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The Brawl News - January 2021

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  1. Charlie_0014

    Charlie_0014 Build & BT Overlord, Party Sub-Overlord

    Mar 19, 2016
    Volume II, Edition I ... No. 67 [​IMG] 1 February 2021 [​IMG] FREE
    Build January Update
    Aside from a quick Build Community Discord plug, *cough* https://discord.gg/YfggJm9 *cough*, the January Update brought several of the long-awaited new features on Test 28 to the 1.8 servers. (Builds 1 and 2).
    • /back will send you the map you were last on (also /lastmap)
    • /rollback reverts your map to the previous /save (or automatic upload that occurs when no one's on the map)
    • /elytra (only on the test server)
    Gui Changes
    • Modern glass pane borders (that someone complained about in staff chat)
    • Recently Visited Maps Gui (see all of the maps you spent like 5 seconds on)
    • Redesigned map options layout (good luck changing the map's time now)
    • New Options: chest locking, projectiles, block update prevention, and visitor interaction prevention
    • New Custom Terrains (thanks @xxMineSheepxx)
    New Entity Controls
    • Entity Manager Gui (tp to any entity or remove it)
    • Toggle Mob Spawning (read the next line)
    • Animals and Mobs (yeah, you don't need an admin to spawn in animals and mobs anymore!)
    And remember, ALL MAPS ARE KEPT AND SAVED, NO MAP WILL BE DELETED HERE: https://www.brawl.com/threads/77286/

    Now accepting Warz build submissions!
    Speaking of building things... Ever wonder why so many of WarZ's players have been on Build recently? Well... I really have no clue, but WarZ is accepting build submissions! Yep, that's right, for the low price of
    • Nether, hellish environments.
    • Military builds themed for snow environments.
    • Wild-west type builds.
    • Desert builds. (notably red sand desert)
    • City/towns, nothing insanely massive.
    • Industrial/factory themed builds.
    • Random detailed structures. (Planes in the air, boats, crates, debris, broken or misc. structures that can be added anywhere)
    (ye it was a stretch) you can play WarZ in your build, amazing! Read more about the new map coming to WarZ here: https://www.brawl.com/threads/77282/


    Hello, Raiders,
    Raid is out of Beta! After slightly discussing this in the previous news (https://www.brawl.com/threads/77126/) (yes, I just plugged a Brawl News, deal with it), we are pleased to bring you the full details of MCPVP Raid Map #1! Now we know the thread's out, but we here at The Brawl News wanted to bring you the most important updates from the reset thread: https://www.brawl.com/threads/77193/.
    • You can now run/build on top of the nether. (most important feature on this list)
    • The "shop-glitch" and 1.7 enchanting have been reintroduced. (also pretty important)
    • Ancient debris now drops a Netherrite ingot instead of an ancient debris block.
    • Netherrite crafting recipe has been changed, you now need the diamond equivalent in order to create a Netherrite piece - you still need a smithing table.
    • Notch-apples will function like they did in 1.8, and are now also craftable in the same way.
    • There's a new AFK-reward system - every hour you get a crate reward key, you need 12 crate keys to open a crate.
    • Shields and Kits were removed.
    • Gold, Phantom, Elytra, and Shulker spawning was removed.
    • The End Event has been removed, you can now build in the End instead. The End is now open for exploration.
    • Team points are now obtainable through events and daily challenges!
    • The KOTH will be in a new world, in order to enter the KOTH, you need to go through a portal at spawn.
    • There will no longer be any restrictions at KOTHs.
    • KOTH will now be using a points system, which will be displayed as a boss bar (instead of a scoreboard)
    • There will be two daily feasts, which spawn at random coordinates on the map.
    • There will be three new crates:
      • Playtime crate
      • Team challenges crate
      • KOTH/Weekly crate
    (tl;dr: Raid has new features!)
    Love and Waffles
    P.S. There's a video too!

    I know, I know, the banner looks a lot like Raid's banner, but don't worry, it's blue-er. Now, why isn't this fine article in the summary section because of the Minecraft Party Deluxe Beta thread? Well, although this thread certainly announces Minecraft Party Deluxe Beta, the Minecraft Party Deluxe Community Discord has the latest and greatest updates (I also have a fan there)!

    New Games

    • Laser Tag
    • Maze
    • Riptide (Trident Parkour)
    • Frogger
    • Boat Race (now with moving logs)
    • Bouncing Balls
    • Buddy Bounce
    • Ghast Ball
    • Smash
    • Cake Gunner
    • Crafting Chaos
    • Hide and Seek
    • Bomb Arena
    • Guardian
    Updated Games
    • Snowball Fight, One in the Chamber, and Lasertag are now point based games with respawning!
    • Musical Minecarts is back!
    • Horse Animal Race can now be run with more animals, than just horses, including Cows, Mushroom Cows, Polar Bears, Spiders, Horses, Sheep, and Pigs!
    • Falling Sand is now played in Adventure mode!
    Other New Features
    • New Power Ups for most minigames!
    • Game Voting
    • Map Ratings
    • Quick Commands
    • New Maps
    Keep up with all of the new features in #party-changelog in the Minecraft Party Deluxe Community Discord: https://discord.gg/MJzQeD3
    Are you like me and rate every Minecraft Party Deluxe map a 1? Make a map using this ultimate guide: https://www.brawl.com/threads/77327/.


    Final Bracket
    Bracket link: https://challonge.com/CTFS1

    This past weekend's matches:
    Olympus [Blue] defeated Annihilation [Red] in the Season One Semi Finals
    Adrenaline I: 1-0
    Rundown: 2-1
    POTG: Participated

    The Baguettes [Blue] defeated Delta Force [Red] in the Season One Losers' Bracket Semi Finals
    Waitomo Caves: 5-0
    Castle Caverns VI: 4-3
    POTG: chickdee

    Olympus has secured their place in the Finals and awaits the winner of Annihilation and The Baguettes.
    Join the CTF Community Discord https://discord.gg/vhV3Dz2 and subscribe to CTF Match Spotlight for updates on the season's final games: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxlmK0OztKvnD-M6iqoTgLw.


    ˗ˏˋ The Fourth CTF Valentines Day Match! ˊˎ˗
    If you're doing absolutely nothing on the day before this fake holiday invented by foreign greeting card cartels, then join us for The Fourth CTF Valentines Day Match! On Saturday, February 13, at 3 pm EST, 12 pm PST, and 8 pm GMT, bring your date to 1.ctfmatch.brawl.com for a nice 12vs12 on, wait for it, [*Love*] Blackout!
    Sign up here: https://www.brawl.com/threads/77341/

    WarZ Montage Competition Winner

    Congrats @randallmango
    Check out second through fifth places on Brawl's youtube channel: https://youtube.com/c/BrawlGames

    That's right, get all of the spays seen here, and more, at https://shop.brawl.com/!
    All-inclusive spray pack available for a limited time only https://shop.brawl.com/category/1283877!
    View this thread https://www.brawl.com/threads/77334/!

    We are your Spray Authority.

    New Party Maps
    New Party maps you say? Minecraft Party Deluxe Beta has some great new maps, want to see them, well of course. Here are some never-before-seen angles of two of the Minecraft Party Deluxe Beta's newest maps:

    New Smoke Monster map by @quinox_

    New Red Alert map by @Ralithune


    Group Advertisement
    Are you an e-girl... I probably could have phrased that differently. Eh, what the heck: Are you an e-girl who's looking for a Raid team? Well, then I have the thing for you! Introducing Team Envy! Team Envy spent "so much time" creating a well-rounded roster, but they aren't done yet, because what's a good team without an e-girl?
    Well e-girls, all you need is an e-girl skin, Lunar client, and a bad relationship with your father, and you can join "the best team to ever touch raid.brawl.com" with exclusive benefits including only one British person, quick career advancement opportunities, a matching 401k, healthcare benefits, and paid vacation time! Interested in this elusive opportunity, apply here https://www.brawl.com/threads/77134/.

    Featured Media

    By @5602

    By @ghenry


    Trivia Question
    Last edition's question was: How many combined kills do the top 50 Mc-War 2.0 players have?

    The answer is 2,388,660‬, @sjuka_legogubbar answered correctly first and earned a forums trophy!

    This edition's question is: As of February 1st, 2021, how many bans have been executed for the reason "Requested"?
    The answer will be revealed along with the winner in the next edition of The Brawl News.


    Caption Contest
    In this competition, we provide this picture, and the best appropriate caption/meme text will be featured in the next edition of The Brawl News! The winning caption will be selected by a panel of staff members.
    Your image:

    The winner will also be awarded 2 months of Global Elite in the next edition of The Brawl News.


    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 the next edition.

    Last edition's winner: @LOLOLOLOLOLOL, Congratulations!

    Top Contributor
    Starting this past January, the top contributor in the Brawl Store, each month, receives a custom Cosmetic Tag! This past January's Top contributor is @Terapix7!


    Top Reporters
    Here are the players who submitted the most valid rule breaker reports.
    We got coupons!!! Thanks @redslime
    December 2020
    • First: @Warrey (46 valid reports) - $15 coupon for the Brawl shop and a forum trophy!
    • Second: @Ralithune (25 valid reports) - $10 coupon for the Brawl shop!
    • Third: @Yamiiiii (21 valid reports) - $5 coupon for the Brawl shop!
    January 2021
    • First: @Warrey (70 valid reports) - $15 coupon for the Brawl shop and a forum trophy!
    • Second: @Ralithune (41 valid reports) - $10 coupon for the Brawl shop!
    • Third: @SoullessAngel_ (21 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 edition!


    Top Voters
    We congratulate the voters below for their support:
    December 2020
    • First: @Zarpin (167 votes) - $15 coupon for the Brawl shop and a forum trophy!
    • Second: @rainxr_ (132 votes) - $10 coupon for the Brawl shop!
    • Third: @wulfi98 (130 votes) - $5 coupon for the Brawl shop!
    January 2021
    • First: @Zarpin (169 votes) - $15 coupon for the Brawl shop and a forum trophy!
    • Second: @_Peter96_ (150 votes) - $10 coupon for the Brawl shop!
    • Third: @OCEAN_F1SH (147 votes) - $5 coupon for the Brawl shop!
    Staff News.png
    Fordale (still a Builder)


    redslime - Admin (Lead Developer)
    Rhos - Build Manager (No rank change)

    sjuka_legogubbar - Developer

    NMHRODMAN1SBEST - Senior Moderator (WarZ Manager)
    Havai - Perm Ban and Ip Manager (No rank change)

    Yamiiiii - Global Moderator (CTF Sub-Manager)
    Rejeqted - Global Moderator
    Sour_Softie - Global Moderator

    Shiny12 - Global Junior Moderator
    FourbittenFS - Global Junior Moderator (Build)
    Alting - Global Junior Moderator (WarZ)
    Blessed - Global Junior Moderator (WarZ)
    wulfi98 - Global Junior Moderator (CTF)
    Cardona - CTF Junior Moderator

    Quinox_ - Builder

    December monthly votes: 3,829 (1,684 increase)
    January monthly votes: 3,622 (207 decrease)

    Total mutes: 15,762 (955 increase)
    Total bans: 136,656 (3,213 increase)
    Total players: 4,347,017 (39,969 increase)

    Forum discussions: 69,776 (214 increase)
    Forum messages: 933,130 (1,239 increase)
    Forum members: 46,185 (821 increase)

    • Like x 7
    • Optimistic x 1
    • Creative x 1
    • VIP Honor x 1
    • JMod Honor x 1
    • Mod Honor x 1
    • Admin Honor x 1
    #1 Charlie_0014, Jan 31, 2021
    Last edited: Feb 1, 2021
  2. Ralithune

    Ralithune Active Member

    Dec 19, 2020
    Very cool to see my build again with such nice shaders, makes it look a whole lot better.

    I'm going to guess 2372 for the trivia question
  3. SoundcloudGo

    SoundcloudGo Build Mod

    Dec 8, 2020
    I like the new maps and new games Party came out with

    For the trivia question I am going to guess 2475
    #3 SoundcloudGo, Feb 8, 2021
    Last edited: Feb 17, 2021
  4. Warrey

    Warrey WarZ Staff

    Oct 10, 2019
    Trivia: 2555
  5. NinetyThree

    NinetyThree Active Member

    Sep 2, 2019
    trivia: 1950
  6. KnockbackSlade

    May 16, 2020
  7. LoyalAmerican

    LoyalAmerican Party Jmod/Builder

    Jul 2, 2017
    Caption: When you make fun of the sensitive staff member :pensive:
    • Like Like x 1
  8. crowmeme

    crowmeme Well-Known Member

    Jul 20, 2017
    Caption - pov: you are 19kss when he has another meltdown on MC build circa 2016

    trivia: 666 times
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