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The Brawl News - March 2018

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  1. SoCool21

    SoCool21 Bans, Hackers & Appeals Manager

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    New Forum Layout
    Thanks to a lot of hard work from @chickenputty and @Eil, the forums have been given a new look to match with the rest of the site! Since you're on the forums right now, you probably know what it looks like... but here's a screenshot of it anyway!
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    Wild West Coco Base Changes
    Similar to the recent changes to the Wildgrass and Poppy rebel bases, Coco has had a huge overhaul! This new base features drastically improved aesthetics and a revamped layout, making fighting more interesting.

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    Special thanks for @Eikaru (Droiid), @Nafsu and @Pyrotheum for making it!

    Wild West /stuck Command
    As well as the coco rebel base changes, we have also added a solution to one of the most infamous glitches on Wild West. Ever took a train and got stuck in the void, leaving you no choice but to spam any mod online to help you out? Now, you can simply do /stuck, and the glitch should fix itself.

    Wild West Night Cycle
    After months of begging from many members of the community, Wild West finally has a night cycle added. This change is purely aesthetic, but the demand for this has been very high so we hope you enjoy it.

    CTF EMP Update
    Thanks to our newest developer, @redslime, CTF has received another update! After a long time of Elf being underused, the class has received a major revamp allowing it to stand a better chance against other classes. We also changed Medic, Pyro, Mage and Chemist, as well as a few other minor changes and bug fixes. For a more detailed changelog, visit the thread here.

    CTF Alltime Leaderboards
    A while back, we had to remove the CTF alltime leaderboards due to issues loading all the stats. However, we've been able to fix them and they are now back! To view them, visit the site here.

    War Emblem Update
    Clan emblems on War are finally visible in-game now. To see them, type /clan info <clan name> and click on "View Clan Emblem". Here's a preview of GIGN's clan emblem:
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    New War Maps
    After a very popular demand, we've finally added more maps to War. The update features 7 new maps, most of which are reskins from Legacy War. See here for more information: http://www.brawl.com/threads/72166/.

    Global /calc Command, Mainly for Raid
    A pretty small command which I'm sure a lot of raid community members will be grateful for next time they want to track someone. A simplified version of /calc has been added, and (hopefully) it shouldn't be possible to crash the server with it! Simply do /calc <number> <expression> <number>. The command works on every gamemode, but will be most useful on Raid.

    KitPvP Changes
    Following the KitPvP changes that happened in February, we've decided to give a small buff to the Fighter kit. We felt it took too much damage, so it's chestplate now has a protection enchantment to give it a small boost against other kits. Hopefully this makes the kit more useable!

    HG Events
    After a long period of no events, we hosted 2 HG events this month. The first, despite only being announced 12 hours before the event took place, reached over 75 players - it was one of the biggest events HG has had on Brawl! These events are normal HG events but with higher stakes - the winners get free ranks. There are more HG events coming soon, so get practicing.

    Build Nightvision Command
    A small albeit useful update: you can use the /nv command to toggle on or off night vision. This was added a while back but was broken, we have recently fixed it.


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    HG Kit Rotation
    Normal: Dwarf, Fireman, Jumper, Poseidon
    VIP: Miner, Monk, Toolmaster
    MVP: Philosopher, Rhino, Spectre, Tarzan, Thor
    ELITE: All kits, as always

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    Featured Brawler
    This month's Featured Brawler is someone who has helped the staff team so much, they might as well be the the manager for Wild West... but they're not even staff! Not only has this player helped a bunch by suggesting a load of changes for the gamemode, but he has also contributed to all of the new rebel base reskins. This month's Featured Brawler is @Eikaru (Droiid)! Don't forget to thank him for the tremendous work he's put in recently.

    Trivia Question
    Last month's question was: What was the official name of the old WarZ Competitive server?
    The answer was ArenaZ. @Usp45 answered it first and earned a forums trophy!

    This month's question is: What's the total time War 2.0 has been played by all players since it's release?
    The answer will be revealed along with the winner in the next edition of The Brawl News.

    Group Advertisement
    This month, our featured group is going to a more casual CTF team. If you're looking to get involved in the team scene and want a friendly, casual environment to start out in, The Jailors is a great team to join. Led by @Roll0fSushi and @kaibolger1, there's never a dull moment. You can see their very colourful team thread here!

    Sponsored Literature
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    Sponsored Media

    By @loicvdb and @xxMineSheepxx


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    We would like this to be a regular section, but we cannot do so without your help. Please comment on this month's news with your Brawl memes and you may be featured and rewarded in the next news!

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    Builder of the Month

    The builder of the month this time round is going to @Lekosa1, with his very impressive build called "Beyond Adventure". If you'd like to check it out in-game, join minecraftbuild.com and type /map 402480.

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    Render by Casey M

    Be sure to give it a diamond on PMC here, it'll help both Brawl and the builders involved in making it!

    Comment Giveaway

    Every edition of Brawl News now comes with the chance to win a month of global ELITE. To enter, just leave any kind of comment below. The winner will be announced in next month's edition.

    Last months winner: @Eikaru, Congratulations!

    Rule Breaker Report Champions
    Here are the players who reported the most valid rule breaker reports.
    • First: @FlagRecovered (58 valid reports) - $15 coupon for the Brawl shop
    • Second: @Prouddyyy (27 valid reports) - $10 coupon for the Brawl shop
    • Third: @n0o0ds (14 valid reports) - $5 coupon for the Brawl shop
    Be sure to keep an eye out for pesky rule breakers to possibly rake in some prizes next month!

    Top Voters
    We congratulate the voters below for their support:


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    Resignations
    Toki_12
    Canoodle
    JayOG

    Promotions
    Miskey: Admin
    Eil: Admin
    redslime: Developer

    ningeek212: Moderator
    Removers: Moderator
    Tjocko: Moderator

    MoistMayonnaise: Global JMod
    NMHRODMAN1SBEST: Global JMod
    NickManEA: Global JMod
    SuperBen4: Global JMod

    Carnotauros: Raid JMod
    xxMineSheepxx: Build JMod
    Charlie_0014: Build JMod


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    Statistics
    Monthly votes: 97,187 (10,395 increase)

    Total mutes: 4,691 (247 increase)
    Total bans/temp bans: 65,902 (5,436 increase)
    Total players: 3,884,376 (22,659 increase)

    Forum discussions: 65,180 (401 increase)
    Forum messages: 885,118 (6,116 increase)
    Forum members: 40,972 (175 increase)


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  2. 19kss

    19kss 18kss

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    first
    trivia: 184-185 days ? lol
     
  3. Droiid

    Droiid Slump God

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  4. InactiveMod

    InactiveMod Global Mod | KitBrawl

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    Congrats on featured brawl @Eikaru also to the reporters and voters! Overall a good month and have a Happy Easter!
     
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  5. fatmog

    fatmog Active Member

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    woah i won $5





    my trivia answer is 35000 hours
     
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  6. Tjocko

    Tjocko Wild West Ex-MOD

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    Great month! Shoutout to @Eikaru for winning both Featured Brawler and Comment Giveaway!
     
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  7. JayOG

    JayOG wArZ gLobaL MoD (ง'̀-'́)ง

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    Total mutes: 4,691 (247 increase) to think I did 1000 of those LOL
     
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  8. SoullessAngel_

    SoullessAngel_ Ex-Mod | Writer | WildWest

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    Should HMU with a special medal for winning sponsored literature the most xD
     
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  9. 19kss

    19kss 18kss

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    should get an award for the only person who posts literature aswell
     
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  10. DaddyPurest

    DaddyPurest Ex-Party Mod

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    Good month, can’t wait for summer to come and the activity spike!
    Travia:730.49 hrs
     
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  11. Lekosa1

    Lekosa1 mineman
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    Y'all lowbolling by a MILE. Some of the leaderboard players have already reached 300 hours.

    My guess: 10 000h
     
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  12. Carsonn

    Carsonn Mostly decent crafter, in general

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    Cringy, but not bad I guess :smirk:

    Trivia answer: 17,382 hours
     
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  13. Charlie_0014

    Charlie_0014 [Away-ish] [http://www.brawl.com/threads/73036/]

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    uhh... March Madness
     
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  14. Theo92160_

    Theo92160_ Worldedit's axe > Guns > Swords
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    Small correction, but the sponsored media video was made by @loicvdb, @xxMineSheepxx did the fancy build!
     
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  15. lnfluence

    lnfluence Banned

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    ******s on my radar watch sort ******rrrrassssssssssss assholesssssss
     
  16. redslime

    redslime Away

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    Great month! Trivia: 1 year
     
  17. Usp45

    Usp45 Banned

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  18. AnonymousGalaxy

    AnonymousGalaxy Well-Known Member

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    Good month! Great job on the news!
     
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  19. xxMineSheepxx

    Build Team Wiki Team

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    ^^ Please give loic the medal :stuck_out_tongue:
     
  20. NickManEA

    NickManEA Global JMOD - Build

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    Great month everyone :ok_hand:
     
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