Welcome to Dirtblock!

Discussion in 'Announcements' started by trubuhl, Jul 11, 2016.

  1. trubuhl

    trubuhl The ancient troll Moderator VIP Elder

    Dirtblock is now live!


    It appears that the creation of Skyblock on the Sandlot server caused an imbalance in the Universe. There was far too much sky, and not enough dirt... and now the Universe has corrected it. Trubuhl was the first one to stumble into this. His account is here:

    So it turns out that Dirtblock is just like Skyblock - only with dirt! It's like Skyblock turned inside-out. It is a different kind of challenge. Players start in a small chamber in a huge chunk of dirt floating in the sky, and must use the few resources they are given to survive and thrive. There are lots of “challenges” which can be completed, and each challenge gives rewards which can assist you in improving your dirtblock island and carving out your own little paradise.

    A couple of things you should know:

    You must be on the latest version of Minecraft to join Dirtblock.

    . Just use the sign in the lobby way up the stairs next to Skyblock.

    Finally, if you get claustrophobic just dig straight in any direction and after a bit you'll break outside.


    Have fun!
    Last edited: Jul 17, 2016
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  2. WOW!! I can't wait to play DirtBlock! :):D:D:p
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  3. Albinia

    Albinia Expert Helper

    Did anyone else think this was just a joke? I'm actually really happy it's a real thing. :rolleyes:
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  4. zilory

    zilory Expert VIP Helper

    Yay I'm enjoying it thanks Trubs!
    So I was thinking you know those signs on the highway sometimes where it says one more drink CAN hurt.
    I have started to think "One more dirt block CAN hurt" ;)
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  5. Vctr3

    Vctr3 Expert VIP

    I have played it, soo fun!
    Thanks for the video, trub!
    It was very informative!
    Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha!
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  6. CaptainFinner

    CaptainFinner Expert VIP Helper

    Looks cool! DOes this affect your island?
  7. LifeLearner

    LifeLearner Artisan Moderator VIP Elder

    It is a separate world. You will have 2 islands: sky & dirt.
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  8. CaptainFinner

    CaptainFinner Expert VIP Helper

    OOH! I want one! Sounds cool! I wanna try!
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  9. Erik_Riel

    Erik_Riel Expert

    why does it say "you need to be whitelisted to join dirtblock" when i try entering and i am using 1.10.2
  10. CreeperSword

    CreeperSword Expert VIP

    A moderater has to whitelist you for dirt block separately.
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  11. TheOneCrafter

    TheOneCrafter Artisan Helper

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  12. Pingu632

    Pingu632 Expert VIP Helper Elder

    Ask a mod in-game to whitelist you. Right now it's to prevent too many people creating an island at once and crashing the server. The server has to create 1.6million blocks for each island so it causes a certain amount of lag.
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  13. Pingu632

    Pingu632 Expert VIP Helper Elder

    Thanks @trubuhl and @c0wg0d for making Dirtblock happen. It presents it's own unique set of challenges. Particularly Creepers doing damage. . . . I keep blowing myself and my spawner up! :creeper::creeper::creeper::creeper::creeper::46::46::46::46:
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  14. LuckyLeo

    LuckyLeo Expert VIP Helper

    I'm laughing so hard inside now

    Well, now our server is anything but ordinary!
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  15. Avatar_plays_MC

    Avatar_plays_MC Airbender Helper

    you must be joking

    Didn't we agree to wait until after I got back before making any amazing updates?
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  16. CoeurDePapier

    CoeurDePapier Expert VIP

    Invite me! I'm ready for this!
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  17. Xovyota

    Xovyota Expert

    Dont worry, no one will be adding kitty cannons until you get back. ;)

    I am literally ROFLing my head off right now. :p

    Dirtblock Goal: Become the Ultimate Dirtlord!
    Last edited: Jul 12, 2016
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  18. _A1sauce_

    _A1sauce_ Adept

    I'm having lots of fun on dirtblock! Thanks trub :) Maybe your not that bad of a troll after all... :p
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  19. Will dirtblock be added to Tablist too? Just wondering.
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  20. zilory

    zilory Expert VIP Helper

    I was wondering too.

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