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October 4, 2014 in Server News by O157_H7

Hey guys!

Given many recent changes, I thought it would be a good idea to address our server’s rules and values. The previously expanded rules have become slightly less relevant. So, I just wanted to concisely touch upon the following things. Please take a moment to click the link below and read the page.

http://fireflymc.net/fireflymc-rules/

As always, thank you for being loyal members of FireFly MC. It’s been a bumpy ride, but you guys have been great! We hope to continue growing and making improvements everyday!

 

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Quick update on how things are going.

August 19, 2014 in Server News by Dave

So, I’ve been a bit pre-occupied lately, one of my best friends slowly became paralyzed over the last month, and I have been busy taking care of him.   Watching him slowly deteriorate and be in pain the whole time has been excruciating.

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Money is tight and we couldn’t get him the surgery he needed on his back and now he is officially paralyzed for life.  Needless to say when something like this happens Minecraft has been pretty far from my mind, especially with the EULA Mojang debacle hanging over the server.

The dog being injured isn’t the only thing I’ve had going on, but I’ll spare you the details.  I’m going to fix a few  things on the server tonight and will peck away at it as I can.

Unfortunately I don’t have a lot of spare time since taking care of him takes a lot more time now that he can’t use the bathroom on his own and takes me helping him or cleaning him up afterwards.

I hope the last month has gone better for you than it has for me.

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by Skykia

Survival PVP Tournament, Friday at 7 cst!

July 14, 2014 in Server News by Skykia

The date has been set and the time chosen. Get your best gear together for the survival arena pvp tournament this coming Friday at 7 cst! More details will be provided closer to the day. Plan to be there and compete for the title of best PVPer on the Firefly server!

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by GSGO101

Beach BuildOff For June Winners!

July 1, 2014 in Server News by GSGO101

First, I would like to thank everyone who judged or entered in the contest. Second, we should congratulate our winners!

First Place- firehawk469 with 39 points

Second Place- weaponbreaker with 36 points

Third Place- elijah_99 with 35 points

Don’t be sad if you did not get to enter because we are gonna have another contest for July! Word has it that it is related to The Fourth of July. But shhhhhhh this host cannot spoil it all! Thanks again everyone!

 

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Minigame Madness, Saturday at 1pm CST!

June 21, 2014 in Server News by Skykia

Once again it is time for minigames and fun prizes! Join us on Saturday the 21st at 1pm CST to win! Prizes for both winning and participation will be given out. The prize chests can be found behind the server shop in the pavilion. Once the madness begins type /warp mm to join in the current minigame!

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Beach House BuildOff

June 1, 2014 in Server News by GSGO101

 

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A HUGE thank you to G_R_A_H_A_M for building this beautiful masterpiece!

Welcome to Fireflymc’s new chain of BuildOffs! We had some of these contests and it turned out really well, so we have decided to do them monthly!

 

What is a BuildOff?

A BuildOff is a contest where participants have a plot to build on with a certain theme for that contest. The participants try to build the best build they can within a certain deadline. After the deadline, then the builders are judged.

 

How exactly are the plots being judged?

There is a judging panel which consists of three people. The judging panel will not be the same people everytime. The judges write down on notepad or something from their opinion of first place to last. Then judges PM their results to coordinator (GSGO101) on the Fireflymc’s forum. Coordinator then writes down all of the judges scores with a number beside it. The numbers are then added up total for each entree. The entree with the highest number is the first place winner. The entree with the second highest number would be second place winner and so on.

 

How will someone be eligible to judge a contest?

A judge needs to be active, has a clean record, and someone who is relatively non-biased. Judges may not enter the contest in which they are judging. If you are interested in becoming a judge please contact GSGO101 via the website forum. Firefly Staff has the right to veto anyone for being a judge if deemed necessary.

 

What is the theme for this BuildOff?

The theme for this June is to build a beach house!

 

How long do we have to complete the beach house?

This contest will run from June 1st through June 27th. The last three days for June will be used for judging results, handling prizes, and preparing for the next month’s contest.

 

How does someone get a plot for the contest?

Please contact any of our lovely SMods or if none are online try for an admin. Your first go to people to get a plot are SMods though. If one is not online mail them through in game mail by typing “/mail send [username] I would like a plot for the beach house BuildOff please!”.

 

Will the plot be a survival or creative mode?

Creative Mode

 

Does it cost money to get a plot to enter the contest?

Nope!

 

Prizes

1st- 50 Firefly Points

2nd-40 Firefly Points

3rd-30 Firefly Points

 

If you have anymore questions please contact GSGO101 on the forum through PM.

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Minigame Madness! Saturday at 6pm CST

May 23, 2014 in Server News by Skykia

You know the drill, there will be cool, silly and awesome prizes to be won for playing minigames! Practice up, because we’re starting at 6pm CST this Saturday. The tournament generally lasts for about 2 and a half hours, so even if you can’t be there right at 6, join us whenever you can!

Tentative Minigame Schedule:
CTF Maze – 2 games
PVP Ruins – 2 games
InfectionShip – 2 games
SphereWars – 2 games
Spleef, TNT Spleef Melee and TNT Spleef Ranged – Multiple games simultaneously for 10 minutes
Anvil, Anvil TNT, and Sumotori – Multiple games simultaneously for 10 minutes
CTF – 2 games
InfectionWoods – 2 games
PVP Arena – 2 games
Hungergames – 2 games

As always, the prize chests will be located in the pavilion behind the Server Shop and the prizes can be picked up anytime in the week following the event :)

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Minigame Night Friday!

May 14, 2014 in Server News by O157_H7

Hey guys! Come on Friday 05/16 at 6pm CST for a night full of minigames!

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Win Prizes for Joining our Teamspeak Server!

May 6, 2014 in Server News by Skykia

Every evening at a random time between 3pm and 9pm CST, H7N9 or I (Skykia) will pop on to our Teamspeak server and one person from there will be randomly chosen to receive $250 and 5 Firefly points! It’s a chance to double your daily voting earnings!

As an additional bonus, all players that are on the Teamspeak server during H7N9′s surprise visit will be entered for our new weekly raffle. The more nights you are found on the TS3 server, the better chance you have of winning a random Firefly Perk at the end of the week! The drawing will be held on Saturday evenings. With all of these new perks, why not download Teamspeak 3 and join in the fun!

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Minigame Madness! Sunday at 5pm CST

May 3, 2014 in Server News by Skykia

You may have noticed that many new minigames have been showing up in funland, so we’ve decided to celebrate these additions by having an evening dedicated to playing minigames!

This Sunday starting at 5pm CST there will be rewards for everyone who participates in minigames and special prizes for the winners! It’s a great opportunity to try out a new game, show off your skills, or perhaps just play with some new people!

Tentative Minigame Schedule:
PVP Ruins – 2 games
CTF – 2 games
Hungergames – 2 games
Spleef, all types – Multiple games simultaneously for half an hour
Infection – 2 games
PVP Sand – 2 games
CTF Maze – 2 games

Prizes to be determined. Hope to see you there!