Back when I started the LLO as an experiment I had other ideas in mind too as alternatives.LLO was the idea that on a (back then) new server with a back then brand new biome type I wanted to try a really open wild community. One that might respect each other and maybe even the landscape with respect. And I think that worked pretty well But I had other ideas too that I will probably never try out myself so here they are:Images used are not my builds but jsut examples I googled to illustrate the ideas.Links below the images point to the image sources according to google image. Vacation ParadiseGated / Guarded tourist resort with hotels, tours, games. Town people can book a vacation including a guide for the trip.http://www.4shared.com/photo/xAq1VmR0/minecraft-resort.htmlFallout CityUndermining the wild with big nice underground buildings. Pretending the wild surface is totally hostile after some apocalyptic event. Underground farms etc, telling storie of the past and coming up with defenses against the post-apocalypse mutants.http://www.theobsidianblock.com/minecraft-fallout-rp-server-preview-photo-heavyForgotten OasisAn outpost that look like archaeologists found this place. Temples, ruins and small huts for the scientists. Maybe some villagers too.http://unitedblocks.tumblr.com/page/2FarmtopiaBig collaborative farm with a small village. Medieval style.http://roaringdesign.blogspot.com/Camping groundSome facilities for residents and more or less zoned layout for campershttp://mabination.com/threads/38390-Gavinor-Journal-of-Colonial-SettlementFuel stations / motelsNot really an outpost but more a project. Putting small huts, mooshroom food stations etc in the wild. Maybe funded by donations and protected by all the people that like them.The wild universityNo better place to learn about minecraft materials, mobs and many other things then the wild.University would have showcases for mining techs, mob fighting practice areas, a library and of course teachers giving tutorials.http://stuffpoint.com/minecraft/image/128296/my-university-in-mine-craft-picture/AquacityEveything under water. See "Fallout City". Both could be under the same project.http://landon193.deviantart.com/art/Minecraft-underwater-City-4-282460172Sky cityFloating platforms with builds on them.*Disclaimer* We have tried this at the LLO but the project had been abandoned after an initial giant dirt platform was 2/3 finished.http://minecraftgallery.com/gallery/minecraft-sky-city/NPC City (suggested by Kephras)Simply put the idea is an entire city designed with Villagers in mind. It retains the general aesthetic of standard Village buildings, and allows them to roam free - ideally, expanding to fill the whole region.Alternatively, you could create other city designs around the same concept - oak and cobble get a bit dull in vast quantities - as long as your villagers are safe to roam freely throughout the city's boundaries. Walls recommended.