Cerralia Update: Clocktower Update Perhaps 

I have not posted anything in quite some time. I’ve been busy in the real world haha but I have done some things in the Cerralia Empire including several nifty clocktowers, which starting in my Avornia Kingdom aka MinecraftKingdomV2

For the city specifically, I have completed a nice little Clocktower that isn’t so little incorporating old fashion architecture when a nice classical twist. Incorporating some Steam punk architecture to the mix. Whatever I was originally planning, of having a classical themed world or Victorian or Medieval is out haha. 

 
^Here is the Clocktower. Very reminiscent of the one in my Minecraft Kingdom I say so myself. Both are very similar, but different. 
 
^ I also have built a little prison near the docks in the old section of the city near the old Clocktower haha where you can see as well as two other ones in the background! 
 
Believe or not I have also worked on my Beauton Palace which has long been abandoned haha after working on the city for so long. Here is it’s very own Clocktower known as the Beauton, plain and simple :-). Like the new one in the city and the one in the Avornia Kingdom, they all incorporate the same time of architecture.
Overall things are moving slowly. I’m not much into the game anymore so idk how progress will from now on. 

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NSFW: Fixing the Community Center in Survivalcraft

   A Wake Up Call

Yesterday Kaalus reported that build 1.27 of Survivalcraft for the iOS App Store was rejected, not for any technical issue, BUT because of the inappropriate worlds located in the Community Center.

World’s that are very sexual in nature to start with. Which include Torture Porn worlds ala Fifty Shades of Grey. Even one world presented and talking about rape. Really?! This is a KIDS game smh. Going through the community center sorted on Top Ranked, we get worlds as following that are inappropriate and should be removed immediately and reported

  • Love World 1
  • Love Story Part 3
  • Young Love 2
  • PureLoveQuest1
  • Tattered Love Quest
  • Cupids Love 3
  • Love Story
  • True Love Quest 3
  • Tattered Love Quest 3
  • Love and Cry
  • Dating Sims

(Sad to say their really is a FiftyShadesofGrey world in the community center… with nearly 10 thousand downloads and 4.5/5 stars)

Not only are their worlds that are highly sexual in nature, but worlds that sometimes are only spammed for attention and useless. World’s that always have rate 5 stars and the latter that link to YouTube videos for other content that has nothing to do with the subject matter. Like real working teleporting device, working refrigerators etc. People their are no working refrigerators or need for one in Survivalcraft and sorry but teleporting isnt in this game. Regarding the spam of 5 stars, sometimes if the world is good, it surely deserves 5 stars, but for worlds with sexual suggestions and worlds with useless things that provide no fun or integrity to the community center system, they do not deserve 5 stars.

Might as well bring in RPG worlds that also constantly pollute the community center. While I’m all in for multiplayer worlds and RPG’s, in regards to their being no search bar in the community center, they pollute the community center and disallow the findings of other worlds. And of course some of these worlds being not appropriate and containing sexual themes in a kids game might as well repeat what this game is.

(Please report worlds like posted as above.)

*Note: This is an example of worlds that have polluted the community center and should not be advisable to download, only to report the content which sadly only works when downloading a world which contributes to their downloads and star ratings.

ETC! and the list goes on and on with sick worlds like the one above. Being a fan of building blocks worlds, this problem apply to other popular building block games like Block Earth, Eden World Builder etc. Is it surprising, no. Once a game get’s more popular like Survivalcraft is, this usually tends to happen which unfortunately brings the spammers of inappropriate content.

As I commented in the post of “iOS Rejected”. Only members of the official Survivalcraft forum should only be allowed to post or publish a world, texture pack, skins etc. Allowing this no anonymous users will be allowed to publish, which while unfortunate, will disallow the anonymous publication of inappropriate worlds and content. 

A log in to your Forum account will be presented and available when one wants to upload any content. This will allow not only seeing who publishes what world, but disallow the spamming of the community center. Furthermore if anyone even tries to create an account to publish filth, the user would be automatically banned. This would also allow moderators to be present in moderating the worlds and community center for anything suspicious. Moderators, of course, being members of the forum.

 Something Kaalus should immediately implement is the availability of reporting a world WITHOUT downloading it, which will decrease the worlds downloaded ranking. 

Helping this cause even more, a search bar should also be implemented allowing users to search for what they want to find since in it’s current form, the community center can not be searched for and one must literally continue and continue through filth and treachery to find any good worlds in the community center. Categories/genre’s can also be added allowing it to be more tidy and organized. Like having the following options as examples of categories that could be present:

  • Castles/Palaces
  • Kingdoms/Countries/Cities
  • Houses/Mansions
  • Adventure Worlds
  • RPG worlds

Etc.

Unfortunately, currently none of this is available so right now what any humble person can do is report report and REPORT these worlds. Just because Apple declined it, does not mean that other platforms wont do the same. Not only was this a travesty for the majority, as the saying goes. The few ruin it for the majority, but it was also a wake up call.

As Kaalus has suggested. I am all in for the disablement of the Community Center in it’s current presence not only in iOS (but as of right now, in order to pass Apple’s reviewing process then yes, only iOS should have the community center removed) but in all platforms until this issue could be mostly solved. I love the Community center, a place to find excellent worlds. But not in it’s current state. We will still have access to Dropbox links thankfully.

Another option is only disabling the option of uploading worlds and still allowing the option to upload skins and texture packs, although I’ve seen some not appropriate skins reagrding nudity, not that that is bad, but guess what, not in a kid’s game* From fellow WordPress member Chris Drake (Drake 512). A much better option than disabling the entire community center content which will also disable texture packs and skins.

Version 1.0.1 of Cerralia released in community

Version 1.0.1 of my Cerralian Empire is released in the community under the name of LargeCityV1.0.1. This is what version 1.0.1 contain:

  • A partially finished palace otherwise known as the Beauton Palace
  • Partially completed part of the Cerralian capital city of Rhine which include:
    • 1 completely mansion: Petravali Manor
    • 1 partially completed RothsDaniel Mansion
    • 1 unfinished mansion
    • 2 shops including a restaurant and a flower shop
    • 6 completed smaller homes including the restaurant and shop
    • a unfinished Amari Hotel
    • A pier with a ship in it’s docks and 2 cranes
    • One old clocktower and lighthouse
    • 2 Hot air balloons
    • 1 Obelisk
  • A farmland area including
    • RothsDaniel family Ranch which includes two homes and a barn
    • A windmill
    • Wilson family manor on the beach
    • A small farm with a barn and small house

Here is the direct link for the download:

https://dl.dropbox.com/s/kl8efzx87x8u41w/CerraliaNewEmp%20%285%29.scworld?dl=0?dl=1

Here are some images where you can see the new builds:

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^Lighthouse in the background. Clocktower close up with a hot air balloon and the dock in the foreground. All located in the old district of the city

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^Closer look at the ships and pier including the two cranes.

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^the massive scope of the palace. Even one person has limitations.

Enjoy version 1.0.1 lol. It does not have allot of things yet but it’s very detailed and every building will be fully furnished livable,patience is a virtue. Rome wasn’t built in a day haha.

The City of Rhine

The capital city of the Cerralian Empire name is official. Introducing the city of Rhine. By far it’ll be the largest city in the Empire, it’ll stretch from the ocean inward with different factions. If anybody remembers my farmland area, the poor and less fortunate will be enclosed there surrounded on three sides by water separating the poor district from the wealthier portion. Major buildings like city hall and parliament will be inward by the palace in a governmental district. Patience is a virtue and I’m slowly taking my time in building and expanding the city. I’ve posted before of the city but I’ve made major progress.

^ New major buildings have been made which are mansions and houses.

^Here we have another view of the ever expanding city. It’s not much , but it’s starting to look more and more like a rather large city. I suppose currently I’m building the a wealthier district of the city with its many large houses and mansions each occupied by different families who all have a story.

^ You can see the entrance to the palace from this location.  This district is a bit farther in ward where if you go further than the current mansion already completed on the edge, the palace will fade and vanish even with the highest visibility range on which I have it set on my iPad Air.

Once I get a pretty completion of the city, I’ll start work on the damp and dark jungle surrounding the city and start work on a castle and a small village surrounding this castle where a lord related to the Czar overlooks. I could POSSIBLY publish the current state to the community center, but I’m not sure. I’ll see but things are going smoothly. Currently finishing a small mansion turned orphanage. Maybe as a test to see if it does well within the community.

TarzanJungleAdventure V ii.

A new version of my TarzanJungleAdventure will soon join the community center.

I’ve revamped a majority of the story making it somewhat easier but still incredibly difficult as well.

Here are the improvements:

*A new torch pathway in the jungle towards Tarzan’s house.

*New instructions to find the key (switch/button) to open the Witch’s Castle

*Added several new buildings with some surprises

*Improved the town’s wall enclosing the town.

*Some tweaks here and there for the story line.

Here lies the link. Please comment any suggestions 😛

https://dl.dropbox.com/s/0cxmy224xqkwuzi/TarzanJungleAd%20%281%29.scworld?dl=0?dl=1

Enjoy your stay. You are not in Cerralia anymore 😉



Cerralian Capital City

Ive stopped work on my palace and have turned forwards building the capital city of the Cerralian Empire. So far I’ve completed a beautiful mansion for a noble family, and have built two stores and shopping areas as well as a in progress hotel. 



^ Here is the inside of the hotel, as one can see it’s pretty big lol. I’ve right now trying to finish at least the first floor of the hotel. I have no idea how many floors it’ll contain but sources say about 4…



^ The entrance of the Amari Hotel. It’ll include a nice  little square with fountains and trees as well as gardens .





^ Here we have a bigger view. It’s mostly made out of marble, sandstone, basalt, and iron fences





^ Here we have a bigger view point due east where we can see what I’ve built so far on this district of the capital city. It’s Victorian based for the most part. It’ll be a mixture of medieval, Victorian, modern and classical texture. Got lots of work to do lol. I have three cities to build and I’m barely stretching the surface if the biggest one!

   I’m taking a break soon from building on my world. It’s currently at over 65.11 megabytes big which is very large. In regards to the progress of the map as a whole, I doubt it’ll be finished anytime soon. With the three cities and castles/palaces I have in mind, it’s no where near completion. Let alone the jungle I’ll be building by hand as well lost cities in the jungle and in the ocean. I’ll also be building huge mountains and volcanoes as well as several civilizations in these jungles with wrecks in the oceans plus the interiors of EVERY SINGLE BUILDING. Stay tuned 🙂

MinecraftKingdom Beta 1 V ii aka Avornia

Progress on my Minecraft Kingdom update is going smoothly. I quickly finishing up the third city which will include a really small poor district, several rather large houses and a small Mansion :-). Other buildings include various restaurants and stores. I will post a blog comparing before and after of the progress I have completed vs what was already when I uploaded Minecraft Kingdom aka Arnovia “Kingdom”. Here are several shots of what I’ve finished already.

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^ Here we have a view from the cannon I have on a little hill close to the Arnovia City States. As you can see, any familiar with my Kingdom can see new buildings have been built including an in progress mansion.

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^ Here we have a bigger view and a better view of the new buildings. I have also built new buildings to the city of Narask.

After finishing Frycry which is the new city I’m building.
I will work on a smaller kingdom close to the Arnovia Kingdom, as some people know their is a bridge that leads to a forest which finishes at a somewhat circular lake with an island in the center. That is where the new Kingdom will be build. After that I will built a story for the game.
Stay tuned 🙂