The results for Season 1 are now in and you can find the winning Factions and eligible members below. If a name has anything in brackets it means they are not eligible for coupons or Amazon gift cards. Reasons include being an alt, not being a member for at least 2 weeks or not contributing any points to the Faction.

All coupons will be automatically distributed to eligible players in the next 24-48 hours via ingame /mail.

Raid, carter_246 and JohnSlon: You guys/girls need to contact me via forum PM so that we can sort out splitting your Amazon voucher among eligible Faction members. It does not need to be split evenly but we would hope that you take a fair approach.

The leaders of the rest of the Factions listed here need to contact me via forum PM to let me know the currency, country and email address for the Amazon gift cards to be sent to.

Winners – Demonic
Members: Raid, Loot (alt), Jimothy, Baserocks, Themba, klassikreloadz, EoPlaysHD, SereneSteel, Kachow_, iTeeloh, Mateo_, Ribich, MightyMurphy, Chzn, Polr, lethal_shrekin, Hock3ystar, Nelson_, Aimlocked, Raffled

2nd – 246Team
Members: carter_246, ukas246, Lepax246, Lanarc246, Nobo246 (alt), Sleikka, Mike_246 (alt), SethBling246 (alt), JessPinkman246 (alt), SaulGoodman246 (alt), Kakka246 (alt), TucoSalamanca246 (alt), WakterWhite246 (alt), DoctorWho246 (alt), Xmix46 (alt), Slime246 (alt), YouAreHated (¬2 weeks), 246Team (alt), Slinas246 (alt), MaxGuevara246 (alt)

3rd – TNT
Members: JohnSlon, Chquynn, LuBu, Avery_Kush, PaulaTheKoala, ZF4 (alt), Horny12YearOld (alt), BonusChest, Maevis (¬ points), Vaylle (alt), Teslane (¬ points), 1_Samuel_1 (alt), EarlyCummer (alt), beaverwithafork (alt), slitherysnek (¬ points)

4th – Beast
Members: Enderb0ss341, HeadHanger27, Ukrain20, killervnt, Canadian2point0, TaySargee, Enderkiller341 (alt), marie1178 (alt), Mzaneb, Authagos, _Victarion (alt), Poles, MMusia, Enderkiller286 (alt), sawguy2003 (alt), skymaster10200, cool_kayla...
While nobody expressed concern after the Season 2 announcement was made, some Factions believe that enabling these cannons is a bad idea.

As I value the opinion of the players, I thought it was best to run a poll before cannoning is enabled.

I realise some of you have spent a lot of time designing bases designed to defend against this type of cannon, but I would appreciate honest votes that think of the bigger picture.
I am happy to finally be able to bring you some much anticipated news about the next map and the launch of Season 2.

As with our Season 1 announcement, detailed information about Season 2 and its features can be seen on our PDF announcement linked below; we highly suggest you give it a read!


For those not interested in reading and looking at pretty pictures, a tl;dr can be found below:
  • Real cash prizes, coupons and gift cards to the top 10 Factions at the end of the season
  • The top ranked PvP'ers at the end of the season will also receive Amazon gift cards and Vaelox store coupons
  • Removed cannoning restrictions on sand redirection
  • Increased maximum chunk buffer to 25
  • Block stacker
  • Genning buckets
  • Faction upgrades
  • Faction regions
  • New spawn & PvP arena
  • Improved F Top information & leaderboard point distributions
  • 2v2's, 3v3's and wager matches
  • New duel arenas
  • Last Man Standing
  • Incursion crate (with creeper eggs as a grand prize!)
  • Arena boss fights
  • Ingame lotteries
  • + Tons of miscellaneous other changes

The reset is scheduled to take place next Saturday 17th December 2016 at 8pm UTC. This time should be ideal for players in most regions.

Please note that all Faction data will be reset. Faction names can be reserved on this thread.

Everything from Season 1 will be reset except for:
  • Purchased ranks and emotes
  • Any home boost or extra backpack rows
  • mcMMO stats
Please ask any questions or discuss any concerns in this thread.
As we get closer to December and the commencement of Season 2, I thought now would be a good idea to give everyone information about what to expect and when.

Season 1 will officially end on Sunday 11th of December at 11:30pm UTC. At this point a snapshot of the leaderboards will be taken and anything done afterwards will not be counted.

Season 2 will start on either Thursday 15th, Friday 16th or Saturday 17th of December. We are still working out which will work best to coincide with the majority of Christmas holidays across the USA/Europe/Australia.

The server/map will still be active between the end of Season 1 and the start of Season 2. Use this time to have some fun, collect some coupons from KOTH/supply drops or even try and raid your allies.

We are aware that some Factions are planning to keep all, or the majority of their valuables "safe" right until the last second, giving other Factions no chance to raid them. This isn't in the spirit of the game and as such any Faction caught doing this will be disqualified from end-of-season rewards.

Factions must have the majority of their valuables in their land on or before Friday 25th November at 11pm UTC and until the end of the season, giving others just over 2 weeks for a fair chance to raid. All significant changes in f top and complaints from other Factions will be investigated, and staff will have the final say. Don't take any risks trying to get around this!

Update: Factions will be permitted 24 hours TOTAL of grace where the valuables do not need to be in their land for whatever reason. Once the time is up, the valuables must ALWAYS be in the land up until season end or your Faction risks being disqualified or losing ALL f top points.
Thanks to everyone who voted in October, the vote counts have now been reset and the new rewards for November are as below:

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These rewards are obtained by voting for us x number of times in a calendar month. At the end of each month the vote counts are reset and a set of new prizes put up for grabs.

Voting is absolutely free and just takes a few minutes to do. You can vote for us daily by following the links at http://www.vaelox.com/vote/

Typing /rewards ingame will show the prizes currently up for grabs and the number of votes required to reach each prize.
Getting raided sucks; not only do you lose a ton of valuables but you also end up with a load of broken walls that nobody wants to spend hours repairing. Our new stacker plugin will make this as easy and as quick as possible.

The idea of the stacker plugin is that by placing one block, you can rebuild an entire column from bedrock to sky limit.

The first step in using the stacker plugin is buying some currency. Every time the stacker plugin places a block on your behalf it uses up 1 currency. You can buy some by typing /stacker buy <number> and it costs $5000 per 1000 blocks. Once you have some currency, you can start stacking blocks by sneaking while placing and having the stacker toggled on with /stacker on.

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The above image is the output of typing /stacker info. This shows your current settings as well as how many blocks stacker can place on your behalf before you need to buy more. Our stacker plugin is very advanced and can be configured to place blocks only between certain y levels, place blocks upwards, downwards or upwards and downwards.

You can also configure stacker to replace liquids with the block you are stacking, or to stop stacking when it reaches another block.

A full list of commands can be found by typing /stacker help.

As stacker is a very powerful tool, there a few caveats:
  • Stacker can only place blocks that can be seen on /stacker blocks
  • The stacker cannot be used if any part of your land has been cannoned within the past 30 minutes
  • The stacker cannot be used if an enemy is nearby
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We have now opened applications for the "YouTuber" ingame tag! Successful applicants will be focused on quality and regular content and we do not necessarily care about the size of your channel.

The tag is clickable allowing players to be taken straight to your channel where they will hopefully subscribe and become a regular viewer of your content.

You can apply now by visiting http://www.vaelox.com/youtuber/
Our KOTH schedule is now live and can be viewed at http://www.vaelox.com/koth/

The times are all automatically corrected based on the timezone of your computer/device.

The grand prize for each KOTH will be one of the following:
  • $50 store coupon
  • $750,000 ingame money
  • Enderman Spawner, Creeper Spawner and Blaze Spawner
  • Beacon
  • Slime Spawner
The capper will also receive 2,500 Faction leaderboard points, so capturing these KOTHs will be well worth your time.

Each of the top 5 runners up will receive a cash prize ranging from $50,000 to $150,000 and a set of protection 4.
As per popular demand, October will see the return of the monthly voting rewards.

These rewards are obtained by voting for us x number of times in a calendar month. At the end of each month the vote counts are reset and a set of new prizes put up for grabs.

Voting is absolutely free and just takes a few minutes to do. You can vote for us daily by following the links at http://www.vaelox.com/vote/

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Typing /rewards ingame will show the prizes currently up for grabs and the number of votes required to reach each prize.
A /kit reset which can be used every 10 minutes has now been enabled. This will give you a full set of gear, including potions and food, to PvP with.

I will also be on and off over the next few hours should you have a coupon which you wish to exchange.