EscapeRestart

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CTF has now been added to the server.
You will find the flag in the middle of the map, at 137, 55, -50

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Each family will have to fight for the flag, in bring it back to their bases for a reward!
Aeres: 1693, 55, 918
Primus: -1927, 53, 1380
Dagon: -1594, 62, -1214
Gaia: 813, 54, -2159
These locations are right outside each clans respective gates.

The rewards given will be a postive potion effect, one for each capture.
If a clan manages to get all 5 before they run out they will start stacking to tier II!

Current respawn time for flag is 30 min, current timer for potions is 4 hours.
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Community News 263 - 1st April 2017

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Community

Classic TNT
Classic TNT will be returning soon!
https://escaperestart.com/forum/threads/classic-tnt.20598/

Donations
We always rely on donations to help run the forum and servers. If people don't donate, we cannot stay up, so if you have some money spare we would really it! We have a Patreon page where you can donate whatever you want monthly, and gain a Discord donor rank if it's over $5/m.

Vote Here!
If you want the community to have easy advertising, make sure we show up on our vote sites.
http://escaperestart.com/forum/pages/VoteHere/

Discord
Join our Discord here!

Blocktopia
We are happy to announce that by popular demand we are planning to rebrand back to Blocktopia! This update may take a while, but you should start to see its effects immediately.​

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This week's Crayola colour is: ((̲̅ ̲̅(̲̅C̲̅r̲̅a̲̅y̲̅o̲̅l̲̲̅̅a̲̅( ̲̅((>


General
Possible up coming rename back to BuildBox and with that a rank reset.

Staff
RobotGator - Promoted - Hand Picked
Fragile/Katman/_BillClinton - Demoted - Inactivity
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AoD has been doing much better as a server these past few weeks - we've had better player counts and more maps submitted. However, this has affected both myself and the player emotionally more than you would expect. Let me explain.

One only has to turn on the nearest news station to see the mess the world is in - from the London attack last week, the mass shooting in a Florida nightclub to the Boston bombings in 2013. When I saw this video last weekend, it reminded me that we can be better than that! We should be promoting Love not violence.

Therefore, myself and staff agree, that we need to put AoD into a new direction. This lovely image from Arelic demonstrates the exact direction we feel that as a server we should be going:

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Therefore, we are announcing the following changes to the server:

General:
  • Everyone has access to /hug and /highfive - Spread the love!
  • Modified the chat colour scheme to be a bit more pink!
  • Server name changed to "Army of Love"
Mob:
  • Mobs are now super friendy!
Infection and Zombie:
  • Removed the Hunters and Zombies - we realised that these represented fear and death. Therefore, they have be renamed to "Friends", and are now all cuddly!
  • Similarly, Survivors and Humans have been replaced. On discussion with staff, we decided that the Friends now need more friends to spread the love to, and so they have been renamed to the "Meanies" as they do not want to be friends
  • The new primary goal of these game modes is to become friends with as many people as possible!
Capture the flag Love flag:
  • Guns have been replaced with...
Hi - I'm just going to relay what was posted on Discord (with my small edits) by our Discord Admin, Kaoffie, here because it is essential this gets maximum attention. We have not had any reports of this on our Discord server, and it is very unlikely that this will happen, although it is important we relay this information to you regardless.

Recently there has been rumours of a group of people who have been joining servers and sending child pornography through private messages. Either way, we would like to advise you to block any suspicious messages and links from anyone you don't know. To further prevent this, you may choose to disable direct messages from servers. You can find this by clicking on the server name on the left sidebar and selecting Privacy Settings.

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If you would like to report any cases of abuse, please contact both server staff and discord. You may do so by sharing as much information as possible to abuse@discordapp.com. Discord will route any reports to the correct federal agencies - you should not try to route things directly to government agencies yourself without proper legal advice. Do not distribute any of the links which you suspect have child pornography. Distribution of child pornography is highly illegal and may cause authorities to be contacted. This includes sending the actual link to the abuse email of Discord. Instead, please send the Message ID only. The following is a list of information that should be provided:
  • User DiscordTag (With 4-digit discriminant after # symbol)
  • User ID (Right Click User ID → Copy ID)
  • Server Name...
As we are a community, we feel it is important we get your opinions, so we can continue to improve how you all want. We are therefore releasing a relatively large survey, covering the community and all our gameservers, to allow us to gather everyone's thoughts on the server.

The survey will be open for 1-2 weeks, and none of the questions apart from the initial username question are required. Your username will not be used to identify you against your answers, and the raw survey data will only be seen by the Community Admins. We do request you are completely honest with your survey answers - the only way we can improve is if you say what you genuinely think.

Take the survey at:
https://goo.gl/forms/nzg2EAXiKK7CdY7o2

Oh, and the next Community News will be next week instead of this week due to reasons. Also, come to the RoF spleef tournament tomorrow. Find more details in the RoF subforum!

Thank you!
Spring is right around the corner (or so we want to think) and so in honor of this we want to find out who is the best among us!

This competition will be a spleefing competition with multiple different rounds until the last person is left standing. The event will take place on Saturday 25th March at 8pm GMT.

The competition itself will be a 4 player free for all spleef on this arena
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Any players that are not currently participating will be able to spectate above it to see who will win.

Now what is the reward for being the last man standing? For the entirety of the spring season that player will be able to hold the "Spring Champion" title which will look like this.
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This title will be held until the next competition occurs and the winner receives their title

Now get out there and start practicing your spleefing!
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Community News 261 - 11 March 2017

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Community

Donations
We always rely on donations to help run the forum and servers. If people don't donate, we cannot stay up, so if you have some money spare we would really it! We have a Patreon page where you can donate whatever you want monthly, and gain a Discord donor rank if it's over $5/m.

Vote Here!
If you want the community to have easy advertising, make sure we show up on our vote sites.
http://escaperestart.com/forum/pages/VoteHere/

Discord
Join our Discord here! We're having a couple of changes; read more about it here.

Bug Tracker
We're trialling out a bug tracker to see if we can make sure we're keeping on top of things you're reporting to us. https://escaperestart.com/forum/threads/bug-tracker.20545/

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This week's Crayola colour is: ((̲̅ ̲̅(̲̅C̲̅r̲̅a̲̅y̲̅o̲̅l̲̲̅̅a̲̅( ̲̅((>


General
No general news.

Staff
Nothing.
(this wasn't really me or anythinupt upg)

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CLICK ME

Family elections are also coming up!
CLICK ME TOO

And lastly, this entire weekend will be double XP for all T3 classes!
Hi again. wag1 fam. It's me.

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In an attempt to make it easier to track bugs and new features, I've installed a new bug tracker for us that we can at least try for now. The tracker here is called Mantis (https://www.mantisbt.org/) if you are interested, but I won't give it a giant explanation, seeing as it is just a bug tracker. However, it has been such a hit with the staff, that when they were given the opportunity to try it out, not a single one signed up! (Please use it more than the staff did. I'm counting on you.) There are sections for all of our gameservers and the community. The forum bug/suggestion threads will not be phased out, for now, seeing as this is just a test. This will hopefully make it all easier to track, though.

The tracker uses Gravatar for avatars, and you cannot use your forum account to log in - you must make a new one. I wanted to have it all be the same, but alas, I couldn't. That might change if magic can happen.

Basically, please just give it a go if you want, and if no one uses it, I'll quietly get rid of it. Access it at lobby.escaperestart.com/bugs. Have fun!
Today at the 4th of March, we will have two events happening!

The Cards Against Humanity will be hosted at 2 PM GMT
https://greenwichmeantime.com/time-gadgets/event-time/CArds Against Humanity ER/1488636000/game/

Game is going on right now! Link here:
http://pyx-2.pretendyoure.xyz/zy/game.jsp#game=8

Password is 123

Movie night
The movie night will be hosted at 9 PM GMT (7 hours after the Cards event)

The movie we will be watching is The Great Gatsby

The link for the streaming site which we will use will be posted later today. It supports up to 25 people, and also has a chat function.
CLICK ME FOR MOVIE

I hope to see as many of you as possible on TeamSpeak, and the rest of you in the chat!

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