Valheim - Viking Survival Game (Early Access)

gauze

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Do you think a dedicated server would provide the most fun, because we are 100% responsible for everything that happens or do you think we should join a large community server?
Honestly, the whole drop in drop out was the best part regarding my group since we kinda all play at different times. We mostly made it a rule to tackle bosses, we tackle it together.. eventually we had 2 other groups of like 2 and 3 people groups join in and make their own villages and adventures. They kinda got burned by the fact we killed the current last boss which caused some problems for the people just joining and doing their own thing.

The core group kinda divvied out tasks and core focuses. Everyone honestly did a little bit of everything, but some focused into more things than others.. they added a few things to make the process easier for groups too.. like the cartographer map which will allow you to share your explored map with other players. I was responsible for building FOBs and creating teleport networks.. we had a guy who focused on food//farming.. a guy who transported resources between bases.. and a guy who mostly explored via combat/locating bosses.. but overall everyone did a little of something and no one really cared to push the other person to be more of something.

As far as large community servers, at the given time we played; it was capped at 10 but I think there are mods that allow more.. I just don't know where or what is capable given my group is waiting for the next pve content patch.
 
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Warr

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I also rented a server through GPortal. Worked fine for our playgroup. Drop in, drop out. We all stopped playing in May or so I think but we might all start again sometime.

When you rent a server, you also get FTP access so you can download your shared world and transfer it if you need to.

The only other thing I haven't quite figured out is getting ValheimPlus and some mods running on the server. I need to do some terraforming since new resources got added since the last patch and I want to retroactively add them to existing areas. But that will require some extra modding. Come to think of it, I know how to do it now.
 
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Oblio

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I am taking my sweet ass time and loving it. Between me and my boys my our server is on day 156 and we are prepping for the Swamps. And by prepping I mean Dad does all the mining, smelting crafting etc while my kids run around and kill trolls or try to get each other killed by trolls. Having a blast, it is so easy to lose a few hours just running around the forest exploring.

BTW, does anyone know a trick to finding a lost/abandoned cart? Had some trolls and grey fucks attack me while moving tin and I had to run, I lost track of exactly where the cart was left. Figured I would find it destroyed and ore just sitting there but I have had no luck.
 

BrotherWu

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I am taking my sweet ass time and loving it. Between me and my boys my our server is on day 156 and we are prepping for the Swamps. And by prepping I mean Dad does all the mining, smelting crafting etc while my kids run around and kill trolls or try to get each other killed by trolls. Having a blast, it is so easy to lose a few hours just running around the forest exploring.

BTW, does anyone know a trick to finding a lost/abandoned cart? Had some trolls and grey fucks attack me while moving tin and I had to run, I lost track of exactly where the cart was left. Figured I would find it destroyed and ore just sitting there but I have had no luck.

Yeah sounds like what it was like when I was playing with my kids and a nephew. I was a housebitch and they got all the glory.

Here is an post on finding a cart: Is there way to find lost carts? :: Eco General
 

Cynical

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A little bit of a Mistlands preview I guess. Still too far away for me, but good to see work is being done.

 

Cabales

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just picked this up. Anyone have a server up that's available to join? Would be me and a buddy.
 

Jimbolini

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I really had a good time playing 200 whatever hours I did last year. I will definitely play more when Mistlands comes in.
 

Oblio

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Anyone here willing to meet up with me on Discord to answer some questions I have about Modding a Valhein Server on Gportal? It's like I know enough to to get it running but I know I am fucking some things up between the server and my local client. You would think after being a member on this board for nearly 20 years I would know this shit, but the truth is you don't know what you don't know. Could really use a phone a friend if anyone was willing to give me some of their time. Thanks in advance!
 

Cynical

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Used to be most mods were all client side, I have no idea if that is still the case. I've forgotten all the Valheim stuff now tbh, wish I could be of use.