Thargate, the first age of Obsidian

Sadly, this map has been lost to the sands of time.

  • Thargate, a castle made of obsidian and Sunny Bay, a beach city with mostly sand houses were the only settlements.
  • Average server population – roughly five on at most times
  • Rabidpig, Cerberus402, DragoonMK12, BattlingVhaut, and Improved were some of the Founding members of the era
  • This was a short lived era that didnt stretch any great deal of time: 2-4 months
  • There were no portals in this era
  • The map was changed due to the lack of rules about distance of building from cities, which created a cluster of outside town building

Cibola, the second age of Rails and Roads

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  • This age sparked the distance between cities being created trying to correct the issues of the first age
  • There was no portals, instead Huge train lines and roads stretch across the land
  • Omegaman and Pokyto where born in this age
  • This age ended when Lapis was just released as an update
  • There where rouhgly 4-5 towns during this age
  • player shops where introduced and it flourished

Ishtar, the third age of Lapis

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  • This period is often called the GOLDEN age of Eldin; and one of the longest running maps
  • portals were introduced late in this era, and at the time were unreliable and would break often
  • Boom time for cities. Some of the largest cites seen on Eldin since the beginning of recorded time grew in this age, and the number of players increased greatly during this time.
  • Ishtar and Damascus had the first WAR on eldin, ending with a conceed and cease fire after a valiant defense by Damascus.
  • Germalto & Achille (kingshibby) where born in this age.
  • average players on at almost all times 20-50
  • the 3rd age lasted between 7-9 months

Amaterasu, the fourth age of Pistons

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  • Numerous cities, and numerous small WARS rocked this era. From the Amaterasu invasion, to the Empire’s small attacks on out laying cities
  • This was when the Empire was forged During this age lead by, Gandalfthepwnage, lardmonkey65, and harryh. The Large Amaterasu Invasion broke up the Empire for the time
  • Mob Arena’s made their appearance, and small groups formed up and started creating guilds and other social networks
  • Large cities began to be build, from St.Croix to Avalon with its 100×100 block castle

Thay, the fifth age of Iron

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  • another short lived age, (due to a map curruption that was held off for a bit by Cerberus and Axe deleting bad chunks but it eventually couldnt go on)
  • Zephyna was born in this age
  • Iron Bars where all the rage being the new block of choice.
  • Towns struggled, but many profited and grew rich from hard work during this era.
  • People become lazy with the now working great portals
  • farming is in heavy use as a money supply to suppliment mining and tons of farming communities flourish.

Cibola II, the sixth age of the Nether

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  • Metropolis’s began to show up and the first true Kings became to evolve.
  • Vast cities dominated this map, roads showed a sign of coming back as portal prices where raised
  • Dragon Travel made its appearance and was all the rage.
  • Farming was on the decline as people opted towards heavy mining.
  • many people grew to wealth in this short era.

Amun-Ra, the seventh age of Jungle

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  • this map lasted a good amount of time.
  • this was the era of decline in the player base, and alot of turmoil in the server itself
  • hit with an unheard of loss of Admins due to summer & other issues the world slowed to a crawl near its end
  • Probably one the slowest periods for players, admins, and over all building and growth.
  • The few players that did stick around managed to thrive and do well with out the abundance of admins.

Haley's, the eighth age of Emeralds

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  • The map was off to a great start, player numbers are back up and holding, and people seem generally interested again.
  • New tax system and the addition of buildings, added in flavor to each city, and a reason for WAR
  • This age brought in a wave of PvP like never seen in previous ages, with the advent of the barracks and other buildings limiting the safety of cites
  • Roads started to make a big showing again, the majority of people didn’t mind the removal of portals in favor of roads.
  • While no wars where fought in this age ,there was plenty of Saber rattling dealing with the city of Hope, and its newly crowned Emperor Owl_Talon
  • Zephyna was crowned as Empress in this age
  • Countries where played with and the base ideas of trade and military aid was implemented.
  • The first Country was Sicilia ruled and founded by Mclaneb13
  • The map was sadly changed earlier then was wanted due to lag issues from either map size, or server itself.

Thorins Hall, the ninth age of Quartz

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  • This is the age where Axebyte resigned as server owner, and Cerberus402 took charge over the server.
  • To some, this was a time of great change in Eldin. A wave of new plugins came and went during the age of Thorin’s Hall

Thebes, the tenth age of Darkness

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  •  This era was widely known for it’s use of a “Capital” spawn system, containing four capitals as spawns. This idea started strong, but many players later turned on it due to the in completion of the four capitals.
  • Age of the economy wipe. Many players showed dedication to recovering their lost wealth, while others took a more shallow approach of earning money.
  • New staff were hired this age, including a new owner (Branflakes4) and three new moderators (Flying_guava13, Supersun7, and RevZamorak)
  • This era lasted many months somewhat overdue, because of controversy in the land of Bukkit and Spigot.

Thelos, The eleventh age of New Stone

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  • This era breathed new life back into Eldin, bringing new and old players to Eldin.
  • Pyreliter became an Emperor in this map, and his town of Thelos flourished

Serithia, The twelfth age of Revival

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  • RevZamorak became the owner in this era, along with several new moderators (hd, coltensplat, and Monistar
  • There was a major war against Romestequilla after his harsh treatment of Omegaman
  • A festival of never before seen size took place at spawn during this age

Braavos, The thirteenth age of Flight

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  • This map saw a huge burst of players in the beginning
  • Elytra were introduced, and flight platforms started being created up everywhere
  • Players were now able to buy land in the end, and the first end town Dusk was established
  • A new shop system was introduced, and player shops flourished, bringing a new wave of player to player trade
  • ajd2598 was born in this era

Eden, The fourteenth age of War

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  • This map saw a shift back to static portals and ice roads were built between the cities.
  • This map was rocked by the Based Crusades
  • This map saw a large influx of new players and returning veterans in the first half of the map
  • Multiple wars between players occurred during this map

Heartland, The fifteenth age of Colors

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  • This map saw the explosion of color into minecraft with concrete and glazes terracotta
  • Rabidpig took up the reigns of co-owning the server with BranFlakes and AJD
  • The town of Iron Peaks held notable book writing contests to fill their city library
  • Additional history information is needed for this map, message cerberus402

Hollowtide Harbour, The sixteenth age of Oceans

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  • This map saw the Update Aquatic and the massive upgrade to oceans
  • BranFlakes and AJD retired as owner at the start of this map, leaving just Rabidpig as the sole owner
  • A few months into the map Rabidpig had to retire as owner, and transfered ownership of the server back to cerberus402
  • Azher was hired as a moderator this map, eventually being promoted to administrator and becoming an integral part of the servers functionality
  • Zephyna returned this map as administrator, after much begging from cerberus402
  • Scholars were reintroduced this map, with the initial scholars being bad_cereal, NeoTokyoNora, awesomebrendan, and Kherven
  • Both NeoTokyoNora and bad_cereal were promoted to moderators
  • __Tdub__ and elesef were made scholars
  • Hollowtide Harbour saw many fundamental changes to the World of Eldin, as well as to the website
  • Mob Arenas received a much needed rebalance and reward increase
  • MythicMobs were added to the server! Ambient monsters like frogs, bees (before the bee update), and birds were added. The server also saw more difficulty added with the introduction of the Reaper, a dangerous soul stealer of the subterrain
  • Eldin’s structured dungeons returned with the implementation of an Orc Camp, with custom monsters and unique drops. The dungeon was difficult and required coordinated group efforts
  • Eldin also received more customized items to set it apart. The Reaper would drop a powerful scythe weapon, and the new dungeon also provided unique items to strive for
  • A decoration shop was introduced at spawn that would sell decorative heads for players to use in their cities
  • A number of festivals and events took place this map. Festival games were open year round with varying rewards of rarity. Fishapalooza was a popular fishing festival that moved to different towns every week