game day. It takes 5 consecutive days to familiarize an animal. The regular right click is for procreation but only works for already familiarized animals.
  11. [TFC 0.79.29] Cellars Addon

    I think is more a case of personal taste and gameplay style In the case of the cellar, the light is not to prevent mob spawning, is just to see my way around. I usually put signs and divide the food into the food groups. I don't use dynamiclights so the cellar is dark enough to make hard to read signs. I use Decorations, so I just put gems on the outside walls of the cellar and the light sips through. You can always just put down a torch and break it once you are done inside. I would prefer to be able to use a Decorations Lantern and have to remember to turn it off before leaving the cellar. For now, my solution works fine enough.
  12. Sorry for beating a dead horse (pun intended)

    First, familiarise the horse with grains. Break the horse by mounting it. Third, put a saddle so you can actually use the horse. The Wiki is your friend and it says: Feed Grain until ridable, then ride for at least 30 seconds
  13. [TFC 0.79.23+] Merchants Addon for TFC

    Last I used Merchants we had Towny with chunk protection, it worked fine, but it requires some work, The mod is intended for servers, so the admin can easily tweak this kind of settings.
  14. [TFC 0.79.29] Cellars Addon

    Sometimes I want to agree with you. But then I think how weird it would be to prep food inside the freezer? I also would like a light source inside the freezer. After all, every refrigerator has a light. For now what I do is to build the cellar underground, under my house, but with enough room around so, I can have light sources on the outside. the light bleeds inside, so I can see my way in the cellar.