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Nov
03
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by Annie at 12:54 AM
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Hello hello, Desteria! An eventful month has come to closure, and the festival of spooks has, tragically, become a thing of the past. I hope everyone had a lovely Halloween, both on Desteria and in your real lives. Here's a quick update on October's votes for you guys today:

Vote Reset
As always, a massive thanks to all who have been loyally voting away to keep our server at the very top. Congratulations to all our new voting champs!

MagicalLoli [149] | Suddenduck [145] | ferdog [144] | telegamer [144]
Xelloom [143] | LeyseAnton [142] | Necr0maNceR [140] | Diamond_Cat [139]
GoOpPeR1 [138] | _UnlimitedPvP_ [137]

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The players above will be sent a coupon code - if you do not receive your code within 24 hours, I most likely was unable to find match your username to your forum account. Do send me a PM with proof of your minecraft username. Keep voting, everyone, and once more, you have our gratitude for your support.

Upcoming Announcement
It's never been our intention to blindside the players' wants, although I don't doubt some...
Oct
24
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by Annie at 4:18 AM
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Hello, hello, Desteria! A couple of small updates in this week's announcement, but rest assured: our frequent meetings have come to fruition and, if all goes well, tremendous things will be coming to us before this eventful year comes to an end.

Aura Re-haul
No more bewildered "how do I turn it ons", no more miserable players wondering if their purchase didn't work, no more having to memorize several different lines of command just to look pretty. It's no secret that the aura plugin utilized an odd system, requiring an entirely different command for every aura. However, as of last night, a new plugin has been put into our systems - now, all you have to do is type "/aura" and you'll be greeted with a lovely and maneuverable GUI that will make it much easier to look all nice and sparkly in front of your friends and enemies!

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Halloween Bundle
A limited edition, new addition to our online store: The Halloween Bundle!
You can read more about each package individually on our online store, found in the header at the top of this page, but here's a brief run-through: the bundle...​
Oct
13
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by Annie at 12:04 AM
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Hello hello, Desteria! As the month of September draws to a close and the festival of spooksies creeps near, it's my pleasure to bring you another sated announcement of good things to come.

Aesthetic Changes
If you've paid our forests a visit tonight, you might have already seen a few small changes that we've put together to enhance the aesthetic pleasure of Desteria. For one, the hubs have been meticulously decorated by our delightful team. From little pumpkins and mushrooms to the very big, slightly hungry skull that has replaced our realm portal, the forests of Desteria are in full preparation for the scariest festival of the year. Our server icon has also been updated to fit the part. From all of us at Desteria, we wish the community a happy October and a very joyous Halloween!

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Spooky Store Sale: 40%
As with all special occasions, we'll be hosting a sale! As I write this announcement, a massive discount of 40% has been applied to every item in our store. For those who have recently gotten their coupons, or just have some change to spare, this is your chance - it's doubtful...
Oct
04
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by Annie at 6:02 PM
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Hello hello Desteria, I'm here again once more tonight to bring great tidings! Not only has our efforts to freshen the our battle arena come to fruit, but we've also opened a huge opportunity for all and everyone to bring home huge goodies from our online store.

PvP Arena Update
As many have noticed already, the PvP arena has been given a massive makeover.
Firstly, the bothersome pieces of land that hinder movement have been removed entirely, allowing battles to progress without the occasional someone getting caught on a piece of dirt. On the same note, all trees except those bordering the field have also been cut down, leaving more space for fighting and less for tripping.

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The spawn building has been raised greatly, to prevent those pesky bow-hoppers from escaping the deaths they deserve, and a few enchantment tables have been added to it for easier gear enhancement. Glowstone also now speckles the floor for easier fighting past sunset.

Last but not least, all water pools have been drained and replaced with glittering glass, so that battles do not unexpectedly, and unpleasantly turn...
Sep
30
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by Annie at 11:39 PM
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Hello hello, Desteria! Another little update: October has come rolling in, and it's time to bid farewell to the September votes!

Vote Reset
As always, a massive thanks to all who have been loyally voting away to keep our server at the very top. Without further ado, here are our top voters for September!
itsDrew_ [176] | Official_Iede [148] | Necr0maNceR [140] | Ethaaannn [138]
BlazzingBlocks [130] | KriticalKing [129] | gsjan [127] | BlueFlashThunder [126]
LordFronkowski [126] | LeyseAnton [125]

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The players above will be sent a coupon code - if you do not receive your code within 24 hours, I most likely was unable to find match your username to your forum account. Do send me a PM with proof of your minecraft username. Keep voting, everyone, and once more, you have our gratitude for your support.
Comments Winner
On each announcement made, a random commenter is chosen at the end of the next announcement. The winner receives a $50.00 USD voucher code usable on our store. Multiple comments can...
Sep
29
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by Annie at 11:43 PM
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Hello hello, Desteria! Only have a small update for you today - but a little something that should make nights a lot more convenient for most players.
Auto-Restart Improvements
We've upgraded /ar - the plugin that forces the server into a restart everyday to apply updates and refresh the network - to a far more appealing system. In the old one, restarts were forced exactly 25 hours after every update. This led to a large difference between restarts of each realm - we would never be able to plan ahead for the restarts; it could even happen halfway through peak time!

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Now, the timing message is much easier to understand, and all realms restart at set times, starting with Aelin and finishing at Zelah. Each realm restarts 30 minutes apart sharp at the lowest point of the day - early morning for America - and the hubs restart before the realms just as a check for potential issues.

What does this mean? Well, aside from no more being surprise-kicked midway through a fight, it means you can plan your fights with NEX, as the boss fights will be at the same time every day! It's also easier for us to manage...