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      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.
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      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."
ShadeOfDead

Help With My HQM Pack for 0.79.27

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Hey guys...I'm building a HQM pack for TFC.  A storyline/lore HQM that also helps guide people through TerraFirmaCraft.  (not going to include any information in it that isn't on the Wiki of course)

 

Basically I'm looking for a decent seed, with access to all ores. for version 0.79.27.

 

Start point isn't a big deal as I can change the spawnpoint easily.  But more interested in something that does have access to all ores and fresh and salt water within a reasonable distance (a 1000 blocks in any given direction).  Other things I can include easily such as crops and fruit trees I think.  It's the ores part that concerns me.  Seems that world gen is better in 79.27 but...I'm still concerned, and don't know a good way to find all the ores easily in any given world that isn't going to require me to back up the gameworld and then go to town in creative with a propick.

 

Thanks for any help!

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"all the ores" is a tall order.
That means multiple types of rock.
Perhaps it might be better to start with a seed where there youhave an island with the copper and bronze ores, then move on to the iron and steel ores on another island - maybe even another seed...

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All of the ores within 1,000 blocks in any given direction is not possible unless you heavily edit the config files to make all ores spawn everywhere, in which case the game turns into super easy mode.

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Okay thanks for the feedback.  Maybe the 1000 blocks is a little ridiculous.  Suppose I should say something more like what ChunkHunter stated.  I'll just work with what I can find.  It's difficult with what seems to be the fact that ores don't spawn in the same places, regardless of using the same seed.  Hmm.  Hard to make an adventure map like that.  I'll see what I can do.

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If you could find a transition of 3 or more different "good" rocks you might get a lot of metals pretty close together. You'd need Copper, Zinc, Tin, Iron, Bismuth and Nickel. Gold, Silver can be got from panning/sluicing or in the case of silver a mod.

 

You'd NEED Gabbro (only source of Nickel) but also provides gold and tin. A sedimentary rock, one that gives Copper and is used for flux... so that Limestone. That can also give Bismuth and Iron. That leaves Zinc Which needs a Metamorphic rock, Marble would be good as it's a source of 2 difference coppers as well. If you get Gneiss you could even get silver.

 

So if you can find a part of the world that is a transition between Limestone, Gabbro and Marble/Gneiss and it wet (for clay) and in the right sort of area for fruit trees... You're sorted! Hopefully you don't want specific trees and access to chickens too...

 

http://wiki.terrafirmacraft.com/Fruit_Trees (avg biome temp 10-25, rainfall 500+)

 

Good Luck!

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Don't forget about minerals as well. They'd need graphite which the Marble/Gneiss layer takes care of, and kaolinite which they might find in the Limestone layer.

 

It's also extremely important to note that just because a stone type can spawn an ore or mineral, that does not guarantee that it will

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this seed has quite a bit that is necessary for at the least base steel, you just have to dig down in a few places. lol. while it may not have ALL your looking for (as fruit trees seem to be pretty non-existent on the initial landmass.) it does have quite a lot to go off of.

 

 

http://terrafirmacraft.com/f/topic/8255-7927-pretty-good-starting-zone/

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