The following events occurred during the New Beginning:
- The server gets a massive Towny update, adding TownyElections, plot groups, a new permission for nation members, and more.
- The server gets hacked through a non properly firewalled dedicated server, causing mess and fear in the community;
- The server gets updated to 1.15.2 and the player limit is lowered to 125 again;
- Gold gets increasingly hard to get, over-mining, less gold in gold crates all lead to almost only towns that are at least 6 months old being able to be 100 chunks +
- The Hacking of EarthMC takes place. Server deities Fix and KarlofDuty were temporarily removed from their heavenly thrones and cast into the abyss. Staff believes it was two people that managed to get into the server's admin control and teleported everyone in the server to London and started bombing the place. These two people also started to delete people from the EarthMC discord chat. As a result, the server was under maintenance for over 4 days in order to fix all backdoors and rollback London.
- EMC Anti-Weeb Initiative is formed during downtime.
- The server was reopened to the public
- Pacific declares independence from Cascadia
- The nation of Laurentides is created.
- The Shimazu Qing War comes to an end, as Qing absorbs the town of Arttown
- Niger leaves The Alliance Of Regional Powers to pursue power & independence
- The conflict between the Greater Roman Empire and Ottoman Empire comes to an end.
- Somerset is disbanded
- UnbatedAura is permanently banned for Rule 2.7
- Alliance Of Regional Powers comes to an end.
- Padpai, a notable figure of the EarthMC community announces his departure.
- California joins the American Order
- Poland declares war on Austria after repeated border violations
- Pact of Heavens is created by members of the United Federation Of China and Kamakura Alliance to work towards stability in Asia.
- Australian Union is created
- New York holds a historic vote to leave The United States
- Spanish Sahara joins The United African Union
- 32Doct_fr and Silve permanently banned under suspicion of duping
- AFK timeout is extended from 15 to 45 minutes
- The Exarch of Nubia is exposed being bribed by a GRE Senator for to secure their position as Praetor.
- Fuze announces he will return to EMC in March for a 2nd Season.
- The Midwest Union is created
- Nunavut towns declare war on North Territory
- Gold Coast join The United Africa Union
- Highlander announces possibly retiring from the Staff Team
- Rio Grande leaves The American Order
- Nazi Germany is reformed
- Indiana is created
- Kingdom of Norway joins the Greater Kalmar Union
- Germany joins the British Commonwealth
- Imperial Federation disbands after Poland announces its departure
- Suspicion of The Midwest Union tampering with senate votes is discussed
- North California is founded by Bring7heAction
- New Californian Confederacy is created
- Riley_McDonut announced he would be leaving EMC until new features were added.
- The American Order declares war on Ohio
- Qatar is created
- Large skirmish in Ohio, with multiple casualties, reported across the server
- The Salish Federation seceded from Cascadia
- Sealand declares independence from Britain, becoming a one-man nation
- The Siamese-Vietnamese War comes to an end
- The United States officially dissolves, two months after it's initial collapse
- The town of Donezk was founded
- F5, infamous spawn trapper and rampant violator of server rules is permanently banned
- Svalbard writes their Constitution, becomes democracy, elections March 1st
- Rupert's Land falls after half of the Royal Council leave the nation, leaving them without a functional government
- People spawn at Vanuatu to raid Fiji with a person called caityy_spencee spawn killing people and tricking people to go to Fiji for free beacons.
- Skildo creates the nation of Parthia.
- 268 declared independence from Rupert's Land to create the nation of HBC.
- Idle time is down from 45 minutes to 25 minutes.
- After almost 2 years of Tribubb leading New Zealand, Tribubb decides to retire being leader of New Zealand, makes himself emperor and gives Mochoimochi Prime Minister. Today, the capital of New Zealand was changed from the 5th oldest town in the server, Wanganui to Auckland.
- The nation of KAPSK was created
Server updates to 1.15.2 following a "shaky" transition. This marks the 'New Beginning', where European settlers discover the first bee in existence, perhaps from the New World. This may mark a new era, but this is still up to debate. February 25th
- Gallegos Pact is created.
- The new eras of Crowded era, Stabilization era and Turmoil era are created, taking the flooding era events and splitting them up into small groups.
- creation of the military economic organization UFN United Federation of Nations by dukasv with Pandir
- Server size now 175
- Due to a glitch, for 45 seconds, all players could access all doors and chests on the server, as well as attack every other player. The server was immediately closed.
- Sibir guarantees the autonomy of the Bukovina Republic it can declare its independence whenever Bukovina Republic is ruled by the pandir
- The nation of Fiji gets recreated with the capital town being the same name, Muani. Nation leader Slackass recreates a spawn trap and starts spawn killing people.
- Some people proclaim holy war against Beeism.
- The President of Cascadia, Estonian_Mapping, left for mysterious reasons, leaving the discords he controlled to various citizens of Cascadia.
- Prime minister of Svalbard, Sefr0n gets elected. First prime minister in Svalbard history
- The Battle of Chungus Cave takes place.
- UnbatedAura is unbanned
- MineHero43 posts It's time for a reset to the EarthMC subreddit, bringing the Reset movement to relevance.
- A Pissist crusade occurs on the ruins of Kush to conmemorate 4/20/20, the "Funny Weed Day".