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Discussion in 'Global' started by KaosLord, Feb 6, 2019.

  1. KaosLord

    KaosLord ωєєgєєяαтσя

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    Ok, I was going to wait until I had completed another thread regarding this post, but it seems like it be a little late. (Being honest I think I already am)


    Yes, this thread is about the server, community, staff, everything. Nothing is going to be left out, fingers will be pointed, if you have an opinion, cool, find my care.


    Staff
    My god, this is honestly unbearable. A manager who was last seen on January 19, 2019. The manager is the most essential position for growth towards the server. Obviously Casey saw that the server was in a ditch and kept digging the hole more and more. Pretty disappointing when you make a several promises and don’t keep them. Seriously, get your rear into gear, if you don’t want to be here, resign. No point in milking the money.

    An admin who has been staff for a grand total of 3 months and 6 months the first time around and coming on a year and a half this time around. When you are bringing out P2W content that one player asked for, hosting events and hoping to revive the server. At this stage it just looks like you are riding the rollercoaster with the bloke above, but actually staying active. There isn’t any shame in resigning, just don’t waste time on something you don’t believe in. Especially when I offered help with the forums and the spam bots and your response to my method of preventing spam bots is “I would but I and the staff team are too lazy”, pretty disgusting.

    Oh boy oh boy, the staff team. When you look over maturity, amount of posts within a certain timeframe and hours online within a week, all of these staff members should be demoted. None of them meet the requirements that the server upholds. I don’t care if you have 50 staff members or 5, what are you showing everyone? That since the server is dead you can not help at all with anything and just take the buycraft money as you wish? Pathetic.


    Community
    Yeah, we are toxic at times, but the only problem is that we are this way because of factors, factors that aren’t being upheld. When no staff members are doing their jobs, no fair content for the non-donators is coming out and even after a community meeting, nothing has changed except adding a lousy pickaxe crate. Yes, lets entice people to spend money on high level pickaxes at the end of the season, when practically everyone has maxed out stuff. Want the community to act better? Start doing your jobs.


    Events
    Seriously, this has to stop. Not only are you giving people an incentive for showing up to a server on one day, but doing events WILL NOT BOOST THE PLAYERCOUNT. Event’s barely last 1 hour, all this does is flux the playercount on 1 day by about 5 players then straight back to 0 the next day. No, I am not bagging the builds that Lynnie has done or timeflies for actually hosting the events, but you have to think long term and actually think “Hey, is there a point in doing this right now?”


    P2W Aspect
    After scrolling through the buycraft store, the only non-P2W items on the store are: Pets, Disco Armor and Titles. That’s it. All of these are purely cosmetic whereas you have a good ¾ of the store based around P2W features. For what? Money? You can say that you are doing these things because the players wanted you to, but let’s be real here, they didn’t.


    Plugins / Suggestions
    33 pages of accepted suggestions, yet barely 2-3 pages of these are actually on the server. Seriously, if players want the days where 1.0 and 2.0 were the best, bring back those aspects. No point in adding something that isn’t going to bring back anyone. Be unique, ask for specific thoughts on suggestions and plugins, ask which ones they like. DON’T ASSUME.


    Forums
    My god, this actually makes me depressed. Spam bots, inactivity, everything. Let’s be honest, it is more so a question of “What isn’t wrong with the forums?”.


    Factions
    Yes, people will be looking at this one thinking what about this? Just remember back to exactly how many players Factions actually got before it was removed for no reason really. A quite successful server for OPBlocks at the time and what happened? It clearly kept players for a long period of time, so why not bring it back? No, I am not joking.


    Advertising
    Other than the what, 4-5 YouTubers with barely any subs/views a video to necessarily appeal to any broader audience, I can see how these didn’t help. No votes means that the server doesn’t get advertised through MC Servers and other server ranking websites. No half decent YouTubers means no broad appeal to a bigger audience. Essentially, you are losing players if none of these are taken seriously. Yes, I understand that YouTubers are a lot harder to get than it was a long time ago. If you want to keep a YouTuber, you have to release constantly new content on a regular basis to keep them intrigued and their viewers intrigued. If you can get the YouTuber to play the server for fun and not for the money, you essentially have won. Just remember, you need to spend money to make money.

    I will be sending this Alex / trkey, this will be put in the discord, in the shoutbox, everywhere I am allowed. Being honest, this thread is pretty important if anything wants to happen.

    Also, don’t bother trying to lock this thread or delete it, I have it in a google document and will post again if it is deleted.
     
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  2. Chrissehh

    Chrissehh Resigned Meme

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    gotta agree with you on all these points.

    the community has gotten so toxic that I don't even wanna log onto forums anymore rip
    + I never did understand why factions was removed; it was the best part imo

    as much as I don't wanna say it, I think it's time to let opb go : (
     
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  3. Tay

    Tay New Member

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    I agree more with this than Chrissy!

    I don’t even play this server, but the community is straight garbage. Toxicity has derailed the server’s growth. #Verysad #gae #primeisbetter #sub2pewds #hashtag

    May god be with you all.

    or not.

    ;)
     
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  4. Mochi

    Mochi мocнι ♥

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    Just wanna put this out there. Content in v1 wasn’t even the best. Bringing content from it won’t help. During the time I was staffing, yes, the server wasn’t doing well cause we didn’t have a private dev. (Huh isn’t this familiar) The only aspect I would want back from v1 is the community, but that’s never coming back. All those players are gone. I never understood people asking for the v1 server/content back because changing it back won’t bring the community back.

    On the other hand, yeah I agree on a lot of this. I had hope for Casey at one point. Was active, online and just a nice guy in general. But recently? Kinda disappointed rn. I hoped for better. I don’t think I’ve ever worked with a perfect manager on opb except emecay. So yeah.

    I honestly don’t know what can save the server at this point. Active manager would be great. “Maybe” could save the server, but it’s a honest... I have no idea.

    pls nu factions tho, I can not pvp, skyblock cuter, pls consider
     
  5. DdubsRulez2

    DdubsRulez2 Infamous Member

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    I told cookie about a bug (not game breaking but somewhere near it) like 2ish weeks ago and it's still not fixed.
    Got on last night at 6pm and literally not a single person online
    "MEGA ULTRA RARE Pickaxe" - Creativity 100
    pretty sure it did better than prison for a bit
    good luck
     
  6. Lefky10

    Lefky10 Active Member

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    I actually can't agree with this more
     
  7. dxnt

    dxnt Member

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    i am the legend the server needs if i got accepted as staff the server wouldve had 1 trillion players again :333 plus justice said to pm him for a reason on why my staff app got denied and its been 3 days and i havent gotten an answer back OWO UWU Lol :33
     
  8. Goddessics

    Goddessics Well-Known Member

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    Toxicity wasn’t the only reason why the server began failing. It actually created an audience and more players online kinda. I’m not saying it was good or anything but it did hook some players just to get online. I know that I went online to chat because the focus of the game got old for me so i just chatted with my friends. Yes we had arguments but they got banned and they’re not here anymore. Many people came for other people but then those people quit or got banned so they did too. Toxicity is bad but the players who caused it made the server chat live which isn’t a factor in the server anymore.
     
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  9. shotzy

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    cant believe im saying this but, i agree, the only reason i even think about coming back to forums or not ban evade ingame *ban appeal in progress probs never unban* is just to chat with you people, and the toxicity was a blessing and a curse as it gave a little bit of life to the forums and ingame even if it was a slightly negative way.
     
  10. SpecX7N

    SpecX7N New Member

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    tbh I'm just here for the juice Tay oh and hi KaosLord Chrissehh and Goddessics (btw sorry again I dont think I can ever apologize :/)

    oh hi there little ethan partner boy
     
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  11. dxnt

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    wat who dat xD :3 :p : D
     
  12. SpecX7N

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    Noxstar/PermMuted/Spec
     
  13. Chimerical

    Chimerical Active Member

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    First thing happens with a staff revamp, let's remove every staff member except for angyma and FencingGreyhound

    Honestly, timeflies is a Rolo that needs to leave already. No wonder servers dying. No one cares lmao. Damn boy QuesoLord cares more about the server than cookie.
     
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  14. jiewenpro27

    jiewenpro27 Active Member

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    The server died when Cariner left I really don’t know why we make fun of him he was a blessing to the server
     
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  15. KaosLord

    KaosLord ωєєgєєяαтσя

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    Take the conversation to one of your walls please. I want this thread to actually be taken seriously.
     
  16. Rizuri

    Rizuri Infamous Member

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    I agree with everything said. But honestly feel that nothing can bring something as dead as this server back to life. Maybe bringing some changes may slightly boost player count but it's just facts that this server has reached it's finish line. At this point it just seems pathetic.
     
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  17. yes

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    tHaTs NoT a ReAl SkiLL iN sKyRiM nOoB
     
  18. timeflies

    timeflies Manager
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    I don't think I could agree to anything more than this, I would display my opinions on everything but majority of this strongly hits my points. I will however discuss my portion you've displayed on me, as I do not want to leave you left read.

    I'm not intentionally trying to bring out P2W content, but more so to say I don't have the abilities to code and create menus and shops to help out. I already do know events isn't something to help revive the server, Lynnie and I intentionally just do them for the fun of it and to give those who still want to hang out on the server something to do once a week. I understand there isn't a shame in resigning, trust me, I've wanted to many times at this point but I'm not resigning with the server like this, I'm just not able to currently do as much since I can't get anyone to listen to me.

    Lastly, I already talked to you on discord about the whole admin panel issue, which I hope you'll understand deeply.

    Noooooo : (, but I do understand the toxicity, and if anyone has any suggestions on rule changes we could add I wouldn't mind taking and handling toxicity a lot more strict.

    Honestly can't agree with this any more than you, Moch you display basically the highest opinion as you've been with this server for who knows how long, which is why I've already contacted you for help. Which I'm deeply thankful for you : ) and Skyblock? Trust me, I heard you : ))

    Shh, names are hard to come up with alone...

    Sorry D : I had school, and I got to replying to it <3 :33

    I'm not going to argue to impact this further, but I will say there are a few helpers who are a deep help behind the scenes. Again, the server fall isn't my fault, and I deeply care about the server there's just so little I can do when the Dev only needs to listen to the Manager.

    I really don't see it quite ending, it's just the content that was created was really something no one found an interest in, which I've gathered a few fantastic ideas which will not change the gameplay but add more to make it super addicting. Trust me, this pickaxe crate is just a small start to the many things I have in mind/things the community been deeply wanting with of course the help of many.
     
  19. emogf69

    emogf69 Senior Member

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    i literally suggested just punishing more for toxicity like 3 months ago i hope youre joking
     
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  20. far9448

    far9448 Well-Known Member

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    Merge with Prime part 2?
     
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