From Dogcraft Wiki
" Exciting news everyone! I've just finished setting up #Dogcraft.net!" ReNDoG, 12th July 2012
This page contains a timeline of significant events and changes affecting the Dogcraft website, discord & server throughout it's lifetime, effectively serving as an overview of the community's history.
- 12 July 2012 - Dogcraft.net website founded by ReNDoG as a forum for fans to discuss videos.
- 14 July 2012 - Dogcraft.net is first mentioned by Rendog in Episode #56 of his Let's Play Minecraft series.
- 14 July 2012 - Dogolith introduced, with the new site serving as a destination for fans to apply to be "immortalized" onto the monument in Rendog's world.
- July 2012 - Dogcraft.net VIP membership program introduced, a precursor to the Patreon system today, allowing fans to support Rendog and the site.
- July 2012 - Dogcraft Shop introduced, allowing users to buy website "stock" to display on their profile.
- July 2012 - Dogcraft Dollars first implemented, which could be earned through VIP membership or for chatting on the forums.
- 16 August 2012 - Dogcraft Cog, Bone & Pickaxe logo designed by MudDog and unveiled by ReNDoG in a forum post.
- August 2012 - AJAX Chat added, allowing Cyberdogs to instantly message over the site.
- August 2012 - Arcade added.
- 8 September 2012 - Dogcraft.net reaches 1000 members.
Last third of 2012
- Between 22 August 2012 and 21 September 2012 - the www.dogcraft.net website recieves a redesign and starts using www.dogcraft.net/portal.php
- Between 22 August 2012 and 5 September 2012 - Woody Wooddog is promoted to [Website Headmod]
First third of 2013
- Between 15 February 2013 and 2 March 2013 - IvanDogovich is promoted to [Website Headmod]
- Between 15 February 2013 and 27 March 2013 - www.dogcraft.net goes back to using www.dogcraft.net instead of www.dogcraft.net/portal.php and recieves a redesign. Accounts have to be recreated. [VIP Moderator] merges into [Global Moderator].
Second third of 2013
- Between 29 July 2013 and 1 August 2013 - Woody Woodog steps down as [Site Headmod], and leaves the staff team.
- Between 3 August 2013 and 2 Sept 2013 - Baergo is promoted to [Website Headmod]. The rank [Trial Moderator] first sees use
Last third of 2013
- Fall 2013 - Dogcraft Dollars recive an item. The website's economy is slightly reworked.
- Between 4 November 2013 and 6 December 2013 - Mattigins is promoted to [Forum Administrator]. (A rank that is different only in it's name and custom icon from Razor's [Administrator]. The two roles were equal.)
First third of 2014
- Between 8 February 2014 and 7 March 2014 - Mobile game app developers benc_opposable and owda are added to and then removed from the website staff list, and given their own role, to allow them to use the forums to collect feedback on a project for ReNDoG .
- Between 9 February 2014 and 7 March 2014 - Razor steps down as [Administrator] and leaves the staff team. Mattigins's [Forum Administrator] rank is renamed to [Administrator].
- 28 September 2015 - Dogcraft Minecraft Server launched for testing on Minecraft 1.8 for a select group of Pioneers.
- 28 September 2015 - Survival world launched; a Survival Multiplayer world. Spawn City was founded on this day.
- 28 September 2015 - Amplified world launched; a Survival Multiplayer world with Amplified terrain.
- 28 September 2015 - MCMMO world launched; a Survival Multiplayer world with MCMMO plugin.
- 28 September 2015 - Creative world launched; a creative mode world. The first iteration required an admin to allocate plots.
- 28 September 2015 - Skyblock world launched, with missions for players to complete.
- 28 September 2015 - First Hub world launched, with a design based on Rendog's Mole City from his Survival series world.
- 28 September 2015 - Dogcraft Discord server created.
- October 2015 - Construction developments in Spawn City; MoleMart building founded by TheFreakSound and crop farms established by NBStuart.
- 14 November 2015 - Dogcraft Minecraft Server launches publicly for the first time.
- Mid April 2016 - Survival Railway Network (SRN) founded by _edo and Mr_Dawgie on the first Survival world.
- Late-April 2016 - Completion of Grannydog's Monument in Spawn City, with new Spawn Station underneath.
- 4 May 2016 - Stream Town founded during a livestream by ReNDoG.
- 21 May 2016 - End Dimension on the Survival world officially opened.
- 21 May 2016 - Dogcraft updated to Minecraft 1.9: The Combat Update
- 2 June 2016 - Lackria founded by William278 and SENsationals02 alongside a secondary railway track of the SRN.
- 16 June 2016 - First ever main line SRN railway station completed - South Station.
- 6 November 2016 - Rendog posts base tour video, touring Lackria among other locations leading to a large influx of new players.
- 26 January 2017 - Cyberdog Events YouTube Channel created.
- 30 January 2017 - First episode of CDNN News uploaded to the Cyberdog Events YouTube channel, about the Snow Day Event.
- February 2017 - Snow Day event held; the first to be fully organized by the original Events Team.
- 15 February 2017 - darparniox assumes role of SRN Conductor from _edo.
- March 2017 - Dogcraft.net experiences major data loss following a hard crash, bringing the site down for the first time since 2012.
- March 2017 - New Dogcraft.net site launched with a fresh forums and design by Mattigins. Many features were removed, such as the arcade games.
- 1 April 2017 - No Fooling Around: A PvP Event held, attended by Rendog.
- 22 April 2017 - Festival of Flight event held, an event based around sky and elytra-based activities, featuring flight courses, a building contest and aerial PvP.
- 5 May 2017 - The Survival Railway Network project establishes a Discord server, becoming the first Dogcraft sub-community to do so. More communities would do this as Discord became the definitive method of communication on Dogcraft.
- 1 June 2017 - HeadMod Rustbite announces the release of a new Survival world, dubbed "Survival 2", to be released later that year.
- 10 June 2017 - Something Summer event held, a summer-themed event held on a beach with a festival theme.
- June 2017 - Wanigoora founded by OPwrecker.
- 12 July 2017 - Dogcraft celebrates it's fifth birthday. [HeadMod] LilWolfie asked Cyberdogs to name their favorite memories of the community in exchange for prizes.
- 19 July 2017 - Brianetta is appointed as [Admin].
- 2 September 2017 - Survival 2, the second Survival Multiplayer world was released in a livestream event by Rendog, effectively succeeding Survival 1.
- 2 September 2017 - City of Havana founded by _edo, darparniox and Brianetta, amongst others.
- 2 September 2017 - Akkara City founded by William278, LAK3RS and TraktorMC.
- 2 September 2017 - Survival Railway Network in Survival 2 established.
- 12 October 2017 - FormulaAbyss (now known as DragonTheTek) is promoted to [HeadMod].
- 31 October 2017 - Spooktober Halloween event held on the server.
- 31 October 2017 - Navi_Heylisten is promoted to Discord Head Mod.
- 17 November 2017 - Ectobeast is promoted to [HeadMod].
- 19 November 2017 - Rustbite steps down as [HeadMod].
- 19 November 2017 - Rustbite assumes role as [Admin] on the Patreon Modded Server.
- December 2017 - Christmas 2017 event held, with a large snow globe build featuring a central grand Christmas Tree, a collaboration between the Build Team and Staff Team.
- 17 December 2017 - Navi_Heylisten is promoted to [HeadMod].
- 31 December 2017 - New Years' Eve was celebrated by a build in the end that celebrated the pass of New Year in every country around the world, an organisation of the Staff, Build and Events Teams.
- 28 March 2018 - j0n_r4ng steps down as [HeadMod].
- 21 April 2018 - Havana is toured by ReNDoG in a base tour video.
- 28 April 2018 - Akkara City Opening Day event held on the server, with a livestreamed tour of the town by Rendog.
- Late-April 2018 - As a result of the popularity of cities on the server, a large number of new settlements are founded, known as the Townpocalypse.
- May 2018 - Colors event held, celebrating the "colors of life". It featured a number of color-oriented events, including parkour and a sheep-based version of "Hungry-Hungry Hippos".
- 30 June 2018 - Cyberdog Wiki Project is established by William278, founding what would become the Official Dogcraft Wiki.
- 31 July 2018 - SummerFlower1234 is promoted to [Admin].
- 23 September 2018 - Redstone Revelry event held. It featured a large mansion with a diverse set of redstone traps and puzzles.
- 7 October 2018 - Hydropolis officially opens to the public, with a large 65-wither fight drawing large crowds to the short-lived city.
- 7 October 2018 - Brianetta steps down as [Admin].
- 15 October 2018 - It is announced that all worlds would be deleted and a new Survival world would be launched on the 20th of October.
- 15 October 2018 - Staff face large community backlash from the announcement, criticizing the short notice and blunt wording of the announcement.
- 16 October 2018 - Usage of the World Downloader mod is permitted on Dogcraft.
- 19 October 2018 - The server is closed to make way for the third Survival world, all other worlds (except Creative) were discontinued at this time.
- 20 October 2018 - Survival 3, the third Survival Multiplayer world on the Dogcraft server, launched to the public.
- 20 October 2018 - Deliverance founded by LAK3RS, William278, Rhyvin and other Akkara members.
- 20 October 2018 - Chronia founded by a group of members who built Hydropolis on Survival 2.
- 21 October 2018 - The Home Tree founded by Dutchsoccer and friends.
- 24 October 2018 - Ectobeast steps down as [HeadMod].
- 24 October 2018 - Ectobeast is promoted to Patreon Head Mod.
- 25 October 2018 - Scooberson accepts role of [HeadMod].
- November 2018 - Trade Hall established by TickleMePickles. bricksburger and Maverick2008 would join him to assist in construction.
- November 2018 - William278 leaves Deliverance project to make preparations to found what would become Ouranos.
- 29 November 2018- marbou9 is appointed [HeadMod].
- 21 December 2018 - The 2018 Christmas Event Opens.
- 31 December 2018 - NYE event.
- 7 January 2019 - Ouranos founded by William278 and misterblue28.
- 22 January 2019 - The Survival 3 mall opens.
- 5 March 2019 - The Survival 3 Enderman and Pigman farms become public.
- 9 March 2019 - The first dogcraft spleef league game is played at the DSL arena, near Tidal Station.
- 17 March 2019 - The Helper rank is introduced, with TiniestTea, CaffeineJitters and William278 serving as the inaugural holders.
- 13 April 2019 - Ouranos Day takes place, officially opening the city.
- 7 May 2019 - @Content tag added to Dogcraft allowing users to opt-in or out of pings in #shameless-plugs.
- 27 May 2019 - The new events team consisting of Gummibear87, OldManLP85, RY44 and William278 is announced.
- 7 July 2019 - Navi_Heylisten and Clangedinn are married on the server, to commemorate their real life marriage.
- 8 July 2019 - Spawn build challenge commences, organised by Domino_1 and the events team.
- 5 August 2019 - The William anvil murder court case.
- August 2019 - The Cyberdog Photography Contest is held, encouraging Cyberdogs to take photos of the server.
- August 2019 - Saturday Nitro Live event takes place on the server; a Nitro UHC tournament. Semifinals and finals are broadcast by ReNDoG.
- 24 September 2019 - Due to a server issue, the server had to be rolled back a few days. This was also when 1.14 was added to the server.
- 25 September 2019 - [Admin] Ironboundred sets up a temporary server for players to play on, while the main server is worked on.
- 8 October 2019 - The Dogcraft Directory discord is founded, allowing players to have an easy portal into other community discords.
- 8 October 2019 - The Ice Boat League hosts the time zone tournament.
- 14 October 2019 - The dmgdog vs legowar1508 court case.
- 15 October 2019 - The DC leagues discord is created, a merger between the spleef, ice boat and equestrian leagues.
- 18 October 2019 - The new hub, built by OldmanLP85, kimandjax, RoseRedTiger and Mipronk.
- 20 October 2019 - The 1 year anniversary of the Survival 3 server is celebrated.
- 26 October 2019 - The official wiki is launched, with the web address wiki.dogcraft.net.
- 27 October 2019 - The 2019 Halloween event opens to the public.
- 17 November 2019 - Marbou's Shopping List event takes place.
- 21 November 2019 - The Hide & Seek minigame returns to the server.
- 23 November 2019 - KazYagami steps away from Discord Admin.
- 29 November 2019 - marbou9 resigns from [HeadMod]. A community made video is released to thank him.
- 10 December 2019 - Erebus is founded by dmgdog and TrainerMoon
- 12 December 2019 - simply_simon_ is appointed as as [HeadMod].
- 15 December 2019 - Saturday Nitro Live Season 2 finals night occurs.
- 15 December 2019 - The 2019 Christmas Event is made public.
- 20 December 2019 - Ragecorp Winter Wonderland opens to the public.
- 31 December 2019 - New Year’s Eve is celebrated in the 2019 Christmas Island.
- 3 January 2020 - The 2019 Reflections Wiki Event begins.
- 11 January 2020 - The Grand Map of Survival 3 is completed, led by _edo and Skelleton123
- 11 January 2020 - TekBot0507's event, Dig Fo Gold occurs.
- 22 January 2020 - Navi_Heylisten moves position from Discord Head Mod to Discord Admin
- 22 January 2020 - googly2002 is promoted to Discord Head Mod.
- 5 February 2020 - Spawn is decorated for the upcoming Valentines Day.
- 9 February 2020 - The first episode of the CDNN News in over 2 years is uploaded to the Cyberdog Events YouTube Channel
- 23 February 2020 - The City of Erebus is opened.
- 8 March 2020 - The Deliverence D-Day event, organised by LAK3RS commences.
- 12 March 2020 - /plan system instituted as an alternative stats viewing system on the server.
- 15 March 2020 - The incoming closure of the Survival 3 world is announced as well as the new Survival 4 server.
- 17 March 2020 - The St Patrick’s Day Event is the final themed event of Survival 3.
- 19 March 2020 - bBrain becomes an [Admin].
- 20 March 2020 - The server is updated to 1.15.2, and the world border is expanded. During the downtime, a temporary server is set up.
- 20 March 2020 - The new website is released, players have to re-register. Claimblocks and Dogcraft Dollar balances are reset.
- 22 March 2020 - The wiki is made fully public on the new website.
- 1 April 2020 - Survival 3 ends and Survival 4 begins.
- 10 April 2020 - Husky End Opening takes place.
- 11 April 2020 - The second Survival 4 world, Beagle is open to the public.
- 19 April 2020 - Beagle End Opening takes place.
- 23 April 2020 - The Discord Emote Competition is announced.
- 5 May 2020 - Dynmap is re-introduced to the server on the Husky and Beagle Survival 4 worlds for the first time since 2017.
- 17 May 2020 - The Race Around the World event is held; Fraserxx8 and Mark98Scholten come in joint first.
- 20 May 2020 - The Survival 4 Mall is opened, with a new multi-layered design.
- 23 May 2020 - briggsmech is promoted to [HeadMod].
- 24 May 2020 - May Mayhem PvP event is held, hosted by UnspeakableAl, ProtuberDC and Doblocks. legowar1508 claims first place.
- 1 June 2020 - The @Dogcraft rank is introduced to the Discord.
- 21 June 2020 - NightSkyPC's Hardcore Parkour event takes place.
- 24 June 2020 - William278 is appointed Discord Head Mod.
- 28 June 2020 - TreeManForever's event, The War of The Pillager King takes place.
- 29 June 2020 - sasha1nine7 is promoted to Patreon Head Mod.
- 9 July 2020 - The endfarm on Beagle opens to the public.
- 24 July 2020 - The Dogcraft Server is updated to Minecraft 1.16: The Nether Update
- 24 July 2020 - A Dogcraft Stream Day commences to celebrate the update to Minecraft 1.16.
- 1 August 2020 - Lotus hosts the first spleef tournament of Survival 4.
- 19 August 2020 - googly2002 Vs dmgdog Court Case held at the Gaia Courtroom - The first court case of Survival 4.
- 23 August 2020 - The Dogcraft Hunger Games event organised by LazyNine, ElliottheRedd, Montenator and N1cM4tth3w63 takes place.
- 27 September 2020 - The Cyberdog Server and Discord celebrates it's fifth anniversary with a Dogcraft Stream Day and a fireworks spectacular.
- 28 September 2020 - Navi_Heylisten steps down as [HeadMod] and Discord Admin.
- 28 September 2020 - Princess223 is promoted to [HeadMod].
- 30 September 2020 - Miniblocks and custom armour stands are made available to purchase in the "Warm Gossip" shop in the Server Mall.
- 31 October 2020 - The Halloween 2020 Event opens to the public.
- 5 December 2020 - The Dogcraft.net website is updated with a refreshed look and improved log-in and registration system.
- 5 December 2020 - MoleMart (Survival 4) opened to the public in the Server Mall. A "miniblock megastore" allowing players to purchase hundreds of new decorative mini blocks and staff plushies.
- 16 December 2020 - The 2020 Christmas Event is made public.
- 17 December 2020 - The Christmas Decorating Competition 2020 winners are announced.
- 19 December 2020 - Christmas 2020 Community Stream day takes place.
- 19 December 2020 - The City of Gaia hosts ice boat races on their frozen-over canals, as part of their Christmas celebrations.
- 21 December 2020 - The winners of the Mall Overhaul event are announced.
- 31 December 2018 - New Years 2020 event takes place.
- 2 January 2021 - The 2020 Reflections Wiki Event begins.
- 16 January 2021 - The Race around the World 2 event takes place.
- 28 January 2021 - The "Livestreaming 🔴" voice channel is introduced to the Discord, for people that are streaming.
- 31 January 2021 - The first heat of the 3rd Saturday Nitro Live competition starts, being broadcasted live on the Cyberdog Events youtube channel.
- 5 February 2021 - The finals of the 3rd Saturday Nitro Live competition starts, being attended by ReNDoG and won by ThEquinox2
- 15 February 2021 - Due to record breaking storms and low tempreatures across the eastern US, the server goes down for a number of days.
- 16 February 2021 - A temporary server is set up by Ironboundred while the main server is down.
- 17 February 2021 - Power to the server is restored, and returns online.
- 27 February 2021 - The Day of the Invasion event takes place, hosted by TreeManForever.
- 21 March 2021 - The mansion-raiding loot gathering Raid on Vernal Manor event takes place, hosted by ThEquinox02
- 22 March 2021 - Support for Bedrock Edition players starts via the Geyser plugin allowing Mobile, Console, VR & Windows 10 Edition players to join the Dogcraft server.
- 3 April 2021 - The Easter 2021 event is opened by the Events Team, at
- 6 April 2021 - The Events channel on the Discord is converted into a Stage Channel
See also: Timeline/Sources