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This page is basically a timeline of important events within the xP// Gaming community.

2010

February

Gmodicon.png 6th February: First xP// Server is established with Iggy and Necrostatix as a GMod server named "[ENG] Build Server"

Founding fathers of xP//: jesus312, Prinny, Iggy, Necrostatix, TouchMyFace, Xenoyia

June

Gmodicon.png 16th June: Advertising for GMod server begins, server becomes very popular.

July

Gmodicon.png 2nd July: First GMod server is closed down due to problems with the host.

Gmodicon.png 9th July: Second GMod server is launched, named "Xenoyia's Playground - PHX3 Build"

Gmodicon.png 27th July: Second GMod server is taken down. We don't talk about this generation.

October

Gmodicon.png 12th October: Third GMod server is launched, name shortened to "xP// Build" - http://facepunch.com/showthread.php?t=1013194

Gmodicon.png 17th October: Third GMod server is closed after GTXGaming.co.uk show extreme immaturity.

Gmodicon.png 20th October: Fourth GMod server is launched after an apology from the owner of GTXGaming.co.uk.

November

Gmodicon.png 1st November: GTXGaming.co.uk goes back on their promise and shuts down the fourth GMod server.

Gmodicon.png 8th November: Fifth GMod server is launched, with a new host! - http://facepunch.com/showthread.php?t=1024279

2011

February

Gmodicon.png 6th February: Fifth GMod server is shut down. A lot of fun was had on this server.

Server.png 6th February: xP// turns 1 year old!

June

Minecrafticon.png 21st June: xP// sees the light again, but this time it's a Minecraft server! - http://facepunch.com/showthread.php?t=1100434

Minecrafticon.png 24th June: The Minecraft server IP is changed suddenly by Brohoster, causing a massive player loss.

July

Minecrafticon.png 18th July: xP//'s first Minecraft server is taken down due to inactivity.

Minecrafticon.png 25th July: xP// Craft (G2) is launched. - http://ugstunt.com/index.php?topic=2149.0

Minecrafticon.png 30th July: xP// Craft (G2) server is shut down after Brohoster gets hijacked - http://www.facepunch.com/threads/showthread.php?t=1111737

August

Server.png 14th August: Xenoyia changes name to Kaze, and as such xP// gets a (temporary) rename to Epsilon Pegasi, or eP.

Minecrafticon.png 25th August: Epsilon Pegasi Minecraft server launches. This is now considered to be G2.5 of xP//. This is our one and only Factions server.

October

Minecrafticon.png 18th October: Epsilon Pegasi Minecraft server (G2.5) closes due to inactivity.

2012

February

Server.png 6th February: xP// turns 2 years old!

May

Minecrafticon.png 12th May: G3 Minecraft server launched, first server with Towny (9x9 plots!), Catacombs and Multiple worlds.

Oakcrest, our spawn town - [1]

Oakcrest world portalry - [2]

Hellgate (town) - [3]

Winterfell (town) - [4]

Space mining world - [5]

June

Server.png 16th June: I get access to a very powerful amazon cloud server. Minecraft server is migrated. Our community is now www.xenoyia.com.

Gmodicon.png 19th June: xP// GMod returns, we restart the naming scheme and go back to G1.

Gtasa.gif 24th June: xP// Underground Stunt World SA-MP server is launched.

July

Unreal tournament iii.png 2nd July: xP// Unreal Tournament '99 is launched!

Gtasa.gif 30th July: xP// SA-MP server is renamed to "xP// Playground".

Server.png 31st July: xP// and USW communities merge - http://ugstunt.com/

September

Server.png 28th September: The xP// Amazon Cloud server gets closed down and so does the MC, SA-MP, UT99 & GMod server.

December

Server.png 2nd December: Community gets relaunched as www.xenoyia.net.

2013

January

Gmodicon.png 12th January: New xP// GMod server is launched - http://xpbuild.com/index.php?topic=50.0

Minecrafticon.png 19th January: xP// Build (current) server begins beta test.

Server.png 25th January: Domain is changed to www.xpbuild.com.

Minecrafticon.png 26th January: Full launch of our current xP// server - http://xpbuild.com/index.php?topic=72.0

February

Gmodicon.png 28th February: xP// GMod server is closed down after too much inactivity.

Server.png 6th February: xP// turns 3 years old!

March

Minecrafticon.png 2nd March: Wiki launched!

April

Minecrafticon.png 4th April: Ventlegille map is first added to xP// in a horribly griefed state.

Minecrafticon.png 6th April: Beginning and the end of The Great Winter of Withernia.

June

Minecrafticon.png 23rd June: Global PvP is enforced - http://xpbuild.com/index.php?topic=149.0

Minecrafticon.png 23rd June: Many superpowers declared war on Withernia again.

Minecrafticon.png 29th June: Withernia becomes a democracy, most wars with them cease.

July

Minecrafticon.png 7th July: Towny world size increased.

August

Minecrafticon.png 12th August: Moved from elpishost to bigscoots. This is considered G5.

Minecrafticon.png 15th August: Old server becomes free-for-all in the last hour of its life.

Minecrafticon.png 19th August: Towny map size reduced by a small amount to reduce RAM usage.

September

Minecrafticon.png 10th September: The 1.7 update is announced for the first time.

October

Minecrafticon.png 25th October: The 1.7 update is given an ETA of November 2nd.

November

Minecrafticon.png 2nd November: The 1.7 update is impossible to implement as of yet, no bukkit builds are available.

Server.png 11th November: Forum has a failure and is reverted to a 10-day-old backup.

Terrariaicon.png 15th November: Terraria server is opened - http://xpbuild.com/index.php?topic=1085.0

December

Terrariaicon.png 2nd December: Terraria server is given a shutdown date - http://xpbuild.com/index.php?topic=1106.0

Minecrafticon.png 5th December: Minecraft server finally enters early access and plot size changed to 15x15 - http://xpbuild.com/index.php?topic=1114.0

Minecrafticon.png 7th December: Minecraft server G6 launched!

Terrariaicon.png 8th December: Terraria server loses SSC!

Terrariaicon.png 15th December: Terraria server is closed :(

Minecrafticon.png 25th December: xP// Build G6 is hit by a 3Gb DDoS attack

Minecrafticon.png 28th December: xP// Build G6 is hit by a second 3Gb DDoS attack

Minecrafticon.png 30th December: We switch to an Intreppid server, 164 slots.

2014

January

Server.png 31st January: xP// is officially incorporated as a private limited company.

February

Server.png 6th February: xP// turns 4 years old!

April

Minecrafticon.png 14th April: xP// Build server goes down after 16GB junk data forced the server to exceed its data limit.

May

Minecrafticon.png 1st May: xPXpanD announces that the xP// Build server is in an "unworkable" state and will be stopped at the end of May, however may be back in future. With most the plugins that managed the Survival world now broken due to 1.7.9, the creative world is the only working world on the server. At the end of May, the server will go down completely.

Server.png 9th May: xP// gets an official motto: VOLUMUS VOLARE AD LUNAM

Server.png 10th May: Domain is changed to http://xpgaming.eu; Site(s) redesigned.

Server.png 12th May: Starbound server is announced as the first xpgaming.eu server, and inactivity issues!

June

Minecrafticon.png 14th June: G7 beta whitelist is opened.

Gtasa.gif 14th June: EliteBeef's SA-MP server becomes an official xP// partner server.

August

Server.png 12th August: xP//'s new dedicated server is launched. 128GB of glorious RAM.

Minecrafticon.png 4th August: Banners in MC now become a large part of the server in a new rule where all towns must have a banner.

Minecrafticon.png 13th August: G7 beta is moved to the new dedicated server.

September

Minecrafticon.png 30th September: xP// Anarchy server is launched as G7 of xP//.

October

Server.png 11th October: Forum breaks the 10,000 posts and 1,000 topics record.

Minecrafticon.png 14th October: xP// Anarchy server is taken down in hopes of G8 launching shortly.

2015

January

Minecrafticon.png 2nd January: G8 of xP// Towny is officially launched!

Server.png 4th January: xP// starts accepting donations for the first time in history.

Server.png 8th January: Xolani becomes the official xP// mascot.

Server.png 14th January: XpanD retires as xP// co-owner.

February

Minecrafticon.png 1st February: xP// Towny G8 was attacked and restored.

Minecrafticon.png 6th February: xP// 5-year anniversary event, all town claiming is free for 24 hours.

Server.png 6th February: xP// turns 5 years old!

Server.png 17th February: xP// becomes an official sponsor of Encyclopedia Dramatica.

Gtasa.gif 21st February: xP// USW launches, running on the xP// Gaming dedicated server.

March

Minecrafticon.png 21st March: xP// Build G8 is closed.

April

Minecrafticon.png 11th April: xP// Build G9 is launched!

Server.png 21st April: xP//'s OVH server is suddenly taken down with no warning.

May

Minecrafticon.png 1st May: xP// Build G9 is forced to close, due to OVH losing data and not being able to revive it.

2016

July

Minecrafticon.png 21st July: xP// Build G10's closed beta launches. http://xpgaming.com/index.php?topic=2156.0

Minecrafticon.png 28th July: xPDanny becomes the first G10 president! see: Presidents

August

Minecrafticon.png 10th August: highsquirrel34 becomes the second G10 president! see: Presidents

Minecrafticon.png 21st August: Baby_Bones becomes the third G10 president! see: Presidents

September

Minecrafticon.png 16th September: xP// Build G10's server closed due to inactivity.

2017

March

Minecrafticon.png 2nd March: Zmonster67 launches the xP// Legacy/Tribute server. http://xpgaming.com/index.php?topic=2200

Minecrafticon.png 16th March: G11 closed alpha is launched: http://xpgaming.com/announcements-66/xp-g11-pixelmon-factions/

Minecrafticon.png 18th March: G11 closed beta is launched, with a very selective whitelist.

Minecrafticon.png 25th March: G11 server is upgraded from 4GB to 6GB of RAM.

Minecrafticon.png 26th March: G11 server is launched!

May

Minecrafticon.png 20th May: G11 server end is announced: http://xpgaming.com/announcements-updates/(200517)-the-end-of-g11/