I've been wanting to share my memories & screenshots of Wooden Axe for years, but haven't done so as I figured it would be a large project in itself. But I realized I could do it in bite-size portion here on the forum, going chronologically and referencing some of the stuff I remember. As the resident roadbuilder I never sat around at a static build. I was always moving, traveling over the next horizon, dropping in on projects, etc, so I captured quite a bit of that world. For this first post I take you back to a busy Sunday evening: September 2, 2013. It was my first day on Wooden Axe. My old server Aporkalypse had effectively folded since it was effectively a private server and wasn't reaching out for new members. I was on Delta Minecraft for a couple of months, but I drifted away after seeing just the same 4 people on during the day. I don't know how I found Wooden Axe, maybe from a large server listing, but I liked what I saw. I logged in and headed east from Spawn. As you can see there was practically nothing in that direction. This area would later be filled in with temple-like shops and large homes (but they'd always be empty): I don't remember where this was... I guess I was just wandering around randomly. Some of the first in-game chat I saw. I don't recognize most of those names anymore. I had the presence of mind to capture who was online. A lot of names I don't recognize, but also many that I do: @btug (in the same circles as Costco & @Cryptomeria), @Movada, @Mr_Cortus, @EP43 (holy crap, he's active on Intersnout now and was there the night I first logged in), @Daddypound (whatever happened to him?), @NchantedHoe (of course!), @Mr_Andy (opened the famous Walmart that preceded Costco and OneDollarShop), and @DirtyAlpaca (traveled everywhere via llama on Zune and traveled overland to visit the townsite where @Tators19 was; you'll see pics of that later). There's a couple of names I just vaguely remember, @CraigJJHarris, @Hextrasher, @mikej1592, @Malajunta, @Movada, and the rest I just don't remember. I do recognize below the eastward stretch from Spawn, probably near Matt's girlfriend's land, can't recall her name. The road angled northeast from here, arriving at KFC, Eiffel Tower, and the start of Intersnout 10 (that would ultimately grow to an insane 100 km). Some conversation one hour into the game, as I create my first survival shelter north of Spawn. Game conversation shows people being surprised that I bought my first food items, presumably from Walmart: My survival shelter at the end of Day 1.