Sound Delay

I have a new video for you:

I am working on a new weapon and it’s rather powerful. Unfortunately, it does not sound very well with the audio engine in 1.24, so I had to upgrade it a little and introduce proper sound delay system. The only thing that was delayed with distance in 1.24 was thunders. In 1.25 everything gets this treatment, should add a bit to the realism.

The speed of sound in the world of Survivalcraft is quite a bit lower than in the real world, to make the effect more pronounced with the small distances we have in the game.

I am sure many of you will be able to guess what the new weapon is :-)


  1. Marlon Neveu
    Posted January 18, 2014 at 22:21 | Permalink | Reply

    First. Like a boss. Yay

    Sent from my iPod Touch 5th!! [] PLAY SURVIVALCRAFT!!


  2. Posted January 18, 2014 at 22:26 | Permalink | Reply

    It’s a gun wow

    • Posted January 18, 2014 at 22:31 | Permalink | Reply

      Or a canon…

    • Posted January 19, 2014 at 17:29 | Permalink | Reply

      Is it a gun #!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!(!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!########!!!!!!)! $$$$$$$$

      • patchyclaw
        Posted January 20, 2014 at 23:04 | Permalink | Reply

        Nope, why would you need a sound delay for an object in your hand? And why add a gun at the same time as the crossbow?

        • Posted January 20, 2014 at 23:30 | Permalink

          Hi, well why add a crossbow when he just added a bow and arrow…and a sound delay applies to other things going on around you.. If multiplayer is added one day then the sound delay would be needed for that I.e. Other players weapons/effects :) or which I had suggested before, maybe the new weapon can be triggered so when your not close to it but its in visual range, we can still hear it.

        • patchyclaw
          Posted January 21, 2014 at 16:21 | Permalink

          Because the bow is nice, but not great on power untill you get dimond arrows, the crossbow will be stronger but you’ll need to take more time to reload. As for the “triggered at a distance”, it probobly won’t be a gun, maybe a connon.

  3. Posted January 18, 2014 at 22:26 | Permalink | Reply

    2nd. Assistant boss. :)

  4. Posted January 18, 2014 at 22:36 | Permalink | Reply

    Kaalus you have to do something about the lions! It’s impossible to play at cruel mode! At the first day i dig a hole in the ground but now i cant return because there are many lions waiting for me outside! And it’s not only one, it’s 3! 3 lions waiting me outside at my second day in the cruel mode!
    You should increase the day time so i could make a better shelter… At day i spend my time collecting pumpkins, oak wood, birch wood and searching for a nice place to build my house, when the night come i just dig a hole in the ground, but i cant leave anymore cause lions is killing all the time…
    I don’t want a easy game but the lions are annoying me ‘-’, even at snow biom they are appearing.
    Sorry for the bad english

    • Posted January 19, 2014 at 04:07 | Permalink | Reply

      Agreed. Kaalus lions spawn way too often. I just had to fight off 5.

    • Posted January 19, 2014 at 22:04 | Permalink | Reply

      I once built a house and 6 attacked me

      • Posted February 14, 2014 at 00:17 | Permalink | Reply

        I built a house and now there is a lion on top of it on the roof. how it got there, I don’t know. There is no possible way it could have gotten up there, unless it climbed a tree and jumped onto the roof, but that is very unlikely.

    • flammeumdraco333
      Posted January 20, 2014 at 01:40 | Permalink | Reply

      Wolf spawns are also to common. Once I was building my house in survival, I walked inside to get more supplies, I went back outside and there were about 30 wolves waiting for me. Ouch.

    • Posted January 20, 2014 at 16:15 | Permalink | Reply

      You guys have to actually hit them,lions are weak,they run after only a few hits,get good at the game before asking him to change it. Wolves won’t attack during the day unless you touch them. He’s adding a new weapon,what if he’s making the game harder first

      • Posted January 20, 2014 at 16:35 | Permalink | Reply

        Realy were not stupid when Youre surrounded by lions in sc you cant exactly do the stuff they do in the films especially if youre cornered. “idiot”

      • Posted January 20, 2014 at 17:58 | Permalink | Reply

        Dude i play this game since 1.19! And play at Cruel with bare hands and 6 lions running after you (and they’re faster than you and they attack you at day too) it’s not easy…
        I have no problems with the wolves but the lions spawn to often and attack at day too

        • Posted January 20, 2014 at 18:16 | Permalink

          I never have problems with lions,just be aware of your surroundings, lions aren’t that bad,just craft a machete

        • Posted January 20, 2014 at 18:43 | Permalink

          Let me explain…
          You’ve created a new world at cruel, you take wood and birch wood, pumpkins and some meat. Now the night is coming and you didn’t build a shelter, so you dig a hole in the ground and sleep, when you wake up u try to leave the hole but there are 4 lions outside… You can’t run and fight.
          Now im sleeping at trees, lions can’t go there :-)
          Lions are weak but at the first day its difficult to fight with them.

        • Posted January 20, 2014 at 23:39 | Permalink

          @ Nicolas Rafael

          Hi, thee method I use for the first night or two is to gather leaves from trees to build a quick temporary shelter. It’s faster to gather then wood and you can procure more. Another way I survive the first couple Of nights is to build upward… Digging a hole in the ground only paints yourself in a corner if you will. So build upward … Use the leaf blocks to build up into a tree like you have said, that works great also :)

        • Posted January 21, 2014 at 00:18 | Permalink

          Here’s an idea,when you are in the hole punch them till they run,my gosh guys this is simple,if you can’t take it you are too bad to play cruel,judging by what you said about shelter,you need to change a bit of your strategies

        • Posted January 21, 2014 at 02:39 | Permalink

          I haven’t said anything about shelters, but they attack me while i’m trying to build in the perfect spot, they always attack, so I can’t be out in the open trying to find wood. My strategy is find a good spot, find food, find wood, make weapons and build a house in the evening. Wake up, but there are wolves and lions all around, and Lions prevent me from doing anything, especially with the low stamina. Lions are stubborn and waste my time, you can’t really do anything to defend yourself, because they attack in large groups.

        • Posted January 21, 2014 at 10:45 | Permalink

          Just craft a weapon to kill them.

        • Judson Flamm
          Posted March 3, 2014 at 23:49 | Permalink

          Seriously, just get used to the lions! There a peace of cake once you’ve gotten used to challenging mode!

    • Posted January 21, 2014 at 01:48 | Permalink | Reply

      Never heard of lions spawning in a snow biome, but i don’t doubt you, wolves spawn way to often too, on one of my worlds I decided I needed to take care of the 40 wolves that spawned overnight so what I did was get some bacon, a large gunpowder keg, and of course matches, so what you do is place the keg, throw down the meat, wait for them to come, light the keg and run

      • Posted January 21, 2014 at 03:09 | Permalink | Reply

        Haha nice… Just hang in there guys… Kaalus is aware of the animals…he is giving use two more weapons to deal with them and maybe he will tweak it so there are less of them… Hang in there fellow survivalists :)

    • Posted January 21, 2014 at 14:11 | Permalink | Reply

      To the OP: A lot of people have suggested that building up is a better idea than digging down, I want to confirm this. A simple three block tall tower accessible by a trap-door in the roof is by far the best answer to how to handle the mobs first thing in the morning.

      To Kaalus: New weapons are nice, but honestly I think you just need to make the hostile mobs drop limited amounts of bacon. My character doesn’t turn his nose up at raw seagull; he’s certainly not going to let a wolf carcass go to waste, and that would go a long way toward alleviating the difficulty of the early stages of the game.

      I have to kill them anyway, I might as well get something out of it.

      On a totally unrelated note; when you’re considering things to add pistons (both of the push-only and the push-pull variety) would open a huge number of potential projects. Just putting that out there.

  5. patchyclaw
    Posted January 18, 2014 at 22:40 | Permalink | Reply

    Please add a map, and if possible with notes on locations. You made a more advanced ui so it would be easier then it would have been last update. Can’t wait for the crossbow though, already have all the resources to make two in a crafting table on my adventure map :). Thanks for making such an awesome app.

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  7. Posted January 18, 2014 at 22:45 | Permalink | Reply

    …with all these new weapons on the heels of 1.24’s bow and arrow, I’m getting a feeling that we might be getting a new vicious creature/monster. Along the lines of the werewolf v.s. a regular animal/mammal

    • Posted January 18, 2014 at 23:36 | Permalink | Reply

      Maybe dangerous NPC’s are coming

      • Posted January 18, 2014 at 23:46 | Permalink | Reply

        That would rock :)

        I think it’s going to be a exploding warhead if you will.. But I don’t think it’s going to be a explosive bolt because he says it a new weapon. With that being said, whatever it is, it’s going to make a sound from a distance from yourself hence the sound delay feature which I like. So obviously it works for thunder and explosives… Animals perhaps? I hope not because it would stink to be mauled by a animal that you couldn’t hear right away… Just a thought but I don’t think it will pertain to animals.

        *sideway logs
        *stone fence
        *ice stairs/slabs
        *packed snow block (has gravity like sand and gravel to induce avalanches)

    • patchyclaw
      Posted January 19, 2014 at 05:49 | Permalink | Reply

      Didn’t you read earlier? Because of all the new dangers like lions and rinos he made some new, stronger, weapons. Bows are nice but the crossbow will add more power.

      • Posted January 19, 2014 at 22:34 | Permalink | Reply

        Yes I read it :p this is another weapon besides the crossbow :) I’m just using wishful thinking that’s all ;p

        • patchyclaw
          Posted January 20, 2014 at 07:12 | Permalink

          I don’t want more enemys. I can’t survive in cruel as it is.

        • Posted January 20, 2014 at 16:17 | Permalink

          You have to play smart in cruel,you can’t play normally

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  9. Posted January 18, 2014 at 22:50 | Permalink | Reply

    What’s the new weapon?

  10. Posted January 18, 2014 at 23:11 | Permalink | Reply

    I think u should make the first day when u make a new world longer than average. It gives more time to prepare for the night. Another idea I had was carts. It’s like a portable chest you can attach to a horse/donkey/camel.

    • patchyclaw
      Posted January 19, 2014 at 17:18 | Permalink | Reply

      I think saddle bags would be simpler. Then you don’t have to worry about the horse jumping and the cart… unable to jump on it’s own.

  11. Posted January 18, 2014 at 23:17 | Permalink | Reply

    He already announced that the new weapon was a xbow and made a video on how it functions with a new UI but he did mention 2 kinds of ammo and only showed one being used. Maybe it’s fire bolts *evil grin*

  12. Posted January 18, 2014 at 23:35 | Permalink | Reply

    Whoever made Epic HD texture. Can you update them? Can’t find them in the community content. And I thought it was the best texture.

  13. Posted January 19, 2014 at 00:11 | Permalink | Reply

    Since you said thunders, it made me think, “lighting strikes the ground way to often, in teal life it RARELY touches the ground……and ttees need to be taller to attract lighting when it does touch the ground”

    • Posted January 19, 2014 at 04:11 | Permalink | Reply

      not true, on average lightning strikes the ground more than 640,000 times a day! That is approximately 233,600,000 per year!

      • RosslynB
        Posted January 19, 2014 at 14:42 | Permalink | Reply

        It sometimes rains where I live, and when it does, it seems like there are 500,000 lightining strikes, cause it rains and thunders THAT HARD!

      • Posted January 21, 2014 at 10:51 | Permalink | Reply

        It does. But it must strike in a different place. My house got struck by lightning 3 times in a few sc days.

    • patchyclaw
      Posted January 19, 2014 at 17:27 | Permalink | Reply

      I need lighting rods, i made an awesome ship in a creative mode game… But it got struck by lightning and is now all burned up. :(

      • Posted January 19, 2014 at 22:37 | Permalink | Reply

        Hi, just use a double stacked fence post or the iron fence post double stacked up also… Try to placed them on the highest point of your structures… They work for me:) when they get struck by the lighting, they won’t burn down except get explode/destroyed.

        • patchyclaw
          Posted January 20, 2014 at 07:13 | Permalink

          Cool, thanks.

      • Posted January 20, 2014 at 23:41 | Permalink | Reply

        Your welcome :)

      • Posted January 22, 2014 at 11:52 | Permalink | Reply

        Or modify world and turn off lightning.

  14. Posted January 19, 2014 at 01:45 | Permalink | Reply

    Fireworks? (OMG!!!)

    • Posted January 19, 2014 at 01:56 | Permalink | Reply

      … He said it was a weapon… But who knows..

    • Posted January 19, 2014 at 04:06 | Permalink | Reply

      Doubt it’s the weapon. But fireworks do explode in the air.

      • RosslynB
        Posted January 19, 2014 at 14:44 | Permalink | Reply

        Fireworks? I have an idea of how we could make them

        0 Gunpowder 0
        0 Colored Pigment0
        0 Wire 0

        Different pigments could make different designs, maybe?

      • Posted January 19, 2014 at 22:39 | Permalink | Reply

        …He says in the post it’s a new weapon…

        • RosslynB
          Posted January 21, 2014 at 03:46 | Permalink

          I know. I just had to put my firework idea out

        • Posted January 21, 2014 at 04:35 | Permalink

          Lol okie, I wasnt trying to give ya a hard time

  15. Posted January 19, 2014 at 02:56 | Permalink | Reply

    I think its a grenade because what would sound delay have to do with a gun or cannon?

    • Posted January 19, 2014 at 04:05 | Permalink | Reply

      Guns make insanely loud noises. Cannons are even louder and some explode. Im going with cannon or explosive gun ammo. Grenades are a little short range.

    • Posted January 19, 2014 at 05:40 | Permalink | Reply

      I know guns and cannons are extremely loud but to opperate both you have to either be carrying it or right next to it to operate leaving almost no time for sound delay while with explosive ammo your not getting a new weapon just different ammo, and a grenade has been requested before, plus a grenade and a brick weigh about the same and you’ve seen how far he can throw a brick

      • Posted January 19, 2014 at 14:08 | Permalink | Reply

        You guys aren’t thinking right it wont be grenade but it might be an eplosive with a fuse and thats why after you throw it the sound that might be to much into the future

        • Posted January 19, 2014 at 20:09 | Permalink

          What do you mean by too much into the future?

    • Posted January 20, 2014 at 19:24 | Permalink | Reply

      What if its a rocket. Or what if its for multiplayer,

  16. Posted January 19, 2014 at 03:41 | Permalink | Reply

    I agree with Joey i dont think its really a gun because you hold the gun in your hand and there really is’nt that much distance for the sound to reach your ears, the guns right in front of you so there isnt really much delay.

  17. Posted January 19, 2014 at 04:57 | Permalink | Reply

    Please add the ability to search the comunity content and the option to keep the invintory after death (good for adventure maps)

  18. Posted January 19, 2014 at 05:56 | Permalink | Reply

    Maybe its a mortar

  19. Posted January 19, 2014 at 08:46 | Permalink | Reply

    Maybe it’s a catapult that you place a bomb or something inside then you launch it. Sorry for my English

  20. Posted January 19, 2014 at 09:37 | Permalink | Reply

    I would like the next version of wall block halves (to be useful in parkour maps and epic buildings). And another idea: when the music plays, the sound pauses, such as “-tyn tyn tyn-…”, I would like to had a button “without pause”, then it would be so – “tyyyyyyyyn.” And the last idea: add a game or something like binoculars.

  21. Posted January 19, 2014 at 11:10 | Permalink | Reply

    1 thing I really want is a search bar CC (community content). It would make it so much easier to find worlds.

    • Posted January 19, 2014 at 16:03 | Permalink | Reply

      Yea sence all the life worlds are STILL spamming the place, I have trouble trying to find true Skyblock worlds like “Bottle World” or “Life in a Bubble”. And I don’t really like the flat worlds because they don’t have white horses, white tigers, or white bulls. I would like to see what type the world is before the download screen.

  22. Posted January 19, 2014 at 11:15 | Permalink | Reply

    I would also like the ability to tame and train animals.
    – the ability to write on grave stones like you can on signs
    – rope
    – fruit trees
    – dogs and cats
    Plus others but can’t be bothered to write them at the moment

  23. Posted January 19, 2014 at 12:20 | Permalink | Reply

    maybe it’s like the Chinese firework or maybe a balistae. who knows!

  24. Posted January 19, 2014 at 14:02 | Permalink | Reply

    Its probably a gun butif it’s malee it wold be a club or mace because those things peirce armour and kill you even if it doesn’t and or knock you to your back

    • Posted January 19, 2014 at 20:14 | Permalink | Reply

      I doubt it would be a club or mace since the weapon takes in the new sound delay.

  25. Posted January 19, 2014 at 14:10 | Permalink | Reply

    Kaalus can you add slabs that are on their side

    • Posted January 19, 2014 at 16:27 | Permalink | Reply

      Yea that would be a awesome block…. But I don’t think it will ever happen. Block building games tend to stick to a standard mechanic. I.e. A wooden slab for example has that top half part that still counts for a block being there and makes anything else sitting on top of ot levitate on top of it. I wish a half block was just a half block or things like slabs are able to be placed vertically against a wall for awesome builds. But it won’t ever happen. It would take a massive rehaul of the game code for changes like that.

  26. swordmaster57
    Posted January 19, 2014 at 14:35 | Permalink | Reply

    I’ve been requesting that science 1.20, still never happened

    • swordmaster57
      Posted January 19, 2014 at 14:36 | Permalink | Reply

      I mean since, not science

      • Posted January 28, 2014 at 01:48 | Permalink | Reply

        No but math is hard 2 with all the codeing and stuff

  27. Posted January 19, 2014 at 14:36 | Permalink | Reply

    I guess it’s a gun but how many hits will it be able to kill a lion or 15?

    • Posted January 19, 2014 at 17:06 | Permalink | Reply

      Maybe headshot could count for something one day. Ya know, the possibility of killing a animal with a single shot to the head.

  28. Posted January 19, 2014 at 15:14 | Permalink | Reply

    BlockWorld, has the same logo as you, too. It does have some interesting things in it though, actually more than Minecraft. Were you the first with this logo? A lot of games have it. This game is on Windows 8 and Windows phone. Either way, your’s will always be the best.

    • Posted January 19, 2014 at 15:57 | Permalink | Reply

      I think he was the first to make it. The other games that have that are probably fans or something and decided to take it. Kaalus doesn’t seem like the guy to take things from other ppl.

    • Posted January 21, 2014 at 11:03 | Permalink | Reply

      Kaalus released survivalcraft long before Block story and Minecraft pe. November 11, 2011. Block story is newer. The creator of block story plays survivalcraft. He must have decided he wanted that logo.

  29. Posted January 19, 2014 at 16:39 | Permalink | Reply

    I don’t believe it’s a gun because he is using sound delay on it (unless he’s adding multiplayer soon so other players can hear the sound delay) and I don’t believe it’s a firework… Because he said it’s a new weapon, (unless he considers a firework as a weapon….and not ammo I.e. Explosive bolt…. A cannon would use sound delay if you didn’t wield it, just have it mounted. It could be Wired to a motion sensor, pressure plate etc. maybe we would get a boom sound from the actual shot and a boom sound from the shot hitting something far.

    …. Maybe my idea for a wired/mounted weapon system is being extrapolated from ;)

  30. Posted January 19, 2014 at 20:46 | Permalink | Reply

    Gah!!! In was looking for a world in CC, and I could not find anything except pages of those stupid Life worlds! There is so many of them I think I will loose my mind! We need to stop them! To make it better for all survivalcraft users, I demand that we have a search bar! So we can ignore the worlds that spam the content!

    • Posted January 19, 2014 at 22:45 | Permalink | Reply

      … If you guys don’t like those life worlds then give them a low/poor rating… They should sink to the bottom as Kaalus mentioned they would… And ESP. Don’t download them then… By taking a look and downloading them, it will of course add to the number of downloads they are receiving and In turn people will also download them because they are mostly downloaded worlds and then they will surface back to the top to pester you guys :p

  31. Posted January 19, 2014 at 22:32 | Permalink | Reply

    Did anyone download the small update for World of 2 (Castle World) ?

  32. Posted January 19, 2014 at 22:53 | Permalink | Reply

    It’s gotta be a gun or something that uses gunpowder. Maybe a cannon (which would be awesome) or even a rifle.

    • Posted January 19, 2014 at 23:02 | Permalink | Reply

      Yea I think so… He says that most people will be able to guess what it is… That tells me that its probably a commonly requested weapon… But who knows…

    • Posted January 20, 2014 at 05:29 | Permalink | Reply

      I rifle, yes! Then I could complete a map attributed to “The Last of Us”

  33. Posted January 19, 2014 at 23:54 | Permalink | Reply

    I hope it’s good

  34. Posted January 20, 2014 at 00:37 | Permalink | Reply

    To be honest the mining speed needs to be a lot faster I hate the mining mechanics as it is now. It needs to change. It’s to slow for me I get bored of slow mining. I play minecraft more often bc it has much smoother and faster block breaking abilities.

  35. Posted January 20, 2014 at 02:50 | Permalink | Reply

    I honestly find Minecraft too easy and boring, The animals are obviously clueless. You hit one and it run towards you, so you can hit it again. Blocks are mined and broken way too quickly.

    Too many rare materials spawn. Weapons last way too long. Mobs can’t even walk around a block. The player never gets tired and runs faster than everything in the game. You don’t really need food for like a week. Too many hearts. Regeneration too fast. Boats too fast.Bow and arrows reload too fast and charge too quickly. Furnace gives off too much light, fire is unrealistic, gold isn’t reasonable armor, inventory too big, water isn’t transparent enough, Pistons, should be able to extend further, default texture is horrible,Ghast are too stiff.

    Iron Golems are not very useful, to much lagging, tons of glitches, Arrows over powered, updates are extremely slow, even when more people are working on it, terrain generation is mostly hills, flying is too difficult, genders reproduce with the same gender, how does a zombie kill a spider?, glass is filled with lines, how am I suppose to look out of it, TNT is all around bad, the way redstone is made is getting in the way of great creations, why can’t they go up walls, why do they weaken of length. Not enough animals. Last all mobs are too slow. Mods shouldn’t count, because they are not made by Mojang. I’m not really seeing how this game is so popular. And why Survivalcraft isn’t more popular. Survivalcraft has accomplished what Minecraft hasn’t. I’m not seeing how a lot of people say it is just a rip-off. Minecraft got it’s idea from Infiminer. So, why can’t other games get their ideas from Minecraft. Just expressing how I feel about survivalcraft right now.

    • Posted January 20, 2014 at 04:24 | Permalink | Reply

      I agree

      • Posted January 20, 2014 at 05:18 | Permalink | Reply

        Flying is not difficult….

        • Posted January 20, 2014 at 12:39 | Permalink

          I find it hard, because you have to press space bar and hold up to go higher and to go lower you have to stop flying

        • Posted January 20, 2014 at 15:48 | Permalink

          You have to stop flying when you want to go down? I use L sift to go down and to stop flying i just double press spacebar.

          And it wasn’t meant to be realistic(Like SC was).

          I like them both but i prefer MCPC because its bigger.

        • Posted January 20, 2014 at 20:06 | Permalink

          That is what I meant. MC isn’t really bigger at all. The Nether is okay. The End looks like lazy work and dosen’t have infinite land. Creepers are suicidal animals, which annoys me. I think Mojang is a little lazy. The updates don’t add enough and are not always huge. They don’t actually improve on mobs, they just keep piling up more, but they are never really amazing. Terrain genreation is usually boring. Trees take to long to grow. Animals run of of cliffs. Explain to me exactly how MCPC is bigger, because Survivalcraft does bigger things than Minecraft, but everyone says it bigger and better, but it’s really not. The only thing making it better is mods and youtube.

      • RosslynB
        Posted January 21, 2014 at 03:49 | Permalink | Reply

        I agree. SurvivalCraft looks better than minecraft. If SurvivalCraft ever, and I repeat, EVER has easy-install mods, no game edit required, we might give MC a run for money

    • Posted January 20, 2014 at 05:35 | Permalink | Reply

      Actually in sc, I wonder that after hitting and animal with diamond arrows like, I don’t know 20 times?! They are still not dead, 20 arrows, dead yet? No! The arrows in sc really need to be buffed, like possibility of killing a cow in one arrow buff, like fully charged headshot in tf2 with sniper buff, like one shot kill in red orchestra buff, I don’t even know!

      • patchyclaw
        Posted January 20, 2014 at 07:19 | Permalink | Reply

        Dimond arrow’s are pretty good, I can kill a werewolf with 3-5 arrows. Can’t remember exactly.

      • brythok
        Posted January 20, 2014 at 19:01 | Permalink | Reply

        You clearly missed with the arrows 95% of the time if it didn’t die with the first 20 diamond arrows… -__-

        Kaalus could work on headshots EVEN THOUGH WE CAN ALREADY KILL ANIMALS WITHOUT THEM, or he could focus on adding more entites n stuff. Personally, would like more food kaalus. I mean what u have is fine, but I think u should add berries and bushes and corn and growable pumpkins and apples/orages/lemons. Yknow, more stuff to make ppl wanna go out and scavenge. For weapons, I still really want hunting rifle(it would be super hard to make though).

        Ok my guess is that Kaalus is making throwable kegs of gunpowder. This would be great for lots of things! Clearing land, mining, taking out groups of aimals, redneck fishing(lol)! My second guess would be….yeah, probably a cannon that fires kegs of gunpowder. I would rather have th first one though :)


        Dreadscape is coming along nicely again :D I’m adding more items and figuring out how to extend the size of the map!

        • Posted January 20, 2014 at 19:32 | Permalink

          It is known as an over-exaggeration, may main point was that the arrows needed to be buffed, if 1-2 hits can’t kill an animal, it starts to get pretty unrealistic, maybe kaalus could add critical hits (crits) like suggested as a headshot, but I am really sick of being chased for five mins with a machete out of reach while I try to draw back my bow. ):

        • Posted January 21, 2014 at 04:40 | Permalink

          I had thought of that, throwing lit powder kegs.. Perhaps dragging a match over a powder keg, lighting it and then you throw it from your hot bar or something… But Kaalus says it’s a new weapon.. So I’m iffy with that idea

    • Posted January 20, 2014 at 12:42 | Permalink | Reply

      Don’t forget that baby chickens have heads bigger than their own body.

    • Posted January 20, 2014 at 20:53 | Permalink | Reply

      Flying Is sooooooooo easy. On minecraft, it’s kinda hard. But on here, it’s easy.

      • Posted January 21, 2014 at 05:17 | Permalink | Reply

        Or you don’t know how to fly….

        Btw Minecraft is bigger than SC, End wasn’t meant to be infinite, by the way.

        But im not a SC hater nor MCPC hater.

        MCPC has: better n more horses, tamable dogs, breeding, multiplayer, ocelots>cats, slime block(coming soon), redstone, lapis lasuli, easter eggs(such as Dinnerbone and Grimm), mesa, jungle, and so on………………………………………………………………………………………………….

        • Posted January 21, 2014 at 11:43 | Permalink

          Yeah it has like 20 more biomes like jungle, ice spikes, mesa, swamps,
          (which would go great with survivalcraft because of tropical animals) praries, and more. I do like the idea of tamed wolves, we need it in survivalcraft to help us hunt.

    • Posted January 21, 2014 at 11:37 | Permalink | Reply

      Survivalcraft and Minecraft are both awesome games. Survivalcraft has more realism and awesome survival and Minecraft has more amazing blocks and multiplayer which makes building very easy and stylish. Therefore realize most of the adventure maps we download from survivalcraft are small and last 5 minutes to finish. Minecraft adventure maps last for days of quests, looting, and adventure. They are equal to me (minecraft pc being slightly better) We need better sc maps in survivalcraft instead of the 5 minute, small map, junk some people put in (no offense) Anyway pistons could be awesome for interactions like parkour, shooting challenges, and a dangerous temple that closes its wall in slowly to kill the player if he doesn’t find a way out. Skins are a good idea since girls play and they dont wanna play with a guy with a beard. To finish it, they are both equal and this is a survivalcraft site so its probably rude to talk about other block games not relative to this. :)

  36. Posted January 20, 2014 at 03:24 | Permalink | Reply

    For those of us that like finding a secluded island and then making a settlement there you know what I’m talking about, we NEED fishing rods, boats with furnaces and faster boats would be nice, or at least oars to help move faster, because now boats are EXTREMELY slow, im not saying boats should be like minecraft pc boats because its like riding a speed boat

    • Posted January 20, 2014 at 04:32 | Permalink | Reply

      I agree with a fishing rod…. Some days I just want to relax at a secured village I have built, not worry about hunting, predators and mining (work) and just go fishing… Just relax, watch the sun go down and fish :)

      Please add fishing rods in 1.25 Mr. Kaalus :) we have wooden sticks for a rod… And string now for a fishing line :) Besides… 1.25 is sounding like Man v.s. Animal update :p

      • Posted January 20, 2014 at 04:41 | Permalink | Reply

        Yeah we can even create a metal rod so we can cast further and last longer. And they rods can catch different things like wooden catches menos and diamond catches sharks.

      • Posted January 20, 2014 at 05:38 | Permalink | Reply

        I am very much with you bro, that would be nice to relax in sc, not building a castle, not farming, not taming horses, not working on electrics, just setting up a nice place with a beach chair and an extended fishing rod, and then I would be very happy :)

      • The Adventurer
        Posted January 20, 2014 at 13:34 | Permalink | Reply

        I agree with fishing completely!

        But he should make it a bit like MC fishing
        (Please don’t get offended)
        SurvivalCraft would run out of fish!!
        We should have small fish which you can’t see but can be caught so fishing is possible!

        Kaalus is a smart guy though xD! He could think of something better that me and important combined!

        • The Adventurer
          Posted January 20, 2014 at 13:35 | Permalink

          Not important!

  37. Posted January 20, 2014 at 13:25 | Permalink | Reply

    A fishing rod so we can catch the bass map is awesome idea
    Yes is impossible to get out the house to many predator and little weapons I made a farm and the lions spawn crossing the fence

  38. The Adventurer
    Posted January 20, 2014 at 13:31 | Permalink | Reply

    Ok I would say Grenades for sure!
    I also agree with Fishing rods and would love backpacks, clothes and body temperature!

    Just imagine having to make a campfire/fireplace to survive!

    Also clothes made of leather, string and leaves could keep you warm!
    Or clean (hint)

    • Posted January 20, 2014 at 14:57 | Permalink | Reply

      We should have the ability to sleep wherever we want just as long as we are relatively close to a fire, and fire should repel animals, I agree with grenades or something of the sort

      • Posted January 20, 2014 at 19:36 | Permalink | Reply

        Something like a throws le gunpowder keg would keep it within the game’s feel too! Like, you would light it in your hand (the same way you load an arrow into the bow,) then there would be 5-10 seconds of fuse, then kabluee! If your not fast enough, then you’re in for some trouble >:)

      • Posted January 20, 2014 at 19:55 | Permalink | Reply

        Maybe it should be where you can sleep whenever you want but if you sleep in an unprotected place, you will wake up with a hostile animal nearby.

  39. Posted January 20, 2014 at 20:54 | Permalink | Reply

    I’m really good at parkour. Who wants to make a map for me?

  40. Posted January 20, 2014 at 23:24 | Permalink | Reply

    When did everyone start saying stuff about parkour. It wasn’t like this 2 years ago or later. Now it’s spreading faster than fire ants.

    • Posted January 20, 2014 at 23:32 | Permalink | Reply

      Actually you should be mad at the life and other RPG worlds.

    • Posted January 20, 2014 at 23:46 | Permalink | Reply

      I don’t know, but now there are about 4 games for it. And in Survivalcraft and Minecraft it is used often.

  41. Posted January 21, 2014 at 00:11 | Permalink | Reply

    Hi guys, I was thinking today about the crossbow’s user interface… I know many of you don’t like the idea of how it’s cocked and loaded through the user interface… And I believe people will possibly complain on how slow or tedious arming the crossbow will be… So I was thinking (maybe Kaalus will read this) I believe a “smoother” way to cock and load the crossbow and would be a bit more realistic.

    Once you have the crossbow in your hand (empty/no bolt) you simply point the crossbow down, towards your feet, when you do this a icon will appear, the sneak button now becomes the crossbows cocking button, the icon will show a foot/boot in a crossbows stirrup (irl most powerful crossbows use a stirrup, a metal like hoop on the front of the crossbow to place your foot into to hold the crossbow down so you can pull the string up to cock it) once your pointing down and the icon appears showing you can cock it, you simply keep holding down on the icon button, it will show you pulling the string up towards your waist if you will, once cocked then you can simply drag a bolt over the crossbow to load it like the bow and arrow.

    I’m sorry if this was really long in description…but it’s a really simple concept…. I just wanted to be detailed in my explanation. I believe this would best a great if not best way to load the crossbow. :)

    I believe most people will not be content with the way the crossbow is cocked and loaded as it stands now. This is my suggested alternative.

  42. Posted January 21, 2014 at 03:44 | Permalink | Reply

    I’m back hello? I hate this I really bet the new weapon is a horn

  43. Posted January 21, 2014 at 03:45 | Permalink | Reply

    Oh by the way call me james

  44. Posted January 21, 2014 at 03:49 | Permalink | Reply

    I have some suggestions one toilets two amethyst three toilet paper four oh indicators (and alkaline/acidic soil) five disease and medicine six CUSTOM BOATS seven cars that is all

  45. Posted January 21, 2014 at 10:08 | Permalink | Reply

    Sniper weapons(like crossbow), heavy weapons(like mortars,cannons), any high-tech weapons (auto and manual turrets)

  46. Posted January 21, 2014 at 10:50 | Permalink | Reply

    How about trick arrows?

  47. Posted January 21, 2014 at 10:56 | Permalink | Reply

    I think it is trick arrows because you can shoot them far working for the sound delay.

  48. Posted January 21, 2014 at 11:05 | Permalink | Reply

    Trick arrows since you can throw them far so they work with the sound delay.

  49. Posted January 21, 2014 at 12:02 | Permalink | Reply

    Report:Werewolf body won’t disappear.
    date:Jan 8th,2014 19:06
    desc:The body was found under the big ship.
    btw, i am only a translator……

    • Posted January 21, 2014 at 21:38 | Permalink | Reply

      That’s what happened to me one time! I blew up this map and all the horses where dead but the body’s wouldn’t disappear!

    • Posted January 22, 2014 at 03:45 | Permalink | Reply

      I killed animals, but the bodies dissapeared. Maybe it’s a one-timer kind of thing. I’m also making a temple called Genovesa. Yeah, I made it more better-er-er than the last. The last was just screwed up. I making this new one in a snow biome, and on Trials evolution.

  50. Posted January 21, 2014 at 16:37 | Permalink | Reply

    Can you add cars, trucks and trailers and planes you can build with blocks
    ive made a huge city for when multiplayer comes out , would be very greatful

  51. Posted January 21, 2014 at 21:00 | Permalink | Reply

    When is 1.25 coming out?

  52. Posted January 21, 2014 at 21:56 | Permalink | Reply

    …Speaking of dead animals that won’t go away it would be kool to have a stone/wooden animal statue of each animal. We could use them for home/castle decor like how gargoyles are used

  53. Posted January 21, 2014 at 23:28 | Permalink | Reply

    I give you my video of the grandest city ever. Turn up your volume to hear the music.

  54. Posted January 22, 2014 at 00:19 | Permalink | Reply

    BAAAAAH!!! I can’t take the suspense anymore, luckily I think I’ve narrowed it down to three weapons, grenade, cannon/mortar, or gun with explosive rounds

    • Posted January 22, 2014 at 00:48 | Permalink | Reply

      Same here amigo, I’m really torn..I would like to believe it’s a cannon but that might not be considered a weapon compared to a gun, something we can wield. Whatever it is, it seems to be made to deal with the animals… So it must be a handheld weapon of some type. I just can’t see a hand grenade or a rocket launcher or a gun.. I think those are just too modern. … Although we have technology… Who knows…but whatever it is going to be, I’m sure it’s going to fit with the game.

      • Posted January 22, 2014 at 02:45 | Permalink | Reply

        How about trick arrows because you can shoot them and they cover distance

        • Posted January 22, 2014 at 03:56 | Permalink

          Hmm I’m not sure, Kaalus said it’s a new weapon.. Trick arrows would be more like ammo I’d say…. But who knows.. :)

    • Posted January 22, 2014 at 13:24 | Permalink | Reply

      He just added a crossbow so maybe its a ballista

  55. Posted January 22, 2014 at 04:15 | Permalink | Reply

    Hehe I just had a idea… Lately we have been getting weapons.. And I was thinking how about a new trap… We have a spiked plank which I love, pressure plate wired to a powder keg which is sweet… So I was thinking what else could there be?… I was thinking how about a spring board:p A animal would step on it and whoosh… He goes flying through the air in the set direction :p and the best part is that we could use it on our selves or multiplayer one day… the implications could be quite entertaining :)

    *sideway logs
    *stone fence
    *ice, spruce, birch stairs/slabs
    *iron torch (stays lit in hand)
    *fixed ivy on stairs and slabs
    *chest opening animation

  56. Posted January 22, 2014 at 05:15 | Permalink | Reply

    it would be cool if he added an automated turret… some other people said….connect the crossbow to a block and connect the block to wire and a new electric such as a CPU and when certain anima
    s get near it unleashes an unholy rain of pointy death upon them

    • Posted January 22, 2014 at 05:15 | Permalink | Reply


    • Posted January 22, 2014 at 07:39 | Permalink | Reply

      Yes some kind of turret would be awesome :) ….I’ll take credit for the wired crossbow idea, I posted that a couple days ago;) but I digress …

      Have you guys seen the hobbit 2? There’s a awesome 4 arm crossbow thingie in it :) crosses fingers

  57. Posted January 24, 2014 at 12:33 | Permalink | Reply

    probably the new weapon is a throwable explosive like a grenade prototype or something like that

  58. Posted January 25, 2014 at 05:06 | Permalink | Reply

    Maybe the new weapon is a grenade, or a bomb of some kind.

  59. Posted January 25, 2014 at 12:10 | Permalink | Reply

    Did everyone get 1.24.4 because I didnt

  60. Posted January 25, 2014 at 12:13 | Permalink | Reply

    How about an unlimited amount of animals

  61. Posted January 27, 2014 at 05:41 | Permalink | Reply

    In English I just read the most dangerous game, what if the sound delay is for a hunter going out and hunting you!

  62. Posted February 8, 2014 at 23:32 | Permalink | Reply

    I bet it is a rifle. I wonder if Kaalus added a new resource block for making the rifle-if it is a rifle.-I bet It is either wood, or he added metal. or neither. I’m just predicting it. When is update 1.25 coming out anyway? Does anyone know? Or is it a surprise?????? :) :) :D :D

  63. Posted February 10, 2014 at 23:09 | Permalink | Reply

    Well I just watched the video……… It’s a cross bow. But I’m still wondering when the update is coming? Or does it not have a particular date???

  64. Posted March 8, 2014 at 18:08 | Permalink | Reply

    I have a suggestion. I really want to make my own Survivalcraft episodes, but I can’t find a good on screen video recorder. Could those please be added into the game? I think that would be really cool. Oh, and can it record your voice, too? I hope it isn’t too much trouble. Or, does anyone know a good on screen recorder? Please tell me how to get it. Thanks!!

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