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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. Bats!

    Just cause its not a good idea doesn't mean it hasn't been sustaining life for centuries. Sure, they CAN carry diseases, but given that Diseases are not a thing in TFC, its hardly relevant. You don't worry about parasites when you bite into that rare wild pig steak...
  2. Bats!

    Alright, so I'm gonna just start with this:Bats are useless! I find that to be very sad. Bats are amazing, and while they add fun to the cave biome, they don't do much else. I see an untapped potential here. I'll list a few ideas and I'm happy to hear some from others. I just feel like no critter should be completely without use, otherwise, why bother? First of all, lets get this out of the way: Food. While I'm not fond of eating our furry friends, some cultures find bats to be a fairly reliable food source. Maybe making bats drop food, while it'd be a trivial food source at best, wouldn't be a very difficult way to at least make them useful? My main idea: While I read that dunkle has no interest in manure, we can bypass that entirely. Making bats drop fertilizer would be an excellent alternative, while adding an alternate source to Fertilizer. Pets? This idea would probably be the hardest, but making them tameable or something would be an interesting concept. Cats supposedly repel creepers, so maybe bats could have a use too? Dunno.Thoughts and Ideas? These flying little fuzzballs are just too cute to be useless...
  3. Haiku Dominoes

    I will Assure you,This line is mostly filler, its catastrophic.
  4. Ask the person below you

    BOTH! (I have a cat named Draco Meowfoy, and a Corgi named Tyrion lannister, as seen in profile picture.)Invisibility or flight?
  5. Ask the person below you

    Heath Ledger, RIP. Who's your favorite Superhero?
  6. Beardedwombats 0.79.7.292 Smoking and Drying meats Guide

    Nope! Brine the meat raw. Then smoke it or dry it. It lasts longest like that.When you wanna eat it, take your dried or smoked food then cook it. But remember, once its cooked, it loses its decay resistance!
  7. TFC Engineer

    Jenga, the game about building higher with less materials. sdop i qwaas plkajuuying in radiooiasctivwe waste ands muy fingfers tuirned into fishj, wast dso? (so I was playing in radioactive waste and my fingers turned into fish, what do?)
  8. Beardedwombats 0.79.7.292 Smoking and Drying meats Guide

    Awesome, information updated, thank you so much!
  9. Beardedwombats 0.79.7.292 Smoking and Drying meats Guide

    Step 3:Brining meat or other objects Brining meat is an important step before you can smoke or dry your meat. Most people don't know how to do this, and it's often forgotten, resulting in confusion when the process fails. To brine meat, simply seal your cut of meat in a barrel of brine for roughly 12 hours, and it will become brined. When sealed in the barrel, it will say outcome brining. When the process is done, it will be called "Brined [object]" Where the object is whatever you initially put in. Step 4: Smoking and Drying, what you've been waiting for. Drying:Drying meat is simpler, less time consuming, and faster than smoking. That said, I assume smoking either gives better flavor or makes it last longer. To dry meat, simply take your Brined meat from the previous step, andwith at least 1 yarn in your inventoryclick on the string of your drying rack. It should look like this. Leave that there for a few hours in game, and then right click it to pull it off the line. The wool from hanging it is lost. If done correctly, congrats, you now have dried meat! Smoking:Smoking is more complicated and more time consuming, but I assume it is worth it (I haven't actually tested) To smoke meat, start at the drying step above, but do not wait the time to dry it. Instead, create a fire under it like this: I've only ever successfully smoked while using hickory logs, but I haven't tested other wood recently. I'm going to show you with hickory logs, but if you can get it to work with other logs, good for you, let me know and I'll update this! Open up that firepit and toss in Enough logs for 12 hours. Edit:[18:19] <Bioxx> any fuel can be used for smaoking, however some of them add some wacky tastes [18:20] <Bioxx> *smoking even Finally, Light up that firepit. Once the fire has been burning for 12 hours, that meat should be ready to store! That concludes our handy guide, and if I missed anything or you have questions or comments, I'd love to hear feedback below! Happy hunting, fellow meatlovers!
  10. Hello Fellow Terrafirmacrafters! After spending much time learning the art of preserving food for the winter, I've decided to share my knowledge. Food can be hard to come by in this game, so stockpile it while you can! Before we start, here's a list of things you will need! Required: Wool Yarn - This is gained by using a spindle on sheep's wool. Barrels - At least two are needed, as one is for vinegar and the other for brine. Salt and Fresh Water- Fresh water is used to make Alcohol, and then Vinegar. Saltwater is for Brine. 100oz Alcohol Materials- Wheat flour, Barley Flour, Rye Flour, Rice Flour, Cornmeal, Potato, Apples (green or Red), and Sugar. 100oz Fruit- It doesn't matter what kind , all you need is 100oz of the same kind to make vinegar. Whatever you wanna dry/smoke/pickle.- Meats, Fruit, Vegetables... Most things can be pickled, and meats can be smoked or dried. Salt (Optional)- Salted meats last longer, and stack with other preservation methods! Step 1: Prep phase. This phase is setting up before you actually start your work. Here I'll guide you through making ingredients into alcohol, alcohol into vinegar, and vinegar into brine. Making Alcohol:Of the ingredients listed above, you'll need 100oz of one of them. Here is a handy screenshot to help you find these ingredients. Take that 100oz object and toss it into a FULL BARREL of fresh water, like this! It is important to note that the output says some sort of alcohol. Once it looks similar to this, seal up that puppy and wait a few days! The item will ferment into some sort of alcohol, and you should be left with something like this. Making Vinegar:Now that you have alcohol, you can move on to the next important Step. Vinegar. Vinegar is made by placing 100oz of any fruit into a full barrel of Alcohol, then sealing it. It's important to note that the outcome says Vinegar. If done correctly it should look like this: After a day or so, you'll be left with a big old barrel of Vinegar, enough for 10 barrels of Brine. Making Brine: At this point, you'll need your barrel of vinegar, and a second barrel filled with 9 buckets of saltwater. Fill a bucket with Vinegar and place the bucket of Vinegar in your barrel of saltwater. It will instantly become brine. Here's the saltwater and vinegar ratio you want And here is the finished Brine Step 2: Building the Smoker/drying rack Smokers and drying racks are relatively simple. To make one, you'll need 4 blocks of any kind. You can even use trees. Just make sure they are 1 to 5 blocks apart. It should look something like this. Now you need Wool Yarn. You will need 1 to 5 pieces, depending on how far apart your blocks are. While holding your yarn, simply right click the inner side of one of the parallel pillars, and it should connect with a Drying Line, making it look like this: Voila, there you have one premium drying rack. In a bit you'll learn how to turn that drying rack into a smoking rack!
  11. Thank you, TFC Staff

    @Kittychanley Keep up the good work, Kitty. You're attempting difficult stuff, and you're pulling it off wonderfully. School is stressful enough, I can only imagine how frustrating people can be on top of it. People become entitled and forget that this is a hobby, not a job. You all deserve praise for your hard work, not criticism for the works in progress. @Codaisthisguy I'm honestly just trying to do what I can to help. I lack any significant skills to offer up, so I figured I'd do what I can here. A community is only as good as its members. A little kindness goes a long way, and people forget that.
  12. Thank you, TFC Staff

    This seemed like the most appropriate place to post this, so here goes nothing! Often when artists or creators make stuff online, people with problems speak out more than anyone else. The vocal Minority, as Kittychanly put it. This mod is amazing, but even more so are the people who make it. This is a shout out to them. You people are amazing. Never have I seen such dedication to a mod, nor the community. Every time someone needs help, you are there with answers. You're friendly, helpful, and all around great. Your work is appreciated so much. Seriously, keep it up, you're doing great. People will always find things to complain about, that's life. But you don't owe them anything. This is your project and you're kind enough to share. so THANK YOU, SO MUCH. Sincerely, A Very Satisfied User.
  13. Username: Beardedwombat Age: 20 Location: Sonoma, California Why do you like to play TFC? Because I like intense survival gaming experiences and crafting! Why do you want to join? Because I want the chance to enjoy such a great game with other people! Shared fun is the best fun. What will you add to the server? A cheerful disposition and a friendly cooperative player first and foremost. I'll strive to make friends. In the long run, I wouldn't mind opening a small specialty shop.
  14. [0.79.15] Rhodance's "HugBox" Server [Closing May 22]

    Hey Rhodance, I was on the old whitelist but I think I didn't get updated because when I try to connect it won't let me. IGN: Beardedwombat Age: 20 Why this server?: Because TFC is really awesome, and I wanna join a community with people who enjoy it! 2 sentence description of yourself/interests:I'm a nerd who enjoys videogames, animals, and fantasy. I love playing games as a community with others, and contribute well to teams.