Hello everyone!

Congratulations to everyone who took part in our underwater contest! Judging was very difficult again due to all the amazing builds.

Everyone who took part now has 2 weeks to copy their build to the regular plotworld and submit it from there if they wish. The top three builds will be copied to the museum and can be submitted from there. Store coupons and build points will also be distributed over the next few days.

Here are the winners of the contest:

1st Place: Luminiscient (1000 points + $50 donation store coupon)
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2nd Place: Pizza_Hut (750 points + $25 donation store coupon)
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3rd Place: Ruben0_0 (500 points + $15 donation store coupon)
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4th and 5th Place: Mechagale and Abuilder (250 points)
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6th to 10th Place: JoeIsDaddy, Ultrabrain, ACepheidVariable, Xonic0 and KayozF5 (125 points)
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All finished plots (50 coins)

Thanks to everyone who made this amazing contest possible, hope to see you soon on the server.
Keep on building!

Kind regards,
SK Staff
Hello everybody!

As already announced, here is a more detailed log for the many things that changed with the 1.16.5 update! Please keep in mind, that some of these changes are quite significant, so we might adjust things depending on how everything plays out and the feedback we receive.

  • Addition of all 1.16-related blocks, items and mobs
  • A way to display a selection of hex colors: /hexcolors
  • A new namecolor command that supports hex colors: /namecolor <color>
  • Updated /trails with new effects and particles (e.g. wings)
  • A new resource nether world:
    • 8,000 x 8,000 blocks
    • Explosions are enabled
    • /fly is disabled
    • Accessible through /nether and /ntp
  • A new nether world for building:
    • 8,000 x 8,000 blocks
    • Claiming with Towny is enabled
    • /fly is disabled
    • Accessible through nether portals
  • Reset of The End world and Resource
  • /sell: Added all relevant new items and blocks
  • Crates/TreasureHunt/VoteParty: Upgraded special diamond items to netherite
  • MyPet: Added 1.16 mobs
  • Jobs and Quests:
  • Added new blocks, items and mobs (Netherworker, Farmer, Enchanter, Weaponsmith, Builder)
  • Replaced 21 old quests with new ones (mostly for Netherworker)
  • Adjusted the goals for MANY existing quests to be more appropriate for the respective rewards. Most quests will take longer to complete, some (e.g. killing witches) will be easier to finish.
  • Adjusted the overall job balancing to make jobs that require constant attention more rewarding:
    • Miner: + 10% income, - 10% experience
    • Digger: + 10% income, -20% experience
    • Hunter: -25% income from zombies/skeletons/creepers (due to new mob farms)
    • Chef: -40% income for cooking spawner-related meat (e.g. porkchop, steak, chicken), added (small) reward for crafting sugar
    • Fisherman: -15% income
    • Brewer: + 100% experience
    • Enchanter: - 30% experience
    • Netherworker: -35% income and - 50% experience from killing the Wither/Wither Skeletons
  • Towny:
    • Added bone meal and bee hives to farm plots
    • Reduced number of required residents to join a nation to 3
Dear everyone,

The results for the contest builds made by staff members are in! After three weeks of unstoppable building, a few days of hard judging decisions, and a whole lot of fun, we're proud to present the staff results!
Next Saturday (April 24th) we'll announce the real winners of our contest.

Thanks to an amazing group of world-class judges we managed to get a ranking of our competing staff members.

1st Place: Marijke2382
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2nd Place: jstoeckm2
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3rd Place: Lamna
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4th Place: 0o0_0o0
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5th Place: iamimemi
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6th Place: pastelnarwhal
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7th Place: Alikenila
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Many thanks to everyone who made this build contest possible, you're amazing, keep building!