Read all about this contest at our dedicated threadRead More
Read all about this contest at our dedicated threadRead More
Yesterday on the 14th of May in the early hours of the morning our new Japanese style spawn dubbed Mount Aino went live. It is the result of almost two months of work by many volunteers.
To access our new spawn simply connect your Minecraft game client to survival.renmx.com we do not operate a whitelist, the server is public and everybody is welcome.
At Mount Aino you will find lots of activities hidden all over the area so feel free to explore, each activity you complete will be met with a reward from Coal, Iron and Lapis Ore to Gold, Emerald and Diamond Ore.
As part of the spawn revamp we have also changed the travel system from our previous transport ships to hot air balloons. Each balloon features a design reflective of the biome it is traveling to making it easy to identify at a glance which balloon you should use.
We have also added some warps to the spawn accessible to all players because we have disabled the ability to fly in the spawn. The reason for disabling fly is two fold, first it keeps the grandeur of the spawn and makes sure you see everything in the way we intended (from ground level) and two it maintains the integrity of the activities at spawn so nobody can cheat.
Here is a list of the warps: /warp shop /warp contest /warp travel and /warp newbies – That last warp will teleport you inside the spawns starter area for new users, a great way to experience the new spawn for the very first time from a new players perspective.
One last thing I wanted to mention about the spawn is the contest area, many of you have requested that our contest area had larger plots so you could build more intricate and detailed entries. We have listened to that feedback and in the new spawn you will find plots that are 40% larger than the ones in our previous spawn. And of course in the contest area flying is enabled for those who have already attained the flying permission (Donors, City Planners etc).
So that is the spawn but there is something new I wanted to talk about, when designing this new spawn we made a shop and we thought wouldn’t it be great if you didn’t need to always go to the shop at spawn when you wanted to purchase some blocks? Wouldn’t it be great if you could purchase other things with our in-game currency than blocks, such as temporary flying, XP Boosts, Item Repairs?
Well we have done that and I am very proud to announce that yesterday our new web-shop went live. You can access it right now from here: http://shop.renmx.com we will be constantly updating the shop with new things to buy and we have some pretty interesting plans for this going forward. To read more about the shop, its security and our future plans for it please visit us in our dedicated shop topic.
Thanks for reading everyone and we hope you all enjoy Mount Aino and our new web shop.Read More
We know that you’ve all been waiting patiently for our new spawn and I am happy to announce that on May 14th the new spawn will be going live on our survival server. This is the best spawn we have ever built with unrivalled attention to detail.
Here is a short list of some of the features you’ll find in the new spawn.
We are very excited about this new spawn and cannot wait to see people discover the many activities and features we have included. As noted above we are launching it on the 14th of May, on that date you may not be able to access the server for a short time period while we are setting things up but our aim is to have the new spawn open to the public by mid day or earlier on the 14th.
Thanks for reading and to post your thoughts, read a bit more about the Admin Shops or just discuss this post you can join us in our dedicated discussion threadRead More
Read more about this contest in our dedicated thread.Read More
Congratulations to the winners this contest was really great with every plot available taken by players. To find out how to claim your prizes visit our dedicated threadRead More
Today marks the 7th consecutive year that our Renegade community has been operating. I am so very proud to have been here for the past 6 of those years and I’d like to say thank you to everyone who has been a part of this journey.
Over the past few years I have done a retrospective to plot our successes and growth and each year we have outdone the previous. This birthday is no exception. Our chat room now sees an average of 130 to 150 users logged in concurrently which is an astounding feat for any WinMX chat room especially in todays climate with the ongoing WinMX attacks which have so devastated the larger community over the past two years.
This ongoing success isn’t down to luck but hard work and strategic investment. From our software, the staff we choose to moderate the community and the administrators who keep the infrastructure scaling. Our most recent additions are the retooled RENBOX servers and their centralised website which have been even more popular than we ever imagined. The work by Josh and Hollow on the latest iteration of our RENBOX service has had a huge impact on our community and we are immeasurably grateful to them both.
On a personal note, I (Pri) have especially enjoyed working with the both of them on RENBOX. It is good to work with others and be able to trust in other developers to do things to the quality level everyone expects. This too wasn’t a relationship built out of luck but out of determination, long discussions and lots of productive arguments about the way things should look, function and be implemented. The three of us all have our roles and the culmination of our teamwork has brought you the fantastic tools you now enjoy every day.
Our colloberation is ongoing and we will continue to bring you great new things under the Renegades brand this year and the next.
Thanks for reading and helping us to celebrate our 7th Birthday!
p.s. as part of our birthday celebration there are several birthday achievements you can get only today by being in the room. We have also added 30 new achievements to the bot today which you can unlock at any time, not just today.Read More