Hey everyone, Nick here! Renbrook and summer school are finally over for me! So, I wanted to give you all some updates on what has been happening during the summer. The iMD headquarters has gone through a lot of construction on the inside. My dad and I have built a dividing wall, installed insulation, covered the walls with sheetrock, and I ran electricity and internet to the shed. Everyday the headquarters is coming closer to completion! The electricity that I installed comes directly from my solar panels, so we are 100% green! Scroll down to see some pictures of the inside.
In other news, significant progress has been made to our Colonizing America adventure map. We have put it on the server and we are currently populating the world with some buildings and trees. There is still quite some smoothing out to do though, so please be patient it will be amazing when we finish it.
Stay tuned for more updates!
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Hey everyone, Nick here! I have some great news for you. Since we are out LP episodes to upload until David gets back, yesterday I worked on the Colonizing America map all day! It was a very tedious process, but it was well worth it. I was able to assemble the highest resolution height map of America to my knowledge. The completed heightmap was huge, it was 27376 by 16244 and was 1.68 GB! I have converted the heightmap into an actual Minecraft world, thanks to WorldPainter. The Minecraft world is over 4 GB! With this newly created world I have started adding markers of where towns are in real life. You can see a picture I created to help me after the break. With such great progress I can now say that the Colonizing America map will be added to our server before the end of August. There is still quite some work to do, but its fun work! Stay tuned for more updates!
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This year’s summer is really short. The shortest in history, as a matter of fact. Last year’s summer was the longest, ending in early June and starting in the second week of September. However, this year’s summer will be the shortest, since school ends the 27th of June, and the next school year starts in late August. This really sucks, I had so much planned…
Though, Nick and I will still continue to keep iMD alive, more so than we did during the year. We’ll continue to keep you updated, and we’ll make sure to do some awesome and technological stuff this summer among which, the headquarters and some short films, as well as a few secret things we have planned.
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