This week has seen Mojang begin to heavily enforce their licence agreement, which has had a damaging knock-on effect on community servers including ours.
As you may know, we use donations here on the forum to help pay for our upkeep, with paying members receiving some perks in return for their generosity. As of this week, it has been made clear by Mojang that such perks are not allowed to be sold as per their Terms of Service. This includes everything from buying diamonds to a coloured name.
With this source of income dried up, it truly pains me to say, the Minecraft server simply cannot continue. I know this will come as a disappointment to many of you, and for that I apologise sincerely.
As a student, currently unemployed, it has always been hard for me to drum up the money to pay for the services I've provided, often dipping into what little I have to afford small upgrades along the way to improve things for you all.
Thank you everyone for being so very patient during the redevelopment of the Minecraft server for 1.7, this update has been a very slow one for a number of reasons. But right now, let's discuss what's new!
This update has brought about a new Survival mode map, this was so we could incorporate all the new blocks and biomes that 1.7 brings to the game. Now you can frolick in flower forests, or trek out to a mesa to fight headcrabs check out the amazing canyons!
This new map is a whopping 16 times larger than before, spanning 8192 blocks from spawn in all directions. So there's plenty of room for your adventures!
Speaking of the spawn, we've completely redesigned it, with an all new version two of Discord's Challenge and new shop buildings (opening soon) for you to buy and sell all manner of items.
Creative mode remains unchanged aside from receiving a...