Its been a very long time since the last map of factions and we've had to think long and hard with what we wanted to do with it. We've decided to deviate from what we've been doing the past few maps and aim for smaller factions that would rather have an enjoyable time than cater towards larger more competitive factions. With that all said, Welcome to Season 8! Server Information Factions Mario Release 3pm EST, July 6th 20 Man Factions 4 Second Cannons 20 Chunk Buffers Sugarcane Economy $1500 FTOP Prize - $500 PayPal , $1000 BuyCraft Custom Enchants - No Debuffs PayOut Info There is a total prize of $1500. There will be 3 payouts in total. Each faction is required to set an email to claim paypal rewards, you can do this with the command /f setpaypal. These will be paid shortly after being announced in discord each week. The map will last 28 days with a 7 day grace period followed by a period of three weeks of TNT. Screenshots will be taken at 5pm EST and will be paid out soon after. Factions will be unable to place FTOP value 2 days before payouts on Saturday. Spoiler: Payouts! Total Payout First Place - $250 Paypal -- $500 Buycraft Second Place - $175 Paypal -- $350 Buycraft Third Place - $75 Paypal -- $150 Buycraft General Information Faction Max Power : 3000 Max Buffer Size : 20 Chunks Power Per Player : 300 Power Cannon Speeds : 4 Seconds Per Shot Allies and Truces : 1 Ally, 0 Truces Max Players Per Faction : 20 Players Max Alts Per Faction : 40 Alts Events! Every few days there will be events for the entire server to compete in, these will happen every few days and there will be exclusive rewards for the winners of these events so make sure to be there and participate! Anti Cheat As some of you may remember last map there were issues with the anti-cheat. There wasn't a quick solution as the check for VClipping and Phasing also affected the performance of cannons and would cause them to not function correctly some of the time hindering raids. Since then these issues have been ironed out and will stop phasing and other movement based hacks. Whats new? TNT Bank Last season we had a feature which drew TNT from your TNT Bank and put it automatically put it in your dispensers when the cannon was fired. Since then we have removed this feature as this was being used against factions to drain them of their TNT. Core Protect and F Inspect Last season there were issues with /f inspect and core protect not showing the spawner and instead just showing (Mob_Spawner). This has now been fixed! GKits This probably isn't the first time that you've heard this but GKits have been balanced once again to give all players a reasonable chance at competing against one another. Harvester Hoes Harvester Hoes now work properly with MCMMO and will not "miss" certain drops anymore. Boosters Boosters will be available for purchase on our shop as well as obtainable in game, they will appear in the /boosters GUI. Liquids and GenBlocks Liquids and GenBlocks have been optimised and no longer cause as big of a tps drop when hundreds are being used or updated. Creepers A large issue with factions nowadays is that factions get raided too quickly and raids can go on for too long because of how easy TNT is to get. Because of this we have nerfed the rates at which creepers drop TNT to attempt to fix this issue.