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HH had a terrific idea for making the loading screen more useful.

We want to add hints that can tell people about features of the game or how to do stuff.

A hint should be short and to the point,  just 1 sentence. We already wrote all the code and it is working,  but we need the actual hints.

 

The game will pick a random hint every time it loads and display it in the loading screen.

 

So I invite you guys to reply with what hint you think would be good for this screen.

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spliting stacks

you once told me, that not evryone knew how to split the stack you're holding, maybe add this?

Are you somewhere, listening to me?
Have these whispers finally found the cracks?
White walls won't forever keep these screams, They WILL shatter.

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hint : Lava, Acid and Cactus

hint : Lava, Acid and Cactus do damage when you touch them

 

 
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Hint: dont attack Ted!!!

Hint: dont attack Ted!!!

 

 
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hint: quests have to be

hint: quests have to be completed for certain recipes to be unlocked

 

 
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hint: need sulfur? go to

hint: need sulfur? go to Hell!

 

 
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hint: make some torches

hint: make some torches before you go exploring

 

 
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hnt: complete arons quest to

hnt: complete arons quests to unlock the radar recipe

 

 
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hint: Go into caves to easily

hint: Go into caves to easily find ore

 

 
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"Fly high above to find a

"Fly high above to find a forgotten world"

HULK SMASH!!!

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hint: you can trade for

hint: you can trade for useful items with Shadow Hunter

 

 
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hint: Go to Blockstory.net

hint: Go to Blockstory.net for more info on the game.

 

 
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The shadow hunter is also a

The shadow hunter is also a merchant

Red - Aggressive Yellow - Neutral Green - peaciful

eliminating a spawner to prevent being overwhlemed with MOBS (esp. spiders)

The amount of time you can fly is linked to your mana

The recipe book is very useful

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Don't accept karma from

Don't accept karma from goblins

hehe

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Hint: DONT stab an Electric

Hint: DONT stab an Electric Dragon

 

 
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Don't eat yellow snow. Dig

Don't eat yellow snow. Dig into it there's probably gold!

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hint: Make a diving suit

hint: Make a diving suit before traveling to Atlantis.

 

 
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Hint: Clouds are pretty to

Hint: Clouds are pretty to look at, but will not hold you up. 

 

Hint: Hold a Bucket of Water in your hand to place water; hold an Empty Bucket in your hand to remove water.

 

Hint: Water in Forgotten Sky islands is often open to the sky below it - be careful when swimming, you can fall out of the water into open air!

 

Hint: Iron ore glows a weak grey light - you may not be able to see it when brighter ores are nearby.

 

Hint: Sea grass contains trapped air. You can swim into it to replenish your breath when in deep water.

 

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Sleeping restores your mana

Sleeping restores your mana and health

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hint: Spend some skill points

hint: Spend some skill points on dig speed

 

 
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hint: sea grass can be used

hint: sea grass can be used to make elevators

 

 
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Hint: Trees you plant will

Hint: Trees you plant will not stop growing until they are full size.

 

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Hint: the source of life only

Hint: the source of life only spawns at night

 

 
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Hint: Boats are good for

Hint: Boats are good for travailing or more than water. Winking

Hint: Watch that rogue orcherd! Growing trees can damage builds if not done carefully.

Hint: Plants, these things grow anywhere! Just put the right type if fertilizer under them.

Giggles are to Block Story as Metroids are to Metroid.

Join Insanity, we have cookies! Winking

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hint: trees can grow

hint: trees can grow underwater! Shocked

 

 
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Thank you guys for hints) We

Thank you guys for hints) We have 39 hints now!

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I just said that. :--p

I just said that. :--p

Giggles are to Block Story as Metroids are to Metroid.

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Wow I didn't know they were

Wow I didn't know they were able to grow underwater. That's interesting. I'll have to add it to my "Did You Know This?" page

HULK SMASH!!!

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hint: Trees can grow in Lava

hint: Trees can grow in Lava and acid Shocked

 

 
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I know, i just wanted to

I know, i just wanted to steal your thunder ncaoa Winking

 

 
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Hint

Epic swords cause your sword damage +30
Hint 2- Fly or build upwards to reach the Forgotten Sky

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hint

Acid can't burn through glass.
Hint 2- Eat meat to restore health.
Hint 3- Keep an eye out for Giggles!
Hint 4- Guns require bullets and gunpowder.
Hint 5-You can color candles with wax.
Hint 6- Landshark! Some sharks can swim on land. Wonder how they do that?
Hint 7- Find kryptonite in the Forgotten Sky.
Hint 8- Watch out for giant spiders in caves!
Hint 9- Click the wing Icon in the center right of the screen to fly. This uses mana though!
Hint 10- Use a mana potion for instant mana recovery!
Hint 11- Zoom zoom! Make a car to travel quickly on land.
Hint 12-Use wheat crop to make mana recovering bread.
Hint 13-Visit Atlantis deep in the ocean!
Hint 14-Find the dancing skeletons in hell for quests. They've got the moves!
Hint 15- Click the gear Icon for game options.
Hint 16- Go to blockstory.net for up-to-date information on the game.
Hint 17- Some blocks take longer to dig than others.
Hint 18- Ice is the ideal flat space for building large structures.
Hint 19- Sleep in a bed to change the time of day.
Hint 20- You cannot collect blocks destroyed by Tnt. I guess the explosion is to strong or something.
That was a lot of work!

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hint

Ted is a tough guy!

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sorry

I used some hints other people already posted.

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hint

Baby horses are evil.

"A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me in kick boxing." Emo Phillips

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heres a hint

certain blocks glow a faint light when u hold them.

use torches hand torches to light up the area more.

placing a bed resets your spawn point.

use teleporters to get to previously placed beds.

do not remove a bed unless u want to get rid of the spawn point or teleporter point.

flying is a great way to explore cliff sides

be sure to have some supplies with you.

mobs come from spawner blocks.

use skill points to upgrade your character.

skill points can be obtained by leveling up.

the crystal sword is the most powerful sword.

wheat can only be grown on dirt. grass too?

use a pickaxe to dig blocks faster.

water physics do not apply.

there are over 85 different mobs

complete quests to level up faster.

you can walk over the edge a little to build roofs easier.

attacking with most swords is faster than attacking with your hand.

tnt explodes 7 seconds after you place it.

you can fall up to about 10 blocks without getting hurt.

flying consumes mana.

most things for transportation requir coal ore.

ted is the most recommended npc for starting a quest.

some things you can get a better deal on if you trade with the shadow hunter. others, your better off making yourself.

certain stuff go in your left hand. others go in your right hand.

sheilds are not garentee to block all attacks.

be sure you are well equipped with supplies and weapons when fighting mobs.

thats all i can think of right now.

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"You can craft pickaxes to

"You can craft pickaxes to equip and increase your dig speed."

 

"You can level up and gain skill points that allow you to increase many different stats."

Or you could break this hint into two separte ones like this:

"You can level up by either building, mining, or fighting dangerous monsters."

"Each time you level up, you gain skill points which can be used to increase many things such as health and mining speed"

 

HULK SMASH!!!

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Whoops was typing when

Whoops was typing when Awesoman posted his hint so sorry if myn are kinda repeats

HULK SMASH!!!

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lol

need sulfur? go to Hell!

lol,lane

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hint

Gear up before going to hell

The worlds destiny will be set in place by the decisions of few and the ideas of many.

Adventure maps on the way!!!!

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hint: there were alot of

hint: there were alot of awesome people who made all these hints ROLF

 

 
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Hint #1

Need wood? Go find a jungle!

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Hint #2

Need iron, gold or coal? Go find that river bed!

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Hint #3

Kill yetis to level up!

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Hint #4

Use boat under ice to breath!

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Hint #5

Electric Dragons are in packs of 2-4!

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Hint #6

Stone mountains are a great place to find resources.

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Hint #7

Pleasure trip to Atlantis? Be prepared to die. Winking

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hint

Use a magic orb to be whisked away into a whole other world.

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hint

Don't be afraid of goblins!

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hint

Harlots are not as strong as their brothers

The worlds destiny will be set in place by the decisions of few and the ideas of many.

Adventure maps on the way!!!!