The rules page has been updated to include further detail on enforcement. It now also includes a new allowed mods list and forums rules so I'd advise everyone to take a look to ensure you aren't breaking any.
Greetings once again VikkCraft players! Over the past few months VikkCraft has gained tremendous momentum in morale, online player records and development. As a result, we introduced the "Helper" rank earlier this summer. The goal of the rank was simple: to help moderate the server, and inform players of what the server has to offer and what changes they can expect.
We also launched VikkCraft 2.0 which centered around an incredible amount of internal infrastructure changes with a full network redesign. These tasks were extensive, but entirely necessary to ensure a stable server that could handle large amounts of players.
So today we're going to officially announce the "Tester" rank.
What is the tester rank?
The "Tester" rank is a rank that permits the player access to debugging features, early in game content as well as alpha and closed-beta tests (and a few other things).
Why do we need it? Why not have staff or donors test?
As the server continues to grow, we will...
(If your looking for the main point of this post, just scroll to the end. I suggest reading though)
So most of you will remember I made a post at the start of this month talking about how the server itself has changed since we first opened it. I suggest you go give that a read first to help this make sense. The idea of this post is to give a more personal perspective on the past year and a bit rather than being purely about the server. Along with all this from Me, I'm hoping that some of you guys and other staff members will chime in down in the replies about your own experiences relating as well. Before I go on, I must apologize. I've started writing this at 4:10am because my brain decides this kind of thing is a great idea, therefore there will likely be mistakes that I will correct at some point tomorrow. Final thing before we begin, I'm going to be 100% honest in this message. I may exclude some...