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Harlon City Server


Meet the staff behind HCS, the amazing patrons who have made a financial contribution and read about our server's history.

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Server Staff
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Server Owner

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Senior Moderator

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Server Builders

NB: Only Builders who are active (i.e., have contributed to New Harlon) are listed below.

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Former Server Staff
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Admin, formerly known as SeeItSayItDoggo

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Senior Moderator

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Helper, formerly known as Plixonz

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Patrons Hall of Fame

These amazing patrons have contributed financially to the operation of Harlon City Server. We are extremely appreciative of their contributions.

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Server History

April 5th, 2017

The server is founded by Antlucl and Optimized_ as a private server, and construction of a city begins at South Avenue in the Old Harlon world. The goal is to build a realistic city.

July 5th, 2018

The server is officially named Harlon. It had previously been unnamed, using the temporary name CityTown.

August 14th, 2018

The Builder application opens, allowing Builders to apply to join the server. However, the server actually only opens for Builders the following year.

January 1st, 2019

The Harlon YouTube channel is created.

March 2019

Builders are now allowed to join the server.

Fall, 2019

It is decided to open the server "and see where it goes", even as the city is far from completion.

December 14th, 2019

The server opens to the public. The server sees a lot of new development both in building as well as in features in the following weeks and months.

March 31st, 2020

The "100 player update" starts being released as the server reaches 100 players having joined. The update introduces Quests, automatic purchases of apartments, as well as the build-up to the first elections.

April 5th, 2020

On the server's 3rd founding anniversary, the first elections for Parliament are announced, slated to take place between April 30th and May 2nd.

May 2nd, 2020

The election ends, in total 20 people vote. The following week at the first Parliament meeting sees Kangaroo567 of the CPH becoming Harlon's first Prime Minister.

May 15th, 2020

Stenford Bay, the suburb where everyone is allowed to build, opens.

June 3rd, 2020

The "Business Update" is launched, introducing three different levels of factories which you can buy.

June, 2020

A "Boost Week" is held, featuring special events each day of the week.

Spring, 2020

Plans for a brand new world secretly begin to take form, and prototypes for new city standards are made. A new map for the world is made using WorldPainter.

June 24th, 2020

The New Harlon world is officially announced, with the goal to create an even better city, and possibly country.

August 12th, 2020

Stenford Bay is expanded, as the existing area had grown close to full.

August 29th, 2020

It is announced that the New Harlon world will feature 3D vehicles, with the first prototypes showcased.

October 23rd-25th, 2020

The second General Election is held, with a voter turnout of 27. Kangaroo567 once again becomes Prime Minister with the start of a second term after the term's first Parliament meeting.

October 26th, 2020

The New Harlon Early Access Pass is introduced, with a pass being hid every two weeks somewhere in the city. The player who finds the pass would then receive access to the New Harlon world for two weeks. The Early Access Pass continued to be hidden and found every two weeks until close to the New Harlon launch when it stopped.

December 14th, 2020

Harlon celebrates one year since the public opening of the server.

March 1st, 2021

Harlon reaches 1000 unique players having joined.

March 7th, 2021

Stenford Bay is once again expanded.

April 2nd-4th, 2021

The third General Elections are held, with Prime Minister Kangaroo567 not standing for re-election, ending their tenure as PM. To this day, they are still the longest serving Prime Minister in Harlonian history. With a voter turnout of 39, the server sets a new record for the maximum players online at once, with 19 players participating at the in-game announcement of the election results. At the first Parliament meeting of the new term, SirPenguinMay (now Keonian_)'s' government is formed and takes over.

May 24th, 2021

The opening date of the New Harlon world is officially announced - July 17th.

June 6th, 2021

The final Early Access Pass, number 17, for the New Harlon world is hidden and found.

June 17th, 2021

The New Harlon world is launched, with 43 players participating in-game at the launch. This sets a new record for the most online players at once, still held to this day.

August 29th, 2021

The previous world, now known as Old Harlon, closes after more than 4 years of service. The server has now hence fully moved to the New Harlon world.

October 29th-31st, 2021

The fourth General Election is held, with a turnout of 51. The first constitution of Harlon is also approved. At the first parliament meeting of the term, Nexalin becomes Prime Minster.

November, 2021

A hockey plugin is announced and starts development for the server, after several Harlonians contributed to the cost of development.

November 29th, 2021

Harlon joins the United Nations, a collaboration between four like-minded Minecraft city servers.

December 14th, 2021

Harlon celebrates two years since the public launch of the server. Old Harlon is re-opened for 48 hours.

January 29th, 2022

The first hockey game is held with the new hockey plugin developed for Harlon.

January 29th, 2022

The first hockey game is held with the new hockey plugin developed for Harlon.

February, 2022

Harlon participates in the Olympics, arranged by the United Nations.

March 22nd, 2022

Optimized_, one of the two owners and founders of the server, resigns.

April 15th-17th, 2022

The fifth General Election is held, with a voter turnout of 58. At the first Parliament meeting of the term, thegoldenportal forms a government and becomes Prime Minister.

July 17th, 2022

The New Harlon world celebrates one year since its public launch.

August 14th, 2022

The entire world map with the exception of the City of Harlon is completely overhauled with a new and better map replacing the old. It can be seen as New Harlon V2, with development of other cities starting shortly thereafter.

August 14th, 2022

A new government led by Nich2007olas19 as Prime Minister takes office after the previous one falls to a vote of no confidence. It was the first time in Harlonian history a new government took office in the middle of a term, instead of following a General Election.

October 1st, 2022

At long last, Hockey is released as a mini-game that can be played at any time. Previously, it had only been playable when a game was hosted by Staff, or during Harlon Hockey League games.

October 21st-23rd, 2022

The sixth General Election is held, along with a constitutional referendum. The constitutional referendum passes, and hence Harlon becomes a federation. The incumbent Prime Minister Nich2007olas19 is able to secure a second term in government at the first Parliamentary meeting of the term. In total, 51 people vote in the elections.

November, 2022

The development of a Harlon-exclusive jobs plugin begins, following many Harlonians contributing to the funding of the plugin.

December 14th, 2022

The Lumea Isles, Harlon's second freebuild area after Stenford Bay, is announced and opened to coincide with the 3rd anniversary of the server, with a competition organised for players to see who can reach the islands first. TheLionDev44 is the first to reach the Lumea Isles by plane, followed by jcthegamer2020 and SwiftGolemn059, with all three winning cars as prizes. After the challenge finishes, a new ferry route between Upminster Harbour and Cerulean Harbour on the Lumea Isles opens to provide a link to Harlon City. Players set up a Lumea Isles Discord server consisting of a Lumea Council (with no legal recognition/power) to kickstart and coordinate player construction in the new freebuild area, as well as Lumea United Railways (LUR), Lumea Airlines and Lumea Taxis to provide transportation services within and to/from the Isles.