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  1. EatLag

    Period Of IN-ACTIVITY

    As you all may have noticed i haven't been as active on the forums as usual, this is because of a few different reasons but im making this post to re assure you all that the server isn't going anywhere and neither am i, in the next few days you will see the script updates that I've made on my localhost rolled out to the main roleplay server
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    Script Update 5.7

    Vehicle Lock Pick System Implemented Increased amount of player vehicles that can be spawned No VIP: 4 Bronze Vip: 6 Silver Vip: 8 Gold Vip: 12 Platinum VIP: 20
  3. With the current player base and the fact that samps limit on vehicles we have the ability to remove /vstorage and have it so players vehicles are always spawned when they log in, aswell as keep them spawned when they log out, in theory this will increase the role-play and allow incorrectly parked vehicles to be impounded by leo factions at any time, please vote
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    Useful Thread

    Forums updated.
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    *Game Suggestions*

    Furniture system has been implemented. Their are currently 280 Items available for purchase in the furniture menu
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    Script Update 5.6

    Implemented the casefiles system, (aswell as created the mysql tables), If you are in a LEO Faction, you can now /casefile(s)
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    Ban Appeal Template

    ---Failure To Use The Below Template In Your Ban Appeal Will Result In Instant Denial--- (Copy Below Into New Topic) In-Game Name: Date Banned: Reason For Being Banned: Administrator Who Banned You: What Caused You To Be Banned(Minimum 50 chars): What Are You Going To Do If You Are Unbanned:
  8. To ensure operations continue to run smoothly the primary dedicated server (samp, teamspeak) will be going down for scheduled windows updates, disk checking and other things on the maintenance checklist, the estimated downtime is roughly 15-20 minutes while these actions are performed, the servers will be back online at roughly 12:15pm GMT +10
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    Dedicated Server Maintenance

    All servers are now back online!
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    Script Update 5.5

    Added new Mulholland Bank Interior Added new static actors inside new bank interior
  11. Previously once a gang captured a point it would be theirs for 24 hours, this has been increased to 48 hours due to the low population of players most points were constantly available for capture, it is with the intention of increasing the time to 48 hours that less points will be available for capture and invite roleplay situations for the ones that are available
  12. Features Added In 5.3 Furniture System Implemented!, Added 260 items of furniture available for puchase Feautures Added In 5.4 When gang members now capture points its for 48 hours instead of 24, this will allow Gangs/Families to hold onto the point for longer
  13. Below is a quick guide on the basics of the furniture system NOTE!: IF FOR WHATEVER REASON THE SYSTEM STOPS ALLOWING YOU TO SELECT THE ICONS, PLEASE (/furniture) TWICE TO RESET IT! Step 1, Enter your house! You will notice that once your inside your house, you will see the default GTA:SA Furniture, now this is entirely up to you but if you wanted a "clean slate" and remove all of the standard furniture type (/unfurnishhouse) Don't worry, if you ever change your mind you can always (/furnishhouse) and it will re load the default furniture into your house Step 2:, Time to bring up the furniture menu! Type (/furniture) You will now see this in the bottom right corner Green house: Shows you a list of currently placed furniture $: Allows you to sell owned furniture Hammer: Allows you to to edit the positions, aswell as apply textures/colors/text to furniture items, once you have pressed the hammer these 2 circles will show up, the bottom one allows you to select and move existing furniture, the top on allows you to apply textures/colors/text to furniture Blue House: Buy mode, opens up the furniture catalog 2 Player Icon: Allows you to add and remove building permits for other players Exclamation point: This is the panic button! pressing this will instantly reload all placed furniture X: Closes the furniture menu Information point: Displays the (/furniturehelp) command Step 3: Select the BLUE HOUSE, this will then show this menu Step 4: Scroll through the menu's until you find an object you'd like to place inside your home, Once you have selected an object this dialog will pop up, You will notice it will tell you the $ price, aswell as the materials price! so make sure you have sufficient materials, Once you have pressed "buy" move on to step 5 Step 5: Placement! Once you have purchased an item of furniture this system will activate, use the editor to set the position and rotation of the item of furniture, once its where you want it press the "save" icon, Step 6: If you are presented with the below message then thats it! you're dont! this is the end of the tutoral, you now know how to effectively place furniture inside your home!
  14. Below is a guide on connecting and registering to the server Step one, open up your SA-MP Client, Select Servers, Add server like below Step two, once the dialog pops up to insert the IP, copy the below photo Step three, Press okay, And if it looks like the below photo your ready to connect! Step Four, Connect to the server! once you have loaded in you will be presented with this dialog Step Five, Enter in your desired password, once that is completed you will be presented with this Step Six, Once you have thoroughly read through the messages displayed in the dialog, press "Lets Play" shortly afterwards you will be presented with this, Note the Character standing in the bottom right, here you will be able to select Your Gender, Date Of Birth, Skin ID, And an Accent if you wish, Once you have added your own information, Select complete Step Seven, Once you have selected complete you will be presented with this dialog, it is the Referral system, if you have been referred here by a friend enter then Firstname_Lastname here!, they will receive rewards Step Eight, Once you have selected either enter, or skip in the above dialog you will be spawned shortly after and be presented with a final dialog asking if you would like to be shown around the server and obtain server objectives along the way, This is the end of the tutorial on how to register, we hope to see you in-game soon!
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    Useful Links

    Below you will find some useful links provided by Next Level Gaming www.nl-gaming.net/nlgup (Image hosting service provided by Next Level Gaming) www.nl-gaming.net/downloads (Directory of downloads provided by Next Level Gaming)
  16. Please Copy Below into a new topic when applying for a gang/family, failure to use this template will result in your request being denied instantly Requested Gang/Family Name:: Requested Gang/Family HQ Location: Requested Gang/Family Rank Names (Maximum of 8) R0: R1: R2: R3: R4: R5: R6: R7: Background story on the gang/family (minimum 150 Characters):
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    Gang Point Policy

    1) Point War; Out of Character Gangs are allowed to fight without role play and return to the point immediately after they've died. You're not out of character when going back to point when coming from the hospital, or heading to point and must consider anyone attempting to interact with you in a Roleplay manner. You may not enter a point to avoid Roleplay or exploit the point by entering it become OOC. You're free to begin shooting fifteen minutes before the point is available for capture, you are PROHIBITED to begin shooting before fifteenth minute mark (:45). When the point ends, you MUST stop shooting immediately. Punishment: Prison Sentence, Gang Warning, Strike (Depending on the situation). 2) Shooting after point Once a point is over, all members must stop shooting and leave the point. If a member is caught staying there and attempting to roleplay or shoot another person after point has ended they will be punished accordingly. Punishment: Prison, Strike if 3 or more members continue shooting after point 3) Attending point with two strikes Families are NOT allowed to attend points with two strikes. Punishment: Strike 4) Point alliance Helping another gang at point in any way. Punishment: Strike 5) Non-gang members attending point Unaffiliated individuals (Non-Official Gang Members) are not allowed at points. If a unaffiliated individual is found to be actively participating in a point then they will be punished. Punishment: A kick, prison only if repeated. 6) Lag capping If someone is found to be capping when they are desynced, lagging, or tabbed, they will be punished (It is your responsibility to know if your lagging/desynced). Punishment: Strike 7) Attending a point You cannot attend a point unless you have a gang member online who is able to capture the point. Additionally, you are not allowed to attend a point while being on 2/3 strikes. Punishment: Prison, Strike if 3 or more members 8) Point limits Gangs can only capture a maximum of 5 points. Probationary Gangs may only capture 1 point. 9) Repfam and gang skin at point During point wars, gangs are required to switch to their restricted gang skins for identification purposes, and also enable their /repfam Punishment: Kick, prison is repeated 10) Abusing vehicles in point Gangs may use their vehicles as barricades within points. They are not allowed to /park their vehicles inside the points. They are also not allowed to repeatedly car ram using them. Ramming someone once accidentally is not considered car ramming. Punishment: Prison 11) Exploiting /capture When you already attempted to capture the point you can not /capture on it again to prevent other gangs from trying capture it. Punishment: Prison 12) Using Animations in point You're not allowed to use ANY animations in point. Punishment: Prison, Strike (R5+) 13) Double Capping Capturing two points at the same time, or capturing a point while you’re already capturing it in order to prolong the point. Punishment: Prison 14) Gun Discharge exploits No gang members are allowed to CrackShoot or QuickSwap during a point. Punishment: Prison 15) Temp-ranking for point Gangs will not be allowed to Temp rank members to rank 5+ for POINT or TURF, This also means a Player who receives a R5+ can't claim/capture a Point/Turf in the first 45 Minutes of his promotion. Punishment: Prison, Strike 16) Gunfights outside of point You cannot join a gunfight outside of point. If someone is chasing a member of your family outside of the point you are NOT allowed to join. Punishment: Prison 17) Healing while capping Accepting a vest or using drugs while capping in order to avoid being killed. Punishment: Prison 18) Sniping into point Sniping into a point boundary is allowed however if you are frisked and are in a gang attending a point and you have a sniper, the person that frisked you has full right to kill you in or outside point. You can only shoot into point boundaries with your sniper if you are caught shooting anyone outside of point boundaries then it will be deemed as shooting outside a point. Punishment: Prison 19) Inviting players while there's an active point You're not allowed to invite any player before the start of an active point with 20 minutes. If you're caught inviting players just to help you attending point/inviting members from your gang allies to help you in the point, you'll get a strike immediately. Punishment: Strike
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    Turf Policy

    Turf Policy 1.) Turfs are In-Character Gang-on-gang KOS is permitted within turf, but gunfights are IC events and will be viewed as such by Game Affairs. Gang-on-cop or cop-on-gang KOS is not permitted and there must be prior interaction; enforcement of KOS rules between cops and gangs in turf will be via the general server offenses. There are some additional rules for turfs that do not apply in normal gunfights, but all general server offenses still apply to turf. 2.) Turf Claim Groups are able to claim any turf, even if it is disconnected from their other claimed turfs. Groups may take as many turfs as they like. 2.5): Turf Claim Cont'd Only groups that can affect the status of a turf by capturing it or shutting it down may participate in the turf. This excludes the medical faction, who may heal other participants and defend themselves when shot upon, but not participate in the turf as active combatants. Military factions may not participate in turf unless all law enforcement factions are absent. A gang can only claim one turf. A gang may still attend multiple turfs as long as there is only an active capture on one. Factions may shut down more than one turf at a time. If you capture two turfs at the same time and don't immediately report your mistake to admins online you will be issued a strike. Punishment: Prison, Strike, group ban 3.): Revenge Killing in Turfs Turf participants are not allowed to RK to an active turf under any circumstances. Punishment: Gang Warn, Prison, Strike if two R5+and group ban 4.): Hiding in Turfs Hiding in turfs is prohibited. This rule includes being on roofs that are not visible from the street or by jumping on/towards them, and other buildings and constructs removed from the area of turf activity. You are allowed to fight from bridges over the turf because all bridges are accessible. Gangs may not camp unaccessible roofs outside of the turf zone unless such roof is accessible to all players. If such gang is planning to snipe, there must be sufficient roleplay before doing so, taking screenshots of the roleplay is also mandatory to avoid Sniper Deathmatching. Only one member per gang is permitted to snipe from outside the zone. Punishment: Gang Warn, Prison, Strike if two R5+, Warning, Group ban. 5.): Vehicles in Turf Turf participants may use a vehicle in turf for role play, but may not consistently drive around within the turf boundaries or use their vehicle to evade losing a turf capture. Fair use of vehicles in turf may be determined on a case-by-case basis by Gang or Faction Moderators. Punishment: Gang Warn, Prison 6.): Usage of Interiors Turf participants may not use any doors or enter an interior during turf. Punishment: Gang Warn, Prison 7.): Alt-Tabbing While in an Active War Turf participants cannot tab out of the game during a turf. Punishment: Gang Warn, Prison 8.): Gang Skins and /repfam Group members must have their group skin on while taking over a turf and must also have their /repfam or badge enabled within the turf. Punishment: Gang Warn, Prison * These punishments apply to all turf participants. If factions are found to break these rules then the individuals will be punished and Game Affairs will reexamine the leadership of the faction to be sure gameplay is fair and balanced for everyone. Punishments will be inline with the main server offenses in addition to these policies. Credit: Spencer Jameson, Kevin Kush, Darius Devil
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    Gang Point Boundaries

    Listed below are the current point boundaries which may be subject to change at any time. Materials Pickup 1 Materials Pickup 2 Materials Factory 1 Materials Factory 2 Crack Lab Drug House Fossil Fuel Company Flint Intersection
  20. EatLag

    Script Update 5.2

    Below is a Compilation of changed to the Next Level Gamemode, These have been added from the various script updates posted here, to avoid clutter they have all been added here, and the other threads removed vip locker, namely the spas12 has been re'added, Turf system has been redesigned to allow easier editing /travel lsvip has been updated with different co-ordinates upon leaving the VIP garage to move the vehicles further away from the entrance to the new lsvip, Hitman agency has undergone some adjustments, and a few more /order locations added Some admin command changes aswell as their required levels Cleaned up some old unused code to make the script more efficient aswell Re designed VIP interior Spas12 added back to the VIP locker Point capture times adjusted Turf capture times adjusted Moved the VIP garage exit so its not as close to the vip entrance Redesigned some admin commands to make them easier and quicker to use Along with your hourly paycheck you also now receive 100 shop credits per paycheck to spend on the shop(s) Adjusted position of the MOTD Changed some textdraw draw distances Edited /ddedit so by default theirs no groupID assigned Adjusted the gates to auto fill out the basics Steamdistance/range/speed Admin command added to allow admins to give players Restricted Car Vouchers Lead Head Admin system has been implemented Slightly adjusted the new player spawn position Added the last 2 paint ball arenas Fixed up the crates in the mysql database Improved login message load time Adjusted the motd textdraw Re assigned certain admin commands to different ranks Fixed the /spawnatvip commandSlightly reduced the "objects loading please wait" timer, so you can move faster after entering/exiting custom interior You can now also use your car/restricted car vouchers anywhere! you no longer have to be at the NLG shop! Payphone system implemented (over 150 payphones currently places around the map) Timer bug fixes Points countdown bug fixed Arrest points system fixed Added Premium skins (0.3DL feature) Adjusted vehicle dealership prices to reflect new economy Adjusted some minor pricing of certain things across the server Adjusted casino business min/max bet prices Added custom toys (0.3DL imported objects, Currently only available by /shoporder) Further adjusted the arrest points Adjusted min/max of horse betting Boat License now costs $250 Pilot license now costs $500 Taxi license now costs $350 Adjusted Fines/Time for when your being arrested Added /buycostume inside clothing businesses Implemented payphones! Over 200 around the map Implemented street mailbox system Implemented parking meter system Reduced fine amount from speed cameras Reduced hourly paycheck amount according to new economy Adjusted price of every available toy (/buytoys) Adjusted cost of VIP phone numbers Adjusted new player start bonus Adjusted cost of sending mail Adjusted cost of GOLD+ VIP toys Adjusted insurance/hospital costs New player spawn has been changed to city hall removed nation selection from character creation (all players default to San Andreas) Nation of tierra robada has been disabled until the player base rises Before only money would save on HA+ admin accounts, this has been changed to allow Junior Admins and above Vip interior changes Locker updates Mysql updates Mysql saving system is now more dynamic and faster Updated the Gates system to allow the use of new model ID's Improved the toys/ toys editing system Improved the /editgroup commands Removed some old unused usless code that wasn't being used by anything Fixed the paintball system, aswell as setup the arenas, you can now play paintball! Marriage cost significantly reduced Advertisement/Priority Advertisement cost significantly reduced Cost of sprunk reduced Medical bill upon death significantly reduced Cost of everything in the hitman locker signifcantly reduced Max bail price Reduced Cost of /SMS reduced Hourly paycheck reduced ATM Fee reduced Taxi Licence Fee reduced Cost of Armour from VIP/Famed/Dedicated Significantly reduced Fines for /su reduced Trucked Job Relocated to LS, More information on this shortly Pay rates for all jobs adjusted according to the new economy (eg, dropping a patient off at the hospital used to give 20k, it now gives 2k.)
  21. As some of you may have noticed the Next Level Roleplay server came back online roughly a week ago after some real life problems got in the way of development and myself and the admin team came to a conclusion to shut down the server temporarily to fix some game breaking bugs all of the above issues have been resolved and what happened won't happen again, server hosting is covered for the next year and a half which includes are more stable and "beefed" up server host, previously the server was running Access to three HT CPU cores (Intel Sandy Bridge or better) 6068 MB of RAM 200 GB of RAID-protected storage 120000 GB of bandwidth transfer Now the main dedicated server of Next Level is boasting 8 virtual cpu's, and 35gb of ram pared with a 500gb SSD! the previous specs were enough to happily run the SA-MP and Teamspeak server but left no room for growth and expansion to other games and other servers, the new network has been pre paid for an entire YEAR! Their are also substantial protocols in place to ensure their is very little to no DOWNTIME! (excludes script updates and database maintenance) this new network is set to pave the future of next level gaming starting with samp, and moving forward offering more games and more servers for the community to play, The forums will be undergoing some changes over the next few weeks to account for the expected expansion across the entire network, We realize that the unexpected closure of next level role play has inadvertently causes players to leave and find other communities to enjoy sa-mp, so essentially we will be rebuilding the player base from the ground up, this is basically it for now so please, jump in game checkout the changes and browse the forums for anything new!
  22. Hmm, didn't think i'd be writing this post as soon as i am, but As you all will have noticed the player count currently in next level roleplay, is uh' pretty shit, We went from 10+ players constantly slowly down to 8, then 5, then 3, now the server struggles too see 1, So basically here's whats going to happen, the Dedicated server will continue to run the roleplay server until the end of the month, If the player count rises, the server WILL not close, but if it remains the way it is unfortunately it will be closed and next level gaming will move forward and host servers for more modern games, the samp gamemode will still be developed and updated and the server will not be "gone" forever, it will come back, but this will be after months if not a year of re coding so it is unique in its own way, as that's the problem with SA-MP these days, everyone has everything and nothing is really unique anymore, This post will be updated periodically on any chances or updates regarding the various aspects of Next Level Gaming, Their will be talks throughout the admin team this week about the future and come to a unanimous decision regarding Next Level Roleplay, that's all for now
  23. Their was a discussion happening recently on the discussion of Next level Roleplay's future, you may have noticed over the past week their has been basically 0/100 Players on the server, this is not what we like to see, The staff team and I were having a little guessing game trying to work out why this has occured, and to put it simply its because the script is too much like NGG, which isn't necessarily a bad thing but for you the PLAYERS it begins to feel stale after a few weeks, and as you may no their are many many many NGG "revives" being created on an almost daily basis, which this isn't very good news for us as we're in a constant competition so this is where the update of all updates begin, the server is set to be locked for an estimated time of 2 weeks, during that time development will be going around the clock, changing almost every single aspect of the script which includes NERFING the economy, because lets face it its incredibly non RP having to pay 3k for a phone, 10k for a phone book, 1 million dollars for a sultan, so the first order of businesses is changing the pay rates FOR EVERY SINGLE THING YOU CAN BUY AND SELL, this is expected to take me roughly a week as i have become comfortable working with the script, i know what goes where, and what to code and what to change to keep everything efficient and fast, So please check back constantly namely the script update section in development as their are going to be changes and revisions constantly, once we feel the script is up to our NEW standards the password will be removed, now... you may be thinking oh "fuck" all accounts are going to be deleted in favour of a more balanced economy, but no that's not the case, a simple mysql script will be run to divide everyones current balance by a certain percentage to match the new economy, thats all for now! we at Next Level Gaming thank you for your patience and understanding UPDATE 7-4-18 Marriage cost significantly reduced Advertisement/Priority Advertisement cost significantly reduced Cost of sprunk reduced Medical bill upon death significantly reduced Cost of everything in the hitman locker signifcantly reduced Max bail price Reduced Cost of /SMS reduced Hourly paycheck reduced ATM Fee reduced Taxi Licence Fee reduced Cost of Armour from VIP/Famed/Dedicated Significantly reduced Fines for /su reduced Trucked Job Relocated to LS, More information on this shortly Pay rates for all jobs adjusted according to the new economy (eg, dropping a patient off at the hospital used to give 20k, it now gives 2k.)
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    Economy Nurf

    Currently the prices of items/vehicles/houses/businesses/toys/clothes, etc... are how do i put it, pretty expensive? for example buying a phone can cost up to $10,000 dollars, which to me isn't very realistic, so i'm putting the suggestion out their to see how the players will react about a global economy nurf, which means dropping the prices on EVERYTHING, for example, phones will cost $100, phone book will cost $50, etc throughout the entire server covering everything to introduce a more realistic economy, this would also mean that players bank and cash on hand will be lowered by a certain percentage to counteract the costs of goods and services across los santos, I'm open to the opinions of everyone because after all, you are the guys who will be buying and selling stuff, this also means that the payout from doing jobs will be significantly reduced, it may feel like you have less money but the money you have will go a lot further? let me know what you guys think in the poll
  25. As you are all aware the SA-MP Roleplay server is well underway, but if your like me you don't always feel like playing samp, currently we had a ridiculous amount of leftover resources on the dedicated server, we could almost run 30 SAMP servers before we came close to the limit, so im putting it out their what other servers for what other games would you like to see? IF a game has a DEDICATED SERVER option we can run it, and you might just so happen to be put in charge of all aspects of it, so please don't hesitate to comment below on what other servers you would like to see supported by Next Level Gaming!
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