Hello fellow Minecraft participants! We are ready to open the server for the Minecraft AWESOME 2016 Summer Games (I’d Say Olympics, but fear of being sued). This will be a build dedicated to the games and events, as well as the host country Rio! Four years ago (holy crap) we had the very first Minecraft Awesome
Olympics*Cough Summer Games *Cough.
HOW TO ENTER
For those of you who are unfamiliar with our challenge server builds, you will first need to be whitelisted. (If you have been whitelisted on the turbo servers for a previous build challenge, you are already whitelisted) The link to the whitelisting thread is found here:http://videogamesawesome.com/forums/topic/the-show-server-info-whitelist-request/ That link will also tell you how to reach our challenge server.
All Rules still apply for the challenge server builds, so make sure if you’re new to read those first!
So there are two areas for building, the Rio Town build area and the Stadium build area. We have provided a
railway to transport between the two. The community storage area is the Town Hall building, so if you are in need of some items, or would rather help stock our shelves, it’s there for your convenience. Please don’t wander off to build something at world border. We will find you if you are building in areas not approved.
RIO TOWN BUILD AREA: The Town build is open to free building, so build whatever you want, let your creativity take over. We ask that you keep builds in the Jungle Biome as your free build area, and, of course, be considerate to your fellow minecraft neighbors.
STADIUM BUILD AREA: The Stadium will be a little more constructed. Those that wish to build a stadium, we ask that you reply to this thread. We would like to know some details as to:
1. How big an area you need (It would also be nice if you could provide a concept)
2. The type of games/events that will be played in your stadium
3. if you are building with a team, to list the members of your build team, just in case we need to contact someone if someone is unavailable.
Applying doesn’t mean that you’re guaranteed to get approved, we might ask you to get more people to build with for example. You are not allowed to build in the stadium build area without mod approval. If your build is approved, you can discuss with a mod where you want to build. If you really want to work on a certain event, but it has already been taken up by someone, you could ask them if you can help them.
THE GAMES AND EVENTS!
We have compiled a list of possible events for this years summer games. If you have an idea for an event or game that you would like to see for this year’s games, please reply to the thread. Here is the list of events:
Spleef – Build Leader FATECreator
Deathball (with arrows) – Build Leader mellisbaker
Gauntlet – Build Leader gwamblah
Boating – Build Leader dksigne
Combat ; fighting with swords and shields – Build Leader Antolives95
Glider challenge – Build Leader Gangstahwezel
Horse racing / horse jumping – Build Leader Silent Wind of Doom
Pig races – Build Leader Syretha
Survival games – Build Leader InfinitySorcerer625
Building (10 minute quick build) – Build Leader SolsticeFire
Wall Climbing – Build Leaders thegirlnamedsig and misterb
Digging – Build Leader GrimJim666
Swimming – Build Leader Shpaph
Any questions about the events and games, feel free to ask any of the mods or helpers.
If you want to compete in the events during the show you can sign up to one of the 4 remaining teams
(the show date is currently set on August 6th). Please try to makes sure that each team has
roughly the same amount of participants in them. To sign up, you can leave a sign with your
name on one of the four team boards in the server.
These are the four remaining teams:
Team Fraser has been taken by the mods
– There is a template for the roads in the Stadium Build area, please stick to that design.
– We now have 2 traders from faraway lands, our trusted elytra trader and a new trader that brings hardened clay.
– Got questions or need clarification? Feel free to ask in this thread or get with a mod on the
– Mob griefing and fire spread is off, since apparently people are unable to fill creeper holes.
UPDATE #1 – 7/7/2016
So far so good! Things are starting to heat up and we have some approved builds ready to be made. Wanted to give a bit of an update on things. I’ve added build leader names to the events to show which games/events have been approved for building. Before approved builds start building, please check with a mod to help you find an appropriate place to start your stadium/arena.
Also, We will need a build leader for the main stadium for the Summer Games. This will be the center stadium and the starting location of the Summer Games. It will be where we will light the
olympicahem, Summer Games torch and host some of the odd or unusual events, like turbo sticks. If you are interested, please provide a concept, dimensions of the build, and possible build team helpers.
One Other thing… Again, for free building, please stick to the jungle biome. If you want to build something special that maybe outside the jungle biome, reply with your idea in the thread and wait for approval from a mod. We will tear down any unauthorized buildings, so be aware of the rules. Thanks!
UPDATE #2 – 7/28/2016
Fraser and Becky will be looking at the Rio area on August 6th
The events will be held on August 14th. (1 pm, possibly)
UPDATE #3 – 8/7/2016
We are on our final week! We have the sign up thread available for those that want to compete in this year’s Summer Games (Summer Games Signup). We will post the schedule of events and those that are applicable for competing closer to the show date. Keep in mind that builders/suppliers will have first pick over those that only want to participate in the events.
Finally, the Rio building challenge is over, so please do not build any new structures on the Rio side. Only those listed as Stadium builders will be allowed to finish their builds. You may help stock items like food and materials that may be requested from the stadium builders.
- This topic was modified 6 months, 2 weeks ago by . Reason: Update 1
- This topic was modified 5 months, 3 weeks ago by gangstahwezel. Reason: update 2, show dates
- This topic was modified 5 months, 2 weeks ago by . Reason: Update 3: Details on signup and Rio
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