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Hey, everyone!

Happy New Year! I know I’ve only been around for a small part of 2017, but my last month and a half here at PartyZone has been pretty awesome. It’s been so much fun getting to know you guys and working on improving the network; and your support during the adjustment is something I’ll always be grateful for.

On top of adjusting to the ownership changes, our team has done a lot of major things in the last 6 weeks:
  • We’ve added network points, which have improved connections for players all around the world -- especially in Europe and Australia
  • Major Creative update
    • Updated the server to 1.12
    • Fixed the crashing and general lag on Creative; and increased the amount of slots by 60, since the server can actually handle those players now
  • Fixed the random network crashes that happened once a week or so
  • Started advertising PZ again, which has helped us start to grow for the first time in a long time -- we hit 485 players today! We were hitting 375 players at peak time just 6 weeks ago
  • Started laying groundwork for major code updates that make pushing updates and releasing new games soooooo much easier

So, that’s a wrap for 2017! Let’s take a quick peek at what we've got planned for 2018:
  • Major Update to Downgrade
  • Releasing our anticheat from neme, SARAH, onto PZ (currently in testing on the network)
  • Update to Creative so it can support 500+ players without any lag or any changes to gameplay
  • Updates to Elite Survival
  • PartyGames updates (including fixing up Freeze Tag)
  • Adding new gamemodes
  • Keep growing the network, and ideally hit at least 1000 players at peak time in the next few months
… And some more secret stuff that we can’t talk about quite yet!

Now that we’re adjusted and all of the admins are on the same page, we can really start to get the ball rolling. Here’s to 2018 and moving PartyZone forward!
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CLUBS SYSTEM -
Quick! Start thinking of a good club name- before it’s taken! We are proud to introduce our new Club System! Creating a club is a great way of getting all of your friends together, but if you want to make a few new friends, you can advertise your club here on the forums! Click through the spoilers below to learn more about club commands, roles, and how clubs work.

The system is currently being tested and might contain a lot of bugs. We do expect lots of things to go wrong for now but that's okay, we'll be checking bug reports constantly, fixing as we go!

CLUB COMMANDS:
ALL PLAYERS:
/club create -
Creates a new club (Be sure to add a name!)
/club help - Displays a list of all commands
/club leave - Leave your current club
/club accept - Accepts a club invite
/club reject - Rejects a club invite
/club invites - View your invites
ALL CLUB MEMBERS:
/club chat -
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Recently we’ve revamped the PartyZone Insights Team
and we know what you must be thinking...


What is The PartyZone Insights Team?
The Insights Team, also referred to as Insights, has been around since March of 2017, but has been relatively small... until now, that is. In the weeks to come, we plan to expand our Insights Team in order to allow it to reach its fullest potential. This week, we have worked to reform the way the team operates, and we would like to explain our new system and allow more of our community members to join.

So, you may be asking, what does Insights do?
Well, it’s all in the name. Gaining insight, or an accurate and deep intuitive understanding of a person or thing is what our team is all about. I know, that’s a lot of big words so I’ll break it down. Insight is an in-depth understanding of something, which in this case is the way the PartyZone Network operates. Insight allows the staff members to understand what the players want, and allows the players understand how the staff team works. This way...
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Happy Holidays PartyZone community! We hope you are enjoying all of the winter activities we’ve released so far, and the ones to come. Speaking of which, we are bringing back a highly requested previous event, the Holiday Build Contest!

In this event, you are challenged to create a holiday-themed build and submit it for a chance to win a prize!

CONTEST RULES
In order to compete in the contest you must fit the following criteria:
  • You must be the owner of the plot.
  • One submission per person.
  • Only one builder may submit the plot.
  • The build must have been made between December 18th - 31st.
  • If you have a layered plot, the submitted build must be only one layer of the plot (Please specify which layer the build is on in your entry).
  • Build must be on the PartyZone Creative server.
  • Only submit your build once (Don't worry, we will look at them all).
  • No group submissions.
  • WorldEdit is allowed. (If you do not have world edit, you may ask for assistance from a player who does).
  • Additional help other than world edit will not be permitted.(We also suggest you be very cautious with whom you add to your plot).
  • Do not copy builds.
  • You may not submit for a friend.
  • You may delete your builds once the winners are announced. Deletion of a build before it has been judged will result in the build being ineligible to win.
  • Standard PartyZone creative rules apply.
SUBMIT YOUR BUILD HERE!

This event ends December 31st, so get building! If you need anything, we’ll be wrapping Christmas...
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It's that magical time of the year again...
No, Santa isn't here yet silly. But our annual PartyZone Holiday Stream sure is on the way.

The Warming Backstory
As you may (or may not) know, PartyZone regularly livestreams every Friday at 6pm EST and we've been doing this for over a year now. We also occasionally will host special streams that start earlier, go on forever and feature our faces for you to laugh at when we get spooked in Murder.

Last year we hosted a special Halloween Livestream where the team carved pumpkins on camera and goofed around on the network with you guys. Then the Friday before Christmas, we hosted a special Holiday Stream where GamerGuts worked hard to make gingerbread houses while the rest of the staff team stared on, along with a bunch of minigame playing and ukulele jams.

Let's not forget our tiring but perfect 24 Hour Livestream we did for our 3 Year Anniversary on April 4th 2017 of starting up this server, going from 3pm till 3pm the next day. Well done to gigosaurus and GamerGuts who managed to stay awake the entire time on camera.


Well, we're back at it again! (with the white vans)
This year we're continuing on our stream specials tradition by broadcasting a special Holiday Livestream bigger and better than ever, for your viewing entertainment. Join the stream team as we get into the festive spirit partaking in a plethora of activities:
  • Festive Ukulele Singalongs
  • Stream Team Webcams
  • Webcam Gingerbread House Building (or attempting to!)
  • PartyZone Minigames
  • Community Festive Building on Creative
  • Boardgames in the...
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Hey everyone,

Our Christmas holiday sale has started. Get 50% off of our entire store for a limited time here!

Enjoy!
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Hey Partiers!

This holiday, PartyZone has decided to host an Art Competition! And, just because it's giving season, one lucky winner will receive a $25 Amazon Gift Card!

Players will be able to submit their art pieces relating to one of our three chosen themes: PartyZone, Snowball Fight and Christmas Tree! You are able to use any form of art: drawing with pens, pencils, markers, painting, digital and more! There will be two pieces of art chosen from each theme and their artists will receive a prize, and another lucky winner will receive an amazon gift card!

This event begins on the 8th of December and will end on the 25th of December, so go summon your inner Bob Ross and Picasso!

RULES
In order to take place in the contest you must abide by all of the following:
  • Only one submission allowed.
  • Submission must follow the format.
  • Submissions must be submitted on this thread.
  • Pictures must be uploaded using Gyazo, Imgur or Lightshot links.
  • Only one artist allowed per drawing.
  • Drawings must be made after the competition begins.
  • Art must be made by the player who submits it.
  • PartyZone rules still apply.
CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT YOUR ART!

If you have any questions, feel free to message a member of staff or comment below!

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Thank you to everyone who participated in our Halloween Events!
After the long wait (we thank you for your patience!), the winners of the Halloween Art Contest and the Soul Hunt have been released!

For each theme, there is one winner (first place) and a runner-up (second place). In the event of a tie, 2 users were chosen. The rank prizes will be given out to the winners soon, gadgets have already been handed out, and if you want to give your prize away, message @GamerGuts as soon as possible.
1st Place:
Prize: VIP+ &
20k Coins & 2k Party Points & Ghost Gadget
  • xLxndyy X
2nd Place:
Prize: 10k Coins & 1k Party Points & Ghost Gadget

  • SpookyJules X
  • RedHatesBlu X
Click X for their submission.
1st Place:
Prize: VIP+ & 20k Coins & 2k Party Points & Ghost Gadget

  • Emohh X
2nd Place:
Prize: 10k Coins & 1k Party Points & Ghost Gadget

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Hi guys!
With the new changes to the network, we are currently looking into our old games, more specifically downgrade. We are going to update downgrade to suit the interests of the community and we want to tailor it to what you guys want. So we would like some suggestions (including old weapons, there is a list below of the weapons) and some changes will be implemented. This thread will be open for your suggestions until Saturday 2nd December 3 pm EST.

  1. One-Hit Sword
  2. One-Shot bow
  3. Grenade Launcher
  4. Diamond Axe
  5. Grenade
  6. Rocket Launcher
  7. Shot Bow
  8. Diamond Shovel
  9. Explosive Crossbow
  10. Stone Axe
  11. Mines
  12. Wooden Pickaxe
  13. Low-Powered Bow
  14. Snowball
  15. Fists

  1. One-Hit Sword
  2. One-Shot Bow
  3. Explosive Axe
  4. Grenade Launcher
  5. Railgun
  6. Shot Bow
  7. Iron Sword
  8. Homing-Rocket
  9. Explosive Crossbow
  10. Mine
  11. Knockback Axe
  12. Grenade
  13. Wooden Sword
  14. Snowballs
  15. Fists
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Hey everyone,

Just wanted to let you all know that we've launched the biggest sale in PartyZone history -- 65% off of EVERYTHING! Go to store.mcpz.net and check it out!

Have a great weekend <3
Gaurav