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  1. Alert 1.12.1

    All servers on the network have now been updated to use 1.12.1

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  2. Getting Better

    Hey folks.

    Now. We need you to help us a little. Recently, with all the server reset, we've added loads of new features and improved loads more. You know all this and 99% of it has gone very well.

    But. The thing is, we can always improve. And that's where you come in,

    We need you to help us with, well, everything.

    Your feedback is very valuable here.


    Tell us:

    • What's gone well?
    • What don't you like?
    • What do you want adding?
    • What do you want to see gone?
    • What and how can we improve?
    Mineplay will always be a great place, but we wanna make it even better! Great +1. And yes, if you must... "Make Mineplay great...

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  3. Skyblock And Prison

    Greeting ladies and gents! Hope you've had a good summer so far.

    I'm just letting you guys know about 2 features that have been "upgraded". These features are, as the title suggests, Skyblock and Prison.

    If you've been here a while, you'll remember about a year ago we had a prison server. The aim of the game was to escape the prison by ranking up through the letters until you got free. You could rank up by mining and selling items. The more valuable it was, the more money it gave you. You could get better pickaxes, better armour etc etc. The new prison will be roughly the same, but with a few extra features to spice things up a little, such as plots you can build on, like the ones in Creative. Prison is not out yet, but will be very shortly, as we are making sure everything is good and in place before we open it to you guys.

    You didn't need to be around here for long to remember our old Skyblock...

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  4. The Map

    Ello ladies and gents

    Now, I know I'm a bit belated on this, but you might've seen a new thing appear in the navigation bar at the top of the website that looks a bit like this:

    navi.JPG

    Now you're not seeing things, there is indeed a page called map.

    This is basically a map of the survival world, It shows every structure, important place, and even players.

    Here's some guidance on how to use it:

    On the left, it should show something similar to this:

    left.JPG

    The top one is the zoom. You can zoom in and out with these buttons. The second one is the layers tab, when opened, it looks like this:

    Layers.JPG

    Now it's pretty self explanatory, you can toggle whether you see certain things, And the third one is the coordinates of your mouse.

    At the top, it shows a clock. This is the server time not real life time.

    And at the top right, it shows a list of players a bit like this:...

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  5. News Server Update Log

    This post is just gonna be where you can find the latest updates on what's happening with the server. Please look back to see what's going on. So far, this is what is up and running:

    • Survival just about ready to go
    • Kingdoms just about ready to go
    • Hub all set
    • Games working on
    • Creative not yet started


    Staff feel free to add to this.

    Cheers

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  6. News Recent Events

    Hello folks

    This is just a post about a recent event

    Basically.

    Mineplay has had one big server reset


    Everything has Disappeared.

    But, DO NOT PANIC!

    Everything is still ok. Mineplay HAS NOT SHUT DOWN!

    Mineplay is still alive

    Here's the story:

    It was a busy night and Mags was busy doing server stuff
    All of a sudden. The server shuts down.
    Mags goes to check the server config and a lot of the stuff had gone.
    So he contacts the hosting company and he has a big argument with them about what happens. And in a nutshell, they cleared Mineplay's files instead of somebody else's, who had requested their server to be deleted.
    A simple human error but it lost 4 years of a server in the making.

    So Don't worry. All is not lost.

    You can still connect.

    For now. The server is whitelisted so nobody can join without Mags' permission. But very soon. All will be ok. We're going to use this as an opportunity for a fresh start. The...

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  7. News Many Updates

    Greetings ladies and gents! Hope you're all doing ok!

    Before I start, I'm just gonna say that the exam season draws to a close soon for me, so I'll be here on Mags' behalf keeping you all updated so be sure to check here for the latest information and news!

    This post is almost what could be many posts merged into one.
    It's about all the recent and many updates that have happened to Mineplay.

    So without further delay, let's get into this. :)



    Update 1 - 1.12

    As I'm sure you will have seen, Mineplay is now on 1.12. What does this mean? Well, if you've been paying any attention to the Minecraft Launcher, you'll know the 1.12 update was nicknamed "the colour update" and for good reason! New features include Terracotta blocks, Coloured beds (finally!) and parrots! A very colourful array of colourful things! This is just a reminder really so if you haven't done so already, which...

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  8. 1.12 New Start, New World?

    Ladies and gentlemen,

    With 1.12 now almost live on Mineplay, Ive been thinking about a world reset.

    My reasons are as follows:

    • A lot of claims and builds have been made by players that no longer come on
    • A few of our players decided to leave.
    • The world we are on, isn't even a 1.10 world, so things like woodland mansions do not exist.
    • The world size, compared to the number of players is Huge, and needs to be better controlled.
    • A new start, with all the new block types would be a great time to get the "project" going.
    As previously, if this goes ahead, i will be taking requests to move builds across to the new world, as long as they follow the following criteria.

    • Players must be regular players
    • Builds need to be of good quality, and not just little dirt huts ect.
    • Only the surface area of builds will be moved, this is due to landscaping issues.
    • Builds would be moved in a first come first server basis.
    Now that you have read...

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  9. Mineplay And 1.12

    As you will all now, 1.12 has officially been released.

    I have already got a test server running, where i test all plugins before i update, and, as is usually the case, there are several plugins that need updating to be compatible.

    Some of the plugins are essential to what you use everyday, and as such, I am always checking for relevant updates before i attempt to go live.

    On the whole, its looking good, but, I am not prepared to upgrade until i know everything is as good as it can be. This is to ensure your player experience stays as good as it always has been on mineplay.

    Keep an eye on this thread, and I will update you as need be

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  10. Playershops

    Ignore the original name :p


    Just to let you guys know that we now have a new playershop system avaliable to use with /playershop

    I'm gonna let you have a play around with it although there's a few thinks you'll need to know

    1. It won't replace our current chest shops so there's no need to worry about that :)
    2. You can edit your shop any time, adding and taking away
    3. You can rent a top spot to get your shop seen
    4. It is best for selling bulk items
    5. You can also make signs liking in to your shop. Contact me or another staff member in game to find out how ;)


    Just about all you need to know for now, enjoy guys :)

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  11. News Quiz Night Host Sign Up

    Good evening ladies and gents, This post is to do with a few updates to how quiz nights will work.

    Recently, the staff members have had a chat and we've agreed that quiz nights are a little "over the shop" ;There's no particular order. So, we've agreed that we'll need to make a rota, basically, it will alternate from one town to another every week, in a specific order. Once the rota has finished we go back to the start and repeat it. This is so we know definitely which town the quiz is being hosted in each week. Now, if you want your town to take part in hosting a quiz night, you'll need to sign up below. Here are the conditions to sign up:

    1. You need to be member+
    2. You need to have at least 5 residents in your town, although exceptions can be made
    3. You need to be around on the night that the quiz is being hosted
    If all of the above apply to you, then you can sign up below. If you are...

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  12. News A Few Rank Updates.

    So, today, a few updates have been put in place, and the biggest you will see, is a new rank, here's some more info.


    As I said before, there's a new rank. And you might be able to guess it's the long awaited Legend rank!
    Awarded to those who have contributed outstandingly to the server, it's values and players, Legend is the rank above Elite and below staff.


    The next little update which I'm sure you'll notice, is we have a few more elites in the bag, you'll know one when you see one so be sure to congratulate them on their achievement!

    Thanks for reading everyone!

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  13. News 1.11.2

    Mineplay has been updated to 1.11.2. Please update your client to 1.11.2 otherwise you won't be able to join!

    Just about every server is working fine, but, as always, if you do find an issue, make a form here or tell a staff member or Mags and we'll be more than happy to help!

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  14. Minigames

    Hello ladies and gents, Hope you've had a good Christmas :)

    As I'm sure a lot of you know, We recently have got a very nice Christmas gift from Mags, these are Minigames! There are 13 minigames avaliable to play in Survival. To play them, all you need to do is type /mbg play and choose a game you'd like to play!

    Below is a tutorial to play a couple of the games.

    Connect 4

    Connect 4 is a very simple game, the aim is, as the title suggests, to connect 4 counters in a row. To play, all you need to do is select connect 4 in the game menu, and invite a friend to play the game with you. Then, you will be presented with a gui. you will see the player heads on the side, and a red square and a yellow square, That shows which player is which and the enchanted square shows who's turn it is. When it's your turn, all you need to do is click the square where you want the "counter" to go and hey presto,...

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  15. 1.11.1



    I will be testing this update on wednesday 21st..

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  16. Quiz Nights

    Evening ladies and gents.

    As a lot of you will know, Mineplay has its very own quiz night every Saturday night! It is purely about Minecraft and is usually at 7 pm (GMT) The nights will be hosted by and in one of 5 towns which are on a rota on which night is where, the towns and their hosts are:
    • Haffon - Willowswhisper
    • Oreyn - Louloupopcat
    • Kardan - Zam_Iel
    • Saxondale - EmilyC2
    • Easthollow - Lord_Rafox
    Each quiz is 100% free to join and has a special reward for the player with the most correct answers.

    We hope you can join in the fun!

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  17. Happy Christmas To You All.

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    I just wanted to wish you all a Very happy Christmas on behalf of everyone here at Mineplay.

    We hope all your xmas wishes come true and you have a wonderful time.

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  18. Servers Updated To 1.11

    I have updated all servers to 1.11.

    Please update your clients if you wish to play.

    This update, as is usual in any update, has caused some of our plugins to fail, and they need to be updated to be compatible. Of note, the main ones i am waiting for are:

    • Pets *** Enabled and Live***
    • Jobs *** Enabled and Live***
    • Bank *** Enabled and Live***
    • Playershops *** Enabled and Live ***
    • MobCatcher *** unknown update time ***
    • Artmap *** waiting ***
    There are a few other minor ones, but, in essence, if you try something, and it doesnt work, assume that an update is needed.

    This wasn't a straight forward update, but it is at least playable.

    Over time, the server will be back to normal, but in the meantime, enjoy it for what it is, a very early implementation which is sure to contain bugs.

    I will...

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  19. News Upgrades On Mineplay Disk Drives.

    For your information only:

    Due to the upcoming upgrade of 1.11 on mineplay, i have had to make some decisions on the way forwards.

    Firstly, there will be NO world reset of the current world.

    My intention is to expand the world border, to allow new chunks to generate, and these will contain the new features.

    The server itself doesn't have an unlimited storage space, and the current survival world is current around 8GB is size. To allow for future expansion, the hard drive the server is on, will up upgraded, givine me a whopping 240GB SSD drive.

    When this happens, the server will have to shut down, and this can take from 1 to 3 hours, depending on how things go and how long data transfer takes.

    I cant yet tell you when this wil happen, but if you cant log on, and you know that other servers are up and running, you can assume an upgrade here is taking place.

    I hope the above makes sense, and thanks for reading.

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