IMPORTANT The switch
Hello Penguins,

This is the announcement most of you have been waiting for, whether you like it or not, the decision has been made and it's final (for now, if everything goes really bad we could still switch back).

(PM me on the forums if you're cracked)

So yeah, we're going premium. But don't worry, we don't just flip the switch and turn everything premium and re-give all ranks and do a reset. We're going to do updates all over the network, and we will re-release everything in a 1 week timespan. This means that we'll do Practice and KitMap first, and 1 week after SkyBlock and HCFactions. (And maybe a new gamemode after that :p)

Maintenance:
To make all of this happen we need some time, without the stress of a server running and just do something we don't do often, maintenance. We'll probably shut down cold this tuesday or wednesday, and release Practice & KitMap saturday. More info soon.

Ban Reset:
We will also reset everyones bans, mutes, warns.

Network & Lobby:
We'll be optimizing the network and the lobby, stripping a lot of plugins away and introduce a brand new rank system, which will allow us to give ranks so much more easier, even if players are offline, give staff ranks with 1 command, allow donator ranks and ingame ranks to be there at the same time and so much more. Which will allow us to do cooler things in the future. (including an HCF queue).

We'll have a brand new lobby, with a new clean way of interaction and optimized to the max.

YouTubers & Builders:
Now we're switching to premium, we feel like way more of the pvp youtubers and their viewers will take us more seriously. Because come on lets say you're a premium pvper, and you watch a video of cold. And you log in and boom, your account is taken by someone who's cracked, or even the hassle of having to do /register and remember a password for a server. I'm sure alot people would just leave after that.

And for builders, we're gonna make a cool...
Hello people,

The reason I don't say penguins is because this is a serious thread, I need your guys' opinion on switching to premium.

I'll obviously be stating why this change should happen and maybe why it shouldn't, just a side-note I'll be 100% honest in this thread.

So after talking to an server-adviser, one of the topics that came the our attention was being cracked. And that if we'd really want to move forward with cold, maybe for the long-term road it's better to switch to premium.

So why would we go premium?
  • Less cheaters and overall rule-breakers
  • More expand-ability options
  • More profit-per-player, which will leave us to get more youtubers (read next item)
  • Actually get taken seriously by youtubers, and their viewers. I'm right now too scared to donate youtubers, because most players of youtubers don't take cracked servers as serious.
  • If we do this, as we have to reset all servers. We'll do this in a big way, fully rethemed, better systems and updates on all servers
So why wouldn't we go premium?
  • We'll have to do resets for the servers, because playerdata could get lost
  • We'll transfer donator ranks to people that bought it on a cracked account
  • We'll probably have an estimated player-drop of 30-50% in the beginning, but we'll make this up with you guys
Information Speed HCF SOTW
Hello Penguins,

Nick and I are trying our best to find improvements for HCF.

Here is what we decided:

  • Speed HCF
  • Builder GKit at SOTW
  • treecapper
  • Auto-smelt ores
  • Mining sand automatically gives glass (sand will be given in the builder kit)
  • /gkit brewing (Gives all necessary items to build autobrewer and some items of each potion material) (for everyone)
  • GKits can be renewed every 24 hours (SPEED HCF EXCLUSIVE)
  • Border Size 1500x1500
  • Warzone size 750
  • /reclaim key amount increased
  • 15 Minute Death-Ban
  • Conquest every weekend
  • 5-Man Factions (No Allies)
New Commands:
  • /meltsand (Enabled by default, Toggles if sand automatically transforms to glass when mined)
  • /choptree (Enabled by default, Toggles if whole tree falls down when one log is chopped)

If any of you have anymore suggestions regarding speed hcf please comment on this thread and It will be discussed.

SOTW will be Saturday 18th May 4pm CEST

Yours,

Nick and the HCF-Managers.
Information HCF Tomorrow
Hello penguins,

Tomorrow it's finally that time again, HCF Sotw time.

Here's some info about the map.

- We'll be doing some competitions, including f top, top kills and top playtime.
- We will be doing some sort of EOTW
- 3 mans 1 ally
- Archer effects boosted
- God apple to gkits
- Better koth loot, and more often koths
- Conquest once a week with coupon rewards
- Fixes

Countdown:
https://www.timeanddate.com/countdown/generic?iso=20190504T16&p0=16&msg=HCFactions+SOTW&font=cursive

Yours,

Nick
Hello Penguins,

I'll be giving some info on the features of tomorrow's release (4PM CEST).

Here's a list:
- New spawn
- New event arenas
- New arenas
- 6 new player events
- 2 new ranks
- Map selector for donator
- Bug fixes
- Overall player experience improvements
- Retheme

Here's a sick trailer by @Greggs


Yours,

Nick
IMPORTANT Kit Map Easter
Due to unexpected circumstances Kit Map Easter SOTW will be on Sunday 4pm GMT+1

Countdown: https://www.timeanddate.com/countdo...16&msg=Kit+Map+Easter+SOTW&font=cursive&csz=1

PS: We will be hosting many events/giveaways on the release as an apologise.
Information Easter events
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Hi ColdNetwork players, we haven't had any events lately, and we decided to make one while Easter takes place, we have a lot of fun ideas what we could be doing and give out good prizes.

Egg Hunt [Hosted on KitMap]
21.04.2019 at 5 pm GMT +1


We will place out chests around KitMaps zone with one egg inside ( a special egg ), the user who collects most of them automatically wins the event. Prize is 10 Euros

Easter knockout PvP tournament [Hosted on Practice]
21.04.2019 at 6pm GMT +1


We will do two of these, and maybe a normal Brackets tournament as well, everyone is allowed to participate. Prize is 10 Euros per winner

Random giveaway
Ends on 23.04.2019

To participate in random giveaway, reply to this post with your nickname, prize is 15 Euros
Example:
IGN: Nick_0269

All prizes can be used only in our store.
There is also a Easter sale on-going
[45% OFF] in store http://store.coldnetwork.net/

Enjoy your Easter guys
-Staff Team
Information Kit Map Easter SOTW
Dear Cold Network,

Kit Map Special Easter SOTW is going to be released on 20 April 4 pm GMT +1
Countdown: https://www.timeanddate.com/countdo...16&msg=Kit+Map+Easter+SOTW&font=cursive&csz=1

Join Discord for more info: https://discord.me/coldnetwork

Features:
  • New Spawn and Fps Free Warzone ( Trailer will be posted on discord announcements )
  • All bug fixes.
  • New KOTHS + Schedule and better rewards.
  • Air Drops.
  • Donator Rank commands edit.
  • BuyCraft changes + adding new stuff to the shop.
  • Kit Map Guide
  • Many more small changes about game play.
  • Kill people and get %10 of their balance.

PS: You are welcome to suggest stuff for this update! I will read all comments and reply to them :)

King Regards,
-Pengurino
Hello Penguins,

I'll be posting some info on the HCF settings of the upcoming map.

Info:
- Starter kit (it will be given on join, we're redoing the kit)
- Higher starting balance
- 5 Man factions, no allies
- 1k border size world/nether
- Prot 1, Sharp 2
- We're using the setup from the previous maps so issues that were on SOTW then and fixed later on will be fixed on this SOTW.

Countdown:
https://www.timeanddate.com/

Leave your suggestions, bug reports and change ideas below this thread please:
https://coldnetwork.net/
Dear Cold Network,

Kit Map Spring is going to be released on 23 March 7 pm GMT +1
Countdown: https://www.timeanddate.com/countdo...0=16&msg=Kit+Map+Spring+V2&font=cursive&csz=1

Join Discord for more info: https://discord.me/coldnetwork

Features:
  • Tali Pearling. ( Making it easier )
  • New Spawn and Fps Free Warzone ( Trailer will be posted on discord announcements )
  • All bug fixes.
  • Beta release before actual SOTW
  • New KOTHS + Schedule and better rewards.
  • Air Drops.
  • Donator Rank commands edit.
  • Stats NPC ( Top Kills / F Top / Top Played Hour etc )
  • BuyCraft changes + adding new stuff to the shop.
  • Kit Map Guide
  • Many more small changes about game play.

PS: You are welcome to suggest stuff for this update! I will read all comments and reply to them :)

King Regards,
-Pengurino
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