Dropbox Overload!

The world which is currently at the top of the rankings, called “Zoo with orcas and white bull” has generated so many downloads that it depleted bandwidth quota of Dropbox account of whoever published it.

That means you cannot download it any more – until Dropbox unblocks the account.

BandwidthError

Nothing I can do here – if you want your worlds to be downloadable by so many people, you may want to choose another provider for serving them. Dropbox has bandwidth limits, I think on order of 10GB per day on a free account.

I will make small changes to the server to start more aggressively downranking worlds with download failures. That means, once the bandwidth limit is hit, the world will dip down (and downloads along with it), hopefully allowing the account to recover.

I’ve just noticed that some other worlds have the same problem. In general, the larger is your world the more likely you’ll run out of bandwidth at Dropbox.

On 1.23 front I still can’t find any dirt trees! If you notice them, can you please:

  • quit the world, reopen it and see if the dirt trees are still there?
  • post your device name & Android version
  • post what you’ve been doing before spotting the trees

Thanks in advance for any information leading to reproduction of this crazy bug.

81 Comments

  1. Marlon Neveu
    Posted October 27, 2013 at 15:48 | Permalink | Reply

    Interesting….

    Sent from my iPod Touch 5th Gen.

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    • dragon master an awesome dragonologist
      Posted October 27, 2013 at 15:50 | Permalink | Reply

      2nd

    • Littlebird
      Posted October 28, 2013 at 01:48 | Permalink | Reply

      I love the game Kaalus! Wish it was on Amazon

  2. Posted October 27, 2013 at 15:56 | Permalink | Reply

    Check out these skins guys..

    http://s1330.photobucket.com/user/Mymortalkombat/library/?view=recent&page=1

  3. Posted October 27, 2013 at 16:00 | Permalink | Reply

    kaalus, i was walking around the world looking for graves and found them, I’m using an android Mid version 4.0.1. I have two pictures on my blog, one a birch and one a spruce tree. click on my name to go to my blog and see the pictures of them.

    • Posted October 27, 2013 at 16:02 | Permalink | Reply

      I think you have to aimlessly wonder the world for long distances, btw i was on the demo, might that be a reason why???

  4. Posted October 27, 2013 at 16:05 | Permalink | Reply

    Wow fourth for the first time but it doesn’t matter. I think they may be trolling u with the dirt trees. Maybe try creating a new world and see if they are there. Or a previous world before the 1.23 update. Hope I helped ;)

  5. Posted October 27, 2013 at 16:07 | Permalink | Reply

    Kaalus is it possible to have in the “get content” then ” from link” then under the “content type” you could add “skin texture” along with ” blocks texture” and ” “world” option already there. That way we could upload skins for our character.

  6. colepanzer
    Posted October 27, 2013 at 16:30 | Permalink | Reply

    hopefully the dirt trees will be the last of the bugs bc I can’t wait for the update to come out on the Amazon Marketplace and the AppStore as well.

  7. Posted October 27, 2013 at 17:24 | Permalink | Reply

    Kaalus,I got a question.

  8. Posted October 27, 2013 at 17:28 | Permalink | Reply

    Kaalus, out of curiosity are you coding Survivalcraft from scratch? Or are you using a program like Unity to make it?

  9. Posted October 27, 2013 at 17:30 | Permalink | Reply

    11th

    • Posted October 27, 2013 at 17:31 | Permalink | Reply

      I mean 9th

      • colepanzer
        Posted October 27, 2013 at 17:57 | Permalink | Reply

        dude. It gets old after 5th -.- especially when this type of post never gets many comments -_-

        • Posted October 28, 2013 at 14:00 | Permalink

          Dude u r not my boss, so u don’t say what i have to do! Fu(c)ker!

        • Posted October 28, 2013 at 15:46 | Permalink

          Umm danger? He wasn’t really telling you to do anything.now I have sided with you in the past, but that was a bit out of line. Please remember that there are kids on this site that will see that then start saying it

        • Posted October 29, 2013 at 17:34 | Permalink

          Sorry Ike, but i hate when someone uses -_- smiley when replying to me.

  10. Posted October 27, 2013 at 17:48 | Permalink | Reply

    10th also, how good is the loot in the graves and can u release
    1.23.2 exactly on Halloween? That would be cool.

  11. Posted October 27, 2013 at 18:05 | Permalink | Reply

    everyone needs to download a wow map made by wow ;-)

  12. Posted October 27, 2013 at 18:13 | Permalink | Reply

    How come there’s no seeds for pumpkins. That’s another thing for farming.

    • colepanzer
      Posted October 27, 2013 at 19:00 | Permalink | Reply

      yeah! Boars love them, you can eat them, and also, you can carve jack’o lanterns with them. They are so useful. We need the seeds. I mean c’mon Kaalus! We have tall grass seeds which you can re-plant. (they are really annoying) We also have wild rye seeds which you can grow into rye for bread, and we also have saplings as well. But no pumpkin seeds D;

  13. Posted October 27, 2013 at 18:30 | Permalink | Reply

    Kaalus, could you please make a video on how to make music? Thank you!

  14. Posted October 27, 2013 at 18:48 | Permalink | Reply

    This isn’t a new but, but I noticed that when objects and plants are on fire they generate light, but when you or animals are on fire they do not generate light. Nothing big and probably not worth time, but it is something I noticed in case you are a perfectionist at heart.

    iPad 3, iOS 7, Game version 1.22.4.0

    Love the game and looking forward to 1.23, but well worth the wait.
    You android guys keep up the good work!

  15. Posted October 27, 2013 at 18:55 | Permalink | Reply

    Kaalus, is that why I can’t upload my world? I spent alot of time on it and can’t share it

    • colepanzer
      Posted October 27, 2013 at 19:00 | Permalink | Reply

      do you have drop-box or anything you can upload it with?

      • Posted October 27, 2013 at 19:25 | Permalink | Reply

        I upload to the community content

        • colepanzer
          Posted October 27, 2013 at 19:40 | Permalink

          hmm… well, i don’t know what to say then D:

        • Posted October 27, 2013 at 22:44 | Permalink

          *bangs head on wall* I spent alot of time on that map, and this is what I get! People asking me for a parkour map, and I have to tell them that I just can’t upload it!

    • Posted October 27, 2013 at 22:49 | Permalink | Reply

      kaalus is this problem me or drop box or the fact that I don’t have 1.22

    • Posted October 28, 2013 at 10:26 | Permalink | Reply

      Hi Ike – you need to upload it to your personal dropbox, then link that dropbox to SC in SC’s options and you upload a link to the community content – you can’t upload worlds to community content.

      • Posted October 28, 2013 at 12:40 | Permalink | Reply

        yeah I know im the author of ninja story(look in community content) and I used to do some community builds on the forums, I am very familiar with uploading maps

  16. colepanzer
    Posted October 27, 2013 at 19:16 | Permalink | Reply

    The next update should be a Thanksgiving update! You’re American, right Kaalus? Well anyways, A new mob you can add is wild turkey. Get it? We also need pumpkin seeds pretty badly too. Maybe some more food items as well like pumpkin pie? I know how hard adding villages into the game are but can we at least have some NPCS? You know, like merchants that you can spawn or find dwelling around the world. It could be like Terraria and they come, trade, and live in buildings you make for them . The world is really lonely and some people, not necessarily villages would make a HUGE difference. But villages are also nice too. Haha JK :D

    But also consider this:
    Here are some of my older suggestions:

    What we need is kelp for the ocean. It can be used as compost for crops and help trees grow better. Maybe even make a kelp block which you can sleep on! But my point is is that the oceans are incredibly barren and need some spicing up. But this update is going to be amazing with the new bass Kaalus! Great job!

    We need aquatic plants. Here are my ideas. They should be easy to do and make a HUGE difference in the beauty of he world. This is what I had in mind:
    Kelp: grows in oceans. About 3-5 blocks high on average.
    Sea Grass: Pretty self -explanitory. Basically tall grass that spawns at the bottom of lake beds.
    Lily Pads:Not in every lake, but in some. Some lily pads have lilies growing on them, others don’t. They also spawn frogs which can sometimes be seen swimming in the pond or lake or resting on a lily pad.

    These are just my ideas because the various bodies of water in SC are pretty barren, and those little things will make a huge difference. Thanks Kaalus!

    BTW:these were some of my previous posts.

    • Posted October 27, 2013 at 19:33 | Permalink | Reply

      I like all these ideas, I like the all your water additions, it will make water/ocean full of beautiful life. I have designed a new ocean “terrain” if you will, it will make my world oceans more interesting and a reason to travel out there. I also have requested something very simple, it is vines, it simply can add age to a structure or give structures camouflage or add texture and give a world a more “wild/organic” profile. I will upload my world after I get 1.23.

  17. Posted October 27, 2013 at 19:18 | Permalink | Reply

    No one is interested skins for your character?

    Have a look. Kaalus just needs to create a option for it.

    http://s1330.photobucket.com/user/Mymortalkombat/library/?view=recent&page=1

    • colepanzer
      Posted October 27, 2013 at 19:20 | Permalink | Reply

      Well, those are cool too, but we’re not going to have multiplayer for a while.

      • Posted October 27, 2013 at 19:24 | Permalink | Reply

        It’s not necessarily for multiplayer, it’s just a different look for your character. I know a lot of girls play this game and I am sure they would like to have a girl skin.

        • colepanzer
          Posted October 27, 2013 at 19:38 | Permalink

          yah. what would actually be best is if you got skins like you did packs and maps. You could upload your own or share them.

        • Posted October 27, 2013 at 19:45 | Permalink

          The skins I have I purchased from iTunes. But it has no current way to upload then to your character. It uploads it to the world. The options as of now are for “blocks” and world. If Kaalus designed a skin texture option then we can upload these skins.

    • Posted October 28, 2013 at 13:16 | Permalink | Reply

      I’d love a new skin, but they would really come into their own if we had some form of multiplayer :)

  18. Posted October 27, 2013 at 19:22 | Permalink | Reply

    Also I have a question guys, since I’m on ios and do not have 1.23 yet, will 1.23 affect or change what I have created on 1.22? Will I get the generated structures on my old world when I update?

    • colepanzer
      Posted October 27, 2013 at 19:24 | Permalink | Reply

      probably not since the world is already generated :)

      • Posted October 27, 2013 at 19:25 | Permalink | Reply

        Hmm, I had thought that would happen. Thank you very much colepanzer:)

        • colepanzer
          Posted October 27, 2013 at 19:36 | Permalink

          np gavinhelgeson

      • Posted October 28, 2013 at 10:53 | Permalink | Reply

        it actually might because the islands generated in my world in 1.22 right?

    • xX70 FEAR 70Xx
      Posted October 27, 2013 at 20:51 | Permalink | Reply

      You’ll only get new updates on an older world if you go into a not yet loaded part of the map. Then that part will generate to the newest update.

    • Posted October 28, 2013 at 16:35 | Permalink | Reply

      Hi – I’ve been playing on my Antland world I created waaaay back in 1.19 & uploaded in 1.20.2 – so far everything is the same except a metric ton more animals around my main house!

  19. Posted October 27, 2013 at 19:39 | Permalink | Reply

    There is something wierd going on every time i build something into my worlds I build something and this wierd glitchy thing pops up every time I look up.

  20. xX70 FEAR 70Xx
    Posted October 27, 2013 at 20:48 | Permalink | Reply

    Hello kaalus, first of all thank you for all the hard work you had put into this game. Though I had thought is their any way for a more type of dynamic weathering condition’s to really set this game farther from Minecraft. Thank you.

    • colepanzer
      Posted October 27, 2013 at 22:15 | Permalink | Reply

      yep.

  21. dragon master an awesome dragonologist
    Posted October 27, 2013 at 21:57 | Permalink | Reply

    Why does everyone seriously hate minecraft just I don’t get it just why I yi TECHINICALLY no one’s gonna want a hurricane sweeping away there house I wouldn’t just noooo!

    • colepanzer
      Posted October 27, 2013 at 22:28 | Permalink | Reply

      I see what you did there. But Minecraft is a strongly built house not easily affected by the tornado. ;D

    • xX70 FEAR 70Xx
      Posted October 28, 2013 at 01:17 | Permalink | Reply

      I don’t hate Minecraft. I am actually very fond of Minecraft Xbox 360 edition. Kaalus just wants to make Survivalcraft more unique.

  22. dragon master an awesome dragonologist
    Posted October 27, 2013 at 21:57 | Permalink | Reply

    I should of meant a tornado. Not hurricane.

  23. Posted October 27, 2013 at 22:51 | Permalink | Reply

    Kaalus im feling kind of lonely in my world could you at least let taming wolves a thing in surivial craft

  24. Marlon Neveu
    Posted October 27, 2013 at 23:20 | Permalink | Reply

    KAALUS, there’s 2 points in my world (1.22) (I have iOS 7 on a iPod 5) (obviously) and when in flying around, there’s these points where the screen freezes. One point of it it freezes for 2 seconds, the other one freezes for 5 seconds. It’s very annoying, because I fly through there every day. (It’s the middle of my amuzement park.

    Sent from my iPod Touch 5th Gen.

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    • Posted October 27, 2013 at 23:47 | Permalink | Reply

      Hi, try closing all other apps you have running and have good memory available. If you have a lot of things going on in that area I.e. Water flowing, lava, electronics activating anything with motion this could cause slow down.

  25. Posted October 27, 2013 at 23:53 | Permalink | Reply

    hey it’s me again :P
    I think I found an bug with the clock input of memory banks

    how to reproduce:
    built this circuit:
    http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/401/qtym.jpg/
    write some values in memory bank:
    http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/32/3gu0.png/
    and when clock is connected, memory bank show wrong value.
    http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/59/n0zq.jpg/

    on adress 2 should be value 4, but when clock is connected, and i send the same signal to clock and 4bit counter(+) connected to memory bank
    it give me value from previous adress (O.o) it should be like this?

    i have another, almost identical circuit wich i built before this one and it works fine and show me proper adress value.
    http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/268/o5w7.jpg/
    only difference is that this is able to save the value from the counter on the left.

    sorry 4 my english

    • Posted October 28, 2013 at 10:57 | Permalink | Reply

      Because the clock input is connected, it shows the value stored under address that was on the address inputs when clock signal was last received.

      When the clock line is connected, the memory bank only reads address inputs when clock signal is received (rising edge, like the doors). When there is no clock signal, it keeps outputting the last read value, no matter what is in the memory bank or address lines. Similar behavior to clocked SR latch with S and R inputs.

      When clock is not connected, memory bank reads address lines continuously. This is good for simple applications, but e.g. when a change on one address line arrives before the other, you may have a transient readout from some random memory address.

      Hope this helps. If it does not work like that please let me know.

  26. Posted October 28, 2013 at 00:21 | Permalink | Reply

    Kaalus if you look at my new video you will see a few bugs ,like the forward button freezing and the wolves take a long to die with the spikes here’s the link http://youtu.be/d0YwHA0vq5U

    • Posted October 28, 2013 at 05:38 | Permalink | Reply

      That is a common problem with D-Pad controls on Survivalcraft. You need to change the mode to Split-Touch for it to function right. It isn’t a bug at all. That’s the reason why games have split touch. It’s to take control of the Multi-Touch function on touch screens so you can use multiple fingers/hands without it locking.

      • Posted October 28, 2013 at 10:29 | Permalink | Reply

        Hi Dylan, I’ve always used the d-pad buttons since 1.17 (or 8, I forget) and I’ve never had them freeze in the way DaveRave describes – are you sure it’s not a bug?

        • Posted October 28, 2013 at 22:10 | Permalink

          Did you have yours set as split touch? I have played Survivalcraft since day one, and I have always had the problem of it locking up on me while using the D-Pad, but when I switch it to split touch (which is not on be default) it works fine.

        • Posted October 28, 2013 at 22:14 | Permalink

          Hi, no it’s always been ‘buttons’ and ‘entire screen’ for me and I’ve never experienced a freeze. I’m on a 1st gen Nexus 7, but I’m not sure that’s important or not.

  27. Posted October 28, 2013 at 01:14 | Permalink | Reply

    When will be the Update.
    Is the next will be requires ios 6 or 7
    If that happens I can’t Update because I have only have ios 5.1

  28. Posted October 28, 2013 at 01:57 | Permalink | Reply

    HEY!! New weather features I came up with. 1.3-D clouds. 2. Storm fronts. 3. Distant thunder/lightning 4. Thunder heads in the distance. 5. How about animal behavior changes? AI may misbehave. Don’t know if you can do this or not, but think about this sometime later on when your brainstorming on new ideas Kaalus. GWS out…..

  29. Posted October 28, 2013 at 08:15 | Permalink | Reply

    Can somebody please make a music player like kaalus and upload it,I’ve been trying to make one for quite a bit now but I really don’t get it

  30. Posted October 28, 2013 at 10:29 | Permalink | Reply

    Hi Kaalus – would it be possible for people to upload words/textures to other cloud services such as Google Drive?

  31. Posted October 29, 2013 at 12:07 | Permalink | Reply

    When is 1.23 going to be on Amazon

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