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" Exciting news everyone! I've just finished setting up #Dogcraft.net!" ReNDoG, 12th July 2012

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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.


Dogcraft Timeline

2012

July

The homepage of Dogcraft.net on the 21st of August, 2012; one month after the founding of the website.
  • 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.


August

  • 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.

September

  • 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]

2013

First third of 2013

  • Between 15 February 2013 and 2 March 2013 - 20.png 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 - 20.png 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 - 20.png Mattigins is promoted to [Forum Administrator]. (A rank that is different only in it's name and custom icon from 20.png Razor's [Administrator]. The two roles were equal.)

2014

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 .[1]
  • Between 9 February 2014 and 7 March 2014 - Razor steps down as [Administrator] and leaves the staff team. 20.png Mattigins's [Forum Administrator] rank is renamed to [Administrator].

2015

September

  • 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

  • October 2015 - Construction developments in Spawn City; MoleMart building founded by 20.png TheFreakSound and crop farms established by 20.png NBStuart.

November

  • 14 November 2015 - Dogcraft Minecraft Server launches publicly for the first time.

2016

April

  • Mid April 2016 - Survival Railway Network (SRN) founded by b9540394-45da-4064-89c2-28d636a4230b?size=20.png _edo and 20.png Mr_Dawgie on the first Survival world.
  • Late-April 2016 - Completion of Grannydog's Monument in Spawn City, with new Spawn Station underneath.

May

  • 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

June

  • 2 June 2016 - Lackria founded by 20.png William278 and 20.png SENsationals02 alongside a secondary railway track of the SRN.
  • 16 June 2016 - First ever main line SRN railway station completed - South Station.

November

  • 6 November 2016 - Rendog posts base tour video, touring Lackria among other locations leading to a large influx of new players.

2017

January

February

  • February 2017 - Snow Day event held; the first to be fully organized by the original Events Team.
  • 15 February 2017 - 9692e815-58c1-45c0-a505-cad65c48ed89?size=20.png darparniox assumes role of SRN Conductor from b9540394-45da-4064-89c2-28d636a4230b?size=20.png _edo.

March

New Dogcraft.net site introduced in March 2017.
  • 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 20.png Mattigins. Many features were removed, such as the arcade games.

April

  • 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.

May

  • 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.

June

  • 1 June 2017 - HeadMod 20.png 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 20.png OPwrecker.

July

  • 12 July 2017 - Dogcraft celebrates it's fifth birthday. [HeadMod] 20.png LilWolfie asked Cyberdogs to name their favorite memories of the community in exchange for prizes.
  • 19 July 2017 - 20.png Brianetta is appointed as [Admin].

September

The City of Havana

October

  • 12 October 2017 - FormulaAbyss (now known as 20.png DragonTheTek) is promoted to [HeadMod].
  • 31 October 2017 - Spooktober Halloween event held on the server.
  • 31 October 2017 - 20.png Navi_Heylisten is promoted to Discord Head Mod.

November

  • 17 November 2017 - 20.png Ectobeast is promoted to [HeadMod].
  • 19 November 2017 - 20.png Rustbite steps down as [HeadMod].
  • 19 November 2017 -20.png Rustbite assumes role as [Admin] on the Patreon Modded Server.

December

  • 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 - 20.png 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.

2018

March

  • 28 March 2018 - 20.png j0n_r4ng steps down as [HeadMod].

April

  • 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

  • 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".

June

  • 30 June 2018 - Cyberdog Wiki Project is established by 20.png William278, founding what would become the Official Dogcraft Wiki.

July

  • 31 July 2018 - 20.png SummerFlower1234 is promoted to [Admin].

September

  • 23 September 2018 - Redstone Revelry event held. It featured a large mansion with a diverse set of redstone traps and puzzles.

October

  • 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 - 20.png 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 - The server is upgraded to Minecraft 1.13: The Update Aquatic
  • 20 October 2018 - Survival 3, the third Survival Multiplayer world on the Dogcraft server, launched to the public.
  • 20 October 2018 - Deliverance founded by 20.png LAK3RS, 20.png William278, 20.png 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 20.png Dutchsoccer and friends.
  • 24 October 2018 - 20.png Ectobeast steps down as [HeadMod] and transfers to becoming Patreon Head Mod.
  • 25 October 2018 - 21767669-d40c-4d14-8090-ae18150e22ab?size=20.png Scooberson accepts role of [HeadMod].

November

  • November 2018 - Trade Hall established by 20.png TickleMePickles. 20.png bricksburger and 20.png Maverick2008 would join him to assist in construction.
  • November 2018 - 20.png William278 leaves Deliverance project to make preparations to found what would become Ouranos.
  • 29 November 2018- c369c1dd-f285-43bb-b268-08a8c7876aa5?size=20.png marbou9 is appointed [HeadMod].

December

  • 21 December 2018 - The 2018 Christmas Event Opens.
  • 31 December 2018 - NYE event.

2019

January

  • 7 January 2019 - Ouranos founded by 20.png William278 and 20.png misterblue28.
  • 22 January 2019 - The Survival 3 mall opens.

February

  • 23 February 2019 - The first episode of The Chase gameshow event is recorded and held in Ouranos with a number of players in attendance.

March

  • 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 20.png TiniestTea, 20.png CaffeineJitters and 20.png William278 serving as the inaugural holders.

April

  • 13 April 2019 - Ouranos Day takes place, alongside the shooting of a second episode of The Chase, to commemorate the official opening of the city.

May

  • 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 20.png Gummibear87,20.png OldManLP85,20.png RY44 and 20.png William278 is announced.

July

  • 7 July 2019 - 20.png Navi_Heylisten and 5f5ac400-c186-45c9-892f-4141a58dfcfd?size=20.png Clangedinn are married on the server, to commemorate their real life marriage.
  • 8 July 2019 - Spawn build challenge commences, organised by 20.png Domino_1 and the events team.

August

  • 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.

September

  • 24 September 2019 - The server is upgraded to Minecraft 1.14: Village & Pillage
  • 24 September 2019 - Due to a server issue, the server had to be rolled back a few days.
  • 25 September 2019 - [Admin] 20c3f5b6-fe4b-422b-b932-9c48462dd786?size=20.png Ironboundred sets up a temporary server for players to play on, while the main server is worked on.

October

  • 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 20.png OldmanLP85, 20.png kimandjax, 20.png RoseRedTiger and 20.png 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.

November

  • 17 November 2019 - Marbou's Shopping List event takes place.
  • 21 November 2019 - The Hide & Seek minigame returns to the server.
  • 23 November 2019 - 20.png KazYagami steps away from Discord Admin.
  • 29 November 2019 - c369c1dd-f285-43bb-b268-08a8c7876aa5?size=20.png marbou9 resigns from [HeadMod]. A community made video is released to thank him.

December

  • 10 December 2019 - Erebus is founded by 58689092-9af1-4c2d-a83d-2fd8f72fbbf3?size=20.png dmgdog and 20.png TrainerMoon
  • 12 December 2019 - 20.png 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.

2020

January

  • 3 January 2020 - The 2019 Reflections Wiki Event begins.
  • 11 January 2020 - The Grand Map of Survival 3 is completed, led by b9540394-45da-4064-89c2-28d636a4230b?size=20.png _edo and 2d78dff8-e6f6-4d89-bd58-37f5354949b3?size=20.png Skelleton123
  • 11 January 2020 - 20.png TekBot0507's event, Dig Fo Gold occurs.
  • 22 January 2020 - 20.png Navi_Heylisten moves position from Discord Head Mod to Discord Admin
  • 22 January 2020 - 20.png googly2002 is promoted to Discord Head Mod.

February

March

The Dogcraft.net site introduced in March 2020.
  • 8 March 2020 - The Deliverence D-Day event, organised by 20.png 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 - 20.png bBrain becomes an [Admin].
  • 20 March 2020 - The server is updated to Minecraft 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.


April

  • 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.

May

  • 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; a5788ea8e3f945d198e4157c6dc425fb?size=20.png Fraserxx8 and 20.png Mark98Scholten come in joint first.
  • 20 May 2020 - The Survival 4 Mall is opened, with a new multi-layered design.
  • 23 May 2020 - 20.png briggsmech is promoted to [HeadMod].
  • 24 May 2020 - May Mayhem PvP event is held, hosted by 20.png UnspeakableAl, 20.png ProtuberDC and a1b385e5-b215-4fd7-b7bb-f94e11a11005?size=20.png Doblocks. efd189e7-d04c-421b-9374-2a5d8db665df?size=20.png legowar1508 claims first place.

June

  • 1 June 2020 - The @Dogcraft rank is introduced to the Discord.
  • 21 June 2020 - 20.png NightSkyPC's Hardcore Parkour event takes place.
  • 24 June 2020 - 20.png William278 is appointed Discord Head Mod.
  • 28 June 2020 - 20.png TreeManForever's event, The War of The Pillager King takes place.
  • 29 June 2020 - 60ae2399-9203-47a9-b476-3f3c656314db?size=20.png sasha1nine7 is promoted to Patreon Head Mod.

July

  • 9 July 2020 - The endfarm on Beagle opens to the public.
  • 24 July 2020 - The 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.

August

  • 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 20.png LazyNine, 20.png ElliottheRedd, e49d53a6-e3f2-4ae1-a5d3-f08258d0da0c?size=20.png Montenator and 20.png N1cM4tth3w63 takes place.

September

  • 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 - 20.png Navi_Heylisten steps down as [HeadMod] and Discord Admin.
  • 28 September 2020 - 0cde779c-084c-459d-8b04-ca263827d60f?size=20.png 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.


October

The current Dogcraft.net site introduced as of December 2020.

December

  • 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.

2021

January

  • 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.

February

  • 1 February 2021 - The 2020 Reflections Wiki event concludes
  • 4 February 2021 - The 2020 Reflections Wiki event winners are announced. 85a3c2cb-d575-4b6c-a1d4-5f7805fa0ee9?size=20.png eybwam's Northold Hollows wins Best Article; e49d53a6-e3f2-4ae1-a5d3-f08258d0da0c?size=20.png Montenator wins Most Active Editor and 20.png OldManLP85's Events article update wins Best Update to an Existing Article.
  • 5 February 2021 - The finals of the 3rd Saturday Nitro Live competition starts, being attended by ReNDoG and won by 20.png 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 20c3f5b6-fe4b-422b-b932-9c48462dd786?size=20.png 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 20.png TreeManForever.

March

  • 21 March 2021 - The mansion-raiding loot gathering Raid on Vernal Manor event takes place, hosted by 20.png 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.

April

  • 3 April 2021 - The Easter 2021 event is opened by the Events Team, at /phome Easter2021
  • 6 April 2021 - The Events channel on the Discord is converted into a Stage Channel
  • 25 April 2021 - After just over a year and a half, a third episode of The Chase is recorded, this time in the Gaia theatre.

References

See also: Timeline/Sources