The latest Minecraft update has bought us Caves & Cliffs and to celebrate some of the wonderful things we have a new quest.
A. Build an underground greenhouse
– Azalea Bushes
– Caves Vines/Glow Berries
– Glow Lichen
– Moss Block/Moss Carpet
– Rooted Dirt/Hanging Roots
– Spore Blossoms
B. Explore the caves
– Find an Axolotl and gain the achievement The Healing Power of Friendship!
– Find a Glow squid
– Use a candle in a cave
– Find out the difference between a stalactite and a stalagmite
– Find a “Tuff” ?
– Shear some Glow Lichen
– Obtain an Amethyst
C. Build a trap
– Powder Snow
D. Protect our house
– Lightening Rod
E. Become a better explorer
For more information on each of the items checkout a brief breakdown on PC Gamer
It is now possible to view the Leaderboard in Minecraft itself with the help of the ImageMaps plugin running on a Spigot server.
To do this:
- Create a Spigot Minecraft server
- Add the ImageMaps plugin
- Change the
EXPORT_PATH to be that of the ImageMaps input directory
- Change the
EXPORT_AS_IMAGE to be
More information can be found at the bottom of the README on github or you can have a quick look through the following video of how to do it.
Day 3 of the 30 Days of LEGO challenge and we have –
- Constructed a massive ROLLERCOASTER
- Helped NASA build a ROCKET
- Built new homes to live in
Have also seen some very happy faces and some seriously imaginative ideas. Keeping up the good work.
What’s more stressful, the onset of a pandemic or the reality that your children will be at home with you for the foreseeable future. If the answer is the latter then to provide a welcome interlude for your kids, StaticVOID has set up a pandemic relief Minecraft world in the form of a daily build challenge, motivated by a 30 day lego challenge.
Each day a new block will appear with a button attached. Click the button and be transported to a new island where signposts will inform you of the days challenge.
Please remember to be respectful to other peoples creations and work together. NO lava or TNT, just fun building.
- Make sure you have Minecraft – JAVA Edition installed
- Email firstname.lastname@example.org with your username and ask to be added to 30 Days of LEGO
- Go to multiplayer server minecraft.staticvoid.co.uk
- Follow the signs to the 30 Days of LEGO (Look for the Pink portal and jump in)
Final bugs are being ironed out on a new Bukkit plugin called GliderRider. This allows you to race your friends across a course made up of checkpoints in the sky. Very addictive. Download it now from Curse.
To celebrate the fantastic work commissioned by the Museum of London, Static Void is currently hosting the Pre-fire London world for you to play in. More details can be found at the Museum of London’s website.
Once in the Realm retrace Samuel Pepys steps with the aid of the BBC Culture site. The first person to collect all of the hidden records in the world wins one adult and one child ticket to the Fire Fire exhibition. Check your progress against everyone else on the Fire Fire Leaderboard. Once you find yourself in the world retrace
Realm connection details at the bottom of the page.
It’s almost halloween time and to celebrate we are inviting a few star players to join us for a round of trick-or-treating.
All you have to do is:
- Log on to Ona’s World (Server details at the bottom of the page)
- Build yourself a house with pumpkins at the door.
- On Halloween night between 5 and 6pm log on and visit everyones house.
Be as inventive as you like and remember to have a trick or a treat at your house for your visitors.
Finished developing a Leaderboard which will displays everyone on your Minecraft server based on how many achievements they have got. Take a look at Static Void World to see it in action.
The latest mods are now available via technicpack as a modpack which should help with future updates.
After a few late nights happy to say all the mods have now been upgraded to run on Forge 1.8.