Author Topic: Thoughts on block shop?  (Read 175 times)

Offline pointlessbob

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Thoughts on block shop?
« on: June 18, 2020, 11:12:50 AM »
too much stuff in it?
too little stuff in it?
should it even exist?
should it be baron+?

I ask because I think it's way too convenient to get things done. If I wanted to make a giant build, I wouldn't need to worry about where I'd get the blocks I need since there's a relatively cheap place to get most of them. It removes the requirement to explore the free world to get out-of-prison resources.

Sure, convenience is nice. but I'm worried because this removes the adventure and only outputs the result, and the adventure is a big reason why people should (and do) log on to play.

I recently started building some random mega structure in the free world, and despite it being quite massive I got like, 50% of it done within a few hours. Without block shop, I wouldn't be close to 50% do to the need to gather resources! Even back when I played years ago, it took some time to build something like an end base or even something simpler like a blaze grinder. You needed to go out and mine for redstone, etc. and get the appropriate blocks that weren't available in the prison.

^^ This is the substance in a server that makes the experience fun!

Given that a reset is coming soon TM I think this stuff is important to talk about. I think that MCP needs more of this substance--projects that take longer to do and thus increase playtime and satisfaction.

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Re: Thoughts on block shop?
« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2020, 01:23:18 PM »
+1

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Re: Thoughts on block shop?
« Reply #2 on: June 19, 2020, 01:04:05 PM »
Maybe if we do have a block shop, make it cost money to get into each time or make limits per week that you can buy a certain item.

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Re: Thoughts on block shop?
« Reply #3 on: June 19, 2020, 05:19:47 PM »
+1
Remove wool/glass
Add gravel/dirt next to the grass block spot

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Re: Thoughts on block shop?
« Reply #4 on: June 20, 2020, 07:06:58 AM »
wait a minute. block shop is my best friend. my builds would be nothing without it :(
yeah okay, i love avatar: the last airbender. what's your point?

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Re: Thoughts on block shop?
« Reply #5 on: June 20, 2020, 07:47:57 AM »
wait a minute. block shop is my best friend. my builds would be nothing without it :(

use your earth bending tool to collect the fruits of the earth

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Re: Thoughts on block shop?
« Reply #6 on: June 20, 2020, 03:25:29 PM »
wait a minute. block shop is my best friend. my builds would be nothing without it :(

use your earth bending tool to collect the fruits of the earth

i- don't expose me and my pickaxe like that
yeah okay, i love avatar: the last airbender. what's your point?