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    Two teams, sniping each other from 2 buildings facing each other. Last team standing wins. Whoever is interested feel free to join.
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    Figured we'd start off with a simple event on Team Fortress 2. Who ever is interested feel free to join. Will be doing a couple of matches. The player who does the best in the matches played (Overall) will be rewarded.
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  5. It's great to have you on the team @N3RV3. If people are not aware @N3RV3 is in charge in creating events with the community whether its group meet ups or events with rewards. I dont have any time to do this so it will be good for us to have a dedicated person. I'm glad to have selected @N3RV3 for this, expect brilliant things. I'm up for any events that you the community want and I'll be sure to join in on everything that I can, when I'm not working.
  6. Yeah we can definitely do minecraft as well. Will need some help with that since i don't really know the mechanics of the game yet Hey Jason, I already have plans to make some events on Conan Exiles for sure. It should get some people to get on there again Hopefully you'll be able to join us on minecraft as well when that happens.
  7. Hi Nerve That sounds like fun. I'm currently only playing on Conan Exiles with iRmandos and we're really enjoying. It will be nice to see more players 😁. I would also join in on Minecraft, but I unfortunately don't have the Java edition.
  8. Welcome Nerve! It would be super fun to do some events on minecraft as well! we used to have a really good crowd there so would be fun to get back to that
  9. Hello Everyone! First of all I'd like to thank Jamie and the rest of the staff for this opportunity and their support. I'd like to start off by saying that if anyone ever needs help with anything or sees me online, feel free to introduce yourself. I don't mind the company at all. Now to get to the point, I plan to start creating events on a regular basis where the winner gets to be rewarded. I can assure you that the reward will be decent and something useful, but most importantly, my aim is to make the events relaxing yet fun, where we can all just join a server have a laugh, joke around and make the best of the time we'd have during that event. Keep in mind that in order to get this going I will need as much feedback as possible. So I'm going to ask you to let me know which server you'd like to see an event happen on. Any ideas will also be welcomed and appreciated. I currently have some plans for events on both Conan Exiles & Ark however if anyone is more interested to see events on other servers please let me know so that we can start working on them and get this going on, With your feedback and support I'll be doing my best to get an event happening once every week if possible. Also for those interested, I'll probably be recording/streaming the events in case anyone misses the events and would like to see what happened. Thank you & hope to see you guys in game soon!
  10. I have now readded the configs and the servers should now be coming up as normal now, I have reverted the map backup on the servers and they should now have everything working again.
  11. Hey all, I just wanted to make a short post to update you all that although it may seem that most items have been lost in ARK, don't worry! we're currently working to resolve this. It seems that following from the recent Ark update, all server configurations have been wiped. However, we do have backups and will be reloading these later this evening. Until then, the server has been closed. Sorry for the inconvenience which this has caused and we'll update you once this has been resolved!
  12. Hey man how are you ?

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    2. Jamie

      Jamie

      You got in again? Great :D

    3. bantheif

      bantheif

      oh no that was before the errors started happening

    4. Jamie

      Jamie

      I see you are in now enjoy :)

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  14. I have updated the script to resolve an issue with dates. Tested recovery in live environment, everything is working correctly.
  15. Yeh that's kinda why I'm not sure if I should go there or no.. I really like to build close to water and the ocean. Might go for another spot tbh even tho I love the ruins. Location 9 is perfect for builders!
  16. Feel free to do so. I still need to check the areas in more detail especially resource wise. The area you are in looks good just didn't see any metal/crystal. Water wise although it sucks you can always make a pen in the ocean. I'm going for location 9. Since i enjoy building and what not i figured there's enough room plus all resources are close by especially if you've got a fast argy with decent weight.
  17. Nice job Nerve! Thank you so much for making this. I am at base location 6 atm with my argy, the place from yesterday! I am thinking about building here but I feel like it's so far away from everything else.. Also I haven't checked the area out yet, just saw this place and thought it was awesome! I might go check out your other suggestions, they really look cool
  18. I figured it would be useful to have a guide when it comes to building locations on the new map Valguero, however this does not mean that I've fully explored the whole map. There might still be cool area which I've yet to come across. Some of these area I heard of from others, some I found online and others I've come across by accident while exploring the map looking for resource & animal locations. To start off, the best Spawn Location is Small Islands, the reason being that it's considered as a Herbivore island, with basic resources to start off and relatively safe from any raptors or other carnivores which is known to roam other spawning locations. All Spawn Locations can be found below: Base Location 1 - Estimated Coordinates are 85 Lat 86 Lon This area is quite large, easily accessible with plenty of resources around. Few carnivores around and if you're using this area you shouldn't get bothered by them. There's plenty of room for those who would like to add to the current structure and expand outwards. Base Location 2 - Estimated Coordinates are 81 Lat 80 Lon This area is practically an open cave. There's resources all around, good flat area to build on, covered from at least 3 sides including above you, it is easy to access, however Carnos, Allos & Raptors are seen in the vicinity.. Base Location 3 - Estimated Coordinates are 79 Lat 82 Lon This is a nice flat island surrounded by cliffs & waterfalls on 3 sides. There is a decent amount of basic resources, relatively safe although some carnivores can be spotted around the area. For those with imagination, there's a lot of possibilities and opportunities to expand this area. Dino wise, there are only two narrow areas to pass from or dropping from above which will end up in the water. Base Location 4 - Estimated Coordinates are 79 Lat 66 Lon This area is only accessible with flyers. It is relatively safe with a rare spawn of a raptor among other herbivores. Nice are to build in, flat and surrounded by water, however dinos can drop from above which will practically land on or inside your base. There's very few resources inside but can be found close by once you get out of the hole. Base Location 5 - Estimated Coordinates are 62 Lat 11 Lon For those who have seen Lord of the Rings before, I consider this area as Helm's Deep. This can be accessed from 2 areas which can easily be closed off by putting gates. There's enough room inside to build a good base and plenty of room outside to store some dinos around. On the left side there's water supply with enough room for a green house & a large tree for platform & tree sap. Outside the area plenty of terror birds have been seen however it is easy and possible to expand further. Basic Resources are abundant, metal, crystal and other resources I've yet to look around more. Base Location 6 - Estimated Coordinates are 46 Lat 87 Lon This area is found close to the swamp, and it is a bit annoying to reach, however it is quite safe. The only visible issue is the lack of space for those who enjoy building large bases. There's plenty of resources including a couple of metal nodes as well. Quite easy to close of and enough room to store dinos and build a decent base. Base Location 7 - Estimated Coordinates are 37 Lat 81 Lon A small area which is easily protected from other wild dinos. Although there is not enough room to build a whole lot, it is an easy location from where to expand further around. accessible only by the 2 bridges, plenty of water around, crystal can be found close by and enough room to build a small base and store a couple of dinos. Area around is quite flat with room for expansion. Base Location 8 - Estimated Coordinates are 37 Lat 90 Lon This large Castle is quite safe. No aggressive dinos have been seen around the area. It is accessible either by flyers or a cave like entrance below the bridge, however only small dinos can pass through, other dinos need to be carried or teleported to the castle. There are plenty of rooms and floors to build in and any holes can be covered up or used as an extra entrance to the castle. Not a whole lot of room for large dinos & metal nodes are yet to be found, however it's a good location for those who like a challenge as there's room for improvement and expansion. Base Location 9 -Estimated Coordinates are 63 Lat 50 Lon This is personally my favorite area to build in especially in PVE. There's a very large flat area for those who like to build large structures, considerably safe as barely any carnivores have been seen in this location. Easy access to water with enough room for water dinos as well. Easy to close off and protect from wild dinos. Plenty of resources around. Metal & Crystal are close by, especially with a flyer. Base Location 10 - Estimated Coordinates are 76 Lat 48 Lon This location has plenty of resources and the trees around can be easily used to build platforms and link them together for further space. the castle can be fixed leaving enough room to build a small starting area. There's also enough room around to expand a bit more as well. Basic resources are abundant however it is a bit dangerous as carnos and troodons have been seen in the area. Other cool Locations for those who enjoy building inside caves: First Cave - Estimates Coordinates are 37 Lat 90 Lon I've looked around and even though it has two entrances I couldn't find a walk way to this cave. As far as I know it is only accessible by a flyer, however there's plenty of room inside and both entrances can be closed off if desired. Basic resources in the area are abundant. The inside of the cave: Second Cave - Estimated Coordinates are 33 Lat 10 Lon There are 2 entrances to this cave , both are found behind the waterfall. one at the bottom of the cliff the other at the top. There's plenty of room to build on the outside and a huge area to build on the inside. The cave itself has a lot of metal nodes rock nodes and crystal, on the outside there's a decent amount of wood. Slightly dangerous to start off but can be easily closed off and defended from wild dinos. Inside the cave you have access to the deep water with plenty of room for waters dinos & breeding as well. The water area seems safe however I haven't been able to explore that further as it's huge. So far my favorite cave to build in as you have almost access to everything with enough room to build large buildings. Inside the Cave: Feel free to let me know if you've found better locations. Thanks & hope this helps. The below is a location of a farm if anyone is looking for free access to potatoes and carrots. Estimated Coordinates are 55 Lat 50 Lon
  19. Do you have a Linux ARK server that after updating mods it wipes the map ? Do you need a reliable backup solution? Don't delay, use JR's backup solution today! STOP, BEFORE YOU CONTINUE TO READ ENSURE YOU KNOW IF YOU HAVE A DEDICATED / VPS SERVER. IF YOU DO NOT KNOW WHAT THESE MEAN / ARE THEN TURN AWAY AND DONT ATTEMPT INSTALL. No but seriously... ARK can be crap in the way it updates mods which can cause at times map wipes. This has gotten to the stage where I'm so pissed off I was very close to close down all ARK servers and say fuck this. ARK at random times on linux decides to randomly wipe the map without any trace / logs of the issue. I have found it seems to be any time a mod update goes through. 7x's out of 10 this can cause a wipe and there is no fix... Apart from the recovery script I have just created which we are currently using on JR to ensure things are backed up. I'm publishing this so other ARK server owners can have a reliable backup / archive and recovery method. I have tested this on a production environment and all is working smoothly, your experience may differ. PLEASE ENSURE YOU TEST! This script does the following: Creates backups of maps (dependent on cron job time of recovery.sh script) Auto deletion of backups after reaching certain amount Creates a separate archive of maps (use the dailycleanarchive.sh script as a daily cron job to ensure this archive doesn't get too big) Recovers to the latest backup if the script detects that your servers map file has dropped below the filesize of your latest backup - the tolerance. Uses a tolerance variable to ensure that a backup doesn't auto recover if the map file gets smaller due to culling of dinos / removal of structures. Kills your server to reinstall the map. To install: Ensure you are using a linux host and that you have full root access Download the rar file in this post, extract it to a folder on your server. Ensure you chmod +x both files. for example chmod +x recovery.sh Edit the following variables to match your server: #ARK Recovery DIR arkrecover="/srv/daemon-data/ARKRecovery" #SERVER REF - USED FOR SVR DIR (NAME OF SERVER FOLDER GENERALLY) svrref="da4aaa1b-0ce9-46d2-bd60-5f599cc089ae" #SERVER MAP DIRECTORY svrdir="/srv/daemon-data/$svrref/ShooterGame/Saved/SavedArks" #Map filename for backup file="Valguero_P.ark" #Name of backup - will auto add y/m/d and time backupname="Valguero" #Amount of File backups in days to store at one time backupamount=10 logname="da4aaa1b.txt" #Add fault tolerance as variance may be produced due to normal ARK saving / culling of dinos #THIS IS CALCULATED IN BYTES. 15024000 = Slightly more than 15 mb. IF YOU HAVE A SMALLER MAP THIS MAY NEED TO BE EDITED TO ENSURE CORRECT RECOVERY. #ENSURE TOLERANCE IS SET TO LESS THAN ACTUAL MAP SIZE OTHERWISE THIS COULD CAUSE A RECOVERY. tolerance=15024000 Ensure that you set the script to kill your server before map restoration, currently the script uses a docker kill command. If you don't use docker you will need to kill your server via killing the process or using a more graceful method by removing the docker kill command in the script. This is on line 83 Add a start line after line 88. Please note that this isn't required for my servers as if our servers get killed they will auto start pretty rapidly. If you use pterodactyl for ark, this will not need to be added. Create a cron job that will run recovery.sh every 5 - 10 minutes. This ensures that the file is been checked and that it is auto backing up, if it detects the main map file has gone below the threshold (backup filesize - tolerance) the system will auto recover the map file Create a cron job that will run dailycleanarchive.sh every day at a suitable time. This file ensures your archive is cleaned up every day and you also have 7 days (configurable) of backups. Please note if you change the ARKRecover directory, you will also have to update the arkrecover directory in the dailycleanarchive.sh otherwise it will not auto clean. If you do need help integrating this script please post below I have no problem to help users. But please note I will not be helping users that do not have a dedicated or VPS server running ARK, this is a script that will not work for you. I or JR will not be responsible in anyway for loosing ARK maps / incorrect recovery, especially due to misconfiguration. This is a script that we use at JR and it works. We can not be held responsible if it doesn't work, it is in your own interest to test the script before using on a production environment. If this script has helped you please donate to JR / me to ensure the continued updating of this script. https://donate.jrnetwork.net Latest_Recovery.rar
  20. On top of the mods we have also installed: https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=1135049053
  21. These mods were implemented in this update:
  22. We heard, we listened to all the comments about our recent ARK update, it was great to play ARK with you and I'll be on for an hour or so after this post. We have changed the following with our ARK servers: Added ARK Map Recovery script. Due to the way ARK updates mods, some times it resets the map, this has been a known bug for ages with ARK. We are mitigating this bug by checking if the map has reset every 5 minutes. If a map reset occurs our automated system with recover the map with the previous map. IF you see our ARK map reset, give it 5 minutes and log back in, it should be back to where you left off. Added save script ARK has a habit of not saving enough. We have added a script that forces ARK to save every 5 minutes to ensure we don't loose anything Added additional mods https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=1783308979 https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=1231538641 https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=1260983937 https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=1404697612 https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=1135049053 We hope this adds to your experience and we hope you enjoy the changes. We will be looking at all your suggestions. If you have any please post them at https://suggest.jrnetwork.net/
  23. These will be installed at some point today after I resolve issues and work on our ARK recovery script. Might be later this evening but it will be done.
  24. https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=1783308979 https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=1231538641 https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=1260983937 and https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=1404697612 better than super spyglass
  25. Amazing, good job guys! Can't wait to try out the new map 😍
  26. We are making some major changes to our ARK servers, please understand what we have done is for the best of our servers and to bring new users in to JR. The Island has now changed to Valguero Structures Plus has been removed as 90% of the functionality is now in Vanilla ARK Because of the change with Structures Plus the maps have auto reset, we can not do anything about this Structures Plus was the cause of map resets from what we can see so we have removed it to ensure that this doesn't happen again A script has been handcoded by myself to Auto recover if the map resets due to the mod updater (generally again caused be S+) this will be in place and will monitor our map files to ensure nothing will be lost. We have increased difficulty on all servers The following mods are now installed on all servers: https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=730142272 https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=870709781 https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=821530042 https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=754885087 https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=793605978 https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=751991809 https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=1184731864 https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=916807417 https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=711047840 https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=736236773 https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=895711211 We understand that some of these changes will upset really old players but we need to bring activity back to our ARK servers and we are working hard at this. We are now advertising on sites to bring more users to JR and hopefully with all the changes we have just made it'll create a fun environment back to JR. We will be actively playing and monitoring servers. If you have other suggestions please go to https://suggest.jrnetwork.net/ Any issues please post them at https://arkhub.jrnetwork.net or at #gameserverhelp in our discord channel https://discord.jrnetwork.net
  27. Conan has been growing and attracting new players, which we are very happy about. A couple of things have come up and we need to outline a few rules about the server. Just a note in relation to the server game type, we are making the server PVE. We did have PVE Conflict but we have agreed for the mean time to make it just PVE. In the future when the server grows we might have conflict days where we fight against each other as a community. Have you played on our server yet? If not join us here: https://servers.jrnetwork.net/ All rules / guidelines specific to Conan will be located here and will be available soon: https://jrnetwork.net/help/serverwiki/conan-exiles/ Please note all JR rules apply to every service we run, you can find these rules here: https://jrnetwork.net/guidelines
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