A few of us have set the town up and it is really starting to prosper. If anyone feels like joining post in here to let us know.
The ip of the server if you dont know it is buxville.net
A small introduction to buxville
Buxville is not the only city on the Buxville server. Beyond the center of the map, lie over 40 towns, each with its own design, players, and ways of doing things. Whether you’re new to the server or simply in need of a change of location, finding the right town will only help you get the most out of your time on Bux. Anyone without a town has basically 3 options:
1. Settle in the wild: If you have your own ideas of what you want to do on the server or simply don’t like to live around others, then living in the wild might be the right thing for you. Living in the wild gives you the most control over what you get to build (so long as it fits the guidelines set by the server and you aren’t building cobble-encased farms or digging up beaches) but isolates you from the rest of the server. However, you can always decide to move to a town later or have both a wild lot and belong to a town. If you do decide to live in the wild it is recommended that you get your lot protected and important that you don’t build it too close to any towns or other players without their permission.
2. Found your own town: If you have your own ideas of what you want to build AND some friends to make it a team effort, you can consider starting your own town. You must have 5 members to found a town and it costs 40000 bux to get started. Be warned that if you do decide to start your own town that you have already given consideration to the many other towns on the server. It is better to join a town with similar ideas as your own that to create a near copy of that town that is not likely to last long. Running your own town is a lot of work and if you are ever going to be successful, you can’t be doing all the work by yourself.
3. Join a town: With a variety of towns on buxville, each looking to recruit new members, and a limited amount of space in the main world, it is in your best interests to join a town or at least consider them all as possibilities. Towns give you the opportunities to meet new players, work together on projects, and benefit from everything a town has to offer. If you want to join a town but don’t know which one to join or even where to begin your search then the rest of this guide is for you.
Probably the greatest and most convenient perk of any basic town is its stargate. For just a small fee, you gain easy access to every other town on the map, including bux!
Towns are a great place to collaborate with others, especially those outside your own caste so that you can gain friendly access to otherwise exclusive perks.
Joining a town that is already established will also save you time and effort since you will be gaining access to its farms and facilities.
There are plenty of other benefits, which vary from town to town. With most towns trying to attract new members, just ask and see what’s special that they have to offer.
Now to save you some search time, here is a preview of major towns around bux. Each town name is linked to its forums so you can take a closer look if you want. You will want to look at more town than just one when you are planning to join, and this is a great way to get a peak into each of these featured towns:
Soladia is a modern metropolis in the making. We are a town of impressive skyscrapers and modern design. We are centered around the central sun plaza, with colored roads that extend out towards the scenic coastlines and sandy beaches. While we continue to add new impressive builds, we also observe the natural beauty that surrounds the town and makes Soladia a nicer place to live. With road and rail connections, Soladia is at a crossroads between other towns and a growing commercial center. Our members are laid back, like to build, and always accepting towards newcomers.
Zion is a futuristic Utopia and is home to the most laid back, easy going, and fun citizens of Buxville. The architecture is "futuristic settled in nature" and heavily uses Iron, Lightstone, and other expensive materials. Despite being an expensive looking town (Last estimate was 1.1mil bux in materials), Zion is actually very cheap to live in as it has no tax! There are also many other perks to living in Zion as it is home to many high level Polis, Cons, and Traders who enjoy helping new players get the most out of Buxville.
Central is a wood-themed seaside town with character! as one of the oldest towns on the server (dating back to early November) we take tride in the fact that we are still standing in much the same way we were when we started. we are currently a rank 4 town; but really what we take pride in most is our community; very tight-knit, we always have some sort of town project going on; and we value the fact that we may have older residents; but we love the new ones just as much.
Wumbo is a town that does things for the lols yet keeps it fun for everyone. We love everyone.
Forbidden City Forbidden City is a large, old and well established city with plenty of residents and history to share. Nearly every kind of city amenity imaginable is available, but somehow we never seem to run out of more projects to build! We have a calming asian style theme for all buildings. We especially encourage players who like building to join us, as the town is always expanding or reworking sections. Joining Forbidden City requires only that you buy a lot and agree to the housing style rules; there is no city tax and probably never will be.
There are many more - including the new and shiny TSR TOWN!
Picking a Town ~ Things to Consider
Building Quality How does the town look, and how much effort does it look like it took to make the town? If you plan on contributing to a town, then you should ideally find one that matches the level of dedication that you plan to have. If you like to work on huge, expensive, time consuming projects that look simply amazing when done, then find an established, higher-ranking town that fits with what you want to build. If you are fine with wooden huts and would rather complete projects without pouring your soul into them, then pick a town that accepts any quality of building or a smaller one that is desperate for new members.
Towns are a communal experience and you will have to get along with those that are also in the town. They are a great way to meet new people and make new friendships. Yet if there is someone you know that you hate, it is probably best not to be in the same town as them. Also consider the castes and ranks of others already in the town. Higher ranked players mean that you could have less say over important decisions in town but benefit from higher ranked perks.
Every town has something to set them apart from other towns, something to make them special. You should ask yourself if you want to live in a sandy western themed town, underwater stronghold, modern metropolis, Asian imperial city, utopian society, underground vault, land of the gods, floating spheres, humble village, etc. What is your favorite style of architecture or is there simply a town that stands out and catches your eye?
How much will it cost you to live in a specific town? Certain towns charge a weekly rent of sponges while some run purely on donations. Make sure that if there is a rent, that you are able to afford it, otherwise you are likely to be kicked from town. Other towns have no rent as a way to attract new members. However, keep in mind that the more bux and sponges in a town’s treasury means easier rank ups, and overall higher quality town.
Your town lot will be your piece of the town to build whatever you want so long as it meets any guidelines set forth by the town. When looking for the right town, check out the size of lots, how much they cost, and where they are located in respect to the rest of the important buildings and places in town. Find out whether you are allowed to build your own building or if you must live in predesignated homes/apartments. If you are a trader you will also need to look for shop lots as well as lots to make your home.
Does the town use in-town ranks and currency? If no, then you can expect a more laid back way of living with everyone else in town. If yes, then expect to be doing jobs for the town in order to rank up and gain access to more town buildings, farms, or added perks. Some towns use ranks and currencies to motivate town members into contributing and helping the town while others rely on donations and self-motivated town members to help out the town.
Who is the mayor of a town determines what the town is like and what the goals of the town are. Mayors are often founders of the town who began with the initial town image. You should consider the caste and rank of the mayor, how long they have been playing buxville, and any reputation that you may have already learned about them. Leadership is important to have, and you will find that the best towns have the best mayors.
Each town has its own way of rewarding town members and attracting others to come join. For instance, every town is required to have a farm, but not required to give access to all town members. It is important to know when you are new and joining a town what the town has to offer to you. Benefits from different towns include places to stay, farms (wheat, reeds, trees, shrooms), poli tree farms, newcomer housing, communal building mats, free tp’s, cheap/free repairs, higher caste perks, fishing spots, player shops, casinos, insta-smelting, and more
When are the other players actually online? Certain towns are predominantly European, American, etc. so find one whose members are actually online when you plan to be online.
What language is spoken in the town chat? Buxville is a global server, and although English is the only language allowed in global chats, town members my chat in whatever they so choose. Make sure you can understand them.
Own activity level How much do you plan to be on? Towns only have a limited amount of player slots and would rather have members that are active than those that check on for a few minutes and then log off for the day. If you don’t plan to play often, seek out a town that won’t mind not seeing you on all the time, such as a town that is hurting for members. Otherwise, if you love buxville and can’t get enough of it, any town would be happy to have you.
Location is major factor in choosing a town only because in whatever town you choose, you will be connected through the stargate network. However, towns that are close to each other may work together on intercity transportation projects.
The town forums give a great insight into what a town is like, and also provide you with a place to post that you are interested in joining. You can sample each town's style, look at pics, and see what members are posting about. Some towns use their forums more than others, but especially for towns with subforums is it a great place for you to get to know a specific town. For town forums click link below http://www.buxville.net/forumdisplay.php/44-Towns
/town will display information about whatever town you pick, including mayor, deputies, message, and members
/town player will show if a player is in a town and which town he is apart of
/town top # will display the most populous towns to the amount specified by the #
TSR Trophy : Burn the place down
To achieve this trophy and reach TSR Town Legendary Member...
the objective - burn down roobsas house incognito
Edit; for roobsas state of mind, please don't do this
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