Spacecorp Elytra Tower Network

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  1. spacegravity4me

    spacegravity4me Beggar

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    I've decided to build a network of elytra towers to make travel faster. I got tired of having to run everywhere and was bored, so i said screw it(!), I'm gonna build a network of medieval yet slightly futuristic elytra towers for the whole server to enjoy! I currently have two nodes setup, one just west of spawn and another out in the east. The towers are going to be placed in N,S,E,W directions at the MAXIMUM flyable distance from each other. Because of terrain issues flying might not get you as far coming back as it did going. I can't do much about it, but so far if you fly east of spawn you will reach the second tower, and if you fly back to spawn you will reach spawn, just short of the first tower. So it's important that you fly straight in the direction you want to go, otherwise you won't reach the next tower. If you need help just check dynmap. I'm going to try to eventually have a line of towers in each direction that will reach to every coast. I cannot guarantee the towers won't get griefed. I'm gonna do my best to keep them up, but you know how people are. In the past i'd have just claimed them and left them open to the public but I can't cause of the rule changes. I hope you guys find them useful and enjoy them!

    SPACE
     
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  2. Lyee

    Lyee Edgy Egirl
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    Lovely, but couldn't you just use like. Rockets?
     
  3. _Vidaar

    _Vidaar Under-King of Grorshire

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    Definitely willing to help maintain them once they're up if need be. I think it's a pretty neato idea.
     
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  4. Togal

    Togal Combat Engineer Premium

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    Portals?
     
  5. Beetletoes

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    I like this
     
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  6. Beetletoes

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    Yeah but flying is cool. And the towers could be like hubs of diplomacy for factions to meet and trade.
     
  7. Togal

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    Aight cool project then. Gl hve fun making it.
     
  8. Lyee

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    Not going to happen.
    But I do enjoy some good flying :)
     
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  9. spacegravity4me

    spacegravity4me Beggar

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    Erg, someone already trashed the one at spawn.
     
  10. _Vidaar

    _Vidaar Under-King of Grorshire

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    It's bound to happen, need help rebuilding?
     
  11. _Vidaar

    _Vidaar Under-King of Grorshire

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    @spacegravity4me Im working on settting up a storage system for fireworks and food at the spawn tower. Will do my best to keep it stocked.
     
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  12. _Vidaar

    _Vidaar Under-King of Grorshire

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    Been stocking the tower near spawn with fireworks and baked potatoes. People seem to be taking stuff, so thats good.
     
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  13. Jalapeno690

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    It was @Creamiest
     
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    Im to soft for destruction ^-^
     
  15. _Vidaar

    _Vidaar Under-King of Grorshire

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    @spacegravity4me your project has been removed by staff, my officer nyrock is rebuilding a new one close to spawn. Will do our best to keep it maintained.
     
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  16. _Vidaar

    _Vidaar Under-King of Grorshire

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    The new tower is up, all credit goes to @Nyrock
     

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    Nice thing bud, I approve
     
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  18. SirePyro

    SirePyro Chief Architekt of Valroth

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    Good luck mate, probably gonna get your towers reset by staff if they haven't already been, though
     
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  19. spacegravity4me

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    I wanted to say I really appreciate your help! The new top was much better than the one I had built and the elytra rockets were awesome. I'll be honest, I didn't know what elytra rockets were capable of. I had never tried them until the other day. I was still pressing on with the towers for noobs and people without rockets though, I honestly didn't expect them to remove it. It looks like they reset that whole area. I don't know if that was just because of me or if they do that regularly. I did my best to build something that was functional, looked nice and fit within the server guidelines. Thanks to you guys for building another one. That's really awesome of you! I hope they don't remove the ones farther away from spawn. Elytra towers are supposed to be legal and if they look the part and help out I'd hope they would be left up. I see people building roads around the server and I don't really see a difference.
     
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  20. _Vidaar

    _Vidaar Under-King of Grorshire

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    Grorshire is happy to help.
     
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  21. Nyrock

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    Happy to help! :D
     
  22. SirePyro

    SirePyro Chief Architekt of Valroth

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    See, the difference is that the roads are essentially aesthetic, while your towers are functional, and prioritizing practicality over cosmetics is a big no-no
     
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  23. _Vidaar

    _Vidaar Under-King of Grorshire

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    @spacegravity4me Would you be opposed to me going to each tower and giving them a bit of an aesthetic boost just to be safe?
     
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  24. spacegravity4me

    spacegravity4me Beggar

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    Sure, that would be fine.
     
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    I really wish i knew why the first tower was removed. A lot of the area was reset as well. I don't know if it was too close to spawn or for aesthetic reasons. I tried to make something midevil looking but with a cleaner look to it. I know the towers aren't layered masterpieces, but they aren't cobble stacks either. It just sucks cause i was bored and wanted to make something that would help everybody out and then to have it removed, it's like I guess I could have spent that time working on a script or doing something productive for myself.
     
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  26. spacegravity4me

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    Where is this tower? I can't seem to find it.
     
  27. SirePyro

    SirePyro Chief Architekt of Valroth

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    I am obviously not staff, so I cannot give you a concrete answer, but I suspect it had something to do with a project begun around a week or two ago, involving building a wall around spawn. Staff responded by resetting those and many other chunks, removing builds that presumably were considered unsightly or breaking with the theme. I wasn't there at the time, but as I understand it there was a good deal of flame going back and forth, and the situation was pretty unpleasant.
     
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  28. Dragonn_

    Dragonn_ That Spooky Dragon Dude Staff Member Game1
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    Your tower mainly got caught in the crossfire of all the flame that happened that day, chunks were being reset to clean up the wall and your tower ended up getting deleted aswell due to it being kinda grief? i mean it was just a massive nerd pole going straight up into the sky.. Not a pretty sight, although im all for this idea you guys just gotta make sure the towers look good and arent just nerd poles - use mountains they are high up or just make larger towers that look nice
     
  29. SirePyro

    SirePyro Chief Architekt of Valroth

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    Like I said:
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  30. Creamiest

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    It’s not claimed therefore by orders of Wakanda it will be destroyed.
     
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  31. spacegravity4me

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    lol, I don't know if I should feel insulted cause I really tried to make it look good! rofl. Maybe my sense of design sucks and I need to take some lessons or something. lol. Don't know about building a new one. Viddar said they built one but I can't seem to find it.
     
  32. spacegravity4me

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    I agree, though I do find that to be unfortunate.
     
  33. SirePyro

    SirePyro Chief Architekt of Valroth

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    Same fam. Damn shame what they're doing, damn shame
     
  34. ZiHAMMER

    ZiHAMMER Violettee is a transgender

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    You are just a libtard.
     
  35. SirePyro

    SirePyro Chief Architekt of Valroth

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    Can confirm
     
  36. spacegravity4me

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    So when I started this project I didn't realize how amazing and easy to make elytra rockets are. They pretty much make towers obsolete and you can even take off from flat ground most of the time. All that to say I'm cancelling this project. I really appreciate the support and everything that ya'll gave it. There just doesn't seem to be a need for it. Shoot, I've been flying around like crazy and it's amazing. Thanks again guys. SPACE
     
  37. _Vidaar

    _Vidaar Under-King of Grorshire

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    It was a valiant effort my dude, cheers.
     
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  38. Nyrock

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    I dunno if you found it but its still up.
     

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