History and Events
Upon embarking on their first voyage in PirateCraft, players will find themselves caught up in countless exciting adventures. The stories of these intrepid buccaneers may be documented here, lest they be forgotten in the mists of time.
September 27th 2012
- PirateCraft_0 world for PirateCraft_V1 is born and released to the public, PirateCraft was founded by GodsDead and SuperGL Blog Post Release.
February 16th 2014
- World reset, PirateCraft_V2 is created from the ground up for 1.7.4, Our current world PirateCraft_1 is released with the new Spawn and The_Cove, this is the same world you see today. Blog Post Release.
- New Providence is accepted as a nation, founded by shiphoo and Lord0Viper.
- The Blackmoon Pirates are formed.
- PirateCraft gets listed in pcgamesn.com's top fifteen Minecraft servers. 
- 27th September 2014 - The PirateCraft wiki is created. 
- 29th September 2014 - Reptaria decides to roleplay a queen instead of a king for the first time. 
- 3rd November 2014 - CrazyPirate offers players a with new settlements a place alongside Port Royal and Karjat. 
- 11th November 2014 - The construction of the Western Canal is begun. 
- The British Empire is founded.
- The Milker Bandits Disbands,
- The Luteus Republic is formed.
- New Providence colonist shiphoo attacks British Empire naval forts.
- The British Empire diplomat CrazyPirate settles peace between British Empire and the New Providence colony.
- 15th March 2015 - The citizens of the British Empire elect their first Prime Minister.
- 16th March 2016 - The British siege Havanna.
- 12th April 2015 - Crews are introduced in a new plugin.
- 13th April 2015 - CrazyPirate wins the BOTY 2015 competition.
- Evermoor is destroyed in a war between EE and BE.
- 5th May 2015 - Chailey buries a chest full of expensive treasure to celebrate one year of piracy. 
- 9th May 2015 - Evermoor is rebuilt in a community wide effort. 
- 22nd May 2015 - The Elven Ball is gatecrashed by the 0utlaws and TUPE. 
- 30th May 2015 - British soldiers attack North Verussi.
- The Iborian Empire is founded.
- The League of Nations is founded in response to HardTimez.
- 13th June 2015 - Port Laconia is expanded. 
- 14th June 2015 - Boom Docks is founded. 
- 16th June 2015 - The 0utlaws declare war on BE. 
- 30th June 2015 - The "Like" button was added to the website. 
- 30th June 2015 - Raven Pirates and BE sign a treaty. 
- 30th June 2015 - HardTimez is banned and the 0utlaws disband.
- Crips forms and later merges with the Elven Empire.
- Ireland and Stonemeadow are founded.
- 23rd August 2015 - The live map is rendered with Dokucraft Light. 
- 31st August 2015 - Deckhands are made immune to siege. 
- Lego is banned and SrJaimeLanister proceeds to takeover the throne of the Ottoman Empire
- Xenon Empire is founded
- KingKarim is banned and Red Lotus is disbanded
- 15th September 2015 - Siege is temporarily disabled due to a bug in the new version of GriefPrevention. 
- 30th September 2015 - Siege is re-enabled. 
- Verussian Empire start arguments with the Elven Empire and the Xenon Empire
- CallieMav wins the September 2015 BOTM competition.
- Verussian Empire gets kicked from The Allied, start of the first Verussian War
- 31st November 2015 - The Halloween Event 2015 goes live.
- End of The First Verussian War, The Allied are deemed victorious over the Verussian Empire
- 3rd November 2015 - The PirateCraft Halloween Event 2015 is launched.
- 25th November 2015 - The Halloween Event 2015 ends. 
- The ships enjoy a revamp. There are now two types of submarines - Seawolves and Barracudas.
- 24th December 2016 - The Christmas Event 2015 goes live.
- CoV buys Evermoor from the Elves.
- United States Empire forms after splitting from the Elves.
- The Allied (now League of Nations) sends spies in the Federated Nations Alliance. The United States Empire (USE) betrays the The Allied by alerting the Federated Nations of this causing outrage, leading to...
- ....The Second Verussian War. The Allied invade Verrusia and are victorious.
- 4th May 2016 - 13C merges with BE for communication purposes. 
- 25th May 2016 - The new crew system is implemented. 
- 18th May 2016 - The lag which had taken hold of PirateCraft for many weeks is lifted. 
- Solis, the EE, the BE and various other crews form an anti-CoV alliance. The ensuing war lasts until the end of May when CoV splits up. New, smaller crews such as Khaos emerge.
- A hidden loot event takes place. 
- 22nd July 2016 - Lag takes hold of the PirateCraft server for many weeks. 
- Ae0's Island experiences a period of rapid growth and becomes the main commercial hub of PirateCraft. 
- 8th August 2016 - The PirateCraft world is expanded. 
- 9th August 2016 - Rome is destroyed. 
- 16th August 2016 - TMPLR declares war on BE. 
- 19th September 2016 - 13C secedes from BE. 
- 28th September 2016 - BExit passes, League of Nations is disbanded shortly thereafter. 
- 28th September 2016 - Browe_ buries a chest full of expensive treasure for pirates to find. 
- Black Clover is formed.
- 4th November 2016 - The Elven Empire, one of the largest and oldest crews on the server, falls at the hands of Kitsune_X and his band of revolutionaries. It is soon reformed as the Elven Republic. 
- 22nd November 2016 - PirateQuest declared war on BE. 
- 23rd November 2016 - Dubloon Haven is implemented as the official PirateCraft trading hub.