End of an Era here at Avlis:

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End of an Era here at Avlis:

Post by Alexandru Stanicu » Fri May 14, 2010 9:32 pm

I wanted to take a moment to discuss some changes that are coming to the team as well as to offer thanks to some people who have done a great job for Avlis.
When I started Avlis in 2002 there was Mikona, a couple rows of the Wilderness server and that was it, but not for long. After I joined the team in late 2002 we finished putting in the rest of the Wilderness server, brought Elysia on line and began to code up custom systems such as loot, xp and a system to rent inn rooms. We became rather aware that we did not have enough full time builders and coders and even after asking the players to join still did not have enough. We did have some players that wanted to help but not join the team...and thus was born the Avlis Subcontractor system.

Over the years our various subs have done everything from build a single needed area to code entire custom systems and anything between. We honestly would not have been able to come as far as fast as we did without them. However we have reached a point in our development that we have stopped the frantic growth, the bulk of our custom systems are in and running fairly smoothly and there is really very little for sub contractors to do these days, and thus we have decided to bring this program to an end. (Any current subs are welcome to apply to join the development team as full members)

So I have to ask everyone to give a big thank you to the Avlis Sub contractors current and past for all that they have done for the World of Avlis over the years!

THANK YOU!

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Re: End of an Era here at Avlis:

Post by Nighthawk4 » Fri May 14, 2010 9:48 pm

At one stage a long time ago, I tried doing some work as a Subcontractor here. I also assisted with Player Housing for a while. I decided quite quickly neither of those tasks was the sort of thing I wanted to do.

Therefore, I know from personal experience the work they did, how difficult it is and how demanding it is.

So the people who did that have my heartfelt thanks. Awesome work guys and gals :respekt:

Thankyou all.
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Re: End of an Era here at Avlis:

Post by spool32 » Fri May 14, 2010 9:50 pm

If you are subbing now and you want to be a full builder or scripter, please do apply. We're turning development inward with an eye to density rather than expansion, and there are many, many cave entrances with no cave inside...

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Post by NecroZombie » Fri May 14, 2010 9:53 pm

Special thanks to all the subbys out there - you guys rock.
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Post by szabot » Fri May 14, 2010 10:06 pm

I have been a sub, worked with subs, and surely have benefited from the work of subs, as have we all. Thanks, subs!
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Post by shentaoba » Fri May 14, 2010 10:22 pm

spool32 wrote:there are many, many cave entrances with no cave inside...
Spool32 are you sure that you aren't talking about my wallet??!

Seriously though, the systems here are amazing and stand as a testament to their work.
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Post by Katroine » Fri May 14, 2010 10:44 pm

Thanks for all the hard work and stuff!
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Post by Eponine » Fri May 14, 2010 11:40 pm

Thanks for all the work!
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Post by Plethora » Sat May 15, 2010 12:34 am

Thanks to everyone! :wahreliebe:
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Post by Pathos Street » Sat May 15, 2010 2:38 am

Thanks for half of Avlis, subcontractors!!!
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Post by Flyinhigh » Sat May 15, 2010 4:23 am

Yarr!

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Post by JJJ » Sat May 15, 2010 6:09 am

i don't wanna think how many hours of sweat, toil and coffee has gone into making avlis the awesome place it is today. to all those that have sub'd here for avlis a big thank you

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Post by MadK@ » Sat May 15, 2010 6:28 am

Thanks to everyone who contributed so much over the years, the mark you all made on Avlis will live on for many years to come.
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Post by silverfields2 » Sat May 15, 2010 1:01 pm

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Post by darthjee » Sun May 16, 2010 3:41 am

before i knew the player base, whatdragged me into avlis was a description of how the craft system worked ... thanks you guys for making me want to play Avlis :D
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Re: End of an Era here at Avlis:

Post by Gorgon » Sun May 16, 2010 12:20 pm

spool32 wrote:If you are subbing now and you want to be a full builder or scripter, please do apply. We're turning development inward with an eye to density rather than expansion, and there are many, many cave entrances with no cave inside...
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Post by thetamlyone » Mon Jun 07, 2010 5:13 pm

:laola: *raves the subs*
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Re: End of an Era here at Avlis:

Post by diermace » Thu Jun 10, 2010 5:44 pm

A big thanks from me to, this is a great game :D
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