January 21st - Present
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The following events occurred during the Turmoil Era:
- The server gets a massive Towny update, adding TownyElections, plot groups, new permission for nation members, and more.
- The server gets hacked through a non-properly firewalled dedicated server, causing mess and fear in the community;
- The server gets updated to 1.15.2 and the player limit is lowered to 125 again;
- Gold gets increasingly hard to get, over-mining, less gold in gold crates all lead to almost only towns that are at least 6 months old being able to be 100 chunks +
- The Hacking of EarthMC takes place. Staff believes it was two people that managed to get into the server's admin control and teleported everyone in the server to London and started bombing the place. These two people also started to delete people from the EarthMC discord chat. As a result, the server was under maintenance for over 4 days in order to fix all backdoors and rollback London.
- EMC Anti-Weeb Initiative is formed during downtime.
- The server was reopened to the public
- The Pacific Republic declares independence from Cascadia
- The nation of Laurentides is created.
- The Shimazu Qing War comes to an end, as Qing absorbs the town of Arttown
- Niger leaves The Alliance Of Regional Powers to pursue power & independence
- The conflict between the Greater Roman Empire and Ottoman Empire comes to an end.
- Somerset is disbanded
- UnbatedAura is permanently banned for Rule 2.7
- Alliance Of Regional Powers comes to an end.
- Padpai, a notable figure of the EarthMC community announces his departure.
- California joins the American Order
- Poland declares war on Austria after repeated border violations
- Pact of Heavens is created by members of the United Federation Of China and Kamakura Alliance to work towards stability in Asia.
- Australian Union is created
- New York holds a historic vote to leave The United States
- Spanish Sahara joins The United African Union
- 32Doct_fr and Silve permanently banned under suspicion of duping
- AFK timeout is extended from 15 to 45 minutes
- The Exarch of Nubia is exposed to being bribed by a GRE Senator to secure their position as Praetor.
- Fuze announces he will return to EMC in March for a 2nd Season.
- The Midwest Union is created
- Nunavut towns declare war on North Territory
- Gold Coast join The United Africa Union
- Highlander announces possibly retiring from the Staff Team
- Rio Grande leaves The American Order
- Indiana is created
- Wisconsin joins The Midwestern Union
- Kingdom of Norway joins the Greater Kalmar Union
- Germany joins the British Commonwealth
- Imperial Federation disbands after Poland announces its departure
- Suspicion of The Midwest Union tampering with senate votes is discussed
- North California is founded by Bring7heAction
- New Californian Confederacy is created
- The American Order declares war on Ohio
- Qatar is created
- Large skirmish in Ohio, with multiple casualties, reported across the server
- The Salish Federation seceded from Cascadia
- Sealand declares independence from Britain, becoming a one-man nation
- The Siamese-Vietnamese War comes to an end
- The United States officially dissolves, two months after it's an initial collapse
- The town of Donezk was founded
- F5, infamous spawn trapper and rampant violator of server rules is permanently banned
- Svalbard writes their Constitution, becomes democratic, elections March 1st
- The vast empire of Rupert's Land splits up after the Royal Council agrees to go their own separate ways. Seven new nations are formed as a result.
- People spawn at Vanuatu to raid Fiji with a person called caityy_spencee spawn killing people and tricking people to go to Fiji for free beacons.
- King of Kings Skildo traveled to Central Asia to create the nation of Parthia.
- Mayor 268 declared independence from Rupert's Land to create the nation of HBC.
- Idle time is down from 45 minutes to 25 minutes.
- After almost 2 years of Tribubb leading New Zealand, Tribubb decides to retire being the leader of New Zealand, makes himself emperor and gives Mochoimochi Prime Minister. Today, the capital of New Zealand was changed from the 5th oldest town in the server, Wanganui to Auckland.
- The nation of KAPSK was created
- Server updates to 1.15.2 following a "shaky" transition. This marks the 'New Beginning', where European settlers discover the first bee in existence, perhaps from the New World. This may mark a new era, but this is still up to debate.
- Gallegos Pact is created.
- The new eras of the Crowded era, the Stabilization era, and the Turmoil era are created, taking the flooding era events and splitting them up into small groups.
- creation of the military-economic organization UFN United Federation of Nations by dukasv with Pandir
- Server size now 175
- Due to a glitch, for 45 seconds, all players could access all doors and chests on the server, as well as attack every other player. The server was immediately closed.
- Sibir guarantees the autonomy of the Bukovina Republic it can declare its independence whenever Bukovina Republic is ruled by the pandir
- The nation of Fiji gets recreated with the capital town being the same name, Muani. Nation leader Slackass recreates a spawn trap and starts to spawn kill people.
- Some people proclaim holy war against Beeism.
- The President of Cascadia, Estonian_Mapping, left for mysterious reasons, leaving the discords he controlled to various citizens of Cascadia.
- The Golden Apple Casino opens in Lixus, becoming the first full-scale casino since Nepal's CasinoRoyale.
- Nyasa, Congo and Kalahari leave the Nubian Empire
- Prime minister of Svalbard, Sefr0n gets elected. First prime minister in Svalbard's history.
- In Britain, After term of Warriorrr's office expired, The new Prime Minister, Angloist gets elected.
- The decisive Battle of Chungus Cave takes place. Five nations (Parthia, HBC, South Russia, Belize, Kievan Rus) brawled for supremacy in the cold hell that surrounded the Holy site.
- The Sunset Confederacy is founded between California, North California, Salish, Haida, Jefferson and Rough and Ready.
- Kingdom of Baltic States was founded by PolishGamerYT at 7:23 (GMT+ timezone)
- The Cascadian Civil War officially escalates into a full-scale conflict following the Battle of California.
- GeorgeMichaeI buys Glacier Bay for 964 gold and reforms the government
- Yemen takes control of Nubia, making Nubia the biggest colony in history at /n list 1.
- UnbatedAura is unbanned just before his player data would be wiped
- The Prime Minister of Svalbard is impeached, after being inactive for 7 days straight.
- PLC (Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth) is created
- Fix places one bamboo in china, the first of it in the world
- Poms24, leader of Oz, finds the piece of bamboo, and plants it in his town. Once this is discovered, an extremely large group of players flock to Oz to witness the sight. It ends in pvp being enabled and player deaths.
- After multiple hours of harassment and attacks, poms24 decides to put 13 pieces of bamboo around the map. As of March 16, only 4 have been found by BreachDGates, UnbatedAura, B_Brothers, and Ghost_Rock_.
- These players decide to spread the bamboo and within a day, most active players own at least one stick of bamboo.
- The Midwestern Union changes there name to The North American Union.
- "The Commonwealth" has been created with the union of the PLC and the Kingdom of Russia.
- Nazi Germany has been reformed as a German rebel nation.
- Graveyard of nations- more than 8 are disbanded in a day.
- Ukraine joined "The Commonwealth" alongside the PLC and the Kingdom of Russia.
- Time before a town falls due to inactivity is down to around 1 month and this caused many big towns to lose lots of residents.
- Toycat uploads once again, sending the server into chaos
- Alberta gets disbanded and the capital Tau merges with Nunavut.
- Siam turns red, for some odd reason.
- EarthMC crashes once and when players rejoined, they were in safe mode and couldn't move. Second time it crashed, people were kicked from their town/nation rank and then nations started disbanding like Egypt, Singapore, Colorado, Romania etc.
- NATO is disbanded ending the NATO Ohio war
- Infamous player Mineturtle795 is IP-Banned Permanently, causing massive celebration on the server.
- Chat has a racism party, resulting in Highlander descending from the heavens and silencing chat for 10 minutes.
- Due to attempts to allow nation colors, the server repeats its previous crash, causing priorities to be revoked.
- Second PM of Svalbard, TheLootcrate, resigns, for unknown reasons.
- King of Svalbard, ThundorLord, cancels the High Council of Svalbard till further notice, due to him being busy irl.
- The PLC officially leaves the Lithuanian "Romuva Church".
- Premium is released, officially allowing players to change their nation's color on the dynmap.
- This day marks the beginning of significant unrest on EMC, due to a variety of factors, such as near-constant server upkeep, and poor management of the queue.
- EMC is hacked yet again by slackass.
- Famous player Unbated is banned for joking about being a GGOVI alt. He is unbanned shortly after
- The Kalmar Union is renamed to become Sweden.
- EMC goes down for the majority of the day.
- Svalbard admits Franz Josef Land as a Semi-Province
- Japan joins the GRE
- EarthMC got nine new trial moderators.
- Britain and France swap names for the day
- British Founder and King MineHero43 posts a thread on r/EarthMC regarding a reset. He makes several valid points, leading to a diffusion in the community into two groups: pro-reset and anti-reset.
- The pro-reset group is extremely overwhelming, with every single poll put out regarding a reset being primarily "yes, it should be reset".