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February 28, 2016, 12:00:15 PM

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The Great FroobWorld Railway
« on: February 28, 2016, 12:00:15 PM »
As some of you may already be aware, when we update to 1.9 we will be cutting down on the amount of warps we set. Warps will no longer be for towns and farms they will instead only be for official things. To make up for this we will be making a gigantic rail system in the new map. There will be four main roads heading out from a central point in spawn going north, south, east and west. Players will be able to branch off the main track and make tracks going to their town, house, farm or whatever. It will be quite a large project and it would be great if everyone could get involved in some way, whether that be through donating items or actually helping to build it.

While we are waiting for the map to reset I thought we could plan the design of the railway so when we update we can get straight into it. The design will need to be pretty, easy to build and the materials will need to be easy to gather in bulk. There's no sense in making it out of diamond blocks. If you do actually have an idea of how it should look please post a reply to this topic.

February 28, 2016, 08:16:04 PMReply #1

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Re: The Great FroobWorld Railway
« Reply #1 on: February 28, 2016, 08:16:04 PM »
I'll be happy to help with the design. I know whov and mech are both good builders too so we could sort out the main station design and build. I was thinking of basing it off the Kings Cross station in London as that is one of the best looking stations in the world.
« Last Edit: February 28, 2016, 08:18:29 PM by TheChief13 »

February 29, 2016, 01:53:59 AMReply #2

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Re: The Great FroobWorld Railway
« Reply #2 on: February 29, 2016, 01:53:59 AM »
I'll be happy to lend a hand with materials or building.
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February 29, 2016, 10:40:25 AMReply #3

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Re: The Great FroobWorld Railway
« Reply #3 on: February 29, 2016, 10:40:25 AM »
Dang chief, I'm flattered. I'll try to come up with something.
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February 29, 2016, 11:49:37 AMReply #4

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Re: The Great FroobWorld Railway
« Reply #4 on: February 29, 2016, 11:49:37 AM »
I came up with a couple of designs. This first one is a high archway kind of thing that would use a lot of stone brick. It looks the "fanciest" of the two but would take more materials I think.


So then this second one is more wood based and flatter but probably easier to make.



Let me know your thoughts.
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February 29, 2016, 01:01:22 PMReply #5

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Re: The Great FroobWorld Railway
« Reply #5 on: February 29, 2016, 01:01:22 PM »
Count me in. I'll start drafting. Any recommended blocks?

Also, If someone wants to make a town with a path/road leading to it, maybe Chief, Whov and I could make a little rail station in a similar style to their town?
« Last Edit: February 29, 2016, 01:03:43 PM by Mechclaw »
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March 02, 2016, 01:31:17 AMReply #6

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Re: The Great FroobWorld Railway
« Reply #6 on: March 02, 2016, 01:31:17 AM »
I'll Help Build.
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March 02, 2016, 09:08:50 AMReply #7

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Re: The Great FroobWorld Railway
« Reply #7 on: March 02, 2016, 09:08:50 AM »
I need to get settled in, but I would be happy to get some support structure built!

March 04, 2016, 12:46:19 PMReply #8

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Re: The Great FroobWorld Railway
« Reply #8 on: March 04, 2016, 12:46:19 PM »
Regarding the railroad,

1) It will need to be two-way most likely
2) How will you handle intersections? An end to the track, then a new line?
3) Is it possible to do the whole thing in the Nether? It would be much faster overall. Not as pretty, granted, but much more efficient. 8x so.
4) I applaud the limiting of warps. The number of them on the old server was dizzying, but I did visit every single one. :P Good luck guys!
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March 09, 2016, 07:03:34 AMReply #9

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Re: The Great FroobWorld Railway
« Reply #9 on: March 09, 2016, 07:03:34 AM »
i googled some minecraft rail pics, i thought these were pretty cool. similar to what whov posted. I did not build these, someone else did & posted them. just puttin that out there. (don't sue me)





If these images don't work i will try a different way.
« Last Edit: March 09, 2016, 07:06:33 AM by Tricia17997 »

March 09, 2016, 07:53:52 AMReply #10

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Re: The Great FroobWorld Railway
« Reply #10 on: March 09, 2016, 07:53:52 AM »
i like that sandstone one. however. many deserts would be consumed in its making

March 14, 2016, 04:51:06 AMReply #11

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Re: The Great FroobWorld Railway
« Reply #11 on: March 14, 2016, 04:51:06 AM »
don't worry. we more or less have it planned out already. we have stacks upon stacks of rail although a lot more will be needed.

March 14, 2016, 09:49:55 AMReply #12

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Re: The Great FroobWorld Railway
« Reply #12 on: March 14, 2016, 09:49:55 AM »
Count me in on the railway. Ill do whatever is needed for help

March 16, 2016, 01:33:32 AMReply #13

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Re: The Great FroobWorld Railway
« Reply #13 on: March 16, 2016, 01:33:32 AM »
I will also contribute as the rail needs to be very long to reach me
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