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- - By Tackleberry Date 2020-05-14 19:11
Hello everyone. It just stumbled over something clonk-related and was wondering if OC is still alive. It looks like development has died down a little, with the latest release being 2 years old and little forum activity going on. Most other sites seem to have shut down, too.

Life, amirite.

But man, seeing those names in the forum posts hit me harder than I would have imagined. Names like Zapper, Cäsar, Luchs. PeterW, Clonkonaut. I think this is the first time I realise how much influence Clonk and its community had on me. It set my path for becoming a strange developer / designer hybrid (currently doing my Master in Interactive Media in Austria, after having finished my diploma in Media Art & Design in Germany :)). It taught me scripting, it taught me project work. It taught me 85 ways to kill a [[WIPF]]. I even saw someone mention "Die Flut kommt" here. Heh, maybe the closest I'll ever come to something as a legacy! Not comparable to what you guys have built, but still, made me proud. :)

So, I guess I'm writing this as some form of catharsis? I don't even know. Maybe noone knows who I am, anyway. It has been ~10 years, after all. But I want to tell everyone here, thanks for being part of the Clonk community. I had a blast with this game, its development and all the community members involved; ingame, in the forums and in the IRC chat. :baumstruktur: never forget.

Take care everyone, and stay amazing.

Yours truly!
Tackleberry
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Parent - By Zapper [de] Date 2020-05-14 21:08
Sup!

It's always amazing how you still sometimes meet people IRL, too, who have spent their whole childhood with Clonk :)
Parent - By Marky Date 2020-05-15 11:38
We are still active, though :P
Parent - By Clonkonaut Date 2020-05-17 12:13
Here there :) Good to see some people of old. If you are looking for activity, there is Discord server: https://discord.gg/XGwthb since IRC is becoming less popular these days.

And yes, unfortunately, major OC development has died down. I'm not aware that anyone is planning on doing another release or changing some bigger things.
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